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Falling Library Shelves Injure Patron

One person was injured on July 9 when some shelving collapsed at the Franklin Township Library’s main branch on DeMott Lane. The person,…

No Injuries In Commercial Building Fire

No Injuries In Commercial Building Fire

There were no reported injuries during a July 10 fire in a commercial building on Schoolhouse Road, police reported. Police responded to the…

Police Chaplains Sworn In At Council Meeting

Police Chaplains Sworn In At Council Meeting

Three of the five Chaplains in the Franklin Township Police Department’s “revamped” Chaplaincy program were sworn in at the June 25 Township Council…

Somerset Man Pleads Guilty To Two Counts Of Vehicular Homicide

Somerset Man Pleads Guilty To Two Counts Of Vehicular Homicide

A 30-year-old Somerset man faces up to 15 years in state prison after pleading guilty June 18 to two counts of First Degree…

FTPD Participates In Annual Torch Run For NJ Special Olympics

FTPD Participates In Annual Torch Run For NJ Special Olympics

A team of Franklin Township Police Department officers took part June 7 in the 41st annual Law Enforcement Torch Run fundraiser, helping to…

Township Resident Swindled In Bitcoin Gambit

Township Resident Swindled In Bitcoin Gambit

A township resident told police on May 3 that they had been swindled out of more than $107,000. The person told police that…

FTPD Police Log: April 28 – May 4, 2024

FTPD Police Log: April 28 – May 4, 2024

04/28/2024 A 47-year-old Somerset man was arrested for multiple outstanding warrants out of Franklin Township, and North Brunswick Township, while officers were attempting…

Police Identify Victim Of Motorcycle Crash

Police Identify Victim Of Motorcycle Crash

Police have identified the victim of a June 1 motorcycle accident as a 43-year-old Franklin resident. The man was identified as Derrell Montgomery,…

Motorcyclist Killed In Early Morning Accident

Motorcyclist Killed In Early Morning Accident

Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred early in the morning of June 1 that closed a portion of Easton Avenue for…

Township Man Convicted Of 2022 Beating

Township Man Convicted Of 2022 Beating

A 19-year-old township man was convicted on May 10 of a charge related to the 2022 beating of a man on Hamilton Street.…

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Submitted by the Care For Creation Student Ministry Green Army Team St. Thomas Syro Malabar Catholic Forane Church in Somerset, New Jersey, embraced Earth Day with a series…

Representatives of multiple faith traditions gathered at Masjid-e-Ali on Cedar Grove Lane March 22 for the mosque’s annual Intra- and Interfaith Iftar. The event is held during Ramadan,…

A pre-Ramadan celebration was held March 9 at the township library by a local organization whose mission is to “shine a light on Islam in the Franklin Township…

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…

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FHS Athletic Booster Club Celebrates Athletes

FHS Athletic Booster Club Celebrates Athletes

The Franklin High School Athletics Booster Club celebrated all Warriors June 10 with a festival in Warrior Stadium. The day had been in the works…

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Falling Library Shelves Injure Patron

Falling Library Shelves Injure Patron

One person was injured on July 9 when some shelving collapsed at the Franklin Township Library’s main branch on DeMott Lane. The person, who was not identified, was…

Planning Board Tells Congregation To Slim Down Proposed Church Building

Planning Board Tells Congregation To Slim Down Proposed Church Building

A Booker Street congregation that has been trying to get a new church approved for more than seven years will have to wait a little bit longer. The…

East Franklin Fire Department Contract Dispute May Be Headed To Resolution

East Franklin Fire Department Contract Dispute May Be Headed To Resolution

Representatives of the east Franklin Volunteer Fire Department and the Fire District 3 Commissioners will meet before the end of July to try to iron out a fire…

FR&A Photo Gallery: Township Celebrates Independence Day

FR&A Photo Gallery: Township Celebrates Independence Day

There was music, food trucks and, of course, fireworks. Mother Nature smiled down on the township July 3, providing beautiful weather for the annual celebration that has been…

In the Schools View all

Township Students Medal In SkillsUSA Championships

Township Students Medal In SkillsUSA Championships

Six township students were among the students from Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School who won medals in the SkillsUSA Championships, held in Atlanta…

Warrior 4 Life Scholarship Foundation Awards $11,500 To College-Bound Students

Warriors On The Academic Move

Franklin High School Graduates Told To Never Stop Learning

CJCP Graduates Told To ‘Go Forth And Be Great’

CJCP Announces Commencement Speaker

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RVSB Sets Concert At Franklin High School

RVSB Sets Concert At Franklin High School

The Raritan Valley Symphonic Band presents its annual Pops Concert “Broadway, Hollywood, and Marches” at 7…

Raritan Valley Symphonic Band Sets April 28 For Concert At FHS

Raritan Valley Symphonic Band Returns To Franklin High School

Community Art Show Exhibits Residents’ Talents