Proposal for Conceptual Plan for 94 Units of Senior Citizen Housing on Tuesday's Agenda for Township Committee

May 14, 2018

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ A Massachusetts developer is asking the Township Committee to consider a submitted conceptual plan for 94 units of senior citizen housing _ including 67 units of assisted living housing and 27 units for residents who need memory care _ proposed in correspondence listed on the Tuesday night agenda for the Bernards Township Committee.

The developer, LCB Senior ...

Somerville Approves 40-Acre Transit Village with Route 206 Gateway

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset Station, an expansive Transit Village featuring apartments, townhouses, retail stores and a community center alongside the NJ Transit Raritan Valley line - with an interior roadway providing access to Route 206 - was given site plan and subdivision approvals by the Planning Board following a 3 ½-hour meeting Wednesday night.

The final application is based ...

Bernards Township Prepares to Celebrate ‘Charter Day’ on Saturday, May 19

BERNARDS TWP., NJ – Charter Day, one of the biggest events celebrated every year in downtown Basking Ridge, is almost here. The festival celebrates the awarding of the Charter of Bernardston on May 24, 1760, from King George II– that’s 258 years ago.

The festival honors the history of Bernards Township, which includes Basking Ridge, Lyons, Liberty Corner and West Millington, ...

Staffing Options Discussed When $103.1 Million School Budget Adopted This Week

BERNARDS TWP., NJ — Ridge High School would see additional teachers in sign language and English language arts next fall, as part of a $103.1 million school budget adopted by the Board of Education earlier this week.

The board's approved budget will require a contribution of $89.7 million in local taxes for the 2018-19 school year.

The budget will increase the ...

Valairco Heating and Cooling Celebrates 50 Years of Service; Dedicated to Keeping Your Family Comfortable

MANVILLE, NJ - Valairco Heating and Cooling is celebrating 50 years of serving the central New Jersey area and beyond. Kevin McHugh, owner and third generation of this family run business, takes pride in a job well done and Valairco’s commitment to providing the best value around through stellar workmanship, industry leading warranties, and affordable prices and maintenance ...

Judge Denies CIP Bid to Add Quarry Housing to Affordable Housing Plan in Bernards

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ A state judge has knocked down a legal motion by a development group seeking to build up to 380 apartments and townhouses at the defunct Millington Quarry as a part of Bernards Township's required state affordable housing plan.

Judge Thomas C. Miller on Friday denied the legal request by Community Investment Partners (CIP) to interject itself into ...

Overlook Named 'Employer of the Year' by NJ APSE

SUMMIT, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center received the Employer of the Year Award from the New Jersey chapter of the Association of People Supporting Employment First (NJ APSE) during the Facing the Future 26 Conference on transition and employment. The Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) is the only national organization with an exclusive ...

Somerville: Stickley Furniture Will Open at Former Lloyd’s Furniture Store on Main Street

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The venerable Lloyd’s furniture store, an institution on Main Street for nearly 70 years, has been sold to the Stickley Furniture Company, a national retailer with a rich history that plans to continue Lloyd’s proud tradition of selling high-quality furniture to a discerning clientele.

Stickley becomes the first major national retailer to open a store in downtown ...

Bernards Budget Hearing, Police Chief's Swearing In Scheduled For Tuesday Meeting

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Bernards Township's new police chief, along with a new recruit on the police force, are scheduled to be be sworn in at Tuesday's Township Committee meeting. A public hearing on the proposed $19.9-million municipal budget for 2018 is scheduled for the same night.

Tuesday meeting scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

The April 10 Township Committee ...

Container Store Set to Open This Weekend

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Container Store, at the Chimney Rock Plaza in Bridgewater, is celebrating its grand opening April 7 and April 8.

The store is the latest among the new businesses opening in the plaza, including Whole Foods, Saks OFF 5th and Nordstrom Rack.

The Container Store is a national chain featuring organizational ideas for the entire house.

Also, during the grand opening ...

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The Pretty Pink Rooster Boutique - Grand Re-Opening Celebration!

May 3, 2018

Creating The Pretty Pink Rooster Boutique was a dream that owner Alexandra Daras developed with her late father over many years. Together, they had big plans for building a business - a boutique designed for women who wanted to follow the latest fashion trends without the hefty price tag.  Their dreams were tragically cut short when Alexandra’s father passed away suddenly. At ...