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Heartworks Delivers Meals to Area Veterans; Honors Capt. Ford Shaw

May 30, 2020

SOMERSET HILLS, NJ _ The usual parades and flag ceremonies for Memorial Day were put on hold due to COVID-19 in 2020, but Basking Ridge-based Heartworks reached out in other ways to area veterans.

Other years, Heartworks and VFW 7658 each Memorial Day have been serving a barbeque dinner in honor of Marine Capt. Stanford "Ford" Henry Shaw III of Basking Ridge, who ...

A Memorial Day Remembrance Despite COVID-19 and Website Attack

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Township officials will officially mark Memorial Day on Monday, but the event won't be live.

The COVID-19 shutdown already had led to the cancellation of Bernards Township's annual Memorial Day parade, rotated each year between downtown Basking Ridge and Liberty Corner.

Then, earlier in May, a ransomware attack on the township's website and some other online ...

COVID-19 Precautions Cancel Annual Memorial Day Parade in Bernards Twp.

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Bernards Township’s annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony will not be held this year due to precautions to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and the resulting public health emergency, the township has announced.

The parade is rotated each year between downtown Basking Ridge and Liberty Corner, and was hosted by the Liberty Corner Fire Co. and ...

American Flag Flies at Half-Staff to Observe 75h Anniversary of V-E Day

TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday ordered that the U.S. and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities in recognition of the 75th Anniversary of V-E Day, May 8th, 1945.

The flags will also fly at half-staff to honor the victims of COVID-19, pursuant to Executive Order No. 114, which remains in effect indefinitely.

“Today, we celebrate the ...

Gold Award Girl Scout Brings Beauty to a Local Elementary School

Girl Scout Creates an Inspirational Program for Transitioning Students

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Transitioning from elementary school to middle school can be challenging. We’ve all been there.

In the blink of an eye, students go from being the top dog in their schools to being at the bottom rung of the ladder in a completely different place where everyone looks, well, old. And during ...

Food Pantry Established at Two Locations in Bernardsville

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- Earlier in April, a pop-up food pantry was established at St. Bernard's Episcopal Church and the Peapack Reform Church to provide food to a growing number of local residents who have lost employment due to the pandemic.  To date, the pantry has distributed over 800 bags of groceries to local families.  

Sama Habibi, a Gladstone resident and member of the ...

Community Drives Up to Donate, Raises $5750 for Feed to Give benefitting Somerset County Food Bank

WARREN, NJ -  Need Chicken?  Want to help? The call went out and the Warren community responded.  In just a few days, 350 families signed up to pick up chicken and donate to the Somerset County Food Bank through Feed to Give. The Warren Township and the Bernards Township Regional Chamber of Commerce provided support for the effort.

See: Need Chicken? Warren Township Chicken ...

Generous Donations Feed Entire Staff at Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Ron DePasquale, Basking Ridge resident, is on the quest to buy more lunches for area essential workers, after raising enough money to buy all the employees at Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge lunch on April 14th. 

“I initially set a goal of $500 to buy some staff members lunch, to show them that their community is thankful for what they do. I ...

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Bridgewater Youth Fatally Struck by Train

May 26, 2020

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bridgewater juvenile has been identified as the victim fatally struck by a NJ Transit train Monday at around 4:20 p.m. just west of the Bridgewater station, according to Lisa Torbic, of NJ Transit.

Torbic said the eastbound Raritan Valley Line train 5526, which left from Raritan at 4:16 p.m. and was scheduled to arrive at Newark Penn Station at 5:15 p.m. struck the juvenile ...

Outdoor Dining, Hair Salon Appointments, In-Person Shopping Coming in 'Stage 2'

June 1, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Outdoor dining and in-person retail shopping will be allowed starting June 15, while personal-care businesses such as barbershops and hair salons will be able to open a week later as Gov. Phil Murphy continues to slowly reopen New Jersey.

Youth summer programs will also be permitted to start on July 6 during what Murphy calls Stage 2 of New Jersey’s road ...

Atlantic Health System Leads Phase 1 Study on CPI-613® (Devimistat), First-in-Class Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer to be Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2020

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care’s Angela Alistar, MD, medical director of GI medical oncology at Morristown Medical Center and medical director of the Phase 1 Breakthrough Treatment Center, is lead author of a phase 1 study of CPI-613® (devimistat), a unique first-in-class treatment for locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer, in combination with two chemotherapy drugs. Dr.

Fellowship Senior Living CEO Message to the Greater Community

June 5, 2020

Dear Residents, Family Members, Team Members and My Fellow Americans,

At Fellowship Senior Living, we believe in bringing people together in mutual respect and unity… to foster long-term health, personal independence, spiritual growth, and fellowship. Our mission continues to be important, when all around us, in this moment and everywhere in the world, we can see the danger that a lack ...

Bedminster Farmers Market Returns Saturday, June 6 to River Road Park 

May 31, 2020

BEDMINSTER, NJ - The Bedminster Township Committee and the Bedminster Farmers Market Advisory Committee are excited to announce that the Bedminster Farmers Market is returning for its third season starting Saturday, June 6 at River Road Park.

The Bedminster Farmers Market will be held every Saturday, rain or shine, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Township’s River Road Park located at ...

Calculating an IRD Deduction

Have you recently inherited a loved one’s retirement assets? If so, you should know that there is an income tax deduction available to you called the income in respect of a decedent, or IRD, deduction. When certain inherited assets are hit with both federal estate and income taxes, this deduction can help offset the impact. Taking the time to ensure you correctly utilize this tax break can ...

Using IRAs to Help Children

Did you know there is no minimum age for having an IRA? As long as your child has earned income, you can open an account in their name. Whether they contribute to the IRA with their own money from working or a gift from you, the power of compound interest can help them get a significant head start on a secure financial future.

To learn more, click here to download “Using IRAs to Help ...