Press Releases

August 16, 2018

Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council, will be honoring local citizens at the 2018 Good Scout Awards Dinner to be held on the evening of Tuesday, October 2, at The Primavera Regency in Stirling. This year’s honorees are Bob English and Carol Prasa of Long Hill, Michael Fogarty of Warren, ...

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On Oct. 15 join Basking Ridge Fire Company No. 1 for a full, fun day of golf at the Fox Hollow Golf Club in Branchburg. Shotgun scramble. Full selection of sponsorships! Player packages include meals and amenities.  Read flyer for full info. Click to Register Now! Limited number of ...

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The Bernards Township Health Department, in conjunction with The Blood Center of New Jersey, is sponsoring a blood drive on Wednesday, Aug. 15 from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The Blood Drive will be held at the Bernards Township Community Center located at 289 South Maple Ave. in Basking ...

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America’s Grow-a-Row will host their annual Scout Day volunteering event on Monday, August 20th, from 10am-2pm at one of their Clinton area farms in Hunterdon County. Scouts of all ages are welcome to volunteer and harvest produce. To register for Scout Day, please ...

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William Annin Middle School’s Athletic Organization will be offering fall sports teams and athletic clinics for students in all grades. The Bernards Township middle school’s Cross Country Team is one of the only teams open to 6th, 7th and 8th grade boys and girls.  The team meets three times a ...

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Local man will ride to fundraise for live-saving cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute NEEDHAM, MA – On Aug. 4 and 5, Jim Morris of Basking Ridge will cycle up to 192 miles in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) with the goal of topping last year’s record-breaking gift and ...

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GILLETTE, NJ - ReNew Salon and Spa welcomes Senior Stylist Joan Mormilo to their staff. Mormilo brings with her over 20 years of excellent customer service in the salon and spa industry. She has extensive product knowledge, focuses on keeping up-to-date on industry standards and practices, ...

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STANHOPE, NJ – July 5, 2018– Time for the whole family to experience adventure this summer!  Have some free summer evenings and ready for a summer evening of family fun?!  Families are invited to attend any of four Family Adventure Nights at Camp Wheeler or Watchung Day Camp at no cost. Program ...

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Stephen Kellogg is playing only a handful of concerts this summer as he is working on a new record and writing his first book - so it's a rare stroke of luck for music lovers to welcome him to Basking Ridge on Friday, June 15. Over the last decade, Connecticut native Kellogg has performed more ...

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New Jersey Blood Services/New York Blood Center (NYBC) has declared a blood emergency. The organization is asking people across New York City, the Hudson Valley, Long Island and New Jersey to donate blood to help replenish the blood supply for hospitals throughout the area.   In order to ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Ridge High School cheerleaders will be holding a car wash on Sunday ro raise funds for their anticipated trip to nationals. The car wash will be Sunday, June 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ridge High School. Donations are welcome.  

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Bernards Township Democrats are very excited to announce our second Annual Bernards Township Democratic Committee (BTDC) Picnic Fundraiser, schedu!ed for noon to 4 p.m. on Sat., June 9. This year, our theme will be the traditional American BBQ.  Food and drinks include: Hamburgers, hotdogs, ...

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Open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Knitting/Crochet/Stitching Club – Monday, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. All are welcome to join. Bring your own knitting/crocheting/stitching project, or learn a new craft and meet wonderful friends while doing something you love. Dancercise – Monday, 10:30 a.m. This ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The historic Ross Farm in Basking Ridge is opening the property gates on June 2 from 12 to 4 p.m. to celebrate and recognize important milestones in American military history as well express appreciation for the contributions of our veterans. The house and grounds will be open ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Registration is now open for the exciting 2018 summer camp season at Elefante! Choose from among these SEVEN different and wonderful camp offerings. Musical Theater Camp The New Jersey Jazz Academy Just Strings Camp Dance Acting Camp Broaday Beginners ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - In April, Somerset Hills YMCA (SHY) Swim Team Parent Organization celebrated the team’s 2017-2018 season with its annual Awards Banquet held at the Westin Governor Morris in Morristown. The event celebrates swimmers and the contributions of coaches and parents. This year, the ...

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Karen De La Maza is the founder of “Kids Can Change The World”, a program designed to instill humane values in children while developing essential life skills and positive leadership. Karen and her family relocated to NJ from her native Mexico City in 2008 for her husband’s job. Karen has always ...

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Bedminster’s historic Jacbous Vanderveer House & Museum has been designated a Blue Star Museum, one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  The Jacobus Vanderveer ...

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When Brianna Cagan’s dad was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, she and her family wanted to do something meaningful to fund cancer research. Brianna, her mom Sue Kelly, and their friends started a started a Relay For Life team called “Pearly Girls.” Seven years later, the high school freshman is ...

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The Lord Stirling Theater Company will perform William Shakespeare’s “The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice,” in the English Barn Theater at the Farmstead Arts Center, 450 King George Road, Basking Ridge, NJ. “Othello” will open on Friday, June 1, at 7:30PM, with additional performances on ...

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On Sunday, May 20 at 2 p.m. Opera at Florham will present its season finale, Puccini’s Bel Canto Lyricism. The event will be held in Lenfell Hall, The Mansion, at Fairleigh Dickinson University, 285 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ. The venue, Lenfell Hall (located in Hennessy Hall), was the drawing ...

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Picture yourself travelling by horse-drawn carriage from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia, PA in the late 1800's.  It was long, dusty, uncomfortable and monotonous.  Then along came the automobile and changed everything forever.  On Saturday, July 14, METC is excited to host a special day-long outdoor ...

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  The United States Hockey League (USHL) has named Anthony Del Gaizo, who played for the Muskegon Lumberjacks, its Player of the Year. USHL, which uses players 20 and younger, is a top junior ice hockey league in the country, with 17 teams in the midwestern U.S. Del Gaizo, a native of ...

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The Central Jersey Community Coalition will hold a free, public event, “Meta Performs ‘Dismantling the Racism Machine’: Community Dialogue,” which will support the CJCC mission to “educate, advocate, inspire, and act.” This event features local author and CJCC steering committee member Dr. Karen ...

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Score front-row seats to a concert at MetLife Stadium this summer, and it could be epic. Much easier, and more intimate: seats to the summer music series at The Ross Farm in Basking Ridge – and it will be historic. The fourth season of the Ross Farm Music Series kicked off April 22, but the ...

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STONE TAVERN, N.J. — The Jersey Fresh International Three Day Event has drawn a record number of entries including riders from seven other nations. Aside from many of the top riders from the United States, entries are coming from Australia, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland ...

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  What to learn how to canoe or kayak? Have dreams of taking on the Colorado River, but have never even been in a canoe or kayak? Don't despair, there's help at hand, and it's right here in Somerset County.  The Somerset County Park Commission offers a variety of canoeing and kayaking ...

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BASKING RIDGE – This year, the Bernards Township Memorial Day Parade will be hosted by the Basking Ridge Fire Company in the northern part of the Township.  The parade is scheduled to step off at Collyer Lane at 9:30 AM, proceeding down South Finley Avenue toward the Basking Ridge Town Center.

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  Join in the Woodland Walks at the Leonard J. Buck Garden on Sunday afternoons during May. Hosted by the Somerset County Park Commission, these informative guided tours of the 30-acre public display garden at 11 Layton Road in Far Hills are scheduled for Sunday afternoons. May 6, 13, and 20.

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At the recent annual conference for the International Technology and Engineering Educator Association (ITEEA), Frank Caccavale’s Technology and Engineering Education program, at Ridge High School was recognized as one of only 39 programs worldwide to earn the prestigious Program Excellence Award in ...

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