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St. Rose of Lima Academy Assists Hurricane Irma Victims in Miami Shores, Florida

SHORT HILLS, NJ - In early September, Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida, where many suffered terrible losses.  The students at St. Rose of Lima Academy in Short Hills wondered what they could do to help. Our principal, Mrs. Tina Underwood reached out to our sister school, St. Rose of Lima School, in Miami Shores, Florida to see if there was some way that we could help.  The vice principal of St. Rose in Miami Shores, Mrs. Celine Zigmont expressed her gratitude for not only reaching out but she also expressed an interest in our helping to replace the “Young children’s playground,” which was completely destroyed.

With the help of our Academy students and the Adolescent Faith Formation group of St. Rose of Lima Church, we were able to raise $1000. Principal Underwood conveyed “It is incredible how we can make a difference in the lives or others.”

As fate would have it, St. Rose learned of a direct connection between the two schools, when it was discovered that our very own sixth grader, Amelia Lisco’s first cousins Nicholas Arrieta, fifth grade and Lukas Arrieta, PreK  attend St. Rose in Miami Shores and that Lukas will benefit directly from the rebuilt playground. We cannot wait to see the preschoolers utilizing the students’ gift.

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Millburn/Short Hills

Millburn Road Closures for September 25

September 25, 2017

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.
Emergency road ...

Millburn Police Investigating Multiple Thefts at Short Hills Mall

November 2, 2017

On October 25, 2017 Millburn Police Officer Royce stopped a 2015 Toyota Corolla on Brookside/Glen for having tinted windows. The investigation led to the arrest of 23 year old Michelle Hargrove out of Bound Brook on an outstanding traffic warrant out of North Brunswick. Ms. Hargrove was placed under arrest and turned over to the North Brunswick Police Department.

On October 26, 2017 Millburn ...

Parting Advice from Four Decades on the Front Lines of Local News

November 12, 2017

In February 1978 I walked into the office of The Rahway News-Record and Clark Patriot to begin what I thought was to be a short-term job stepping stone. 

Instead, it turned out to be a nearly 40-year odyssey in local journalism—including the last eight—overwhelmingly great—years with The Alternative Press (TapInto.Net).

I have decided it is time to spend more time in ...

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Sat, November 18, 9:00 AM

Millburn High School Turf Field , Millburn

Wiffle Ball Tournament

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Sat, November 18, 9:30 AM

Millburn High School Gym, Millburn

MHS Boys Basketball Clinic

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Sat, November 18, 1:00 PM

Fire Headquarters, Millburn

Free Rabies Clinic for Cats and Dogs

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Sat, November 25, 4:00 PM

Taylor Park at the Gazebo, Millburn

Winter Walk Lighting Ceremony

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

SHORT HILLS, NJ - On Saturday, November 18, The Mall at Short Hills will host a fall fashion preview styled by national fashion expert Gina LaMorte. Two presentations will be held at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in Bloomingdale’s Court and will showcase the latest wear-now seasonal looks followed by a Q&A session with LaMorte. Participating stores include Ann Taylor, Anne Fontaine, ...

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 ...