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Quail Brook Senior Center April Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Center April 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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Q&A With Joseph Repsher, Township’s Newest Eagle Scout

Q&A With Joseph Repsher, Township’s Newest Eagle Scout

By Michele Rojek. Boy Scout Troop 113 held another Eagle Court of Honor March 24 at its sponsor, the Somerset Presbyterian Church on John F. Kennedy Boulevard. Honored this time around was Joseph Repsher; the FR&A caught up with him, his father, Jay, a Scout leader, and his mother, Danielle, for a Q&A. So now […]

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Three Franklin Women Among Those Honored By County

Three Franklin Women Among Those Honored By County

Three Franklin women were among 10 honored March 26 as “Outstanding Women of Somerset County.” The awards were bestowed by the Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women during a dinner at The Imperia on Easton Avenue. Honored were Board of Education president Nancy LaCorte in the area of volunteerism, Sampson G. Smith Intermediate […]

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More Than 300 Attend Franklin Township Women’s Club Tricky Tray Fundraiser

More Than 300 Attend Franklin Township Women’s Club Tricky Tray Fundraiser

Submitted by Franklin’s Women’s Club. The Franklin Woman’s Club hosted its 25th annual Tricky Tray Basket Auction at Franklin High School on March 16. The event, which sold out by Feb. 21, welcomed more than 300 attendees who purchased tickets to try to win any of more than 400 baskets and prizes donated by numerous […]

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Middlebush Fire Department Puts On The Green

Middlebush Fire Department Puts On The Green

The Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department held its annual St. Patrick’s Day fundraiser March 17, with organizers looking for a record crowd. The department’s celebration included the traditional dinner of corned beef and cabbage, beverages and dessert. There were also performances by the Heritage Irish Step Dancers. The event is hosted by the department’s Ladies Auxiliary, […]

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Gazebo Fund Hits $40,000 Mark With PBA 154 Donation

Gazebo Fund Hits $40,000 Mark With PBA 154 Donation

The push to build a gazebo in the municipal complex has reached another fundraising goal with a donation from township police. Franklin Township PBA Local 154 donated $2,500 to the fund, bringing the total raised so far to about $40,000, chief fundraiser Bill Grippo said on Feb. 28. Grippo and the Franklin Township Cultural Arts […]

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Boy Scout Troop 113 Gives Back To Sponsor, Somerset Presbyterian Church

Boy Scout Troop 113 Gives Back To Sponsor, Somerset Presbyterian Church

By Michele Rojek The Somerset Presbyterian Church on John . F Kennedy Boulevard has sponsored Boy Scout Troop and Pack 113 for more than 50 years by providing a safe space for hosting weekly troop meetings and other troop events in their Fellowship Hall at the Church. Since 1965 the SPC community has supported the […]

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Quail Brook Senior Center March Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Center March Schedule

625 New Brunswick Rd., Somerset, NJ 08873 (732) 563-4213 Open Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 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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‘Somerset Saturday Night’ Benefits Township School PTOs

‘Somerset Saturday Night’ Benefits Township School PTOs

Laughs were the order of the night at the third annual “Somerset Saturday Night” fundraiser held Feb. 24 at the East Franklin Volunteer Fire Department hall on Pine Grove Avenue. The event was a fundraiser for a handful of township school PTOs and school-affiliated groups: MacAfee Road School, Pine Grove Manor School, Hillcrest School, Sampson […]

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Mayor Phil Kramer’s ‘Wedding Palooza’ Sees 11 Couples Married

Mayor Phil Kramer’s ‘Wedding Palooza’ Sees 11 Couples Married

By PJ Parker. Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, was the perfect day of love for 11 local couples who chose to “tie the knot” in what township Mayor Phil Kramer called a “wedding palooza.” Kramer, in his official capacity, regularly performs wedding ceremonies in the township municipal building on DeMott Lane. Before the actual ceremonies began, […]

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