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Library Board Considers Televising Its Meetings

Library Board Considers Televising Its Meetings

At the prompting of Mayor Phillip Kramer, the Library Board of Trustees is researching the cost [...]

Patriots Need Extra Innings, But Remain Perfect For Start Of Season

Patriots Need Extra Innings, But Remain Perfect For Start Of Season

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots defeated the York Revolution 4-3 in 11 innings at TD Bank Bal[...]

Patriots Win Sixth Straight To Open Season

Patriots Win Sixth Straight To Open Season

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots shut out the York Revolution with a 5-0 win at TD Bank Ballpa[...]

Township Council Approves Two Sites For Canal Dredging Project

Township Council Approves Two Sites For Canal Dredging Project

The long-delayed plan to dredge the Delaware & Raritan Canal took a small step forward at th[...]

Patriots Improve To 5-0 With 2-1 Win

Patriots Improve To 5-0 With 2-1 Win

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots defeated the York Revolution 2-1 at TD Bank Ballpark on Tuesd[...]

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Township Man, Three Others, Accused Of Taking Payments For New Brunswick Parking Spaces

A Somerset man is among four New Brunswick Parking Authority employees charged by New Brunswick police April 7…

Two Township Residents Caught In Federal ‘Pay To Stay’ Visa Sting

Two Township Residents Caught In Federal ‘Pay To Stay’ Visa Sting

Two township residents were among 21 people from five states arrested April 5 on charges they conspired to fraudulently…

No Injuries When Car Backs Into Home

No Injuries When Car Backs Into Home

No one was injured March 28 when a car backed into a house on Stone Manor Drive. Police…

Township PBA Local Wins Basketball Tournament Fundraiser With ‘Buzzer Beater’

Township PBA Local Wins Basketball Tournament Fundraiser With ‘Buzzer Beater’

Submitted by Ken Daly, PBA Local 154. Franklin Twp. Police Union PBA 154, participated in the 17th annual…

FTPD’s Colligan Named ‘Irishman Of The Year’ At Edison Fete

FTPD’s Colligan Named ‘Irishman Of The Year’ At Edison Fete

Franklin Township Police Det. Patrick Colligan was recently honored as “Irishman of the Year” by the Friendly Sons of…

Somerset Man Charged With Possession, Sale Of Heroin, Other Drugs

Somerset Man Charged With Possession, Sale Of Heroin, Other Drugs

A township man was arrested March 9 on drug-related charges after he allegedly sold illegal drugs to an undercover police…

Two Cars Catch Fire In Township Driveway

Two Cars Catch Fire In Township Driveway

Fires in two cars in one driveway were extinguished Feb. 29 before they spread to a Jurocko Avenue…

Township Police Officer Rescues Apparent Overdose Victim With Narcan

Township Police Officer Rescues Apparent Overdose Victim With Narcan

A 23-year-old North Brunswick woman was revived from an apparent overdose when a township police officer administered a…

Police Investigating Montgomery Man’s Injuries

Police Investigating Montgomery Man’s Injuries

Police are trying to figure out why a Montgomery man was lying on Route 27 Feb. 26 before he…

Mount Laurel Woman Escapes Serious Injury In Amwell Road Crash

Mount Laurel Woman Escapes Serious Injury In Amwell Road Crash

Township police are investigating a one-car accident on Amwell Road that left a Mount Laurel woman injured. Police…

Somerset Man Indicted On Multiple Federal Bribery, Immigration Charges

Somerset Man Indicted On Multiple Federal Bribery, Immigration Charges

A Somerset man who was a former deportation officer with Immigration and Customs Enforcement was indicted Feb. 22…

North Brunswick Man Busted For Selling Drugs In Township

North Brunswick Man Busted For Selling Drugs In Township

A North Brunswick man was arrested on drug-related charges Feb. 12 after he allegedly made several drug sales…

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May
14
Sat
8:00 am Middlebush Reformed Church Flea ...
Middlebush Reformed Church Flea ...
May 14 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Middlebush Reformed Church’s flea market in the park, Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 8 am to 3 pm. The buying and selling event will be held in Thomson Park, across from the church, at the[...]
May
15
Sun
10:00 am 3rd Annual Canal Road Walk & Roll
3rd Annual Canal Road Walk & Roll
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Enjoy a day with friends and family along the D&R Canal. Canal Road closed from East Millstone to Butler Road. Rain date May 22.
Sep
18
Sun
10:00 am 3rd Annual Canal Road Walk & Roll
3rd Annual Canal Road Walk & Roll
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Enjoy a day with friends and family along the D&R Canal. Canal Road closed from East Millstone to Butler Road. Rain date Sept. 25.

Religion & Faith View all

Rabbi Eli Garfinkel said he knew from his first meeting with members of Temple Beth El that this was a special place. “I could…

Sports View all

Patriots Need Extra Innings, But Remain Perfect For Start Of Season

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots defeated the York Revolution 4-3 in 11 innings at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday evening…

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Township Council Approves Two Sites For Canal Dredging Project

Township Council Approves Two Sites For Canal Dredging Project

The long-delayed plan to dredge the Delaware & Raritan Canal took a small step forward at the April 26 Township Council meeting, with…

Kevin Apuzzio Remembered By Friends, Family, Colleagues On 10th Anniversary Of His Death

Kevin Apuzzio Remembered By Friends, Family, Colleagues On 10th Anniversary Of His Death

Fire fighters and other first responders from around the region gathered at the East Franklin Volunteer Fire Company firehouse April 11 to remember…

Somerset County Democrats Tap Russo To Challenge For Sheriff

Somerset County Democrats Tap Russo To Challenge For Sheriff

A 30-year veteran township policeman was picked March 30 by the Somerset County Democratic Committee to run for Somerset County Sheriff. Lt. Darrin…

Township Council Approves Ban On Smoking On Public Property

Township Council Approves Ban On Smoking On Public Property

It is now illegal to smoke on any township-owned property. The Township Council on March 22 passed on second reading an ordinance banning…

Arts & Entertainment View all

‘Mary Poppins’ Flying In As FHS Spring Musical

‘Mary Poppins’ Flying In As FHS Spring Musical

Franklin High School Productions will present “Mary Poppins” as its Spring…

Updated: SGS Players Extend ‘Lion King Jr.’ Run By One Weekend

Big Apple Circus Returns To TD Bank Ballpark

SGS Theatre Troupe Gets A Taste Of Broadway