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Cranford Family Weekend Ends with Municipal Barbecue

May 22, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ – Thousands of Cranford residents attended the Cranford Municipal Barbecue yesterday to end the family-friendly weekend of activities, including a screening of “Moana” in Hanson Park, a bike ride through the town, and more.

Police and firemen worked the grill, making hamburgers and hot dogs for everyone who attended. Mary O’Connor, a member of the Cranford ...

5 Union County High Schools Recognized by Freeholders for UCSTEP Success

May 26, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ —  “It’s nice to look out into a happy crowd this evening,” Freeholder Chairman Bruce Bergen said at the start of Thursday’s Freeholder meeting, which was dedicated to awarding grants.

Freeholders Linda Carter and Al Mirabella presented five county high schools with funds to reward their efforts in their Union County Student ...

Watch: CHS Students Present "Letters to Sala" along with Holocaust Survivor Exhibit

May 26, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford High School will feature the exhibition “Letters to Sala - A Young Woman’s Life in Nazi Labor Camps” tonight in conjunction with the CHS Academy student’s performance of the play “Letters to Sala.”

“Letters to Sala – A Young Woman’s Life in Nazi Labor Camps” features high resolution scans of letters from ...

Seton Hall Prep Dedicates Tevlin Memorial Field and Zimmermann Scoreboard

May 22, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The family, friends, teachers and teammates of Brendan Tevlin (Class of 2013) and Billy Zimmerman (Class of 2011) gathered at the Seton Hall Preparatory School’s (SHP) Kelly Athletic Complex on Saturday as the high school officially dedicated the Brendan Patrick Tevlin ’13 Memorial Field and Billy Zimmermann ’11 Scoreboard.

The ceremony marked a ...

Summer Vacation Without Breaking the Bank

When setting your family budget, often the first thing that gets slashed is the summer vacation. However, if you plan ahead, you can find simple ways to save and keep your vacation on the calendar. Here are a few ideas.

Flexible location. Sometimes you just want to get away to recharge and the location isn’t the biggest factor. If your heart isn’t set on a specific city, find a ...

Cranford Superintendent of Schools Bimonthly Report - Meeting of March 13

CRANFORD, NJ –Meeting of March 13, 2017

STUDENTS:
Cam Hay, a senior at Cranford High School (CHS), has recently been accepted into the United States Military Academy at West Point.   Anna Kalafatis, a student writer for TAP into Cranford through the Junior Internship Program at CHS wrote an article about Cam.  You can read the entire article at ...

Golf Classic and Live Auction Featuring John Elliott to Benefit Westfield Area YMCA

The Westfield Area Y is hosting the 13th Annual Golf Classic and Dinner with Live Auction on Monday, June 19, at Echo Lake Country Club in Westfield. All proceeds benefit the Annual Support Campaign ensuring that no one who lives or works in Westfield, Cranford, Garwood or Mountainside and is suffering a bona fide financial hardship is turned away for the inability to pay. In 2016, ...

Remembering our Service Men & Women

As we enjoy our long weekend and time spent with family and friends, it is important during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend to remember those that gave their lives fighting for our country and all the veterans that served our country, as well as the active servicemen and women. These individuals made countless sacrifices in order to protect our nation and our families, and we should keep them ...

Upcoming Events

Wed, May 31, 7:30 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

Meet Author Alex Bernstein

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Thu, June 1, 5:00 PM

Westfield

NJ GreekFest

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Thu, June 1, 7:00 PM

First Baptist Church, Westfield

The Junior Musical Club to Present Free Concert

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Cranford Pool and Fitness Center Offers Lifeguarding Course

May 26, 2017

A Lifeguarding Course is being offered at the Cranford Pool and Fitness Center during the month of June. Enrollment requires that you be at least 16 years old before the last scheduled class session and be able to pass a prerequisite skills evaluation. The fee is $250 for members of the Cranford Pool and Fitness Center and $300 for non-members.

 

To participate in the course, you must ...

Merchant of Venice Makes Memorable Opener at Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ – “The Merchant of Venice” has plenty to say about prejudice, suspision, money and cruelty.

Yet it has redeeming features as well, with Portia’s “quality of mercy” speech and Shylock’s insistence that Jews are individuals with feelings, thoughts and emotions as much as any other man or woman.  

Director Robert Cuccioli has gathered ...

Letter to the Editor: Thank You for Cranford Family Weekend

May 22, 2017

Thanks to all the volunteers that made Cranford Family Weekend another great success.  Families enjoyed a fun outdoor movie at the Hanson Park Conservancy, a police escorted bike tour led by Hilltop Bicycles, a canoe ride at the Canoe Club, a uniquely Cranford experience, Outdoor Yoga back at Hanson Park and a walking tour sponsored by the Historic Preservation Advisory Board.  All ...