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:


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



Schools, Website:


Governor Livingston High School

Address: 175 Watchung Blvd, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Telephone: 908.464.3100

Fax:  908.464.7508



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


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


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


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


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


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



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)



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



New Jersey Transit

For schedule and fare information see:


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



New Jersey Traffic Report


Megan’s Law



Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG):

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L):

New Jersey American Water:


Recycling Information

Missed Pickup - Call - Great Northern Recycling, Inc.

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

What Gets Recycled?


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.


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


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...

Dr. Gerard Crisonino Files Petition To Run WriteIn Could Fill...

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:09:18 GMT

Monday, July 28 was the deadline to file a petition to run for the local Board of Education.

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Summer Concert Series Presents Elvis Tribute Show Wednesday in Berkeley Heights

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:04:18 GMT

The Special Events Committee and Berkeley Heights Recreation Commission presents the Concert in the Park Series.

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Frozen is Featured at FREE Movie Night at BHCP Monday July 28

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:59:54 GMT

The Berkeley Heights Community Pool is hosting a FREE movie night featuring "Frozen" for members and non-members, on Monday, July 28 at 8:15 to 10 p.m. Incoming 2nd through 6th graders may be dropped off or parents can accompany their children; however, parents must accompany incoming first graders, kindergarteners and younger children.

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Check out the dogs who were available for adoption in Millburn on Saturday

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:22:46 GMT

MILLBURN - Home For Good Dog Rescue, which has its offices in Berkeley Heights, held an adoption event at PetSmart in Millburn on Saturday, July 26. The group brought 27 dogs to the event, including some puppies and a few older dogs rescued from high-kill shelters in the south.

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Berkeley Heights Police Youth Academy Strengthens Relationships With Youth

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:13:14 GMT

Responsibility and respect for each other are a few of the lessons the cadets take away from the Berkeley Heights Police Youth Academy organized by the Berkeley Heights Police Department.

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Police Have Identified Long Hill Child Luring Suspect Thanks to Publicx27;s Assistance

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 04:49:39 GMT

With the publics effort in sharing the initial report through social media, the Long Hill Police Department in conjunction with the Berkeley Heights Police Department have been able to identify the reported vehicle and driver in the child luring incident on July 22. As a reminder with any suspicious incidents, notify the police immediately with a ... (more)

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Power during Sandy sparked a whole new business Petes Place at Yogoccino

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:35:07 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - While most of the area was suffering from a lack of power during and after Superstorm Sandy, one spot in the township had power - Yogoccino.

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Petes Place at Yogoccino

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:20:35 GMT

Superstorm Sandy changed the face of a local business when it became the charging station for many in Berkeley Heights and the place for a hot meal and drink.

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Verona Waves take titles in final home meet of summer

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:03:38 GMT

The swim season sure is quick, as the Verona Waves held their final home meet of the summer Monday night, falling to Berkeley Heights 234-211.

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Councilman Woodruff Discusses Townshipx27;s Position on Little Flower Land Swap

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:30:15 GMT

Reacting to "Stop the Swap" signs that have begun to appear in Berkeley Heights, apparently in opposition to the proposed land swap between the Township and Little Flower Parish, Councilman Bob Woodruff discussed the townships position on the issue with TAP into Berkeley Heights.

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Dr. Patrick Smith Presents iPad Mini to Street Fair Wheel O Health Raffle Winner

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:39:31 GMT

Kaitlyn McMahon received an iPad mini from Dr. Patrick Smith as the winner of the free Smith Chiropractic Wheel O Health raffle.

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Libby Apiccela Speaks at Berkeley Heights Rotary Meeting of World Travels

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:24:55 GMT

Libby Corydon-Apicella, of Berkeley Heights, was the guest speaker at this weeks Rotary Club of Berkeley Heights meeting held at Chimney Rock Inn in Gillette.

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Garden of Eden Marketplace Closes Berkeley Heightsx27; Doors For Good on July 31 2014

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:50:57 GMT

According to store managers and owner, Garden of Eden Berkeley Heights store will be shutting their doors to their Berkeley Heights store located at 501 Springfield Avenue as of close of business Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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Berkeley Heights Officials Address Reverter Clause in Little Flower Land Proposal Discussion

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:16:59 GMT

There is little likelihood that the township can use a reverter clause in the original purchase agreement for Little Flower Church to acquire the property as a site for a future municipal complex.

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BarnBQ At the Watchung Reservation Saturday July 26

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:39 GMT

Get ready for the First Annual Barn-B-Q Trail Run, Hike and Party on Saturday, July 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m at the Watchung Reservation, Maskers Barn at The Deserted Village of Feltville in Berkeley Heights.

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Comedian Michael Somerville Berkeley Heights Native Performs...

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:51:08 GMT

Comedian Michael Somerville, a Berkeley Heights native, will perform standup on Late Show with David Letterman on Thursday, July 24. Somervilles comedy routine revolves largely on relationships and touches upon every day life from dieting to doing laundry.

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What Are Trees in Berkeley Heights Worth A Million Dollars

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:31:37 GMT

Over the past three years trained volunteers under the auspices of the Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission have been carrying out a survey of the trees along the right of way on Township streets.

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Berkeley Heights Council to discuss former Police Chiefs lawsuit on July 22

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:53:08 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - When the Township Council goes into executive session Tuesday night, it will be to discuss the former Police Chiefs lawsuit against the mayor and township.

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NJ Pilots Hosted Clinic for 9U Berkeley Heights Baseball Players

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:43:25 GMT

The NJ Pilots hosted members of the 9U Berkeley Heights Navy team for a baseball clinic on Sunday before their home game against the Allentown Railers.

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Anna Dynda a student at Thomas P. Hughes Elementary School in Berkeley Heights receives art award

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:43:24 GMT

Anna Dynda, a student at Thomas P. Hughes Elementary School in Berkeley Heights, recently took part in a three-day winners trip to New York City.

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Two Petitions Filed for New Providence School Board Election

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:39:49 GMT

Ira W. Krauss of New Providence and Mary B. Misiukiewicz of Summit have each filed to be on the Nov. 4 ballot for the three-year term of Board of Education member.

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Livestrong at the Madison YMCA celebrates third graduating class

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:06:01 GMT

Holding yellow roses and certificates, graduates shared inspiring stories of courage, triumph and hope as they celebrated with their coaches, family members and alumni from the prior two Livestrong at the YMCA classes.

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Old Guard of Summit to host Douglas S. Eakeley on Aug. 12 in New Providence

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:51:32 GMT

The Old Guard of Summit has invited Douglas S. Eakeley, the Alan V. Lowenstein Professor of Corporate and Business Law at Rutgers School of Law, to speak on Corporate Governance, Shareholder Activism and Federal Incursion on Tuesday, Aug. 12. Professor Eakeley joined the law school in 2012 from Lowenstein Sandler PC where he specialized in complex ... (more)

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Phoenix Marketing Solutions Moves Office to New Providence New Jersey

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:34:17 GMT

Phoenix Marketing Solutions announced today that it will be moving its office from Warren, New Jersey, to 121 Chanlon Road, New Providence, New Jersey, 07974, on August 1, 2014.

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Boy Scouts from Troop 63 of New Providence enjoy adventure camp in New York state

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:29:06 GMT

Boy Scouts from New Providence Troop 63 enjoyed an action pack week at Sabattis Adventure Camp in Long Lake, N.Y. on July 19-26.

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Street Fair Coming to New Providence Sept. 7

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:14:29 GMT

Springfield Avenue from Livingston Street to South Street will be closed off from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. that day for the fair.

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Check out the dogs who were available for adoption in Millburn on Saturday

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:48:35 GMT

MILLBURN - Home For Good Dog Rescue, which has its offices in Berkeley Heights, held an adoption event at PetSmart in Millburn on Saturday, July 26. The group brought 27 dogs to the event, including some puppies and a few older dogs rescued from high-kill shelters in the south.

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Four arrested on warrants in New Providence

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:24:11 GMT

Thomas Anderson, 39, of Hoboken was arrested on July 8 on a warrant out of Ocean City after his vehicle was stopped for equipment violations, police said.

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Garwood Man Charged in Sagamore Drive Car BreakIn

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:20:34 GMT

A Garwood man has been charged with burglary and theft for the break-in of a car in front of a residents home on Sagamore Drive.

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Ceremony Marks 5th Anniversary of Jersey City Detectivex27;s Gift of Life That Saved Three Others

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:45:36 GMT

A solemn ceremony at NJ Sharing Network in New Providence recently honored the legacy of Jersey City Police Det.

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Organ donation links family of slain Jersey City cop to Vietnam veteran

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:06:01 GMT

When doctors told her there was nothing more they could do for the 10-year veteran of the Jersey City Police Department who was shot in the line of duty days earlier , she made the decision that her husband, Det.

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Elizabeth ParascandolaClee and Susan Roselli Bonnell Franchise TAP into Clark

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:51:47 GMT is pleased to announce the launch of its site for Clark, New Jersey , franchised by Elizabeth Parascandola-Clee and Susan Roselli Bonnell.

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Summer Jewelry Season in Full Swing at Braunschweiger Jewelers

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:18:39 GMT

The team at Braunschweiger Jewelers, led by President Kristy Braunschweiger Smith, has been at the forefront of fine jewelry since opening its doors as a watch repair shop in 1931.

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LETTER Start enjoying WiFi at Union County parksLETTER Start...

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:19:25 GMT

LETTER: Start enjoying Wi-Fi at Union County parks Free service now available at several parks, along with other upgrades Check out this story on The Union County Department of Parks and Community Renewal, in collaboration with the Master Gardeners of Union County, is offering a six-week horticulture ... (more)

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Thank You TAP into New Providence Advertisers

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:04:39 GMT

TAP into New Providence is the only locally owned and operated newspaper for the borough.

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New Providence Man Hit In Face With Gunfire From Stolen Car

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:10:53 GMT

A 39-year-old New Providence man was hit in the face by gunfire in Elizabeth on Wednesday night by someone in a black Porsche Cayenne that was reported stolen earlier in the day, according to .

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Fontaine Gatti to speak at Old Guard of Summit meeting

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:22:50 GMT

Fontaine Gatti, a Certified Travel Consultant, will speak to the Old Guard of Summit at its Tuesday, July 29 meeting.

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Summit Board of Education Votes for Full OptOut Option for High School Athletes

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:40:06 GMT

Sophomore, junior and senior athletes participating in interscholastic sports at Summit High School during the 2014-2015 school year will be able to "opt-out" of all physical education classes, except health, during a season in which they participate in a particular sport, thanks to a resolution adopted Tuesday by a 5-2 vote of the board of ... (more)

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Still time to enroll in summer tennis camps at Murray Hill Health Racquet Club in New Providence

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:37:29 GMT

Its not too late to enroll children in tennis camp at Murray Hill Health & Racquet Club, 593 Central Ave., in New Providence.

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Planning Board Approves Investors Bank Application in New Providence

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:06:55 GMT

The Planning Board in New Providence approved Investors Banks application to open a branch on the site of the former Exxon gas station.

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