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Monthlong Bernards Twp. Art Show Kicks Off with Mayor's Art Awards

March 19, 2017

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Saturday morning's reception for the 6th annual Bernards Township Community Art Show, to remain in place through April 23 at the Environmental Education Center in Basking Ridge, included the announcement of the Mayor's Arts Awards for 2017.

Art show open daily

The non-juried art show features multiple pieces from 14 township artists ages 16 and up, and ...

Bernards Township 'Inspired By Nature' Community Art Show Opens This Weekend

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The sixth annual Bernards Township Non-Juried Art Show will begin this Saturday, March 18, at the same time this year's mayor, Carolyn Gaziano, announces the winners for this year's Mayor's Arts Awards in several categories. 

The show will continue through Sunday, April 23, at the Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in ...

Basking Ridge Area & Region Braces For Predicted Snowstorm Arriving Late Monday Night

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – The National Weather Service placed much of the state into a Winter Storm Warning as a potentially major storm is forecast to hit the area tomorrow night, possibly bringing more than a foot of snow to much of New Jersey.

National Weather Service prediction for Basking Ridge area

Sunday evening's forecast specific to Basking Ridge predicted a cold but clear ...

Somerset County Freeholder Brian D. Levine Invites the Public to Panel Discussion for Youth

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County Freeholder Brian D. Levine is inviting parents of middle school and high school students to a panel discussion focusing on the impact of marijuana on the developing teenage brain, negative consequences and the science behind it. 

"Giving parents the information that they need for the benefit of their children is a high priority in Somerset ...

Bernards Residents are Five of Somerset County's 10 Outstanding Women to be Honored March 10

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - When Somerset County honors ten Outstanding Women in Somerset County award winners for this year, half of those women to be recognized are Bernards Township residents. The awards dinner was to be held on Friday, March 10.

“We have many women in Somerset County doing amazing things every day,” Somerset County Freehold Patricia Walsh said in a news release ...

Seasonal Jobs Open at Environmental Education Center in Basking Ridge, Other County Parks

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - With spring on the horizon, the Somerset County Park Commission is seeking applicants for seasonal and positions in county parks, such as instructors for nature programs at the Environmental Education Center in Basking Ridge, and as gardener positions at the Leonard J. Buck Garden in Far Hills.

Seasonal employees needed for spring, summer and fall

The Park ...

Prosecutor's Office: Traffic Stop Nets 11 Pounds of Marijuana and Two Suspects

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – An early-morning traffic stop in Warren led to the arrest of two suspects from West Virginia and the seizure of 11 pounds of marijuana, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Police arrested Lloyd M. Thatcher, 30, of Grant Avenue and Casey L. Dillow, of Palisades Drive, both located in Morganville, W. Va., according to Robertson, who ...

Basking Ridge Resident Robertson Sworn to 5-Year Term as Somerset County Prosecutor

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Surrounded by family, his peers, his mentors, members of the judiciary and the political elite of Somerset County, Michael H. Robertson was formally sworn in as Somerset County Prosecutor Thursday afternoon, promising to ramp up the war against drugs and to reach out to the community for help.

“I am committed to engaging in a dialogue with people from all over the ...

Somerville artist Les Floyd featured at celebration of Black History Month

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Acclaimed artist and longtime borough resident Les Floyd will headline the annual Black History Month celebration at Verve Restaurant, Bar & Bistro Sunday, Feb. 19th.

 “He’s uniquely special in his own right,” said Verve owner Rick St. Pierre, “and he’s a favorite son of Somerville.”

Floyd’s website features images of his ...

Operation Shoebox New Jersey Commemorates 12th Anniversary, Invites Volunteers to Feb. 18 Packing Event

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Operation Shoebox New Jersey will commemorate its 12th anniversary at the VFW, 600 Washington Ave., Manville on Feb. 18, 2017 and invites all volunteers to help assemble care packages for shipment overseas to deployed US troops around the world.

The volunteer organization, based in Hillsborough and Somerville, expects to pack 1,200 or more care packages.

The ...

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