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Township Man Killed In New York Snowmobile Accident

A 23-year-old township man was killed Dec. 7 in a snowmobile accident in upstate New York. Jonathan Black was ejected…

Six Injured In Early Morning Car Crash At Easton Avenue, Landing Lane

Six Injured In Early Morning Car Crash At Easton Avenue, Landing Lane

Six people were injured Nov. 26 in a two-car crash at Easton Avenue and Landing Lane that closed Easton for…

Police: Former Township Youth Minister Charged With Sexual Assault Of Teenagers

Police: Former Township Youth Minister Charged With Sexual Assault Of Teenagers

Update: Butler was found guilty on Nov. 16 of endangering the welfare of a child in the third degree and criminal…

Updated: Federal Judge Temporarily Stays Deportation Of Indonesian Men Arrested By ICE

Updated: Federal Judge Temporarily Stays Deportation Of Indonesian Men Arrested By ICE

Update: Liem and Sanger were released on bond on Nov. 15. The two are still fighting deportation. Original Story: A…

Somerset Man Among 38 Busted For Non-Payment Of Child Support In Three-Day Sweep

Somerset Man Among 38 Busted For Non-Payment Of Child Support In Three-Day Sweep

A Somerset man was among 38 people arrested for non-support in Somerset County last month. Mark Montgomery, 55, was arrested…

Plainfield Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

Plainfield Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

A 35-year-old Plainfield man was killed Nov. 10 when his motorcycle crashed on Blackwells Mills Road, police said. Township police…

Township Man Charged In Murder Of His Elderly Mother

Township Man Charged In Murder Of His Elderly Mother

A 60-year-old township man has been charged with killing his 82-year-old mother in their home, authorities said. Dalton Chiscolm Jr.…

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By PJ Parker. Temple Beth El on Amwell Road was the site Dec. 4 of the traditional lighting of the Menorah candles to commemorate the…

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Somerset Patriots Present Ceremonial Checks To County And Non-Profits

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots Baseball Club, led by Chairman Emeritus Steve Kalafer and Co-Chairmen Jonathan Kalafer and Joshua Kalafer, presented a…

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Township Considering Limited Digital Sign Ordinance

Township Considering Limited Digital Sign Ordinance

An ordinance that would allow the limited use of digital signs is making its way through the township approval process. The Planning Board got the…

Township Council Set To Censure Councilman Prasad For ‘Dishonoring’ His Position

Township Council Set To Censure Councilman Prasad For ‘Dishonoring’ His Position

A vote to censure Township Councilman Rajiv Prasad is scheduled for the council’s Dec. 11 meeting. The agenda item, called an “add-on,” was added to…

Franklin Reporter & Advocate Radio’s Premiere Edition

Franklin Reporter & Advocate Radio’s Premiere Edition

We’re proud to introduce Franklin Reporter & Advocate Radio, a weekly podcast that will look at the top stories of the previous week, speak to…

Hillcrest School ‘Future Ready’ Team Honored By Board Of Education

Hillcrest School ‘Future Ready’ Team Honored By Board Of Education

Hillcrest Elementary School has joined the list of township schools designated as “Future Ready.” The school’s “Future Ready” team was honored at the Nov. 29…

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Open Space Advisory Committee Recommends Ban On Statues On Open Space

Open Space Advisory Committee Recommends Ban On Statues On Open Space

The Open Space Advisory Committee on Sept. 18 hardened its stance on the…

Cultural Arts Council Gazebo Unveiling Set For Sept. 16

Entries Sought For Somerset County Juried Senior Art Exhibit

Somerset County Park Commission Sets Free Outdoor Concert Schedule