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FR&A Video: Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman Announces Re-Election Bid

FR&A Video: Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman Announces Re-Election Bid

U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, (D-12), announced Feb. 10 that she’s running for a third term in the U.S. House of Representatives. After her kickoff announcement, Watson Coleman stopped by the Somerset County Democratic Black Caucus’s Black History Month celebration at the Senior/Community center, where the Franklin Reporter & Advocate caught up with her. Franklin […]

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FR&A Video Story: Assemblyman Danielsen’s Committee To Hold Hearings On Cannabis Products

FR&A Video Story: Assemblyman Danielsen’s Committee To Hold Hearings On Cannabis Products

The committee chaired by State Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) will in March begin a series of hearings on the topic of cannabis products. Danielsen’s committee, Regulatory Oversight/Federal Regulation Committee, will begin the hearings on March 5. Danielsen said he will seek to hold hearings in other parts of the state as well. The Franklin Reporter […]

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Plans Call For Village Plaza McDonald’s To Be Razed, Rebuilt

Plans Call For Village Plaza McDonald’s To Be Razed, Rebuilt

A major renovation is planned for the McDonald’s fast-food restaurant in the Village Plaza on Easton Avenue. Perhaps renovation is an understatement; plans call for the demolition of the current restaurant and the construction of a new building. Professionals representing McDonald’s appeared before the Historic Preservation Advisory Commission on Feb. 6 to talk about the […]

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Hundreds Gather For Vigil, Rally Supporting Indonesian Men Arrested By ICE

Hundreds Gather For Vigil, Rally Supporting Indonesian Men Arrested By ICE

More than 500 people – including a contingent from the township – gathered at a Metuchen church Jan. 28 for a rally in support of the two Indonesian men arrested last week by agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement. One of the men, Gunawan Liem, 54, lives with his family in Franklin Park. Representing the […]

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Middlebush, Olcott Street Rich In Local History

Middlebush, Olcott Street Rich In Local History

The Franklin Reporter & Advocate had a rare chance on Jan. 28 to tour a vacant historic home in Middlebush, and get a little history lesson along the way. Township historian Bob Mettler was on hand to talk about Middlebush as well as the house, which dates back to the late 1800s. Mettler was there […]

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Assemblyman Danielsen Part Of Unofficial State Delegation Heading To Cuba

Assemblyman Danielsen Part Of Unofficial State Delegation Heading To Cuba

State Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) is one of three state legislators spending the weekend in Cuba, at the invitation of the Cuban government. Danielsen is joined on the trip by state Assemblyman Gordon Johnson and state Senator Loretta Weinberg, both (D-37). Also on the trip is Somerset County Democratic Party chair Peg Schaeffer and former […]

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Kipnis Announces Run For U.S. Congress

Kipnis Announces Run For U.S. Congress

Township resident Daryl Kipnis has announced that he is running to be the Republican candidate for the U.S. Congress from the 12th District. Kipnis, an attorney by trade, unsuccessfully ran in 2017 for the seat held by state Sen. Bob Smith (D-17). The Congressional seat is now held by Democrat Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, who […]

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Township Performance Gazebo Coming Closer To Fruition

Township Performance Gazebo Coming Closer To Fruition

The proposed gazebo for the municipal complex on DeMott Lane is 70 percent funded, organizers told the Township Council on Jan. 23. Fundraisers have collected $35,000 of the $50,000 target, the council was told. The three township residents spearheading the project – Bill Grippo, John Felix and Michael Steinbrück – appeared before the council to […]

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Hundreds Attend 21st Annual Franklin Community Breakfast Honoring MLK

Hundreds Attend 21st Annual Franklin Community Breakfast Honoring MLK

It’s a sign of the times that an event honoring the late civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would of necessity include thinly veiled references to the current president of the United States. That was the case Jan. 15 during the 21st annual Franklin Township Community Breakfast honoring King. Pres. Donald Trump’s latest […]

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Randall Pinkett: No Question In My Mind That Trump Is A Racist

Randall Pinkett: No Question In My Mind That Trump Is A Racist

President Donald Trump is “vying for the most racist person I’ve ever met,” a township resident who was the 2005 winner of Trump’s “The Apprentice” television program said on a national news program on Jan. 12. Randall Pinkett, co-founder of a Newark-based consultancy, said on the “All In With Chris Hayes” program on MSNBC that […]

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