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Help Plant a Monarch Meadow in Cranford


CRANFORD, NJ - “Monarch Meadow in Cranford” Saturday May 7, 9am -Noon Plant wildflower seeds in Roosevelt Park to foster habitat for Monarch Butterflies What: A diverse wildflower habitat for Monarch (and other) butterflies, birds, bees, and other pollinators. Educational talk about Monarchs, including live Butterflies and Caterpillars Where: Theodore Roosevelt Park - Pacific Ave. and Orange Ave. in Cranford 07016. Park in asphalt lot across Orange Avenue or along Pacific Ave. Who: Volunteers ! Families welcome ! Co-sponsored by the Cranford Environmental Commission and the Theodore Roosevelt Park Committee. Contributors include Viridian Energy and local merchants When: Saturday May 7th @9am - Noon -Educational talk about Monarch Butterfly migration and habitat to include live butterflies and caterpillars -Volunteers plant seed, step on, cover with salt hay, water -Seed mix composed of diverse, native wildflower species (to serve as pollinator host plants, nectar sources, and protective habitat), including: Three varieties of milkweed favored by Monarchs (common, swamp, and butterfly weed), cardinal flower, lobelia, spicebush, sweet pepperbush, Indian blanket, joe-pye weed, purple coneflower, bee balm, asters. -Coffee, Juice, Bagels, Pastries provided Contact me with RSVP by Wednesday May 4, or questions Don Jones Cranford Environmental Commission cell 908.531.1039 donjones258@gmail.com

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Boxwood Coffee in Downtown Westfield Holds Soft Opening

July 20, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Boxwood Coffee is officially open in Downtown Westfield.

The coffee shop and café, at 143 East Broad St. where Panera was, hosted a friends and family event on Wednesday evening to celebrate what owner Stephen Bellamy is calling a “slow open.”

“We are planning to phase in items like our made-to-order menu and we are looking forward to our ...

Rutgers Hikes Tuition, Student Fees for 2018-2019 Academic Year

July 19, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than this past school year.

Student housing will increase 1.9 percent, and ...

Kid Make Their Own Pizza

July 20, 2018

Parents, looking for something special and fun for your kids on the weekend?

Emma's is now hosting "Kids Make Their Own Pizza" on the weekends. Also, we are now booking kid parties!

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 ...

Upcoming Events


Tue, July 24, 5:30 PM

Emma's Brick Oven, Cranford

Emma's Kids Night Out!

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink


Wed, July 25, 2:00 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

Cranford Emergency Blood Drive - Pair of NY Mets ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness


Sat, July 28, 12:00 PM

Clark Recreation Center, Clark

Clark PD vs Clark FD BBQ Cook-Off

Food & Drink Police & Fire

Tired of Cronyism? Yeah, Us Too!

July 20, 2018

The Union County Freeholders’ decision to appoint State Senator and newly-elected Union County Democratic Chairman, Nick Scutari’s chief of staff, Ed Oatman as County Manager smelled of corruption from the start. To place a political consultant like Oatman in the role of overseeing 2,800 employees and running the day-to-day operations of the $500 million county budget suggests ...