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College Readiness Topic of Fourth Installment of 17-18 Parent Wellness Series Apr. 24

April 15, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Licensed psychologist and Certified Master Coach Dr. Joel Ingersoll has a message scrolled on his whiteboard: 'College Admission Does Not Guarantee College Readiness!"

Ingersoll, President and founder of Oradell-based Take On College -- which helps students develop effective high school and college transition and career success skills, and helps their parents ...

Holocaust Knowledge Fading; Bill Looks to Help Schools Stem the Tide

MILLBURN, NJ - On Holocaust Remembrance Day, a newly released study shows that the mantra of "never forget" is fading fast after 70 years. The findings from Schoen Consulting from their February study show that only 41% of Americans know what Auschwitz was and its role in the Holocaust, reports the New York Times.

The article also points out that 31% of Americans believe that two ...

Superintendent of Millburn Township Public Schools Update

I want to thank our principals, teachers and staff for the energy and enthusiasm they have put into making next week’s make-up days on Thursday and Friday something to look forward to.  There are many events planned at each of our schools, and I promise that they will be meaningful and special. 

I also want to thank our elementary school principals and teachers for the many ...

Millburn Township Committee Regular Meeting Agenda

April 16, 2018

AGENDA
MILLBURN TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE APRIL 17, 2018 – REGULAR SESSION: 7:30 PM

MAYOR -Open Meeting Statement
Salute to the Flag
ROLL CALL: SDL ( ), JBL ( ), JLR ( ), DTE ( ), CHB ( )
Approval of Agenda Minutes – February 6, 2018, and February 6, 2018, Special Meeting
Personnel: Confirm Promotion of Firefighters: Resolution 18-100 & Resolution 18-101 
Proclamation: ...

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

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; ...

Millburn Township 2018 Primary Election Dates and Timeline

2018 Primary Election Dates & Timeline

A full list of dates and forms may be retrieved from the Essex County Board of Elections website http://essexboardofelections.com/ 
- Deadline to Submit Party Declaration Form to Essex County Clerk - April 11th 
- Deadline to Submit Application to Register to Vote to Essex County Clerk – May 15th 
- Deadline to Submit A ...

Millburn Film Fest : MHS Filmmaker Procrastinates in Film 'Procrastination'

April 18, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn Middle School’s Daniel Lee, an eighth grader, has a message for all of the Millburn students who tend to put off important assignments for the last minute.

“Do not procrastinate” Lee said.

Although parents and teachers might struggle to impart this advice to their students, Lee is having an easier time bending the ears of his peers with his latest ...

Pitch Perfect: Top 10 A Cappella Group comes to Short Hills

Short Hills, NJ – Newark Academy's a cappella group LumeNAtion will open for Top 10 a cappella group Upper Structure in an intimate evening of music. Northeast ICCA Champions, Upper Structure, will be holding a concert Thursday, April 19th. The concert will take place in Christ Church at 7:00 PM. 66 Highland Ave, Short Hills, NJ 07078. Tickets are $15 adult / $10 student and are ...

Millburn Library Hosts Author John Lanza; Discussion of "Shot Down Over Italy"

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Free Public Library is hosting John Lanza in collaboration with the NJ WWII Book Club on April 11. At this free program is open to the public starts at 7:00 pm and will focus Lanza's book "Shot Down Over Italy." Lanza, a Caldwell resident, wrote his first novel after hearing stories from his 90-year old uncle William Lanza and ...

Softball: Millburn Beats Caldwell, 4-2

April 19, 2018

WEST CALDWELL, NJ - Millburn scored two runs in the sixth and two more in the seventh inning to rally for a 4-2 softball victory over Caldwell on Wednesday.

Kaitlyn Miller pitched a three hitter with five strikeouts and two walks for the victory.

Katy Sheppard had a two-run double and Miller and Taylor Nemet each delivered run-scoring hits for the Millers (7-2).

 

Boys Lacrosse: Millburn Overpowers A.L. Johnson, 15-6

CLARK, NJ - The Millburn boys lacrosse team built a seven-goal halftime lead on its way to a 15-6 victory over A.L. Johnson on Tuesday.

Davis Moshier, who passed for four assists, and Daniel Horgan each scored four goals for Millburn (7-1), which opened a 9-2 lead by halftime.

Spencer Brown and Scott Shainberg each collected three goals and three assists for the Millers. Tanner Nugget ...

Girls Lacrosse: Millburn Outscores MKA, 14-13

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn scored 11 second-half goals to overcome a three-goal halftime deficit and rally for a 14-13 victory over Montclair-Kimberley Academy on Monday.

Carly Bernstein scored five goals and contributed two assists for Millburn (8-0), which outscored MKA, 11-7, in the second half. Jordyn Lipkin finished with four goals and two assists in the victory.

Ally Lipkin, Brooke ...

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 ...

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

April 16, 2018

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,” ...

Short Hills Family to be Honored for Charity Work

SHORT HILLS, N.J. — The Berns family of Short Hills make giving back a family affair. Beth and Steven Berns along with their three sons Matthew, Billy, and Adam are set to receive the 2018 Champions of the People award for their work with FAMILYConnections. The award will be present the A Taste of NJ's Best, an Essex County tasting event and fundraiser on May ...

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 ...

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

April 18, 2018

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 ...

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 ...

Overlook Named 'Employer of the Year' by NJ APSE

SUMMIT, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center received the Employer of the Year Award from the New Jersey chapter of the Association of People Supporting Employment First (NJ APSE) during the Facing the Future 26 Conference on transition and employment. The Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) is the only national organization with an exclusive ...

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 ...

Editor of East Brunswick Sentinel Charged with Child Pornography Possession

April 18, 2018

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 ...

Registration Now Open for NJ State Police Basic Boating Safety Course at the St. Francis Community Center May 1 and 3

BRANT BEACH - Are you ready for sun and warmth?  Spring and summer fun is not that far away even though the weather has been so cold recently.

The St. Francis Community Center is offering a Basic Boating Safety Course in May.  Registration is open for the course that is being held on Tuesday, May 1 and Thursday, May 3 from 5:00 to 9:00 PM at the St. Francis Community Center, 4700 ...

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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 ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 14

On this week’s AtlantiCast, an internationally recognized orthopedic oncologist takes a leadership role at Atlantic Health System, see the newest weapon in the fight against HPV-related cancers, Atlantic Health System leads the Castle Connolly / Inside Jersey Rankings, and much more!

 

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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Thu, April 19, 11:30 AM

Temple B'nai Abraham, Livingston

Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Dantowitz Continues @ TBA

Education Religions And Spirituality

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Sat, April 21, 12:00 PM

Millburn Free Public Library, Millburn

Millburn Library Annual Book Sale

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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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Wed, April 25, 2:00 PM

Millburn Free Public Library, Millburn

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

6th Annual Short Hills House Tour to Benefit Millburn Township Public School Special Services & Promote Autism Awareness

April 18, 2018

6th Annual Short Hills House Tour to Benefit Millburn Township Public School Special Services & Promote Autism Awareness
Preview Party: 5/3, 6pm - 8pm
House Tour: 5/5, 1pm - 4pm

Autism affects 1 in 41 children in New Jersey.

The 6th Annual Short Hills House Tour to Benefit Millburn Township Public School Special Services & Promote Autism Awareness will take place on May 5, 2016 ...

Millburn Firefighters Host Cook-off for Brain Injury

Millburn Firefighters Host Cook-off for Brain Injury 

The Millburn Police Department accepted the challenge made by the Millburn Fire Department to cook the ultimate slider in a Cook-off to raise funds for Opportunity Project, a local non-profit that assists individuals recovering from brain injury. 

 Firefighter Dave Hammond, who has taken home the prize in various cooking ...

Corey Biller to Run for Millburn-Short Hills Township Committee

Corey Biller to Run for Millburn-Short Hills Township Committee

Longtime Millburn Resident Enters Democratic Primary

(Millburn, NJ) Corey Biller announced the official launch of his campaign seeking the nomination to be the Democratic candidate for the Millburn-Short Hills Township Committee in November’s general election. The primary election to determine the ...