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Could the Baby Formula Shortage End Soon? The FDA Believes it Will

May 17, 2022

MILLBURN, NJ – New parents have been struggling to find formula to feed their babies ever since one of the largest manufacturers of several popular powdered baby formula products in the nation was shut down in February of this year. Shelves in Wayne grocery stores and pharmacies have been mostly bare, but action from the FDA is providing some hope that the shortage could end within ...

Jack McGreevey, a No-Nonsense Supporter of Veterans, Dead at 93

CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12.

He was 93.

Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the 19th legislative district, serving in the legislative office since 1998. He proudly wore his ...

Millburn Township Is Hosting a Hurricane Preparedness Session on May 11 at 7:00 p.m

As the hurricane season approaches, the Township of Millburn is hosting a Hurricane Preparedness Session for residents on Wednesday, May 11 at 7:00 p.m. in person at Town Hall and virtually on Zoom. 

According to the township's website, "Members of Millburn’s Office of Emergency Management will present on natural disaster preparedness, including as it relates to ...

Residents Circulate ‘Stop The High-Density, Income-Segregated Housing Project on Main Street' Petition

Residents, former residents and neighbors of Millburn-Short Hills are circulating a petition to ask the mayor and the township committee to pause the affordable housing project at 9 Main Street and to tell the Fair Housing Corp. that the township “wishes to meet our obligation with an alternative plan in keeping with Millburn’s Master Plan, with our shared vision of our ...

Township Committee Discusses Revisiting L&M's Affordable Housing Proposal, No Consensus Reached

During a discussion about affordable housing, Committeewoman Tara Prupis and Deputy Mayor Dianne Thall-Eglow expressed their opposition to the DPW 100% affordable housing development again and mentioned that residents should have been able to see the L+M Development Partners’ proposal.

Mayor Maggee Miggins noted that she had never seen that proposal and asked Thall-Eglow how she ...

Residents Provide Feedback During Affordable Housing Public Information Session

Topology’s Senior Planner Graham Petto began the Affordable Housing Public Information Session by sharing information and sample building designs and streetscape slides with residents. The attendees, including virtual watchers, then broke down into groups to vote for their preferences.

Petto explained, “[The building will have] 15 one-bedroom units, 37 two-bedroom units and 23 ...

Flood Mitigation Committee Members Present Brief Update, Public Information Session Will Be May 11

Township Committee and Flood Mitigation Committee members Sanjeev Vinayak and Richard Wasserman gave a brief update on flood prevention strategies. Vinayak reported that a drainage project is being researched. He mentioned, “Our engineer has looked into Glen Avenue, and there’s a new development. [He’s trying to determine] If there's any border holding on Glen ...

Newark City Council Calls On Mayor to Prohibit Police Use of Marijuana

NEWARK, NJ — Recreational marijuana sales commenced Thursday in New Jersey, but Newark officials are taking a bold stance against allowing the city’s police force to use marijuana off-the-clock.

The City Council passed a resolution Wednesday calling on Newark Mayor Ras Baraka to issue an order prohibiting Newark police officers from using marijuana while off-duty. The resolution, ...

Millburn Township Officials Request Residents Complete The 9 Main Street Affordable Housing Development Survey

Millburn Township has developed a survey to gather residential input as to how the Main Street Affordable Housing should be developed. A post on the township website explains, “The results will assist Millburn Township to develop a design for the 9 Main Street Affordable Housing project that best reflects community desires and existing Township character.”

The survey only takes ...

Short Hills Ave. Bridge Project Nears Completion in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The Short Hills Avenue Bridge repairs could be finished within a month, according to Springfield Township Administrator John Bussiculo.

Speaking at Tuesday night's Township Committee meeting, Bussiculo said, "I talked to the county today, they're looking at opening that bridge by mid-May. It may be sooner."

The bridge that connects Springfield to ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Overlook Medical Center Looks “Ahead” to Hospital’s Future at Campaign Kickoff

SUMMIT, NJ – The Overlook Foundation, the non-profit, private organization that supports Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, kicked off a public campaign to raise funds for a multiphase expansion and enhancement project that will transform the hospital, positioning it for future excellence.

The campaign, Overlook Ahead, will help to financially support the enhancement ...

Four Atlantic Health System Medical Centers get ‘A’ Grade for Safety by Leapfrog for Spring 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its Spring 2022 Hospital Safety Grades.

“Safety is the foundation of extraordinary ...

Superintendent Releases Updated COVID Guidelines

Due to another increase in COVID cases, Millburn School District’s Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton shared updated COVID guidelines in her weekly email update on Friday.

She began, "We continue to prioritize keeping our students in school as much as possible for a full day of in-person learning. With the current increase in COVID cases locally, sending full classes to remote ...

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 ...

Lesser Celandine Alert!

Blooming in many people's yards right now is a small yellow flower that, upon closer inspection, proves not to be a dandelion. Variously called lesser celandine or fig buttercup, its radical invasiveness triggers a predictable progression of emotions in the homeowner. Delight at its pretty flower soon turns to alarm as year by year it takes over the yard, spreading through flower beds, across ...

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

April 28, 2022

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 ...

Here Are the 13 Dispensaries in New Jersey Legally Selling Cannabis to the Public

NEW JERSEY — Starting today, residents of New Jersey and visitors to the state 21 years and older can buy recreational cannabis and cannabis products at 13 dispensaries statewide.

According to the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC), those 13 locations are:

North Jersey:

Apothecarium, 1865 Springfield, Avenue, Maplewood
Apothecarium, 55 South Main Street, ...

TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN NOTICE OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICE CONTRACT 

May 12, 2022

TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN

NOTICE OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICE CONTRACT 

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 ...

NOTICE MILLBURN TOWNSHIP ORDINANCES 2600-22 & 2601-22

 

NOTICE

MILLBURN TOWNSHIP

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 ...

Facing the unknown – What parents can tell kids when answers fail

A wise therapist once told me, “David, no matter how much you think you can, no one can predict the future. So stop trying and making yourself crazy in the process.” Excellent advice, especially considering my future predictions tend to veer into sometimes frightening territory.

Predictions are like opinions, everyone has one. When I signed on for parenthood, I tried to anticipate ...