Best Millburn-Short Hills Quotes of 2013

Here are some of the best quotes that were heard around town in 2013.

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Assembly People John McKeon and Mila Jasey of Essex and Morris Counties Sponsored a Bill Making Home Invasions a Crime.
In response to the home invasion in Millburn in June, the state Assembly unanimously passed 75-0 new legislation that would make home invasion a crime. McKeon and Jasey both shared their thoughts on why they supported the bill.

“The thought of someone breaking into your home is terrifying but when it happens while you are there it can be even more jarring. Invasion is a very serious, extremely violent crime that deserves a more stringent sentencing than what is currently on the books.” - Assemblyman John McKeon

“Home invasion takes an extreme amount of violence. It’s a heinous and brutal form of burglary and because of the viciousness of this offense it must be treated as a separate crime." - Assemblywoman Mila Jasey

MHS Students Collected Coats to Donate in Honor of Teacher's Daughter

Members of the MHS Celtic Club held their annual coat drive and donated a large amount of coats to those in need, while honoring the memory of a teacher's daughter. Club co-advisor Chris Feeley explains why the club hosts the drive.

“In 2012, the Celtic Club decided to honor the memory of Mrs. Creegan’s daughter by holding the coat drive in her name. This has enabled the Celtic Club to perform an important act of public service and also honor the memory of Kelly Creegan during the holidays.” - Chris Feeley co-advisor of MHS Celtic Club

Millburn Mayor Reacts to Mall at Short Hills Carjacking
Mayor Sandra Haimoff shared her thoughts on the December mall carjacking that left a Hoboken attorney dead.

"This incident is far from normal. It is tragic, shocking and very disturbing. My heart goes out to the victim's family, friends and the poor wife who witnessed it." -Mayor Sandra Haimoff

Township Committeeman Thomas McDermott Did Not Seek Re-election
McDermott announced in March he would not seek re-election in November of this year.

"I've served my 18 years on the committee. I think it's time to move on and let someone else take over." - Thomas McDermott

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