FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories? Click on the headlines to catch up:

Franklin Police Peacefully End Incident With Knife-wielding, Child

Police calmed a knife-wielding girl, Wednesday after she locked herself in the bedroom of her Somerset home, officials said.

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Franklin School District Shows ‘Significant’ Decline in HIB Incidents for First Half of School Year

The school district was ‘significantly’ safer for students during the first half of the school year, officials reported Thursday night.

Franklin Township: Haz-Mat Spill on Somerset Street

Yesterday at approximately 6 p.m. the Franklin Township Police Department responded to a 9-1-1 call reporting a fuel leak near Millstone Road and Somerset Street, official say. 

Franklin Township: Hillcrest Elementary School Principal Takes Voluntary Leave

Albert J. Fico, principal at Hillcrest Elementary School, apologized in a letter sent to parents on June 14, for an incident that occurred while disciplining a student earlier this month. 

Free Summer Movies at State Theatre New Jersey

This summer, State Theatre New Jersey is proud to announce the return of the Free Summer Movies Series.


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