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Find Out About 'Friends of 6259' at Berkeley Heights VFW on March 1

February 21, 2017

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Residents of Berkeley Heights and neighboring towns are invited to attend the initial information meeting about "Friends of 6259" at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, at 15 Locust Ave., Berkeley Heights.

The group, which has yet to be formed, will provide assistance to the local VFW Post 6259 in many areas, including:  
* Programs and activities for ...

Summer STEM Program

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – If your child loves to play with their hands, build structures, devour a computer, and learn all about STEM, sign them up for Summer STEM Institute!  A new bus route will allow residents from Sparta and surrounding areas to participate in this exciting and innovative program.  The bus will pick up and drop off from Columbia Middle School during the week ...

Summit Area YMCA Offers New Special Needs Classes

As a cause-driven organization focused on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Summit Area YMCA is proud to offer quality programming designed to improve the foundations of the community inclusive of all backgrounds and abilities. The Y’s Special Needs Programs help individuals gain confidence, promote independence, socialize with others, as well as nurture a ...

Get Your Eating Habits Back on Track At Peak Medical

Peak Medical's registered dietitian will give a free nutrition class from 7-8 p.m. on Monday, Feb.. 27. Learn about the basics of general nutrition, including ways to make changes in your diet that will lead to a healthier life.

The class is free, but registration is required. Register at 908-665-0770. The class will be held at Peak Medical, 492 Springfield Ave.

'Great Swamp Experience' Permanent Exhibit Opened This Week At EEC Ribbon Cutting in Basking Ridge

February 20, 2017

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Ever since the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge was established by an act of US Congress in 1960 after a group of local activitists rallied to protect the land from development, the native habitat for hundreds of species of birds and other plants and living creatures has been also been a living classroom for learning about the environment.

Free permanent ...

Muñoz, Handlin Introduce Bill Increasing Initial Opioid Prescriptions

February 16, 2017

Assemblywomen Nancy F. Muñoz and Amy Handlin said they will introduce legislation increasing initial prescriptions for opioid medications from five to seven days. The bill is in response to legislation (A3/S3) approved by the General Assembly today that limits such prescriptions to five days. The five-day limit is part of a broader bill addressing the state’s opioid ...

Who I Am in 650 Words or Less

The Common Application released their essay questions for the 2017-2018 admissions cycle this past week so we all have essays on the brain.  This always creates a flurry of something between excitement and panic as Juniors start to peruse their choices and grapple over which prompt will allow them to most effectively brag about the impressive things they’ve done in high school.  ...

Jump In….for Better Health!

One of the ways to get cardiovascular exercise is through rebounding….a form of exercise using a mini trampoline that you should know about. In addition to building muscular strength, rebounding is extremely gentle on bones and joints because you’re bouncing on a surface that “gives,” so there’s no solid ground to create a hard impact every time you land. And ...

6 Week Free Gabriele Fitness Challenge Giveaway: Get in while you can!

We're doing it again! We're giving away SIX weeks of our total transformation, kitchen sink training package to FOUR lucky locals! 

The page is OPEN, you can enter here: http://gabrielefitness.com/giveaways/sweepstakes/ (you can bookmark the page ;) 

Or click the link below and enter to win your six week transformation training! Remember, you're going to ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, February 21, 12:00 PM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Lunch & Learn – Managing Your Cholesterol

Education Health & Wellness

Tue, February 21, 1:00 PM

Church of the Little Flower, Berkeley Heights

Bereavement Support Group Meeting on Tuesdays In ...

Health & Wellness Religions And Spirituality

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Wed, February 22, 9:30 AM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Healthy Combo- New Program!

Health & Wellness

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Wed, February 22, 12:00 PM

Summit YMCA, Summit

Duplicate Bridge at the Y

Arts & Entertainment

Wed, February 22, 12:00 PM

Chimney Rock Inn, Gillette

Berkeley Heights Rotary Club to Hear About New ...

Food & Drink Giving Back

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Thu, February 23, 10:00 AM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Open House at the Berkeley Heights YMCA Child ...

Education Health & Wellness

The 3 Main Investment Styles: Pros and Cons

There are pros and cons to investing in the three main investment styles:  active,  passive and “evidence-based investing.” The benefits of “evidence-based investing” will be clearer after reviewing “active” vs. “passive” investing styles.

1. Active Investing through Mutual Funds: “Active” investors aim to “beat the ...

Real Estate News You Can Use

INVENTORY…INVENTORY…INVENTORY!!!  Where is it??  The 2016 recap of sales statistics for our local communities indicated inventories were at close to historical lows for many towns.  Well, here is what has happened in the past month and where we stand today.  The weather has been mild thus far which is prompting a steady and growing “Spring Market” ...