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Gov. Livingston to Host Tree Walk and Rain Garden Talk on Thurs., April 26

April 25, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - In the first collaboration of its kind, the Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission (EC) is partnering with Governor Livingston High School (GL) to host the first annual Tree Walk and Rain Garden Talk on Thursday, April 26 at 11:30 a.m., at Governor Livingston High School in Berkeley Heights. The event, which is open to the entire Berkeley Heights community, ...

Governor Livingston Interact Club sweeps up Sandy Hook

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - On April 21, 30 students from Governor Livingston's Interact Club participated in the annual Clean Action Ocean environmental efforts to reduce pollution along the beaches of Sandy Hook State Park. The event is part of the annual Clean Action Ocean (COA) efforts to reduce debris along NJ coastlines. 

According to COA's website, "The ...

Primrose School of Berkeley Heights Holds Open House Saturday, April 28

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Primrose School of Berkeley Heights will be hosting an Open House on Saturday April 28, featuring tours of our school and providing families with information on our research- informed approach to learning for children of ages Infant-Kindergarten.  We invite you to find out what sets Primrose apart in helping children develop a lifelong love of learning. During this ...

Berkeley Heights School Board Hears Update on How the District is Meeting its Academic Goals

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Members of the public and school board received an update on how the district is meeting its academic goals at the middle and high schools. In some cases, it appears “the PARCC data didn’t align” with other measures of student performance, said Assistant Superintendent of Scott McKinney.

Following the presentation, McKinney said, "The data ...

Columbia Middle School Welcomes Mr. Erwin Ganz, Holocaust Survivor

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - On Thursday, April 5, eighth-graders at Columbia Middle School welcomed Mr. Erwin Ganz, one of the few remaining survivors of Kristallnacht (the Night of Broken Glass pogrom against the Jews by Nazi Germany from Nov. 9-10, 1938), and heard him recount his experiences growing up in Nazi Germany. Mr. Ganz, born in 1929 in the city of Frankfurt, spoke about the ...

State Senator Tom Kean, Jr., Visits Columbia Middle School

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – From one of the first questions, “Are you ever going to be governor?” to one of the last, “Are you in favor of changing the age to purchase a gun to 21?” students from the township’s three elementary schools and middle school were more than prepared to meet State Senator Tom Kean Jr., (R-21).

He didn’t shy away from answering any ...

New Jersey Students Against Gun Violence Gather for Roundtable Discussion at Kean University

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Triggered by the Parkland High school shooting in Florida this past February, New Jersey high school students and public officials, including members of Governor Murphy’s administration, gathered together at Kean Universities roundtable to discuss the ongoing gun violence issue in their communities and in the United States.

The event was hosted by the Lesniak Institute ...

Hilltop Players Soared to New Heights with Production of Peter Pan

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - After a successful opening show of Peter Pan on Thursday night, the Gov. Livingston Hilltop Players returned to the Kenneth Stiefel theatre on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to entertain and amaze their viewers.

Audience members were most impressed with the professionalism of the show and were left speechless when cast members including Bridget Lynn, Jimmy ...

Berkeley Heights BOE Members Approve Saturday, April 21, as Snow Day Make Up

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Sometimes you have to be creative when giving what some might construe as “bad news.”

Superintendent of Schools Judith Rattner did that Thursday, April 5, when she told members of the public that the district would be open on Saturday, April 21, to make up for the April 2 snow day – the seventh snow day this year.

Rattner held up a book, ...

Berkeley Heights Schools Make Up Snow Day on Saturday, April 21

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - At Thursday's Board of Education meeting, the board voted to make up Monday's  snow day on Saturday, April 21.

Details will follow with TAPinto's coverage of the Board of Education meeting.

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Berkeley Heights

Upcoming Events

Fri, April 27, 5:30 PM

Brookside Community church, Mendham

Raptor Trust Presentation and Pasta Dinner

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink

Sun, April 29, 1:00 PM

The Monninger Center/The Orangerie at Fairleigh Dickinson University Madison Campus, Madison

Sculpting the Land - Creating Gilded Age Gardens

Education Green Home & Garden

Union County College’s Drama Club to Present “12 Angry Jurors”

April 25, 2018

CRANFORD – Union County College’s Drama Club will be performing for their spring show the play, “12 Angry Jurors,” as adapted by Sherman L. Sergel and based on the Emmy award-winning television movie by Reginald Rose. The play is based on the same plot as “12 Twelve Angry Men,” but by being named “12 Angry Jurors” both men and women appear in the ...