Barbara Harris of The Toys headlines Springfield’s July 4 celebration

Barbara Harris of The Toys headlines Springfield’s July 4 celebration

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In September 1965, the international classic song, “A Lover’s Concerto,” reached No. 2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, with only “Yesterday,” by The Beatles, and “Get Off My Cloud,” by The Rolling Stones, stopping it from hitting the peak position. It did, however, hit No. 1 on the U.S. Cash Box […]

Union County releases unofficial primary results

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union County clerk Joanne Rajoppi has released the unofficial results, as of Friday, June 9, regarding Union County races in the primary election on Tuesday, June 6, with 100% of the districts reporting. All 434 districts have reported in Union County. According to the Union County Clerk’s Office, of the 337,479 […]

Note to our newspaper subscribers

Problems at the printing plant where our newspapers are printed have caused a delay in their distribution. Subscribers to the News-Record of Maplewood and South Orange, The Glen Ridge Paper, West Orange Chronicle, Irvington Herald, The Independent Press of Bloomfield, Record-Transcript and Union County LocalSource should receive their newspapers in Friday’s mail. We apologize for […]

Vote-by-mail ballot information for Springfield voters

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Union County clerk Joanne Rajoppi advises Springfield residents that vote-by-mail ballots for the upcoming special election in Springfield will be mailed to voters beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 15. The Special Election will be on Tuesday, March 14. “We encourage all voters to use a vote-by-mail ballot,” Rajoppi said. “Vote-by-mail enables voters to […]

Springfield Public Schools to have March 14 bond referendum

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Springfield Public Schools board of education will ask the community to vote on Tuesday, March 14, on a $32.9 million bond referendum that would fund vital infrastructure upgrades, building repairs and renovations, and safety and security updates. State aid that is available only through a voter-approved bond referendum would cover 33 […]

Mental Health Association offers free virtual webinar series for Black History Month

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Mental Health Association in New Jersey’s community education department will offer a free virtual webinar series in honor of Black History Month in February. The four presentations highlight different aspects of support around mental health in the black community. Each interactive, one-hour session will be offered twice via Zoom — on […]