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Millburn High School Graduates 371 in the Class of 2018

June 21, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Under a brightening sky, 371 students of the Millburn High School Class of 2018 graduated today. “Change” was the theme of the day and was most visible in the blue gowns worn for the first time in MHS history by both male and female graduates. In the past, females donned white gowns while the males wore blue. As Class President Kyle Mazer stated “change has ...

Former SOMA School Staffer Facing Criminal Charges For Alleged Lewd Photos of Students

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - A former Jefferson Elementary School paraprofessional has been charged with criminal behavior believed to be related to lewd photos of students at the school that were found on his cell phone after he was arrested in Morris County on an unrelated sexual charge.

It also appears that South Orange Maplewood School District officials knew about the arrests as early as ...

VIDEO: Westfield Police Show Love for Fallen Detective’s Son at Middle School Graduation

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — When his dad, a Westfield police detective who died last month, couldn’t be at young Eric Lieberman’s eighth grade graduation from Roselle Park Middle School, 16 members of the Westfield Police Department instead walked across the stage to give him a hug Tuesday night.

“What a beautiful tribute to both my son and his father,” said his ...

Video: ‘Westfield 6’ Arrested at ‘Clean Dream Act’ Protest Hold Press Conference

June 21, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ —  Six people, including four clergy members, who were arrested at a sit-in to support “dreamers” Feb. 6  at Congressman Leonard Lance’s Westfield office continue to wait for their day in court. A trial that was expected to take place Tuesday was put off until a future date at the prosecutor’s request.

Rev. Ann Ralosky ...

Millburn Township Committee Meeting Reminder and Agenda

AGENDA
MILLBURN TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE JUNE 19, 2018 – REGULAR SESSION: 7:30 PM

Open Meeting Statement
Salute to the Flag
ROLL CALL: SDL ( ), JBL ( ), JLR ( ), DTE ( ), CHB ( )
Approval of Agenda
Proclamation: Greenwood Gardens
Personnel: Confirm promotion of and appointment of Police Officer(s) Resolutions 18-165 and 18-166
County Representative
Reports
Presentation: New ...

Students Lead ‘Die-In’ at Congressman Lance’s Westfield Office; One Arrested

WESTFIELD, NJ — Seventeen-year-old Summit High School student Ben Schachter was taken away in handcuffs Tuesday during a gun safety “die-in” protest led by local high school students at Congressman Leonard Lance's Westfield office. Lance was not present at the office at the time.

“We are organizing this ‘die-in’ at Congressman Lance’s ...

Reflections on Success of Millburn Spring Festival with Dr. Jyoti Sharma

June 22, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - The community was treated to a new and unique event on Sunday, June 10 as the first Millburn Spring Festival was held at Taylor Park. TAPinto Millburn and Short Hills spoke with one of the organizers, Dr. Jyoti B. Sharma of the Indian American Association. 

How did the IAA come up with the idea for the event?

The seeds for the Millburn Spring Festival ...

Summer Concert Series Returns to Millburn

MILLBURN, NJ - The kick off of our Free Summer Concert Series in Taylor Park will be this Sunday, June 24th, beginning at 7 pm, featuring "Street Hassle" playing your favorite Classic Rock & Roll tunes. 

Weather is going to be gorgeous for a concert, so bring your blanket or favorite lawn chair and get ready to get up and dance and enjoy the music!!!!

Don't want ...

Runners Come Out for Investor's Bank President's Cup Race

MILLBURN, NJ - Collin Frost was the Overall First Place Finisher in the 39thAnnual Investors President’s Cup Race, and Laura Cummings was the First woman to cross the finish line on Monday evening. Frost finished in 15 minutes and 23.85 seconds, and Laura in 18 minutes and 33.01 seconds.

Monday’s temperature and humidity soared, leading to a lower number of runners at the starting ...

Baseball: Millburn 12U Beats Summit, 7-2, in District 12

June 23, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ - The Millburn 12U baseball team completed a sweep of the pool play portion of the District 12 Tournament with a 7-2 victory over Summit Saturday morning.

Tyler Neary's two-run single up the middle in the bottom of the fourth inning capped the scoring and gave the Millers a 7-1 lead. Winning pitcher David Mischel turned in a strong effort for Millburn.

Defensively, the ...

Baseball: Millburn 12U Team Beats Scotch Plains, 10-0, in District Tournament

WESTFIELD, NJ - The Millburn 12U baseball team defeated Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 10-0, in the first round of the Cal Ripken District 12 Tournament last weekend.

Jack Meyerowitz of Millburn pitched a one-hitter while Millburn collected 11 base hits. Millburn scored two runs in the first inning and then four more in the second.

Isaiah Shoyombo drove in two runs with a single and a double, Matt ...

Runners Come Out for Investor's Bank President's Cup Race

MILLBURN, NJ - Collin Frost was the Overall First Place Finisher in the 39thAnnual Investors President’s Cup Race, and Laura Cummings was the First woman to cross the finish line on Monday evening. Frost finished in 15 minutes and 23.85 seconds, and Laura in 18 minutes and 33.01 seconds.

Monday’s temperature and humidity soared, leading to a lower number of runners at the starting ...

VIDEO: Westfield Police Show Love for Fallen Detective’s Son at Middle School Graduation

June 20, 2018

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — When his dad, a Westfield police detective who died last month, couldn’t be at young Eric Lieberman’s eighth grade graduation from Roselle Park Middle School, 16 members of the Westfield Police Department instead walked across the stage to give him a hug Tuesday night.

“What a beautiful tribute to both my son and his father,” said his ...

$50K Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in Montclair

June 22, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – Three $50,000 lottery tickets were sold in New Jersey, according to NJ Lottery Acting Executive Director John M. White. One ticket was sold in Montclair.

Lottery officials also announced that an Oregon Lottery ticketholder won the $150.4 million Powerball jackpot from the Wednesday, June 20 drawing.

The winning ...

Saint Barnabas and Margie Heller Named Business and Civic Leader of the Year

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Honored for their contributions to the community over the past year, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) and Margie Heller, administrative director of community health and outreach at SBMC, were recognized as the 2018 Business of the Year and Civic Leader of the Year at the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) Awards Dinner held on Thursday at the Westminster ...

Old Saks Fifth Avenue Property Key Topic at Springfield Township Committee Workshop Meeting

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Monday evening at town hall, the Springfield Township Committee met for a workshop session agenda meeting. The purpose of the meeting was for discussion around the topics that would be appearing on the agenda for the township council meeting on Tuesday, June 12. One of the major topics discussed at the meeting was a plan that the committee hopes will begin to resolve the ...

VIDEO: Westfield Police Show Love for Fallen Detective’s Son at Middle School Graduation

June 20, 2018

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — When his dad, a Westfield police detective who died last month, couldn’t be at young Eric Lieberman’s eighth grade graduation from Roselle Park Middle School, 16 members of the Westfield Police Department instead walked across the stage to give him a hug Tuesday night.

“What a beautiful tribute to both my son and his father,” said his ...

Millburn Girl Up Club Join Community to Host a Successful Fundraiser

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn High School (MHS) Girl Up Club is making a difference as they raised awareness, and $1500, with their most recent event, hosting a walk for the Global 5K Walk. Millburn High School students came together hosting the event on June 10 at the South Mountain Recreation Complex Waterfront. Over 40 member of the community came out to the walk and ...

Saint Barnabas and Margie Heller Named Business and Civic Leader of the Year

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Honored for their contributions to the community over the past year, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) and Margie Heller, administrative director of community health and outreach at SBMC, were recognized as the 2018 Business of the Year and Civic Leader of the Year at the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) Awards Dinner held on Thursday at the Westminster ...

Rocky Marchiano, Jr. Hosts Rocky Marciano Wine Tasting at Short Hills Par 440

June 3, 2018

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Rocky Marciano, Jr., the son of late boxing legend Rocky Marciano introduced his father's namesake wine at the PAR440 Restaurant and Lounge Thursday evening.  With vintage footage of Marciano's fights playing on the big screens, attendees enjoyed passed hors-d'oeuvres while sipping the premiering red vintage.

The wine was created in partnership with Cantina ...

Pub Night Kickoff for the 2018 Bob Miller Oyster Fest is June 20 at St. James's Gate

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Bob Miller Oyster Fest will be here in September, but Wednesday, June 20, is the night to get going and start the ball rolling for this year's event.

The kick-off event at St. James's Gate in Maplewood will feature guest and celebrity bartenders, swag for the Oyster Fest and the annual raffle. This year, as in the past, the main raffle is a trip for two ...

Watch the World Cup Games at St. James's Gate in Maplewood

The World Cup Games start on June 14, and St. James's Gate will be opening early for many of the games.

The games are scheduled to broadcast around 7 a.m. or 8 a.m., and St. James's will be open and offering morning specials and a full Irish breakfast.

All of the details about the exact schedule and menu will be announced ahead of the first game. Plan to have a fun ...

Millburn's President's Cup 5K Night Race is Monday, June 18

June 15, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ  - The Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce will host the 39th Annual Investors Bank President’s Cup Night Race on Monday, June 18, at 8 p.m.  Applications are available at Sneaker Factory at 308 Millburn Ave. or on-line at https://runsignup.com/Race/NJ/Millburn/InvestorsBankPresidentsCupNightRace.  Runners may also register in-person at the ...

Saint Barnabas and Margie Heller Named Business and Civic Leader of the Year

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Honored for their contributions to the community over the past year, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) and Margie Heller, administrative director of community health and outreach at SBMC, were recognized as the 2018 Business of the Year and Civic Leader of the Year at the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) Awards Dinner held on Thursday at the Westminster ...

Overlook President Lieber Joins Imagine Leadership Council

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Alan Lieber, President of Overlook Medical Center, has joined the Leadership Council of Imagine, a Center for Coping with Loss, the Mountainside-based nonprofit that offers free, year-round peer grief support for children, young adults and parents / guardians who have had a parent, sibling or child die, as well as support groups for caregivers of an adult or ...

Essex County Dedicates $100 million Schools of Technology campus in Newark

June 5, 2018

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Essex County Schools of Technology opened its newest campus Monday on the grounds of the former United Hospital Center in Newark's West Ward.

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo was joined by a host of local, state and federal officials to dedicate the Essex County Donald M. Payne, Sr. School of Technology, a $100 million, three-story, 320,000-square-foot ...

Comedian Artie Lange Sentenced for Possession of Heroin

Comedian Artie Lange Sentenced to Probation for Possession of Heroin

NEWARK, NJ  – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced that comedian Artie Lange, 50, of Hoboken was sentenced to probation by the Honorable Nancy Sivilli, Judge of the Superior Court, after pleading guilty to possession of heroin.

Back in December 2017, Lange pled guilty to possession of ...

Essex County Recognizes National Gun Violence Awareness Day on June 2

NEWARK, NJ – During a special presentation on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders proclaimed June 2, 2018, as “National Gun Violence Awareness Day” in Essex County.  The presentation took place at the Hall of Records in Newark, New Jersey.

District 4 Freeholder Leonard Luciano along with At-Large Freeholder President Brendan W. Gill ...

N.Y. Firefighter Found Asleep in Garage of Lake Como Home Accused of Pooping on Backyard Chair

June 19, 2018

LAKE COMO, NJ — An 18th Avenue resident woke up early on Sunday, June 10 to quite a mess, and it wasn’t the empty bottles, cans and other debris that litter the front lawns of Lake Como homes on a typical weekend during the summer.

The homeowner not only found an unknown man sleeping inside his garage at about 6 a.m., but someone had vomited on his outdoor patio and defecated on a ...

Prosecutor's Office Still Reviewing Footage from Incident at Bridgewater Commons Mall, Cannot Confirm Shots Fired

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - As of 11:30 a.m. Friday, the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office was still reviewing surveillance footage regarding the fight that broke out at the Bridgewater Commons Mall Thursday evening.

According to Det. Jeanne Trillhaase, with the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office, they cannot confirm that shots were fired in the mall, as they are still investigating ...

Chatham Middle School Student 'Struck' by Backhoe Walking to CMS; Precautionary Hospital Evaluation, Summons Issued

CHATHAM, NJ - A 14-year-old Chatham student was struck by a backhoe while walking on the sidewalk toward the Chatham Middle School on the morning of Tuesday, June 12, according to a report issued by the Chatham Borough Police Department.

The student was taken to Morristown Medical Center for a precautionary evaluation.

Chatham police responded to the call that came in at 7:36 a.m., ...

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Millburn/Short Hills

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.

Millburn Student's Bike Stolen, Millburn Police Investigating

June 12, 2018

On June 5, 2018 Millburn Police Officer Tavares responded to the Louis Vuitton store at The Mall at Short Hills on a theft report. Louis Vuitton personnel report a black male with dread locks wearing a black t-shirt, red shorts, black leggings, and white/red sneakers took two pairs of sunglasses valued at $870.00 and left the store without making payment. The incident is under investigation by ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast Episode 17

On this week’s AtlantiCast, it’s National Men’s Health Month, so check out important health tips for you or the men in your life, learn about groundbreaking research into breast cancer treatment that could mean an end to chemotherapy for some patients, meet a local sports hero who’s living his baseball dreams thanks to Goryeb Children’s Hospital and much ...

Get Empowered to Help Prevent Suicide

June 12, 2018

Over the past week social media and the news have been filled with stories and articles encouraging people to seek help if they’re in emotional distress. There have been countless articles about the need to break the silence around the topic of mental health and suicide, and I am encouraged by the support people are extending to others.

Often, the death by suicide by prominent ...

Upcoming Events

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Sun, June 24, 11:00 AM

Totowa

MakerFest 2018

Wed, June 27, 6:00 PM

Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Summit

Inkubate

Arts & Entertainment Home & Garden

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Thu, June 28, 6:30 PM

The Book House, Millburn

Book to Plate

Food & Drink

Meet Your Local Prosthodontist

June 22, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Dr. Efterpi (Effie) Zantopoulos Deegan of Deegan Dental received her Certificate of Prosthodontics from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), after attending dental school there as well.  She is an alumnus of Rutgers- Newark College of Arts and Sciences and West Orange High School. Dr. Deegan is half-time faculty at Rutgers School ...

NCJW/Essex Hosts The Five Stages of Career Transition with Motivational Speaker Frederica Peterson

LIVINGSTON, NJ -- On Tuesday, June 12, 2018, Frederica Peterson, Motivational Speaker and Career Coach, MA, CPC, ELI-MP, engaged nearly 50 women at the Linda and Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women about moving forward in one’s career and in life. Peterson examined how many women feel stuck and trapped in negative thoughts, but how with the right mindset it’s possible to ...

Millburn-Short Hills Democratic Committee Looking to Fill District Leader Spots

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - The Millburn-Short Hills Democratic Committee is stronger than ever and proudly represents itself along with Essex County Executive Joseph Di Vincenzo and newly re-elected Essex County Democratic Chairman LeRoy Jones at the Essex County Democratic Reorganization meeting.

The local committee currently has a record 29 of 32 District Leader spots filled. We have a female ...

Cool Ways to Save Money This Summer

As the summer temperatures rise, home cooling costs rise as well. But there are ways to help save money without sweating the heat:

To increase your cooling system’s efficiency by as much as 20%, get it checked out for summer.  A technician will clean the condenser, make sure you have the optimal amount of refrigerant, and ensure the airflow over the coil is ...