Cranford Public Schools to Open on Friday, April 6 due to Recent Snow Storm

March 22, 2018

CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford Public Schools will be open on Friday, April 6 as a result of the recent snow storm.

Michele Cammarata, executive assistant to the superintendent, said the school will be open on what was previously the last day of spring break because the district already exhausted its snow days.

The message from Cammarata reads:

Dear Cranford Community Members,

Prior to ...

Cranford Public Schools to Have Delayed Opening Thursday due to Snow Storm

CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford Public Schools will have a delayed opening on Thursday, March 22 due to Wednesday's snow storm, the district announced Wednesday evening.

Individual opening times for each school can be found on the district's website. To view the schedule, click here.

Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Accepting Applications for 2018 Scholarship

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for its 2018 scholarship. The scholarship is eligible for any graduating high school senior who plans to attend an accredited institute of higher education.

Three scholarships will be awarded to students based on their records of volunteerism and community service.

Applications are available in the Cranford ...

Cranford Public Schools Closed on Wednesday, March 21

CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford Public Schools will be closed on Wednesday, March 21, due to inclement weather.

Union County College will also be closed on Wednesday.

Hillsborough: Suspended HS Athletic Director Charged with Theft

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Suspended Hillsborough High School Athletic Director Michael Fanizzi has been arrested and charged with the theft of $10,704 in athletic event receipts over a four-year period from 2013-2017, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Fanizzi, 53, a resident of Conover Way in Hillsborough who had been athletics director for 14 years,, had been suspended ...

Cranford H.S. Introduces Intergenerational Book Club

CRANFORD, NJ - On March 14, Cranford High School’s Intergenerational Book Club held its inaugural meeting, with more than 40 people attending.

Five different books were read, with each discussion group led by a CHS student leader and overseen by a CHS English teacher. The various groups were composed of students, teachers and members from the community.

“The Intergenerational ...

Cranford Schools Participate in Walk Out & Walk In Events to Honor Victims of Parkland Shooting

CRANFORD, NJ – Students from Cranford High School participated in a school walk out on Wednesday to honor the 17 victims of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last month.

Students who had parental permission were permitted to leave their classrooms for 17 minutes, one minute for each victim in the Parkland shooting, before returning to school. The walkout was ...

Application Anxiety: Cranford High School Seniors Discuss College Application-Related Stress

CRANFORD, NJ - The stretch between autumn and spring can seem like an endless period of anxiety and impatience when a student’s future hangs in the balance. High school seniors sit with baited breath, incessantly refreshing their emails or lurking by their mailboxes, hoping to see a congratulatory email or big envelope from their first-choice college.

In a study of 83 Cranford High ...

Cranford Public Schools Closed Thursday

CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford Public Schools will be closed on Thursday due to “weather related safety concerns,” according to the district website. 


Multiple streets are reporting power outages and fallen trees due to Wednesday’s Winter Storm. The Cranford Police Department announced via Nixle that PSE&G was notified of these power ...

Cranford H.S. Accepting Community Scholarship Applications

CRANFORD, NJ – More than 30 community scholarships are now available for application by Cranford High School seniors.

A full list of the scholarships and their requirements is available here.

After completing the Google form and any required supplements, applicants will receive a copy of the forms sent to their email address. Those emails should then be submitted to the scholarships ...

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UC Tech Student Volunteers Put Fun and Games to Work for Special Needs Learners

March 20, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Earlier this month, a group of 51 students in grades 9 to 11 from the Teacher Education Academy at UC TECH staged an indoor carnival for special needs learners. More than 140 participants from the community attended the event and enjoyed plinko, corn hole, dance revolution, hula hoop activities, a DJ, prizes and more.

UC TECH is part of the Union County ...