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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 Kathryn Rosa has recently joined the Bank as Senior Vice President, Compliance & BSA Officer.

Kathryn is responsible for ensuring the bank is adhering to applicable regulatory compliance banking laws, including the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). Kathryn will be working in the main office located in Vernon, NJ. Read More

Highlands State Bank is pleased to announce that James Donado has recently joined the Bank as Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer.

Mr. Donado brings 25 years of experience in banking with emphasis in commercial real estate financing and business lending. Read More

Community News


Gatsby Gala A Great Success


The Sparta Historical Society is sincerely grateful for the support of its recent Gatsby Gala, hosted to raise funds for the ongoing restoration of the Van Kirk Homestead, Sparta’s museum and history resource center, according to Marjorie L. Strohsahl, gala chairman and the society's vice president...

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Vernon’s Seniors And Youths ‘Build Bridges Of Understanding’


Funded by the Municipal Alliance Coalition and presented by the Center for Prevention, seventh and eighth graders from Glen Meadow Middle School were able to visit the group of seniors at the Vernon Senior Center through the Building Bridges of Understanding Program...

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Passaic County Offering Free Golf Lessons


The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced Passaic County’s Preakness Valley Golf Course’s 3rd annual Hank DeVries Youth Golf Program...

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Dogs Gone Wild Kicks Off Unofficial Start To Summer


The four legged family members of many Denville families got their day at the lake as Dogs Gone Wild: Dog Days of Summer came to Cook's Pond...

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Relay for Life in Glen Rock: A Time To Honor and Remember


Despite a second straight year of meteorological challenges and their impact, Glen Rock’s 13th annual Relay for Life was declared a success by co-chair Donna Nihen following last weekend’s event...

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