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Cranford Police Department Implements Special Needs Registry

August 7, 2018

CRANFORD - The Cranford Police Department is taking steps to make it easier to help residents who may be lost or have trouble communicating with officers.

 The new “Special Needs Registry” is specifically designed for those who may be challenged with developmental disabilities such as Autism, Dementia, Down Syndrome, or other special needs. The program was formed to ...

Important Info for Safely Driving During a Summer Storm

If you’re driving in a thunderstorm, it’s important to know how to handle potentially dangerous situations. Safely driving during a storm is possible, but the smartest idea may be to delay your travel until the weather clears. If you need to travel, here’s advice from electricity, lightning and weather experts.

Safety in Your Car

While it is possible for your car to ...

Summer Tips for Your Pets

Who doesn’t love the sunny, warm days of summer? They’re delightful! But, keep in mind that more time spent outdoors in the heat and humidity can bring on a multitude of risks for pets. As the temperature rises, be mindful of these important safety concerns to help keep your pets safe all season long.

Heat-related tips:

The number one heat-related rule, and we’ve all ...

Cranford Resident Pens Book on Trauma, Hardships, and the Recovery Process

CRANFORD - When one is beaten down by unrelenting forces, physically and mentally, for long periods of time, the concept of healing is not just out of reach, but unfathomable. A Girl Raised by Wolves, while an honest retelling of the trauma and hardships faced by author and Cranford resident, Lockey Maisonneuve, throughout her lifetime, is more importantly a first step for those trapped ...

Cranford Resident Pedals For a Cure

CRANFORD – On Aug. 4 and 5, Jeff Gold of Cranford will cycle up to 192 miles in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC), with the goal of topping last year’s record-breaking gift of raising $52 million for critical cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

During PMC weekend, over 6,300 cyclists from 43 states and 10 countries will gather in ...

Local Women Honored at Play for P.I.N.K. Event; $40K Raised for Breast Cancer Research

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – The annual Play for P.I.N.K. golf fundraiser and luncheon took place at Shackamaxon Country Club last week. More than 210 women – including Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr and Westfield Mayor Shelley Brindle – along with Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith and boxing legend Gerry Cooney participated. 

The event raised more ...

Mayor Hannen Proclaims September Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

CRANFORD - Prostate Cancer is the number one cancer among men and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths among men in the United States. 

In the United States, over 160,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year, and about 30,000 die from it. Early detection is the key to successful treatment. This awareness period, and the organizations and associations that support ...

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 ...

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Important Info for Safely Driving During a Summer Storm

August 9, 2018

If you’re driving in a thunderstorm, it’s important to know how to handle potentially dangerous situations. Safely driving during a storm is possible, but the smartest idea may be to delay your travel until the weather clears. If you need to travel, here’s advice from electricity, lightning and weather experts.

Safety in Your Car

While it is possible for your car to ...