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Add to My Calendar 03/23/2019 7:00pm 03/23/2019 11:45pm America/New_York 2019 Cranford Knights of Columbus Annual St. Patrick's Day Dance

The Cranford Knights of Columbus will be holding our Annual St. Patrick's Day Dance on March 23rd starting at 7:00 p.m. at St. Michael's School Gym. Tickets are $35.00 per person and includes a Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner, Wings, Beer, Wine & Soda. Rich Donovan, Coordinator of the St. Michael's Youth Group, is being honored as Irishman of the Year and Detective Steve ...

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Man Charged With Manslaughter in Hit-and-Run That Led to Fanwood Resident Meghan Crilly's Death

March 20, 2019

LINDEN, NJ -- A Linden man is in custody and charged with multiple serious crimes in connection with the hit-and-run killing of  a pedestrian on Jan. 20, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan and Linden Police Chief David Hart jointly announced at a press conference held Wednesday afternoon. 

Ibn Collins, 39, is charged with first-degree aggravated manslaughter, ...

Cranford High School Aims to Reduce Student Stress by Bringing in Therapy Dogs

March 23, 2019

CRANFORD - Cranford High School is offering a new opportunity for students: to play with dogs and puppies during lunch to reduce school-induced stress. Certified therapy dogs are brought in to the high school by their owners to sit and play with students a few times a month.

Laurie DiRusso, a Cranford mom, heard that Westfield had been bringing in therapy dogs for students and she ...

Cranford B.O.E. Demographer Projects 353 Students From 750 Walnut

CRANFORD - At Wednesday's Planning Board meeting, Cranford Public Schools' Superintendent, Dr. Scott Rubin, and demographer, Ross Haber, spoke on the potential impact the application for 750 Walnut Avenue could have on the school system.

Through the use of a more "micro-study" rather than a "state-wide study," Haber found in his projections that proposed 750 ...

Mrs. Gormely Named Walnut Avenue Teacher of the Year

CRANFORD - Mrs. Valerie Gormely has been named the Walnut Avenue School Teacher of the Year. 

Mrs. Gormely has worked for Cranford Public Schools for the last 7 years and has worked with children with exceptional learning needs in a variety of capacities over the last 12 years. She worked as a paraprofessional and a home-based ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) therapist before ...

Chow Down for Charity: Jersey Mike’s will Donate 100% of Proceeds Wednesday

March 23, 2019

Whether it’s a Chipotle Cheese Steak (#43), Original Italian (#13) or any other one of your favorite Jersey Mike’s sandwiches, the shop will give 100% of proceeds from your order to a local charity of its choosing this Wednesday, March 27, during the company’s annual Day of Giving.

Each of the 78 Jersey Mike’s Subs shops in New Jersey is participating, partnering ...

How to Pay for College: Answers to Your Pressing Questions

Figuring out how to pay for college is like putting together a puzzle. At first, it can feel like all the pieces are jumbled in the box. The final picture is unclear, and it can be overwhelming to know where to start. But gradually, different pieces fit together in different combinations until the puzzle is complete. If you are thinking about how the puzzle pieces of your child’s tuition ...

Seven Ways to Clean Your Financial House This Spring

Spring is on the way. For many of us, the increasingly longer days and warmer weather signify a chance to tidy up and start fresh. If you enjoy the ritual of spring cleaning, why not take time to spruce up your finances as well? The following list is a great place to start:

 

Your goals. If you set New Year’s financial resolutions, now is a good time to evaluate your progress. If ...

Retired? Here’s What to Do When the Market Swings

For several years leading up to 2018, the stock market was abnormally calm. Stocks had some ups and downs, but generally continued to march higher without much disruption. Then, in the fall of last year, we started to see a spike in market volatility. More sizable drops in the prices of stocks – even when quickly erased by gains the next day – generated unease for investors who had ...

Video: Trinitas Health Foundation Says Thank You to Donors at Annual Reception

March 22, 2019

UNION, NJ - On Thursday, March 14, Trinitas Health Foundation held its 2019 Annual Donor Reception at Galloping Hill Caterers in Union.

It was a way of saying thank you to so many donors that step up every year to help the Health Foundation to serve the community. Gary S. Horan, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Trinitas along with City of Elizabeth Mayor Christian Bollwage were ...

Westfield Area YMCA Adds New Infant And Toddler Classrooms at Early Learning Center

The Early Learning Center YMCA announced registration is open for the new infant and toddler classrooms opening Sept. 3. 

The Early Learning Center YMCA offers year-round child care education programs for children ages 6 months to 4 years from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., with extended care also available until 6:30 p.m. at the Westfield Area YMCA. Programs are available from two to five days a ...

Swimming, Lifeguard Training Scholarships Available At The Westfield Area YMCA

Thanks to a grant from Stew Leonard III Children’s Charities, as well as past support of the USA Swimming Foundation’s Make a Splash Initiative, the Westfield Area YMCA is able to provide financial assistance to families with a bona fide financial hardship who live or work in Westfield, Cranford, Garwood or Mountainside, to enroll their children in youth swim lessons. Financial ...

Two Cranford Schools Launch Healthy U Program With The Westfield Area YMCA

The Westfield Area YMCA is proud to announce that Cranford’s Orange Avenue School and Hillside Avenue School are offering the Healthy U program as part of the curriculum this school year.

The Healthy U program is a collaboration between The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey and the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance. Healthy U’s goal is to promote healthy behaviors and to prevent ...

How to Prevent Deafness and Hearing Loss

March 14, 2019

Dear Editor:

March 3 was recognized as World Hearing Day, raising awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss. 

Members of the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NJSHA) can think of no month more appropriate for Gov. Phil Murphy to sign a law that would increase ...