Berkeley Heights Top Stories

May 14, 2021

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Coaches are more than just mentors to their players. They are the leaders of a program who make their players their first priority. Great coaches elevate their athletes, and even when they lose, they help them grow. These are all traits of Union County Conference Wrestling ...

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Program seeks to strength Police and Community Connection BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Police Department announced the launch of the Annie Young Academy, a program aimed at educating Berkeley Heights residents about police operations, in keeping the BHPD and Township's commitment ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Gov. Livingston Boys Spring Track & Field team brought home the Union County Mountain Division Conference Championship title on Thursday.  The boys team accumulated 124 points in the annual two-day meet at Governor Livingston High School. New Providence placed ...

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Editor's Note: Click here for photo gallery by John Haddad. SUMMIT, NJ - The Gov. Livingston high boys lacrosse team hung close for a half but its opponent - Oratory Prep - pulled away in the second half and earned a 9-3 victory on Thursday afternoon in Summit. The loss snapped the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The opening of a gender neutral bathroom at Governor Livingston High School represents a new era of inclusivity within the Berkeley Heights Public Schools district.  As the community looks for ways to promote the safety and acceptance of all marginalized students, the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS —  Sophomores Kayley Zazzali and Elise Faxon have been refining their skills as battery-mates pretty well this spring on the Gov. Livingston softball field. Zazzali, a right-hander, scattered six hits while walking two and striking out six throwing to Faxon to highlight a 6-2 ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. — The $33.3 million 2021 Municipal Budget was amended before being adopted by a unanimous vote of the council last week. Several line items were changed, but in the end, the tax rate didn’t change.  Two members of the Township Council, Democrats Stephen Yellin and Alvaro ...

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Editor's Note: Photo gallery credit John Haddad. Click here for full gallery. STANHOPE, NJ - The Gov. Livingston High girls lacrosse team is starting to hit its stride. Led by a career-high eight goals by senior Mia Maguire and a stifling defense, the Lady Highlanders earned a 12-3 decision ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS — Nick Gold and Matt Murowski combined for five hits and four RBI in support of another strong outing from starter Jon Schmidt when Gov. Livingston rolled to an 8-4 victory over Johnson in Clark. The Highlanders, who built a 6-0 advantage after four innings, improved to 9-3 with ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The pandemic didn't deter Terrana Orthodontics from opening his practice in New Providence last fall.  TAPinto talked with Dr. Anthony Terrana about opening in the middle of a pandemic. He also talked about the latest technology used to reduce treatment time.   Terrana ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Things are really buzzing at the Berkeley Heights Community Learning Garden (GHCLG), located behind the Littell-Lord Farmstead House on Horseshoe Road.  On Saturday, May 1, over 10,000 honey bees were welcomed to their new sanctuary, located at the back corner of the ...

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Happy Mother’s Day to all you moms out there! Quick video report this week – mainly to tell you all that as of Monday, May 10, the new Township offices at the new municipal complex will be open by appointment only!  People can still not roam around the building, as we do not have a certificate ...

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Have you always wondered how Mother's Day got started?  It seems as though Mother's Day should have been the first-ever holiday, no? Watch this short video and get the real story.  Happy Mom's Day!

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Kate Granelli has been one of the highlights in the underclass surge of talent for the Gov. Livingston softball team this spring. The talented sophomore, who leads the team with 17 hits, made her presence in the lineup known in her varsity debut for the Lady Highlanders. In ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Chief Theresa Gazaway and Lieutenant Dan Henn of the New Providence Police Department attended the Thursday, May 6 Board of Education (BOE) Zoom meeting to provide the board with information regarding the new marijuana and alcohol laws. Henn explained the difference between ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Jason House had a game-high three goals, Steven Manfreda scored twice and Brett Peer added a goal and two assists to lift the Gov. Livingston High boys lacrosse team to a 7-6 victory over Jonathan Dayton on Wednesday afternoon in Berkeley Heights. The win was the third ...

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NEWARK, NJ - NJ TRANSIT has announced a new partnership in a statement on May 4 to help get more New Jersey residents vaccinated. The partnership called VAXRide should help approximately 11,000 residents get free rides to both public and private vaccination destinations.  Novartis, a NJ based ...

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Honor and remember loved ones and take action for lifesaving change BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay For Life of Berkeley Heights invites the community to rally together as part of the Relay For Life of Berkeley Heights “Light The Fight” Event at The Grove @ Connell ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - It took a conversation between a coach and his senior offensive leader that may have shifted the outlook for the Highlander boys lacrosse team. After a hard fought loss against Cranford, Coach Michael Provenzano told senior attackman Jason House to step up his intensity ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- With COVID-19 numbers trending decisively in the right direction and New Jersey progressing toward its adult-age vaccination goals, Gov. Murphy on Monday announced an additional easing of restrictions, including a removal of all percentage capacity limits for indoor and outdoor ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS — Jack Pires continued his stellar season on Monday for the Gov. Livingston baseball. The talented senior ignited the offense again as he went 4-for-5 with a double and finished with two RBI, two runs and four steals to help the Highlanders forge a 13-6 victory over Johnson ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Thanks to the generous donation of plants from  Deans Greens Garden, Nursery and Floral Center and the many volunteers that came by to lend a helping hand, Veterans Memorial Park is spruced up in time for Military Appreciation Month and Memorial Day. The volunteers came ...

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"Timothy Ryan had an ideal upbringing. He was born into a loving family, had many friends, grew up in a nice neighborhood (Berkeley Heights), and received a good education. Still, none of that was enough to prevent him from falling into the clutches of addiction." BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Timothy ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Sophomore Aidan Linde is one of the underclassmen that Gov. Livingston High boys lacrosse head coach Michael Provenzano brought up to the varsity level this season. And Linde came through with his biggest goal to date, scoring less than four minutes into overtime to lift ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Customers steadily filtered through Station House Café for one last meal before Mouris Gawrgy closed his door for the last time on Friday after 31 years in business. Mo worked seven days a week and loved his customers and the work. Station House Café will be sorely missed ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Motor Vehicle Commission's Springfield Agency is planning to move out of its present location on Center Street into a new space on Route 22. Springfield Township Administrator John Bussiculo made the announcement during his report at this week's Township Committee meeting, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. — Superintendent of Schools Melissa Varley recommended the Board of Education approve Scenario 4 during Thursday’s meeting of the Board of Education. At the time she made her recommendation there were more than 200 people on the call.  Later in the evening the Board of ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Providence Health and Fitness in New Providence is offering a six-week summer body shred to begin May 10 through June 20. This inclusive package includes a complete nutritional program with fitness classes. You will receive recipes, menus, meal plans, and a shopping list in ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - While the Gov. Livingston High girls lacrosse team fell just short against Cranford on Wednesday afternoon, head coach Chloe Griffin was heartened by their second-half ability in an 11-9 loss at home in Berkeley Heights. "We came out really flat and a little slow in the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Borough Council took the first step to “weed out” cannabis businesses from the borough at its Tuesday, April 27 Zoom meeting. The council members had previously discussed the proposed ban at its work session earlier this month. The state allows municipalities to opt-out ...

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