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

March 4, 2018

SOMERSET, NJ - For the third year in a row, Franklin High School will be the site of the annual Tour de Franklin Charity Bike Ride on April 29.

The bicycle ride, one of the first organized rides of the season, is a fundraiser for the Franklin Food Bank. Many people in the community consider the ride a springtime community tradition. 

“It’s a great family event that gives ...

Franklin Residents to be Honored as 2018 Outstanding Women of Somerset County

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Three of the 10 women which will be honored as 2018 Outstanding Women in Somerset County, will be acknowledged during Women's History Month on March 8 at the Imperia. 

“We have many women in Somerset County doing amazing things every day,” said Freeholder Patricia Walsh, commission liaison.  “It is most appropriate that during ...

Somerset Freeholder Takes The Plunge to Raise Money for NJ Special Olympics

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ – Somerset County Freeholder Brian D. Levine and his daughter Ariella plunged into the 40-degree Atlantic Ocean surf Saturday to help raise money for NJ Special Olympics.

A total of 7,161 "plungers" registered for the 25th annual Polar Bear Plunge, raising a record total of $2.125  million in pledges, surpassing the 2017 total of $1.9 million, according ...

New Brunswick Prisoner Reentry Site to Open Tomorrow

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Former Gov. Jim McGreevey, who has made prisoner reentry programs his major focus, will be on hand tomorrow to open a new site on Livingston Avenue. 

McGreevey runs the New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC), a nonprofit agency serving court-involved individuals. The opening is set for 11 a.m. at  57 Livingston Avenue, Unit 3, New Brunswick, N.J.

Franklin Food Bank’s Annual Tour de Franklin Set for April 29

SOMERSET – The Franklin Food Bank’s annual Tour de Franklin Charity Bike Ride is traditionally held in April and is one of the first bike rides of the season. This year is no exception, with the Tour scheduled for Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Somerset, NJ.

This year is the Tour de Franklin’s 29th year, and it has grown into a community tradition. Every April, the event kicks ...

Verizon Features Vets4Warriors on FiOS 1 News

Fatima Aguilar’s first day on the job at Vets4Warriors was anything but normal. A military veteran serving as a Second Lieutenant with the New Jersey National Guard, she found herself in a potential suicide crisis situation as soon as she hit the phones.

“I started around three and a half years ago on the overnight shift, and my very first call was a US Marine veteran who was on a ...

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Still Time to Get Tickets to NFL Pros vs Franklin All-Stars

March 15, 2018

THE NFL IS COMING TO FRANKLIN! Great Family Fun Night for a Great Cause!

Come to Franklin Township High School for a great Family FUNdraiser where NFL players will take the court and play your town’s AllStar students, parents, teachers, and community members.

The court will shake with this high intensity and FUN event for all!

Meet & Greet Dinner Saturday, March 17, 6pm - Game ...