Government

September 17, 2018

SHORT HILLS, NJ – The Short Hills Association is hosting the annual Candidates Forum to include the two  candidates vying for one seat on the Millburn Township Committee. The event welcomes first-time candidate Tara Prupis and current Deputy Mayor Jodi Rosenberg.  The forum will be held at 7:30 ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Angry phone calls and emails were received by the Downtown Millburn Development Alliance over the weekend about a statement made by Millburn Township Committee candidate Tara Prupis about her involvement in the DMDA. In her candidate statement released last Friday, it states that "As ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - On August 22nd, the Millburn-Shorts Hills Democratic Party kicked off the campaign for Tara Prupis in her bid for Millburn Township Committee.  As a concerned resident, parent, and merchant, Tara has made a significant investment in Millburn’s downtown with her health and ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ – Incumbent Committeewoman and current Deputy Mayor of Millburn Township Jodi Rosenberg launched her re-election campaign last Tuesday. About 30 supporters gathered at the Short Hills home of prominent realtor Shannon Aronson to visit with their candidate as Rosenberg is seeking a ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - While New Jersey lurches toward legalizing recreational marijuana, one Newark lawmaker is leading the conversation against it.  State Sen. Ron Rice (D-Essex), who on Monday hosted a town hall in Hillside, believes the current legalization bill would lead to more foreclosures in ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Senator John McCain, who died at the age of 81, is remembered as a courageous Naval Aviator, a conservative maverick and a politician respected by both Republicans and Democrats. The six-term Senator from Arizona was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor last July and on Friday ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) secured passage in the U.S. House of his legislation, H.R. 2815, that would designate the U.S. Post Office at 30 East Street in Raritan, New Jersey, as the "Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone Post Office."  In a speech before colleagues in the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, N.J.-A scheduled campaign speech by Vice President Mike Pence was supposed to be held at Baltusrol Golf Club on Friday, August 10, but was moved at the last minute to the Trump Bedminster course. The speech was in support of Jay Webber, who is running against Mikie Sherrill for the ...

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NEWARK, NJ - State Assemblywoman Eliana Pintor Marin said it was important to support local women’s health organizations at a state level if President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court justice nominee be approved. The assemblywoman joined state Sen. Teresa Ruiz, congressional leaders and women's ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - PSE&G is conducting emergency work tomorrow, July24th, to repair plates covering the roadway at Morris Turnpike, Millburn Avenue, and Farley Place. Work will from 8:00am – 6:00pm, and is weather dependent. The Millburn Police Department will be onsite to establish detours and/or ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - After months of turnover and changes at the Downtown Millburn Development Alliance (DMDA) that included facing defunded, the new president David Sorkin came before the Millburn Township Committee give an update on the progress to date. Sorkin started at his post on May 30 and ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - With new recycling rules in effect, Millburn Township is now tagging recycling cans that don't meet the guidelines set by Giordano the Township's hauler. The tags specify why a can was not collected, so that mistakes can be corrected for the following week. The graphic attached ...

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SUMMARY OR SYNOPSIS OF AUDIT FOR PUBLICATION  Summary or Synopsis of 2017 Audit Report of the  Township of Millburn, County of Essex, As required by N.J.S.A. 40A: 5 - 7 Combined Balance Sheet December 31, 2017 with comparative figures for ...

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AGENDA MILLBURN TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE JULY 17, 2018 – REGULAR SESSION: 7:30 PM    MAYOR    -      Open Meeting Statement                          Salute to the Flag                         ROLL CALL: SDL (  ), JBL (  ), JLR (   ), DTE ( ), CHB (  )                         Approval ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn Township issued their yearly summit of the Audit Report with comparative number to 2016.    SUMMARY OR SYNOPSIS OF AUDIT FOR PUBLICATION  Summary or Synopsis of 2017 Audit Report of the  Township of Millburn, County of Essex, As required by N.J.S.A. 40A: 5 - ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - When Maplewood resident Julie Burstein scrolled on Facebook and glimpsed an illustration of hands grasping across a barbed-wire fence, a gut feeling urged her to share it. “Where are the children?” the image asks. The looming question surrounding children currently separated at the ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn Township announced the projected micro-paving project set to kick of the week of July 23-27, weather depedent. Micro-paving is a process in which an asphalt-based, quick-setting emulsion is applied to the surface of rough, worn roads to improve street texture and ...

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WARREN, NJ - As the community celebrated Independence Day, USA.gov and the Department of Veterans Affairs shared some helpful guidelines for showing respect to the symbol of the nation. Check out this helpful information before you fly the stars and stripes. Traditional guidelines call for ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A bill signed into law by New Jersey’s governor last week means transgender residents can legally change their gender on their birth certificates. The ‘Birth Certificate Bill’ - now known as the “Babs Siperstein Law’ - was signed by Gov. Phil Murphy on July 2. Under the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill hat bars individuals under the age of 18 from marrying or entering a civil union. It was a major win for Fraidy Reiss, founder Westfield-based Unchained At Last, a nonprofit dedicated to helping women and girls in the US to escape or resist ...

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The definition of a free country is where the government does not control what people say or do for political reasons and where people can express their opinions without punishment. The transition from a totalitarian state to a free country will be long and slow. In a 2017 report Freedom ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Isabella Becchi, a rising freshman at Morristown-Beard and Short Hills resident met Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) at his office in Washington, D.C. as part of a delegation from Running Start. The Running Start's conference is part of their mission to "support the young women ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Chief Brian Gilfedder of the Millburn Police Department announced Valor Awards for seventeen members of the force stemming from an incident on May 25.  Gilfedder described the incident where two Millburn residents were threatened at a house on Parsonage Hill Road with a long gun.

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AGENDA MILLBURN TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE JUNE 19, 2018 – REGULAR SESSION: 7:30 PM Open Meeting Statement Salute to the Flag ROLL CALL: SDL ( ), JBL ( ), JLR ( ), DTE ( ), CHB ( ) Approval of Agenda Proclamation: Greenwood Gardens Personnel: Confirm promotion of and appointment of Police ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Seventeen-year-old Summit High School student Ben Schachter was taken away in handcuffs Tuesday during a gun safety “die-in” protest led by local high school students at Congressman Leonard Lance's Westfield office. Lance was not present at the office at the time. “We are ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Giordano Co., Millburn Township’s solid waste and recycling hauler, will no longer accept plastic bags in curbside recycling collections. All recyclables in plastic bags will be left at the curb. If a collection is left curbside it is the owner’s responsibility to move items into a ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - A week after the contested Democratic primary election that saw candidate Tara Prupis secure the party's nomination by 147 votes over challenger Corey Biller, accusations of electioneering and polling site violations still divide the town. The Millburn Police Department was called to ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - As the polls closed on Tuesday evening in the contested Democratic election, the unofficial results have Tara Prupis taking 53.66% of the 1,992 votes cast totaling 1,069 votes. Challenger Corey Biller secured 46.29% of the votes with 992 votes.  Unopposed Republican Jodi Rosenberg ...

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AGENDA MILLBURN TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE JUNE 5, 2018 – REGULAR SESSION: 7:30 PM Open Meeting Statement Salute to the Flag ROLL CALL: SDL ( ), JBL ( ), JLR ( ), DTE ( ), CHB ( ) Approval of Agenda Proclamation: Down the Block Month County Representative Reports Presentation: Louis Bay ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - TAPinto Millburn and Short Hills asked each of the three candidates the same set of questions to help readers get to know the individuals running in the upcoming primary on June 5. The Q&A's will be published one per day, in alphabetical order. TAPinto Millburn and Short Hills is ...

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