Community Announcements

Top Stories

57c858d8a947ca188c021692
57c858d8a947ca188c021692
57c858d8a947ca188c021692

The Week Ahead in Franklin/Somerset: May 16 to May 19

May 16, 2022

SOMERSET, NJ - Here's a look at some municipal, business, and recreational events going on this week in the Township of Franklin and some events of interest nearby.

You can submit events directly through the website by clicking on the "Submit Content" button located on the upper right side of the front page, where you will be brought to a menu, simply pick ...

Week in Review: New Warehouses, Budget Approved, Million Dollar Grant Announced & More

Upcoming Event from Sponsor: 

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

News Around New Jersey:

Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson Spotted Filming in NJ During TV and Movie Industry Boom

New Jersey Plastic Bag Ban, One Week Later

New Jersey Abortion Access Would Expand Under Gov. Murphy's Proposal, ...

Things to do in and around Franklin this weekend

SOMERSET, NJ - Do you have plans for this weekend? If not.

Check out our editor’s picks for some of the best things to do in and around Franklin Township. If you have an upcoming event let us know, by emailing mlyons@tapinto.net.

 Sponsored Event: Rutgers Prep: Upcoming Admission Information Webinar

Friday, May 13

St. George Greek Festival (49th annual)

Join ...

The Week Ahead in Franklin/Somerset: May 9 to May 12

SOMERSET, NJ - Here's a look at some municipal, business, and recreational events going on this week in the Township of Franklin and some events of interest nearby.

You can submit events directly through the website by clicking on the "Submit Content" button located on the upper right side of the front page, where you will be brought to a menu, simply pick ...

Franklin Week in Review: Home Invasion, Tour de Franklin Record Set, May Events Announced & More

Get Your Town's News in Your Inbox: Sign Up for E-News OR Download the FREE TAPinto App!  Click here for Android - Click here for iOS.

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

News Around New Jersey:

Plastic Bag Ban Now in Effect Statewide, What You Need to Know

New Jersey to ...

Franklin Week in Review: Tax Bill Lowered for Residents, Local Woman Arrested for Arson, YMCA Camp Announced & More

Get Your Town's News in Your Inbox: Sign Up for E-News OR Download the FREE TAPinto App!  Click here for Android - Click here for iOS.

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

News Around New Jersey:

New Jersey Economic Development Authority Approves Creation of Food Security Planning ...

Franklin Week in Review: Romance Scam Busted, FTPD Annual Report, Council Comments & More

Get Your Town's News in Your Inbox: Sign Up for E-News OR Download the FREE TAPinto App!  Click here for Android - Click here for iOS.

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

Statewide News Stories:

After Uproar, Gov. Murphy Asks Department of Education to Review Gender Identity ...

TAPinto Mourns the Loss of Former Publisher and Editor Kathy Lloyd

ELIZABETH, NJ - TAPinto Elizabeth is sad to announce the passing of former franchise owner, Kathy Lloyd. Kathy passed away on April 12 surrounded by those who loved her. 

"We mourn the passing of former TAPinto owner/publisher Kathy Lloyd,” said Michael Shapiro, the founder and CEO of TAPinto. “Kathy cared deeply about her community and about the importance of objective ...

The Week Ahead in Franklin/Somerset: April 11 to April 14

SOMERSET, NJ - Here's a look at some municipal, business, and recreational events going on this week in the Township of Franklin.

You can submit events directly through the website by clicking on the "Submit Content" button located on the upper right side of the front page, where you will be brought to a menu, simply pick events. 

Monday, April ...

Franklin Week in Review: Signs of Spring, Little League Opening Day, Easter Bunny Visit & More

Get Your Town's News in Your Inbox: Sign Up for E-News OR Download the FREE TAPinto App!  Click here for Android - Click here for iOS.

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

Following a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Franklin Township Baseball League (FTBL) opened ...

57c858d8a947ca188c021692

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Boat Parade and MAGA Drag the Interstate Parade Set for Saturday June 4

May 14, 2022

STAFFORD - The MAGA boat parades are back in 2022!  Readers might recall the MAGA boat parades that took place in 2020 all over the nation. 

Former Stafford Township Councilman George Williams is organizing the parade this year. It will take place on June 4. There will be a ‘MAGA Boat Parade’ and ‘MAGA Drag’ auto driving event that day.

The boat part ...

Jack McGreevey, a No-Nonsense Supporter of Veterans, Dead at 93

CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12.

He was 93.

Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the 19th legislative district, serving in the legislative office since 1998. He proudly wore his ...

Highland Park Man Charged With Vandalizing Mural

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ – A borough man has been charged in connection with vandalizing a mural depicting refugees and immigrants in the community.

Thomas Santo, 54, has been charged with bias intimidation and criminal mischief for what police said is the actual physical defacement of the mural.

According to a statement from Highland Park Police Chief Rick Abrams, Santo vandalized the mural ...

Report of Roe v. Wade Reversal Triggers Somerville Demonstration

SOMERVILLE, NJ - News reports that the US Supreme Court will overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortions drew 50 or more peaceful protestors to the historic Somerset County Courthouse late Tuesday afternoon.

Politico published a leaked draft opinion Monday that would overturn the 49-year-old law. On Tuesday, Chief Justice John Roberts confirmed the draft was ...

Boat Parade and MAGA Drag the Interstate Parade Set for Saturday June 4

May 14, 2022

STAFFORD - The MAGA boat parades are back in 2022!  Readers might recall the MAGA boat parades that took place in 2020 all over the nation. 

Former Stafford Township Councilman George Williams is organizing the parade this year. It will take place on June 4. There will be a ‘MAGA Boat Parade’ and ‘MAGA Drag’ auto driving event that day.

The boat part ...

Jack McGreevey, a No-Nonsense Supporter of Veterans, Dead at 93

CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12.

He was 93.

Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the 19th legislative district, serving in the legislative office since 1998. He proudly wore his ...

Highland Park Man Charged With Vandalizing Mural

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ – A borough man has been charged in connection with vandalizing a mural depicting refugees and immigrants in the community.

Thomas Santo, 54, has been charged with bias intimidation and criminal mischief for what police said is the actual physical defacement of the mural.

According to a statement from Highland Park Police Chief Rick Abrams, Santo vandalized the mural ...

May 13 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 354 New Cases Overnight

May 13, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - New cases of COVID-19 surged dramatically this week in Somerset County and New Jersey, with 354 new cases reported overnight in Somerset County, and 5,309 new cases reported in New Jersey.

Somerset County reported 138 new cases on Tuesday; 124 on Wednesday and 193 on Thursday.

In New Jersey, there were 3,083 new cases reported Tuesday; 3,384 Wednesday, and 4,441 on ...

County Sheriff Joins Thousands to Ride in Police Unity Tour

SOMERSET, NJ - Somerset County Sheriff Darrin J. Russo a former Franklin Township police lieutenant and local resident rolled out from Franklin Township Police headquarters Tuesday morning to head to Washington, DC where he will join thousands of police officers from across the country to honor their brothers killed in the line of duty, for this year's Police Unity ...

Long Blue Line of New Jersey Police Cyclists Tour Through Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Borough police officer Vito Spadea slowed his bicycle and stopped along East Main Street mid-afternoon Monday to greet his wife, two daughters and other supporters as several hundred police officers from New Jersey towns passed through the borough on their way to Washington, DC where they will join with police from across the country to honor their brothers ...

May 13 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 354 New Cases Overnight

May 13, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - New cases of COVID-19 surged dramatically this week in Somerset County and New Jersey, with 354 new cases reported overnight in Somerset County, and 5,309 new cases reported in New Jersey.

Somerset County reported 138 new cases on Tuesday; 124 on Wednesday and 193 on Thursday.

In New Jersey, there were 3,083 new cases reported Tuesday; 3,384 Wednesday, and 4,441 on ...

County Sheriff Joins Thousands to Ride in Police Unity Tour

SOMERSET, NJ - Somerset County Sheriff Darrin J. Russo a former Franklin Township police lieutenant and local resident rolled out from Franklin Township Police headquarters Tuesday morning to head to Washington, DC where he will join thousands of police officers from across the country to honor their brothers killed in the line of duty, for this year's Police Unity ...