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Berkeley Heights Summer Concert Series Kicks Off Wednesday with The Infernos; 2017 Photo Contest Winners Announced;

July 17, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The winners of the 2017 TAPinto Summer Concert Photo Contest are the Greco Family and Gov. Livingston teachers Lisa Dhaibar, Staci Toporek, Renee Murillo and Debora Thedinga. Contest sponsors are Dr. Patrick Smith of Smith Chiropractic, Goodman's Deli and Restaurant and Delicious Heights.

The Greco family won a Goodman's Delli & ...

Family Friendly Fireworks On Sunday were a Prelude to Monday’s Extravaganza at the Mt. Carmel Feast

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Food, fireworks, rides, friends and great music draw the crowds to the annual Mt. Carmel Feast.

Sunday evening the family friendly fireworks display capped off an evening of fun for those who brought the kids to the fair. This was  a smaller display than will the one scheduled for Monday night that will conclude the four-day festival at Mt. Carmel Field, ...

Fireworks, Food and Family Fun At Four-day Mt. Carmel Feast

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. – It’s time again for the annual Mt. Carmel Feast, a four-day festival full of food, music, games, rides, fireworks, and other family fun, located at Mt. Carmel Field in Berkeley Heights.

The fairgrounds will be open from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, July 13 through Monday, July 16. Those four nights will include concerts, games, and ...

Lassus Wherley joins Private Wealth Division at Peapack Gladstone Bank

July 11, 2018

 

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Lassus Wherley & Associates, P.C., a private wealth management firm, with its headquarters in New Providence and a second office in Bonita Springs, Fla., has joined the private wealth management division at Peapack-Gladstone Bank as a subsidiary,

Last week Lassus Wherley CEO Clare E. Wherley said “Nothing will change.” She and President ...

Gov. Livingston 2018 Graduate Nicholas Kwan Receives Suburban Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarship for Outstanding Community Service

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston 2018 gradate Nicholas Kwan was the Berkeley Heights recipient of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 for his outstanding community service. Dr. Patrick Smith of Smith Chiropractic and the Vice Chairman of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce presented the scholarship to Kwan at an awards ceremony at Gov. Livingston ...

Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey Opens Camp DeWitt Conference Center and Activity Building

If you don’t know by now, Girl Scouts is much more than cookies, crafts, and summer camp.

In fact, the Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey say they should host your next professional business conference, special event, or any other big celebration in which you are looking to seriously impress.

Look no further than Camp DeWitt in Hillsborough, the site of Girl Scout camping for 60 years in ...

Gov. Livingston 2018 Graduate Nicholas Kwan Receives Suburban Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarship for Outstanding Community Service

July 9, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston 2018 gradate Nicholas Kwan was the Berkeley Heights recipient of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 for his outstanding community service. Dr. Patrick Smith of Smith Chiropractic and the Vice Chairman of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce presented the scholarship to Kwan at an awards ceremony at Gov. Livingston ...

Declaration of Independence – What is it?

The definition of a free country is where the government does not control what people say or do for political reasons and where people can express their opinions without punishment. The transition from a totalitarian state to a free country will be long and slow.

In a 2017 report Freedom House said that of the 195 countries assessed, 87 (45%) were rated Free, 59 (30%) Partly Free, ...

Berkeley Heights Summer Concert Series Kicks Off Wednesday with The Infernos; 2017 Photo Contest Winners Announced;

July 17, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The winners of the 2017 TAPinto Summer Concert Photo Contest are the Greco Family and Gov. Livingston teachers Lisa Dhaibar, Staci Toporek, Renee Murillo and Debora Thedinga. Contest sponsors are Dr. Patrick Smith of Smith Chiropractic, Goodman's Deli and Restaurant and Delicious Heights.

The Greco family won a Goodman's Delli & ...

Family Friendly Fireworks On Sunday were a Prelude to Monday’s Extravaganza at the Mt. Carmel Feast

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Food, fireworks, rides, friends and great music draw the crowds to the annual Mt. Carmel Feast.

Sunday evening the family friendly fireworks display capped off an evening of fun for those who brought the kids to the fair. This was  a smaller display than will the one scheduled for Monday night that will conclude the four-day festival at Mt. Carmel Field, ...

New Restaurant Buys ‘Pocketed’ Westfield Liquor License

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield’s town council approved the transfer of a liquor license to Westfield Hospitality LLC for its Westfield Fish & Brew Company during the council's meeting Tuesday night. The license had been bought from Jeffrey’s when it closed in 2014 and remained unused, or “pocketed,” by that owner until now.

Though the restaurant does not ...

Berkeley Heights Charity 2017 5K Raises $17,000; Gearing Up for 2018 Race

July 17, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The 21st annual Berkeley Heights 5K Charity Road Race and Fitness Walk generated $17,000, with nearly 450 runners and walkers took to the township streets on Sunday, September 17, 2017.

“Bright sunshine and crystal blue skies continued to bless us this year for our 21st annual Berkeley Heights 5K and we had another wonderful community ...

Westfield Family Continues ‘Summer of Kindness’ with Infant Clothing Drive

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield mom and teacher Sara Liptack is continuing her family’s “Summer of Kindess” with an infant clothing drive for Furniture Assist, an organization in Springfield that helps formerly homeless people, veterans, the elderly, fire victims, refugees and people fleeing domestic violence.

“I said, ‘What’s the one thing you really ...

Gov. Livingston 2018 Graduate Nicholas Kwan Receives Suburban Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarship for Outstanding Community Service

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston 2018 gradate Nicholas Kwan was the Berkeley Heights recipient of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 for his outstanding community service. Dr. Patrick Smith of Smith Chiropractic and the Vice Chairman of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce presented the scholarship to Kwan at an awards ceremony at Gov. Livingston ...

Declaration of Independence – What is it?

July 4, 2018

The definition of a free country is where the government does not control what people say or do for political reasons and where people can express their opinions without punishment. The transition from a totalitarian state to a free country will be long and slow.

In a 2017 report Freedom House said that of the 195 countries assessed, 87 (45%) were rated Free, 59 (30%) Partly Free, ...

Berkeley Heights Charity 2017 5K Raises $17,000; Gearing Up for 2018 Race

July 17, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The 21st annual Berkeley Heights 5K Charity Road Race and Fitness Walk generated $17,000, with nearly 450 runners and walkers took to the township streets on Sunday, September 17, 2017.

“Bright sunshine and crystal blue skies continued to bless us this year for our 21st annual Berkeley Heights 5K and we had another wonderful community ...

Luminous MedSpa Introduces New Second Location, 'About Face' by Luminous

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Luminous MedSpa and Salon is proud to introduce their NEW second location, “About Face” by Luminous.   “About Face” is under the strict medical direction of Dr Richard Maggio, Medical Director, and Master Aesthetician Heather Hoffman.

“About Face” by Luminous specializes in Coolsculpting, Ultherapy, Gainswave, Fraxel Lasering, Skin ...

Arbor Terrace Mountainside Prepares to Welcome First Residents

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Contractors and employees spent the past week polishing, training and putting the finishing touches on the interior of Arbor Terrace Mountainside. On Monday, July 16, the first residents will be moving in.

On Thursday, July 12, Senior Care Counselor Maria Owens gave TAPinto a guided tour of the three-story senior living facility which provides both assisted living ...

Hong Jin of Netta Architects in Mountainside Wins Design Excellence Award

July 7, 2018

SHREWSBURY, NJ - The New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) celebrated its Design Excellence Awards at a gala celebration on Wednesday, June 13 at the Shadowbrook at Shrewsbury.

Hong Jin, ASID, of Livingston, won a Gold in the competition for Government/Institutional Space(s).  She works at Netta Architects in Mountainside, NJ.

Major sponsors of ...

Chlorine Drum Rupture Shuts Down Nomahegan Swim Club in Westfield

July 13, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ - A ruptured chlorine drum has forced closure of Nomahegan Swim Club on Springfield Avenue Friday afternoon.

According to a Westfield police officer on the scene, a 1,000-gallon drum of chlorine ruptured.

In addition to the swim club being closed, some area streets around the swim club near the border of Mountainside and Springfield have been cordoned off. According to one ...

Car Accident on Mountain Avenue and New Providence Road Causes Delays

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - A two car motor vehicle accident was reported at the intersection of Mountain Avenue and New Providence Road at 1:43 p.m. on Monday, July 9, 2018. One driver was transported to Overlook Hospital for a minor injury by the Union County Emergency Medical Service. Traffic was delayed in the area for approximately 45 minutes.

Ryan Davis Finishes in 4-way Tie for Fifth Place in U.S. Amateur Championship Sectional

July 17, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ - Just 2.7 miles from the first round of the USGA Junior Amateur Championship at famed Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, former Governor Livingston standout and current Penn State junior Ryan Davis of Berkeley Heights was attempting to qualify for a USGA event at a famed golf venue in Westfield.

Davis shot a 2-under-par (72-69--141), finishing in a 4-way tie for fifth ...

Tee times, Pairings Announced for Start of Next Week’s U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at Baltusrol GC in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. – The USGA U.S. Junior Amateur Championship starts Monday.  The pairings for the first two rounds of the 71st edition were recently announced.

Monday (July 16) and Tuesday (July 17) tee times will be played on the 7,280-yard, par-71 Upper Course and at the 7,313-yard, par-70 Lower Course at Baltusrol Golf Club.

Monday, Tuesday tee times & pairings

The ...

17 Fascinating Facts About Rutgers Athletics

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For all the critics of the athletics program at New Jersey’s largest public university, there are more than a dozen reasons to cheer for successes of the sports programs and teams on the playing fields, in classrooms and beyond.

Here are 17 on the field and off the field things this took place this past academic year at Rutgers University:

1. Rutgers had four ...

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Geoffrey the Giraffe Moves In To New Brunswick Children's Hospital

July 12, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Over a stretch of nearly 70 years, Geoffrey the Giraffe at Toys R Us stores was the symbol of happy times for generations of children, and now he may provide those same feelings for children coming to a hospital.

"From this day forward, Geoffrey stands tall in our lobby to encourage our smallest patients to smile when they enter our facilities," said John ...

GWACC Fall In Love With A Great Cause Event is Tonight, Tuesday, July 17

July 17, 2018

 

 Fellow business owners who are members of the GWACC or who are interested in the organization are invited to join a special networking event on Tuesday, July 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Darby Road Pub in Scotch Plains.  The event's title tells attendees they will “Fall in Love with a Great Cause”!  The event ...

Before & After: The Contrasting Color Kitchen Remodel

July 5, 2018

Before and After

Over the years we have designed and remodeled hundreds (if not, thousands) of kitchens.  Every client and kitchen are different, which makes for a very interesting job working as a kitchen designer! But every once in a while, a kitchen comes along that really makes you stop, think, and appreciate the beauty of transformation.  One of the most rewarding experiences is ...