CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Chamber of Commerce sponsored their annual Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 13 at the Garlic Rose Bistro.  It is the fourth year the Garlic Rose has played host to the event, attendees enjoyed their breakfast which included: omelettes, pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage and fruit. As in years past, the event was sold out, this year there were more than 115 adults and children who dined with Santa.

Santa arrived on a fire truck with candy canes for all of the children in attendance. Santa met and spoke with each child and they all had an opportunity to sit with Santa and have a photo taken. The children seem to have a great time.

The Chamber of Commerce is holding another event next weekend Dec. 20. Santa will be appearing at Centennial Village from 10 a.m.-noon at the corner of Lincoln and Centennial Avenues. There will be complimentary hot chocolate, you can also have a photo taken with Santa for $3.00. He will then arrive at the gazebo located at the corner of North Union and Springfield Avenues, at 12:30 p.m. for more photos, at a cost of $3.00. You can then join Santa on his annual free trolley rides from 1-4 p.m..