Watchung Hills High School Student Gives Extraordinary Service to Mt. Bethel Adults

Niharika Iyer
April 3, 2019 1:56 pm

(Warren, NJ)—A high school junior, volunteering her time, has brought creativity, comradery and joy to the adult residents of Mt. Bethel Village for almost two years in an extraordinary commitment of service to others. Niharika (Nina) Iyer, who is finishing up her junior year at Watching Hills Regional High School, first reached out to Mt. Bethel Executive Director Carolann Garafola... View Article

Government and Business Partnership Yields Special Needs Housing Solution

March 2, 2016 8:50 am

(Warren, NJ)–It was always the dream of Herb Heflich, CEO of Chelsea Senior Living and the Mt. Bethel Village special needs residence, that MBV be seen as a viable solution to the nagging special needs housing crisis in New Jersey. Now, with the New Jersey Department of Human Services’ decision to begin referring fully subsidized clients to MBV, that dream... View Article

First State Subsidized Resident Moves Into Mt. Bethel Village

March 2, 2016 8:45 am

(Warren, NJ)—Following years of planning and advocacy, Mt. Bethel Village, a residential and day program for adults with special needs, welcomed its first resident whose rent is fully subsidized by the state of New Jersey. Lindsay Kreinberg moved in on November 5th, 2015, as part of the Return Home New Jersey program in which special needs adults who are native... View Article

Mt. Bethel Golf Outing Raises $28,000

September 29, 2014 1:36 pm

Following an annual golf outing benefitting volunteer emergency responders, Mt. Bethel Village donated $2,000 to volunteer responders in Warren including the Warren Rescue Squad and the Warren Fire Police, both of which provide emergency services to our community. The golf outing, co-sponsored by Chelsea Senior Living and Inglemoor Care and Rehabilitation Center in Livingston, raised a total of $28,000 for... View Article

New Jersey Business Magazine profile

June 3, 2014 11:08 am

Welcomed in Warren (via NJB Magazine) Recent reports indicate that New Jersey has the highest rate of autism in the nation. Mt. Bethel Village began addressing this concern long before the latest statistics were released. It is a unique project on several levels. The $7.5-million facility…  

Assemblyman Bramnick Tours Mt. Bethel Village

May 1, 2014 11:04 am

New Jersey Assemblyman John Bramnick (R-21), who represents the legislative district in which Mt. Bethel Village is located, came for a tour on April 21, 2014. He met many of our residents and day program adults and got a first hand look at our beautiful community.

Michelle Greenwood Named Employee of the Quarter

April 2, 2014 2:39 pm

Michelle is our Administrative Assistant and has been an integral part of MBV’s operation since even before it opened its doors over a year ago. “She is caring, understanding and sympathetic every single day,” says Carolann Garafola, Executive Director. Michelle is the friendly face at our front desk Monday through Friday and keeps track of the residents’ finances, our Day... View Article

Mt. Bethel Village Awarded 2014 New Good Neighbor Award by NJBIA

April 2, 2014 2:31 pm

  Mt. Bethel Village has won a 2014 New Good Neighbor Award from the NJ Business and Industry Association. The award is for MBV’s architectural vision, job creation and community involvement. The award acknowledges the work of architect Douglas Coleman and construction manager Mike Etheridge, in addition to Mt. Bethel Village Executive Director Carolann Garafola and her staff. “We are... View Article

Mt. Bethel Adult Honored as NJ Special Olympics 2013 Athlete of the Year for Winter Sports

December 23, 2013 2:27 pm

(Warren, NJ)— Sal Cangialosi, a participant in the Mt. Bethel Village adult Day Program, was honored Thursday, December 12, 2013, by the Warren Township Council for winning the NJ Special Olympics 2013 Athlete of the Year for Winter Sports award. Mr. Cangialosi, 31, has been skiing with the Somerset County Alpine Ski Team of the Special Olympics since he was 15. He last... View Article

Music Program Lights Up MBV Residents and Day Program

September 9, 2013 7:12 pm

(Warren, NJ)–The music is the message and the message is about having fun with the help of Mt. Bethel Village’s very own performers, The Mt. Bethel Village People. The singers are all residential and day program adults of Mt. Bethel Village. Their leader, Direct Support staffer John Fitzpatrick, does a righteous job on guitar and lead vocals. With his experience... View Article