Community Announcements

January 15, 2019

SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Woman’s Club will host its 26th annual Tricky Tray Basket Auction on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Franklin High School, located at 500 Elizabeth Avenue in Somerset.  Doors open at 6 PM and prize drawings begin at 7:30. The proceeds will benefit the Scholarship Award given ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin High School Vocal Music Department and Choir Parents Association will open its "Winter Cabaret" at 7:30 pm, Friday, Jan. 25 at the high school. The event will also run on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 pm. The Winter Cabaret will feature voice students of Mr. Timothy ...

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Whether we like it or not, we all live in a world with a 24-hour news cycle and a ceaseless stream of content at our fingertips. Being constantly bombarded with information makes it increasingly difficult to determine what’s fact and what’s fiction, or ‘fake news’. Fake news is not news that ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide (SPTS), in partnership with Franklin Township Public Library, is hosting a parent presentation, titled Raising Resilient Teens in Challenging Times, on January 30th at 7:00pm at the Franklin Township Public Library at 485 DeMott Lane in ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - On April 11, 2006, East Franklin Volunteer Fire Department in Somerset, NJ lost 21-year-old Kevin Apuzzio in the Line of Duty while trying to save a victim.  Tonight EFFD will be awarded the FAST Board and FAST Rescue Solutions through a grant which assists in rescuing first ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin Township Public Library is proud to offer blood pressure and blood sugar screenings conducted by nurses from Saint Peter’s University Hospital on Monday, Jan. 7, from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. for individuals 18+ years old.  Fasting is not required for screening. The screenings ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Let the circle of life begin. Starting today the Township of Franklin will start curbside pickup of natural Christmas trees. Trees need to have all lights, wires, decorations, and tinsel removed from the tree. Trees should be out before 7 a.m. on Monday and will continue ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Did you miss any of last week’s top news stories? Click on the headlines to catch up: TAPinto Franklin Township is seeking submissions from the public as part of a proposed new annual series, “Hometown Heroes.” The series aims to spotlight those who serve or have served the ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - On Friday evening, December 14th Santa will be visiting the neighborhoods off of JFK Boulevard and DeMott Lane. Santa will be leaving the firehouse at 5:30 PM and proceeding first to Stratford Place and London Place, then across DeMott Lane to Ellison Road. Santa then heads north on ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ -In the spring of 2019 freeholder meetings will start to be streamed online according to local resident, Freeholder Deputy Director Brian D. Levine. According to a release, Somerset County will continue developing videos about county services and amenities in 2019, including ...

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Experience the sights and sounds of Christmas at the Middlebush Reformed Church Living Nativity  Friday, December 7, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Saturday, December 8, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  We are pleased to present this as a Christmas gift to our community.   Come experience the story of ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin High School Madrigal Singers kicked off the holiday season with their first of many scheduled appearances at the library Wednesday night. Members of the community were treated to carols and selected Renaissance period pieces. The Madrigal's are made up of members of ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - If you want to light a menorah, observe a tree lighting, or attend a free Christmas concert, you won't need to travel far. In fact, you will even have a chance to see the big guy himself without leaving town.  TAP on the headlines below to learn more.  Join us for songs, jelly ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Did you miss any of last week’s top news stories? Click on the headlines to catch up: Two cars crashed at the intersection of Easton Avenue and Landing Lane at approximately 7:00 am and caused traffic delays for at least two and a half hours according to police.  Serious Crash ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - On Friday, November 9th, the Quail Brook Senior Center seniors were invited to join the residents at Regency Jewish Heritage Post-Acute Rehab and Nursing Center and sing out loud in recognition and gratitude to our military veterans and their families. This very inspirational ...

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BEDMINSTER TWP., NJ _ The return of Colonial Christmas _ which showcases local decorators, re-enactors, Christmas crafts, tasty refreshments and musical performers, such as the Ridge A Cappella Choir _ begins this coming Friday evening with a holiday tree lighting in front of the Jacobus ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Did you miss any of last week’s top news stories? Click on the headlines to catch up: On Friday, November 23rd at 6pm, the Warrior for Life Foundation will host its 2nd Annual Scholarship Gala at the Imperia in Somerset. Warrior For Life Scholarship Foundation To Host 2nd ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Masjid-e-Ali at 47 Cedar Grove Lane will be providing the public with free flu shots, Nov. 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. "The Healthy Living Committee of Masjid-e-Ali believes that prevention is the best medicine," Masjid-e-Ali said in a flier. "Thanks to the help of the Somerset ...

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SOMERSET, NJ — Did you miss any of last month’s top news stories? Click on the headlines to catch up: Top local stories: Hundreds Honor Local Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash Local Man, New Brunswick High School Vice-Principal Killed By Drag Racer Following Safety Concerns, New Changes ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - It’s time to fall back as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end this weekend.  TAPinto reminds readers to turn their clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday morning. This adjustment typically takes place automatically on smartphones, computers, and tablets. Those with ...

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Every year, almost 700,000 children suffer abuse or neglect in the US (according to the National Children’s Alliance) and local women’s clubs affiliated with the NJ State Federation of Women’s Clubs (NJSFWC), such as the Franklin Woman’s Club, want to help them through a partnership with CASA of NJ ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Quilbrook Senior Center has announced the February program schedule.  All programs begin at 11 a.m. unless otherwise listed.  All centers will be closed on Election Day (Nov. 6), Veterans Day (Nov. 12), and Nov. 22 & 23 for Thanksgiving Day All Somerset ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - For the best Halloween yet, follow these simple safety tips.  Carry a flashlight Walk, don’t run. Stay on Sidewalks Obey traffic signals Stay in familiar neighborhoods Don’t cut across yards or driveways Make sure costumes don’t drag the ground Wear shoes that ...

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The first Habitat ReStore in Somerset and Hunterdon Counties is having a Grand Opening Celebration on October 26 and 27.  Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity is inviting everyone to join the celebration--beginning with the 10 a.m. ribbon cutting on October 26.  The Habitat ReStore is located in the ...

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Here's a look at some of the municipal, business and recreational events going on this week in the Township of Franklin. Email the editor at FranklinTownship@tapinto.net with local event suggestions.  Monday, Oct. 22 You won’t believe what’s been ‘high-ding’ in plain sight, and what you’re ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The New Jersey Council for the Humanities, in conjunction with Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, District 12 and Franklin Township Public Library, is hosting a special Public Scholars Project program, How We See Ourselves in What We Read on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 7:00 ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin Township Public Library is pleased to host The Legend of the Jersey Devil with Professor Angus Kress Gillespie on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 7:00 pm.  This program is free and open to the public.  In 1735, Mother Leeds was about to deliver her thirteenth child.  ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Township police and the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office need the public's help in identifying a bank robbery suspect who fled on foot from the Financial Resources Federal Credit Union bank located on Easton Avenue.  Police say at approximately 9:33 am a male entered the bank ...

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“There’s no place like home for the holidays,” may be a popular song from the 1950’s, but the sentiment is as real today as it was 65 years ago. And for many overseas military servicemen and women, holidays at home is only a wish. The Franklin Woman’s Club and Piazza Orsillo want to make sure these ...

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Here's a look at some of the municipal, business and recreational events going on this week in the Township of Franklin. Email the editor at FranklinTownship@tapinto.net with local event suggestions. Monday, Sept. 17 Township of Franklin Redevelopment Agency Meeting - The meeting will ...

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