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Millburn Township Resident, Architect and President of the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce, Ileana Martin-Novoa Selected as Finalist for Leading Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners Award

  Millburn Township Resident, Architect and President of the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce, Ileana Martin-Novoa Selected as  Finalist for Leading Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners Award Credits: Katz/Novoa Architects

Township resident Ileana Martin Novoa of Katz/Novoa Architects & Planners and President of the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce has been selected as a finalist for the Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners Award by Leading Women Entrepreneurs. The Award is an honor open to the women of New Jersey who have been keeping the small business economic engine going in these troubled times.  

Martin-Novoa was selected from hundreds of nominations of women entrepreneurs who are all accomplished and inspiring women making a difference in their companies, industries and communities.  The finalists were judged in four areas:  Market Potential, Innovation, Advocacy for Women and Community Involvement.

Born in Havana, Cuba, Martin-Novoa grew up between Puerto Rico, Spain and Venezuela. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Science and a Master's Degree in Architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology. After graduation, Martin-Novoa moved to New Jersey with her husband Jonathan Katz and, after receiving her Professional Architect license in this state, she and Jonathan founded KATZ/NOVOA ARCHITECTS & PLANNERS. At Katz/Novoa, Martin-Novoa serves as the General Managing Partner in charge of the firm's day-to-day operations, including marketing of the firm's services, client relations, project programming and design. Martin-Novoa’s Hispanic background and proficiency with several languages provide her with exceptional communications skills, and are invaluable assets in her ability to understand clients' needs and expectations. Her organizational and spatial abilities and her problem-solving skills are imbued with creativity and a keen sense for the "big picture," allowing her to understand each project's specific nuances. To find out more about Katz/Novoa Architects & Planners visit

Leading Women Entrepreneurs will select 25 of the finalist as the Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneurs. These finalist will be recognized on December 6, 2012 at a cocktail reception at Fairleigh Dickinson University. For more information go to

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Video: Scoutmaster Ken Fineran Street Dedication Ceremony

May 21, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn Township and Boy Scout Troop 17 of St. Rose of Lima honored the life and accomplishments of late Scoutmaster Kenneth W. Fineran on Sunday, May 20. Troop 17 Scouts, in conjunction with Millburn Township and St. Rose of Lima Church.

Vehicle Stolen from Residence; Millburn Police Department Investigating

May 10, 2018

On May 2, 2018 Millburn Police Officer Barbosa responded to Neiman Marcus on a theft report. Neiman Marcus personnel report a black male wearing a black jumpsuit with the word “Kappa” on the front, and a black male wearing a blue shirt with the word “Champion” on the front each took a backpack valued at $1195.00 each and left the store without making payment. The incident ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 15

On this week’s AtlantiCast, learn some important tips for controlling and avoiding diabetes from an Atlantic Health System expert, see how Atlantic Health is advancing cutting-edge research, hear what’s being done to keep health care environmentally friendly and much more!


Upcoming Millburn Township Committee Primary Election

May 12, 2018

Dear Fellow Millburn and Short Hills Residents,

Having given the selection of a candidate for the upcoming Millburn Township Committee primary election some serious thought, I have come to the conclusion that Corey Biller has the credentials to move the Township forward in a positive manner.

I know that Corey will bring a new and positive sensibility to the Committee, one that is ...

Upcoming Events


Fri, May 25, 12:30 PM

Millburn High School, Millburn

Fleet Week at Millburn High School


Wed, May 30, 6:15 PM

Millburn High School (Back grass fields), Millburn

Millburn Color Run

Arts & Entertainment Education Giving Back Other


Thu, May 31, 9:00 AM

Galloping Hills Golf Course, Kennilworth

Millburn Fire Department Golf Classic


Sun, June 3, 10:00 AM

Genius Gems, Millburn

Genius Gems Grand Opening

Book House to Welcome Children's Author Billy Baldwin

May 24, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ -Local Author, Millburn resident and bookstore owner Nadege Nicoll, welcomes children’s book author, Billy Baldwin, of Sag Harbor, to share his wonderful picture book “Wipeout The Wave” at her new book store, The Book House at 281 Essex Street in Millburn, NJ. 

Local children ages 4 to 9, are invited with their parents to come to the store on Saturday, June ...

Genius Gems Grand Opening in Millburn

Genius Gems LLC, a Unique STEM-based Learn & Play Space, Announces Grand Opening in Millburn, New Jersey on June 3rd  


What Can Your Child Build with over 24,000 Magnetic Tiles?


MILLBURN, NJ – Genius Gems, a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)-based learn and play space, is thrilled to announce the opening of ...

First Millburn Spring Festival Coming to Taylor Park

The Indian American Association of Millburn and Short Hills and The South Mountain Civic Association are organizing the 1st Millburn Spring Festival in Taylor park and Bauer Center on Sunday, June 10th, 2018 from 1-4 PM. The entire community is invited to a fun filled afternoon with many Millburn downtown restaurants setting up food stalls, Henna tattoo artist, Face painting and live Indian Music ...

SURVIVING A STROKE: Quick Medical Response Gives Mom Her Life Back

Carotid artery dissection. It’s one of the most common causes of stroke in younger adults.

And while you might not associate the word “stroke” with younger patients, the condition – if not treated immediately – could lead to paralysis and even death.

Lindsey Singh can attest to the importance of immediacy. The 31-year-old mother of two from Flanders experienced ...