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Millburn Film Fest: MHS Student Brings the Philippines to Millburn

April 23, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn High School’s Eliza Tangle is stretching the boundaries of Millburn/Short Hills all the way to the Philippines. One of only nine entries selected, Tangle’s School Girls promises to mesmerize students, parents, and faculty in attendance at the Millburn Film Festival.

The film follows the difficult lives of two girls (Monica and Jeanalyn) in Macato, ...

Tight Knit Group of MHS Sophomores Featured in the Millburn Film Fest

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Film Festival has a little bit of everything. Carli Platt’s In Plain Sight: A Hidden Child of the Holocaust will give the audience a look at history. Kyle Farscht’s Coffee and Maddy Freeman’s The Decision give the students in attendance some practical advice. But Swindler, the only music video in this year’s lineup, will bring ...

Millburn Film Fest: MHS Student Hopes to Make Kids More Alert with Coffee

MILLBURN, NJ - It wouldn’t be a Film Festival without Millburn High School Junior Kyle Farscht. Farscht has been accepted into every Millburn Film Festival since 2016, and this year he is continuing his streak with Coffee.

Coffee is an original narrative starring MHS Senior Tori Sanza and Junior Matthew Green. The film explores complex relationships and an unexpected twist of fate.

Millburn Road Closures: April 21

April 21, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - NJ American Water will conduct work on Parsongae Hill Rd. from 9:00am - 4:00pm. Parsonage Hill Rd. will be closed from Old Short Hills Rd. to White Oak Ridge Rd. Access to the roadway will not be available, except for local traffic.

Millburn Students and Residents Rally to End Gun Violence

MILLBURN, N.J. — On what is being called the National Day of Action Against Gun Violence in Schools, some Millburn residents raised their voices to declare "Enough is Enough" 19 years after the Columbine School shooting.

This nationwide event was spearheaded by Network for Public Education. The Millburn Township action, named Millburn Unites ...

NJ DMV Offices to Register Young Voters and Update Records Automatically

TRENTON, NJ – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Speaker Craig Coughlin, Gary Schaer, Joann Downey, Daniel Benson, Benjie Wimberly, John McKeon, Mila Jasey and Nicholas Chiaravalloti to automatically register and update voter registration for those applying for a driver’s license, examination permit, probationary driver’s license or non-driver identification card ...

Millburn Film Fest: MHS Student Brings the Philippines to Millburn

April 23, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn High School’s Eliza Tangle is stretching the boundaries of Millburn/Short Hills all the way to the Philippines. One of only nine entries selected, Tangle’s School Girls promises to mesmerize students, parents, and faculty in attendance at the Millburn Film Festival.

The film follows the difficult lives of two girls (Monica and Jeanalyn) in Macato, ...

Tight Knit Group of MHS Sophomores Featured in the Millburn Film Fest

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Film Festival has a little bit of everything. Carli Platt’s In Plain Sight: A Hidden Child of the Holocaust will give the audience a look at history. Kyle Farscht’s Coffee and Maddy Freeman’s The Decision give the students in attendance some practical advice. But Swindler, the only music video in this year’s lineup, will bring ...

Millburn Film Fest: MHS Student Hopes to Make Kids More Alert with Coffee

MILLBURN, NJ - It wouldn’t be a Film Festival without Millburn High School Junior Kyle Farscht. Farscht has been accepted into every Millburn Film Festival since 2016, and this year he is continuing his streak with Coffee.

Coffee is an original narrative starring MHS Senior Tori Sanza and Junior Matthew Green. The film explores complex relationships and an unexpected twist of fate.

Baseball: Millburn Rallies to Defeat Seton Hall Prep, 3-2

April 23, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn baseball team rallied for two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat Seton Hall Prep, 3-2, on Monday.

Millburn (7-4) avenged a 6-5 loss to Seton Hall Prep on April 6 in which Seton Hall had rallied from a deficit to win in the late innings.

Senior right-hander Kyle Mazer (1-0) pitched a complete-game five-hitter for the victory. Mazer struck out seven ...

Girls Lacrosse: Millburn Routs St. Elizabeth, 18-7

MILLBURN, NJ - Carly Bernstein scored six goals to lead Millburn to an 18-7 girls lacrosse victory over St. Elizabeth on Monday.

Brooke Hoffman scored five goals for the Millers (11-1), who jumped to an 11-3 lead after one half. Jordyn Lipkin finished with four goals in the victory, Izzy Orlan notched a pair of goals and Georgie Brosius scored one goal.

Jenna Levy made five saves in goal ...

Baseball: Millburn's Furious Comeback Falls Short in 19-16 Loss to South Plainfield

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Millburn baseball team's participation in the Autism Awareness Challenge showcase produced a game few will soon forget.

The Millers trailed by 12 runs in the middle of the sixth inning before rallying for four runs in the bottom of the sixth and five more in the bottom of the seventh before falling short in a 19-16 loss to South Plainfield Saturday ...

Train Service Halted Due to Track Fires

April 13, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Train traffic around Summit is currently halted due to multiple brush fires on the tracks. The Summit Fire Department is on the scene and has called in the Millburn Fire Department to render assistance, the Breaking News Network is reporting. 

 

Millburn Police, Fire and EMS on Scene at Car Accident

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Police, Fire Department and EMS were dispatched to an accident involving a car hitting a pole at Wyoming and Millburn Avenue in the ten o'clock hour the Breaking News Network reported.

Downed wires associated with the crash have been cleared of the car at this time and EMS is attending to an occupant of the vehicle that was experiencing difficulty ...

Evacuation at Millburn High School Caused by Kitchen Mishap

MILLBURN, NJ - Burnt quiches were the source of smoke that activated the fire alarm system at Millburn High School today, causing an evacuation of about 1,500 staff and students.

A fire drill had been conducted earlier in the morning, therefore when the fire alarm went off for the second time at around 1:08 P.M., many had already assumed the second alarm to be "the real ...

Essex County Mayors and Businesses Collaborate on State Issues at Meet the Mayors Breakfast

April 11, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The eighth annual Meet the Mayors event at the Westminster Hotel in Livingston on Saturday morning saw a wide cross-section of mayors from throughout Essex County, business leaders from across the same communities and residents looking to hear from this year’s panelists.

In addition to a panel discussion—featuring guest speakers Sheila Oliver, Lt. Governor; ...

Short Hills Ranks High in Niche Best Places in NJ Rankings

SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Niche annual rankings of the "Best Places to Live" and Short Hills made the top 25 in New Jersey. With an A+ rating for Schools and Good for Families, Short Hills received lower rankings for Night Life (B+), Housing (B) and Diversity (B-).  

Diversity accounts for both ethnic and economic diversity, and with 75% of the population of 12,771 identifying as ...

Texting While Traveling Can Be Deadly - This Virtual Reality Simulator at the NY Auto Show Will Teach Your Teenager Why

NEW YORK, NY - TAPintoTravels is at the New York Auto Show and we found a virtual reality program that may just save your young driver’s life.

Please check out AT&T’s It Can Wait virtual reality program.  It should stop your child’s texting while driving.  It is that impactful.

The display is in the basement in the right rear corner (right next to ...

Go Red for Women Luncheon Inspires Heart Health in Northern New Jersey

April 22, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In support of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Go Red for Women campaign, a lifesaving movement that raises funding for cutting-edge research focused on cardiovascular health and celebrates women’s ability to inspire others to fight heart disease and stroke, hundreds of women attended April’s ninth annual Northern New Jersey Go Red luncheon at ...

Local Residents to Be Honored by Congregation B'nai Jeshurun Short Hills on May 10

SHORT HILLS, N.J. — Eric Sellinger and Maureen Spivack, residents of Short Hills who both served as past presidents of the Temple B'nai Jeshurun congregation will be honored during the gala celebration commemorating the synagogue’s 170th anniversary on May 10. The evening's festivities focus on "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow" in ...

Greater Newark Conservancy to Honor Short Hills Resident for her Volunteerism

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Jane P. Houston, a resident of Short Hills, is being honored for her contributions and volunteerism to Greater Newark Conservancy. The Shipley Family Award for Philanthropic Endeavors will be presented on May 10 at the "Making Our City Bloom Gala." 

“Jane has been a major contributor to our programs and the people we serve as a tireless volunteer,” ...

18th Annual Taste of Essex to Showcase Dozens of Local Restaurants 

April 4, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The 18th annual Taste of Essex, hosted by the North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC), aims to be better than ever this year with dozens of restaurants participating, special activities, such as chair massages and a 50-50 drawing, as well as prizes for best savory and sweet dishes at The Manor in West Orange on April 9 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The evening will ...

Last Call for The Mall at Short Hills’ Joe’s American Bar & Grill and Papa Razzi

SHORT HILLS, NJ – After 20 years at The Mall at Short Hills, Joe’s American Bar & Grill is shutting its doors after this Saturday, March 31.

Joe’s American Bar & Grill is part of the Sarkis Restaurant Group family of restaurants, founded in 1964 as Back Bay Restaurant Group in Braintree, Massachusetts. Papa Razzi, also owned by the Sarkis Restaurant Group, will ...

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day Morning, Noon, and Night at St. James's Gate in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The St. Patrick's Day celebrations begin at 8 a.m. this Saturday, March 17, at St. James's Gate and continue until last call late that night.

A special St. Patrick's Day menu will be served, which has traditional Irish dishes like shepherds pie, Irish stew and fish and chips.

There will be plenty of live music, with bagpipers playing throughout the ...

Wind Advisory Issued for Millburn; Travel Delays Persist at Local Airports

April 4, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - A high wind advisory is in effect until midnight tonight reported by the New York office of the National Weather Service. Wind speeds will vary from 20 to 25 mph but can gust upwards of 55 mph.

Due to the strength of the winds, there is potential for downed trees, tree limbs and power lines.  

JCP&L is reporting 1-20 customers experiencing an outage on Fairfield ...

Air Travel is Delayed at all Area Airports Today April 4 - How to check your flights?

TAPintoTravels - Whenever there is inclement weather, it pays to keep informed.  

Today, (Wednesday -  April  4), the FAA is reporting for New York’s LaGuardia, Philadelphia, and Newark Liberty airports the following:

Due to WEATHER / LOW CEILINGS, departure traffic destined to Newark International Airport, Newark, NJ (EWR) is ...

Travel Spotlight Electrifying Escapism: Genesis Reveals Essentia Concept at New York International Auto Show

NEW YORK, NY - Today, Genesis unveiled its groundbreaking Essentia Concept at the New York International Auto Show. The all-electric, high-performance concept elevates and reimagines the "Athletic Elegance" design paradigm, while providing a vision of future Genesis product performance and technology.

"We understand our obligation as a luxury car manufacturer to create ...

Saint Barnabas Medical Center Celebrates Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Day

April 23, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) recently hosted a sold-out Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Day educational program, featuring Arash Fazl, M.D., Ph.D., a movement disorder specialist board-certified in Psychiatry and Neurology. 

Dr. Fazl, a Barnabas Health Medical Group provider, spoke to a capacity crowd of more than 200 people about the latest ...

Go Red for Women Luncheon Inspires Heart Health in Northern New Jersey

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In support of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Go Red for Women campaign, a lifesaving movement that raises funding for cutting-edge research focused on cardiovascular health and celebrates women’s ability to inspire others to fight heart disease and stroke, hundreds of women attended April’s ninth annual Northern New Jersey Go Red luncheon at ...

Party Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Of The Carol G. Simon Cancer Center

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Strains of “Happy Birthday” filled the atrium recently at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center.  The occasion was the kick-off party to a month’s long celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the opening of the center.

Even before the song rang out, music filled the atrium, as it has for the past 17 years from 9 a.m. to noon ...

Man Charged With Kidnapping and Assaulting Essex County Victim

April 18, 2018

NEWARK, NJ – A New York man appeared in federal court last week to face allegations that he assaulted and kidnapped an individual who had a protection order against him, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.

Rudolf Szoradi, 50, is charged by four-count criminal complaint with kidnapping, transporting a stolen vehicle across state lines, interstate domestic violence and interstate ...

Essex County Announces Partnership with Nine Local Charitable Organizations

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Essex County will participating in nine special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, the Arc of Essex County, the New Jersey Children Alliance, Stop for Nikhil, The Valerie Fund, the Arthritis Foundation, the Saint Barnabas Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and ...

Essex County Freeholders Approve Speed Limit Reduction on Grove Street in Montclair

NEWARK, NJ – During its Wednesday, April 11, 2018, meeting at the Hall of Records, the Essex County
Board of Chosen Freeholders in a unanimous vote approved a Resolution consenting to the reduction of
the speed limit for the entire length of Grove Street in Montclair.

This Resolution coincides with Montclair’s recently adopted Ordinance passed November 13, 2017, reducing the ...

Fallen Officer Identified. ‘A Sad Day for Paterson’ as Police Officer Loses Life in Car Accident

April 22, 2018

UPDATE- Several sources familiar with Sunday’s tragic accident have identified the fallen officer as Tamby Yagan, a 13-year veteran of the Paterson Police Department.

PATERSON, NJ- On what Paterson Superior Officers Association President Mason Maher called “a sad day for Paterson” a city police officer lost his life on Sunday after being involved in a motor vehicle ...

Editor of East Brunswick Sentinel Charged with Child Pornography Possession

CHERRY HILL, NJ -  The Editor-in-Chief of The East Brunswick Sentinel, The North Brunswick Sentinel, and The Cranbury Press  has been charged with possession of child pornography following a legal search of his home yesterday.

Timothy Ronaldson, 35, of Cherry Hill, has been charged with Possession of Child Pornography, according to Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and ...

Local Township Committee Unanimously Adopts Ordinance to Ban Marijuana Retail Sales; Cannabis Advocates Disagree

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter began the new year by pledging to oppose Gov. Phil Murphy's plan to legalize the recreational use of marijuana and Thursday night he followed through by voting to adopt an ordinance that prohibits "marijuana cultivation, production testing, manufacturing facilities and retail stores' in the township.

The Chatham Township Committee ...

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Millburn Recreation Accepting Memberships for Pool, Tennis and Golf

February 19, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Township Recreation Department announced that it is accepting memberships for the township pool, tennis and golf facilities. The memberships are available to all Millburn Township residents and the applications are available online.

The membership application can be accessed at http://www.twp.millburn.nj.us/DocumentCenter/View/3258 or go ...

Millburn Police Department Investigating Pair of Residential Burglaries

April 3, 2018

On March 28, 2018 Millburn Police Officer Goldfarb responded to the Union Police Department on a warrant arrest. Robert Kopik, age 41 of Springfield, was placed under arrest on an outstanding criminal warrant and remanded to the Essex County Correctional Facility.

On March 28, 2018 Millburn Police Officer Hunt responded to a Quaker Road residence on a residential burglary. The resident reports ...

Letter to the Editor: New Jersey’s Out-of-Network Bill is a Huge Blow to the Middle-Class

April 8, 2018

As Trenton currently looks to balance the budget, once again it’s our state’s hardest working citizens who will be left holding the bag. This time, though, it will be the hardworking office and ancillary staff from our small business private medical practices.  A bill called “The Out-of-Network Consumer Protection Bill” A-2039/S-485 looks poised to make ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, April 24, 6:00 PM

The Venetian , Garfield

Prepared. For Life Dinner with Captain Mark Kelly

Other

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Tue, April 24, 7:00 PM

New Providence High School, New Providence

Parent Wellness Series: College Admission Does ...

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Tue, April 24, 7:00 PM

Millburn Free Public Library, Millburn

Lenore Raphael Presents Ellington and More at ...

Arts & Entertainment

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Wed, April 25, 2:00 PM

Millburn Free Public Library, Millburn

Pierre-August Renoir: The Joys of Life at ...

Cardinal Tobin to Speak at B’nai Jeshurun

April 23, 2018

Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, Short Hills, will welcome Cardinal Joseph Tobin on Wednesday, May 2nd at 7:00 pm.  Cardinal Tobin currently serves at the head of the Archdiocese of Newark. Members of the community are invited to hear Cardinal Tobin speak about how Pope Francis is forging a culture of encounter by renewing the dialogue between Christians and Jews.  In the pope’s ...

Middle School Presents Shrek the Musical, April 27-29

Middle School presents Shrek the Musical, April 27-29

The Millburn Middle School Spring Musical, Shrek the Musical, will be held on Friday, April 27th and Saturday, April 28th at 7 p.m.  A Sunday matinee will be presented at 1 p.m. on April 29th.

Shrek the Musical opened on Broadway in December 2008. It is based on the DreamWorks Animation’s film Shrek and William Steig’s ...

Millburn Road Closures for April 20

MILLBURN, NJ - Parsonage Hill Road closed between Long Hill Drive and White Oak Ridge Road until approx 4:00pm Officers working

Troy Drive closed to all traffic between Lawrence Drive and Troy Lane until approx 4:00pm Officers working

Old Short Hills Road has a changed traffic pattern between Silver Spring Road and Dorison Drive no closures expect possible delays until approx 4:00pm ...