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Gov. Livingston Dominates at Annual STEM Competition

December 14, 2018

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 ...

Superintendent Peter Capodice Retires from the Union County Vocational-Technical School

UNION, NJ – Family, friends, public officials and colleagues came together at a retirement celebration for long time Union resident, former Union mayor and Superintendent of the Union County Vocational-Technical School, Peter Capodice.

Capodice, 67, joined the Union County Vocational-Technical School District in September 1999 as the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary.

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Preschool Players perform The Nutcracker for families, seniors

CHATHAM, NJ - Depending on one’s perspective, over 40 children ranging in ages from three to six crowded into one large room is either daunting or delightful; at the Gingham Giraffe Preschool on Southern Boulevard, it is decidedly the latter - especially when those preschoolers are performing their own version of “The Nutcracker”.

On Monday, December 10, the Corpus Christi ...

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

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 ...

Berkeley Heights YMCA Students Perform for Business and Civic Community

December 11, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - You couldn't help but get in the holiday spirit when the Berkeley Heights YMCA students were guests at the monthly Berkeley Heights Business and Civic Community meeting on Friday.  The children sang three songs and handed candy canes to everyone.  

Dr. Patrick Smith organizes these monthly meetings as a way for the local business and civic ...

Fabricland and Metropolitan Window Fashions Hosts Warren Chamber of Commerce at New Green Brook Location

GREEN BROOK, NJ - Bruce Heyman of Fabricland and Metropolitan Window Fashions hosted the last meeting of the Warren Township Chamber of Commerce at the new  location on Rt. 22 in Green Brook. Fred Luthy of Avatar Telecom & Energy Solutions won the elevator speech trophy with a success story of working with Heyman, and then demonstrated the installation in the ...

The Great Berkeley Heights “Battle of the Bulbs” 2nd Annual Competition Announced

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.

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 Clark W. Griswold (Christmas Vacation), ...

Gov. Livingston Dominates at Annual STEM Competition

December 14, 2018

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 ...

Superintendent Peter Capodice Retires from the Union County Vocational-Technical School

UNION, NJ – Family, friends, public officials and colleagues came together at a retirement celebration for long time Union resident, former Union mayor and Superintendent of the Union County Vocational-Technical School, Peter Capodice.

Capodice, 67, joined the Union County Vocational-Technical School District in September 1999 as the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary.

Preschool Players perform The Nutcracker for families, seniors

CHATHAM, NJ - Depending on one’s perspective, over 40 children ranging in ages from three to six crowded into one large room is either daunting or delightful; at the Gingham Giraffe Preschool on Southern Boulevard, it is decidedly the latter - especially when those preschoolers are performing their own version of “The Nutcracker”.

On Monday, December 10, the Corpus Christi ...

Gov. Livingston Dominates at Annual STEM Competition

December 14, 2018

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 ...

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 ...

Are Gov. Livingston Students Eating Lunch Too Early?

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - At 10:49 a.m. at Governor Livingston High School, the bell rings and it’s time for lunch (unless you have lab). From 10:49 to 11:49, students have the time to eat, talk with teachers, and do anything else that’s needed. But if many students are hungry later in the school-day, or go home after school and find themselves craving a meal, the question is ...

Gov. Livingston Student Spearheads Petition for Change

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - 2018 has been a year of change on many levels. Social movements have reached all across the United States and have influenced many people, resulting in changes seen even in our communities. Berkeley Heights is no exception. Here in our small town, active students are fighting for their beliefs to improve our schools and, eventually, our community as a whole. At Governor ...

Fall Fashion Favorites

Picking out an outfit in the morning before school can cause hysteria. You have to take into account temperature, comfortability, and most importantly, the fashions that are popular and intriguing to you. When walking in the halls of Governor Livingston, one will often see many of the same striking fashion trends. Social media also contributes greatly to what is trending at the moment. Based on ...

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

The highlights of Thanksgiving are food, friends, family and of course, the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Every year millions of people brave the November chill to see the parade in action. Millions more have the parade playing on the TV while they cook mashed potatoes and turkey. Being so close to New York City has given many students at Governor Livingston High School the ...

Governor Livingston Student Paints For the Children's Specialized Hospital

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Olivia Tang, a senior at Governor Livingston High School, has been drawing for as long as she can remember. Originally she only saw art as a hobby or something she could do for fun, but now art is a talent she pursues. Recently, Tang had the opportunity to paint multiple pictures for the Children’s Specialized Hospital in Mountainside. “I decided to do ...

The Fall Snowstorm: Snowstorm Stories

The pre-winter storm that hit New Jersey on November 15th, 2018 sent many towns into a spiral. It caused a calamity, as it forced some schools to close early, resulted in power outages, and caused many commuters to be stuck in traffic. 6.4 inches of snow swept across the east coast, covering states from Rhode Island to Washington D.C., Virginia. 

According to the New Jersey State police, ...

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

December 13, 2018

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 ...

Swimming: Gov. Livingston Comes Up Short to Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ - The Gov. Livingston swim teams faced a tough Westfield team at an away meet on Tuesday, losing to the state's number 10 ranked girls and boys teams with a final score of 112-58 and 110-60, respectively.

The team looks forward to facing rival New Providence at home on Thursday, December 20 at 7:45 p.m. in their last meet before the winter break.

Girls Swimming

The meet ...

Prep State Champion Alex Stevens, of Berkeley Heights, Signs to Swim at SMU

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Alex Stevens, of Berkeley Heights, has made her mark in the pool for The Pennington School in Pennington, NJ. She holds five school swimming records; two relay records, three individual records in 50 100 and 200 freestyle events. Coach George Ward had said that Stevens is "arguably the best female freestyle swimmer The Pennington School has ever had in competitive ...

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, ...

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

December 14, 2018

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 ...

Cadets Complete Work at Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights for Silver Award

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Heights Cadette Troop #42035 completed work for the Silver Award at Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights. Since last spring, the troop visited Autumn Lake eight times to form project ideas, present possible projects to staff and residents, and carry out the tasks to complete the approved projects.

Stained small wind chimes and hung ...

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 ...

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

December 13, 2018

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 ...

Despite Battling Brain Tumor, Race Caller Is Back In The Booth

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Despite battling a brain tumor, Larry Lederman was on the microphone at the Meadowlands on Dec. 6 as the track kicked off its “Borrow Ken’s Binoculars” Thursdays as guest announcer.

It was a great night for Lederman – and for the fans who love his style – given the fact that he has been battling a brain tumor for some time now. He had ...

Edison Police Officer Arrested, Charged with Tampering

December 14, 2018

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 ...

Police Seek Help Locating Woman Missing Since Dec. 6

WATCHUNG, NJ - Police are seeking help from the public locating a township woman missing since Dec. 6.

A missing person investigation is underway into the disappearance of Helen Kim, 47 of Route 22 West, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Watchung Borough Chief of Police Joseph Cina.

Kim walked away from her residence ...

Police Santa Delivers Gifts to Over 160 Families in Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Sirens could be heard across Berkeley Heights on Sunday -- thankfully, it was accompanied by holiday songs and cheer as Police Santa made his way around town escorted by the Berkeley Heights Police Department to deliver gifts to over 160 families.

In its fourth year, the Berkeley Heights PBA Local 144 Police Santa Program is growing each year, delivering ...

Bradley Funeral Home Owner Wants to Build 38 Luxury Townhomes on Main Street in Chatham; Plan Panned by Borough Council

December 2, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - A presentation asking for a zoning overlay that would allow for 38 luxury townhomes and nine affordable housing units to be built on Main Street was met with opposition by the mayor and Borough of Chatham Council at its regular meeting Monday night.

Scott Bradley of the Bradley Funeral Home and two other Chatham property owners want to partner with AST Development to ...

Chatham Borough Council Votes Unanimously to Designate a Portion of River Road "In Need of Redevelopment"

CHATHAM, NJ - Four consecutive lots on River Road, starting from the corner of Watchung Avenue, were designated as "an area in need of redevelopment" by a 6-0 vote of the Borough of Chatham Council on Monday night.

The vote followed a public hearing held at the borough's Nov. 13 meeting, which acknowledged the Nov. 7 planning board approval, recommending the designation.

The ...

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

December 14, 2018

 

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, ...

Berkeley Heights Spreads the Light at Third Annual Menorah Lighting Ceremony and Festivities

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The community gathered Thursday evening at Peppertown Park to celebrate Hanukkah at the third annual Menorah Lighting Ceremony in Berkeley Heights, thanks to the "grass roots" effort of a few residents.

Herman Matfes, one of the organizers, thanked the crowd for coming to "spread the light to celebrate this time of year." He spoke of ...

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TAPinto Holiday Gift Guide: Summit Area YMCA

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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 ...

TAPinto Holiday Gift Guide: Embassy Suites

Celebrate the Holidays at the Embassy Suites Berkeley Heights. Rates starting at $129 per night.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Berkeley Heights is an urban oasis, all-suite hotel in Berkeley Heights with free cooked-to-order breakfast, complimentary drinks & snacks at night! 

Wake up to an omelet and other breakfast items at our free cooked-to-order breakfast. In a hurry? Grab ...

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 ...

GL Students Spread Holiday Cheer at the Winter Walk

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The 4th annual Berkeley Heights Winter Walk took place on Saturday, December 1st, 2018, and was a popular holiday event for both local families and community-engaged students at Governor Livingston.

Each year, the Winter Walk features the contributions of local businesses, outside vendors, and community groups by transforming downtown Berkeley Heights into a winter ...

Heartwarming to see all who attended Menorah Lighting Ceremony

December 8, 2018

Thank you to all who came out to the Berkeley Heights Community Menorah Lighting this past Thursday evening. With all that is going on in the world and as busy as we are this time of year, it was heartwarming to see all of those who came out in support of this event.

We started with Herman Matfes welcoming everyone, followed by Rabbi Herson saying a few inspirational words. This was followed ...

Gingerbread Open House Warms Hearts and Historic Homes

December 9, 2018

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Hundreds of children of all ages enjoyed a weekend of holiday cheer, hosted by volunteers from the Mountainside Restoration Committee.

The annual Gingerbread Open House began Saturday evening with a wine and cheese party for the adult members of the community at the Levi Cory House. The “newest” of the “oldest” historic properties in the Borough ...

This is what mindset is all about!

Imagine you have a crazy morning; a power outage during the night causes your alarm to go off late, you’re greeted by a morning meltdown, courtesy of your children, you spill coffee on your shirt but you were sure the lid was on tight, and then, as if your morning wasn't frustrating enough, you pull into the train station and cannot find a parking spot, but it doesn't matter since ...

Obituaries

CDR Nicholas J. DeNunzio USN Ret. of Chatham Township, N.J. passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 ...
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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% ...

Using IRAs to help Children

Did you know there is no minimum age for having an IRA? As long as your child has earned income, you can open an account in their name. Whether they contribute to the IRA with their own money from working or a gift from you, the power of compound interest can help them get a significant head start on a secure financial future. 

To learn more, click to download "Using IRAs to help ...

Goryeb Children's Hospital Designated Nation's First Pediatric Center of Excellence for Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

December 13, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ– Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital announced it is the first hospital in the country to be designated as a Pediatric Center of Excellence for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) by the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation.

“At present, there is no drug therapy for patients with CMT, which can be worrying and frustrating for CMT patients ...

AHa!, Atlantic Health System’s Innovation Center Celebrates Strong First Year

MORRISTOWN, NJ  – One year after it was created, AHa!—Atlantic Health System’s innovation center and idea incubator—has led to improved ways to deliver care, multiple patents (more pending), and a robust idea pipeline.

At the end of 2017, Atlantic Health System launched Atlantic Health Advancements—AHa!—to inspire Atlantic Health System’s team of ...

A Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: High School Lunar New Year Art Contest Open for Submissions

The Summit Area YMCA (SAY) and the Berkeley Heights Diversity Council (BHDC) have partnered up once again to bring the Lunar New Year Festival to the community! This year in addition to performances, arts and crafts, amazing food and more, the SAY and BHDC Lunar New Year Festival Committee is proud to announce a 2019 Lunar New Year Festival Art Contest for all high schoolers residing in ...

December Events at the New Providence Memorial Library

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Memorial Library has a full calendar of activities throughout the month of December. 

 Dec 11 @ 4 pm - Introduction to the World of Arduino (Kids Grades 4-8)

An introduction to the exciting programmable circuit board with a software component. Learn the basics of this tool and walk away with your very first project. The project will consist ...

Bradley Funeral Home Owner Wants to Build 38 Luxury Townhomes on Main Street in Chatham; Plan Panned by Borough Council

December 2, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - A presentation asking for a zoning overlay that would allow for 38 luxury townhomes and nine affordable housing units to be built on Main Street was met with opposition by the mayor and Borough of Chatham Council at its regular meeting Monday night.

Scott Bradley of the Bradley Funeral Home and two other Chatham property owners want to partner with AST Development to ...

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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.

NJ Recipe Guru Shares her Favorite Holiday Cookie: Double Chocolate Espresso

December 13, 2018

If you love to cook, there’s a fair chance you’ve got a recipe somewhere in your home by Gwynn Galvin, whose cooking blog “Swirls of Flavor” has been picking up steam.

“I have been told that I am ‘well-seasoned,’ having worked in the culinary field for more than 20 years now,” the grandmother of eight said from her home in Montvale, NJ.

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