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Franklin Township: Local Print Company Looking to Feed Americans in Need (UPDATE)

May 16, 2018

SOMERSET, NJ - Mariano Press just inched closer to its goal of providing 150,000 meals this year for food insecure Americans, through its partnership with Feeding America. 

Jeremy Mariano is the third-generation owner that decided to start the initiative earlier this year says the program "just hit 32,500 meals" this Tuesday. 

Mariano's program generates one meal for ...

Franklin Woman’s Club Partners with Local Businesses to Help Victims of Human Trafficking

The Franklin Woman’s Club (FWC) is committed to improving the local and international community through volunteerism. Knowing of the horrors of human trafficking around the world, the club wanted to find a way to make a difference.  After learning about the Free the Girls initiative, the club realized they could expand the impact of this international project ...

Valairco Cares Gives Back: Vote for Your Favorite Non-Profit to be Recipient of $500 Donation

MANVILLE, NJ - Valairco is celebrating 50 years and wants to give back by donating $500 to a nonprofit or charity based on the desire of its customers, friends and interested parties. Valairco will be donating to four different charities or nonprofits approximately every three months during their 50th year celebration. 

Anyone can nominate a charity or nonprofit ...

Get on Line Early for Best Buys at Immaculata's Garage Sale

SOMERVILLE, NJ -- Immaculata High School's Campus Ministry Garage Sale has become a springtime ritual for Somerset County residents each May.

This year the sale runs on Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.  People begin to line up outside the school at 240 Mountain Ave. at 6:30 a.m. on Friday morning to get the best buys.

A massive display of ...

Long Blue Line of Police Cyclists Stretches Through Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A State Police helicopter and a contingent of police motorcycles escorted between 500-600 police cyclists as they pedaled their way through the borough Wednesday afternoon on their way to Washington, DC.

Hundreds of students from Immaculate Conception School and Immaculata High School waving American flags lined Mountain Avenue to show their support, as did hundreds of ...

TAPinto Sponsors Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure at Liberty State Park

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Despite the cloudy morning, Jersey City's Liberty State Park was blooming in pink as hundreds of survivors, friends, families, and sponsors attended Susan G. Komen of North Jersey's Race for the Cure.  The explosion of color represented the hope and determination to celebrate those who have fought the disease and the science and energy behind the ...

RVHH and Lowe’s welcome women across Hunterdon and Somerset County to get involved during National Women Build Week 2018

Somerset, NJ (May 1, 2018) – For the 11th year, Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s are engaging women nationwide to work together to build Habitat homes during this year’s National Women Build Week from May 5-13. In preparation for the build week, Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s hosted “how to” clinics to equip volunteers with ...

Franklin Township: Senior Center Breaks Ground on New Education and Resource Center

SOMERSET, NJ - Close to 30 Oscar and Ella Wilf Campus for Senior Living board members and staff gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony at the site for a new $3.5 education and resource center April 20. 

The new facility scheduled to be completed by the end of the year will be called the Education and Resource Center at The Oscar and Ella Wilf Campus for Senior Living. 

The ...

Troop 489 Presents Eagle Badges to Five Scouts

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Boy Scout Troop 489 hosted an Eagle Scout Court of Honor at the Auten Road School Saturday afternoon, with five members of the troop receiving Scouting’s highest honor.

Receiving their Eagle badges were Vishal A. Chalam, Shreyas Murali, Daniel Duffek, Damien Filoramo, and Rakesh Senthilvelan.

Only one out of 100 Scouts earn the coveted award, according to BSA ...

'Bachelorette Build' Brings Hope to Future Franklin Family

SOMERSET, NJ - Braving the cold temperature on Saturday, April 7, several local women joined together to raise funds, awareness, and hope for a brighter future as they worked on a Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity (RVHFH) home in Franklin Township, Somerset County. The group reunited to celebrate the Bachelorette Build they participated in over nine years ago in honor of Lisa Craig, an RVHFH ...

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Franklin Woman’s Club Announces 2018 Annual College Scholarship Recipients

May 20, 2018

The Franklin Woman’s Club (FWC) is pleased to announce this year’s scholarship winners: Gabriella Consiglio, Anjana Nair, Karinna Rao, Sierra Schiff, Maitri Shah, Summer Thompson and Madison Whiting.  These recipients were selected based on their scholastic achievement, community service, school activity participation and displays of leadership along with letters of ...