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Cranford Township, High School Rank High on Niche's 2017 "Best in New Jersey" Lists

April 19, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ- Niche, an online ranking system for towns, cities, schools and more has ranked Cranford as No. 81 on its 2017 “Best Suburbs to live in New Jersey” list.

The town was also ranked No. 92 on Niche’s 2017 “Best Places to Live in New Jersey” list. Cranford was given an A rating, with an A+ for public schools, B for housing, B for jobs, A- for crime and ...

Cranford Municipal Alliance to Host Third Annual Cookout

CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford Municipal Alliance will host its third annual Cranford Cookout on Sunday, May 21, following a weekend full of town-wide, family-friendly events.

The weekend begins on Saturday, May 20, with a family movie night at dusk, sponsored by the Hanson House Conservancy. The conservancy’s yoga instructor, Bridget Briant, will host a family yoga class on Sunday before ...

Cranford's College Women's Club to hold Annual Garage Sale

CRANFORD, NJ-The College Women’s Club of Cranford will host its annual garage sale on April 29, with all proceeds going to the club’s scholarship fund for Cranford High School students.

The sale will be held at the community center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Items for sale include books, jewelry, video games, curtains, etc. From 2:30 to 3 p.m. on the day of the sale, shoppers can ...

Cranford's Livingston Avenue School to Host Blood Drive, Offer Discount for Oil Change

CRANFORD, NJ- Livingston Avenue School will host a blood drive in the gymnasium on Tuesday, April 4 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The LAS fourth grade class is hosting the blood drive as community service. Each donor will receive a coupon for $15 off an oil change at Jiffy Lube in Cranford, according to New Jersey Blood Services.

Walk-ins are welcome, but donors can schedule an appointment online.

Cranford Cougar Dash Prepares for Fun Run and 5K

CRANFORD, NJ- The Cranford Cougar Dash is gearing up for its first 5k and one-mile fun run, which will begin at 8:30 a.m. on April 2 at Nomahegan Park.

The proceeds of the dash will benefit the PTAs of Walnut Avenue School and Livingston Avenue School. The funds will be allocated to provide educational resources in the classroom, according to the Cranford Cougar Dash website.

“Our ...

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
SATURDAY April 1:
-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 ...

Cranford Police to Participate in "Operation Take Back"

CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford Police Department will participate in “Operation Take Back”, a semi-annual statewide event to collect prescription and over-the-counter medications.

This event will be Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.. This year’s collection will take place at the Cranford Municipal Building, located at 8 Springfield Avenue on the ground level just outside ...

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 ...

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