Short Hills, New Jersey
|• Total||5.27 sq mi (13.64 km2)|
|• Land||5.26 sq mi (13.61 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2) 0.29%|
|Elevation||377 ft (115 m)|
|• Density||2,743.4/sq mi (1,059.2/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−05:00 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−04:00 (Eastern (EDT))|
|GNIS feature ID||02584025|
Short Hills is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) situated within Millburn Township, in Essex County, within the U.S. state of New Jersey, and part of the New York metropolitan area. The community is a commuter town for residents who work in Manhattan. As of the 2020 U.S. census, the CDP's population was 14,422.
In the Forbes magazine's rankings of the Most Expensive ZIP Codes in the United States, Short Hills was listed among the top 100 nationwide, coming in 66th in 2006 (with a median sale price of $1,200,000) and 67th in 2012 (median of $1,951,846).
The area that became Short Hills was initially part of Springfield Township, and its eponymous hills are thought to have played a role in the movement of the Continental Army under George Washington during the Battle of Springfield. While troops may have been present in the area, the Battle of Short Hills (June 26, 1777) took place in Scotch Plains and Metuchen.
Short Hills began as a planned community when Stewart Hartshorn, who became wealthy from developing, perfecting, and manufacturing the self-acting shade roller, purchased 13 acres (53,000 m2) of land in Millburn Township, near the present Hobart Avenue, Parsonage Hill Road, and Chatham Road. Hartshorn's purpose was to create "a harmonious community for people who appreciated nature," and "where natural beauty would not be destroyed by real estate developments, and where people of congenial tastes could dwell together." He later increased his land holdings to 56 acres (230,000 m2) for himself and 1,552 acres (6.28 km2) for the whole village, with each plot not owned by Hartshorn being no larger than 1/2 acre.
Hartshorn chose the name "Short Hills" because it reflected the topography of the region, and also because the local Lenape Native Americans used that same name to describe the region. One local resident suggested that he call his village "Hartshornville," but he refused, quietly content with Short Hills sharing his initials.
Hartshorn situated his ideal town near enough to a railroad to allow for an easy commute to Hoboken and, from there, to New York City. Hence, his decision in 1879 to build, at his own expense, a railroad station along the original Morris and Essex Railroad line. He also persuaded the United States Post Office to open a branch in his new railroad station in 1880, and in fact, the Post Office has always had a presence in Short Hills from that day and its own ZIP Code, 07078.
Hartshorn deliberately preserved strips of land along the railroad right-of-way from any development west of Old Short Hills Road. These strips separate Hobart Avenue to the north, and Chatham Road to the south, from the railway line. The only structure that has ever stood directly adjacent to the line is the railroad station.
In 1944, the Hartshorn family also donated Crescent Park to Millburn Township, directly across from the station, with the stipulation that the park always remain open to the public.
After 17 houses were erected, Hartshorn turned his attention to other common elements, including a music hall, which later became the Short Hills Racquets Club.
In 1968, Temple B'nai Jeshurun relocated from Newark to a 21-acre (8.5 ha) site in Short Hills. It is the oldest Reform Jewish congregation in New Jersey and, with 1,100 member families, was one of the largest Jewish congregations in the state at the time of the move. Most of the property was purchased from Congressman Robert Kean, father of future New Jersey governor Thomas Kean. The land had been given to Kean's family by King George III of the United Kingdom.
In 1975, the Millburn-Short Hills Historical Society formed in conjunction with the American Bicentennial celebrations. The opening of the Kearny Connection in 1996, establishing direct rail service to Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan, enhanced real-estate values immensely.
In 2001, the Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center opened in Short Hills.
In 2002, local residents planted a memorial tree on the grounds of the railroad station, to honor those of their neighbors who died in the attacks on September 11, 2001.
Short Hills has five K-4 elementary schools that are part of the Millburn Township Public Schools: Deerfield Elementary School, Glenwood Elementary School, Hartshorn Elementary School, South Mountain Elementary School and Wyoming Elementary School. For fifth grade, students attend the Washington School. Students move on to complete their public school education at Millburn Middle School for grades 6–8 and Millburn High School for grades 9–12. Short Hills is also home to a private day school, Far Brook School, which serves students in nursery through eighth grade, and Pingry School Lower Campus for grades K-5.
Though Short Hills has its own railroad station and post office branch, it does not have an independent government. It remains today a part of the Township of Millburn, and has been a part of it since its inception. Short Hills has a downtown business area that is smaller than downtown Millburn. Located along Chatham Road near the Short Hills station, it includes the post office, a pharmacy, small eateries, and specialty shops. The train station waiting room operates as a bar and grill during the evening hours and a newsstand and ticket agent are present from early morning hours until noon.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Short Hills had a total area of 5.211 square miles (13.497 km2), including 5.196 square miles (13.459 km2) of land and 0.015 square miles (0.039 km2) of water (0.29%).
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally cool to cold winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Short Hills has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfa" on climate maps.
|Climate data for Short Hills, New Jersey (Canoe Brook Country Club) 1991–2020 normals, extremes 1931–present|
|Record high °F (°C)||73
|Average high °F (°C)||39.5
|Daily mean °F (°C)||30.7
|Average low °F (°C)||21.9
|Record low °F (°C)||−25
|Average precipitation inches (mm)||3.53
|Average snowfall inches (cm)||5.8
|Average precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in)||9.5||8.1||9.7||11.5||12.3||11.0||11.1||10.8||9.5||10.8||8.6||9.8||122.7|
|Average snowy days (≥ 0.1 in)||2.5||2.7||1.7||0.1||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.2||1.4||8.6|
|U.S. Decennial Census|
According to an analysis in Time magazine in 2014, Short Hills is the wealthiest community in the United States in terms of having the highest percentage of households (69%) with incomes above $150,000 per year. According to Forbes magazine, the median income in Short Hills is $229,222.
The 2010 United States census counted 13,165 people, 4,146 households, and 3,682 families in the CDP. The population density was 2,533.5 per square mile (978.2/km2). There were 4,292 housing units at an average density of 826.0 per square mile (318.9/km2). The racial makeup was 81.44% (10,721) White, 0.96% (127) Black or African American, 0.01% (1) Native American, 15.48% (2,038) Asian, 0.02% (2) Pacific Islander, 0.26% (34) from other races, and 1.84% (242) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.40% (316) of the population.
Of the 4,146 households, 54.1% had children under the age of 18; 81.4% were married couples living together; 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present and 11.2% were non-families. Of all households, 9.9% were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.18 and the average family size was 3.40.
34.4% of the population were under the age of 18, 3.5% from 18 to 24, 19.2% from 25 to 44, 31.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.3 years. For every 100 females, the population had 96.1 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and older there were 92.3 males.
The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $211,989 (with a margin of error of +/- $13,467) and the median family income was $227,262 (+/- $22,938). Males had a median income of $192,625 (+/- $33,436) versus $98,214 (+/- $12,561) for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $100,875 (+/- $7,868). About 0.6% of families and 0.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.7% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
Short Hills is covered by HomeTowne TV, based in Summit, which provides local programming and highlights the community.
The local newspapers are The Item of Millburn and The Millburn Patch, and The Star-Ledger. New York City's three largest metropolitan newspapers, The New York Times, New York Post, and New York Daily News are also available for home delivery.
People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Short Hills include:
- Jabri Abdur-Rahim (born 2002), college basketball player for the Georgia Bulldogs
- Lee Bickmore (1908–1986), chairman of the board and CEO of Nabisco.
- Courtney Brosnan (born 1995), professional soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper for West Ham United F.C. Women of the Women's Super League.
- Andrew Catalon (born 1980), sportscaster who has announced NFL on CBS, PGA Tour on CBS, College Basketball on CBS and NCAA March Madness.
- Ralph Cicerone (1943-2016) atmospheric scientist and administrator, who served as president of the National Academy of Sciences.
- Richard Coogan (1914–2014), actor best known for playing the lead role in Captain Video and His Video Rangers.
- Leon G. Cooperman (born 1943), businessman, investor and philanthropist who is chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors, Inc.
- Joseph P. Day, early land auctioneer and real-estate broker.
- Ina Drew, former Chief Investment Officer at JP Morgan Chase who resigned following the 2012 JPMorgan Chase trading loss that resulted in billions in losses to the bank.
- Daniel Errico, children's book author and children's media content creator who is the creator and executive producer of Hulu's kids TV series The Bravest Knight.
- John Ferolito, founder and owner of Arizona Beverage Company.
- Anne Hathaway (born 1982), actress.
- Herbert G. Hopwood (1898–1966) four-star admiral in the United States Navy.
- Ariel Horn, novelist and teacher.
- Dara Horn (born 1977), novelist and professor of literature.
- Peter Kellogg (born 1943), director of the Wall Street investment firm Spear, Leeds & Kellogg.
- Joe Kernen (born 1956), CNBC news anchor and host of Squawk Box.
- Eileen Kraus (1938–2017), business executive and president of Connecticut National Bank
- Igor Larionov (born 1960), center who played for the New Jersey Devils.
- David Levithan (born 1972, class of 1990) young adult fiction author and editor.
- Robert D. Lilley (1912–1986), businessman who served as the president of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T) from 1972 to 1976.
- Robert Marcus, CEO of Time Warner Cable.
- Billy McFarland (born 1991), entrepreneur, convicted fraudster and founder of the Fyre Festival.
- John C. McGinley (born 1959), actor known for his role playing Dr. Perry Cox on Scrubs.
- Belva Plain (1919–2010), author.
- Mary Reckford (born 1992), rower who competed in the women's lightweight double sculls event at the 2020 Summer Olympics.
- Brian Rolston (born 1973), professional hockey player for the New Jersey Devils.
- Alex Rosenberg (born 1991), basketball player who plays for Hapoel Afula B.C. of the Israeli National League.
- Bess Rous, actress.
- Cory Schneider (born 1986), goalie for the New Jersey Devils.
- Patti Stanger (born 1961), matchmaker and producer of Millionaire Matchmaker.
- Janet Sorg Stoltzfus, (1931–2004), educator, who established the Ta'iz Cooperative School, the first non-religious school in north Yemen.
- Peter Van Sant (born 1953), reporter 48 Hours.
- James Wallwork (born 1930), politician who served in both houses of the New Jersey Legislature.
- Wang Yung-ching (1917–2008), former CEO and co-founder of Formosa Plastics Group.
- Thomas Watson Jr. (1914-1993), second President of IBM and United States Ambassador to the Soviet Union.
- Zygi Wilf (born 1950), owner of the Minnesota Vikings.
- Rachel Zoe (born 1971), fashion stylist.
- Alan Zweibel (born 1950), producer and writer for stage and television productions such as Saturday Night Live.
Points of interest
- Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary
- Greenwood Gardens
- Paper Mill Playhouse
- Old Short Hills Park
- Gero Park – Swimming, Baseball, Municipal Golf Course
- Saint Stephen's Cemetery and The Chapel at Short Hills - Saint Stephen's Cemetery has been serving NJ residents since 1858. The Chapel at Short Hills was later added to accommodate above-ground burials.
- The Mall at Short Hills – a mall with a gross leasable area of 1,342,000 ft² (120,780 m²), placing it among the ten largest shopping malls in New Jersey.
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- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Short Hills Census Designated Place, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed November 6, 2012.
- QuickFacts Short Hills CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed July 3, 2023.
- Look Up a ZIP Code for Short Hills, NJ, United States Postal Service. Accessed November 6, 2012.
- Gazetteer of New Jersey Places, United States Census Bureau. Accessed July 21, 2016.
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- Ranieri, Lynne. "Local History: The Founding Family of Short Hills", Millburn-Short Hills, NJ Patch, September 21, 2009. Accessed May 22, 2022.
- Meisner, Marian. A History of Millburn Township., Millburn, NJ: Millburn-Short Hills Historical Society and Millburn Free Public Library, 2002.
- Strunsky, Steve. "ON THE MAP; A Plot of Land, From King George III to a Short Hills Synagogue", The New York Times, September 27, 1998. Accessed July 22, 2016. "And Kean happened to have a tract of land in Livingston and Short Hills, which was given to his family by King George III of England [sic]. Kean sold it to the congregation for $10,000 an acre, which was much lower than what it was valued at."
- Honig, Milton. "Newark Temple Plans to Move To Suburb, Following Members", The New York Times, October 8, 1961. Accessed July 22, 2016.
- McDonald, Martha. "Private Garden Goes Public: Greenwood Gardens in NJ". Traditional Building. Active Interest Media. Retrieved August 8, 2016.
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- About Us. Dun & Bradstreet. Accessed October 1, 2012. "HQ info: 103 John F Kennedy Parkway Short Hills, NJ 07078"
- Deerfield Elementary School, Millburn Township Public Schools. Accessed May 22, 2022.
- Glenwood Elementary School, Millburn Township Public Schools. Accessed May 22, 2022.
- Hartshorn Elementary School, Millburn Township Public Schools. Accessed May 22, 2022.
- South Mountain Elementary School, Millburn Township Public Schools. Accessed May 22, 2022.
- Wyoming Elementary School, Millburn Township Public Schools. Accessed May 22, 2022.
- Washington School, Millburn Township Public Schools. Accessed May 22, 2022.
- Millburn Middle School
- Far Brook School
- Our Campuses, Pingry School. Accessed May 22, 2022.
- US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
- Climate Summary for Short Hills, New Jersey
- "NowData - NOAA Online Weather Data". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved August 11, 2021.
- "Station: Canoe Brook, NJ". U.S. Climate Normals 2020: U.S. Monthly Climate Normals (1991-2020). National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved August 11, 2021.
- "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
- DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data for Short Hills CDP, New Jersey Archived 2020-02-12 at archive.today, United States Census Bureau. Accessed November 4, 2012.
- Taylor, Ben. "Here Are the 10 Richest Towns in America", Time, May 15, 2014. Accessed June 8, 2014
- Note: area defined by its zip code
- Riper, Tom Van. "No. 9 Short Hills, New Jersey - pg.10". Forbes. Archived from the original on March 10, 2013. Retrieved October 4, 2016.
- DP03: Selected Economic Characteristics from the 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates for Short Hills CDP, Essex County, New Jersey Archived 2020-02-12 at archive.today, United States Census Bureau. Accessed May 29, 2013.
- Doll, Jen. "A Look at 'Goodbye Columbus' on Philip Roth's 80th Birthday", The Atlantic, March 19, 2013. Accessed October 5, 2016. "On a trip to the country club, he meets Brenda Patimkin, who goes to Radcliffe and lives with her wealthy family in Short Hills, New Jersey."
- "Jabri Abdur-Rahim adjusting swiftly to Blair", NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, January 6, 2019. Accessed May 7, 2023. "Those three players are Jaylen Blakes of Somerset, Luke Kolaja of Basking Ridge and Jabri Abdur-Rahim of Short Hills."
- Saxon, Wolfgang. "Lee Bickmore, Ex-Chairman Of National Biscuit Company", The New York Times, June 12, 1986. Accessed September 15, 2015. "Lee Smith Bickmore, who rose from a sales job with the National Biscuit Company in Pocatello, Idaho, to the chairmanship of the company, died last Saturday in Vero Beach, Fla., where he lived in retirement. He was 78 years old and a former resident of Short Hills, N.J. "
- Courtney Brosnan, Syracuse Orange women's soccer. Accessed October 17, 2019. "High School: Millburn; Hometown: Short Hills, N. J."
- Politi, Steve. "Sochi Olympics 2014: No stone left unturned by Andrew Catalon, the voice of curling (Politi)", NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, February 9, 2014, updated March 29, 2019. Accessed February 15, 2020. "Becoming the Voice of American Curling was not exactly something Andrew Catalon had envisioned when he decided to become a broadcaster.... And so began an unlikely gig for the Short Hills native, one that has helped springboard his career to bigger things."
- Roberts, Sam. "Ralph Cicerone, Scientist Who Sounded Climate Change Alarm, Dies at 73", The New York Times, November 7, 2016. Accessed November 7, 2016. "Ralph J. Cicerone, who as a researcher and the president of the National Academy of Sciences issued an early warning about the grave potential risks of climate change, died on Saturday at his home in Short Hills, N.J. He was 73."
- Barnes, Mike. "Richard Coogan, Star of 'Captain Video and His Video Rangers,' Dies at 99", The Hollywood Reporter, March 12, 2014. Accessed September 15, 2015. "A native of Short Hills, N.J., Coogan worked as an announcer and news anchor on radio before making his Broadway debut in 1945 in the comedy Alice in Arms."
- Delevingne, Lawrence. "For Leon Cooperman, a long fall from dizzying heights", CNBC, September 21, 2016. Accessed October 6, 2016. "Leon Cooperman is addicted to investing. The hedge fund manager's stock-junkie lifestyle starts at 5:15 a.m. on weekdays, when he wakes up in the Short Hills, New Jersey, house he's lived in for 36 years."
- Staff. "Joseph P. Day's Home Robbed $20,000 Gems; Butler and Chauffeur Gone--Abandon Auto", The New York Times, September 4, 1920. Accessed September 15, 2015. "When Mrs. Charlotte Pope, mother-in-law of Joseph P. Day, real estate expert, was at dinner Thursday evening in Mr. Day's country residence, Pleasant Days, Short Hills, N.J., sneak thieves entered Mrs. Pope's room on the second floor, broke open a jewel box which they found in the drawer of the chiffonier and escaped with jewelry valued at $20,000."
- Beeson, Ed. "N.J. native Ina Drew took the fall for JPMorgan mess by retiring", The Star-Ledger, May 20, 2012. Accessed October 27, 2017. "In Short Hills, Ina Drew and husband Howard maintain a stately home that stands out even from its well-heeled surroundings."
- "Town native's children's story to be released Oct. 1", The Item of Millburn and Short Hills, September 22, 2011. Accessed March 21, 2022, via Newspapers.com. "Errico grew up in Short Hills."
- Ramirez, Anthony. "Metro Briefing", The New York Times, March 14, 2001. Accessed September 15, 2015. "The case dates to a 1994 golf outing at the East Orange Golf Course, when John Ferolito of Short Hills hit a mulligan, or second tee shot, and struck Jeffrey Schick in the eye, knocking him unconscious. He sued."
- Bonelli, Winnie. "From "Tiara Flicks" To English Romance" Archived 2017-10-18 at the Wayback Machine, The Independent, August 22, 2007. Accessed May 10, 2012. "So what was the common denominator that enabled Hathaway to relate to Austen? "Loneliness," the Brooklyn-born, Short Hills, NJ-reared actress confessed."
- "Adm. Herbert G. Hopwood Dies; Pacific Fleet Commander, '58–60", The New York Times, September 16, 1966. Accessed November 28, 2007. "Adm. Herbert Gladstone Hopwood, who was commander in chief of the United States Pacific Fleet at his retirement from the Navy in 1960, died this morning in St. Barnabas Hospital. He was 67 years old and lived at 68 Tennyson Drive in Short Hills."
- Harris, Patricia. "First job hunt leads to first novel", The Item of Millburn and Short Hills, October 21, 2004. Accessed May 27, 2018. "Author Ariel Horn, who grew up in the township and graduated from college two years ago, has fond memories of her formative days at Millburn High School."
- Klein, Julia M. "Horn of Plenty: Short Hills Writer Dara Horn Explores Jewish Culture; A Jewish scholar and a Harvard PhD., novelist Dara Horn is also a happy suburban mom.", New Jersey Monthly, August 14, 2013. Accessed May 25, 2018. "Horn, 36, has always been an uncommonly precocious writer. Growing up in Short Hills, she and her three siblings wrote and performed satirical plays for the family’s Passover seders (Oscar Night at the Exodus)."
- #278 Peter Kellogg, Forbes. Accessed September 15, 2015. "Residence: Short Hills, New Jersey, United States, North America"
- Strauss, Robert. "Here's something to squawk about" Archived 2012-07-24 at archive.today, Coloradan magazine, June 1, 2009. Accessed September 15, 2015. "Kernen, 53, stays out of the limelight living in Short Hills, N.J., a bedroom community 45 minutes from CNBC's studios in suburban New Jersey, a few miles northwest of Wall Street."
- Hamilton, Anne (August 3, 2017). "Eileen Kraus Remembered as a Trailblazer for Women". Hartford Courant. Retrieved April 27, 2022.
- Lieber, Jill. "Freedom is music to Larionov's ears", USA Today, January 27, 2004. Accessed September 15, 2015. "Larionov, at 43 the oldest player in the NHL and in his 14th and final season in professional hockey as a center with the New Jersey Devils, hears music everywhere he turns. At home in Short Hills, N.J., daughters Alyonka, 16, and Diana, 13, are busy launching a pop music career, singing practically around the clock."
- "Morristown Festival of Books to Feature Author David Levithan", TAP into Morristown, July 22, 2015. Accessed March 8, 2021. "Levithan hails from Short Hills, NJ, graduated from Millburn High School and Brown University, and now lives in Hoboken, NJ."
- McQuiston, John T. "Robert D. Lilley Is Dead At 74; Former President Of A.T.&T.", The New York Times, October 18, 1986. Accessed May 21, 2020. "Robert D. Lilley, former president of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company and chairman of a New Jersey commission that investigated the 1967 Newark riots, died Wednesday at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan after a heart attack. He was 74 years old and lived in Short Hills, N.J."
- "Robert Marcus Named Senior Executive Vice President at Time Warner Cable", Time Warner, August 1, 2005. Accessed September 15, 2015. "He lives with his wife and four children in Short Hills, NJ."
- Aswad, Jem; and Parisi, Paula. "Fyre Festival Organizer Billy McFarland Announces Make-Up Dates for 2018, Admits 'We Were Overwhelmed'", Variety (magazine), April 28, 2017. Accessed May 1, 2017. "A native of affluent Short Hills, NJ, who is said to have studied computer engineering at Bucknell, he is described in the media as Ja Rule’s 'tech partner.'"
- Interview with John C. McGinley, Ability, accessed April 21, 2007. "JM: I was born in New York and raised in New Jersey. CC: What part of New Jersey? JM: Short Hills, which is a beautiful suburb of New York."
- Horner, Shirley. "About Books", The New York Times, October 3, 1993. Accessed July 28, 2021. "Previous residents of the award, which has come to be known as the Michael, include Mary Higgins Clark of Saddle River, Belva Plain of Short Hills, Wende and Harry Devlin of Mountainside, the Nobel laureate Dr. Arno Penzias of Highland Park and Gay Talese of Ocean City."
- Molly Reckford, Dartmouth Big Green. Accessed July 28, 2021. "Hometown: Short Hills, N.J.; High School: Phillips Exeter"
- Russo, Michael. "Wild about Minnesota Despite leaving for New Jersey, Rolston raves about playing in Minneapolis.", St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 20, 2009. Accessed May 10, 2012. "'This is something I've never gone through before,' said Koivu, who along with some teammates planned to eat dinner at Rolston's Short Hills, N.J., home Thursday night."
- Staff. "Interview: Meet Columbia’s Alex Rosenberg", The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, January 17, 2013. Accessed February 17, 2018. "I am from Short Hills, New Jersey where I attended Millburn High school for four years and then went to prep school at Peddie for one year because I felt that I needed another year to improve my strength and get ready for college life."
- "Short Hills native Bess Rous cast in The How and the Why". NJ.com. January 15, 2011. Retrieved December 21, 2019.
- Atmonavage, Joseph. "Devils goalie Cory Schneider puts N.J. home on market for $2.9M", NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, May 17, 2018. Accessed May 24, 2018. "New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider, who inked a seven-year, $42 million contract in 2014 to stay with the team, put his 6,900-square-foot Short Hills home on the market Wednesday for just under $2.9 million, according to its Trulia listing."
- Gacser, Ava. "Short Hills 'Matchmaker' is blunt", Home News Tribune, February 8, 2009. Accessed November 13, 2015.
- "Obituary: Janet S. Stoltzfus", Town Topics, March 10, 2004. Accessed October 23, 2022. "She grew up in Summit and Short Hills, graduated in 1948 from the Kent Place School in Summit, and received her B.A. in English from Wellesley College in 1952, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa."
- Peter Van Sant, 48 Hours Mystery, backed up by the Internet Archive as of October 26, 2008. Accessed September 15, 2015. "He lives in Short Hills, N.J., with his wife."
- Fitzgerald's Legislative Manual, 1970, p. 388. Accessed April 21, 2020. "James H. Wallwork (Rep., Short Hills) - James H. Wallwork lives at 94 Canoe Brook Road, Short Hills."
- Voreacos, David. "N.J. Judge Retains Case Over Estate of Formosa's Wang (Update1)", Bloomberg L.P., August 13, 2009. Accessed September 15, 2015. "Wang died of cardiopulmonary arrest on Oct. 15 at his house in Short Hills, New Jersey, two days after arriving from Taiwan. He traveled to Short Hills "numerous times on a regular basis every year of the last twenty-plus years of his life," and lived there in the 1980s, according to the complaint."
- Staff. "Thomas J. Watson Jr.; Led IBM Into Computer Age", Los Angeles Times, January 1, 1994. Accessed June 2, 2016. "Raised in Short Hills, N.J., and attending private schools, he called himself a privileged and unimpressive youth."
- Staff. "Win A Joyous Return For Wilfs", St. Paul Pioneer Press, November 14, 2005. Accessed November 13, 2015. "Oh, the joy! The Wilfs of Short Hills, N.J., were unremitting fans of their beloved Giants, but they never felt football bliss quite like the Vikings' victory over the Giants on Sunday. 'I wanted this for a long time,' said Zygi Wilf after the Vikings survived a heart-pounding finish for their first road victory of the season."
- She's got the look, The Observer, July 16, 2006, accessed April 26, 2007. "She was born Rachel Zoe Rosenzweig in New York and grew up in Short Hills, New Jersey, the daughter of wealthy art collectors."
- Capuzzo, Jill L. "From 'Saturday Night Live' to '700 Sundays'", The New York Times, December 12, 2004. Accessed November 13, 2015. "For one thing, it has allowed him to move his family back East, to Short Hills, from Los Angeles, where the Zweibels have been living for the last 15 years."
- Saint Stephen's Cemetery & The Chapel at Short Hills
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