Top Local News

Peak Medical in Berkeley Heights Celebrates the Grand Re-Opening of its Expanded Facility

October 21, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Peak Medical held its Grand Re-Opening event on Saturday. While the expanded facility has been open for business throughout, Saturday was the official celebration.

Residents of the township and surrounding communities stopped in and took tours of the facility which has been remodeled to include treatment rooms for massage therapy, Cool/Sculpting, Acupuncture, physical ...

Spectators Cash In At Far Hills Races For The First Time

FAR HILLS, N.J. — When Caldbeck, won the Far Hills Races’ $50,000 Gladstone Stakes for three-year-old he made history.

It was not because he won by 11 1/2-length victory but because he was the first time spectators could cash wining pari-mutuel tickets on any race.

Caldbeck paid his backers $6.60 for every $2 win bet. Those who had less confidence in him actually made $7 per ...

Trick or Treating, a Parade and Candy Hunt Brightened Everyone’s Day at Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- No ghosts showed up, but a variety of superheroes, a puppy, soldier, princesses and even a unicorn dropped by Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights on Saturday afternoon.  The occasion was a Community Costume Halloween Gathering for local children.

Since it was Halloween, there was candy -- but not sitting in bowls, but scattered around the property -- think ...

Four Centuries in a Weekend Draws Visitors to Littell-Lord Farmstead

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Not long after the doors opened at the Littell-Lord Farmstead on Horseshoe Road on Saturday, the Rizzo family from Kenilworth dropped by. They were the first visitors to the Farmstead during the two-day Four Centuries in a Weekend event being held throughout Union County. 

The Littell-Lord Farmstead is only one of the almost three dozen sites open from ...

Berkeley Heights Family Receives Best Halloween Spirit Award

October 20, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - One thing Berkeley Heights excels at is spirit, especially Halloween spirit! A particular house was noticed in a neighborhood off of Park Avenue with a yard turned dinosaur graveyard -- complete with a 9 foot Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton, tombstones, cobwebs, and stray body parts.

Kristy, Loren and their three children [Chris - 9 years ...

Scout Takes a Musical Route to Earn his Eagle Scout Rank

BERKELEY HEIGHTS,NJ - When Sam Lee from Boy Scout Troop 368 in Berkeley Heights was looking for a suitable service project to earn the rank of Eagle Scout, he naturally turned to music. He has been a guitarist since kindergarten, and his elementary school rock band “The Flies,” was made up of his Cub Scout pals, and who performed at the Union County Musicfest, the Mount Carmel ...

“Saving the Great Swamp”: Warren Township Green Team and Watchung Hills Environmental Club to Host Movie Night

 

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Green Team, in partnership with the Watchung Hills Regional High School Environmental Club, will hold a free showing of “Saving The Great Swamp: Battle to Defeat the Jetport, ” on Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. in the South Auditorium at Watchung Hills Regional High ...

TAPinto Spotlight on Business Features UNWIND Yoga and Wellness Center

October 12, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto “Spotlight on Business” features local businesses and their owners who are important to our communities. Follow this column to receive a fresh perspective on small business owners and their unique needs while shining a spotlight on their stories.

This edition features newly opened UNWIND Yoga and Wellness Center located at 1280 Springfield Avenue ...

Local Couple Goes from Working on Wall Street to Owning Preschool: The Goddard School in Long Hill is under construction

LONG HILL TOWNSHIP, NJ — Sumara and Imran Ahmad, owners of The Goddard School located in Long Hill, are opening the newest Goddard School to meet the demand for early childhood education options in the growing community.

The couple spent several years working in finance on Wall Street. When they had children, they wanted to take on a new adventure as a family.

“Our children were ...

Grand Opening at Arbor Terrace Mountainside was Indeed Grand

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Grand Opening celebration of Arbor Terrace Mountainside not only met expectations, it exceeded most people's.

It drew hundreds of people – including Mayor Paul Mirabelli, members of the Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce, Arbor Terrace “home office” executives, and others who helped turn Arbor Terrace Mountainside from a dream into a ...

Four Centuries in a Weekend Draws Visitors to Littell-Lord Farmstead

October 21, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Not long after the doors opened at the Littell-Lord Farmstead on Horseshoe Road on Saturday, the Rizzo family from Kenilworth dropped by. They were the first visitors to the Farmstead during the two-day Four Centuries in a Weekend event being held throughout Union County. 

The Littell-Lord Farmstead is only one of the almost three dozen sites open from ...

Scout Takes a Musical Route to Earn his Eagle Scout Rank

BERKELEY HEIGHTS,NJ - When Sam Lee from Boy Scout Troop 368 in Berkeley Heights was looking for a suitable service project to earn the rank of Eagle Scout, he naturally turned to music. He has been a guitarist since kindergarten, and his elementary school rock band “The Flies,” was made up of his Cub Scout pals, and who performed at the Union County Musicfest, the Mount Carmel ...

Governor Livingston Bids Farewell to Mrs. Rattner

When students in Berkeley Heights hear the phone ring on an early winter morning, they immediately wait to hear a voice on the other end declaring a “Snow Day”. For as long as students can remember, this voice has belonged to Berkeley Heights Superintendent Judith Rattner. As Superintendent, Rattner has overseen the Berkeley Heights School District for the past thirteen years. Prior ...

Governor Livingston Has Success With New Pep Rally

October 21, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Sports have always been an important part of Governor Livingston High School, and what better way to celebrate their successes than with a pep rally? Before Friday Night Lights on September 21, Gov. Livingston upperclassmen gathered in the blue gym while the underclassman met at the red gym to rally spirit for the big football game that night. The entire football team ...

Back to School: How GL Administration Helps Students

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Students can find coming back to school frustrating, painful, and yet exciting. What many do not recognize, however, is that behind all the scheduling, new improvements, and preparation for the school year is a team of administors who work hard throughout the entire summer to ensure that the school is ready for the upcoming September. Along with their fellow administrators ...

Governor Livingston Volleyball Advances in UCT With Dominant Win over Benedictine

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Governor Livingston Volleyball team defeated Benedictine on Tuesday in straight sets. Led by Leah Dooley, the Highlanders won both sets comfortably and will advance in the UCIAC.

GL came out of the gates hot, as they pounced on Benedictine early and maintained a large lead. The team kept its foot on the gas and won set one with ease by a score of 25-12. GL kept up ...

Highlander Volleyball Has Extraordinary Week

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston girls volleyball had a jam packed week with back-to-back-to-back games against highly competitive and talented Union County teams: Kent Place, Union and Cranford. 

The week started off against Mountain Division No. 1 seeded Kent Place High School. The Highlanders put up a great fight, as the game was neck and neck for most of the ...

Governor Livingston Bids Farewell to Mrs. Rattner

When students in Berkeley Heights hear the phone ring on an early winter morning, they immediately wait to hear a voice on the other end declaring a “Snow Day”. For as long as students can remember, this voice has belonged to Berkeley Heights Superintendent Judith Rattner. As Superintendent, Rattner has overseen the Berkeley Heights School District for the past thirteen years. Prior ...

Highlander Football Uses Strong Defense and Ground Game to Win on Senior Day

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Governor Livingston Football Team’s defense led them to a 28-12 victory over Scotch Plains-Fanwood on Senior Day. The senior heavy defense totalled 94 tackles, 86 made by seniors.

The Highlanders scored a touchdown once each quarter, with the offense being led by sophomore Jay Schmidt. Schmidt tallied 158 yards and two scores, including a 58 yard breakaway ...

Gov. Livingston Hosts Third Annual College Fair

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Over 100 colleges and universities attended the 2018 College Fair at Governor Livingston High School on October 1. Both gymnasiums and the cafeteria were filled with students, parents, and admissions representatives eager to learn and share information about colleges. This was GL’s third college fair to date, and seemed to be the most successful one yet

Though the ...

Curious George: A New Student at GL

Many freshmen spend the first week of high school in a confused daze, as they stumble around trying to find classrooms, knock into other students, and drop their books. Therefore it is easy to distinguish between freshmen and upperclassmen. However, it is more difficult to pinpoint students who are not only new to the school, but are new to the district. One of these students is a junior at ...

Dear Hank

The Highlander's problem solving master will provide you with solutions to your problems.

Dear Hank,

There’s someone in my class this year who I have a crush on, but I get so nervous I never know how to act around them. What should I do?

Thanks,

Turmoiled Teen

Dear Turmoiled Teen,

When it comes to talking to your crush it is easy to overthink. Does my hair look ...

Gov. Livingston Girls Soccer Look to Defeat Elizabeth in UCIAC

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Ninth seeded Gov. Livingston Girls Soccer team is facing No. 8 seeded Elizabeth on Wednesday in the Union County Tournament as they look to avenge their 2-1 loss just 13 days before. Elizabeth, who narrowly defeated the girls on its home turf, ended the soccer team’s six game win streak on September 29.

Since the loss, the girls have been 2-1 making their ...

Gov. Livingston Linebackers Jake Pencek, Drew Rittman, Chris Bruno Named Delicious Heights Highlander Athletes of the Week

October 19, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - As the clock was winding down in Gov. Livingston's 28-12 win over former rival Scotch Plains-Fanwood, it was obvious to all that the Highlander defense had turned in their most impressive performance of the season. Leading 21-0 with just under five minutes left in the game it looked like Gov. Livingston was about to pitch their first shut out in 10 years, but ...

Cross Country:  The Highlander Boys and Girls Teams Embarked on Their Championship Season with Solid Performances at County Conferences

OAK RIDGE PARK, NJ - Governor Livingston Boys and Girls Cross Country teams competed at the Union County Conference Championships on Tuesday, October 16 in Clark.  

There were three varsity conference divisions per gender:  Mountain, Valley and Watchung.  The GL girls varsity team was assigned to the Watchung Conference to race against Scotch Plains, Summit, Union Catholic ...

Field Hockey: Gov. Livingston Battles to 0-0 Tie Against Cranford

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Once again, the defense of the Governor Livingston High field hockey team shined through.

For the ninth time this season the Lady Highlanders did not surrender a goal while playing to a 0-0 tie against Cranford on Wednesday afternoon in Berkeley Heights.

The result marked the third time this season that Gov. Livingston has played a scoreless contest against an ...

Berkeley Heights Mayoral Candidates Answer Questions at LWV Candidate's Night

October 19, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ –The impact of the various redevelopment projects in town, transparency and change were just some of the topics which engaged the two candidates for township mayor Thursday night, Oct. 19. The event was the annual Candidates Debate, at Governor Livingston High School. The program was run by the League of Women Voters and moderated by Michelle Bobrow of ...

Get to know Berkeley Heights Mayoral Candidate Angie Devanney (D): Week 3 Question

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Each week leading to the November 6 election, the candidates running for Berkeley Heights Township Mayor and Township Council have the opportunity to answer question(s) that will be run in a series by TAPinto Berkeley Heights.

The following answer is from Mayoral Candidate Angie Devanney (D) for week three.

Week ...

Three Residents Win at Berkeley Heights Restaurant Week; Diners Already Eyeing 2019 Event

October 20, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - As Berkeley Heights Second Annual Restaurant Week came to a close on September 16th, patrons were already talking about next year’s event.

“Our community clearly cherishes this event, a chance to gather around the table with family and friends. Business owners reported an increase in participation from last year’s inaugural event. It looks like the ...

Friday, Oct. 12 Is National Gumbo Day

FANWOOD, NJ -- A zesty stew-like dish is in the spotlight on National Gumbo Day, observed annually on October 12.

According to NationalCalendar.com, gumbo originated in southern Louisiana during the 18th century. The dish typically consists of a stock flavored with Cajun spices, meat or shellfish, okra, filé powder (a thickener), ...

Second Annual Bocce Tournament & Festival Deemed a Hit by Organizers

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Peppertown Park Renewal Committee threw the second annual Bocce Tournament & Festival on Saturday. By any measure it was a hit.

Committee member Midge Vicendese said the hope was residents would come not just to play Bocce, but to watch it, have something to eat and to enjoy a day in the park with their family, friends and, yes, even dogs. Judging by the number ...

“Saving the Great Swamp”: Warren Township Green Team and Watchung Hills Environmental Club to Host Movie Night

October 7, 2018

 

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Green Team, in partnership with the Watchung Hills Regional High School Environmental Club, will hold a free showing of “Saving The Great Swamp: Battle to Defeat the Jetport, ” on Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. in the South Auditorium at Watchung Hills Regional High ...

Westfield Conservation Center Taking More Items for Recycling, Reuse, Including Toys for Kids in Need

WESTFIELD, NJ — The town of Westfield unveiled new recycling opportunities at its conservation center Wednesday, including a partnership with Second Chance Toys, which collects plastic toys, cleans them and gives them local to organizations that serve children in need.

New sheds, paid for with a grant from Union County, allow county residents to drop off the following items to be ...

Peak Medical in Berkeley Heights Celebrates the Grand Re-Opening of its Expanded Facility

October 21, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Peak Medical held its Grand Re-Opening event on Saturday. While the expanded facility has been open for business throughout, Saturday was the official celebration.

Residents of the township and surrounding communities stopped in and took tours of the facility which has been remodeled to include treatment rooms for massage therapy, Cool/Sculpting, Acupuncture, physical ...

Trick or Treating, a Parade and Candy Hunt Brightened Everyone’s Day at Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- No ghosts showed up, but a variety of superheroes, a puppy, soldier, princesses and even a unicorn dropped by Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights on Saturday afternoon.  The occasion was a Community Costume Halloween Gathering for local children.

Since it was Halloween, there was candy -- but not sitting in bowls, but scattered around the property -- think ...

Scout Takes a Musical Route to Earn his Eagle Scout Rank

BERKELEY HEIGHTS,NJ - When Sam Lee from Boy Scout Troop 368 in Berkeley Heights was looking for a suitable service project to earn the rank of Eagle Scout, he naturally turned to music. He has been a guitarist since kindergarten, and his elementary school rock band “The Flies,” was made up of his Cub Scout pals, and who performed at the Union County Musicfest, the Mount Carmel ...

Peak Medical in Berkeley Heights Celebrates the Grand Re-Opening of its Expanded Facility

October 21, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Peak Medical held its Grand Re-Opening event on Saturday. While the expanded facility has been open for business throughout, Saturday was the official celebration.

Residents of the township and surrounding communities stopped in and took tours of the facility which has been remodeled to include treatment rooms for massage therapy, Cool/Sculpting, Acupuncture, physical ...

Adabelle Turns 100 with Celebration at Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Adabelle Moore celebrated her 100th birthday recently at Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights.

Ada was born October 12, 1918 in a small town in Arkansas. She was the oldest of five siblings. As a child she loved playing marbles.  As a teen she babysat young children.

Her secrets to longevity are... she ate right, never smoked or drank, but, her ...

TAPinto Spotlight on Business Features UNWIND Yoga and Wellness Center

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto “Spotlight on Business” features local businesses and their owners who are important to our communities. Follow this column to receive a fresh perspective on small business owners and their unique needs while shining a spotlight on their stories.

This edition features newly opened UNWIND Yoga and Wellness Center located at 1280 Springfield Avenue ...

Spectators Cash In At Far Hills Races For The First Time

October 21, 2018

FAR HILLS, N.J. — When Caldbeck, won the Far Hills Races’ $50,000 Gladstone Stakes for three-year-old he made history.

It was not because he won by 11 1/2-length victory but because he was the first time spectators could cash wining pari-mutuel tickets on any race.

Caldbeck paid his backers $6.60 for every $2 win bet. Those who had less confidence in him actually made $7 per ...

Fall Horse Care Workshops Set To Begin On Oct. 27 At Lord Stirling

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. —  Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable has announced the dates for the Fall Horse Care Workshops 102 and 103, designed for individuals who are seeking to gain knowledge and confidence around horses through a combination of non-riding activities and hands-on experience.

Horse Care Workshops 102 and 103 will be held at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 ...

Mayor Provides Lawsuit Update; Litigation Cost, Strategy Questioned

October 20, 2018

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The lawsuit against the borough by several Police Department employees continues to rock the council meetings. Mayor Paul Mirabelli gave an update in the form of a written statement regarding the ongoing lawsuit at the Tuesday, Oct. 16 council meeting. Meanwhile, the cost of the litigation as well as the borough’s strategy for dealing with the lawsuit was questioned ...

Barking Dog Saves Five from Fire at Putnam Avenue Home

October 18, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ —  A barking dog sounded his own alarm shortly after midnight Thursday morning, alerting five sleeping people of trouble, as a fire swept through the first floor of their Putnam Avenue home.

All five escaped and were able to call 911 for help.

Deputy Chief Jim Hopkins gave the following account of the incident.

At 12:18 a.m., the Police ...

Pilgrim Statue from Our Lady of Fatima Shrine in Portugal will be at Chatham's Corpus Christi Parish Oct. 11-15

October 8, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Corpus Christi Church will be part of the "peace and solidarity" tour that will bring the Pilgrim Statue from Our Lady of Fatima Shrine in Portugal to Chatham Oct. 11 through 15.

Corpus Christi Church Parish will host the tour "to encourage peace, love, hope and solidarity," which features of one of the official statues from Fatima, one of the world’s ...

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Berkeley Heights

My Skills Match Our Needs in These Groundbreaking Times

October 20, 2018

Shovels are in the ground for the NEW Municipal Building to replace the one built in 1939!  This is one of the biggest projects our Town has ever initiated in our history. It’s truly groundbreaking. 

Keep in mind that we will house the police, recreation, engineering, administration, seniors, DPW and library in a single facility. That’s one place to go to pay your ...

Warren Development: We'll Always Stand Up for Berkeley Heights First

Last week, the Township of Warren voted to accept a court-imposed settlement with the NJ Fair Share Housing Center.  This was unwelcome news for many Berkeley Heights residents. As many will recall, this is the same property that Berkeley Heights residents overwhelmingly voted to prevent overdevelopment on Emerson Lane in 2013.  Now we are faced with a project on the exact same spot; ...

Hard work and perseverance - Lessons Learned from My Parents

I am not a politician.  I strive to be a good mother, wife and friend. My parents, who immigrated to this county, shaped my values. They taught me the value of rolling up my sleeves and working hard to solve problems and get results. Their life lessons made me who I am today - the right leader for Berkeley Heights right now – hard working, determined, working to creatively solve ...

Joined-up thinking needed in Berkeley Heights

October 20, 2018

Just as cursive, or “joined-up,” writing is an important skill for kids, so joined-up thinking is vital in any leadership team these days. Silo thinking, business as usual, can no longer keep up with our changing and ever more complex world. I support Angie, Stephen and Alvaro because they understand the need for joined-up thinking in our town.

For example, when asked in the debate ...

Berkeley Heights Rec Chair: Devanney Wrong, Attacks Hard Work of Volunteers

To the Editor,

My name is Ed Gallitelli, a 28-year resident of Berkeley Heights, and a volunteer for most of my time here in this great town.  I have been a member of the Recreation Commission since 2009, and have been Chair since 2016 when fellow members elected me as Chair of the Commission.

I was outraged to see our volunteer-led Recreation Commission become a victim of Angie ...

Tired of This Smear Campaign

Several weeks ago, I received a mailing from the Berkeley Heights Democrats. I thought it was odd, since I was a registered Republican. The issues they mentioned are all being accomplished by the Republican incumbents, Mayor Robert Woodruff, Councilman Michael D'Aquila and Councilwoman Michelle Greco.

The mailing referred to responsible fiscal management. The Incumbents are already ...

Tangents…Life’s Many Connections Through the Lens of Psychology

October 15, 2018

Welcome to my new column, Tangents.  The word tangent can have a variety of meanings, for example, in geometry a tangent refers to "a straight line or plane that touches a curve or curved surface at a point, but if extended does not cross it at that point." Leibniz defined it as the line through a pair of infinitely close points on the curve, but for this column, I will use the ...

Is Now the Right Time to Go Roth?

October 16, 2018: Is Now the Right Time to Go Roth?  Some say yes, pointing to the recent federal tax reforms.

Will federal income tax rates ever be lower than they are right now? Given the outlook for Social Security and Medicare, it is hard to imagine them falling much further. Higher federal income taxes could very well be on the horizon, as the tax cuts set by the 2017 reforms are ...

Union County College 85th Anniversary Celebration

October 21, 2018

Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholder Angel G. Estrada joined Union County College President Dr. Margaret McMenamin, New Jersey’s Secretary of Higher Education Dr. Zakiya Smith Ellis, State Senator Nicholas Scutari, Chairman of the Union County College Board of Trustees Victor Richel, Union County Manager Ed Oatman, alumni and students at the Union County College ...

Fall Horse Care Workshops Set To Begin On Oct. 27 At Lord Stirling

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. —  Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable has announced the dates for the Fall Horse Care Workshops 102 and 103, designed for individuals who are seeking to gain knowledge and confidence around horses through a combination of non-riding activities and hands-on experience.

Horse Care Workshops 102 and 103 will be held at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 ...

NPML November Events

November Events @ NPML New Providence Memorial Library, 377 Elkwood Ave. (908) 665-0311

All Month Long - Frankenstein Community Read Event

Celebrate 200 years of Frankenstein by participating in our Community Read Event. Book list of Frankenstein-inspired titles for adults, teen and children available in the library or on our website. www.newprovidencelibrary.org Ongoing ...

Meadowlands And SBOANJ At Odds Over 2019 Race Date Request

October 15, 2018

A bill that would provide $20 million to boost purses sits in committee

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Meadowlands announced it would apply for 68 live racing dates for the 2019 and the Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association is not happy about it.

The track must submit its date requests to the New Jersey Racing Commission by Oct. 15. The track was granted 90 days of racing ...

Intruder Sends Union County Vo-Tech Schools on Lockdown Friday; Students Got Threatening Texts, Authorities Say

October 20, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The five schools that comprise the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools (UCVTS) campus went into lockdown for about two hours on Friday afternoon when an unidentified individual who admitted carrying a pocket knife entered the complex. 

Located on Raritan Road in Scotch Plains, the VoTech school district is comprised of Academy for Allied Health ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_e95c44f10e96960af3a2_download-1

Sun, October 21

Delicious Heights, Berkeley Heights

Weekly Specials at Delicious Heights

Sun, October 21, 12:00 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

Four Centuries in a Weekend

Other

Sun, October 21, 12:00 PM

Twin Maples, Summit

Free House Tours of Twin Maples

Home & Garden

Carousel_image_aa5386478e4e113f3419_02c3754fecd6e27abe0f_2018_fall_faculty_concert

Sun, October 21, 3:00 PM

Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts, Berkeley Heights

Wharton Institute Fall Faculty Concert

Arts & Entertainment

Carousel_image_a98f5fa904e243faad9d_bd788fa3089a219174eb_dc06027639d3154506f3_cafeq_image

Sun, October 21, 3:00 PM

Congregation Beth Hatikvah, Summit

Cafe Q, Meeting Place for LGBTQ Teens

Arts & Entertainment

3 Ways to Attain a Stunning New Look for the Season

As you pack away summer dresses and tank tops until next year, you may begin longing for an aesthetic update. It’s common to want to try new looks at the start of each season. Whether you choose a new hairstyle or get a facial, even seemingly small changes can give you a confidence boost. The following guide offers just a few easy options to consider.

How to Transform Your Look ...

What You Need to Know About Salt Therapy

Salt therapy has become one of the most sought-after spa services in recent years. From reducing sinus symptoms to stress, the holistic, relaxing treatment provides a number of benefits for people from all walks of life. To learn more about the trendy treatment, here’s a convenient guide.

FAQ About Salt Therapy

What is salt therapy?

This holistic, noninvasive ...

5 Reasons Men Need Spa Days Too

Spa days have unnecessarily been labelled as a “girls only” activity for years. But recently, more men have broken past the stereotype and embrace being pampered. Everyone deserves to treat themselves, and men are no exception! Here are some of the many spa services that are perfectly suited for men.

Top 5 Spa Services for Men

1. Relax With a Massage

Whether you ...

Order of Operations

As we trudge through submission season this year I’ve found some questions that have surprised me.  Those of us shepherding families through their college applications, myself included, can mistakenly start “talking shop” with the assumption that parents and students are following along.  Acronyms start flying around and we get into our groove, not realizing ...

Annuities Can Be Good, Bad or Ugly. Which Is Which? Part I

Annuities can be good, bad or downright ugly. How can you tell if your annuity is good, or if you should consider purchasing one? And what’s an annuity, anyway?.  In this two-part series, I’ll begin with a review of the “bad and ugly” annuities (most variable annuities). Next month I’ll review “good” annuities (primarily immediate and deferred fixed ...

Autumn Air Conditioner Tune-Ups Just Make Sense

Last time we checked, it was barely the beginning of summer, and now it’s already autumn. How did your air conditioner hold up over the past few months? 

If you skipped having your system maintained in the spring or summer, it’s important make sure it’s still in good shape now so you can stay comfortable next season.

The number one cause of air conditioning and ...