Cranford Relay for Life Team Prepares for Surprise Easter Egg Hunt Service

April 10, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ- A group of middle school boys and their mothers are taking on a new role this weekend: Easter bunnies.

The Cougars for a Cure Relay for Life team are providing Cranford’s homes with an egg hunt service. For $25 or $50, a customer can order 35 or 75 eggs filled with candy and toys to be hidden in his or her lawn on Saturday night after dark. The team, consisting of about ...

"The Voice" Finalist Ali Caldwell Hosts Seventh Grade Health Bee

WESTFIELD, NJ- Ali Caldwell, a finalist on NBC’s “The Voice,” hosted the eighth annual UnitedHealthcare Health Bee at the Westfield Area YMCA.

The Bee featured seventh-grade students from Westfield’s Edison Intermediate School and Roosevelt Intermediate School, Cranford’s Orange Avenue School, Hillside Avenue School and St. Michael’s School, Garwood’s ...

Rockin’ For Autism Music Festival Scheduled for Sat, April 29

FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- To commemorate Autism Awareness Month, and raise awareness of and funds for autism related services, the borough of Fanwood will host its second annual Rockin’ For Autism Music Festival on Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at LaGrande Park.

The all-day festival will feature musical acts, food trucks, local vendors, autism workshops, ...

JCC'ss 12th Annual NJ Jewish Film Festival at Westfield's Rialto Theater Begins April 19

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The JCC of Central NJ will host the 12th Annual Jewish Film Festival of Central NJ at the Rialto Theater 250 East Broad St., Westfield, beginning its Spring 2017 series on Wednesday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m.

On the Map
Wednesday, April 19 • 7:30 p.m.
Director: Dani Menkin
Country: Israel, 2015
Language: English and Hebrew with subtitles
Running ...

Weekend Happenings in Cranford

CRANFORD, NJ – A glimpse of the weekend in Cranford:

FRIDAY March 31:
- Varsity boys lacrosse at Morris Knolls 4:30 p.m.
- Varsity girls lacrosse vs. Kinnelon 4:30 p.m., Memorial Field
-Yoga at the community center 9 a.m.
- Union County Mobile Paper Shredding event 9a.m.-1 p.m., UC Vo-Tech, 1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains
- Varsity softball at Westfield 11 ...

The Week Ahead in Cranford

CRANFORD, NJ – A glimpse of the week ahead in Cranford:

MONDAY March 27:
- Baby story time at the library 10:15 a.m.
- Readers’ Forum Book Discussion – “In in Time of Butterflies” 7 p.m.
- Cranford Board of Education meeting 7 p.m., Lincoln School
- Cranford Township Committee workshop meeting 7:30 p.m., municipal building
TUESDAY March 28:
- Toddler time at ...

"High School 9-1-1" Documentary to Show at Cranford Community Center

CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford First Aid Squad will host a film screening of the documentary "High School 9-1-1".  

The documentary will show Wednesday April 5, at 7 p.m., at the Cranford Community Center. The screening is free and open to the public, with a run time of 85 minutes and is appropriate for ages 10 and up.  

The inspirational film ...

Weekend Happenings in Cranford

CRANFORD, NJ – A glimpse of the weekend in Cranford:

 SATURDAY March 25:
- Yoga at the community center 9 a.m.
- Varsity girls lacrosse vs. Millburn 11 a.m., Memorial Field
- NJ Makers Day at the Cranford Public Library 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Varsity Baseball at Bayonne 12:30 p.m.

SUNDAY March 26:
- Trinity Cranford “Clean Water” fundraiser 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Westfield ...

A One Night Jazz Festival To Benefit St. Joseph's Social Service Center

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Fans of Jazz and music enthusiasts everywhere will enjoy “A One Night Jazz Festival,” featuring eight jazz artists, many with worldwide jazz reputations, Saturday, April 29, at Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains.

The event supports the work of St. Joseph’s Social Service Center, a non-profit organization that serves the materially poor and ...

Cranford High School Dance Academy Attends Regional Dance Festival

CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford High School Dance Academy Program attended the Regional High School Dance Festival in Norfolk, VA, March 15-19.  

The festival is open exclusively to schools with dance programs and features nine live concert dance performances, over 170 master classes, recruitment and scholarship opportunities for summer and college programs. 

Some of ...

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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.