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NJ TRANSIT Graduating Seven Locomotive Engineer Classes in Two Years – Same Number Graduated in Last Five Years Combined

With the recent June 2019 graduating class and six more classes of locomotive engineering trainees graduating through December 2020, NJ TRANSIT will have graduated seven classes in two years (2019 – 2020). That’s the same number of classes that graduated in the previous five years combined (2014 – 2018.)

Agency officials attribute the significant increase in engineer training ...

Building Goodwill with Gratitude on NJ TRANSIT

NJ TRANSIT’s Customer Advocate and Chief Experience Officer Stewart Mader regularly rides buses, light rail, and trains to engage with customers and identify ways to streamline the  customer experience. 

This week, he rode with customers on the Montclair-Boonton Line to thank them for adjusting their schedules during Amtrak infrastructure work at New York Penn Station. That ...

Thank You, Montclair-Boonton, North Jersey Coast Line & Morris & Essex Line Riders

This spring we announced that Amtrak would need to take two tracks out of service at Penn Station New York this summer to accommodate critical infrastructure repair work. As a result, on weekdays only, four peak-period Midtown Direct trains in each direction on the Montclair-Boonton Line, one peak-period train in each direction on the North Jersey Coast Line and select reverse-peak trains on the ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Local Pediatrician Writes About E-Cigarette Risks

September 17, 2019

It’s September, and I think that most parents agree at this point that all of the extra moments of relaxation and downtime this summer are now in the past.  The adjustment period as our children advance a year in school, sometimes moving up to new “bigger” schools all-together, is also over, and with homework, sports practices, instrument lessons, tournaments and playdates, ...

Letter: Dorian Was a Warning That Communities Are Not Prepared for the Next Rahway River Flood

The Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Flood Control will be meeting in Springfield Town Hall September 18 at a meeting hosted by Mayor Erica Dubois to discuss the status of the Federal-State Rahway River Flood Mitigation Plan.

Mayors Council consists of representatives of the affected communities including Springfield Mayor Erica Dubois; Maplewood Mayor Vic DeLuca; Cranford Mayor Pat ...

Civil Service to Host Public Employment Job Fair

September 21, 2019

The NJ Civil Service Commission (CSC) will host a series of public employment job fairs throughout the State starting this Fall.  Members of the public are encouraged to attend these free events, which will be held in locations in North, Central, and South Jersey. This will be an ideal opportunity to network with state recruiters to discuss employment opportunities with public government ...

Prediabetes-Your Wake-up Call

NJ 2-1-1 is a free, statewide information and referral service that connects people in need with existing programs and services that can help. It’s focus is on health and human services, which means that if you are struggling to feed your family; pay the utility bill; find childcare/healthcare/eldercare; locate affordable housing; find substance abuse services, get assistance with mental ...

Federation Hosts Community-wide Cycling and Family Fun Day Event to Help Send Kids to Camp

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ’s second annual Tour de Summer Camps NJ is taking place on Sunday, September 22, 2019. Proceeds of this community cycling and Family Fun Day event will make it possible for more children across Greater MetroWest NJ to attend Jewish summer camp through One Happy Camper grants and need-based scholarships. The start and finish line, ...

Scholastic Boosters Announce Trio of of “Give a Boost” Award Winners

 

MILLBURN, NJ, Sept. 16, 2019—Three Millburn High School graduates have been named the 2019 recipients of The Millburn-Short Hills Scholastic Boosters’ “Give a Boost” Awards. The awards of $1,000 each, funded in part by Investors Bank Foundation, were presented by Boosters President Jennifer Baer.

The 2019-20 award recipients are Natalie Lanfin, who will attend ...

70 Years Ago, Camden Man Became Nation's First Mass Murderer

His name, like the names of his victims, is nearly forgotten. 

But what Howard Unruh did 70 years ago today in Camden, N.J. foreshadowed the insanity of mass shootings we live with today.

Insanity is the operative word here. From lockdown drills in nursery schools to bullet resistant backpacks, random mass shootings have become part of the “uniquely American” cultural ...

A Day When the Sea Was More Hostile Than the Wind or Sun

The boy struggled with a cart filled with beach stuff as he dragged it down the boardwalk. It was fish-tailing behind him and I almost told him to push rather than pull, but decided to mind my own business. I was pushing a small load myself, my sleeping grandson in a stroller.

He was with a girl a few years younger, a woman who looked to be a grandmother, and several small children. His role ...

Millburn Township Committee Gives Notice of Closed Session

September 10, 2019

TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN

ESSEX COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

PUBLIC NOTICE

48 Hour Notice of Special Meeting for Closed Session

 6:00PM, Tuesday, September 17, 2019

 

NOTICE that the Millburn Township Committee will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 6:00 p.m., prior to the Regular Session Meeting, at the Municipal Building in the meeting room, 375 Millburn ...

Millburn Township Seeking Commuter Survey information

MILLBURN, NJ - With a proposal for a new luxury commuter bus line in town being floated, Millburn Township has put out a call for commuter survey information on the town website.

A private commuting services company, Boxcar, is seeking input from Millburn and Short Hills commuters regarding a proposed luxury commuter bus route that would run directly from Millburn into New York City. As a ...

Brain Surgery Breakthrough and Other News from Atlantic Health System

On this AtlantiCast, see how Atlantic Health System is breaking new ground when it comes to brain surgery, learn about a new clinical trial into the treatment of melanoma, find out how Overlook Medical Center is turning trash into treasure and making health care more environmentally friendly and much more!