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Millburn Education Foundation Teacher Tributes Are Back

December 6, 2022

The Millburn Education Foundation (MEF) announced that it is offering Teacher Tributes again, just in time for the holidays. Students and parents can celebrate teachers, administrators, coaches and counselors and recognize their efforts with teacher tributes. Tributes are available until December 11 at midnight.

To recognize an educator, coach, counselor or administrator and ...

Millburn High School’s Miller Innovation Team Student Volunteers Repair & Support District's Chromebooks

Lisa Nydick, the Millburn High School (MHS) Technology Facilitator, is the head of the Millburn Innovation Team (MIT) and leads 13 student volunteers in grades 10, 11 and 12 who support almost 1,400 chromebooks at MHS. Nydick shared that five new volunteers are needed because five graduated last June.

According to Nydick, “The team gives students real-world learning opportunities through ...

Wyoming School's Genius Hour Allows Students & Teachers to Explore Their Passions

MILLBURN, NJ -- Milburn’s School District Goal 2 is “Teaching, Learning and Assessment to promote a collaborative environment for teaching, learning and assessment that inspires creativity, innovation and differentiation to support all learners.”

During the November 21 Board of Education meeting, Principal Kristin Mueller and Instructional Supervisor, Mike Mongon, reported ...

Township Committee Discusses Renovating Taylor Park

December 7, 2022

Township Committee members spoke about possibly scaling down the proposed Taylor Park renovation plans that were created by Colliers Engineering & Design in order to update the interior without spending an exorbitant amount of money. The township received a quote for over $1.5 million.

Deputy Mayor Dianne Thall Eglow shared, “I just feel like our town is stagnating, but all the ...

351 Historic Buildings May Be Considered for Historic Preservation List

In the December 7 Planning Board meeting, members will be discussing the possibility of adding 351 buildings to the Historic Preservation list. 

Click HERE for the agenda, and click HERE to join the 7:30 p.m. Zoom meeting.

 

Millburn Athletes Race in the Inaugural Bermuda XC Challenge

December 5, 2022

BERMUDA -- On December 3, 2022, Millburn High XC athletes Jack Meyerowitz (Sr), Simon Glass (Jr), Ben Lawentman (So.) and Michael Sanchez (So) traveled to Bermuda to compete in the inaugural Bermuda XC Challenge, competing unattached in the 5K race at the beautiful Botanical Gardens in Padget Parish. 

The trip got off to a great start when the boys were surprised to be personally greeted ...

 Registration Open for Millburn--Short Hills Youth Baseball 2023 Spring League!

Register for the MSHYB 2023 Spring League

"Early Bird" Special - Ends Dec 11

Registration is now open. All interested boys and girls born on or after 5/1/2010, who are in 1st grade or above currently, are encouraged to sign up.

Once again this year we are offering an "early bird" registration special which gives a $50 discount per player on registration fees. These ...

Millburn 8th Grade Travel Basketball Team Wins First Big Championship

MILLBURN, NJ -- Millburn’s 8th grade Travel Basketball Team won its first big competition this weekend at a Springfield Championship by beating Maplewood, Colonia, Westfield and Clark.

Coach Dominic Dasti shared, “We played a great competition all weekend. The teams we faced were all well-coached and played really hard. Most of them have been together for some time now.” He ...

Check Out Millburn’s Holiday Events Schedule Full of New & Old Festive Activities

November 30, 2022

MILLBURN, NJ -- Millburn has many fun and festive activities planned for the holidays. Mark your calenders so you don’t miss anything!

Exciting new additions to the holiday celebrations include igloos, fire pits and Gingerbread Lane open nightly till 10 p.m. through January 15 at Millburn Art Alley, 321 Millburn Ave.

The Winter Walk is all set up, gorgeous and open ...

Millburn Winter Walk Receives Rave Reviews Around NJ and Even in NY

Millburn and Short Hills residents know that Millburn’s Winter Walk is a gorgeous display, and residents from nearby towns flock to see it. Publications and websites around New Jersey and even in New York have recommended the stunning lights to their readers and followers.

Radio station WOBM in Ocean County, NJ called it “like being in a Christmas ...

Free Holiday Parking in All Millburn Municipal Spots and Lots November 24 to January 1

Free Holiday Parking in all Millburn municipal spots and lots begins in one week on Thursday, November 24 and lasts through Sunday, January 1.

Please note time limits apply and will be enforced.

Short Hills Ranks 4th Most Expensive Zip Code in NJ

December 2, 2022

PropertyShark released its 10 most expensive New Jersey zip codes for 2022, and Short Hills took fourth place.

The only towns ranking higher than 07078 were Deal at number one, Alpine snagged two and Avalon made three. Short Hills had been on the list three consecutive years between 2016 and 2019 but was absent for a couple of years because other NJ zip codes had faster price ...

PROMINENT PROPERTIES SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY'S Millburn/Short Hills Real Estate Report - October 2022

OCTOBER REAL ESTATE REPORT

Millburn/Short Hills Real Estate Report - October 2022

Prominent Properties Sotheby's International Realty's regional Short Hills office provides an inside look at the Millburn and Short Hills real estate markets, utilizing Garden State Multiple Listing Service statistics illustrating the numbers and trends that tell the story.

This ...

Sound of Music

December 3, 2022

The Sound of Music
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse
Suggested by The Trapp Family Singers 
by Maria Augusta Trapp
Music Directed by Meg Zervoulis
Choreographed by Kenny Ingram
Directed by Mark S. Hoebee

Opening Sunday night, December 5 at Paper Mill ...

Six Millburn/Short Hills Students Appearing in 'A Chorus Line' on December 9 & 10

Six Millburn/Short Hills students will appear in a musical production of "A Chorus Line" on December 9 and 10 at The Burgdorff Cultural Center in Maplewood. The production is by Front & Center Performing Arts Center and directed and re-staged by Renee Celeste-Lira with musical direction by Michael Hicks.

The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical featuring songs like ...

Audition Registration Open for Paper Mill Playhouse’s Competitive Summer Musical Theater Conservatory

 

 

 

MILLBURN, NJ -- Paper Mill Playhouse, (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Michael Stotts-Executive Director) recipient of the Tony Award for Regional Theatre, will hold auditions for students to be a part of the theater’s prestigious Summer Musical Theater Conservatory and Musical Theater Technique Intensive for 2023 on Saturday, January ...

2 Assailants Throw Woman to the Ground & Rob Her in Taylor Park

December 8, 2022

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn Police responded to a report of a robbery in progress on December 7, 2022, at 7:40 p.m. The 46-year-old female victim reported that she was walking in Taylor Park when two males approached her from the rear, tackled her to the cement sidewalk and caused serious facial injuries. The actors stole her purse and cell phone and ran ...

Road Closure Alert Week of 12/5 to 12/9

Weekly Road Closure Notice

Road Closure Alert Week of 12/5 to 12/9:

Lackawanna Place closed to one lane from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.; full road closure 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (With potential to end later)

Whittingham Terrace: See Construction notice

Short Hills Ave. closed for paving between Overlook Terrace and Millburn Ave. starting at 9 a.m.

Millburn Ave. around Glenwood Dr. to the ...

Millburn Township Police Department Purchases Two Hybrid-Electric Vehicles

MILLBURN, NJ — The Millburn Township Police Department recently purchased two new hybrid-electric Ford Escape Police Parking Enforcement patrol vehicles. 

When the vehicles are fully charged, they can be driven 37 miles and get up to 40 miles to the gallon when the gas engine is active. The hybrid power trains will lower fuel costs for the police ...

Staying Healthy During the Holidays – Tips from RWJBarnabas Health Experts

December 7, 2022

NEW JERSEY – With the holidays quickly approaching, residents throughout the state are gearing up for travel, the return of indoor gatherings, and long-overdue celebrations that may have been put on hold for two years due to the pandemic.

The timing of the holidays, however, combined with the current uptick in both the flu and RSV cases along with emerging variants of COVID-19, ...

Millburn Winter Market-Shop Local This Weekend, Dec. 3 & 4, From Noon to 5

Shop for unique holiday gifts, food and services from local artisans, crafters and vendors. Shop for clothing, jewelry and accessories, chocolate gifts, artisanal candles children’s books, unique holiday crafts and monogrammed goods, food gifts, skin care and much more.

Shop small - Support Local Saturday and Sunday 12:00 - 5:00

Livingston Accountant Explains ANCHOR Property Tax Benefits and Federal Taxation

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael Karu, CPA/CFF, senior member of the award-winning Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC certified public accounting firm in Livingston, is providing clarity on ANCHOR property tax payouts and federal taxation. 

Although people are aware that the new ANCHOR property tax payouts are not taxed by the State of New Jersey, many are also interested in knowing ...

Millburn PTOC Collects 7,500 Thanksgiving Food Items for Food Insecure Households

November 29, 2022

MILLBURN, NJ -- According to Millburn School District Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton, “Millburn’s PTOC (Parent Teacher Organization Council) Outreach Committee collected 7,500 items of food, and like last year, they collected both Thanksgiving items and pantry items to support food pantries beyond the holidays.




She reported that the PTOC packed 100 ...

Birth Haven's 'Journey of Hope' Holiday Fundraiser to Help Full to Capacity Shelter for Expecting Moms

NEWTON, NJ - As COVID subsides, Birth Haven, a shelter for Homeless Pregnant Women and their Babies is at full capacity with 9 residents and 4 babies, with more on a waiting list. 

With some COVID protocols still in place, Birth Haven is facing additional costs as these expecting moms fulfill work and educational requirements as well as attend prenatal appointments.  

Some of ...

Millburn High School Hall of Fame Member & Social Justice Champion Pablo Eisenberg Passes Away

Pablo Eisenberg, a 2016 Millburn High School (MHS) Athletic Hall of Fame inductee, was a star high school tennis and basketball player who competed in Wimbledon five times, became a senior fellow at Georgetown University’s Public Policy Institute and was renowned for his philanthropy activism.

Eisenberg was an MHS 1950 alumni who ranked No. 9 in doubles in the United States in 1954 and ...

Hospitals in Critical Need of Blood Donations Amid Nationwide Type O Blood and Platelet Shortage

December 7, 2022

WEST ORANGE, NJ, --  RWJBarnabas Health is urgently appealing for blood and platelet donations, especially Type O blood, in response to a severe blood and platelet shortage among hospitals throughout the state heading into the winter holidays and season. Due to an acute nationwide shortage and critically low reserve of Type O Blood, the universal blood type, U.S. blood suppliers are ...

Alpha Fit Club Opens Second Franchise in Short Hills

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Alpha Fit Club Short Hills officially opened its doors at 700 Morris Turnpike and celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday. This is the second franchise opening for the boutique group fitness brand, with an estimated 25 locations slated to open in 2023.

Lead by owners Christina Regan and Tom Langton, Alpha Fit Club Short Hills ...

All Atlantic Health System Maternity Centers Recognized Once Again as High Performing by U.S. News & World Report for the Best Hospitals for Maternity

For their work in delivering extraordinary care for moms, Atlantic Health System’s Morristown, Overlook, Chilton and Newton Medical Centers have been recognized once again as High Performing in Maternity Care (Uncomplicated Pregnancy) by U.S. News & World Report. This is the highest award a hospital can earn for U.S. News’ Best Hospitals for Maternity Care.

These four ...

Reverend Larry Evans Appointed Pastor of St. Rose of Lima Church in Short Hills

November 19, 2022

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Reverend Larry Evans has been at the helm of St. Rose of Lima Church in Short Hills since July 1, 2022. He was appointed to the post when, then pastor, Monsignor Robert Harahan announced his retirement. Prior to coming to St. Rose, Father Harahan was the Headmaster at Seton Hall Preparatory School in West Orange.

On Sunday, November 27, Reverend Evans will be installed by ...

New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Begins Following Court's Ruling

December 6, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's black bear hunt began Tuesday afternoon, following a ruling by the Appellate Division of the state Superior Court.

After lasting for three hours on Tuesday, the hunt will be open from 12 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday December 7 through Saturday, December 10.

The hunt was reinstated last month and was then stopped last week following a court ...

New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Halted Following Judge's Ruling

TRENTON, NJ — Just days before it was set to begin, a judge has stopped New Jersey's black bear hunt.

Three animal rights groups, including the Animal Protection League of New Jersey, claimed a loophole was used to reinstate the hunt and went to court.

State Appellate Division Judge Lisa Rose announced the decision Wednesday. In her ruling, bear hunt opponents have until Friday ...

New State Law Requires Schools to Submit Digital Maps to Law Enforcement

TRENTON, NJ — Starting in the 2023-24 school year, all schools in New Jersey will have to submit digital maps of their campuses to law enforcement.

Gov. Phil Murphy signed S-2426 into law Wednesday. It requires the information to be submitted next year and updated regularly with copies given to designated law enforcement.

"We have seen, time and time again, public mass shootings ...

New Jersey Ballet Performs to Full House at the Mayo Performing Arts Center

The New Jersey Ballet is now in residence at the Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC). On November 19, a three-act modern ballet performance enthralled a full-house audience for ages spanning from children to august citizens.

The first act, Hallelujah Junction, used music by John Adams with choreography by Peter Martins. This work featured nine company ballerinas and danseurs draped in the ...

A Hotter New Jersey and Heated Politics to Look Forward to?

UNION, NJ — The moderator for a round table about New Jersey’s future issues jokingly put it in perspective when he said the conversation was going to be “a panel of formers talking about the future.”  

But the conference at Kean University sponsored by the state’s largest utility -- Public Service Electric & Gas -- had a lot of “formers” ...

The Simon Westfall-Kwong Real Estate Group November Market Update

December 8, 2022

MILLBURN/SHORT HILLS, NJ -- We continue to have a Seller's Market in the entire Township due to record low homes available for purchase. Short Hills has 16 Active Listings with closings still averaging record high sale prices of over $2M for the year. We always see some seasonal adjustment, but just 2 years ago there were 3 times as many homes available at this point in the year with an ...

Hospitals in Critical Need of Blood Donations Amid Nationwide Type O Blood and Platelet Shortage

WEST ORANGE, NJ, --  RWJBarnabas Health is urgently appealing for blood and platelet donations, especially Type O blood, in response to a severe blood and platelet shortage among hospitals throughout the state heading into the winter holidays and season. Due to an acute nationwide shortage and critically low reserve of Type O Blood, the universal blood type, U.S. blood suppliers are ...

Staying Healthy During the Holidays – Tips from RWJBarnabas Health Experts

NEW JERSEY – With the holidays quickly approaching, residents throughout the state are gearing up for travel, the return of indoor gatherings, and long-overdue celebrations that may have been put on hold for two years due to the pandemic.

The timing of the holidays, however, combined with the current uptick in both the flu and RSV cases along with emerging variants of COVID-19, ...

Alpha Fit Club Opens Second Franchise in Short Hills

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Alpha Fit Club Short Hills officially opened its doors at 700 Morris Turnpike and celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday. This is the second franchise opening for the boutique group fitness brand, with an estimated 25 locations slated to open in 2023.

Lead by owners Christina Regan and Tom Langton, Alpha Fit Club Short Hills ...

Newark Airport’s New $2.7 Billion Terminal Opens With Fanfare

November 16, 2022

NEWARK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy headlined a host of public officials at Newark Liberty International Airport to celebrate Tuesday’s opening of its new $2.7 billion Terminal A, described as the “largest design-build project in New Jersey history.”

“So, this what $2.7 billion dollars will get you,” said Kevin O’Toole, the Port Authority of New York & ...

Middlesex County Teenager Charged with Making Threats Against New Jersey Synagogues

NEWARK, NJ — An 18-year-old Sayreville man now faces federal charges, accused of making threats to attack a New Jersey synagogue. It prompted an FBI alert last week for synagogues around the state, causing law enforcement to increase security.

Omar Alkattoul is charged with one count of transmitting a threat in interstate and foreign commerce. Prosecutors say he sent ...

MILLBURN TOWNSHIP PUBLIC NOTICE-- PEDESTRIAN SAFETY ADVISORY BOARD

November 30, 2022

MILLBURN TOWNSHIP PUBLIC NOTICE

PEDESTRIAN SAFETY ADVISORY BOARD

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Pedestrian Safety Advisory Board of the Township of Millburn, in the County of Essex and State of New Jersey meeting will be held on December 8, 2022, at 9:00am;

The meeting will be held electronically via ZOOM at 9:00 a.m. using the information provided below.  

Details ...

NOTICE: MILLBURN TOWNSHIP ORDINANCE 2626-22

NOTICE

MILLBURN TOWNSHIP

ORDINANCE 2626-22

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the following Ordinance was submitted in writing, introduced, read by title and passed on first reading at a meeting of the Township Committee of the Township of Millburn, in the County of Essex on Monday, November 14, 2022. The ordinance will be considered for final passage and adoption at the public hearing ...

TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN NOTICE OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICE CONTRACTS 

TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN

NOTICE OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICE CONTRACTS 

The Township Committee of the Township of Millburn has awarded the contracts for the following professional contracts without competitive bidding, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-2(6) and N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a)(i) and/or N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(a)(a)(ii) at their November 14, 2022, meeting.  Contracts, once executed, and ...

Hospital, Arts Organization and Community Gather to Share Life and Cultural Experiences

There was a stuffed bear named Pinky, won at a boardwalk game as a child, and a small handmade bowl - both filled with memories of loved ones more than anything else.

There were items of celebration and tragedy – a bandhej saree that a breast cancer survivor has used to tie her memories to one another; and a wooden panel from the door of a synagogue in Slovakia, that now sits on a home ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, December 08
09:00 AM — 10:00 AM

Millburn

Pedestrian Safety Advisory Board

Education

Fri, December 09
All day

Teach for America, Newark

Imagine Facilitator Training-3 day ...

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Tue, December 13
07:00 PM — 08:30 PM

Millburn

Environmental Commission Meeting

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Wed, December 14
07:30 PM — 09:30 PM

Millburn

Recreation Commission Meeting