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Short Hills Resident Honored for Philanthropic Efforts

July 22, 2017

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Short Hills resident Raymond Blau was honored by the Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest (JVS) for his outstanding philanthropic endeavors. Blau, the founder and Chairman of Commercial Furniture Interiors (CFI), spent many years as a JVS Board member and recently volunteered his company to help with the design, planning and logistics for the organization’s move to a ...

Millburn Resident Embarks on 2,200 Mile Hike for Charity

MILLBURN, NJ - Harris Goldstein, 20, of Millburn is planning a solo thru hike of the Appalachian Trail to raise money $10,000 for Joy House Education Center in the Mukuru slum in Nairobi, Kenya. Beginning in  Springer Mountain, Georgia and ending in Mt. Katahdin, Maine, the nearly 2,200-mile journey is his most ambitious goal to date. 

A sophomore at Tulane University studying ...

Millburn Resident Receives Prestigious Congressional Gold Medal

WESTFIELD, NJ - Maura Herbertson of Milburn received the prestigious Congressional Gold Medal for her work to provide recycled eyeglasses to those in need. The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a young person through the House and Senate. Herbertson, 18, visited Congressman Leonard Lance's (NJ-07) Westfield district office where she was honored during a ...

Local Accounting Firm Uses Tax Season For The Greater Good

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Like many public accounting firms, the busiest time of the year for Levine, Jacobs & Company, L.L.C is tax season. This year, the company decided to use its busy season to give back to the community by asking clients to bring in one item of non-perishable food when they came in to have their taxes prepared. 

This food was to be donated to two ...

Millburn Library Participating in MEND Summer Hunger Busters Community Food Drive

MILLBURN, NJ - Starting July 3, Millburn residents can find Meeting Essential Needs with Dignity (MEND) labeled receptacles at the Millburn Free Public Library and at 21 additional Essex County libraries. MEND is collecting healthy non-perishable food to support 16 pantries across the county.

When school ends hunger begins for 44,471 children right here in Essex County. Many ...

Down The Block Hike at South Mountain Reservation

MILLBURN, NJ - Down The Block board members were joined by supporters and Millburn Township residents to enjoy a guided hike through the South Mountain Reservation on Saturday. Exercise physiologist Cheryl Faine led the group that began at the Locust Grove entrance.

The Township Committee of Millburn Township officially proclaimed June Down The Block month. Throughout the month there ...

Scholastic Boosters Announce “Give a Boost” Award Winners

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn High School seniors Amy Nadel and Rachel Novick have been named the 2017 recipients of The Millburn-Short Hills Scholastic Boosters’ “Give a Boost” Award, presented by Investors Bank. The awards of $1,000 each were announced during the MHS Academic Awards ceremony on June 8 and were presented to the seniors by Boosters President Jennifer Baer.

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