Berkeley Heights New Jersey Town Resources

Township of Berkeley Heights

Address: 29 Park Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Phone: 908.464.2700, 8:30am – 4pm M-F

Fax: 908.464.8150, 24x7

Official Website: www.berkeleyheightstwp.com/

 

Berkeley Heights Public Library

Address: 290 Plainfield Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Hours of Operation:

Regular Hours : Monday –Thursday: 9am – 9pm, Friday & Saturday: 9am – 5pm, Sunday: 2-5pm

Summer Hours (July & August): Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 9am – 9pm, Wednesday & Friday, 9am – 5pm, Saturday: 9am – 1pm, Sunday: Closed

Phone: 908.464.9333

Fax: 908.464.7098

Website: http://library.bhplnj.org

 

Schools, Website: http://bhpsnj.org/

 

Governor Livingston High School

Address: 175 Watchung Blvd, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Telephone: 908.464.3100

Fax:  908.464.7508

Website: www.bhpsnj.org/~glweb/

Athletics: www.bhpsnj.org/~glathletics/

NJ Dept. of Education School Report

 

Columbia Middle School

Address: 345 Plainfield Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Telephone: 908.464.1600

Fax: 908.464.0017

Website: www.bhpsnj.org/~cmweb/

NJ Dept. of Education School Report

 

Thomas Hughes Elementary School

Address: 446 Snyder Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Telephone: 908.464.1717

Fax: 908.464.1783

Website: www.bhpsnj.org/~thweb/

NJ Dept. of Education School Report

 

Mountain Park Elementary School

Address: 55 Fairfax Drive, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Telephone: 908.464.1713

Fax: 908.665.0969

Website: www.bhpsnj.org/~mpweb/

NJ Dept. of Education School Report

 

William Woodruff School

Address: Briarwood Drive, West, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Telephone: 908.464.1723

Fax: 908.464.3369

Website: www.bhpsnj.org/~wwweb/

NJ Dept. of Education School Report

 

Early Childhood Center at Hamilton Terrace

Address: 651 Mountain Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Telephone: 908.464.5583 

Fax: 908.464.5398

Website: www.bhpsnj.org/~htweb/

NJ Dept. of Education School Report

 

Berkeley Heights Police Department

Address: Town Hall, 29 Park Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ

Telephone: 908.464.1111(non emergencies), For emergencies dial 9-1-1

Website: www.bhpolice.org

 

Berkeley Heights Fire Department

Address: 411 Hamilton Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Telephone: 908.464.0800 (non emergencies), For emergencies dial 9-1-1

 

Berkeley Heights First Aid Squad

Address: P.O. Box 117, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Telephone: 908.464.1141 (non emergencies), For emergencies dial 9-1-1

 

Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad

Address: 378 Snyder Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Telephone: 908.464.1141 (general information), 908.464.0013 (membership committee)

Website: www.bhvrs.org

 

Berkeley Heights Garbage Disposal Companies

There are three private companies that offer garbage disposal service in Berkeley Heights:

Midco - 908-561-8380
P&P - 908-322-2667
Jerry's - 973-376-3222

 

Berkeley Heights Recreation

Website: www.berkeleyheightstwp.com/recreation.htm

 

New Jersey Transit

For schedule and fare information see: www.njtransit.com

 

Berkeley Heights Post Office

Address: 364 Springfield Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ

Telephone: 800.ASK.USPS

Fax: 650.577.4188

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday: 8am – 4:30pm, Saturday, 9am – 1pm, Sunday: Closed

Website: www.usps.com

 

New Jersey Traffic Report

http://www.1010wins.com/topic/traffic.php?trafficText=1

 

Megan’s Law

http://www.state.nj.us/njsp/info/reg_sexoffend.html

 

Utilities

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG): http://www.pseg.com/contact/index.jsp

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L): https://www.firstenergycorp.com/JCP_L/index.html

New Jersey American Water: http://www.amwater.com/njaw/

 

Recycling Information

Missed Pickup - Call - Great Northern Recycling, Inc.

Recycling Hotline 1-888-REUSE4U or 1-888-738-7348

What Gets Recycled?

Metal/Glass/Plastic 

Tin, Steel, aluminum, and bi-metal cans (e.g. soda, canned pet food, soup, and tuna cans). Glass bottles and jars. Plastic containers (e.g. milk and OJ jugs, water bottles, laundry detergent and shampoo containers).  Rinse well and remove all caps and lids.

Newspaper/Mixed Paper

Clean newsprint (including inserts) must be bundled in twine no higher than 12" or placed in brown paper bags. Newspaper bundles should be placed at the curb next to your recycling containers.

Cardboard

Corrugated cardboard must be flattened then bundled and tied into stacks no higher than 18 inches.

Paint

Empty paint cans (remove lids) and empty spray cans will now be accepted.

Household Batteries

Place spent household batteries including "AA", "AAA", "C", D & 9-volt, lantern and button cell batteries in a clear plastic bag that can be sealed tied. Tuck the bag under the twine on your recyclables.

Used Motor Oil and Oil Filters

Berkeley Heights residents can recycle USED motor oil and USED automotive oil filters at the Department of Public Works Complex, 101 Columbus Avenue, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. There is a (5) five-gallon limit per visit.

 

Recycling Schedule 2008 - Please place recyclables at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on the following dates:

January 9, 23

February 6, 20

March 5, 19

April 2, 16, 30

May 14, 28

June 11, 25

July 9, 23

August 6, 20

September 3, 17

October 1, 15, 29

November 12, 26           

December 10, 24

 

 

In the News...

Local Residents Become New Jersey State Troopers During 154th Graduation Ceremony

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:34:20 GMT

Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police, presented badges to New Jerseys newest state troopers during graduation ceremonies at Pine Belt Arena Friday morning.

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Nike Missile Site in Berkeley Heights

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:45:30 GMT

Nike Missile Site One of the librarys perennial reference requests is information on the former Nike missile test site and air base in Watchung Reservation.

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Specialization Cloud Solution And Beyond How Inc. 5000 IT Professionals Are On Top

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:59:12 GMT

IT partners on the Inc. 5000 list said finding a niche and offering data software, as well as cloud solutions, are the keys to their rapid growth as theyve grown revenue by millions of dollars in the last three years.

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18th Annual Berkeley Heights Charity 5K Set For Sunday Sept. 14 8...

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:40:30 GMT

Register for the 18th Annual Berkeley Heights 5K Charity Road Race and Fitness Walk, held on Sunday, Sept.

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Mosquito Control Spraying Friday Aug. 29 in Berkeley Heights

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:40:29 GMT

As part of an ongoing mosquito control and breeding prevention program, Union County regularly conducts spray operations between May and October.

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1 of 2 Winning Pick 6 Lottery Tickets Sold In Union County

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:12:41 GMT

One of the two winning Pick 6 Lottery Tickets was sold at County Farms in Berkeley Heights, while the second winning ticket was sold in Mercer County, according to nj.com .

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Local Student Joeii Loaiza Travels To Thailand Through Rotary International Exchange Program

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 03:56:15 GMT

Berkeley Heights resident and 2014 Governor Livingston High School graduate Joeii Loaiza landed in Thailand earlier this month and is already having the time of her life as a Rotary international student exchange program participant.

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Blinking stop sign could help curb accidents at dangerous Berkeley Heights intersection

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:41:05 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Mayor Joe Bruno wants the township to do something this fall about one of the most dangerous intersections in the township.

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Berkeley Heights council delays action on parking problems near high school

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:10:50 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - It looks as though parking around the high school will continue to be a problem for residents of some streets, at least for the next few months.

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Check Your Ticket You May Be the Pick 6 Winner 4.4 Million Winning ...

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:56:28 GMT

The winning ticket to Monday evenings drawing of the New Jersey Lottery Pick 6 Lotto was purchased at the Country Farms Convenience Store located at 378 Springfield Ave. in Berkeley Heights next to Dunkin Donuts.

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Parking by high school police hiring requirements on Berkeley Heights agenda tonight

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:51:58 GMT

There will be a public hearing on an ordinance setting qualifications for the hiring of new police officers.

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Cancer Support Community to Host Survivorship Program for Cancer Patients

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:37:39 GMT

Cancer Support Community Central New Jersey will be hosting three upcoming Cancer Transitions series at three locations for any adult who has completed active treatment for any type of cancer.

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Summit Area YMCA stewards of children trainers interviewed by HomeTowne TV

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 01:27:53 GMT

Summits HomeTowne TV interviewed Tiffany Escott, branch executive at the Berkeley Heights YMCA, and Emily Aprea, vice president and CFO of the Summit Are YMCA, who are leading an initiative at the Y to train adults within the community on how to prevent child sexual abuse.

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Outstanding Citizens To Be Honored At 9th Annual Berkeley Heights Good Scout Award Dinner

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:18:11 GMT

Boy Scouts of America, Patriots Path Council will be honoring local citizens at the 9th Annual Berkeley Heights Good Scout Award Dinner to be held on the evening of Wednesday, October 1, 2014.

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Envoyx27;s gospel Quartet at Mountain Ridge

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:13:27 GMT

Mountain Ridge Bible Chapel is very pleased to host The Envoys Gospel Singing Quartet on Saturday, September 13 at 7:30 p.m. This singing group from Charlotte, North Caroline has been giving concerts throughout the United States and other countries since the late 1960s.

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Primrose School of Berkeley Heights Celebrates Grand Opening A Dream Come True

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 03:24:58 GMT

Primrose School of Berkeley Heights drew a large crowd for their Grand Opening celebration on Saturday, Aug. 23 at their newly constructed building on Springfield Avenue.

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Attention Berkeley Heights Mayoral Council and Board of Education Candidates

Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:27:32 GMT

TAP into Berkeley Heights invites all candidates in Berkeley Heights to submit statements and other content, as well as advertise on TAP into Berkeley Heights.

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New Providence Council to Discuss Changes to Liquor Ordinance Monday Night

Sat, 23 Aug 2014 20:12:54 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ After more than two years of failed attempts to market a plenary retail liquor consumption license the New Providence Borough Council plans on holding discussions to moderate restrictions of the existing ordinance at Monday nights Borough Council meeting.

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Berkeley Heights urgent care office undergoes major renovation

Sat, 23 Aug 2014 15:58:29 GMT

The office, at 369 Springfield Ave. in Berkeley Heights, will be fully staffed to treat patients throughout the renovation project, which is expected to be completed by the end of October.

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Berkeley Heights leaf pickup program and schedule

Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:48:31 GMT

Curbside pick-up of leaves by the Department of Public Works will be held for eight weeks this fall.

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Judge Fines New Providence Property Owner 10000

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:03:42 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ The owner of a multi-tenant commercial property was fined $10,000, with $7,500 of that amount suspended for violation of the boroughs construction codes on Wednesday, Aug. 27. Standing before Municipal Court Judge Donald Bogosian, Global Realty owner Ronen Kashi pleaded guilty to the charge.

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New Providence student completes 2014 New Jersey Scholars Program

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:36:06 GMT

On July 25, rising senior Kathryn Vigilante of New Providence High School in New Providence, completed an intense summer enrichment program under the auspices of the New Jersey Scholars Program.

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SPFHS Ranks 54 on NJ Monthlys List of Top High Schools

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:24:49 GMT

Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School ranked #54 on New Jersey Monthlys bi-annual list of the top high schools in the state.

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New Providence Council Makes Changes to Liquor Ordinance

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:08:35 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ Borough Council members discussed several possible changes to an existing and largely unpopular ordinance governing plenary retail liquor consumption licenses.

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Waldwicks new superintendent has aspirations for success

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:46:30 GMT

Just 20 days into his new post as superintendent of schools, Dr. Paul Casarico said he has aspirations of turning the district into "the absolute best that [it] can be."

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New Providence Police Blotter

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:41:01 GMT

On August 11, 2014, Cpl. Chad Wilson encountered Altino Correria of Irvington after it was reported that he was attempting to hitch hike on Division Ave. While engaging Mr. Correria, it was discovered that he had an outstanding warrant from the City of Newark for $3000.

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New Providence Foley Square Townhouses Selling Rapidly

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:46:51 GMT

Foley Square, the luxury townhouse complex of 22 units located on South Street just south of the town center, is coming along quickly, as the units are completed and are being sold in short order.

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Overturned car in Summit sends eight to hospitals

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:38:20 GMT

SUMMIT - A single-car accident on Glenside Avenue in Summit sent all eight occupants to local hospitals on Sunday morning, Aug. 17. The car struck a utility pole and overturned.

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First responders 20000 strong

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:54:40 GMT

When the calls for help came that September day in 1934, volunteer first aid squads were still new - and about to face a very real test.

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New Providence Council to Discuss Changes to Liquor Ordinance Monday Night

Sat, 23 Aug 2014 20:18:17 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ After more than two years of failed attempts to market a plenary retail liquor consumption license the New Providence Borough Council plans on holding discussions to moderate restrictions of the existing ordinance at Monday nights Borough Council meeting.

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New Providence to hold annual street fair Sept. 7

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:25:12 GMT

On Sunday, Sept. 7, the New Providence Business Community is holding its Annual Street Fair.

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Master Gardeners Host Community Access Unlimited for Fun and Edification

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:32:22 GMT

Pride of accomplishment through horticultural therapy was first and foremost the goal on Saturday, August 16, when the Master Gardeners of Union County hosted members and staff from Community Access Unlimited in their Demonstration Gardens.

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History of the symphony orchestra topic of First Wednesday Luncheon in Westfield

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:20:29 GMT

The history of the Symphony Orchestra from the 18th century until now will be the topic of Warren Cohen at the First Wednesday Luncheon of the Westfield Historical Society on Sept.

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Engagement Announcement Alexis Savitt Engaged to Jason Christman

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:47:12 GMT

Mr. and Mrs. Warren Perillo of New Providence, New Jersey are happy to announce the engagement of Anita Perillos daughter, Alexis Savitt to Jason Christman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Christman of Chester, Connecticut.

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Golf outing to benefit 8yearold New Providence boy

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:32:18 GMT

The Summit Elks lodge 1246 will be holding their second annual charity golf outing at Galloping Hill Golf Course on Sept.

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New Providence Ranked in Top 10 High Schools in New Jersey

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:17:43 GMT

New Providence is ranked No. 6. \r\n\t"New Providence again achieves another top 10 rating among all high schools within the state of New Jersey," Councilman Jim Madden told TAP into New Providence.

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Drive for Autism Foundation to Hold Thirteenth Annual Drive for Autism Golf Event

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:12:57 GMT

The Drive for Autism Foundations annual golf event, Drive for Autism XIII, will be held at Royce Brook Golf Club in Hillsborough, New Jersey on September 15, 2014.

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Chatham High No. 1 Ranking More than Academics and Test Scores; Its the Quality of the Person

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:02:08 GMT

Darren Groh , the principal at Chatham High School, believes his school is No. 1 in the latest state-wide rankings by New Jersey Monthly for more reasons than just academics and test scores.

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Four face shoplifting charges in Watchung

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 01:18:37 GMT

Hampton G. Pingley, 29, of Plainfield was arrested at 10:41 p.m. on Aug. 4, at Walmart and charged with shoplifting an Otterbox iPhone case valued at $46.88.

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New Providence Council Addresses Needed Street Repairs Supports IdleFree in School Zones

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:08:51 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ After a harsh winter, a wet spring and summer, borough motorists cant help but notice that many roads are in need of immediate attention.

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