Berkeley Heights News

November 15, 2018

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — How far can an Appaloosa horse take you? For one New Jersey teen — all the way to the Czech Republic. Alexis Grogan, a high school senior from Hackettstown, N.J., has been an active member of the Appaloosa Horse Club since 2013. “This year through the club, I was selected ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A holiday buzz can be heard around Berkeley Heights and it is all about the big event: the Berkeley Heights 4th Annual Winter Walk on Saturday, December 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. Organized by the Business Community, this event is recognized as one of the biggest community events in ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Public Schools announced early dismissal for all district schools due to safety concerns regarding the expected inclement weather .   • Governor Livingston High School will close at 12:30 p.m. • Columbia Middle School will close at 12:55 p.m. • All ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  The impact Catalina Abusada had on the Lady Highlanders' championship season is undeniable. Her contribution extends way beyond her six goals scored and team high 14 assists - with her latest 10-yard game winning feed to Allie Post, who scored the lone goal against Delsea to ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS – Allie Post has surely cemented her reputation as a significant offensive threat for Gov. Livingston. The talented freshman continued to showcase her big-moment scoring exploits when she connected with 10 minutes remaining to snap a scoreless tie and junior Sarah Foy finished ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - We have witnessed the Berkeley Heights community rise to help those in need -- when families are struck by illness or disability, a house fire leaves a family homeless, or by raising money to get a local grocery store employee a bike to get to and from work. These acts of ...

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SOMERSET HILLS, NJ - Fall foliage has been at its peak the last few weeks in the Somerset HIlls region, and TAPinto Somerset Hills is sharing some of the best local places enjoy the autumn foliage. To have your photos added to the gallery here or to share your favorite spots to find fall foliage ...

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Join the Board of Trustees of Berkeley Heights Public Library for an Open House on Sunday, Nov. 18th, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.  Enjoy prize drawings, a take home craft for children, and light refreshments.  Magician Brian Richards will be performing at 3:00.  Drop in at 110 Roosevelt Ave and visit.

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - More than 200 colleagues, friends and family members gathered at the Embassy Suites in Berkeley Heights last night to celebrate the career of Judith A. Rattner, who recently retired from her position as Superintendent of Schools in the Berkeley Heights School ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence High School Drama Department presents "The Children's Hour,'" featuring both High School and Middle School students on Friday, November 16 and Saturday, November 17th at 7:30 p.m. each night. In the play, a private school for young girls is scandalized ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The American Hiking Society established Take A Hike Day, each year falling on Nov. 17, as a way to encourage families and individuals to get outside, and to connect with nature.  Freewalkers, a non-profit walking group, is challenging people to collectively hike 1,000 miles or ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — All equestrians know that life with horses can be an emotional roller coaster. Riders from New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York rode that roller coaster all the way the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan, held Nov. 8-11 in Lexington, Ky. “With all the ups come some pretty ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Neighbors on Ridge Drive in Berkeley Heights called the police on Saturday morning after a suspicious man knocked on doors looking for assistance after his car broke down from the night before. Neighbors called the police to help the man with the disabled car. He was later ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Once again members of American Legion Post 433 in New Providence gathered with friends and family to commemorate Veterans Day. On Sunday the post chaplain welcomed everyone and offered a prayer, which included a wish that people of every land “may form a brotherhood which ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Help is needed! Learn how you can help save a life. Be the Match Bone Marrow Registry Drive - sponsored by BetheMatch.org will be held at 11 a.m. this Wednesday, November 14, at the Trinitas Regional Medical Center Café, located at 255 Williamson St., Elizabeth. Brian Dillagard, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A nice size crowd came out on the clear brisk morning to honor our veterans at the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park in Berkeley Heights Sunday morning.  Ted Romankow, on behalf of the Veterans Memorial Park Committee, welcomed the crowd to ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - On Sunday, Nov. 4, youth runners from New Jersey gathered at Deer Path Park in Flemington, NJ for the premier USATF New Jersey State Jr. Olympic Cross Country Championship. Top 15 runners received medals; top 3 teams and the top 30 individual runners advance to Regional USATF XC ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Racing fans will be able to come out and visit with the richest Standardbred of all time, the great Foiled Again, on Saturday, Nov. 24. The veteran superstar will be posing for selfies in the Backyard during live racing and there will also be a special commemorative ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The Rutgers Equine Science Center presented the latest progress in equine research at its “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Nov. 8. Dr. Burt Staniar from Pennsylvania State University was the keynote speaker and talked about how the type of feed given to horses ...

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Two members from New Jersey won first place in their competitions at the Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup. In the Horse Bowl competition, Anthony Leone of Somerset County was the high point individual while the New Jersey team finished as reserve champions. In Horse Bowl, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Gov. Livingston football team evened their season mark at 5-5 as they rolled over the Spotswood Chargers 45-27 on Thursday afternoon in Berkeley Heights. Choosing to play in a second NJSIAA crossover consolation game as a "tune-up" prior to their Thanksgiving Day matchup ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The Rutgers Equine Science Center presented the annual Gold Medal Horse Farm honors to John Crater and Mortonhouse Farm in Long Valley, N.J. at its 2018 “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Nov. 8 The award, part of the New Jersey Equine Environmental Stewardship ...

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  There are plenty of opportunities for people to celebrate Veterans Day on Sunday, Nov. 11. The day begins in Berkeley Heights at 8:30 a.m., with a short ceremony thanking and honoring all the military veterans who have served or are serving in the United States Armed Services at Veterans ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Kaylee Vreeland and Allie Post have shown consistently this fall that they can deliver big goals in any situation. The pair of talented underclassmen shrugged off the pressure of its biggest game of the season and displayed that trait again on Friday. Vreeland, a sophomore, ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — It’s hard to miss New Jersey’s Alice Tarjan and Candescent when they enter the ring, and the elegant black Hanoverian mare’s extravagant movement and mistake-free performance caught the attention of not only spectators but also the judges on the first day of the 2018 US Dressage ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Kennis “Buttons” Fairfax, a renowned horseshow judge and clinician from Westfield, N.J. was presented with the 2019 “Spirit of the Horse Award” at the Rutgers Equine Science Center’s  “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Nov. 8.  Former Governor and current New Jersey ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Highlander Marching Band placed fourth in the TOB Atlantic Coast Championships on Sunday, October 28 in Hershey, PA. They scored 95.95; their highest score since 2012 and their highest Group II Open score since 2010. Under the direction of Band Director Nicholas ...

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In August, 2018, Netflix released the movie Sierra Burgess is a Loser. Teenagers all across America were eager to tune in and watch the beloved stars, Noah Centineo of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and Shannon Purser of Stranger Things, in action. As soon as the movie appeared on Netflix’s ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — US Equestrian is accepting applications for the 2019 U.S. Saddle Seat Young Riders Team. During years that the Saddle Seat World Cup competition is not held, members of the Young Rider Team will be eligible to represent the United States in other international competitions, whether ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence, Boy Scout and Cub Scout Troops of New Providence and Berkeley Heights and the Community Service Association of New Providence are again teaming up to conduct a fall food drive for needy families. On Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 10 ...

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