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Thu, November 23, 7:00 PM

Somerset

Compressor Station/Pipeline Expansion Task Force ...

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Add to My Calendar 11/23/2017 7:00pm 11/23/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Compressor Station/Pipeline Expansion Task Force Meeting

Meeting located in the Council Chambers on the 4th Thursday of every month

Learn how you can help protect the health and safety of our community.

To subscribe to future meeting notices for this task force please visit www.franklintwpnj.org/enotification
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475 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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Fri, November 24

Franklin Township

Special Offer from Kumon of Somerset-South East

Education

Add to My Calendar 11/24/2017 12:00am 11/25/2017 12:00am America/New_York Special Offer from Kumon of Somerset-South East

Kumon of Somerset-Southeast extends its Franklin Festival, 2017 discount offer till November 30, 2017

Offer – Enroll in two subjects and get $30 off on 4th-month tuition and additional 50% discount on Registration.

Do not miss this offer. Enroll now and give your child the best academic year.

Call now at 732-246-8212!

1221 Route 27, Suite 3 Franklin Township , NJ 08873 true
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Sun, November 26

Somerset

The Learning Experience® of Somerset - Now ...

Community Calendar Education

Add to My Calendar 11/26/2017 12:00am 11/27/2017 12:00am America/New_York The Learning Experience® of Somerset - Now Enrolling for FALL!

Now Enrolling for Fall!

9 out of 10 of our preschool graduates are reading before kindergarten.

Discover how we help children reach their full potential through our proprietary curriculum and state of the art facility.

Tell them TAPinto Franklin Township sent you to receive a special discount offer.

Proprietary L.E.A.P. Program
Enrichment Programs
Interactive ...

12 Cedar Grove Lane Somerset, NJ 08873 true
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Thu, November 30, 7:30 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township Board of Education Meeting

Education

Add to My Calendar 11/30/2017 7:30pm 11/30/2017 10:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township Board of Education Meeting

To be held at Franklin High School Cafeteria, 500 Elizabeth Avenue, Somerset; 6:30 pm Executive Session to discuss workman's compensation case and an interview; 7:30 pm Public Session.

500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset , NJ
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Sat, December 9

Somerset

Venus Jewelers - Help Feed a Family

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 12/09/2017 12:00am 12/10/2017 12:00am America/New_York Venus Jewelers - Help Feed a Family

'Tis the season for giving!

We've already raised over $1,000 dollars to feed Franklin families a warm holiday dinner. We are still rounding up your purchases big and small between now and December 9th. Find out more info here.

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Sat, December 9, 3:00 PM

New Brunswick

Big Momma & Friends 2nd Annual Giveback 2017

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 12/09/2017 3:00pm 12/09/2017 7:00pm America/New_York Big Momma & Friends 2nd Annual Giveback 2017

IT'S THAT TIME AGAIN!!! BIG MOMMA AND FRIENDS WANTS TO BLESS 10 NEEDY FAMILIES WITH A GREAT CHRISTMAS!!!! LAST YEAR WE SPONSORED 5 FAMILIES WITH GIFTS...A FULL CHRISTMAS DINNER....AND A FOOD CARE PACKAGE...GIFT CARDS AND A DAY TO REMEMBER!!! I NEED YOUR HELP...PLEASE IF YOU KNOW A FAMILY IN NEED PLEASE SEND THERE NAME TO BIGMOMMAANDFRIENDS@AOL.COM!!!

I NEED ALL NOMINATED FAMILIES ...

New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Tue, December 12, 6:30 PM

Somerset

Franklin High School - A Community of Learners

Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 12/12/2017 6:30pm 12/12/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Franklin High School - A Community of Learners

All parents and guardians are invited to this special workshop, scheduled for Tuesday, December 12, at 6:30 pm in the auditorium of Franklin High School. This event will feature nationally renowned speaker Robert Jackson.

Mr. Jackson speaks from his perspective as a former professional athlete and educator to motivate and teach his audience how to better understand and connect with middle and ...

500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset, NJ
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Wed, December 13, 7:00 PM

Somerset

Joint Fire Chief & Commissioner Meeting

Police & Fire

Add to My Calendar 12/13/2017 7:00pm 12/13/2017 8:00pm America/New_York Joint Fire Chief & Commissioner Meeting

Franklin Township Municipal Building - Council Chambers

This meeting is open to the Fire Chiefs (or representative), Fire Commissioners, Fire Prevention, and the public.

Click here for agenda.

475 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873

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New Jersey Transit A National Disgrace?

This week’s question is a continuation of last week’s on New Jersey infrastructure issues. 

New Jersey Transit has more than 2,000 buses and more than 700 trains, and there are more than 900,000 trips taken on NJ Transit every weekday. In total, passengers ride more than 3.5 billion miles per year on the system. In the past, Governor Murphy referred to NJ Transit as a ...

Jim Barrood Looks Back at His Tenure at the New Jersey Tech Council

October 7, 2019

Jim Barrood recently completed five years as president and CEO of the New Jersey Tech Council.  In my role as editor and publisher of NJTechWeekly.com, I recently interviewed Jim about his tenure at the Council:   

Can you talk about some of the accomplishments you’ve been most proud of at the Council?

Our community has enormous capabilities when we work together.

Reward Offered in Watchung Hit and Run, Council Approves Safety Resolution

October 18, 2019

WATCHUNG, NJ - A reward of up to $1,500 is being offered by Somerset County Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for a hit-and-run in the Borough on Oct. 8.

In response to the hit-and-run, the Watchung Borough Council approved a resolution on Thursday calling on Somerset County to assist in improving safety on Valley ...

Mother of Transfer Football Player Calls For Athletic Director to be Fired

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The mother of the New Brunswick High School football player at the center of the school's four-game sanction urged the school board to fire athletic director Craig Lowery after her son was allowed to play without sitting out a state-mandated 30-day period following a transfer.

Monica Rivera's voice quivered with emotion at Tuesday night's meeting as she ...

National Group Calls on Westfield to Fly Italian Flag for Columbus Day

WESTFIELD, NJ — A national group is calling on the town to raise the Italian flag for Columbus Day, in the way it raised the Pride Flag earlier this year. Columbus Day is Monday.

The Italian American One Voice Coalition, which works to fight stereotyping of Italian Americans, is objecting to Westfield’s refusal to fly the striped flag following the month-long flying of ...

Scariest New Jersey Haunts To Get Creeped Out In

NEW JERSEY – Love things that go bump in the night? Is Friday the 13th a favorite day? Folks who really thrive on the scare factor of Halloween and do not even flinch about the oddest weird NJ stories or don’t need to sleep with the light on after reading Stephen King will want to check out one or more of these haunted excursions before October 31 rolls around.

The Haunted Red ...

Piscataway Woman Reported Missing; Family Seeks Help in Finding Her

 

UPDATE: Juliet's family reports she has been found in Brooklyn, NY and is safe. They thank everyone for their support.

PISCATAWAY, NJ – A 30-year old Piscataway woman has been reported missing by her family.

Juliet is described as bi-racial black and white, 135 pounds with brown eyes and short, curly, black hair. Her last name was not given.

“She suffers ...

Juvenile Injured in Watchung Hit and Run, Police Request Public’s Help

WATCHUNG, NJ – A 12-year old was hit by a vehicle on Valley Road in Watchung on Tuesday, and that vehicle fled the scene, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’ Office Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Watchung Chief of Police Joseph Cina said in a release on Wednesday. Valley Road was closed for much of Tuesday evening.

An ...

CUEED Celebrates a Decade of Success Supporting Entrepreneurs & Economic Development

October 18, 2019

NEWARK, NJ -- Rutgers Business School’s Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development (CUEED) celebrated their 10th anniversary, bringing together elected officials, local vendors and leaders in the community to mark a decade of success. Held at Express Newark, the CUEED UnGala Experience also featured Q&A sessions about business topics and a marketplace showcasing the ...

Reward Offered in Watchung Hit and Run, Council Approves Safety Resolution

October 18, 2019

WATCHUNG, NJ - A reward of up to $1,500 is being offered by Somerset County Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for a hit-and-run in the Borough on Oct. 8.

In response to the hit-and-run, the Watchung Borough Council approved a resolution on Thursday calling on Somerset County to assist in improving safety on Valley ...

Mother of Transfer Football Player Calls For Athletic Director to be Fired

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The mother of the New Brunswick High School football player at the center of the school's four-game sanction urged the school board to fire athletic director Craig Lowery after her son was allowed to play without sitting out a state-mandated 30-day period following a transfer.

Monica Rivera's voice quivered with emotion at Tuesday night's meeting as she ...

National Group Calls on Westfield to Fly Italian Flag for Columbus Day

WESTFIELD, NJ — A national group is calling on the town to raise the Italian flag for Columbus Day, in the way it raised the Pride Flag earlier this year. Columbus Day is Monday.

The Italian American One Voice Coalition, which works to fight stereotyping of Italian Americans, is objecting to Westfield’s refusal to fly the striped flag following the month-long flying of ...

Somerset County Seniors' Transportation System Busiest in NJ

October 17, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - For the second year in a row, Somerset County’s Transportation Division has provided more trips to senior and disabled residents than any other county in New Jersey, according to NJ Transit’s 2019 Casino Revenue Transportation Program Report.

In 2018, Somerset County provided 365,008 service trips to medical appointments, senior centers, grocery shopping, ...

Visitors Celebrate Diversity at Somerville Festival

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County celebrated its cultural heritage with its first-ever first Diversity Festival on Saturday, Oct.12th, on the grounds of the Historic Courthouse and Veterans Plaza across from the County Administration Building at 20 Grove St.

It was a busy day in the borough, with the historic Borough Hall, Firemen's Museum and the Wallace House, George ...

Levine Credits Triple-A Bond Rating for Savings on Loans

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Freeholder Director Brian D. Levine has announced two recent county note sales that garnered interest rates of just over one percent.

The first was a one-year note for $40 million at a rate of 1.15%. This note is funding road resurfacing and reconstruction, bridge maintenance, and various vehicles and equipment. The successful bidder was Bank of America ...

Somerset County Seniors' Transportation System Busiest in NJ

October 17, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - For the second year in a row, Somerset County’s Transportation Division has provided more trips to senior and disabled residents than any other county in New Jersey, according to NJ Transit’s 2019 Casino Revenue Transportation Program Report.

In 2018, Somerset County provided 365,008 service trips to medical appointments, senior centers, grocery shopping, ...

Visitors Celebrate Diversity at Somerville Festival

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County celebrated its cultural heritage with its first-ever first Diversity Festival on Saturday, Oct.12th, on the grounds of the Historic Courthouse and Veterans Plaza across from the County Administration Building at 20 Grove St.

It was a busy day in the borough, with the historic Borough Hall, Firemen's Museum and the Wallace House, George ...

New Jersey Transit A National Disgrace?

This week’s question is a continuation of last week’s on New Jersey infrastructure issues. 

New Jersey Transit has more than 2,000 buses and more than 700 trains, and there are more than 900,000 trips taken on NJ Transit every weekday. In total, passengers ride more than 3.5 billion miles per year on the system. In the past, Governor Murphy referred to NJ Transit as a ...