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Gubernatorial Candidate Phil Murphy Headlines Danielsen Fundraiser

Gubernatorial Candidate Phil Murphy Headlines Danielsen Fundraiser

With just over three weeks to go until the general election, township Democrats got a boost Oct. 12 by a visit from their gubernatorial candidate. Phil Murphy, the former ambassador and now the state Democrat’s hope to retake the governor’s office, showed up at a fundraiser for the Democrats’ 17th Legislative District candidates, state Sen. […]



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Township Ranks Second In Number Of Pending SomCo Immigration Cases

Township Ranks Second In Number Of Pending SomCo Immigration Cases

Franklin Township has the second-highest number of pending immigration cases in Somerset County, according to data gathered by a national information clearinghouse. There are a total of 188 immigration cases involving township residents now pending in court, according to the data released by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, based at Syracuse University in New York. […]



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Township Democrats Hold Annual Picnic, Gear Up For November’s Election

Township Democrats Hold Annual Picnic, Gear Up For November’s Election

Township Democrats gathered in Colonial Park July 22 for their annual summer picnic. There was the usual hamburgers and hot dogs, watermelon and desserts, but this year saw something new: freshly made pizza. The pizza was courtesy of state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17), who brought with him three propane-powered pizza ovens. Danielsen, who worked in […]



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Danielsen, Wright, Easily Overcome Primary Challenges

Danielsen, Wright, Easily Overcome Primary Challenges

Township residents who are incumbent Democrats at the state and local levels handily beat back challenges in the June 6 primary election. Deputy Mayor Carl Wright (D-Ward 4) and state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) came up big winners in the voting. Danielsen was joined in the winners’ circle by his running mates, state Assemblyman Joe […]



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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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2017 Election: Kipnis Announces Support Of Amendments To NJ Rabies Law

2017 Election: Kipnis Announces Support Of Amendments To NJ Rabies Law

Press Release Submitted by Rochelle Kipnis. Daryl J. Kipnis, Esq., who has received the endorsements of the Middlesex County Republican Organization and Somerset County Republican Organization in connection with his candidacy for the New Jersey State Senate in the 17th Legislative District, packed Panico’s Restaurant in New Brunswick wall to wall with supporters as he […]



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Middlesex, Somerset Republicans Endorse All-Franklin LD-17 Slate

Middlesex, Somerset Republicans Endorse All-Franklin LD-17 Slate

Republican parties in Middlesex and Somerset counties have endorsed an all-Franklin Township slate for the state Assembly and Senate races in the 17th Legislative District. The candidates are all newcomers to the political scene: Daryl Kipnis for senate and Nadine Wilkins and Robert Quinn for assembly. Somerset County Republicans made their endorsements several weeks ago, […]



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Danielsen, Robinson Get Somerset County Democrats’ Nod For November Races

Danielsen, Robinson Get Somerset County Democrats’ Nod For November Races

Two township residents are among the candidates Somerset County Democrats picked March 23 to run under their banner in November. State Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) was nominated to run for re-election, and Township Councilwoman Shanel Robinson (D-At Large) was picked to run for an open seat on the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders. County […]



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Masjid-e-Ali Mosque Approved To Be Polling Location

Masjid-e-Ali Mosque Approved To Be Polling Location

Calling it a “new milestone to help the community,” a founder of the Masjid-e-Ali Mosque is applauding the decision to move three polling locations to the Cedar Grove Lane house of worship. Somerset County Board of Electors on March 9 approved the requested move to the mosque of polling locations for voting districts 14, 15 […]



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Franklin Residents Join Hundreds Rallying In Somerville Against Trump Immigration Ban, Border Wall

Franklin Residents Join Hundreds Rallying In Somerville Against Trump Immigration Ban, Border Wall

SOMERVILLE – Franklin Township representatives were among those taking center stage at a Feb. 4 rally and candlelight vigil here protesting Pres. Donald Trump’s immigration restrictions and plan to build a wall on the Mexican border. Those from the township who spoke from the steps of the Historic Courthouse were Mayor Phil Kramer, the Rev. […]



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