Community Happenings

August 21, 2018

CRANFORD - On Tuesday morning, the Downtown Cranford Facebook page announced that Joe Perri is the winner of the Restaurant Week Photo Contest.  A number of restaurants offered special prix fixe menus from August 13-17 for Restaurant Week. It was a great chance to dine at your favorite spot or ...

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CRANFORD - Missed this week's top stories? Catch up here.  Cranford Restaurant Week: Participating Restaurants, Menus, and Photo Contest Cranford Teen Competing For Team USA at Youth Olympics Cranford Police Blotter: Seven Arrested For Suspected Heroin Possession New Piano Placed at ...

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CRANFORD – At Tuesday’s Township Committee Meeting, Mayor Hannen announced that the township closed on the Birchwood redevelopment deal. The developer, Birchwood Developers Associates, LLC, looks to break ground as soon as possible, with the hope of getting footings in the ground before first ...

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CRANFORD - The third annual Mom Olympics of Cranford will take place on Saturday, September 8th at 12 p.m. “During the Summer Olympics of 2016, the Cougar Squad in town, a group of moms, thought it would be a fun idea to hold their own Olympic event and raise money for a good cause,” said Ally ...

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CRANFORD - Catch up on this week's headlines with Cranford Radio.   

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CRANFORD - After not having one last year, the Cranford Township Committee is looking to secure a Bulk Waste Collection for the town.  Though nothing is official yet, the Committee is looking to work with the Plainfield Municipal Utilities Authority (PMUA). Some details released at Monday's ...

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CRANFORD - Well, it's not a new piano, but it's new to the Eastman Plaza. Back in May, for the second straight year, a resident-donated piano was placed at the plaza to bring joy and music to the downtown Cranford area. Unfortunately, the first piano, donated by Donna DelGuercio, only last about ...

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CRANFORD - Missed this week's top stories? Catch up here.  One-Seat Rides on Raritan Valley Line to be Temporarily Discontinued, NJ TRANSIT Announces TAPinto.net Election Policies for the November 2018 Elections Cranford Police Department Implements Special Needs Registry Cranford ...

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CRANFORD - Hartz Mountain's application to rezone 750 Walnut Avenue from commercial to residential and build 905 apartment units will continue on September 5th and 12th.  At the August 1 Planning Board meeting, a civil and a traffic engineer were expected to testify. Due to time constraints, ...

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CRANFORD - Catch up on this week's headlines with Cranford Radio.   

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CRANFORD - Some quick thunder, lightning, and heavy rain put the 2018 Cranford National Night Out in danger of being washed out, but the skies cleared and made for what was a great night for all.  Packed on the front lawn of the Cranford Police Department headquarters and in the Patrolman Robert ...

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CRANFORD - Off-peak, one-seat rides on the Raritan Valley Line to Penn Station New York will be temporarily discontinued starting Sept. 4, NJ TRANSIT announced Friday. Service is expected to resume in early 2019, the company said in its press release. The change comes as NJ TRANSIT continues the ...

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CRANFORD - Missed this week's top stories? Catch up here.  "Help Kids Succeed" School Supply Drive Cranford Police Issue New Set of Trading Cards Cranford Restaurant Week Specials Niche Ranks Cranford Public School District No. 28 in New Jersey Cranford Police Blotter: Two Arrests on ...

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CRANFORD - Chaplain Monsignor Tim Shugrue installed the new Cranford Knights of Columbus Officers for the 2018-2019 Columbian Year at a ceremony held at St. Michael’s Church. Pictured with Monsignor Shugrue are District Deputy Joe Kilroy, Grand Knight James Vari, Deputy Grand Knight Jim Feehan, ...

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CRANFORD - Catch up on this week's headlines with Cranford Radio.  

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CRANFORD – It was expected that the August 1st Planning Board meeting regarding the Hartz Mountain application for 750 Walnut would see testimony from the civil and traffic engineers. Due to time constraints, only the civil engineer, Jeffrey Martell, presented to the board. Hartz Mountain’s ...

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CRANFORD - Missed this week's top stories? Catch up here.  Cranford Resident Pedals For a Cure Sunny Acres Declared A Cranford Historic District Cranford Chamber of Commerce Food Truckfest Canceled Cranford Police Blotter: Three Arrests For Suspected Heroin Cranford Resident Pens ...

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CRANFORD - Catch up on this week's headlines with Cranford Radio.   

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CRANFORD - For years, Loretta Smith, Don Smith, and Carole Esposito among others have been working diligently to get Sunny Acres recognized as a Cranford Historic District. On Tuesday, July 17th, the Township Committee gave the official approval. Sunny Acres consists of 172 homes in the southern ...

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CRANFORD - Missed this week's top stories? Catch up here.  Mayor Hannen Proclaims September Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Five Arrested, Firearm Seized in Motor Vehicle Traffic Stop Cranford Police Blotter: Two Arrests Near GSP 137 Exchange Cranford Jaycees Annual Golf Outing Raises ...

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CRANFORD - The fourth Annual Lego Night took place in Downtown Cranford on Thursday, July 19th. Over 50 children signed up for this year’s event, which was divided into three categories: seven and under, 8-13, and Families. Contestants brought their own Legos and had over an hour to build their ...

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CRANFORD - The Downtown Cranford Annual Sidewalk Sale is back this year. From July 19-21, retailers will be offering special promotions, discounts, and more. Shoppers can pick up some great deals throughout the downtown. In addition, there will be FREE PARKING downtown on Saturday, July 21st. So ...

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CRANFORD – After months of waiting, Hartz Mountain continued its application for 750 Walnut at Wednesday’s Planning Board meeting. James Rhatican, Vice President of Land Use and Development at Hartz Mountain, along two witnesses, real estate broker Matt McDonough and architect Bruce Englebaugh, ...

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CRANFORD - The Township of Cranford Junior Chamber of Commerce (“Jaycees”) held their 12th Annual Golf Outing on Friday, June 22, 2018, at the Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth. The outing raised $8,000.00 which will benefit two worthy community organizations, the Cranford Baseball and ...

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CRANFORD - Missed this week's top stories? Catch up here. Cranford Police Department Unveils New Police Car Design Cranford Community Night Raises $1,688.50 Wednesday's Car Show Canceled Cranford Police Blotter: Two DWI Charges Cranford Couple To Chair Nonprofit Gala Three Receive ...

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CRANFORD - For the second straight month, the Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Car Show has been canceled due to ongoing road construction.  Every summer, classic cars are displayed throughout North Avenue and Alden Street on the second Wednesday of each month. This year, the Chamber of ...

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BRIDGEWATER - TD Bank Ballpark, home of the Somerset Patriots professional baseball team, hosted its first ever Cranford Community Night on Sunday.  Promotions for the day included one-dollar hotdogs, autograph books to the first 1,500 fans, a kids clinic at 3 p.m. that allowed children to train ...

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CRANFORD - Missed this week's top stories? Catch up here. Troy Kettler Appointed Probationary Patrol Officer Cranford Police Blotter: Resident Arrested for Suspected Heroin Possession Mother and Son Graduate from Union County College Together Estimated Third Quarter Tax Bills Mailed on ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Recreation and Parks Department is pleased to announce the winners of the following games and contests:   CANOE RACES 10 – 13 Years Old: 1st Place:  Gabriel & Rachel Westervelt 2nd Place:  Sam & Max Slayton 3rd Place: Murray & Jones   14 – ...

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