'Nature Through a Child's Eye' at EEC in Basking Ridge Until Feb. 4

January 13, 2018

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Nature Through a Child's Eye, the 26th annual exhibit of children's art with an environmental theme will be on display at the Somerset County Park Commission's Environmental Education Center (EEC) at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge through Sunday, Feb. 4.

The show is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day except Monday, ...

Hillsborough High School Grad Wins TV Emmy Award


HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Jocelyn Conn, a graduate of Hillsborough High School and Montclair State University, was recently awarded an Emmy as winning producer for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series for her work on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah."

Conn, a senior coordinating producer at "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah," is an 11-year show veteran and Peabody award ...

Somerville Church Hosts Boar's Head Festival Jan. 7


SOMERVILLE, NJ - The United Reformed Church, 100 West Main St., hosts the annual Central Jersey Twelfth Night-Boar’s Head Festival on Sunday, Jan. 7, at 4 p.m.

All are welcome to come and revel in the celebration of the Twelve Days of Christmas, as they did in Elizabethan times.

A cast of 125 actors will celebrate the story of Christmas as perhaps once done in an Elizabethan ...

Original 1907 Times Square Ball Has Direct Link to Warren Township and Somerset County Freeholder

NEW YORK, NY – Walter Fuhrman Palmer, the head electrician at the venerable New York Times newspaper more than 100 years ago, helped to create a legacy shared by tens of millions of people who have jammed Times Square on New Year’s Eve to celebrate the traditional countdown to the New Year.

Palmer, who lived in Warren, NJ, designed the first giant sphere to drop on Times Square, ...

Basking Ridge Community Gathers for Annual Christmas Eve Singalong

BERNARDS TWP., NJ – The annual Christmas Eve singalong was held in downtown Basking Ridge Sunday evening on the green, as is the tradition.

The event was preceded by the ringing of the church bells at the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church and Bishop Janes United Methodist Church, both of which are along the green.

An enthusiastic crowd picked up the song sheets, then gathered on and ...

PHOTOS: Ridge High School's Annual Winter Choral Concert

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Current students and alumni turned out to participate in the Ridge High School Choral Ensembles at the annual Winter Concert on Dec. 19, at the Performing Arts Center.

The various Ridge High School Choral Ensembles accompanied by Sandi Zimmermann and under the direction of Barbara Retzko, sang a selection of pieces that raised the holiday spirits of all those who ...

Christmas Eve Sing, Services, to be Held Sunday In Basking Ridge

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The annual Christmas Eve singalong has been held every year in downtown Basking Ridge despite snow, cold, sleet, ice, fog or rain conditions. Many current and former residents cite the carol sing as one of the highlights of growing up in Basking Ridge.

The annual Christmas Eve Community Sing will again be held at 7 p.m. this Sunday, ...

Ridge High School A Capella Choir to Perform Tuesday at Winter Choral Concert at PAC


BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Ridge High School a capella choir delighted the school board, staffers and audience at Monday Board of Education meeting with two playful holiday compositions.


Entering the auditorium in double file and singing "We Wish You A Merry Christmas, the girls split off to offer a Christmas cantata, followed by the boys in their own version of ...

40th Annual Festival of Trees Continues at EEC in Basking Ridge Through Dec. 29

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - If you haven't yet visited the 40th annual Festival of Trees, the winter wonderland spectacular that displays the creativity of local groups and individuals in decorating holiday trees, you still have through Dec. 29 to visit this year's display at the Environmental Education Center at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge. 

A ...

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Bernards Township Library's collection of new, unwrapped books for kids from infants through teens wraps up this Thursday, Dec. 14.

The books, which can be placed in donation boxes in either the childrens or adult departments of the library, will then be distributed to children and young people throughout New Jersey who have limited access to books.

The book ...

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Plainfield Symphony'S 98th Season Annual Free Family Concert is “A Family Affair”

January 16, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Symphony Orchestra will present its annual Family Concert on Saturday, Jan. 27 at 3 p.m. under the baton of Maestro Charles Prince. The program, entitled “A Family Affair,” will
feature the Young Pianist Competition of New Jersey Gold Prize winner, and will also include
several surprises.

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in ...