Press Releases

October 18, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Rosemary Becchi, President of Jersey First, today released ‘The Jersey First Pledge’. The Pledge, which can be signed by public officials, candidates, business leaders, community leaders, and New Jersey citizens, highlights the strong desire of New Jerseyans to lower taxes and reduce ...

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MAPLEWOOD AND MILLBURN, NJ -  This weekend, Strut Your Mutt, the annual Essex County Canine Halloween Costume Parade and Contest, will be held at three locations, including the South Mountain Dog Park. The South Mountain Dog Park event will be on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m., with registration ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Tuesday, Oct. 16 is the last day to register to vote in the upcoming midterm elections. If you haven't registered, visit the New Jersey Department of State website for voter registration forms. There's a convenient way to see if you are registered. The New Jersey Department of ...

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UNION, NJ - Are YOU an aspiring writer, or preparing to participate in NaNoWriMo, the annual, Internet-based creative writing project in which participants attempt to compose a whole novel during the month of November?  Be sure to stop by the Union Public Library on Monday, October 29 at 7 p.m., ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Shop for a good cause at the Annual Charity Sale at Community Congregational Church (200 Hartshorn Dr., Short Hills) on Saturday, October 27 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. A special preview event will be held on Friday, October 26 from 2-6pm, with a 20% premium added to all ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Christ Church Nursery School annual winter coat drive has come to an end and we are so proud to be part of such an amazing and generous community!   We have received a huge amount of coats, scarves and blankets which will be donated to those in need through The Apostle ...

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Please join us on Tuesday, October 16 at H2Ocean Restaurant & Raw Bar, located at 41 Ridgedale Avenue in Cedar Knolls, for a Planned Giving Seminar conducted by a blue ribbon panel including Claire Toth, Vice President and Chief Operating Office of Point View Wealth Management. The event, ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Township Committee will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Municipal Building in the meeting room, 375 Millburn Avenue, Millburn.  A quorum of the Millburn Township Committee is expected to be present at this meeting and will be ...

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PHILADELPHIA - Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. To help meet the constant demand for lifesaving blood donations and prevent blood shortages this winter, the American Red Cross is urging individuals and organizations to be winter heroes by hosting a blood drive. Right now, the ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Please note that Monday's meeting will be held in the Millburn Innovative Learning Lab (The M.I.L.L.) at Millburn High School (previous location of the Media Center), 462 Millburn Ave. Millburn, NJ. In addition to the agenda items, the meeting will also include the vote to approve ...

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Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire?  October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes. In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of fire sprinklers, ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Edcamp Millburn-Short Hills is an exciting opportunity for educators, parents, and community members to come together and participate in a FREE morning of innovative learning, networking, conversation and fun.  An Edcamp is a collaborative “un-conference” that is guided by the ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - It’s Pumpkin Patch time again at the Wyoming Presbyterian Church, 432 Wyoming Avenue, Millburn. Saturday, October 6, at 9:00 a.m. volunteers will unload a tractor-trailer load of pumpkins onto the front lawn, transforming it almost magically into Millburn’s very own suburban ...

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MILLBURN, NJ -  The Downtown Millburn Development Alliance (DMDA), Millburn’s Special Improvement District, has set their Board Meeting schedule through December 31, 2018. Meetings are open to the public. All Board meetings are held at the DMDA office located at 44 Main St., Millburn, NJ at ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - As a 37-year resident of Millburn Township, I have had the opportunity to serve on numerous committees and volunteer organizations as I’ve watched the town change. I have been selected and have served under both Democratic and Republican committees. I have consistently supported ...

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TAKE NOTICE that the Township Committee of the Township of Millburn, at a meeting to be held on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 and beginning at 7:30 p.m. will consider objections to Special Assessments to be levied against benefited and assessable properties in the Downtown Alliance Special Improvement ...

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Millburn Recreation is happy to announce the return of the SmartyCat Kids Junior Scientists program this Fall.  This program will be available for all kids in grades K through 5.  It will be Thursdays October 4 - December 6 (no class 11/8 and 11/22) from 5:00-5:45pm at the Gero Park Recreation ...

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The Millburn Free Public Library is pleased to present Eugene Lieber, who will be lecturing on Brexit and Other Ultra-Nationalistic Movements in Today's Europe, on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 7:00pm. His discussion will on focus on an unbiased look at Brexit, one year later: who is for it, and ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Health Department of the Township of Millburn is hosting two events: Flu Clinic The Millburn Health Department is sponsoring a Flu Clinic on October 3rd at the Bauer Community Center (100 Main St.) from 10:00am - 12:00pm. The Department offers flu vaccines to adults only ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Free Public Library is pleased to have genealogist Jake Garfinkle presenting Genealogy 101 on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Have you ever wondered where you came from? Have you started to research your past but aren't quite sure what to do? If you are lucky, ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will present a free workshop, “Harness the Power of Google” on Thursday, September 20th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Liberty Hall Wagon Shed Building, located at 1003 Morris Avenue in Union Township. “Non-profit organizations have a constant ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to support LGBTQ and ally business owners at next week’s “Out For Business” Breakfast presented by the New Jersey LGBT Chamber of Commerce in partnership with PSEG on September 12, 2018 at the James Ward Mansion in Westfield from 8:00 AM until ...

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The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a national volunteer organization for citizens to assist during public health emergencies and natural disasters. The Essex County Public Health Reserve Corps MRC Unit needs dedicated individuals with and without medical training to be part of our team. Time ...

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ROCKTOBERFEST is back and bigger and better than ever! The Education Foundation of Millburn/Short Hills’ 3rd annual music festival will be held on Saturday, September 29 starting at 10 a.m. in Taylor Park in Millburn. There will be many new offerings this year, including a Fitness Zone with free ...

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The Masterwork Chorus holds Fall 2018 auditions by appointment on Wednesday evenings, September 12th and 19th, at Chatham United Methodist Church (CUMC), 460 Main Street, Chatham, NJ.  Openings are available in all voice parts, however, tenors and basses are especially encouraged to join.  Contact ...

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The Millburn Township Par 3 Golf Championship will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22 with tee times assigned between 8AM and 10AM.  This fun tournament will have trophy winners in 8 age categories and includes over 30 prizes, refreshments and a hole in one/closest to the pin contest.  Sign up now at ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Micro-paving is now scheduled to begin on September 7th. Due to adverse weather conditions the contractor has been forced to delay the project, which is normally completed during the summer. The following is the tentative schedule:

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This isn't your ordinary Vacation Bible Camp! Dive into the excitement of summer camp activities like crafts, fun with food, science & nature, sports, and drama in a faith-filled environment! With a program of rocking' music & media that engages mind, body, and spirit, kids discover how God ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Each September over the last four years, there have been “Get Naked in the ‘Wood” lawn signs throughout Maplewood and South Orange yards that have made many curious. This clever slogan promotes the annual Robert J. Miller Oysterfest for Melanoma Awareness that drew 2000 neighbors to ...

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The Rigamajig is definitely a fan favorite! The children are able to explore and build whatever their imaginations think up! Rigamajig was developed in 2011 by Cas Holman for Friends of the High Line in collaboration with early learning educators, woodworkers and children. It was launched in New ...

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