Giving Back

October 28, 2018

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The annual Field of Honor American flag display is due to be back at the lawn in front of Bernards town hall starting on Nov. 1, and this Wednesday, Oct. 31, is the deadline to order a flag to honor a veteran. Names of honorees for the veterans, whether living or in memory, ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Registration for the Basking Ridge Turkey Trot 5K next Sunday, Oct. 28 at Mountain Park in Martinsville will continue until Friday, Oct. 26. The event will consist of a 5K run (3.1 miles) and a 1-mile health walk. Check-in for the race will be from 8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ With the 10th annual St. James Men of Charity NJ Microbrew and Harvest Fest for Charity two weeks away, the organization's members will be selling tickets are on sale this weekend after each Mass at St. James Roman Catholic church for the Nov. 3 event at St. James. Advance ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ _ It's one of the major social and sporting events in New Jersey's horse country, and beyond. The Far Hills Race Meeting, due to return to Moorland Farm this Saturday, Oct. 20, will also bring something new to the party this year, with the launch of pari-mutuel betting. Some things ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Entrants in the Basking Ridge Turkey Trot Sunday, Oct. 28 at Mountain Park in Martinsville can save by pre-registering by Oct. 21. The event will consist of a 5K run (3.1 miles) and a 1-mile health walk. Check-in for the race will be from 8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. the day of the ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - Valairco is celebrating 50 years and is giving back by donating $500 to a nonprofit or charity based on the desire of its customers, friends and interested parties. Valairco will be donating to four different charities or nonprofits approximately every three months during their ...

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FAR HILLS., NJ _ Sunday is bargain day at the region's biggest rummage sale _ the Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills Rummage Sale, open for a final day from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7.  The rummage sale, a fundraiser for the Basking Ridge-based VNA, is held each spring and ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ _ It's the rummage sale that puts Far Hills on the map for bargain hunters -- the much awaited giant rummage sale organized each October (and April) to raise funds to assist patients of the Basking Ridge-based Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills. This year's fall VNA ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The 10th annual Harvest Fest and NJ Microwbrew night, an awaited local social event as well as a fundraiser for the St. James Men of Charity, is scheduled this year for Sat., Nov. 3, at St. James in Basking Ridge. The event also draws fans of craft brews, who are able to ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ _ Donations will be accepted beginning this Sat., Sept. 8, for items to be later resold at this year's long-running Fall Rummage Sale to benefit the Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills. Donations of a wide variety of items will be accepted each Monday through Saturday, ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Labor Day races in downtown Basking Ridge started out with some of the best cyclists from anywhere taking part in the 27th annual Olde Mill Inn Tour of Basking Ridge, and leading to the township kids' races _ starting with kids with training wheels. In between, runners ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Nick Sauter has been a pillar of the community for countless years and has touched the lives of so many as a former vice principal, athletic director, teacher, football and track coach at Passaic Valley High School. As an active member of St. Agnes Episcopal Church in Little ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Lawrence Najarian of Basking Ridge will be one of six honorees at the Boy Scouts of America Patriots’ Path Council's 2018 Good Scout Awards Dinner. The dinner will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at The Primavera Regency in Stirling at 6:30 p.m. The event recognizes Najarian for ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Madeline (Maddie) Athanasiou is the founder of the More Than Me Club at Ridge High School. Maddie started the club her sophomore year after learning about the nonprofit More Than Me (MTM) founded by Bernardsville native Katie Meyler. Maddie met Katie for the first time during ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Each year, thousands of New Jersey children attend their first day of school without basic educational tools such as backpacks, notebooks and calculators. These under-resourced children struggle to succeed academically. Direct Sales Recruiting, LLC, headquartered in Basking ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - Valairco is celebrating 50 years and wants to give back by donating $500 to a nonprofit or charity based on the desire of its customers, friends and interested parties. Valairco will be donating to four different charities or nonprofits approximately every three months during their ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Boy Scout Steven McInerney of Basking Ridge has fulfilled his Eagle Scout service project requirement with the construction and installation of an arbor at the Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills headquarters off Mount Airy Road in Basking Ridge. The arbor graces the ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Recent Ridge High School graduate Devyn Riddle has been able to turn her penchant for horses, creativity and literacy into service projects throughout her teen years. At the age of 9, Devyn began riding at Lord Stirling stables and later moved to Clover Fields Farm, where she ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Saturday, June 30, is the last day to purchase a commemorative tree from Bernards Township as a way of: honoring the memory of a relative, friend or member of an organization; noting a milestone or special event; or perhaps recognizing a volunteer's or employee's ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Molly McEnroe, a 2018 graduate from Ridge High School, was presented with the Ruth Award by Patricia Colbert, a member of the Board of the Women’s Association for Morristown Medical Center (WAMMC), at the high school’s Senior Awards Assembly on May 29. The Ruth Award is ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Veterans from the area, history buffs, and other nearby residents had an opportunity last weekend to learn about military history, honor veterans, listen to live music, and enjoy some down-home barbeque at the first Military Appreciation and History Day at Ross Farm in Basking ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Basking Ridge Fire Company hosted Monday morning's Bernards Township Memorial Day Parade. The parade stepped off at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 28 at Collyer Lane near the municipal complex. With residents lining the parade route to cheer them on, marchers proceeded ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Charter Day 2018 was rained out last Saturday, but one part of the celebration went off without a hitch _ The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills installed the first bricks in the new historic Walk of Honor at the Brick Academy in Basking Ridge to recognize the lifetime ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ For what may be the first time in the 24 years it has been celebrated, Charter Day has been canceled on Saturday due to steady rain. There are no plans to reschedule the popular event to celebrate the 258th founding of Bernards Township. "It is the first time it has ever been ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ [UPDATE] Charter Day, the biggest community event of each year, has been canceled due to heavy rains. Further updates will be made as received. A notification from the township states, "Unfortunately due to the steady rain continuing throughout the day, Charter Day has been ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - Valairco is celebrating 50 years and wants to give back by donating $500 to a nonprofit or charity based on the desire of its customers, friends and interested parties. Valairco will be donating to four different charities or nonprofits approximately every three months during their ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ -- Immaculata High School's Campus Ministry Garage Sale has become a springtime ritual for Somerset County residents each May. This sale opened on Friday and continues from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, at 240 Mountain Ave., Somerville. A massive display of bicycles, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – A State Police helicopter and a contingent of police motorcycles escorted between 500-600 police cyclists as they pedaled their way through the borough Wednesday afternoon on their way to Washington, DC. The four-day Police Unity Tour is commemorating its 22nd anniversary May ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Registration is open for the 30th annual Pleasant Valley Twilight Challenge coming up on Sunday, June 3 at Pleasant Valley Park off Valley Road in Basking Ridge. The popular event combines fun for all ages with a more serious mission: reducing and preventing underage drinking by ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ - The giant Rummage Sale that for almost a century has raised funds for the Basking Ridge-based VNA of the Somerset Hills opens this week offering thousands of all kinds of bargains _ from high fashions to high chairs, to toys and books for all ages, to fine art, china and curtains _ ...

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