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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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FHS Entrepreneur Team Named As Finalists In MIT Business Competition

FHS Entrepreneur Team Named As Finalists In MIT Business Competition

A team from Franklin High School was one of 12 selected as international finalists from a pool of 1,000 in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Launch business competition. The four students – Shreya Pugalia, Jahnavi Bavuluri, Anish Murthy and Alex Pagnetti – are the founders of the MIT Launch club at the school. The team […]

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Library Holds Antiques Appraisal Event

Library Holds Antiques Appraisal Event

They came with paintings, tea sets, muskets and flatware, all hoping that perhaps they’d found a treasure lying around the house. But, alas, there were no hidden treasures found this day. Still, most of the people who attended the April 22 antique appraisal event at the township library seemed pleased with the examination given their […]

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Quail Brook Senior Center May Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Center May Schedule

625 New Brunswick Rd., Somerset, NJ 08873 (732) 563-4213 Open Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Table Tennis (Ping Pong) – Monday – Friday. Take a ‘shot’ at being a tournament master by playing single or doubles games. This competitive game has been an Olympic sport since 1988 and is a great way […]

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Park Commission Recruiting Teams for Bocce League

Park Commission Recruiting Teams for Bocce League

Submitted by Somerset County Park Commission. The Somerset County Park Commission has announced that the 7th annual Spring Adult Bocce League will begin play at the Colonial Park Bocce Courts on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. The League is open to all adults age 18 and over. League play will be on Tuesday evenings beginning May […]

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Call For Art Work, Logo Designs For Franklin Day ArtWalk Exhibit

Call For Art Work, Logo Designs For Franklin Day ArtWalk Exhibit

The Franklin Day Festival Committee is accepting submissions for a juried art exhibit and sale run as part of the Sept. 22, 2018 festival. Called ArtWalk, the exhibit features all two-dimensional are forms. The exhibit will be curated by members of the Princeton Photography Club. The committee is also holding a logo contest, which offers […]

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Tickets Available for 26th Annual Taste of Somerset

Tickets Available for 26th Annual Taste of Somerset

The 26th Anniversary Taste of Somerset, the area’s original gourmet tasting event, will provide a unique opportunity to sample the finest appetizers, entrees, desserts, and beverages that Somerset County and the region has to offer. Taste has grown through the decades and the 2018 event, will again provide guests with an ultimate dining experience. Taste […]

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