Millburn/Short Hills Chamber of Commerce Gets Down To Business

August 15, 2018

SHORT HILLS, NJ – More than 75 local business owners, entrepreneurs and senior managers of some of the largest corporations around Millburn Township attended a networking event at the Benihana restaurant in Short Hills Tuesday evening. The Millburn/Short Hills Chamber of Commerce hosted a “business bash” with five chambers from Livingston, Maplewood, North Essex, South ...

Port Authority Bus Terminal To Test New Security System This Week

NEW YORK, NY - Commuters into the Port Authority Bus terminal today through Wednesday will be part of a pilot to test a new security system, one that will try an identify suicide vests and other improvised explosive devices, according to a release from the agency.

The Port Authority will launch this pilot test on the new security system designed to help law enforcement ...

Short Hills Resident Hits Jersey Cash 5 Jackpot

TRENTON, NJ - Short Hills resident George Ippolito had his dollar and a dream pay off after playing the same five numbers in the Jersey Cash 5 for years, hitting the jackpot in April. He plans to put the $785,212 windfall towards his retirement, savings and for his family in the coming years.

Five years ago, Ippolito started playing: 04, 18, 23, 36 and 3 8 without fail. While he missed the ...

Betting On Far Hills Steeplechase Races Finally Gets The Starter's Call

FAR HILLS, N.J.— Fans attending the 98th annual running of the Far Hills Races at Moorland Farms on Oct. 20 will find a brand-new attraction — pari-mutuel betting.

The seven-race card offers $850,000 in gross purses, the highest dollar value of any sanctioned steeplechase meeting in North America. The highlight for the 2018 renewal will be the $450,000 Grand National, ...

DMDA Gives Update to Millburn Township Committee

MILLBURN, NJ - After months of turnover and changes at the Downtown Millburn Development Alliance (DMDA) that included facing defunded, the new president David Sorkin came before the Millburn Township Committee give an update on the progress to date. Sorkin started at his post on May 30 and outlined the fundamental tenets the DMDA is looking to accomplish.

Deputy Mayor Jodi Rosenberg eluded to ...

Short Hills Resident Named to Saint Peter’s University Board of Trustees

Jersey City, NJ – Short Hills resident and a member of Saint Peter's class of 1975, Frank L. Fekete, was elected chair of the Board of Trustees for the University replacing Thomas P. Mac Mahon ’68 as chair of the Board and will serve for a three-year term. 

“Saint Peter’s University is in the midst of a renaissance and has made tremendous strides since my time ...

JCP&L Says $400M Plan Will Improve Reliability

WARREN, NJ – Jersey Central Power & Light has filed a four-year infrastructure plan with the state Board of Public Utilities aimed at enhancing the reliability and resiliency of its distribution system against severe weather and reducing the frequency and duration of power outages.

The company announced the plan in a press release.

JCP&L calls the $400 million plan ...

Big Changes in Store for New Jersey’s Employers and Employees

Big changes are in store for New Jersey’s workplaces, with dramatic legislation aimed at improving conditions for New Jersey’s workers. These changes include the enactment of New Jersey’s Equal Pay Act, a new law to help the unemployed, and passage of New Jersey’s Paid Sick Leave Act. Most likely one or all these laws will impact you or someone in your family.

New ...

Newark Lures Amazon With $1 Billion Payroll Tax Incentive

NEWARK, NJ - Amazon will get a payroll tax break at a cost of $1 billion to the city should the company open its second headquarters here.

It’s one of two ordinances that were approved by the Newark City Council council to sweeten the deal for the corporate giant and stand out among other locations vying for Amazon’s so-called HQ2.

“The City Council has brought Newark a ...

Gas Line Replacement Set to Begin at Short Hills Train Station

SHORT HILLS, NJ - A week for detours and construction are coming starting Monday morning at 9:00 am as PSE&G replaces a gas line at Short Hills Plaza. 

The westbound side of the Short Hills Train Station between Station Plaza and Short Hills Avenue will be affect each day from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for approximately a week. 

Millburn police will be on site to help direct ...

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