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The Week Ahead in Cranford

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CRANFORD, NJ – Here’s a glimpse of the week ahead in Cranford:

MONDAY July 27:

Cranford Library Book Club grades 1 - 3, 10:30 a.m.

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NJ State Parks: A presentation by Kevin Woyce 7:30 p.m., the community center

Board of Education meeting 8:00 p.m., Lincoln Avenue School

TUESDAY July 28:

Teen Movie: “Into the Woods” 2:00 p.m., the library

Community Heroes Story Time 4+, 6:30 p.m., the library (registration is required)

Classic Film: “Driving Miss Daisy” 7:00 p.m., at the community center

Chamber of Commerce Networking Event: Strength and Fitness 7:30 a.m.

Family Fun and Flix: Big Hero 6, 7:30 p.m., Warninanco Park

WEDNESDAY July 29:

Music and Movement story time 3-24 months, 10:15 a.m., at the library

Family program at the community center 7:00 p.m., All about Owls

Union County summer concert “Hey Bulldogl” (Beatles Tribute) 7:30 p.m., Oak Ridge Park Clark

THURSDAY July 30:

Teen Event: Fun Thursdays actors workshop, 2:00 p.m., at the library (registration required)

Cranford Public Library Board of Trustees meeting 7:00 p.m., the community center

FRIDAY July 31:

Champion Cinema: “Despereaux” 1:00 p.m., the library

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Union County Democratic Committee Elects New Chair

February 22, 2018

CLARK, NJ – The vote for the Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) chairmanship came to a conclusion Wednesday night when 748 committee members from the county’s 21 municipalities descended on the Gran Centurions in Clark to vote for their new party leader.

State Senator Nick Scutari won with a 412-341 victory over Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr in a battle that had become ...

Filthy, dangerous conditions, theft and assault alleged at recently-opened Newark shelter

February 13, 2018

Newark, NJ—Antoinette Jackson, Sonya Webb and Andrea Eaddy sit in a McDonald’s on a cold winter morning, not far from the homeless shelter they currently call home.

During the day, they count on places like McDonald's to stay warm. They must leave the shelter at 7 a.m. and can only return after 4 p.m., even when temperatures drop below freezing.

When the ...

Clark's CityMD Urgent Care Shares Flu Survey

CLARK, NJ - As flu season is in full gear and the probability of catching the flu is a real concern, a majority of Americans admit to taking actions that may contribute to the spread of this highly contagious virus.  According to a recent survey, roughly three out of five Americans who have had the flu or flu-like symptoms (61%) admitted to being out and about the last time they ...

Cranford Endorses Colleen Mahr

February 19, 2018

Mayor Colleen Mahr has been a valuable friend to the Township of Cranford. Whether it’s offering advice and assistance during devastating flood cleanup, supporting the Mayor's Council on the Rahway River, or her insight and assistance in meeting our affordable housing obligations--Mayor Mahr is always there for Cranford.

Colleen’s fairness and integrity is beyond reproach.

How Do We Heal From Grief and Loss?

February 25, 2018

HOW DO WE HEAL FROM GRIEF AND LOSS?  WHY DOES IT SEEM TO LAST SO LONG?

The First Presbyterian Church of Cranford, 11 Springfield Ave., will hold their six-week seminar - “Journey to Wholeness- Healing the Grieving Heart” on Sunday evenings from April 15-May 20, 2018.

 Patti Williams, R.N. and Certified Pastoral Bereavement Counselor, and Virginia Waters, PhD.

Cranford Police Blotter: Multiple Drug-Related Arrests & More

February 20, 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. 02/14/2018 @ 2226 hrs.

Raritan Road and Coleman Avenue

Arrested: Kevin Johnson, 60, Plainfield

Arrested by: Jason D’Agostino

Charges: Possession of ...

Upcoming Events

Sun, February 25, 11:15 AM

Trinity Episcopal Church (Sherlock Hall), Cranford

Seamen’s Church Institute Fundraiser & Collection ...

Food & Drink Giving Back Religions And Spirituality

Sun, February 25, 12:00 PM

First Presbyterian Church, Cranford

Palm Sunday at First Presbyterian Church of ...

Religions And Spirituality

Thu, March 1, 1:15 PM

Calvary Lutheran Church, Cranford

Calvary Lutheran Church Invites You to Mid-Week ...

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'What Stays' exposes family secrets and lies

‘What Stays’ exposes family secrets, resentment and lies

By Liz Keill

SUMMIT, NJ – In an original play by Laura Ekstrand and Jason Szamreta, the Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre has provided an enlightening, funny and heart-felt view of family foibles.

Ekstrand has said that the germ of the play came from conversations with the ensemble members of the troupe, based on ...

The Definition of Insanity

February 21, 2018

Dear Editor:

There is a quote, attributed to various people, including Albert Einstein that states, “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result”, that is fitting for our current election for Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) chair.

There is no shortage of polling data related to the functioning of our Federal, ...