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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ — TAPinto Franklin Township is the only free daily all-online, objective newspaper that serves residents, organizations, and businesses in Franklin Township, reporting news as it happens 24/7. We are part of the TAPinto network of 70 locally owned and operated online hyperlocal news sites with more than 6.5 million readers.

More than 80 percent of TAPinto Franklin Township readers access our content on multiple online channels below is a list of options:

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The TAPinto team would like to feature news about Franklin Township from you, including:

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  • Civic groups, charitable organizations, individuals, and businesses helping in the community
  • Youth groups and sports teams
  • Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts
  • School clubs
  • Citizen recognition and awards
  • Events
  • Any announcement or news you'd like to share with your neighbors

Email editor and publisher Malik A. Lyons at FranklinTownship@tapinto.net with all the details — the who, what, where, when and why — and include up to four photos. All submissions will be reviewed and published at the editor's discretion.  

You can also submit content through our website by clicking on the "Submit Content" button located in the upper right side of the front page, where you will be brought to a menu with the following options:

  • Press releases/announcements
  • Calendar events
  • Letters to the editor
  • Guest columns
  • Candidate statements

You can also submit premium listings, including classifieds, real estate listings or business directory listings. Obituaries can be submitted through area funeral homes.

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To learn how you can promote your business to our readers, email mlyons@tapinto.net to request more information about business marketing opportunities.

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

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