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Cranford's Town-Wide BBQ Still On Despite Rain

May 20, 2018

CRANFORD, NJ - Sunday's bike and walking tours as part of Cranford Family Weekend are postponed due to rain. According to a message sent from the Cranford Police Department via Nixle, the events will be rescheduled to June.

However, the town-wide barbecue scheduled for Sunday at 4:30 p.m. is still taking place, according to a post on the Cranford Municipal Alliance Facebook page. The ...

Cranford Family Weekend to Kick Off Saturday

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Municipal Alliance will host its 5th annual Town-Wide Barbecue and Family Weekend on Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20.

On Saturday at 8 p.m., the Hanson Park Conservancy will present a screening of the Disney film “Coco” on the lawn at Hanson Park. Guests should bring blankets or lawn chairs. The outdoor movie is weather permitting.

On ...

Cranford's Spring Street Fair Attracts Thousands

CRANFORD. NJ – Thousands of guests filled the streets of downtown Cranford on Sunday for the Spring Street Fair, sponsored by the Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce.

This was the first time the fair skewed to the north side of Cranford, instead of stretching to South Avenue. Although the weather was chilly in the morning, it reached the high 50’s as the sun came out.

“It ...

Cranford Community Turns Out for CHS Wrestling Food Truck Festival

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford High School wrestlers, along with friends, family and more, feasted on a wide range of cuisine during the wrestling program’s “Season’s Over, Let’s Eat” food truck festival.

The wrestlers collected entrance fees and sold raffle tickets while guests ate, played games, listened to music from the Brother John Brown band and took ...

Four Family-Friendly Events in the Cranford Area this Weekend

CRANFORD, NJ – Looking for some weekend fun?

On Saturday, volunteers will be cleaning up portions of the Rahway River in celebration of Earth Day.

After working up an appetite, head to “Sandwichfest” in Westfield, where local restaurants will participate in a sandwich taste-test contest to raise money for charity.

On Sunday morning, Emma’s Brick Oven will begin ...

Cranford Memorial Day Committee Accepting Applications for Annual Parade

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Memorial Day Committee is accepting entry forms for participating in the annual Memorial Day Parade.

Organizations which honor those who have given their lives for the country are encouraged to participate, according to a press release from the committee.

“Your entry may recognize those who gave their supreme sacrifice for a war or wars, or it may ...

Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce to Host Breakfast with the Bunny

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual “Breakfast with the Bunny” on Saturday, March 24 at the Garlic Rose.

The breakfast will begin at 10 a.m., with the Easter Bunny arriving at 10:30 a.m. Reservations are required, according to a press release from the CACC.

“Each year this event sells out early,” the press release reads.

John McPartlan, Owner of Molly Maguire's in Clark, Named Grand Marshal of 2018 Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade

CLARK, NJ - The 2018 Union County Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Committee has announced that Scotch Plains resident John McPartlan has been named the Grand Marshal of this year's parade.

McPartlan, the owner of Molly Maguire’s Irish Pub & Restaurant in Clark, has been involved with the Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade for several years.

“The honor is ...

Lucky Louis: Lost Dog that had Community Searching Home Safe

HILLSIDE, NJ – Louis, the lost five-year-old Yorkie who’s taken social media by storm, was found on New Year’s Eve in Hillside’s Evergreen Cemetery.

Louis, who lives in Mountainside, ran away from his dog sitter’s home in Kenilworth on Dec. 25. On Sunday afternoon, he was caught by a father and son who lived near the cemetery.

“I didn’t believe it ...

Winners Announced in Cranford's Holiday Decorating Contest

CRANFORD, NJ - Three homes were selected as the winners in Cranford Recreation & Parks Department's 2017 Holiday Decorating Contest. 14 homes were entered overall.

For most traditional, the award went to 112 Makatom Drive. Most outrageous went to 207 Scherrer Street and all-around favorite went to 41 Keith Jeffries Avenue.

"All of the homes were fantastic, it was really hard to ...

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