End-of-life care discussed at Springfield Library

The Springfield Free Public Library will offer a presentation on “Practitioner Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment” to inform members of the public about how recently passed legislation in New Jersey provides for better protection of patient preferences for end-of-life care. The program will take place from 6:00 to 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23, in […]

Rhonda Denet and the Silver Fox Songs Trio return to the Springfield Free Public Library to perform ‘Mostly Motown’

SPRINGFIELD — Rhonda Denet and the Silver Fox Songs Trio will return to the Springfield Free Public Library to perform “Mostly Motown” on Sunday, Oct. 6 at 2 p.m. “Mostly Motown” is a review of the classic rhythm and blues and soul of the 1960s and 1970s. You’ll hear songs made famous by artists such […]

Despite ELEC complaints, Fernandez campaigns on

SPRINGFIELD — Jerry Fernandez may be taking another shot at getting his governing body seat back, but there is a New Jersey Election Law Commission complaint hanging over his head from his failed attempt at a seat in 2008 that includes 13 counts for not handling campaign contributions or expenditures correctly. According to the ELEC […]

B’nai B’rith Honors Investors Bank

More than 130 men and women recently joined in honoring Investors Bank and its management at the Springfield B’nai B’rith lodge’s 57th annual dinner-dance at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, Springfield, for the bank’s dedication to the communities it serves. Kevin Cummings, the bank’s president and chief executive officer accepted the lodge’s prestigious B’nai B’rith International Citizenship […]

Springfield had a ‘good year,’ says mayor as budget is wrapped up

SPRINGFIELD — The township @SpringfieldTwNJ  managed to deliver a tight budget this year that minimized the tax burden on residents while still developing new revenue streams and staying very close to 2012 budget levels. It was a good year for Springfield, according to Democrat Mayor David Amlen, whose party controls the township committee 4-to-1 this year. […]

Investor’s Bank to be honored

SPRINGFIELD — Investors Bank, one of the nation’s major financial institutions, will be honored by one of the nation’s major B’nai B’rith lodges on June 19 at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, Springfield, NJ. Kevin Cummings, president and chief executive officer of Investors Bancorp and Investors Bank will accept the prestigious annual International Citizenship and Civic Affairs Award […]

Springfield not giving county their fair share

SPRINGFIELD — Even though the county filed a complaint in court last year after the township failed to hand over their share of red-light camera fine revenue, the mayor is standing his ground. The county actually filed the complaint in February 2012 alleging that Springfield violated the state statute by withholding the money that is […]

Mine sweepers

SPRINGFIELD — Springfield Boy Scout Troop 73 recently spent a weekend at the Sterling Hill Mining Museum in Ogdensburg for a troop outing. While the weather was somewhat cold, the boys were prepared and were able to camp, prepare and have meals outdoors, and also were given extensive tours of the mine grounds and museum. […]

Mayor wants to know the ‘timeline’ on turf field

SPRINGFIELD — Mayor David Amlen thinks a lot has not come to the surface about the land swap deal between the township and school board. The subject of contention is the nine-acre property near the intersection of Tree Top Drive and Skylark Road the school board agreed was a good swap if the township helped […]

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Watchdog takes the stand, tries to hide behind Shied law, as prosecutor hammers away

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After two grueling days on the stand, the decision of whether activist and blogger Tina Renna legally deserves protection under the New Jersey Shield Law for newspersons is in the hands of Superior Court Judge Karen Cassidy. The two-day hearing took place after Renna refused multiple times to provide the Union County Prosecutor’s Office with […]