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Cold Weather Safety Tips for Your Pets

January 14, 2019

UNION, NJ - You're probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather and leaving pets in hot cars, but did you know that cold weather also poses serious threats to your pet’s health?

The Westfield Veterinary Group has some tips to keep your pet safe during the cold New Jersey winter.

Limit the time outdoors since ears and toes are prone to frostbite.
Check paws ...

Cops raise $5k to aid breast cancer nonprofit Sister2Sister 

SOMERSET, NJ: Members of the Franklin Township Police Department gathered in the living room of Sister2Sister’s headquarters on Tuesday afternoon and delivered a $5,000 check to the nonprofit, the culmination a month-long fundraising effort. 

In October, the police department collaborated with Sister2Sister, a nonprofit that serves women with breast cancer in central ...

Franklin Township: MacAfee Road School "Pasta Night" Benefits Scholarship Fund

SOMERSET, NJ - The MacAfee Road School PTO hosted Pasta Night to benefit students looking to expand on their arts education. 

More than 100 people attended the event on Dec. 7, according to organizers. A diverse group of vendors sold a variety of items, toys, jewelry, handbags, travel services, and games. 

Thanks to a generous donation from Stop and Shop (Easton ...

Fund Launched for Piscataway Sixth Grader’s Funeral Expenses

PISCATAWAY, NJ – 11-year-old Cameron Jean-Pierre may have suffered a fatal allergic reaction to the smell of fish being cooked at his grandmother’s home in Brooklyn, NY where he was visiting on New Year’s Day, according to a WABC news report.

The official cause of death for Cameron is still under investigation.

In the WABC news report Thursday, ...

Franklin Township: Neighbors Helping Neighbors for the Holiday at Venus Jewelers

SOMERSET, NJ - Venus Jewelers donated its customer's loose change to help feed almost 100 residents of Franklin Township on Dec. 19. 

The money was raised through a holiday campaign called "Round Up For Hunger" where clients were given an opportunity to round up their purchases to the nearest dollar. 

Venus Jewelers pledged to match all donations with the goal of ...

Neighbors Helping Neighbors for the Holiday at Venus Jewelers

SOMERSET, NJ - Venus Jewelers donated its customer's loose change to help feed almost 100 residents of Franklin Township on Dec. 19. 

The money was raised through a holiday campaign called "Round Up For Hunger" where clients were given an opportunity to round up their purchases to the nearest dollar. 

Venus Jewelers pledged to match all donations with the goal of ...

Valairco Heating and Cooling Celebrates 50 Years by Giving Back: Moms Helping Moms Foundation Receives $250

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Kevin McHugh and Richard Valenti of Valairco Heating and Cooling recently presented a check for $250 to Jerusha Oleksiuk of Moms Helping Moms Foundation as part of their Valairco Cares program.

Valairco launched the "Valairco Cares" campaign this past spring and is committed to donate to four different charities or nonprofits throughout ...

Franklin Woman’s Club Spreads Holiday Cheer

During this Season of Giving, the Franklin Woman’s Club has been busy spreading holiday cheer beginning with Service Night 2018 held recently during which members worked on projects to help those in need in the US and abroad. Members created special blankets for the homeless, wrote greeting cards to overseas military, filled holiday food baskets, packaged holiday tray favors for residents ...

Franklin Township: Professional Arborists Volunteer Day of Service at Colonial Park

SOMERSET, NJ – The the New Jersey Arborists Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture brought manpower and equipment valued at $3.6 million to Colonial Park Dec. 1for the chapter’s annual Work Day of Service.

Professional arborists and urban foresters volunteer a day of work at a location selected by the chapter annually. The recipient organization pays a fraction of ...

Laurel Circle Residents Make Quilts, Hats for People at Center for Great Expectations

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Members of the Laurel Circle quilting and knitting-crocheting group, in Bridgewater, presented a number of donations to the Center for Great Expectations, totaling over 230 pieces to date.

Laurel Circle, formerly Arbor Glen, is a full service senior living community, and the Center for Great Expectations is a non-profit organization that helps adults and young women and their ...

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Keeping the Dream Alive: Franklin's 22nd Annual Community Breakfast

January 5, 2019

We will celebrate the life, mission, and teachings of Dr. King at our annual flagship event. To see the event flyer please click here!

Keynote Speaker:
The Honorable Tiffany M. Williams
Former Administrative Law Judge and Founder of The Esther Project. To read her bio please click here!

Doubletree Hotel-Somerset

January 21, 2019
8:30 am 
Doubletree by Hilton ...