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In Your Opinion: Franklin Passed The Safety Test

In Your Opinion: Franklin Passed The Safety Test

By Bill Connell, Somerset Your letter asks good questions. They should eventually be answered, but it draws the eye away from the only issue that’s important, to me anyway. Shooting incidents are unique and Florida was no different. The question I have is, does Franklin have the infrastructure, communication and talent to deal with a […]

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In Our Opinion: Prosecutor’s Letter About FHS Gun Incident Raises More Questions, Does A Disservice To Parents

In Our Opinion: Prosecutor’s Letter About FHS Gun Incident Raises More Questions, Does A Disservice To Parents

As we have stated before, nature abhors a vacuum. Especially, we might add, when it’s an information vacuum. Because when there is a lack of information about a subject in which people are vitally interested – and when they have a right to that information – it’s human nature to fill the void with rumor, […]

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In Your Opinion: Transco Continues Misleading PR Campaign Regarding Compressor Toxins

In Your Opinion: Transco Continues Misleading PR Campaign Regarding Compressor Toxins

By Kirk Frost. Transco has recently been publishing to newspapers, twitter and media releases in a mad dash to squash the significant and growing number of public input (greater than 2,500 people) that has raised serious issues regarding chemical emissions, environmental impact and long term chronic health impact to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).  […]

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In Your Opinion: Williams-Transco Again Provided Misleading Statements On Proposed Compressor Station

In Your Opinion: Williams-Transco Again Provided Misleading Statements On Proposed Compressor Station

By Barbara Cuthbert. When asked about concerns that air emissions from the proposed Compressor Station 206 could contaminate drinking water if a reservoir is constructed at Trap Rock Quarry when it stops mining in 2045, Williams-Transco spokesperson Christopher Stockton told the Editor of Franklin Reporter & Advocate that this would not be an issue.  He […]

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In Your Opinion: Transco Compressor Property Could Be Expanded

In Your Opinion: Transco Compressor Property Could Be Expanded

By Lynn Collins. Compressor Station 206 is proposed to be built on a 52-acre site with additional land to build an access road.  The company, Williams-Transco, noted that they needed at least 10 acres when they looked for a site for this part of their Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) project. They also wrote that they […]

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In Your Opinion: Discouraging To Lose Election Because Of Ballot Position

In Your Opinion: Discouraging To Lose Election Because Of Ballot Position

By Bill Connell, Somerset. The Board of Education vote was very interesting and revealed a flaw. A person who did nothing and never articulated a position, Michele Shelton, came in second place. This proves that people voted by number, not by content of message. This is not a new problem but tonight’s vote made it […]

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In Your Opinion: I support Smith, Desai And Potosnak For BOE

In Your Opinion: I support Smith, Desai And Potosnak For BOE

By Nancy LaCorte. I have proudly served on the Board of Education since 2006. One of the many things I have learned is that if we want to provide a quality education for ALL students we need to work together as a team. Funny, that is a lesson I learned many years ago from my […]

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In Your Opinion: Vote For Daryl Kipnis

In Your Opinion: Vote For Daryl Kipnis

By Cheryl Orson. I am a District 17 resident and an animal lover. I am urging all residents of Franklin, Milltown, New Brunswick, North Brunswick and Piscataway, regardless of party affiliation, to please consider voting for Daryl Kipnis to elect him as our district’s next State Senator. Not only is he on the right side […]

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In Your Opinion: Vote Yes On Ballot Question 2

In Your Opinion: Vote Yes On Ballot Question 2

By Ed Potosnak. A statewide ballot question that would create a lock box for pollution settlements will be decided by voters on Nov. 7. If approved, the measure will change the state Constitution to permanently protect communities sullied by industrial pollution from raids of funds meant to restore their rivers, streams, and parks. This change […]

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In Your Opinion: Letter Of Thanks For Hussain Day Proclamation

In Your Opinion: Letter Of Thanks For Hussain Day Proclamation

By Dr. S. Manzoor Rizvi. Honorable Mr. Philip Kramer, mayor of the town, respected council members and the governing body of the Township of Franklin: I and my entire NJ community are honored by this declaration of Imam Hussain Day. We have a goldmine of virtues in the form of Imam Hussain, who gave the […]

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