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Millburn Township Committee Swears in New Fire Chief and Honors Outgoing Chief

March 23, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ - The Township Committee meeting opened to a packed house on Tuesday evening to welcome new Fire Chief Robert Echavarria and to honor departing Chief J. Michael Roberts. Echavarria assumes the mantle of Chief after a long career with the Millburn Fire Department. Business Administrator Alex McDonald gave a brief history of Echavarria's numerous accomplishments as a 22 year ...

Victims Found in 'Housewives' Star's Burning Audi Identified

PATERSON, N.J. - The Passaic County Prosecutors office along with the Paterson Police Department announced Monday that the two deceased victims found in a burning Audi have been positively identified as Aaron Anderson, age 27, and Antonio Vega Jr., age 25, both of Paterson, New Jersey.

At 2:00 a.m. March 17 police and fire officials arrived to the scene of a burning Audi near ...

Longtime Millburn Fire Chief J. Michael Roberts Announces Retirement

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Fire Department has announced that J. Michael Roberts, its longtime Chief, is retiring on April 1.

Chief Roberts, Mike to his friends and colleagues, has served the department with distinction for well over 35 years. A lifelong Millburn resident, he joined the Fire Department as a volunteer at the age of 18 and served in that role for five years. After a brief stint ...

NJ State Police Warn: Have a Fun and Safe St. Patrick’s Day, But Don’t Push Your Luck

West Trenton, NJ – If you plan on participating in St. Patrick's Day shenanigans this year, don't leave your safety and the safety of others up to luck. Troopers will work with local law enforcement agencies to keep intoxicated drivers off of the roadways and help protect New Jersey motorists from the tragedies associated with impaired driving.

The New Jersey State ...

Millburn Readies for March Madness Badges vs Books PBA Fundraiser

MILLBURN, NJ - The NCAA is gearing up to dance to the Sweet 16, Final Four and the crowning of the 2017 National Champion, but March Madness is coming first to Millburn. The Millburn Police Benevolent Association Scholarship Foundation presents Millburn March Madness on March 10, 6:00 pm. This exciting opportunity to support the PBA Scholarship Foundation is an evening full of ...

Millburn FD joins NJ Firemen to Show Off Cooking Talents as they Compete at Cooked and Uncorked Event

EDISON, NJ - 20 NJ fire departments showed up ready to compete and show off their cooking talents with the hopes of bringing home the 1st. place trophy in the annual Cooked and Uncorked Food and Wine Festival at the Pines Manor in Edison, NJ on Monday evening. 

Attendees got to sample culinary offerings from 20 fire departments and more than 30 of the area’s finest restaurants, ...

Millburn Fire Department to Cook for Charity

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Fire Department is repeating its charitable tradition of participating in the Annual Cooked and Uncorked Food and Wine Tasting Festival, now in its seventh year. The fundraising event will be held on Monday, February 27 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Pines Manor in Edison, N.J. Proceeds will benefit the Saint Barnabas Burn Center and the New Jersey Firefighters ...

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