Bernards Twp. Committee & Planning Board to Meet Again for Mosque Settlement Discussion on Tuesday

May 19, 2017

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Another joint meeting of the Bernards Township Committee and the Bernards Planning Board has been scheduled to discuss lawsuits filed after the township Planning Board's rejection of plans for a mosque in Liberty Corner. The meeting is scheduled for next Tuesday, May 23, less than two weeks after the same township officials failed to reach an agreement on whether ...

Bernards Special Meeting for Considering Mosque Case Settlement to Be Rescheduled in May

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - A special meeting of the Bernards Township Committee, which had been scheduled, and then canceled, to discuss a possible settlement of pending cases regarding plans to build a mosque in Liberty Corner, will be rescheduled in May if the Township Committee has its way, according to a Tuesday afternoon announcement.

Michael P. Turner, a public ...

End of a (Very Long) Era; Basking Ridge's Old Oak Coming Down

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - This may be the first spring in 600 years that Basking Ridge's old white oak hasn't budded. 

In fact, the removal of the lifeless tree -- the symbol of Bernards Township, the sentinel of the Presbyterian Church's historic cemetery, and the namesake of the nearby Oak Street School -- began on Monday morning. A portion of East Oak Street directly in ...

Oak Tree's Removal Set To Begin Monday Morning; Partial Road Closure of Oak St.

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The removal of the township's 600-year-old white oak tree is due to begin on Monday morning. The small portion of Oak Street in front of the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Churchyard, where the oak is located, will be closed to traffic, township police said.

Oak tree's removal to take a few days

The removal of the remains of the oak tree - which ...

Basking Ridge Indian Community Presents Holi Festival of Colors With Hometown Twist

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Basking Ridge Indian Community (BRIC)'s version of the Holi Festival of Colors mixed tradition with local style, blending foods and Holi colors with presentations by local students and performers who tossed a lesson on the meaning of Holi and a sample of rap music in the mix.

The local Indian community has been holding a Holi celebration for 15 years, ...

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