Short Hills Boys Scout Asks Community for Help

February 18, 2018

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Ryan Cannon, a Boy Scout with Troop 17 St. Rose of Lima is appealing to the community to help completing his Eagle Scout project. Cannon is revitalizing the gathering hall a the Guy R. Bosworth American Legion Post 140 in Millburn. The hall is often in use of weekends for community events, gatherings and parties, so the available time for his project is limited to this week ...

More than 11 Tons of Food, Toys and Coats Collected at Turtle Back Zoo

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In addition the 97,459 people who visited the 11th annual Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo in 2017, the second-largest attendance figure for the event, behind the 131,594 people who came in 2015, more than 11 tons of non-perishable food, clothing and toys were collected for those in need.

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr., said it ...

Two Short Hills Residents Receive Scholarship from NJ Chinese Festival Organization

SHORT HILLS, NJ – Short Hills residents Victoria Mak who attends Yale University and Monica Liu who attends Vanderbilt University received scholarships from the New Jersey Chinese Festival organization on Dec. 28.

The group marked 2017 as their fourth year giving the scholarships, said festival chair and Montville resident Margaret Lam. Ten students are ...

Millburn Teen Gives Laptops New Life for Charity

MILLBURN, N.J. — A junior at Millburn High School is using his skills with computers to help young women half a world away have a chance at higher education. Alexander McBride, the founder of, has already sent 21 laptops to deserving female students by teaming with a family friend who hand delivers donations to a girls leadership training school in Tanzania ...

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Closures and Events on Monday, Jan. 15

MILLBURN, NJ - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is observed on Monday, Jan. 15, and there are many closures for the holiday in Millburn Township.


Municipal offices in Millburn are closed.
Millburn Public Library is closed.
Post Office is closed and there is no mail delivery.
Millburn School District is closed.


Springfield Teen to Take the Polar Bear Plunge for Special Olympics Maryland

Chesapeake Bay, MD - This January Ryan Fitzpatrick will take on the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay and Plunge for the 7,549 athletes of Special Olympics Maryland.

He is a graduate of Jonathan Dayton High School and his younger sister Karly graduated last year.  He is now a senior at Towson University in his final semester and is a Business Administration major, with a concentration ...

Saturday Blood Drive Sponsored by St. James the Apostle Church for the American Red Cross

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - St. James the Apostle Parish in Springfield is sponsoring an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Saturday, January 13, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the school gym, 41 South Springfield Avenue.

Walk-ins are welcome until 12 noon, but appointments are preferred.

To make an appointment, call 1-800-REDCROSS or visit and ...

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