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Update on Power Outages Throughout New Jersey

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - As many as 50,000 residences lost power Friday morning across New Jersey.due to weather related issues and salt corroding equipment.

Volatile temperatures were one of the weather related problems.  Temperatures reached into the 60’s after a period of subfreezing weather earlier in the week. Windy conditions also played a role.  A fire at a substation at Newark airport caused some evacuation and delays. Many schools had delayed openings or early dismissal. Menlo Park Mall, one of New Jersey’s largest, had to close for the day. 

An industry expert believed that the outages were caused by a dense fog experienced during the morning.   They said "This can cause “arching” which negatively affects lower voltage sub stations. The transformer fire at the airport was probably caused by salty water seeping into the transformer area. This malfunction was most likely due to equipment age and fatigue."

One other point made was “As long as you have overhead lines you’ll have periodic issues. You can’t bury all the lines. It is cost prohibitive.”

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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 http://www.twp.millburn.nj.us/DocumentCenter/View/3258 or go ...

Letter to the Editor: New Jersey’s Out-of-Network Bill is a Huge Blow to the Middle-Class

April 8, 2018

As Trenton currently looks to balance the budget, once again it’s our state’s hardest working citizens who will be left holding the bag. This time, though, it will be the hardworking office and ancillary staff from our small business private medical practices.  A bill called “The Out-of-Network Consumer Protection Bill” A-2039/S-485 looks poised to make ...

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Millburn Firefighters Host Cook-off for Brain ...

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Fri, April 27, 7:00 PM

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MMS: Shrek The Musical

Vote for Millburn's Own Powdered Elephants "Monster" Today

April 25, 2018

Vote for Millburn's Own Powdered Elephants "Monster" Today

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This is the last day to help Millburn students by voting for the drug-prevention song written by three of our high school juniors, Kyle Farscht, Danielle Benna, & Jessica Yeager. You can vote as often as you like. Voting ends April ...

Millburn Recreation Pool, Golf & Tennis Memberships

The Millburn Recreation Department is accepting Online and mail in registration for Pool, Golf & Tennis memberships.  Registrations are restricted to Township residents except for a limited number of employed in town and non-resident memberships for the Par 3 Golf Course.  Those who register for the pool by May 1st are provided six free pool guest passes per family or 3 free pool ...

Millburn Firefighters Host Cook-off to Benefit Opportunity Project

Millburn Firefighters Host Cook-off for Brain Injury 

The Millburn Police Department accepted the challenge made by the Millburn Fire Department to cook the ultimate slider in a Cook-off to raise funds for Opportunity Project, a local non-profit that assists individuals recovering from brain injury. 

 Firefighter Dave Hammond, who has taken home the prize in various cooking ...