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Berkeley Heights Republican Committee Selects Robert Woodruff for Mayor

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - “It is with unanimous support that the Berkeley Heights Republican Municipal Committee announces its selection of Robert Woodruff as its nominee for Mayor in the upcoming local election,” said David Ronner, Chairman.  “The Committee chose Woodruff for his continued commitment to the people of Berkeley Heights and his team approach to leadership.  Bob Woodruff has the experience and expertise to lead Berkeley Heights with a collaborative style and commitment to partnerships with the Township Council and the community at large,” said Ronner. The Committee also expressed its appreciation for Mayor Joe Bruno’s service to the community.

Currently a member of the Township Council, Woodruff also served as Mayor when then incumbent David Cohen assumed new duties within state government.  “I am humbled and proud to accept the nomination for Mayor,” said Woodruff.  “It has been an honor to serve the citizens of Berkeley Heights, and I look forward to continuing to work with the residents, our Council, Municipal staff, County and State officials in ensuring the continued growth and prosperity of our town.”  Upon the Committee’s announcement, Woodruff received ringing endorsements from all five fellow Council members: Jeanne Kingsley, Kevin Hall, Ed Delia, Tom Pirone, and Craig Pastore; State Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean Jr., State Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick, and State Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz. 

“What is equally impressive to note is that Bob has the skills and energy to reach beyond his Party and work with all people regardless of political affiliation,” said Ronner.  A lifelong resident of Union County, Woodruff commented that “The people of our town all want the same thing: a safe, vibrant community that continues to attract businesses and volunteers, a place where citizens know that their schools and property values are among the best in the state; a place where all citizens regardless of age are treated with dignity and respect and who know that their opinions are valued.  The only way to get where you want to go is by working together to achieve a common goal.” 

 

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Recycle Unwanted Electronic Equipment at E-cycling Event in Scotch Plains, April 29th

March 29, 2017

The County of Union will sponsor a recycling event for electronic equipment on Saturday, April 29.  County residents can get rid of unwanted computers, televisions and other electronic equipment in an environmentally proper manner.

The special E-cycling event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the campus of Union County Vo-Tech Schools located at 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains.

Come by for a Free Guest Class at My Gym New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Come to My Gym Children’s Fitness Center’s newest location in New Providence. We offer age appropriate classes from 6 weeks to 9 years that are designed to help a child’s overall development – physically, socially, and cognitively. Take advantage of a FREE guest class to see what our awesome classes are all about. Mention TAPinto for $50 off ...

Join in Lutheran - Catholic Common Prayer, From Conflict to Communion, on April 4

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Area residents are invited to join in a collaborative prayer service with members of Faith Lutheran Church and the Church of the Little Flower.

The prayer service will commemorate the 500 years since the Reformation and give participants an opportunity to look back in thanksgiving and look forward with renewed commitment towards unity. Together, participants will ...

Boy Scout Troop 326 High Adventure Crew Used Clothing Drive Will Help Pay for Philmont Trip

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ  - Just in time for your Spring closet cleaning, there's a clothing drive being held by the Boy Scout Troop 326 High Adventure Crew.

On Saturday, April 8, the crew will host a used clothing drive to raise money to help fund their trip this summer to the Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico

Drop off bags of used clothes, shoes, linens and ...

Historical Society of Plainfield to Host Lecture, Book Signing on March 26

March 19, 2017

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Stop by the Drake House Museum on Sunday, March 26th when the Historical Society of Plainfield hosts a lecture and book signing with author Carol Simon Levin as Abigail Adams.

Levin's book, “Remembering The Ladies: From Patriots in Petticoats to Presidential Candidates,” is made up of lost stories about amazing American women.  

The lecture will take ...

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Dear Susan: Beauty Tips from a Beauty Expert

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Primary Election Ballot Drawings on Monday, April 17

March 27, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The drawing for ballot positions for the June 6, 2017, Primary Election will be held on Monday, April 17, at the County Courthouse, 2 Broad Street in Elizabeth beginning at 3 p.m., Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announced.

“Anyone interested in the primary election process is encouraged to attend,” said Rajoppi.  “This year voters will decide on a ...

Gubernatorial Candidate Ciattarelli Gets a Win at the Union County Republican Convention

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