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Add to My Calendar 09/23/2021 7:00pm 09/23/2021 8:00pm America/New_York TAPinto Presents: Welcome Back to School Magic Show, Sponsored By Atlantic Health's Children's Hospital

Join us for a Free Welcome Back to School Magic Show on Thursday, September 23 at 7 p.m., featuring "Magic Bob" Richey.

The virtual event is sponsored by Atlantic Health System's Children's Hospital.

To register for the free magic show, please click here.

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How to Choose a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)

In all the important aspects of our lives and our families’ lives, the best way to make an informed decision is to educate ourselves. Choosing a skilled nursing facility (SNF) is no different.

Tour the facility or facilities that you are interested in, as the best way to find out about a facility, is to tour it in person. This should be done in advance and prior to the need for a patient ...

Ramya Kasthuri: Continued Service on the BOE

October 22, 2021

Thank you for your support!  I look forward to continuing to serve the students of Berkeley Heights as a member of the Board of Education.

Please vote Ramya Kasthuri, Number 2 for the Unexpired Term.

Diversity Drives Educational Outcomes

In my last Candidate Statement, I discussed my commitment to ensure that the education our children receive in Berkeley Heights will lead them to a lifetime of achievement of their goals and happiness, whatever their personal talents and aspirations may be.  Making certain this happens is contingent upon every student knowing that they are ALL important BECAUSE of their ...

Walking the Walk on Fiscal Responsibility

Many politicians and elected officials talk about being fiscally responsible with our tax dollars. We’re proud to say we’ve walked the walk on the Berkeley Heights Township Council when it comes to responsibly managing township finances. Don’t take our word for it, though: Moody’s had this to say earlier this year:

“The financial position of the township has ...

Why your vote for the BOE election matters this year | Dr. Foregger Column 1

October 25, 2021

Dear Editor

I am writing to endorse Dr.Tom Foregger for the 3 year term on the Berkeley Heights Board of Education.

As you have already read through numerous letters of support for Tom, he is definitely the most qualified candidate for the Board of Education not just in terms of qualifications but also experience and ideas to improve our schools.

Tom has lived in town for 45 years with a ...

A One-Party Local Government Stronghold is Bad for Berkeley Heights; We Need Balance

We are dangerously close to a one-party stronghold in our town and that is bad for Berkeley Heights. We need to maintain balance in our local government in this year’s election.

I have an interesting perspective when it comes to the Town Council. My frame of reference runs the gamut from no involvement to highly involved, with many layers in between. For 23 years, I was not involved or ...

We Need Balance in Our Local Government, Not One-Party Control

Before Angie Devanney, Alvaro Medeiros and Stephen Yellin were elected as Mayor and to Council in November 2018, the common thread through many conversations around town was a feeling of frustration. Residents articulated how things that needed to change never seemed to, while other significant changes happened without residents having a say.

Residents wanted to know what’s going on, ...

Union County Residents Advised on Early Voting and Important Dates for 2021 General Election

October 25, 2021

Union County Board of Elections Administrator Nicole DiRado reminds Union County voters that a new Early Voting option is available for anyone who wishes to cast their General Election ballot in person, on a voting machine prior to Election Day.

Election Day is Tuesday, November 2. The Early Voting option began on Saturday, October 23 and will be in effect until Sunday, October ...

I Want To Hear From You!

Hi All,

Still confused about whom to vote for in the BOE election (for the unexpired term)?  I would love for you to give me a chance to tell you about my platform - including transparency, addressing learning gaps, teaching the whole child, academic excellence and much more! More importantly, I want to hear from YOU.

I will be hosting zoom sessions this week.  They will be on ...

Eileen Bonacci Wins 'Best in Show' for Professional Artist at Union County Senior Art Show

Union County’s Senior Citizens Virtual Art Exhibit showcases artists age 60 and up.

The Union County 2021 Senior Citizens’ Virtual Art Exhibit, showcasing 125 original works created by residents aged 60 and above, can be viewed on the Union County website at

The Senior Citizens’ Virtual Art Exhibit provides senior artists an opportunity to reach ...

New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra Concert on Nov 14th (No Admission fee)

Join us on Sunday, November 14th, for the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra’s first concert of the 2021 season. This concert is a long-awaited return to indoor full orchestral performances and is funded in part by the Plainfield Foundation. You will feel the musicians’ enthusiasm as all three of our ensembles perform an exciting variety of pieces. This Arts program is made ...

Healthgrades Recognizes All Atlantic Health System Medical Centers for Hallmark Specialties


All five Atlantic Health System medical centers were honored for delivering high-quality care and superior outcomes across multiple specialties in the Healthgrades 2022 Report to the Nation, released today. Among the national and regional recognitions, Morristown Medical Center became the only hospital in the nation to achieve 2022 Specialty Excellence awards in each of the following ...

Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest

Viking's 3rd Annual Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest Starts Friday, October 1, 2021!  Submit a photo of you, your pet, or a loved one dressed as a creepy-crawly bug, insect, or another pest for your chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card and other awesome prizes! Click here to learn more and enter the contest!

Don't Make These Common Small Business Marketing Mistakes

Hope you're sitting down for this one.  A 2021 report from Top Design Firms says 28% of small businesses don't have a website.

Of the 72% who have a website, maintaining it can be a full-time job all by itself. Customers have elevated expectations and the website has to match that.  Small business owners often don't have that time.  Forbes has some suggestions ...

Behind the Headlines: How a Text Message Led a TAPinto Franchisee to Get Answers for His Community

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The text message was straight and to the point.

“Hey they have all of our (expletive) and we can’t get it out.”

That certainly got John Mooney’s attention.

Then the TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood franchisee saw a post on Facebook and started asking some questions.

“They said ‘hey this is going on — we’re going to ...

How to Recycle Right in Union County

Recycling has been subject to statewide rules in New Jersey since 1987, but questions continually arise about recycling. The Union County Bureau of Recycling and Planning wants to help residents learn the rules and “Recycle Right.” Here are answers to four of the most frequently asked questions we receive about recycling in Union County:

Q: What is ACCPTABLE in my curbside ...

Financial Focus: The right emotions can be useful in investing

October 22, 2021

You may have heard that it’s important to take the emotions out of investing. But is this true for all emotions?

 Certainly, some emotions can potentially harm your investment success. Consider fear. If the financial markets are going through a down period – which is actually a normal part of the investment landscape – you might be so afraid of sustaining losses that you ...

October is Orthodontic Health Month

Orthodontic treatment involves braces or Invisalign to straighten teeth and correct bite issues. Children and adults of all ages or eligible. 

Many benefits to orthodontic treatment than esthetics. 

Proper bite reduces the chance of TMJ pain.

Straight teeth are easier to clean reducing the risks of gum disease.

Poorly aligned teeth can lead to ...