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Patriots Power Past Blue Crabs 7-5

Patriots Power Past Blue Crabs 7-5

Bridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (10-9, 56-32) defeated the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (10-[...]

Section Of Canal Road To Be Closed For Repaving

Section Of Canal Road To Be Closed For Repaving

  Canal Road between Blackwells Mills and Butler roads is scheduled to be closed for repavin[...]

Blue Crabs Edge Patriots 5-4

Blue Crabs Edge Patriots 5-4

Bridgewater, NJ – The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (10-8, 39-49) defeated the Somerset Patriots (9-9[...]

Patriots Defeat Revolution 4-1

Patriots Defeat Revolution 4-1

Bridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (9-8, 55-31) salvaged the series finale against the York Rev[...]

Revolution Hold Off Patriots 5-3

Revolution Hold Off Patriots 5-3

Bridgewater, NJ – The York Revolution (9-6, 50-35) defeated the Somerset Patriots (8-8, 54-31) 5-3 F[...]

Crime & Safety View all

Police Log: July 18 – 22, 2014

July 18 Two bottles of Snapple, a toothbrush and a package of Tyson Wings, valued at $10.31, were stolen from Rite Aid Pharmacy…

Police Investigating Armed Robbery Of Cab Driver

Police Investigating Armed Robbery Of Cab Driver

Township police are investigating the armed robbery of a cab driver on Hempstead Drive. Police Sgt. Philip Rizzo said that just after midnight…

Police: Somerset Man Killed In Early Morning One-Car Crash On Route 518

Police: Somerset Man Killed In Early Morning One-Car Crash On Route 518

A 74-year-old Somerset man was killed early July 14 when his car crashed into a tree on Route 518, police said. Police said…

Police Log: July 5 – 7, 2014

Police Log: July 5 – 7, 2014

July 5 Derrick Anderson of Yardville was cited for careless driving after his car ran off Mettlars Road and hit a utility pole.…

Electrical Fire Temporarily Closes Good Fortune Supermarket

Electrical Fire Temporarily Closes Good Fortune Supermarket

The Good Fortune Supermarket on Route 27 remained closed July 8 after an electrical cord coming in contact with a lobster tank sparked…

Police Log: July 2 – July 6, 2014

Police Log: July 2 – July 6, 2014

July 2 Thomas A. Romano of Scotch Plains told police that his car struck a parked car owned by Hector Perez of Plainfield…

What's Happening in the Villages

Jul
29
Tue
6:00 pm Zumba Classes at Elizabeth Avenu...
Zumba Classes at Elizabeth Avenu...
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zumba classes every Tuesday at the fire company on Wiley Drive. The instructor is Amy Miele. Proceeds benefit the Elizabeth Avenue Volunteer Fire Company’s Ladies Auxiliary. What is this?
Aug
3
Sun
3:00 pm ‘Week Of The People’ Kick-Off Ev...
‘Week Of The People’ Kick-Off Ev...
Aug 3 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The first day of the Week of the People celebration will feature the WOP 2014 Community Family Day Cookout, with free hot dogs and hamburgers. Enjoy soccer, football, horseshoes, basketball kickball and more activities. Food[...]
Aug
5
Tue
6:00 pm Zumba Classes at Elizabeth Avenu...
Zumba Classes at Elizabeth Avenu...
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zumba classes every Tuesday at the fire company on Wiley Drive. The instructor is Amy Miele. Proceeds benefit the Elizabeth Avenue Volunteer Fire Company’s Ladies Auxiliary. What is this?
Aug
7
Thu
8:30 am ‘Week Of The People’ Diversity L...
‘Week Of The People’ Diversity L...
Aug 7 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
The “Week of the People’s” Diversity Leadership Breakfast at the township Senior/Community Center. Food will be collected for the Franklin Township Food Bank. What is this?
Aug
9
Sat
2:00 pm ‘Week Of The People’ New Dawn Mu...
‘Week Of The People’ New Dawn Mu...
Aug 9 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
New Dawn Music Festival “Summer Fun Concert.” Bring lawn chairs. Food will be collected for the Franklin Township Food Bank. What is this?

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Religion & Faith View all

Pillar of Fire Radio Network, headquartered in Zarephath, will launch a sister station on Aug. 1 in Hampton Bays, NY. Star 107.1 hits the airwaves at noon and…

Sports View all

Patriots Power Past Blue Crabs 7-5

Bridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (10-9, 56-32) defeated the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (10-9, 39-50) 7-5 Monday evening from TD Bank Ballpark.   In…

News-pourri View all

Zoning Board Approves New Home, Home Addition and Soccer Centers ‘Bubble’

Applications for a home addition, a new “bubble” for a township soccer center and a new home were approved at the July 17 Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting.…

Planning Board Approves Pole Barn For Fire Company, Expansion For Ice Rink

The Somerset Volunteer Fire & Rescue Co. No. 1 and Fusion on Ice won Planning Board approval July 16 for expansion projects. The fire company won approval to…

Rep. Holt Holds His Last Town Hall Meeting In Municipal Building

In what will probably be his last town hall meeting as a U.S. Congressman, Rep. Rush Holt (D-12) spoke to township residents July 12 about topics ranging from…

FR&A Pictorial: Delayed July 4 Celebration A Blast

It was a week late, but residents came out anyway on July 11 to celebrate Independence Day with music, food, games and, of course, fireworks. The event was…

Middlebush Volunteer Fire Dept. Celebrates July 4 With 79th Annual Parade

It was delayed by a few hours, but the 79th annual Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department July 4 parade went off without a hitch. The parade route started at the…

Interim Director Of Pupil Personnel Services Named By School Board

A former teacher of autistic and emotionally disturbed children has been named the interim Director of Pupil Personnel Services for the school district. Terrance R. Brennan will start…

In the Schools View all

Township Student Selected For National Leadership Program

Township Student Selected For National Leadership Program

A Franklin High School student will join 49 other students from around the country in a leadership camp hosted by Gen. Tommy Franks (Ret.). Kishan…

FR&A Pictorial: Franklin High School Class Of 2014 Graduation At Sun Bank Center

UPDATED: MacAfee School Principal Keeps Promise To Students To Sleep On School’s Roof

Updated: Franklin Middle School Team Competes In ‘Odyssey Of The Mind’ World Championship

School Board Honors Teachers Of The Year, Harmony Day Award Winners

National Honor Society Gets 81 New FHS Members


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