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FR&A Video: East Millstone Tree Lighting

FR&A Video: East Millstone Tree Lighting

The Millstone Valley Fire Co. held its annual Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 3. The tree is located on the triangle at Market Street and Amwell Road, adjacent to the East Millstone First Aid Squad building. Several dozen people gathered at the tree to hear the traditional reading of “The Night Before Christmas” and […]

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Danielsen Bill To Help Dementia Patients Advances In Legislature

Danielsen Bill To Help Dementia Patients Advances In Legislature

Legislation co-sponsored by state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen that would ensure hospital staff is well informed to deliver proper care and oversight for patients suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia advanced in the legislature on Nov. 30. An Assembly panel sent the bill, A-918, on to the fill Assembly. The measure is also co-sponsored by Assembly members […]

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Citing ‘Erratic, Delusional’ Behavior, State Pulls Somerset Doctor’s Medical License

Citing ‘Erratic, Delusional’ Behavior, State Pulls Somerset Doctor’s Medical License

A pain management doctor with offices in Somerset and East Brunswick was ordered by the state to stop practicing medicine because her behavior poses a “clear and imminent danger to the public health, safety and welfare,” according to the state Board of Medical Examiners. Dr. Sharon Colleen Worosilo, who owns the New Jersey Pain Management […]

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Warrior 4 Life Foundation Hands Out $10,000 In Scholarships In Inaugural Gala

Warrior 4 Life Foundation Hands Out $10,000 In Scholarships In Inaugural Gala

More than 200 people were on hand Nov. 24 to celebrate the inaugural Warrior 4 Life Scholarship Foundation gala at The Imperia on Easton Avenue. The exact number was 240, which represented a sell-out crowd, the organizers said. Nine Franklin students – six high school seniors and three college freshmen – were awarded a total […]

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Happy Thanksgiving! Readers Share Thoughts On Why They’re Thankful

Happy Thanksgiving! Readers Share Thoughts On Why They’re Thankful

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we asked Franklin Reporter & Advocate readers what they are most thankful for. Following are some of their responses. Joe Liotine: My family, my friends and my health. Because without any one of those you have nothing. Carol Johnson Callaghan: I’m thankful for living in a diverse, interesting, beautiful town […]

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Easton Avenue Water Main Break Must Wait For Repairs

Easton Avenue Water Main Break Must Wait For Repairs

The inability to get a necessary part, coupled with the need for businesses to stay open, has forced the township to leave a broken water main running along Easton Avenue. The main, located on Easton Avenue in the area of the Village Plaza, has been broken since sometime on Nov. 16. Mayor Phil Kramer said […]

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Video: Countdown To Warrior4Life Scholarship Foundation Gala

Video: Countdown To Warrior4Life Scholarship Foundation Gala

Tickets are going fast for the inaugural Warrior4Life Scholarship Foundation gala, set for 6-10 p.m.  Nov. 24 at The Imperia on Easton Avenue. The evening will feature music by the Renaissance Jazz Band, with comedian Erin Jackson acting as mistress of ceremonies. The night’s highlight will be the announcement of the first four scholarships awarded […]

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Township Council Honors Bob LaCorte For Volunteer Work

Township Council Honors Bob LaCorte For Volunteer Work

The organizer of the township’s Memorial Day and Veterans’ Day observances was honored Nov. 13 by the Township Council. Bob LaCorte was given a commendation by the council for his “outstanding community service to the township” in donating “hundreds of hours and resources” to the two observances. “When it comes time to get things done […]

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Township Artists Recognized By County, State In Art Shows

Township Artists Recognized By County, State In Art Shows

A township resident took second place recently in the New Jersey Senior Art Show, held at Meadow Lakes Senior Living in East Windsor. Dusik K. Shin’s watercolor, “Brood,” was one of five pieces by Somerset County residents winning awards at the juried show. Shin’s work also was one of four non-professional award winners at the […]

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Veterans Celebrated In Township Ceremony

Veterans Celebrated In Township Ceremony

The township commemorated Veterans’ Day Nov. 11 with a short ceremony in the municipal building, followed by ringing of the Memorial Bell in Veterans Memorial Park. Local Boy Scouts, members of the Canal Walk Veterans club and members of the Junior ROTC battalion from Franklin High School participated in the ceremony. The ceremony was organized […]

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