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Tales for Tots

Mon, April 24, 10:00 AM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Tales for Tots

Arts & Entertainment Government

Add to My Calendar 04/24/2017 10:00am 04/24/2017 10:30am America/New_York Tales for Tots

Stories, finger plays, and songs for active listeners. Geared toward ages 2-3 with a caregiver. 30 minutes of open play follows. The Monday and Thursday program will be the same exact session each week. The library will be closed on Memorial Day, so there will be no session on May 29.

303 Westfield Ave. Clark, NJ 07066
Lapsit for Little Ones

Tue, April 25, 10:00 AM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Lapsit for Little Ones

Arts & Entertainment Government

Add to My Calendar 04/25/2017 10:00am 04/25/2017 10:15am America/New_York Lapsit for Little Ones

Stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and movement geared toward the under 2 crowd with caregiver. 30 minutes of open play follows.

303 Westfield Ave. Clark, NJ 07066
Chess Club for Kids

Tue, April 25, 3:15 PM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Chess Club for Kids

Arts & Entertainment Government

Add to My Calendar 04/25/2017 3:15pm 04/25/2017 4:15pm America/New_York Chess Club for Kids

Students from the ALJ Chess Club will be here to provide instruction and play. For children ages 8 and up. Registration is requested.

303 Westfield Ave. Clark, NJ 07066
Temple Sha'arey Shalom Sisterhood, Springfield 6th Annual Vendor Boutique

Wed, April 26, 7:00 PM

Temple Sha'arey Shalom, Springfield

Temple Sha'arey Shalom Sisterhood, Springfield ...

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 04/26/2017 7:00pm 04/26/2017 9:30pm America/New_York Temple Sha'arey Shalom Sisterhood, Springfield 6th Annual Vendor Boutique

The Sisterhood of Temple Sha'arey Shalom invites you to our sixth annual Vendor Boutique. Are you searching for just the right Mother's Day gift? Are you looking for a great Teacher Appreciation or graduation gift? Isn't it time to treat yourself to something nice?

Our boutique will be held at the temple, 78 South Springfield Avenue, Springfield, on Wednesday, April 26th, from ...

78 So. Springfield Ave. Springfield, NJ 07081
Vocalist Jean Avery

Wed, April 26, 7:30 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

Vocalist Jean Avery

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/26/2017 7:30pm 04/26/2017 8:30pm America/New_York Vocalist Jean Avery

The Friends of the Cranford Public Library are pleased to sponsor a performance by vocalist Jean Avery on Wednesday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center. Ms. Avery’s repertoire runs from blues to jazz and includes songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder, Melissa Manchester, and Dion Warwick. Born in Georgia, she began singing gospel at the age of three. From ...

220 Walnut Avenue Cranford, NJ 07016
Vocalist Jean Avery

Wed, April 26, 7:30 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

Vocalist Jean Avery

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/26/2017 7:30pm 04/26/2017 8:30pm America/New_York Vocalist Jean Avery

The Friends of the Cranford Public Library are pleased to sponsor a performance by vocalist Jean Avery on Wednesday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center. Ms. Avery’s repertoire runs from blues to jazz and includes songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder, Melissa Manchester, and Dion Warwick. Born in Georgia, she began singing gospel at the age of three. From ...

220 Walnut Avenue Cranford, NJ 07016
Cranford High School Spring Choral Concert

Thu, April 27, 7:30 PM

Cranford High School , Cranford

Cranford High School Spring Choral Concert

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 04/27/2017 7:30pm 04/27/2017 9:30pm America/New_York Cranford High School Spring Choral Concert

The Cranford High School Performing Arts Department begins its Spring Concert Season with the Spring Choral Concert on Thursday, April 27th at 7:30pm in the CHS Auditorium. Enjoy selections from the Women’s and Men’s Choruses, the Noteworthy Gentlemen, the Women’s Ensemble, the Madrigal Choir, and the Concert Choir. The performance is free and open to the public.

201 West End Place Cranford, NJ 07016
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Fri, April 28, 8:00 PM

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, Summit

Things Being What They Are

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2017 8:00pm 04/28/2017 10:00pm America/New_York Things Being What They Are

As Bill anxiously waits for his unfaithful wife and his furniture, he is visited by Jack, a divorced neighbor who suggests the loneliness of life after marriage. At first Jack appears to be a nightmare neighbor—intrusive, needy, boorish—but gradually Bill's perception of his new "friend" deepens. While it's true that Jack managed to lose his wife's trust and his ...

Oakes Center, 120 Morris Avenue Summit, NJ 07901 <p>Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre</p> <p>Oakes Center</p> <p>120 Morris Avenue</p> <p>Summit, NJ 07901</p> <p>Info: 908-514-9654</p> <p>Tickets: 800-838-3006</p> <p>info@dreamcatcherrep.org</p> <p>www.dreamcatcherrep.org</p>
Garage Sale - College Women's Club of Cranford Scholarship Fundraising

Sat, April 29, 10:00 AM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

Garage Sale - College Women's Club of Cranford ...

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back Other

Add to My Calendar 04/29/2017 10:00am 04/29/2017 3:00pm America/New_York Garage Sale - College Women's Club of Cranford Scholarship Fundraising

Giant GARAGE SALE Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Wide selection of items available: Household items, books, music CD’s, DVD’s, video games, jewelry, pocketbooks, holiday items, clothing, decorations, scarves, shoes, games, small appliances, curtains, pillows, throws and much more.

Brown Bag Sale between 2:30 and 3:00 pm. Fill up a supplied brown paper bag for only ...

220 Walnut Ave., Cranford, NJ 07016 Cranford, NJ 07016
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Sat, April 29, 12:00 PM

La Grande Park, Fanwood

Rockin’ For Autism Music Festival 

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/29/2017 12:00pm 04/29/2017 1:00pm America/New_York Rockin’ For Autism Music Festival 

All-Day Festival Will Feature Musical Acts, Food Trucks, Local Vendors, Autism Workshops, Tricky Tray Raffles and the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Youth Baseball Opening Day Ceremony. Last Year’s Festival Raised $10,500 for Autism New Jersey

To commemorate Autism Awareness Month, and raise awareness of and funds for autism related services, the Borough of Fanwood will host its second annual ...

La Grande Park Fanwood, NJ 07023
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Sat, April 29, 8:00 PM

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, Summit

Things Being What They Are

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/29/2017 8:00pm 04/30/2017 8:00pm America/New_York Things Being What They Are

As Bill anxiously waits for his unfaithful wife and his furniture, he is visited by Jack, a divorced neighbor who suggests the loneliness of life after marriage. At first Jack appears to be a nightmare neighbor—intrusive, needy, boorish—but gradually Bill's perception of his new "friend" deepens. While it's true that Jack managed to lose his wife's trust and his ...

Oakes Center, 120 Morris Avenue Summit, NJ 07901 <p>Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre</p> <p>Oakes Center</p> <p>120 Morris Avenue</p> <p>Summit, NJ 07901</p> <p>Info: 908-514-9654</p> <p>Tickets: 800-838-3006</p> <p>info@dreamcatcherrep.org</p> <p>www.dreamcatcherrep.org</p>
A One Night Jazz Festival

Sat, April 29, 8:00 PM

Union Catholic High School auditorium, Scotch Plains

A One Night Jazz Festival

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/29/2017 8:00pm 04/29/2017 10:30pm America/New_York A One Night Jazz Festival

“A One Night Jazz Festival” will be held on Saturday, April 29th, at the Union Catholic High School auditorium in Scotch Plains. This special evening of music features a lineup of eight premiere jazz artists, including many with worldwide jazz reputations.
Iconic vocalist Marlene VerPlanck, fresh off her annual tour in the United Kingdom, is one of the featured singers. Ben ...

1600 Martine Ave. Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
The Notables in Concert

Sun, April 30, 2:00 PM

Clark Public Library, Clark

The Notables in Concert

Arts & Entertainment Government

Add to My Calendar 04/30/2017 2:00pm 04/30/2017 3:00pm America/New_York The Notables in Concert

Join us for a lively concert by The Notables. The Notable Singers are a choral group comprised of approximately 20 women of all ages, occupations, lifestyles and backgrounds. Their voices blend in harmony to sing America’s favorite music in lively arrangements of Broadway, Jazz and pop tunes that are classic as well as contemporary, singing music by the greats such as Irving Berlin, George ...

303 Westfield Ave. Clark, NJ 07066
Temple Sha'arey Shalom, Springfield To Present Romanza String Quarter

Sun, April 30, 4:00 PM

Temple Sha'arey Shalom, Springfield

Temple Sha'arey Shalom, Springfield To Present ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/30/2017 4:00pm 04/30/2017 6:00pm America/New_York Temple Sha'arey Shalom, Springfield To Present Romanza String Quarter

On Sunday, April 30,2017 at 4PM, Temple Sha'arey Shalom, Springfield, 78 So. Springfield Ave., will host another classical music concert in celebration of its 60th anniversary. The Romanza String Quartet will perform “Timeless Chamber Works” including music by Bach, Dvorak and Mozart. Tickets $10.00 to $25.00. Call (973) 379-5387 to purchase tickets. For more information e-mail ...

78 So. Springfield Ave. Springfield, NJ 07016
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Sun, April 30, 8:00 PM

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, Summit

Things Being What They Are

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/30/2017 8:00pm 05/01/2017 8:00pm America/New_York Things Being What They Are

As Bill anxiously waits for his unfaithful wife and his furniture, he is visited by Jack, a divorced neighbor who suggests the loneliness of life after marriage. At first Jack appears to be a nightmare neighbor—intrusive, needy, boorish—but gradually Bill's perception of his new "friend" deepens. While it's true that Jack managed to lose his wife's trust and his ...

Oakes Center, 120 Morris Avenue Summit, NJ 07901 <p>Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre</p> <p>Oakes Center</p> <p>120 Morris Avenue</p> <p>Summit, NJ 07901</p> <p>Info: 908-514-9654</p> <p>Tickets: 800-838-3006</p> <p>info@dreamcatcherrep.org</p> <p>www.dreamcatcherrep.org</p>

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Cranford Township, High School Rank High on Niche's 2017 "Best in New Jersey" Lists

April 19, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ- Niche, an online ranking system for towns, cities, schools and more has ranked Cranford as No. 81 on its 2017 “Best Suburbs to live in New Jersey” list.

The town was also ranked No. 92 on Niche’s 2017 “Best Places to Live in New Jersey” list. Cranford was given an A rating, with an A+ for public schools, B for housing, B for jobs, A- for crime and ...

Greta’s Run 5K Honors Memory of Westfield Teen, Raises Money to Help People with Special Needs

April 23, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — Almost 1,000 people participated in the fourth annual Greta’s Run in Westfield Sunday. The 5K run, walk, roll and fundraiser for people of all abilities is held in memory of Greta Schoenemann, a Westfield High School student who died 2002 after a large tree branch fell on her during lunch.

“Greta was a beautiful person inside and out,” Greta’s ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge School Hosts Clean Water Action Conference

April 13, 2017

EDISON, NJ - The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison hosted a Clean Water Action’s 31st annual conference on April 8. This annual event brings together over 200 residents, organizational leaders, scientists, policymakers, teachers and students who are focused on protecting water and creating more resilient and healthy communities.

W-H teachers Katherine Heiss of Red Bank and Donna ...

Cranford Superintendent of Schools Bimonthly Report - Meeting of March 13

CRANFORD, NJ –Meeting of March 13, 2017

STUDENTS:
Cam Hay, a senior at Cranford High School (CHS), has recently been accepted into the United States Military Academy at West Point.   Anna Kalafatis, a student writer for TAP into Cranford through the Junior Internship Program at CHS wrote an article about Cam.  You can read the entire article at ...

Westfield Area YMCA Takes Action to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the Westfield Area YMCA is designating a week to raise awareness and understanding of child sexual abuse.   From April 24-28 leading up to Healthy Kids Day on April 29, the Westfield Area YMCA is joining YMCAs across the nation to inform the community on how to recognize, prevent and report child sexual abuse. This ...

Feelin' Hot, Hot, Hot

The real estate market is heating up! Homes are selling quickly in the entry-level price points and things are moving in the luxury market as well. According to NJ real estate valuation expert Jeff Otteau, "For the first time in a decade, we're seeing an increase in demand for houses in the $1M to $2.5M price range ... this is a significant change."

Multiple ...

Police Blotter: Two Heroin Arrests, DWI's & More

April 10, 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.

04/03/2017  11:05 p.m.

W. North Avenue at Eastman Street

Arrested: Nicole Palacios, 40, Cranford

Arrested by:  Ptl. Lynn ...

Cranford HS Spring Choral Concert Thursday

April 23, 2017

The Cranford High School Performing Arts Department begins its Spring Concert Season with the Spring Choral Concert on Thursday, April 27th at 7:30pm in the CHS Auditorium.  Enjoy selections from the Women’s and Men’s Choruses, the Noteworthy Gentlemen, the Women’s Ensemble, the Madrigal Choir, and the Concert Choir. The performance is free and open to the public.

Thank You, Jersey Mike's of Westfield!

April 16, 2017

The Westfield Area YMCA would like to thank Jersey Mike’s in Westfield for donating all of its sales from May 29 to support the Y’s financial assistance program. The event raised $3,676!  

Jersey Mike’s truly believes in giving back to the community, and we are fortunate to be the beneficiary of their generosity.  All of the May 29 proceeds will help ...