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Highlands State Bank is a small, community-oriented bank dedicated to providing personalized service and competitive rates. Since we are part of the neighborhood, we have first-hand knowledge of the needs of local businesses and the people who live and work here. We use our knowledge to deliver quality banking to our customers through checking and savings accounts, mortgages, and consumer and business loans.

We’re known for our ability to make quick decisions and for our commitment to business success. Our representatives are equipped to interview customers and creatively solve problems to meet needs promptly. In everything, we strive to deliver the kind of attention and convenience our customers expect. We even have late hours throughout the workweek and hours on Saturday, so you can stop by more often.

Highlands Highlight

Highlands State Bank is pleased to announce that Maureen Gillan has joined our team and serves as Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer in our Totowa office, located at 650 Union Boulevard in Totowa, New Jersey. She brings with her more than 20 years of hands-on banking expertise. Maureen is successful in developing banking relationships emphasizing in commercial real estate financing and business lending in the New Jersey Market. Read the full press release here.

Community News


ShopRite of Byram “Packs the Pantry”


On Sept. 10, the ShopRite of Byram was the proud host of a “Pack the Pantry” event, where customers and ShopRite associates generously donated non-perishable items to the Sparta Ecumenical Food Pantry. The event was a huge success, and the community came together for a great cause that is close to home…

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Apple Picking Season Gets Underway In Vernon


The opportunity to see a landscape full of fruit is one of benefits of going apple picking early in the season…

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Free Digital Service “Hoopla” Now Available At Local Libraries


Local libraries continue to stay on top of fast changing technology with the addition of Hoopla, a digital service offering a wide variety of media for patrons…

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Business Improvement Group to Present Recommendation


Over the past several years The Denville Economic Development Committee has researched the most effective and proven methods to keep downtown Denville thriving and healthy. From that research they have ascertained that a Business Improvement District (BID) may be the route to consider…

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Three Borough Residents Place in Top 5 of Annual Arboretum Run


Justin Jenkins of Ridgewood paced a field of 292 runners in the Glen Rock Arboretum 5K Run on Labor Day. The 25-year-old Jenkins timed 17:35 for the victory. Joe Singleton, 30, of Mahwah was the runner-up with an 18:12 clocking…

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