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School District Hopes To Offer Free COVID-19 Testing For District Staff, Families

School District Hopes To Offer Free COVID-19 Testing For District Staff, Families

Free coronavirus testing for school district staff, students and their families is in the planning stages, and could be offered by the end of the month. That was one of the nuggets of information provided by schools Superintendent John Ravally August 4 during a teleconference “Town Hall” held to answer questions about the re-opening of […]

Coronavirus Update: Two More COVID-Related Township Deaths

Coronavirus Update: Two More COVID-Related Township Deaths

Two more deaths of township residents have been attributed to the coronavirus, the township Office of Emergency Management reported on August 4. There was also one more township resident who has tested positive for the virus, OEM reported. There now have been a total of 1,393 township residents who have tested positive for the virus, […]

SomCo Freeholders Create Online Map To Connect Customers To Businesses

SomCo Freeholders Create Online Map To Connect Customers To Businesses

Franklin Township business owners have another outlet to let customers know their status in this Age of Corona, thanks to the Somerset County Freeholders. The Freeholders’ COVID-19 Economic Recovery Task Force has created an online map that shows where Somerset County businesses are located, their hours of operation and any special circumstances related to the […]

10 Percent Of Township Students Opt Out Of In-Person Learning, So Far

10 Percent Of Township Students Opt Out Of In-Person Learning, So Far

On the eve of a virtual town hall meeting to discuss the school district’s reopening plan, nearly 10 percent of the township’s student population will start the school year learning at home. District spokeswoman Mary Clark said that as of the afternoon of Aug. 3, the district was notified that 666 students would opt for […]

Coronavirus Update: Three More Residents Test Positive

Coronavirus Update: Three More Residents Test Positive

The number of Franklin Township residents who have tested positive for the coronavirus increased by three over the past 24 hours, the township Office of Emergency Management reported on Aug. 3 The new results bring to 1,392 the total number of township residents who have tested positive for the virus since mid-March. The number of […]

Coronavirus Update: Six New Positive Tests Over Weekend

Coronavirus Update: Six New Positive Tests Over Weekend

Six more Franklin residents were reported to have tested positive for the coronavirus over the first two days of August, the township Office of Emergency Management said Aug. 2. No new Franklin resident deaths were attributed to the virus in that time, OEM said. That brings the total of Franklin residents who have tested positive […]

Coronavirus Update: Two More Residents Test Positive For Virus

Coronavirus Update: Two More Residents Test Positive For Virus

The number of Franklin Township residents who have tested positive for the coronavirus since mid-March is now 1,383, a two-person increase over the previous 24 hours, the township Office of Emergency Management reported on July 31. The number of township residents’ virus-related deaths stays steady at 134, OEM reported. Note: These are the latest reported […]

Township Coronavirus Testing Program Growing In Popularity

Township Coronavirus Testing Program Growing In Popularity

The township-sponsored COVID-19 testing program held at houses of worship is on track to test nearly 1,200 people in its first two days. About 545 people were tested on July 27 at St. Matthias Church, and 600 people have registered for the July 31 testing at the former Consolata Missionaries property on Route 27. COVID-19 […]

Coronavirus Update: One More Township Resident Tests Positive

Coronavirus Update: One More Township Resident Tests Positive

Another township resident has tested positive for the coronavirus, the township Office of Emergency Management reported on July 29. There were no new Franklin resident deaths attributed to the virus in the last 24 hours, OEM said. There have now been 1,381 township residents who have tested positive for the virus since mid-March, and 134 […]

Coronavirus Update: New Positive Tests, One More Death

Coronavirus Update: New Positive Tests, One More Death

One more township resident’s death has been attributed to the coronavirus, the township Office of Emergency Management reported on July 28 Five more township residents have tested positive for the virus, according to OEM. That brings the total number of township residents who have tested positive for the virus since mid-March to 1,380. A total […]

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