20 Most Read Bridgewater Stories in September

Here is what people were reading last month.

Passenger Partially Ejected in Chimney Rock Crash

A passenger was almost fully ejected from a vehicle after an accident on Chimney Rock Road that sent both passenger and driver to the hospital.

Bridgewater Man Punched, Burned in Fight, Cops Say

A Bridgewater man was charged with simple assault after he got into a fight with another resident, and burned the man's neck with a cigarette.

UPDATE: 14-Year-Old Student Hit By Teen Driver, Police Say

A 14-year-old student was hit by a car Thursday as she walked in the crosswalk from the Bridgewater YMCA to the Bridgewater-Raritan High School.

Plane Crashes at Central Jersey Airport

A multi-engine aircraft landed short of the runway, and both occupants suffered non life-threatening injuries.

Driver Was Drunk When SUV Flipped, Cops Say

The driver involved in a crash on Chimney Rock Road was charged with driving while intoxicated in the incident.

Baby Bear Sighted Near Garretson Road

A baby bear, determined to be non-aggressive, was seen near Garretson Road.

UPDATE: DSW Opening on Commons Way Sept. 20

The new DSW, which took the place of the former Borders, opened officially on Commons Way Sept. 20.

2 Airlifted, Alcohol Possible Factor in I-78 Crash

Alcohol may have been a factor in a one-car crash on Route 78 in Bernards that sent both occupants to the hospital.

Absentee Policy Penalizing Good Kids, Parents Say

Parents are concerned that the new absentee policy will penalize students who are missing a day of school because of an excused absence.

Emergency Generators Ordinance Considered

The township council considered an ordinance to help people who wanted to install emergency generators for major incidences.

UPDATE: All Lanes Open on Route 202/206 North

All lanes were reopened on Route 202/206 North after a downed pole blocked the roadway.

Baby Delivered By Rescue Squad Off Route 22

Members of the Martinsville Rescue Squad delivered a baby in the ambulance on Route 22, after the mother went into active labor before they arrived at the hospital.

I-287 Re-Opened in Bridgewater After Rollover Crash

The road was closed after an overturned vehicle shut down some lanes in Bridgewater.

Long Valley Man Sues Bridgewater Mercedes Dealer, Gets $30K

A Long Valley Man sued a Bridgewater dealer after he claimed he was sold a former lease vehicle.

Bridgewater Hires More Experts for Mosque Litigation

With depositions continuing, the township hired more experts to move forward in the mosque litigation.

Filling Vacated Sanofi Building Key to Economy, Officials Say

Sanofi-Aventis is selling property on Route 202/206, and making sure it does not remain vacant is key to helping the economy in Bridgewater and the surrounding towns.

Change in Plans Expected in 18 Homes Proposal

A slight change in the plans was expected for the proposal concerning building homes on the former Wemple property.

$2.6K in Heroin Seized in Bridgewater Bust

A Finderne Avenue man was arrested for having $2,600 in heroin in his possession.

Pedestrian Safety a Concern at High School, Parent Says

Parents say there should be a police officer taking care of pedestrians crossing the street at the high school.

Bridgewater Edges Hunterdon Central in Home Opener

Bridgewater-Raritan varsity football defeated Hunterdon Central in the home opener, with a score of 20-19.


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