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‘Team Red, White And Blue’ Honors Military Fallen By Helping Veterans

‘Team Red, White And Blue’ Honors Military Fallen By Helping Veterans

Most everyone had left the municipal building and Veterans Memorial Park on May 29, after the Memorial Day observance, when three people came running up the complex driveway. The trio, all of whom were carrying U.S. flags, stopped when they reached the monuments. “You missed the ceremony,” Township Councilwoman Shanel Robinson (D-At Large) told them. […]








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Video: Board Of Education Commends Students

Video: Board Of Education Commends Students

The Board of Education at its May 25 meeting commended a number of Franklin High School students for their achievements during the school year. Among those honored at the meeting were members of the FHS football, track, cross country and field hockey teams, the varsity cheerleaders, the FHS marching band and the Junior Classical League. […]








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Danielsen-Sponsored Legislation On Military, Smoke-Free Tobacco Moves Through Chamber

Danielsen-Sponsored Legislation On Military, Smoke-Free Tobacco Moves Through Chamber

Two pieces of proposed legislation supported by state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) are making their way through the state Assembly. The first, a bill that would give a second chance to National Guard and Reserve members who could not accept a police or fire fighter job because of their service, won assembly approval on May […]








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Democrats Gather To Meet Local Candidates, Raise Money

Democrats Gather To Meet Local Candidates, Raise Money

About 90 Democratic Party loyalists gathered May 18 at The Palace at Somerset for what was described as a “low-key” fundraiser for Township Council candidates. The evening featured speeches and food, and one-on-ones with the five Democratic council candidates. This year, the five ward seats are up for election. Running on the Democratic ticket are […]








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Planning Board Approves 151-Unit Apartment Complex For Redevelopment Area

Planning Board Approves 151-Unit Apartment Complex For Redevelopment Area

A 151-unit apartment complex in the Churchill redevelopment area was approved May 17 by the Planning Board. The project will be the fourth in that area by its developer, RPM Redevelopment Group of Montclair. The project will consist of five, 3-story buildings, with the centerpiece being a nearly half-acre park. The units will contain 1-, […]








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Danielsen Brings VA Claims Services To Area Veterans

Danielsen Brings VA Claims Services To Area Veterans

Military veterans and those whose business it is to help them met May 16 at the township municipal building. The occasion was the first Veterans’ Claims Clinic, co-sponsored by state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) and the Newark regional office of the Department of Veterans Affairs. In addition to the VA, those in attendance included representatives […]








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Township Council Approves Proposal To Close Second Section Of Canal Road To Cars Twice A Year

Township Council Approves Proposal To Close Second Section Of Canal Road To Cars Twice A Year

It took a little while to get there, but the Township Council on May 11 approved a proposal to close to automobile traffic Canal Road from the Griggstown Causeway to Route 518 two Sundays in the summer. The idea is to allow bicyclists, walkers and joggers unfettered access to the road, similar to what is […]








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Rockingham Barn Reconstruction Wins State Preservation Award

Rockingham Barn Reconstruction Wins State Preservation Award

The reconstruction of the Nevius Dutch Barn at Rockingham in Kingston won a 2017 New Jersey Historic Preservation Award from the state Historic Preservation Office. The project was one of six that were honored May 11 in a ceremony at the Burlington County Olde Courthouse in Mount Holly. Rockingham, which is owned by the state […]








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Township Resident Remembers ‘The Love Of My Life’

Township Resident Remembers ‘The Love Of My Life’

Jessica Juliano smiled as she remembered the day Jesse Silva popped the question. Well, not “the” question, but close. The two had been dating for a while, and were with friends one day in Silva’s house in Bound Brook, Juliano said. “It was so cute,” she said. “He got down on one knee, and he […]








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Carter’s Brook Bridge Project Necessitates Traffic Shifts

Carter’s Brook Bridge Project Necessitates Traffic Shifts

Northbound traffic on Route 27 over the Carter’s Brook Bridge will be shifted for the next several months starting May 11. The shift will divert northbound traffic to the right, on the shoulder, while work is competed in the center portion of the bridge, according to a press release from the state Department of Transportation. […]








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