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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


"Pass It Along" All Summer Long


Even in the hot summer months, Pass It Along volunteers have made their way out into the community to help make the world better. In the past week alone, teens and their families spent almost 200 hours helping serve meals, getting children ready to go back to school, and providing much needed services to local senior citizens…

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Bear Cub Rescued By Vernon Officials


Monday, Vernon Animal Control and Vernon Police responded to a call about a bear cub in distress on Canistear Road in Vernon…

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Passaic Valley HS Raises $1,300 for St. Jude’s


Students and staff members from Passaic Valley High School rocked out recently by taking part in the annual "Hey Jude" benefit concert, held in the high school's Schneider Auditorium…

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Fox Hill Playground Dreams Becoming Reality


For the neighborhood surrounding Fox Hill, a new playground will be installed on August 27. The playground being built is the culmination of months of fundraising and dedication…

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Glen Rock Police Department Hires 4 New Officers


Concluding a revised and more rigorous recruitment and selection process significantly aided by a Glen Rock Police Department committee, the Borough Council unanimously confirmed the hiring of four new police officers last week…

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