Six Cranford Girl Scouts Receive Highest Honor

Gold Awardees: (L-R) Sarah Cassidy, Bonnie Caldwell,  Jillian Walter, Jennifer Schneider, Rebecca Durant and Sabrina Huwang.  Credits: Cranford Girl Scouts

CRANFORD, NJ -  The Girl Scouts of Cranford recently held a ceremony to honor a group of scouts who have achieved the ultimate recognition in the scouting community due to their commitment to service and a desire to make a difference in the community.

Six young women from Cranford received the Girl Scout Gold Award, which represents the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. These girls are Bonnie Caldwell, Sarah Cassidy, Rebecca Durant, Sabrina Huwang, Jennifer Schneider and Jillian Walter.

What's Cookin' Cranford sat down with three of these award winners to discuss their projects in detail, view here:

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The girls discussed the criteria and work completed in order to complete their projects, learn more here:
 

Congratulations to all of the girls on this wonderful achievement.

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Free Production of ‘Macbeth’ Coming to Westfield's Mindowaskin Park Labor Day Weekend

August 22, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ – Troupe of Friends returns to Mindowaskin Park after a one-year hiatus with free performances of Shakespeare's “Macbeth” on Aug. 31, Sept. 1, and Sept. 2, 2017. Shows begin at 8 p.m. each evening.

Joe Penczak, president of the community theater group Troupe of Friends and “Macbeth” director, provided a plot summary to entice ...

Safety Tips for Monday's Solar Eclipse

August 17, 2017

BRANCHBURG NJ - The public anxiously awaits Monday's solar eclipse.  It will be the first solar eclipse in the United States since 1979.  Safety is extremely important for all eclipse viewers.  Kevin Schindler, Planetarium Associate and Technician at the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium offered TAPinto and its readers some expert advice.

"Never look ...

Art Showcase Filled with Talented Union Students

August 22, 2017

An Arts Showcase, sponsored by Union County College’s Humanities Division, was held at Union’s Rahway location on July 26. More than 50 members of the community came out to support the dozen performers who performed throughout the evening.  

“The showcase came together well and did a wonderful job of sharing many different art forms. Attendees were able to experience ...

Westfield Area YMCA Healthy U Program Recognizes Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and many families need support changing their families’ habits with the ultimate goal of being a healthy weight. That’s why the Westfield Area YMCA wants families to improve eating habits and increase physical activity.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity affects one in six children in the U.S.

Why Choose to Live in Westfield, Scotch Plains or Fanwood, NJ?

Northern New Jersey is filled with many thriving towns — so why choose Westfield, Scotch Plains or Fanwood? Strong school systems, lively downtowns, and easy commutes to New York City are only drops in the bucket of what make these towns the charming and special places that they are.

Westfield’s downtown is centrally located and packed with everything you might need. Whether ...

Cranford Police Blotter: Multiple Drug-Related Arrests & More

August 9, 2017

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.  07/29/2017 10:24 p.m.

Raritan Road @ GSP 136 SB Entrance

Arrested: Dimitri Lauvanis, 32, Rahway

Arrested by:  Ptl. Ryan ...

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An Open Letter to Hartz Mountain Chairman, Leonard Stern

August 20, 2017

An open letter to the Chairman and CEO of Hartz Mountain Industries, Leonard N. Stern

Dear Mr. Stern: 

Myself, and many other residents in Cranford were very sorry to see that your company filed a legal motion on August 15 in our town’s affordable housing case in order to build a massive, mostly ‘luxury’ rental complex at 750 Walnut Avenue, Cranford, ...