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2 Short Hills Residents Graduate from Miami University

August 1, 2021

Oxford, OH -- Miami University announced that two Short Hills residents graduated this year.

Sam Bernard graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

Logan Schneider graduated with a A.B. International Studies in International Studies.

Congratulations!

Millburn University Students Make Dean's List

Tufts University Dean’s List

Nine Millburn college students were on the Tuft’s Spring 2021 semester Dean’s List. Students need to maintain a grade point average of 3.4 or higher to make the Dean’s list.

Julie Katz of Short Hills, class of 2024
Andrew Nuzzolo of Short Hills, class ...

Millburn Eagle Scout's Project Raises Awareness of Township Historic Sites

Millburn Eagle Scout Peter Nascone was inspired to restore signs on Millburn's Veterans Memorial Path while working on another scout's Eagle Project at the Parsil Family Cemetery, where he noticed many faded signs.

Established by the township in 2004, The Veterans Memorial Path offers 17 points of interest which include plaques, monuments, signs and flags in memory of veterans from the ...

Township Committee Approves Fair Share Housing Settlement During Emergency Meeting

August 1, 2021

Millburn's Township Committee held an emergency meeting on Friday to vote on the Fair Share Housing litigation.

Resident Jeffrey Feld suggested that the township committee approve the resolution after providing the public reasonable notice and an opportunity to be heard.

Mayor Tara Prupis and Committee person Maggee Miggins recused themselves from the vote because of ...

Ten Millburn Businesses Receive Grants from Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Ten Millburn businesses have received grants from the Small Business Association’s (SBA) COVID-19 Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF).

According to the SBA, “This program provide[s] restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per physical location.”

Money used for eligible expenses like ...

New Jersey Surpasses 10 Million COVID Vaccinations; "We Only Have a Pandemic Among the Unvaccinated," Murphy Says

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his regular COVID press briefing on Monday, July 19, that over 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in New Jersey and that more than 5 million individuals who live, work, or study in the state are now fully vaccinated.

Among the 4,432,769 fully vaccinated individuals (as of June 28), only a small fraction of ...

Millburn Graduate Ross Gang to Play in Europe with USA East Coast Basketball

July 27, 2021

MILLBURN, NJ — Millburn High School's all-time leading boys' basketball scorer will be part of an international all-star exhibition coming up.

Ross Gang, a rising senior on the University of Rochester men's basketball team, will be participating in a series of exhibition games against professional all-star teams in Spain in early August.
 
Ross Gang and teammate T.C.

Millburn 13U Wins Baseball District Tournament

The Millburn 13U baseball team defeated Berkeley Heights in the championship game of the Northern New Jersey Babe Ruth District 12 Tournament on July 2, at Memorial Field in Cranford, NJ. The team is coached by Head Coach Mike Dasti and Assistant Coaches Rob Dasti, Adam Stein and Sam Trachtman.

After completing pool play with a 4-0 record, the number one seed, Millburn, faced the number ...

Millburn's Matt Hollender Wins HR Derby

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ — Matt Hollender, a rising senior catcher at Millburn High School, was the winner of the home run derby at the Quad County Underclass All-Star Games Tuesday night.

Hollender just concluded a season in which he batted .316 with 10 extra-base hits and 26 runs batted in for Millburn, the Section 2, Group 3 champion.

Hollender hit all three of Millburn's home runs ...

Millburn-Short Hills July 4th Fireworks Dazzle 2,700 Attendees

July 14, 2021

Approximately 2,700 people attended the Millburn-Short Hills firework display this year as residents from Livingston and other nearby locations flocked to Millburn to enjoy the impressive pyrotechnics.

 
Unlike most other towns, the Millburn-Short Hills Fourth of July celebration is organized by a volunteer committee, rather than the township. 

 

According to ...

The Friends of the Millburn Library's "Member-Merchant Initiative" Offers Discounts & Supports Local Businesses




The Friends of the Millburn Free Public Library's "Member-Merchant Initiative" is a program that supports local Millburn-Short Hills businesses, provides discounts for cardholders and strengthens the library's ties with the community. 

Residents can sign up on the library's website to receive a membership card and receive discounts from ...

The Explore Millburn-Short Hills Website is Live

The Explore Millburn-Short Hills website has launched and features a directory of hundreds of local businesses, stores and restaurants and those opening soon, a Business Success Kit for prospective and existing businesses, a live music calendar, a calendar of events, township business updates and more.

Explore Millburn-Short Hills also posts ...

National Night Out Returns on August 3

August 2, 2021

Tornado Confirmed in Verona Thursday Evening

VERONA, NJ — Thursday evening's thunderstorms touched off a tornado that was confirmed on the ground in Verona.

According to the National Weather Service, the twister was an EF-0 with maximum winds of 65 mph. EF stands for Enhanced Fujita Scale, which is used to rank a tornado’s wind speed and damage on a scale of zero to five.

The twister was on the ground for less than a ...

Flex Parking To Be Removed August 9 to August 31

Millburn Township has announced that the removal of approximately 300 feet of flex parking between Lot 5 (Dunkin Donuts) and Main Street will begin on August 9 and will continue until August 31. The work will be done between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m during the week to avoid noise disturbance during the evenings and on weekends.

One lane of traffic will be open and on-street parking will ...

"Explore Millburn" is Launching Three New Projects to Promote Local Businesses

July 23, 2021

According to Explore Millburn Executive Director Steve Grillo, the organization is working on three new projects to promote businesses in town: donating wooden A-frame signs to small businesses, launching the "Explore Refresh" program and "Meet the Merchants" YouTube commercials.

Explore Millburn is donating 10 wooden A-frame signs (photo at the top of this article) to ...

Saint Barnabas Welcomes Endovascular Neurosurgery David K. Kung, M.D.

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston recently announces the addition of David K. Kung, M.D., a cerebral vascular, endovascular and general neurosurgeon, to RWJBarnabas Health as the new co-director of endovascular neurosurgery across the hospital system.

“A lot of great work has already been done here, but there is a lot of ...

The Explore Millburn-Short Hills Website is Live

The Explore Millburn-Short Hills website has launched and features a directory of hundreds of local businesses, stores and restaurants and those opening soon, a Business Success Kit for prospective and existing businesses, a live music calendar, a calendar of events, township business updates and more.

Explore Millburn-Short Hills also posts ...

Realtor and Daughter Launch "Palermo's Pantry Pick Up" to Prevent Food Waste

July 25, 2021

Jennifer Palermo, a realtor with Sotheby's Short Hills, knows how overwhelming it is for people to box up all of their possessions when they move. She noticed that many non-perishable foods are left behind when people relocate. Cans of food, jars of tomato sauce, tins of fish and other non-perishables often wind up in the garbage because there are so many other things ...

 Millburn Students Awarded Varsity Letters for 2,000 Volunteer Hours  

Millburn, N.J. — From helping children with special needs to writing to the elderly isolated during the pandemic to donating to area food pantries, 27 Millburn High School students performed a range of community service work that totaled more than 2,000 hours. Their efforts were honored at the end of the school ...

Millburn Neighbors Helping Neighbors In Dire Need of Donations

Many people in town depend on Millburn Neighbors Helping Neighbors (MNHN) for food and essential household supplies. According to MNHN's Facebook site, its pantry is emptying out, and the organization is unable to fulfill the needs of local food insecure individuals.

As an incentive, the first person to post a photo of two full bags of donations will receive a $25 gift ...

8 Million Plus Pounds of Chicken Recalled Because of Suspected Listeria Contamination

July 9, 2021

Over 8 million pounds of Tyson's ready-to-eat chicken products have been recalled due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause listeriosis.

Three cases of listeriosis and one death were traced back Tyson's products, prompting the recall.

The USDA describes listeriosis symptoms as "fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, ...

Over 8 Million Pounds of Chicken Recalled Because of Suspected Listeria Contamination

Over 8 million pounds of Tyson's ready-to-eat chicken products have been recalled due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause listeriosis.

Three cases of listeriosis and one death were traced back Tyson's products, prompting the recall.

The USDA describes listeriosis symptoms as "fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, ...

New Jersey Dentist Provides Painless Non-Invasive Laser Treatment for Sleep Apnea

July 26, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Dr. Joseph DalBon of the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry spoke with TAPintoTV to discuss a new painless laser oral treatment created to alleviate sleep apnea.

“Sleep apnea is a condition where the patient is waking up during the night and unable to breathe that can cause a number of serious health issues,” he said. Some of these health issues ...

What Are The Three Types of Electric Vehicles? Hybrid, PHEV and BEV

WAYNE, NJ -- General Manager of Lincoln of Wayne, Peter Spina, Jr., spoke with TAPintoTV about the three kinds of electric vehicles in the automotive marketplace; Hybrid, PHEV, and BEV. 

Hybrid vehicles have gas and electric engines but no plug-in charging functionality. “The system charges itself through regenerative braking,” Spina explained. “It harnesses the kinetic ...

Compass Gives Back to Chatham NJ Community with Neighborhood Appreciation Day Event

TAPintoTV spoke with Suzy Minken of Compass about a new home in Chatham, NJ and why she hosted an Appreciation Day event for the local neighborhood.

After nine months of construction, 94 Elmwood Avenue is completed and open on Appreciation Day. “I wanted people in the neighborhood and the community to come and see how gorgeous this house is,” Minken explained. “I wanted ...

Residents Enjoy Daughters of Israel Senior Olympics

July 29, 2021

Daughters of Israel residents "competed for the gold" at their own personal Senior Olympics. Everyone had lots of fun participating in the wheelchair racing and balance beam events.

Daughters of Israel is committed to providing its residents with excellent healthcare as well as entertainment and events.

 

Daughters of Israel

1155 Pleasant Valley ...

Back to School Sports Physicals – An Important Health Screening

It’s back to school time, when we have a ton of things to check off the list: new books and supplies, new clothes, enrolling our children in sports, activities and more. Before completely checking off sports, consider getting your child a sports physical. A sports physical can help ensure children and teens are prepared to participate in athletics. It’s also a great opportunity to ...

CycleBar Millburn Opening Soon

Millburn, NJ -- CycleBar, a high-energy indoor, state-of-the-art cycling facility, will open on September 1, 2021, in Millburn.  “More than 54 million Americans are working out at boutique fitness studios, which makes it the fastest-growing sector of the fitness industry,” said Alex Zaltsman, a partner at CycleBar Millburn.

They are offering a limited pre-opening Founders ...

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Are you preparing to return to work? NJ TRANSIT is ready for you.

NEW JERSEY — The pandemic resulted in a unique work-from-home model for many New Jersey residents, with a “new normal” evolving as infection rates decline.

While some employers may intend to keep remote work options in place, a growing trend reveals many companies transitioning back to in-person workplaces.

Roadways already show evidence of rush-hour congestion as workers ...

What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

Homewatch CareGivers South Orange Sets Vaccination Mandate Date of September 15, 2021

Homewatch CareGivers South Orange Sets Vaccination Mandate Date of September 15, 2021 Homewatch CareGivers has been very proactive in efforts to create a fully vaccinated workforce. “We strongly believe this is in the best interest of our clients and their families, our caregivers and their families, and the community as a whole. To date, we are very proud of the success we have had at ...

Residents Enjoy Daughters of Israel Senior Olympics

July 29, 2021

Daughters of Israel residents "competed for the gold" at their own personal Senior Olympics. Everyone had lots of fun participating in the wheelchair racing and balance beam events.

Daughters of Israel is committed to providing its residents with excellent healthcare as well as entertainment and events.

 

Daughters of Israel

1155 Pleasant Valley ...

Back to School Sports Physicals – An Important Health Screening

It’s back to school time, when we have a ton of things to check off the list: new books and supplies, new clothes, enrolling our children in sports, activities and more. Before completely checking off sports, consider getting your child a sports physical. A sports physical can help ensure children and teens are prepared to participate in athletics. It’s also a great opportunity to ...

CycleBar Millburn Opening Soon

Millburn, NJ -- CycleBar, a high-energy indoor, state-of-the-art cycling facility, will open on September 1, 2021, in Millburn.  “More than 54 million Americans are working out at boutique fitness studios, which makes it the fastest-growing sector of the fitness industry,” said Alex Zaltsman, a partner at CycleBar Millburn.

They are offering a limited pre-opening Founders ...

Jeffrey Dunst Planning Financial- Why Long-Term Health Care Insurance?

What about my family?

It will never happen to me!

Long-Term care planning is not about determining if it will or will not happen to you. Let's look at that statement again — Long-Term care planning is not about determining if it will or will not happen to you. Long-Term care planning is about finding the answer to one very important question: if I am faced with a need ...

Additional Information About Veteran Memorial Path

July 28, 2021

Dear Editor,

I read your article about Veteran Memorial Path and would like to share some additional information:

Finneran’s Way at the Mall is named for the deceased Scout Master of Troop 17 where one of his troopers, Jonathan Salinardo, supervised the repair and painting of the cemetery iron post and rail fence as an Eagle Scout project. Millburn Township paid for the ...

Works Being Sought for 2021 Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show

July 20, 2021

Professional and Non-Professional Artists Are Encouraged to Submit Original Works in 11 Categories; Entry Deadline is Wednesday, September 1         

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — All non-professional and professional senior citizen artists residing in Essex County are invited to participate in the 2021 Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show and ...

Township of Millburn Essex County, New Jersey Notice to Bidders

July 30, 2021

NOTICE is hereby given that sealed Bids, as that term is defined in the Contract Documents referenced herein, shall be received by the Township Clerk of the Township of Millburn (referred to herein as the “Township” or “Owner”), at its offices located at 375 Millburn Avenue, Millburn, New Jersey 07041 on August 19, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., local prevailing time, for the ...

Notice of Special Meeting for Closed Session Emergency Meeting  10:00 a.m., Friday, July 30, 2021 

TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN

ESSEX COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE that the Millburn Township Committee will hold a Special Emergency Meeting on Friday, July 30, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at the Municipal Building in the meeting room, 375 Millburn Avenue, Millburn.  A quorum of the Millburn Township Committee is expected to be present at this meeting for the purpose of conducting a closed ...

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 July 13, 2021 meeting.  Contracts, once executed, and resolutions authorizing them are available for public inspection in the Office of the ...

Community Conversations: Preventing Skin Cancer

With a particularly hot summer, it’s especially important to protect yourself from melanoma and other skin cancers. On this next Community Conversation, Eric Whitman, MD, surgical oncologist, medical director of Atlantic Health System Cancer Care, and the director of the Atlantic Melanoma Center, discusses how to prevent skin cancer, symptoms you should be aware of and the exclusive ...