Police & Fire

Tragedy on the Tracks East of Millburn Train Station

MILLBURN, NJ - The nightly calm was shattered Tuesday evening as a New Jersey Transit collided with an individual on the tracks just east of the Millburn Train Station at Wyoming Avenue. 

At approximately 10:22 pm a train 6676 on the Morris-Essex line operating as a Midtown Direct traveling from Dover to New York Penn Station hit a trespasser on the tracks, a representative from New Jersey Transit confirms. The individual, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead on arrival.   

The train carrying roughly 150 customers and crew reported no injuries. Service was temporarily suspended while NJ Transit conducted their investigation. As the scene wrapped up, trains were permitted through at reduced speeds and service was restored to normal before the morning commute. 

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Millburn Pool Closes Doors for 2017 Season

September 4, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Pool closed its gates for the final time Monday as the 2017 season came to an end. Around 750 patrons and guests visited today for one last swim. This was one of the smoothest seasons since manager John Breheney came to the Millburn Pool in 2013.

Overall, the pool brought in around 29,000 people this summer, which was about 7,000 less than the 2016 season. This ...

Traffic Stops Lead to Multiple Arrests

September 16, 2017

On September 5, 2017 Millburn Police Lieutenant Ronceray stopped a 2006 Ford Pickup when the owner, 50 year old John Heatter out of Lyndhurst, was found to be driving with a suspended license and for an outstanding traffic warrant out of Clifton. Mr. Heatter was placed under arrest and issued a summons for driving while suspended. Mr. Heatter was released with a new court date.

On September 6, ...

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Sun, September 24, 11:00 AM

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Millburn Street Fair & Shredding Truck Event

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Mon, September 25, 7:45 PM

Education Center, Millburn

Millburn Board of Education Meeting

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Tue, September 26, 10:00 AM

Millburn Free Public Library, Millburn

Helping Your Pre-Teen Thrive Program

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Sun, October 1, 12:00 PM

Taylor Park, Millburn

Rocktoberfest in Millburn

Investors Bank Sponsoring Shred-It Day in Millburn

September 23, 2017

Millburn, New Jersey – On Sunday, September 24th, Investors Bank will be sponsoring a Shred-It Day. The event will take place on the corner of Spring & Essex St in Millburn, New Jersey. The Shred-It Day will run from 11am to 3pm or until the entire truck is full. 

This event’s purpose is to provide residents with the opportunity to shred documents for free, and ...

Millburn Street Fair on Millburn Avenue: Sunday, September 24th

The annual Millburn Street Fair will take place on Sunday, September 24th from 11 am to 5 pm on Millburn Avenue (between Main Street and Spring Street), and on Spring Street.  Admission and parking are free.  

The festival is sponsored by the Millburn/Short Hills Chamber of Commerce.  The Chamber is proud to announce that Investors Bank is the Premier Sponsor of the Shredding ...

Lance: Gateway Tunnel Funds Among Wins in Spending Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced the U.S. House of Representatives has passed the required government funding measures by the end of the fiscal year.  The package includes start-up funds for the Gateway Tunnel among other Lance priorities.

“Under the leadership of Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen, the House of ...