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In Your Opinion: Our Air And Health Are Not For Sale

In Your Opinion: Our Air And Health Are Not For Sale

Submitted by the Franklin Township Task Force on CS206 & NESE. The proposed Compressor Station 206 will pollute our air with toxic chemicals for decades if it is built.  That’s one reason why we are calling on Governor Murphy and the NJDEP to deny the water permit applications so that Compressor Station 206 and pipeline […]

Life Story: Catherine ‘Martha’ Madama, 71; Longtime Administrative Secretary

Life Story: Catherine ‘Martha’ Madama, 71; Longtime Administrative Secretary

Catherine “Martha” Madama, 71, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 9th, 2019 at St. Peters University Hospital in New Brunswick. Ms. Madama was born in Manhattan, NY on September 26th, 1947 to the late William and Crise (Apostolakis) Gahagan. Martha has resided in Somerset for the past 14 years. Martha was an administrative secretary for […]

Life Story: Julius Krall, 84; Owned Bakeries In Edison, Dayton

Life Story: Julius Krall, 84; Owned Bakeries In Edison, Dayton

Julius Krall, 84, passed away with his family by his side on February 9 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. Mr. Krall was born in Herend, Hungary on August 10th, 1934 to the late Michael and Elizabeth (Arki) Krall. Julius immigrated to the United States as a displaced person of war in […]

In Your Opinion: Don’t Let Compressor Station 206 And NESE Pipeline Increase Our Ozone

In Your Opinion: Don’t Let Compressor Station 206 And NESE Pipeline Increase Our Ozone

Submitted by the Franklin Township Task Force on CS206 & NESE. We’ve worked for years to stop the NESE Project, and now we are in the home stretch.  We are calling on Governor Murphy and the NJDEP to deny the water permit applications so that Compressor Station 206 and pipeline near and under Raritan Bay […]

In Your Opinion: Scout Parents Are The Best

In Your Opinion: Scout Parents Are The Best

By Matthew Piccoli, Somerset. My response to the Speak Out titled, “Scouts Help With Problem-Solving” is that Scout parents are the best and I am living proof. My father is an Assistant Scoutmaster with Troop 113, Somerset, and my mother is involved with the Troop committee. They are committed to the Scout program and I […]

In Your Opinion: Scouts Help With Problem-Solving

In Your Opinion: Scouts Help With Problem-Solving

By Bill Connell, Somerset. I once again led a parent group in set construction Footloose, at Franklin Middle School. It is a petri dish of problem solving. I must be honest though, we create the problems and then try to solve them. The journey makes January a lot shorter. After the show starts I get […]

TEECS Holds Annual Lottery For 2019-2020 School Year

TEECS Holds Annual Lottery For 2019-2020 School Year

More than 1,000 applicants vied for 26 open spots in the annual lottery held Feb. 2 by Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School. The 26 slots are in the school’s Kindergarten, said Oguz Yildiz, the school’s Lead Person. TEECS currently has 510 students, Yildiz said. The class breakdown is 50 students in each grade from Kindergarten […]

Warriors On The Academic Move

Warriors On The Academic Move

Alyssa Kowalsky of Somerset, a Hospitality Resort and Tourism Management Pre-Major major was one of more than 2,400 students at Coastal Carolina University who were named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 semester. Amanda Lake of Somerset was honored for academic achievement by being named to the Dean’s List at Delaware Valley University […]

At Central Jersey College Prep, Demand Far Outweighs Supply

At Central Jersey College Prep, Demand Far Outweighs Supply

Applications for admission to Central Jersey College Prep Charter School once again far outnumber the available open slots, a school official said. As of the end of January, the school has received about 1,300 applications, said Namik Sercan, the school’s chief educational officer. That’s as compared to the 1,600 it received by the end of […]

Quail Brook Senior Center February Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Center February Schedule

625 New Brunswick Rd. Somerset, NJ 08873 (732) 563-4213 Open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A Variety of Board & Card Games (Monopoly, Po-Ke-No, Yahtzee, Dominoes & Checkers) – Available Monday – Friday. If you have a favorite game not listed that you would like to play, and/or if you are interested […]