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Millburn Scholastic Boosters Accepting Grant Applications

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn-Short Hills Scholastic Boosters, which has been providing educational grants to township students for since 1947 years, is now accepting applications for grants for the 2017-2018 college year.  More than1,000  students, trying to close the shortfall in their college funding package, have received awards from The Boosters totaling more than $1,000,000.

 Individual Booster grants, which are based on demonstrated financial need, have ranged, in recent years, from $750 to $2,000 for the school year.  

Residents who would like to learn more about The Scholastic Boosters’ grant program and obtain a grant application should visit our new Web site www.msh-scholasticboosters.org  or write to P.O. Box 42, Millburn, N.J. 07041.  They also may obtain an application at the Millburn High School Guidance Office.  Applications must be completed and submitted no later than June 30, 2017.

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Students who reside in Millburn Township may apply for a grant for any or all of their years of post-high school, undergraduate education.

Boosters President Jennifer Baer explained that “unlike government and private loans, The Boosters’ support need not be repaid. Every student—and their family—who receives a Boosters Grant has already been willing to put himself or herself under considerable financial obligations that will follow them well past their college years.

“Funding for Boosters grants comes from our annual campaign,” she added. “The Boosters continues to rely on the generosity of this community to help these worthy students bridge some of that shortfall and lessen their financial burdens.”

Donations to The Boosters can be made through the mail or directly through the Web site.

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Millburn Road Closures for September 25

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MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn Township issued guidance on road work and road closures around town that can impact drivers. 

Complete Streets work on Millburn Avenue between Douglas Street and Spring Street. Officers working until approx 3:30 PM. 
Glen Avenue is closed to all traffic between Lackawanna Place and Sagamore Road until approx 4:00 PM. Officers working.
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Millburn Police Investigating Multiple Thefts at Short Hills Mall

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Taylor Park at the Gazebo, Millburn

Winter Walk Lighting Ceremony

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Deerfield Holiday Boutique

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Wine Dine Give Fundraiser will benefit South Mountain Elementary School

November 17, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ, November 16, 2017 – Our South Mountain School Parent Teacher Organization will host its 8th annual fundraiser. Through the Wine Dine Give event, we raise funds to provide the educational resources and programming that enable our children to succeed and to keep SMS among the top in the nation.

The community is invited to join SMS on Friday, December 1, from 7:00-11:00 pm at ...

The Mall at Short Hills to Host Fall Fashion Preview

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Millburn Township Seeks Volunteers for Committees and Commissions

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn Township is searching for qualified candidates to fill vacancies on various Township Boards and Committees, such as Environmental Commission, Historic Preservation Commission and many more.

Residents who may be interested in volunteering their time and talents to serve their town are encouraged to complete a Volunteer Interest Form, please ...