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The Girl Scouts of Cranford Annual Cookie Booth Sale Begins March 19

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Cranford, NJ – The annual sale of Girl Scout Cookies is underway throughout New Jersey and the Girl Scouts of Cranford are gearing up for another record-breaking year in sales. Beginning Saturday, March 19, the Girl Scouts of Cranford will be setting up their cookie booths outside various retail and municipal locations throughout the town to sell their famous cookies to the public.   

The Girl Scouts of Cranford will be offering some of the most recognized signature cookie varieties including Thin Mints, Tagalongs and Trefoils.  Each traditional box of cookies is $4.   To date, 65 troops within Cranford have sold 37,358 boxes; digital sales are up 49%; and boxes for donation are up 20% from last year.  “We’re off to a great start with our Girl Scout Cookie Program” said Ginette Bracke, Cranford Cookie Chair for 2016. 

To find a registered cookie booth near you, simply go to http://www.girlscouts.org/en/cookies/all-about-cookies.html and type in your zip code on the top where it says “Find cookies”.

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Girl Scouts is the world's preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls - all girls - where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, girls develop qualities that will serve them all their lives.

For over 100 years, its membership has been unified towards the achievement of the Girl Scout mission: “To build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.”

The Girl Scouts of Cranford boasts 1,068 Girl Scout Members in 65 troops and Juliette’s making it one of the largest non-profit organizations in town.  The Cranford Service Unit is a part of the Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ) Council which is part of the Girl Scouts of the USA.  If your family is interested in learning more about local Girl Scouts or to find out more information on the Girls Scouts of Cranford, please visit http://www.cranfordgirlscouts.com.

GSHNJ serves over 25,000 girls, ages 5-17 and 11, 000 adult members in the counties of Hudson, Essex, Union, Somerset, Hunterdon, southern Warren and parts of Middlesex.

 

About Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ)

GSHNJ’s mission is to build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. GSHNJ provides leadership development for girls at all age levels through programs that include: science, technology, financial literacy, health, the arts, and outdoor and environmental awareness.

For more information about volunteering or donating, visit www.gshnj.org

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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 ...

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By LIZ KEILL

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 ...