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John Foster - PEOPLE not Politics.

September 23, 2021

My name is John Foster and my wife, Donna and I chose Berkeley Heights 21 years ago, to raise our family.  We love this town and I try to give back as much as I can.  I am running for Town Council because my passion is giving back to the community and I want to ensure Berkeley Heights is a welcoming and inclusive place for everyone.

Born in Irvington and raised in Union I have a ...

Candidate Statement

My name is Tom Foregger and I am running for a 3-year seat on the Berkeley Heights Board of Education because I am concerned about the quality of the education our schools are providing.

I have lived in town for 45 years and have a son who graduated from Governor Livingston High School. I have a Ph.D in mathematics and am retired from a successful career at Bell Labs and Lucent, where I was a ...

Berkeley Heights is Better Together with Yellin & Medeiros

Dear neighbors,

As we have seen with the aftermath of Hurricane Ida as well as the COVID-19 pandemic, Berkeley Heights shows what we are made of when the time calls to help each other. As we’ve visited areas hit hard by the flooding, we’ve seen and heard how neighbors are helping each other out, while our First Responders continued to make us proud by working round-the-clock to ...

Doug Reinstein's interesting Story about the Letter from the Union County Prosecutor

September 25, 2021

Doug Reinstein mentioned me in connection to a complaint I filed with the Union County Prosecutor's Office on Thursday night.  Him bringing me up in connection to this complaint is fair.  I referenced the letter from the Prosecutors office on a post I made public on my personal wall and he has a right to defend himself.

I did not post the letter itself because I wanted to see how ...

Union County Prosecutor Exonerates BOE from Allegations

As many of you are likely aware, school boards all across the country have been under increased pressure due to a range of difficult and sometimes controversial issues.  Unfortunately, we are no exception.  With that in mind, something you may NOT be aware of is the following.  Over the past few months, allegations of wrongdoings and illegal behavior by the Board of Education have ...

For the Record

The opening remarks made by Doug Reinstein at last night's Board of Education (BOE) meeting were a demonstration of poor behavior.  In what appeared to be an attempt at slander, the BOE President publicly called me out in his opening remarks but failed to share the whole truth. 

I have posted the full letter from the Union County Prosecutor, so the public can see the letter ...

Shred and Recycle Your Personal Documents on October 2, Free of Charge

September 25, 2021

Free, secure paper shredding events for Union County residents only.

Union County residents can bring their personal documents and sensitive papers to the next free paper shredding event sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners. The next event will take place, rain or shine, on Saturday, October 2, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools ...

Watchung Hills Announces Production of "You Can't Take It With You"

The theatre department at Watchung Hills Regional High School has announced the complete cast of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic "You Can't Take It With You." 

This zany and uplifting comedy tells the story of Grandpa Vanderhof and his eccentric family, the Sycamores. Rather than being concerned with material wealth, the ...

New Hire-on-the-Spot Job Fair in Westfield, September 29

New Job Fair is a partnership between the Union County Board of County Commissioners, Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Westfield Corporation and the Town of Westfield.

Job seekers in Union County have another opportunity to explore job opportunities with local businesses at the upcoming Job Fair on Wednesday, September 29, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Town of ...

Union County Drug Rehab Inmates to Receive Nationally Recognized Reentry Services Provided by Hudson County

The Hudson County Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s Reintegration Program has been nationally recognized for its ability to provide comprehensive education, training, housing, financial, medical, and social support to detainees as they transition back into society.

Union County has entered into an agreement with the Hudson County Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, ...

Community Conversations: Back to School

Children have headed back into the classroom, so be sure to check out this Community Conversation with pediatrician Walter Rosenfeld, MD, chair of Pediatrics at Goryeb Children's Hospital and medical director of Children's Health for Atlantic Health System, who shares what parents need to know as their kids return to in-person learning, how we’re helping make schools safer and the ...

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TAPinto Wayne's Meredith Wins 2021 NJ-SPJ Outstanding Rookie Award

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Former Major League Baseball pitcher Jim Morris made headlines in the late 1990s as one of the oldest rookies in professional baseball. He made his Major League debut as a 35-year-old for the, then, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, and his story was so popular that Walt Disney Pictures dramatized it in the 2002 movie “The Rookie” starring Dennis Quaid.

What made the ...

Are You Ready for the Great New Jersey Bag Ban?

On May 4, 2022, shoppers in Union County and throughout New Jersey will be in for a shock when they go to check out their groceries at the supermarket. Not a single-use paper or plastic shopping bag will be in sight.

It’s all part of a new state law aimed at cutting down on waste, litter and pollution. Plastic bags get most of the blame, but single-use paper bags are also notorious for ...

Financial Focus: Start thinking about your retirement income plan 

September 20, 2021

If you’re getting close to retirement, you’re probably thinking about the ways your life will soon be changing. And one key transition involves your income – instead of being able to count on a regular paycheck, as you’ve done for decades, you’ll now need to put together an income stream on your own. How can you get started?

It’s helpful that you begin ...