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Mid-Week Worship Service @ Calvary Lutheran Church

Thu, October 19, 1:15 PM

Calvary Lutheran Church, Cranford

Mid-Week Worship Service @ Calvary Lutheran Church

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 10/19/2017 1:15pm 10/20/2017 1:15pm America/New_York Mid-Week Worship Service @ Calvary Lutheran Church

Looking for mid-week respite? Want to spend your lunch break doing more than eating? Or can't always make it to church on Sunday?

Calvary Lutheran Church invites you to church on Thursday afternoons. A sermon and Holy Communion are always included. No matter where you are in your faith journey, you are welcome here. The service starts at 1:15 pm and usually lasts about 45 minutes. ...

108 Eastman Street Cranford, NJ 07016
Retired & Senior Volunteer (RSVP) Information Session

Thu, October 19, 2:00 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

Retired & Senior Volunteer (RSVP) Information ...

Giving Back Other

Add to My Calendar 10/19/2017 2:00pm 10/19/2017 3:00pm America/New_York Retired & Senior Volunteer (RSVP) Information Session

Nathalie Garcia of Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey will conduct an RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) information session about the program. RSVP is for volunteers 55 and older. Come learn about volunteer opportunities, including friendly visiting, tutoring, working at food pantries, assisting at community gardens, serving at nutrition sites, recruiting and managing other ...

220 Walnut Avenue Cranford, NJ 07016
Fish & Chips Dinner

Fri, October 20, 5:00 PM

First Presbyterian Church, Cranford

Fish & Chips Dinner

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 10/20/2017 5:00pm 10/20/2017 7:30pm America/New_York Fish & Chips Dinner

A fish & chips dinner is being held on Friday, October 20 from 5-7:30pm at First Presbyterian Church. The popular restaurant, Argyle, will prepare the dinners at Bates Hall on Springfield Ave. Tickets are $17 for adults, $9 for children and can be purchased by calling the church office at 908-276-8440. Proceeds from the event will help support our mission programs.

Springfield Ave. Cranford, NJ 07016
Cranford PTA Family-Friendly Haunted House

Fri, October 20, 5:30 PM

Livingston Avenue School, Cranford

Cranford PTA Family-Friendly Haunted House

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/20/2017 5:30pm 10/20/2017 9:30pm America/New_York Cranford PTA Family-Friendly Haunted House

Livingston Avenue School PTA in Cranford, NJ will be holding our Family-Friendly Haunted House on Friday, October 20th and Saturday, October 21st. The entire school will be transformed into "THE HOTEL CRANSYLVANIA". This event will support the PTA which works directly with Livingston Avenue School to provide everything that students need to be successful. This is the biggest fundraiser ...

75 Livingston Avenue Cranford, NJ 07016
The Wild Party at CDC Theatre

Fri, October 20, 8:00 PM

CDC Theatre, Cranford

The Wild Party at CDC Theatre

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/20/2017 8:00pm 10/21/2017 8:00pm America/New_York The Wild Party at CDC Theatre

Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party Fri & Sat 10/13 -10/28 at 8pm Sun. Oct/22 at 2pm Lovers Queenie and Burrs decide to throw the party to end all parties in their Manhattan apartment. After the colorful arrival of a slew of guests living life on the edge, Queenie's wandering eyes land on a striking man named Black. As the decadence is reaching a climax, so is Burrs' jealousy which ...

78 Winans Ave Cranford, NJ 07016
The Great Pumpkin Carve Out

Sat, October 21

Hanson Park, Cranford

The Great Pumpkin Carve Out

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2017 12:00am 10/21/2017 11:30pm America/New_York The Great Pumpkin Carve Out

The Great Pumpkin Carve Out is a carved pumpkin contest (evening display) that will be held at Hanson House, 38 Springfield Avenue, Cranford, NJ on Saturday, October 21nd with a rain date of October 28th. The contest is open to all ages with cash awards given for funniest, scariest, and most original in age groups 4-8, 9-12, 13-17 and 18-adult. Drop off your creatively carved pumpkins from 10 -3 ...

38 Springfield Ave Cranford, NJ 07016 true
Flemington Speedway Historical Society Annual Car Show

Sat, October 21, 9:00 AM

South County Park, Lambertville

Flemington Speedway Historical Society Annual Car ...

Arts & Entertainment Other

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2017 9:00am 10/21/2017 3:00pm America/New_York Flemington Speedway Historical Society Annual Car Show

The seventh annual Flemington Speedway Historical Society Car Show is Saturday, October 21st from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m, and will be held rain or shine at the South County Park (County Fairgrounds) located at 1207 Route 179, just south of Ringoes.

The Society (FSHS) is a public charity 501(c) (3) whose mission is to preserve, protect, and document the history of the Flemington Fairgrounds and ...

1207 Route 179 Lambertville, NJ 08530
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Sat, October 21, 10:00 AM

Nomahegan Park, Cranford

2017 Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Walk

Education Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2017 10:00am 10/21/2017 3:00pm America/New_York 2017 Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Walk

#EveryoneKnowsSomeone … Help Prevent The Next One!

Come out to support Prevention and Recovery so we can offer parents a better chance of watching their child graduate as opposed to having to attend their funeral.

*Visit http://2017DrugPreventionWalk.everydayhero.do/ to register and create your team and start fundraising for the Raymond J. Lesniak Experience, Strength, Hope Recovery ...

1024 Springfield Ave Cranford, NJ 07016
Picture Book Palooza

Sat, October 21, 2:00 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

Picture Book Palooza

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2017 2:00pm 10/21/2017 4:00pm America/New_York Picture Book Palooza

Join the Cranford Public Library for its first ever “Picture Book Palooza!" Picture book authors Ariel Bernstein, Diana Murray, Robin Newman, Laura Sassi, Annie Silvestro, and Elizabeth Upton will be sharing books and crafts. This event, for children ages 4-8, will provide young readers with an opportunity to meet the creators of some truly amazing stories! Books will be on hand for ...

220 Walnut Avenue Cranford, NJ 07016
Cranford PTA Family-Friendly Haunted House

Sat, October 21, 5:30 PM

Livingston Avenue School, Cranford

Cranford PTA Family-Friendly Haunted House

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2017 5:30pm 10/21/2017 9:30pm America/New_York Cranford PTA Family-Friendly Haunted House

Livingston Avenue School PTA in Cranford, NJ will be holding our Family-Friendly Haunted House on Friday, October 20th and Saturday, October 21st. The entire school will be transformed into "THE HOTEL CRANSYLVANIA". This event will support the PTA which works directly with Livingston Avenue School to provide everything that students need to be successful. This is the biggest fundraiser ...

75 Livingston Avenue Cranford, NJ 07016
The Wild Party at CDC Theatre

Sat, October 21, 8:00 PM

CDC Theatre, Cranford

The Wild Party at CDC Theatre

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2017 8:00pm 11/05/2017 8:00pm America/New_York The Wild Party at CDC Theatre

Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party Fri & Sat 10/13 -10/28 at 8pm Sun. Oct/22 at 2pm Lovers Queenie and Burrs decide to throw the party to end all parties in their Manhattan apartment. After the colorful arrival of a slew of guests living life on the edge, Queenie's wandering eyes land on a striking man named Black. As the decadence is reaching a climax, so is Burrs' jealousy which ...

78 Winans Ave Cranford, NJ 07016
Rummage Sale

Sun, October 22, 9:00 AM

Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim, Cranford

Rummage Sale

Other

Add to My Calendar 10/22/2017 9:00am 10/22/2017 4:00pm America/New_York Rummage Sale

Rummage sale sponsored by Sisterhood of TBEMC. Merchandise includes clothing household items, electronics, books, accessories, children's clothing, toys and equipment and much more.

338 Walnut Ave Cranford, NJ 07016
Charity event for Hurricane Harvey Victims

Sun, October 22, 3:00 PM

Warren

Charity event for Hurricane Harvey Victims

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/22/2017 3:00pm 10/22/2017 8:00pm America/New_York Charity event for Hurricane Harvey Victims

Sunday Sept 10th and Sept 17th from 3p-8p Charity event for the

Victims of Hurricane Harvey Can RSVP or Walk Ins Welcomed can

contact Fran @ 732-882-9676 can prebook a session

All proceeds go directly to the Charity Circle of Health International to benefit the mothers and children evacuated

from the floods in Houston!

Menu of Services

Mini Life Activations $3515min $15 30min ...

3 Mountain Boulevard Warren, NJ 07059
Fourth Annual Union County Day of Prayer

Tue, October 24, 7:00 PM

Parish Community of St. Helen, Westfield

Fourth Annual Union County Day of Prayer

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 10/24/2017 7:00pm 10/24/2017 8:00pm America/New_York Fourth Annual Union County Day of Prayer

In the challenging time of racial and religious intolerance as displayed in Charlottesville, fevered anti-immigrant xenophobia and political discord of historic extremes there comes the balance of a nation pulling together to support the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

With this backdrop the Fourth Annual Union County "Day of Prayer and Reflection: Unifying Our Community through Prayer" ...

1600 Rahway Ave Westfield, NJ 07090
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Tue, October 24, 7:00 PM

Westfield

Togetherhood Fall Kickoff Event

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/24/2017 7:00pm 10/24/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Togetherhood Fall Kickoff Event

The Westfield Area YMCA is proud to participate in a nationwide initiative for Social Responsibility called “Togetherhood.” Togetherhood is a volunteer-led committee which brings interested Y members and non-members of all ages together to start, lead and participate in service projects that benefit the community and local organizations. The Fall Kickoff meeting for Togetherhood is ...

220 Clark Street Westfield, NJ 07090

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Athlete of the Week: Caroline McCaffery and David Bartley

October 17, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ – Following stand-out performance in soccer and cross country, Caroline McCaffery and David Bartley have been chosen as Cranford High School’s Athlete of the Week.

McCaffery, a senior on the varsity soccer team, led the back four defensive line last week, resulting in a 2-1 record for the Cougars.

“I like the competitive spirit and being with my ...

Union Man Convicted on All Charges in 2013 Murder, Dismemberment of Cranford Girlfriend

October 19, 2017

UNION, NJ – A Union man was found guilty on all charges in the case of the murder and dismemberment of his girlfriend nearly four years ago, acting Union County Prosecutor Thomas K. Isenhour announced Wednesday.

The jury convicted Matthew Ballister III, 47, of first-degree murder, two counts of second-degree desecration of human remains, third-degree hindering apprehension, and several ...

LaZare: Trump Tax Worst Thing for District 21

October 11, 2017

For District 21, Trump's tax proposal is giving residents twenty thousand reasons to vote Democratic next month.

Trump's tax bill wants to eliminate the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction on Federal taxes. Of all the voting districts in the country, ours will be among the worst hit as residents here on average get $20,000 a year in deductions directly from SALT.

This tax ...

No More Politics as Usual

A first-time candidate running to serve in the General Assembly for the 21st District, I am, quite simply, tired of politics as usual. I believe that with the right leadership, New Jersey can be a beacon of hope amidst a volatile political and economic landscape.

Born and raised in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, I eventually settled in ...

Solving Our Gun Violence Problem at the Polls

The loss of life in Las Vegas this week was even more tragic because it was preventable. In spite of what the gun lobby would like us to believe, we can and must make this country safe from gun violence. 

In 1996, a shooting spree in a gift shop in Tasmania left 35 people dead—the most deadly mass shooting in the country’s history. In the immediate aftermath, ...

Surgent's Gymnastics Helps Imagine

October 19, 2017

 Imagine is so grateful to Matt Stevenson, Tracy Stevenson and Drew Yurko of Surgent's Elite School of Gymnastics who donated their time to measure, order and install wall and floor padding in Imagine's Volcano Room. Don't know what a volcano room is? Attend a tour at Imagine in Mountainside and find out!  You can sign up for a tour here: Imagine ...

Westfield Area YMCA Announces Fall 2 Session Registration

Registration for the Westfield Area YMCA Fall 2 session program registration begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, Oct. 12 for Full members and at 7:30 a.m., Monday Oct.16 for Basic and Non-Members. The Fall 2 Session runs from Oct. 29 to Dec. 23.

Youth basketball league season is gearing up at the Y with a 3-week pre-season ...

Tips Make Your Home Photo-Ready and Market-Worthy

You’re selling your home, or you’re starting to think about it, but your house hasn’t been updated or painted in years. You want it to look its best before presenting it to prospective buyers, but you don’t know where to begin.

Home Staging Tips
Sprucing up your home can be as simple as adding a new coat of paint, inside and out, or as extensive as interior renovation ...

Cranford Police Blotter: Shoplifting, Possession of False Government Documents & More

October 6, 2017

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.  09/28/2017 @ 10:19 p.m.

Centennial Avenue @ Raritan Road

Arrested: Saleem Bradberry, 29, Parlin

Arrested by:  Ptl. Daniel ...

Paying tribute to 'Shakespeare in Love'

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey pays tribute to ‘Shakespeare in Love’

By Liz Keill

MADISON, NJ – Many audiences loved the film version of “Shakespeare in Love,” which won the best picture Academy Award in 1999, with dialogue by Marc Noonan and Tom Stoppard. Adapted by Lee Hall for the stage, much of the dialogue remains. The production has a warmth and ...

LaZare: Bringing Passion to Our Politics

October 19, 2017

Time was, New Jersey residents could at least count on their elected representatives to be good stewards of their funds they paid in taxes:  to maintain their roads, their obligations, and their air and water.  Those times are long gone.  For close to three decades, administrations of all political stripes have hedged here, and borrowed there, and put the state on a depressing ...