Berkeley Heights Councilman Pastore’s Last Meeting is May 8

April 18, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Councilman Craig Pastore will attend his last meeting of the Township Council on Tuesday, May 8.

The announcement came at the April 17 meeting of the council and took many people by surprise. His departure from the council was not unexpected – he had not filed to run for re-election. Still, the news that he would attend only one more meeting of the governing ...

Community Groups Combine Efforts to Remove Hundreds of Pounds of Litter from Snyder Park and Two Water Basins

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Continuing on their quest to clean up and beautify their town, Berkeley Heights residents gathered litter found in and around two waters basins in Cinnamon Ridge, one adjacent to Grassman Lane and the other adjacent to Pinnel Court, on Saturday, April 7 as well as in Snyder Park on Thursday, April 12.  Both efforts resulted in over 150 pounds of recyclables and ...

Residential Development at Former King's Site to be Presented at May 16 Planning Board Meeting in Berkeley Heights; Mayor Makes Comments

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Mayor Bob Woodruff provided an update on the Township's website with regard to the "King's" property and asks citizens to attend the May 16 Planning Board Meeting where a formal presentation is expected. (Planning Board meetings begin at 7:30 p.m. in the General Meeting Room at the Town Hall located at 29 Park Ave.)

The Mayor's ...

NWS Issues Flood Warning For Area

BERNARDS TWP., NJ -  A Flood Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service until 1:30 p.m. this afternoon. 

At 9:23 a.m. EDT, small streams throughout the region were responding to heavy rain that has been falling since the early morning hours. With more rain on the way, some of these small streams are expected to exceed their banks in places.

In addition, ...

$20,000 Experiment Saves Berkeley Heights Township a Million Dollars

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – In February, the NJ Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) approved the use of a new technique as the final step in disinfecting water from Berkeley Heights township’s wastewater plant. The arrival of that permit was cause for celebration for Tom McAndrew, superintendent of the Department of Wastewater Treatment, Township Administrator John ...

Municipal Tax to Increase by $75 for Owner of 'Average' Home in Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Township residents will see their taxes to support the municipal government increase $75 a year to $2,461 on a home with an average assessed value of $311,875. Council members introduced the budget which provides $19,520,731, an increase of $365,606 over the 2017 budget, to run the township.  The public hearing and final adoption of the budget is scheduled for ...

Chatham Township Committee Unanimously Adopts Ordinance to Ban Marijuana Retail Sales; Cannabis Advocates Disagree

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter began the new year by pledging to oppose Gov. Phil Murphy's plan to legalize the recreational use of marijuana and Thursday night he followed through by voting to adopt an ordinance that prohibits "marijuana cultivation, production testing, manufacturing facilities and retail stores' in the township.

The Chatham Township Committee ...

New Providence Borough Council to Cultivate Relationships with County Officials

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Councilman Robert Robinson touted the importance of personal relationships with Union County representatives at the Monday, April 9 council meeting.

Union County Freeholders Angel Estrada and Bette Jane Kowalski attended the Street Smart campaign kick-off event prior to the meeting providing the council members with the opportunity to chat face-to-face with the two ...

Berkeley Heights Public Library Expects to Open End of April at 110 Roosevelt Avenue

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Public Library Board of Trustees provided the following statement regarding an update of the Berkeley Heights Public Library at 110 Roosevelt Avenue:

Substantial March weather events have delayed the opening of the Berkeley Heights Public Library at 110 Roosevelt Avenue, however we expect to open by the end of April!

While the Library ...

Berkeley Heights' 2018 Municipal Budget to be Introduced at Special Meeting Tonight, April 10


BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The 2018 Municipal Budget will be introduced at a special meeting tonight, Tuesday, April 10.

A second ordinance for the calendar year 2018 to “exceed the municipal budget appropriation limits and to establish a Cap Bank” will also be introduced.

The public hearing and final adoption for each of the ordinances is set for May 8, 2018.

The ...

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Free Public Panel Will Explore Sexual Assault and Consent

April 20, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites members of the public to attend a panel discussion on sexual assault and consent on Wednesday, April 25 at 2:00 p.m. in Room N-4 at Union County College, 1033 Springfield Avenue in Cranford. The panel will feature a question and answer session.

The panel discussion is intended to raise awareness about sexual assault and consent in ...