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Franklin Township: Hamilton Street Business District and Week of the People Hosts Trunk or Treat

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Hundreds of local residents gathered at the John's Plaza Parking lot on Hamilton Street for the Week of the People and Hamilton Street Business District's Trunk or Treat event. 

Local businesses, organizations and community leaders joined together to provide children and some parents with goodies.

District three fire companies, Franklin Township Parks and Recreation along with members of the Franklin Township Police Department were also on hand to help hand out free pumpkins and other treats. 

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Mayor Phil Kramer and Councilwoman At-Large Kimberly Francois joined in on the celebration as well.

The star of the day, however, was the Fun Bus. 

Attendees had a chance to participate in a dance contest, led by a live DJ, and played some action packed games.  

Prizes for outstanding trunk decorations were given out, and all of the participating "trunkers" were given tokens of appreciation by one of the event's organizers Geneva Hall. 

Editor's note: If you attended the Trunk or Treat event and would like your photo added to the gallery email to FranklinTownship@tapinto.net.

TAPinto Franklin Township is independently owned and operated by  Malik A. Lyons FHS Class of 93’ Graduate. 

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