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Bramnick Holds Q & A, Advises Residents Against 750 Walnut to Hire Legal Counsel

October 19, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ – Assemblyman Jon Bramnick (R-21) encouraged residents against high density housing developments to hire land use attorneys during Wednesday night’s forum.

Mayor Thomas Hannen Jr. and Commissioners Mary O’Connor and Andis Kalnins joined approximately 40 Cranford residents in the private room of Kilkenny House to discuss the issue, namely Hartz Mountain’s ...

Cranford Planning Board to Postpone Hartz Mountain Hearing

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Planning Board will not hear Hartz Mountain’s application during their October 18 meeting.

Confusion arose following Tuesday night’s Cranford Township Committee when Commissioner Ann Dooley, who is on the planning board, said the application won’t be heard. Other sources later said the application will be heard.

According to Dooley, ...

Groundbreaking at $8.9 Million Ashbrook Golf Course Clubhouse in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ --The Union County Freeholder Board today held a groundbreaking in Scotch Plains for the new $8.9 million Ash Brook Golf Course Clubhouse  that is anticipated to open in September 2018.

Once constructed, the new 21,000 sq. ft. building will house a full-service restaurant with terrace (capacity: 120 people), a full retail pro shop, administrative ...

Bonaccorso Proclaims Italian-American Heritage Month in Clark

CLARK, NJ – Mayor Sal Bonaccorso officially recognized National Italian American Heritage Month in the town of Clark by proclamation at Monday night’s Clark Town Council workshop meeting.

The mayor presented the proclamation to current President of Clark UNICO Joe Arancio and Recreation Director and former President of Clark UNICO Ralph Bernardo.  “I’m very proud ...

Cranford Township Committee Disputes Results of Court Hearing with Hartz Mountain at Public Meeting

CRANFORD, NJ – A heated exchange took place during Tuesday night’s Cranford Township Committee meeting between the commissioners and representatives from Hartz Mountain regarding the outcome of the township’s recent court hearing to extend its immunity from the Mt. Laurel Doctrine.

According to the Cranford Township Committee, the township's motion was granted, thereby ...

Wrap Up of the Clark Town Council Meeting

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Town Council held its regular monthly meeting on Monday, September 18. Following are highlights from the meeting.

Ordinances and Proclamations

The Council passed several ordinances related to affordable housing.  According to John Laezza, Clark’s Business Administrator, when these ordinances were introduced at the September 5 workshop meeting, each has been ...

Hartz Mountain Removed from Tomorrow' Township Committee Agenda

CRANFORD, NJ – Hartz Mountain Industries has requested to remove their application from Tuesday night’s township committee meeting.

As such, no question and answer portion or decision will be conducted at the meeting. It is unclear whether Hartz representatives will be present.

The decision follows Cranford’s hearing regarding the township’s affordable housing ...

Union County Helps Local Libraries with Grants for Children’s Programming

CLARK, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders awarded a total of $146,968 in funding to improve children’s programming in 20 local public libraries, through the 2017 Union County Library Grant program. 

The town of Clark received a grant for $7500.  Libraries can use their Union County grant award to upgrade facilities, programming, materials and equipment that ...

Central Avenue in Clark and Westfield Closed Overnight for Construction

CLARK, NJ — Part of Central Avenue in Clark and Westfield will be closed overnight for the next sevearl evenings to allow for construction, weather permitting, the county of Union announced on its website Friday.

Paving of Central Avenue from Raritan Road in Clark to Clifton Street in Westfield began Friday at about 9 p.m., the county said.

The work being ...

Clark Holds Annual 9-11 Memorial Service

CLARK, NJ – The annual 9-11 Memorial ceremony was held at the James A. Nelson Memorial Park on Broadway on Monday.   The park is named for Clark’s only resident to die as a result of the terrorist attacks.  James A. Nelson was a Port Authority police officer.

A crowd of Clark township officials, police, firefighters, emergency service personnel and members of the ...

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