Thursday, June 13, 2013
Check out all the awards, championships and records of the 29 Millburn High School varsity teams from this past school year.
As this year's school year comes to an end, Millburn High School sports have won 19 championships with 17 teams finishing with records of .500 or better. Boys Cross Country and Girls Golf finished with impressive undefeated seasons. Out of the 29 teams: the high school earned 10 Conference Championships, two County Championships, three Sectional Championships, three Group Championships and one Tournament of Champions Title. "That is amazing excellence in education,"Superintendent of Millburn School Dr. Crisfield said. "I really want to say congratulations to our student athletes and their coaches. Below is a breakdown of all the Millburn High School varsity teams' awards, championships and records with some praise from administration: …
Monday, December 31, 2012
From Superstorm Sandy to Paul Ryan to issues throughout the school district and the Township Committee, here's what happened in 2012 in Millburn-Short Hills.
Principal to Retire from Hartshorn Hartshorn Prinicpal Ron Castaldo will retire at the end of this school year. According to a letter he sent to parents today, Castaldo, who has been a principal at Hartshorn for 16 years and has worked in public education in New Jersey for 43 years, he will begin his retirement July 1. Women Warn of Short Hills Dog Attacks Until a few weeks ago, neighbors Allison Katz and Beth Silverberg didn’t know each other. They may have passed each other on the streets of their Short Hills neighborhood while walking their dogs, but can’t really be sure. Zoning Board Denies Chai Center Variances After two years of hearings and almost 5½ hours of public input Monday night, the Zoning Board of Adjustment denied the …
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
The comings and goings of local businesses around town.
2011 brought a lot of movement among businesses in Millburn and Short Hills. Despite a tough economy that brought an end to some businesses, many optimistic entrepreuers opened new business, and other shops and restaurants are in the works. After a spell with a lot empty storefronts downtown, Millburn is now at about 85 percent occupancy, said outgoing president of Downtown Millburn John Buchholz. New stores have opened and other stores and restaurants are moving. And Tinga is still working to re-open after being wiped out by the raging Rahway floodwaters from Irene on Aug. 28. "We're excited about what's going on downtown," said Downton Millburn's new executive director Lisa Hackett, whose offices are moving from the location on Millburn…
Sunday, January 2, 2011
A look back at the stories that grabbed headlines in 2010 in Millburn-Short Hills.
The stories in 2010 didn't necessarily bring out the national media, like at least one of the top stories in 2009, but there were plenty of things that caught headlines in Millburn-Short Hills this last year. Some of the stories caused people to turn out to public meetings to voice their concerns. Others brought you here to Millburn-Short Hills Patch to comment, like redistricting stories that prompted hundreds of comments. And still others marked major change for the township. Here is a list of the top stories of 2010 (in no specific order). 1. Budget Troubles School officials were on track to create a budget with under a 2 percent increase in the tax rate in March, drawing down the surplus to keep the rate increase down. They anticipated…
Saturday, January 1, 2011
A look back at 2010 in photos in Millburn-Short Hills.
The year kicked off with a new mayor and a big fire at a Millburn Avenue store, and it ended with a historic blizzard. There was a lot more in between from strawberry festivals to fun at the pool to holiday celebrations. Below we present to you a gallery of the year in photos plus some videos from the year too.
Friday, December 31, 2010
A look back at some of the stores that opened and closed in Millburn-Short Hills in 2010.
The economy has been tough for many businesses, which has forced them to shut their doors or move. But it hasn't meant stores have stayed empty. Many new stores also opened in Millburn-Short Hills in 2010 too. From bakeries to gift stores, they offered a variety of services and new wares for shoppers. Some also offered debate, like if there are too many Italian restaurants in town. The Rise of the Downtown Bakery The year started with one bakery in downtown Millburn—Bella's Bakery. The shop, which opened in 2009, caters to families with nut allergies offering treats without then. But now at the end of 2010 there are two more bakeries joining Bella's. Splurge Bakery opened on Main Street this fall, taking over the space that was once the …
A look at the top 10 sports moments of 2010.
It has been a year of championship glory for the Millburn High School athletic teams. The Millers captured three Group 3 titles, two county championships, three sectional championships and a District 10 individual wrestling championship. The last year has also seen the graduation of some of the best Miller athletes in the school's history, with milestone upon milestone being reached. Here are the top 10 Millburn sports moments of 2010. 1. Girls soccer captures first ever Group 3 title (Nov. 20): Some may call it a season of destiny, others might call it a season of perseverance. Either way, the Miller girls soccer team rallied from a 2-1 deficit against Hopewell Valley in the championship game, winning their first ever Group 3 championship…