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Better Berkeley Heights

September 13, 2019

My name is John Goop Mondelli. I am announcing my candidacy as a write-in candidate for Berkeley Heights Township Council. Due to what I believe is extreme corruption that is going on with the current administration I have decided once again to give it a try. I do not claim to have experience in this capacity. I'm just a good old boy from Berkeley Heights who has spent many years ...

Shared Services: Smart Ways to Save Money While Continuing the Progress

As a candidate for Township Council along with Julie Figlar, I am proud to see how Team Purple, lead by our Mayor, Angie Devanney has practiced what they preached when it comes to running a fiscally responsible government. Sharing services is one area which can yield great results in both saving dollars and providing the same level or even increased services. Berkeley Heights needs a Council ...

The Right Choice for Berkeley Heights

Manny Couto and Gentiana Brahimaj are who Berkeley Heights residents need representing them on the Town Council. They are independent thinkers. They spent the summer meeting residents, going door-to-door, attending town events, and hosting monthly meet and greets.  

Manny and Gentiana appreciate all the feedback and are listening to the concerns of residents.

70 Years Ago, Camden Man Became Nation's First Mass Murderer

His name, like the names of his victims, is nearly forgotten. 

But what Howard Unruh did 70 years ago today in Camden, N.J. foreshadowed the insanity of mass shootings we live with today.

Insanity is the operative word here. From lockdown drills in nursery schools to bullet resistant backpacks, random mass shootings have become part of the “uniquely American” cultural ...

A Day When the Sea Was More Hostile Than the Wind or Sun

The boy struggled with a cart filled with beach stuff as he dragged it down the boardwalk. It was fish-tailing behind him and I almost told him to push rather than pull, but decided to mind my own business. I was pushing a small load myself, my sleeping grandson in a stroller.

He was with a girl a few years younger, a woman who looked to be a grandmother, and several small children. His role ...

Senior Living: Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights Celebrates 104 Year Old Anna Calabrese

September 16, 2019

As the kids settle into another school year this September, we highlight 104 year old Anna Calabrese, born on February 27, 1915 in her home. Anna was one of six siblings, five girls and one boy. 

She remembers starting school in September 1920 and her last day of school was June 1928.

Anna had to leave school after 8th grade to work in a sewing factory to help her mother pay the ...

Health Management: The DeFabio Difference -- CBD Oil: Just the Facts

Canabidiol (CBD) is a chemical compound that occurs naturally in plants and is also made by our body to fight inflammation and stress as well as balancing our immune and nervous systems. The cannabinoids our bodies make are called Endocannabinoids (ECS) and are short acting, not stored anywhere and used to help the body to maintain balance or homeostasis. ECS receptors are found throughout the ...

Oktoberfest Beer Garden at Chimney Rock Inn!!

September 16, 2019

People have been flocking to Munich, Germany for over 200 years to join the fun and excitement of Oktoberfest. This year you don’t have to travel far, you can enjoy the food and beer in your own backyard at Chimney Rock Inn, “Central Jersey’s family restaurant!”

For the fourth year now, they’re taking Oktoberfest to another level with an Outdoor Beer Garden at ...

Rockin’ the Reservation Event Coming to Union County’s Watchung Reservation on September 29th

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the second annual Rockin’ the Reservation seasonal family activity event will take place on Sunday, September 29, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at The Loop in Union County’s Watchung Reservation.

The Loop is located off W.R. Tracy Drive in Mountainside. It features large open fields, ...

Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts Kicks Off Salon Series Sept. 29

BERKELEY HEIGHTS—Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts (WIPA) kicks off its Salon Series on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 3:00 p.m. at the Performing Arts School, 60 Locust Ave., Berkeley Heights. Cabaret-style seating on stage with the performers in Wharton’s black box theatre serves as the setting for an intimate concert featuring mezzo-soprano Ema Mitrović and pianist ...

Why Having a Finance Professional Matters

Why Having a Financial Professional Matters
A good professional provides important guidance and insight through the years.

Provided by Walter Pardo, CWS®, PPC™

CEO/Certified Wealth Strategist


What kind of role can a financial professional play for an investor? The answer: a very important one. While the value of such a relationship is hard to quantify, the intangible ...

Your Extended Care Strategy

Your Extended Care Strategy
Are you prepared for the possibility – and expense – of eldercare?

Provided by Walter Pardo, CWS®, PPC™

CEO/Certified Wealth Strategist

Do you have an extra $33,000 to $100,000 to spare this year? How about next year, and the year after that? Your answer to these questions is probably “no.”

What could possibly cost so ...