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Before The Halloween Festival, Millburn Fire Department Stresses Trick-or-Treat Safety

October 15, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - As the Millburn Fire Department prepares for its annual Halloween Festival on October 31, they are partnering with other Township emergency responders in reminding families to be careful and alert while trick-or-treating.

According to Safe Kids USA, children are twice as likely to be struck and killed by a car on Halloween than on any other night. In addition to a increase in ...

Police Investigate Apartment Burglary on Millburn Ave.

On October 3, 2018 Millburn Police Officers Crawn and O’Neill responded to the East Orange Police Department on a warrant arrest. Jihaad Haskins, age 23 of Newark, was placed under arrest on outstanding criminal warrants and remanded to the Essex County Correctional Facility.

On October 4, 2018 Millburn Policer Officer Smeraldo responded to the Hollister store at The Mall at Short Hills ...

Police Say Driver of Overturned Car Fell Asleep Causing Partial Route 22 Closure

UNION, NJ – Police have said a 50-year old man from Irvington was behind the wheel of the car that overturned Monday morning on Route 22 east.

The accident occurred at about 6:45 a.m. Monday morning when the driver ran off the road and struck a utility pole on Route 22 at the intersection of Michigan Avenue.  The vehicle slid for over 200 feet before coming to rest in the right lane ...

Two Millburn Ave. Apartments Burglarized, $5,000.00 in Missing Items

On September 26, 2018 Millburn Police Officer Royce responded to C lot at the mall on a burglary to motor vehicle report. The employee reports parking his 2006 Hummer H3 in the lot at 4:00 pm and returning at 11:10 pm when he discovered his wallet, cell phone, and backpack were all missing. The incident is under investigation by the Millburn Police Detective Bureau.

On September 27, 2018 ...

Burnt Toast Sets Off Fire Alarm at Millburn High School; 1,450 Students and Staff Evacuated

MILLBURN, NJ - Burnt toast was the source of smoke that activated the fire alarm system this past Thursday at Millburn High School, causing an evacuation of around 1,450 staff and students.

The newly-installed fire alarm system at Millburn High School activated Thursday at around 2:40 pm, just after classes had ended for the day. Many students who were staying after school for clubs ...

Millburn Fire Department to Host Annual Open House

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Fire Department is hosting its 21st Annual Open House on Saturday, October 13. Free and open to the public, the Open House will be held at the Fire Department's headquarters on Essex Street and will coincide with the end of Fire Prevention Week, a national observance to promote fire prevention awareness and safety.

At the Open House, which will be held from ...

Millburn Police Investigate Two Home Burglaries in Short Hills

On September 18, 2018 at 11:26 pm Millburn Police Officer Royce stopped a 2005 Nissan Altima on Millburn/Cypress for operating without any headlights. The investigation led to the arrest of 21 year old Talina Gibson of Irvington and 21 year old Tationnah Curtis of Newark for possession of a controlled dangerous substance (marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Ms. Gibson and Curtis were ...

Man Sentenced to 14 Years for Millburn Carjacking; Grabbed Girl, Threatened to Kill Her

TRENTON, NJ – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a Newark man was sentenced to prison today for committing a carjacking in Millburn last November during which he grabbed a 13-year-old girl around the neck in front of her father and threatened to kill her. 

Ahmed Anthony, 30, of Newark, N.J., was sentenced today to 14 years in state prison, including nearly 12 years of ...

MISSING CHILD ALERT! East Orange Police Seek Public’s Assistance in Locating Missing Newark Child

MISSING CHILD ALERT! East Orange Police Seek Public’s Assistance in Locating Missing Newark Child

EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 8-year-old Niyad Robinson, of Newark, who was last seen in East Orange on Sunday, September 16 at 2:54pm in the area of William Street/North Grove Street wearing black pants, a white T-shirt, and ...

Three Auto Burglaries Reported to Millburn Police

On September 11, 2018 an employee of 75 Main St. responded to headquarters to report a burglary to her 2010 Mazda MCX on September 7, 2018 between 9:00 am – 6:20 pm. Taken from the vehicle was an Ipod and over the counter medicine. The incident is under investigation by the Millburn Police Detective Bureau.

On September 12, 2018 Millburn Police Officer Goldfarb responded to a Bleeker St ...


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