Press Releases

August 12, 2018

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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The Millburn Recreation Department is excited to announce that the Slayton Field Tennis Courts on Glen Avenue below Wyoming School are now both lined for pickleball and tennis.  Currently, a Millburn Recreation Tennis Membership is needed to use any of the tennis courts in Millburn (Slayton Field, ...

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Acclaimed NJ Organist to Donate ALL Proceeds from Benefit Concert to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation   New Jersey’s Own James D. Hicks Holds Special Performance in Millburn, NJ as Part of his Charitable Nordic Hike Initiative   There are so many things in this world to be thankful for, and ...

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Special Instruction at CCNS   The children of Christ Church Nursery School have always been offered special instruction. Music classes by our certified music teacher happen weekly for all. Classes are held in the multipurpose area in the gym and are full of songs, musical instruments, ...

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Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey Encourages Family Fun with Online Fishing Tournament MILLBURN, NJ — The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) is asking families to cast their lines and reel in some quality time this summer as part of the fourth annual Don’t Get Hooked on Drugs ...

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Climb aboard the S.S. VBC for an Island Adventure at Community Congregational Church’s annual summer Vacation Bible Camp! Camp runs from August 27 through August 31, from 9:00am - 2:00pm daily. All children ages 3 - 5th grade are invited to attend the camp, which features cooking, science, drama, ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Short Hills Summer Concerts in the Park program will hold its second concert of the season featuring “Soul Groove” this Sunday, July 8th (7:00pm-8:30 pm). All of the concerts are free of charge and take place in Taylor Park on Main Street.  Soul Groove comes back ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that authorities are seeking the public’s assistance in locating relatives of Gilbert Garcia, a/k/a Geovanny Gonzales, who died on Friday, June 22, 2018 after being assaulted in Newark. Garcia was attacked on Raymond ...

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PRINCETON, NJ — It’s that time of year when the temperature goes up and heat and humidity, which can be deadly, make being outdoors very uncomfortable. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 600 people in the United States are killed by extreme heat every year. The American ...

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Jane P. Houston of Short Hills was honored with the Shipley Family Award for Philanthropic Endeavors at Greater Newark Conservancy’s “Making Our City Bloom Gala” at Nanina’s in the Park in Belleville. The award was presented by Conservancy board member Rachel Schwarz of Millburn. The ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Dr. Efterpi (Effie) Zantopoulos Deegan of Deegan Dental received her Certificate of Prosthodontics from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), after attending dental school there as well.  She is an alumnus of Rutgers- Newark College of Arts and Sciences and ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - The Millburn-Short Hills Democratic Committee is stronger than ever and proudly represents itself along with Essex County Executive Joseph Di Vincenzo and newly re-elected Essex County Democratic Chairman LeRoy Jones at the Essex County Democratic Reorganization meeting. The ...

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CANADA GOOSE CONTINUES RETAIL EXPANSION, ANNOUNCES THREE NEW STORES IN NORTH AMERICA From the Temperate West Coast to the Cool North East: Set to Open in Vancouver, Short Hills, and Montréal   TORONTO, ON – Canada Goose Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GOOS, TSX: GOOS), today announced the next phase ...

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The Millburn Fire Department is observing Fire Safety Stand Down Week the week of June 17 – 23 to raise awareness and action around preventing injuries and deaths among firefighters and emergency first responders. The annual event is a joint initiative of the International Association of Fire ...

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Priddy Learning Academy, located in downtown Millburn, has just launched a new interactive summer reading program called Priddy Learning LIVE.   Students can now learn reading with a real, live teacher on their computer or pad in the convenience of their own home. Classes are being offered ...

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The Millburn Free Public Library is pleased to offer a program on changing careers for working moms, presented by local career coach Tracey Gutierrez. This program will be held on Thursday, June 14 at 7:00pm. Are you looking for a career change that better fits the lifestyle you want? Do you ...

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MILLBURN, NJ—The Millburn-Short Hills Scholastic Boosters, which has been providing educational grants to township students for since 1947 years, is now accepting applications for grants for the 2018-2019 college year.  More than 1,000 students, trying to close the shortfall in their college ...

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The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum's Summer Nature Discovery Camp, for Pre-K to 4th grade campers, provides a perfect environment for children to learn about and appreciate the natural world. Your child’s innate curiosity and joy in learning will be sparked by hands-on discovery led by our staff of ...

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Mark your calendars and come join us at our Grand Opening on Saturday, June 9th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM!! Get ready for games, crafts, music, and so much more!

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MILLBURN, NJ -Local Author, Millburn resident and bookstore owner Nadege Nicoll, welcomes children’s book author, Billy Baldwin, of Sag Harbor, to share his wonderful picture book “Wipeout The Wave” at her new book store, The Book House at 281 Essex Street in Millburn, NJ.  Local children ages 4 ...

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Genius Gems LLC, a Unique STEM-based Learn & Play Space, Announces Grand Opening in Millburn, New Jersey on June 3rd     What Can Your Child Build with over 24,000 Magnetic Tiles?   MILLBURN, NJ – Genius Gems, a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)-based learn and ...

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The Indian American Association of Millburn and Short Hills and The South Mountain Civic Association are organizing the 1st Millburn Spring Festival in Taylor park and Bauer Center on Sunday, June 10th, 2018 from 1-4 PM. The entire community is invited to a fun filled afternoon with many Millburn ...

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NEW JERSEY - Uber and Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) are announcing the expansion of their relationship to include a commuter ridesharing partnership at four commercial properties in Short Hills, NJ. Similar to a program that was announced in February at Mack-Cali’s properties in ...

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Street Dedication Ceremony Honoring Late Scoutmaster Ken Fineran Officially Scheduled Sunday May 20 at 11:00 am Millburn Township and Boy Scout Troop 17 of St. Rose of Lima will be honoring the life and accomplishments our beloved Scoutmaster Kenneth W. Fineran on Sunday, May 20th. Troop 17 ...

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Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, will host an online contest to promote their production of Half Time, the new musical about not acting your age. “Generations,” The Half Time Dance ...

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Millburn-Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad CYCLE FOR WHEELS The Millburn-Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad (MSHVFAS) which answered its first call on June 14th, 1958 is staffed and run by all volunteers. The squad relies exclusively on the generosity of donors for financial support. The ...

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The Millburn Free Public Library is pleased to offer a Memoir Writing Class in June, 2018. The classes will be held on Tuesday evenings, from 6:30-8:00pm, on the following dates: June 5, 12, 19, 26. There are many ways to write about a life: a book-length project to be shared with children or ...

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Millburn Short Hills July 4th Committee Annual Golf Fundraiser Postponed Until May 19.   Due to inclement weather predicted for Saturday, May 12 the Millburn Short Hills July 4th Committee Annual Golf Fundraiser had been postponed to the rain date of Saturday May 19, 2018 at noon at ...

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BE PART OF THE ACTION! The Millburn Diamond Club is excited to announce some very special Miller ballplayer experiences for fans of our State Championship Varsity Baseball Team as we debut our new "Field of Dreams".  Bat boy/Bat girl for a home game Participation in pre-game warm-ups at a ...

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COOKIES FOR KIDS CANCER!   Teaching the children of Christ Church Nursery School to think of others is an important goal of the school. Together with their Parent Association outreach committee, the CCNS community participated in several outreach projects throughout the school year. Coming up ...

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