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Hawthorne 10-Year-Old Holds Epic Lemonade Sale to Raise $5,000 for Young Girl with Cancer

May 13, 2022

HAWTHORNE, NJ - When 10-year-old Peyton Cohen decided to host a lemonade fundraiser for Natalie Ferguson, a 4-year-old battling brain cancer, Peyton had no idea how it would catch on, or that she could raise thousands of dollars in a single day. But word of the lemonade fundraiser spread throughout the town and brought an epic response.

“It was amazing! We had cars going all the way ...

Millburn Volunteer Who Organized Recovery Efforts After Hurricane Ida Needs Help

Micole Cohen Richter, who partnered with Joanna Parker-Lentz to raise money and organize Hurricane Ida relief efforts for residents devastated by the storm, now needs Millburn’s help.

Her husband Dan had a major stroke over the weekend. Thankfully, he’s in the hospital and his condition is stabilized, but it will take a long time before he is fully recovered.

Stacey Tavel posted ...

Scenic Hill Community Resident Organizes GoFundMe for His Neighbors Displaced by Last Week’s Fire

West Orange's Scenic Hill resident Thomas Seltzer was fortunate that last week’s fire didn’t spread to his home. He wants to help his neighbors and set up a GoFundMe page several days ago to help the 16 families who have been displaced by the fire.

Seltzer described the aftermath of the terrible fire, “On April 24, 2022, a fire started in the center of one row of homes ...

Millburn’s Food Pantry is Asking For Help to ‘Stuff The Bus’ During Founding Day Tomorrow

The weather forecast looks good for Founding Day on Saturday, April 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and The Cultural, Diversity and Arts Committee has fun activities planned for attendees. Events will be downtown and at Bauer Center in Taylor Park.

Arts and crafts, gardening, spring clean-up, 19th-century music, historic activities, refreshments and more are on the ...

Enzzo’s Trattoria is Raising Money For Millburn High School Scholarship(s)

The owners of Enzzo’s Trattoria in Short Hills are working with Nancy Siegel of the Millburn High School Guidance Department to set up a senior college scholarship or two, depending on how much money they raise, for the class of 2022.

According to Perri Urso, owner of Enzzo’s, they plan to sponsor a scholarship called “Believed in Me,” which will ...

Short Hills Rutgers Student and Other Rutgers Community Members Are Helping Ukraine

A group of Rutgers University students and professors with relatives and friends in Ukraine have banded together to raise money and collect necessities like diapers, canned food, first aid products and blankets to send there.

In addition, they are trying to assist students from Ukraine to come to the United States or find them short-term research positions to help them financially. The ...

Opportunity Project Partners with Millburn Gallery to Exhibit Art Created by Individuals Recovering from Traumatic Brain Injuries

Jesus Nuñez, the owner of the J Nuñez Gallery, recently collaborated with Millburn’s Opportunity Project members and artists for an exhibit of two Opportunity Project members and artists, Gary Berson and Angel Serrano.

According to Nuñez, “The J. Nuñez Love Always collection was also on display with proceeds from sales benefiting Opportunity ...


NJHipsturbia is Back Up & Working on Father's Day Fundraiser

May 17, 2022

Tenacity pays off! After countless emails and calls to Meta, Facebook and Instagram, NJHipsterbia has gotten its account back. And the founders feel unstoppable.

NJHipsturbia will continue its good mission of promoting local New Jersey businesses to help them thrive. More great things are also in store for Hipsturbia. During their two-week hiatus, the founders used their time between emails ...


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New Brunswick Mayor Cahill Urges Approval of RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – New Brunswick Mayor James M. Cahill has thrown his support behind the transaction between Saint Peter’s HealthCare System (“Saint Peter’s”) and RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”), which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick.

“Today, New Brunswick residents in need ...

NJ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey ("SHCCNJ") threw its support behind the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and St. Peter's HealthCare System, which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick. 

In a letter to the Federal Trade ...

African American Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBH Transaction with St. Peters

New Brunswick, NJ – Access to quality medical care in New Jersey is vital to underserved populations. That's why the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (“AACCNJ”) announced its support for the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System in New Brunswick, which will lead to the creation of New ...

RWJBarnabas Health, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Vision to Create NJ’s First Premier Academic Medical Center Gets State Approval

New Brunswick, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System (“Saint Peter’s”) announced that the State of New Jersey has approved their transaction to create New Jersey’s first premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) located in New Brunswick.

“This is a tremendous milestone in a years-long ...

The Simon Westfall-Kwong Real Estate Group April Market Update

May 20, 2022

MILLBURN-SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Simon Westfall-Kwong Real Estate Group is pleased to provide the April Market Update for Millburn-Short Hills. 

The Seller’s market continues to be going strong with continued solid demand from buyers. We are still seeing multiple offers on homes that either "check off all the boxes" or are priced for potential bidding wars. Although we are ...

JESPY Partners with Paper Mill Playhouse for Performance Showcasing JESPY Clients

SOUTH ORANGE – With the musical talents of JESPY clients in the spotlight, JESPY has partnered with Millburn’s Paper Mill Playhouse to present a showcase of Broadway songs to be performed by the clients on June 18 at 4 p.m.

The performance, which is open to the public, is tentatively titled A New Beginning. Set to take place at JESPY, the play will feature client talents, ...

Studies of the Future: Clinical Trials for Breast Cancer at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, in Livingston, has been at the forefront of the treatment of breast cancer for decades. One way the hospital maintains its reputation as one of the best in the tri-state area is by participating in clinical trials, which are research studies that help determine if a new drug would be effective in treating a specific condition. In partnership with Rutgers ...

Come Enjoy St. Rose of Lima Academy's Summer Camp Program! 

I cannot believe it is that time of year again! Welcome to St. Rose of Lima Academy's (SRLA) ...

Ending the War in Ukraine and US Involvement

May 15, 2022

Ending The War in Ukraine…and US Involvement

By Karla Schultz, NJ School Nurse and Veteran of Army National Guard

I was filling up my car with gas recently and used it as an opportunity to talk with my daughter about inflation and how it means that we need to cut back on some of our spending now, due to rising prices.

Since I had her attention, which I am often competing with ...

‘Lights. Camera. Action!’ $125M Film, TV Complex Proposed in Newark

May 18, 2022

NEWARK, NJ — Plans are in place to transform the former Seth Boyden Court Housing Complex into a state-of-the-art film and television facility, a project officials are dubbing an “anchor” piece of a larger effort to revitalize the Dayton Street neighborhood in Newark’s South Ward.

Newark officials were joined Tuesday by Gov. Phil Murphy, New Jersey Performing Arts ...

New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Reach Another Record High

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according ...

National Weather Service Issues 'Red Flag Warning' for New Jersey

MT. HOLLY, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of New Jersey on Thursday, April 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

A Fire Weather Watch will remain in effect on Friday, April 29, from morning to evening, in anticipation of gusty winds and dry conditions.

The alert was issued due to the combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and dry ...


May 12, 2022



The Township Committee of the Township of Millburn has awarded a contract for the following professional contract without competitive bidding, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-2(6) and N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a)(i) and/or N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(a)(a)(ii) at their May 3, 2022, meeting. Contracts, once executed, and resolutions ...

Notice of Action Taken, Millburn Township Historic Preservation Commission

Notice of Action Taken

Millburn Township Historic Preservation Commission

TAKE NOTICE that on the 5th of May 2022, the Millburn Township Historic Preservation Commission took the following action:

Application No. #506 adopted a Resolution of Memorialization regarding the issuance of a Historic District Regulatory Decision approving this application – property Jane and Kevin ...





ORDINANCES 2600-22 & 2601-22

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the following Ordinances were submitted in writing, introduced, read by title and passed on first reading at a meeting of the Township Committee of the Township of Millburn, in the County of Essex on Tuesday, April 19, 2022. The ordinances will be considered for final passage and ...

The facts are clear about prostate cancer – and what you can do about it

Prostate cancer is dangerous – right? The disease remains the number one solid organ cancer diagnosis among men in the United States, with more than 248,000 newly diagnosed cases each year. Yet while there can be great differences in how prostate cancer affects each patient, there’s little debate that it is important to monitor for the disease.

Urologist Naeem Rahman, MD, part of ...

Upcoming Events


Sat, May 21, 8:00 PM

Union Congregational Church, Montclair

The Oratorio Society of NJ Performs Works of ...

Arts & Entertainment


Mon, May 23, 7:00 AM

Paper Mill Playhouse and Paper Mill Studios, Millburn

Registration Open for Summer Musical Theater ...

Arts & Entertainment Education


Mon, May 23, 7:00 PM


Lackawanna Coalition