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‘Disturbing Images’ In Middle School Students’ Edited Video Prompt District, Police Action

‘Disturbing Images’ In Middle School Students’ Edited Video Prompt District, Police Action

Two Franklin Middle School students face school disciplinary action after they modified a school-assigned video to include what district officials regarded as “disturbing images.” District spokeswoman Mary Clark said the students used some video footage created during a school assignment to create a new video, an action which schools Superintendent John Ravally labeled as “poor […]

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FR&A Video Story: Scenes Of A Grieving Community And A Message For Franklin Township

FR&A Video Story: Scenes Of A Grieving Community And A Message For Franklin Township

Editor’s Note: Normally, we would not cover a story outside of the township unless it involved a Franklin resident. But a trip to south Florida for a family gathering found me about a 20-minute drive from Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School in Parkland, Fl., the scene of last week’s horrific mass killing in which a […]

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Warriors On The Move In Higher Education

Warriors On The Move In Higher Education

Amanda Lake, a resident of Somerset, was honored for academic achievement by being named to the Dean’s List at Delaware Valley University for the Fall 2017 semester. Briana Johnson of Somerset was named to the Cedarville University Dean’s List for fall 2017. This recognition requires the student to have a 3.5 GPA or higher for […]

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Police: 14-Year-Old Made Threat Against High School

Police: 14-Year-Old Made Threat Against High School

A 14-year-old township boy was arrested and suspended from school in connection with his allegedly making an online threat against Franklin High School on Feb. 15. Police and district officials determined the threat to not be credible before the youth was arrested, according to a press release from the Franklin Township Police Department. No students […]

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Mayor Phil Kramer’s ‘Wedding Palooza’ Sees 11 Couples Married

Mayor Phil Kramer’s ‘Wedding Palooza’ Sees 11 Couples Married

By PJ Parker. Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, was the perfect day of love for 11 local couples who chose to “tie the knot” in what township Mayor Phil Kramer called a “wedding palooza.” Kramer, in his official capacity, regularly performs wedding ceremonies in the township municipal building on DeMott Lane. Before the actual ceremonies began, […]

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Hundreds Receive St. Matthias’ ‘Drive-Thru Ashes’ On Ash Wednesday

Hundreds Receive St. Matthias’ ‘Drive-Thru Ashes’ On Ash Wednesday

By PJ Parker. Feb. 14 marked not only the traditional Valentine’s Day this year, but also Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Christian holy season of Lent. This Ash Wed, St. Matthias Roman Catholic Church on John F. Kennedy Boulevard, under the direction of Fr. Doug Haefner, joined many Catholic parishes in offering “drive thru […]

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Life Story: Harold Glantz, 88; Had Successful Advertising Career

Life Story: Harold Glantz, 88; Had Successful Advertising Career

Mr. Harold Glantz passed away on Feb. 13 at his home in Somerset. He was 88 years old . Mr. Glantz was born in Manhattan, NY and lived for many years in The Bronx. He graduated from The Bronx High School of Science and continued his education at City College of New York where he […]

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Youth Center Design Met With Cheers; Could Cost $13 – $14.6 Million

Youth Center Design Met With Cheers; Could Cost $13 – $14.6 Million

The long-discussed township youth center could be open for business by September of 2019. That was the projection Feb. 13 by Martin Kimmel, one of the architects contracted by the township to design the facility, which is targeted for a 40,000-square-foot parcel on Lewis Street. The proposed 25,000-square-foot, three-story building could cost between $13 million […]

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Fire Rips Through Three Homes In Kingsberry Acres

Fire Rips Through Three Homes In Kingsberry Acres

Three families were displaced following a fire Feb. 13 at Kingsberry Acres. No residents were injured in the blaze, but a Franklin Township Police officer was treated for a minor injury, according to a press release from the FTPD. The Kingsberry Drive blaze was initially reported at 6:26 a.m., according to the release. Arriving officers […]

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Township Council Begins 2018 Budget Process With First Hearing

Township Council Begins 2018 Budget Process With First Hearing

Requests for new equipment and new staff positions highlighted the Township Council’s first hearing for the 2018 municipal budget on Feb. 12. This is the first of two expected hearings, during which department heads and Township Manager Robert Vornlocker appear before the council to make their case for requested money for the coming year. Vornlocker […]

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