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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 ...

Friends of Colin to Hold Annual "Call for a Cure" Benefit Concert

CRANFORD, NJ – Friends of Colin will host its fifth annual “Call for a Cure” concert at Cranford High School to raise funds for Ewing Sarcoma, a rare form of cancer that affects children and young adults.

The concert was started five years by CHS graduate Cara Costa to raise money for Friends of Colin. Specifically, the money raised is given to Dr. Jeffery Toretsky, a ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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