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...

Linde Group lends a hand in historic Deserted Village

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:58:36 GMT

The Deserted Village of Feltville is a historic jewel tucked away in Union Countys Watchung Reservation. Earlier this month it received a polish from a hardworking group of volunteers organized by the Linde Group of Berkeley Heights.

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Madison Resident Helps Those In Need In Tennessee

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:44:56 GMT

Thirty-one members of Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence - thirteen adults and eighteen college and high school students - spent the week of Sunday, June 29 to Saturday, July 4 helping people of Cosby, an impoverished town in the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee. This was the eighteenth consecutive year that Faith Lutheran has visited Cosby.

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Local Job Postings For The New ProvidenceBerkeley Heights Area

Wed, 22 Jul 2015 21:26:37 GMT

Here are some hot jobs in the New Providence-Berkeley Heights area. See more jobs or post a listing at our Jobs Board , powered by Simply Hired, or post your own job listing here.

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Union County College Foundation welcomes five new board members

Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:21:18 GMT

The Union County College Foundation recently welcomed five new community leaders to serve on their Board of Trustees. Union County College Foundation Executive Director Doug Rouse is pleased with the appointments, believing that..." we have five citizen leaders who will bring fresh perspectives to the Trustees in their service to the Foundation and Union County College."

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Check Out The Homes For Sale In The New ProvidenceBerkeley Heights Area

Tue, 21 Jul 2015 18:45:43 GMT

A 2-year-old-girl was killed after the impact of being struck by a mail truck caused her to be tossed from her grandmothers arms. Union County is joining with the Salvation Army Plainfield Corps and other community partners in a special bicycle giveaway and rodeo event.

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Dog of the Week Help Gypsy Find Her Forever Home

Sat, 18 Jul 2015 17:00:00 GMT

Gypsy is a 5 months old Chihuahua. She is a small dog. Gypsy goes to work with her foster mom, happily greeting people with her tail wagging.

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201314 RPSD Teacher Evaluations Released By NJ Doe

Sat, 18 Jul 2015 13:45:18 GMT

On Wednesday, July 15th, the New Jersey Department Of Education released a state-, county-, district-, and school-level database on 2013-14 teacher evaluations. The database is a result of TEACHNJ Act, which stands for "Teacher Effectiveness and Accountability for the Children of New Jersey" Act.

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103yearold grandma dances in Mt. Carmel procession

Fri, 17 Jul 2015 19:08:46 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - She walks with a cane, but that did not stop 103-year-old Carmela DelDuca from dancing a few steps Thursday morning in the annual procession for the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. DelDuca waits for this day every year when the procession, put on by the Little Flower Church, passes by her Washington Street home.

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Faith Lutheran in New Providence helps residents of Appalachia in Tennessee

Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:54:14 GMT

Loading the bus prior to the 13-hour ride to Cosby, Tennessee, are Juli Porto of Berkeley Heights, Lily Delatour of Berkeley Heights, Laura Hays of New Providence and Erika Pedersen of Madison. Thirty-one members of Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence - 13 adults and eighteen college and high school students - spent the week of June 29 to July 4 helping people of Cosby, an impoverished town in the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee.

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State Releases New Teacher Evaluations How Did New Providence And Berkeley Heights Schools Do

Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:57:45 GMT

Under a new teacher and administrator evaluation system in the state of New Jersey, educators in the 2013-14 were graded on a scale of four measures. Results were released by the state Wednesday, and in New Providence And Berkeley Heights , the question wasnt whether local teachers performed or were ineffective, rather, how well they performed.

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Family Fun and Flix continues July 21 at Warinanco Park

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 19:13:14 GMT

Family Fun & Flix, a free summer entertainment and film series presented by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, continues Tuesday, July 21, with the presentation of "Dolphin Tale 2" at Warinanco Park, on the border of Elizabeth and Roselle. This showing of "Dolphin Tale 2" is sponsored by Investors Bank.

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Junior Ambassadors will pull dogs from highkill shelters and prepare them for adoption

Tue, 14 Jul 2015 22:15:18 GMT

Nora Brindle will accompany Home for Good Dog Rescue throughout Georgia and South Carolina as part of the organizations Junior Ambassador Program. She and her family have fostered nearly 100 dogs and puppies since 2012.

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Where Can I Find Work In The New ProvidenceBerkeley Heights Area

Tue, 14 Jul 2015 18:05:39 GMT

Here are some hot jobs in the New Providence-Berkeley Heights area. See more jobs or post a listing at our Jobs Board , powered by Simply Hired, or post your own job listing here.

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Check Out The Homes For Sale In The New ProvidenceBerkeley Heights Area

Mon, 13 Jul 2015 21:16:25 GMT

School of Rock Clark will make top pro equipment, new rehearsal/lesson rooms, and lounges available to its seven to 17 year old students. The 33rd annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning will be held July 24 to 26 at Solberg Airport in Readington.

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Police chase on Interstate 78 in New Jersey ends with fatal crash police say

Sun, 12 Jul 2015 10:49:59 GMT

New Jersey State Police say troopers attempted to stop a Honda that was driving erratically around 8:45 p.m. Saturday in Berkeley Heights Township. The driver fled, and police followed for about 3 miles before the Honda driver lost control and ran off the road.

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Investigation closes section of I78 in Berkeley Heights

Sun, 12 Jul 2015 02:29:34 GMT

A section of Interstate 78 was closed in Union County for an investigation July 11, 2015, the state DOT said. UNION COUNTY -- All lanes were closed on Interstate 78 westbound while authorities investigated a crash late Saturday, according to the state Department of Transportation.

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How To Find Work In The New ProvidenceBerkeley Heights Area

Wed, 08 Jul 2015 20:54:33 GMT

Here are some hot jobs in the New Providence-Berkeley Heights area. See more jobs or post a listing at our Jobs Board , powered by Simply Hired, or post your own job listing here.

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Linde Group lends a hand in historic Deserted Village

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:58:55 GMT

The Deserted Village of Feltville is a historic jewel tucked away in Union Countys Watchung Reservation. Earlier this month it received a polish from a hardworking group of volunteers organized by the Linde Group of Berkeley Heights.

read more

The Professional Theater at Kean University is subject Summit Old Guard meeting

Sun, 26 Jul 2015 15:17:01 GMT

Christine Whalen, Associate Producer, and Heather Kelley, Director of Audience Services, will make a joint presentation about "Premiere Stages," the professional Equity Theater Company in residence at Kean University. Whalen and Kelley will describe the Premiere Stages initiative with a special focus on Premieres Liberty Live program, a unique partnership with Liberty Hall Museum.

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Local Job Postings For The New ProvidenceBerkeley Heights Area

Wed, 22 Jul 2015 21:37:10 GMT

Here are some hot jobs in the New Providence-Berkeley Heights area. See more jobs or post a listing at our Jobs Board , powered by Simply Hired, or post your own job listing here.

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The Giving Garden at the Warren Arboretum subject of July 26 Summit Old Guard Meeting

Mon, 20 Jul 2015 12:20:29 GMT

Mike Bennett will speak to the Old Guard of Summit at its Tuesday, July 28th meeting. His subject is the "The Wagner Farm Arboretum."

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NJ Sharing Network Foundation annual 5K has raised over 1 million

Sat, 18 Jul 2015 23:59:34 GMT

Thanks to overwhelming support from the community, the NJ Sharing Network Foundations signature event of the year, the Annual 5K Celebration of Life, has raised over $1 million for the first time since its inception in 2011. Thanks to overwhelming support from the community, the NJ Sharing Network Foundations signature event of the year, the Annual 5K Celebration of Life, has raised over $1 million for the first time since its inception in 2011.

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Faith Lutheran in New Providence helps residents of Appalachia in Tennessee

Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:59:23 GMT

Loading the bus prior to the 13-hour ride to Cosby, Tennessee, are Juli Porto of Berkeley Heights, Lily Delatour of Berkeley Heights, Laura Hays of New Providence and Erika Pedersen of Madison. Thirty-one members of Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence - 13 adults and eighteen college and high school students - spent the week of June 29 to July 4 helping people of Cosby, an impoverished town in the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee.

read more

State Releases New Teacher Evaluations How Did New Providence And Berkeley Heights Schools Do

Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:08:11 GMT

Under a new teacher and administrator evaluation system in the state of New Jersey, educators in the 2013-14 were graded on a scale of four measures. Results were released by the state Wednesday, and in New Providence And Berkeley Heights , the question wasnt whether local teachers performed or were ineffective, rather, how well they performed.

read more

Arbiters to JIF Pick up cost of driveway suit in Millburn

Thu, 16 Jul 2015 05:57:24 GMT

Describing it as "breaking news," the Township Committee announced July 14 that arbiters examining the costs of litigation over an Old Short Hills Park driveway have ruled in the municipalitys favor. Reading from a prepared statement at the Committee meeting, Mayor Robert Tillotson said the Municipal Excess Liability Joint Insurance Fund, or JIF, has been directed by an arbitration panel to pay Millburn Township $2,268,149.

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Where Can I Find Work In The New ProvidenceBerkeley Heights Area

Tue, 14 Jul 2015 18:35:44 GMT

Here are some hot jobs in the New Providence-Berkeley Heights area. See more jobs or post a listing at our Jobs Board , powered by Simply Hired, or post your own job listing here.

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Internment in a Japanese Concentration Camp during World War II is the subject of Summit Old Guard

Mon, 13 Jul 2015 21:51:43 GMT

Reyer Swaak will speak to the Old Guard of Summit at its Tuesday, July 21, meeting. His subject is his "Experiences in a Japanese Internment Camp During WWII."

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How To Find Work In The New ProvidenceBerkeley Heights Area

Wed, 08 Jul 2015 20:14:07 GMT

Here are some hot jobs in the New Providence-Berkeley Heights area. See more jobs or post a listing at our Jobs Board , powered by Simply Hired, or post your own job listing here.

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N.J. Intergenerational Orchestra welcomes new members

Sat, 04 Jul 2015 12:24:21 GMT

On May 23, talented young people auditioned for the New Providence-based New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra Young Artist Concerto Competition. This year boasted the largest number of talented teens to audition, which was very exciting but made for a challenging judging process.

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