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Homework Over Break

December 18, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- Many students think of school days as the time between breaks. Weekends, the New Jersey Education Association Convention, and Spring Break are all causes for celebration, but the most anticipated break by far is Winter Break. Snow is in the air, presents are on the horizon, and students are given over a week to regroup and recover after a hectic fall. Needless to say, ...

Warren Township Affordable Housing Settlement Gets Green Light From Judge Six Days After Fairness Hearing

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Superior Court Judge Thomas Miller has decided Warren Township ’s affordable housing settlement agreement is both fair and suitable. He issued his opinion in a 30-page document dated Dec. 10.

Berkeley Heights' Bond Counsel Matt Jessup, who is acting on behalf of Berkeley Heights in this matter, reported what happened at the Fairness Hearing at the Dec. 4 ...

New Goddard School in Long Hill Set to Open Soon

Local Couple Fulfilling Dream of Opening a Preschool 

LONG HILL, NJ (Dec. 21, 2018) – Sumara and Imran Ahmad, owners of the newest The Goddard School in Long Hill, NJ, are one step closer to fulfilling their dream of opening a preschool.

After spending more than 10 years working on Wall Street in banking and finance, having children and watching them excel at The Goddard School, ...

Berkeley Heights Here and Now: Winter Walk Video Highlights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Enjoy the Berkeley Heights Communications Committee's spotlight video  of the Berkeley Heights Tree Lighting and Fourth Annual Winter Walk held on Saturday, Dec. 1. The tree lighting was presented by the Berkeley Heights Recreation Special Events committee and the Winter Walk is organized by the Berkeley Heights Business Community.

Special thanks to ...

Berkeley Heights Here and Now: Winter Walk Video Highlights

December 17, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Enjoy the Berkeley Heights Communications Committee's spotlight video  of the Berkeley Heights Tree Lighting and Fourth Annual Winter Walk held on Saturday, Dec. 1. The tree lighting was presented by the Berkeley Heights Recreation Special Events committee and the Winter Walk is organized by the Berkeley Heights Business Community.

Special thanks to ...

Deadline Approaching to Nominate Your Favorite Holiday House in the Great Berkeley Heights “Battle of the Bulbs” Competition

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - For the second year, you are invited to nominate a home that you believe has the best display of holiday decorations in Berkeley Heights. To nominate a home, click here. Deadline is Thursday, December 20th.

If you believe your outdoor holiday decorating skills deserve a little fanfare, whether it’s your first time decorating or you are bringing out your inner ...

Union Catholic Principal Sister Percylee Hart, Named Grand Marshal of County's St. Patrick's Day Parade

SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. --  Union Catholic Principal Sister Percylee Hart, RSM, has been named Grand Marshal of the 2019 Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which​​​​ is scheduled for Saturday, March 16. 

Sister Percylee has been the Principal of Union Catholic since 1980 and has been the catalyst for every major advance that the school has made in the past 38 ...

New Goddard School in Long Hill Set to Open Soon

December 17, 2018

Local Couple Fulfilling Dream of Opening a Preschool 

LONG HILL, NJ (Dec. 21, 2018) – Sumara and Imran Ahmad, owners of the newest The Goddard School in Long Hill, NJ, are one step closer to fulfilling their dream of opening a preschool.

After spending more than 10 years working on Wall Street in banking and finance, having children and watching them excel at The Goddard School, ...

Deadline Approaching to Nominate Your Favorite Holiday House in the Great Berkeley Heights “Battle of the Bulbs” Competition

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - For the second year, you are invited to nominate a home that you believe has the best display of holiday decorations in Berkeley Heights. To nominate a home, click here. Deadline is Thursday, December 20th.

If you believe your outdoor holiday decorating skills deserve a little fanfare, whether it’s your first time decorating or you are bringing out your inner ...

Downtown Berkeley Heights Dressed in Holiday Style

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Who remembers the years of Christmas Past in Berkeley Heights when Springfield Avenue was lined with lighted tinsel candlesticks (circa 1950s), Heritage Square (Berkeley Hardware) was lined with toy soldiers -- and who can forget Santa and his sleigh and the enormous snowman that sat on a pedestal that towered over Springfield ...

New Goddard School in Long Hill Set to Open Soon

December 17, 2018

Local Couple Fulfilling Dream of Opening a Preschool 

LONG HILL, NJ (Dec. 21, 2018) – Sumara and Imran Ahmad, owners of the newest The Goddard School in Long Hill, NJ, are one step closer to fulfilling their dream of opening a preschool.

After spending more than 10 years working on Wall Street in banking and finance, having children and watching them excel at The Goddard School, ...

Watch: AP Capstone Program Explained; Four Research Projects Described at School Board Meeting

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – AP Capstone, is a two-year certificate and diploma program. The first year, it is offered as a year-long seminar to students in grade 11; those who take that course successfully can then take AP Research, another year-long program.

Last year, the first time AP Seminar was offered at Governor Livingston High School, a dozen students participated in the AP Seminar ...

Gov. Livingston Honors Academic Achievement at Highlander Honors Ceremony

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - For the first time in Highlander history, Governor Livingston High School hosted the Highlander Honors ceremony to celebrate the academic achievements of students. On Thursday, December 5th, the honored students and their families gathered at the Stiefel Theatre to earn their certificates and be officially recognized as part of one or more Highlander honor programs. In this ...

Homework Over Break

December 18, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- Many students think of school days as the time between breaks. Weekends, the New Jersey Education Association Convention, and Spring Break are all causes for celebration, but the most anticipated break by far is Winter Break. Snow is in the air, presents are on the horizon, and students are given over a week to regroup and recover after a hectic fall. Needless to say, ...

A Hallmark Christmas: How to Make a Hallmark Movie

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- Every year the ever popular Hallmark Channel begins its Countdown to Christmas. Beginning on the last weekend in October, the network starts airing holiday films and continues until the New Year. Hallmark Christmas movies have predictable scenarios and are known for their many cliches. Here are some of the many timeless elements featured in Hallmark films that are ...

Gov. Livingston Honors Academic Achievement at Highlander Honors Ceremony

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - For the first time in Highlander history, Governor Livingston High School hosted the Highlander Honors ceremony to celebrate the academic achievements of students. On Thursday, December 5th, the honored students and their families gathered at the Stiefel Theatre to earn their certificates and be officially recognized as part of one or more Highlander honor programs. In this ...

Gov. Livingston Dominates at Annual STEM Competition

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Governor Livingston recently hosted the annual STEM League competition with schools from around the state in attendance. In teams of five, students worked together to solve a challenging real world problem by applying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

This year, the challenge was based on a hyperloop, a proposed train that can travel at high speeds ...

Gov. Livingston’s FBLA Takes Trip to MetLife Stadium for Jets Sports Business Day

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - The Future Business Leaders of America of GL took a trip to MetLife Stadium on November 27th where students were able to meet executives who work with the New York Jets, learn their stories, and get advice. Two tour guides took the FBLA members around the stadium to learn about the business aspect of professional sports teams.

FBLA, a business oriented club run by ...

Arts and Entertainment: Review of the Governor Livingston Fall Play, Little Women

The GL Hilltop Players once again demonstrated their incredible acting skills in their fall production of Little Women. Performances were divided between the main cast and the understudy cast. The main cast performed on Thursday, November 29th, Friday, November 30th, and Saturday night, December 1st. The understudy cast performed during the Saturday, December 1st Matinee Show. 

The crew ...

Straw Ban Leaves Environmentalists Seeking Further Change

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Every morning, dozens of students and teachers arrive at GL clutching whipped-cream topped, espresso-flavored drinks, sipping through Starbucks’ iconic green straws until only foam is left. But in the wake of the recent nationwide campaign against drinking straws, this caffeine-fueled ritual may disappear.

On July 9th, 2018, Starbucks pledged to eliminate all ...

GL Hockey Falls 3-1 in Home Opener to Montclair

ROSELLE, NJ - GL Varsity hockey team lost their home opener to Montclair, 3-1, on Monday night at Warinanco. Despite an early Ryan Erickson goal, GL fell late to the now 2-1 Mounties. Although the score was close throughout the game, a Montclair open net goal put the game out of reach for the Highlanders.

GL’s Senior captain Ryan Erickson scored his first goal of the year in the closing ...

Warren Township Affordable Housing Settlement Gets Green Light From Judge Six Days After Fairness Hearing

December 17, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Superior Court Judge Thomas Miller has decided Warren Township ’s affordable housing settlement agreement is both fair and suitable. He issued his opinion in a 30-page document dated Dec. 10.

Berkeley Heights' Bond Counsel Matt Jessup, who is acting on behalf of Berkeley Heights in this matter, reported what happened at the Fairness Hearing at the Dec. 4 ...

Berkeley Heights Here and Now: Winter Walk Video Highlights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Enjoy the Berkeley Heights Communications Committee's spotlight video  of the Berkeley Heights Tree Lighting and Fourth Annual Winter Walk held on Saturday, Dec. 1. The tree lighting was presented by the Berkeley Heights Recreation Special Events committee and the Winter Walk is organized by the Berkeley Heights Business Community.

Special thanks to ...

Gov. Livingston Boys Hoops Opens Season with a 38-34 Win Over Oratory

December 16, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - The Gov. Livingston boys basketball team erased a late deficit to defeat the Oratory Rams 38-34  Friday night in Summit. On a night when baskets were hard to come by, Gov. Livingston senior Matt Faller came through with two big hoops in the last 1:30 to push the Highlanders back in front by a point and junior guard Vinnie Melusi sealed the win with a pair of clutch free ...

Dowling, Kerr, Phillips Look to Lead Gov. Livingston Girls Basketball Back to Their Winning Ways

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - First year head coach Chris Eckert knew he had his hands full last year as he entered the season with a roster full of young and inexperienced players. The rookie coach and his team both had their ups and down in last year's 10-14 campaign, but there was one thing that was apparent to all that saw the Lady Highlanders play last year; that being the young team that ...

Seniors Hold Key to Success of Upcoming Gov. Livingston Boys Basketball Season: Highlanders Open on the Road at Oratory Friday Night

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The last time Gov. Livingston head coach Chris Loeffler walked off the court he had just painfully watched Chatham’s Jack Rooney hit a game winning 17-foot jumper  with two seconds left in the game to hand his Highlanders a 43-41 state playoff loss. As difficult as it was to lose that heart breaker to Chatham, Coach Loefler had to be proud of his team who ...

Goodman’s Deli to be Featured on Fios 1 Hi Fives tonight, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m.

December 13, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Goodman’s Deli, 400 Springfield Ave., Berkeley Heights will be featured at 8 p.m. tonight, Thursday, Dec. 13, on Fios 1.

The show, Hi Fives, will feature the best of New Jersey eats in 2018, as discovered by the Restaurant Hunter.

No other information was available - the content of the show is top secret.

The show ...

Cookies at the 'Cookie Walk' Flew Off The Platters at American Legion Post 433

 

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – There were more cookies at the American Legion Post 433 Cookie Walk on Saturday, than there were last year…more than 150 platters, an estimated 8,000 cookies. 

The sad news for many is the cookies were all gone by noon. That's about 133 cookies a minute going into boxes.

When the Cookie Walk opened at 11 a.m. there was a huge line of ...

DiMaio’s Ristorante and Owners Honored by Berkeley Heights Mayor and Council

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – DeMaio’s Ristorante owner Sal Passalacqua accepted a proclamation from the Mayor at the beginning of Tuesday’s Township Council meeting, celebrating the restaurant’s fortieth anniversary and the owners’ contribution to the township.

Mayor Robert Woodruff presented Sal Passalacqua a proclamation which read:

Whereas, DiMaio’s ...

Val’s Valiants, Scout Pack 368, and BHEC Members Brave the Cold to Clean Up Locust Avenue

December 11, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Braving the freezing temperatures on Sunday, December 9, members of Val’s Valiants and the Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission put on their reinforced gloves and led Cub Scouts and Scout members from Pack 368 to clean up litter along both sides of Locust Avenue, between Russo Place and Timber Drive.

The group of 10 consisted of five children, Sambhav ...

Straw Ban Leaves Environmentalists Seeking Further Change

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Every morning, dozens of students and teachers arrive at GL clutching whipped-cream topped, espresso-flavored drinks, sipping through Starbucks’ iconic green straws until only foam is left. But in the wake of the recent nationwide campaign against drinking straws, this caffeine-fueled ritual may disappear.

On July 9th, 2018, Starbucks pledged to eliminate all ...

Berkeley Heights Passes the 2,100 Pound Milestone for Thin Film Plastics Collected

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Five months since the Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission (BHEC) rolled out the Trex Thin Film Plastics Recycling Challenge (Trex Challenge) to the community, residents have not lost their momentum for doing their part to recycle thin film plastics and keep them out of landfills.  To date, as a result of the six Trex bins that the BHEC placed around town, ...

Valairco Heating and Cooling Celebrates 50 Years by Giving Back: Moms Helping Moms Foundation Receives $250

December 15, 2018

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Kevin McHugh and Richard Valenti of Valairco Heating and Cooling recently presented a check for $250 to Jerusha Oleksiuk of Moms Helping Moms Foundation as part of their Valairco Cares program.

Valairco launched the "Valairco Cares" campaign this past spring and is committed to donate to four different charities or nonprofits throughout ...

Summit Resident Among Outstanding Women Honored at the 2018 Tribute to Women Awards Luncheon

CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J.-The Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council honored six local women at their 18th Annual Tribute to Women Awards Luncheon.  Susan Head (Florham Park), Linda S. Habgood (Westfield; mother and son accepting award), Alexandra Picozzi (New Vernon), Nancy Washington (Manasquan), Trisha Swift Mahoney (Tewksbury), and Vicky Demuth (Summit) were honored on Friday, ...

Val’s Valiants, Scout Pack 368, and BHEC Members Brave the Cold to Clean Up Locust Avenue

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Braving the freezing temperatures on Sunday, December 9, members of Val’s Valiants and the Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission put on their reinforced gloves and led Cub Scouts and Scout members from Pack 368 to clean up litter along both sides of Locust Avenue, between Russo Place and Timber Drive.

The group of 10 consisted of five children, Sambhav ...

Girl Scouts Spread Holiday Cheer at Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights (Photo Gallery)

December 11, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The residents of Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights enjoyed an evening with the Berkeley Heights Girl Scouts on Monday, December 10, at the Girl Scouts' annual caroling event. .​​​​​

The Girl Scouts spread cheer and entertained the residents with songs and handed out gifts, ornaments and warm sock. The biggest gift of all were the smiles that ...

NJ Sharing Network Holds Send Off Event for Liver Recipient Jim Rhatican, of Berkeley Heights, as New Year's Rose Parade 'Donate Life' Float Honoree

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The NJ Sharing Network recently held a Rose Dedication Ceremony for Jim Rhatican of Berkeley Heights, a liver recipient, who has been selected as one of the honorees on the "Donate Life" float at the New Year's Day Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA.

"Since 2004, the Donate Life float has added an emotional and deeply meaningful dimension to America's ...

Boy Scouts Hold Blood Drive at NJ Sharing Network on Nov. 23

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On Friday, November 23, 2018 from 10 a.m.to 3 p.m., Troop 368 of Berkeley Heights is sponsoring a blood drive with the American Red Cross. The blood drive will be hosted by the NJ Sharing Network located at 691 Central Avenue, New Providence. Blood donors can make appointments by signing up online at redcrossblood.org and entering zip code ...

Berkeley Hardware and Paint has all you need to Deck the Halls this Holiday Season

December 1, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Hardware & Paint has all the supplies you need to be prepared this winter from holiday season preparation all the way to the biggest snowstorm. Check out their must-have supplies and the brand favorites that customers loyally purchase during the winter months.

Deck the Halls with All the Christmas Supplies You Need! They carry a large ...

Berkeley Hardware and Paint has all you need to Deck the Halls this Holiday Season

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Hardware & Paint has all the supplies you need to be prepared this winter from holiday season preparation all the way to the biggest snowstorm. Check out their must-have supplies and the brand favorites that customers loyally purchase during the winter months.

Deck the Halls with All the Christmas Supplies You Need! They carry a large ...

First Day Trail Ride Planned In Sussex County On Jan. 1

December 15, 2018

HAMPTON TWP., N.J. — A First Day Trail Ride will be held in Sussex County on Jan. 1 to kick off the new year.

The ride is the only equestrian event that is part of the New Jersey State Parks First Day hikes being held throughout the state.

Horse trailer parking will be at Halsey Farm at the corner of Route 519 and Halsey Road

The ride will start at 1 p.m. and equestrians will then ...

Bill That Would Give $20 Million Annually to Horse Racing Clears Senate Committee

TRENTON, NJ — A bill that would appropriate $20 million to boost horse racing in New Jersey has been voted out of committee in the state Senate.

Sponsored by Sen. Vin Gopal of District 11 in Monmouth County, home to Monmouth Park and Freehold Raceway, and Sen. Paul A. Sarlo, District 36, which includes, Bergen County, home of the Meadowlands, sponsored the bill, S2992.

The bill was ...

Warren Businessman Sentenced to Seven Years in State Prison for Conspiring With Doctor to Supply Opioids to Drug Ring

December 14, 2018

TRENTON, NJ  –  A Warren businessman who operated a hearing aid company was sentenced to state prison today for conspiring with a doctor to supply a drug ring with tens of thousands of high-dose pills of the highly addictive opioid painkiller oxycodone, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced on Friday.

Andrew Stoveken, 68, of Edison, N.J., was sentenced to seven years ...

Edison Police Officer Arrested, Charged with Tampering

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County authorities today announced that another Edison police officer was arrested, this time for destroying evidence he believed would be used in an investigation.

Nicholas Lunetta, 31, of Scotch Plains, was charged with one count of tampering with evidence and one count of obstructing the administration of law, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey and ...

Berkeley Heights Volunteer Fire Department Welcomes Engine 3 to its Fleet

December 11, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Volunteer Fire Department welcomed a new rig to their fleet last Thursday.  The new Engine-3 replace a 36-year old open cab brush truck. 

This new Engine is designed to reach homes in town that have steep, long driveways that a typical Engine could not reach. It is equipped for fires in the wooded area of the Township which includes ...

Warren Township Affordable Housing Settlement Gets Green Light From Judge Six Days After Fairness Hearing

December 17, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Superior Court Judge Thomas Miller has decided Warren Township ’s affordable housing settlement agreement is both fair and suitable. He issued his opinion in a 30-page document dated Dec. 10.

Berkeley Heights' Bond Counsel Matt Jessup, who is acting on behalf of Berkeley Heights in this matter, reported what happened at the Fairness Hearing at the Dec. 4 ...

Faith Lutheran Church’s Sunday School Students Rehearse Pageant for Christmas Eve Service

December 16, 2018

 

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Students enrolled in Faith Lutheran Church’s Sunday School are getting ready.  As part of the Christmas Eve Family Service at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24, a group of 26 children between the ages of 3 and 11, will present their version of the Christmas story, complete with songs, sign language, and lots of excitement. The ...

Twelfth Anniversary of Menorah Lighting Held at Faith Lutheran Church, New Providence

 

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — On the evening of Thursday, Dec. 6, the fifth of the eight days of Hanukkah, Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence and the three synagogues of Summit — Temple Sinai, Ohr Shalom-Summit Jewish Community Center and Congregation Beth Hatikvah — lit the fifth candle of the Menorah on the lawn of Faith Lutheran.  This was the ...

Spirit of Christmas Shared Through Song: Christmas Community Celebration Benefits Berkeley Heights Volunteer Fire Department

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The spirit of Christmas was shared through song during Thursday evening's Christmas Community Celebration concert at Westminster Presbyterian Church. This is a cherished annual community celebration of combined talent of local choirs and musicians. 

The choirs of the Westminster Presbyterian Church, Little Flower Church, Voices of Praise, ...

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TAPinto Holiday Gift Guide: Sublime Salon and Day Spa

At Sublime Salon & Day Spa, we understand your need for a healthier lifestyle and a sense of true wellness in this stressful world. With this in mind, Sublime Salon offers haircuts and styling and also skin care and therapeutic massage. We offer a holistic approach to beauty and your health.

Please call 908-464-8422 to inquire about the salon and spa services we offer ...

TAPinto Holiday Gift Guide: Summit Area YMCA

  Summit Area YMCA offers a January 1 Special New Year offer. Click for offer. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Website: https://www.thesay.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/summitarea.ymca/

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TAPinto Holiday Gift Guide: Peak Medical

PEAK MEDICAL is providing 15 percent off All Massage Packages

With the holidays comes stress!! You deserve to treat yourself or a loved

one to a relaxing massage at Peak Medical.  Call today or stop in before 12/31/18

to take advantage of this special offer.  Gift Certificates Available

Peak Medical is located at 492 Springfield Avenue in Berkeley Heights. Call: ...

TAPinto Holiday Gift Guide: Berkeley Hardware and Paint

Berkeley Hardware & Paint has all the supplies you need to be prepared this winter from holiday season preparation all the way to the biggest snowstorm. Check out their must-have supplies and the brand favorites that customers loyally purchase during the winter months.

Deck the Halls with All the Christmas Supplies You Need! They carry a large assortment of Christmas ...

TAPinto Holiday Gift Guide: Luminous MedSpa and Salon

Luminous Salon & Spa is New Jersey’s Premier Salon specializing in bringing you the most exclusive treatments available anywhere. We are the Skin, Hair & Body Sanctuary of all time!! Come visit us to experience all our Beauty Secrets for a relaxing hour or day at Luminous.

Escape the cold under our Luxurious Stress blanket to keep you warm and cozy. Call TODAY to ...

TAPinto Holiday Gift Guide: Prestige Diner

Reward yourself for doing something good. Enjoy a slice of Prestige Diner's Snickers Bar Pie or any of our other cakes and give someone a gift that you know they will enjoy. To make all even sweeter, this holiday season part of our gift card sales will be donated to the Brooke Healy Foundation and Moms Helping Moms.

Visit us ...

TAPinto Holiday Gift Guide: Murray Hill Tennis & Fitness

Gift yourself (and your family) a holiday treat with one of our camps on December 26, 27 and 28. 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Options for adults and juniors (ages 4 - 13). All ability levels welcome — we group by level on-court. Call 908.665.1141 to sign up. Mention this ad when booking to score a special treat. 

About MHT&F: Our indoor courts are equipped with state-of-the-art ...

TAPinto Holiday Gift Guide: Delicious Heights

Delicious Heights offers a unique combination of cutting-edge culinary techniques, superior ingredients and a professional management team. With extensive Manhattan experience and a no hassle attitude, we would like to bring you the best dining experience. With value, time, and nutrition in mind, allow Delicious Heights to handle all your dining ...

TAPinto Holiday Gift Guide: New Providence Dentistry

Come to have a free photo with Santa on Monday December 17 from 4 to 6 p.m. at New Providence Dentistry located at 571 Central Avenue in New Providence. All are welcome and will be entered to win a door prize. 

Looking for a last minute gift idea?  Give the gift of whiter teeth!  $200 will get you reusable at home bleaching trays. 

Visit their website ...

TAPinto Holiday Gift Guide: Elefante Music & School for the Performing Arts

Elefante Music & School for the Performing Arts has been teaching music to the community for over 20 years.  Lessons, rentals, and repairs are offered on all instruments as well as voice, and the next semester of performing arts classes starts in February which includes their super-popular annual spring musical (this year is Willy Wonka Jr).  Purchase a gift card between now and ...

Homework Over Break

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- Many students think of school days as the time between breaks. Weekends, the New Jersey Education Association Convention, and Spring Break are all causes for celebration, but the most anticipated break by far is Winter Break. Snow is in the air, presents are on the horizon, and students are given over a week to regroup and recover after a hectic fall. Needless to say, ...

A Hallmark Christmas: How to Make a Hallmark Movie

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- Every year the ever popular Hallmark Channel begins its Countdown to Christmas. Beginning on the last weekend in October, the network starts airing holiday films and continues until the New Year. Hallmark Christmas movies have predictable scenarios and are known for their many cliches. Here are some of the many timeless elements featured in Hallmark films that are ...

Obituaries

CDR Nicholas J. DeNunzio USN Ret. of Chatham Township, N.J. passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 ...
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IRA New Year's Resolution

As 2018 comes to a close, you may be thinking about an array of resolutions you have for the new year. But have you considered making one of your goals to ensure that items related to your retirement account are in order?

For items to consider, read IRA New Year's Resolutions today

IRA NEW YEAR’S Resolutions

This year…

I will obtain a copy of the IRA beneficiary ...

End of Year Check List

With the holiday season upon us, your to-do list might seem endless. In the midst of preparing for all the festivities, have you taken the time to review your end of year financial checklist?

Review our End of Year financial to-dos to help ensure you start 2019 out on the right foot

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□Should you do a Roth IRA Conversion?

For a 2018 Roth ...

Things to do for 2019- Part 4 of 4

Things to Do for 2019: January 31, 2019 Deadlines

Part 4 of 4

Check that clients 70½ or older in 2019 receive their notification about their RMD for the upcoming year. Be sure that the calculation has been done correctly and that the 2018 year-end account balance is correct.
Do a Form 5329 check-up. IRS Form 5329 is used to report the 10% penalty for early distributions, the 6% ...

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, December 17 – Sunday, December 23, 2018

December 16, 2018

ESL PROGRAM TO START IN JANUARY

The next session of English as a Second Language (ESL) classes will be held on eight consecutive Thursdays, from January 3 through February 21, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm.  The program is conducted by LEARN Associates, a language teaching company based in Bernards Township, and volunteer tutors.  Students are divided into small groups depending on language ...

Family Promise Helps Lily Return to Sesame Street

Lily, the shy, 7-year-old, fuchsia muppet who first appeared on Sesame Street in 2011, is back, thanks to a helping hand from Family Promise and a few other friends. 

Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC), a program of Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit that produces Sesame Street, has launched a suite of online resources to help Family Promise and other providers better serve children ...

Mayor-elect Angie Devanney's Weekly Transition Team Update

Weekly Status Update of what we have been doing to be ready to work on January 1:

1. With the assistance of former State Treasurer, and Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac, helped Township staff facilitate township attainment of the 3% municipal hotel occupancy tax paid by Embassy Suites that had been accruing since May 2018. 

2. Toured the new Trailside Sensory Trail for children and ...

Union’s Dr. Maris Lown Receives First-Ever Dr. Lawrence A. Nespoli Community College Leadership Award

CRANFORD – Union County College’s Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Maris Lown, is a recipient of the inaugural Dr. Lawrence A. Nespoli Community College Leadership Award, given by the New Jersey Council of County Colleges (NJCCC). This award is named in honor of the NJCCC’s former President to recognize a senior community college leader whose efforts have significantly ...

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Tue, December 18, 9:00 AM

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NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

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Wed, December 19, 9:00 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary -- Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

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Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary -- Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

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Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary -- Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

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Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary -- Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

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Sun, December 23

Delicious Heights, Berkeley Heights

Weekly Specials at Delicious Heights

Santa and Mrs. Claus Spends Time with Children at Berkeley Heights YMCA

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Breakfast with Santa at the Berkeley Heights YMCA was filled with excited children and families as they waited for the arrival of Santa. The children sang Jingle Bells as Santa made his way to the room where he visited and listened to all of the children's wishes providing a gift and a photo.

Enjoy the photo gallery of Santa spending time with each of the children.

Not Just For Kids

“So Kate, what are you up to these days?”

“Well, I’ve got a college counseling business.”

“So you counsel college students?  What school do you work for?”

“No, actually I help applicants navigate the college admissions process.”

“Oh! [Insert comment about teen’s college search or fond college memory ...

NJ Shops Take Doughnuts to the Next Level

December 15, 2018

We found some of the best places to get doughnuts in New Jersey.

While one of the most recognizable global brands, Dunkin’, is dropping the “Donuts” from its  name, smaller doughnut shops in New Jersey are seeing rise in demand for the tasty treats.

Jessica Dreyer, a fourth generation farmer at Dreyer Farms in Cranford, NJ, said that doughnuts have ...