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Virtual or In-Person? Cranford Schools Need Parents' Decision by August 7

July 31, 2020

CRANFORD - Parents and guardians of Cranford Public Schools students have been notified to decide if their child will be attending school in-person or all remote by Friday, August 7. 

According to the letter to the community from Superintendent Dr. Scott Rubin, the District needs a decision by August 7 to plan in advance for scheduling purposes and ensure social distancing ...

Cranford Board of Education Names Zakiya Atkinson Supervisor of Fine and Performing Arts

CRANFORD - The Cranford Board of Education has named Zakiya Atkinson the new Supervisor of Fine and Performing Arts. Atkinson replaces Anthony Rafaniello, who resigned on July 1.

Accordint to the release, Ms. Atkinson was selected after an extensive search process which included multiple interviews with the selection committee, reviews of work samples, and a ...

Survey Results Say Majority Plan on Sending Their Kids Back to Cranford Public Schools in September

CRANFORD - The results of the survey issued last week to parents and guardians on plans to reopen Cranford Public Schools in September were released on Thursday by Superintendent Dr. Scott Rubin.

Survey Results

2,689 participants completed the survey.

84.27% plan on sending their child to school for in-person instruction as outlined in Plan A (using current ...

Expanded, Modernized Valerie Fund Children’s Center Opens at Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital

August 1, 2020

Morristown – To meet demand for the comprehensive medical care needed for children and adolescents with cancer and blood disorders, Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital today announced the opening of its expanded Valerie Fund Children’s Center.

The new Valerie Fund Children’s Center at Goryeb Children’s Hospital includes eight open and ...

Fall and Winter Deer Bow Hunts Returning to Cranford

August 3, 2020

CRANFORD - The county's annual deer hunt will return to Cranford and 13 other towns following the freeholder board's approval of $19,515 for the purpose.

The deer management program, which the freeholders authorized last month, will have volunteer hunters execute both shotgun and bow hunts at county parks and certain municipal properties located in 14 Union County ...

Union County Freeholders OK Plan for Organic Waste Recycling Plant at Tremley Point

ELIZABETH, NJ — Union County is one step closer to having a new recycling facility located at Tremley Point in Linden. The proposed facility will turn organic waste into natural gas along with other organic recycled material including liquid fertilizer.

The Union County Freeholders on Thursday approved an amendment to the county's recycling plan that will pave the way for Linden ...

Union County Prosecutor's Office Takes Over Clark PD Amid ‘Credible’ Allegations of Misconduct

CLARK, NJ — The Clark Police Department is now under the control of the Union County Prosecutor's Office as they perform an investigation into “credible allegations of misconduct,” authorities said Thursday.

Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo announced the takeover in a joint statement. The release did not disclose ...

Libby’s Lunch: Foodies Flock From Near and Far for One Last Bite

August 1, 2020

PATERSON, NJ — Some 30 cars filled to capacity the two parking lots that surround Libby’s Lunch on McBride Avenue.

Word was out Monday evening that Libby’s Lunch — a restaurant long known for its chili dogs — would be closed permanently by the end of the week. Customers had come for one last chance to say goodbye to Libby’s.

“The food is what makes ...

Westfield Area YMCA Wallace Pool Now Open for Lane Reservations

Group Swim Classes Begin Aug. 1.

Whether you’re an experienced lap swimmer or are just looking for a supplemental form of exercise, the YMCA is offering lane reservations in the 25-yard Wallace Pool. Hours (subject to change) are Monday – Friday, 5:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 5 – 8 p.m. and Saturday 6:30 – 9:30 ...

Letter: Principles for Cranford’s Economic Recovery and Business Development Task Force

July 23, 2020

We welcome the Cranford Township Committee’s creation of a Task Force devoted to our town’s economic recovery and business development. COVID-19 continued to have a profound impacts on our lives, local businesses, and community. As the Task Force prepares to start its work, we believe seven principles should guide its priorities and decision-making.

1. Keep the Virus Contained: ...