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Joe Apfelbaum Tells Ellen Volpe How to Go From Frustration to MOJOvation on Opportunity Calls

November 23, 2020

LONG ISLAND, NY -- Ellen Volpe, President of American Business Associates, spoke with Joe Apfelbaum, CEO of Ajax Union, on a recent episode of Opportunity Calls with Ellen Volpe.

Apfelbaum’s position as CEO of an internet-based marketing company is only one of his many roles. “Joe is a business mentor, leader, direct marketing guru, extraordinary networker, educator, ...

Gov. Murphy Addresses Verbal Confrontation During Family Outing in Red Bank

NEW JERSEY — A video has heavily circulated showing Gov. Phil Murphy being loudly confronted Saturday night at a Red Bank restaurant while he was outdoors dining with his wife and the rest of his family. 

At least two women reportedly approached the governor’s table during the encounter. Murphy was out eating with his wife, three sons and daughter.

One woman in the video, ...

Murphy Announces Resources for People Overwhelmed During Holidays Due to COVID-19

CAMDEN, NJ — The COVID-19 pandemic has not relented on New Jerseyans since March, claiming loved-ones, putting families in financial ruts and set to change the fabric of the holiday season to come. 

With three days to go until Thanksgiving, Gov. Phil Murphy shared resources for those feeling overwhelmed.

“We recognize that with everything that we have already endured, plus ...

Berkeley Heights Town Council to Vote on Two Redevelopment Resolutions Connected to Stratton House

BERKELEY HEIGHTS — The Town Council will vote on passing two resolutions connected to the Stratton House redevelopment plan located at the former Kings Shopping Center in downtown Berkeley Heights during the Nov. 23 meeting.

The project, located at 434 Springfield Avenue, is for a 211-unit residential development, with 32 units of Affordable Housing, and a four-story parking ...

Community Celebrates Diwali in Peppertown Park

November 17, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Friday afternoon there was a small outdoor gathering at Peppertown Park to celebrate Diwali, an Indian festival that celebrates the victory of good vs. evil and coincides with the Hindu New Year. Festivities usually last for five days, and include gathering with family members, tasty food, and fireworks. 

Over the past few years, thanks to the ...

Live Music Performed at Centennial Park Sunday by NJ Youth Symphony

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- When the first notes of a fanfare sounded on Sunday afternoon at Centennial Park, the dreams of scores of people came true. For the first time since the pandemic hit, members of the New Jersey Youth Symphony performed before a live audience!

Among those who celebrated were Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Helen H. Cha-Pyo and Executive Director of Wharton ...

New Jersey Writer Examines 'The New York Mets in Popular Culture' in New Book

SPRINGFIELD/JERSEY CITY, NJ -- With the sale of the New York Mets to Steve Cohen marking the end of the Wilpon era, fans are re-energized about the team. When they initially bought their stake in 1980, the Wilpons built a winning team and delivered a World Series victory in 1986. However, after the Bernie Madoff scandal in which the Wilpon family claimed to have lost ...

Berkeley Heights Business & Civic Captures Holiday Decoration Craze with 4th Annual Contest

November 23, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – As Christmas and holiday decorations start popping up across town, Berkeley Heights Business and Civic has announced they will continue to hold the 4th annual “Battle of the Bulbs” Holiday House Decorating Contest.

Residents are challenged to create a “Christmas Vacation” worthy display outside their homes and can win gift certificates to a ...

Sommo named Taylor Rental Center General Manager

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Matt Sommo of New Providence has been named General Manager of Taylor Rental Center, according to Paul Neuwirth, owner.

“Matt has been with us since he got out of high school – more than 19 years – and has done just about any job that needs to be done. We are very excited to have him lead our team. Matt came to us at a very young age, starting working in ...

First Energy Foundation Supports Bright Nights in Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Heights Downtown Beautification Bright Nights project was presented a check for $1,400 from First Energy Foundation. Carol Bianchi of Jersey Central Power & Light presented the check to Mayor Angie Devanney and Councilwoman Jeanne Kingsley.

First Energy Foundation provides grants supporting and promoting economic development. In addition to ...

Girls Soccer: Freer & Post Lead Gov. Livingston to 6-1 Victory in Season Finale

November 21, 2020

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — It turned out to be a nice finishing touch on a frustrating fall season for the Gov. Livingston girls’ soccer team today.

After being denied from advancing in the Union County Tournament and participating in the NJSIAA post season due to a Covid quarantine, the Lady Highlanders were able to take to the ...

Gov. Livingston's Samantha Erickson Signs to Play Soccer at Fairfield University

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - On National Signing Day, Samantha "Sami" Erickson signed to play soccer with Fairfield University with her family and Gov. Livingston girls' head soccer coach Mike Roof by her side.

Playing Division 1 soccer has been a dream for Erickson, and once she experienced Stag culture for a day, she knew Fairfield was the perfect fit.

Coach Roof is confident ...

Thanksgiving Day Football Game Details and Status

NEW PROVIDENCE/BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Athletic Departments of Governor Livingston High School and New Providence High School would like to update our community on our upcoming Thanksgiving football game.

During the 2019-2020 school year, both Athletic Departments and Administrations met to discuss the status of the game for the coming season(s). Both districts agreed to move ...

Sophomore Midfielder Caroline Freer is Named Valairco Heating and Cooling Highlander Athlete of Week

November 5, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Sophomore Caroline Freer has been identified as an offensive threat having a breakout freshman season for Gov. Livingston's girls soccer team with a team leading 11 goals with 11 assists.

As a sophomore, other teams know who she is.  So, she has to really battle so much more, said Gov. Livingston head soccer coach Mike Roof. "It’s a ...

7 Gov. Livingston High School Students Recognized by National Merit Scholarship Program

November 22, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- The National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSQT) has announced its Class of 2021 commended students, recognizing seven Governor Livingston seniors: Matthew Chin, Caitlin Dougherty, Zachary Glenn, Desmond Lam, Aidan Pine, Joshua Vaidman, and Richard Wetterer.

Each year about 50,000 students across the country earn the highest PSAT/NMSQT Selection Index scores. 34,000 of ...

Poll Finds Mixed Views on Remote Learning in New Jersey

A new statewide poll found that New Jersey families want a better remote education experience for their children who have been forced to forego in-person learning as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

The poll, conducted by Global Strategy Group on behalf of JerseyCAN and the New Jersey Children’s Foundation, also identified stark racial and income disparities in access to the ...

Berkeley Heights Board of Education Discusses Student Challenges Surrounding Virtual Learning

BERKELEY HEIGHTS — Education sure isn’t easy during a pandemic. The Coronavirus crisis has resulted in unprecedented challenges for educators, students and parents alike.

Just last Saturday, Nov. 14, Berkeley Heights Superintendent of Schools Melisa Varley announced Governor Livingston High School would be all virtual until Dec. 7. In the same announcement, Varley noted the ...

The National Merit Scholarship Program Recognizes 7 GL Students

November 22, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- The National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSQT) has announced its Class of 2021 commended students, recognizing seven Governor Livingston seniors: Matthew Chin, Caitlin Dougherty, Zachary Glenn, Desmond Lam, Aidan Pine, Joshua Vaidman, and Richard Wetterer.

Each year about 50,000 students across the country earn the highest PSAT/NMSQT Selection Index scores. 34,000 of ...

A Different Thanksgiving

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday for families to come together and give thanks. 

But in recent weeks, Governor Phil Murphy has been urging people to limit their Thanksgiving celebrations in New Jersey to immediate household family, and a small number of close relatives or friends. This is due to the fact that New Jersey has been reporting daily cases in the ...

Pandemic Problems: Tips to transferring schools during a pandemic

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - I felt an extra heavy presence of instability and inconsistency at the beginning of this school year. In addition to the unstable environment that was forced on us by COVID-19, I faced the challenge of switching from private to public school. 

When I transferred to Governor Livingston, I struggled to form friendships with other students. Communication with other ...

Behind the Screen: Where are GL Students Doing Online School?

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The introduction of hybrid instruction has forced students to adapt to learning in school from the comfort of their home. Finding an effective learning space at home is much easier said than done. 

There are countless distractions, which can range from the family members outside the bedroom door or hanging out in the room, to the temptations of a cell phone lying on ...

Kean Concedes 7th Congressional District Election to Malinowski

November 19, 2020

State Sen. Tom Kean Jr. has conceded the 7th Congressional District election to Democratic incumbent Tom Malinowski, who will be sworn to a second term in the House of Representatives in January, 2021.

Down by more than 11 percent on Election Night, Kean and his supporters held out hope as the margin narrowed over the past two weeks as the paper ballots were counted by election officials in ...

Republicans Kingsley and Varnerin Winners in Council Race

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- It took 14 days for candidates and voters in Berkeley Heights to learn who won the election to serve on the Township Council, but for Republicans Jeanne Kingsley and Jeffrey Varnerin, the wait was worth it.

Kingsley, the incumbent, garnered 4,138 votes, 26.08 percent of the total vote, while her running mate and first time candidate Varnerin received 4,029 votes, 25.40 ...

Young and Cianciulli Unofficial Winners of Berkeley Heights School Board Elections

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Joy Young and Robert Cianciulli are the unofficial winners of two seats on the Board of Education (BOE). When the county first posted results on Nov. 3, Young and Cianciulli led in the five-candidate race. They maintained their lead throughout, following a robust campaign season.  

Young and Cianciulli will fill the seats of Dr. Gerard Crisonino and Bill ...

Gov. Murphy Addresses Verbal Confrontation During Family Outing in Red Bank

November 23, 2020

NEW JERSEY — A video has heavily circulated showing Gov. Phil Murphy being loudly confronted Saturday night at a Red Bank restaurant while he was outdoors dining with his wife and the rest of his family. 

At least two women reportedly approached the governor’s table during the encounter. Murphy was out eating with his wife, three sons and daughter.

One woman in the video, ...

Berkeley Heights Town Council to Vote on Two Redevelopment Resolutions Connected to Stratton House

BERKELEY HEIGHTS — The Town Council will vote on passing two resolutions connected to the Stratton House redevelopment plan located at the former Kings Shopping Center in downtown Berkeley Heights during the Nov. 23 meeting.

The project, located at 434 Springfield Avenue, is for a 211-unit residential development, with 32 units of Affordable Housing, and a four-story parking ...

Berkeley Heights Municipal Complex Update Week Ending Nov. 20

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Coming from the second-floor main lobby (just outside of our fabulous new library!) of the municipal complex this week, this week’s project update includes having the glass wall and railing along the main entryway almost complete. Some of the other work done this past week included: final painting and finishing of millwork, detail work, fireproofing, carpeting in main ...

Summit Robotics Lab Co-Founder Charged with Sexual Crimes Against Three Students

November 19, 2020

ELIZABETH, NJ - Christopher P. Marbaix, co-founder of a Summit-based robotics laboratory 'Robot Revolution', has been charged with sexual crimes against three students who attended classes there, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo and Summit Police Chief Andrew Bartolotti jointly announced Thursday. 

Marbaix, 59, is charged with two counts of second-degree ...

Differing Narratives Emerge on Restaurant Group's Handling of Summit Roots Steakhouse COVID-19 Outbreak

November 14, 2020

SUMMIT, NJ - Harvest Restaurant Group of Morris Plains -- which operates 14 dining establishments in New Jersey, including Roots Steakhouse in Summit -- is getting grilled on social media over the way some claim it has handled a COVID-19 outbreak that caused the two-week closure of four of their restaurants. Shuttered for a fortnight are Roots Steakhouse and the ...

Roots Customers During 10-Day November Window Advised to Get Tested for COVID-19

SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit and the Westfield Regional Health Department have issued the following guidance regarding the COVID-19 outbreak at Roots Steakhouse in Summit. Multiple employees at the restaurant have tested positive for the virus and the establishment closed on November 12. The City confirmed that the restaurant will remain closed for two weeks.

According to the ...

Delicious Heights Closes Temporarily After Employee Tests Positive for Covid-19

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Delicious Heights in Berkeley Heights is closed for business for an undetermined period of time beginning today because an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The restaurant let its patrons know of the closing by posting a message on Facebook.

The employee "was in close contact with a person outside of the restaurant who tested positive for ...

NJ Restaurants Look to ‘Bubbles’ to Stay Afloat This Winter

November 22, 2020

In a normal winter, Mhairi Robertson tries to fill the seats inside Bistro La Source, a swanky French restaurant in Jersey City. This year, she’s trying to fill bubbles.

Robertson, the manager of the restaurant, says the six plastic dining bubbles situated in the restaurant’s parking lot is an essential part of their business plan, as indoor dining is currently capped at 12 ...

Obituaries

- Sep 29, 2020
Steven J. Madonna of New Providence, NJ passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family on ...
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Berkeley Heights Earns 17 Trex® Benches from Thin-Film Plastics Collection; Collection Resumes Again 

November 10, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Since June 2018 when the Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission started the program of collecting thin film plastics in Trex® bins around town, the Township has collectively amassed a total of 12,805 pounds of thin-film plastics. Thanks to the community members who contributed their  plastics to these bins, as well as to the volunteers, organizations, and ...

Area Teen Brings Thanksgiving Meals to Families Battling Homelessness

November 23, 2020

ELIZABETH, NJ - As a way of giving thanks and giving back, area teen Sebastian Nativo is helping to ensure that 16 families have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious mean this Thanksgiving holiday.

Working with Family Promise Union County in Elizabeth, The seventh grader from Rahway has been collecting donations to fill holiday boxes with a cornucopia of ingredients to prepare a ...

Mayor's Youth Council Holds Food Drive to Benefit Little Flower Food Pantry

Give Thanks By Giving Back

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Mayor’s Youth Council is encouraging the community to take action this Thanksgiving through their Thanksgiving food drive. Drop off locations will be open starting November 23 through December 12.

Drop off boxes are located in Berkeley Heights outside Snyder Park, in front of Thomas P. Hughes Elementary School, Columbia Middle ...

The Liberty Group Holds 1st Annual Coat Drive to Benefit Howard's Mission

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Liberty Group, celebrating their 100th year in business, is holding their 1st Annual Coat Drive from December 1 through December 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Drop off bins are located at the front entrance of their 50 Industrial Road, Berkeley Heights headquarters.

Let's give a helping hand to those in need!

Before the New Year, The Liberty Group will send all ...

Morristown Medical Center Expands State-of-the-Art Infusion Center for Cancer Patients

November 13, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System has announced the groundbreaking opening of a new state-of-the-art Infusion Center at Morristown Medical Center last week as the state’s top ranked hospital undergoes the first phase of expansion at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center.

The new Infusion Center provides intravenous (IV) chemotherapy, immunotherapy and biotherapy while ...

TAPinto Spotlight on Business Features Newly Opened Mane Salon in Stirling

STERLING, 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 Mane Salon in Stirling.

Mane Salon at 281 Main Avenue in Stirling is open for ...

Berkeley Heights Rescue Squad to Host Virtual 5k in December

BERKELEY HEIGHTS — Friendly competition can go a long way in fundraising critical money for the town’s first responders.

The Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad (BHVRS) is hosting a virtual holiday 5K fundraiser, called “Steps for Squad!” starting at 5 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 18. The event will run through weekend —ending at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday Dec.

Berkeley Heights Business & Civic Captures Holiday Decoration Craze with 4th Annual Contest

November 23, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – As Christmas and holiday decorations start popping up across town, Berkeley Heights Business and Civic has announced they will continue to hold the 4th annual “Battle of the Bulbs” Holiday House Decorating Contest.

Residents are challenged to create a “Christmas Vacation” worthy display outside their homes and can win gift certificates to a ...

Joe Apfelbaum Tells Ellen Volpe How to Go From Frustration to MOJOvation on Opportunity Calls

November 23, 2020

LONG ISLAND, NY -- Ellen Volpe, President of American Business Associates, spoke with Joe Apfelbaum, CEO of Ajax Union, on a recent episode of Opportunity Calls with Ellen Volpe.

Apfelbaum’s position as CEO of an internet-based marketing company is only one of his many roles. “Joe is a business mentor, leader, direct marketing guru, extraordinary networker, educator, ...

Berkeley Heights Town Council to Vote on Two Redevelopment Resolutions Connected to Stratton House

November 23, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS — The Town Council will vote on passing two resolutions connected to the Stratton House redevelopment plan located at the former Kings Shopping Center in downtown Berkeley Heights during the Nov. 23 meeting.

The project, located at 434 Springfield Avenue, is for a 211-unit residential development, with 32 units of Affordable Housing, and a four-story parking ...

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Thank you Berkeley Heights

November 22, 2020

I wish to congratulate you, the voters of Berkeley Heights, for your extraordinary participation in this year's election. I fully respect our community's decision to elect Mrs. Young and Mr. Cianciulli to the BH BOE.

During this election, I wrote several candidate statements. Through these statements, I presented arguments in support of OPRA, the need for the BOE to remain free of ...

Kingsley & Varnerin - We are Committed to Everyone

Thank you, Berkeley Heights!  We are humbled, pleased and proud to serve as your Town Council members. We entered this race with a simple promise; to always put Berkeley Heights first! It is rewarding to see that our message of bipartisanship and community first resonated with residents. We fully intend to fulfill our promise and move our community forward. Thank you to Susan Poage and Bret ...

A Special Message from Susan Poage and Bret Sayre

We appreciate everyone’s patience as the votes have been tallied by Union County. Congratulations to Jeanne Kingsley and Jeffrey Varnerin for their win in the Township Council election. There have been a lot of highs and lows in the two weeks since Election Day as the daily vote totals have fluctuated. This was a very close election and truly an election year like no other, and we are ...

Union County Freeholders Remind Residents of Free Mobile App to Connect Residents with Recycling Information

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders urges residents to download Recycle Coach to get reminded of their curbside recycling schedule, learn about upcoming county recycling events, get advised of any changes or interruptions to service and learn the best ways to recycle.  The free app is designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County residents and ...

Union County’s New #SmashItDontTrashIt Campaign Makes New Green Energy from Old Halloween Pumpkins

Union County residents can put their Jack o’ Lanterns to good use after Halloween by participating in Union County’s new Pumpkin Recycling Program. The pumpkins will be collected by Union County and other local governments and brought to an organic waste recycler in Elizabeth, where they will be transformed into green energy.

“The Pumpkin Recycling Program is an easy, ...

The Orchid: It's Not the Destination

November 22, 2020

A couple of years ago my wife found a great deal on an otherwise unspectacular looking orchid for five dollars at the Stop and Shop near the dojo. Once my wife got her hands on it (she even used to call herself the Black Thumb) the orchid began blooming flowers like crazy.

Most people do not see value correctly, which is why so many people give up on themselves, their dreams, and others so ...

Thank you from St. Joseph Social Service Center

November 23, 2020

Beloved neighbors, you have done it again. We are beyond thankful to all of you.  Thanks to your generosity, our food pantry has been stocked and restocked over and over with donations from all our neighboring communities, and we have been able to share that food with over 700 households this week.  Please know that every item and every dollar that you donate is even more ...

Poage's Statement Regarding Vote Recount

As the Township Council candidate who requested a recount, I want to set the record straight on what has taken place - and equally important, what hasn't:

- I requested the recount because of the unprecedented amount of paper ballots cast in this election when compared to a normal election year (8000+ vs. less than 250 in 2017, the last time a recount was held). In addition, the margin ...

It Was Morally Wrong in 2018, And Today, it’s Still Wrong: It needs to stop. Right here. Right now. Derisive, destructive politics.

I learned late Friday afternoon that Councilwoman Susan Poage made an independent decision to ask for a recount on Friday. This is a decision she made, and I respect it. If there is one thing I have learned through this pandemic, we must understand that everyone has their own reasons and own experiences for coming to certain personal decisions. We need more understanding and less criticism during ...

Goodman's Deli | Jewish Deli Serving NJ Since 1943

Editor's Note: Buy Local NJ filmed this visit with Goodman's Deli in July 2020. 

We talk all things Jewish deli with Don Parkin, owner of Goodman's Deli in Berkeley Heights, NJ. Goodman's has been serving pastrami, corned beef and brisket since 1943. Don has owned the deli for over 10 years and it has been in Berkeley Heights for 20 years. Don brought more authentic ...

Union County Freeholders, Union County Improvement Authority Cut Ribbon on New Oak Ridge Park Athletic Field

November 23, 2020

New field includes top-notch Olympic running track, soccer and lacrosse field, field house with lockers and concession, bleachers, press box and track and field amenities

The Union County Freeholders today joined with members of the Union County Improvement Authority, Union County College, Clark residents and officials today in cutting the ribbon at the new Oak Ridge Park Athletic ...

Poage Retracts Concession And Demands Recount

Edited on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 9:47 p.m.

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Despite conceding late last week, Councilwoman Susan Poage is demanding a taxpayer funded recount in the Berkeley Heights Municipal Town Council Race. 

On November 16th, Councilwoman Susan Poage and candidate Brett Sayer wrote, "Congratulations to Jeanne Kingsley and Jeffrey Varnerin ...

Freeholder Board Announces New “Rest Easy Caregivers Grant Program”

New grant program authorizes Federal CARES Act funding to assist families of children with disabilities & special needs.

The Union County Freeholder Board is pleased to announce the new “Rest Easy Caregivers” grant opportunities for families in need of assistance in caring for children with disabilities and special needs during the COVID-19 outbreak. Approximately $1 million of ...

On Transgender Day of Remembrance, Remember Union County’s Own Marsha P. Johnson

Union County residents who are looking for a way to commemorate Transgender Day of Remembrance are invited to join the Union County Freeholder Board, the family of transgender activist Marsha P. Johnson, the City of Elizabeth, the organization Garden State Equality, and the Union County Office of LGBTQ Affairs in building a monument to honor Union County’s own Marsha P.

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Calculating the Pro-Rata Rule

If you hold both pre-tax and after-tax money in your IRA, you’ve likely heard of the pro-rata rule. It’s important to understand how this rule is calculated and how it can impact your retirement funds. In simple terms, the pro-rata rule is used to determine how much of a distribution is taxable when you have a combination of both pre-tax and after-tax dollars in your account.

As ...