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Millburn High School Students Win Spots in North Jersey Region Band, Choir and Orchestra

January 15, 2022

Millburn High School music students auditioned virtually for the North Jersey Region Band, Choir and Orchestra last weekend.

The following students won spots:

Band

Henry Cai

Joshua Chun

Theo Chun

Cathy Qu

Kayla Wang

Teresa Wang

Andrew Williams

Jackson Wiggert

 

Choir

Obenewa Frimpomaa

Kai Kamasamudram

Elsa Yang

 

Orchestra 

Yuno ...

Superintendent and High School Principal Resolve Midterm Issue With Input From Students

After receiving students’ feedback during Monday’s Board of Education meeting and speaking with students in a separate gathering on Wednesday, Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton and Millburn High School Principal Dr. William Miron found a compromise that works for students as well as the school. Miron issued a letter on Thursday. He began, “We appreciate all the insights and ...

Millburn Township Kindergarten Registration for the 2022-2023 School Year Begins February 1, 2022

Kindergarten Registration for the 2022-2023 school year will take place from Tuesday, February 1 to February 28, 2022, using the online Registration Gateway system. Parents of incoming Kindergarteners are encouraged to register during this time, so the school district can plan for the number of students who will be attending Kindergarten in the Fall of 2022.

All registrations and ...

Township Committee Discusses Flood Mitigation, Car Thefts and More

January 20, 2022

Mike Pisauro, Policy Director of the Watershed Institute, discussed how to cultivate land to absorb rainfall. He began, “When our land is not developed. Most of it is infiltrated and over half of it is infiltrated which means it absorbed into the ground, and less than 10% or so runs off the land.”

He mentioned climate control and that rainstorms are now shorter and produce more ...

Millburn Township Committee Meeting Will Be January 18 at 7:00 p.m.

The Millburn Township Committee will meet at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 18.

In addition to Consent Agenda Items, the 2022 Budget will be introduced and there will be presentations about Proposed Enhanced Stormwater Regulations, the Environmental Commission and Watershed Institute.

Affordable Housing and other topics will be discussed as well.

The meeting will be conducted in person, ...

Town Hall Closed For Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 17

Millburn has announced that Millburn Town Hall will be closed in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Trash and recycling collection will continue as scheduled.

 

 

Boys Basketball: Millburn Loses to Verona, 42-52

January 21, 2022

VERONA, NJ -- The Millburn boys basketball team was ahead three points at halftime, but the Verona boys basketball team defeated Millburn 52-42 on Thursday.

Sean Mulligan dropped in 21 points and sank nine foul shots for the Hillbillies (6-5), who outscored Millburn, 32-19, in the second half.

Alex Rodriguez scored 13 points and Cael Zebrowski finished with 12 points for ...

Millburn Millers Girls Basketball Team Clobbered Verona 49-19

The Millburn Millers Girls Basketball beat Verona 49-19 on Thursday. Rachel Lutsky was the highest scorer with 20 points and ensured a big win over Verona.

Lutsky scored two 3-pointers and also had four defense steals.

Hannah Osur got nine points, and Zoe Palomaki scored eight points, five rebounds, three assists and three blocks.

During the first half of the game, Millburn ...

Boys Basketball: Millburn Defeats Livingston, 57-46

MILLBURN, NJ -- Millburn opened a 12-point lead in the first quarter and went on to a 15-4 boys basketball victory over Livingston on Tuesday.

Zach Evenchick scored 18 points for the Millers, who led, 15-4, after one quarter after leading by as much as 12 in the opening period.

Ryan Culbert connected for 14 points for Millburn (4-2). Sam Smith dropped in five 3-pointers and led Livingston ...

5 Millburn Young Ladies Are Performing In The Little Mermaid at St. Elizabeth’s College

January 22, 2022

Five Millburn young ladies are performing in The Little Mermaid on February 9 and 10 at St. Elizabeth University in Morristown in a cast featuring 37 New Jersey Students.

11-year-old Jessica, a Short Hills resident, plays Sebastian the Crab. She shares, “It's fun to play Sebastian because he brings comedy to the show, and I really enjoy making people smile.”

Jordyn, also 11, ...

Millburn Issues Taylor Park Pond and Rink Ice Skating Safety Rules

Millburn Township recently posted rules for safe skating at the Taylor Park Pond and the temporary rink inside the Taylor Park tennis courts. A green flag will be in front of the Bauer Community Center building when the pond’s ice is thick enough to skate safely. A red flag signals that skating is not allowed.

A green flag displayed on the tennis court fence will indicate when the pond ...

Paper Mill Announces Cast and Creative Team And Show Dates for CLUE

Paper Mill Playhouse announces 
cast and creative team for

Based on the Screenplay by
Jonathan Lynn

Written by
Sandy Rustin

Additional Material by
Hunter Foster & Eric Price

Based on the Paramount Motion Picture
Based on the Hasbro Board Game Clue

Original Music by
Michael Holland

Directed by
Casey Hushion

January 26 - February 20, 2022

Millburn, ...

Speeding Car Narrowly Misses Hitting 7-Year-Old Walking Home From School

January 19, 2022

Claire Brocklehurst was walking home from Hartshorn School with her sons on Tuesday when a speeding car almost hit her younger child.

She shared, “My 7-year-old son was a few feet in front of me. After looking both ways, we crossed Byron (between 3:24 and 3:30 pm), and suddenly a white Toyota (I think a Prius, but it happened so fast) turned onto Byron from White Oak Road (left) between ...

Car Stolen From Owner's Driveway On Saturday

Once again, a car thief has stolen an automobile from a Millburn resident's driveway. The owner had very briefly left his Land Rover to run into his home. In seconds, the car he had just pulled into the driveway was gone. 

Resident Jean Pasternak emailed a letter to Police Chief Gilfedder, Township Business Administrator Alex McDonald, Mayor Maggee Miggins and the other ...

Police Searching For Men Who Stole $4,000 of Items from Short Hills Mall Wednesday Evening 

Short Hills Mall has been teeming with holiday shoppers as well as some non-paying customers. On Wednesday, several men stole $4,000 of merchandise from Nordstrom just before 8:30 p.m.

Essex County police continue to search for four black male suspects who were last seen in a gray Ford Focus with New York license plates driving on I-78.

Police chased the car for some time and ...

Developers Present Revisions for Proposed Springfield Chick-fil-A on Current Barnes & Noble Site

January 20, 2022

SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The Springfield Board of Adjustment heard presentations Tuesday night from the developers who are trying to get approval to convert the site of the current Barnes & Noble bookstore at the corner of Route 22 West and Hillside Avenue into a Chick-fil-A.

At the board's Zoom meeting Tuesday evening, Stephen Hehl, a representative of the applicant, enumerated the ...

Livingston-Based Accountant Talks Conversion of Roth IRAs

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, senior member of Livingston’s Levine, Jacobs & Company accounting firm, recently explained what would happen with an individual’s Roth IRA (individual retirement account) if he or she moved to a different state.

In an article titled, “I’m moving. Which state will tax my Roth IRA?” Karu responded ...

Cold Weather Efficiency and Safety Tips from Edison Heating and Cooling

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – With the freezing temperatures upon us, Edison Heating and Cooling advises home and business owners that it is important to ensure heating systems are up and running properly. 

“Ensuring that your home is airtight and that your heating system is running properly and efficiently is key when it comes to maintaining a warm and safe home throughout the long, ...

Celia Arrazcaeta Achieves Eagle Scout Status

January 22, 2022

According to Scoutmaster of Scouts BSA Troop 19, Daniel Cannon, Celia Arracaeta has completed her projects to become an Eagle Scout.

He shared, "The path to Eagle started with Celia earning her Arrow of Light from Cub Scouts, then off to Philmont, earning ten BSA Nova Awards, becoming a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow, earning a total eighty-two merit badges, serving as Troop ...

Community FoodBank of New Jersey in Critical Need of Helping Hands

HILLSIDE, NJ— The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) is again facing a shortage of volunteers in its Hillside warehouse. Helping hands are especially needed to create Family Packs that provide supplemental food on the weekends when kids in need lack access to the school meals that they rely on. This year, CFBNJ plans to provide 1.4 million meals ...

Essex County Executive DiVincenzo Thanks Community For Generous Contributions Made During Annual Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular

West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that 111,201 people visited the Annual Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo and more than 18 tons of non-perishable food, clothing and toys were collected for those in need. Both the attendance and amount of items collected are the second-highest totals in the 13-year history the ...

How to Save a Heart This Valentine's Day

January 23, 2022

Would you know how to save a loved one? Join Friends of the Millburn Library for a Virtual CPR Class on Zoom! Learn how to save a life when the unexpected happens.

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

VIRTUAL / Zoom

Would you know what to do in an emergency? Learn CPR, Choking and When to Call 911 from Lisa Orazietti, a Certified American Heart Association Instructor, ...

FRIGG Pacifiers Recall Due to Possible Choking Hazard

Almost 334,000 pacifiers are being recalled because they pose a choking hazard, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The Mushie & Co FRIGG silicone pacifiers came in two designs, the Classic and the Daisy, and each design came in two sizes: 0-6 months and 6-18 months.

According to the recall, the base of the silicone nipple has a fine slit that can cause it to detach ...

Regional Health Department Hosts VAX Clinic at Summit High School Jan. 22

SUMMIT, The Westfield Regional Health Department will host a COVID-19 vaccine and booster clinic for individuals 12-years-of-age and older on January 22 at Summit High School.

Open to the public and accepting walk-ins, the clinic will run from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The clinic will offer Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

Summit High School is located at ...

VIDEO: Marina Fire Caught on Camera, Man's Passion for Pizza and Helping a Hero

January 21, 2022

NEW JERSEY — A fast-moving marina fire was caught on camera and a community comes together to help a hero and his family. Plus, some major support for one of the state's busiest hospitals and one man's major passion for PIZZA!

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland Bank.

Now in New Jersey ...

VIDEO: Bear Attack, Vaccine Mandate Pushback and Officer Caught on Camera Under Investigation

NEW JERSEY — Another bear attack in a New Jersey town, some don't approve of Gov. Murphy's new COVID-19 vaccination mandate, and an officer is under investigation after being caught on camera threatening someone else.

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland Bank.

Now in New Jersey Powered by ...

VIDEO: Big Help for One City's Opioid Battle, Helping a Beloved Teenager & Best Friend's 'Ruff' Day

NEW JERSEY — One of New Jersey's largest cities is one of three in the country to get a big grant to help fight opioid abuse. Plus, one community comes together to help a beloved teenager in a health battle. Also, first responders help a best friend who had a 'ruff' day.

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by ...

Johnny C "The Pizza Guy" Connecting New Jersey Through a Slice of Pie

January 21, 2022

TOMS RIVER, NJ — A banker by day, a pizza lover for life. If anyone knows Jersey pizza, it’s Johnny C. 

“There’s so many great pizzas throughout New Jersey. I could go on and on, even in North Jersey where my roots are from. There’s a lot of good places," he said.

“I like a certain pie. I’m very picky with it. 

John ...

Gov. Murphy Faces Strong Opposition on Updated Healthcare Worker Vaccine Mandate

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Murphy was met swiftly with strong opposition after announcing an updated vaccine mandate for all health care workers. 

While touring a new federal COVID-19 testing facility at Stockton University in Galloway on Wednesday, the Governor announced anyone who has a job in a high-risk congregate setting such as a health care, long-term care or correctional ...

More Snow For Thursday, and Then Saturday Bears Watching. Frigid Temps Come With It

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The active storm pattern that has been in place for the past week continues through the weekend, as a storm coming up from the Ohio Valley will couple with an oncoming Alberta Clipper overnight on Wednesday night/Thursday morning.  Expect rain to start late this evening, and in the same path as many of our storms have been on these past few weeks, from the ...

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How to Save a Heart This Valentine's Day

January 23, 2022

Would you know how to save a loved one? Join Friends of the Millburn Library for a Virtual CPR Class on Zoom! Learn how to save a life when the unexpected happens.

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

VIRTUAL / Zoom

Would you know what to do in an emergency? Learn CPR, Choking and When to Call 911 from Lisa Orazietti, a Certified American Heart Association Instructor, ...

Community FoodBank of New Jersey in Critical Need of Helping Hands

HILLSIDE, NJ— The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) is again facing a shortage of volunteers in its Hillside warehouse. Helping hands are especially needed to create Family Packs that provide supplemental food on the weekends when kids in need lack access to the school meals that they rely on. This year, CFBNJ plans to provide 1.4 million meals ...

Essex County Executive DiVincenzo Thanks Community For Generous Contributions Made During Annual Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular

West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that 111,201 people visited the Annual Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo and more than 18 tons of non-perishable food, clothing and toys were collected for those in need. Both the attendance and amount of items collected are the second-highest totals in the 13-year history the ...

Millburn/Short Hills GOP Seeks Township Committee Candidates

The Millburn-Short Hills Republican Committee is seeking candidates for two open Township Committee positions in the November 2022 election. These two seats are now occupied by Diane Eglow and Richard Wasserman.  Our Township Committee, currently under total democratic control, is composed of 5 members elected to staggered 3-year terms.

We are ...

Essex County Executive DiVincenzo Thanks Community For Generous Contributions Made During Annual Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular

January 22, 2022

West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that 111,201 people visited the Annual Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo and more than 18 tons of non-perishable food, clothing and toys were collected for those in need. Both the attendance and amount of items collected are the second-highest totals in the 13-year history the ...

Snow Likely For Thursday Night and Friday

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – After Monday’s southern storm, and the Wednesday morning icing issues all over state highways, attention now shifts to a focus on a likely statewide snowstorm during the overnight and daytime period between Thursday night and Friday.

In what has become the classic winter scenario over much of the past couple of winters, this storm began its journey in Alaska ...

Essex County News: Man Arrested in Shooting of West Orange Police Officer

NEWARK, NJ – A 36-year-old East Orange man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose following an incident in which he shot an off-duty West Orange police officer earlier this week, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor ...

To Sir Sidney Poitier, With Love

January 8, 2022

A person who uses their talents to make a meaningful positive impact on society is to be celebrated.

Sidney Poitier's career was beautiful art, not just because he was successful, but because he was successful challenging racism in Hollywood and the United States as a whole.

He used his talent and profession to be a change maker.

He was a barrier breaker, an effective active ...

NJ Navy Veteran Turning 100 Years Old

January 20, 2022

FLEMINGTON, NJ - World War II Navy veteran, and Flemington resident, Bill Watkinson will celebrate his 100th birthday Jan. 23 – and residents are invited to celebrate with him.

Watkinson was stationed on the USS Yorktown from 1942 to 1946. By 1943, he was a Navy test pilot, certifying aircraft and delivering them to the U.S. fleet abroad, and, in 1944, he was certified as a fighter ...

Gov. Murphy Announces New Vaccine Requirements; COVID-19 Rate of Transmission Remains Under 1.0

GALLOWAY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday anyone who has a job in a high-risk congregate setting such as a health care, long-term care or correctional facility will have to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Gov. Murphy says there will be no test-out of the requirement by undergoing weekly testing.

The Governor says those who are unvaccinated in the health care community have to ...

New Jersey's COVID-19 Rate of Transmission Falls Below 1.0

NEW JERSEY — The COVID-19 Rate of Transmission, the measurement of how much the virus is spreading, fell below 1.0 on Tuesday to 0.96.  A number below 1.0 means the outbreak is on the decline, with every infected person spreading COVID-19 to fewer than one additional person, on average.

The State Health Department confirmed 9,073 additional new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday.

CANCELED -- Special Meetings for Closed Session

January 20, 2022

TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN, ESSEX COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

PUBLIC NOTICE

48-Hour Notice of Special Meetings for Closed Session - CANCELED

9:00 a.m., Thursday, January 20, 2022 - CANCELED

1:00 p.m., Thursday, January 20, 2022 - CANCELED

9:00 a.m., Friday, January 21, 2022 - CANCELED

1:00 p.m., Friday, January 21, 2022 - CANCELED

 

NOTICE that the Millburn Township Committee ...

TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN NOTICE OF 2022 PROFESSIONAL CONTRACTS

TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN

NOTICE OF 2022 PROFESSIONAL CONTRACTS

The Township Committee of the Township of Millburn has awarded the following professional contracts without competitive bidding unless otherwise noted, 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 January 4, 2022 meeting.  These contracts and the resolutions ...

PUBLIC NOTICE MILLBURN TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

MILLBURN TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE

 

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Township Committee of the Township of Millburn, in the County of Essex and State of New Jersey, approved the 2022 meeting dates at their Organization meeting held on January 4, 2022;

All 2022 Regular meetings of the Township Committee of the Township of Millburn will be held at the ...