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Township Woman Faces Jail Time After Admitting To Stealing From Union

A 52-year-old township woman faces four years in state prison after she admitted July 26 to stealing thousands of dollars from a Rutgers…

Township Resident Shot, Police Looking For Help

Township Resident Shot, Police Looking For Help

Police are investigating a July 17 shooting on Barker Road that left a township resident wounded. A 9-1-1 call reporting the shooting was…

Police Investigate Gunshot Damage To King Road Home

Police Investigate Gunshot Damage To King Road Home

What was thought at first to be fireworks turned out to be gunshots near a King Road home, and police are turning to…

FTPD Officer Pleads Guilty To Heroin Possession, Will Leave PD

FTPD Officer Pleads Guilty To Heroin Possession, Will Leave PD

A Franklin Township police officer could avoid serving jail time for a guilty plea to possession of heroin and driving while intoxicated under…

Reward Increased For Information On Township Man’s Shooting Death

Reward Increased For Information On Township Man’s Shooting Death

The reward for information leading to the indictment of whoever is responsible for the May shooting death of a 30-year-old township man has…

Hillsborough Man Convicted Of Meaghan’s Law Violation For Township Church Work

Hillsborough Man Convicted Of Meaghan’s Law Violation For Township Church Work

A Hillsborough man already imprisoned for sexually assaulting a child was convicted last month of violating a Meaghan’s Law prohibition while volunteering at…

County Prosecutor’s Office To Assume Oversight Of FTPD July 1

County Prosecutor’s Office To Assume Oversight Of FTPD July 1

The Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office will assume administrative oversight of the township police department on July 1, following the abrupt retirements of FTPD…

Reward Offered For Information On May 18 Killing

Reward Offered For Information On May 18 Killing

A $2,500 reward is being offered by Crime Stoppers of Somerset County, Inc. for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those…

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Religion & Faith View all

A $7,000 donation to the Franklin Food bank highlighted the celebration of Eid-al-Fitr June 5 at the Masjid-e-Ali mosque on Cedar Grove Lane. Eid-al-Fitr is the celebration marking…

What’s Happening In The Villages

august, 2019

21aug7:00 pm8:00 pmCenter For Special Needs' Yoga Experience7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Franklin Township Senior/Community Center

24aug2:00 pm7:00 pmWeek Of The People Event2:00 pm - 7:00 pm Naaman Williams Park

28aug7:00 pm8:00 pmCenter For Special Needs' Yoga Experience7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Franklin Township Senior/Community Center

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Patriots Drop 9-7 Battle

Patriots Drop 9-7 Battle

Waldorf, Maryland – The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (19-16, 44-60) scored six runs in the fourth inning to down the Somerset Patriots (13-22, 55-50) 9-7 on…

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Registration Open For RCDCU Bicycle Tour To Fight Prostate Cancer

Registration Open For RCDCU Bicycle Tour To Fight Prostate Cancer

There’s still time to register for the annual RCDCU “Bike to Fight Prostate Cancer” bike tour. The event is set from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 21,…

Four Candidates Vying For Three School Board Seats

Four Candidates Vying For Three School Board Seats

Two incumbents and two newcomers have filed for the three open Board of Education seats in the November election. School board president Nancy LaCorte and vice-president Ardaman Singh…

Four Franklinites Make State ‘Power List’

Four Franklinites Make State ‘Power List’

Franklin Township is well-represented in the latest “power list” put out by a statewide political publication. “Insider NJ,” which covers all things political in the Garden State but…

Starbucks, Self-Storage Facility Eyed For Frank’s Hardware, Sunny’s Site

Starbucks, Self-Storage Facility Eyed For Frank’s Hardware, Sunny’s Site

Chick-fil-A is out, but a second Starbucks and a self-storage business are still in a developer’s proposal for a Route 27 site. The lot at Rt. 27 and…

In the Schools View all

Raritan Valley Community College Sets ‘Instant Decision’ Days

Raritan Valley Community College Sets ‘Instant Decision’ Days

Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg has set three “Instant Decision Days” for high school seniors who are still undecided about their education plans for…

FR&A Photo Gallery: 2019 FHS Project Graduation

Franklin High School Class Of 2019 Given Hot Sendoff

In Peek To The Future, Franklin Middle School Promotion Ceremony Held At FHS

FHS Students Glam It Up For Senior Prom

Central Jersey College Prep Graduates Told To ‘Be Yourself’

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SGS/HSC Players Set Alumni Cabaret

SGS/HSC Players Set Alumni Cabaret

The fifth annual SGS/HSC Players Alumni Cabaret is set for 7 p.m. June 1 at the…

Student-Driven ‘Bound For Broadway’ Set To Debut At SGS

Jets And Sharks Gonna Rumble At FHS

‘Somerset Saturday Night’ To Benefit Local Organizations