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Baseball: Millburn Advances Past Bloomfield in GNT

May 12, 2021

MILLBURN, NJ — The top-seeded Millburn baseball team advanced in the quarterfinal round of the Greater Newark Tournament with a 13-3 victory over Bloomfield on Wednesday.

Matt Hollender slugged a three-run double and Steven Echavarria went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI for Millburn (10-3), which scored three runs in the bottom of the first to overcome a 2-0 deficit and then ...

Millburn-Short Hills Summit Premier 4/05 Soccer Team Won U17 Elite Bracket at YMS Epic Tournament

Millburn Short Hills Summit Premier 4/05 soccer team won the U17 Elite bracket at the YMS Epic Tournament last weekend by shutting out their opponents and scoring 17 goals in four games.

The team has been playing for three years. Lily and Zoe Palomaki began playing on the 2018-2019 team, then Katie Grapkowski, Hannah Osur and Uma Nagella joined for the 2019-2020 season. Erika ...

Baseball: Seton Hall Prep Defeats Millburn, 11-2; Win #800 for Sheppard Jr.

MILLBURN, NJ — Two fence-scraping home runs were the big blows as the Seton Hall Prep baseball team defeated Millburn, 11-2, Monday afternoon. The decision marked the 800th victory in the career of Seton Hall Prep head coach Mike Sheppard Jr.

Sheppard Jr., whose father, the late Mike Sheppard, was the longtime coach of Seton Hall University's baseball program, has a career high ...

Baseball: Millburn Gets Past Cedar Grove, 10-7, in GNT

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Top-seeded Millburn built a nine-run lead, then withstood a six-run rally by Cedar Grove in the seventh inning to hang on for a 10-7 baseball victory in the first round of the Greater Newark Tournament on Saturday.

Copeland Culp went 3-for-3 with a triple and an RBI and Jack Meyerowitz had a hit and two RBI for Millburn (9-2), which scored six runs in the fourth inning ...

Millburn High School Student-Athletes Celebrate Signing Day

Signing Day, one of the happiest of high school traditions, celebrates student-athletes who will be playing their high school sport on their college’s team.

Despite the gray and drizzly day, the joy was palpable as students wearing their college apparel posed for pictures with their families and their coach and signed their college documents.

Athletics Director Frank Bifulco told the ...

Millburn Baseball Team Gets Top Seed in Greater Newark Tournament

MILLBURN, NJ — The Millburn baseball team has been awarded the No. 1 seed in the Greater Newark Tournament, which gets under way with preliminary games Thursday and Friday.

The Millers await the winner of the preliminary matchup Friday between 17th-seeded Cedar Grove and 16th-seeded Newark East Side. Millburn will host the victor in that game at 2 p.m . Saturday, May 8.

Millburn has a ...

Girls Lacrosse: Millburn Routs Roxbury, 18-2

ROXBURY, NJ — Carly Bernstein scored five goals and passed for four assists to lead Millburn to an 18-2 girls lacrosse victory over Roxbury on Wednesday.

Ally Lipkin finished with four goals and one assist for the Millers (7-2), who built a 15-1 lead by halftime. Lana Besner collected two goals and two assists and Maggie Tratnyek and Shannon Finan also scored two goals apiece.

Meadow ...

Girls Lacrosse: Millburn Edges Kent Place, 13-11

SUMMIT, NJ — Carly Bernstein and Ally Lipkin did all the goal scoring for Millburn in a 13-11 girls lacrosse victory over Kent Place on Tuesday.

Bernstein, a senior attack, scored eight goals and assisted on one of Lipkin's goals, and Lipkin scored five goals and also passed for an assist for Millburn (6-2), which led, 7-6, at the half.

Lana Besner passed for one assist for ...

Baseball: Millburn Beats Delbarton, 12-5

AUGUSTA, NJ — Millburn built a 12-run lead before Delbarton scored all its runs in the seventh inning of the Millers' 12-5 baseball victory at Skylands Park on Sunday.

Matt Hollender went 2-for-4 with a triple, two runs scored and two RBI for Millburn (6-2), which got things started with three runs in the first inning. Jake Zirlin and winning pitcher Steven Echavarria both had two ...

Baseball: Millburn Tops St. Peter's Prep, 11-5

PENNSAUKEN, NJ — The Millburn baseball team scored five runs in the bottom of the second inning and went on to defeat highly regarded St. Peter's Prep, 11-5, on Saturday.

Matt Hollender hit a bases-clearing double and finished the day with five RBI, and Robert Schneider and Alex Wilson each had two hits and one RBI for Millburn (5-2), which led, 7-0, after four innings.

Winning ...


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Impact100 Essex Holds Membership Drive 

May 11, 2021

Impact100 Essex, a women’s giving collective that awards grants to nonprofits serving Essex County, is looking to expand its membership and is holding weekly virtual information sessions for prospective members. Now in its fifth year, the organization has awarded over $500,000 to local nonprofits focused on underserved communities in Essex County. 

“Impact100 Essex enables ...

St. Rose of Lima Troop 17 Welcomes New Eagle Scouts

St. Rose of Lima’s Troop 17 in Short Hills recently held an afternoon Court of Honor ceremony to welcome eight new Eagle Scouts — the highest rank in scouting. Held on the steps of the church in compliance with CDC guidelines, the event saw the induction of Andrew Bisig; Tanish Tyagi; Daniel Gerdes; Owen Kasmin; Dhruv Pande; Vincent Wong; Lucas Davis; and Nicholas Starace into the ...

The Simon Westfall-Kwong Real Estate Group April Market Update

The Simon Westfall-Kwong Real Estate Group is pleased to provide the April Market Update for Millburn Township. 

The Spring real estate market is in full swing! For sellers and current property owners, the market trend news remains positive. Numbers indicate a continued strong Seller’s Market. 

For the entire township, Days on Market is still down significantly for April ...

Our Lady of the Lake School Receives Grant from Investors Foundation to Support its 1:1 Technology Mission

Verona, NJ -- Our Lady of the Lake School, a two-time National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, recently received a $3,000 grant from the Investors Foundation. The grant will help further Our Lady of the Lake’s 1:1 technology mission of providing a Chromebook to each student in grades 5 through 8.

“We are so grateful for the generosity of the Investors Foundation, especially ...

Walk-In Vaccination Appointments Now Available at Two Essex County Sites

May 5, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — Two Essex County Vaccination Centers, including Kmart at 235 Prospect Avenue in West Orange and Essex County College at 177 West Market Street in Newark, are now open for walk-in appointments from 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Saturday to anyone who resides, works or attends school in Essex County.

As of this week, the county vaccination centers at Sears in ...

Impact100 Essex Announces Start of 2021 Grant Cycle

Impact100 Essex announced the start of its 2021 grant cycle and held an information session with Essex County nonprofits. The organization has $100,000 available to give away to deserving establishments. At the April 20 session, over 60 organizations from across the county attended to learn about the grant application process. 

“We were pleased to see so many faces at ...

New Artistic Director for Wildflower Sculpture Park

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Lisa Sanders, an artist with two permanent pieces in the Wildflower Sculpture Park in South Mountain Reservation, has been appointed as Artistic Director/Curator of the park.

She replaces Tricia Zimic who served in the position for ten years.

Sanders holds an MFA from The New York Studio School and has exhibited in New Jersey, Brooklyn, New ...

Millburn Fire Helping Newark Keep Warm This Winter

MILLBURN, NJ - On my way back from a morning Navy assignment, I stopped by Millburn Firehouse 2 at Gero Park to drop off coats. Once again, when there's a need, Millburn Fire answers the call.

Since 2015, the firefighters of the Millburn Fire Department has been supporting St. John's Church in Newark with an annual winter coat drive. Coats gathered at the station will be delivered to ...

New Jersey Becomes 9th State Accepted into AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities

May 5, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — The Department of Human Services and AARP New Jersey announced that New Jersey has become the ninth state accepted into the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, which works to make communities supportive and accessible places to live for people of all ages.

“In New Jersey, we are making vital investments to help enhance the quality of life for everyone, ...

Community Conversations: AFib, Heart Health and Stroke Prevention

People with atrial fibrillation (AFib) are five times more likely to have a stroke than the average person. In this Community Conversation, Atlantic Medical Group cardiologists Timothy Mahoney, MD, and Michael Katz, MD, answer your questions on managing AFib and reducing your risk of stroke. See all of Atlantic Health System's Community Conversations ...

Do or Do Not? Parenting the Star Wars Way

Two very important events occurred in 1977. One, I was born.  Two, Star Wars came out. I’ll let you contemplate which was more important, but I am willing to concede that my birth may not be number one.

Thirty-five years later when I found out that my wife was pregnant, one of the first things to enter my mind was...what order to show my child the Star Wars movies? I ...

Atlantic Health System Celebrates 25 Years of Building Healthier Communities

25 years after establishing one of the first integrated health care systems in New Jersey, Atlantic Health System has become a nationally recognized leader in the delivery of high-quality, innovative health care.

Founded in 1996 through the merger of Morristown Memorial Hospital, Overlook Hospital, Mountainside Hospital, and soon after, the General Hospital Center at Passaic, Atlantic Health ...