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Photo Gallery: 3rd Annual Franklin Day Festival An ‘Awesome Day'

Photo Gallery: 3rd Annual Franklin Day Festival An ‘Awesome Day'

The 3rd annual Franklin Day Festival in Colonial Park was the biggest by far, both in what was offer[...]

In Your Opinion: School Board Correct In Banning Charter School Students From Athletics

In Your Opinion: School Board Correct In Banning Charter School Students From Athletics

By Cadine Dennison, Franklin. After my attendance of the September 22, 2016 Board of Education me[...]

Hamilton Street Community Policing Office Opened With Ice Cream, Pizza Party

Hamilton Street Community Policing Office Opened With Ice Cream, Pizza Party

The face of Hamilton Street underwent a subtle change Sept. 23 with the opening of the township [...]

ASL Interpreter Referral Service Celebrates Two Decades In Business

ASL Interpreter Referral Service Celebrates Two Decades In Business

A mother-daughter business that was started in response to an act of discrimination celebrated i[...]

Jean Ambrose, 83; Teacher, College Administrator, Activist

Jean Ambrose, 83; Teacher, College Administrator, Activist

Jean L. Ambrose (nee LoTruglio) of Somerset, New Jersey, 83, died on September 19 at the Center for [...]

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Township Man Charged With Sex, Computer Crimes In Middlesex County

A 38-year-old township man has been charged with sex crimes and computer theft in two towns. Thomas Canales…

Township Man Convicted Of Drug Charges

Township Man Convicted Of Drug Charges

A 22-year-old township resident was convicted of drug-related charges after a 2-day trial in Somerville. Jose Lozada-Rojas was…

Police: Man’s Body Found In Locked Car, Suicide Suspected

Police: Man’s Body Found In Locked Car, Suicide Suspected

Police are investigating a suspected suicide near a strip shopping center on Easton Avenue. At 10:11 p.m., police…

Updated: Police Arrest Manville Man Wanted For Murder Of Township Resident

Updated: Police Arrest Manville Man Wanted For Murder Of Township Resident

Update 3: Isaiah “Ike” J. Bell was arrested the morning of Sept. 14 in a State Island, NY…

Updated: Police Seek Public’s Help In Locating Missing Township Woman

Updated: Police Seek Public’s Help In Locating Missing Township Woman

Update: Bertha Dyer has been found in Philadelphia and reunited with her family, police said. “I would like…

Township Boy Dies From Injuries In Amwell Road Accident

Township Boy Dies From Injuries In Amwell Road Accident

Update: A GoFundMe campaign has been created to help the family. Donations can be made by clicking here.…

Township Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting 13-Year-Old

Township Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting 13-Year-Old

A 45-year-old township man faces charges that he sexually assaulted a 13-year-old in June. Felipe Dasilva was arrested Aug.…

Police: Perth Amboy Duo Charged With Bilking Township Business Of More Than $89,000

Police: Perth Amboy Duo Charged With Bilking Township Business Of More Than $89,000

A Perth Amboy woman was arrested Aug. 17 on a charge that she cheated a township business out of…

Police Log: Aug. 10 – 16, 2016

Police Log: Aug. 10 – 16, 2016

8/10 Sometime in the overnight hours an unknown actor entered an unlocked vehicle on Runyon Ave and took…

Township Man Indicted In ‘Operation Busted Script’ Drug Ring Investigation

Township Man Indicted In ‘Operation Busted Script’ Drug Ring Investigation

A 34-year-old Somerset man was one of eight people in the state indicted Aug. 16 and charged with…

Police: Three Car Collision Closes Cedar Grove Lane

Police: Three Car Collision Closes Cedar Grove Lane

Three people were injured and Cedar Grove Lane as closed for about one hour during the evening of Aug.…

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Religion & Faith View all

Members of the Islamic Society of Franklin Township gathered Sept. 12 in a hotel ballroom to celebrate one of the holiest days in…

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Turley Strikes Out 14 To Lead Patriots To 2-0 Division Series Lead

Bridgewater, NJ – Somerset Patriots starting pitcher Nik Turley (1-0) struck out 14 batters to lead the Somerset Patriots (2-0,…

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Assemblyman Danielsen’s ‘Support The Troops’ Specialty License Plate Bill Advances

Assemblyman Danielsen’s ‘Support The Troops’ Specialty License Plate Bill Advances

Legislation state Assemblyman Joseph Danielsen sponsored to support the families of military personnel serving overseas was advanced Monday by an Assembly committee. The…

Center For Great Expectations Receives $300,000 Donation From Township

Center For Great Expectations Receives $300,000 Donation From Township

The Center for Great Expectations received a $300,000 donation at the Sept. 13 Township Council meeting. The money came from the township’s Affordable…

Township Council Commends Grippo For July 4th Celebration

Township Council Commends Grippo For July 4th Celebration

Bill Grippo, the longtime head of the township’s July 4th celebration committee, was commended by the Township Council at its Sept. 13 meeting.…

Township Holds Official Commemoration Of Sept. 11 Terrorist Attack Anniversary

Township Holds Official Commemoration Of Sept. 11 Terrorist Attack Anniversary

Township officials, first responders, faith leaders and families of the fallen gathered Sept. 13 at the 9-11 Memorial to pay their respects during…