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Township Man Faces Multiple Charges In Vehicular Death Of Freehold Resident

A 19-year-old township man faces multiple charges – including First Degree Aggravated Manslaughter – in connection with the death of a Freehold man…

Township Man Killed In Knifing, Suspect Arrested At Train Station

Township Man Killed In Knifing, Suspect Arrested At Train Station

A 24-year-old New York man was charged September 29 with murder and related offenses in connection with the killing of a 20-year-old township…

FTPD Police Blotter

FTPD Police Blotter

September 18, 2022 – September 24, 2022 09/18/2022 A business on Easton Avenue reported a theft of $38.00 worth of gas during the…

FTPD Weekly Blotter: September 11-22, 2022

FTPD Weekly Blotter: September 11-22, 2022

09/11/2022 A Somerville man was arrested by North Brunswick PD for two outstanding warrants out of our jurisdiction. Franklin Township PD assumed custody…

Public Safety Town Hall Set For September 22

Public Safety Town Hall Set For September 22

A town hall to discuss township public safety issues is set for 7 p.m. September 22 in the Township Council chambers in the…

Philadelphia Man Charged In 2020 Park Street Murder

Philadelphia Man Charged In 2020 Park Street Murder

A 33-year-old Philadelphia, Pa. man has been charged with the April 2020 murder of a Park Street man, authorities said on September 6.…

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In yet another indication that the world is somewhat returning to normal, post-Covid, the St. Matthias School Home School Association held a full-fledged Holiday Craft Fair on December…

Update: The Zoning Board of Adjustment approved St. Sharbel’s application at its August 4 meeting. In a brief hearing, the Board was told that any concerns held by…

Submitted by St. Matthias Elementary School. St. Matthias Elementary School has been selected for the 2022 Best of Somerset Award in the Elementary School category by the Somerset…

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Franklin High School Outstanding Fall Athletes Recognized In Ceremony

Franklin High School Outstanding Fall Athletes Recognized In Ceremony

Franklin High School fall athletes were honored in a ceremony held at the school on November 15. Here is a list of the winners: 4-Year…

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Proposed Ordinance Would Ban New Warehouse Development In Township

Proposed Ordinance Would Ban New Warehouse Development In Township

Warehouses would be removed as a permitted conditional use in Franklin’s Business and Industrial Zone under a proposed ordinance set to be introduced at the December 13 Township…

Planning Board Approves Cedar Grove Lane Subdivision

Planning Board Approves Cedar Grove Lane Subdivision

An application to create two “flag lots” on Cedar Grove Lane was approved December 7 by the Planning Board. The applicant, Stephen Sliwka, will eventually build one house…

Applications Sought For NJ Legislative Youth Council

Applications Sought For NJ Legislative Youth Council

Applicants between the ages of 15 and 23 are being sought for the newly formed New Jersey Legislative Youth Council. The Council is intended to function as an…

Franklin Arts Group Gets NEA Grant

Franklin Arts Group Gets NEA Grant

A township-based arts organization was one of six in the county which received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts American Rescue Plan. The Ukrainian History and…

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November Schedule Of Senior Citizen Center Activities Released

November Schedule Of Senior Citizen Center Activities Released

The Somerset County-operated senior wellness centers continue to offer in-person and virtual programs throughout November on…

October Senior Citizen Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Center September Schedule

Canal Walk Resident Is One-Man Street Cleaner

Franklin Township Youth Center Grand Opening, ‘Youth Fest’ Set For May 14

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Franklin Arts Group Gets NEA Grant

Franklin Arts Group Gets NEA Grant

A township-based arts organization was one of six in the county which received grants from the…

Township Musician Performs With RVCC Student Jazz Ensemble

Rose Day Festival Is Set For Colonial Park

SGS/HSC Players Ready Tribute To ‘Peanuts’