Governor Livingston Interact Club Volunteers at Community Food Bank of New Jersey

February 26, 2017

HILLSIDE, NJ - Over 40 members of the Governor Livingston Rotary Interact Club spent Saturday morning at the Community Food Bank of New Jersey volunteering with other state civic groups to help the more than 900,000 hungry people in New Jersey.

Food Bank host Omar Henigan, welcomed the students to the Hillside warehouse facility and explained the function of the Food Bank and its role for ...

Berkeley Heights School Board Views $1.2 Million Investment in School Security; Host of New Courses Mapped for Columbia Middle School Students

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ—The Berkeley Heights Board of Education, as part of the 2017-2018 budget process, is expected to be presented with a proposal to spend $1,175,200 on security improvements affecting all six of the township’s schools.

Expected to be proposed, in a spending plan due to be discussed at the board’s March 9 meeting, will be $94,500 for security camera upgrades, ...

Gov. Livingston High School Announces Honor Roll

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Principal Robert Nixon announced Gov. Livingston High School's  second marking period [November 10 through January 31, 2017] honor roll for the 2016-2017 school year. Gov. Livingston recognizes student achievement every marking period at two levels — Honor Roll and High Honor Roll.

Determination of inclusion is ...

Gov. Livingston High School's Guitar Club Takes Gig on the Road

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Governor Livingston High School’s Guitar Club took their gig on the road on Monday at Famous Dave's in Mountainside for their annual "Road Trip Coffee House" event.

Bob Segear, GLHS Guitar Club advisor, has been coordinating this event over the past few years as an opportunity for the students to "branch out a little bit."  The GLHS ...

Berkeley Heights Cultural Events Committee Holds Chinese New Year Celebration

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - One of the largest crowds to attend a Cultural Events Committee event filled the library on Saturday to celebrate Chinese New Year. The celebration was a joint effort of the cultural committee and Chinese committee, with special thanks to Hong Yan, who coordinated the event.

The actual arrival of the Year of the Rooster was on Saturday, Jan. 28, but as is ...

Gov. Livingston Model UN Club Wins Best Large Delegation at Academy Model United Nations Conference

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Gov. Livingston Model UN team won Best Large Delegation in their very first Academy Model United Nations Conference in Hackensack January 26-27. Over 20 schools across New Jersey and a few from New York were among the participants.

Gov. Livingston's delegation of 20 students participated.  The executive board members are: Jaimie Diamond, Alton ...

Academy of Our Lady of Peace Celebrating Catholic Schools Week

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Academy of Our Lady of Peace in New Providence will be celebrating Catholic Schools Week starting on Sunday, January 29, 2017. There are many events planned for the PreK-3 to Grade 8 students, including athletic events like jumping rope for the American Heart Association, playing volleyball games against the faculty and hosting a handball game against Florham Park’s ...

Deaf Highlander Club Aims to Focus on Awareness, Culture

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Governor Livingston High School (GLHS) students created a new club, “GLHS Deaf Highlander Club,” so Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D/HH) students could become more active in the school community and increase their peers’ awareness of the school’s deaf community.  

In the fall, when first created, the club was known as the “Deaf Can ...

Hip to be Square for Education: The Nerds Perform at BHEF Fundraiser

STIRLING, NJ - More than 300 guests rock 'n' rolled to The Nerds Friday night at Primavera Regency to support the Berkeley Heights Education Foundation (BHEF) benefiting all six schools in the Berkeley Heights district. 

"As a non-profit volunteer organization that supports the Berkeley Heights Public School, the mission of the BHEF depends on the support from families, ...

Berkeley Heights Board of Ed Not to Pursue Gov. Livingston Physical Education Opt-Out Policy

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - After much discussion at Thursday evening's meeting, the Berkeley Heights Board of Education will not pursue the Physical Education Opt-Out Policy at Gov. Livingston High School. 

The Gov. Livingston administration was asked to explore the opportunity to provide an "Option II" alternative for physical education to students who ...

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Union County Freeholder Vernell Wright Recognized for Lifetime of Community Service

February 27, 2017

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that Freeholder Vernell Wright will be presented with the annual Chester Holmes Humanitarian Award on Monday, February 27 as part of the Union County 2017 Black History Month Celebration at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway.

“Black History Month is a time to celebrate and learn about the rich culture of ...