Bernardsville & Bedminster Top Stories

July 11, 2021

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — New Jersey American Water Company will be replacing a water main at the intersection of Anderson Hill Road and Seney Drive on Monday between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.  Vehicles will not be able to transit the intersection during construction. Local detours will be in ...

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LONDON, NJ — Samir Banerjee, a Basking Ridge, N.J. native and a student at Ridge High School, won the Wimbledon 2021 boys’ singles title on Sunday. Banerjee, 17, defeated Victor Lilov 7-5, 6-3, at the All-England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London. It was Banerjee’s second junior Grand Slam ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — One-hundred percent of all Bedminster residents age 65 and older have had at least one dose of a COVID vaccination, according to data on the New Jersey dashboard reported by Mayor Larry Jacobs at Tuesday's Township Committee meeting. Jacobs said that reports on the state website ...

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Local birds are suffering from and spreading a new disease, according to a warning from Washington Township Animal Control Officer Robbie Lagonera. Millburn resident Mullika Shrivastava explained, "The most commonly affected are blue jays, robins, common grackles and starlings. It mimics ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The Bernardsville Fire Company on Tuesday responded to two carbon monoxide alarms, which were caused by generators after power outages caused by that evening's massive thunderstorms. After responding to those alarms, the police department issued a warning to residents about ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — As of 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, JCP&L reported that 306 customers in Bernardsville were still without power. This represents about 8 percent of the borough's JCP&L customers. The utility company was unable to provide estimated restoration times due to the widespread ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — After a discussion in June of a police ordinance regulating the use of cannabis in public places, the Township Committee was set to reintroduce Ordinance No. 2021-012 at its Tuesday, July 6 meeting. The ordinance would amend a section covering park and recreation area rules and ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ — Continuing its role as an authorized vaccination provider for its six member towns, the Bernards Township Health Department has scheduled additional COVID-19 vaccination clinics for adults 18 and over on every Wednesday in July. No identification or insurance is required to ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — It could feel as hot as 102 degrees in Bernardsville, Bedminster and surrounding areas on Tuesday, the National Weather Service predicts. A heat advisory is in effect from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m., with the highest temperatures and heat indices between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — In the last year, more and more eateries have opened up outdoor spaces to keep serving food and beverages to their clientele while indoor limitations were in place. Now, a pair of state lawmakers are working to help businesses bounce back by expanding outdoor alcohol consumption ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In an effort to help keep the community safe this summer, Michael Marano, MD—medical director at The Burn Center of New Jersey located at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston and a specialist in critical care and burn surgery—is sharing burn safety tips and additional ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — Two tractor-trailers collided and one driver perished in an accident shortly before midnight Wednesday on I-78. The collision occurred by milepost 29.4. "Last night 29 fire was dispatched for a overturned single motor vehicle accident. Engine 29-1 responded up to 78 and when ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Two members of the Bernards High School softball team have been selected to the Skyland Conference's All-Valley Division first team, as selected by the league's coaches. Junior outfielder Ashley Levine and freshman shortstop Gina Mahlik both received first-team recognition in ...

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SOMERVILLE. NJ — New Jersey American Water has issued a Mandatory Outdoor Water Restriction for customers in three central New Jersey counties until further notice because of a 36-inch water main break brought on by increased demand as a heat wave continues to broil New Jersey with record-breaking ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Bernardsville Councilman Thomas O'Dea Jr. attended his final Borough Council meeting as a member of the town's governing body on Monday night. O'Dea announced earlier in June that he would be resigning his seat on the Borough Council effective June 30.  O'Dea has been the ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — The Township Committee last week passed an ordinance appropriating $100,000 to the Capital Road Management Plan. "We have a pavement management plan that we didn't have," Bedminster Mayor Larry Jacobs said, "but all credit to Committeeman (Doug) Stevinson for working that ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Somerset County until 8 p.m. Tuesday night. Heat index values could reach 104 on Monday.  Heat stroke is an emergency. In cases of heat stroke, call 9-1-1. The National Weather Service offers the following ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Two members of the Bernards baseball team were named to the Skyland Conference's All-Valley Division first team, as selected by the league's coaches. Andrew Holmes and Mikey Gallaway each were selected to the first team from Bernards. Holmes, a senior, batted .576 with eight ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Beginning Thursday, June 24, Mine Mount Road will be closed between Claremont Road and Olcott Lane for utility construction.  Work is scheduled to take place Monday thru Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Friday, July 2. Please follow the posted detour via Claremont Road ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Jaclyn Kulich, of Warren, hit the "Hole in One" shot during Fellowship Senior Living's Inaugural Charity Golf Outing earlier this month at Somerset Hills Country Club in Bernardsville. By hitting the shot, Kulich received a Chevrolet Trailblazer from McGuire Chevrolet of Newton, ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Dick Eiick and Harrison Clark of the Bernardsville First Aid and Fire Squad have returned this summer to the Farmers' Market after COVID restrictions were lifted.  The Farmers Market is open every Saturday morning, and visitors can take a look at the squad's medical vehicle ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — The Pingry School is in the process of finalizing its acquisition of the Purnell School in Pottersville, a transaction that Bedminster Mayor Larry Jacobs addressed at Monday night's Township Committee meeting. The Pingry School plans to utilize the Pottersville Campus as an ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — The Bedminster Township Committee approved resultions that call for the renewal of four liquor licenses. The licenses for Delicious Heights, Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club, Grateful Spirits, Inc. and Cold Spring Liquor Corp. all were renwed at Monday night's meeting. The new ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — Mayor Larry Jacobs said earlier this month that the township would not be taken surprise and intends to be "proactive" regarding the status of the AT&T property on Route 202. Jacobs told the Bedminster Township Council on June 7, "The preference is that AT&T stays in the ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - TAPinto Bernardsville/Bedminster congratulates the Bernards High School Class of 2021. The graduates received their degrees at a ceremony on Thursday at the high school with no crowd restrictions, a far cry from the COVID limitations under which the school, the borough and ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — Robin Ray, who has been operating as the acting municipal clerk, will become the permanent municipal clerk in Bedminster following the expected passage of a resolution at Monday's upcoming Township Committee meeting. Ray has been the recreation director in Bedminster for the ...

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BERNRDSVILLE, NJ — New Jersey American Water is preparing to replace approximately 3,900 feet of aging 6- and 8-inch cast iron water main next week. The installation of these pipes dates as far back as the 1960s. The project will include a new 12-inch ductile iron main along Timber Rock Trail ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The borough will be applying to receive a visit from the state's mobile Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) unit this summer. The New Jersey Motor Vehicle “Agency-on-wheels” offers  Driver Licenses Registrations License Plates Placards including the  Free Metered ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The annual Basilone Bowl returned Wednesday, with football players from Somerset and Hunterdon counties competing in a game honoring war hero John Basilone – and the Leather Necks took home the win, defeating the Devil Dogs, 26–14. The game is played in honor of late Marine ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Steven Lopez, a kicker on the Bernards football team since his freshman year, this week signed a letter of intent to attend the University of New Haven, where he will continue his gridiron career. Lopez had a record-setting career as a special teams standout for the ...

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