Top 12 Most Read Stories of 2012

Here are the stories that you, our readers, were drawn to click on this year.

Mendham-Chester Patch published eleventy billion stories in 2012, some resonated with readers more than others. Below is a top 12 (for 2012) of the most read stories of the year.

Memorial Sunday For Couple Killed in Storm

During the height of Hurricane Sandy, a Randolph couple driving home from their farm in Long Valley were killed when a tree fell on their car in Mendham Township.

Outages Drop as JCP&L Adds More Manpower

In the aftermath of Sandy, many were without power and JCP&L was falling further and further behind in their promised restoration. The solution was adding more manpower out in the field.

Mt. Olive Native Remembered as Family Man and Hero

Chris Connors was a Belvidere resident from Budd Lake who died in a tragic car accident in his hometown. Connors left behind a wife, four children and countless friends who loved him.

UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed ID'd as Randolph Teen

A teenager struck and killed by a truck on Route 10 was identified as a Randolph teenager.

Mendham Teen Killed in ATV Accident Laid to Rest

Mendham resident Parker Regan was killed in an ATV accident. His former prep school roommate was charged in the accident and Regan’s friends and family gathered for a memorial service to honor the life of the young man gone too soon.

Share Your Photos With Us!

You have great photos and you not only shared them with us, but you went back and looked at them over the course of 2012.

Rockefeller Christmas Tree Begins Journey From Morris County

Right here in Morris County the big spruce was cut down and shipped off to Rockefeller Center as the centerpiece for the holiday festivities.

A series of burglaries plagued our communities this year.

Alleged Teen Drug Dealers Caught in Mendham Twp.

According to police, these teens had an entire operation out of the back of their car.

Poll: What Next For Larison's Turkey Farm?

The disposition of the Larison’s property has been on the minds of officials and residents for years. Now as the borough moves forward with their visioning process, they asked the community to weigh in.

A late night kitchen fire at 59 Woodland Road claimed the life of a Mendham Township resident John Beck.

In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shooting, false accusations and misinformation lead to mistaken identity for Ryan Lanza.


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