School Security Report Due at Monday's Board of Education Meeting

May 20, 2018

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - A former State Police captain is scheduled to give a report to the Board of Education this Monday night on what she recommends the school district should do to improve security at its six buildings.

Kathy Devlin, retired after 27 years with the N.J. State Police and now owner of the Dev-Tac LLC company that sells its security analysis expertise, is scheduled ...

Phone App Leads to Arrest of Arizona Fugitive


BOUND BROOK, NJ – A local resident wanted on a fugitive warrant from Arizona and Washington was tracked down ...

Long Blue Line of Police Cyclists Winds Through Somerville on Way to DC

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 9-12, with thousands of police officers converging on the nation’s capital to pay tribute ...

Police Unity Tour Cyclists Ride into Somerville May 9; Students Honor Tarentino

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Hundreds of students from Immaculate Conception School and Immaculata High School waving American flags are expected to line Mountain Avenue on Wednesday, May 9 as 400 police officers from dozens of New Jersey departments cycle through town on their way to Washington, DC.

The four-day Police Unity Tour is commemorating its twenty-second anniversary May 9-12, with ...

Lurline Drive Construction and Other Road Projects to Continue on Monday

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Construction on Lurline Drive, Beechwood Road and other streets with road-related projects will continue on Monday, May 7, with access to driveways and parking and traffic restrictions in some areas, and a daytime road closure planned for North Brook Avenue, the township announced.

Work on Lurline Drive will proceed ...

Bernards Township Ranked One of Safest Cities in the United States


BERNARDS TWP., NJ – SafeWise, an independent review service, recently released its list of the 100 Safest Cities in America and the township is now the twelfth safest city in the country, up nine spots from last year’s ranking of twenty-first.

According to FBI statistics, Bernards Township, with its population of 27,024 had zero violent crimes and less than 100 property ...

New Initiative Aims to Bolster Police-Community Relations; First Meeting in Somerset County is May 2

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Earlier this month Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced a new statewide initiative geared towards promoting stronger police-community relations. 

The 21-County, 21st Century Community Policing Project, or the “21/21 Project” aims to bring community stakeholders together in every county for town hall meetings, roundtable discussions and other outreach ...

Pedestrian Struck in Warren, Expect Helicopter

WARREN, NJ - A pedestrian has been struck on Christy Drive and a Medevac has been requested to land at Mt. Horeb school, authorities said.

Avoid the area.

Bernards Township Police Seek Information on Early Tues. Morning Fatal Car Crash

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Police are continuing to investigate the cause of a crash that killed a township woman early this morning. 

According to Bernards Township Police, the crash happened on Spring Valley Boulevard. A preliminary investigation indicated that at approximately 2:18 a.m. on Tuesday, April 17, a 2002 Ford F-250 was traveling westbound on Spring ...

S. Maple Water Main Work Due to Begin Next Week; Preliminary Storm Sewer Clearing This Week on Beechwood

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Details on how a pending three-month project to replace a major water main along South Maple Avenue, and preparation for a storm sewer project on Beechwood Road are expected to impact traffic have been announced by the township.

The South Maple Avenue project will be larger, involving months of construction, nighttime closings, and major ...

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