Cranford Township Committee Adopts Budget, Discusses Police Cuts

April 26, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Township Committee passed a resolution to adopt its 2017 municipal budget of $22,731,187 at last night’s meeting.  

The average Cranford homeowner will pay an additional $34.59 in taxes to the town due to a 1.40 percent increase in the tax rate. The budget also includes a reduction in public safety due to the cut of one promised position and one ...

Cranford DAR Presents Township Committee with Historic Preservation Recognition Award

CRANFORD, NJ- The Crane’s Ford chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented the township committee with an award they received for preserving the World War I flagpole at Post Office Plaza at last night’s committee meeting.

According to Barbara Krause, DAR program chairman, the flagpole was erected in 1918 to honor the Cranford military that served in WWI. In 2003, ...

Plan Ahead for Passport Delays

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Travelers planning a trip should budget extra time to get their passports because the U.S. Department of State has increased its processing time. The wait is approximately six to eight weeks for routine passport services.

“This extended processing time makes it all the more important for Union County residents to ensure that their passports are in order well in advance ...

Hikers Meet Mountain Bikers in Public Comment at Union County Freeholders Meeting on March 23

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Freeholders regular meeting on March 23rd attracted a large crowd who were there to comment on the county’s plan to allow mountain bikes in Watchung Reservation.

Chairman Bruce Bergen gave a short statement before allowing anyone to speak, indicating that in February 2016, the board had adopted a Trails Master Plan to bring up to seven miles of dual use ...

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New Grants Bring another Year of Art, Music, Dance, Film and Theatre to Union County

April 20, 2017

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that 34 Union County arts organizations will receive a total of $64,000 in grants from the Union County Local Arts Grant Program for the funding year 2017.

“This new round of funding demonstrates that our local arts community has earned a reputation for delivering programs that make significant contributions to the ...