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Cedar Hill School to Get New Playground Improvements Funded By PTO Donation

April 22, 2017

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Cedar Hill Elementary School playground is due to receive some new equipment and sprucing up this spring, courtesy of a $35,000 donation from the school's Parent Teacher Organization.

The playground improvements will be dedicated to former Cedar Hill Principal Joseph Mollica in honor of his many years of service to the students at the school, said current Cedar ...

Bernards Township Will Support New Veterans' Housing at Lyons VA

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Bernards Township Committee on Tuesday night pledged support for a proposal to build another 50 units of housing to serve homeless veterans on the Lyons campus of the Department of Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System off Valley Road.

The new housing would be near the first 62 apartments at the VA facility, which had opened in 2013 as the nation's ...

Basking Ridge Teen Volunteer Efforts Extend Beyond Local to Global

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Ridge High School (RHS) senior Deirdre McMahon is no stranger to service. She has earned the RHS Bronze Service Award twice, which requires completion of over 100 hours of community service within one year. Deirdre’s devotion to service extends from her heartfelt ties through her faith and her family. Her commitment to helping veterans stems from sacrifices made by her ...

Clean Those Closets: Donation Period for VNA Spring Rummage Sale Starts Sat., April 8

FAR HILLS, NJ - If you've been looking for motivation to get to spring cleaning and emptying those closets, here it is: the donations period to give usable items of all kinds to be sold later at the fundraising VNA Spring Rummage Sale begins this Saturday, April 8.

The Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills, based in Basking Ridge, holds its giant rummage sale each spring and fall.

Liberty Corner First Aid Squad Attends Slain FDNY EMT's Funeral in Bronx

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Four members of the Liberty Corner First Aid Squad on attended the funeral of Yadira Arroyo, the FDNY Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), who was recently killed in the line of duty in the Bronx, New York.

The Liberty Corner First Aid Squad volunteers included Elaine French, Charlotte Flohl, Fred Miller and Phil Lai-Len.

The ...

Boy Scout Cameron Mays Partners Organizes a Successful Book Swap for Room To Read

BASKING RIDGE, NJ- Boy Scout Cameron Mays from Troop 54 is proud of the successful Book Swap he organized for his First Class service project requirement. The Book Swap, held on March 11th in Basking Ridge, encouraged eager readers to choose a book and also learn about Room to Read, a global organization focusing on literacy.

 

Cameron received approval for the project from his Scout ...

Somerville Elks Sponsor Patriotic Art, Photo, Digital Contest for Students and Adults

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerville Elks Lodge #1068, determined to revitalize America's celebration of Flag Day, invites residents of central New Jersey to create inspiring and patriotic art for a new flag art, photography and digital image contest. The contest runs through May 1. Winners will be announced at the annual Flag Day Festival on Main Street on June 10.

Winners will be ...

Mission Accomplished: 5,000 Trees Planted in Bernards Within 5 Years After Sandy

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Bernards Township has announced it will fulfill a local initiative of planting 5,000 trees to replace those lost to "Superstorm Sandy" with a public dedication of the 5,000th tree on this Arbor Day.

Bernards Township had launched "Five in 5!" in response to the devastation of so many trees that were destroyed or damaged when Sandy struck the ...

TAPinto Basking Ridge Spotlight: Carolyn Gaziano, 2017 Mayor of Bernards Township

"This year as mayor I will celebrate and document the beauty of Bernards Township.".

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Upcoming Events

Sun, April 23, 10:00 AM

Duke Island Park, Bridgewater

8th Annual "Run From Winter" 10K Race

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Mon, April 24, 6:00 PM

PeopleCare Center, Bridgewater

Literacy Volunteers Training

Education Giving Back

Sat, April 29, 8:00 AM

Peck School, Morristown

State Council of New Jersey Junior Leagues Get On ...

Education Giving Back

Diva For a Day Foundation, Inc Partners with TrueLeaf Kitchens of Basking Ridge to present The Dream  Kitchen Tour and Tasting.

April 20, 2017

Diva For a Day Foundation, Inc partners with TrueLeaf Kitchens of Basking Ridge to present The Dream  Kitchen Tour and Tasting.

Friday May 5, 2017

11AM-2:30PM

This is a self guided tour of 8 kitchens designed by TrueLeaf while enjoying tastings from 8 local resatuarants. 

Only 200 tickets will be sold

TIckets are $50 and registration and ticket information is avaibale ...