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Somerset: Divas & Gents 5th Annual Black History Month Celebration

February 20, 2017

SOMERSET, NJ - Over 300 people gathered Saturday night at the Franklin Township Community/Senior Center for the fifth annual Divas & Gents Black History Month Celebration.

“The event was a big success and very positive and inspiring," Councilwoman At-Large Kimberly Francois said. "Anytime you have over three hundred youth in attendance at an event celebrating ...

Operation Shoebox New Jersey Commemorates 12th Anniversary, Invites Volunteers to Feb. 18 Packing Event

 

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Operation Shoebox New Jersey will commemorate its 12th anniversary at the VFW, 600 Washington Ave., Manville on Feb. 18, 2017 and invites all volunteers to help assemble care packages for shipment overseas to deployed US troops around the world.

The volunteer organization, based in Hillsborough and Somerville, expects to pack 1,200 or more care ...

TAPinto Franklin Township Meet the Leaders Series: Dr. Victor H. Fakondo

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - This year TAPinto Franklin Township will be running a series called "Meet The Leaders.” The objective is to provide our readers an opportunity to hear from Franklin Township’s leaders in government, public safety, education, houses of worship and other areas, regarding Franklin Township’s present and future outlook.  

Each participant was ...

The Somerset Community Action Program (SCAP) in Action

 

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Somerset Community Action Program, Inc. (SCAP) is a not-for-profit organization that has been leading the charge on providing anti-poverty activities for members of Somerset County.

"If there is any type of program that has the ability to transform communities through public involvement, private investments and parental involvement it is ...

TAPinto Franklin Township Meet the Leaders Series: Serena Bennerman

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - This month TAPinto Franklin Township will be running a series called "Meet The Leaders.” The objective is to provide our readers an opportunity to hear from Franklin Township’s leaders in government, public safety, education, houses of worship and other areas, regarding Franklin Township’s present and future outlook.  

Each participant was ...

Coming Soon: Tour de Franklin, a Community Tradition and Rite of Spring

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – For the second consecutive year, Franklin High School will be the site of the annual Tour de Franklin Charity Bike Ride in April.

The bicycle ride, one of the first organized rides of the season, is a fundraiser for the Franklin Food Bank. This year’s ride will be the 28th and “it has grown into a community tradition,” said Doreen Clark of PMINJ, ...

Franklin Township: Township Council Commendation - Dr. Alex Kharazi

 

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Dr. Alex Kharazi received a commendation by Mayor Phillip Kramer and the Township Council Tuesday night.

Kharazi's commendation credited him with rejuvenating the Franklin Township Interfaith Council and organizing candlelight vigils commemorating victims of terrorist attacks while condemning the attackers. He was also recognized for ...

TAPinto Franklin Township Meet the Leaders Series: Percy V. Sanders Jr.

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - This month TAPinto Franklin Township will be running a series called "Meet The Leaders.” The objective is to provide our readers an opportunity to hear from Franklin Township’s leaders in government, public safety, education, houses of worship and other areas, regarding Franklin Township’s present and future outlook.  

Each participant was ...

TAPinto Franklin Township Meet the Leaders Series: Dr. Shirin Poustchi

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - This month TAPinto Franklin Township will be running a series called "Meet The Leaders.” The objective is to provide our readers an opportunity to hear from Franklin Township’s leaders in government, public safety, education, houses of worship and other areas, regarding Franklin Township’s present and future outlook.  

Each participant was ...

Incarcerated Teens Find Their Voices

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ — It doesn’t look much like the jails of the movies.

In fact, parts of the Middlesex County Juvenile Detention Center resemble a high school more than a place where people serve time.

Only the uniform orange slip-on shoes scattered across the floor distinguish the gym, with its full basketball court and ping-pong table, from that of your typical high school.

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