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Tips to Help Millburn Pets Stay Safe on July 4th

July 3, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ - Fourth of July is a festive time, but for pets it is the one day a year where more pets get lost. Between celebrations and fireworks, there are many portential opportunites for a pet to get into harms way or become scared and run. Petfinder shared eight helpful tips to help keep pets safe this year.

1. Be sure your pet is wearing up to date and visible tags. 

2. Take a ...

Fourth of July Safety: Fireworks Belong in the Hands of the Experts

MILLBURN, NJ — There’s no doubt that fireworks are fun to watch. And that’s exactly the point public safety officials are once again stressing during this year’s Fourth of July celebration — keep the fireworks themselves in the hands of the professionals.

In fact, that’s the only legal option in New Jersey where the personal use of any type of fireworks ...

Spikeball Tournament Coming to Millburn

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn Recreation is hosting its first USA Spikeball tournament on Saturday, July 8. This tournament will be open to all ages including youth and adults.  There will be two divisions that include all ages - INTERMEDIATE and COMPETITIVE.  You will select your experience level when registering.  We will have consolation games for those eliminated early. Raffle prizes ...

Battle of Short Hills Set to Unfold at Oak Ridge Park

CLARK, NJ - Union County residents and visitors can partake in a once-in-a-lifetime experience this Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25 at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, when hundreds of uniformed men, women and children stage a re-enactment to commemorate the 240th anniversary of the 1777 Battle of Short Hills.

The two-day event covers everything from dramatic clashes with British regulars to the ...

The History of Flag Day

MILLBURN, NJ - June 14 officially marks Flag Day around the country. There are many legends surrounding the origins of the nation's flag, including the timeless tale of Betsy Ross, but after twenty seven official versions we still fly the flag that President Taft standardized in 1912. The Department of Veteran's Affairs share a brief history of Flag Day below:

 

"That the ...

Millburn Farmer's Market Brings Local Produce Straight to the Community

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Farmer's Market is heading into its second week at Main and Essex Streets carrying on a tradition 25 years in the making. From 8:00 am till 2:00 pm on Tuesdays through October 31 farmers are bringing locally grown freshness direct to the Millburn-Short Hills community.

Alstede Farm, Ort Farm and Great Road Organic Farm (formerly Harvest Moon) are bringing ...

Millburn Resident Wins 42nd Annual 4 Miler Race

MILLBURN, NJ - Over 100 runners enjoyed beautiful 70 degree weather for the 42 Annual Millburn Recreation Department 4 Miler Race through Short Hills. The race kicked off and ended in Gero Park.

Cliff Wall of Millburn was the overall race winner and male overall winner with a time of 27:46.  Juliette Blevins was the female winner with a time of 29:57 (overall 7th).

Primary Election Day is Tuesday June 6

Tuesday, June 6 is Primary Election Day. Polls will be open from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Your polling place is listed on your sample ballot. If you do not have your sample ballot, you may look up your polling place on the New Jersey Department of State website: 

Poll Place Search: Click Here to Find Your Polling Place 

Millburn Township Do One Thing Program June Tip

MILLBURN, NJ - Do 1 Thing is a 12-month program that makes it easy for you to prepare yourself, your family, and your community for emergencies or disasters.

Being prepared for disasters and emergencies can seem like a big job. Many people don’t know where to start, so they never start at all. With Do 1 Thing you can take small steps that make a big difference in an emergency.

Millburn Township Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony and Parade

MILLBURN, NJ – Join friends, families and neighbors as Millburn/Short Hills honor America’s fallen on Memorial Day. American Legion Post #140 and the Township of Millburn will host several Memorial Day events throughout the day.

9:00 a.m.        Flag raising and playing of taps at Millburn Town Hall

9:15 ...

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