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Nativity Scene Raided, New Mayor Chosen for 2014 Top Local News

Here are the week's top headlines in Basking Ridge.

ohn Carpenter, sworn in as 2014's mayor, with wife, Lauren, son Tom and daughter Sarah with Bible. Courtesy of John Carpenter
ohn Carpenter, sworn in as 2014's mayor, with wife, Lauren, son Tom and daughter Sarah with Bible. Courtesy of John Carpenter

Baby Jesus Figure Stolen From Basking Ridge Lawn

The owners of a Nativity scene along Mount Airy Road and Bernards Township police were asking for a stolen figure of Baby Jesus to be returned after it was apparently stolen around Christmas.

Carpenter is Appointed Mayor, John Malay is Deputy Mayor for 2014

The Bernards Township Committee met on a snowy Jan. 2 to select this year's mayor, John Carpenter, who has lived most of his life in Bernards Township and has served on the Township Committee for eight years. He was mayor once before, in 2008. Township Committeeman John Malay was chosen as deputy mayor, which traditionally puts him in line for mayor next year.

Wintry Scenes From Basking Ridge and Nearby

Thursday's snowstorm was no mere dusting. It blanketed the area with at least a half-foot of snow and frigid temperatures kept the white stuff powdery.

Hundreds of Local Children Exhibit in Art 'Safari' at EEC

For the 22nd year, the "Nature Through A Child's Eye" exhibit is back this month at the Environmental Education Center in Basking Ridge.

What's Your New Year's Eve Resolution?

Did you even make it? Here's the resolutions of some people around town you may know.

Mayor John Carpenter's 'State of the Township' Report

The transcript of the mayor's first comments for 2014.

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