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

 

 

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:24:55 GMT

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Eight Unique Danish Modern Chairs Restored For Area Resident

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:34:19 GMT

SAGEs Furniture Restoration Workshop recently had the opportunity to recane eight Danish modern dining room chairs that were unique - the back rest was double-sided with cane, which meant that the woven areas on both sides had to be done without any of the stitching or tied ends showing from the other side. Katia Segre Cohen of Millburn chose to take her chairs to SAGE for many reasons.

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Teen Is First To the Finish Berkeley Heights 5K Charity Race and Fun Run

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Premier Guitarist Joel Perry to Play at New Providence Memorial Library September 21

Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:48:56 GMT

Premier Guitarist Joel Perry will play a program from the American Songbook, of Blues, Jazz, Bossa Nova and beyond on finger style guitar in the Conti Room at the New Providence Memorial Library on September 21 at 3:00 p.m. This concert is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Friends of the New Providence Library. Joel Perry has performed in over fifteen countries and in venues including: Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Garden State Arts Center, The Rainbow Room, Windows on the World, U.S. Department of State tour of West Africa with blues artist Johnny Copeland and Hong Kong.

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Berkeley Heights Public Library Launches SelfPublishing Platform

Sun, 14 Sep 2014 13:21:14 GMT

Berkeley Heights Public Library, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books now offers FastPencil for Libraries, an electronic resource for creating and preparing original works for publication. FastPencil for Libraries allows Berkeley Heights Public Library patrons to create, collaborate, format and distribute their books using one simple-to-use online service.

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Labrador mix needs a home

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:39:27 GMT

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Last Day To Register Online for the 18th Annual Berkeley Heights 5K Sunday Sept. 14

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:16:49 GMT

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:12:29 GMT

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Sage Eldercare in Summit volunteers restore eight Danish dining room chairs

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:43:58 GMT

Pictured is Katia Segre Cohen of Millburn and Al Kessler, a retired Millburn dentist and manager of SAGEs Furniture Restoration Workshop, with one of her eight Danish modern dining room chairs that she brought to the workshop for repair. SAGEs Furniture Restoration Workshop in Summit recently had the opportunity to re-cane eight Danish modern dining room chairs that were unique - the back rest was double-sided with cane, which meant that the woven areas on both sides had to be done without any of the stitching or tied ends showing from the other side.

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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:19:30 GMT

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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:56:57 GMT

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Local students named to college deans lists

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:38:44 GMT

DEANS LIST Area students were named to the Deans List at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, for their outstanding academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2013-14 year. Sarah Barrese, a member of the Class of 2014, is the daughter of James Barrese and Marie Cavanaugh of Short Hills and attended Millburn High School.

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Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence conducts successful ministry fair

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:22:43 GMT

Learning about the New Providence Crop Walk at Faith Lutherans Ministry Fair are, Kelsey OConnor of Fanwood, Josie Kwan and Jackie Spero, both of Berkeley Heights. On Sunday, Sept.

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Berkeley Heights Relay for Life KickOff Rally To Finish the Fight

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:17:26 GMT

Relay for Life of Berkeley Heights, Mountainside, New Providence and Summit held their Relay for Life kick off rally for all that are interested in joining the leadership team and learn more about the partnership between the American Cancer Society and Stand Up 2 Cancer. "The American Cancer Society realizes that this isnt a fight we can win alone," said event chair Linda Weber.

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NJBIZ Honors Chadderdon W. OBrien as One of New Jerseys 2014 Forty Under 40

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New Providence High School Athletic Booster Club Clothing Drive Mum Sale

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:23:41 GMT

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Teen Is First To the Finish Berkeley Heights 5K Charity Race and Fun Run

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NJIO to host open house Sept. 18 in New Providence

Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:37:15 GMT

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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:08:49 GMT

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Local students graduate from college

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:17:41 GMT

GRADUATES The following local residents recently graduated from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va.: David Leong, from New Providence, with a BS degree; Anna Gellert, from New Providence, with a BA degree.; Bryce Vogel, from New Providence, with a BA degree; Madeline Kaplan, from Summit, with a BBA degree; Sarah Bern, from Summit, with a BBA degree; and Carlo Stadlinger, from Summit, with a BBA degree. * * * The following local residents have graduated from Lafayette College in Easton, Pa.

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Local students named to college deans lists

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:32:03 GMT

DEANS LIST Area students were named to the Deans List at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, for their outstanding academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2013-14 year. Sarah Barrese, a member of the Class of 2014, is the daughter of James Barrese and Marie Cavanaugh of Short Hills and attended Millburn High School.

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Local students earn honors from colleges universities

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:25:13 GMT

STUDENT NEWS James Madison University welcomes students to the class of 2018 to campus this month. Local students enrolled include: Erin Winans of Chatham Colleen Mulvaney of Chatham Victoria Worthington of Madison.

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New Providence Council Nixes Plan to Post Restaurant Inspection Ratings

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:12:21 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ In a tie broken by a rare mayoral vote, the boroughs governing body turned down a request by the Board of Health to post restaurant inspection ratings on the boroughs website. The proposed action would have placed the names of all borough establishments that serve food on the website accompanied by a recent history of health inspection ratings.

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Marc Krauss and Indra Nayee Franchise TAP into Edison

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:49:36 GMT

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The League of Women Voters Invites the Public to a Discussion of NJ Government and High Education

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:14:40 GMT

The League of Women Voters invites the public to a discussion of NJ Government and Higher Education on Monday, Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the New Providence Memorial Library, 377 Elkwood Ave., New Providence.

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Residency Issue Ignites Arguments For and Against Board Actions at Millburn Meeting

Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:00:14 GMT

The alleged presence of non-resident students in township schools again arose as a topic of discussion at Mondays Millburn Board of Education meeting. However, a number of parent-teacher organization officials also appeared at the meeting to say that they believe the school board is addressing the issue and their contact with parents and others affiliated with township school students indicates that the issue is not as overriding as it has been made out to be.

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Accident reported on Route 78 east near Watchung Reservation

Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:44:10 GMT

An accident has been reported on eastbound Route 78 near the Watchung Reservation between Berkeley Heights and New Providence this morning.

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