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Two Township Students Among Four To Receive NJAC Foundation Scholarships

Two Township Students Among Four To Receive NJAC Foundation Scholarships

Two township students are among four Somerset County students receiving scholarships through the New Jersey Association of Counties Foundation. Stephanie Melgar and Aamon Sparrow are the 2019 Somerset County recipients of the Investors Bank scholarship, according to a press release from the Somerset County Freeholders. Also receiving scholarships are Abigail Podejko of Raritan, who will […]

Women’s Club Sets Open House For Prospective Members

Women’s Club Sets Open House For Prospective Members

An open house for women interested in joining the Franklin Township Women’s Club is set for 1-3 p.m. Aug. 24 at the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs, 55 Labor Center Way, New Brunswick. Franklin’s club is one of 21 clubs in the NJSFWC College District, covering parts of Somerset, Middlesex, Hunterdon and Mercer […]

Quail Brook Senior Center’s July Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Center’s July Schedule

625 New Brunswick Rd. Somerset, NJ 08873 908-231-7312 Open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A Variety of Board & Card Games (Monopoly, Po-Ke-No, Yahtzee, Dominoes & Checkers) – Available Monday – Friday. If one of your favorite games is not listed and you would like to play, or if you are interested […]

FHS Senior Gets His Eagle’s Wings in Court Of Honor

FHS Senior Gets His Eagle’s Wings in Court Of Honor

Boy Scout Troop 113 formally recognized its newest Eagle Scout on June 1 with a ceremony at Somerset Presbyterian Church. Ricky Francese, a senior at Franklin High School, became the 70th member of Troop 113 to attain the Eagle Scout rank since 1970. Francese, who will study theater arts at Pace University in New York […]

Rose Day Festival at Colonial Park Gardens

Rose Day Festival at Colonial Park Gardens

On Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M Somerset County Park Commission Colonial Park Gardens will be celebrating “Rose Day Festival.” The event will be held at the Rudolf W. van der Goot Rose Garden at 156 Mettlers Road, Colonial Park, Lot A, Somerset. The Rose Garden will be in peak bloom […]

Children’s Composting Workshop at Colonial Park

Children’s Composting Workshop at Colonial Park

The Horticulture staff at Colonial Park Gardens will present a children’s workshop, “Little Wigglers, How to Make Your Own Composting Bin” on Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon. Children age 5 to 12 (limit 10 children who must be accompanied by an adult) will learn about ‘vermicomposting,’ the term used for […]

Memorial Day Parade Plans Include ‘Abe Lincoln,’ Helicopter Flyover

Memorial Day Parade Plans Include ‘Abe Lincoln,’ Helicopter Flyover

A reading of the Gettysburg Address and a flyover by a Coast Guard helicopter are two of the highlights planned for the township’s annual Memorial Day parade on May 27. The parade up DeMott Lane will conclude with a service at the Municipal Building. Kick-off time for the parade is noon; it will start at […]

Quail Brook Senior Center May Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Center May Schedule

625 New Brunswick Rd. Somerset, NJ 08873 (908) 231-7312 Open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A Variety of Board & Card Games (Monopoly, Po-Ke-No, Yahtzee, Dominoes & Checkers) – Available Monday – Friday. If one of your favorite games is not listed and you would like to play, or if you are […]

Park Commission Seeking Bocce Teams

Park Commission Seeking Bocce Teams

The Somerset County Park Commission has announced that the 8th annual Spring Adult Bocce League will begin play at the Colonial Park Bocce Courts at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7. The League is open to all adults age 18 and over. League play will be on Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. Teams of two […]

Photo Gallery: Huge Crowd For Annual ‘Bunny Bazaar’

Photo Gallery: Huge Crowd For Annual ‘Bunny Bazaar’

Organizers of the township’s annual “Bunny Bazaar” got a little help from Mother Nature April 13, with sunny skies drawing a huge crowd to the event. Mr. and M rs. Bunny were escorted to the venue – the parking lot adjacent to the township Senior/Community Center – by members of Somerset Fire & Rescue’s Rescue […]

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