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Softball: Kenilworth Out-Hits Cranford 7-3 in Home Game

Cranford Softball Credits: Chip Dickson

KENILWORTH, NJ- David Brearley out-hit Cranford 7-3 in Tuesday’s softball game at Brearley.

Senior Sydney David and sophomore Nikki Smith led Brearley in runs, scoring two each. David had two hits with one RBI.

Junior Olivia Cristello had three hits with two RBI’s. Michelle Capizzano, Bree Manresa and Shanya Rabec all claimed one run, with Rabec claiming an RBI.  

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For Cranford, Liz Casazza, Tessa Ferentinos and Christina Ilkow each scored a run. Junior Taylor Reitzel had one RBI for the team.

Brearley currently stands 3-1 overall, 2-1 in league. Cranford is 5-3 overall, 3-1 in league.

Brearley’s will face Roselle Park on Saturday at 10 a.m. in a home game. Cranford will face Kearney on Friday at 4 p.m. on their home field.

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Elizabeth Police Detective Honored by City After Receiving Valor Award

June 29, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ - Police Detective Darin Williamson was off duty when one man in a group of five pulled a gun on him in an alley.

He would subdue the suspect with the gun until backup arrived. His heroics were honored at the 200 Club of Union County Valor Awards Luncheon in May and by the city council last night.

“It just feels like it is a blessing being honored by the city ...

Nico Hischier, Devils' 1st Overall Draft Pick, Welcomed by Newark, Introduced at Press Conference

June 29, 2017

NEWARK, NJ — The New Jersey Devils franchise has never had the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL Draft, so of course Nico Hischier deserved to be treated like royalty Monday. 

And royal treatment he received, as Hischier, the Devils’ and NHL’s first pick in this year's draft, was welcomed by the city of Newark and introduced to the media in a press conference at ...

Thinking About Working Beyond Retirement Age ?

Many people choose to work into their retirement years. If this is something you’re considering, here are some tips to make sure you get the greatest benefit from your efforts.

1) Consider delaying Social Security. You can start receiving Social Security retirement benefits as early as age 62, but if you continue to work, it may make sense to delay as late as age 70. Your Social Security ...

Cranford VFW Poppy Program comes up Roses!

June 28, 2017

The Cranford VFW Post #335 announced that it’s annual Buddy Poppy Program in May were a great success.  “It was a special month for Buddy Poppy Program” said Cranford VFW Post Poppy Chairman Lee Blowe.  “We had a great turnout of our men and women to sell, but it was the public who really came through for us”.  Blowe indicated that the donations for ...

Summer Water Safety Tips from the Westfield Area YMCA

Drowning is the second leading cause of death for children ages 5-14. Summer is a great time for parents to ensure their children are equipped with essential water safety skills. The Westfield Area YMCA offers swim lessons all summer long and in 2-week sessions.

Remember these tips to ensure the water is an enjoyable and safe place to be:

1.       Never ...

5 Hot Tips To Help You Keep Your Cool If You’re Moving This Summer

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Here are tips to help you keep your cool if you’re moving this summer.

Secure a Mover

As soon as you can, schedule an ...

Cranford Police Blotter: Assault on Officers & More

June 26, 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.  06/19/2017 @8:03 p.m.

E. North Avenue @ GSP 137 SB Ramp

Arrested: Antonio Colon, 26, Edison

Arrested: Patrick Geker, 22, South ...

We Are Living History Today

June 29, 2017

Here in New Jersey, we live on the battlegrounds of the Revolutionary War.  In the summer of 1776, George Washington’s troops were stationed in the Watchung Mountains—in fact, the Battle of Metuchen Meeting House was fought across many of the towns in District 21.

The Fourth of July is a holiday for celebration with fireworks and barbecues, but the holiday’s official ...