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Academy of Saint Elizabeth Appoints Dr. Elizabeth G. Azar as New Principal

February 1, 2023

CONVENT STATION, NJ -- As the Academy of Saint Elizabeth celebrates Catholic Schools Week, it is with great pleasure that the Academy’s Board of Trustees announce the appointment of Dr. Elizabeth G. Azar as its 13th principal, effective July 1, 2023. Dr. Azar will succeed Mrs. Lynn Burek, who will retire at the end of this academic year after eight outstanding years at the ...

Board of Education Open Forum February 5, 2023 – 2:00 p.m. at the Education Center

The Millburn Township Board of Education is holding its 15th annual Open Forum, A Conversation with Dr. Burton and the Board, on Sunday, February 5 at 2:00 p.m. at the Millburn Education Center at 434 Millburn Avenue, Millburn, NJ.

All members of the community are invited to meet the four new members of the Board of Education and take advantage of this annual occasion to ask ...

South Mountain Principal & Instructional Supervisor Share Slideshow of Social & Emotional Learning Initiatives

MILLBURN, NJ — At last Monday’s Board of Education meeting, South Mountain (SMS) Principal, Scott Wolfe and Instructional Supervisor, Heather Fiory, presented a slideshow of some of the school’s Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) initiatives.

South Mountain incorporates SEL in drop-off time, school meetings, the October Week of Respect, the Letters to Maddie ...

Township Attorney Briefs Judge During Fair Share Housing Case Management Hearing

February 4, 2023

NEWARK, NJ – Fair Share Housing Judge Cynthia Santamouro held a Zoom case management hearing on Friday in which township attorney Jarrid Kantor updated her on the status of Millburn’s Fair Share Housing progress.

Kantor reported, “Since our last time in court, I think there's been significant progress made. We've had meetings with Fair Share Housing, with RPM, ...

Zoom Fair Share Housing Case Management Hearing on Friday, Feb 3 at 2 P.M.

MILLBURN, NJ -- Millburn's next Fair Share Housing Case Management Hearing will be Feb. 3 at 2 p.m. Millburn residents and members of the public can watch this Friday’s public case management conference. Only attorneys duly authorized to practice law in NJ may speak during this virtual public case management conference.

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Concerned Millburn Residents Form Non-Profit Advocacy Organization

We are pleased to announce the formation of Concerned Millburn Residents, an NJ non-profit organization dedicated to serving as a non-partisan advocacy group for all residents of Millburn and Short Hills. Our mission is to hold our local government officials accountable and ensure that the voices of our community are heeded.

Recent actions by the Township Committee have led to concerns that ...

Millburn Takes 3rd Place Nationally in Boys Division I of the 2023 U.S. Middle School Team Squash Championship

February 2, 2023

PHILADELPHIA, PA – On January 27-29, Millburn Middle School (MMS) won third place nationally in Boys Division I of the 2023 U.S. Middle School Team Squash Championships at the Arlen Specter Center in Philadelphia, becoming the highest-placing New Jersey and public school team in that division. 

According to team member parent Nadia Halim, “A total of 67 teams from different ...

Millburn High School Winter Track Team Shines at Essex County Relay Championship

STATEN ISLAND, NY – The Miller Winter Track boys team competed in the Essex County Relay Championship meet at Ocean Breeze in State Island last week and brought home many medals.

Sophomore Ben Lawentman led off in the 1200 with a speedy split, handing off to fellow sophomore Ryan Feldman, who ran the 400 in personal record (PR) time in the Distance Medley Relay.Senior Matthias Mahfouz ...

Seton Hall Athletics Launches Family Four Pack Offer for Men’s Basketball Home Games at Prudential Center

The Seton Hall Athletics ticket office has launched a Family Four Pack ticket offer that applies to four Seton Hall men's basketball games during the month of February. All four games take place at Prudential Center, conveniently located in Newark, N.J. The package includes four tickets to a game and a $25 concession stand voucher all for just $125.

Fans interested in watching ...

Prominent Properties Sotheby's International Realty's Millburn/Short Hills Real Estate Report - December 2022

January 19, 2023

MILLBURN, NJ -- 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 edition of the Millburn / Short Hills Real Estate ...

Millburn High School Art Students Win 53 Awards in 2023 Northern NJ Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Competition

February 4, 2023

MILLBURN, NJ — Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton announced that Millburn High School art students won 53 awards in 2023 Northern NJ Regional Scholastic Art and Writing competition, the nation's longest-running, largest and most prestigious recognition program for creative teenagers in the visual and literary arts in the United States. The awards competition is sponsored by the ...

Essex County Sheriff’s Crime Stoppers Program Offers Up To $10,000 Reward Regarding a Fatal Newark Hit-And-Run Accident Where a Child Was Killed

NEWARK, NJ – Essex County Sheriff Armando B. Fontoura announced, today, that the Essex County Sheriff’s Crime Stoppers Program is offering an up to $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for a fatal hit-and-run accident on January 31, 2023, where a five-year-old child was killed and her father and two-year-old sister were hospitalized with ...

Montclair Native, Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Remarries at 93

MONTCLAIR, NJ - On his 93rd birthday, legendary US astronaut and Montclair, NJ native, Buzz Aldrin tied the knot for a fourth time.

Known for his venture to the moon on the Apollo 11 space mission in 1969 with Neil Armstrong, Aldrin was one of the first two humans to set foot on the moon.

According to Aldrin he and his new wife Anca Faur were as "excited as eloping ...

Essex County Sheriff’s Crime Stoppers Program Offers Up To $10,000 Reward Regarding a Fatal Newark Hit-And-Run Accident Where a Child Was Killed

February 2, 2023

NEWARK, NJ – Essex County Sheriff Armando B. Fontoura announced, today, that the Essex County Sheriff’s Crime Stoppers Program is offering an up to $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for a fatal hit-and-run accident on January 31, 2023, where a five-year-old child was killed and her father and two-year-old sister were hospitalized with ...

Brooklyn Man Steals $6,000 of Apple Store Merchandise from the Mall at Short Hills

MILLBURN, NJ — Millburn’s January’s police blotter featured two shoplifting incidents.

On January 13, Millburn Police Officer Salemi responded to Nordstrom at the Mall at Short Hills for a report of theft. Store associates told him that an employee, Deja Davis, age 30 of East Orange created a fraudulent return of a merchandise to a gift card, valued at $435. Salemi arrested ...

Clifton Man Arrested for Attempt to Firebomb Bloomfield's Temple Ner Tamid Synagogue

NEWARK, NJ — A Clifton man is facing federal charges, accused of attempting to firebomb a Bloomfield synagogue.

Nicholas Malindretos was arrested Wednesday. The 26-year-old is charged with one count of attempted use of fire to damage and destroy a building used in interstate commerce. He’s scheduled to have his initial appearance in Newark federal court on Thursday.

Malindretos ...

Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, Shares Insight on Gift Taxes

February 3, 2023

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael Karu, CPA/CFF, senior member of the Livingston-based accounting and consulting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, recently shared his expertise on the necessary actions to be taken when filing taxes for gifts.

According to Karu, gift taxes are the obligation of the donor depending on his or her state, as each state has its own set of ...

Wonder Phasing Out ‘Chef on the Road’ Concept in Favor of Delivery

WESTFIELD, NJ — An order-by-app food service whose trucks have been ubiquitous throughout the town since its start in Westfield during the pandemic is doing away with the food service vans.

Wonder CEO Marc Lore announced Tuesday that the company will be reducing the number of mobile restaurants and replacing them with physical locations that allow for delivery pickup and limited dine-in ...

Livingston Accountant Shares Insight on Tax-Related Expenses for Home Offices

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, senior member of Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, in Livingston recently shared insight on home office tax deductions and its limitations. 

Many employees had to transition to remote working at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. This created a myriad of questions as to which items could be considered ...

Healthcare Industry Professionals Lewis and Grabowski Join JESPY Board of Trustees

February 3, 2023

SOUTH ORANGE – JESPY House is excited to announce the addition of healthcare industry professionals Alison Lewis and Alec Grabowski, MBA, MHA to the JESPY Board of Trustees.

Having spent 20 years in the healthcare industry working in the areas of training, sales, and marketing, Alison Lewis’ career has been involved in bringing quality of life and life-extending medicines to ...

SHARE Alliance Receives Donation from Atlantic Federal Credit Union to Support Food Security

SPRINGFIELD, NJ —The SHARE Alliance (the “Alliance"), a newly formed 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to addressing food security concerns in the county of Union, NJ, recently received a $3,000 donation from the Springfield-based Atlantic Federal Credit Union (the “Credit Union”) to support the Alliance’s mission to help community members in ...

Minette's Angels Foundation Celebrates 20 Years of Acts of Kindness

VERONA, NJ — Minette’s Angels Foundation invites all to join our Celebrating 20 Years of Acts of Kindness event, Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at The Park Savoy Estate, 236 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park NJ. The occasion will feature a Grand Cocktail Reception, Silent Auction and Live Drawing of our marquis raffle of Dinner for Ten in your home with Celebrity Chef Ariane Duarte! We are ...

Wonder Phasing Out ‘Chef on the Road’ Concept in Favor of Delivery

January 11, 2023

WESTFIELD, NJ — An order-by-app food service whose trucks have been ubiquitous throughout the town since its start in Westfield during the pandemic is doing away with the food service vans.

Wonder CEO Marc Lore announced Tuesday that the company will be reducing the number of mobile restaurants and replacing them with physical locations that allow for delivery pickup and limited dine-in ...

Hersh Children’s Center at Overlook Medical Center Marks 1st Anniversary

February 3, 2023

SUMMIT, NJ – The Hersh Children’s Center, located at Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, marked its first anniversary of providing pediatric emergency and inpatient services in one convenient, family-friendly space.

Following completion in late 2021, the 12,000 square-foot center opened in January 2022, combining the Meri and Sol Barer Inpatient Pediatric Center ...

RWJBarnabas Health Urges Blood Donations During American Heart Month

WEST ORANGE, NJ - RWJBarnabas Health continues its urgent appeal for blood and platelet donations, especially Type O blood, the universal blood type, this February during American Heart Month in response to a severe blood and platelet shortage statewide. The surge in respiratory illnesses this winter has exacerbated the already acute nationwide shortage, and blood suppliers are in critical ...

RWJBarnabas Health Named One of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity by Newsweek

WEST ORANGE, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health, the largest, most comprehensive academic health care system in New Jersey, has been recognized by Newsweek as one of “America’s Greatest Workplaces 2023 for Diversity.” RWJBarnabas Health is one of 1,000 companies in the United States to earn the designation.

 

“It is an incredible honor to be recognized ...

Millburn Township Statement on the Temple Ner Tamid Incident in Bloomfield 

January 30, 2023

MILLBURN TOWNSHIP, NJ -- At approximately 3:00 am on Sunday, January 29, an unknown individual wearing a ski mask threw a “Molotov cocktail” at the front door of Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield.  

The Millburn Township Police Department was quickly in touch and continues to maintain contact with both synagogues in town, and provided an additional security ...

Bill That Would Force Telemarketers to Explain Why They're Calling in 30 Seconds Advances in Trenton

January 27, 2023

TRENTON, NJ — A bill that would require telemarketers to identify themselves and what they're trying to sell in the first 30 seconds of the call has advanced in Trenton.

“New Jerseyans should know who they’re talking to on the phone and what’s being sold to them by telemarketers,” Sen. Jon Bramnick (R - District 21), one of the primary sponsors of the ...

Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs in New Jersey Receive $10 Million Federal Grant

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Programs (NJHVIPs) received a big boost on Friday, in the form of $10 million in federal American Rescue Plan funds.

The programs launched three years ago using federal money with the mission of ending cycles of violence across the state by helping victims and their families.

“These innovative violence ...

Gov. Phil Murphy Delivers 2023 State of the State, Says New Jersey is Moving in the Right Direction

TRENTON, NJ — During Tuesday's State of the State Address at the Assembly Chambers in Trenton, Gov. Phil Murphy said he's confident with the direction in which the state is going.

"We are stronger and we are fairer," Murphy said. "We are moving confidently in the right direction — forward."

Republicans aren't so sure.

"Despite the ...

The Sleeping Beauty

As part of Artistic Director Maria Kowroski's new direction, the company will be presenting an updated production modeled after the original choreography of Marius Petipa. Ms. Kowroski will also be appearing in the role of Carabosse in a brand new costume made especially for the occasion by designer Bridget Parris with crystals generously donated by Swarovski. 

"I am excited to ...

Not Your Grandmother's Cheerleading

MONTVILLE, NJ — Cheerleading has its place I suppose. On the early sidelines of life. Maybe.

I was the oldest of five boys growing up, and we all played sports hoping to be cheered, not to do the cheering.

Then, with my own brood of three sports boys, the same.

My daughter, the youngest, played parochial school basketball, but she also expected to be cheered for, and ...

Homewatch CareGivers of South Orange Receives 2023 Best of Home Care®

Homewatch CareGivers of South Orange Receives 2023 Best of Home Care® – Leader in Experience Award

South Orange – Homewatch CareGivers of South Orange is pleased to announce that it received the distinguished 2023 Best of Home Care–Leader in Experience Award from HCP, the leading firm in experience management for home care. The Leader in Experience Award is the highest ...

Hersh Children’s Center at Overlook Medical Center Marks 1st Anniversary

February 3, 2023

SUMMIT, NJ – The Hersh Children’s Center, located at Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, marked its first anniversary of providing pediatric emergency and inpatient services in one convenient, family-friendly space.

Following completion in late 2021, the 12,000 square-foot center opened in January 2022, combining the Meri and Sol Barer Inpatient Pediatric Center ...

Healthcare Industry Professionals Lewis and Grabowski Join JESPY Board of Trustees

SOUTH ORANGE – JESPY House is excited to announce the addition of healthcare industry professionals Alison Lewis and Alec Grabowski, MBA, MHA to the JESPY Board of Trustees.

Having spent 20 years in the healthcare industry working in the areas of training, sales, and marketing, Alison Lewis’ career has been involved in bringing quality of life and life-extending medicines to ...

RWJBarnabas Health Urges Blood Donations During American Heart Month

WEST ORANGE, NJ - RWJBarnabas Health continues its urgent appeal for blood and platelet donations, especially Type O blood, the universal blood type, this February during American Heart Month in response to a severe blood and platelet shortage statewide. The surge in respiratory illnesses this winter has exacerbated the already acute nationwide shortage, and blood suppliers are in critical ...

Academy of Saint Elizabeth Appoints Dr. Elizabeth G. Azar as New Principal

CONVENT STATION, NJ -- As the Academy of Saint Elizabeth celebrates Catholic Schools Week, it is with great pleasure that the Academy’s Board of Trustees announce the appointment of Dr. Elizabeth G. Azar as its 13th principal, effective July 1, 2023. Dr. Azar will succeed Mrs. Lynn Burek, who will retire at the end of this academic year after eight outstanding years at the ...

Recall of Miggins & Vinayak Has Strong Support From Residents

January 13, 2023

Millburn-Short Hills residents are sending a powerful message to Township Committee members Maggee Miggins and Sanjeev Vinayak--eliminating public participation in order to make secret deals is undemocratic, unacceptable and will not be tolerated by your constituents.

Recall Petitions are now being signed by registered voters to remove Ms. Miggins and Mr. Vinayak whose covert actions, they ...

MUNICIPAL POOL FOOD CONCESSION, INVITATION TO BIDDERS

February 2, 2023

TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN

ESSEX COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

MUNICIPAL POOL FOOD CONCESSION

INVITATION TO BIDDERS

NOTICE is hereby given, that sealed proposals will be received by the Township 

Clerk, of the Township of Millburn, in the County of Essex, for:

MUNICIPAL POOL FOOD CONCESSION

Said sealed bids will be opened and read in public at Millburn Town Hall on Tuesday, February 17, ...

Millburn Township Committee will hold a Closed Special Meeting on February 7, 2023

TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN

ESSEX COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

PUBLIC NOTICE

48-Hour Notice of Special Meeting for Closed Session

6:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 7, 2023 

NOTICE that the Millburn Township Committee will hold a Special Meeting on February 7, 2023, at 6:00 p.m., prior to the Regular Session Meeting, at the Municipal Building in the meeting room, 375 Millburn Avenue, Millburn.  ...

NOTICE OF MOUNT LAUREL COMPLIANCE HEARING ON THE HOUSING ELEMENT AND FAIR SHARE PLAN OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN, COUNTY OF ESSEX

TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN

NOTICE OF MOUNT LAUREL COMPLIANCE HEARING ON THE HOUSING ELEMENT AND FAIR SHARE PLAN OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN, COUNTY OF ESSEX

Docket Number: ESX-L-2778-18

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that, on February 28, 2023, beginning at 1:30 p.m. the Honorable Cynthia D. Santomauro, J.S.C. will conduct a “Compliance Hearing” in the Matter of the Application of the Township ...

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Sun, February 05
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Board of Education Meeting - Annual ...

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Mon, February 13
07:00 PM — 09:00 PM

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Board of Education Meeting (District)

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Tue, February 14
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Winter Concert (Washington School) ...

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Wed, February 15
04:00 PM — 07:00 PM

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