Press Releases

September 19, 2018

ALEXANDRIA TWP., N.J. — Riding with HEART is holding its Fall Tack Sale on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 30 from noon to 3 p.m. at their Alexandria Township farm, 639 County Road 513, two miles west of the Pittstown traffic light.   On Sunday most items are ...

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Summer may be ending, but that only means we're that much closer to Scarecrow Stroll! Registration is now open to local residents, as well as Cranford schools, organizations, and businesses. The Scarecrow Stroll is one of downtown's most anticipated events, so don't miss your chance to be a part of ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites the community to join the County’s first Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Sunday, September 23rd, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving Street in Rahway. The Freeholder Board is partnering with the ...

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Sometimes, the best plans are the ones you never see coming. Frank Bruno, owner of Vine Ripe Markets in Westfield, never thought his passion for food would lead him to owning a grocery store. “To be honest, I only had visions of making it in the insurance industry,” said Bruno, a 2005 ...

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Project Home of Cranford will be hosting their annual 5K Monster Dash on Saturday, October 27 in Nomahegan Park starting at 9:30 a.m. and a 1-Mile Family Fun Run starting at 9:00 a.m. Runners and walkers are welcomed to run or walk in costume. There will also be a collection of non-perishable foods ...

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The 29th Annual "Home for the Holidays" House Tour, hosted by the Cranford Woman's Club (CWC), is scheduled for Sunday, December 2nd. The House Tour is the club's signature fundraising event and its proceeds support philanthropic organizations in and around Cranford such as Project Home. Over the ...

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On Saturday, October 27 Union County residents with unwanted guns in their possession can turn them in for up to $250 each at either of two locations, in Elizabeth and Plainfield. Anyone turning in a gun may do so anonymously. “Gun buyback events have safely taken hundreds of guns off the ...

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On Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 6:00 – 9:30 p.m., at the Galloping Hill Inn, 325 Chestnut Street, Union, NJ, the Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its Pride in Cranford Awards. As in prior years, the nominations for those receiving the awards are made by the public. If you know of a ...

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The Cranford Township Department of Health will be holding a free Pets Rabies Clinic on Sunday, September 23rd from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m at the Centennial Avenue Pool, located at 401 Centennial Ave., Cranford. 

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Caring Contact, a crisis hotline that serves northern and central New Jersey, presents an evening with Wendy and Steve Sefcik, whose son, T.J., died by suicide in 2010 at the age of 16 while suffering from depression. The Sefciks will share his and their story at a presentation being held at a home ...

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Kind is cool! The Brookside Place Elementary School student body and staff wore special Be Kind shirts on the first day of school on Thursday, September 6, to promote kindness and caring.

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CRANFORD – The Office of Continuing Education at Union County College is offering Uniform Construction Code courses this semester for individuals interested in construction and licensure. These programs have been approved by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. Building Inspector ...

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CRANFORD – Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc. (EMSI), an economic research firm based in Idaho, has released a study on the economic impact of Union County College on the County. The results revealed a very positive impact of the College on the regional economy in large part through the College’s ...

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Tickets for the 2018 Hayrides and Campfires event presented by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Union County Department of Parks & Recreation are now available for purchase online and in person at three locations throughout Union County.   All tickets must be purchased in ...

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CRANFORD – The Office of Continuing Education at Union County College is offering the Personal Trainer National Certification beginning on September 8.    Start a new career this fall by becoming a certified personal trainer. The class is held on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. from ...

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Union County, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the professional staffing company Enjoy Your Party will hold a hiring event on Thursday, September 13 at the County’s Workforce Innovation Business Center for persons interested in applying for positions in ...

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The Libraries of Union County Consortium (LUCC) have partnered with the Overlook Medical Center and Morristown Medical Center libraries in a pilot program to provide resources to help improve health and health literacy in the community. Cranford Public Library card holders will now be able to ...

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Union County residents who are looking for a powerful way to give back to the community can apply to volunteer with the Union County Rape Crisis Center. The Rape Crisis Center provides intervention, advocacy, medical and legal accompaniment, and other support services for victims of sexual violence ...

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Kids Night Out at Emma's Brick Oven now introduces you to Peter the Rabbit! This event will be held on Tuesday, August 21st. Bring your kids, friends, family, and anyone else you would want to spend this fun night with! Follow us on Instagram @emmasbrickovennj for daily posts on our specials as ...

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Restaurant Week is still in full effect here at Emmas Brick Oven, but it's the last day! Come in and have the best Three Course Meal in Town! Start off with soup, salad, or fried mozzarella. Enjoy a pork chop, chicken and shrimp, or seafood capellini as your main dish. Still not full? You have a ...

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CRANFORD -- Calvary Nursery School & Child Care (CNSCC) has received a 4-star rating from the state’s Grow NJ Kids assessment program. CNSCC is one of only three early childhood centers in Union County to receive the 4-star distinction, and only 38 have been issued in total in New Jersey.

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This year will be the fourth annual Bernard Yarusavage Golf Outing. We will be awarding scholarships yearly to children of our local veterans. The funds from the golf outing will be used towards the Scholarship Program. This past spring, the Post awarded $3,000.00 in scholarships to four ...

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Once again this Monday night, Emma's Brick Oven will have Frank Sinatra songs by Paul Fasone. Can't make it Monday? Tuesday night is Kids Night Out, this week featuring their favorite mermaid.... Don't miss out and come join us!!!!!!!!!!!! Emma's Brick Oven is located at 101 North Union Avenue, ...

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Extreme temperatures, from wintry winds to summer heat waves, can make us more mindful of the importance of an energy-efficient home. But no matter the season or which climate you live in, taking a few key steps can make a significant difference on your energy bills and improve the comfort of your ...

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If you’re driving in a thunderstorm, it’s important to know how to handle potentially dangerous situations. Safely driving during a storm is possible, but the smartest idea may be to delay your travel until the weather clears. If you need to travel, here’s advice from electricity, lightning and ...

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Whether it’s parked in the garage undergoing a delicate restoration or being showcased on a summer’s day, your customer’s classic car is more than just a vehicle, it’s a treasure. Your customer might think that “classic” means old. Well, think again! You can get all of the benefits of classic ...

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ELIZABETH – On Aug. 2, 2018, Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Elizabeth Mayor J. Christian Bollwage joined Union County College’s Board of Trustees Chair Victor M. Richel and Union President Dr. Margaret M. McMenamin for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the newly renovated ...

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Mondays is for the parents - DATE NIGHT IS IN FULL EFFECT - here at Emmas! Grab a bottle of wine and come enjoy the music ! Tuesdays is for the KIDS! Kids night is filled with fun face painting and meeting our favorite character, BRANCH, from TROLLS! We cant wait to see you ...

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Once again this Monday night, Emma's Brick Oven will have Frank Sinatra songs by Paul Fasone. Can't make it Monday? Tuesday night is Kids Night Out, this week featuring their favorite troll, "Branch".... Don't miss out and come join us!!!!!!!!!!!! Emma's Brick Oven is located at 101 North Union ...

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Dear CPSD Community Members, Throughout the 2017-2018 school year, the Cranford Public Schools community has been engaged in the development of our 2018-2023 Strategic Plan. As detailed in the many prior communications, this was a most inclusive and iterative process that made every concerted ...

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