Cranford Baseball & Softball League to Host 2018 Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament

July 14, 2018

CRANFORD - Cranford Baseball & Softball League, “CBSL,” recently received a $500 grant from the
Investors Foundation at the Memorial Field Baseball Complex. CBSL has been given the opportunity to
host the 9U Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament on July 24 through July 28. The Investors Foundation’s grant will help with much needed ...

“Teens for Teens” Donate Funds for Residents of the Adolescent Psychiatry Specialty Program at Trinitas

ELIZABETH, NJ - Members of Teens for Teens of Union County recently donated $26,000 to provide new furnishings for patient rooms for the teens that live at New Point Specialty, the adolescent psychiatry program at Trinitas Regional Medical Center. 

The donation was presented in the form of a check at Trinitas' 12th annual Academic Awards Program in June. The New Point Specialty is a ...

Cranford Couple To Chair Nonprofit Gala

Elizabeth, NJ — Last fall, Bobbi and Craig Anderson were among several hundred guests at the Foster the Dream Gala fundraiser for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Union County, a volunteer-powered organization that protects best interests of Union County’s abused, neglected, or abandoned children removed from home and placed in foster care. By ...

Unique Troupe of Actors Thrilled Audience with Production of "Annie, Jr."

RAHWAY, NJ - Nearly one thousand attendees were thrilled with a very special production of "Annie, Jr." staged by the CAU Community Players, a troupe of actors both with and without developmental disabilities performed at the Rahway High School Center for Performing Arts June 29-July 1.

Formed in 2012, the CAU Community Players empowers members with disabilities to perform alongside ...

Workout, Swim for Free During Westfield Area YMCA’s Summer ‘Wellness Wednesdays’

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Area YMCA is bringing back free Wellness Wednesdays this summer at its main facility, 220 Clark Street in Westfield.

Members of the community are invited to enjoy the Y’s land and water group exercise classes, swim assessments, open gym and open swim times as well as the fitness facilities free of charge on every Wednesday from July 11 ...

Cranford Knights of Columbus Awards Nine Scholarships

CRANFORD - At the June General Meeting, the Cranford Knights of Columbus presented Scholarships to nine students at their General Meeting. Andrew Tobin (not pictured) received the Monsignor Louis Fimiani Memorial Award and Elizabeth Walter received the Christine Bagniewski Memorial Award. The other scholarship winners were Hunter Brogan, Andrew Noesner, Jill Valenzano, ...

Somerset Patriots to Host Cranford Community Night

CRANFORD – The Somerset Patriots will host a Township of Cranford Community Night on Sunday, July 8th.

The Patriots will take on the Pennsylvania Road Warriors at 5:05 p.m. at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater. Mayor Thomas Hannen will be on hand to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Tickets via Group Portal are $11.50 for Cranford Residents. A minimum of three dollars from every ...

Garwood First Aid Squad Receives Donation

GARWOOD, NJ - The Garwood First Aid Squad held their annual fund drive throughout the month of May.   In a letter to the community the squad reminded citizens that they are 100% reliant on community based donation for their funding and continued work.    During this year of fundraising, the squad indicated they planned to purchase a preowned ambulance, do some repairs on their ...

Springfield’s Jonathan Dayton High School 10th Annual Alumni Hockey Game Honors Memory of Dan Triano

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Friday June 8, the 10th Annual JDHS Alumni Hockey Game will be played.  This year the game will be played at Codey Arena in West Orange from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 

For the second consecutive year, the event will honor the memory of Daniel Triano.  And for the second consecutive year, the event will be run by Jonathan Dayton senior Zoe Frei.

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Family Promise Overnight Host Brings Compassion from First-Hand Experience

SUMMIT, NJ - Leonard Prentice has been the overnight host for Family Promise Union County’s shelter program at Calvary Episcopal Church for about four years, consistently spending the night with families experiencing homelessness. While all the volunteers at Calvary Episcopal Church serve Union County guests with grace and hospitality, Prentice -- as he is known -- ...

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Samaritan Sandwich Making Event

July 8, 2018

Samaritan Sandwich Making Event at Cranford United Methodist Church on Sunday, July 15th


Join us as we help feed families in need. We are making sandwiches for St. Joseph's Social Services Center in Elizabeth. We’ll be gathering at 11:30 am on Sunday, July 15 in the Education Building of the Cranford United Methodist Church.


Join us and bring your children ...