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Franklin Township District Showcase

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Add to My Calendar 01/26/2018 5:30pm 01/26/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Franklin Township District Showcase

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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Thanksgiving: A Day to Be Thankful for What We Have in New Jersey 

In the 1620s, Pilgrims arrived in the New World seeking sanctuary from the religious persecution they experienced in England. The small number of Pilgrims established s colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 

The 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest, which the Pilgrims celebrated with Native Americans, who helped them pass the last winter by giving them ...

Bridgewater Police: Avoid Country Club Road, Reported Man With Gun

December 2, 2019

BPD Update 6:15 pm: Police activity on Country Club Rd. If you have not been contacted by a uniformed officer you are NOT in danger. Do not call for updates.

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are urging people to avoid Country Club Road between Route 22 and Garretson Road because of a reported man with a gun, according to a Nixle alert from the department.

Police have not ...

Pascrell, Murphy Raise Red Flag on Threat of Domestic Terrorism

GARFIELD, NJ - Domestic terrorism is on the rise in the United States, and according to a roundtable discussion hosted by Representative  Bill Pascrell (D-NJ-9), right wing extremist groups, and their sympathizers, pose a serious threat to the public, as well a formidable challenge to local law enforcement.

During his time in office Pascrell has repeatedly condemned terror attempts ...

Reports of Coyote Sightings Continue in Piscataway: What to Do If You See One

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Police officials have been fielding reports of coyote sightings in the township over the past few weeks.

Original reports were of an aggressive coyote in and near the Rutgers Preserve on Livingston campus where at least two people were bitten. State wildlife officials closed the preserve for the investigation and capture of the coyote who has since been ...

Sale of School Needs To Provide 'Significantly Better Facility'

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The school superintendent said the Board of Education will only support the sale of its elementary school on Somerset Street if the plan "provides us with a significantly better facility."

Aubrey Johnson made the statement in a press release issued Tuesday by the firm that handles the school district's publicity matters.

Johnson revealed in September the ...

Attorney For Respite Center "Surprised' at Charges of Physical Abuse

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An attorney representing a respite facility at the center of several alleged incidents of physical abuse in May said it acted quickly to notify the proper authorities.

Five people - including four from New Brunswick - who worked at the Broadway Respite and Home Care facility are facing charges after police say two severely disabled individuals were physically abused at the ...

Vocational Students Exposed To Career Options At Newark Liberty International Airport

NEWARK, NJ - Students from several New Jersey county vocational technical schools had firsthand experience with trades professionals through a new partnership with Port Authority New York and New Jersey.

Through a three-year agreement, the Port Authority will provide funding for the establishment of training programs in four of the county vocational-technical schools within the Port District: ...

Meadowlands Environmentalist Hackensack Riverkeeper Transforms Polluted NJ Industrial Sites

December 6, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- At this year’s New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference, TAPintoTV spoke with Captain Bill Sheehan of Hackensack Riverkeeper, about his organization and their efforts to revitalize the Hackensack River Watershed. 

Among its missions, Hacksensack Riverkeeper collaborates with planners to ensure that land use decisions reflect science and adhere to all ...

Bridgewater Police: Avoid Country Club Road, Reported Man With Gun

December 2, 2019

BPD Update 6:15 pm: Police activity on Country Club Rd. If you have not been contacted by a uniformed officer you are NOT in danger. Do not call for updates.

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are urging people to avoid Country Club Road between Route 22 and Garretson Road because of a reported man with a gun, according to a Nixle alert from the department.

Police have not ...

Pascrell, Murphy Raise Red Flag on Threat of Domestic Terrorism

GARFIELD, NJ - Domestic terrorism is on the rise in the United States, and according to a roundtable discussion hosted by Representative  Bill Pascrell (D-NJ-9), right wing extremist groups, and their sympathizers, pose a serious threat to the public, as well a formidable challenge to local law enforcement.

During his time in office Pascrell has repeatedly condemned terror attempts ...

Reports of Coyote Sightings Continue in Piscataway: What to Do If You See One

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Police officials have been fielding reports of coyote sightings in the township over the past few weeks.

Original reports were of an aggressive coyote in and near the Rutgers Preserve on Livingston campus where at least two people were bitten. State wildlife officials closed the preserve for the investigation and capture of the coyote who has since been ...

Somerville: Firetrucks Trimmed in Lights to Escort Santa Down Main Street

December 6, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Hundreds of volunteer firefighters and first responders from throughout the state will festoon their emergency vehicles with strings of lights and blow-up cartoon characters for the V!II annual Holiday Lights Parade Saturday, Dec. 7th, beginning at dusk.

Sponsored by the Somerville Fire Department, the trucks and their crews will begin to arrive early in the afternoon at the ...

Historic Dance Party Pays Tribute to George Washington

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Cyber Monday is almost 250 years distant from Gen. George Washington's 1778-79 Middlebrook Encampment in central New Jersey, but the Somerset County Historical Society has a proprietary connection between the two. 

Online registration opens on Cyber Monday for the SCHS  "Dance of the Decades" a summer fund-raising event that draws its inspiration from ...

Motorists Advised to ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Sheriff’s Office is encouraging sober driving in an effort to keep impaired drivers off the road.

In anticipation of increased car travel approaching the holidays, Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano stressed the importance of safe and sober driving. “I want to remind drivers that law enforcement will be out in full force to thwart impaired-driving ...

Somerville: Firetrucks Trimmed in Lights to Escort Santa Down Main Street

December 6, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Hundreds of volunteer firefighters and first responders from throughout the state will festoon their emergency vehicles with strings of lights and blow-up cartoon characters for the V!II annual Holiday Lights Parade Saturday, Dec. 7th, beginning at dusk.

Sponsored by the Somerville Fire Department, the trucks and their crews will begin to arrive early in the afternoon at the ...

Historic Dance Party Pays Tribute to George Washington

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Cyber Monday is almost 250 years distant from Gen. George Washington's 1778-79 Middlebrook Encampment in central New Jersey, but the Somerset County Historical Society has a proprietary connection between the two. 

Online registration opens on Cyber Monday for the SCHS  "Dance of the Decades" a summer fund-raising event that draws its inspiration from ...

Thanksgiving: A Day to Be Thankful for What We Have in New Jersey 

In the 1620s, Pilgrims arrived in the New World seeking sanctuary from the religious persecution they experienced in England. The small number of Pilgrims established s colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 

The 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest, which the Pilgrims celebrated with Native Americans, who helped them pass the last winter by giving them ...