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Millburn High School National and State Ranking Continues to Climb

April 26, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn High School ranked no. 13 in the 2017 U.S. News and World Report rankings of Top New Jersey High Schools rankings published Tuesday. On the national stage, Millburn High School ranked no. 316 in the nation jumping up from no. 402 in 2016 among 22,000 high schools nationwide. This places Millburn High School in the top 1.5% of high schools across the US and locked down ...

Millburn High School Chess Team wins National Chess Title

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn High School Chess team featuring juniors Bilgen Sazci, Andy Chen and Alan Gu took first place out of 13 teams at the 11th grade level of the U.S. Chess National K-12 Championships in Nashville, Tennessee. 

Juniors Bilgen Sazci, Andy Chen and Alan Gu lead the Millers to victory opening up a six and a half point lead over their nearest competitor. With a combined ...

Millburn Board of Education Meeting Reminder and Agenda

MILLBURN TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Millburn, New Jersey
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REGULAR MEETING
Millburn Township Board of Education
Monday, April 24, 2017
7:45 PM – EDUCATION CENTER

A. CALL TO ORDER

B. SILENT COUNT OF BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

C. ANNOUNCEMENT OF MEETING NOTICE

On January 1, 2017, a notice of this meeting was transmitted to the Board of Education and a copy of the ...

Millburn Township Announces Complete Streets Phase 2A Public Awareness Session

April 23, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn Township is hosting an information session regarding Complete Streets Phase 2A at the Millburn Public Library on May 3rd, 2017, from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The public is encouraged to attend. There will be a round-robin tabletop discussion format regarding this phase of the project. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Big Package Phasing #2 is ...

Construction Update on Complete Streets

MILLBURN, NJ - Beginning Monday April 24 the pedestrian access will be returned to the Common Lot corner. Some work remains to set granite pavers and to install a new traffic light.  There will no longer be a traffic impact as a result of this corner work.

Work at the Clock Plaza corner is expected to result in a five (5) day traffic impact. This is the last corner that the ...

Millburn Township Announces Complete Streets Work Update

MILLBURN, NJ - On Thursday April 20th, between 9 AM - 1 PM, there will be intermittent lane closures on Main Street to complete tree plantings. The plantings are expected to be completed by the end of the week.

Beginning Monday, April 24th, work will take place at the Clock Plaza. The traffic impact to Essex Street and Old Short Hills Road will begin on Monday. Expect delays from 7 AM - 2 ...

Millburn Welcomes Singer/Songwriter Sheri Miller Back for a New Performance

April 25, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ - Acclaimed singer-songwriter Sheri Miller writes and performs her soulful, Beatles-inspired love songs, while accompanying herself on guitar and piano. She also sings a wide range of popular classic favorites, including the Beatles, Patsy Cline, Sam Cooke and Johnny Cash, among others. Named one of Music Connection's “Hot 100 Unsigned Artists," On Saturday, ...

Millburn Rolls Out The Red Carpet at Film Fest 2017

MILLBURN, NJ – Winners of the 2017 Millburn Film Fest debuted their short films Friday night and received recognition for their exceptional contributions. Judges picked the best entries from student directors from Millburn High School and Millburn Middle School. The inspired films ranged from documentaries about a group of grannies walking across America to the story of a young Syrian ...

Congressman Lance Visits Paper Mill Playhouse's 'Theatre for Everyone' Program

MILLBURN, NJ - On Monday afternoon, April 17, the weekly class held in the Black Box Theatre at the Paper Mill Playhouse had a special visitor: Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-7). Lance was there to observe the direct impact of National Endowment of Arts (NEA) funding for the "Theatre for Everyone" program, which provides classes to students ages 7 to 18 with all types of ...

Baseball: Millburn Tops Verona, 5-1, on Lally 1-Hitter

April 28, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ - Connor Lally pitched a one-hitter and won a high-profile pitching matchup as Millburn defeated Verona, 5-1, in baseball on Thursday.

Lally was matched up with one of the most highly regarded pitching prospects in New Jersey, Collin Kiernan, and Lally had a decidedly better day. Lally (3-0) struck out nine batters and walked two. The only run Verona (8-7) scored against him was ...

Girls Lacrosse: Garber Nets 7, Millburn Routs North Warren, 20-7

MILLBURN, NJ - Maria Garber scored seven goals to lead Millburn to a 20-7 girls lacrosse victory over North Warren on Monday.

Millburn built a 12-5 lead by halftime and outshot North Warren, 26-7. Garber also assisted on a goal.

Olivia Stack finished with three goals and two assists, and Kelsey McCarthy, Izzy Orlan and Elisabeth Harris each scored two goals for the Millers. Sydney ...

Softball: Millburn Beats Caldwell, 6-4

WEST CALDWELL, NJ - Rachel Hubertus drove in four runs and Millburn went on to a 6-4 softball victory over Caldwell on Monday.

Hubertus went 3-for-4 with a home run and two singles for Millburn (6-6). Helen Casey went 2- for-3 with two runs scored in the victory. Julie Levine allowed five hits and two earned runs for the win.

 

Fire Department: Take Advantage of Hazardous Waste Disposal Event

April 25, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Fire Department is alerting residents to an upcoming event to dispose of common household hazardous waste items, including fire extinguishers, motor oil, and car batteries. The Essex County Utilities Authority's Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day will be held on Saturday, May 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 125 Fairview Avenue (next to Old Hospital Center) in ...

Millburn Police Officer and Three Firefighters to be Honored at Annual Valor Awards

MILLBURN, NJ –  Millburn Police Detective Lieutenant David Bonney, Millburn Fire Captain Christopher Beady, Firefighter Edgar Echavarria and Battalion Chief James Boyle are four of the honorees at the 51st annual Valor Awards. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and the 200 Club of Essex County will present the awards on May 4.   

These sons of Millburn share a commitment to the ...

Former Short Hills Postal Worker Charged with Distribution of Cocaine; Millburn Police Commended by Essex County Prosecutor

SHORT HILLS, NJ – Former U.S. Postal worker Amanda Cruz, 22, of Newark was arrested and charged today with first-degree narcotics violations. She was working as a mail carrier at the Short Hills Post Office across from the train station on Chatham Rd.

According to a press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s office this morning, it alleges that Cruz entered into an agreement ...

Millburn Township 2017 Property Tax Assessment Revaluation

April 5, 2017

SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Township of Millburn’s 2017 Property Tax Assessment Revaluation carried out by Appraisal Systems, Inc. (ASI) is complete, and Notice of Assessment postcards were sent to all property owners by the Millburn tax assessor on March 31, 2017. 
 
Previously ASI sent out letters to all property owners outlining what ASI deemed the "Fair Market Value of Your ...

Short Hills Investment Manager Admits Using Ponzi Scheme to Steal More Than $675,000

NEWARK, N.J. – An investment manager with an office in Short Hills, New Jersey admitted today that he fraudulently induced investments, concealed investment losses, and diverted more than $675,000 in investor money for his own use, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced. 

Mark Moskowitz, 48, of Short Hills, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden ...

Millburn Freshman Lacrosse Team Close to Goal for 'Make an Impact' Campaign

April 26, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ - The 2017 Millburn High School Freshmen Boys Lacrosse Team "Make an Impact" fundraising initiative is down to the final three weeks, and the team goal of $5,000 is in sight. 
At publication, the team total was $4,763.00 with 17 days left.

The Freshmen Boys Lacrosse Team has been raising money for Project Impact and the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) so that ...

New Eyes for the Needy Resale Shop-Open April 8, 10-1

New Eyes for the Needy’s Fabulous Finds Resale Shop will have a Special Saturday Sale on April 8, 10am-1pm.  Find something new for spring from a wide selection of fine and vintage jewelry, watches, new designer sunglasses, and decorative items for the home.  The shop is also open on Thursdays, 1pm-3pm. 100% of the sales fund new prescription eyeglasses for the needy in the ...

Millburn Children Join Hands with Hope and Joy for Children to Raise Funds for Save The Children Charity

MILLBURN, NJ - More than 100 Millburn elementary and middle schoolers came together to sell homemade food and children's items to raise thousands for Save the Children.  It began with Etasha Donthi, now a sixth-grader, who started an origami art charity called Hope and Joy For Children (HJC) with the goal of raising money for suffering children around the globe. Her friend, Rene Zhang ...

Just Farmed Delivers Local Produce, Gourmet Ingredients to Millburn Homes

April 6, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — Five years after launching Just Farmed, a community supported agriculture (CSA) program that delivers farm-fresh produce to your door, Westfield mom and founder Meredith Lehman is expanding its options and its offerings, with add-ons including local honey, oils, herbs and even free-range eggs.

Customers who sign up this spring can choose to get a box of farm-fresh fruits ...

St. James's Gate in Maplewood Top Ten Finalist for 'NJ's Best Irish Pub'

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - St. James's Gate had made it past another round of voting, and is now one of ten finalists vying to be named "NJ's Best Irish Pub" by New Jersey Monthly.

The poll started with 30 New Jersey Irish pubs, and after two weeks of voting, the list has been whittled down to 10 semi-finalists. After this week’s voting, the six bars with the fewest ...

Maplewood's St. James's Gate Advances in Race for 'NJ's Best Irish Pub'

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The first round of voting has closed in New Jersey Monthly's poll for Best Irish Pub, with Maplewood's St. James's Gate finishing in the top five.

With the field now reduced to twenty remaining contenders, the next round of voting will reduce it to just ten pubs in the running for the title of NJ's Best Irish Pub.

This week’s round of ...

How about Enjoying New York this Weekend?

April 28, 2017

TAPinto Travels is going to switch it up for you this weekend, because we have been forgetting the best visit of them all:  New York City and State.  Here are three activities that are guaranteed not disappoint.

If you liked Hunger Games -- and we're not talking about your New Year's diet -- then you probably always wanted to shoot a nifty bow and arrow like Katniss ...

Everyone Needs a Coney Island Day Trip

Coney Island is one of those rare places that unites history with modernity, as well as quiet, residential life with the craziness of an amusement park overlooking a beach. Because of the contrasts, the area is as loved by tourists and New Yorkers alike. Whether you are coming alone, with friends, a date, or with family, there is something for everyone throughout Coney Island..

Luna ...

Famed Nat Geo Photographer Opens Conservation Gallery in Soho

New York, NY - National Geographic is renowned for powerful, evocative images of the natural wonders across the globe and Paul Nicklen, 48,  has dedicated 20 years to his craft. Nicklen is responsible for almost every polar bear and penguin photo gracing the glossy pages, but his work extends beyond the page and looks to advance conservation.

Nicklen opened his namesake gallery on ...

Environmental Group Awards Overlook Medical Center for Practice Excellence, Achievements

April 20, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center in Summit, part of Atlantic Health System, has been recognized for environmental excellence with two awards from Practice Greenhealth, a national organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care.

Practice Greenhealth is a Reston, VA-based non-profit founded on the principles of positive environmental stewardship and ...

Overlook's Mako Merges Man and Machine for More Precise Surgeries

SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center recently began performing partial knee replacements using 'Mako', a robotic-arm, minimally invasive treatment option that is more precise and less invasive than traditional knee surgery.

Designed to treat adults living with mid-stage osteoarthritis (OA) that has not yet progressed to all three compartments of the knee, the Mako System enables the ...

Doctors at Morristown Medical Center Draw Attention to Head and Neck Cancer; Offer Free Screenings

MORRISTOWN, NJ – April is Head and Neck Cancer Month and the doctors at Atlantic Health System are looking to build awareness around these types of cancers.

“Head and Neck cancer doesn’t get a lot of celebrity publicity like breast cancer and other cancers,” said Dr. Tom Thomas director of head and neck reconstructive and transoral robotic surgery at Morristown Medical ...

The Short Hills Home Garden Club Presents “New Ideas from English Gardens” at 60th Anniversary Spring Benefit

April 9, 2017

On Wednesday, April 26th the Short Hills Home Garden Club will celebrate its 60th Anniversary with a Spring Benefit and Luncheon featuring “New Ideas from English Gardens” with Marta McDowell.  There will also be a special performance by the Newark Boys Chorus School. The event will be held at the Short Hills Country Club beginning at 11:00am with cocktails and tricky ...

JCP&L Shares Tips on How to Safely Operate a Backup Generator

Backup generators can provide an emergency power supply, enabling you to keep important equipment running during a power outage. It’s important to make sure generators are properly installed and operated to prevent health and safety risks for you and our crews.

Safely Installing a Generator
Before installing your backup generator, follow all instructions in the manufacturer's ...

Newark City Hall Computers Hacked with Ransomware

April 26, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - Some computers in the City of Newark have been infected with ransomware, rendering them unusable, and the hacker is demanding payment of 24 Bitcoin, or about $30,000 in ransom, according to a document obtained by TAPInto Newark and a city official with knowledge of the hack.

The document reveals that that city computers were infected with RSA-2048 encryption, ...

Essex County Executive DiVincenzo Presents Proposal to Name Brookdale Park Athletic Complex after Tom Fleming I

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that he is proposing an ordinance to dedicate "The Oval" in Essex County Brookdale Park in Bloomfield and Montclair as the "Essex County Tom Fleming Athletic Complex" in honor of the late Tom Fleming, an iconic professional runner and coach. The complex includes a state-of-the-art, quarter mile, ...

Statement by Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. about Tom Fleming

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Tom Fleming, varsity track coach and teacher at Montclair Kimberley Academy died suddenly on Wednesday night. 

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. issued a statement Thursday stating:

"A two-time winner of the New York City Marathon, Tom reached the pinnacle of being a professional runner. He was an icon in the sport that he loved, and enjoyed ...

New Jersey Police Officer Charged with Sexual Assault Against Two Minors

April 23, 2017

ROCKAWAY, NJ - Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief Martin McParland, Jr. of the Rockaway Township Police Department announce that Wilfredo Guzman, age 40, of Rockaway Township, New Jersey, has been charged with two counts of Sexual Assault in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2(c)4, crimes of the second degree; two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, in violation of N.J.S.A.

New Jersey Weekend Events April 14-16

TAPinto Travels Locale - Sunny skies and spring weather has finally arrived in New Jersey. With the forecast finally showing mild temperatures, everyone is eager to bring their family to one of the many fantastic events happening this weekend throughout the state. The following are a few highlights you won’t want to miss.

Black River and Western Railroad’s Easter Bunny ...

Body Found in Vehicle at Roselle Burger King

ROSELLE, NJ - Police are investigating a body that was found in a pick up truck in the parking lot of Burger King on East St. Georges Ave. in Roselle. 

The Breaking News Network (BNN), reports that a little after 6:30p.m. on Wednesday evening, Police were called to the scene where they noticed a body inside of a white Dodge Ram pick up truck.

An employee in the store said, they had ...

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Millburn/Short Hills

Millburn Street Fair

April 21, 2017

The Millburn Street Fair will be held this Sunday, April 23rd, from 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, on Millburn Avenue between Spring Street and Main Street. The event is presented by the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce. The Millburn Green Fair will be taking place concurrently in Taylor Park from 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Events will be held rain or shine. 

More than 115 crafters, artists, ...

Millburn Police Department Thwarts Fraud and Forgery Attempts; Respond To Two Thefts at the Apple Store

April 26, 2017

On April 18, 2017 Millburn Police Officer Lanni stopped a 2003 Acura 3.2 on Essex St when his license plate reader showed the registered owner had a suspended license and had an outstanding traffic warrant out of Millburn. The driver, 19 year old Usman Maqsood out of Union, was placed under arrest and brought to headquarters. Mr. Maqsood was brought into the court while it was in session.

On ...

Upcoming Events

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Fri, April 28, 7:00 PM

Millburn Middle School, Millburn

The Little Mermaid at Millburn Middle School

Arts & Entertainment

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Sat, April 29, 8:00 AM

Peck School, Morristown

State Council of New Jersey Junior Leagues Get On ...

Giving Back

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Sat, April 29, 10:00 AM

New Brunswick

Rutgers Day 2017 Coming Saturday, April 29

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Sat, April 29, 2:00 PM

Millburn Free Public Library, Millburn

Singer/Songwriter Sheri Miller Returns to ...

Summer Fun Programs Available at CCNS

April 25, 2017

Summer is right around the corner and parents of the preschool set may be struggling to find something fun for their little ones to do every day.  Christ Church Nursery School offers an exciting summer fun program, with weekly themes to delight and amaze young children.  Children can join the experienced staff of CCNS in enjoying a week of teddy bears, artful antics, red, white and ...

Millburn Recreation Upcoming Programs

FISHING DERBY - (May) open to Youth age 15 and under, residents only, to be held on Saturday, May 6th, 9:00am -12:00pm at Taylor Park. Register at the event between 8:00am - 8:45am. Fishing derby is free to Township residents. Children must bring their own fishing pole/bait. Prizes are awarded in different categories for catches.

FOUR MILE RACE and YOUTH RACES - (June) the 4 ...

Fake News Presentation to be held at Millburn Library with Expert Anthony DePalma

Do you know how to spot fake news? Can you tell the difference between truth and fiction? The Millburn Library is pleased to announce that we will have Anthony DePalma presenting a discussion on this fascinating and timely topic on Monday, April 24, at 7pm.

Anthony DePalma is an American author, journalist, and educator who was a foreign correspondent and reporter for The New York Times for 22 ...

Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce Seeking Candidates for Board of Directors

Millburn, NJ – The Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce is seeking candidates to be considered for serving on the 2017-2018 Board of Directors.  Candidates who are interested in furthering the Chamber’s mission with their time, energy, expertise and passion should complete the required on-line survey by April 19.

Rick Davis, President of the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of ...