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Marines Land at Millburn High School

May 25, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ – After getting rained out last year, United States Marines successfully landed four military aircraft on the Millburn High School football field on Friday under sunny skies. At 10:00 am an MV-22 Osprey, a CH53 Super Stallion Helicopter, a UH-1 Huey Helicopter and an AH-1 Super Cobra Helicopter touched down to create static displays for the students to explore and interact with ...

Oyin Owolabi Fills Vacancy at the Millburn Board of Education

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Board of Education has selected Oyin Owolabi to fill the seat vacated by Michael King’s resignation due to relocation.  Owolabi will be sworn in at the Board of Education meeting on June 4.  She will serve as a member of the Board of Education from June 4 through December 31, 2018. 

The position will be placed on the ballot at the ...

Parents and Students Come Out to Board of Education Meeting to Push for Teacher Contract Resolution

MILLBURN, NJ -- Millburn school district parents and student representatives urged the Board of Education on Monday to quickly settle ongoing contract negotiations with the Millburn Education Association.

The prolonged deadlock between the board and the teachers’ union has lasted nearly a year has been bad for teacher morale and was beginning to take a toll on students, particularly at ...

NJ American Water to Replace Pipe on Portion of Old Short Hills Road

May 25, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - On June 4, NJ American Water will begin a 5-6 week project to replace an 8 inch pipe on the Essex County portion of Old Short Hills Rd. The water utility is conducting this work in advance of Essex County’s repaving of Old Short Hills Rd. in July between the intersections of South Orange Ave. and Great Hills Rd.

Phase 1 will take place between the intersections of ...

Millburn Township Committee Live Streams, Hears Multiple Presentations

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 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5TJIa0hpJ2XizM9GlOfHpQ

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

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!

Senior Slugfest: Millburn Baseball Batters Columbia, 17-10

May 26, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - The day to honor the upperclassmen in the Millburn baseball program turned into a definitive showcase for some of the 12th-graders who don't always dominate the headlines.

It was a bold, blue-letter game for senior outfielders Nick Santagata, Eric Von Bevern and Matt Knowles and for senior relief pitcher Ryan Wenslau as the Millers outscored Columbia, 17-10, on Senior Day ...

Baseball: Millburn Advances With Dramatic State Win Over Watchung Hills

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn scored a run in the bottom of the eighth inning to defeat Watchung Hills, 4-3, and advance in the quarterfinal round of the Section 2, Group 4 state baseball tournament on Thursday.

Peter Gula lined an RBI single to right field to bring home Ben Chrzanowski with the winning run in the bottom of the eighth. Millburn (16-8) trailed, 3-1, after five innings.

Kyle Mazer ...

Softball: Millburn Advances, Beating Columbia, 3-1, in States

MILLBURN, NJ - Katy Shepard hit a two-run home run and Millburn's softball team defeated Columbia, 3-1, in the quarterfinal round of the Section 2, Group 4 state tournament on Wednesday.

Shepard's clout in the fourth inning gave the Millers (18-8) a 3-0 lead. Winning pitcher Kaitlyn Miller went 2-for-3 with an RBI in the third inning.

Miller allowed six hits, struck out six and ...

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.

RWJBarnabas Marketing and Communications Leader Named Association of American Medical Colleges Group Chair

May 22, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael Knecht, FACHE, Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Communications, RWJBarnabas Health, was recently appointed chair of the Group on Institutional Advancement (GIA) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the only national professional development group devoted exclusively to the role of institutional advancement in academic ...

Short Hills Association Celebrates 107th Anniversary with Annual Dinner

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 ...

DAWN of a New Day: New Treatment Insights Shared at Atlantic Health's 18th Annual 'Stroke Symposium'

May 25, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Time is of the essence when it comes to identifying and treating symptoms of stroke and it’s widely accepted that the sooner treatment is provided the better the outcome will be, however new research suggests that all hope isn’t lost for certain types of stroke victims whose symptoms aren’t treated until later in time after last being seen as ...

State Health Department Outline Efforts to Curb Spike in NJ Lyme Disease Cases

PARSIPPANY, NJ - With Lyme Disease cases rising at alarming rates across New Jersey, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez and State Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal visited Mountain Way Park in Parsippany today to discuss efforts to stem the tide, and to raise awareness.  New N.J. Department of Health (DOH) data show the highest number of reported Lyme diseases cases in the state in nearly ...

RWJBarnabas Marketing and Communications Leader Named Association of American Medical Colleges Group Chair

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael Knecht, FACHE, Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Communications, RWJBarnabas Health, was recently appointed chair of the Group on Institutional Advancement (GIA) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the only national professional development group devoted exclusively to the role of institutional advancement in academic ...

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

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

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Wed, May 30, 6:15 PM

Millburn High School (Back grass fields), Millburn

Millburn Color Run

Arts & Entertainment Education Giving Back Other

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Thu, May 31, 9:00 AM

Galloping Hills Golf Course, Kennilworth

Millburn Fire Department Golf Classic

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Thu, May 31, 7:00 PM

Par 440 Restaurant & Lounge, Millburn

Rocky Marciano, Jr. Unveils Rocky Marciano Wine ...

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Beyond Speed Bumps! Alternatives for Traffic Calming: Free Conference June 9 at Seton Hall University

May 25, 2018

South Orange Neighborhoods Association (SONA) in conjunction with South Orange Seniors and North Jersey Neighborhoods Connected (NJNC) will be sponsoring "BEYOND SPEED BUMPS - Alternatives for Traffic Calming," a free conference at Seton Hall University on June 9 from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Not every town can afford to put in a speed bump! And they can't do it on ...

Grand Opening of Lightbridge Academy in Millburn

Mark your calendars and come join us at our Grand Opening on Saturday, June 9th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM!! Get ready for games, crafts, music, and so much more!

Book House to Welcome Children's Author Billy Baldwin

MILLBURN, NJ -Local Author, Millburn resident and bookstore owner Nadege Nicoll, welcomes children’s book author, Billy Baldwin, of Sag Harbor, to share his wonderful picture book “Wipeout The Wave” at her new book store, The Book House at 281 Essex Street in Millburn, NJ. 

Local children ages 4 to 9, are invited with their parents to come to the store on Saturday, June ...