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In Your Opinion: Be A Hero And Vote

In Your Opinion: Be A Hero And Vote

By Mark Greico, Somerset. I am well into my 50’s, a time when you feel you are more than ripe enough to give advice on life to younger people. Most of it is the helpful type, like “Go home and take a nap, you’ll feel better,” or “It wouldn’t kill you to eat some fresh […]

Township Residents Join Hundreds At Hillsborough Vigil For Synagogue Shooting Victims

Township Residents Join Hundreds At Hillsborough Vigil For Synagogue Shooting Victims

HILLSBOROUGH – Franklin Township was represented at an Oct. 30 vigil for the Pittsburgh, Pa. synagogue shooting victims. The vigil, which was held at Temple Beth-El on Route 206, attracted hundreds of people from around the region. Obe person affiliated with the temple said there were nearly 1,000 people in attendance. Among those in attendance […]

In Your Opinion: I Dream Of A Loving, Peaceful, And Safe America!

In Your Opinion: I Dream Of A Loving, Peaceful, And Safe America!

By Dr. Alex Kharazi.   “I see sorrow and trouble in this land Although there will be struggle We’ll make the change we can We’ll work it ‘til it’s done Every daughter, every son Every soul that ever longed for something better Something brighter” Last week was a difficult week for our nation. A white supremacist killed […]

In Your Opinion: Oppose Williams/Transco Compressor Station At NJDEP Hearing

In Your Opinion: Oppose Williams/Transco Compressor Station At NJDEP Hearing

Submitted by Barbara Cuthbert, member of the Franklin Township Task Force Against Compressor Station 206. The NJ Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has scheduled a Public Hearing for the Freshwater Wetlands Permit Application for the Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) Project with Compressor Station 206 and pipelines in Old Bridge, Sayreville, and through Raritan Bay. DATE:  […]

Quail Brook Senior Center November Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Center November Schedule

625 New Brunswick Rd., Somerset, NJ 08873 (732) 563-4213 Open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Individual Computer & PED (Personal Electronic Devices) Instruction with Mike Dias – Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. **Please call (732) 563-4213 to schedule an appointment. Check the monthly calendar for the schedule.** Healthy Bones Exercise Class […]

In Your Opinion: County Infrastructure Repairs Needed, Support Robinson And Sooy

In Your Opinion: County Infrastructure Repairs Needed, Support Robinson And Sooy

By Joan Pritchard, Bridgewater. Somerset County is one of the wealthiest counties in the United States, yet the infrastructure and transportation system remain neglected. The Freeholders have maintained the same policy for several decades, build new but neglect the existing. This continued neglect is now costing the residents of Somerset County financially and in their […]

Hillsborough Man Charged With Bank Robberies In Franklin, Other Towns

Hillsborough Man Charged With Bank Robberies In Franklin, Other Towns

A 52-year-old Hillsborough man has been charged with bank robberies in Franklin and other towns. Mark Elbaum was arrested at about 6:45 p.m. on Oct. 29 in Hillsborough, according to a press release from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office. Elbaum was charged with two counts of 2nd Degree Robbery for the Oct. 1 robbery of […]

Masjid-e-Ali Mosque Hosts Vigil For Tree Of Life Synagogue Shooting Victims

Masjid-e-Ali Mosque Hosts Vigil For Tree Of Life Synagogue Shooting Victims

Nearly 200 people gathered at the Masjid-e-Ali mosque on Cedar Grove Lane Oct. 28 in a vigil for the victims of the Tree of Life synagogue shootings in Pennsylvania. Organized by the Franklin Township Interfaith Council, the vigil featured comments from local politicians and faith leaders from throughout the township, state and Canada. The vigil’s […]

FR&A Video: Hamilton Street Trunk Or Treat

FR&A Video: Hamilton Street Trunk Or Treat

The Hamilton Street Business District and the township’s Parks and Recreation department partnered Oct. 28 for the annual Trunk or Treat event at John’s Plaza on Hamilton Street. In years’ past, the two events were held at separate locations, It was felt by organizers that it would be better to combine the two events into […]

FR&A Analysis: State GOP Misrepresents Facts In FR&A Story For Somerset County Freeholder Campaign Hit Piece

FR&A Analysis: State GOP Misrepresents Facts In FR&A Story For Somerset County Freeholder Campaign Hit Piece

Analysis A political hit piece against the Democratic Somerset County Freeholder candidates, which hit Franklin Township homes the week of Oct. 29, misrepresents a story that appeared in the Franklin Reporter & Advocate. The story, which was posted on April 25, is about the Township Council and Planning Board approving a housing element and affordable […]