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Actor Alysha Umphress Asks You to Support Jake's Ride

Broadway actor Alysha Umphress Supports Jake's Ride. Credits: Camera: David Cross Editors: David Cross/Brad Klein Producer: Jonathan Sym

May 1, 2016

Hartshorn Elementary School
400 Hartshorn Drive
Short Hills, NJ 07078

8:30am – 11:00am
Check-in starts at 7:30am

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Rain or Shine

Walk 1 mile or ride 1, 5, 10, or 20 miles.

Click here to download the Jake’s Ride Course Map      (click for map & directions)

 

Every year Jake’s Ride brings together more than 1,000 people from in and around the Millburn-Short Hills, New Jersey community to support dystonia and Parkinson’s research.  The Ride is a family-oriented fundraiser with several courses of varying degrees of challenge traveling through the township.  A one-mile walking path is also offered.   The day begins early for volunteers, sponsors and participants. Adding to the day’s enjoyment is live music, food and beverages, plus fun activities for our youngest participants.   
 
The success of Jake’s Ride is possible due to the generosity of volunteers, sponsors and participants. The outpouring of support received brings better treatments and a cure for movement disorders one step closer for Jake and his fellow warriors!
 
TAP Millburn/Short Hills is an official media sponsor of Jake's Ride.

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What Every Real Estate Agent (and Homeowner) Needs to Know About Insurance

Real Estate Agents take on a great deal of responsibility when they guide us through the process of purchasing a home; knowing the basics of property insurance to point clients in the right direction is an important part of confidently brokering a home sale.

Under what circumstances should a buyer be concerned about special coverage?

A Vacant Home

Vacant homes are at higher risk for most ...

Millburn Student Shares Personal Celiac Story; Looks to Spread Awareness

May 25, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ - On a cold Thursday night in late November a few years ago, my parents sat me down and told me I was diagnosed with Celiac disease after I went to the doctor to complete a routine blood test. I had no idea what Celiac even was, and when my mother reminded me that it was a disease which resulted in people having to avoid eating gluten, I was sure I didn’t have it because I ate ...

Millburn Police Department Investigating Motor Vehicle Theft from Victim's Driveway

May 23, 2017

On May 16, 2017 Millburn Police Officer Crawn responded to the area of J lot at The Mall at Short Hills on a report by Louis Vuitton personnel of a theft. Sharod Saunders, age 20 out of Irvington, was located and arrested after the investigation showed he took a $415.00 belt without making payment. Mr. Saunders was released with a summons.

On May 16, 2017 Millburn Police Officer Kostovski ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, June 1, 7:30 PM

Millburn High School, Millburn

MHS Spring Concert

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Sun, June 4, 9:00 AM

Gero Park , Millburn

Millburn Recreation 4 Miler Race

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Sun, June 4, 4:00 PM

Maplewood Middle School, Maplewood

Society of Musical Arts Orchestral Concert ...

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Tue, June 6, 8:00 AM

Casita (formerly known as Tinga), Millburn

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Lance 44th Town Hall Set For May 30

May 25, 2017

WESTFIELD, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced he will host his 44th in-person town hall meeting on Tuesday, May 30 beginning at 5:30pm at the Roy Smith Theatre at Union County College in Cranford.
 
During the town hall meeting, Lance will take questions and discuss the important issues facing Congress and the American people, including health care reform, the ...

Tai-Chi for Seniors Class at Millburn Library

The Millburn Free Public Library will be holding a Tai-Chi class for seniors over the summer with Linda Sercarz. Ms. Sercarz has been teaching T'ai chi chih for over 15 years, earning her accreditation in 1998. Her class will be held for six weeks at the Millburn Library, starting on Thursday, June 8, from 10:30-11:30am. The class will run until Thursday, July 13. Register on the ...

Congressman Lance Offers Millburn High School Students Service Academy Opportunity

BRANCHBURG, NJ – High students throughout the New Jersey 7th Congressional District have the opportunity to attend Congressman Leonard Lance’s annual Service Academy Information Fair. Lance’s annual event draws dozens of interested high school students considering attending one of the service academies following high school graduation.

“The academy fair allows ...

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 ...