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Upgraded custom home offered in Basking Ridge

A beautifully updated custom home is situated on just over two level acres bordered by woodlands in the Basking Ridge section of Bernards Township. Its convenient location is close to shops, restaurants and commuter highways including Interstates 78 and 287.


'Kindness Boomerang' author visits Watchung school

WATCHUNG - Orly Wahba, founder of Life Vest Inside, visited Valley View Middle School on Monday, Dec. 10. Her organization, established in 2011, encourages students to embrace the power of giving and to spread kindness. She believes kindness is linked to health and happiness. She originally captured


'Bernardsville Restaurant Week' now under way

BERNARDSVILLE - Anyone looking to sample specials at local restaurants can do so during "Bernardsville Restaurant Week 2019,'' now through Sunday, Jan. 27. In its ongoing efforts to attract more customers to the downtown business district, the new Bernardsville Special Events group is running the pr


School funding bill becomes law

Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senator Steven Oroho (R-Sussex, Warren, Morris) to increase funding for school security was signed into law. “Improving the safety and security of students and faculty in every classroom is paramount,” Oroho said. “Every student deserves a warm and nurturing envir


Pingry (58) at Bernards (56) - Girls Basketball

Alyson Feeley scored 21 points to lead Pingry past Bernards, 58-56, in Bernardsville. Caitlyn Schwarz added 15 points while Olivia Volpe chipped in with 12 for the Big Blue, which held on despite Bernards outscoring them 19-13 in the fourth quarter.


Watchung Hills Winter Choral Concert Features Empowerment Themes, Students ‘Steppin’ In Time’ Ready for Disney Jan.17

WARREN, NJ - More than 200 choral music students at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) demonstrated their skill, knowledge base and showmanship in exploring a broad array of musical genres and styles, from tender remembrances to rock-and-roll anthems and empowerment statements, at the annua


Watchung student designs stained-glass window at Oak Knoll School

More than a year’s worth of work by Watchung resident and Oak Knoll alumna and artist Christina Nguyen culminated Tuesday, Jan. 8, when the school officially unveiled an ornate stained-glass display she designed to greet worshipers entering the upper school chapel in Summit.


St. James School of Basking Ridge tops Patriot’s Pen Essay contest

BERNARDS TWP. - St. James School in Basking Ridge has once again earned the top spot in its district in Somerset County in Patriot’s Pen Essay contest run by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW).


Watchung Hills Elks host Christmas party for children with special needs

WARREN TWP. - The Watchung Hills Elks No. 885 hosted its annual children’s Christmas party for children with special needs, their families and friends on Sunday, Dec. 16. There was plenty of food to eat while guests were entertained by Morley the Magician – who performed a show that appealed to all


FDA Gives Amneal’s Generic Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s Patch a Thumbs-Up

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Bridgewater, NJ-based Amneal Pharmaceuticals’ generic version of Novartis’ Exelon Patch (Rivastigmine Transdermal System) for dementia related to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.


'Circle of Kindness:' Watchung student aids hurricane victims

WATCHUNG - In August 2017, Delaney Posehn watched as the Red Cross held a telethon to raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief. Inspired by what she saw, she told her mother she wanted to start her own campaign to raise money for schoolchildren in the Houston area.


'Sober Yoga' added to recovery programs in Bernardsville (copy)

BERNARDSVILLE - Community in Crisis (CIC) has forged two partnerships with like-minded organizations to bring new recovery programs to its Community Hub, located in the Old Library building on Morristown Road.


Dunellen (67) at Bound Brook (83) - Boys Basketball

Quadir Harrell scored 30 points with 10 rebounds and two assists to lead Bound Brook past Dunellen 83-7 in Bound Brook. Tyere Robinson also posted a double-double in the win with 10 points, 10 assists, seven rebounds and three steals. RJ Fraizer tallied nine points, six rebounds, three steals and tw


Rep. Malinowski speaks in Bernardsville

Rep. Tom Malinowski, D-7, speaks about the government shutdown at the Bernardsville Public Library on Saturday, Jan. 12, during his first town hall since taking office. (Video by Edward English)


Boys Basketball – VOTE: Week 3 Orthopaedic Institute of Central Jersey Player of the Week

Welcome to Week 3 of the Orthopaedic Institute of Central Jersey Player of the Week voting. As usual, the ballot consists of six divisional players of the week and two wild cards with a quick recap of the week that each of the candidates had, as well as some honorable mentions.


Watchung student named to Wyoming Seminary Dean's List

WATCHUNG - Shaina Murray of Watchung earned Dean's List honors for the fall semester at Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School in Kingston, Pa. Murray, a senior, is the daughter of Jamie Murray of Watchung.


'Dorothy And The Wizard' in Bernardsville

Members of Trilogy Repertory perform a scene from the children's show "Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz'' at the Bernardsville Public Library on Saturday, Jan. 12. (Video by Debbie Weisman)


Who They Calling Radical?

With the New Year beginning, so too starts the 2020 Presidential race. Almost immediately, media analysts began opining on which Democrats are or aren’t electable. In speaking of the more-progressive hopefuls like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, the term these analysts have used most frequently