The Franklin Township Dr. Martin Luther King Community Foundation will host its 23rd annual Community Breakfast to benefit students through its scholarship program. TAP here for details. 

SOMERSET, NJ - Did you miss any of last week’s top news stories? Click on the headlines to catch up:

History was made in the historic Somerset County Courthouse Thursday as local resident Shanel Robinson was sworn in as the first-ever African-American female Freeholder Director at the annual Somerset County Reorganization meeting.

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Balance of Power Shifts to Franklin Democrats in Somerset County

Elizabeth Avenue School 4th and 5th graders and staff members volunteered to pack up more than 175 care packages, in the shool's cafeteria, for the homeless earlier this month. 

Elizabeth Avenue School Students Help Recyle4Hope Pay it Forward

Somerset County, Census 2020 representatives will partner with Franklin Middle School - Hamilton Street Campus (415 Francis Street) on Jan.18, from 11 am to 2 pm to educate the public on census details, and other vital resources at Winterfest 2020

Learn How to Get Counted at Winter Carnival

Residents can leave their Christmas tree curbside for collection on Jan. 13 and 21, according to Township Manager Robert Vornlocker. 

How to Get Rid of Your Christmas Tree

The Franklin Township Board of Education swore in new and returning members at its reorganization meeting.

Board of Education swears in election winners at reorganization meeting

A 19-year-old local man is dead, a 70-year old man was shot, four suspects arrested and one suspect remains at large following three separate shootings, according to a news release from Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. 

Multiple Shootings Leave One Dead, One Wounded, Four Suspects in Arrested

A 19-year-old Franklin Township man has been charged in the murder of a New Brunswick man on Dec. 23, 2019, police said.

Franklin Man Charged in Shooting Death of New Brunswick Man

Top TAPinto headlines from nearby: 

The Ride Is Over: Bowcraft Demolished

WANTED: South Brunswick Police Seek Man after Violent Assault

Hillsborough Police Arrest 3 Florida Residents with Handguns

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