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Lance: NJ Earns $13 million in Federal Grant To Combat Opioid Crisis

FLEMINGTON, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07), member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, today announced New Jersey has secured a $13 million dollar federal grant to combat the opioid crisis.  The programming and funding was created under the 21st Century Cures Act, legislation Lance helped write and pass into law last year.
 
“The opioid crisis is devastating families and communities across the Garden State.  In 2015, New Jersey’s heroin death rate was two-and-one-half times the skyrocketing U.S. rate.  This grant award will help expand access to treatment, recovery and prevention programs.  It will also strengthen our state’s ability to combat this growing epidemic,” said Lance.
 
The funding comes from the State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis Grants administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).  Lance and his colleagues are prioritizing five specific strategies: strengthening public health surveillance, advancing the practice of pain management, improving access to treatment and recovery services, targeting availability and distribution of overdose-reversing drugs and supporting cutting-edge research.
 

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Chinese Culture Comes to Greenwood Gardens in Short Hills

April 29, 2017

SHORT HILLS, NJ – Short Hills resident Dilys So organized an evening of Chinese Culture at the Greenwood Gardens in Short Hills. She wanted to share her love of her ancestral culture with the Millburn/Short Hills community. With the support of the historic Greenwood Gardens, this became a reality.

The evening was filled with food, tea and entertainment. Fanyyu Wang displayed the ...

Millburn Police Department Thwarts Fraud and Forgery Attempts; Respond To Two Thefts at the Apple Store

April 26, 2017

On April 18, 2017 Millburn Police Officer Lanni stopped a 2003 Acura 3.2 on Essex St when his license plate reader showed the registered owner had a suspended license and had an outstanding traffic warrant out of Millburn. The driver, 19 year old Usman Maqsood out of Union, was placed under arrest and brought to headquarters. Mr. Maqsood was brought into the court while it was in session.

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Upcoming Events

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Sun, April 30, 1:00 PM

Millburn Middle School, Millburn

The Little Mermaid at Millburn Middle School

Arts & Entertainment

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Wed, May 3, 7:00 PM

Millburn Free Public Library, Millburn

Complete Streets Phase 2A Public Awareness Session

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Wed, May 3, 7:30 PM

Bauer Community Center - Taylor Park, Millburn

Millburn Recreation Department Meeting

Service Academy Fair Set For June 17 in Branchburg

April 29, 2017

FLEMINGTON, N.J. – Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced he will hold his annual Service Academy Information Fair for Seventh Congressional District high school students on Saturday, June 17 at Raritan Valley Community College.  Lance’s annual event allows students to meet with academy officials to learn more about the admissions process and how to pursue their ...

Short Hills Boy Scout Troop 15 67th Annual Plant Sale

Boy Scout Troop 15, Short Hills announces their 67th Annual Plant Sale to be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EASY ability to order online through Community Pass at: https://register.communitypass.net/BSATroop15ofShortHills

“Based on customer feedback, we are continuing with online ordering and also using our long established grower to supply beautiful ...

Summer Fun Programs Available at CCNS

Summer is right around the corner and parents of the preschool set may be struggling to find something fun for their little ones to do every day.  Christ Church Nursery School offers an exciting summer fun program, with weekly themes to delight and amaze young children.  Children can join the experienced staff of CCNS in enjoying a week of teddy bears, artful antics, red, white and ...

Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce Seeking Candidates for Board of Directors

Millburn, NJ – The Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce is seeking candidates to be considered for serving on the 2017-2018 Board of Directors.  Candidates who are interested in furthering the Chamber’s mission with their time, energy, expertise and passion should complete the required on-line survey by April 19.

Rick Davis, President of the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of ...