Arts & Entertainment

Cranford's Memorial Day Parade is Monday May 30

8656ff023b6a57a983b2_bca913995379c138fbf3_DSCN7000.JPG
Applications for the parade are due on May 4. Credits: TAPinto Photo Archive
4258c1a00b352552241a_da065b1d0ac9762bdedb_best_723cbe6257cb89e492a3_photo_3.JPG
Credits: TAP into editor
8656ff023b6a57a983b2_bca913995379c138fbf3_DSCN7000.JPG

CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford Recreation and Parks Department will host its annual Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 30.

Participants will begin to line-up at 8:30 a.m., at the Community Center and marching will commences at 9:00 a.m... The parade ends with the traditional memorial ceremony at Memorial Park on Springfield Avenue between Riverside Drive and Central Avenue at 10:00 a.m. 

The line-up for the parade is as follows:
VFW Color Guard, The Grand Marshal John Abdul, United States Army, VFW Post #335, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Vietnam Veterans of America #779, Cranford High School Band, Flag bearers carried by Boy Scout Troops 75 and 80, The Mayor and Township Committee, Cranford Police, Cranford Fire Department, Cranford First Aid Squad, Cranford Council Knights Of Columbus, Union County Pipes and Drums Band, Military Transport Association, Cranford Historical Society, Hillside Ave. Band, Cranford Democratic Club, Azure-Masada Lodge #22 F & AM, Azure Chapter #87 Order of the Eastern Star,  Union Chapter DeMolay, Cranford Republican Club, Mayor & Council, Borough of Garwood, Garwood Fire Department, Garwood First Aid Squad, Sunny Acres Civic Group, Shining Stars, Cranford Elks #2006 Motorcycle Club, Car Group and other vehicles, Orange Ave. Band, Cranford Community of Girl Scouts, Boy Scout Troops 75 & 80,  Cub Packs 75, 103 & 175, Cranford Lacrosse Club, Cranford Baseball & Softball League, Cranford Soccer, and the Cranford Hockey Club.

Sign Up for E-News

The Cranford High School Madrigal Ensemble and the Cranford High School Band will provide musical selections at the ceremony. 

In the case of inclement weather, services only will be held at the Cranford Community Center, at 10:00 a.m. 

The recreation and parks department will distribute a limited number of American stick flags along the parade route. Spectators are encouraged to waive their flags to show support of the various groups as they pass by.

 

 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Cranford

Chlorine Drum Rupture Shuts Down Nomahegan Swim Club in Westfield

July 13, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — A ruptured chlorine drum has forced closure of Nomahegan Swim Club on Springfield Avenue Friday afternoon.

According to a Westfield police officer on the scene, a 1,000-gallon drum of chlorine ruptured.

In addition to the swim club being closed, some area streets around the swim club near the border of Mountainside and Springfield were cordoned off. According ...

Geoffrey the Giraffe Moves In To New Brunswick Children's Hospital

July 11, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Over a stretch of nearly 70 years, Geoffrey the Giraffe at Toys R Us stores was the symbol of happy times for generations of children, and now he may provide those same feelings for children coming to a hospital.

"From this day forward, Geoffrey stands tall in our lobby to encourage our smallest patients to smile when they enter our facilities," said John ...

Earn The Professional Administrative Certification of Excellence (PACE) at Union County College in Five Weeks

July 17, 2018

CRANFORD – Union County College (UCC) will be offering the American Society of Administrative Professionals PACE Certification (Professional Administrative Certification of Excellence) from Monday, July 23 through August 22.

If you are an executive assistant, office manager, paralegal, program analyst, benefits administrator, supervisor or meetings and events planner, this program is for ...

Westfield Area YMCA: Take Swim Lessions This Summer

The Westfield Area YMCA is providing a free one-week guest pass to non-members which will also enable access to purchase a week of swim lessons at full member rates during the summer.  The one-week guest pass includes use of the Y’s fitness facilities, land and water group exercise classes and open gym/swim.

“Our goal is to have people of all ages and skill levels grow to ...

'Servant of Two Masters' exudes foolish fun

‘Servant of Two Masters’ makes for foolish, frivolous fun

By Liz Keill

MADISON, NJ –Carlo Goldoni’s “The Servant of Two Masters,” in a rousing translation and adaptation by Bonnie J. Monte, has the outdoor audience at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey laughing and clapping all the way through.

The yearly production, held at the amphitheatre on the ...

Open Letter to Cranford Planning Board

July 6, 2018

Open Letter to Cranford Planning Board:

As you know, Hartz is scheduled to go before the Planning Board on July 18th.  Since last year, Hartz has postponed their meeting numerous times with no pushback that we can see whatsoever from the Planning Board.  

We are asking the Planning Board to direct the planning board attorney to send Hartz’s counsel a letter requiring that ...