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Openings Available for Franklin Day Festival Vendors, Volunteers

Openings Available for Franklin Day Festival Vendors, Volunteers

Space for commercial and non-profit organizations is still available for the fourth annual Franklin Day Festival, scheduled for noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 23 in Colonial Park. Volunteers are also needed for the event, where thousands of visitors are expected. The event will feature live music, more than 150 vendors, dance performances, 20 food trucks, […]

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Quail Brook Senior Citizen Center August 2017 Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Citizen Center August 2017 Schedule

625 New Brunswick Rd., Somerset, NJ 08873 (732) 563-4213 Open Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. All programs begin at 11:00 a.m. unless otherwise listed. 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 […]

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Somerset Resident Named To Alternatives, Inc.’s Board Of Trustees

Somerset Resident Named To Alternatives, Inc.’s Board Of Trustees

A township resident has been appointed to the Alternatives, Inc. Board of Trustees. Ivette Michel of Somerset is the newest board member of the organization, which is a non-profit social service agency for people with special needs in Central New Jersey, according to a release about the appointment. “Ivette adds a unique perspective to our […]

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Food Bank Gets Big Turnout For Golfing, Dinner Fundraisers

Food Bank Gets Big Turnout For Golfing, Dinner Fundraisers

It was a full day of fundraising July 17 for the Franklin Food Bank. Early in the day, hundreds of duffers gathered at the Royce Brook Country Club in Neshanic for the annual Golf Fore Groceries tournament. After the golfing, attention turned to the Palace at Somerset and the Gathering Fore Groceries. Starting with a […]

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Quail Brook Senior Center July Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Center July Schedule

625 New Brunswick Rd., Somerset, NJ 08873 (732) 563-4213 Open Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. All programs begin at 11:00 a.m. unless otherwise listed. 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 […]

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18th Annual Garden Party at Colonial Park Gardens

18th Annual Garden Party at Colonial Park Gardens

The Somerset County Park Commission Horticulture Department invites the public to the 18th annual “Garden Party” featuring garden lectures and music from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 15. The Garden Party will be held in the Perennial Garden at the Colonial Park Gardens, Parking Lot F. Admission is free with donations kindly accepted. The […]

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Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department Rings In Independence Day

Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department Rings In Independence Day

Whistles, sirens and horns heralded the annual Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department’s Independence Day parade on July 4. The parade was comprised of fire and first aid tucks, antique cars and area residents, some of whom were decked out in their July 4th finery. The route took participants down Olcott Street, to railroad Avenue, South Middlebush […]

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July 4 Celebrated With Music, Food, Fireworks

July 4 Celebrated With Music, Food, Fireworks

The township’s annual Independence Day celebration drew hundreds of people attracted by the excellent weather, music, food and, of course, fireworks. The July 3 event kicked off at 6 p.m. with music provided by Little Jimmy and the Starlites, who were followed by the cast of the Villagers’ teen production of “Heathers.” Next on the […]

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FHS Class Of 1987 Shares Memories At 30th Reunion

FHS Class Of 1987 Shares Memories At 30th Reunion

Smiles and hugs were plentiful June 23 at the Franklin High School Class of 1987’s 30th reunion. The event, held at PJ Cavanaughs in the Holiday Inn on Davidson Avenue, drew alums from as far away as Ohio and Florida. Organizers Wendy Styles-LaFortune and Trisha Chavis started working on the reunion last October. “We had […]

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Spring Hills Somerset Residents Celebrate National Pink Day With Games, Food

Spring Hills Somerset Residents Celebrate National Pink Day With Games, Food

It was Pink Day at the Spring Hills Somerset Assisted Living center June 23, complete with various types of Pink Flamingos. Center staff dressed in pink – as did some of the residents – and residents were treated to games and musical entertainment. There was a Pink Flamingo toss – in which a player had […]

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