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Entries Wanted for Architecture-Inspired Art Show at Quail Brook Senior Center

Entries Wanted for Architecture-Inspired Art Show at Quail Brook Senior Center

Entries are being sought for a planned exhibition at the Quail Brook Senior Center of architecture-inspired art. The exhibition is sponsored by the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services. Artists of all ages are eligible. The deadline for submitting work is Nov. 6. Artwork can include watercolors, oils, acrylics, photography, pastels, drawings, mixed […]

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Second Chance for Animals’ 8th Annual Tricky Tray Set

Second Chance for Animals’ 8th Annual Tricky Tray Set

The 8th Annual Tricky Tray raffle to benefit Second Chance for Animals is set for 5:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Ukrainian Cultural Center, 135 Davidson Ave. Second Chance for Animals runs the Franklin Township Animal Shelter on DeMott Lane. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for pre-purchased ticket holders, and at 6:15 p.m. for general […]

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Second Chance for Animals Receives $3,000 Donation

Second Chance for Animals Receives $3,000 Donation

Second Chance for Animals, the organization that funds the Franklin Township Animal Shelter on DeMott Lane, celebrated its 15th anniversary with its 3,000th spaying and a $3,000 donation from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The money will be used for spay/neuter services for all adoptable dogs and cats in the […]

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Deadline Nears for Festival of Trees Applications

Deadline Nears for Festival of Trees Applications

Franklin residents who want to have their decorated trees considered for Somerset County’s 36th Annual Festival of Trees have until Nov. 4 to submit applications. Sponsored by the Somerset County Parks Commission, the display will be held at the commission’s Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Rd. Basking Ridge, from Dec. 6-29, 2o13. Individuals, local […]

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Canal Fest 2013: Food, Fun, Rubber Ducks

Canal Fest 2013: Food, Fun, Rubber Ducks

      The 3rd annual Canal Fest – officially the Delaware & Raritan Canal Festival – in East Millstone was expected to draw thousands of visitors to the historic village on Oct. 19. The event, which benefited the Franklin Township Food Bank, was held along a stretch of Market Street, starting from Amwell Road, […]

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Free Flu Shots for Franklin Senior Citizens

The Somerset County Health Department will offer flu shots from 9:30-11 a.m. on Oct. 10 and Oct. 24 for township senior citizens at the Franklin Township Community Senior Center, 505 DeMott Lane. The shots are free for Franklin residents aged 65 and older. The clinic is open only to Franklin Township residents. For more information […]

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Somerville High School Classes of ’65-’69 Planning Reunions

Did you graduate from Somerville High School from 1965 through 1969? If so, there may be a reunion in your future. Members of those classes will be gathering Nov. 2 at the Neshanic Valley Golf Course in Neshanic Station for a multiple-year reunion. Tickets are $65 each. For more information or to register, contact Christine […]

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Sisters Network Breast Cancer Race/Walk Draws More Than 1,000 People

Sisters Network Breast Cancer Race/Walk Draws More Than 1,000 People

All photos by Edwin C. Cruz. More than 1,000 people participated Oct. 5 in the ninth annual Breast Cancer Awareness Race/Walk 5K sponsored by the Sisters Network of Central New Jersey. The event, which kicked off at Franklin High School, was designed to “have people out in the local community enjoy the day,” said Lisa […]

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East Millstone Historical Society Celebrates Register Anniversary

East Millstone Historical Society Celebrates Register Anniversary

The 30th anniversary of the village’s inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places was celebrated Sept. 28 with music and a lecture. East Millstone Antiques & Cafe hosted the event, which featured Irish music by the Lesser Seamus Trio and a talk about the Millstone-New Brunswick Railroad by township historian Bob Mettler. Patti Sofran, […]

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East Millstone to Celebrate its History Sept. 28

A celebration of the 30th anniversary of East Millstone being placed on the National Register of Historic Places is set for noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 28 at the East Millstone Antiques & Cafe, Market and Williams streets. The event will feature village memorabilia; anyone with historic mementos they would like to share that day […]

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