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Cranford Family Weekend Ends with Municipal Barbecue

May 22, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ – Thousands of Cranford residents attended the Cranford Municipal Barbecue yesterday to end the family-friendly weekend of activities, including a screening of “Moana” in Hanson Park, a bike ride through the town, and more.

Police and firemen worked the grill, making hamburgers and hot dogs for everyone who attended. Mary O’Connor, a member of the Cranford ...

Congressman Leonard Lance Hosts Annual Congressional Art Competition

KENILWORTH, NJ – Katherine Ge, a junior at New Providence High School, won the overall prize at today’s Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery,” hosted by Congressman Leonard Lance, representative for New Jersey’s Seventh Congressional District.

As the winner of the contest, Ge’s acrylic painting, “Abandoned House,” will be sent to ...

JCC in Scotch Plains to Host Free ‘Touch a Truck’ Event May 21

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The JCC of Central Jersey will host its second annual free “Touch a Truck” event Sunday, May 21 from 1 p.m., rain or shine.

Children will enjoy the chance to get up close and explore all the trucks and vehicles they love watching from afar. A special "hold the horn" hour from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. will be held for children ...

Cranford Cruiser Nights Begin Tomorrow

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Cruiser Nights will start Wednesday, May 10. The event is a night for classic cars to be displayed in downtown Cranford.

There is no charge to enter a car or attend the event. Cars that wish to be entered can be driven to Alden Street, where they will be parked and the owner can register his or her vehicle.

“We ...

Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Street Fair Draws Thousands

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Spring Street Fair drew thousands of guests, according to CACC executive director Dottie Baniewicz.

The fair started at 11 a.m. under clouds and wind, but that didn’t stop attendees from flocking to the streets filled with games, shops and food vendors. The animal adoption tent was a big draw, Baniewicz said.

“It’s ...

Downtown Cranford Roads to Close for Spring Street Fair

CRANFORD, NJ – More than 150 vendors and as many as 20,000 guests are expected to attend the Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Spring Street Fair on Sunday, April 30.

The CACC said the following streets will be closed off to vehicular traffic starting tomorrow morning: North Union Avenue from Springfield Avenue to North Avenue, Walnut Avenue from North Avenue to South Avenue, Alden ...

Union County College’s Drama Club to Present “The Laramie Project”

CRANFORD, NJ - Union County College’s Drama Club will present a staged reading of “The Laramie Project” on Thurs, April 27, in the Roy Smith Theater at the College’s Cranford campus. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend. Please note: the play contains adult language and themes. Parental ...

Camelot at St. Joseph High School; Musical Presented on April 29 and 30

METUCHEN, NJ -- St. Joseph High School's Spring Theatre Production is Camelot, presented in the Catanzaro Theatre at Saint Joe's.  

The remaining show schedule will be: April 29 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.; and April 30 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets sold at the door: $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors.  Don't miss this great ...

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Hispanic Theatre Festival Auditions at CDC Theatre

May 27, 2017

To celebrate the beauty of the Spanish language in comedy & drama, on stage at the longest continuously-producing Community Theatre in NJ! July 28/29 & August 4/5 An evening of ONE-ACT PLAYS entirely in SPANISH WE NEED ACTORS ! All ages, MALE and FEMALE Spanish-speaking a MUST. Not fluent? We can work with that No experience? No problem We would love to have you! Audition Dates- Sunday, ...