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Become a Certified Personal Trainer in Six Weeks through Union County College

CRANFORD – The Office of Continuing Education at Union County College is offering the Personal Trainer National Certification beginning on January 13, 2018.   

Start a new career this spring by becoming a certified personal trainer. The class is held from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays from January 13 through February 17. This combination lecture and hands-on program prepares you to work one-on-one with clients. Core topics include: anatomy, exercise physiology, nutrition, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, cardio respiratory fitness, musculoskeletal injuries, weight control, health screening, motivation, teaching techniques and more. This course is taught over a five-week period for better retention and skill competency. The World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.) national certification exam is held on the sixth week. Students who successfully pass this course and exam will be prepared for career opportunities in fitness centers, gyms, spas, or to start your own businesses.

Proof of CPR recommended for certification and may be taken before, during, or after the course. The price of the course is $599 which includes the cost of the WITS exam.

For more information on these classes, please view the Continuing Education brochure online at www.ucc.edu/continuing-education/current-catalog. To enroll online through Instant Enrollment, go to http://www.ucc.edu/instant-enrollment. One can also enroll by calling the Office of Continuing Education at (908) 709-7600 or by visiting the office on the Cranford campus at 1033 Springfield Avenue.

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Cranford H.S. Athletes of the Week: Anna Horne & Phil Marotta

April 17, 2018

CRANFORD, NJ - Due to impressive performances as goalies for varsity lacrosse, Anna Horne and Phil Marotta are Cranford High School's Athletes of the Week.

Horne, a junior, has 408 career saves. Her current total for the season is 84 saves as she helped lead the Cougars to victory in games against Montville and Governor Livingston.

"I like the team dynamic of lacrosse," ...

Video: ‘Sandwichfest’ in Westfield this Weekend Will Benefit Local Charities

April 19, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — This Sunday, from noon until 4 p.m., head to The James Ward Mansion in Downtown Westfield to taste sandwiches from some of the area’s best-loved restaurants and vote for your favorites.

Proceeds from the event will go to Greta’s Run (benefiting people with special needs) and A Birthday Wish (benefiting children in foster care).

Participating restaurants ...

Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless Announces Fundraiser Because There’s No Place Like Home

April 21, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ – For the thousands of children who are either homeless or living with its threat, the phrase There’s No Place Like Home has a special, poignant meaning, one the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless knows well.

On Wednesday, May 16, the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless will host its annual No Place Like Home to raise funds for its children’s ...

Cranford Police Blotter: DWI Arrest & More

April 17, 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. 04/10/2018 10:11 a.m.

North Avenue East and the Garden State Parkway 137 Exchange

Arrested: Manuel Ramos, 20, Newark

Arrested by: Ptl. Thomas ...

Upcoming Events

Sun, April 22, 9:00 AM

Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim, Cranford

Rummage Sale

Green Home & Garden

Tue, April 24, 7:00 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

The History of Hanson Park and Surrounding ...

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

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'The Sting' shimmers and shakes at Paper Mill

‘The Sting ‘slithers and shakes at Paper Mill Playhouse

By LIZ KEILL

MILLBURN, NJ – In a premiere production of “The Sting,” Harry Connick Jr. commands the Paper Mill Playhouse stage in Millburn.

Based on the sensational Paul Newman/Robert Redford film in 1973, the 1930s plot centers on a con game and gambling, sometimes on a train between New York and ...

It must be election season in Garwood

April 17, 2018

It must be election season in Garwood, because we have the inevitable "spin" of Bruce Paterson making its appearance on the editorial page.  I will respond, point by point, with actual facts, to last week’s letter.  

 

Sara Todisco is an elected member of the so called “insider committee” elected every two years by registered Garwood Democrats ...