The most read stories during 2012, on a month-by-month basis, included what might be expected — Sandy's knockout blow to the area, major crashes on I-78 — and a few other topics that maybe were not quite as serious.
Some may recall a sad moment, or an incident maybe they'd like to forget. But, hey, the Basking Ridge Patch's most popular Readers' Choice contest in March proved once and for all that Italian food still rules in New Jersey!
Truck Driver Dies After Accident on Route 202
Police: Rear Passenger Killed in I-78 Accident
What's the Best Italian Restaurant in Basking Ridge?
Colleagues 'Deeply Saddened' By Local Doc's Death
SUV Rolls Over at Ridge HS
Man in Custody After Standoff in Bernardsville
Report: Katie Holmes Hires N.J. Lawyer for Cruise Divorce
Lyons War Vet Allegedly Covered Up Heroin Death
Estimates for Mosque Worshippers Questioned
Power Slowly Returning in The Hills
December (as of Dec. 22):
Driver Extricated After Trapped for Hours in Crash