Mayor David Amlen declared May to be Preeclampsia Awareness Month, to bring attention to the life-threatening pregnancy disorder.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Officials and members of the public applauded the return to the old form of health governance.
At the Springfield Township Committee meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 22, the Committee voted to re-form the township's autonomous Board of Health. With the vote, the board of health will once again be an appointed board of residents able to make recommendations and take actions indepently of the Township Committee. This marks a change from how the board operated in the later parts of 2012, when officials changed the Board of Health from an autonomous board to one composed of Township Committee members and residents. The change, which passed in June, 2012, followed a series of protracted and contentious discussions. The vote was split across party lines, with the Committees three Republicans voting in favor and the two Democrats voting against. …