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...

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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Rotary Members Enjoy Day At The Shore

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:38:31 GMT

On July 19th, members and friends of the Berkeley Heights Rotary Club enjoyed a day at the shore, as guests of Bob and Lois McManus.

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Shepherd mix puppy is good with children

Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:35:36 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Happy is a 14-week-old German shepherd mix in the care of Home for Good Dog Rescue.

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Learning to paint at the Berkeley Heights Community Pool

Sun, 20 Jul 2014 13:30:49 GMT

During the first class, students learned how to paint a flower from Alicia Bynoe, an artist, who is also an art teacher at Liberty Corner School in Basking Ridge.

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ReMax Integrity Advantage Announce iPad Mini Winner

Sat, 19 Jul 2014 21:47:26 GMT

Re/Max Integrity Advantage recently celebrated their first year at 501A Springfield Avenue in Berkeley Heights with a raffle give-away.

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The Feast of Mount Carmel Firework Extravaganza Did Not Disappoint

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:53:22 GMT

After three of the five days of the annual Mount Carmel Fair in Berkeley Heights were cancelled due to rain, the town of Berkeley Heights was eager to come together in celebration on this last day of the fair.

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Continuo Arts to present Mulan Jr. and Voices...

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:24:21 GMT

Pictured here, Continuo Arts Players rehearse for DisneyaA A s aA A Mulan Jr.aA A and aA A Voices Rising Show-caseaA A to be performed at St. JohnaA A s Lutheran Church, Summit on July 26 at 4 and 7:30 p.m. Continuo Arts presents Disneys Mulan Jr. and Voices Rising Showcase on July 26 at 4 and 7:30 p.m. at St. Johns Lutheran Church, Summit ... (more)

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Peppertown Park Clock Connects Generations At Dedication Ceremony

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 05:50:43 GMT

Peppertown Park Clock was celebrated by the community as a crowd of over 100 people including town officials, residents, businesses and organizations of Berkeley Heights came together to celebrate its newest landmark.

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Photos of opening night of the Mount Carmel Feast in Berkeley Heights 2014

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:52:08 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Rides, lots of food stands, carnival games and fabulous weather marked the opening night of the Mount Carmel Feast Carnival in Berkeley Heights on Friday, July 12. From the wine and beer garden, which features live entertainment, to the Zipper at the other end of the fairgrounds, there was something to appeal to people of all ... (more)

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Photos of Berkeley Heights newest landmark the Peppertown Park Clock

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 22:23:34 GMT

More than 100 people showed up for the ceremony, including Mayor Joe Bruno, members of the Downtown Beautification Committee, members of the Old Guard and other officials, township employees and residents.

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Did Police Chief Mathis Resign Emails Paint Mixed Picture Judge Sets Date For July 30 To Resolve

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 05:45:21 GMT

In the interest of what is best for the people of Berkeley Heights, the lawyers representing Police Chief Michael Mathis and Mayor Joe Bruno have agreed to continue discussions to resolve the issues behind the lawsuit filed by Mathis on July 3. Superior Court Judge Mark Ciarracca adjourned the case on Thursday between Mathis and Bruno until July 30 ... (more)

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Mount Carmel Feast Carnival Set For July 1216

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 05:45:20 GMT

Mount Carmel Feast is a long-standing tradition in Berkeley Heights and the carnival is set to begin Saturday, July 12 through Wednesday, July 16. The fairgrounds located on Springfield Avenue and 56 River Road in Berkeley Heights will open from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. each evening.

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Berkeley Heights Summer Concert Photo Contest July 9 2014 Contestants

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 05:43:08 GMT

The fourth annual Berkeley Heights Summer Concert Series Photo Contest is here! TAP into Berkeley Heights, in partnership with the Suburban Chamber of Commerce and local businesses, is proud to present the contest entries from the first concert, Beatlemania Again, which took place on Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

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Garden of Eden Berkeley Heights Working on Staying Open

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:33:22 GMT

Garden of Eden Marketplace at 501 Springfield Avenue had planned to close this Sunday, citing sluggish business.

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Area students participate in Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory

Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:28:30 GMT

Two live performances on the Paper Mill Playhouse stage mark the end of the Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory.

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Berkeley Heights Clark Garwood Summit Union County NJ Divorce Mediation Arbitration Attorney

Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:19:17 GMT

The letter from the ex-husbands treating physician did not recommend unsupervised visitation, nor did it demonstrate any personal knowledge of the claim to sobriety from alcoholism.

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Township Council Approves Memorandum of Understanding for the Land Swap To Full Room

Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:04:46 GMT

This weeks Township Council meeting drew a larger than usual crowd to the Municipal Complex Tuesday evening.

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Millburn High School grads collaborate on book series

Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:05:34 GMT

Loren Spiotta-DiMare has combined her love for writing and animals in a new book series for elementary school students.

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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 mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1rv2E0h 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 nj.com .

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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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Vandals Paint Graffiti in Oakwood Park

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 09:35:07 GMT

According to New Providence police, sometime on Monday, July 7, suspects used white paint to graffiti the parking lot, a picnic bench and the gazebo.

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New Providence Summer Concert Series Opens on a High Note

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 05:20:40 GMT

The kickoff of the New Providence summer concert series offered food, fun and a musical performance for all who attended.

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More than 50 children attend VBS at Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence

Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:13:55 GMT

Pictured here, are children from the nursery school, who attended vacation Bible school: Kelly Naughton, Brooke Maccauley, Luke Cifarelli, Leah Ronga, Annabelle Hiatrides and Gianna DaA A Amico, all from New Providence, except for Leah Ronga, who is from Berkeley Heights.

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Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence knits items for needy

Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:21:50 GMT

Faith Nursery School students display the knitting of the Knit, Purl and Pray group of Faith Lutheran.

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New Providence Postpones Fireworks Until Saturday Night

Fri, 04 Jul 2014 03:05:14 GMT

The threat of inclement weather has forced the borough to postpone its planned Indepedence Day activities from Thursday night to Saturday.

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Hurricane Arthur Should Madison Be Prepared

Fri, 04 Jul 2014 02:05:10 GMT

Hurricane Arthur, the first named storm of the 2014 hurricane season, is making its way up the coast of the Southeastern U.S. While a direct hit on New Jersey is not expected, the storm will dump heavy rain on a significant portion of the state and is likely cause dangerous rip tides for beachgoers along the Jersey Shore this weekend.

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David Hartman of New Providence is honored by Ripon College

Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:00:45 GMT

David G. Hartman, retired senior vice president and chief actuary of the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, has received a Distinguished Alumni Citation from Ripon College.

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New Providence moves Independence Day celebration to July 5 due to potential storms

Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:55:36 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE - The borough has postponed tonights Independence Day Celebration until Saturday, July 5, because of the threat of thunderstorms.

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Nursery school students at Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence...

Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:50:54 GMT

The children of Faith Nursery School recently met and visited with the new pastor of Faith Lutheran Church, Rev.

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Fanwood Police make 3 warrant arrests

Thu, 03 Jul 2014 11:41:02 GMT

William Rossi, 28, of Plainfield was arrested on June 17 at 8:23 a.m. on warrant out of Wall Township, police said.

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Power outages reported in New Providence due to severe weather

Wed, 02 Jul 2014 23:07:39 GMT

Power was lost at the Starbucks coffee shop in the New Providence Village Center at about 5:30 p.m. Lights were out at neighboring businesses on the north side of Springfield Avenue, as well across the street.

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Union County students win national award with innovation used by local police

Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:24:24 GMT

A group of students at The Academy of Our Lady of Peace in New Providence took second place for innovative solution in a national competition.

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