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FR&A Slideshow: Boy Scout Troop 154 Honors Newest Eagle Scout

FR&A Slideshow: Boy Scout Troop 154 Honors Newest Eagle Scout

Boy Scout Troop 154, sponsored by the Franklin Township PBA Local 154, welcomed its newest Eagle Scout Feb. 8 with a traditional Court of Honor at the Franklin Township Community Senior Center. Receiving the accolades of his troop leaders, fellow scouts, parents and dignitaries was Joey Richter, a sophomore at Franklin Township High School. Richter’s […]








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Martin Luther King’s Legacy Celebrated At Annual Scholarship Breakfast

Martin Luther King’s Legacy Celebrated At Annual Scholarship Breakfast

  Speeches, music and dignitaries highlighted the 17th annual Franklin Township Community Breakfast Jan. 20 at the Doubletree Hotel on Atrium Drive. In addition to a celebration of the life of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the annual event is a fundraiser for a scholarship program for graduating Franklin High School […]








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Words & Pictures: Franklin Digs Out Of Snow, Deals With The Cold

Words & Pictures: Franklin Digs Out Of Snow, Deals With The Cold

The first snow storm of 2014 has come and gone and all that’s left are the memories and the frozen slush. Residents throughout the villages spent part of Jan. 3 digging out, and the rest of the day and Jan. 4 dealing with the Arctic blast that sent temperatures into the single digits. Over the […]








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Let It Snow, Let It Snow … 6 – 7 Inches Falls In Franklin

Let It Snow, Let It Snow … 6 – 7 Inches Falls In Franklin

It was still snowing in the villages as of about 9 a.m. Jan. 3. According to the National Weather Service, Franklin averaged about 6.2 inches, with 7 inches reported in Somerset.. Schools are closed, the municipal offices are open and Somerset County offices were scheduled to open at 10 a.m. As of about 10 a.m., […]








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Spreading The Love, Picture By Picture

Spreading The Love, Picture By Picture

A local couple is spreading the love … one picture at a time. Somerset resident and businessman Frank Resta and Celeste Amann of Flemington on Jan. 1 will start the next round of their charitable giving campaign, “Love … Everywhere.” Participants take photographs of anything having a “love” theme and post it to the campaign’s […]








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Photos and Video: Franklin Homes In The Holiday Spirit

Photos and Video: Franklin Homes In The Holiday Spirit

  When did this madness begin? According to an undated article by Yale College student Brian Murray, The modern American Christmas light tradition is perhaps the most visible way our culture has dealt with an increasingly technological and impersonal world. Drawing on traditions first brought to the United States by German immigrants in the nineteenth […]








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Photo Gallery: Santa Claus Has Busy Day in Township

Photo Gallery: Santa Claus Has Busy Day in Township

With four days left until Christmas, Santa Claus made some last-minute appearances in the township on Dec. 21. Pet parents were able to take their furry children to Sampson G. Smith School for “Santa Paws” pictures in a fundraiser that benefited Second Chance for Animals, the organization that funds the Franklin Township Animal Shelter. And […]








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Boy Scouts Seek ‘Citizenship’ Merit Badge Credits at Township Council Meeting

Boy Scouts Seek ‘Citizenship’ Merit Badge Credits at Township Council Meeting

There were some atypical members of the public at the Nov. 26 Township Council meeting; a contingent from Boy Scout Troop 113. The Scouts were on hand to fulfill a scouting Merit Badge requirement. The handful of Scouts were there  to get credit toward their “Citizenship in the Community” merit badge, said Tom Gale, the […]








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‘Bike Without Fear’ attracts hundreds of cyclists and joggers, may be repeated

‘Bike Without Fear’ attracts hundreds of cyclists and joggers, may be repeated

Hundreds of people took advantage of a 6-hour ban on most automobile traffic along a 4-mile stretch of Canal Road Sept. 8 to bicycle and jog without fear of getting run over. The reason was the inaugural “Bike Without Fear” event, spearheaded by Township Councilman Philip Cramer. Cramer, himself a Canal Road resident, said he […]








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Welcome to the Franklin Reporter & Advocate, your online news source for Franklin Township. I’m Bill Bowman, the Franklin Reporter publisher and editor and a township resident for more than 25 years. My first instinct was to write “inaugural edition,” because that’s what this would be had this been a “traditional” paper publication. But times […]








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