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FR&A Sports Gallery: FHS Girls Soccer Defeats Paterson East Side, 3-0

FR&A Sports Gallery: FHS Girls Soccer Defeats Paterson East Side, 3-0

The Franklin High School girls’ soccer team celebrated Senior Night Oct. 18 with a 3-0 victory over Paterson East Side. Two of the three Warriors’ goals came in the first half with the third registered in the second half when the East Side goalie could not control a ball hit right at her. Here are […]

Mixed Bag Of Results In School District Achievement Statistics

Mixed Bag Of Results In School District Achievement Statistics

Student achievement is on the uptick in literacy, while math skills still need to be improved, the Board of Education was told at its Oct. 17 meeting. Dan Loughran, the district’s assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, told the board that assessment tests showed that more students in grades 3-10 are working above their grade […]

FR&A Sports Gallery: FHS Boys Soccer Falls To Gil St. Bernard’s

FR&A Sports Gallery: FHS Boys Soccer Falls To Gil St. Bernard’s

The Franklin High School boys soccer team fell to Gil St. Bernard’s Oct. 17, 3-0. All of Gil’s goals were scored in the second half, with the second and third coming within three minutes of each other. The team next plays J.P. Stevens on Oct. 22 at home. Here are some scenes from the game:

Life Story: Dorothy McLaughlin, 83; Scout Leader, Township Substitute Teacher

Life Story: Dorothy McLaughlin, 83; Scout Leader, Township Substitute Teacher

Dorothy McLaughlin passed away on Oct. 14 at The Parker Home in Somerset. She was 83 years old. Mrs. McLaughlin was born in Arlington, Massachusetts, graduated from Framingham High School, Class of ‘54, earned her Bachelor of Science degree in History at Bridgewater State Teachers College, Class of ‘58, and worked as a Social Studies […]

Life Story: Virgina Saladini-Schwend, 81; Longtime Township Resident

Life Story: Virgina Saladini-Schwend, 81; Longtime Township Resident

Mrs. Virgina Saladini-Schwend passed away Oct. 14 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. She was 81 years old. Mrs. Saladini-Schwend was born in Wilmington, DE. She relocated to The Bronx, but has been a resident of Somerset since 1964. Virginia worked for over 25 years as a Research Administrator for Ortho Pharmaceuticals […]

In Your Opinion: Take Action To Stop NESE And Compressor Station

In Your Opinion: Take Action To Stop NESE And Compressor Station

Submitted by the Franklin Township Task Force On Compressor Station 206 and NESE. New Jersey protected our clean air and water with a denial of the PennEast pipeline permits and opposition to the Meadowlands (North Bergen) Power Plant – Now it’s time to Stop NESE. By Friday, October 25 and Tuesday, October 29, the state […]

Amwell Road Construction Schedule Released

Amwell Road Construction Schedule Released

The resurfacing and curb ramp work on a section of Amwell Road is scheduled to begin on Oct. 17 and last through Oct. 24. The work entails milling and paving Amwell Road between Cedar Grove and DeMott lanes, and installing ADA-compliant curb ramps at the Amwell intersections of Cedar Grove and DeMott lanes. According to […]

Dayton Man Seriously Injured In Motorcycle Accident

Dayton Man Seriously Injured In Motorcycle Accident

A 20-year-old Dayton man sustained “numerous” serious injuries Oct. 14 after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car on Hamilton Street. Police said that Danyal Rizwan was riding his Yamaha motorcycle east on Hamilton Street shortly after 3 p.m. when it collided with a Toyota Highlander, driven by Mark Varga, 60, of Princeton, […]

FR&A Sports Photo Galleries: FHS Field Hockey, Boys Soccer See Action

FR&A Sports Photo Galleries: FHS Field Hockey, Boys Soccer See Action

The Franklin High School field hockey and boys soccer teams were among those playing at home on Oct. 15. Both teams lost their games; the field hockey team fell 5-0 to Bernards, while the boys’ soccer team lost a close one, 1-0, to North Hunterdon. The day was Pink Day for the field hockey team. […]

Township Man Charged With Child Endangerment

Township Man Charged With Child Endangerment

A 50-year-old Somerset man who teaches at Watchung Hills Regional High School has been arrested on charges connected with his alleged sexual pursuit of a student there. Sean DiGiovanna, of Renfro Road, was arrested Oct. 10 at Warren Township Police headquarters and charged with one count of 3rd Degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child […]

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