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Workforce Skills for the 21st Century at Franklin Library

September 12, 2018

Workforce Skills for the 21st Century at Franklin Library

Workforce Development Specialist Jan Goodman from the Greater Raritan One-Stop Career Center will be leading three workshops at Franklin Library designed to help attendees be more effective in both professional and personal settings.

Multi-generational Workplace

Wednesday, September 26, 6:30-8:45 p.m.

There are currently five ...

Underground Water Woes Force Somerville Developer to Devise Plan B

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - An unanticipated groundwater source has undermined developer Robert Weiss’ plans for an underground parking garage at the planned Davenport Apartments, forcing him to go with Plan B, which hadn’t existed until it was necessitated by the invasive underground spring.

The spring was discovered several months ago as work crews began to excavate the site of the ...

NJ Reentry Program Expands, Helping Woman, Minorities, Veterans

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Reentry, the program that former Gov. Jim McGreevey started to help recently released inmates obtain housing and employment, is now moving to assist a large segment of society with training for and placement in jobs in construction trades through a program called NJBuild.

At ceremonies Thursday marking the opening of the NJBuild office in New Brunswick, McGreevey said the ...

Long-Awaited Opening of Cheech’s Own in Downtown Somerville Steeped in Secrecy

SOMERVILLE, NJ – With a tip of the hat to the secretive "speakeasys" of the underground Prohibition era, Cheech's Own Coffee Company opened its doors Thursday night at 37 West Main Street to a select few – those who had diligently followed clues provided by owner Steven “Cheech” Chiocchi on social media or to those who had a token pressed into their palm ...

Franklin Township: Flame Kabob House Coming to Rutgers Plaza (UPDATE)

SOMERSET, NJ  – The residents of Franklin will have a new quick-service restaurant serving affordably priced authentic Afghan and Middle Eastern food, along with a variety of other choices, including burgers, sandwiches, wings, salads and more by the end of August if all goes according to plan.  

"According to Levin Management ...

Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce to Host 'Premier Networking Night' at the Marigold

SOMERSET, NJ - Looking to connect with local companies? Come out to Premier Networking Night (PNN) hosted by the Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce, the Marigold and the Somerset County Business Partnership. PNN will start at 5 pm on August 22, and end at 7 pm. 

"Over 70 attendees from businesses around Franklin Township are expected to attend," FTCC President, Juanita ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - TAPinto Franklin Township has one primary focus.

You.

It might not always look that way. After all, most of our articles aren't really about you, but things TAPinto editors think you care about. Such as what new businesses are opening in town. What's happening in our schools and community. And the biggest upcoming events in and around Franklin.

And ...

Franklin Township: Rite Aid Set to Close, Huge Savings Set to Start Friday (UPDATE)

UPDATE: According to TAPinto readers a sign on the door of Rite Aid says it will open tomorrow and not today. Calls and emails to Walgreens/Rite Aid corporate headquarters to verify the new date have not been returned. 

SOMERSET, NJ - Walgreens recently completed the purchase of 1,932 Rite Aid stores, according to Walgreens Spokesperson, Allison Mack.

The Rite Aid ...

Somerville Merchants Welcome Canines for a Dog Day Afternoon July 28

SOMERVILLE, NJ – More than 40 downtown merchants will help The Hungry Hound celebrate its 15th year in business with canine-friendly contests, giveaways, shopping and dining specials Saturday, July 28th.

Each participating merchant will have a bowl outside their store filled with water to welcome their four-legged guests. 

The downtown event is scheduled from 11 a.m.-4 ...

Hillsborough Tradition Continues: Rotary Fair/Business Showcase Aug. 14-19

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The six-day Rotary Fair/Business Showcase, scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 14- Sunday, Aug. 19, at the Hillsborough Promenade, 315 Route 206, begins its second decade of operation under Rotary leadership this summer.

Attendance has averaged 15,000 annually, making it one of Hillsborough’s most popular and enduring community events. Once again, there will be thrill rides, ...

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