BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Police Department along with the Governor Livingston High School TREND program and working together encourage parents not to host underage drinking parties. 

Berkeley Heights Police Department’s School Resource Officer Ed Gaffney and Bob Segear, Student Assistance Counselor for the school district are spearheading this alcohol awareness campaign and have recently posted signage at the high school and around the Township. 

Officer Gaffney said that parents who allow underage drinking parties are subject to arrest and heavy fines in municipal court.

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Several weeks ago in an ongoing effort to raise awareness, Segear and his TREND students visited a local alcohol distributor and put alcohol awareness stickers on package goods, to remind legal adult not to serve to underage. Segear said our goal is to prevent an alcohol related tragedy. 

These two programs were sponsored by the efforts of Beth Ann Nikolich the Berkeley Heights Municipal Coordinator and Prevention Links the Union County Drug and Alcohol resource center.

If you would like to make a donation to the GLHS TREND Program so they can continue to promote educational, positive, fun, drug-free activities to our students, please contact Bob Segear @ or at 908-403-3100 x 2713.