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Coming Soon: Fall Open House at Rutgers Prep


Add to My Calendar 09/25/2021 10:00am 09/25/2021 11:00am America/New_York Coming Soon: Fall Open House at Rutgers Prep

SOMERSET, NJ - Rutgers Prep is inviting prospective students and their families to attend the school's in-person Fall open house events scheduled for Sept. 25 at 10 am. Attendees will meet teachers, students, and tour the Rutgers Prep campus and its new facilities.

The event will offer students and families an opportunity to see how Rutgers Prep is continuing to deliver on its promise of a ...

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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 ...

Dr. Tom Foregger and Sai Bhargavi Akiri will bring changes to Board of Education

October 28, 2021

I endorse Dr. Tom Foregger and Sai Bhargavi Akiri  for Board of Ed.

As the oath I took "That I will support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic.", I will not vote for any candidate support limited speech that violates our First Amendment.  As a land of freedom, we debate to exchange ideas and ...

Doug Reinstein- From a Father’s Perspective

I'm voting on Nov. 2nd to re-elect Doug Reinstein for Berkeley Heights' Board of Education because I want my voice to be heard loud and clear. I am a father of three children in the district – 11th, 9th and 5th grade. Needless to say, our children getting a top flight education is a big draw to our wonderful township and Doug Reinstein has made it ...

Dr. Thomas Foregger | Getting back to Academics | Vote Col. 1

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

I moved to Berkeley Heights 4 years ago.  We landed in Berkeley Heights because of its small town feel and the great school system. I wanted my kids to attend exceptional schools with quality academics. In the short time we’ve lived here, I’ve watched drastic ...

Union County Offers Last Chance in 2021 to Recycle Household Scrap Metal, Free of Charge

October 28, 2021

Final countywide scrap metal recycling events of 2021 will be held on November 4 and 20; program will resume next spring after winter hiatus.

The Union County Board of County Commissioners reminds residents that Union County’s final free scrap metal recycling drop-off events for this year will take place in November. A wide variety of metal goods, from household appliances to gutters and ...

Union County Residents Can Apply for Tropical Storm Ida Relief until December 6

The Union County Board of County Commissioners advises residents impacted by Tropical Storm Ida that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the deadline to apply for individual assistance. The new deadline is Monday, December 6.

“The extended deadline will help enable residents to complete the application process in time, while also dealing with the disruption caused by the ...

What Exactly is in the Infrastructure Bill?

Before New Jerseyans can form an opinion about the Infrastructure Bill currently being considered by Congress, we ask a simple question: WHAT exactly IS IN THE “INFRASTRUCTURE” BILL?

Hint: 93% of the bill is not related to the United States Infrastructure.

Let’s start with perhaps the most surprising non-infrastructure initiative in the bill – the inclusion of ...

Free COVID-19 Booster Shots are Available through Union County’s Vaccination Program

Union County residents urged to get their free booster shots as soon as possible.

Union County residents who are eligible for a COVID-19 booster shot can receive one free of charge through Union County’s free COVID-19 vaccination program.

“The Commissioner Board is committed to empowering Union County residents by making vaccinations and boosters available as soon as ...

Community Conversations: Taking Care of You!

For a lot of people, separating their work life from their personal life has become increasingly difficult. On this episode of Community Conversations, Federico Cerrone, MD, medical director, Atlantic Health Sleep Centers, and Kathy Robb, CHC, well-being coach, Chambers Center for Well-Being, share how to address work-life balance, incorporate self-care practices, and the importance of good sleep ...

$50 Off Pest Control Service

The Savings You Deserve

Here at Viking Pest Control, we believe protecting your home from pests is a right, not a privilege. That is why we do everything in our power to make preventive pest control accessible and affordable to the varied budgets of homeowners throughout New Jersey. 

We are proud to offer coupons, promotions, and special offers for our most popular pest control ...


Three letters that raise a lot of questions for many business owners - SEO.

First — the definition.  SEO means search engine optimization.  In short, words that can improve how much traffic gets to a website or webpage from a search engine.  Translation — what comes up when you type words into Google or Bing.  The companies that come up first have optimized ...

Why TAPinto Wayne Franchisee Jon "Ferris" Meredith Started Focusing on Board of Education Stories

WAYNE, NJ — Jon “Ferris” Meredith says being fair is the name of the game.

“My objectivity is essential, so no matter my opinion on this, it’s here’s what happened and here’s what went down,” the TAPinto Wayne franchisee said.  “And the readers appreciate my objectivity.”

Many of those readers have focused on stories ...

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 ...