Millburn/Short Hills Top Stories

June 5, 2020

MILLBURN, NJ — As the COVID-19 pandemic has dragged on, the Millburn High School senior class has seen milestone after milestone stripped away during their lockdown. One such milestone was decision day, the annual event where each member of the class gets to strut their stuff and show their ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — As the state of New Jersey begins to re-open following the COVID-19 pandemic, Millburn welcomed back its annual farmers market, with a few major changes to keep residents safe. Among the new measures put in place by Millburn to facilitate the return of the event, social distancing ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Following a weekend of riots in major American cities after the death of George Floyd, a black man at the hands of Minneapolis Police, the Millburn Police Department released a pair of statements earlier this afternoon. The first dealt with unconfirmed threats made on social ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — In the midst of a weekend of violent protests that erupted in response to the killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis, Millburn residents came together yesterday afternoon to stage a nonviolent demonstration on the lawn of Millburn High School. Approximately 150 ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Racquets Club of Short Hills partnered with FLAG (Front Line Appreciation Group), a Millburn based nonprofit organization, to provide supper for Millburn Township First Responders yesterday. The club has a rich history, including having been the site of the very first school ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - With yesterday's announcement that in-person graduation ceremonies will be allowed starting in July, the path is now clear for Millburn High School to potentially hold a ceremony, even if it will look wildly different from any other held in recent memory. While nothing has been ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Millburn High School’s fall drama, "She Kills Monsters" recently received a Foxy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Stage Combat during the Montclair State University’s Theatre Night Awards, dedicated to honoring excellence in both middle and high school plays. "She Kills ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has officially ended in-person learning for the year, an outside hope remains that physical graduation ceremonies can still be salvaged in some form. In that mindset, a number of student body leader from across the state, including Millburn's ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — After schools first shut down in mid-March, the NJSIAA made a statement saying that they would do everything in their power to have a spring season. However, the potential for a return to practices and games was put to rest after Governor Murphy’s most recent statement. The ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — For a pair of brothers and Millburn High School students, the break in activities as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic was a chance for them to give back to an organization that cares for children with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges. When Vishal ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — A four-legged visitor caused quite the stir yesterday in Millburn, as a bear made its way around Millburn Township, and up a tree, before finally coming down and running off into the woods at the day's end. It was also just spotted again this morning. The bear was first spotted ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Since the March closure of schools due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Millburn High School athletic community has been praying for some sort of return to normalcy. However, on May 4, hope for a return to play was extinguished when Governor Murphy announced that schools will remain ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — After being selected as finalists earlier this academic year, two Millburn High School students and one Newark Academy student who lives in Millburn were named among the many winners in a nationwide scholarship competition. Amanda Huang, Ethan Zhang and Warren Sunada-Wong ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Yesterday afternoon, students at Wyoming Elementary School said "batter up," as they welcomed author David Kelly into the district for a virtual chat. Kelly is known for writing the Ballpark Mysteries Series, as well as an offshoot known as the Ballpark Mysteries Super Specials.

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MILLBURN, NJ — In an announcement on their website, the Millburn-Short Hills Art Advisory committee posted their annual list of 2020 Art scholarship awards winners. The scholarship, which is now in its 15th year, is put on by the committee, and honors outstanding Millburn High School Senior and ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Ryan Park, a sophomore at Millburn High School won first place in Mathematics and Computer Science during the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) on April 22. The JSHS describes itself as a “U.S. Army, Navy, and Air-Force sponsored STEM competition, which ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — The latest U.S. News and World Report annual high school rankings were recently released, and like clockwork, Millburn High School found itself near the top of the list yet again. The district came in 16th overall in the state of New Jersey and 366th overall nationally. Of note is ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — When it comes to charitable efforts in Millburn, there are a number of programs and groups that have started up. Whether it be a new food pantry in town, or the recent slate of mask making, donation collection and other projects, the charitable sprit of Millburn Township shines ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — In an effort to help fund the Community Foodbank of New Jersey at a time when its services are needed more than ever before, Millburn students are spearheading a project with a delicious reward for those who donate. Millburn students Sydney Rosenberg and Andrew Kay, both ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — While residents all over the township are stuck in their homes during quarantine, one Millburn photographer is working to document their slices of life in a most unusual time of their lives. Nancy Wolf, the woman behind the photo project, spoke with TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — For spring sport athletes, the season is the one thing that gets them through the school year. It’s what they look forward to — getting back out on the field to compete for a championship. However, in 2020, due to the global pandemic effectively pausing all action in the world, ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — As students return to virtual school after Spring Break, the Millburn Board of Education spent yesterday evening’s meeting focusing on district plans to improve district learning, moving into phase “2.0.” Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton opened the meeting by reassuring ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — A local charity group that works as part of a network of 70 loosely-affiliated groups across the country is looking to help out both local first responders here in Millburn, and hospital workers in Essex County. Front-Line Appreciation Group (FLAG) of Millburn/Short Hills Director ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — With the coronavirus pandemic halting day-to-day life for the time being, high school sports programs are stuck in a state of limbo. As long as schools remain closed, athletic events are shelved as well. However, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — For Carisa Reilly, the project started with a conversation on an email chain. "In Millburn and Short Hills, we have an email group called WorkMom, run by three residents," Reilly said. "And so we were all chatting with each other and somebody said, 'Somebody should make these ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Several hours ago, members of the Millburn Fire Department, joined by police officers and first aid squad members, were on scene at Canoe Brook Country Club extinguishing a fire that had broken out in a structure on the premises. According to Millburn Fire Chief Robert Echavarria, ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — A trio of ordinances adopted on second reading in last night's township committee meeting have begun to pave the way for a new traffic light at one of the most dangerous intersections in town. The intersection of White Oak Ridge Road, Hobart Avenue and Hobart Gap Road is infamous ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — In a time when more residents than ever before may soon need a helping hand, a new food pantry in town will look to provide some of that needed help. The pantry, which is jointly run by the township and a group of volunteers under the administration of Millburn's Human Services ...

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In the latest regular update to the township residents Millburn Mayor Jackie Lieberberg announced the first death in town from COVID-19, also known as coronavirus. "It is with great sadness that I inform you all of the Township’s first COVID-19 related death," Lieberberg said. "A resident in ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Looking for ways to help healthcare workers treating COVID-19 in a local hospital, several restaurants in Millburn's business community have partnered together to provide food for them. The program, which Millburn's business will fully join this week, was planned out by Sejal ...

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