BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Don’t miss the newest “Happening in the Heights” video this week giving residents a quick summary of what’s going on in town for the upcoming week!

This week’s episode features our Sewer Department hard at work cleaning drains on Deepdale Drive.  The Township has initiated a drainage study to research, analyze, and design a new infrastructure to help alleviate drainage issues in the Emerson Lane, Mercier, Orchard, and Deepdale Drive area.  As the Township progresses with their study, we will report additional details and plans.

Happening in Town this week:

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  • August 3 is the first Saturday of the month - monthly electronics and styrofoam #6 recycling is back! The facility will be open from 9am-12pm at the DPW yard.

  • BH Police Department is offering Free Self-defense classes on August 3 and August 10 at 9am and 1pm.  Contact for more information and to register.

  • Plainfield Ave continues to be resurfaced!  Check the website ( and watch the video for all of the updates!

  • Next week is recycling - Wednesday, Aug 7 (East) and Thursday, Aug 8 (West)

These weekly videos are a team effort between the Communications Committee and our Township Business Administrator, Liza Viana.  The two work together to make sure residents have another fun way to easily find out what they need to know about important Township updates and all the great community events going on in town each week.

New videos are posted on Thursday nights on the Township Facebook page as well as on the Township YouTube Channel.  You can subscribe to the YouTube channel to make sure you don’t miss any episodes.  The features are a few minutes long, and highlight fun community events that you won’t want to miss.

Have an event you would like to feature?  Please email the Communications Committee ( to let us know.  Featured events need to be open to the public, and should be supporting local, non-profit organizations.  

The Berkeley Heights Communications Committee Founded in 2010, the Berkeley Heights Communications Committee (BHCC) is an all-volunteer committee consisting of business owners, community leaders, and residents of Berkeley Heights Township. The BHCC’s mission is to maximize the transparency of Township activities as well as promote both public and private sector initiatives aimed at enhancing the quality of life for local community members. For more information, visit the Township’s website at, or email the committee at: