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Healing the Grieving Heart: The Journey After the Death of a Loved One

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A free of charge 8-week bereavement support group is offered by the Bereavement Ministry of the Church of the Little Flower in Berkeley Heights. Meetings will be held in the evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. on  Mondays, starting September 25th through November 13th in room 1 H of the Parish Center School Building (except session 7, which will meet Sunday, November 5th).

A licensed professional counselor will facilitate the course. All are welcome to attend regardless of religious denomination. Registration information and details can be found at the parish website www.lfbhnj.org. You may register by email to Mariana Terrezza/Maria Politano at bereavement.lf@gmail.com or by calling Mariana at 908-665-9056.

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We are Neighbors and Taxpayers Just Like You

October 18, 2017

My name is Jeanne Kingsley and I am currently proudly serving as Berkeley Heights Town Council Vice President, having been elected to represent all residents. My running mate, John Sincaglia, and I are just like you: neighbors and taxpayers.  And, just like you, we want to know exactly how our money is spent: Are we getting the most out of every dollar? Are expected services and ...

Why Purple? Because All Residents Deserve a Voice!

As Alvaro Medeiros and I have gone door-to-door across Berkeley Heights in the last few months, talking with and listening to residents, we’ve had a great time meeting all kind of people and learning how we can serve them better when elected to the Township Council. The common thread through many of these conversations is a feeling of frustration. Residents have articulated how things that ...

It's Always About Affordability

Maintaining Affordability means: Controlling costs. Managing resources. Evaluating alternatives.  Planning for contingencies. Comparing wants versus needs.  

These are critical aspects for anyone responsible for running a business or a governmental unit, and it is within these areas that my experience will be an asset to the Township Council and the community.

For almost 30 years, ...

LaZare: Bringing Passion to Our Politics

October 19, 2017

Time was, New Jersey residents could at least count on their elected representatives to be good stewards of their funds they paid in taxes:  to maintain their roads, their obligations, and their air and water.  Those times are long gone.  For close to three decades, administrations of all political stripes have hedged here, and borrowed there, and put the state on a depressing ...

A New Face in Politics: Lacey Rzeszowski

Maybe it’s the changing of the leaves and the cooler weather, the exciting race to the World Series, that brings to mind what Yogi Berra once said, “You can observe a lot by watching.”  The last couple of months I have been observing a new face in politics -- Lacey Rzeszowski, Democratic candidate for Assembly in our district (LD21).  What I have observed is a woman ...

Berkeley Heights Diversity Council Urges Education and Open Dialogue around Race

The Berkeley Heights Diversity Committee would like to join with the Mayor, Town Council, and Chief of Police in affirming our shared vision for Berkeley Heights as “a caring community with a proud heritage that welcomes everyone” with “a collective vision of an inclusive community,” and we affirm that “we are a diverse community with respect for all of our ...

Bring the Youngsters to Berkeley Heights' First Ever Harvest Fest on Saturday

October 20, 2017

 

Join in the fun at Lower Columbia Playground from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the first ever Harvest Festival in Berkeley Heights.

For $10, little ones can walk through a mini pumpkin patch, choose a pumpkin they like, then head over to the paint station where they can decorate their pumpkin! 

Refreshments will include free pop corn & hot cocoa.

A ...

Train through Time Rolls on Four Centuries In A Weekend

Bring the kids, bring a friend, because once again it’s that time to ride the rails into history.

On October 21 and 22, Union County celebrates Four Centuries In A Weekend, when historic sites and museums across the County open their doors to the public, free of charge.

Many of the sites are within walking distance of the train stations across the County, with some sites offering ...

Partners in Awareness, Access and Action – Susan G. Komen North Jersey and City of Newark to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Newark on October 28

Susan G. Komen North Jersey has forged an exciting new partnership with the City of Newark to present a free Women’s Wellness Expo. The inaugural Expo, to be held on Saturday, October 28, 10:00am-4:00pm at the JFK Recreation Center, will draw on resources from public, corporate and medical communities to raise awareness for breast health and healthy lifestyles, provide free access to breast ...

New Things are Happening in the Old Deserted Village During ‘Four Centuries in a Weekend,’ Oct. 21-22

 

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – In spite of its name, the Deserted Village of Feltville receives thousands of visitors every month.  More than 2,500 visitors are expected on this coming weekend alone for the Village’s annual open house during Union County’s “Four Centuries in a Weekend” program.  Even those who have been to the Deserted Village before will ...

Grand National at Far Hills Races Will Be International Affaire

October 13, 2017

GRAND NATIONAL TAKES ON INTERNATIONAL FLAVOR

The $400,000 Grand National (Gr. 1), America’s richest steeplechase race, has attracted strong international interest, with no fewer than five overseas challengers among 12 nominees to the centerpiece of the 97th annual Far Hills Races on Saturday, Oct. 21.

One of New Jersey’s premier sporting events, the Far Hills Races will be one ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, October 21, 9:00 AM

South County Park, Lambertville

Flemington Speedway Historical Society Annual Car ...

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Sat, October 21, 9:00 AM

South County Park, Lambertville

Flemington Speedway Historical Society Annual Car ...

Arts & Entertainment Other

Sat, October 21, 9:00 AM

Lafayette School Parking Lot, Chatham Twp.

Paper Shred

Giving Back Green Home & Garden

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Sat, October 21, 10:00 AM

Nomahegan Park, Cranford

2017 Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Walk

Education Giving Back Health & Wellness

Sat, October 21, 10:00 AM

National Guard Armory, Morristown

41st Annual Morristown CraftMarket

Arts & Entertainment

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Sat, October 21, 12:00 PM

The Littell-Lord Farmstead Museum, Berkeley Heights

The Littell-Lord Farmstead Museum Will Open for ...

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Dear Susan: Beauty Tips from a Beauty Expert

SUSAN BARBAGLIA, owner of Skin Deep Salon and Spa in New Providence, offers a wealth of knowledge and expertise as a leader in the beauty industry. With over thirty years experience in skin care, Susan can answer your most challenging beauty questions. Email your questions to advice@skindeepsalonspa.com.

 

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Dear Susan: I am interested in ...

“It’s Greek to Me!” – Understanding Your Investment Statements

Note: Recently I gave a seminar on “It’s Greek to Me!” – Understanding Your Investment Statements at the Bernards Township Library in Basking Ridge, NJ. Here are a few of the items I touched on.

When you look at your monthly investment statement, do you think “this looks like Greek to me”? Do you ignore all but the first page, after checking to see how much ...