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‘The Best Of Franklin’ Celebrated At Franklin Community Night

‘The Best Of Franklin’ Celebrated At Franklin Community Night

BRIDGEWATER – Franklin Township residents’ success was celebrated July 27 at the Franklin Community Night held at TD Bank Ballpark. Sponsored by the Franklin Reporter & Advocate and the Business Alliance of Franklin Township, and presented by the Somerset Patriots, the evening was also a fundraiser for the township-based Sisters Network of Central New Jersey. […]

UPDATED: Youth Center Architect Says Deadline For Submitting Input Is Several Weeks Away

UPDATED: Youth Center Architect Says Deadline For Submitting Input Is Several Weeks Away

Update: The proposed township youth center on Lewis Street should be a multi-purpose building that can be modified to reflect changing tastes through the years, and be one where youth can go to learn, play and keep out of trouble. That seemed to be the consensus July 25 of about 50 residents who gathered in […]

School Year’s End Celebrated With Pizza, Ice Cream At Community Police Office

School Year’s End Celebrated With Pizza, Ice Cream At Community Police Office

The township Police Department’s Neighborhood Police team held its second pizza and ice cream social at its Hamilton Street office June 16. As it did last year, the team held the event on the last day of school for district students. The officers welcomed children and adults into their office for slices of pizza – […]

Hundreds Turn Out To Support Elijah’s Promise Culinary School

Hundreds Turn Out To Support Elijah’s Promise Culinary School

If the number of cars parked at The Palace at Somerset June 12 was any indication, the 17th annual Elijah’s Promise Chef’s Night was a success. The event is the largest fundraiser held by Elijah’s Promise, and supplies the organization with about 25 percent of the culinary school’s budget, said Michelle Wilson, Elijah’s Promise’s associate […]

East Franklin Fire Fighters Wash Cars For Colleague’s Daughter

East Franklin Fire Fighters Wash Cars For Colleague’s Daughter

Members of the East Franklin Fire Department spent Feb. 18 washing cars for a good cause. The fire fighters were raising money for the family of Finderne Fire Company #3 Ex-Chief Craig Ally, whose 3-year-old daughter, Sadie, is suffering from kidney cancer. East Franklin Chief Dan Krushinski said his department wanted to do the fundraiser […]

Franklin Reporter & Advocate’s 2016 ‘Man of the Year:’ Alex Kharazi

Franklin Reporter & Advocate’s 2016 ‘Man of the Year:’ Alex Kharazi

The idea of the peacemaker – those who seek to build bridges rather than walls – is extolled in every religious tradition and is celebrated in just about every culture. Sadly, the actual peacemakers are often overlooked because much of what they do is behind the scenes, out of the public eye. Which is why […]

‘Adopt-A-Family’ Program Donates $810 To Franklin Food Bank

‘Adopt-A-Family’ Program Donates $810 To Franklin Food Bank

The Franklin Food Bank recently received an $810 donation from the Somerset County Adopt-A-Family program. In all, $18,434 was raised and donated to needy Somerset County families, according to a press release about the program. The program is promoted by the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders and mayors in the county’s 21 towns, according […]

Township’s Stop & Shop Supermarkets Donate Holiday Boxes To Franklin Food Bank

Township’s Stop & Shop Supermarkets Donate Holiday Boxes To Franklin Food Bank

Submitted by Franklin Food Bank. Stop & Shop has donated hundreds of holiday boxes to the Franklin Food Bank. When Food Bank clients came for their monthly food package, they received a holiday package which included a chicken, turkey, or ham, as well as a Nature’s Promise holiday box of side dishes – everything a […]