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More Than Half Of District Students Opt For Remote Learning

More Than Half Of District Students Opt For Remote Learning

More than half of the district’s students will be learning from home when schools open for hybrid in-person learning on November 30. As of November 24, 3,758 students, about 55 percent of the district’s 6,831 enrolled students, have opted for the fully remote plan, according to district spokeswoman Mary Clark. More than half of the […]

Coronavirus Update: More Double-Digit Case Increases

Coronavirus Update: More Double-Digit Case Increases

Another 17 Franklin residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, the township Office of Emergency Management reported on November 25. There now have been 2,157 township residents who have tested positive for the virus since mid-March, OEM reported. Of those, 158 have died due to the virus. Note: These are the latest reported numbers for […]

Coronavirus Surge Spurs Changes In Municipal Building Schedules

Coronavirus Surge Spurs Changes In Municipal Building Schedules

Township employees are working modified shifts in an effort to quell a surge in coronavirus infections in the municipal building. Township Manager Robert Vornlocker told the Township Council at its November 24 virtual meeting that the number of employees who have tested positive for the virus – and thus must be quarantined – has been […]

Coronavirus Update: Positive Cases Increase

Coronavirus Update: Positive Cases Increase

The number of Franklin residents who have tested positive for the coronavirus has increased by 19, the township Office of Emergency Management reported on November 24. That brings to 2,140 the number of township residents who have tested positive for the virus since mid-March, according to OEM. The number of Franklin residents’ deaths attributed to […]

Coronavirus Update: More Than A Dozen New Cases

Coronavirus Update: More Than A Dozen New Cases

Another 16 Franklin residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, the township Office of Emergency Management reported on November 23. That brings to 2,121 the number of Franklin residents who have tested positive for the virus since mid-March, OEM reported. The deaths of 158 Franklin residents have been attributed to the virus, OEM reported. Note: […]

Coronavirus Update: Positive Test Results Increasing, More Than 200 In Past Week

Coronavirus Update: Positive Test Results Increasing, More Than 200 In Past Week

Another 31 Franklin residents reported positive tests for the coronavirus over the weekend, according to the township Office of Emergency Management. There were 11 positive results reported on November 21 and 20 positive results reported on November 22, according to OEM. That brings to 2,105 the number of Franklin residents who have tested positive for […]

Life Story: Rose Marie LaTorre, 88; Longtime St. Matthias Parishioner

Life Story: Rose Marie LaTorre, 88; Longtime St. Matthias Parishioner

Mrs. Rose Marie LaTorre passed away on November 20 at her home in Somerset surrounded by her loving family. She was 88 years old. Mrs. LaTorre was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. She graduated from Bay Ridge High School in 1950 and married her loving husband of 66 years Anthony in 1954. The young […]

Life Story: Geraldine A. Baer, 70; Enjoyed AC Trips

Life Story: Geraldine A. Baer,  70; Enjoyed AC Trips

Geraldine A. Baer, of Somerset, passed away on November 20 at St. Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick. She was 70 years old. Born and raised in Staten Island, New York, Geraldine lived in Elizabeth and North Brunswick before moving to Somerset in 1993. She worked as a Customer Service Representative for AT&T in Somerset […]

Life Story: Marie Louise Almeida, 84; 30-Year Resident

Life Story: Marie Louise Almeida, 84; 30-Year Resident

Marie Louise Almeida passed away on November 19 at Doylestown Hospital. She was 84 years old. She was born on February 16, 1936 and was raised in Brooklyn, New York.Mrs. Almeida moved to Somerset, NJ in 1971, where she and the love of her life, her husband Dennis, raised their five children. Mrs. Almeida relocated […]

More Positive Coronavirus Cases In Schools; Nov. 30 Opening Still Planned

More Positive Coronavirus Cases In Schools; Nov. 30 Opening Still Planned

Plans are being finalized for the November 30 return to hybrid in-person learning in township schools, even as several more cases of coronavirus infection in the district have been confirmed. Another seven people associated with district schools tested positive for the virus between November 2 and 19, according to district officials. District spokeswoman Mary Clark […]

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