Health & Wellness

New Jersey Leads The Way In Helping to Combat Infant Mortality

Credits: The Baby Box Co.

MILLBURN, NJ - The United States has a staggering infant mortality rate, with 6.5 infant deaths per 1,000 births, landing at 23rd behind other industrialized nations. Finland pioneered a unique program over 80 years ago that has driven their infant mortality rate to 1.3 deaths per 1,000 births, and it all comes in a simple cardboard box. In tandem with The Baby Box Company, New Jersey is the first state to offer baby boxes to all first-time parents. 

The Baby Box Company announced on its website that it partnered with New Jersey's Child Fatality and Near Fatality Review Board to distribute the baby boxes filled with essential items for newborns. The box also functions as a safe sleeping space for the first few months to help reduce the rate of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. 

Expecting and new parents in New Jersey must register online at and must review their education curriculum on newborn care and take a short quiz. Once all the steps are completed parents can decide whether to pick up the baby box or have it delivered. The box contains diapers, a onesie, baby wipes, and breast pads and nipple cream for breastfeeding mothers.

The effort, made possible through a grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, is expected to provide about 105,000 baby boxes in 2017.

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Millburn Recreation Accepting Memberships for Pool, Tennis and Golf

February 19, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Township Recreation Department announced that it is accepting memberships for the township pool, tennis and golf facilities. The memberships are available to all Millburn Township residents and the applications are available online.

The membership application can be accessed at or go ...

Millburn Police Investigating Theft at Louis Vuitton Store

March 13, 2018

On March 6, 2018 Millburn Police Officer McMillan stopped a 2003 Acura 3.2 on Parsonage Hill/Passaic for having no front plate and tinted windows. The investigation led to the arrest of 33 year old Horace Hall Jr of Newark for possession of a controlled dangerous substance (marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mr. Hall Jr was released on a summons.

On March 6, 2018 Millburn Police ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 13

On this episode of AtlantiCast, new clinical studies in the fields of cardiology and immunotherapy, national and statewide recognitions for Atlantic Health System medical centers and the inaugural AtlantiCast Collab Challenge!


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All-Star Basketball Event Coming to Millburn

March 17, 2018

Millburn All Stars vs. Pros – Saturday March 24, 6:00 pm

Community Event at Millburn High School

On Saturday, March 24th, the Millburn High School Senior Celebration 2018 Committee is partnering with Dreams for Kids, Inc., to present Millburn All-Stars vs. Pros.

At the All-Star Basketball event, a team of NFL players will take on teams from the Millburn/Short Hills ...

Millburn Summer Pool Employment

The Millburn Recreation Dept. is accepting applications for  Lifeguards andthe Assistant Manager and head Swim Coach positions at the Township Pool.  Interested persons may apply at the Recreation Dept. in Town Hall or visit to download an employment application.

Email inquiries to or call 973-564-7064 for further ...

Lightbridge Academy in Millburn Hiring Assistant and Lead Teachers

If you are passionate about educating and nurturing young minds, you may fit right in with our family! Lightbridge Academy is currently hiring Assistant and Lead Teachers to join our team and grow with us!

If you would like to learn more about the positions offered, you can reach us at 973-218-1800.