Poage and Sayre: making Berkeley Heights government work for you

September 21, 2020

We’re Susan Poage and Bret Sayre, and we’re asking for your support to serve you on the Berkeley Heights Township Council (or to keep serving you, in Susan’s case).

We are living in historic times. Our nation and our town face unprecedented challenges. Your vote has never been so important. Nationally, we are in a battle for the soul of our country. Here in Berkeley Heights, ...

Robert Cianciulli For Berkeley Heights School Board: Experience, Knowledge, And Commitment

My name is Robert Cianciulli and I am running for reelection as a candidate for the Berkeley Heights Board of Education on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3rd.  Previously, I served on the School Board from 2017-2019.  I am running for reelection this year to continue to move our school community forward.  Some of my goals include: (i) working for common sense budgeting that ...

Special Interests has no place

As candidates for Berkeley Heights Town Council, we were contacted by the local teacher’s union (the “BHEA”) seeking written responses to various questions focused on the Berkeley Heights Public Schools in order to potentially obtain their endorsement.  We would like to make public our response (see Letter to BHEA below) that we sent to the BHEA earlier ...

Union County Launches Virtual Wildlife Wednesdays Program

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program is returning next Wednesday, September 23 with “NJ Natives” a program focusing on wildlife original to the garden state, such as the spotted turtle and garter snake.  New programs will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time ...

Union County: Helping You Recycle Right

Recycling has been mandatory in New Jersey since 1987 but questions continually arise about recycling.  The Union County Bureau of Recycling wants residents to Recycle Right so here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

Q:  What is ACCEPTABLE in my curbside bin?

A: Recycle all empty plastic bottles coded #1 & # 2, aluminum & steel (tin) cans, glass ...

COVID 19 and the Election

September 19, 2020

COVID 19 has affected everyone’s lives in one way or another. It has been a major disruption to almost everyone on earth. Many have tragically died from it. Many have become sick and recovered. The government in the United States has responded by shutting down many parts of the economy and suspending civil rights in many cases. The inability to attend church services comes to mind.

The ...

Children and Families above Special Interests

My commitment will be to the children and families of Berkeley Heights.

I strongly believe that our schools should be child centered and family focused. Consistent with this, I am publicly refusing support from the BHEA this election.

Board members should have children and families front and center on every issue with no potential conflicts of interest at the table.

Our House Foundation Nears Goal for Medical Safety Project

September 24, 2020

Our House Foundation

76 Floral Avenue

New Providence, NJ 07974

Contact:               Dawn K. Knill, CFRE

                                Director of ...

Erickson Living's Close-Knit Communities Attract Savvy Seniors

New residents join friends and family in active, vibrant retirement living at settings like Lantern Hill.

As the developer and manager of 20 senior living communities across the country like Lantern Hill in New Jersey, Erickson Living knows that when it comes to a healthy retirement lifestyle, meaningful relationships make all the difference.

In a recent interview, Tom Neubauer, ...

Union County Hosts Free Networking Mixer for All Military Personnel Tuesday, September 29

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites all military veterans and active duty personnel, their families, and veterans’ service providers to attend a free Networking Mixer on Tuesday, September 29th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Galloping Hill Golf Course, located at 3 Golf Drive in Kenilworth.

The event will be held on the first floor patio of the Golf Course to allow ...

These are no longer "uncertain times" in the real estate industry!

These are no longer "uncertain times" in the real estate industry! What is certain is this is a NEW real estate market and we have seen unprecedented growth and opportunity in the past three months.


You may have seen articles from The Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, or The New York Times with headlines such as "Escape from New York City" or "New ...

Remembering Malcolm Nettingham, Scotch Plains' Tuskegee Airman

September 15, 2020

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains is mourning local legend Malcolm E. Nettingham, a member of World War II's famed Tuskegee Airmen, who died on Monday evening just a few days before his 102nd birthday. He lived in town for almost a century and in 2014 was chosen to be the grand marshal of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Memorial Day Parade. 

Mr. Nettingham was born in New ...

Upcoming Events


Sat, September 26, 9:00 AM

New Providence Presbyterian Church, New Providence

Drive Thru Diaper Donation Collection Event

Giving Back


Sat, September 26, 2:00 PM

Watchung Hills Elks Lodge 885, Warren Township (07059)

Annual Pig Roast

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back


Sun, September 27, 9:00 AM

Renaissance Church, Springfield

Single & Parenting Support Group

Health & Wellness Religions And Spirituality


Sun, September 27, 9:00 AM

Renaissance Church, Springfield

Renaissance Church Online Service

Religions And Spirituality


Sun, September 27, 11:00 AM

Renaissance Church, Springfield

Renaissance Church Online Service

Religions And Spirituality


Sun, September 27, 1:00 PM

Renaissance Church, Springfield

GriefShare Support Group

Health & Wellness Religions And Spirituality