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Posted on: November 21, 2022

BH Rescue Squad Blood Drive Wednesday, Nov. 23

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The Berkeley Heights Rescue Squad is hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, November 23, from 10:00am to 3:00pm at the BH Rescue Squad, 378 Snyder Ave. Many openings still! 

Every two seconds, someone in the US needs blood. The Be...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Winter Walk 2022: Saturday, Dec. 3

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Be sure your calendars are marked for Saturday, December 3! Everyone's favorite WINTER WALK is back and is sure to be better than ever! Details on image below. But before the 3pm start of Winter Walk, join us at Town Hall for visits from Santa, h...

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Posted on: October 31, 2022

Recycling Your Pumpkins for Green Energy

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Union County residents can put their Jack o’ Lanterns to good use after Halloween by participating in Union County’s Pumpkin Recycling Program, which returns this November after being a smash hit last year; drop off for Berkeley Height...
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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Drop Off Your Thin-Film Plastic at the DPW

Thin Film Plastic Recycling

Berkeley Heights residents can now empty their homes of saved thin-film plastic and easily recycle their loads! Dropoffs are the first Saturday of every month, from 9 am-12noon.

As part of a new Union County recycling initiative with Trex Company, Ind., th...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Fall Leaf Pickup Program; What You Need to Know

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The Fall 2022 leaf collection program is now underway!!!

Leaves should be put curbside before the date of your leaf pickup is scheduled in your section. We will be picking up each section twice during the leaf season. Please make every effort to stick to t...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Evening Office Hours With Our Construction Official

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The Township's new Construction Official (Spring 2022), Joe Popolo, will be available to meet with residents every Wednesday evening, from 4:30-6 pm, beginning next Wednesday, November 9. The Building (Construction) Department is located in Town Hall at 2...

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Posted on: October 28, 2022

Ramp to 78E Off Diamond Hill Rd Closed for 6 Weeks

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The on ramp from Diamond Hill Road to Route 78 Eastbound will be closed and detoured for about 6 weeks, beginning next Wednesday, November 2. The state Department of Transportation (DOT) will have crews doing work on stormwater facilities in the area. The...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

Fill-A-Basket Is Back!

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Here’s a promising sign of the holidays to come: The fall/winter version of the Fill-a-Basket program is here. These plantings bring a festive vibe to our Downtown from mid-fall to the end of January. Each year, neighborhood groups, area busines...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Fall 2022 Township Newsletter is Out!

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The Fall 2022 issue of our Township newsletter is out! Thank you to our Communications Committee for their work on this! 

In this issue, you can read about Township business, senior news, Township committee and board updates, Recreation news &...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Townwide Road Paving, Drainage & Infrastructure Updates for 2022

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October 26, 2022

The paving job on Glenside Road is complete; the road was reopened in its entirety around 4 pm Wednesday. Striping will occur next week. 

On Thursday, October 27, the paving crew will finish paving Roosevelt Avenue; please note tha...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Light Up BH: DPW Director & Chief of Police Help Residents

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The Berkeley Heights Police Department and DPW Director are continuing the Township's “Light Up Berkeley Heights” initiative launched in 2021 to repair damaged or burned-out streetlights.

Berkeley Heights Police Officers on patrol will record lights they n...

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BH Announcements
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Senior Bus is Back!

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The Berkeley Heights senior bus is back after a COVID hiatus! We apologize for the delay; our Township - like many other towns - had a very hard time finding a bus driver. After seeking out a number of potential shared services arrangements with other tow...

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BH Announcements
Posted on: November 4, 2022

Electronics & Foam Recycling Sat., Nov 5 & 19

Electronics Recycling

November 5 & November 19, 2022 are the Saturday dates for electronic and styrofoam #6 recycling from 9am-noon held at DPW. Click here for more details on the recycling program.

Recycling will take place bi-monthly from 9am-noon at the Departme...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Berkeley Heights Wins Award for Master Plan

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The Township of Berkeley Heights is honored to have been selected as a recipient of a 2022 New Jersey Planning Officials' (NJPO) Achievements in Planning Award for our 2022 Master Plan. The NJPO will formally honor recipients at the annual NJPO Achievemen...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Mayor’s Corner: Veterans & Senior Services, Peppertown Park Redesign & Drainage, Drainage, Drainage

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I truly hope everyone is enjoying the warm days of summer with your family and friends! July is marked by one of the longest traditions in Berkeley Heights; I hope everyone had a chance to enjoy the MT CARMEL FEAST with all the great rides, food, music an...

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Mayor's Corner
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Mayor’s Corner: May/June 2022

Mayors Corner May June 2022

Congratulations to all of our 5th &  8th grade soon-to-be graduates! And a special congratulations to our Governor Livingston High School seniors. Go get ‘em Class of 2022! Coming off a moving and poignant Memorial Day service at Vet...

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Mayor's Corner
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Mayor’s Corner: March/April 2022

Mayors Corner April

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers especially my pack of “mamas” who continue to make me laugh, provide a source of strength, and serve as the backbone of our community! I also look forward to celebrating with my children Abbey and Ryan, husband George...

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Mayor's Corner
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Mayor’s Corner: February 2022

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Hard to believe it’s March and we have two months under our belts in 2022. The year is shaping up to feel like what the new normal will be with mask mandates being lifted in schools shortly. The Town Council meetings will resume in person this month for t...

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Mayor's Corner
Posted on: December 30, 2021

Mayor’s Corner: November/December 2021, The Omicron Variant

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As we near the last few days of the year, once again Berkeley Heights, our fortitude is being tested. With the Omicron variant emerging with a vengeance and Delta variant the dominant strain just a few weeks ago, we are harshly reminded Covid is still wit...

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Mayor's Corner
Posted on: November 2, 2021

Mayor's Corner: October/November 2021

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The Township has been bustling with back-to-school activities, the changing of the Fall foliage, the return of Trick of Treating and so much more!

On September 30th, I joined Fortune 500 high-tech company Fiserv CEO Frank Bisignano, Governor Phil Murphy, S...

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Mayor's Corner
Posted on: November 2, 2021

Mayor's Corner: September/October 2021

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The Township has been bustling with back-to-school activities, the changing of the Fall foliage, the return of Trick of Treating and so much more!

On September 30th, I joined Fortune 500 high-tech company Fiserv CEO Frank Bisignano, Governor Phil Murphy, S...

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Mayor's Corner
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Mayor's Corner - May 2021: Paving, Paths & Green Space Preservation

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It feels great to get back to some normalcy! School is nearing the end of the year and summer has virtually arrived. We are fortunate to be able to celebrate some of the Township’s beloved regular events like Relay for Life and the Memorial Day service.&a...

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Mayor's Corner
Posted on: January 2, 2021

Mayor’s Corner: December 2020, Final of 2020!

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As December comes to an end, so does 2020. It has been a tough year, but December had some highlights including a much-needed snow day for our children and perhaps ourselves. 

The Township employees finally moved into our new building. It’s wonder...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Notes from the Administrator's Desk: June 2022

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Notes From the Administrators Desk – June 2022

By Liza Viana

It’s been a few months since my last column. Sorry about that, folks; life and all it throws at you got in the way a bit. But let’s get back on track with these; I love keeping our residents up to...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Notes from the Administrator's Desk: February 2022

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Notes From the Administrators Desk – February 2022

By Liza Viana

Well, 2021 was quite a year, and one I personally wasn’t too sad to see sail off into the sunset.

Keeping our residents safe and our businesses open was just one facet of managing the COVID19 g...

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Posted on: July 4, 2021

Notes From the Administrator’s Desk May/June 2021

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Road Paving – And We’re Off!

We’re getting a little bit of a late start on road paving this year. This is because we – along with all other towns in NJ and beyond – have been anxiously awaiting guidance from the U.S. Treasury Department and the state about...

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