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Cranford: In the Schools

There are currently 2 openings in the tuition-based full day kindergarten at Walnut Avenue School for the 2018-2019 school year.   Applicants should be aware there is a tuition charge of $680 per month.    Please complete the application below and send to: The Office of the Superintendent of Schools 132 Thomas Street Cranford, New Jersey 07016 Applications can also be emailed to:  cammarata@cranfordschools.org or faxed to: 908-272-7735. For additional information or if you have any questions, you may ...

Dad in the Box

I want a tattoo.  I am old enough to hang reading glasses around my neck and I want a tattoo.    The question I keep asking myself is, why?  After a lifetime ignoring my skin, why now would I want to turn some weatherworn patch of scratches and scars it into an album cover?  This is not an easy thing to answer.  It delves deep within the psyche and brings up issues of expression, self perception, values, and even, the meaning of life.     Thankfully, I am a lot more superficial than ...

Liz on Theatre

‘Charley’s Aunt’ charms with comedic flair at Shakespeare Theatre By LIZ KEILL MADISON, NJ – Who knew that “Charley’s Aunt” would be such a riotous, ridiculous success?  This 1892 play written by Brandon Thomas has all the elements of farce, disguise, intrigue and absurdity to make it a hit, even today. Joseph Discher has directed a sterling cast in this fast-paced, handsome production. Set, of course, in Victorian times, presumably at St. Olde’s College, Oxford, the plot centers on ...

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The Falcon's Nest

On June 25, I boarded a bus along with Will Scharnagl ‘18 and John Hall ‘19, to embark on a 10-hour-long bus ride down to Black Mountain, North Carolina for the 2019 YMCA Conference on National Affairs (CONA). In order to attend CONA, students must be nominated by their state’s Youth and Government programs. I was among the 25 total students who were nominated to represent the New Jersey delegation, and Will and Jack represented the Model United Nations delegation. Representatives from 20 states attended the week-long ...

Westfield Area YMCA

The Westfield Area YMCA offers basketball leagues for boys and girls in kindergarten through age 14.  Registration is open and will close when maximum capacity is reached for each league or on the dates below. PRE-SEASON CLINICS: Five-week pre-season clinics begin Oct. 21 to prepare young athletes for the Winter Basketball League season.  Participants will learn fundamental skills thru guided game-play situations. Clinic times and skill development vary by age group. Clinic participants will receive 10 percent off winter ...

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