Community Life

December 12, 2018

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Bill Mebane, at ninety years of age and the oldest living Scoutmaster of Troop 15 Christ Church in Short Hills, was honored with a trophy for "inspiration and service to youth" through many years. His advice was, "it's all about the out of doors camping experience." In camping, ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - This year the Scholastic book fair at Hartshorn Elementary was a big success.  The book fair promotes breakthrough hit series such as Diary of a Wimpy Kid as well as classics like Charlotte’s Web.  Probably the best part about Hartshorn’s book fair is that it helps create a love ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - A day after being postponed due to rain, the second annual Winter Walk kicked off in town at Taylor Park in Millburn. The event was sponsored by the Millburn Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Millburn Development Alliance, with major financial support from RWJ Barnabas Health and ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - On Sunday, Nov. 25, the second annual Winter Walk kicked off in Millburn's Taylor Park. The event had been postponed from Saturday Nov. 24, when heavy rain came through and soaked the field. The Snowflake Stroll, a parade of local groups, was also held during the kickoff. The parade ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The much anticipated Winter Walk in Taylor Park (Millburn) opening ceremonies will be held on Nov. 24 @ 4:00 p.m. In addition to the official ribbon-cutting to open Taylor Park's winter wonderland, there will be music, food and, of course, holiday themed displays throughout the park ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Hartshorn Elementary School and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints have been neighbors on White Oak Ridge in Short Hills for a long time. On Saturday, Sept. 22, Gabe Pelaez along with members of Boy Scout Troop 33 and their parents worked together to build a path ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A construction project will result in the shuttering of River Road -- from JFK Parkway to Passaic Avenue -- for eight nights beginning October 25, weather permitting. The road will be closed overnight, each night, from approximately 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. the ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum's annual Teddy Bear Parade invites some of the youngest in the community to share their favorite fluffy friends with others and get a teddy bear check up. But there's more. It's also an opportunity to learn about bears in the wild and how to protect ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - A few years ago Millburn Township decided to close Brookside Drive between Glen Avenue and South Orange Avenue to vehicles every Sunday morning. Since then, it has become a favorite place to go for local bikers, runners and walkers. However, as time went on, the sequestered area has ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The local Jewish community came out in spades earlier this month to celebrate the opening of the new Chabad at Short Hills Center for Jewish Life, located at 650 South Orange Avenue where Livingston and Short Hills meet. Among the local dignitaries at the grand opening event and ...

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MILLBURN, NJ – To fulfill a Webelos requirement on first aid, the scouts of Pack One in Short Hills spent a special Saturday morning with Squad Captain Melissa Campbell of the Millburn/Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad (MSHVFAS). For two-hours, the scouts learned what to do after an accident, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - School is in session, but there is no reason for the kids to be the only ones to experience the fun of learning, especially when that learning involves no homework. That's because, beginning September 14, the Summit Free Public Library is debuting a series of minicourses that enable ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Mary Patricia Colicchio, who taught history and film studies at Summit High School since 2003, passed away August 4 at the age of 56. She had been battling pancreatic cancer since being diagnosed in August of 2017. Colicchio offered an honest and courageous, first-person account ...

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LONG VALLEY, NJ — Those with children entering Pre-K or Kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year who are thinking about day camp options for next summer are invited to attend “Rookie Day” at Meadowbrook Country Day Camp, on Monday, August 15, 2018, from 10 a.m. — 12:30 p.m. Reservations will be ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - A familiar face is back around town in Millburn, as Commander Jonathan Sym of the US Navy and the Managing Editor for TAPinto Millburn returned from a year-long deployment. In July 2017, Sym embarked on orders based in Baumholder, Germany to support Operation Freedom’s Sentinel which ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - A search of the directories at the Millburn-Short Hills Historical Society museum tells us that Kings Super Markets has been part of the fabric of life of Millburn-Short Hills since the 1930s. The first Millburn location for Kings seems to have been 351 Millburn Ave., the site now ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ –Caitlynn McTernan will be a senior at Jonathan Dayton High School in September.  Right now, she is focused on completing her Girl Scout Gold Award Project.  The Girl Scout Gold Award Webpage says, “The Girl Scout Gold Award is the most prestigious award in the world for ...

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MILLBURN, NJ —  A heat wave rolling into the area is expected to last through Sunday, with the National Weather Service (NWS) calling for a heat advisory for Millburn Township through 12:00 pm Sunday. However, an excessive heat watch runs through Monday evening.  According to the NWS, the heat ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn Township and Boy Scout Troop 17 of St. Rose of Lima honored the life and accomplishments of late Scoutmaster Kenneth W. Fineran on Sunday, May 20. Troop 17 Scouts, in conjunction with Millburn Township and St. Rose of Lima Church.

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Township Recreation Department announced that it is accepting memberships for the township pool, tennis and golf facilities. The memberships are available to all Millburn Township residents and the applications are available online. The membership application can be ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The staff at TAPinto Millburn-Short Hills wish all our readers who celebrate a Merry Christmas.  

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