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8 Springfield Avenue Cranford, NJ 07016

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Cranford, NJ 07016

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Union County Residents: Make One Change

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is asking county residents to join a global initiative to reduce their plastic waste during the month of July, and hopefully long after.  Plastic Free July is a world-wide movement that encourages people to become part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can all have cleaner streets, oceans and beautiful litter-free ...

Cranford High School Class of 2020 Graduates (Photos)

July 9, 2020

CRANFORD - "You've probably heard it a million times, but I'm going to say it again. We are living in unprecedented times."

Those were some of the opening words of the Cranford High School Class of 2020 President Liam Loughlin. Loughlin was one of the many leaders of the Class of 2020 who had to pull double duty on Wednesday night at Memorial Field. 

Rather than have ...

Donna Bober Named Bloomingdale Avenue School 2019-2020 Educational Services Professional of the Year

CRANFORD - Bloomingdale Avenue School (BAS) has announced that Donna Bober has been selected as the 2019-2020 Educational Services Professional of the Year.

Mrs. Bober is a kindergarten classroom assistant and lunch aide at Bloomingdale Avenue School, where she has worked for nearly 20 years. According to BAS Principal Lourdes Murphy, Mrs. Bober uses her knowledge ...

Cranford Public Schools Developing Reopening Plan for September, Will Seek Feedback from Community

CRANFORD - Superintendent of Cranford Public Schools, Dr. Scott Rubin, issued a message to the community Monday evening noting the District is developing a plan to reopen schools in September. The District anticipates being able to share the framework of a proposed plan with the community next week in hopes of getting feedback prior to submitting a plan to the ...

Hanson Park Conservancy 2020 Fundraiser

July 9, 2020

One of the most beloved events in Cranford, the Annual Duck Race cannot be held this year due to Covid-19. The 10th Annual Duck Race was scheduled for October 11, 2020; however, it was decided by Hanson Park Conservancy Board of Trustees that we postpone until 2021.  We will miss you all so much.

Hanson Park Conservancy, founded in 2004, has been holding the Duck Race since 2010.  ...

Roselle Park Resident Aaron Carr Injured in Life-Changing Surfing Accident

July 9, 2020

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Aaron Carr, a 27-year-old lifelong resident of Roselle Park, was critically injured in a surfing accident in Point Pleasant at approximately 6 p.m. on July 4.

Carr got picked up by a wave and hit his head on the ocean floor causing a severe spinal injury that left him unable to move anything except his left arm. Two friends were able to pull him to shore and ...

Lawsuit Claims Bullying, Sex Assaults Led to Westfield Student’s Suicide

WESTFIELD, NJ — The parents of a Westfield High School sophomore who died in 2018 have filed a lawsuit claiming the school district allowed their son to be subjected to repeated bullying, including sexual assaults and racially explicit slurs, that eventually led to his suicide.

The parents of Carthoris “Carter” Uziel filed the suit in Superior Court in Elizabeth last week.

Westfield Bands Together to Rescue Cat Stuck in Tree for Six Days

WESTFIELD, NJ — Sometimes, it “takes a village.”

For six days, several Westfield families were keeping a watchful eye on a cat that appeared to be stuck in a tree. There were two unsuccessful attempts by the Westfield Fire Department to get her down, with the theory that the noise of the truck frightened her, and she retreated further.

An EMT came by and tried to lure her ...

Keeping Your Business Going in These Difficult Times

The economic shutdown that we’ve endured as a nation as we attempt to combat COVID-19 has created significant challenges for small business owners. Even those that were thriving before the crisis are not immune to the effects of a sustained closure or limitation on how they operate.

If you’re among the millions of American small business owners worried about being able to pay your ...

Don’t Let Emotional Investing Cloud Your Judgement

It’s important to maintain a level head in times of market turbulence. But that is often easier said than done, especially in the heat of market volatility. Even with the best intentions, investors can be challenged by their own bias and emotions when it comes to making investment decisions.

Emotional investing may be amplified during periods of market stress. But by understanding your ...

Community Conversation: What We Now Know About Coronavirus

Every day more and more crucial information about COVID-19 surfaces. So what’s the most important guidance for you and your family? Join Jason Kessler, MD, on our Community Conversation, as he separates fact from fiction when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Atlantic Health System Safe Care: “Laura’s Story”

When Laura and her husband were ready to have their second child, they were relieved to see the team at Atlantic Health System was prepared to deliver calm, exceptional care, even during the pandemic. Learn more at


Community Conversations: How to Stay Safe this Summer

Is your family ready to enjoy summer – safely? On this Community Conversation, Atlantic Health System’s Christopher Zipp, DO, chair of the Department of Family Medicine at Morristown Medical Center, and a physician with Atlantic Medical Group shares some important tips on summer safety, and why, as we coexist with COVID-19 – if you don’t have a family doctor – you ...

NJ Farmers Markets Adjust to New Way of Shopping During Pandemic

July 10, 2020

NEW JERSEY — As New Jersey moves into new phases of reopening after the COVID-19 lockdown, farmers markets are adapting to our new socially distanced “normal.”  

In towns across the state, market managers have implemented new business practices to keep both vendors and customers safe. Designated as essential businesses early in the pandemic, some expanded their footprint ...

There’s Still Time to Sign Up for Camp at the Westfield Area YMCA!

Spots are still available for Westfield Area YMCA traditional day camps this summer. 

All camps will meet the new guidelines set by the CDC, ACA (American Camp Association) and state and local government. These include social distancing regulations and small group size. All staff have been trained on COVID-19 safety, disinfecting and best practices for a ...

Letter: Cranford’s Phase Five Flood Control Project Takes a Step Forward

July 4, 2020

The demolition of 112 Park Drive by Union County ends a longstanding eyesore sitting in a flood hazard area adjacent to Nomehgan Park, but it also turns the page for Cranford and the county to complete Phase 5 of the Cranford Flood Control plan. 

The property acquisition is being added to Nomehgan Park, and the efforts of Union County Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski are much ...