Community Announcements

November 10, 2018

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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FTCAC’s Gift to our Beloved Community – The Arts as a tool of togetherness SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Township Cultural Arts Council (FTCAC) officially ‘unveils’ its ADA-compliant Performance Arts Gazebo, located on the treelined pasture of the Municipal Complex, on September, 16 at 5:00 ...

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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. 10 Hydrant Flushing Schedule The Franklin Township Public Works Water ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Did you miss any of last week’s top news stories? Click on the headlines to catch up: If all goes according to plan Franklin Township Public Schools Superintendent Dr. John Ravally will earn a bonus at the end of the upcoming school year, more minority students will be enrolled in ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - With more than 750 festival-goers on hand for Saturday’s celebration and the support of many volunteers and sponsors, Week of the People is on its way to becoming just what its name suggests—a week-long community event. “I think the community is finally coming back together like ...

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Join the Franklin Township Environmental Commission and The Watershed Institute (formerly The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association) for a workshop about rainwater harvesting! Come learn about water quality in NJ, watershed protection, and 'river-friendly' actions you can implement at ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Week of the People Organizations in partnership with The Somerset Community Action Program (SCAP) and Hamilton Street Marketing Committee presents a Back-to-School Event on Saturday, August 25th at Naaman Williams Park, which is located at 1 Matilda Ave., Somerset, NJ, from ...

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SOMERSET, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission Colonial Park Garden staff welcome visitors to an interesting & educational event on Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. in the Colonial ParkFragrance & Sensory Garden.    Visitors enjoy a tour of the garden at 11:00 ...

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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, July 9 Franklin Township Public Library - Computer Class This class will focus ...

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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: Franklin Township: Beware of Dangerous Flying Objects While Driving on Willow Avenue  Troop 60151 Installs New Little Free Library for the Community at Colonial ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Did you miss any of last week’s top news stories? Click on the headlines to catch up: An unidentified, 23-year-old local man was found shot in the area of Reler Lane and taken to an area hospital and listed in critical condition, according to a release from the Somerset County ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Somerset County Park Commission invites all to attend the Annual July 4th Fireworks Display to be held on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 9:30 P.M. at North Branch Park on Milltown Road in Bridgewater. Admission is free to July 4th celebration and food is available for purchase. The ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin Township Detectives Sgt. Ken Schwarz, Sgt. Drew Lea and Administrative Aid Grace Diglio stepped out of police headquarters for the traditional "walk-out" ceremony for retiring law enforcement officials, Friday, June 29. Both Schwarz and Lea have been police officers for ...

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Never underestimate the power of an idea and a group of women.  Back in 2005, one woman created the World Wide Knit in Public Day (WWKPD) as a way to encourage knitters to come together and enjoy each other’s company.  Over time, it evolved into the largest knitter and volunteer–run event in the ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - There’s no doubt that fireworks are fun to watch. And that’s exactly the point public safety officials are once again stressing during this year’s 4th of July celebration — keep the fireworks themselves in the hands of the professionals. The South Brunswick Police ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The 2018 Summer Reading Program is here. There is something for everyone in the public library's 2018 summer reading program "Libraries Rock." All ages are welcome. Non-readers and little ones may be read to by others, and reading in any language is fine. All reading counts - ...

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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, June 25 Franklin Township Public Library  Dermascan Facial Screenings - Saint ...

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