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Coronavirus Update: No New Cases

Coronavirus Update: No New Cases

There were no new reports of Franklin Township residents testing positive for or dying from the coronavirus in teh previous 24 hours, the township Office of Emergency Management reported on July 3. There now have been 1,296 Franklin residents who have tested positive for the virus since mid-March, OEM reported. The number of coronavirus-related deaths […]

Two Warehouses Planned For Veronica Avenue Tract

Two Warehouses Planned For Veronica Avenue Tract

The Miami, Fla.-based developer who wants to build two warehouses on open land along Veronica Avenue will have to wait two weeks to see if his project is approved. That’s because there were only six Zoning Board of Adjustment members eligible to vote on the application at the July 2 meeting. The developer, Elion Acquisitions, […]

Coronavirus Update: Three More Township Residents Test Positive

Coronavirus Update: Three More Township Residents Test Positive

The number of township residents testing positive for the coronavirus has increased by three in the past 24 hours, the township Office of Emergency Management reported on July 2. There were no newly reported deaths of Franklin residents related to the virus during that time, the OEM reported. There now have been 1,296 Franklin residents […]

Somerset County Clerk Starts Extended Hours For Primary Ballots

Somerset County Clerk Starts Extended Hours For Primary Ballots

Submitted by the Somerset County Public Information Office. The Somerset County Clerk’s office will hold extended hours leading up to the July 7 Democratic and Republican primaries to issue vote-by-mail ballots, including being open on Friday, July 3. Any eligible voter who has not cast a ballot in this primary election can come to the […]

Are D&R Canal State Park, Six Mile Run On The Auction Block?

Are D&R Canal State Park, Six Mile Run On The Auction Block?

The Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park and Six Mile Run Reservoir Site could be part of a program included in a stop-gap budget measure that will open state parks to privatization. Both areas fall within Franklin’s boundaries. Gov. Phil Murphy on June 30 signed the $7.7 billion stop-gap budget, designed to fund the state […]

Coronavirus Update: Nine More Residents Test Positive For Virus

Coronavirus Update: Nine More Residents Test Positive For Virus

There were no new COVID-related deaths of Franklin residents reported in the past 24 hours, but nine more residents tested positive for the virus, the township Office of Emergency Management reported on July 1. The new positive results bring to 1,293 the number of Franklin residents who have tested positive for the virus, according to […]

Updated: ‘Car Enthusiasts’ Hold Large Flash Gathering At Rutgers Plaza

Updated: ‘Car Enthusiasts’ Hold Large Flash Gathering At Rutgers Plaza

Update: The group showed up again on July 2, but township police shut the meeting down shortly after it started. FTPD Lt. Phil Rizzo said the department “received several complaints about the group including loud music and ‘rowdy’ behavior. Upon arriving and speaking with the group they left without incident.” Original Story: A large gathering […]

Life Story: Jane M. Wicke, 90; Former President Of Township Senior Club

Life Story: Jane M. Wicke, 90; Former President Of Township Senior Club

Jane M. Wicke, 90, died June 29 at Parker in Somerset. Mrs. Wicke was born January 8, 1930 in New Brunswick to the late James and Grace (Morris) Collins. She was a lifelong resident of Somerset. Mrs. Wicke was preceded in death by her first spouse, Edward J. Sypeck in 1969 and her second spouse, […]

Coronavirus Update: Two More Positive Test Results

Coronavirus Update: Two More Positive Test Results

Two more Franklin residents have tested positive for the coronavirus in the preceding 24 hours, teh township Office of Emergency Management reported on June 30. There were no new deaths of Franklin residents attributed to the virus in that time period, OEM said. There are now 1,284 township residents who have tested positive for the […]

Coronavirus Update: No New Positive Test Results Or Deaths

Coronavirus Update: No New Positive Test Results Or Deaths

There were no new positive coronavirus test results, or deaths attributed to the virus, among Franklin Township residents in the preceding 24 hours, the township Office of Emergency Management reported on June 29. The number of township rfesidents who have tested positive for the virus since mid-March remains steady at 1,282, and teh number of […]

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