Superintendent of Millburn Township Public Schools Update

May 19, 2018

As we heard about yet another school shooting today in Texas, I want to reiterate that we are committed to keeping our schools and students safe.  Since the Parkland shooting we have tightened security procedures at all of our schools, and we continue to review and refine them.  We added a number of important safety and security improvements to the 2018-2019 School ...

Superintendent of Millburn Township Public Schools Update


...  to our Millburn High School Physics Bowl Team for their outstanding results in this year’s competition. The Division 1 Team [first year AP physics students taking AP Physics 1 and 2] was Ranked #4 in North America [USA and Canada]  and #1 in our region [NJ and PA]. They were ranked #8 in the world. Four students ...

UPDATE: Busing Issues in Millburn Article with Board Commentary

(Updated with comments from Board President Berylin Bosselman, edited for clarity).

MILLBURN , NJ --  On “International Walk to School” on Wednesday, the Millburn School district encouraged its students to walk or bike to school, as part of an effort to reduce congestion and improve children's health and fitness.

 But for many parents in the Knollwood section of ...

Millburn Township Committee Live Streams, Hears Multiple Presentations

May 17, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Township Committee forayed into a new technology broadcasting their meeting live on YouTube for the first time Tuesday evening. Residents are now able to watch the sessions in real time if they are unable to attend or can view the recording at any time after the meeting. 

After two proclamations, the first supporting the Click It or Ticket initiative to ...

Live Streaming of Millburn Township Committee Meetings Now Available:

Millburn Township YouTube Channel

Our new live streaming video system will be used for the first time tomorrow at our Township Committee meeting. The meeting will begin at 7:30PM. The live streamed videos will be available on our YouTube Channel

Township Committee meetings can be viewed live or at any time through our channel ...

Millburn Township Committee Special Meeting Agenda

MILLBURN TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE MAY 15, 2018 – SPECIAL MEETING: 6:30 PMPrior to Regular Session Meeting

Open Meeting Statement
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Schedule Released for 2nd Annual Maplewood South Orange Book Festival June 8 and June 9

May 19, 2018

MAPLEWOOD AND SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The Maplewood South Orange Book Festival has released the schedule for their second year, which begins with a reception benefit on Friday, June 8, and continues with a full day of programing for adults and children on Saturday, June 9.

There will be a children's area in the parking lot of the Woodland from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., featuring more than 50 ...

State of the Art Recording Studio Opens in Montclair Center, Cause for Concern or Celebration Among Residents?

MONTCLAIR, NJ - On Saturday, May 12, Montclair Township officials, friends and family gathered together at One Greenwood Ave. for a ribbon cutting ceremony welcoming Sound on Sound Recording Studio. The state of the art facility selected Montclair, making it possible for artists both local and international to have the opportunity to record in the township.

Happy Mother's Day from TAPinto

MILLBURN, NJ - TAPinto Millburn and Short Hills would like to wish all our readers who are celebrating a Happy Mother's Day!

Baseball: Millburn Rallies to Eliminate Bridgewater-Raritan from State Tourney, 6-5

May 21, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Second-seeded Millburn survived a scare and rallied with a five-run fifth inning to defeat Bridgewater-Raritan, 6-5, in the first round of the Section 2, Group 4 state baseball tournament on Monday.

Bridgewater-Raritan (6-18) came in as the 15th seed, but the Panthers have played one of the tougher schedules in New Jersey and have now lost nine games by two runs or less.

Baseball: Doubleheader Sweep of East Side Propels Millburn to State Tournament

NEWARK, NJ - The Millburn baseball team swept a rare high school doubleheader on Friday against Newark East Side in regular season action that preceded the start of the state tournament on Monday.

Millburn defeated East Side by scores of 4-3 and 3-1. In the first game, Millburn rallied from a 3-0 deficit after three innings, breaking a 3-3 tie with a run in the sixth inning. Ben Sinins had an ...

Boys Lacrosse: Millburn Advances Over Roxbury, 6-3, in States

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn scored three goals in the second quarter and went on to a 6-3 boys lacrosse victory over Roxbury Friday in the quarterfinal round of the North Jersey, Group 3 state tournament.

Daniel Horgan scored two goals and had one assist for Millburn (17-3), which had a 4-2 lead at halftime. Millburn outshot Roxbury, 26-18, with Jack Gruchacz making nine saves for the ...

Bus Accident in Livingston Kills One Wednesday

May 17, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Livingston police are investigating a fatal bus accident in the township Wednesday afternoon.

The police department has confirmed a death in the accident, which occurred shortly before 1:30 p.m. near the intersection of Latham Court and South Orange Avenue.

As of 4:30 p.m., detectives were still on the scene investigating the crash. A full report has not yet been released ...

Police and Firemen Pull Man Who was Resisting from Burning Car

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - After a report of a parked car on fire, police, and firemen arrive and rescue a man who was slumped over the steering wheel and refused to exit the vehicle.

According to police, the fire took place on May 5, at 7:41 a.m. when they received several calls concerning a vehicle parked on the 100 Block of West Lincoln Avenue. While it was initially reported as a strange noise ...

Millburn Renders Aid in House Fire on Battle Hill Avenue

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - A family home at 92 Battle Hill Ave. was destroyed by a suspected electrical fire on Monday morning. The residents all made it out alive and would like assistance in finding their gray cat. The two other cats perished in the blaze.

The Millburn Fire Department responded to the three alarm blaze called in at approximately 9:15 a.m.

Short Hills Association Celebrates 107th Anniversary with Annual Dinner

May 21, 2018

SHORT HILLS, NJ – The Short Hills Association and honored guests gathered for their 107th annual meeting and dinner at the Carriage House on Thursday evening. Mayor Cheryl Burstein, Committeewoman Dianne Thall-Eglow, Superintendent of Millburn Schools Dr. Christine Burton were in attendance, as were Millburn Fire Chief Robert Echavarria and Dr. William Miron the principal of Millburn High ...

Saks Building Discussed at Special Springfield Planning Board Meeting

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The regularly held monthly Planning Board meeting included a special discussion on the Saks Fifth Avenue property along Millburn Avenue bordering Millburn.

A nearly two-decade long lawsuit has been dropped on this nine-acre property.   Experts believe this property has the potential to generate sizable revenue for Springfield and increase ...

A.J. Perri Helping Veterans in Need - Again

May 18, 2018

TINTON FALLS, NJ – A.J. Perri is back helping veterans in need – this time launching a search for veterans and their families through a partnership with ABC-TV.

As part of the A.J. Perri Cares Program, a lucky New Jersey veteran and their family will receive air conditioning/heating relief this summer.

"They fought for our country, and their families sacrificed," said ...

Millburn Junior Runs Non-Profit to Help Provide Access to Books; Millburn Library Lends Support

MILLBURN, NJ - Krupa Sourirajan, a junior at Millburn High School, started the non-profit Help A Kid Foundation four years ago and is still going strong advocating for the enhancement of the quality of kids' life in the low-income families through access to books. 

Inspired by her father's childhood experiences of struggling to afford new or used books where he lived due to ...

Millburn Police Department Takes Home the Opportunity Project Cook-Off Trophy

MILLBURN, NJ - Officer Lester Manuyag from the Millburn Police Department was declared the Best Chef at the Battle of the Badges Cook-off challenge to raise funds for Opportunity Project, a non-profit that assists individuals recovering from brain injury. It was a fun-filled and successful event with proceeds going directly towards Opportunity Project’s brain injury programs and ...

Food to Travel For - Two Jersey Shore Dining Hot Spots in National Limelight for Specialty Eats

May 15, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — Two Belmar specialty eateries have made the national food-hopping map. Coney Waffle Ice Cream and Sweet Shop on Ocean Avenue and Hoagitos in Belmar Plaza are featured this month on television shows touting what makes them stand out from the rest.

The over-the-top ice cream creations of Coney Waffle are in the spotlight in Viceland’s “The Ice Cream Show” in ...

Emack & Bolio's Westfield $1 per Scoop May 12

                             Emack & Bolio's Westfield Anniversary $1 Scoop Celebration

Emack & Bolio's Westfield at 258 E. Broad St., Westfield (next to Rialto Theatre) opened last May 12 and since opening has served well over 30,000 customers.  We're the only E&B shop in N.J. and are ...

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

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 ...

Hundreds of RWJBarnabas Health Employees Run in New Jersey Half Marathon

May 18, 2018

LONG BRANCH, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health leaders Stephen Zieniewicz, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston and Bill Arnold, president and CEO of Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch were joined by 200 RWJBarnabas Health employees as they ran in the New Jersey Half Marathon on at the Jersey Shore.

The 22nd annual Novo Nordisk ...

Saint Barnabas NJ’s Only Hospital to Achieve Straight 'A's for 13 Years

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), an RWJBarnabas Health facility located in Livingston, recently became the only hospital in New Jersey and one of only 49 nationwide to receive a 13th consecutive ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit Hospital Watchdog organization that initiated this program in 2012.

Leah Binder, president and chief ...

Young Fans At Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital Receive Surprise Visit From New York Jets First Round Draft Pick

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital had a special guest stop-by on day three of the NFL draft. Sam Darnold, the New York Jets first round draft pick, certainly didn't waste a moment in giving back to his new community.

Darnold arrived at the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center in Florham Park, NJ on Friday and on Saturday, he made his ...

Montclair HS Student Reported Sexual Assault in All-Gender Bathroom, Officials Say

May 17, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - According to published reports on Wednesday, Montclair Police officials are investigating allegations of sex assault reported to have occurred in a bathroom at Montclair High School.

Montclair police officials state that officers received a report about an incident at the high school of a sexual nature that occurred around 3:18 PM on Monday. The ...

Six Year Old Dies from Third Story Fall

NEWARK, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigation a fatal fall.

A six-year-old girl sustained fatal injuries when she fell from a third-floor ...

Shores of Africa Penguin Exhibit Opens at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

WEST ORANGE, NJ - African penguins have officially joined the giraffes, lions and hyenas in the African Adventure at the Turtle Back Zoo, bringing all of the zoo’s animals from the largest continent into the same area.

Local dignitaries joined Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. in opening the new Shores of Africa Penguin Exhibit on Friday afternoon.

"Our penguins ...

South Orange Village President Issues Statement About Traffic Stop of School Board Member

May 17, 2018

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - South Orange Village President Sheena Collum issued a statement on Thursday, addressing a video in which South Orange Maplewood School Board member Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad appeared to suggest that she would contact South Orange Village President Sheena Collum in regards to a traffic stop by police.

Lawson-Muhammad is heard on the video asking if the officer is from ...

Video Shows School Board Member In Altercation With Police at Traffic Stop in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - South Orange Maplewood School Board Member Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad got into an altercation with a South Orange police officer who stopped her for speeding last month, in which she used profanity, complained when she was issued a ticket and called South Orange Police Chief Kyle Kroll “a skinhead cop.”

Lawson-Muhammad also appeared to suggest that she would ...

Student found dead outside Rutgers dorm, 2nd in one week

NEW BRUNSWICK - For the second time in less than a week, a Rutgers University student has been found dead outside a dorm.

Kyle Gotchel, a sophomore business major, was found outside Hardenbergh Hall on Monday, university officials said in a statement today.

“I am saddened to share the news that our student, Kyle Gotchel, died yesterday,”  Chancellor Deb Dutta said in a ...

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Video: Scoutmaster Ken Fineran Street Dedication Ceremony

May 21, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn Township and Boy Scout Troop 17 of St. Rose of Lima honored the life and accomplishments of late Scoutmaster Kenneth W. Fineran on Sunday, May 20. Troop 17 Scouts, in conjunction with Millburn Township and St. Rose of Lima Church.

Vehicle Stolen from Residence; Millburn Police Department Investigating

May 10, 2018

On May 2, 2018 Millburn Police Officer Barbosa responded to Neiman Marcus on a theft report. Neiman Marcus personnel report a black male wearing a black jumpsuit with the word “Kappa” on the front, and a black male wearing a blue shirt with the word “Champion” on the front each took a backpack valued at $1195.00 each and left the store without making payment. The incident ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 15

On this week’s AtlantiCast, learn some important tips for controlling and avoiding diabetes from an Atlantic Health System expert, see how Atlantic Health is advancing cutting-edge research, hear what’s being done to keep health care environmentally friendly and much more!


Upcoming Millburn Township Committee Primary Election

May 12, 2018

Dear Fellow Millburn and Short Hills Residents,

Having given the selection of a candidate for the upcoming Millburn Township Committee primary election some serious thought, I have come to the conclusion that Corey Biller has the credentials to move the Township forward in a positive manner.

I know that Corey will bring a new and positive sensibility to the Committee, one that is ...

Upcoming Events


Wed, May 23, 7:30 PM

Millburn High School , Millburn

Millburn High School Spring Concert


Thu, May 24, 5:00 PM

The Hills Tavern, Millburn

Pre-Memorial Day Bash at Hills Tavern


Thu, May 24, 7:00 PM

Livingston Public Library, Livingston

Understanding Hearing Loss

Health & Wellness


Fri, May 25, 12:30 PM

Millburn High School, Millburn

Fleet Week at Millburn High School

Genius Gems Grand Opening in Millburn

May 22, 2018

Genius Gems LLC, a Unique STEM-based Learn & Play Space, Announces Grand Opening in Millburn, New Jersey on June 3rd  


What Can Your Child Build with over 24,000 Magnetic Tiles?


MILLBURN, NJ – Genius Gems, a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)-based learn and play space, is thrilled to announce the opening of ...

First Millburn Spring Festival Coming to Taylor Park

The Indian American Association of Millburn and Short Hills and The South Mountain Civic Association are organizing the 1st Millburn Spring Festival in Taylor park and Bauer Center on Sunday, June 10th, 2018 from 1-4 PM. The entire community is invited to a fun filled afternoon with many Millburn downtown restaurants setting up food stalls, Henna tattoo artist, Face painting and live Indian Music ...

Suicide Awareness and Intervention Training coming to Millburn Library May 23

Caring Contact, a crisis hotline that serves Northern and Central New Jersey, will host Suicide Awareness and Intervention Training at the Millburn Library on May 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m. There is no cost for this training but space is limited so registration is recommended.


To register, visit


Caring contact's ...

SURVIVING A STROKE: Quick Medical Response Gives Mom Her Life Back

Carotid artery dissection. It’s one of the most common causes of stroke in younger adults.

And while you might not associate the word “stroke” with younger patients, the condition – if not treated immediately – could lead to paralysis and even death.

Lindsey Singh can attest to the importance of immediacy. The 31-year-old mother of two from Flanders experienced ...