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Robert Cianciulli For Berkeley Heights School Board: The Best Advice I’ve Ever Gotten As A School Board Member

September 25, 2020

My name is Robert Cianciulli and I am running for re-election for the Berkeley Heights Board of Education this Election Day, Tuesday, November 3rd. Previously, I served on the School Board from 2017-2019. My School Board voting record shows my deep commitment to students and taxpayers, as well as being an independent voice on the Board, even in challenging situations.

In 2018, our students ...

Poage and Sayre: making Berkeley Heights government work for you

We’re Susan Poage and Bret Sayre, and we’re asking for your support to serve you on the Berkeley Heights Township Council (or to keep serving you, in Susan’s case).

We are living in historic times. Our nation and our town face unprecedented challenges. Your vote has never been so important. Nationally, we are in a battle for the soul of our country. Here in Berkeley Heights, ...

Robert Cianciulli For Berkeley Heights School Board: Experience, Knowledge, And Commitment

My name is Robert Cianciulli and I am running for reelection as a candidate for the Berkeley Heights Board of Education on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3rd.  Previously, I served on the School Board from 2017-2019.  I am running for reelection this year to continue to move our school community forward.  Some of my goals include: (i) working for common sense budgeting that ...

Union County Launches Virtual Wildlife Wednesdays Program

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program is returning next Wednesday, September 23 with “NJ Natives” a program focusing on wildlife original to the garden state, such as the spotted turtle and garter snake.  New programs will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time ...

Union County: Helping You Recycle Right

Recycling has been mandatory in New Jersey since 1987 but questions continually arise about recycling.  The Union County Bureau of Recycling wants residents to Recycle Right so here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

Q:  What is ACCEPTABLE in my curbside bin?

A: Recycle all empty plastic bottles coded #1 & # 2, aluminum & steel (tin) cans, glass ...

Ciancuilli is the wrong person for Board of Education

September 26, 2020

Dear Editor, I see that Robert Cianciulli has a piece is Tapinto. He makes two points. 1. Doug Reinstein, as BOE President called up other board members and asked them vote to return $80K to the taxpayers and 2. that Cianciulli voted to keep the money. Bob believes that it is ok for a board president to prearrange a vote. This a clear violation of the OPMA and Bob should know that. In fact, ...

Why I am voting for Sai Bhargavi Akiri

I have known Sai for several years. She is a strong advocate for transparency and responsibility in our elected officials and for optimizing the impact of taxpayer dollars, without sacrificing quality. She is solution-oriented and is always looking for ways to make things better for our town. Her fierce questioning at Town Council and Board of Education meetings is founded on thorough ...

Jeanne Kingsley's Positive Impact on Berkeley Heights

In 2018, I served as a member of Town Council alongside Councilwomen Jeanne Kingsley and Susan Poage and other members. 

Councilwoman Kingsley’s diligence and accomplishments far exceed any other Councilmember. She has proven to be able to work alongside anyone, regardless of their political affiliation. In the short time I was a Councilwoman I was able ...

Important Message for Union County Voters

September 25, 2020

Voters are reminded to use the Vote-by-Mail ballot marked “General Election” to participate in the 2020 General Election.

Old, out-of-date Vote-by-Mail ballots marked “Primary Election” cannot be used.

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi urgently reminds Union County voters to use a Vote-by-Mail ballot marked “General Election” in order to participate in ...

Union County to Receive $250,000 in Funding from State to Dredge Clark Reservoir

The Union County Freeholder Board today announced it will be receiving $250,000 in state funds that will be used to dredge the Clark Reservoir, which sits off Lake Avenue in the township. The announcement comes as the County is currently studying recreational usage, environmental impacts and planning to dredge the 150-acre reservoir in a master plan.

“We are looking forward to making ...

Now is the Time to Get a Seasonal Flu Shot in Union County

New Union County flu shot drive focuses on residents without health insurance.

As the flu season approaches, Union County is offering a series of free flu shot drives in local communities to help ensure that everyone has access to a free seasonal flu vaccine at a convenient location, especially residents who have no health insurance. Protection against seasonal flu is more important than ever ...

Outdoor Family Programs Held in October at Trailside Nature and Science Center

The Union County Freeholders are pleased to announce that online registration is now open for outdoor family programs at Trailside Nature and Science Center in October.

Back to Nature, a series of walks in the Watchung Reservation will resume on October 3, while moonlit family hikes will occur on October1 and October 29.  Programs are open to families with children ages four and ...

Remembering Malcolm Nettingham, Scotch Plains' Tuskegee Airman

September 15, 2020

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains is mourning local legend Malcolm E. Nettingham, a member of World War II's famed Tuskegee Airmen, who died on Monday evening just a few days before his 102nd birthday. He lived in town for almost a century and in 2014 was chosen to be the grand marshal of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Memorial Day Parade. 

Mr. Nettingham was born in New ...