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La Perle Celebrates First Anniversary With ‘Martinis And Makeovers’

La Perle Celebrates First Anniversary With ‘Martinis And Makeovers’

The la perle salon and spa in Rutgers Plaza, Easton Avenue, is celebrating its one-year anniversary 18 with a day of martinis and makeovers. The “ladies only” event – scheduled to run from noon to 4 p.m. – is the brainchild of la perle owner Maria Diras, who said she had prior experience in the space […]

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Middle School Parents, Police At Odds Over Account Of School Bus Disturbance Aftermath

Middle School Parents, Police At Odds Over Account Of School Bus Disturbance Aftermath

Township police and a Somerset couple are at odds over what happened to several Franklin Middle School students Nov. 21 after their bus driver called police to report some unruly students, and then a replacement driver refused to continue the route. The parents, B.K. and Michelle Redd, say that their 7th-grade son and two other […]

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Words & Pictures: Franklin Digs Out Of Snow, Deals With The Cold

Words & Pictures: Franklin Digs Out Of Snow, Deals With The Cold

The first snow storm of 2014 has come and gone and all that’s left are the memories and the frozen slush. Residents throughout the villages spent part of Jan. 3 digging out, and the rest of the day and Jan. 4 dealing with the Arctic blast that sent temperatures into the single digits. Over the […]

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In Your Opinion: Former School Board Member Reflects On His Tenure

By Tom Lewis, Somerset Dear Fellow Board Members: I wanted to take a moment and wish everyone a Happy New Year and to say thanks for putting up with me, some of you for years … I don’t know how you did it. While on the board, I made friendships that I will cherish, learned […]

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Let It Snow, Let It Snow … 6 – 7 Inches Falls In Franklin

Let It Snow, Let It Snow … 6 – 7 Inches Falls In Franklin

It was still snowing in the villages as of about 9 a.m. Jan. 3. According to the National Weather Service, Franklin averaged about 6.2 inches, with 7 inches reported in Somerset.. Schools are closed, the municipal offices are open and Somerset County offices were scheduled to open at 10 a.m. As of about 10 a.m., […]

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Thomas Edison Charter School Bring Christmas Cheer to Care Center Residents

Thomas Edison Charter School Bring Christmas Cheer to Care Center Residents

The Thomas Edison Energy Smart Charter School “Green Team” brought some smiles this Christmas season to residents of Franklin Care Center, Route 27, Franklin Park. Students and parents from the Cortelyous Road school created gifts out of recycled materials and sold them during the school’s Winter Concert nights. A total of $205 was raised, said […]

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St. Matthias Students’ Art Work Included In County Exhibit

St. Matthias Students’ Art Work Included In County Exhibit

Art work from students at St. Matthias Elementary School, John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Somerset, are included in the 22nd annual exhibit of children’s art at the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Rd., Basking Ridge. The free exhibit, which features art works with an environmental theme, runs weekdays 9 a.m. to […]

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Committee Snub Sparks Claims Of Partisanship From Mayor Levine

Committee Snub Sparks Claims Of Partisanship From Mayor Levine

Sparks flew at the Township Council reorganization meeting Jan. 1 when the all-Democrat Council refused to place Republican Mayor Brian Levine on a key township committee. The refusal sparked a rare show of public anger from Levine, who accused teh council members of playing politics. But one Democrat said the reason Levine was not placed […]

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Photos and Video: Township Council Reorganizes With Help From Sen. Booker, Rep. Holt

Photos and Video: Township Council Reorganizes With Help From Sen. Booker, Rep. Holt

It’s not uncommon to have special guess show up at municipal reorganization meetings. But it is a bit unusual to have a sitting U.S. Senator and Congressman appear at the sessions. That was the case Jan. 1 when newly minted U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, and Rep. Rush Holt, D-17, showed up at the Township […]

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Manhunt Over, Rappers’ Accused Murderers Arrested

Manhunt Over, Rappers’ Accused Murderers Arrested

The two brothers accused of murdering a 28-year-old New Brunswick resident have been arrested, police said. Police said that Zaire Cromedy, 21, of Langley Place, New Brunswick surrendered to detectives at the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office in Somerville at about 5 p.m. His brother, Antwan Cromedy, 28, of Vosseller Avenue, Bound Brook, was arrested at […]

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