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Habitat For Humanity Opening ReStore Location In Manville

Habitat For Humanity Opening ReStore Location In Manville

Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity (RVHFH) will open a Habitat ReStore in the Marketplace at Manville next to Walmart on North Main Street in Manville this fall. RVHFH will pick up gently used furniture and goods for re-sale at the store. The donations help RVHFH build more homes and reduce waste in landfills. The Habitat […]

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Center For Great Expectations Receives $1,000 From Somerset County

Center For Great Expectations Receives $1,000 From Somerset County

Submitted by Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women. Members of the Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women recently presented a check for $1,000 to The Center for Great Expectations, a township-based organization that provides mental health and substance-use disorder treatment to women, children, men and families impacted by trauma, abuse and […]

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Franklin Food Bank Sets Two Fundraisers For July

Franklin Food Bank Sets Two Fundraisers For July

Submitted by the Franklin Food Bank. July 16 will be busier than usual for the Franklin Food Bank. In addition to distributing food to Franklin families in need, they are holding two fundraising events. The fourth annual Golf fore Groceries will be held at Royce Brook Golf Club in Hillsborough. Golfers enjoy 18 holes on […]

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Narrative Tours Of The Colonial Park Rose Garden Offered

Narrative Tours Of The Colonial Park Rose Garden Offered

The public is invited to tour the internationally recognized Somerset County Park Commission Rudolf W. van der Goot Rose Garden located in Colonial Park Gardens, Parking Lot A, 156 Mettlers Rd. The Rose Garden is in full spring beauty in May and June when thousands of varieties of roses of both modern and historic significance […]

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Quail Brook Senior Center June Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Center June Schedule

625 New Brunswick Rd., Somerset, NJ 08873 (732) 563-4213 Open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Table Tennis (Ping Pong) –Monday – Friday. Take a shot at being a tournament master by playing single or a doubles games. This competitive game has been an Olympic sport since 1988 and is a great way […]

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Franklin Woman’s Club Awards Seven Scholarships

Franklin Woman’s Club Awards Seven Scholarships

Seven Franklin High School seniors were recently awarded a total of $7,000 in scholarships by the Franklin Woman’s Club. The $1,000 individual scholarships were presented at the annual club dinner on May 15. Money for the scholarships was raised through the club’s annual Tricky Tray fundraiser. Money will also be donated toward a scholarship for […]

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Franklin Women’s Club Gathers Donations For ‘Free The Girls’ Initiative

Franklin Women’s Club Gathers Donations For ‘Free The Girls’ Initiative

Nearly 600 bras and $280 in cash donation was gathered by the Franklin Women’s Club and partner businesses to aid an organization helping women freed from human trafficking. The Women’s Club partnered with Bedminster-based Personally Yours Lingerie and Lace Silhouettes Lingerie, which has a location in Princeton, among others, according to a press release from […]

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Food Truck Festival Set As Project Graduation Fundraiser

Food Truck Festival Set As Project Graduation Fundraiser

Food, shopping and kids’ activities will highlight the inaugural Food Truck Festival sponsored by the Franklin Township High School Project Graduation, set for 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 9 at the high school, 500 Elizabeth Ave. Between 12 and 15 food trucks with a mix of different foods and desserts are expected, as are […]

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Township’s Newest Eagle Scout Combines Love Of Baseball With Project

Township’s Newest Eagle Scout Combines Love Of Baseball With Project

Some budding baseball players in the Philippines will receive equipment soon, thanks to the efforts of the township’s newest Eagle Scout. Brian Toczek, a member of Boy Scout Troop 113, conducted the baseball equipment drive as his Eagle Scout project last spring. Toczek said he collected about $10,000 worth of bats, helmets, batting gloves, balls, […]

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Second Chance For Animals Holds Annual Dog Walk Fund-Raiser

Second Chance For Animals Holds Annual Dog Walk Fund-Raiser

Threat of rain didn’t keep the faithful away from the annual “Paws for a Cause” fund-raising dog walk at Colonial Park May 6, sponsored by Second Chance for Animals. SCFA is the organization that funds the Franklin Township Animal Shelter. As is the tradition, prizes were awarded  to dogs in a variety of categories, including […]

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