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Ridge High Ceramics Show Continues at EEC in Basking Ridge; Reception Wednesday

May 22, 2017

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - If you haven't had a chance yet to stop by and see Ridge High School ceramics students' exhibit on “Patterns in Nature and the Microscopic World,” at the Environmental Education Center, the show will be running through this weekend. There's even time to attend a reception for the student artists this week.

The show, which has been on ...

Meetings This Week: BOE To Announce 2017 Teachers of Year; Special Mosque Legal Meeting on Tuesday

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - One of the items on the agenda for Monday's Board of Education meeting is the presentation and announcement of the 2017 Teachers of the Year, with one educator traditionally chosen from each of the district's six school buildings.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 22, in the auditorium at the William Annin Middle School.

Public ...

One of this Year's Student Deaths Due to 'Choking Game,' Superintendent Says in Warning

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - One of the deaths of students in Bernards Township schools this year was the result of the "choking game," which apparently been practiced locally, the superintendent of township schools said in a special email to parents this week.

"We have been informed that one of the tragic losses of student life we have experienced this year was the result of ...

'What It's Like to be an Immigrant in This Century:' Mayor's Speaker Series on Thurs. Night

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Township resident Arthur Yu is scheduled as the second speaker in Mayor Carolyn Gaziano's speaker series on "Diversity, Inclusion, Culture and Immigration."

Yu is scheduled to appear from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 18, at the Fellowship Village Community Center on Fellowship Road, off Allen Road in Basking Road. The public is invited to the free ...

Presentation for Adults: 'Recovering From Suicide' Aftermath and Other Losses at Ridge HS on May 17

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Area parents and other adults affected by suicides and other losses among local young people in the past year or so are invited on Wedensday, May 17, to hear speaker George Scott discuss "Recovering from Suicide and Other Sudden Losses."

The presentation is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Ridge High School, 268 S. Finley Ave., Basking ...

Jen Korn named New Bernards School Board Member; 2017-18 School Budget Approved

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Frequent Bernards School Board attendee Jennifer Korn - who has been a consistent opponent of the PARCC testing in township schools and a self-described advocate for "the kids in the middle" was chosen from among seven candidates on Monday night to fill a board vacancy throughout 2017.

The board voted unanimously to appoint Korn to fill out a seat left vacant ...

Presentation of 2017-18 School Budget, Appointment of New Board Member Due at Monday's BOE Meeting

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - A presentation on the proposed $101,171,316 school budget for 2017-18 - to be followed by a possible approval vote - and also the selection and swearing in of a new board member to replace Priti Shah are both on Monday's agenda for the Bernards Township Board of Education.

The agenda for Monday's meeting is posted on the ...

Registration Open For Twilight Challenge 5K and Fun Race to Discourage Underage Drinking

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Registration is now open for the township's 29th Annual Pleasant Valley Twilight Challenge, with a 5K, a one-mile health walk, a children's Lollipop Loop and live music at the community event scheduled for Sunday evening on June 4 at Pleasant Valley Park in Basking Ridge.

The event, co-sponsored by the Bernards Township Health Department and the ...

Rutgers Day and New Jersey Folk Festival Officially Bring Spring

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, NJ - All 5 local campuses of Rutgers University came alive yesterday for the annual Rutgers Day event and the New Jersey Folk Festival.  It was time to dig deep into our Jersey roots and recognize new growth and deep traditions.

Like every great event in America, it began with a parade. Rutgers musicians were joined by the North Brunswick High School Raiders ...

It's Rutgers Day on All Three Campuses April 29

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers Day, Rutgers University’s annual welcome and show-and-tell for New Jersey residents of all ages, will take place Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m on the New Brunswick, Newark and Camden campuses.

The annual event offers more than 600 free performances, demonstrations and interactive activities. Last year, a record crowd of more than 100,000 ...

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