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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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Quail Brook Senior Center October Schedule

Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 625 New Brunswick Rd., Somerset, NJ (732) 563-4213   Bingo – Every Thursday Caram – Daily (East Indian Game Similar to Billiards) Chair Exercises – Every Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. Computer Instruction – Every Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Advance registration required. Healthy Bones Exercise Class – Monday, […]

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Volunteers Needed to Tutor Students, Help Seniors and Disabled With Tax Preparation and Rake Leaves

The Somerset County Office of Volunteer Services is looking for people to help tutor school children and also to provide free tax counseling for senior citizens and the disabled and rake leaves for senior citizens. Tutors are needed mainly in reading and math, according to a release from the office, but are welcome in other […]

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Two Somerset Photographers in County Art Exhibit

The work of two Somerset photographers is part of a display up until Sept. 26 at the Cultural and Heritage Gallery in the Somerset County Administration Building, 20 Grove St., Somerville. The photographers are among five are shutterbugs whose work is being profiled. The local photographers are Navjot Singh, the winner of the 2008 “Best […]

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McCarrick Care Center’s Annual Community Day Draws Large Crowd

McCarrick Care Center’s Annual Community Day Draws Large Crowd

There was live music, pony rides, games and lots of food Sept. 14 at the annual Community Day held by the McCarrick Care Center on Dellwood Lane. The free event was attend by McCarrick patients, their families and members of the Franklin Community. The petting zoo, featuring a variety of animals, was especially popular with […]

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Video Story: 9-11 Memorial Service for Firefighters, EMS at St. Matthias

Video Story: 9-11 Memorial Service for Firefighters, EMS at St. Matthias

Firefighters and EMS personnel from around the township gathered the evening of Sept. 11 to honor their comrades killed in the terrorist attacks. The service featured a special acknowledgement of former township resident John Collins, a New York City firefighter killed in the attacks, and the reading of the names of firefighters and EMS personnel […]

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