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Somerset Patriots Drop First Game Of The Season

Somerset Patriots Drop First Game Of The Season

Bridgewater, NJ-   The Long Island Ducks (3-4) defeated the Somerset Patriots (6-1) 10-6 on Thursday[...]

Township Council Contracts For Youth Center Feasibility Study

Township Council Contracts For Youth Center Feasibility Study

A Pennsylvania-based architectural firm has been hired to conduct a feasibility study for the pr[...]

In Your Opinion: Sign Up For Intervenor Status To Oppose Williams/Transco Compressor Station

In Your Opinion: Sign Up For Intervenor Status To Oppose Williams/Transco Compressor Station

By Ed Potosnak, Executive Director, New Jersey League of Conservation Voters and President, Franklin[...]

Somerset Patriots Walk-Off Twice To Sweep Ducks In Double Header

Somerset Patriots Walk-Off Twice To Sweep Ducks In Double Header

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (6-0) swept the Long Island Ducks (2-4) in a double header on[...]

FHS Model UN Team, Franklin Youth Council Leader Honored By Township Council

FHS Model UN Team, Franklin Youth Council Leader Honored By Township Council

The leader of the Franklin Township Youth Council and the Franklin High School Model U.N. Team r[...]

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Police Log: April 19 – April 25, 2017

April 18 James Genes of Hillsborough was cited for careless driving when his car rear-ended one driven on…

Police Seek Help In Fuller Street Shooting Investigation

Police Seek Help In Fuller Street Shooting Investigation

Police are asking for the public’s help in their investigation of the April 19 shooting of a New…

Two Township Men Caught In County Sheriff’s Non-Support Sweep

Two Township Men Caught In County Sheriff’s Non-Support Sweep

Two township men were among 31 people rounded up by the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office in a three-day…

Police Log: April 4 – April 10, 2017

Police Log: April 4 – April 10, 2017

April 4 Cars driven by Christoph Carnevale and Gregory Shaffer, both of Somerset, collided at Easton Avenue and…

Police: $7,000 In Goods Stolen From Car

Police: $7,000 In Goods Stolen From Car

Nearly $7,000 in electronics, clothing and medications was stolen April 1 from a car parked on Appleton Road.…

Police Log: March 28 –  April 4, 2017

Police Log: March 28 – April 4, 2017

March 28 Kyle Zeigler of Hillsborough was cited for careless driving after police said he lost control of…

Police Log: March 21 – March 27, 2017

Police Log: March 21 – March 27, 2017

March 21 Maria Rodriguez of Somerset was cited for careless driving after her collided with one at Route…

Police Log: March 15 – March 21, 2017

Police Log: March 15 – March 21, 2017

March 15 Abdul Hunter, 27, of Carteret, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Bogdan Oleksuk of Somerset was…

Alleged Burglar Shot By Off-Duty Township Police Officer In His Home

Alleged Burglar Shot By Off-Duty Township Police Officer In His Home

MANVILLE – A borough man suspected of a number of burglaries is in critical condition after being shot…

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Religion & Faith View all

Representatives of a handful of faith traditions in the township showed their support for one another March 11 in a “Solidarity and Brotherhood…

Catholics must use the current political and social climate to reclaim the Church’s original “counter-culture” role and “engage the structures of injustice,” a…

Chanting, the ritual bathing of a Hindu god’s idol and the lighting of 21 oil lamps highlighted the Srivari Sri Balaji temple’s first…

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FHS Model UN Team, Franklin Youth Council Leader Honored By Township Council

FHS Model UN Team, Franklin Youth Council Leader Honored By Township Council

The leader of the Franklin Township Youth Council and the Franklin High School Model U.N. Team received commendations April 25 from the Township…

Video Story: Hundreds Turn Out For Assemblyman Danielsen’s Job Fair

Video Story: Hundreds Turn Out For Assemblyman Danielsen’s Job Fair

If the full parking lot was any indication, state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen’s 3rd Annual Job Fair at The Imperia on Easton Avenue was…

Police: Declaring Township A ‘Sanctuary City’ Offers No More Protections Than Already Exist

Police: Declaring Township A ‘Sanctuary City’ Offers No More Protections Than Already Exist

It looks as though the answer to the question of whether the township will be declared a “sanctuary city” is no, at least…

Central Jersey College Prep Wins Approval For Gym In New Home

Central Jersey College Prep Wins Approval For Gym In New Home

All systems are “go” for the Central Jersey College Prep Charter School to move into its new digs, now that it has approval…