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New Lineup Seeking to Continue Winning Ways for Bernards Boys Basketball in 2018-2019

December 11, 2018

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - The kind of seamless on-court chemistry that last year's Bernards boys basketball team exhibited is a difficult thing to replicate.

But head coach Tim Palek's task will be to find a way to do just that with a group of players that will bear little resemblance, at first, to the team that went 18-6 last season, when the Mountaineers' achievements included a road ...

Four Bernards Boys Soccer Players Named to Skyland Conference All-Division First Team

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - The Bernards boys soccer team was honored with four selections to the first team of the Skyland Conference's All-Valley Division team.

Bernards players Axel Gonzalez, Drini Zenelaj, Sean Kellogg and Elliot Dietrich were selected by the division's coaches to the all-division first team. Gonzalez, a senior, led the Mountaineers in assists with 11 and also scored five ...

Ice Hockey: Bernards Defeats Bridgewater-Raritan, 6-1

SOMERSET, NJ - The Bernards ice hockey team scored a pair of goals in each period to defeat Bridgewater-Raritan, 6-1, Friday at Protec Ponds.

Nick Emmons and Cody Spear each finished with two goals and two assists for the Mountaineers (2-2). Alex Farmer scored one goal and assisted on three others for Bernards. Eddie Berman also scored a goal in the victory.

Ben Matton-Conover netted the ...

Bernards HS Winter Choral Concert is Thursday, Dec. 6

December 1, 2018

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Bernards High School (BHS) will present its annual Winter Choral Concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, at the BHS Performing Arts Center. Students from the BHS three choirs, Chorus, Concert Choir, and Madrigals, will be singing arrangements of folk songs and carols as well as traditional choral repertoire, including pieces by Claudio Monteverdi, Giuseppe Verdi, Eric Whitacre, ...

N.J. Center for Non-Profits Set to Host "Raising the Voices of Our Community" Conference

December 10, 2018

SOMERSET , NJ – Over the past few years, non-profit organizations have used “creative and unique” campaigns to bring local and national attention to their cause. 

The ALS Foundation took the country and world by storm during the summer of 2014 with the Ice Bucket Challenge.  Susan G. Komen has spread the word about breast cancer by painting towns pink. The ...

Jessica Snyder of Bernardsville Gets Youth Volunteer Honor

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Bernards High School senior Jessica Snyder last month received the 2018 Youth Volunteer Award from the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance.

Snyder, a Bernardsville resident, was nominated by the Somerset Hills YMCA, a branch of Somerset County YMCA. She works with the YMCA's Saturdays in Motion program, assisting autistic children and their families. Snyder has served as a ...

Somerset Patriots Host Holiday Toy Drive with Santa and Sparky Lyle Dec. 8

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots and Manager Emeritus Sparky Lyle will host their annual Holiday Toy Drive at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday, Dec. 8th from 10 a.m to noon.

Fans are asked to bring new, unwrapped toys to the Somerset Patriots Team Store located at the ballpark throughout the day. The toys will be donated to Toys For Tots Central New Jersey.

Lyle will be at the event ...

Flu Shots Available at Discount Tuesday, Dec. 11 in Basking Ridge, Bernardsville

December 9, 2018

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Flu season is far from over, and the Bernards Township Health Department has scheduled another chance for a flu shot at a clinic this Tuesday, Dec. 11, with discounts available for residents of member towns and no charge for residents with a valid Medicaire Part B card.

Seasonal flu infections can begin as early as October and can continue as late as May, meaning ...

Update on Bernardsville Downtown Revitalization Coming Next Week

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - The Bernardsville Borough Council will hear a presentation Monday, Dec. 10 from the Downtown Revitalization Committee.

The planner and students from the University of Pennsylvania will present a progress update on the revitalization as well as design concepts.

Also discussed will be the next steps and prospective actions that can be taken to publicly engage interested ...

Larry Jacobs Will Be New Bedminster Mayor

BEDMINSTER, NJ - Committeeman Larry Jacobs has been informally chosen by the all-Republican Township Committee to serve as mayor for 2019. It marks the first change the township has had in mayors since 2013.

Jacobs was a unanimous choice in a straw poll to succeed Mayor Steven Parker, who declined to run for a fourth, three-year committee term. Jacobs will be sworn in at the committee’s ...

Flu Shots Available at Discount Tuesday, Dec. 11 in Basking Ridge, Bernardsville

December 9, 2018

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Flu season is far from over, and the Bernards Township Health Department has scheduled another chance for a flu shot at a clinic this Tuesday, Dec. 11, with discounts available for residents of member towns and no charge for residents with a valid Medicaire Part B card.

Seasonal flu infections can begin as early as October and can continue as late as May, meaning ...

This is what mindset is all about!

Imagine you have a crazy morning; a power outage during the night causes your alarm to go off late, you’re greeted by a morning meltdown, courtesy of your children, you spill coffee on your shirt but you were sure the lid was on tight, and then, as if your morning wasn't frustrating enough, you pull into the train station and cannot find a parking spot, but it doesn't matter since ...

Backpacks For Life Launches The Bowery Pack, a Backpack Designed For Homeless Veterans

After distributing over 5,500 backpacks to veterans in need, the team at Backpacks For Life
realized that there wasn’t a backpack designed specifically to meet the needs of the homeless and 
at-risk veteran community that Backpacks For Life serves…so they designed one.

Former Marine Corps veteran, Sgt. Brett D’Alessandro designed The Bowery Pack with one thing ...

Bernardsville Boutique Offers Styling & Gifting for the Holidays

December 10, 2018

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Everyone can empathize with being stressed for time during the holiday season. Going from shop to shop to find that perfect present only to either not find what you’re looking for, or worse, to learn they don’t have the size you need.

To combat this all-too-common dilemma, Alexandra Daras, Owner of The Pretty Pink Rooster Boutique introduced a new FaceTime ...

Bernardsville Boutique Offers Styling & Gifting for the Holidays

December 10, 2018

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Everyone can empathize with being stressed for time during the holiday season. Going from shop to shop to find that perfect present only to either not find what you’re looking for, or worse, to learn they don’t have the size you need.

To combat this all-too-common dilemma, Alexandra Daras, Owner of The Pretty Pink Rooster Boutique introduced a new FaceTime ...

Police Seek Help Locating Woman Missing Since Dec. 6

December 10, 2018

WATCHUNG, NJ - Police are seeking help from the public locating a township woman missing since Dec. 6.

A missing person investigation is underway into the disappearance of Helen Kim, 47 of Route 22 West, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Watchung Borough Chief of Police Joseph Cina.

Kim walked away from her residence ...

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Police Seek Help Locating Woman Missing Since Dec. 6

December 10, 2018

WATCHUNG, NJ - Police are seeking help from the public locating a township woman missing since Dec. 6.

A missing person investigation is underway into the disappearance of Helen Kim, 47 of Route 22 West, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Watchung Borough Chief of Police Joseph Cina.

Kim walked away from her residence ...

This is what mindset is all about!

December 7, 2018

Imagine you have a crazy morning; a power outage during the night causes your alarm to go off late, you’re greeted by a morning meltdown, courtesy of your children, you spill coffee on your shirt but you were sure the lid was on tight, and then, as if your morning wasn't frustrating enough, you pull into the train station and cannot find a parking spot, but it doesn't matter since ...

Hudson Way Immersion School Hosts Free Mommy and Me Sessions

December 7, 2018

Starts: 2018-12-08

Ends: 2018-12-08

Address: 249 Bebout Avenue

City: Stirling

Zip Code: 07980

State: NJ

Phone: 9085988088