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Cranford Police Participating in No-Shave November

November 6, 2018

CRANFORD - Members of the Cranford Police Department, ranging from the rank of Captain to Communications Officer, are participating in Cranford PBA Local 52’s No-Shave November. From November 1st through November 30th, Officers and Civilian employees will be putting down their razors in an effort to raise money for those in the fight against cancer.

Beginning in 2009, ...

Senate president Stephen Sweeney honored at Community Access Unlimited annual gala

GARWOOD, NJ - Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) was honored Thursday with the Humanitarian of the Year award at the Annual Gala Dinner Dance of the nonprofit Community Access Unlimited, held at the Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott. Also honored were Senate Majority Leader Nicholas Scutari (D-Linden) and Christopher Zucosky, owner of Phoenix Specialties in Garwood, ...

Cranford Girl Scouts Earn Silver Award with Dual Community Service Projects

CRANFORD – Six Cranford Girl Scout Cadettes from Troop 40071 recently received the prestigious Silver Award for their community service efforts. The Silver Award is the highest award a Cadette Girl Scout can earn. It represents a girl’s accomplishments as a leader in her community and reflects a girl who is organized, determined, and dedicated to making a positive impact in ...

After Years of Adversity, Elizabeth Man Overcomes Road Bumps to Achieve Career Goals

ELIZABETH, NJ - For Stephen Soares, two things have remained constant throughout his 30 years: a love of cars, and a dream to drive a truck. 

“All my life, I wanted to be a truck driver,” he said. “I wanted to do something that was going to make a good living and earn enough money to make things better in my life.”

Soares is a person with a developmental ...

Friends of Colin to Host 5K Turkey Trot For Pediatric Cancer

CRANFORD - Friends of Colin is gearing up to hold its 4th annual Turkey Trot, scheduled for the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, Nov. 23, to raise money to fight pediatric cancer.

Friends of Colin formed after the death of 16-year-old Cranford resident Colin Maher. Colin died after a fight with Ewings Sarcoma, an aggressive bone cancer. His neighborhood ...

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Wardlaw + Hartridge Community Joins Interfaith RISE Walkathon 

November 8, 2018

EDISON, NJ -- On Sunday, Nov. 4, students, faculty, parents and friends from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison joined to help support Interfaith RISE's annual walk-a-thon.  Upper School students helped direct participants, worked the registration table, and held signs during the walk.  

Families and students who attended heard from several speakers along the ...