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Peck School Announces Redesign for Deetjen Kindergarten

January 19, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ. The Peck School is undergoing an innovative redesgin to their dedicated kindergarten space over the summer of 2017.

According to Head of School Andy Delinsky, “The design takes its inspiration from a garden, and the colors and palette reflect that theme. This is very intentional, because Kindergarten at Peck is where the original seed is planted – a seed that ...

Niche Ranks Millburn Township Public Schools No. 2 in the State and No. 24 in the Nation for 2017

MILLBURN, NJ — Millburn Public Schools ranked No. 2 in New Jersey and No. 24 in the nation in the Niche annual rankings of the Best Public School Districts. Millburn scored an A+ in key categories in including academics, teachers, clubs and activities, college readiness and health and safety. The only category where Millburn fell short was in student diversity receiving a B- with only a 45% ...

Superintendent of Millburn Township Schools Update

MILLBURN, NJ - The school holiday on Monday was designated in memory of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1983, to honor the life and achievements of this influential American civil rights leader.
 
I would like to use this day to acknowledge Millburn’s own community leaders who work for its residents to do the best for this town. Congratulations to the newly elected ...

Millburn Township Committee Hears Development Presentation for 'Station Lofts at Short Hills'

January 19, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Township Committee heard a presentation Tuesday evening on a proposed residential development plan for the largely vacant lots at the intersection of Chatham Road and Woodland Road. Silverman Group along with Minno Wasko Architects and Planning outlined their vision for a "transit-oriented" project named Station Lofts at Short Hills. 

Michael Tobia, ...

Millburn Township Committee Regular and Special Meeting Agendas

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Township Committee is set to meet Tuesday, January 17 at 6:30 pm for a special meeting then at 7:30 pm for the regular meeting. The published agendas for both meetings are below. 

AGENDA
MILLBURN TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE
JANUARY 17, 2017 – SPECIAL MEETING: 6:30 PM - Prior to Regular Session Meeting

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Millburn Township Announces Professional Contract for Board of Adjustment Attorney

MILLBURN, NJ - The Board of Adjustment of the Township of Millburn announced the award of a professional contract. The one year contract was awarded to Gail H. Fraser to serve as the Board of Adjustment Attorney. Details of the contract are included below.

NOTICE OF 2017 PROFESSIONAL CONTRACT

The Board of Adjustment of the Township of Millburn in the County of Essex has awarded the ...

'Children of Eden' Musical Casts 36 Millburn/Short Hills Students

January 11, 2017

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Millburn/Short Hills students representing all of the Township's elementary schools will be performing 'Children of Eden' presented by Front and Center for Performing Arts. In fact, more than half of the 60 member cast is represented by kids from Millburn Township.

Based on the story of Genesis, the age-old conflict of parents and children takes the ...

Grammy-Nominated Jazz Pianist Fred Hersch Performs Jan. 29 at Unitarian Church

SUMMIT, NJ - Prize-winning jazz pianist Fred Hersch will present a solo performance on the 'Afternoon Music Concert Series' stage January 29, at The Unitarian Church. The audience is invited to meet the artist at a reception after the performance, which begins at 4 p.m..

Hersch, who is on the jazz piano faculty at Rutgers, received two major honors in 2016 -- selected as ...

Millburn Library Hosts Screening of New York Philharmonic Performance

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Public Library partnered with Lincoln Center to host a screening of The New York Philharmonic New Year’s Eve: A Gershwin Celebration on January 5 at 1 pm. This memorable event was recorded at Avery Fisher Hall on December 31, 2014.

Jazz great Dianne Reeves and Broadway leading man Norm Lewis join the New York Philharmonic live ringing in the New ...

Girls Basketball: Millburn Romps over Mt. St. Dominic, 43-18

January 19, 2017

CALDWELL, NJ - The Millburn girls basketball team took command in the second quarter and rolled to a 43-18 victory over Mt. St. Dominic Thursday night.

Millburn outscored Mt. St. Dominic, 18-2, in the second quarter to open a 28-10 lead. The Millers extended that advantage with a 9-2 spree in the third quarter.

In a balanced scoring attack, Kayla Wolf led the way with nine points for ...

Millburn Hockey Falls to Gov. Livingston 3-1

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Millburn ice hockey team fell to Gov. Livingston, 3-1, on Monday after soundly defeating the Highlanders 5-0 in December.

Falling behind, 3-0, by 6:52 in the second, the Millers tried to battle back on a goal by Charles Palmer, assisted by Spencer Brown, at 13:35 of the period, but couldn't sustain the rally.

Millburn pulled goalie Gabe Nadell at 1:43 in the ...

Millburn Recreation In-Town Basketball 6th and 7/8th Grade Boys Results from 1/14/17 at Millburn Middle School

Boy’s 7th-8th Grade Millburn Recreation Basketball Results  1/14/17 Games at Millburn Middle School

Longhorns      32        Nittany Lions 36

Jake Horne hit for 12 points (5 in 4th quarter) to lead the Longhorns for a come from behind win over the Nittany Lions who led 28-22 after 3 quarters.  Griffin Geller led the ...

Proposed Bill Will Keep ‘Blue Lines’ in Towns

January 19, 2017

NEW JERSEY --- U.S. Reps. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) and Bill Pascrell (NJ-09) today took up the cause of many New Jersey municipalities and law enforcement groups by proposing the Blue Line Use Exception (BLUE) Act (H.R. 566).  Legislation that will permit ‘blue lines’ to be displayed on roadways. 

“One hundred thirty five police officers died in the line of duty in ...

Millburn Police Officer Saves Resident in Burning Car

MILLBURN, NJ - With only 18 minutes left on a double shift, most people are looking forward to getting some rest, but Millburn Police Officer Donald Royce answered a dispatch to assist the Fire Department with a tree on fire. The call turned out to be much more, and called all his skills and training into action.

Carrying on a rich family history of volunteerism and service, Royce became a ...

Millburn Police Officer Saves Woman From Burning Car

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn Police Officer Donald Royce responded to the wooded area off of Gilbert Place in Millburn on a report of a fire via a routine dispatch. Upon his arrival Officer Royce realized that a 2004 Jaguar XT3 had become disabled in the wooded area and had its engine compartment was engulfed in flames while the passenger compartment was filling with smoke.

Audio: Point View's Petrides Tells Bloomberg Says Content Move Makes Sense for Apple

January 19, 2017

Point View's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, live on Bloomberg Radio (Interview starts at 1:35) discussing Apple's potential move into making original video content:

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Video: Dietze Tabs Pharma, Energy, and Consumer Product Stocks Among Top Picks

Point View Wealth Management's Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist, David Dietze, discusses his top picks in the wake of the Trump election:

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Barbara Tomalonis Named Portfolio Manager at Point View Wealth Management

SUMMIT, NJ - Point View Wealth Management, which provides customized portfolio management services and comprehensive financial planning, has named Barbara E. Tomalonis as Portfolio Manager.

Tomalonis has more than 15 years of investment management experience. Most recently, she worked for a private equity fund investing in community bank stocks, serving as a valuation and ...

Millburn High School Athletics Holding Military Appreciation Day for Veteran's Charity

January 19, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn High School Athletics is joining with other Super Essex Conference (SEC) schools during the 2016-2017 school year to support Homes for Our Troops, a non-profit organization that builds custom homes for disabled veterans.

On Saturday, January 21 the Millburn Millers are hosting a Military Appreciation Day Basketball Event that will honor local veterans between the girls ...

Millburn/Short Hills Residents Invited to Share Love of Animals by Volunteering at Turtle Back Zoo

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange is currently recruiting volunteers for the 2017 Docent Class of volunteer educators who give educational talks, act as tour guides, and are stationed throughout the zoo to provide information to visitors about the zoo and its animal collection.

According to Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, this is a highly ...

Junior League Volunteers of The Oranges and Short Hills Meet with State Representative Mila Jasey

Volunteers of the State Public Affairs Committee (SPAC) met with area legislators to discuss legislation related to bettering the lives of women and children in New Jersey.  

SPAC is the advocacy arm of the Junior Leagues in New Jersey. Volunteers have worked for over 40 years to advocate on behalf of the most voiceless in New Jersey.  Successes include legislation relating ...

Short Hills to Host NAIOP NJ Annual Meeting and Commercial Real Estate Outlook

January 11, 2017

SHORT HILLS, NJ - How will the Trump administration impact the economy and commercial real estate? Can industrial maintain its momentum? What’s on the horizon for the office, retail and multi-family markets? How will emerging tech innovations transform commercial real estate? 

On Thursday, January 19, 2017, industry leaders will share their insights and ideas for prospering in the ...

Millburn Library Checks Out the Latest Food Trend: Waffle Irons Aren't Just for Waffles

January 9, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ- The latest food trend involves using a waffle iron to make everything from grilled cheese to zucchini parmesan fritters. Dozens of waffle iron based cookbooks are hitting the shelves, blogs and pins offer new and unique recipes daily and tv show chefs are jumping on the waffle food bandwagon.

Liz Miller Boose, Adult Programming Librarian at the Millburn Library, is hosting ...

Three Places to Celebrate New Year's Eve Near Milburn

MILLBURN, NJ - If you're looking to spend the last night of 2016 in style and close to home, here are three local places with special New Year's Eve celebrations planned:

ABOVE RESTAURANT AND BAR

Above Restaurant and Bar (One South Orange Ave., South Orange) is serving a special New Year's Eve menu as well as their regular menu; bar is open until 2 ...

French Silk Fudge

Need a homemade treat for a holiday gathering--in a hurry? French Silk Fudge might be your new go-to recipe. Fudge is a welcome change from the usual Yuletide dessert parade of gingerbread, sugar cookie cutouts and fruitcake, and this microwaveable recipe is an easy way to whip up an impressive dessert with minimal fuss.

French Silk Fudge

2 cups superfine sugar*

1 (5 oz) can ...

Senate Passes Budget Resolution That Paves the Way To Repeal and Replace Obamacare

January 15, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In a 227-198 House vote and a subsequent 51-48 vote in the Senate on Thursday, the legislature took one step closer to repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare,  

Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07)  stated “With passage of S. Con. Res. 3, Congress has taken an initial step, albeit a procedural step, toward making critical ...

New Jersey Selected to Participate in Mental Health Services Program Created by Congressman Leonard Lance

WASHINGTON, D.C. ---  Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced that New Jersey has been selected to participate in a demonstration program to expand access to community mental health services and strengthen the quality of care for those living with mental and behavioral health issues. The demonstration program was created under Lance’s Excellence in Mental Health Act, ...

5 Easy Ways to Move More and Reduce Potential Health Risks in 2017

MILLBURN, NJ - Instead of beating yourself up over failed weight loss goals it’s time to focus on the overall health benefits of simply incorporating more movement throughout your day while at work or at home.

Get on The Floor and Yes, Roll Around Like a Baby

According to Longevity Personal Fitness, specialists in 30-minute research-based functional fitness programs for ...

White House Gardens Presentation with Garden Historian Marta McDowell

November 29, 2016

Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Tuesday, January 17 at 7:30 p.m. as we welcome Marta McDowell, author of All the Presidents’ Gardens at the Cranford Community Center.  If you love history or gardening, you will love this program!  Garden historian, Marta McDowell will take us on an entertaining journey through our nation’s history as seen through the ...

Greenwood Gardens Hosts Festive Hands On Workshops

MILLBURN, NJ - Greenwood Gardens is hosting a variety of festive workshops in December to help you create stunning centerpieces, wreaths, garlands and sculptures to take your holiday decorating from mundane to awe inspiring. 

The artistic styling of Italian artist Luca della Robbia serves as inspiration to create sculptures combining vibrant fresh fruits, leaves, ...

Four Easy Care Gardening Trends for the Holiday Season

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Dress up the holidays or give gifts that continue giving throughout the year with these low maintenance gardening trends. Just add a little fun, classic beauty or style to make it even more memorable now and throughout the year.

Terrariums.  These mini greenhouses continue to grow in popularity and are perfect for new or timid gardeners. Just plant a few small ...

Teen Dies In First Fatal Shooting of the Year In Essex County; Three Others Hospitalized

January 15, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced today that the Newark Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a shooting in which four people were shot, one fatally.

Kevin Barber, 16, of Newark sustained a fatal gunshot wound yesterday.

Suspect Arrested in Newark Homicide

Newark, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced today that Raheem Henry, 38, of Newark has been arrested and charged with the murder of Anthony Polite, 28, of Sunrise Florida.

Polite was fatally shot on Dec. 30, 2016 in the 300 block of South 11th Street in Newark.

Yesterday, Henry was charged with one ...

Timberlake President of Essex County Freeholders for Third Year

NEWARK, NJ - Britnee Timberlake was once again sworn in as President of the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders at the Essex County Courthouse on Wednesday evening. 

Timberlake posted on social media, “Proud to serve Essex County residents and to be sworn in as the President of the Freeholder Board for the third year during my first term. Thank you to my colleagues ...

Proposed Bill Will Keep ‘Blue Lines’ in Towns

January 19, 2017

NEW JERSEY --- U.S. Reps. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) and Bill Pascrell (NJ-09) today took up the cause of many New Jersey municipalities and law enforcement groups by proposing the Blue Line Use Exception (BLUE) Act (H.R. 566).  Legislation that will permit ‘blue lines’ to be displayed on roadways. 

“One hundred thirty five police officers died in the line of duty in ...

Protesters in Westfield Ask Congressman Lance to Save the Affordable Care Act

WESTFIELD, NJ — More than 100 people from various groups gathered in front of Congressman Leonard Lance’s Westfield office Wednesday evening to ask Lance to vote “no” to the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

The rally was one of several “vigils to save health care” that evening around the state promoted by New Jersey Citizen Action.

NJ Attorney General Announces CITGO Fine for Motor Fuels Act Violations

NEWARK – Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division of Consumer Affairs announce that Texas-based CITGO Petroleum Corporation (“CITGO”), a large international motor-fuel refiner, transporter and marketer, has agreed to pay $456,610 and implement a compliance program after an investigation by the Division, through its Office of Consumer Protection and Office of ...

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Senior Rabbi of B'nai Jeshurun of Short Hills Leads 50 Adults to Israel

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Congregation B’nai Jeshurun’s Senior Rabbi, Matthew D. Gewirtz, led a group of 50 adults to Israel in early November. In addition to touring, the trip included Adult B’nai Mitzvah services and discussions with local leaders on various aspects of life in Israel.

Rabbi Gewirtz began his tenure as the Senior Rabbi of Congregation B’nai Jeshurun in ...

Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce Hosting 'A Taste of Millburn' Soiree

January 18, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce is hosting 'A Taste of Millburn' Soiree on January 30 at the Short Hills Hilton. Many business owners, elected officials, and residents are expected to come out and enjoy the festivities. 

Area restaurants will serve up tasting size dishes to sample while attendees sip the signature Cranberry Frost Martini created just ...

Theft at Louis Vuitton; Fraud and Forgery Strike Nordstrom at Short Hills Mall

January 14, 2017

On January 5, 2017 Millburn Police Officer Zonn responded to the Louis Vuitton store at The Mall at Short Hills on a theft report. Louis Vuitton personnel report a Hispanic male wearing an olive colored jacket and jeans concealed a pair of sunglasses valued at $760.00 and left the store without making payment. The incident is under investigation by the Millburn Police Detective Bureau.

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Upcoming Events

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Fri, January 20, 12:00 PM

Oasis Building (behind University Middle School), Irvington

Community Church Oasis Volunteer Opportunity

Religions And Spirituality

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Sat, January 21, 10:00 AM

Millburn High School, Millburn

Millburn High School Military Appreciation Day ...

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Sun, January 22, 12:00 PM

Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary, Short Hills

Second Annual Lunar New Year and Welcome Spring ...

Education Green

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Mon, January 23, 7:45 PM

Education Center, Millburn

Millburn Board of Education Meeting

Audio: Point View's Petrides Tells Bloomberg Says Content Move Makes Sense for Apple

January 19, 2017

Point View's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, live on Bloomberg Radio (Interview starts at 1:35) discussing Apple's potential move into making original video content:

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Video: Dietze Tabs Pharma, Energy, and Consumer Product Stocks Among Top Picks

Point View Wealth Management's Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist, David Dietze, discusses his top picks in the wake of the Trump election:

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Point View Wealth Management, Inc. works with families in Summit and beyond, providing customized portfolio management services and comprehensive financial planning, to develop and achieve their financial ...

Proposed Bill Will Keep ‘Blue Lines’ in Towns

NEW JERSEY --- U.S. Reps. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) and Bill Pascrell (NJ-09) today took up the cause of many New Jersey municipalities and law enforcement groups by proposing the Blue Line Use Exception (BLUE) Act (H.R. 566).  Legislation that will permit ‘blue lines’ to be displayed on roadways. 

“One hundred thirty five police officers died in the line of duty in ...

Pure Barre Short Hills Announces 2017 Fitness Challenge

SHORT HILLS, NJ – Pure Barre, the largest and most established barre concept in North America, is pleased to announce the Set The Barre challenge, to help new and existing clients reach their 2017 health and fitness goals.

Whether you’re looking to switch up your fitness routine or start working out, Pure Barre can work with you to accomplish your new years resolutions. Designed to ...

Closed Fund Open Mind

Closed-end funds (CEFs) can play an important role in a diversified investment portfolio. They offer benefits similar to those of an open-end mutual fund, but also sport unique advantages.  

Unlike a traditional open-end mutual fund, CEFs have a fixed number of shares available to trade. Their price is not tied to the value of the underlying portfolio. The only way the number of shares ...