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Rutgers Virtual University Commencement Schedule; Judith Persichelli Addresses Camden Class

May 31, 2020

NEW JERSEY - An estimated 18,967 graduates will receive degrees from Rutgers this year (13,057 degrees and one artistic diploma from Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, 4,090 from Rutgers University-Newark, and 1,819 from Rutgers University-Camden). They include approximately 12,304 baccalaureate degrees, 4,688 master’s ...

With Millburn In-Person Graduation Potentially Back on, Seniors Speak About Path Forward

MILLBURN, NJ - With yesterday's announcement that in-person graduation ceremonies will be allowed starting in July, the path is now clear for Millburn High School to potentially hold a ceremony, even if it will look wildly different from any other held in recent memory.

While nothing has been confirmed yet, and meetings are still ongoing, TAPinto Millburn/Short ...

Millburn Senior Class President Among Students Lobbying Murphy for In-Person Graduation

MILLBURN, NJ — While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has officially ended in-person learning for the year, an outside hope remains that physical graduation ceremonies can still be salvaged in some form.

In that mindset, a number of student body leader from across the state, including Millburn's senior class president Jamie Serruto and vice president Charlie Baker, signed onto ...

Three Millburn Students Among Those Selected for National Merit Scholarship Award

MILLBURN, NJ — After being selected as finalists earlier this academic year, two Millburn High School students and one Newark Academy student who lives in Millburn were named among the many winners in a nationwide scholarship competition.

Amanda Huang, Ethan Zhang and Warren Sunada-Wong are among the students chosen as one of the National Merit ...

Millburn Students Step Up to The Plate for Author Visit

MILLBURN, NJ — Yesterday afternoon, students at Wyoming Elementary School said "batter up," as they welcomed author David Kelly into the district for a virtual chat.

Kelly is known for writing the Ballpark Mysteries Series, as well as an offshoot known as the Ballpark Mysteries Super Specials. In addition, he also wrote the most valuable players series, and a pair of nonfiction ...

NJ State Police, Dept. of Education Advise School Boards That HS Graduation Ceremonies, Parades Violate 'Stay at Home' Orders

NEW JERSEY -- While school districts across the state have been planning alternatives to traditional high school graduation ceremonies, any plans that school districts had in the works appear to violate Governor Murphy’s Executive Order No.107, which directs New Jersey residents to stay at home and prohibits public gatherings.

In a letter to school administrators, NJ State Police Colonel ...

Millburn High School Student Wins Top Prize at National Symposium

MILLBURN, NJ — Ryan Park, a sophomore at Millburn High School won first place in Mathematics and Computer Science during the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) on April 22.

The JSHS describes itself as a “U.S. Army, Navy, and Air-Force sponsored STEM competition, which promotes original research and experimentation in the sciences, technology, engineering, and ...

Governor Phil Murphy: Schools to Remain Closed Through End of Year

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced today that all New Jersey schools would remain closed for the remainder of the school year in an ongoing effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.

"We have a single goal in mind: the safety and well-being of our children, and of our educators, administrators and staff," said Murphy. 

The governor's ...

Millburn BOE Discusses Budget, Updates Plans for Virtual Learning

MILLBURN, NJ — during their Monday evening meeting, the Millburn Board of Education discussed the budget for the 2020-2021 school year and updated plans for virtual learning.

Priorities for the 2020-2021 budget include meeting salary and benefit obligations for personnel, increasing cyber security, and adding additional transportation routes. The expenditures are proposed at $97,321,684, ...

Millburn High School Receives High Marks in U.S. News Ranking

MILLBURN, NJ — The latest U.S. News and World Report annual high school rankings were recently released, and like clockwork, Millburn High School found itself near the top of the list yet again.

The district came in 16th overall in the state of New Jersey and 366th overall nationally. Of note is that while Millburn was ranked in the 16th spot, almost every other high ...


Congratulate Your Graduate with Milestones on TAPinto

May 27, 2020

Graduation season is upon us and that means celebrating your graduate’s accomplishments and honors.  TAPinto Milestones gives you an easy and affordable way to honor your graduate.  You can submit a note of congratulations, highlight achievements and submit photos.  Your Milestone post will be posted on the TAPinto site of your choosing and stay there forever.  ...


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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What You Need To Know About Your Children’s Teachers

May 22, 2020

What You Need To Know About Your Children’s Teachers

The majority of your children’s teachers have children of their own. They are parents whose concerns, worries, and responsibilities are exactly like yours. In other words they get where you’re coming from, and they care.

Being parents, they’re balancing homeschooling their own children while simultaneously distance ...

Essex County Executive, Mayors Support Governor's Borrowing Plan

May 30, 2020

Essex County, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced his support of Governor Phil Murphy's proposal to borrow $9 billion from the U.S. Federal Reserve to balance the State Budget. On Friday, May 29th, DiVincenzo sent a letter of support to the Governor; the letter was also signed by 17 of the Mayors in Essex County.

"We are all aware that COVID-19 has had a ...

Pick Up Dinner This Week From Paper Mill's Carriage House

MILLBURN, NJ — The FM Kirby Carriage House Restaurant at Paper Mill Playhouse offers carryout dining Wednesdays through Sundays.

This week's dinners are a choice of:

Monkfish with Shrimp Etouffee
 Fresh Monkfish with a classic Creole red sauce, flavorful but not spicy. Served with Red Rice and Roasted ...

Congratulate Your Graduate with Milestones on TAPinto

Graduation season is upon us and that means celebrating your graduate’s accomplishments and honors.  TAPinto Milestones gives you an easy and affordable way to honor your graduate.  You can submit a note of congratulations, highlight achievements and submit photos.  Your Milestone post will be posted on the TAPinto site of your choosing and stay there forever.  ...

Archdiocese of Newark Will Close 10 Catholic Schools

Difficult Decision Will Strengthen Schools, Safeguard Future of Catholic Education; At-Home Learning Continues Through End of School Year 

The Archdiocese of Newark has announced the consolidation of its school community and the closure of nine archdiocesan-operated elementary schools at the end of this school year, the result of archdiocesan strategic planning efforts to ...

Millburn Town Hall Closed for Memorial Day

May 25, 2020

MILLBURN, NJ — In observance of Memorial Day, the town hall is closed today. In addition to the closures, there will be no garbage or recycling collection today.  

Regular hours & virtual services will resume on Tuesday, May 26. Collections will resume with resident's next scheduled pick-up.

JCP&L to Begin Tree Trimming in Millburn Next Month

MILLBURN, NJ — According to an announcement from Millburn Township, JCP&L will be conducting tree trimming around Millburn beginning in or about June.

The township urges residents to be cautious when approaching work areas. The work being done will include the removal of limbs overhanging 3 phase electric lines.

Tree trimming and vegetation removal aids in reducing and ...

Coronavirus Pandemic Adds to the Admiration as Hospital Honors Local EMS Members

Overlook Medical Center celebrated the work of the dedicated EMS first responders throughout the communities it serves with awards, gifts and other recognition as part of the national EMS Week, May 18–22.

“The first responders throughout our region have been our steadfast partners through the height of the pandemic, and their collaboration in caring for our patients during this ...

Atlantic Health System Leads Phase 1 Study on CPI-613® (Devimistat), First-in-Class Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer to be Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2020

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care’s Angela Alistar, MD, medical director of GI medical oncology at Morristown Medical Center and medical director of the Phase 1 Breakthrough Treatment Center, is lead author of a phase 1 study of CPI-613® (devimistat), a unique first-in-class treatment for locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer, in combination with two chemotherapy drugs.

Community Conversations: Is It Safe To Have Surgery?

James C. Wittig, MD, chairman, Orthopedic Surgery, Morristown Medical Center, medical director of Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Oncology and Sarcoma Surgery for Atlantic Health System, joined host Luke Margolis for the latest edition of our Facebook Live event series, Community Conversations. Dr. Wittig shared what our patients need to know before having an important surgery that’s been ...