Say Goodbye to SAT Subject Tests

January 20, 2021

College Board (the makers of the SAT, SAT subject tests, AP exams, etc) has announced that the SAT subject tests will be discontinued and there will be no administrations of them in the spring. This will have two significant effects on how students applying to top 50 colleges are evaluated (only roughly the top 50 colleges had still been using SAT subject test scores in ...

Combat Stress at Total Health

Stress is one of the most common health issues in our society and can affect one’s health physically and mentally. Without proper stress management, a person may experience gastrointestinal problems, mental health issues, personality disorders, high blood pressure, stroke, heart attacks, cardiovascular disease, obesity, eating disorders, menstrual problems, sexual dysfunction, hair and skin ...

February Festivities at Trailside: Magnificent Raptors, Magic & Maple Sugaring

January 21, 2021

Families looking for fun outdoor activities during the Presidents’ Day weekend are invited to visit Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside for a series of special outdoor programs. The programs are recommended for families with children ages four and older, and COVID-19 prevention guidelines apply.

“The February Festivities series at Trailside ...

Updated: Union County Commissioners Announce Three COVID-19 Emergency Food Distributions for January

Updated: Produce will be distributed on a first come-first served basis at a drive-up event Scotch Plains, a drive-up/walk-up event in Roselle and a walk-up in Plainfield

The Union County Board of Commissioners will hold three food distributions events for Union County residents to aid those affected by COVID-19 in the month of January.

Saturday, January 23 - 8:30 a.m. - Union County ...

Atlantic Health System receives NJ Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award

MORRISTOWN, NJ – JANUARY 2021 – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, recently received the New Jersey Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award, and was named among the organizations and individuals that have moved the state forward on significant issues, including climate change, recycling, clean drinking water, and environmental ...

County Announces Free COVID-19 Mobile Unit Testing January 21

Saliva tests to be offered in Clark; Union County residents only, no appointment needed.

The Union County Board of Commissioners informs all residents that the Union County Mobile Test Unit will provide free COVID-19 saliva tests on Thursday, January 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Oak Ridge Park, located at 136 Oak Ridge Road in Clark.

No car is required and no appointment is ...

Thank You For Helping Claire!

January 21, 2021

On behalf of the GLHS Student Auxiliary Club, who sponsored the event, we want to thank everyone who signed up for the Wranitz Family Fundraiser Virtual 5K! Through all of your generous donations, we were able to raise $6,550 for the Wranitz family! Over 130 participants signed up and completed the race. This event would not have been as successful without the support of our local community. A ...

Thank You to everyone who made the 6th Annual BHDC (Virtual) Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service a great success!

What a morning!  The community gathered on January 18th in a crowded “zoom room” to hear about the life, teachings and ongoing influence of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Berkeley Heights Diversity Council (BHDC) was thrilled to see so many community members, including many students, our Mayor, members of our Town Council, Board of Education, School Principals and Administrators, ...

Inside Look into Appointing a Police Chief

It is with deep sadness that I announce the retirement of our Police Chief, John DiPasquale, who has served our community so honorably as Chief over the last 7 years and in the BHPD for the last 25 years. 

With the retirement of our Chief, Berkeley Heights will be losing a visionary who has created a Department that is respected and an integral part of our community.  The appointment ...

Upcoming Events


Fri, January 22, 5:00 AM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Art Supplies Drive for Lyons VA Hospital



Sat, January 23, 5:00 AM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Art Supplies Drive for Lyons VA Hospital



Sun, January 24, 5:00 AM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Art Supplies Drive for Lyons VA Hospital


Mon, January 25, 7:00 PM

Virtual & In-person ( Will share links and location when you register) , Basking Ridge

New Scouts BSA Girl Troop

Arts & Entertainment Education Giving Back Green Health & Wellness Law & Justice


Wed, January 27, 7:15 PM


Free Online Singing Workshops

Arts & Entertainment

Congresswoman Calls for Arlington Cemetery Burial for Officer Brian Sicknick

January 11, 2021

SOUTH RIVER, NJ -- Congresswoman U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin, who represents Michigan’s 8th Congressional District, has contacted senior military leaders to request that U.S. Capitol Officer Brian Sicknick be buried in Arlington National Cemetery. The 42-year-old South River, NJ, native was killed during the siege on the Capitol Building on Wednesday, Jan. 6, when a pro-Trump mob ...