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March 8, 2023

NEWARK, NJ - Pillar College, New Jersey’s accredited Christ-centered college that prioritizes under-resourced communities, announces a Spanish-language Master of Arts in Ministry Leadership (MAML) degree program beginning Spring 2023. Open to students across the United States, this new online ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin Township Public Schools are projected to receive $21,506,144 in state aid, an increase of more than 37 percent over last year, according to Gov. Phil Murphy's proposed $53.1 billion state budget.  FTPS Superintendent Dr. John Ravally said state aid is a significant piece ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Central Jersey College Prep Charter School will remain closed at the start of next week per directives from Franklin Township officials, according to a message from CJCP Chief Education Officer Dr. Namik Sercan.  The closure is the result of an accident involving a 38-year-old ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - School administrators and Somerville Police are assuring students at the Somerville Middle School and their parents that there is no inherent danger at the school, despite reports over the past two days of a planned student shooting. Parents have reacted strongly on social media ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Dozens of Pillar College students and administrators attended a Town Hall to hear Pillar College President, Rupert A. Hayles, Jr., PhD, speak about the college and his vision for its expansion. The town hall took place on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at the Basking Ridge site located at ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Pillar College is pleased to announce our inclusion as a 2022-2023 Top Performer on Social Mobility in National Liberal Arts Colleges, by U.S. News & World Report. Now in its 38th year, the rankings evaluate more than 1,450 colleges and universities on up to 17 measures of academic ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - An exuberant atmosphere overtook the Franklin Township Board of Education meeting which was held Thursday night and included a theme of thanksgiving, appropriate for this time of year. Most of the meeting was dedicated to the SGS/HSC Player Volunteers who were recognized for the ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Township Board of Education meeting will be held Thursday at 7:30 PM in Building One at the Board Administrative Campus located at 2301 Route 27 in Somerset. During the meeting the BOE will present the following agenda items for approval and first reading. Read below ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Pillar College hosted its first annual Veterans' Luncheon Meet and Greet in the Crystal Ballroom at the Robert Treat Hotel Wednesday afternoon. Veterans came from near and far to attend the buffet-style luncheon and hear students, faculty and staff give testimonials, speeches, and ...

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SOMERSET—The Franklin Township Board of Education had a full agenda packed with presentations for their October meeting held Thursday night.  Leading was a glimpse at the future of employee healthcare. A motion to authorize the Board Secretary to execute a lease for the property at 61 Veronica ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The choice of whether (and where) to go to college is a major decision with lifelong impact, and this issue is now in America's forefront as the Biden Administration announced student loan debt forgiveness last week. The skyrocketing cumulative federal student loan debt—$1.6 ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ—It may be worth waiting to buy Back-to-School items until August 27th.  That day starts a Sales Tax Holiday (that lasts until September 5th) according to the New Jersey Division of Taxation.  This will save customers 6.625% on a variety of purchases. According to the ...

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NEW JERSEY — For the second year in a row, the personal finance website WalletHub has ranked the state as having the third “best school system” in the nation. Only Connecticut and Massachusetts ranked higher than New Jersey, according to WalletHub, which gave New Jersey a total score of 64.05, ...

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UNITED STATES -- Many Americans will celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with backyard BBQs, picnics or a trip to the beach. But did you know that Independence Day was not a paid federal holiday until 1938, Congress changed it? (source: ACEI-Global).  1. Thomas Jefferson was not the only author ...

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Editor's Note: Email mlyons@tapinto.net graduation photos to be included in photo gallery. Article will be updated as photos are received. SOMERSET, NJ - Hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the graduation of more than 500 members of the Class of 2022 Friday morning at Franklin High School's ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin High School's 2022 prom returned to the Westin Princeton Forrestal Village in Princeton this Friday evening. Do you have a photo of FHS students dressed for prom that you’d like to see on TAPinto Franklin/Somerset? We are looking for photos for this year's edition of ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Warrior 4 Life Foundation hosted its 5th annual Scholarship Award ceremony on Sunday, June 12th. Straying from what has historically been an annual gala, a more casual, intimate ceremony was held at Franklin’s Cultural Arts Gazebo. The sprinkles of rain could not deter the ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Central Jersey Collegiate Prep (CJCP) announced that for the 11th consecutive year, 100 percent of its senior class will be graduating on time this Spring and that each student has also been accepted to a college or university for Fall 2022. Graduating seniors have accepted offers ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ –  Saint Joseph High School's Class of 2022  celebrated their final day as classmates at a commencement and mass celebrated at The Church of the Sacred Heart on May 22. In becoming a St. Joe’s man, students develop a tenacity that graduates carry with them as they journey ...

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BRANCHBURG, NJ - Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) awarded associate degrees and certificates to more than 1,200 graduates at its commencement, held Saturday, May 14. The ceremony was held on the soccer field at the College’s Branchburg campus. The event also honored 84 graduates from the ...

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NEWARK, NJ - On March 31, the Pillar College Chapter of Psi Chi and Anchor of Hope at Pillar College hosted a free community conference which took place in Newark at the 33 Washington Street Building.  The event, Addiction & Recovery: The Key to Recovery - God or Science, gave a voice to ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The Pillar College community celebrated Dr. Rupert A. Hayles, Jr. inauguration as the institution’s new President, replacing the previous President and now current Chancellor of Pillar College, Dr. David E. Schroeder on Apr. 28. Chancellor Schroeder in his speech quipped “I am ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The Pillar College community celebrated Dr. Rupert A. Hayles, Jr. inauguration as the institution’s new President, replacing the previous President and now current Chancellor of Pillar College, Dr. David E. Schroeder last Thursday evening. Chancellor Schroeder in his speech quipped ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin school board approved its $204 million budget for the 2022-2023 school year Tuesday night, which raised total appropriations by 2 percent, or more than $2.9 million from the previous year. Driving the increase is a 2% increase in the tax levy – the state caps these ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Selecting the best possible school is an important process, and Rutgers Preparatory School (RPS) is committed to helping families experience personal, informative and convenient ways to learn more about educational opportunities available for prospective students.  RPS has many ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The challenge of meeting budget goals while dealing with increased expenses and less state aid was evident when Dr. John Ravally, Superintendent of Franklin Township Public Schools, presented the 2022-23 preliminary budget at the March 17 meeting of the Franklin Township Board of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Department of Health is informing public schools of a statewide emergency recall of Guida’s milk and is asking for all products to be removed from the school’s cafeteria and distribution suspended. According to the New Jersey Department of Health, ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver along with her Chief of Staff and President of the East Orange Board of Education Terry Swanson Tucker, visited the Newark, NJ campus of Pillar College, a Christ-centered accredited institution dedicated to serving under-resourced communities.  She ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Township Public Schools 2022-2023 preliminary budget will be up for adoption during Thursday's Board of Education meeting. The $203 million budget is 6 percent higher than last year's budget and will be presented by Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Ravally ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin Township Public Schools are projected to receive .21% less state aid for 2022-23, figures released last week show. The numbers from the state Education Department show Franklin would get a decrease of $33,049 in K-12 aid, bringing total state funding to the district for ...

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