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Mayor David Cohen of Berkeley Heights Resigns Effective March 14th; Joins Christie Administration as Director of the Governor's Office of Employee Relations
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New Courses Will Be Offered at Governor Livingston High School; Baseball Team to Travel to South Carolina
By MARIANNE IVERSOctober 24, 2016
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The Board of Education approved new high school courses and a field trip for the High School Baseball Team at the Thursday, Oct. 20 meeting.
The BOE approved new curriculum guides for the 2016-17 school year. Assistant Superintendent Scott McKinney explained that because of the New Generation Science Standards for grades 6-12 all science courses have been revised ...
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Commuters hoping to get a parking permit at the train station now face a two-year wait, said Councilman Marc Faecher at the Township Council meeting on Tuesday, Oct.13.
To help alleviate that problem he suggested the township consider following in Summit's footsteps and run a pilot program with Uber. The six-month long pilot plan permits 100 Summit residents ...
SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Caring Contact, a crisis hotline will offer mental health first aid training in Scotch Plains on Nov. 14 and 21. The training is ideal for first responders, educators, clergy, leaders of community groups and business professionals as well as for families with loved ones suffering from mental illness or mental health issues.
The eight-hour course is ...
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Superintendent Judith Rattner gave a power point presentation regarding “A+ ideas” at all educational levels at the Thursday, Oct. 20 Board of Education (BOE) meeting.
At the elementary school level the district “borrowed” some ideas from others and developed some ideas within the district. Some of the A+ ideas have already been piloted in ...
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Many years ago, when Berkeley Heights was a farming community, it was known as Peppertown, because of the special long green peppers grown by residents and shipped by rail.
A new chapter in that history was proposed Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the Township Council meeting. Peppertown Park, which is the site of the Petrone family farm back in the day, is nestled ...
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - There were a record 16 bands participating in last week's 45th Annual Pageant of Champions Marching Band Tournament at Gov. Livingston High School. The Pageant of Champions is sanctioned by the Tournament of Bands (TOB).
Throughout the eight week season, bands perform in competitions within their TOB chapter -- scores are recorded and the bands ...
Overlook Auxiliary’s 'Gift Shop & Bloom' Makes Significant Impact at Overlook Medical Center; Organization to be Honored at Overlook Foundation Gala Oct. 29
SUMMIT, NJ - For a century, the dedicated volunteers of the Overlook Auxiliary have supported Overlook Medical Center, with 'The Gift Shop & Bloom' -- located on the main floor of the hospital and staffed by Auxiliary volunteers -- serving as their main fundraising component. In 2015 alone, more than $105,000 was donated by the Auxiliary through ...
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Manhunt is a favorite game for Boy Scouts, so when the opportunity to try out some thermal imaging devices came their way, the boys of Troop 368 jumped at the chance!
On Tuesday night, Oct. 18, patrols of Boy Scouts from Troop 368 roamed the woods of Watchung Reservation in total darkness, hunting for heat signatures of rival patrols. Older Scouts designed the game ...
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Assistant Principal of Columbia Middle School Grace Acosta along with Assistant Principals of Governor Livingston High School Tara Oliveira and Lawrence Seid presented the annual violence, HIB (Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying) and vandalism report at the Thursday, Oct. 20 Board of Education (BOE) meeting.
HIB is defined as “Any gesture, any written, verbal ...
CHATHAM, NJ - There is domestic violence occurring in every community and more than 2,000 incidents happen in Morris County each year alone.
That was part of the message given by Regina Braham of the JBWS (Jersey Battered Women's Service) at the awareness event held in the Chatham Township Municipal Building this week. Braham didn't need to prove her claims of domestic ...