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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


Getting Dirty For A Great Cause


For Carly Swenson, Sunday's Mud Run was about getting muddy. “I love the mud part,” she said. Her twin sister, Tate, had a different take on the event: “I like all of the obstacles,” she said…

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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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Borough Official Accepting Proposals For Redevlopment


Borough officials are accepting requests for proposals to redevelop the North Jersey Developmental Center complex…

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New Equipment For Denville School Playground


On Aug. 31, a mere six days before the start of the new academic year, Riverview Elementary School’s William E. Davenport PTA held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the latest equipment in Riverview’s 4-year-old playground, a rocket-shaped climbing piece…

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New Police Chief and Four Officers Sworn In


In what is best described as a celebratory atmosphere, an overflow crowd witnessed the Aug. 24 induction of new Chief of Police Dean Ackermann and four new officers to the local force…

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