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Workshop for Census Jobs at Franklin Library this Wednesday

January 22, 2019

SOMERSET, NJ - The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring for the 2020 Census!  Stop by Franklin Library on Wednesday, January 23 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. to learn how to apply for many opportunities offering excellent pay, flexible hours, and paid training!  

A recruiter will be available to answer questions. Registration is not needed. Walk-ins are welcome. 

For information ...

Franklin Township: New Jersey AG and community leaders talk diversity and inclusion at Rutgers Prep

SOMERSET, NJ - State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and community leaders from New Jersey and New York spoke to students about ways they can combat bigotry and hate at Rutgers Preparatory School’s Stand Up for the Other Day on Wednesday.

Senior Research Fellow with the Sikh Research Institute Harinder Singh, Rabbi Eli Garfinkel of Temple Beth El in Somerset, Rev. Ann Kansfield of the ...

Continuing Gov. Shutdown Could Leave Hundreds of Local Landlords Unpaid

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The partial government shutdown has not impacted the federally funded New Brunswick Housing Authority, but that could soon change.

However, if the shutdown lasts to the end of the month, authority employees could be furloughed and hundreds of landlords in New Brunswick and neighboring Franklin Township would fail to receive payments through the section 8 housing subsidy ...

Franklin Township: Shanel Robinson Shares Political Goals For New Role as Freeholder

SOMERSET, NJ - On Friday, January 4th, Franklin Township residents witnessed history as Shanel Robinson was sworn in to the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders. Robinson was one of two Democratic leaders elected to the Board in 2018, ending the Board’s streak of Republican-only leadership that had existed since the 1980s.

When asked why she initially wanted to run for the Board ...

Robinson and Sooy sworn-in as first Democrats on Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders in decades

SOMERVILLE, NJ: The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders is no longer exclusively Republicans for the first time in decades. After their swearing-in by Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy, Shanel Robinson and Sarah Sooy are the first Democrats to hold the position since the 1980s.

The new board members joined the body for the first time in a courtroom brimming with present and past legislators ...

Workshop for Census Jobs at Franklin Library

SOMERSET, NJ - The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring for the 2020 Census!  Stop by Franklin Library on Wednesday, January 23 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. to learn how to apply for many opportunities offering excellent pay, flexible hours, and paid training!  

A recruiter will be available to answer questions. Registration is not needed. Walk-ins are welcome. 

For information ...

City Pays $350K Settling Lawsuit with 3 Cops

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City officials agreed to pay a total of $350,000 to three African-American police officers who filed a lawsuit in 2012 claiming they were punished and denied promotions for failing to support the city administration.

According to the settlements filed with the city clerk's office, officer Arthur Anderson will receive $116,277 with  $80,292 going to ...

Franklin Township: BOE and Township Council Reorganization Meetings Happening Soon

SOMERSET, NJ – With the new year beginning, local governments and school boards are holding their reorganization meetings this month to swear in new members, appoint new committee members and communicate goals for the coming year.

Franklin Township Public Schools’ reorganization is first, to be held Jan. 3 at 7:30 p.m. during the regularly scheduled board ...

Franklin Township: Council ‘admonishes’ Prasad and Pass New Solicitation and Traffic Ordinances (UPDATE)

SOMERSET, NJ - After debate over its wording, the Franklin Township Council voted 8-1 to pass a resolution expressing the council’s disapproval of Councilman Rajiv Prasad on Tuesday.

Prasad, who voted “present”, cast the lone dissenting vote.  

Councilman William Galtieri made a motion before the final vote to remove a section of the resolution, arguing it was too ...

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