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Flash Flood Warning in Effect for Cranford Area Monday Evening

June 19, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — The National Weather Service has declared a flash flood warning for Union County Monday from 4:51 p.m. until 7:45 p.m. 

A severe thunderstorm warning was also put into effect until 5:45 p.m.

Flash flooding was expected to begin quickly, according to the service, due to the heavy rain, particularly in areas where heavy rainfall has already ...

Congressman Lance Speaks at American Legion Jersey Boys State

June 19, 2017

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) returned to the place where he started his political career Sunday, the podium at American Legion Jersey Boys State.

The 1969 delegate of the nationwide government-in-action program spoke to the nearly 1,000 rising senior boys at Rider University, professing his love for the program that launched his government ...

Thinking About Working Beyond Retirement Age ?

Many people choose to work into their retirement years. If this is something you’re considering, here are some tips to make sure you get the greatest benefit from your efforts.

1) Consider delaying Social Security. You can start receiving Social Security retirement benefits as early as age 62, but if you continue to work, it may make sense to delay as late as age 70. Your Social Security ...

Once-in-a-Lifetime Chance to Witness History as Battle of Short Hills Unfolds at Oak Ridge Park in Clark

June 21, 2017

Union County residents and visitors can partake in a once-in-a-lifetime experience this Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25 at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, when hundreds of uniformed men, women and children stage a re-enactment to commemorate the 240th anniversary of the 1777 Battle of Short Hills.

The two-day event covers everything from dramatic clashes with British regulars to the everyday ...

6 Reasons Why You Need a Buyer’s Agent When Purchasing a Home

Technology has made it easy to view homes online. And it can be fun to say, “Honey, stop the car!” whenever you see balloons in front of a great house on Sunday afternoons. When you are seriously looking to purchase a home, however, you will be doing yourself a huge favor by working with a buyer’s agent. Here’s why:


Exclusivity - A buyer’s agent represents ...

Cranford Police Blotter: Two DWIs & Drug Arrests

June 19, 2017

The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity.  Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation.  All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.

1.  06/12/2017 @ 6:37 p.m.

W. South Avenue @ W. Lincoln Avenue

Arrested: Robert Baer, 26, Cranford

Arrested by:  Ptl. Brian ...

Upcoming Events

Thu, June 22, 1:30 PM

Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, Clark

Clark Community Blood Drive

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Thu, June 22, 3:00 PM

Union County Vocational-Technical Schools, Scotch Plains

HackUC II

Education

Fri, June 23, 2:00 PM

220 Walnut Avenue, Cranford

Information Session on Veterans' Benefits

Government Health & Wellness Other

Where Were All the Flags?

June 22, 2017

Where were all the flags in Cranford on Memorial Day? I noted some on a few of the corners in the town center, but not enough to signify that it was a special day, a patriotic day to honor our veterans.

 

Not too many years ago, flags were abundant in the downtown streets, waving brightly in the breezes signifying special times like Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor ...