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Millburn Senior Earns Scholarship and Achievement Award Trifecta

April 25, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Anshul Nayar, a senior at Millburn High School, was honored for his volunteer work, academic success, leadership and extra-curricular involvement by three different organizations. Reflecting on the awards, Nayar said "These awards mean a lot to me. It's an honor to have my work recognized and I hope it encourages others to go for whatever their goals may be."

The ...

Millburn Film Fest: Unexpected Gap Year

MILLBURN, NJ - In the competitive and stressful first semester of Senior year when college applications are sent out and decisions are anticipated, an underlying fear is shared between each applicant: “What if I don’t get into college?”.

Millburn High School Seniors Miriam Harrow and Ariel Riseman assembled to co-create a film commenting on the issue.

“It’s ...

Millburn Film Fest: MHS Student Brings the Philippines to Millburn

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn High School’s Eliza Tagle is stretching the boundaries of Millburn/Short Hills all the way to the Philippines. One of only nine entries selected, Tagle’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, Philippines.

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: Unexpected Gap Year

April 24, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - In the competitive and stressful first semester of Senior year when college applications are sent out and decisions are anticipated, an underlying fear is shared between each applicant: “What if I don’t get into college?”.

Millburn High School Seniors Miriam Harrow and Ariel Riseman assembled to co-create a film commenting on the issue.

“It’s ...

Millburn Film Fest: MHS Student Brings the Philippines to Millburn

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn High School’s Eliza Tagle is stretching the boundaries of Millburn/Short Hills all the way to the Philippines. One of only nine entries selected, Tagle’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, Philippines.

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 ...

Girls Lacrosse: Millburn Swarms Boonton, 16-4

April 25, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn erupted for 14 goals in the first half on its way to a 16-4 girls lacrosse victory over Boonton on Wednesday.

Jordyn Lipkin scored three goals and delivered three assists, and Ally Lipkin finished with three goals and one assist for the Millers (12-1), which led, 14-2, at halftime.

Carly Bernstein finished with two goals and three assists, and Izzy Orlan also scored ...

Baseball: Greater Newark Tournament Seeds Revealed; Seton Hall Prep Gets No. 1, Millburn No. 2

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Defending champion Seton Hall Prep has been awarded the top seed for high school baseball's upcoming Greater Newark Tournament, which begins with preliminary round games next week.

Millburn drew the second seed, Livingston No. 3 and Nutley No. 4. Seeds for other teams in the TAPinto.net area include No. 6 West Essex, No. 10 West Orange and No. 12 Caldwell.

Millburn ...

Softball: Millburn Blanks Belleville, 5-0

MILLBURN, NJ - Kaitlyn Miller pitched a five-hitter to lead Millburn to a 5-0 softball victory over Belleville on Monday.

Miller struck out 12 batters and walked one. The game was scoreless until the bottom of the sixth inning, when Millburn (9-2) scored all five of its runs.

Rachel Horwitz had two doubles and an RBI, Katy Shepard went 2-for-3, Helen Casey hit an RBI double and Paige Nemet ...

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 ...

Essex County Executive Announces Improvements to County Parks System

April 25, 2018

ORANGE, NJ -  Using the tennis courts in Essex County Irvington Park as the backdrop, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that the tennis courts in Irvington Park and Weequahic Park, and the basketball courts in Ivy Hill Park and Monte Irvin Orange Park will receive facelifts with new asphalt playing surfaces, equipment and fencing on Wednesday, April 11. The project ...

Man Charged With Kidnapping and Assaulting Essex County Victim

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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Thu, April 26, 11:00 AM

Bow Tie Cinema , Millburn

Encore Presentation of the 2018 Millburn Film Fest

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Thu, April 26, 6:30 PM

Millburn High School Gym, Millburn

Millburn Art Celebration Thrusday: “Millburn ...

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Fri, April 27, 6:00 PM

Millburn Township Fire HQ, Millburn

Millburn Firefighters Host Cook-off for Brain ...

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Fri, April 27, 7:00 PM

Millburn Middle School, Millburn

MMS: Shrek The Musical

Vote for Millburn's Own Powdered Elephants "Monster" Today

April 25, 2018

Vote for Millburn's Own Powdered Elephants "Monster" Today

GO NOW AND VOTE ONLINE! http://shoutdowndrugs.com/contestants/profile/303/

This is the last day to help Millburn students by voting for the drug-prevention song written by three of our high school juniors, Kyle Farscht, Danielle Benna, & Jessica Yeager. You can vote as often as you like. Voting ends April ...

Millburn Recreation Pool, Golf & Tennis Memberships

The Millburn Recreation Department is accepting Online and mail in registration for Pool, Golf & Tennis memberships.  Registrations are restricted to Township residents except for a limited number of employed in town and non-resident memberships for the Par 3 Golf Course.  Those who register for the pool by May 1st are provided six free pool guest passes per family or 3 free pool ...

Millburn Firefighters Host Cook-off to Benefit Opportunity Project

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 ...