Quantcast
Home » Entries posted by Bill Bowman (Page 414)

FR&A Photo Gallery: Franklin Park School Dance Troupe Has Audience Dancing

FR&A Photo Gallery: Franklin Park School Dance Troupe Has Audience Dancing

They’re only in the 3rd and 4th grades, but one could tell by the looks on their faces April 3 that members of the Franklin Park School dance troupe love their art. The dancers gave a year-end performance before their fellow students and faculty at the school, followed by an encore in which school principal […]

FHS Sports Gallery: Warriors 3-1 Victors Over Somerville High In Freshman Baseball

FHS Sports Gallery: Warriors 3-1 Victors Over Somerville High In Freshman Baseball

The Franklin High School freshman baseball team improved its record to 2-0 April 3 with a 3-1 win over Somerville High School’s squad. Below are some scenes from the game.    

FR&A Photo Gallery: Varsity Softball Hammered By Somerville

FR&A Photo Gallery: Varsity Softball Hammered By Somerville

Tori Hyman, Amanda Jordan, Kennia Reyes and Ashley Rupp each recorded one hit in the Lady Warriors 22-1 loss in five innings to Somerville High School on April 3. The Warriors kept it close for the first two innings, but a 13-run third inning by Somerville, coupled with 12 walks handed out by Warriors pitcher […]

Somerset Patriots Sign Nate Spears And Steve Nikorak

Somerset Patriots Sign Nate Spears And Steve Nikorak

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have announced the signing of second baseman/utility player Nate Spears and utility player Steve Nikorak. Spears has Major League experience with the Boston Red Sox in 2011 and 2012, where he played in seven games. In addition to his Major League time, Spears has five seasons of Triple-A experience, including […]

Golf Course’s Vending Machines Damaged, Burglarized

More than $5,000 worth of damage was done to two soda vending machines at Quail Brook Golf Course, New Brunswick Road, police said. A golf course employee told police that sometime between April 1 and 2, two machines were damaged and soda and cash were stolen. Police said one of the machines looked as though […]

Police Log: March 29 – April 2, 2014

March 29 A 2007 Dodge Caravan owned by Amigo Medical Transport of North Brunswick was stolen and later recovered. Police said the victim, who was not identified, said the van was parked on Somerset Street shortly after midnight. The victim did not know the van was stolen until he was contacted by North Brunswick police, […]

April 10 Homelessness Trust Fund Info Session Set

An information session on and eligibility screening for Somerset County’s Homelessness Trust Fund is set for 6:30-8 p.m. April 10 at the Somerville Library, 35 West End Ave., Somerville. The program offers up to 15 months of rental assistance to working families. “The results speak for themselves,” Freeholder Patricia Walsh, program liaison, said in a […]

Township Police Participate In Anti-Texting, Talking While Driving Crackdown

The township police department is one of 10 Somerset County departments to receive a $5,000 grant to aid in its participation in the “U Drive. U Text. U Pay” crackdown on distracted driving. The effort, which was developed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, runs through April 21. Statewide, 60 police departments received $300,000, […]

Township Police Play ‘Integral’ Role In Apprehending Suspected House Burglar

Township Police Play ‘Integral’ Role In Apprehending Suspected House Burglar

Township police played an unspecified but “integral” role in the April 1 arrest of an Edison man who authorities said burglarized homes in Middlesex and Bergen counties. Somerset County Prosecutor Geoffrey D. Soriano said in a release that Herbbie Sheffield, 46, was arrested in Old Bridge by members of the Somerset County Burglary Task Force […]

Busy Night For Historic Preservation Advisory Commission

The township’s watchdog of historic sites gave its stamp of approval to a handful of proposals at its April 1 meeting. In addition to granting certificates of appropriateness for new facade plans for the former Unclaimed Freight building on Easton Avenue, commissioners did likewise for the construction of new homes on Williams Street and Neuville […]