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Warriors Baseball: Three-Run Inning Puts Away Hunterdon North, Leads To 6-4 Win

Warriors Baseball: Three-Run Inning Puts Away Hunterdon North, Leads To 6-4 Win

A three-run third inning powered the Franklin High School Warriors baseball team to a 6-4 win over a pesky Hunterdon North. When the dust settled at the end of the inning, Franklin held what should have been a comfortable 5-1 lead. Hunterdon got on the scoreboard first, plating a run in the first inning, but […]

‘Lady Warriors Day’ To Feature Elementary School Tour, ‘Dinner Of Champions’

‘Lady Warriors Day’ To Feature Elementary School Tour, ‘Dinner Of Champions’

May 2 is Lady Warriors Day in the township to celebrate the Franklin High School Lady Warriors’ basketball team’s perfect 34-0 championship season. The day will be highlighted by a tour by the team of the township’s seven elementary schools, and a “Dinner of Champions” later that evening. By finishing the season 34-0, the Lady […]

Parents Get Sneak Peek At Franklin High School’s New ‘Health Care Professions Academy’

Parents Get Sneak Peek At Franklin High School’s New ‘Health Care Professions Academy’

Students who enroll in the inaugural year of Franklin High School’s new Health Professions Academy will take a minimum of 10 college credits with them when they graduate in 2023, a group of parents was told on April 17. And while those 10 credits – which eventually could expand to more than 30 – will […]

Life Story: Loren DeAngelis, 60; Classic Car Enthusiast

Life Story: Loren DeAngelis, 60; Classic Car Enthusiast

Mr. Loren DeAngelis passed away on Tuesday at his home in Somerset. He was 60 years old. Mr. DeAngelis was born in New Brunswick and lived in Edison, Florida and Piscataway before moving to Somerset where he lived for many years. He was also a part-time resident of Ortley Beach. He graduated from St. Joseph […]

Central Jersey College Prep 4th Graders Learn About Saving Energy

Central Jersey College Prep 4th Graders Learn About Saving Energy

Fourth graders at Central Jersey College Prep Charter School on April 16 learned different ways they could help save energy. The assembly on sustainability was presented by members of a team from Legrand, a worldwide manufacturer of electrical components which has offices in the township. The team came in at the invitation of the school’s […]

Lady Warriors Fall To Watchung Hills, 16-1

Lady Warriors Fall To Watchung Hills, 16-1

The Lady Warriors softball team threatened early, but could not pull the trigger and eventually fell to Watchung Hills Regional High School, 16-1 on April 16. Franklin loaded the bases with two outs in the second inning, but could only bring one across the plate before being retired. A 10-run fourth inning by Watchung sealed […]

Updated: Assemblyman Danielsen Hosts Job Fair April 17

Updated: Assemblyman Danielsen Hosts Job Fair April 17

The Imperia on Easton Avenue will once again be the venue for state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen’s annual Job Fair on April 17. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; the Imperia is located at 1714 Easton Ave. Classes will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and will feature such […]

30th Annual Tour De Franklin Set For April 28

30th Annual Tour De Franklin Set For April 28

The 30th annual Tour de Franklin charity bike ride is set to take off April 28 from Franklin High School, 500 Elizabeth Ave. The event is the largest fundraiser for the Franklin Food Bank. This year the day will consist of seven different events, including the 62-mile, 40-mile, 25-mile, 10-mile rides, 1-to-5-mile walk or ride, […]

Twenty/20 Taphouse Readying For Opening

Twenty/20 Taphouse Readying For Opening

Twenty/20 Taphouse, the third component of the three-piece “event center” on Cedar Grove Lane, is within a couple weeks of opening. The gastropub will feature craft beers, craft sodas and comfort food. Twenty/20 is the last piece of property owner Ruben Patel’s “event” complex that stretches from Cedar Grove Lane to Easton Avenue and includes […]

More Than 100 Turn Out To Clean Stream In Honor Of John Clyde

More Than 100 Turn Out To Clean Stream In Honor Of John Clyde

An estimated 150 people gathered at the Franklin-New Brunswick border on Hamilton Street April 13 to carry on the legacy of the man who started the township stream cleanings decades ago. The inaugural John Clyde Memorial Stream Cleanup at Mile Run was attended by township residents and representatives, as well as by members of a […]

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