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Lawmakers Question State Education Commissioner on Rush to Phase Out PARCC

September 20, 2018

TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided.

State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a joint hearing of the Senate and Assembly Education committees on Monday to testify ...

Eugene Lieber Presents At Millburn Library: Brexit One Year Later

The Millburn Free Public Library is pleased to present Eugene Lieber, who will be lecturing on Brexit and Other Ultra-Nationalistic Movements in Today's Europe, on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 7:00pm. His discussion will on focus on an unbiased look at Brexit, one year later: who is for it, and who is against it. His lecture will also concentrate on the significance of Brexit as part of a ...

Millburn/Short Hills Elementary Schools Ranked Among Best in 2019 Rankings

MILLBURN, NJ – Niche.com released the 2019 list of the top elementary schools in New Jersey. Five Millburn Township elementary schools ranked in the top 20; Deerfield (4), Glenwood (5), Hartshorn (6), and Wyoming (8) and South Mountain (19). The Washington School, the newest elementary school in Millburn, was not ranked due to the lack of data.

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The Short Hills Association to Host Annual Millburn Township Committee Candidates Forum

September 17, 2018

SHORT HILLS, NJ – The Short Hills Association is hosting the annual Candidates Forum to include the two  candidates vying for one seat on the Millburn Township Committee. The event welcomes first-time candidate Tara Prupis and current Deputy Mayor Jodi Rosenberg. 

The forum will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Millburn Education Center on Thursday, Oct. 18. 

The forum ...

Millburn Township Committee Candidate Prupis Revise Candidate Statement Amid Complaints to DMDA

MILLBURN, NJ - Angry phone calls and emails were received by the Downtown Millburn Development Alliance over the weekend about a statement made by Millburn Township Committee candidate Tara Prupis about her involvement in the DMDA. In her candidate statement released last Friday, it states that "As a member of the DMDA, Tara is spearheading rewriting the ...

Candidate Statement: Prupis Kicks Off Campaign for Millburn Township Committee

MILLBURN, NJ - On August 22nd, the Millburn-Shorts Hills Democratic Party kicked off the campaign for Tara Prupis in her bid for Millburn Township Committee.  As a concerned resident, parent, and merchant, Tara has made a significant investment in Millburn’s downtown with her health and environmentally conscious shop, Green Nectar Juicery that opened 5 years ago.

The kick off event ...

Boys Soccer: West Orange Deals Millburn First Loss, 2-0, for Coach Nevins' 299th

September 18, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - West Orange boys soccer coach Doug Nevins is closing in on a career milestone, and on Monday, the Mountaineers made a statement to help bring their coach closer to that round number.

West Orange defeated previously unbeaten Millburn, 2-0, in the rain to give Nevins his 299th career victory in his 19th season as a head coach.

Senior midfielder Brian Merlos scored off a feed ...

Millburn Girls Varsity Tennis Takes Win Over Montville and West Milford

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn High School’s varsity girls tennis team hosted the Millburn Challenge this past Saturday and defeated Montville and West Milford wining both the singles and doubles matches in straight sets, 5-0

Millburn is once again ranked No.1 (North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3) and began the season undefeated with victories over Columbia, Montclair Kimberly, ...

Boys Soccer: Millburn Triumphs Over Verona, 2-0

VERONA, NJ - Millburn scored a goal in each half to defeat Verona, 2-0, in boys soccer on Saturday.

Blake Wiseman scored his first varsity goal on a volley off a cross from Jack Marx in the first half. Christian Clark added a goal on a penalty kick in the second half.

 

Millburn (3-0) outshot Verona, 8-3, overall.

 

 

Millburn/Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad Teach Local Scouts First Responder Skills

September 9, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ – To fulfill a Webelos requirement on first aid, the scouts of Pack One in Short Hills spent a special Saturday morning with Squad Captain Melissa Campbell of the Millburn/Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad (MSHVFAS). For two-hours, the scouts learned what to do after an accident, what to do in hurry cases like bleeding as well as the basics of first aid. The highlight of ...

Explore Your World: Summit Library Launches Free Minicourses for Adults

SUMMIT, NJ - School is in session, but there is no reason for the kids to be the only ones to experience the fun of learning, especially when that learning involves no homework.

That's because, beginning September 14, the Summit Free Public Library is debuting a series of minicourses that enable adults to 'Explore Your World'. The eclectic series starts with 'Our ...

An American Classic in Old Short Hills

September 16, 2018

SHORT HILLS, NJ - The first time I sold this home at 79 Minnisink Rd in 1991, I was 31 years old and the sale represented my introduction to the uber luxury real estate market. Although born and raised in Millburn/Short Hills, and a frequent guest at many prestigious township homes owned by the parents of my friends, I was a new Broker, and just beginning to understand the complexity of ...

Millburn's Paper Mill Playhouse Receives Grant to Spotlight Theater Access

September 20, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - HomeTowne Television®, a nonprofit television channel based in Summit has received two grants from Investors Foundation that will fund a documentary detailing Paper Mill Playhouse's 'Theater for Everyone' program and underwrite the production of a television program that showcases the good works of folks in the community. 

The grant of ...

Radio City Rockettes Coming to Millburn!

NEW YORK CITY - Before rehearsals begin for the 2018 Christmas Spectacular, the Radio City Rockettes will visit six local tri-state area libraries to engage with fans and families. One of their visits will be to the Millburn Free Public Library on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 3:30 p.m. The visits are free and open to the public.

During the one-hour visit to Millburn, ...

Open Auditions for Millburn/Short Hills Singers

Ever wonder what it’s like to perform locally, nationally, and internationally all in one season? Members of the Children & Youth Choirs and Civic Chorale of New Jersey can tell you all about it! Come join in at the free open house sing-ins; on September 10th for middle and high school boys and high school girls from 7:30-9:00; on September ...

Three Auto Burglaries Reported to Millburn Police

September 19, 2018

On September 11, 2018 an employee of 75 Main St. responded to headquarters to report a burglary to her 2010 Mazda MCX on September 7, 2018 between 9:00 am – 6:20 pm. Taken from the vehicle was an Ipod and over the counter medicine. The incident is under investigation by the Millburn Police Detective Bureau.

On September 12, 2018 Millburn Police Officer Goldfarb responded to a Bleeker St ...

Millburn Fire Assists Maplewood in Early Morning Fire

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Millburn Fire Department responded to a second alarm fire in at 10 Nelson pl. in Maplewood at 3:33 a.m. on Sept. 11. 

The first arriving engine reported heavy fire coming from the rear of the second floor, with Maplewood police officers already assisting a 15 year-old boy, who is blind, out of the building from a second floor apartment, according to the ...

Four Arrested in Aug. 23 Millburn Medical Center Robbery

MILLBURN, NJ — Millburn Police confirmed the arrest of four people involved in the armed robbery of the Associates in Primary Care P.A. offices that took place on August 23, 2018.

According to The Millburn Police Department Tommy Ware, 58, Terrell Keeling, 43, Terrence Worthy, 51, and Jessica Greene, 29, all  from Newark, have been charged ...

Seeking Reporters for TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills

September 17, 2018

SHORT HILLS, NJ — Do you have a passion for community news? TAPinto Milburn/Short Hills is currently seeking reporters to regularly cover local events, elections, sports and community meetings. 

This is a freelance position, with the individual being paid on a story-by-story basis. As an objective reporter, this individual would be required to commit to the ...

Short Hills Law Firm Budd Larner Promotes Karolina Dehnhard and David Tawil to Shareholder

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Budd Larner, PC is pleased to announce the promotions of Karolina A. Dehnhard and David R. Tawil to to Shareholder.  The promotions are effective September 4, 2018.

Karolina A. Dehnhard, Esq.,who joined Budd Larner as an Associate in 2011 and was promoted to Counsel in 2015, has been promoted to Shareholder in the firm’s Family ...

New Jersey American Water Investing $4 Million in Millburn

VOORHEES, NJ – New Jersey American Water will begin replacing approximately 5,000 feet of aging water main in its Millburn service area as part of phase two of the large main replacement project on Parsonage Hill Road. The 24-inch water main was installed in the 1910s and will be replaced with new 30-inch ductile iron main along Parsonage Hill Road, from Denman ...

Millburn High School Club Supports Food Allergy Research and Education

September 16, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ -   A little over two years ago, four students at Millburn High School announced the formation of a new school club to help bring greater awareness about food sensitivities.  The club's inaugural meeting was held in April of 2016. The Food Sensitivities Awareness (FSA) Club founders are Rayna Katzman, Hallie Katzman, Jessica Daniel and Rebecca ...

It's Almost Time to 'Get Naked in the 'Wood:' 4th Annual Bob Miller Oysterfest for Melanoma Awareness is This Saturday

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The 4th Annual Bob Miller Oysterfest for Melanoma Awareness will be held this Saturday, September 15, at The Woodland (60 Woodland Road) from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event was designed to raise funds for cancer research and awareness, as well as provide financial support to families facing an unexpected medical crises, according to event organizers.

With it's ...

Heroes for Children 5K and Family Fun Run/Walk To Benefit Victims of Child Abuse

On Saturday, September 15th, the New Jersey Children's Alliance, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to improving access to quality, comprehensive services to victims of child abuse, will host their 5th Annual Heroes for Children 5K and Family Fun Run/Walk at the Clipper Pavilion in the Turtleback Zoo complex in West Orange. The USATF-Certified 5K begins at 9am, with medals awarded to ...

Millburn Health Department Announce Flu Clinic and Health Fair

September 17, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - The Health Department of the Township of Millburn is hosting two events:

Flu Clinic

The Millburn Health Department is sponsoring a Flu Clinic on October 3rd at the Bauer Community Center (100 Main St.) from 10:00am - 12:00pm. The Department offers flu vaccines to adults only who are 18 and over. There is no cost for adults with Medicare Part B; all others must pay $20. For ...

NJ Food Recall of Raw Beef Dumpling Products by USDA

WASHINGTON, DC – Bahar LLC., a Clifton, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,344 pounds of frozen, raw beef dumplings products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. 

The frozen, raw beef dumpling items were produced from May 2, 2018 ...

RWJBarnabas Health to Offer Free Cardiac and Concussion Screenings for Young Athletes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — With more than 30,000 young athletes screened since 2010, the Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes (MJM) at RWJBarnabas Health will once again provide free cardiac and concussion baseline screenings to young athletes on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Codey Arena in West Orange.

The screenings are free of ...

Newark Man Convicted of Armed Robbery

September 12, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted Nahshaun White, 22, of Newark of first degree armed robbery, resisting arrest by fleeing and multiple weapons offenses, including unlawful possession of a .380 handgun following a trial before the Honorable Verna Leath, Judge of the Superior. 

“This ...

Seton Hall Student Dies After Fall From Parking Deck, University Says

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — A Seton Hall University student has died after falling from the campus' parking deck on Tuesday, according to a letter to the school community from the University's Interim President, Mary J. Meehan.

South Orange Police Officers responded to a 9-1-1 call at about 12:15 p.m., that an individual had fallen from the roof of the parking deck located on the ...

Three NJ Mayors Won't Support Recreational Marijuana Unless Demands Are Met

NEWARK, NJ - Mayors from some of the largest cities in New Jersey today warned that recreational marijuana dispensaries wouldn’t be welcomed in their boundaries unless people with marijuana convictions were released from jail and their records get expunged.

MORE: Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Could Soon Come to Newark

Mayor Ras Baraka, Jersey City Mayor  Steve Fulop and ...

Millburn/Short Hills Commuters Will No Longer See Exact Change Lanes on Major Toll Plazas

September 18, 2018

BARNEGAT, NJ — Exact change lanes on the Garden State Parkway’s major toll plazas are soon to be a memory. But they will remain at all but one of the toll road’s 23 entrance and exit ramps.

The automatic coin machines at all 11 “mainland barrier” plazas, including Asbury Park in Monmouth County and Toms River and Barnegat in Ocean County, will be removed and ...

Ex Rutgers Football Player Devera Released Without Bail on Fraud Charges

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the eight former Rutgers University football players facing charges from a credit card fraud scheme was released from jail today without bail after a brief court hearing in which the defendant appeared via a video connection from the county jail.

Brendan Devera, 18, stood before the camera in the Middlesex County Adult Corrections Center wearing jail-issued ...

Eight Rutgers Football Players Charged in Credit Card Scheme

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Eight Rutgers University football players face charges for a credit card fraud scheme, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said today. The defendants are charged with conspiracy to commit third-degree theft by deception, Carey said in a joint statement issued with Rutgers Police Chief Kenneth Cop.

Two of the men, Kai Gray, 21, of Union, and ...

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Chatham Mayor Seeks Support of Millburn/Short Hills Residents

September 18, 2018

Dear  TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills Editor:

Over the years, as Mayor of Chatham Township I have made a concerted effort to increase awareness of suicide prevention. My interest in doing so stems from my early days on the Committee when I learned of a young Chatham Township father who died by suicide. While I did not know the individual, I committed myself, with the support of the ...

"Tom Malinowski, after Senator John McCain’s death, is trying to use Senator McCain’s kind words about him for political gain. "

Dear TAPinto Editor,

For Tom Malinowski to use Senator John McCain’s kind words in a political advertisement to imply support for Malinowski in his race against Congressman Leonard Lance is wrong, and he should immediately take the commercial down. John McCain would have voted for Leonard Lance if he lived in New Jersey’s 7th district. John McCain would have quickly ...

Millburn Recreation Announces SmartyCat Kids Junior Scientists Fall Program for Grades K-5

September 20, 2018

Millburn Recreation is happy to announce the return of the SmartyCat Kids Junior Scientists program this Fall.  This program will be available for all kids in grades K through 5.  It will be Thursdays October 4 - December 6 (no class 11/8 and 11/22) from 5:00-5:45pm at the Gero Park Recreation Building.  Cost of the program is $150 (includes all supplies).

For more information ...

Eugene Lieber Presents At Millburn Library: Brexit One Year Later

The Millburn Free Public Library is pleased to present Eugene Lieber, who will be lecturing on Brexit and Other Ultra-Nationalistic Movements in Today's Europe, on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 7:00pm. His discussion will on focus on an unbiased look at Brexit, one year later: who is for it, and who is against it. His lecture will also concentrate on the significance of Brexit as part of a ...

Millburn Health Department Announce Flu Clinic and Health Fair

MILLBURN, NJ - The Health Department of the Township of Millburn is hosting two events:

Flu Clinic

The Millburn Health Department is sponsoring a Flu Clinic on October 3rd at the Bauer Community Center (100 Main St.) from 10:00am - 12:00pm. The Department offers flu vaccines to adults only who are 18 and over. There is no cost for adults with Medicare Part B; all others must pay $20. For ...

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Thu, September 20, 7:00 PM

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Thu, September 20, 7:00 PM

Liberty Hall Wagon Shed Building, Union

Free Workshop “Harness the Power of Google” for ...

Business & Finance

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Fri, September 21, 5:00 PM

Downtown Millburn, Millburn

Millburn LIVE!

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Millburn Township Par 3 Golf Championship

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7 Warning Signs of Thyroid Cancer

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, and James J.S. Chen, M.D., FACHE, director of Atlantic Medical Group’s Thyroid Center at Summit and endocrinologist at Overlook Medical Center, believes it is critical that everyone know the warning signs of thyroid cancer.

“The most common form of thyroid cancer, papillary cancer, has a very high cure rate if detected early,” ...