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Safety Tips Offered In Virtual Town Hall

Tips on staying safe in the wake of an uptick statewide of car thefts and home burglaries were given during a virtual town…

Georgia Man Convicted Of Shooting Woman Near Hotel

Georgia Man Convicted Of Shooting Woman Near Hotel

A 40-year-old Georgia man was recently found guilty of attempted murder in the 2022 shooting of a woman near a Worlds Fair Drive…

Township Man Charged With Child Endangerment

Township Man Charged With Child Endangerment

A 28-year-old township man was arrested late last year after he was allegedly found with more than 1,000 videos and photos of child…

Police Searching For Missing Youths

Police Searching For Missing Youths

Franklin Township Police are seeking the public’s help in their search for two missing boys. The boys, one 9-years-old and the other 11-years-old,…

No Injuries In Hamilton Street Building Fire

No Injuries In Hamilton Street Building Fire

There were no reported injuries January 20 in a fire that started in the basement in a Hamilton Street building, police said. Police…

Reported Cries For Help Spur Hours-Long Police Search Along D&R Canal

Reported Cries For Help Spur Hours-Long Police Search Along D&R Canal

UPDATE: FTPD Lt. Vincent Wilson said on January 20 that no one was reported missing, and that the search has concluded. A man’s…

FTPD: If You See Suspicious Activity, Report It

FTPD: If You See Suspicious Activity, Report It

Franklin Township Police remind the public to report any suspicious activity to authorities. The reminder comes in the wake of a number of…

FTPD Issues Tips To Prevent Home Burglaries

FTPD Issues Tips To Prevent Home Burglaries

With home burglaries becoming a statewide issue, the Franklin Township Police Department has issued a series of tips to help township residents stay…

Township Residents Victims Of Fraud

Township Residents Victims Of Fraud

Two township residents reported earlier this month that they were victims of fraud totaling of $43,000. In the first report, made December 7,…

Franklin Township Police Blotter: Dec. 3-8, 2023

Franklin Township Police Blotter: Dec. 3-8, 2023

12/03/2023 Somerset residents were the victim of a burglary during the afternoon/evening hours on 12/02/23 in the area of Liberty Ln. The unknown…

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The inaugural Muslim Heritage Month celebration in the township – called Noor Night – attracted hundreds of people to the Senior/Community Center in the Municipal Complex on January…

Plans for a $15 million, 60,000-square-foot Islamic center – including a mosque, a boarding school, and a state-of-the-art gym – with 400 parking spaces are being laid by…

There will be an increased presence of township police around schools, houses of worship and community centers starting today in light of the call for violence against Jews…

The Rabbi of Temple Beth El on Hamilton Street told his congregation that hatred of all Palestinians is not the productive response to the terror attacks carried out…

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FHS Sports: Boys’, Girls’ Basketball Teams Win First Round NJSIAA Sectional Games

FHS Sports: Boys’, Girls’ Basketball Teams Win First Round NJSIAA Sectional Games

The Franklin High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams won back-to-back NJSIAA Section II, Group IV tournament opening games February 21. In the first game,…

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Foundation’s Unauthorized Plan For Marconi Park Renovation Scuttled By Somerset County

Foundation’s Unauthorized Plan For Marconi Park Renovation Scuttled By Somerset County

Plans by a private organization to refurbish the Guglielmo Marconi Memorial Park at Easton Avenue and JFK Boulevard have been scuttled by Somerset County officials, about two months…

Open Space Committee Votes To Help Meadows Foundation Pay Some Bills

Open Space Committee Votes To Help Meadows Foundation Pay Some Bills

The Open Space Committee on February 20 voted to recommend that some of its money be used to help the cash-strapped Meadows Foundation pay some of its bills.…

Safety Tips Offered In Virtual Town Hall

Safety Tips Offered In Virtual Town Hall

Tips on staying safe in the wake of an uptick statewide of car thefts and home burglaries were given during a virtual town hall meeting February 15. The…

Township Council Creates Committee To Study Business Signage

Township Council Creates Committee To Study Business Signage

A plea from a local small business owner at the February 13 Township Council meeting spurred the governing body to create an ad hoc committee to study Franklin’s…

In the Schools View all

Warriors On The Academic Move

Warriors On The Academic Move

Emerson College student Sasha Salins from Franklin Park is named to the College’s Dean’s List for the Fall 2023 semester. The requirement to make Dean’s…

School District Receives $175,000 In State Construction Aid

TEECS Senior One Of Six ‘Inspirational Women’ Essay Contest Winners

Warriors On The Academic Move

Warriors On The Academic Move

‘Doc’ Gooden Visits Students At FMS -Sampson G Smith Campus

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Quail Brook Senior Center March Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Center March Schedule

QUAIL BROOK SENIOR CENTER 625 New Brunswick Road Somerset, NJ 08873 732-563-4213 Bingocize with Deborah –…

Quail Brook Senior Center February Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Center January Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Center December Schedule

Township Adult Medical Day Care Center Found To Have Over-Billed Medicaid

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Raritan Valley Symphonic Band Returns To Franklin High School

Raritan Valley Symphonic Band Returns To Franklin High School

Submitted by the Raritan Valley Symphonic Band. The Raritan Valley Symphonic Band returns to Franklin to…

Community Art Show Exhibits Residents’ Talents

‘Walking The Old Boonton Line’ Topic Of Library Program

‘Disney’s Descendants: The Musical’ Ready For The Spotlight At FHS