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Hartshorn School in Short Hills Take On Heart Challenge

October 20, 2018

SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Hartshorn School in Short Hills participated in the Kids Heart Challenge, an event which students learn about their hearts as well as to raise money for the American Heart Association.

The event reminds students that our hearts function best when we care both mentally and physically healthy. Students raise money and while doing so, they were pledging to make lifestyle ...

Millburn High School students Invited to Nokia Bell Labs HQ to Learn STEM

MURRAY HILL, NJ - Students from Millburn High School were among students from 10 high schools from around New Jersey who were invited to Nokia Bell Labs in Murray Hill, NJ, on October 18.

The visit was part of Nokia’s community outreach program to encourage young people to learn science, technology and engineering and math, so that they will be attracted to careers in STEM ...

Millburn Superintendent Provides Update on Notification System

We will continue to use the SchoolMessenger notification system to alert you of inclement weather announcements for school closings, delays and other emergencies, via phone, email and text messages. We also use this system for sending out general emails and news, transportation schedule changes, as well as attendance calls at the middle and high ...

Millburn Township Candidates Prupis and Rosenberg Go Head to Head at Short Hills Association Forum

October 21, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Incumbent Millburn Township Committeewoman Jodi Rosenberg and challenger Tara Prupis squared off at the Millburn Education Center in their first public forum appearance together.

The Thursday evening discussion, hosted by The Short Hills Association, was divided into several sections, which included opening and closing statements from both candidates, ...

Millburn Township Committee Pushes DMDA Budget Hearing to November

MILLBURN, NJ - Discussion and a vote on the upcoming 2019 Downtown Millburn Development Alliance (DMDA) budget was pushed back to the next township committee meeting. The shelving of the discussion and adoption of the budget was made at the request of DMDA president David Sorkin.

Speaking with TAPinto M/SH after the meeting, Sorkin reiterated the ...

Notice of Action Taken by the Millburn Township Zoning Board of Adjustment

Notice of Action Taken by the Millburn Township Zoning Board of Adjustment

            TAKE NOTICE that on the 15th day of October, 2018, the Millburn Township Zoning Board of Adjustment took the following actions:

1.         Calendar No. 3636-18.  Adopted a ...

Boys Soccer: Millburn Wins Essex County Tournament Game Over MKA

October 21, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn boys soccer team has opened the Essex County Tournament with back-to-back shutouts, including a 2-0 victory over Montclair-Kimberley Academy in the quarterfinal round on Saturday.

Joe Simon scored his first goal of the year on a pass from Blake Wiseman in the first half to give the Millers (11-3) a 1-0 lead. Zack Butter assisted Alfie Smith three minutes into the ...

Football: Millburn Romps Over Ferris, 45-7

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn football team saved its most dominant performance since opening night for Senior Night with a 45-7 home victory over Ferris of Jersey City Friday night.

Millburn (4-4) built a 35-7 lead by halftime and had an opportunity to give ample playing time to all available seniors. The Millers took a 14-0 lead on early TD passes by junior quarterback Shane Sullivan to Ethan ...

Girls Soccer: Millburn and West Essex Need PKs to Decide ECT Match

MILLBURN, NJ - After playing to a 1-1 deadlock over 100 minutes of action, the eighth-seeded Millburn girls soccer team advanced to the quarterfinal round of the Essex County Tournament by prevailing over ninth-seeded West Essex in a shootout, 3-2, in penalty kicks on Wednesday.

Sophomore Carly Bernstein connected on the deciding penalty kick that broke the 2-2 tie in the PK shootout.

2nd Annual “Winter Walk” in Millburn’s Taylor Park

October 8, 2018

Please join the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce as it presents the 2nd Annual “Winter Walk” in Taylor Park. The official lighting ceremony will kick off the holiday season on Saturday, November 24th at 4:00pm in the Rose Garden adjacent to the Gazebo. This location is closest to the corner of Millburn Avenue and Lackawanna Place.

Taylor Park will rock with live music, ...

Teddy Bear Parade at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum was a Wildly Good Time

SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum's annual Teddy Bear Parade invites some of the youngest in the community to share their favorite fluffy friends with others and get a teddy bear check up. But there's more. It's also an opportunity to learn about bears in the wild and how to protect them.

The children were treated to stories and ...

Short Hills Running Club 'Ploggs' Along Brookside Drive

MILLBURN, NJ - A few years ago Millburn Township decided to close Brookside Drive between Glen Avenue and South Orange Avenue to vehicles every Sunday morning. Since then, it has become a favorite place to go for local bikers, runners and walkers. However, as time went on, the sequestered area has seen more and more garbage piling up. WERun, a Short Hills running club founded by former Millburn ...

Exhibition of Millburn Artist Continues Through Oct 30

October 15, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Approximately 60 art lovers attended the Art Advisory Committee’s Landmarks 20th Anniversary show on Saturday October 13 at the Millburn Free Public Library.

Held in the Library Gallery, many of the artists were on hand for the occasion.  The afternoon event also featured light refreshments.

The show remains up until October 30 in the Millburn Library Gallery, ...

Springfield's Kidoolo Play Club Elevates Halloween Party with Laser Tag and Arcade Games

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Kidoolo Play Club Halloween Day Party will elevate the traditional Halloween party experience to epic Spook-tacular proportions. On Sunday, October 14th, our Halloween Party will not only feature costumes and candy, but will also include special Halloween-themed laser tag, the new Arcade Game lounge, a wide assortment of the latest video games, music by a thirteen-year ...

Theodore Sefcik: Exhibition of Millburn Artist at One River School of Art + Design

MILLBURN, NJ - Brooklyn artist Theodore Sefcik's exhibit Reason Given is currently on display at the One River School of Art + Design.

Originally from Millburn and a graduate of Millburn High School, Sefcik is an artist as well as a graphic designer.

Sefcik is known for his enigmatic animations, which combine the aesthetics of primitive computer graphics with early color ...

Before The Halloween Festival, Millburn Fire Department Stresses Trick-or-Treat Safety

October 15, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - As the Millburn Fire Department prepares for its annual Halloween Festival on October 31, they are partnering with other Township emergency responders in reminding families to be careful and alert while trick-or-treating.

According to Safe Kids USA, children are twice as likely to be struck and killed by a car on Halloween than on any other night. In addition to a increase in ...

Police Investigate Apartment Burglary on Millburn Ave.

On October 3, 2018 Millburn Police Officers Crawn and O’Neill responded to the East Orange Police Department on a warrant arrest. Jihaad Haskins, age 23 of Newark, was placed under arrest on outstanding criminal warrants and remanded to the Essex County Correctional Facility.

On October 4, 2018 Millburn Policer Officer Smeraldo responded to the Hollister store at The Mall at Short Hills ...

Police Say Driver of Overturned Car Fell Asleep Causing Partial Route 22 Closure

UNION, NJ – Police have said a 50-year old man from Irvington was behind the wheel of the car that overturned Monday morning on Route 22 east.

The accident occurred at about 6:45 a.m. Monday morning when the driver ran off the road and struck a utility pole on Route 22 at the intersection of Michigan Avenue.  The vehicle slid for over 200 feet before coming to rest in the right lane ...

Downtown Millburn Development Alliance (DMDA) President’s Statement

October 18, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ -  As our Township prepares for its upcoming election, this statement serves as a reminder that the Downtown Millburn Development Alliance (DMDA) does not support or oppose any candidate for public office, and the organization will continue to maintain its nonpartisan stance as required by its 501(c)(3) designation.

This statement also serves as a reminder ...

Downtown Millburn Vehicle Parking Transactions and Revenues Up in 2017, Reversing Downward Trend

MILLBURN, NJ – Vehicle parking and revenue data for 2017 shows an increase in the number of transactions as well as parking revenue in downtown Millburn. 

The total number of both vehicle parking transactions in downtown Millburn and its associated revenue were derived from data collected in Lot 1 (corner of Main St. and Essex St.), Lot 4 (between Millburn Ave. and Taylor St.), Lot ...

Why some Small Businesses Still Don't Have Websites

MILLBURN, NJ - Websites are so common place that you would assume every small business has at least one. However, a recent survey by CNBC revealed that almost 50% of small businesses have declined to claim this piece of the digital marketplace.

Why? It comes down to three basic reasons:

If It Ain’t Broke… — Some business owners feel that they are just fine doing ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Promotes Awareness and Access at Women's Wellness Expo

October 20, 2018

WAYNE, NJ — The Susan G. Komen North Jersey promotes local community awareness and access to high quality breast cancer care at the 2018 Women's Wellness Expo.

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Executive Director Kelly E. Nagle spoke to TAPinto TV staff at the event, which took place at Passaic County Technical Institute in Wayne, New Jersey.

"Komen's mission is to save lives ...

Third Annual Lincoln of Wayne Car and Bike Show Raises Money For First Responders

WAYNE, NJ - The third-annual Lincoln of Wayne Black Label Car & Bike show raised money for first responders including the Wayne Fire Department, Wayne EMS and the Wayne PBA.

"Every event we put on over the course of the year is always a fundraiser, so today we raise money for the community that supports us all year long.. that's our first responders," said Lincoln of Wayne ...

New Jersey Conference will Convene over 550 Leaders from Non-Profits, Business and Philanthropy

October 20, 2018

The Center for Non-Profits, New Jersey’s umbrella organization for the charitable community will convene over 550 attendees for the largest annual gathering of non-profit leaders and allies, at its 2018 New Jersey Non-Profit Conference, Raising the Voices of Our Communities, Wednesday, December 5 at The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, New Jersey.

This ...

Millburn High School Club for Causes to Host Cycle Day to Benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

MILLBURN, NJ – Millburn High School’s Club for Causes is hosting an event for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and invites the community to come together to support a great cause. 

Activities will include the “Chariots of Fire-Run/Walk. A trek from Taylor Park that continues in the reservation. Walk-ins welcome or register, form a team, and invite ...

RWJBarnabas and Lakewood BlueClaws Bring Baseball Back to Puerto Rican Community

LOIZA, PUERTO RICO — RWJBarnabas Health and the Lakewood BlueClaws minor league baseball team recently brought baseball back to young athletes in Puerto Rico by hosting an equipment drive at First Energy Park after collecting dozens of baseball bats, balls, gloves, helmets, hats and clothing.

Over a span of several weeks, the equipment was brought to the small ...

Food Recall: FRESH TO YOU, Breaded Chicken Tenders w/ BBQ Sauce

October 6, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Canteen/Convenco, a Middletown, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,778 pounds of ready-to-eat breaded chicken tender products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products may contain milk (whey), a known allergen, that was not ...

Passenger Who Flew to Newark Could Have Exposed Others to Measles

NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health said any person who was in Newark Liberty International Airport on Sept. 28, 2018, between 5:30 and 10:30 a.m. may have been exposed to measles.

Someone flying from Tel Aviv in Israel had the highly contagious infection and arrived in Terminal B at the airport, the department said. The person, whose name was not released, may have traveled ...

Atlantic Health System Partners with TGen, Origin to Improve Access to Innovative Cancer Therapies

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Cancer is a disease that touches virtually everyone in some sort of way throughout their lifetime, with more than 1.5 million new cases diagnosed in the United States every year, according to the Center for Disease Control. Those who have endured the fight against the disease that claims the lives of half a million Americans every year know how much of a strain ...

Congregation B'nai Israel of Millburn to Host Award-Winning Reporter in L'Dor V'Dor Speaker Series

October 6, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Congregation B'nai Israel in Millburn will host award winning reporter Matt Katz in a special presentation on "Immigration in America: How it Impacts Us Nationally and Locally".

 Matt Katz currently reports on air at WNYC, the NY area public radio station, about immigration, refugees and national security. Formerly, he covered New Jersey Gov. Chris ...

Essex Freeholders Consider Future of ICE Contract After Denouncing Agency's Spokesman

October 20, 2018

The Essex County Freeholders called for the ouster of the New Jersey Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) spokesman but have not budged on ending its controversial contract with the agency.

The freeholder board at its Wednesday meeting in Maplewood passed a resolution supporting other lawmakers who have called for Emilio Karim Dabul to be terminated from his position as ICE ...

Newark Man Arrested for Murder

NEWARK, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, New Jersey Transit Police Chief Christopher Trucillo and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced today that Lonnie Arrington, 48, of Newark has been arrested by New Jersey Transit Police for the murder of Michael Shendock, 38, of Voorhees. 

Arrington was arrested at Penn Station on Oct.

Home Invasion and Sexual Assault Under Investigation in Maplewood; Suspect At Large

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Essex County Prosector's Office Special Victims Unit and the Maplewood Police Department are investigating the home invasion and sexual assault of a woman on Tuesday in Maplewood, according to a press release on Wednesday from Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Maplewood Police Chief Police Chief Jim DeVaul.

The woman, age 24,  first ...

One Suspect Nabbed, One on the Loose After Home Depot Robbery

October 20, 2018

UNION, NJ – A shoplifting incident at the Home Depot on Route 22 turned into a wild foot pursuit and search for an armed suspect through the swamp and woods near Kawameeh Middle School Tuesday evening.  The search required the assistance of a Union County K-9 unit, the County Police and a State Police helicopter team.

Union police report that at just after 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, two ...

Murphy Administration Announces $38 Million Investment in Quality Infant and Child Care & Support for Working Families

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson on Tuesday announced $38 million in new investments in child care to help more families find services they need and to advance quality child care.

“Children are the foundation of our state’s future, and strong childhood development and early learning ...

TAPinto Freelance Reporter Killed While Walking on Route 10

RANDOLPH, NJ - Lindsay Ireland, a reporter who worked for several sites and the Daily Record, died early Oct. 14 after being struck by a vehicle in Randolph, police said.

The incident took place on Route 10 in the early morning, said Randolph police  Lt. Christopher Guiliani said that the Ireland,  26, of Randolph, was struck and killed by Victor Retana, 30, ...

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"The Only way We Can Control Mr. DiVincenzo is to Vote Him Out of Office."

October 6, 2018

Dear Editor,

Joseph DiVincenzo is running for his 5th term in office as Essex County Executive.  I urge each of you not to give Mr. DiVincenzo another term for the following reasons.  To my knowledge, the South Mountain Reservation was chartered as a haven for wildlife, hiking, camping, and as a watershed.  Nonetheless, Mr. DiVincenzo has asked the Freeholders to ...

New Executive Director Hired for Montclair Center BID

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Center Business Improvement District (BID) has hired Jennifer Brown to serve as Executive Director.

Brown is set to replace Israel Cronk starting November 12.

Currently the Executive Director of the Flatiron 23rd Street Partnership BID in New York,  Brown will become the fourth director to lead the Montclair BID, which was founded in ...

Candidates Asked to Sign “The Jersey First Pledge”: Lower Taxes, Cap State Spending, Open for Business

October 18, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Rosemary Becchi, President of Jersey First, today released ‘The Jersey First Pledge’. The Pledge, which can be signed by public officials, candidates, business leaders, community leaders, and New Jersey citizens, highlights the strong desire of New Jerseyans to lower taxes and reduce state spending. The Pledge also allows voters to see which ...

Annual 'Strut Your Mutt' Parade in South Mountain Dog Park this Saturday, Oct. 21

MAPLEWOOD AND MILLBURN, NJ -  This weekend, Strut Your Mutt, the annual Essex County Canine Halloween Costume Parade and Contest, will be held at three locations, including the South Mountain Dog Park.

The South Mountain Dog Park event will be on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m., with registration at 1:15 p.m. 

“The Essex County Dog Parks have become popular ...

Are You Registered to Vote in Millburn/Short Hills? Check Here!

MILLBURN, NJ - Tuesday, Oct. 16 is the last day to register to vote in the upcoming midterm elections. If you haven't registered, visit the New Jersey Department of State website for voter registration forms.

There's a convenient way to see if you are registered. The New Jersey Department of State provides an easy-to-use feature on it's website. Just click "Am I ...


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AtlantiCast: Episode 21

On this week’s AtlantiCast, see who has the cleanest hands in health care, find out how Atlantic Health System is training the next generation of health care professionals, Overlook Medical Center joins the robot revolution and much more!


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