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Mon, 29 Nov 2010 16:12:30 GMT
We just launched a new Q&A feature on Patch! Check it out or learn more! The Board of Education is already talking about the 2010-2011 school budget and they are analyzing each line item with scrunity now so as not to repeat the situation the district faced last year when Gov.
Tue, 26 May 2015 02:25:18 GMT
The company discovers, develops and commercializes hospital-based therapies capable of transforming treatment paradigms in the management of life-threatening, acute neurological conditions for which limited and no current therapies exist. Its products include EG-1962, EG-1964, and EG-1960.
Sun, 24 May 2015 19:03:37 GMT
Mountain Ridge Bible Chapel, 763 Mountain Ave., Berkeley Heights, will present a unique free seminar for women on Saturday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The speaker will be Ruth Schwertfeger of Brookfield, Wisconsin. Ruth is a highly regarded speaker to ladies throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Fri, 22 May 2015 12:47:04 GMT
BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Bailey is an Australian cattle dog mix in the care of Home for Good Dog Rescue. Described by volunteers as shy at first, he lives in a foster home with children, cats and dogs of various sizes and should make a good pet in most any home.
Sat, 16 May 2015 12:03:49 GMT
BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Recently members of VFW Post 6259 presented three juniors at Governor Livingston High School with certificates and awards for their essays in the Voice of Democracy Audio-Essay Competition. The winners at the school were Sama Manchanda, Karly Deland, and Shai Amkraut.
Sat, 16 May 2015 08:03:02 GMT
Basking Ridge resident Jay Ignaut was one of 14 postal letter carriers recognized at a special safe driving awards ceremony at the Berkeley Heights Post Office on May 13. The highlight of the event was the presentation of the prestigious National Safety Councils Million Mile Award to Ignaut and his fellow letter carrier James Lackaye. The NSCs Million Mile Award is presented to professional drivers for operating a motor vehicle on the job for more than one million miles without a preventable accident.
Tue, 12 May 2015 22:41:03 GMT
BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Have you seen someone selling Buddy Poppies in the area? Its that time of year, so if you havent yet, you will soon. Dr. Patrick Smith of Smith Chiropractic, and Vice Chairman of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce is one of many people in the area who always support the Buddy Poppies program.
Tue, 12 May 2015 18:40:42 GMT
After all these years a portrait by Miron Abramovici of Berkeley Heights recently was awarded the top prize in the Love is in the Air photography contest. BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Photographer Miron Abramovicis portrait titled "After all these years," recently was named the Grand Jury Winner of the "Love is in the Air" competition .
Tue, 12 May 2015 05:14:55 GMT
On Sunday, June 28, the Suburban Chamber of Commerce along with the Berkeley Heights Rotary will be holding its third annual Street Fair. This event will once again be held along Springfield Ave. from Snyder Ave. to Plainfield Ave. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m The street will be transformed into a giant town block party.
Tue, 12 May 2015 01:05:09 GMT
BERKELEY HEIGHTS - The Gardeners of Wagner Farm Arboretum held its annual Spring Plant Sale on Friday and Saturday, May 8 and 9, at Union Village United Methodist Church in Berkeley Heights. Hundreds of annuals in flats and hanging baskets, perennials and vegetable plants covered a large corner of the parking lot.
Mon, 11 May 2015 20:55:34 GMT
BERKELEY HEIGHTS - An All Team/All Participant meeting of the Relay for Life! Berkeley Heights, Mountainside, New Providence, Springfield and Summit is tonight, Monday, May 11. The meeting will be held at 7.p.m. at Governor Livingston High School, in the cafeteria. Bring your whole team and bring friends who might want to start teams, say the organizers.
Sat, 09 May 2015 16:51:59 GMT
BERKELEY HEIGHTS - There werent many dry eyes in the house when the Company sang What I Did For Love from "A Chorus Line" at the conclusion of the Cabaret for a Cure. Daddys Crew Relay for Life Team members and supporters honored the late Kenneth Daddy Stiefel on Friday, May 8, with the cabaret fundraiser for the team.
Fri, 08 May 2015 20:58:46 GMT
I believe "Municipal Redevelopment Laws" were originally developed to address "blighted areas of a municipality." They typically address unsafe,typically unoccupied, uninhabitable housing, commercial, or industrial buildings, or sites.
Thu, 07 May 2015 19:54:20 GMT
According to a report by Bob Faszczewski in TapInto.net , on Tuesday, May 5, Mayor Robert Woodruff, Councilman Kevin Hall and Robert Edgar, the tax assessor, spoke about the possibility of having a township-wide revaluation during the council meeting. The advantage to that would likely be fewer tax appeals and a more fair valuation of properties.
Thu, 07 May 2015 02:53:32 GMT
Wharton Music Center presents a concert of original compositions for guitar by Joe Elliott on May 14 at 7:30 p.m. at 60 Locust Ave. in Berkeley Heights. The concert is free and open to the public.
Wed, 06 May 2015 17:23:13 GMT
The Union County 4-H Dog Lovers Club participated in the annual County 4-H Public Presentation Night on Friday, April 24, at the Union County Vo-Tech Schools campus in Scotch Plains. Club members include Lauren Lang of Berkeley Heights, Kiera Sethman of Linden, Jaxx and Jett Katsaros of Clark, Jasmyn Mall of Kenilworth, and Henrique Alveez of Hillside.
Tue, 05 May 2015 22:28:13 GMT
A car fire on Mountain Avenue was quickly put out by members of the Berkeley Heights Fire Department on Monday, May 5. BERKELEY HEIGHTS - At about 10:10 a.m. on Monday, May 4, the Berkeley Heights Fire Department was dispatched to an activated fire alarm on Hunterdon Boulevard and a truck fire on Mountain Ave near Diamond Hill Rd. Agencies that assisted with the two calls were the New Providence and Watchung Fire Departments and the Stirling Fire Company.
Tue, 05 May 2015 22:28:12 GMT
BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Congressman Leonard Lance held his 33rd town hall meeting on Monday, May 4, in town hall. A small but interested and knowledgeable crowd who came from many towns in his district asked questions that covered a variety of topics including: the role of Congress in approving an agreement with Iran to prevent the development of nuclear weapons; whether he supported the "Fair Tax" proposal; the publics dissatisfaction with Congress; robo calls; climate change; the Supreme Courts decision in Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission which some have interpreted as legislating that "corporations are people;" increasing the gas tax to pay for infrastructure improvements; Social Security and more.
Mon, 18 May 2015 08:13:57 GMT
When Sam Prince, 12, of North Caldwell was younger he could not ride a bike, go swimming, attend school, or even run a lemonade stand. But four years ago, he got a new heart, and is now able to enjoy all the fun things kids do.
Sat, 16 May 2015 12:30:29 GMT
May 15, 2015 - NJ Sharing Network is gearing up for its signature event of the year, the Annual 5K Celebration of Life, which attracts thousands of participants to New Providence each June to support its mission of saving and enhancing lives through organ and tissue donation. The event is a family-oriented day taking place Sunday, June 7, at NJ Sharing Network headquarters, 691 Central Ave. in New Providence.
Wed, 13 May 2015 00:56:14 GMT
The fifth Livestrong at the YMCA class graduated on April 23. The program brings those affected by cancer a significant step forward toward sustained healthy living beyond cancer diagnosis and recovery. Pictured is Madison Area YMCA Senior Director of Healthy Living Joe Gonsalves, of Edison; Colleen Russo of Morristown; Mary Patricia Zegers of Denville; Judy OConnor of Wayne; Susan Dillon of Morris Plains; Coach Patty Matthaei, of Madison; Helene Ferm of Morristown; Rosa Regakado-Bowers of Morristown; and Madison Area YMCA Associate Fitness Director Jennifer Casanova, of New Providence.
Tue, 12 May 2015 20:51:07 GMT
According to police, it appears the burglar entered the home through the rear door, rummaged through the office and bedrooms and, ultimately, took jewelry and cash. Police are asking for help from the residents in the area of Hillary Place, Bromley Court and Union Avenue from Kline Boulevard to Rose Avenue.
Mon, 11 May 2015 19:50:40 GMT
NEW PROVIDENCE - One vehicle was reported stolen and someone tried to break into another one overnight on May 7. A third car was entered the next night but not stolen. According to police, a vehicle was stolen from a residence in the Pittsford and Elkwood avenues area of the borough.
Thu, 07 May 2015 14:27:01 GMT
Chatham Township received a $578,000 grant for sidewalks from the federally- funded Safe Routes to School Program, the largest of the 2014 grants awarded to municipalities in New Jersey. Pictured, students walk on Spring Street, one of the streets to receive sidewalks as a result of the grant.
Tue, 05 May 2015 20:19:38 GMT
NJ Transit train service was temporarily suspended on the Gladstone branch Tuesday afternoon after a train hit a man on the tracks, who has been taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The incident happened at 2:34 p.m., when a Gladstone bound train from Hoboken with 40 passengers on board hit the man in New Providence, said Jennifer Nelson, an NJ Transit spokeswoman.
Tue, 05 May 2015 02:28:06 GMT
When the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, its time for the annual Country Fair at Our Lady of Peace in New Providence. The fair takes place over four days: a Wednesday, May 13, 6-10 p.m. a Thursday, May 14, 6-10 p.m. a Friday, May 15, 6-11 p.m. a Saturday, May 16, 1-11 p.m. Chairpersons for the fair for the past 26 years, Jim and Debbie Johnston, promise that there is something for everyone - no matter what the age.
Mon, 04 May 2015 20:12:17 GMT
SUMMIT - Summit Police charged Fernando Morales, 34, of Summit, at 1:10 a.m. on April 27, at Clark Street for driving while intoxicated. i 1 4i 1 4 In other police news, Summit Police reported charging two people with driving while suspended during the last week in April.
Fri, 01 May 2015 20:19:05 GMT
New Providence High School senior Alli Lamhing, who has been involved in fund-raising since she was 10, organized the Girls Night Out event that took place at the William Paca Club. It attracted a number of local women of all ages who came out to support the foundation which helps fund Pediatric Cancer Research.
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 20:45:57 GMT
Summit and New Providence police officers met with students outside Summit High School in the morning and put into practice some of the things they learned in their first exposure to the new initiative, Police and Teens Together, otherwise known as P.A.T.T. . Summit and New Providence police officers met with students outside Summit High School on Aprll 30 and put into practice some of the things they learned in their first exposure to the new initiative, Police and Teens Together.