Cranford Top Stories

December 11, 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. 12/05/2018 @ 11:08 p.m. 200 Block of South Avenue ...

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CRANFORD - According to a press release from the Cranford Fire Department, Sunday's house fire fatality has been identified as Philip Anter, age 60, of Cranford. Mr. Anter was the owner and sole occupant of the dwelling.  An investigation into the origin and cause of the fire was initiated after ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Police Department would like to officially thank Cranford Post Office employee, Jennifer Goodwin, for her efforts in preventing two separate fraud cases within the Township of Cranford. Within a two-week span, Mrs. Goodwin intercepted two elderly Cranford residents at ...

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CRANFORD - Missed this week's top stories? Catch up here.  Cranford's Fourth Annual Holiday Decorating Contest Cranford Police Blotter: Two Cranford Residents Arrested Suspect Arrested for Car Burglaries HOCKEY: Cougars Score Six and Get Coach Ozolnieks First Career Win SOCCER: ...

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CRANFORD - A house fire early Sunday morning destroyed a home on Hillcrest Avenue and left one man dead.  The body of the man is believed to be the homeowner. Cranford Fire Chief Daniel Czeh called the body "unidentifiable" but investigators can use other methods such as dental records to help ...

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CRANFORD - Catch up on this week's top stories with Bernie Wagenblast of Cranford Radio.  

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CRANFORD - A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will arrive on Sunday, December 16, 2018, to examine all aspects of the Cranford Police Department policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services, Chief Ryan Greco of the ...

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CRANFORD - Following a 14-goal and 16-assist season, Cranford High School junior Maggie Murray has been named the Union County Conference Player of the Year by NJ.com. Murray's breakout year helped lead Cranford, the Union County Conference Champions, to an 18-4 record (12-0 at home), the second ...

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CRANFORD - When the opportunity came for Mike Ozolnieks to become head coach of his high school alma matter, he didn't think twice. Since its inception in 1992, the Cranford High School hockey team had been coached by one man, Richard Hurley. Hurley announced his retirement following the 2017-18 ...

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CRANFORD - On Monday morning, the Cranford Police Department responded to three south-side residences on reported car burglaries. The incidents occurred during the overnight hours on both South Union Avenue as well as Georgia Street. The Garwood Police Department swiftly alerted neighboring ...

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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. 11/29/2018 @ 7:08 p.m. North Avenue East and Centennial ...

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CRANFORD - Get into the spirit of the Holiday Season and join the Cranford Recreation & Parks Department in Cranford’s Fourth Annual Holiday Decorating Contest! Simply fill out the registration form and let them know that your house will be entering the contest. Forms can be found online at ...

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CRANFORD - Missed this week's top stories? Catch up here. Cranford Girl Scouts Support Cranford Family Care with Three Thanksgiving Projects Cranford High School Administration Amplifies Safety Cranford Police Blotter: Woman Arrested After Driving Car Into Building Cranford Girl Scouts ...

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CRANFORD - Momentum is growing around a proposal from Assemblyman John Burzichelli, D-Gloucester, to let restaurants purchase much cheaper permits to serve alcohol.  Currently, towns can create one license per 3,000-population. Many of the best restaurants in New Jersey don’t have a liquor ...

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CRANFORD - Parking in downtown Cranford can be tough at times, but the reopening of Lot 8 may ease the pain a bit.  According to the Township of Cranford Facebook page, Lot 8, the PSE&G lot, was reopened this week and will have 32 free parking spaces available after 6 p.m. Monday ...

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CRANFORD - Interested in having Santa deliver a toy to your child before Christmas? Donate an unwrapped gift for Toys 4 Tots and Santa will deliver your wrapped gifts to your home with help from the Cranford Fire & Police Departments! First, sign up here where you can choose if you want ...

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CRANFORD - Catch up on this week's top stories with Bernie Wagenblast of Cranford Radio.  

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CRANFORD - At Wednesday night's Planning Board Meeting, Mr. Charles Reese of Hartz Mountain testified that he made every attempt to lease 750 Walnut Avenue as commercial, and still continues to do so. Reese, listed on Hartz Mountain's website as Vice President of Sales and Leasing, mentioned ...

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CRANFORD - At Monday's Township Committee Workshop meeting, the topic of acquiring body cameras for the Cranford Police Department was discussed.  Police Chief Ryan Greco, who is also serving as the town's acting Township Administrator, mentioned that the Union County Prosecutor's initiative is ...

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CRANFORD – More than 330 Cranford Girl Scouts participated in the annual decorating of the town Holiday Tree in Mayor’s park on Friday, November 23. For the fourth year in a row, Cranford Girl Scout Junior Troop 40013 hosted the event. The morning activities included The Pledge of Allegiance led ...

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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. 11/23/2018 @ 1012 p.m. North Avenue East and Carpenter ...

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CRANFORD - In light of recent, jarring events across the country and the world, the administration at Cranford High School has taken upon itself to increase the safety and security of the students and staff. Several new protocols have been put into place since the beginning of the school year to ...

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CRANFORD - Thanksgiving is not only a holiday for gratitude, it is also a time for compassion and caring. Two Brownie troops from the Girl Scouts of Cranford Service Unit 48 demonstrated that by completing projects to benefit Cranford Family Care, a local non-profit that supports residents in ...

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CRANFORD - Missed this week's top stories? Catch up here.  Vinny's Pizza & Pasta: A Memorable Family Dining Experience Free Parking on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday Arrested OAS Teacher Passes Mental Health Screening, Granted Pre-Trial Release Cranford Police Blotter: ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Knights of Columbus recently made a $5,000 donation to Soothing Paws Therapy Dogs, an organization that provides therapy dogs to Atlantic Health Systems Hospitals to comfort patients while in recovery.  The donation was raised from the Cranford Council's Annual Golf ...

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CRANFORD - The plan to move Kilkenny House from its current location to 109 Walnut Avenue appears to be dead. At 109 Walnut Avenue, the construction of a three-story, mixed-use development consisting of 24 residential apartments on the second and third floors, with 5,000 square feet of what was ...

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CRANFORD - Just one day removed from Thanksgiving, it is officially Christmas season.  An all day event, the Cranford Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony featured Christmas carols by the Cranford Madrigal Choir, free hot chocolate provided by the Cranford Jaycees, free cookies provided by ...

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CRANFORD - Step away from your computer. Put down your phone. There’s no reason to battle the traffic getting to the mall this Saturday. Small Business Saturday is a day to celebrate our local businesses and support them as we enter the holiday season. A number of Downtown Cranford businesses ...

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CRANFORD - Catch up on this week's top stories with Bernie Wagenblast of Cranford Radio.  

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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. 11/13/2018 @ 7:01 p.m. Raritan Road and Moen ...

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