Financial Focus: Discuss financial goals with your family 

It’s a good idea to recognize the importance of good communications, because it plays a role in almost every aspect of living – including your finances. You’ll want to clearly communicate your financial goals to your loved ones – and you’ll want to hear theirs, too. 

Let’s look at some of the communications you might have with family ...

Thank You from Girl Scout Troop 40568 for Thanksgiving Food Drive Success

November 23, 2021

Girl Scout troop 40568 would like to thank all of our Berkeley Heights neighbors, Stop & Shop, the mayor's office, the YMCA, and Taylor Rental for their generosity in making this year's Thanksgiving Food Drive an overwhelming success. Thanks to you, they were able to deliver a 16' truck packed with everything from toiletries to turkeys to those in our community who ...

Fun for all at the Berkeley Heights Winter Walk, December 4th, 3 to 6 pm

November 28, 2021

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Looking for family-friendly activities and entertainment with a holiday theme? Appreciate gathering in the fresh air with neighbors and eating free snacks? You’ll find all this and more at the annual Berkeley Heights Winter Walk, December 4 from 3 to 6 pm in Downtown Berkeley Heights. This free event is open to all area residents. 

Among the many fun ...

Union County Offers Additional Sites for Free COVID-19 Vaccines and Booster Shots this Week

The Union County Board of County Commissioners continues to encourage all Union County residents to protect themselves against the COVID-19 virus, by visiting a free Union County vaccination clinic soon. The clinics will be operating in in Elizabeth, Plainfield, Rahway, Roselle, Summit, and Union Township this coming week.

Any Union County resident can use any of these clinics, regardless of ...

10th Annual Seasons of Hope for Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, Raises Funds and Awareness for Grief Support

Mountainside and Newark, NJ –  Close to 400 guests registered for Imagine 10th Annual Seasons of Hope event held virtually this year on November 10, 2021 raising money and hope for the more than 130,000 children who are bereaved every year in NJ.

Since its founding in 2011, Imagine has served over 1000 families in its peer grief support groups, provided education and training to ...

Celebrate the Holiday Season with Model Trains and Food Trucks

Model train lovers in Union County can once again enjoy a beloved seasonal tradition, as the Model Railroad Club opens its doors for the new Holiday Train Show and Open House series beginning on Friday, November 26.

Featuring an elaborate, multi-track HO layout and much more, the shows will take place at the club’s headquarters and workshop, the A. Paul Mallory Model Railroad Center, ...

Upcoming Events

Mon, November 29, 12:00 PM

Overlook Auxiliary, Summit

Overlook Auxiliary's Lights of Love Fundraiser

Giving Back

Tue, November 30, 12:00 PM

Overlook Auxiliary, Summit

Overlook Auxiliary's Lights of Love Fundraiser

Giving Back

Wed, December 1, 12:00 PM

Overlook Auxiliary, Summit

Overlook Auxiliary's Lights of Love Fundraiser

Giving Back

Thu, December 2, 12:00 PM

Overlook Auxiliary, Summit

Overlook Auxiliary's Lights of Love Fundraiser

Giving Back

Thu, December 2, 6:00 PM

Temple Sholom,, Scotch Plains

Temple Sholom Annual Chanukah Lego Night

Other Religions And Spirituality

Fri, December 3, 12:00 PM

Overlook Auxiliary, Summit

Overlook Auxiliary's Lights of Love Fundraiser

Giving Back

The Real Main Event: The ‘Little’ Moments with Your Kids

In 1987, two men put on a show for the ages in front of more than 90,000 people.

In 1989, a father and son saw that show for the first time and never forgot it.

Parenting is full of moments. Some good, some not so much. As parents, we are trying to make the most of our time with our kids. Sometimes, we try really hard, aiming for those memories that our kids will never forget. I would wager ...

Success of TAPinto’s DIY Content Submission Process Highlighted at 2021 NJ Local News Summit

MONTCLAIR, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was featured as a virtual speaker at the 2021 NJ Local News Summit, presented by The Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University, on Thursday.  Shapiro talked about TAPinto’s Do-It-Yourself (DIY) content submission process and the impact on revenue.

The process, which was developed a few ...

When Every Vote Counts, Market Your Candidacy Locally on TAPinto

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The recent election in New Jersey told us one clear thing:  except perhaps in the bluest of blue and the reddest of red areas, elections in New Jersey are now competitive at every level of government.  In many districts fewer than 1,000 votes decided the winner and in some, just a handful of votes one way or the other would have changed who won.  When every ...

Recognizing Veterans and Military Families Month

November 24, 2021

Every November since 1996, Veterans and Military Families Month has been recognized as a time to honor those who have dedicated their lives in the service of our country, including their family members, care givers and survivors.

This year, I would like to draw attention to those serving in the National Guard, who have worked unstintingly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In those ...

Heather Maguire of Allen W. Roberts School Named “Impact Teacher”

November 20, 2021

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Heather Maguire is the latest district staff member to be awarded the “Impact Teacher Award.” The award recognizes teachers who have played important roles in their students’ lives. Allen W. Roberts School Principal Robyn Greenwald presented the award at the Thursday, Nov. 18 Board of Education (BOE) meeting. Maguire, an ESL (English as a Second ...

On The Road Again: AAA New Jersey Projects Thanksgiving Travel May Rebound to Pre-Pandemic Levels

November 23, 2021

NEW JERSEY -- Airports and roads may seem jam-packed this year as AAA predicts 53.4 million people to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, up 13% from 2020. This brings travel volumes within 5% of pre-pandemic levels in 2019, with air travel almost completely recovering from its dramatic fall during the pandemic, up 80% over last year. As restrictions continue to lift and consumer confidence ...