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23rd Annual Our House, Our Run Hits New Providence Streets

May 15, 2022

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - After two years without a live run, the Our House, Our Run returned to the streets of New Providence for an in-person event. Saturday's event marked the 23rd annual Our House, Our Run 4-mile run and 2-mile walk to raise money to support the adults with disabilities served by Our House.

As the morning fog was lifting, sounds of Katrina and the Waves ...

'Buy a Vet a Burger' for a Memorable Memorial Day Picnic

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - There’s a jar sitting on a counter at John's Meat Market at 389 Park Ave. in Scotch Plains with a sign, “Buy a Veteran a Burger! For Previously Homeless Veterans.” The sign raises a lot of questions: What Veterans? Why a burger? How will they get their burgers? 

The answers to those questions and more arrived via email this week.

The ...

Overlook Medical Center looks “Ahead” to hospital’s future at campaign kickoff

SUMMIT, NJ – The Overlook Foundation, the non-profit, private organization that supports Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, kicked off a public campaign to raise funds for a multi-phase expansion and enhancement project that will transform the hospital, positioning it for future excellence.

The campaign, Overlook Ahead, will help to financially support the ...

Bonus Sale Dates Set for Cleanout for Ukraine Berkeley Heights Town-wide Garage Sale

Editor's note: Click here for interactive map of sales taking place May 8 and May 14.

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The weather didn't cooperate for the Cleanout for Ukraine Berkeley Heights Town-wide Garage Sale, but canceling yesterday's event was not an option the organizers were accepting. 

Regardless of the pouring rain and occasional bursts of wind, the Town-wide garage ...

Silver Liming Teens Put in a Hard Day’s Work for Their Community

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Silver Liming Foundation's Teen branch spent Sunday afternoon serving others. The weather was perfect, and many hands made light the work. 

The first stop of the day was to Church of the Little Flower. The parish is hosting its annual Vingo night on May 5th, when the community is invited to play Bingo for prizes.  The teens helped to set up ...

Fellowship Foundation Hosts 2nd Annual Fellowship Charity Golf Outing  

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Fellowship Foundation is pleased to recognize Sweetwater Construction Corporation as its Presenting Sponsor during the 2nd annual Fellowship Charity Golf Outing on Monday, June 6, 2022, at Somerset Hills Country Club (SHCC) in Bernardsville, New Jersey. Nationally recognized and known for its rich history, SHCC is consistently rated one of the top 100 courses in the ...

KW Red Day of Giving Hike for Hope Supports Family Connections

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - KW offices Worldwide are celebrating RED Day as a part of their culture of making a difference in the lives of others and bettering the communities in which they serve.

On Thursday, May 12, 2022, Keller Williams Premier Properties will conduct their RED Day initiative -- "Project Hope" -- to benefit Family Connections.  

Family Connections is a ...

Clean Out for Ukraine: Berkeley Heights Town- Wide Garage Sale

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Join the Berkeley Heights Town-wide Garage Sale on Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to raise money for those displaced by the war in Ukraine.

The timing for a Town-wide Garage Sale is perfect -- "just before most of the Berkeley Heights bulk pickup days that will help feed the victims, while cutting the landfill. It's a win-win," ...

Nominate Favorite Charity or Non Profit for Valairco Cares $500 Giveaway; Deadline April 30, 2022

MANVILLE, NJ - Make your vote count! Nominate your favorite charity or non-profit to win Valairco Care's next giveaway of $500. Voting deadline April 30, 2022.  Click here to nominate your charity or nonprofit.

The most recent winner was Visions and Pathways. Bridgewater based Visions and Pathways has been helping abused, neglected, homeless, missing and at risk youth ...

 

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, Faith Lutheran Church, 524 South Street in New Providence, will again be collecting second-hand bikes for use by adults and children in Third World countries.  The collection is being conducted on behalf of Pedals for Progress (P4P), an organization which annually recycles 6,000 bicycles for persons in ...

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Work Happening Near Tom Barton Courts - BH Recreation & Little Flower Confirmation Class

May 15, 2022

USE CAUTION WHEN WALKING/PLAYING AROUND THE TOM BARTON COURTS THIS WEEK:

Berkeley Heights Recreation Commission and the 2022 Confirmation Class at Little Flower Church have teamed up to create a rock garden near the Tom Barton Courts at Columbia Park.  The new rock garden will help alleviate the muddy conditions around the courts.  The work will start on May 18th or May ...

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The Berkeley Heights Public School 2022 Budget Controversy: Synopsis

May 13, 2022

It's been some time since I've updated this site with an article. We've been trying to provide information to the public while at the same time working to prevent the Superintendent and the BOE from making some unfortunate decisions. As a result, we've been more active on social media. Over the next few months, I plan to record everything that's transpired this year since ...

Comfortable Chairs, Conversations and Censorship at BOE Meetings

To recap the 5/9/22 Board meeting (which had an agenda that contained NO action or discussion items) we learned that the district's legal counsel has advised disabling the ability for stakeholders to comment on the District social media outlets  and that Dr. Varley, Mr. D’Aquila, Mrs. Penna and Mr. Cianculli (the Personnel/Communications committee) made the decision to no ...

Don’t Forget to B.Y.O. Bag Starting Wednesday, May 4

On Wednesday, May 4, a new state law called the “Bag Ban” goes into effect. When it does, supermarkets will not hand out any free, single-use paper or plastic shopping bags. Customers will have to bring their own shopping bags, or purchase them at the supermarket.

Other retail stores and restaurants can continue to provide free paper shopping bags, but they will not be allowed to ...

New limits expand 401(k), IRA opportunities

You could spend two, or even three, decades in retirement. So, to pay for all those years, you’ll probably need to take full advantage of your retirement accounts. And in 2022, you may have expanded opportunities to deduct retirement plan contributions on your tax return.

Before looking at what’s changed this year, let’s review the key benefits of these ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Girls Repeat as Sectional Golf Champions

EDISON, NJ -- The girls’ golf team at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison continued its march to perfection by repeating as Central Jersey sectional champions Monday at Stanton Ridge Golf and Country Club.

W+H defeated runner-up Bridgewater-Raritan by 24 strokes in the sectionals. Sophomores Sarah Shao of Green Brook and Claire Lu of Edison each shot 77 to finish tied for third ...

Work Happening Near Tom Barton Courts - BH Recreation & Little Flower Confirmation Class

May 15, 2022

USE CAUTION WHEN WALKING/PLAYING AROUND THE TOM BARTON COURTS THIS WEEK:

Berkeley Heights Recreation Commission and the 2022 Confirmation Class at Little Flower Church have teamed up to create a rock garden near the Tom Barton Courts at Columbia Park.  The new rock garden will help alleviate the muddy conditions around the courts.  The work will start on May 18th or May ...

Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad Holds Flower/Plant Sale Fundraiser for Relay for Life, Sunday, May 22!

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad (BHVRS) will hold their annual Plant/Flower Sale to benefit Relay for Life, which benefits cancer patients and cancer research.

Our Relay Team, BH EMS: Bringing Hope Every Minute to Warriors, will donate proceeds from the sale to Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society.  Because of the funds raised, many cancer ...

Union County College Student Mark Farag Selected as Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Recipient

Union County College student Mark Farag, of Elizabeth, has been selected as one of 100 recipients of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. This prestigious award will provide Farag with up to $55,000 a year to complete his bachelor’s degree.

Farag is majoring in Engineering and has a 3.92 GPA. During part of his time at Union College, Farag has served as the ...

Church of the Little Flower Hosts Loss of Child Prayer Service, May 22

Church of the Little Flower hosts a Loss of a Child Prayer Service on Sunday, May 22 at 2 p.m.

A time of prayer and remembrance for anyone who has ever grieved the loss of a child for any reason: failed adoption, giving up a child for adoption, abortion, estrangement, miscarriage, still birth, natural death at anytime before or after birth.

Church of the Little Flower is located at 310 ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, May 17, 7:00 PM

Berkeley Heights

Township Council Meeting

Government

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Sun, May 22, 2:00 PM

Church of the Little Flower, Berkeley Heights

Church of the Little Flower Hosts Loss of Child ...

Religions And Spirituality

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Sun, June 5, 10:00 AM

The Park , Berkeley Heights

Summit Challenge

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Facing the unknown – What parents can tell kids when answers fail

A wise therapist once told me, “David, no matter how much you think you can, no one can predict the future. So stop trying and making yourself crazy in the process.” Excellent advice, especially considering my future predictions tend to veer into sometimes frightening territory.

Predictions are like opinions, everyone has one. When I signed on for parenthood, I tried to anticipate ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Local Marketing in a Digital World

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on Sergeant Marketing's Milestone Mindset Live speaking about Local Marketing in a Digital World. The series helps viewers attract and retain clients and donors.

Shapiro and host Nancy Sergeant talked about a number of topics, including the value of local marketing in the post-pandemic economy, how ...

TAPinto Publisher Bobbie Peer Receives Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to Women Award

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Bobbie Peer is a business owner, a networker, a marketer and a survivor.

"I am a single mother and I made it," Peer said. "I work hard, I'm passionate about what I do and I form relationships. I am a success."

Peer, the publisher of five TAPinto sites, recently received a Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to ...

3 Key Reasons You Need B. Lewis Properties to Sell Your Home

May 11, 2022

Setting the Stage for Success

While your home may be perfect for your family... it's not perfect for everyone. As an independent professional I will be able to advise you on what small (or large) changes need to be made to appeal to the most buyer, to get you the most offers, and the highest price. 

In the pictures here you can see that while the property owner enjoyed her many ...