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Franklin Township Warrior Education Foundation Golf Fundraiser Set

Franklin Township Warrior Education Foundation Golf Fundraiser Set

SSP Architects and FirstBank announce the 4th annual “Tee Up for Teachers” golf outing, hosted at the Heron Glen Golf Course in Ringoes on June 24. This event, organized to benefit the Franklin Township Warrior Education Foundation (FTWEF), aims to provide vital grants to educators of Franklin Township Public School District, fostering innovative educational programs […]

Easton Avenue Issues Subject Of Community Forum

Easton Avenue Issues Subject Of Community Forum

Some short-term “fixes” to Easton Avenue traffic issues my be put in place before major reconstruction work is set to begin later this decade. That was the upshot from a May 20 forum on safety issues with the township’s busiest road, hosted by Township Councilman James Vassanella (D-Ward 5). Vassanella was joined by members of […]

Assemblyman Danielsen Sets Mobile Office Visits

Assemblyman Danielsen Sets Mobile Office Visits

State Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) will bring his mobile office to two township library branches in June. The mobile office will be at the library’s Franklin Park branch at 64 Clover Place from 1-4 p.m. on June 10 and at the main branch, 485 DeMott Lane, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 18. […]

Somerset County Juneteenth Committee Hosts Juneteenth Parade

Somerset County Juneteenth Committee Hosts Juneteenth Parade

Building on the success of previous year’s parade, the Somerset County Juneteenth Committee will celebrate Juneteenth with a Juneteenth Parade at 11 a.m. June 15. The Grand Marshalls for this year’s parade are Civil Rights Activist Larry Hamm, Chairman of the People’s Organization for Progress and a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, and Bishop […]

Hundreds Of Police Officers Leave Franklin For Police Unity Tour

Hundreds Of Police Officers Leave Franklin For Police Unity Tour

Four Franklin Township police officers were among nearly 400 men and women in blue who assembled in front of the Public Safety Building on DeMott Lane on a very rainy May 10 in preparation for the start of the 2024 Police Unity Tour to Washington, D.C. Over the next three days, the group, with the […]

Township Middle, High School Students Honored by RVCC Robeson Institute

Township Middle, High School Students Honored by RVCC Robeson Institute

Nine township middle and high school students were recently honored with Paul Robeson Youth Achievement Awards, given by the Raritan Valley Community College’s Paul Robeson Institute for Ethics, Leadership and Social Justice. In addition to heavy Franklin representation among the current student honorees, the April 11 awards ceremony’s keynote speaker was Tiana Joy Jackson, a […]

Sorority Chapter Sets Food Drive

Sorority Chapter Sets Food Drive

A food drive to benefit the Franklin Food Bank is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 5 at Stop & Shop, 3333 Route 27, In Franklin Park. The drive is sponsored by the Central Jersey Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. This event underscores the Sorority’s commitment to public service and […]

Canal Walk Veterans Dedicate Refurbished Veterans’ Park, Receive State Medals

Canal Walk’s military veterans gathered April 24 to dedicate a refurbished Veterans’ Park and celebrate the baker’s dozen among them who received awards for their service from the state. The park, located near the 55-and-over residential development’s clubhouse, features a gazebo, flags from every service branch and a dedication plaque. After the ribbon-cutting, the ceremony […]

Township Shade Tree Sale Returns

Township residents can once again purchase shade trees through the annual Franklin Township shade tree sale. Trees, which cost $110 each, are available on a first-come, first-served basis by registering online at  https://franklintwp.seamlessdocs.com/f/ShadeTreeSale 🌳FAQs: – Only Franklin Township Residents can purchase a tree – Only one tree per address, in Franklin Township – There are […]

Raritan Valley Symphonic Band Sets April 28 For Concert At FHS

Raritan Valley Symphonic Band Sets April 28 For Concert At FHS

The Raritan Valley Symphonic Band celebrates the 40th anniversary of their first concert at their annual free spring concert at 4 p.m. April 28 at Franklin High School, 500 Elizabeth Ave. Musical Director William Berz will lead the band’s performance of five works originally performed at the first concert in March 1984. Former musical directors […]

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