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Springfield Family in Need

On Thursday evening, March 13, 2014, a family living on Battle Hill Avenue, arrived home to find their house in flames. Fortunately, a neighbor had called for help. Firefighters brought the blaze under control within 35 minutes, but it was a large fire and there was extensive fire, smoke and water damage to the home and to the family’s possessions. Thankfully, their pets survived. The family of four is currently staying in a hotel thanks to Springfield HOPE. Your monetary donations are needed to continue to help this family.

New NJ Transit Bus route going through Springfield

Effective Monday, March 3, the NJ Department of Transportation will sponsor a new bus route to help mitigate roadway congestion and delays due to the Pulaski Skyway Construction Project.

NJ TRANSIT will begin service on the No. 95 Line, operating weekdays ONLY between Watchung and Newark Penn Station (NPS-Market Street Lanes).

The NJ TRANSIT No. 95 Line service:
•Will operate inbound trips ONLY during AM service

Township Committee Agenda 3-11-14

NOTE: This may not be the order of business. There may be additions or deletions.

Regular Session -7:30 p.m. (2 & 4th Tuesdays of the month at 7:30 p.m.)

1. Call to Order

a. Notice: This meeting is being held in accordance with the Public Laws of 1975, Chapter 231 and

adequate notice of this meeting has been provided by a Notice sent to the Star Ledger and The

Local Source and posted in the Main Lobby of the Municipal Building and on the Township

website.

b. Pledge of Allegiance

c. Moment of Silence

d. Roll Call

Keeping Kids Safe Project Returns to Autoland

The Keeping Kids Safe Project will be hosting a free child safety fair in Springfield on April 18th. The child safety organization will take a child’s fingerprints and send them home directly with parents. Parents can use the record to turn directly over to authorities anywhere in the world to instantly aid in an investigation. There will also be community organizations present to provide safety information and entertainment for families.

Springfield Morris Ave Vision Presentation

Together North Jersey

SPRINGFIELD - MORRIS AVENUE VISION
AND MOBILITY PLAN

TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014

FINAL PRESENTATION

6:30 PM

Exhibits and project team members will be available at 6

pm to discuss the plan prior to formal presentation.

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL BUILDING

TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE ROOM - SECOND FLOOR

100 Mountain Avenue

Springfield, NJ 07081

Transit: NJT #52 Bus Line #66 Bus Line

#70 Bus Line #114 Bus Line

Parking: North Trivett in front of the Municipal Building and in the

LIBRARY AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY CELEBRATE 220TH ANNIVERSARY OF SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP

The 220th anniversary of the Township of Springfield is April 14, 2014. On that date, the very first Township Committee meeting was held (Springfield had petitioned the State Legislature in 1793 to be recognized as independent of the Township of Elizabethtown). There will be a month long celebration of this anniversary, kicking off with a concert of colonial music by the musical duo, The Tuckers at 2:00 PM on Sunday, April 6.

Hadassah Meeting February 27th

An open meeting of Springfield Hadassah is scheduled for Thursday,
February 27, 12:30 pm at the Springfield Public Library. Springfield
Township Committeewoman Margaret Bandrowski will speak on
correspondence by local Civil War soldiers from Dover and Springfield,
reflecting different perspectives. A mini lunch will be served and
non Hadassah members are urged to contact lorrainesseidel@gmail.com
for reservations. The meeting is free of charge.-

JCP&L to conduct Spring Aeriel Inspections over Springfield

Please be advised that JCP&L will be performing Spring Routine Aerial Inspections on their transmission lines beginning on Monday, March 3rd through the end of the month depending of course on weather conditions, as well as other scheduling needs. The helicopter will be flying slowly (20-30 mph) along the lines, and may hover at any time for a closer inspection. The helicopter scheduled for these patrols is a light blue with dark blue tail, MD 500 , w/ registration (tail) number N721RP. Please see attached photo for details.

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