Cranford VFW to Hold School Supplies Drive

August 11, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford VFW Post 335 will collect school supplies on Saturday, August 12, which will be donated to Cranford Family Care.

The VFW is asking for backpacks, binders, loose leaf paper, composition notebooks, single subject notebooks, book covers, post it notepads, crayons, markers, highlighters, pencils, erasers, pens, pencil cases, small binder clips, glue, glue sticks, ...

Niche Ranks Cranford Public School District No. 40 for Second Straight Year

CRANFORD, NJ – Niche, a national education research and rankings firm, has ranked Cranford Public Schools No. 40 in the state for the second year in a row. Niche ranked 373 school districts in New Jersey.

Niche gave the district an overall A grade, with an A for academics and safety, an A+ for teachers and college prep, an A- for clubs and activities and a C for diversity. The district ...

Who is Running for Cranford's Board of Education this November

CRANFORD, NJ – Five candidates are running for the Cranford Board of Education this November: current members Kurt Petschow, Jr., Lisa A. Carbone, Kristen Mallon, Daniel DeMarco and newcomer Rita Della Valle.

DeMarco is running unopposed for a one-year unexpired term. The other candidates will will vie for three seats for a three-year term.

Monday at 4 p.m. was the deadline to file ...

Cranford Board of Education Approves Resolution Against Redevelopment of 750 Walnut Avenue

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Board of Education approved a resolution expressing “extreme concern” about the proposed development of 750 Walnut Avenue on Monday, July 24.

Hartz Mountain Industries has applied to build 905 apartment units on the property.

Members of the Cranford Board of Education read their resolution before it was approved at last week’s Cranford ...

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Solar Eclipse Viewing Monday August 21 at Trailside Nature and Science Center

August 18, 2017

Residents looking for a good place to observe the Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21 are invited to do so at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Trailside is located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside.

An eclipse happens as the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun as seen from our location on the surface of the earth. When this happens, ...