ISBR Mosque Plan Approved at Special Planning Board Meeting in Bernards Twp.

August 8, 2017

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Planning Board members and Mayor Carolyn Gaziano voted for site plan approval for a proposed 4,250-square-foot mosque on Church Street in Liberty Corner Village on Tuesday at a court-mandated special hearing that was held in the aftermath of Bernards Township's legal settlement agreement with the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge,

The Planning ...

ISBR Anticipates Planning Bd. Vote at Tuesday Mosque Site Plan Meeting

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Planning Board is expected to vote on a revised application for a mosque in Liberty Corner at a special meeting set for 7 p.m. this Tuesday, Aug. 8, said the attorney for the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge, which has been seeking to build the 4,250-square-foot structure on Church Street since 2012.

However, Adeel A. Mangi, attorney for the Basking ...

Somerville Minister Loosens His Collar, Proclaims Hawaiian Shirt Day for Sunday Service

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Like most modern-day ministers, Rev. Paul Janssen, pastor at United Reformed Church, uses social media to keep his congregation informed of church-related events and to attract new worshippers.

The congregation’s Facebook page is an open forum; he invites debate, encourages dialog and suggestions.

He’ll also offer a preview on the topic of his upcoming ...

No Replacement Planning Board Members Likely to be Appointed Until After Mosque Hearing

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - No new Bernards Planning Board members are likely to be appointed to fill the vacancies created by three resignations a few months ago until after the board's public hearing to discuss a legal settlement that will streamline the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge's construction of a mosque in Liberty Corner.

A public hearing has tentatively been set for 7 p.m. on ...

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