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Highlander Marching Band Wraps Up Successful Season At Atlantic Coast Championships Performing 'The Sun, The Moon, and The Stars'

November 9, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Highlander Marching Band placed fourth in the TOB Atlantic Coast Championships on Sunday, October 28 in Hershey, PA. They scored 95.95; their highest score since 2012 and their highest Group II Open score since 2010.

Under the direction of Band Director Nicholas O'Sullivan, the Highlander Marching Band performed their field show "The Sun, The Moon, ...

Berkeley Heights Ed Foundation Hosts Bunco Night on Thursday, Nov. 15

Join the Berkeley Heights Ed Foundation for a night of Bunco, friends and wine from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15 at Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights.

Soft drinks and snacks will be served. Feel free to BYOB.

Suggested Donation $25

To learn more and to register visit

Billy Wilkins Launches New Single, 'Monsterz,' on Halloween

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- What better day to release a video called "Monsterz" than on Halloween? 

Scotch Plains-based musician Billy Wilkins released his latest single at midnight on the spookiest day of the year. 

"It's an upbeat song, actually," the singer/guitar player said. "The song is about mistakes you made in the past. We filmed it at my ...

Spring Break: Summit Playhouse Stages Romantic Comedy 'Enchanted April' Nov. 2-17

SUMMIT, NJ - Based on Elizabeth Von Arnim’s 1920's novel, the Summit Playhouse will perform 'Enchanted April', a gentle and romantic comedy of manners that offers to its characters, and viewers, a necessary balm of sunshine and renewal. 'Enchanted April' by Matthew Barber will be staged November 2-3, 9- 10, and 16-17 at 8 p.m., as well ...

Free Acres Celebrates Farmhouse Renovation with Ribbon Cutting and Dedication of New Laurel Hessing Center for Arts and Archives (Photo Gallery)

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Free Acres section of Berkeley Heights off of Emerson Lane recently celebrated the completion of the historic Farmhouse renovations with a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony. The opening of this wonderful building means so much to all past and present residents of Free Acres.

The Farmhouse was in disrepair and was uninhabitable since Hurricane Sandy damage ...

Somerville: Main Street Mural Accentuates Ongoing Artistic Renaissance

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Artist Doug Hoekzema has traveled the world painting bigger-than-life murals on the facades of commercial buildings, hotels, resorts and convention centers, but none perhaps as heartfelt as the three-story mural that emerged over the past four days on the stucco wall of  Redelico's Paint and Decorating Center at 118 W. Main St.

Roseann Woods Brown, Chief of Staff to ...

Scotch Plains-Based Actor Garry Pastore Joins Cast of 'Shooting Heroin'

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Actor and Scotch Plains resident Garry Pastore has been cast as a supporting lead in Shooting Heroin, a film that tells a fictional story about the ravages of the opioid epidemic in small-town America and what happens when members of community take matters into their own hands.  

A ragtag team of locals comes together to form the first ...

Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights Partners with Senior Clubs; October 30

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights is proud to partner with the Senior Citizens club of Berkeley Heights and Senior Clubs in surrounding towns. The next social is scheduled for Tuesday, October 30.

Every other Tuesday afternoon from 2 until 3:30 p.m. Autumn Lake welcomes all seniors to come to their facility located at 35 Cottage Street in Berkeley ...

Gov. Livingston Highlander Band Wins TOB Group II Open Class State Championship and Region 10 Tournament

TOMS RIVER, NJ - The Gov. Livingston Highlander Marching Band had a big weekend winning both the Tournament of Bands Group 10 State Championship on Saturday at Toms River High School East and the Regions at the Chapter 10 [North Jersey/Greater New York City Metropolitan Region] tournament at West Essex High School on Sunday.

Under the direction of Band Director Nicholas ...

Berkeley Heights Family Receives Best Halloween Spirit Award

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - One thing Berkeley Heights excels at is spirit, especially Halloween spirit! A particular house was noticed in a neighborhood off of Park Avenue with a yard turned dinosaur graveyard -- complete with a 9 foot Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton, tombstones, cobwebs, and stray body parts.

Kristy, Loren and their three children [Chris - 9 years ...


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A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, November 12 – Sunday, November 18, 2018

November 12, 2018

Pattern Print Workshop; Journalism Series Continues

This week, in addition to the drawing workshop for adults already in progress, we are offering a pattern printing class with three artists – members of Vital Hues, whose exhibition is now on view at the library.

The Ethics in Journalism series continues with a talk by William Westhoven on Monday.


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