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Giving Back

August 5, 2022

While the rest of us watched our televisions in horror as Russian troops invaded Ukraine, 17-year-old Millburn High School student Peter Ren booked an airplane flight to Poland to document Ukrainian refugees as they entered Poland. His film, The Cost of War, is an eyewitness account of ...

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Millburn Recreation Department has named Nate Brookhim its July 2022 RECognize Award recipient. Brookhim began as a volunteer Counselor-in-Training in 2018, rose to the rank of counselor and is now the Camp Art Specialist for the Summer Playground Camp. In addition to his job at the camp, ...

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Millburn High School senior Anika Shankar, has been using several of her talents to fundraise for Students Conquering Cancer. She explained, “I offer tutoring, babysitting and piano-teaching services to whoever is interested. They pay me as if it's a normal job, but instead of keeping the money for ...

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In an effort to help residents cool down during the oppressive heatwave, Millburn’s Municipal Pool in Gero Park is open to all residents of Millburn and Short Hills today, July 24. The pool is open from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The township requests that residents present a driver’s license or ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ –Short Hills student Paige McBoyle received a scholarship from the Sharing Network Foundations’ Missy’s Miracle Scholarship Fund. McBoyle graduated from Millburn High School in June and will attend Washington and Lee University in the Fall. She met Melissa “Missy” Rodriguez, one ...

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MILLBURN, NJ – The United Way of Northern New Jersey announced that 20 Millburn High School (MHS) students received varsity letters in June for volunteering more than 2,000 hours throughout the school year "to help improve the lives of elderly neighbors, children, animals, individuals with ...

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Mayor Maggee Miggins issued a proclamation at the last Township Committee meeting recognizing July as Parks and Recreation month in Millburn. Recreation Commission Township Committee Liaison Sanjeev Vinayak presented the proclamation to Board of Recreation Commissioners Chairperson Nick ...

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Millburn’s Recreation Department has begun a new program to RECognize! Volunteers and staff employees who “have had a positive impact on youth recreation programs in Millburn-Short Hills.” The June 2022/first winner is Charlie Dwyer. According to the Recreation Department, “Charlie helped start ...

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In addition to donating menstrual supplies to people in need, the Millburn High School’s (MHS) Period Club has been collaborating with Principal William Miron and Nurse Leora Wiener to fill school bathroom dispensers with free sanitary products. Erika De Lesseps, 2021-2022 President of the ...

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Avon Avenue Elementary School Principal Charity Haygood met Millburn resident Jeanne Gordon when Haygood spoke at a synagogue about two-thirds of her students lacking stable housing. Gordon asked Haygood what she could do for the students. Haywood responded, “I want Juneteenth, the day when ...

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Millburn’s 41st Annual President’s Cup 5K is tonight at 8 p.m., beginning at 32 Main Street, and the Chamber of Commerce has a fun evening planned for attendees. The first 1,000 registrants receive shirts and finishers. Bring your smartphone because all registration is online. The Kids Fun Run ...

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During Tuesday's Millburn Township Committee meetin, Elaine Becker, Chairman of the Community Service Award Committee presented the Community Service award to The Friends of the Millburn Library. President Dorothy Kelly and Vice-President Sapna Gupta accepted the award. Becker stated, “We are ...

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Wishing all the dads a Happy Father's Day!

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MADISON, NJ -  Adoption fees for all dogs over 30 pounds are being waived announced St. Hubert's. The fees are being waived by NY Mets Max Scherzer and St. Hubert's board member Erica Scherzer in order to help find more dogs loving homes. The fees will be waived through Sunday June 12. "The ...

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NEWARK, NJ--Four scouts from BSA Troop 19, chartered at St. Rose of Lima Church in Short Hills, received their Ad Altare Dei medals from Bishop Lorenzo at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart Cathedral. Eagle Scout Katie Cannon, Star Scout Ava Legasto, Star Scout Lea McKenna and Life Scout Kelsey Quane ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Several hundred people gathered at Summit's Village Green for a #WearOrange Rally on June 3, honoring those lost to gun violence, and focusing on education and action to end the senseless killing. The rally was hosted by Summit Marches On, and co-sponsored by Brady, Moms Demand ...

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Enzzo's Trattoria’s first “Believed In Me” $500 scholarship will be awarded at the Millburn High School Senior Awards Program on Friday, June 10 at 8:00 a.m. Enzo and Perri Urso, owners of Enzzo’s, shared, “We are currently reading essays, so we can choose the winner.” Perri continued, “This ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After kicking off LGBT Pride Month with Livingston’s annual flag-raising ceremony on Wednesday, the community will continue its commemoration on Sunday, June 5 with the inaugural Shiv’s Third Eye Pride Picnic at the Livingston Memorial Oval, where several local students will share ...

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Millburn residents joined together to commemorate Memorial Day with the annual Memorial Day Parade, which highlighted veterans, town essential workers and community organizations. The parade featured representatives from the Millburn Police Department, Fire Department, Department of Public Works, ...

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Millburn’s Memorial Day Parade is set to return on Monday, May 30 beginning at 11 a.m. The parade route runs from Millburn High School to Taylor Park. Many local organizations and Township departments will be marching in this wonderful community event! There will also be several bands, pipes, ...

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CPR pins were awarded to six Millburn Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad (MSHVFAS) and four police officers for a CPR Save which occurred earlier this year. The members involved were: MSHVFAS members H. Steven Roth Philip Fecher III Michael Fishman Elaine ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - When 10-year-old Peyton Cohen decided to host a lemonade fundraiser for Natalie Ferguson, a 4-year-old battling brain cancer, Peyton had no idea how it would catch on, or that she could raise thousands of dollars in a single day. But word of the lemonade fundraiser spread ...

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Micole Cohen Richter, who partnered with Joanna Parker-Lentz to raise money and organize Hurricane Ida relief efforts for residents devastated by the storm, now needs Millburn’s help. Her husband Dan had a major stroke over the weekend. Thankfully, he’s in the hospital and his condition is ...

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West Orange's Scenic Hill resident Thomas Seltzer was fortunate that last week’s fire didn’t spread to his home. He wants to help his neighbors and set up a GoFundMe page several days ago to help the 16 families who have been displaced by the fire. Seltzer described the aftermath of the terrible ...

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The weather forecast looks good for Founding Day on Saturday, April 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and The Cultural, Diversity and Arts Committee has fun activities planned for attendees. Events will be downtown and at Bauer Center in Taylor Park. Arts and crafts, gardening, spring clean-up, ...

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The owners of Enzzo’s Trattoria in Short Hills are working with Nancy Siegel of the Millburn High School Guidance Department to set up a senior college scholarship or two, depending on how much money they raise, for the class of 2022. According to Perri Urso, owner of Enzzo’s, they plan to ...

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A group of Rutgers University students and professors with relatives and friends in Ukraine have banded together to raise money and collect necessities like diapers, canned food, first aid products and blankets to send there. In addition, they are trying to assist students from Ukraine to come ...

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Jesus Nuñez, the owner of the J Nuñez Gallery, recently collaborated with Millburn’s Opportunity Project members and artists for an exhibit of two Opportunity Project members and artists, Gary Berson and Angel Serrano. According to Nuñez, “The J. Nuñez Love Always collection was also on display ...

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Scouts BSA Troop 15, chartered at Christ Church in Short Hills, has advanced many young men to the rank of Eagle Scout during its history that spans nearly a century. The troop is proud to announce that Jason Lam has achieved this most prestigious Eagle Scout Award. Jason, 16, of Short Hills, ...

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