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Franklin High School Auditorium

Suzuki Program

FHS Orchestra - SGS Orchestra - FMS Orchestra

Food Concession/Mocktail Bar

Lobby Music Ensemble/Vendor Tradeshow

Sponsored by Franklin Township Orchestra Parents Association FTOPA “Helping Keep Music In Our Children's Lives!”

500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset, NJ

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"Game of Thrones" Deaths Foreshadowed: Who's in Trouble for Season 8

April 21, 2019

Hours prior to the Season 8 premiere of "Game of Thrones," I decided to create a “GoT Death Pool” with my friends and family, complete with a list of characters and our individual predictions for whether each of these characters would be alive, dead or a wight by the end of the series.

Shortly after that, many of those friends and family members asked me to ...

New Affordable Housing Opportunities in Edison

April 24, 2019

Edison, NJ –  On Monday, Camelot at Edison announced 33 new affordable housing units on the Township's website. It’s part of the 220 unit residential complex being constructed on Jackson Avenue in the Clara Barton section of Edison. 

The 33 units will be available for rent in August according to the company.  One bedroom, two bedroom, and three bedroom apartments ...

Cinemark Watchung Opens 'Best Seat in Town'

WATCHUNG, NJ - The first ticket has been ripped and the new Cinemark theater is open in Watchung. (Story continues below video.)

Cinemark Watchung and XD Theatre held a pre-opening VIP event on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, featuring a ceremonial ticket ripping with Cinemark executives and Somerset County officials, and movie screenings of a choice of 10 films.

“We use the slogan the ...

Board Of Education Authorizes Lawsuit Against Edison Zoning Board On School Overcrowding

Edison, NJ –  The Edison Board of Education authorized its attorney to file a lawsuit against the Township’s Zoning Board at Wednesday night’s meeting.

“Tonight, I am introducing a resolution authorizing our legal counsel to initiate, if appropriate, a law suit against the Township, Edison Zoning Board, and other necessary parties,” said Board of Education ...

Wandering Ridgewood Goat Recovering From Pneumonia At Oradell Animal Hospital

PARAMUS - A young goat found wandering a Ridgewood cemetery last week is continuing to recuperate at Oradell Animal Hospital.

After being corralled by police, cemetery workers and animal control on April 5 at Valleau Cemetery, the 7-month old male goat was brought to the animal hospital for medical attention.

On Friday morning, the animal hospital provided an update on the pygmy goat, which ...

Muslim Community Speaks out at BOE Meeting Following Bias Incident

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Almost 400 residents, concerned citizens, Islamic advocates, and students crowded the halls of the Board of Education offices last night to speak out following a bias incident that occurred at East Brunswick High School on Wednesday.  On that morning, two female students got into a verbal confrontation that initially was a matter of "who sits where" in the ...

East Brunswick: Bias Incident Leads to Arrest and Charges; Officials Meet with Muslim Community

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - An incident that occured at East Brunswick High School yesterday morning has raised voices, anxiety, and concern among township residents, students, and families.  It has also driven many to question the accuracy of what they read on social media, the speed at which some information travels without being checked, and the quickeness of online readers to form judgments ...

New Jersey-Based Jaguar USA Wins Three World Car Awards at the 2019 New York International Auto Show

April 18, 2019

NEW YORK, NY -- Jaguar USA, based in Mahwah, New Jersey, was the recipient of the top three World Car Awards at the New York International Auto Show this year for the same model, the Jaguar I-PACE.

Entirely electric and in the SUV category, the Jaguar I-PACE received the awards for World Car of the Year, Design of the Year, and Green Car of the Year. It is unprecedented for one manufacturer to ...

New Affordable Housing Opportunities in Edison

April 24, 2019

Edison, NJ –  On Monday, Camelot at Edison announced 33 new affordable housing units on the Township's website. It’s part of the 220 unit residential complex being constructed on Jackson Avenue in the Clara Barton section of Edison. 

The 33 units will be available for rent in August according to the company.  One bedroom, two bedroom, and three bedroom apartments ...

Cinemark Watchung Opens 'Best Seat in Town'

WATCHUNG, NJ - The first ticket has been ripped and the new Cinemark theater is open in Watchung. (Story continues below video.)

Cinemark Watchung and XD Theatre held a pre-opening VIP event on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, featuring a ceremonial ticket ripping with Cinemark executives and Somerset County officials, and movie screenings of a choice of 10 films.

“We use the slogan the ...

Board Of Education Authorizes Lawsuit Against Edison Zoning Board On School Overcrowding

Edison, NJ –  The Edison Board of Education authorized its attorney to file a lawsuit against the Township’s Zoning Board at Wednesday night’s meeting.

“Tonight, I am introducing a resolution authorizing our legal counsel to initiate, if appropriate, a law suit against the Township, Edison Zoning Board, and other necessary parties,” said Board of Education ...

Average Somerset County Homeowner Will Pay $37.62 More in 2019 County Taxes

April 23, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders has introduced a proposed county budget for 2019 that preserves needed services for the county’s more than 335,000 citizens and maintains the county’s triple-A bond rating.

The proposed $238,830,945 county budget includes $197,696,981 to be raised by taxation. The 2019 county tax rate will increase by 1.30 ...

VNA Rummage Sale Coming May 3-5; Donation Period Ends Tuesday

FAR HILLS, NJ _ The spring Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills giant rummage sale is scheduled for May 3 to 5, and volunteers will be accepting donations to stock the fundraising event through this Tuesday, April 23.

The rummage sales held every spring and fall by the Basking Ridge-based VNA help uninsured and underinsured patients of the home-nursing organization, which assists ...

Average Somerset County Homeowner Will Pay $37.62 More in 2019 County Taxes

April 23, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders has introduced a proposed county budget for 2019 that preserves needed services for the county’s more than 335,000 citizens and maintains the county’s triple-A bond rating.

The proposed $238,830,945 county budget includes $197,696,981 to be raised by taxation. The 2019 county tax rate will increase by 1.30 ...

VNA Rummage Sale Coming May 3-5; Donation Period Ends Tuesday

FAR HILLS, NJ _ The spring Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills giant rummage sale is scheduled for May 3 to 5, and volunteers will be accepting donations to stock the fundraising event through this Tuesday, April 23.

The rummage sales held every spring and fall by the Basking Ridge-based VNA help uninsured and underinsured patients of the home-nursing organization, which assists ...