'Feel Good' Basking Ridge Stories, White Christmas Caroling Top Local News

The holiday week had news that reminded residents why their hometown is special.

Snow fell on the musicians who led the Christmas Eve caroling in Basking Ridge. By Linda Sadlouskos
Snow fell on the musicians who led the Christmas Eve caroling in Basking Ridge. By Linda Sadlouskos

Stories from 2013 to Feel Good About in Basking Ridge

The winning season of the Ridge Red Devils football team, the nation's first newly construction permanent housing for previously homeless veterans, the return of the iconic giant dreidel and more were some of the top "feel good" stories from the year.

For the 90th Year, Basking Ridge Gathers Around for Caroling

Hundreds of area residents showed up for "the Sing" in Basking Ridge center on Christmas Eve, led by a brass choir made up of volunteer musicians. After a warm weekend, snow began to fall right on cue to make the scene magical.

Christmas Eve Collection for Lyons Veterans Exceeds Goal

Bedminster resident Stacia McDonough spent the weeks before Christmas collecting as many scarves, hats, gloves and other warm gifts for her second annual "They Kept Us Safe, Let's Keep Them Warm" collection. She delivered the items on Dec. 24 to previously homeless veterans living in Hope for Veterans housing at the Veterans Administration campus in the Lyons section of Basking Ridge.

Fire at Verizon Still Under Investigation

Volunteer firefighters from Basking Ridge Fire Co. were busy on Monday responding to a report of a fire in the bathroom at Verizon. The size of the corporate complex encouraged the Basking Ridge firefighters to call in backup from nearby companies, including Bernardsville.

Local Somerset County Senior Citizen Centers Announce January Programs

Here's what's coming up in January at the senior citizens servint this area.


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