The Village of Blue Heron Pines

Galloway, NJ

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Welcome to The Village of Blue Heron Pines

Home Owners Association Website!

The website address was selected so that you could easily remember and identify with it. This site was designed specifically for you, with all of your needs and interests in mind. This is the official site of Village of Blue Heron Pines and serves as a means to bring all neighbors together.

Please use the links above to find information on our community.

There is also contact information for each committee on the individual web pages.


Click here to subscribe or unsubscribe to the email Newsletter/Newsflash
(Please provide your BHP home address when subscribing)

BHP HOA Calendar

What's going on this week, this month, next month?

When is Trash, Recycle, or Yard Debris Pickup?

(Click on image to view the calendar)

Great Night at BHP Golf Club Luau!

Last week's Luau party at the BHP Golf Club was a blast.  If you missed it, here are some photos provided by Nancy Fielder. Thanks Nancy! 



BHP Neighborhood Watch Recognized by Galloway Township

At the BHP Neighborhood Watch Meeting on June 18th, the Galloway Township Manager, Susan Jacobucci, Chief of Police Patrick Moran and our Blue Heron Pines police liaison, Patrolman Carolyn Buckley attended the meeting. The Township Manager Susan Jacobucci, took the picture below and posted it on the Galloway Township Facebook page with the following article:

NEWS YOU CAN USE - Neighborhood Watch Groups
Generally, well run and maintained Neighborhood Watch Groups reduce, or at the very least deter, crime in their area of operation. Last night, I had the privilege of meeting the Galloway Blue Heron Pines Neighborhood Watch group. Chief Pat Moran and Officer Carolyn Buckley met with the group to go over ongoing concerns and to address questions. With an active membership, the Blue Heron group not only patrols their neighborhood but also offers helpful tips to the residents to deter crime. Thank you, Blue Heron Neighborhood Watch for helping keep Galloway safe.

Our BHP Neighborhood Watch Team consists of: John De Marco, Maurice Shepherd, Ron Bloom, Bob Mueller, Ron Tutunjian, Bill Reilly, Greg Salazar, Tom Kuhar, Don Dreby, Gary Middleton, Kerri Musto, and Dom Flora, Bob Coster, Al Stoughton, Gene McCann, and Larry O'Leary.  Thank you team!

Looking to Dispose of an Old Cell Phone?

Greg and Evelyn Salazar are traveling to the Philippines in October and want to bring something that will help the people of the Philippines maintain communication if calamity should occur.  Functioning  T-Mobile, AT&T or Samsung Cell Phones are cell phone types that they can bring. If you have old, outdated, flip or smartphones that you no longer need, please contact Greg.

Greg Salazar

687 Country Club Dr

Tel. No. 804-0599

BHP HOA Pool Season

The pool is opened seven days a week with hours from 11:00 am until 8:00 pm.

Please refer to the BHP HOA Recreation Policy for pool rules (starting on page 4) via the following link: Pool Policy.


Trash and Recycle Pickup Reminders

Regular household trash and recycling  are collected by Waste Management: trash collection is every Tuesday and recycling is every other Tuesday.  If you are not yet aware, the trash and recycle pickup days are identified on the BHP Event Calendar which is prominently shown at the top of the BHP HOA web site: and included within every newsflash.  If you have new neighbors, please remind them to sign up for newsflashes or provide them the link to our community web site.

Residents must use the green tote provided by WM for recycling collection.

Bulk trash and other items can be pre-paid and scheduled for collection through WM or can be taken to the ACUA on Delilah Road in EHT.  See website link for more details.


Brickman Yard Debris Services

Good news BHP neighbors!  Brickman restarted the weekly yard debris pickup service.  Pickup will be every Thursday until the end of the season.

Please note the changes to last year's services below.  The following guidelines apply to the free yard waste collection service provided by The Brickman Group:

·         One biodegradable paper bag (available at hardware stores) of yard waste will be collected from each home every Thursday.  (No more trash cans of yard debris)

·         Brickman will not collect debris containing grass clippings, trash, animal waste, or planting pots.

·         Any debris that does not meet these criteria will not be collected. 

·         Residents can dispose of additional debris at the Galloway Road Convenience Center Wednesday through Saturday from  8 AM to 2:30 PM.  See website links for more details:

For any yard services Contact Brian at Brickman: 609-561-1452 to schedule service, select option 4.

BHP Highway Cleanup Crew!

As committee leader Alan Schmidt always says, "no matter how much we pick up, the stuff just keeps coming back!"  Thanks to the dedicated volunteer teamwork of the BHP Cleanup Crew, the roadways around our community remain as clean as possible as we battle society's unfortunate ability to litter in a beautiful area without feeling guilty.  Below you will find a few photos of some of the Friday and Saturday Crew, lead by Alan with incredible support from his wife Kathy.  New volunteers are always welcomed to join.  The next cleanup dates are Friday July 11 for Tilton Rd. cleanup (meet at the HOA Clubhouse between 8:30 and 9, get golf carts donated by BHP Golf Club, and hit the road),  and Saturday July 12 we'll meet again between 8:30 and 9 at the BHP HOA clubhouse, enjoy snacks provided by a team member, and then take care of business along Racetrack/Leipzig RDs.

Friday Crew: Jim Young, Joe Martelli, Alan Schmidt, Gene McCann, John Valek, Allan Sciscio, Joyce Bailey, Herb Cunitz (Kathy Schmidt taking photo!).  Also, there have been many others who have supported on Fridays not shown here and we sincerely thank them.

Saturday Crew: Jay McCoog, Jim Young, Alan Schmidt, Margaret Martelli, Joe Martelli, Bill Miles, Kathy Schmidt, Rae Smith, and Bob Smith.  Also, there have been many others who have supported on Saturdays not shown here and we thank them also.

On a recent Friday/Saturday trash pickup, an unimaginable amount of litter was picked up by the crew.  Can you imagine what our surrounding areas would look like if the crew did not tackle this problem on a monthly basis!  Thanks to Alan and Kathy Schmidt for keeping the crew together and remaining active and dedicated to our community.

Galloway Police Alert to the Community

From Galloway Police, PTL. Carolyn Buckley: "You may have read in the paper that we have been having many vehicles broken into overnight in Galloway.  These cars were unlocked in every call that we handled, so although there haven't been any burglaries to motor vehicles in the Blue Heron Pines neighborhood, it is just a friendly reminder to all that everyone should make sure that their vehicles are secured every night and that valuables are not left in plain sight.”

BHP Committee Web Page Updates -

Thanks to John Demarco and the Neighborhood Watch Committee for working with Jay McCoog to update their web page on the BHP HOA Web site.  Click here to see their updates and to get a copy of the updated Block Captain Phone Tree.

All other committees who desire an update to their web page please contact Jay McCoog at

BHP HOA Updated Recreation Facility Policy -

The updated Recreation Policy is provided in the following link: Recreation Policy.  The BHP HOA Board added explicit language prohibiting the purchase or rental of cable TV programming on the Clubhouse television.

BHP HOA Board Open Session Meeting Minutes -

The meeting minutes through the November open sessions are provided in the following link: (Open Sessions). A reminder to the community that meeting minutes for all BHP HOA board meetings are posted to the website. Click the HOA Icon at the top of the home page, then click the link "Click here to view prior meeting minutes and notices".

Message from DiLucia Property Management:

Sign up for Paperless Billing and Online Account Access!

In an effort to reduce costs and environmental impact DiLucia Management is encouraging all residents to enroll in paperless billing and online account access through  You will receive monthly email notices containing your invoice and the newsletter and have access to your account history 24/7.  Please email Cynthia at to sign-up. 


Press Release - Weather Disaster Preparedness!

Attention Neighbors, BHP resident Dolores McElhatton who works for Atlantic County Gov't as a part time librarian at the Egg Harbor City Branch received the following information that may be beneficial to all.

County Resources Help Residents Prepare for Snow/Ice, Heat, Hurricanes and More

Residents are urged to take this opportunity to check and replenish disaster supply kits, create and/or review family emergency plans including preparations for pets, review evacuation routes and locate contact information for their municipal emergency management offices. All of this information and more is available on the county’s emergency information and resource website at

Residents and individuals with properties or businesses in Atlantic County are also strongly encouraged to register with the county’s Community Notification System. Introduced in 2008 the system originally provided emergency alerts to landline telephone numbers only. Since then the system has been upgraded to include cell phone numbers and Voice Over Internet Protocols (VOIP) for those who choose to register them. The system currently includes 205,344 numbers from the Verizon phone system’s 9-1-1 database as well as 6,500 self-registered numbers. The Community Notification System can accommodate a primary and secondary phone number (i.e. home and cell) as well as two email addresses per account.

Residents who are registered through the Atlantic County Community Notification System can also receive direct alerts from the National Weather Service to their cell phones. This important feature helps to keep the public aware of potentially dangerous weather conditions, such as severe heat or storm activity, regardless of time of day or location.

BHP HOA Facebook Page!

“Like” us on FACEBOOK! – BHP HOA has a new Facebook page for updates and community info.  Search Blue Heron Pines Homeowners Association.



BHP Pet Policy

In accordance with safety requirements, common courtesy, community restrictions, and township ordinances, dogs and pets may not run freely throughout the community.  It is essential that each homeowner provide for acceptable containment and restraint of pets within the confines of their own property.

All dogs and pets must be kept leashed and under control when exercising in the common areas of the community and should not be permitted to trespass on private property.

Please always pick up after your pets ! Animal waste contains high concentration of bacteria and disease causing microorganisms that can cause health concerns. Galloway Township requires homeowners to immediately and properly dispose of their pets solid waste from any public or private property. All dog walkers must dispose of their dogs waste (have plastic bag ready) since walking paths (sidewalks) are on public and private property. Dog walkers who use the BHP sidewalks should not allow their pets to urinate or defecate on your neighbors lawns or the grass strip between the sidewalk and the street. Please curb your dogs, or your back yards. The grass strip between the sidewalk and street is maintained by the landscape company and is part of your neighbors lawns. No animals shall be allowed to run loose at any time and owners must keep their subject property free and clear of any waste generated by the animal. Fines will be assessed to homeowners in violation of this policy.

The number of household pets (dogs and/or cats) cannot exceed two (2). 


Upcoming Birthdays!

Doris Tucker                                  8/2

David West                                     8/3

John Valek                                     8/4

Patti Middleton                              8/5

Ben Willitts                                     8/8

Dorothy Jackson                            8/11

Diane Dreby                                   8/13

Kathleen Wilkins                           8/13

Edith Bloom                                   8/17

Gerry Campbell                             8/21

Mike Rogers                                   8/22

Carolyn DeMarco                          8/22

Neil Moloney                                  8/26

Bill Miles                                         8/27

Kathie Carlsen                               8/28

Ramona Marshall                          9/3

Ruth Edwards                                9/3

Stephen (Kay) Kachmarchyk       9/9

Brian K. Jackson                           9/10

Betty Sheridan                               9/12

Nadine Valek                                  9/12

Ron Tutunjian                               9/12

Joanne Gabriel                               9/14

Faith Britzinghoffer                      9/14

Laurie Kennedy                             9/17

Mary O'Hara                                  9/19

Carlene Moloney                            9/20

Helen Breslau                                 9/22

Eileen Luma                                   9/25

Rich Melkonian                              9/28

Ruth Gaffin                                    9/30

Upcoming Anniversaries!

Ron & Linda Tutunjian                          8/2

Jeff & Eileen Luma                                  8/2

Alan & Kathy Schmidt                            8/6

Jim & Patti Schultz                                  8/8

Ron & Edith Bloom                                 8/9

Ken & Elaine Lemanski                          8/12

Phil & Trudy Ellmore                              8/18

Jack & Betty Sheridan                             8/19

Dave & Faith Brintzinghoffer                 8/27

Stephen & Rita (Kay) Kachmarchyk     9/7

John & Carlene Moloney                        9/20

Rosie & Gerry Campbell                         9/22

Jay & Mary Ann McCoog                        9/30

Your special day not shown here in the time frame shown? Send your birthday and other special wishes to 

Names of former BHP residents shown here?  Please notify Jay McCoog at 


This page last updated 08/03/2014 10:46:08 AM