Somerset Hills News

November 18, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Scoring was not much of a problem for Somerville in Sunday’s Central, Group 3 Final. Finding the end zone on five of its nine drives, there was no question about that.  Stopping Alex Maldjian, however, was a completely different story.  Each time Somerville scored and made ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - The Bernards High School girls tennis team went 16-4 this season and reached the Section 2, Group 2 final before losing to Summit. The Mountaineers girls were rewarded for their success with a spate of Skyland Conference All-Division team honors. Daniella Wisniewski ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Somerset County’s first Trail Life USA Scout Troop for young men K-12 has been chartered and Somerset Hills Baptist Church (SHBC), 510 Mt. Airy Rd., Basking Ridge will be the HQ for the new Troop, NJ-2717. An Open House/Interest and Sign-Up Meeting will take place at SHBC, ...

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BEDMINSTER TWP., NJ _ The return of Colonial Christmas _ which showcases local decorators, re-enactors, Christmas crafts, tasty refreshments and musical performers, such as the Ridge A Cappella Choir _ begins this coming Friday evening with a holiday tree lighting in front of the Jacobus ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - A 28-year-old Basking Ridge resident has been arrested on charges of narcotics distribution. Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Bernards Township Chief of Police Michael Shimsky ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Schools were closed on Friday in Bernards Township, a revision of the delayed opening sent out on Thursday night. Crews were due to keep clearing roads around town. Storm-delayed parent-teacher conferences due to be scheduled for another time, the school district said at ...

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MADISON, NJ - Caitlin Kotz, a senior foilist from Far Hills, went 17-0 and achieved a major milestone, leading the Drew University women's fencing team to a 6-1 showing in its season opener at Long Island University Post last weekend. The final victory for Kotz  was her 300th at a dual meet--a ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Bernards girls soccer team saw its season end in overtime with a 2-1 loss to Ramsey in the semifinal round of the NJSIAA Group 2 state tournament Tuesday night at Ridge High School. The Mountaineers (14-6-2) took a 1-0 lead with 5:19 left in the first half when Ella ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Police are seeking help from the public to identify a "Peeping Tom" who has exposed himself and been sighted naked in the vicinity of residents' homes. Four sightings have been reported since July 31; police say it is the same person in at least two of those incidents. The ...

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SOMERSET HILLS, NJ - Fall foliage has been at its peak the last few weeks in the Somerset HIlls region, and TAPinto Somerset Hills is sharing some of the best local places enjoy the autumn foliage. To have your photos added to the gallery here or to share your favorite spots to find fall foliage ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ — The Bernards boys' and girls' cross country teams each finished in the top six in their respective 5K races at the state Group 2 meet Saturday morning at Holmdel Park. The Bernards boys cross country team finished third overall. Bernards' team score of 171 was behind first-place ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - In an unexpectedly low-scoring defensive struggle, Hillside defeated Bernards, 21-3, in the semifinal round of the Central Jersey, Group 2 football playoffs Saturday afternoon. Neither team was able to penetrate the other's defense during a scoreless first half. Hillside (10-0) ...

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Members of Ed Slott’s Master Elite IRA Advisor GroupSM Studied Latest Retirement Account Planning Strategies, Estate Planning Techniques and Tax Laws at Semiannual Workshop Liberty Corner, NJ – Walter Pardo, certified wealth strategist at Wealth Financial Partners completed his semiannual ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - The Bernards girls soccer team rose up from the ninth seed to win the Section 2, Group 2 championship by winning a shootout with second-seeded Bergen Tech in the rain on Friday. The Mountaineers engaged Bergen Tech in a 0-0 tie through regulation and two 10-minute overtimes ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - The only football team that Bernards has lost to this season stands in the way of the Mountaineers reaching the sectional finals. But while Bernards (8-1) won't have an easy time on the road against Hillside (9-0) in the Central Jersey, Group 2 semifinal Saturday at 1 p.m., ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, in cooperation with the Somerset County Business Partnership, have announced the winners of the fourth annual “Show us Somerset County Through Your Camera Lens” photo contest for residents and county staff, designed to showcase the ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ _ Some election races in Somerset County may remain unofficial due to the continuation of counting of mail-in votes and provisional ballots, but it's a sure bet that Far Hills Borough Paul Vallone has been re-elected for another term. The most recent vote count on the Somerset ...

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BEDMINSTER TWP., NJ _ With the Somerset County Election Board still counting ballots on Wednesday, the two Republican Township Committee candidates, including incumbent Lawrence F. Jacobs, were top votegetters in the Tuesday election. As  of Wednesday, Jacobs had received 2,237 votes, with Renee ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Democratic candidate Tom Malinowski chose Embassy Suites in Berkeley Heights to gather his supporters to await the results of the close race for the New Jersey's 7th Congressional District seat he won against five-term incumbent Congressman Leonard Lance. Throughout ...

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PEAPACK AND GLADSTONE, NJ - Independent candidate Gregory Skinner has won the election to become the new mayor of Peapack and Gladstone, according to the unofficial election results provided by the Somerset County Clerk’s Office. Skinner got 55.2 percent of the 1,066 votes cast. Republican ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - A court order issued by Superior Court Judge Yolanda Ciccone on Election Day will effectively postpone the final results of many elections in Somerset County until Wednesday, when the Board of Elections resumes counting a record number of mail in ballots – any number of which ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - According to the unofficial election results provided by the Somerset County Clerk’s Office, Republican Mary Jane Canose has been elected the new mayor of Bernardsville. Canose won 52.7 percent of the 3,107 votes cast to defeat Democrat council member Thomas O'Dea Jr., who ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - While many games scheduled for Tuesday were postponed until Wednesday, the Bernards girls soccer team got its game in and came home with a huge victory. The ninth-seeded Mountaineers knocked off fifth-seeded Parsippany, 1-0, in double overtime in the semifinal round of the ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - The Bernards boys' and girls' cross country teams each took first place in the Section 2, Group 2 meet at Greystone Park on Saturday, and each did so in overwhelming fashion. The Mountaineers' boys team not only took first place, but individually the top four places all went ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - The ninth-seeded Bernards girls soccer team knocked off top-seeded Hanover Park, 2-1, in the quarterfinal round of the Section 2, Group 2 tournament on Friday. The victory sends Bernards (12-5-2) to a quarterfinal meeting Tuesday at fifth-seeded Parsippany. Ella Bogdan ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Bernards football team went on the road and came home a winner in the opening round of the state playoffs Saturday. The Mountaineers defeated Lincoln High School of Jersey City, 31-6, at Caven Point in very windy conditions in Central Jersey, Group 2. Bernards advances to ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - The Bernards High School football team will take its record-setting offense into battle against Lincoln of Jersey City on the road at Caven Point in the first round of the Central Jersey, Group 2 playoffs Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. In addition to his well-documented ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - The Caldwell boys soccer team continued its run in the state tournament with another upset, as the 11th-seeded Chiefs defeated Bernards on the road Thursday afternoon. Caldwell's 2-0 victory over third-seeded Bernards came in the Section 2, Group 2 quarterfinals, three days ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - The Bernards field hockey team remained undefeated with a 2-0 victory over Madison in the semifinal round of the Section 2, Group 2 tournament on Wednesday. Sarah Iaione scored with an assist from Meghen Hengerer with 20 minutes left in the first half to give Bernards (23-0) ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Bernards girls soccer team moved on in the Section 2, Group 2 tournament with a 2-1 victory over Parsippany Hills in the first round on Tuesday. Bernards (11-5-2) scored both goals in the first half, when Makenna Davis and Elizabeth Coury both connected. Coury assisted on ...

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