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Can You Escape? Test Your Skills at Union County College’s Escape Room Events

CRANFORD – During March, Union County College will be hosting multiple Escape Room events to provide a fun night out for family and friends and a chance to solve exciting puzzles together and to “unlock” the room and escape. Each round is 15 minutes long and a team of up to six people can participate. All funds raised during these events will be used toward scholarships for Union students. The scholarships are issued through the Union County College Foundation.

The following events will all be held in Rooms H108 and H110, in the Humanities Building, at the College’s Cranford campus, located at 1033 Springfield Avenue. Each team can have up to six people but a team of six is not required to participate.

Team Phi Theta Kappa will host The Unlockable Adventure on March 17 and 18 from 7-10 p.m. and on March 19 from 2-6 p.m. Team American Honors will host Mystery Madness on March 24 and 25 from 7-10 p.m. and on March 26 from 2-6 p.m. Team Criminal Justice will host Crime and Punishment on March 31 and April 1 from 7-10 p.m. and on April 2 from 2-6 p.m.

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The admission fee to participate is $5 with student ID, for seniors, and for veterans. The fee for adults is $10. All tickets can be purchased at the door. For questions, please contact

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Springfield Fire Department Delivers Baby on West I-78

March 21, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - On March 20, 2018 at 8:14 a.m. the Springfield Fire Department was dispatched to Route 78 Westbound near milepost 50.2 for a report of a woman in labor on the side of the road.  

Captain Mastroeni (Unit 2) & Chief Palumbo (Unit 1) were the first units to arrive on scene, and quickly recognized that the woman would be unable to make it to the hospital in time for ...

Holy Week Services at Trinity Cranford March 25th– April 1st, 2018

March 21, 2018

Trinity Episcopal Church, 119 Forest Avenue Cranford, NJ, invites everyone to come celebrate the Holy Week services at Trinity Cranford from March 25 to April 1st.  Join us to feel the Grace of God throughout this exceptional week beginning with Jesus’ triumphant entrance into Jerusalem on Palm/Passion Sunday, the contemplative Taize service on Monday, see the origins of the Eucharist ...

Cranford Police Blotter: DWI Arrest & More

March 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.  03/14/2018 11:32 a.m. 

North Avenue East at Elizabeth Avenue

Arrested:  Shannen Garbiras, 19, Roselle ...

Upcoming Events

Fri, March 23, 7:30 PM

Cranford High School Auditorium, Cranford

Save the Date -March 23rd - Cranford High School ...

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Fri, March 23, 7:30 PM

Cranford High School Auditorium, Cranford

Cranford High School Senior Fashion Show Friday, ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Sat, March 24, 10:00 AM

Burent Middle School , Union

Union County Wide - March for Our Lives

Government Law & Justice

'Trying' explores age, youth and points of history in poignant production

‘Trying’ explores youth, age and points of history in poignant production

By Liz Keill

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The George Street Playhouse presents an engrossing, two-character play based on the real life of Francis Biddle, former Attorney General.

Biddle, a Harvard educated lawyer, served under Franklin Roosevelt and later Harry Truman during the Nuremberg Tribunal. His ...