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Township Council Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Honors FTPD And Sister 2 Sister

Township Council Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Honors FTPD And Sister 2 Sister

The Township Council on Oct. 9 recognized Breast Cancer Awareness Month by honoring a township organization and the police department. Deputy mayor Shanel Robinson presented a proclamation from the council, recognizing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, to Sister 2 Sister founder Dorothy Reed. Sister 2 Sister, headquartered on Hamilton Street, supports African American and […]

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‘Gigging For Gold In Jersey’ Fundraiser Is Fulfillment Of Mother’s Promise To Daughter

‘Gigging For Gold In Jersey’ Fundraiser Is Fulfillment Of Mother’s Promise To Daughter

Right before Franklin native Diane Trivelli lost her 11-year-old daughter, Arielle Anacker, to the rare Ewing’s Sarcoma bone cancer in 2001, she made a promise to her that 10 years later she is continuing to fulfill. “One mother, one daughter, one promise” is the theme of the Arielle Anacker Cancer Foundation, a non-profit 501 c […]

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Franklin Gazebo Opening Celebrated With Speeches, Music

Franklin Gazebo Opening Celebrated With Speeches, Music

By PJ Parker The long-awaited Franklin Gazebo was celebrated Sept. 16 on the Franklin green amid the sounds of Latin jazz to mark its debut. The gazebo is located at the municipal complex on DeMott Lane. The product of the Franklin Township Cultural Arts Council, the gazebo will be home to a wide variety of […]

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Housing Resource Center Sponsors Home Buyer Education Program

Housing Resource Center Sponsors Home Buyer Education Program

A local housing non-profit is providing a free home buyer education program from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 22 at the township library in the Municipal Complex on DeMott Lane. The program is geared to help potential home buyers learn about programs and down payment and closing cost grants along with the many topics […]

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Hundreds Attend Annual PBA Wine Tasting Fundraiser

Hundreds Attend Annual PBA Wine Tasting Fundraiser

More than 200 supporters of local police gathered at The Imperia Sept. 8 for the Franklin Township Police Department PBA 154’s annual wine and spirits tasting fundraiser. The event is the organization’s largest fundraiser and has raised more than $30,000 over the past several years, said FTPD Lt. Mark Reiner, the evening’s co-organizer with Officer […]

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‘Week of the People’ Celebrates Franklin’s Multi-Level Diversity

‘Week of the People’ Celebrates Franklin’s Multi-Level Diversity

The 47th annual Week of the People celebration was held Aug. 25 at Naaman Williams Park. As it has for the past several years, the one-day festival featured award presentations, games, kids’ activities, vendors and entertainment. The celebration was founded in 1971 “as a means to bring together the Franklin Township community, businesses, community organizations […]

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Quail Brook Senior Center’s September Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Center’s September Schedule

625 New Brunswick Rd., Somerset, NJ 08873 (732) 563-4213 Open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Individual Computer Instruction with Mike Dias – Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. **Please call (732) 563-4213 to schedule an appointment.** Healthy Bones Exercise Class with Joan Ackerman – Monday, 9:15 a.m. This peer-led, 24-week exercise and […]

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Grippo, LaCorte To Be Named ‘Warriors For Life’ At Annual Gala

Grippo, LaCorte To Be Named ‘Warriors For Life’ At Annual Gala

A school district official and a prolific fundraiser and former politician have been named the 2018 “Warriors for Life” by the Warrior for Life Scholarship Foundation. Board of Education President Nancy LaCorte and Bill Grippo, principal of McAfee Road Elementary School, will receive their awards at the Nov. 23 gala. The Warrior for Life Scholarship […]

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Quail Brook Senior Center August Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Center August Schedule

625 New Brunswick Rd., Somerset, NJ 08873 (732) 563-4213 Open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Individual Computer Instruction with Mike Dias – Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. ** Call (732) 563-4213 to schedule an appointment.** Healthy Bones Exercise Class with Joan Ackerman – Monday, 9:15 a.m. This peer-led, 24-week exercise and […]

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Gaze Into The Heavens With The Franklin Township Astronomy Club

Gaze Into The Heavens With The Franklin Township Astronomy Club

A township resident is looking to share his long-time hobby with his fellow residents. Zach Lichtmann, who has been an amateur astronomer for more than 20 years, created the Franklin Astronomy Club to share the pursuit with other astronomers and to introduce others – especially children – to the hobby. Lichtmann and several of his […]

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