Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure: TAPinto a Proud Sponsor

May 21, 2017

JERSEY CITY, NJ - "This is my fight song, take back my life song." Katy Perry's version of Rachel Platten's anthem blared across Liberty State Park this morning as hundreds of women and men gathered to participate in the tenth annual Race for the Cure sponsored by the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Perry's lyrics did indeed apply to the hundred of breast cancer survivors who ...

Franklin Township: 4-Year-Old Inspires Blood Drive at Zarephath Christian Church

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Zarephath Christian Church will host a blood drive Sunday, May 21, inspired by 4-year-old Samantha Rogers, a leukemia patient and resident of Hillsborough.

Walk-ins are welcome; donors can register in advance by calling (908) 685-2926 or online at

The blood drive begins at 8:30 a.m. and will conclude at 2 p.m. It will be ...

Franklin Township: New Jersey Orators will host Annual Awards and Scholarship Fundraiser

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The New Jersey Orators 'the voice of New Jersey' will host its annual awards and scholarship fundraiser at Franklin high school, May 20.

The New Jersey Orators (NJO) Inc., is a non-profit 501(C) 3 youth organization that teaches the art of public speaking, an appreciation for literature, reading and media arts literacy, college readiness and life skills to ...

Paul R. Nardoni Foundation Donates $12,500 to RWJUH/Somerset

SOMERVILLE, NJ -- The Paul R. Nardoni Foundation has donated $12,500 to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset to enhance care for cancer patients.

The funds will be used to purchase new furnishings for the family lounge on the hospital’s Paul R. Nardoni Oncology Pavilion and to support a transportation fund for patients at the hospital’s Steeplechase Cancer Center who do ...

Piscataway: Area Civic Groups and Businesses 'March for Babies' in Johnson Park

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Unlike last year when rain made for a very wet walk, mild temperatures in the low 60s and partly sunny skies were the rule Sunday morning as more than 2,500 supporters of the March of Dimes participated in the 2017 March for Babies fundraiser in Johnson Park.

"Today was a great event," said Courtney Russomanno, the March of Dimes' development manager for ...

The Franklin Township Interfaith Council To Gather For National Day Of Prayer

SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Township Interfaith Council will gather this Thursday afternoon to commemorate the National Day of Prayer and will have a street sign dedication in the afternoon. 

The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. It was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United ...

Community Outreach - Rummage Sale @ Rutgers Community Christian Church, Somerset

On May 6, 2017 (Saturday, 9am-2pm), Rutgers Community Christian Church in Somerset along with New Jersey Asian American Law Enforcement Officers Association will be hosting 2nd Annual Community RUMMAGE sale at 71 Cedar Grove Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873. Partial proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit Franklin Township Junior Police Academy and Emergency Preparedness ...

Franklin Food Bank Held 28th Annual Tour de Franklin Charity Bike Ride

SOMERSET, NJ - Hundreds of riders participated in the 28th annual Tour de Franklin Charity Bike Ride today to benefit the Franklin Food Bank.

As of the writing of this article, the Franklin Food Bank has surpassed its goal of $60,000, by raising $73,506 so far, according to their website.

When this figure is updated TAPinto Franklin Township will edit this article. 

Last year's ...

Franklin Township: Mrs. Middlesex County Tours Local Businesses

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – With her sash in place, Mrs. Middlesex County, Donna DePinto, spent the day Friday visiting businesses in North and South Brunswick, Franklin Township, and Edison as she enters the homestretch of this year’s Mrs. New Jersey competition.

A wife, mother, and the owner of D’Bella By Donna Salon in Kendall Park, DePinto and her publicist Antonia Kulberda hit ...

Franklin Township: Danielsen to Host Veterans Claims Clinic

SOMERSET, NJ– Assemblyman Joseph Danielsen announced today, that he will partner with the Department of Veterans Affairs to host a veterans claims clinic.

“Too many men and women who were willing to put their lives on the line in defense of the United States of America essentially forfeit benefits that they earned and deserve simply because they’re unaware of ...

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