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Franklin Booster Club Awards Eight High School Seniors with Scholarships 

June 21, 2018

SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Booster Club awarded eight student-athletes $4000 in scholarships at Franklin High School on June 20. 

Jessica Kunz, Sydney Wade, Andrea Gallagher, Madison Whiting, Christopher Destin, Quincy Maxwell, Joe Zjawiony, and Chibundu Nwanonyiri each received a $500 scholarship from the booster club. 

To qualify an applicant must be a senior who ...

Teen-involved Crashes Kill 10 People a Day Between Now and Labor Day

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - More than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver during the, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day in 2016. AAA reports that the average of 10 people per day is a 14 percent increase compared to the rest of the year.

As school lets out for the summer, AAA stresses the importance of preparing and educating inexperienced teen drivers for ...

Local Nonprofit Sister2Sister Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Set for Saturday

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - In between book projects, Hillsborough author Rikki Lynn Hauss has been working on a Master's thesis, spending as much time in front of her computer writing and researching as she does outdoors on the grounds of Sister2Sister off Hamilton Boulevard.where she has engineered a re-landscaping of the grounds.

The multi-pavilion garden project as a component of her ...

Fact Finder Unable to Budge Either Side in Somerville Contract Dispute

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The stand-off between the borough’s school board and teachers’ union continues, despite the efforts of a fact finder who met with both sides Thursday night for four hours at the Board of Education offices on West High Street.

Outside on the sidewalk in front of the board offices at the Somerville Middle School, dozens of teachers and parents hoisted homemade signs ...

Top Franklin Township Public School Educators Honored

SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Township School District held its third Annual Teacher and Educational Services Professional of the Year Breakfast, at the Imperia, Thursday morning. 

"All teachers and support staff play a vital role in the day to day operations in our schools," Franklin Township School Administrators Association Vice President, Nicholas Solomon said.

11 Somerset County Students Awarded 4-H Scholarships

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Eleven students, including one from Somerset,  have been named recipients of Somerset County 4-H scholarships.

Open to members and alumni of the Somerset County 4-H Youth Development program, the 11 winners will share a total of $21,000 for their continuing education.

Madison Whiting of Somerset was one of the recipients. 

Recipient of the Joseph J. & ...

Different is not Deficient, says Eighth Grader to Warren Township Board of Education

WARREN, NJ - Different is not synonymous with deficient and autism does not need to be cured, a Warren Middle School student told the Warren Township Board of Education at its meeting on Monday, May 21.

 

Johannes Wellerding, an eighth grade student at Warren Middle School, took the opportunity for public commentary at Monday night’s Board of Education meeting to ...

Somerville Parents, Children Voice Support for Teachers

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Parents and children holding brightly-colored signs stood across the street from Van Derveer School yesterday morning in a show of support for teachers who have been working under provisions of their last contract which expired in June, 2017.

The salary schedule still in effect gives teachers an automatic pay raise on their anniversary date, which ranges up to two ...

One Month Later: In Memoriam of Dyllan Burrell

June 8, 2018

It’s hard to wrap my mind around the fact that it has been exactly one month. One month since the lives of many have been altered. One month without, Dyllan Burrell.

May 8, 2018, a peaceful and still day. The sun was above, the breeze was flowing, the birds were chirping, and the world seemed to be moving at a glacial pace.

On that day, it felt as if it were going to be one ...

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Franklin Township: Sign Up Today for 15% Off Pulse Premier Multi-Sports Camps

June 11, 2018

SOMERSET, NJ - Play at least 8 different sports from around the world with our most popular sports camp offering! This camp is great for children who love a variety of different sports, or for children who have not yet dedicated themselves to picking one.

Sports typically played throughout the week include:

Soccer
Lacrosse
Tennis
Indoor Hockey
Cricket
Baseball
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