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Somerset County Looking For Centenarians To Honor

Somerset County Looking For Centenarians To Honor

Submitted by Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders. Freeholder Brian D. Levine has announced that the county Office on Aging and Disability Services is looking to identify residents who will be age 100 or older in 2017. “We are asking residents to help us honor the centenarians in our community,” said Freeholder Levine, human services […]








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Boy Scout Troop 154 Conducts Flag Burning Ceremony

Boy Scout Troop 154 Conducts Flag Burning Ceremony

Submitted by Jim Zeitler. Boy Scout Troop 154 at the end of last year assisted the American Legion with the proper disposal of dozens of American flags with a Flag Retirement Ceremony. Although many of us know proper methods for displaying the flag, a much smaller number know the proper method for retiring the U.S. […]








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Franklin Woman’s Club Seeking Help With Purple Hat Campaign To End Child Abuse

Franklin Woman’s Club Seeking Help With Purple Hat Campaign To End Child Abuse

The Franklin Woman’s Club is looking for help from knitters and crocheters to material donors in its Purple Hat Campaign. The Purple Hat Campaign supports the “Period of Purple Crying” program, developed by the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome. Woman’s Club members are making purple newborn and preemie caps that will be donated to […]








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Quail Brook Senior Center Schedule for May 2017

Quail Brook Senior Center Schedule for May 2017

625 New Brunswick Rd., Somerset, NJ 08873 (732) 563-4213 Open Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 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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Hundreds Walk And Bike To Support Franklin Food Bank In Annual Tour De Franklin

Hundreds Walk And Bike To Support Franklin Food Bank In Annual Tour De Franklin

Hundreds of walkers and cyclists took off from various points in the township April 30 to help raise money for the Franklin Food Bank. The 2017 Tour de Franklin Posted by The Franklin Reporter & Advocate on Sunday, April 30, 2017 They participated in the 28th annual Tour de Franklin, the food bank’s premiere fundraising […]








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Franklin PBA 154 Holds Annual Wine And Spirits Tasting Fundraiser

Franklin PBA 154 Holds Annual Wine And Spirits Tasting Fundraiser

Franklin Township PBA 154’s annual wine and spirits tasting fundraiser has grown each year, and the event’s coordinator sees no reason for that trend to stop. “Each year it’s grown, which we’re very happy about because it helps us give more and more to our community and beyond,” FTPD Sgt. Anthony Bisignano, the event’s chairman, […]








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Youth Leadership Somerset Accepting 2017-18 Applications

Youth Leadership Somerset Accepting 2017-18 Applications

Submitted by Lisa Krueger, Leadership Somerset Assistant Program Director. Youth Leadership Somerset, a leadership development program for Somerset County youth entering grades 9-12, is accepting applications for the 2017/2018 program year, which runs September through May. Classes are held one Saturday per month for approximately four to six hours. The application deadline is Monday, May […]








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Spring Has Sprung In The Township

Spring Has Sprung In The Township

After days of rain, the skies finally cleared April 8, allowing for the sightings of some sure signs of Spring. The annual Bunny Jamboree, sponsored by the township department of Parks and Recreation, and the kickoff of the spring season for the Franklin Township Soccer Club were highlights of the windy, chilly day. The Franklin […]








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Township Resident Participates In Women’s History Month Panel

Township Resident Participates In Women’s History Month Panel

A township resident recently participated in a panel discussion on cultural differences and commonalities. The March 30 discussion was part of a Women’s History Month program cosponsored by the Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women and the Raritan Valley Community College Office of Multicultural Affairs. Among the panelists was township resident Dr. Vaseem […]








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Assemblyman Danielsen Ready To Host 3rd Annual Job Fair April 19

Assemblyman Danielsen Ready To Host 3rd Annual Job Fair April 19

Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) will host his third annual job fair from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 19 at The Imperia, 1714 Easton Ave. The event is organized in conjunction with the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce and The Imperia. Members of the public are encouraged to attend the free event and network […]








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