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Star of ‘Cara’s Cucina’ to Host Groundwork Elizabeth Gala Feb. 27

February 16, 2019

Cara Di Falco, star of “Cara’s Cucina,” will host Groundwork Elizabeth’s WinterGreen gala Feb. 27 at the Hilton Newark Airport Hotel.

A nonprofit founded in Elizabeth in 2003, Groundwork Elizabeth builds sustainable communities in Elizabeth, NJ and in nearby Union County communities with urban agriculture initiatives, youth programing and more.

“So ...

Mayor’s Corner for February 2019

As your new Mayor, I am excited to be working with all residents to write the next chapter of our town’s history. That new chapter began on January 1, where I was ceremonially sworn in as Mayor by a large group of Berkeley Heights girls who had volunteered to help elect me. As the first woman to be elected Mayor by the voters, it was an historic moment that I was proud to be part ...

"Purple" is the New "Blue"

February 18, 2019

In less than 60 days, Berkeley Heights has seen political maneuvering, secrecy, inside deals and questionable ethics by the new administration.  

In December 2018, actions were being taken that Berkeley Heights residents were unaware:

The Mayor elect was negotiating a Shared Services Agreement (SSA) with the County of Union. Details of the agreement were being discussed without the ...

Berkeley Heights Leadership Conflict of Interest Concern.

As a 5 year, resident in Berkeley Heights I carved out a bit of time to follow our Berkeley Heights Township Council Meetings. I’ve attended a few before but was taken back and concerned at what I heard and have seen going on this year.

 

This past campaign season I received many mailers about, transparency, non-partisanship/purple, etc, we all received the barrage of too many ...

Berkeley Heights Councilman Yellin Should Recuse Himself

Dear Editor:

As a Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”) I am bound by strict rules of independence.  In my profession, where a CPA is not independent, severe conflicts of interest may result. The concern is that one’s judgement may be impaired at the expense of those who rely on such judgement. This is why CPAs are often restricted from owning stock or obtaining a loan ...

NPHS Presents "Chicago: High School Edition" March 8 and 9! Tickets on sale now!

February 19, 2019

Don’t miss NPHS’ production of Chicago: High School Edition.  Tickets are now on sale!

On March 8 and 9 you may pull up a seat and forget what you think you know about Broadway musicals.  At this show there will be no damsels in distress, no handsome fellas with gumption and grit, not even a tough old gal with a heart of gold.  No, Chicago is about as far away from ...

Morristown Medical Center Offers New, Non-Invasive Imaging Option for Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, named one of the top 20 cardiology programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report, today announced it is offering improved care for patients with coronary artery disease (CAD—when the arteries that supply blood to heart become hardened and narrowed) with the addition of the HeartFlow® FFRCT ...

League sponsors Women History Month Program

 In honor of Women History Month, the League of Women Voters of Berkeley Heights, New Providence & Summit is presenting Ruth Ann Koenick, who will be speaking about "#Me Too, Violence Against Women, History and Hope".

The program will be held on Monday, March 11 at 7:30 pm at the De Corso Community Center, 15 E 4th Street in New Providence.  The program is free and open ...

Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad Wants to Meet You. Come to Our Weekly Open House/Meet & Greet

Stop by for Coffee. Ask us Questions. Bring the family. Tour the Ambulances. Free blood pressure checks!

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Are you curious about the Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad (BHVRS)? Have you thought about joining but are concerned about the commitment? Are you unsure how you could schedule one more thing into your busy week?

Our members felt the same way. Many of ...

Raritan Valley Line Mayors Alliance Supports Gateway Project, Pushes for Restoring One-Seat Rides on NJ Transit's Raritan Valley Line

February 11, 2019

NEW JERSEY – The leaders of the Build Gateway Now Coalition announced this week that the Raritan Valley Line (RVL) Mayors Alliance to the Coalition, a bipartisan group formed in 2018 that consists of 30 mayors representing more than 23,500 daily commuters along the RVL, spanning four counties in New Jersey, have joined the coalition.

“We are thrilled to welcome the RVL ...

NJ Senate President Tours ‘Maker Space’ at Union County Vo-Tech’s Magnet High School

February 19, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney visited Union County Vo-Tech campus on Wednesday to to the critical importance of the vocational-technical education bond act approved by voters last November in spurring economic growth, creating access to high-paying jobs and meeting the needs of New Jersey’s leading business sectors.

 

Students from the ...

Beneficiary Form Checklist 2019

Did you know that your designated beneficiary forms will trump any other estate planning documents you may have established? Maintaining current, accurate designated beneficiary forms may seem like an obvious task to complete as you plan for the future, but it is often also one of the most overlooked. Failing to properly update these forms can compromise the legacy you worked so hard to ...

I Want You to Want Me

Happy Valentine’s Day college searchers!  I often tell families that finding the right school is like falling in love.  Students sometimes experience a gut feeling the first time they walk on the right campus and, if they’re lucky, are courted by the college with an enthusiastic offer of admission with generous scholarships.  A perfect match.

I wish it happened that ...