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Rotary Club of Cranford to Host Annual Golf Outing at Echo Lake CC

CRANFORD, NJ - The Rotary Club of Cranford will be hosting it's 26th Annual Golf Outing at Echo Lake Country Club Monday July 25, to benefit the Cranford Fund for Educational Excellence(CFEE) and the Rotary Charitable Fund.
The annual Rotary Golf outing offers a great day of golf and fellowship on a fantastic golf course while supporting many worthy causes. This year the proceeds will benefit the Cranford Fund for Educational Excellence (CFEE) and the Cranford Rotary Charitable Fund. We hope that you can join us on the golf course, as a hole sponsor, or both.

The Cranford Rotary Charitable Fund was created in 1996 and in addition to funding other charitable endeavors, it's primary goal is raising monies for Cranford Rotary Scholarships which donates approximately $15,000 annually to Cranford students going to college. Proceeds from this event are the main support for those scholarships.

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The Cranford Fund for Educational(CFEE) is a non-profit community based philanthropic foundation, whose mission is to foster academic excellence, promote innovation and enhance the vitality of Cranford Public Schools. The aim of the CFEE is to provide additional innovation in the classroom and inspire appreciation for teachers. Recently the CFEE has awarded $19,000 in grants to fund twelve different projects in classrooms from the elementary to the high school level.


We hope you can join us Monday July 25. Please Contact Gene Matics at 908-377-1036 or visit us on Facebook for more information




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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," ...

Northside Kitchen Wins ‘Best Bite’ at Westfield’s Sandwichfest

April 22, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Northside Kitchen’s fried chicken sandwich beat sandwiches from nine other local restaurants to win “Best Bite” by popular vote at Sandwichfest Sunday. Northside Kitchen is located at 760 Prospect St. in Westfield.

More than 400 ticket holders each had a chance to taste 10 sandwiches and vote for their favorite, according to Rory Chadwick, one of ...

Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council hosts Know Your Neighbor Event in Rahway

April 25, 2018

Recognizing the great divide that exists in the nation today, including fear of those who do not look like us, the Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council recently held a Know Your Neighbor event to foster greater familiarity of and friendship with others within the community. The event was held at the Rahway Family Success Center at JFK Community Center in Rahway.

The Know Your Neighbor ...

Cranford Police Blotter: Marijuana-Related Arrests

April 24, 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. 04/19/2018 6:13 p.m.

Raritan Road and Coleman Avenue 

Arrested: Rahman Daley, 22, Brooklyn NY 

Arrested by: Ptl. Daniel ...

'The Sting' shimmers and shakes at Paper Mill

‘The Sting ‘slithers and shakes at Paper Mill Playhouse


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 ...

Politics IS Government in Union County

April 22, 2018

After Bruce Patrson of Garwood was stopped from speaking at the Union County freeholder meeting of March 22 regarding the politics behind refusing to give the party line to a sitting freeholder I thought this brazen suppression of free speech could not go unanswered. A the the April 19 meeting I answered with these comments.

After ten years of following government in Union County I conclude ...