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Bernards Township School Administrators To Get 3.15% Annual Salary Boost for Next 3 Years

June 24, 2018

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Administrators at Bernards Township schools have reached a three-year agreement on salaries and benefits.

The agreement, which covers from July 1 to June 30, 2021, means the administrator's group will receive annual increases in salary of 3.15 percent for each of the next three years and “move to a high-deductible health care plan so that the board can ...

Ridge H.S. Technology Teacher Caccavale Earns Recognition, Wins Awards

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Frank Caccavale, a technology and engineering education teacher for the last three years in the Bernards Township School District, has recently been the recipient of two prestigious honors and some high-profile visits to his classroom.

Earlier this month, he was presented High School Technology and Engineering Teacher of the year by the New Jersey Technology and ...

Summer Camp Programs for Children and Teens at Environmental Education Center

BERNARDS TWP., NJ – Each summer, the Environmental Education Center (EEC) in Basking Ridge holds programs that let children and teens explore nature for summer activities that both entertaining and an opportunity to learn about the environment.

The programs are organized and led by the EEC's staff of naturalists.

The EEC is a Somerset County facility located at 190 Lord ...

Molly McEnroe, Graduating Ridge Senior, Gets Ruth Award from WAMMC

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Molly McEnroe, a 2018 graduate from Ridge High School, was presented with the Ruth Award by Patricia Colbert, a member of the Board of the Women’s Association for Morristown Medical Center (WAMMC), at the high school’s Senior Awards Assembly on May 29.

The Ruth Award is presented annually to a senior high school student who is an active Morristown Medical Center ...

Summer Camp Programs for Children and Teens at Environmental Education Center

June 23, 2018

BERNARDS TWP., NJ – Each summer, the Environmental Education Center (EEC) in Basking Ridge holds programs that let children and teens explore nature for summer activities that both entertaining and an opportunity to learn about the environment.

The programs are organized and led by the EEC's staff of naturalists.

The EEC is a Somerset County facility located at 190 Lord ...

Bernards Township Library Launches Summer Reading Events For All Ages

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ It wouldn't be summer without the summer reading program at the Basking Ridge Library _ and this year the library again is offering reading and book discussion activities for children, teens and adults.

The theme for this year's summer reading program is "Libraries Rock!" The Bernards Township Library is located at 32 S. Maple Ave. in Basking ...

Summer Camp Programs for Children and Teens Announced By Environmental Education Center

BERNARDS TWP., NJ – Each summer, the Environmental Education Center (EEC) in Basking Ridge holds programs that let children and teens explore nature for summer activities that both entertaining and an opportunity to learn about the environment.

The programs are organized and led by the EEC's staff of naturalists.

The EEC is a Somerset County facility located at 190 Lord ...

Bernards Officials Hear JCP&L Presentation on Handling Storms, Outages

June 17, 2018

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - JCP&L has improved both its communication with municipalities and customers, and also its response to outages, since Superstorm Sandy plunged the entire township into darkness in 2012 and left residents wondering what help, if any, was on the way from the power company, Bernards Township Mayor John Carpenter said after hearing a JCP&L presentation this past ...

'Rewirement' Luncheon Teaches Clients to Retire on Purpose

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - About a dozen   gathered at Veneto Ristorante last Monday afternoon over some sandwiches, paninis, and good company, hosted by Walter Pardo (CEO)  and Jill Biagio (Client Relations) of Wealth Financial Partners (WFP.) 

The crowd was walked through an interactive and informative presentation that shined a unique perspective on those ...

'Rewirement' Luncheon Teaches Clients to Retire on Purpose

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - About a dozen clients gathered at Veneto Ristorante last Monday afternoon over some sandwiches, paninis, and good company, hosted by Walter Pardo (CEO)  and Jill Biagio (Client Relations) of Wealth Financial Partners (WFP.) 

The crowd was walked through an interactive and informative presentation that shined a unique perspective on those ...

Bernards Township School Administrators To Get 3.15% Annual Salary Boost for Next 3 Years

June 24, 2018

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Administrators at Bernards Township schools have reached a three-year agreement on salaries and benefits.

The agreement, which covers from July 1 to June 30, 2021, means the administrator's group will receive annual increases in salary of 3.15 percent for each of the next three years and “move to a high-deductible health care plan so that the board can ...

Ridge H.S. Technology Teacher Caccavale Earns Recognition, Wins Awards

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Frank Caccavale, a technology and engineering education teacher for the last three years in the Bernards Township School District, has recently been the recipient of two prestigious honors and some high-profile visits to his classroom.

Earlier this month, he was presented High School Technology and Engineering Teacher of the year by the New Jersey Technology and ...

Ridge High School Celebrates the Class of 2018 on Graduation Night

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Ridge High School celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2018 on Wednesday night at Ridge’s football field, with plenty of friends and family in the crowd to cheer on the new graduates.

Drew Krause, principal of Ridge High School, opened the evening’s festivities by welcoming the attendees on behalf of the administration, the superintendent and the Board of ...

Summer Camp Programs for Children and Teens Announced By Environmental Education Center

June 14, 2018

BERNARDS TWP., NJ – Each summer, the Environmental Education Center (EEC) in Basking Ridge holds programs that let children and teens explore nature for summer activities that both entertaining and an opportunity to learn about the environment.

The programs are organized and led by the EEC's staff of naturalists.

The EEC is a Somerset County facility located at 190 Lord ...

Molly McEnroe, Graduating Ridge Senior, Gets Ruth Award from WAMMC

June 23, 2018

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Molly McEnroe, a 2018 graduate from Ridge High School, was presented with the Ruth Award by Patricia Colbert, a member of the Board of the Women’s Association for Morristown Medical Center (WAMMC), at the high school’s Senior Awards Assembly on May 29.

The Ruth Award is presented annually to a senior high school student who is an active Morristown Medical Center ...

Bernards Officials Hear JCP&L Presentation on Handling Storms, Outages

June 17, 2018

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - JCP&L has improved both its communication with municipalities and customers, and also its response to outages, since Superstorm Sandy plunged the entire township into darkness in 2012 and left residents wondering what help, if any, was on the way from the power company, Bernards Township Mayor John Carpenter said after hearing a JCP&L presentation this past ...

2018 Roadwork Projects Continuing Next Week on Parkview, Beechwood, Other Roads

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Road construction that is part of the township's 2018 road Improvements program are scheduled to begin on Parkview Avenue and Franklin Drive on Monday, June 18, according to an announcement from Bernards Township. Crews will be working on storm sewer repairs.

Similar work on Brook Ridge Drive is not scheduled to take place until the week ...

Bernards Police Blotter: Motorcycle Theft, Vehicle Break-in Reported

June 18, 2018

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - A motorcycle was reportedly stolen from English Place in the Society Hill development sometime between the hours of 11:45 a.m. and 6:40 p.m. last Tuesday, June 12, Bernards Township police reported. 

The motorcycle taken was a 2016 silver Yamaha XCR, the police report said. The motorcycle was later recovered near the Society Hill retention pond. The ...

Bernards Officials Hear JCP&L Presentation on Handling Storms, Outages

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - JCP&L has improved both its communication with municipalities and customers, and also its response to outages, since Superstorm Sandy plunged the entire township into darkness in 2012 and left residents wondering what help, if any, was on the way from the power company, Bernards Township Mayor John Carpenter said after hearing a JCP&L presentation this past ...

2018 Roadwork Projects Continuing Next Week on Parkview, Beechwood, Other Roads

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Road construction that is part of the township's 2018 road Improvements program are scheduled to begin on Parkview Avenue and Franklin Drive on Monday, June 18, according to an announcement from Bernards Township. Crews will be working on storm sewer repairs.

Similar work on Brook Ridge Drive is not scheduled to take place until the week ...

Ridge H.S. Lands Three on All-Skylands Conference Boys Lacrosse Team

June 20, 2018

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Three players from Ridge have been named to the Skylands Conference All-Delaware Division Boys Lacrosse Team for 2018.

Senior attack Bryce Kirkwood, junior defense Wes Hudkins and senior goalie Mike Harris represent the Red Devils on First Team.

Kirkwood led the team in assists with 21 and was second on the team in goals with 22. Hudkins' steady play in the back ...

Five Ridge Football Seniors Help Leather Necks Win in Basilone Bowl All-Star Game

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Leather Necks beat the Devil Dogs, 21-3, in the sixth annual Basilone Bowl, held Thursday at Bridgewater-Raritan High School.

Five players from Ridge High School played for the winning team: RJ Milligan, Matt Giordano, Chris Breault, Kevin Park and Ryan Gogerty.

Milligan rushed for a game-high 112 yards and scored one touchdown on 11 carries and Gogerty had three ...

Ridge Girls Track Wins 4x800 State Title for 4th Straight Year

COLUMBUS, NJ - The Ridge High School girls track team won its fourth consecutive 4×800 meter relay title in the NJSIAA Meet of Champions last weekend at Northern Burlington High School.

Meghan Convery, Olivia Cicchetti, Morgan Lyons and Kaitlyn Van Baalen ran 9:03.19, which was the second-fastest time in the history of the meet, a full 14 seconds ahead of the second-place team.

Since ...

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Sleep out at Covenant House

June 18, 2018

I can enjoy the same movies over and over like it were the first time to see them.  My kids roll their eyes at this.  Well, many unimaginable things happen as you become a certain age, and you tend to learn to accept those things graciously as gift.   But I remember the movie “The Blind Side.”  Until I saw that movie, I didn’t know homeless children ...

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Horse Care Workshops at Lord Stirling Stable Start June 23

June 17, 2018

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable is offering Horse Care Workshop 101 for adults and youth seeking to gain experience and confidence around horses through a combination of non-riding activities and hands-on practice.

Horse Care Workshop 101 will be held at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, NJ beginning Saturday June ...

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AtlantiCast Episode 17

On this week’s AtlantiCast, it’s National Men’s Health Month, so check out important health tips for you or the men in your life, learn about groundbreaking research into breast cancer treatment that could mean an end to chemotherapy for some patients, meet a local sports hero who’s living his baseball dreams thanks to Goryeb Children’s Hospital and much ...