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...

Congressman Leonard Lance visits Union County Colleges Cranford campus

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:18:50 GMT

Congressman Leonard Lance visited with Union County College President Margaret M. McMenamin on Thursday, April 17 at the Colleges Cranford campus.

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Brush fire burns though portion of forest in Watchung Reservation

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:12:20 GMT

Fire crews line Valley Road in the Watchung Reservation shortly after extinguishing a brush fire.

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Paulie From Stirling Joins Steve At The New Petex27;s Place Yogoccino

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 06:30:58 GMT

Paulie from Stirling joins Steve at the "new" Petes Place @ Yogoccino Family Restaurant and Yogurt Cafe.

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Governor Livingston High School in Berkeley Heights to host Rachels Challenge April 22

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:55:43 GMT

Governor Livingston High School hosting Rachels Challenge on April 22, 2014 in Davis Hall Through funding from the Berkeley Heights Education Foundation, the nationally renowned educational message of kindness and compassion modeled after Rachel Scotts lifes creed.

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Kevin Urness of Boy Scout Troop 1 of New Providence completes Eagle Scout project

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:31:28 GMT

Boy Scout Kevin Urness of Troop 1 of New Providence recently completed his Eagle Scout project, which was to build a small bridge along the trail that follows the Passaic River through New Providence, Berkeley Heights and Summit.

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Two arrested on warrants in New Providence

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:50:38 GMT

On April 5, Terrence A. Pope, 22, of Berkeley Heights was arrested on a warrant out of Caldwell after he was stopped by police for allegedly driving his vehicle without his headlights on.

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Wharton Music Center in Berkeley Heights continues its Library Concerts Series April 27

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 20:21:13 GMT

Wharton Music Center in Berkeley Heights continues its Library Concert Series with performances by winners of the 2013 New Jersey Youth Symphony Concerto Competition on Sunday, April 27, at 2 p.m. at Long Hill Public Library, 917 Valley Road in Gillette.

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Gov. Livingston Students To Accept Rachelx27;s Challenge April 22 ...

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:19:26 GMT

Rachels Challenge exists to equip and inspire individuals to replace acts of violence, bullying, and negativity with acts of respect, kindness, and compassion.

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Garden of Eden Marketplace Opens Gives Access To Fresh Foods Creates Local Jobs

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:45:30 GMT

Customers filled the parking lot of the new Garden of Eden Marketplace, and just as excited as their customers, store owner, Mustafa Coskun and his brother John gladly opened the doors to greet the customers as they entered the new marketplace on Friday.

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Berkeley Heights Councilman files harassment complaint against resident

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:57:00 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Township resident John "Goop" Mondelli thinks theres something fishy going on at Councilman Ed Delias home on Garfield Street.

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Garden of Eden market featuring gourmet foods opens in Berkeley Heights

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:52:22 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Today is "Grand Opening" day for Garden of Eden, a full-service market featuring gourmet foods, which is at Heritage Square at the corner of Springfield and Plainfield avenues.

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Governor Livingston High School Hosts Rachels Challenge April 22

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:47:38 GMT

Press release provided by the Governor Livingston High School Athletic Department Through funding from the Berkeley Heights Education Foundation, the nationally renowned educational message of kindness and compassion modeled after Rachel Scotts lifes creed.

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Berkeley Heights VFW Post 6259 Takes Fire Code Violation To Union...

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:43:16 GMT

Berkeley Heights VFW Post 6259 Commander Walter Gloss filed a letter of appeal to the Union County Construction Board of Appeals for a Fire Code Violation classifying VFW Post 6259 located at 15 Locust Avenue as a "Group A-2 Nightclub" which requires the installation of an automatic fire alarm system.

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Eat Drink and Create Art At Ladies Night On April 24

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:43:15 GMT

Kaylas Creative Art Studio will be holding a ladies night at Yogoccino Cafe on Thursday, April 24. An instructor from Kaylas will provide the guests with all art supplies and instruction to create your own masterpiece.

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Summit Area YMCA Mothers Day 5K RunWalk...May 11

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:19:04 GMT

On Sunday, May 11, the Summit Area YMCA will hold its 13th Annual Mothers Day 5K Race hosted by the Berkeley Heights YMCA, the Summit YMCA, and The Learning Circle YMCA.

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Rotary donates World Books and more to Berkeley Heights schools

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:04:41 GMT

Pictured here, is Mary Niedenfuhr, Hughes and McMillin schools; Linda Sausville, Rotary Club; Pam Steiner, Rotary Club; Cathy Avino, Governor Livingston; Dolores Croneberger, Rotary Club; Stephanie Bakos, Rotary Club; Cheryl Kurowski, Columbia School; Tiffant Escott, Roray Club; Marilyn Merril, Mountain Park and Woordruff schools; Laurie Scott, ... (more)

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Union County Constitutional Officers My County poster contest winners congratulated

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:12:07 GMT

Union County Freeholder Bruce Bergen , Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich and Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi congratulate the winners of the 2014 My County poster contest sponsored by the Union County Constitutional Officers.

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Rotary Donates World Books And More To All Berkeley Heights Schools

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:23:49 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS. The Rotary Club of Berkeley Heights donated World Book Encyclopedias to the Columbia, Hughes, Mountain Park, and Woodward Schools; a set of Animals of the World books to the Mary Kay McMillin School; and a set of career books to Governor Livingston High School.

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Master Colorist Stylist Dori Mezzina Joins The Vicki Popp Salon in Berkeley Heights

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:23:48 GMT

Berkeley Heights, NJ April 2014 The Vicki Popp Salon, one of the areas most exciting destinations for beautiful hair just got a little hotter with the addition of Dori Mezzina to its roster of accomplished and sought-after stylists.

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Comedian Somerville to Headline SRCC Comedy Night May 17

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:23:56 GMT

Somerville has carved a unique niche in entertainment, as a comedian, television host, writer, and advice guru.

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Sacrament for the Sick to be Administered

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:13:46 GMT

There will be a special Mass and Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick and the Elderly at Our Lady of Peace Church, 111 South St., New Providence on Saturday, May 17 at 11 a.m. Refreshments will be served in the Parish Hall following the Sacrament.

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Celebrate Earth Month

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:43:09 GMT

Betty Ann Kelly, Environmental Specialist for Union County Parks will be speaking at the League of Women Voters meeting on April 28 at 7:30 p.m at the New Providence Memorial Library located at 377 Elkwood Avenue, New Providence.

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Union County Tournament Seeds Released

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 03:09:07 GMT

The 2014 Union County Softball Tournament was seeded Monday evening during a meeting at A.L. Johnson High School, and defending champion Westfield was selected as the No.

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Kevin Urness of Boy Scout Troop 1 of New Providence completes Eagle Scout project

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:32:08 GMT

Boy Scout Kevin Urness of Troop 1 of New Providence recently completed his Eagle Scout project, which was to build a small bridge along the trail that follows the Passaic River through New Providence, Berkeley Heights and Summit.

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Two arrested on warrants in New Providence

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:39:38 GMT

On April 5, Terrence A. Pope, 22, of Berkeley Heights was arrested on a warrant out of Caldwell after he was stopped by police for allegedly driving his vehicle without his headlights on.

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Man allegedly found passed out in car in parking lot faces charges in New Providence

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:42:32 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE - An Andover man who appeared to be passed out in car in a parking lot ended up being arrested for, among other things, inhaling toxic fumes, police said.

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Concert and a Gala will mark New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestras 20th anniversary

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:05:21 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE - The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra, headquartered in New Providence, will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a concert and gala at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahwa.

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Fort Bragg Col. Patrick Hynes suspended for misconduct

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:32:18 GMT

Sources associated with Fort Bragg have revealed that the brigade commander who was suspended last week has a name; West Point graduate Col.

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Madison Chamber of Commerce hosts successful Easter Fun Fest

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:27:34 GMT

The Madison Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Easter Fun Fest, April 12. The Easter Bunny brought plenty of Easter eggs and sunshine to the downtown business district.

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New Providence Garden Club celebrates 75th anniversary

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:17:46 GMT

The New Providence Garden Club is celebrating their 75th anniversary this year. It was established in 1939 by a group of women residents who all shared an interest in gardening.

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Fitch Affirms New Providence NJs GO Bonds at AAA; Outlook Stable

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:59:30 GMT

The Rating Outlook is Stable. SECURITY The bonds are secured by the boroughs full faith and credit and unlimited taxing authority.

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Madison cops charge student with possession of cocaine pot Ecstasy

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:02:01 GMT

A 24-year-old college student was being held Wednesday in the Morris County jail on $350,000 bail after he allegedly was found with Ecstasy, 10 ounces of cocaine and more than one pound of marijuana during a motor vehicle stop.

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Madisons Annual Easter Fun Fest Shines Bright

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:43:54 GMT

The Madison Chamber of Commerce held its annual Easter Fun Fest on Saturday. The Easter bunny brought plenty of eggs and sunshine to the downtown Madison.

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Ice cream social to help family of child with pediatric cancer in New Providence

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:34:16 GMT

Alli Lamhing, a junior at New Providence High School, is holding an ice cream social, Love for Lucas as a benefit for borough resident Lucas Reiling, 7, who has been battling brain tumors since he was 2. "Every time you turn around, theres a new story ... with a new person that has it.

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New Providence Paid Back in Full by Athletic Foundation Well Ahead of Schedule

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:11:27 GMT

On a Friday night in September 2011, more than a thousand residents and visitors were electrified by the boroughs first ever football game played on synthetic turf under lights.

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New Providence man charged with aggravated sexual contact with juvenile

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:01:53 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE - A borough man was charged with aggravated criminal sexual contact and more following an investigation by the detective bureau on April 4. Robert L. Chenoweth, 67, was charged with aggravated criminal sexual contact, two counts of criminal sexual contact, and endangering the welfare of a child after an investigation was conducted ... (more)

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Music Together of New Providences Spring Semester Begins April 23rd

Sun, 13 Apr 2014 04:50:40 GMT

The Spring semester of Music Together of New Providence begins this week! The semester runs 9 weeks long and Center Director Patricia Price will singing from the maracas collection! Classes at Elefante Performing Arts Center are available Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays beginning Wednesday, April 23rd! Visit www.musictogetherofberkeleyheights.com ... (more)

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New Providence School District recognized for music education efforts

Sun, 13 Apr 2014 01:46:05 GMT

The NAMM Foundation recognizes New Providence for its outstanding commitment to music education with a Best Communities for Music Education designation.

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New Providence Lions Club Holds Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Sat, 12 Apr 2014 21:41:26 GMT

Children and their parents gathered at Oakwood Park in New Providence this morning for the New Providence Lions Clubs 45th Annual Easter Egg Hunt.

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New Providence banners enhance downtown area

Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:31:50 GMT

If you have driven through New Providence in the past few days, you could not have missed the colorful new banners welcoming you to town.

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