Giving Back

Annual Warriors for Warriors 5K Race & “Fun Run”

CRANFORD, NJ - On Saturday April 9th the Home School Association of Saint Michael School in Cranford will be hosting a USATrack and Field CERTIFIED 5K and 1mile “Fun Run”.  The event will be held at Nomahegan Park located at 1024 
Springfield Avenue in Cranford, NJ.  All are invited to participate in this community event.
Race will benefit both The Wounded Warrior Project and Saint Michael School. 
For the 5K race, awards will be presented to Top Overall M/F finishers and Top M/F finishers by age group.  All participants in both the 1 mile “Fun Run” and 5K will receive dog tags.  Participants registered prior to April 1st will receive race T-shirts, while supplies last.  
Events will start at 8:45am with the 1 mile “Fun Run.”  $15.00 registration fee/participant, price increases to $20.00 after April 6th.  Followed by the 5K Race at 9:30am.  $30.00 registration fee/participant, price increases to $35.00 after April 6th.  Online registration is available at:
The mission of The Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower wounded warriors. Their goal is to raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members. The Wounded Warrior Project provides unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members.
One of the missions of Saint Michaels School is to promote the spiritual, academic and personal formation of their students.  The students are encouraged to live these teachings beyond the doors of the school and into the local and world communities. One way to do this is through volunteering and helping others. Saint Michael School will be donating a portion of the funds generated by this race to the Wounded Warrior Project.
For additional information, please e-mail:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News


Filthy, dangerous conditions, theft and assault alleged at recently-opened Newark shelter

February 13, 2018

Newark, NJ—Antoinette Jackson, Sonya Webb and Andrea Eaddy sit in a McDonald’s on a cold winter morning, not far from the homeless shelter they currently call home.

During the day, they count on places like McDonald's to stay warm. They must leave the shelter at 7 a.m. and can only return after 4 p.m., even when temperatures drop below freezing.

When the ...

Cranford Endorses Colleen Mahr

February 19, 2018

Mayor Colleen Mahr has been a valuable friend to the Township of Cranford. Whether it’s offering advice and assistance during devastating flood cleanup, supporting the Mayor's Council on the Rahway River, or her insight and assistance in meeting our affordable housing obligations--Mayor Mahr is always there for Cranford.

Colleen’s fairness and integrity is beyond reproach.

Union County Magnet High School to Hold Silent Auction

February 21, 2018

A great night out with family and friends for just $10.  And we provide dessert and coffee/tea.

Please come to the Magnet High School PSA Silent Auction on Friday, Feb. 23, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Union County Vocational Technical School in Scotch Plains (West Hall Cafeteria). 

Tickets are only $10. You can then bid on over $12,000 worth of ...

Cranford Police Blotter: Multiple Drug-Related Arrests & More

February 20, 2018

The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.

1. 02/14/2018 @ 2226 hrs.

Raritan Road and Coleman Avenue

Arrested: Kevin Johnson, 60, Plainfield

Arrested by: Jason D’Agostino

Charges: Possession of ...

Upcoming Events

Wed, February 21, 7:00 PM

The Cranford Hotel (hosted by Calvary Lutheran Church), Cranford

Beer & Bible

Religions And Spirituality

Thu, February 22, 1:15 PM

Calvary Lutheran Church, Cranford

Calvary Lutheran Church Invites You to Mid-Week ...

Religions And Spirituality

Thu, February 22, 6:00 PM

UCEDC, Cranford

Next Level Business Planning

Business & Finance

'What Stays' exposes family secrets and lies

‘What Stays’ exposes family secrets, resentment and lies

By Liz Keill

SUMMIT, NJ – In an original play by Laura Ekstrand and Jason Szamreta, the Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre has provided an enlightening, funny and heart-felt view of family foibles.

Ekstrand has said that the germ of the play came from conversations with the ensemble members of the troupe, based on ...

The Definition of Insanity

February 21, 2018

Dear Editor:

There is a quote, attributed to various people, including Albert Einstein that states, “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result”, that is fitting for our current election for Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) chair.

There is no shortage of polling data related to the functioning of our Federal, ...