Township Council Meeting

Public Meeting- Comments may be sent in advance to or by letter to A Minkoff, 29 Park Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922, include full name & address, Clerk MUST receive by 4:00 P.M. on meeting date

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Tue, March 02
7:00 pm — 10:30 pm
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Public Meeting- Comments may be sent in advance to or by letter to A Minkoff, 29 Park Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922, include full name & address, Clerk MUST receive by 4:00 P.M. on meeting date

29 Park Avenue Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

29 Park Avenue
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

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The Value of Sponsorship

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Why do businesses sponsor sporting events, township recreation events, and other initiatives?  Of course they sponsor to show their public support.  But there’s much more to it.  

Importantly, business owners want to align their business’s brand with the reputation and credibility of the event or initiative they are sponsoring.  They ...

TAPinto TV Wins Twice at Garden State Film Festival

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto TV, a medium-based franchise owned by East Main Media’s Brian Brodeur, won two Garden State Film Festival Awards.

The franchise’s “HomeGrown” series won awards for Best Television Show and Best Original Score from a Television Show.

“HomeGrown” is a series produced by East Main Media that follows host Stephanie Willoughby as ...

Rebuilding the arts will help heal us

April 20, 2021

Our culture and society has been under attack now for over a year. One of the basic aspects of what makes us Americans, what makes us human, what connects us to each other has been taken away. It has been assaulted by a virus, and eroded by the needed response to it. Our shared communal experiences of singing and dancing together at a concert; seeing a story magically set to song before our eyes ...

Everyone Who's Been Suffering.

Everyone Who's Been Suffering.

Our world has changed
Like never before and it's so sad
Every day because our lives have changed
So much in life today and so many families suffering
Like never before and this killer virus is here to stay
And we where all caught and unaware and it's sadness
In the air and Isolated from our loved ones every day
And there's know happiness or ...

Union County Offers Free Scrap Metal Recycling on Thursday, May 6 and Saturday, May 15

April 20, 2021

The Union County Board of County Commissioners reminds residents that Union County’s free scrap metal recycling drop-off program continues in May. A wide variety of metal goods, from household appliances to gutters and sheds, will be accepted at two countywide collection sites in Cranford and Rahway every month from April to November.

“This countywide program helps to fill a ...

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New Playground for Union County's Nomahegan Park

The Union County Board of County Commissioners held a ribbon cutting ceremony fora new playground facilities at Nomahegan Park in Cranford this past Sunday, April 18th.

“County residents have been anxiously awaiting the opening of these new playground facilities,” said County Commissioner Chairman Alexander Mirabella. “The Board of Commissioners is happy that the day has ...

Join Mayor Devanney and Township Council Members Manny Couto & Alvaro Medeiros for Coffee and Conversation on Tuesday, April 27 at 7:00 pm via ZOOM. Meet Special Guest - Township Planner Keenan Hughes. Residents who can’t attend are encouraged to email questions

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Heights Mayor Angie Devanney, and Council Members Manny Couto and Alvaro Medeiros will participate in what’s always super informative “Coffee & Conversation'' on Tuesday, April 27, at 7:00 pm as an ONLINE coffee via Zoom.  This time we offer residents a special opportunity to meet our Township Planner, Keenan Hughes, to learn more ...

Letter to the Editor: More Questions for the BOE - What is this new developmentally appropriate model about?

April 20, 2021

The response given by Berkeley Heights Board of Education (BOE) president Doug Reinstein to a question raised by a longtime township resident is revelatory (emphasis added):

Question:   1. Budget enrollment numbers are 1018 elementary students. April 8 presentation used a value of 1027 students. Why do enrollment numbers not match the 2021-2022 budget submission? 

Response: There ...

Grade Span Configuration - What do practitioners say about it?

In my OpEd article “Inflation is rising even in Berkeley Heights - Conflation Inflation is peaking in the BOE!”, I said that the Pre-K to 2 / 3 to 5 redistricting and reconfiguration is a complex and controversial topic even amongst practitioners within the education system. Well, what do practitioners in the education field actually say?

An Aside: The importance of footnotes was ...

Letter to the Editor: Inflation is rising even in Berkeley Heights - Conflation Inflation is peaking in the BOE!

On Tuesday, April 13th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the “Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.6 percent in March on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.4 percent in February.” The BLS also announced that “[o]ver the last 12 months, the all items index increased 2.6 percent before seasonal adjustment.” Specifically, ...

Mayor’s Corner March/April 2021

It’s refreshing to see many Township residents outside again enjoying the beautiful Spring weather. Your Township government is busy with many activities during this time of year, including preparing and presenting the municipal budget, managing the pandemic and ensuring we are mindful of our debt by keeping redevelopment projects moving!

COVID Pandemic 

COVID cases have ...

Yellin/Medeiros announce for Council

April 12, 2021

We are very proud of our record in helping to build a better Berkeley Heights where, as we see it, all residents are welcome and valued both now and in years to come. We are asking the residents of our town to give us the opportunity of a second term on the Township Council so that we can continue to ensure that all voices are heard and so that the progress that we made since being elected with ...