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Sat, July 25, 10:00 AM

Parking Lot of Cranford United Methodist Church, Cranford

Drive-Thru Food Collection

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DRIVE-THRU FOOD COLLECTION: July 25, Aug. 22 & Sept. 26

Cranford United Methodist Church invites you to join us in helping those who need a helping hand. We are holding three monthly FEED OUR NEIGHBORS drive-thru food drives from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on the fourth Saturday of the next three months (July 25, August 22, September 26). On those dates, we will have volunteers at the church to ...

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Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Earn National Latin Awards

Several Middle School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison were recognized for their performance on the 2020 National Latin Exam. Ian McElroy, Middle School Latin teacher, announced the names of nine students who earned certificates.

Congratulations to Arya Chhabra of Roselle Park and Vinay Karthik of Edison, who earned the rare distinction of completing a perfect paper by ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Participate in Global Group

Students in Mrs. Nicole Nolan's Global Citizenship class at The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison participated in the first of three hosted student discussions from Global Education Benchmark Group on October 21. This initial discussion was titled, "Our Shared Pandemic Experience." The conversation included students and teacher moderators from China, Russia, India and the United ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Community Embraces Virtual Camp Read-A-Lot

Lower School students, parents and teachers from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison spent much of last weekend finding creative ways to engage in appreciating their favorite books in the first virtual edition of Camp Read-A-Lot. The event, organized by Silvia Davis, Lower School Head, was designed to motivate children and adults alike to spend time reading over the weekend.

Parents, ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge School Enhances Learning with Owl 360 Camera Systems

The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison enhanced its virtual classroom experience with the installation of Owl 360° cameras in more than 50 classrooms last week. The Technology Department installed Owls in classrooms of all three divisions.

According to the Owl website, “Any classroom becomes a hybrid classroom with the Meeting Owl, the smart conference camera that captures 360° ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Student Earns Eagle Scout Distinction

 




For Alex Caiola of Westfield, the decision to create a fitness trail at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison for his Eagle Scout project became a no-brainer. The W+H senior considered other options but wound up with several solid reasons to build something useful on the W+H campus.

 “I have been at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School for many years, and I ...

Union County’s New #SmashItDontTrashIt Campaign Makes New Green Energy from Old Halloween Pumpkins

Union County residents can put their Jack o’ Lanterns to good use after Halloween by participating in Union County’s new Pumpkin Recycling Program. The pumpkins will be collected by Union County and other local governments and brought to an organic waste recycler in Elizabeth, where they will be transformed into green energy.

“The Pumpkin Recycling Program is an easy, ...

Wildlife Wednesdays Programs For 2020

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is reminding residents that the popular, free “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will conclude its 2020 programming over the next 2 Wednesdays.

October 21st’s program “Reptiles and Gators” will feature an alligator and lizards, including a blue tongue skink and bearded dragon.  The October 28th’s Halloween-themed Insects and ...

Cranford High School Classes Going Remote Following Positive COVID-19 Test, No Return Date Set

October 19, 2020

CRANFORD - Classes at Cranford High School will go full remote on Monday following a student testing positive for COVID-19, Superintendent Dr. Scott Rubin announced on Sunday.

According to Dr. Rubin, the student is currently self-isolating and contact tracing is underway. The Township's Public Health Office will communicate directly with those individuals who have been within six feet of ...

Cranford Knights of Columbus Golf Outing Donation

October 30, 2020

On Tuesday, October 20 at the General Meeting, the Cranford Knights of Columbus donated $5,000 to Cranford High School Student Maeve Boger O’Bryan and her family to help with their efforts to purchase a therapy dog to manage Maeve's Type I Diabetes from the proceeds of the Council’s 2020 Annual Golf Outing. 

Pictured is Grand Knight Jim Feehan making the ...

Head of Pantagis Company Apologizes, Confirms Closure of Snuffy's in Scotch Plains

October 28, 2020

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Steve Pantagis, who described himself as the director of the Pantagis corporation, contacted TAPintoSPF on Tuesday to confirm that, despite the assertions of Nick Pantagis last week, the iconic Snuffy's Pantagis Renaissance catering hall has closed its doors forever. 

"I'm calling on behalf of my company and eight board members to confirm that ...

Scotch Plains' Iconic Snuffy's Pantagis Wedding Hall Abruptly Closes, Leaves Brides in the Lurch, Owes Township $380,000+, Yet Owner Denies Business Has Closed

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Colonia native Kelli Capurso, 23, was, like any bride, looking forward to her wedding reception. She married her husband, Anthony, in August 2019, but postponed her reception until 2020 until after he returned from his deployment with the Marines. COVID put a wrench into their plans, and the couple had to cancel their celebration at one catering hall and booked instead ...

Clark Police Searching for Vehicle Suspected in Tuesday's Hit-and-Run Death

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Police Department is searching for a red or maroon 1992-2004 Chevy S-10 or GMS Sonoma suspected to have been involved in the hit-and-run death of 82-year-old James Leinbach on Tuesday morning.

According to police officials, the vehicle was spotted during a review of surveillance video in the area. "The vehicle should have damage to the passenger-side ...

Community Conversations: The Road to Recovery

For some individuals who have COVID-19, recovering from the virus can take weeks or months of battling various symptoms. On this Community Conversation, Dr. Steven Sheris, SVP, Physician Enterprise, Atlantic Health System, shares how the Atlantic COVID Recovery Center helps patients on their journey to recovery.

 

Hanging on by a Thread, Some NJ Restaurateurs Fear the Worst This Winter

October 27, 2020

NEW JERSEY — During the typical holiday season, hundreds of thousands of dollars flow through the Rail Yard Tavern in Fairlawn.

From Thanksgiving to New Years, hundreds bustle in and out of the restaurant every weekend. By this time, its 186 seats are reserved months in advance for Christmas parties, one of the most lucrative times of the year. 

But not this year.

“We ...

Graham and Kearney's Public Safety Plan for Garwood

October 29, 2020

During this campaign we have taken numerous opportunities, through letters like this one, videos and a live town hall meeting, to take a deep dive into parts of our plan for a strong Garwood.  As we approach Election Day and COVID-19 cases unfortunately continue to rise, we think the specifics of our action plan regarding public safety would be of particular interest to Garwood ...

Westfield Area YMCA Offers Free One Month Membership to Active Military & Veterans in November

The Westfield Area YMCA is honoring local military members and veterans by inviting them to come and use the Y at no cost during the month of November. The Y will also waive the Joiners Fee for active military, reserve military and veterans who become new Y members at any time of the year.

The Y adheres to all state health and safety regulations. This includes staff and member temperature ...

Letter: Commissioner O'Connor Endorses Stulpin and Black for Township Committee

October 29, 2020

To the Editor,

This year’s Presidential election has captured our attention in many ways. I’d like to take a few minutes to move the focus to our local election because having the right people on the Cranford Township Committee is critical to our families, friends and neighbors. I believe the right candidates are Chrissa Stulpin and Gina Black.

I have been honored to serve ...