Communications Committee to Discuss Be Heard Survey Results on Dec. 11

December 10, 2017

BERKEKLEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Members of the public are invited to a special, open meeting of the Communications Committee to learn the results of a town-wide survey at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 11, in Town Hall, 29 Park Ave., in the back room, unless there is a big crowd, in which case the meeting will be in the courtroom.

During the Tuesday, Dec. 5, meeting, Councilman Peter Bavoso said all the ...

Berkeley Heights Police Department Investigates Complaint Against Dispatcher About Hang Ups on Two 911 Calls


BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Police Department recently conducted an Internal Affairs Investigation of the way in which a police dispatcher handled a 911 call after receiving a complaint from a retired Maryland State Trooper that the 911 dispatcher hung up on him twice.

The caller was a former Virginia State Police Officer and Maryland State Trooper Reginald Garrett. He attended the ...

Berkeley Heights Claims Former Council Candidate Broke State Law

Edited on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 5:35 p.m.

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The township’s attorney has complained to the county prosecutor that a former candidate for Township Council has violated state law.

A letter from attorney Joe Sordillo alleges that Edmund "Thomas" Maciejewski's recent Initiative and Referendum Petition – seeking changes to the ...

Berkeley Heights Councilwoman Jeanne Kingsley Receives "Tribute to Women Award" by Boy Scouts of America

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Berkeley Heights Council Vice President Jeanne Kingsley was among the women recently honored at the Boy Scouts of America Tribute to Women Luncheon at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield. 

Kingsley was among great company being honored including Amanda Parrish Block, Founder GRACE, Summit Junior League; Jennifer Colamedici, Broker of Record RE/MAX Select; Christine ...

Residents, Patrons Raise Traffic and Noise Concerns

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Traffic safety issues once again brought a number of residents and parents whose children attend the Indigo Gymnastics Center to the Monday, Dec. 4 council meeting. This time the cause of alarm is that a new company with potential truck traffic is planning to move in the 705 Central Avenue Location. Both the Summit Speech School and the Indigo Gymnastic Center ...

Tax Bill Protesters Gathered in Westfield Find Congressman Lance in Agreement

WESTFIELD, NJ — A “flash protest” against the tax bill, organized by Action Together New Jersey, brought dozens of people to Republican Congressman Leonard Lance’s office in Westfield Monday. It was one of several simultaneous protests held across the state.

Lance voted “no” to the bill, and said in a statement Nov. 16, “I believe tax reform should ...

Petitions to Have Berkeley Heights Sunshine Act Presented to Council Fail...for Now

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Edmund ‘Thomas’ Maciejewski spent a couple of hours today collecting signatures at the Berkeley Heights Post Office for the Berkeley Heights Sunshine Act, according to his post on the Berkeley Heights Community Facebook page.

He needed to collect at least 30, because the most recent effort to get the council to adopt the Berkeley Heights Sunshine Act ...

Berkeley Heights Public Library Will Close to Patrons on Monday, Dec. 4

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The Berkeley Heights Public Library will close its doors to the public at its 290 Plainfield Ave. location at 9 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4. The next day, Tuesday, Dec. 5, the staff will begin to take the steps necessary to move to a temporary home at 110 Roosevelt Ave., otherwise known as the Little Flower Church Rectory. No date was given for the move into the ...

Chatham Borough Engineer: Where will the 8,900 Cars Go if Hillside Avenue is Turned into a Cul-de-sac?

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough Engineer Vince DeNave summed up the conundrum before Chatham residents and council members when it comes to the prospect of turning Hillside Avenue into a Cul-de-sac: "Where are the cars going to go?"

Chatham Township's move to rezone the 30-acre Dixiedale Farm property from single-family to multi-family homes has ignited a push-back reaction ...

Berkeley Heights Council Adopts Ordinance Approving Purchase of Plainfield Avenue Property by Township, Sale Of Library Property to Church

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The township moved one step closer to becoming owners of the Church of the Little Flower's Roosevelt Avenue property at Tuesday night’s council meeting.

The council, by a vote of 4-0, adopted the ordinance approving the purchase of property at 110 Roosevelt Avenue from the Church of the Little Flower and sale of the township library, at 290 Plainfield ...

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The Mayor's Roundtable December Edition: Township Master Plan

December 11, 2017

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Join Mayor Robert Woodruff as he films the latest edition of The Mayor’s Roundtable at 6 p.m. on Thursday, December 4 at City Hall.  The December’s show is an in-depth discussion with the Township Planner regarding the land use element of the Township Master Plan which establishes the vision of the Township.

“Direct information from City ...

Berkeley Heights Library Plans to Re-open in January

December 4, 2017

To the Editor: Although the Library is closing on December 4th, behind the scenes work for the move has already begun.  Our goal is to open as early in January as possible.  Just keep in mind, as everyone who has ever moved knows, expect the unexpected.

Staff has been busy selecting the items which will move to the temporary facility.  Selection is based on usage reports ...