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County Recycling Pickups To Be Delayed

County Recycling Pickups To Be Delayed

Some recycling pickups scheduled for the week of Jan. 1 will be delayed, according to a release from the Somerset County Recycling Division. The Christmas and New Years’ holiday result in a high volume of recyclables, leading to the delays, the release said. Residents can leave recyclables at their curbs and they will be picked […]

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Two Township Residents Among ‘Leadership Somerset’ Class Of 2017

Two Township Residents Among ‘Leadership Somerset’ Class Of 2017

SOMERVILLE –Two township residents are among the 21 members of the Leadership Somerset Class of 2017. Terrene Collins and Tanya Kaplan were among those participating in the Dec. 5 graduation ceremony held at the Somerset County Administration Building on Grove Street, here. Leadership Somerset is an adult community leadership program for people who live or […]

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Queens Bridge To Undergo More Work, Nighttime Closures Planned

Queens Bridge To Undergo More Work, Nighttime Closures Planned

The Queens Bridge between South Bound Brook and Bound Brook will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. weeknights in December to allow for completion of deck repairs, the state announced Dec. 4. The bridge had been closed from early September through October for repairs to the part of the span that covers the […]

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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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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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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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National Voter Registration Day; Are You Registered?

National Voter Registration Day; Are You Registered?

National Voter Registration Day is Sept. 26. To register to vote, you must: Be a United States’ citizen Be 17 years old, although you may not vote until you turn 18 Be a resident of Somerset County for at least 30 days before the election Not currently serving a sentence, probation or parole because of […]

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FHS Grads, Friends, Reunite At ‘Amazing (Franklin) Race’

FHS Grads, Friends, Reunite At ‘Amazing (Franklin) Race’

A group of Franklin High School alumni and friends gathered Aug. 20 for a most unusual reunion. Rather than the traditional affair held at a local restaurant, where graduates chat over hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, these grads opted for a more … interactive … reunion. Based on the realty television show “The Amazing Race,” the […]

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U.S. Attorney Decision To Not Seek Civil Rights Charges Against FTPD Officers In Grant Shooting Not Widely Publicized

U.S. Attorney Decision To Not Seek Civil Rights Charges Against FTPD Officers In Grant Shooting Not Widely Publicized

In what is one of the best-kept secrets in the township, the two Franklin Township Police officers involved in the April 9, 2016 shooting death of a township resident will not face a federal civil rights investigation. Although that determination was made in February, township officials reached for comment said they had not heard about […]

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