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Township Council Honors Nigerians On Country’s Independence Anniversary

Township Council Honors Nigerians On Country’s Independence Anniversary

Franklin’s Nigerian population was honored by the Township Council on the occasion of the 58th anniversary of Nigerian independence. The council at its Oct 23 meeting presented a proclamation to the township’s West African Community organization, commending it “through its Chairman, Ambassador Foday Mansaray for their continued efforts and Commitment in promoting sovereignty by cultural […]

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FR&A Video: Hamilton Street Trunk Or Treat

FR&A Video: Hamilton Street Trunk Or Treat

The Hamilton Street Business District and the township’s Parks and Recreation department partnered Oct. 28 for the annual Trunk or Treat event at John’s Plaza on Hamilton Street. In years’ past, the two events were held at separate locations, It was felt by organizers that it would be better to combine the two events into […]

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Franklin Food Bank Benefits From Two Fundraisers In One Day

Franklin Food Bank Benefits From Two Fundraisers In One Day

Oct. 21 was a double-barreled fundraising day for the Franklin Food Bank. First, there was the 9th annual “Hot Dog Day” fundraiser at the Corner Cafe and Grille at DeMott Lane and Amwell Road. A joint fundraiser with FTPD PBA Local 154, the event featured $1 hot dogs, sodas and chips, and $2 veggie and […]

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Somerset Fire And Rescue Holds Annual Open House

Somerset Fire And Rescue Holds Annual Open House

By PJ Parker. The Somerset Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company No. 1 held its annual open house Oct. 13 at its fire house on Hollywood Avenue. The open house ran from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with fire and safety education, games, food and demonstrations, including how a truck would be lifted off someone trapped […]

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Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department Holds Annual Safety Fair

Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department Holds Annual Safety Fair

Children were the focus of the annual Safety Fair, held by the Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department on Oct. 6. Games, arts and crafts, and hands-on demonstrations of firefighting techniques and equipment highlighted the day. The event’s goal is to stress safety issues with children and their parents. The Franklin Reporter & Advocate presented several live […]

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Township Police Join ‘Pink Patch Project’ To Raise Awareness Of Breast Cancer

Township Police Join ‘Pink Patch Project’ To Raise Awareness Of Breast Cancer

Members of the Franklin Township Police Department will don pink patches this month as part of a department-wide fundraising effort for breast cancer awareness. The Pink Patch Project is a collaborative effort among the Los Angeles County Police Chiefs’ Association and public safety organizations around the country, according to the group’s Facebook page. The goal […]

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Township Victims Of Terror Attacks Remembered

Township Victims Of Terror Attacks Remembered

Franklinites who were victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks were remembered Sept. 13 at the township’s annual memorial ceremony. The ceremony is held at the 9-11 Memorial, which is located outside the library in the municipal complex on DeMott Lane. Participating were Township Council members, police, fire and ems representatives, Cub Scouts and […]

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Week Of The People Back-To-School Event Set

Week Of The People Back-To-School Event Set

Submitted by Week of the People, Inc. Week of the People, Inc., (WotP) in partnership with the Somerset Community Action Program (SCAP) and the Hamilton Street Marketing Committee presents a Back-to-School Event from 2-7 p.m. Saturday, August 25, at Naaman Williams Park, 1 Matilda Ave. This event is focused on bringing about positive change by […]

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‘Muckers’ Gather At Zarephath To Raise Money Against Multiple Sclerosis

‘Muckers’ Gather At Zarephath To Raise Money Against Multiple Sclerosis

About 3,000 people gathered at Zarephath July 21 to play in the mud, but for a good cause. It was the MuckFest MS, a 5k run/walk obstacle course through a muddy trail. The event was sponsored by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, under the auspices of the New Jersey Metro Chapter of […]

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Junior Police Academy Cadets Cap Week With Graduation Ceremony

Junior Police Academy Cadets Cap Week With Graduation Ceremony

More than two dozen township students graduated from the township police department’s Junior Police Academy during a July 20 ceremony held at Franklin High School. The 25 cadets spent the previous week drilling, marching and learning various aspects of law enforcement, from the local level through the national level. The program included a trip to […]

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