Police & Fire

March 2, 2020

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- Two Middlesex County men were arrested Monday in connection with a robbery Friday in Kiwanis Park. Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor and Bernardsville Borough Chief of Police Kevin J.

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- The installation of early 4,600 feet of new water main in Bernardsville and Bernards Township began this week. New Jersey American Water will install the new 12-inch water lines along the following streets:  Meeker Road from Wisteria Way to Route 202 Route 202 ...

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GLADSTONE, NJ -- An NJ Transit train carrying no passengers derailed Thursday night in NJ Transit's rail yard. According to a report from NJ 101.5, the incident, which occurred at 7:30 p.m. and did not cause any injuries, has affected the Friday morning commute on the Morris & Essex ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ -- Santa Claus' traditional firetruck ride through Bedminster and Far Hills will take place Saturday, Dec. 21. For the 16th consecutive year, Santa will be taking a break from his North Pole schedule to visit these two communities accompanying volunteer firefighters from the two ...

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BEDMINSTER NJ – A serious motor vehicle accident on Rattlesnake Bridge Road near Interstate 78 Saturday afternoon critically injured three occupants. According to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor and Bedminster Township Chief of Police ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- Approximately 1,000 feet of aging water main in Bernardsville is scheduled to be replaced during a project that will begin next week. New Jersey American Water will upgrade the aging water lines with larger, ductile iron main along the following streets: Hillside Avenue ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - A fiery car accident off the highway snarled traffic Monday morning around 10:20 a.m. on I-78 at Exit 33 eastbound.  TAPinto will update when more information becomes available.  

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BEDMINSTER, NJ -- A Hunterdon County man has been charged after more than $25,000 worth of vandalism was reported earlier this month at Trump National Golf Course. According to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, the Bedminster Township Police Department received a call reporting ...

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PEAPACK AND GLADSTONE, NJ -- The contractor for the Tiger Hill Drive and Louise Lane Road Resurfacing Project has notified the borough that construction activity will impact those avenues on Tuesday and Wednesday. According to Borough Administrator Christopher Tietjen, Tiger Hill Drive and ...

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PEAPACK AND GLADSTONE, NJ -- The Peapack and Gladstone Borough Council recently appointed a new Special Officer Class II. In response to the police department's expressed need for a Special Officer Class II, the council appointed Michael Calafiore as a probationary Special Officer Class II at a ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- A red Audi A6 was reported stolen from Sycamore Court early Saturday morning. According to Bernards Township police, the theft occurred around 2:25 a.m. on Aug. 3. Police reported that a White 2018 BMW M#3 was apparently involved in the theft of the Audi. Sgt. Robert ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- Large sections of Olcott Avenue near Bernards High School have been closed to through traffic this week for a project conducted by New Jersey American Water. The water company has been drilling in the street to prepare for the installation of a new water line. "All ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ -- After arbitration in June between the township and PBA Local #366, salaries for the members of the Bedminster Police Department have been set in a resolution adopted at the Aug. 5 Township Committee meeting. Sergeants Christopher Cummins, Francesco Bernardo, Nanci Arraial, ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- Pill Hill Road will be undergoing paving through the end of this week, according to the Bernardsville Police Department. Weather permitting, the contractor will return to Pill Hill Road on Thursday, July 18 and Friday, July 19 to pave the roadway. Paving work will again ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ -- The Township Committee has appointed Brian W. Smith to the position of probationary officer. Smith is assuming a position that became vacant after the retirement of an officer last year. Smith, who was sworn in on July 1 by Mayor Lawrence Jacobs, is a resident of Kensington ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- A 59-year-old man was pronounced dead Thursday morning in a Bernardsville residence with high levels of carbon monoxide, according to a report from WNBC-TV Channel 4 News. Three other people, including two children, were transported to a hospital after the incident at a home ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Bernards Township Committee this week gave approval to officially work out the details while considering whether the township's municipal court should merge with Bedminster Township, where the combined court system would be based. Township Administrator Pat Monaco said on ...

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