Saturday, February 23, 2013
Scholarship award for local children established in honor of longtime resident.
Saturday, February 23
The Board of Ridge Youth Sports Inc. has established a memorial scholarship for local children to honor the late Fred Carpenter, a longtime resident and World War II veteran, who passed away last year. The board also wanted to recognize the support that Fred Carpenter's son, John Carpenter, has given the organization over the years, said Board Member Bob Skea. Ridge Youth Sports Chairman Steve Mueller unveiled the RYSI Scholarship award with John Carpenter. According to the Ridge Youth Sports board, Fred Carpenter was a private and strong family man, who represented all of the important characteristics of this award. He had lived in the township for 42 years, according to the plaque presented to his son. Scholarships are provided to …
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Carolyn Gaziano and John Malay, re-elected in November, will begin new terms.
The Bernards Township Committee will retain its all-Republican status for 2013, with the swearing in of two GOP committee members who already have been serving — Carolyn Gaziano, returning for a second three-year term, and John Malay, re-elected last November to his fourth term. The township's annual reorganization meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, at the township municipal complex. After being sworn in, Gaziano, deputy mayor in 2012, is expected to be appointed as mayor for 2013 by her fellow committee members. It will be her first term as mayor. The Republicans last November were re-elected over two Democratic candidates, Michael Komondy and David Ferdinand. Township Committeeman John Carpenter, who previously served as mayor…
Monday, October 8, 2012
John Carpenter, riding to honor late Basking Ridge resident Tom Shea, participates in Cranford ride.
Township resident John Carpenter, who participated last month in a bicycle ride from Basking Ridge to Washington D.C. to raise funds and awareness for ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease), continued to ride for the group in another fundraising ride last weekend in Cranford. About 60 people participated in the bike ride went around the north side of Cranford, which then headed to the south side of town. The ride lasted about 90 minutes. As they rode in September from downtown Basking Ridge to the White House in Washington, D.C., the cyclists in the group of cyclists caught the attention of drivers as they passed by the riders wearing bike gear tht advertised their mission. Some of those drivers made donations through the Facebook page for BIKE 4 ALS…