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Downtown Cranford Roads to Close for Spring Street Fair

April 29, 2017

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 ...

Bear Spotted in Westfield’s Mindowaskin Park Friday

April 29, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — Several residents have reported seeing a black bear in Mindowaskin Park Friday evening. The bear was said to have climbed up a tree, and has since climbed back down and moved on.

“It was in the area,” Westfield Police Chief David Wayman said Saturday. “It is unknown where it is now.”

The bear may be the same animal seen earlier in the week in ...

Walnut Avenue Girl Scouts Improve the School with Letter Writing Campaign

April 25, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford Brownie Troop 40772, consisting of 2nd graders in Walnut Avenue School, mailed twelve letters to the school board to mention improvements that they felt were needed to their school as part of their Brownie Quest Journey.

They recently met with the superintendent and the board to talk about their letter campaign. Each girl scout was able to talk to the board about ...

Union County Gubernatorial Candidates Forum Held in Springfield: “To Build a Thriving New Jersey”

April 27, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Union County Gubernatorial Candidates Forum held at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Springfield on April 25 focused on affordable housing.  The event was called “The Union County Candidates and Community Leader’s Forum to Build a Thriving New Jersey”.

All gubernatorial candidates were invited to speak or send a representative. The ...

Cranford Superintendent of Schools Bimonthly Report - Meeting of March 13

CRANFORD, NJ –Meeting of March 13, 2017

STUDENTS:
Cam Hay, a senior at Cranford High School (CHS), has recently been accepted into the United States Military Academy at West Point.   Anna Kalafatis, a student writer for TAP into Cranford through the Junior Internship Program at CHS wrote an article about Cam.  You can read the entire article at ...

Westfield Area YMCA Takes Action to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the Westfield Area YMCA is designating a week to raise awareness and understanding of child sexual abuse.   From April 24-28 leading up to Healthy Kids Day on April 29, the Westfield Area YMCA is joining YMCAs across the nation to inform the community on how to recognize, prevent and report child sexual abuse. This ...

Feelin' Hot, Hot, Hot

The real estate market is heating up! Homes are selling quickly in the entry-level price points and things are moving in the luxury market as well. According to NJ real estate valuation expert Jeff Otteau, "For the first time in a decade, we're seeing an increase in demand for houses in the $1M to $2.5M price range ... this is a significant change."

Multiple ...

Police Blotter: Drug Posession, Multiple DWI's & More

April 24, 2017

The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity.  Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation.  All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.

 

April 17, 2017  6:26 p.m.

Raritan Road @ Centennial Avenue

Arrested: Andrew Mellein, 28, Clark

Arrested by:  Ptl. Gregory ...

Upcoming Events

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Sun, April 30, 1:30 PM

10th Street Live, Kenilworth

Music Festival To Benefit Cranford Family Care

Sun, April 30, 2:00 PM

Clark Public Library, Clark

The Notables in Concert

Arts & Entertainment Government

Sun, April 30, 4:00 PM

Temple Sha'arey Shalom, Springfield

Temple Sha'arey Shalom, Springfield To Present ...

Arts & Entertainment

The MAX Challenge of Cranford Raised $4,000 for Special Olympics, Cranford Young Athletes

April 28, 2017

The Max Challenge, Cranford hosted a series of classes, “Fit For the Cause” for the 2nd Annual MAX Challenge Day of Giving.

The MAX Challenge of Cranford along with fellow franchisee owners, managers, instructors, and 20,000 plus MAX Challenge members took part in the 2nd Annual MAX Challenge Day of Giving Charity event on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017.  The MAX of Cranford ...

Thank You, Jersey Mike's of Westfield!

April 16, 2017

The Westfield Area YMCA would like to thank Jersey Mike’s in Westfield for donating all of its sales from May 29 to support the Y’s financial assistance program. The event raised $3,676!  

Jersey Mike’s truly believes in giving back to the community, and we are fortunate to be the beneficiary of their generosity.  All of the May 29 proceeds will help ...