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Memorial Day Parade Photos

Top Photo (l to r)
Springfield resident USMC Lance Corporal Josh Weber, Mayor Richard Huber, Township Committeeman Ziad Shehady and Springfield resident USMC Private AJ Carlucci.

Photo two (l to r) Springfield American Legion Continental Post #228 Chaplain Don Rathjens, Rich Novak and Don Auer.

Photo Three - Grand Marshal Raymond Schramm

Photo Four - Catie Hodic singing the National Anthem

Photo Five Volunteer Coordinators Geri Bujnowski and Linda Donnelly distribute appreciation pins to Springfield veterans

Springfield Police Department Invites Public Comment on Accreditation Assessment

A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will arrive on June 8, 2014 to examine all aspects of the Springfield Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services Police Chief John Cook announced today.

“Verification by the team that the Springfield Police Department meets the Commission’s “best practice” standards is part of a voluntary process to achieve accreditation, a highly prized recognition of law enforcement professional excellence”, Chief Cook said.

The Springfield Chapter of Hadassah has names Robin L. Ross Woman of the Year

The Springfield Chapter of Hadassah has named Robin L. Ross Woman of the Year. She will be honored at a luncheon on Sunday, June 22, 12 noon at Sofia's restaurant on Morris Ave in Springfield, NJ.
Mrs. Ross grew up in Springfield and received her BS degree in Biology from Cedar Crest college, Allentown, Pa. She hods a Masters of Science in Biology and Business from Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ and a diploma from the American Academy-McAllister Institute of Funeral Service , New York, from which she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1997.

Temple Sha'arey Shalom Presents A Free Concert of Yiddish Song in Memory of Longtime Temple Member

Temple Sha'arey Shalom Presents
A Concert of Yiddish Song
in Memory of Longtime Temple Member

"Shpil Zhe Mir A Lidele"
- Sunday, June 1, 4 pm -

Temple Sha'arey Shalom of Springfield invites the community to a concert of Yiddish songs, "Shpil Zhe Mir A Lidele," on Sunday, June 1, at 4 pm. This special event is being presented as a tribute to the memory of longtime Temple member Salo Enis, who passed away in October, 2013, at the age of 96.

Township of Springfield Meeting Agenda May 13, 2014

May 13, 2014

NOTE: This may not be the order of business. There may be additions or deletions.
Regular Session - 2 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

Spring Walk in the Houdaille Quarry

The Houdaille Quarry, often called the “Grand Canyon of Union
County”, and normally closed to the public, will be open on Sunday,
May 4th at 1:30 PM for walking tours sponsored by the Springfield
Environmental Commission.
The Quarry is an ecologically unique wild area in Springfield,
located between Rt.78 and Mount View Rd., with trails to a deep basin and
to a beautiful pond where wild turkeys, foxes, coyotes and colorful
migrating birds have been spotted. It is an important part of the greenway

Springfield Hadassah and Springfield Jewish Women International Host "IN HER SHOES"

Join Springfield Hadassah and Springfield Jewish Women International for a joint meeting on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 12:30 pm at the Springfield Library when we sponsor a Rachel Coalition Program: IN HER SHOES, an experiential and interactive workshop for the community.

Do You Ever Wonder:
• Why a woman stays in an abusive relationship?
• Why a woman makes the choices she does?
• How a woman copes?
This workshop will allow INDIVIDUALS to experience what a victim of domestic violence has to do once she decides to reach out for help.