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What You Need to Know about Cranford's 2017 Memorial Day Parade

May 27, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford will hold its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 29 at 9 a.m.

The parade begins at the Community Center at 220 Walnut Avenue. The route will continue up Walnut Avenue to North Avenue. From North Avenue, the parade will march through Eastman Street and Central Avenue up to Memorial Park on Springfield Avenue, where the ceremony honoring veterans will take ...

A Joyous Day at the Union County College Graduation

May 27, 2017

UNION, NJ - Wednesday was "the day" for most gathered at Kean University's Harwood Arena.  That is where Union County College held its two spring graduations at noon and at 6 p.m.  During the course of the day well over 1,000 came there to participate in the ceremonies or watch and cheer someone close to them.

The noon ceremony started late because of much tighter ...

Watch: CHS Students Present "Letters to Sala" along with Holocaust Survivor Exhibit

May 26, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford High School will feature the exhibition “Letters to Sala - A Young Woman’s Life in Nazi Labor Camps” tonight in conjunction with the CHS Academy student’s performance of the play “Letters to Sala.”

“Letters to Sala – A Young Woman’s Life in Nazi Labor Camps” features high resolution scans of letters from ...

Seton Hall Prep Dedicates Tevlin Memorial Field and Zimmermann Scoreboard

May 22, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The family, friends, teachers and teammates of Brendan Tevlin (Class of 2013) and Billy Zimmerman (Class of 2011) gathered at the Seton Hall Preparatory School’s (SHP) Kelly Athletic Complex on Saturday as the high school officially dedicated the Brendan Patrick Tevlin ’13 Memorial Field and Billy Zimmermann ’11 Scoreboard.

The ceremony marked a ...

Summer Vacation Without Breaking the Bank

When setting your family budget, often the first thing that gets slashed is the summer vacation. However, if you plan ahead, you can find simple ways to save and keep your vacation on the calendar. Here are a few ideas.

Flexible location. Sometimes you just want to get away to recharge and the location isn’t the biggest factor. If your heart isn’t set on a specific city, find a ...

Cranford Superintendent of Schools Bimonthly Report - Meeting of March 13

CRANFORD, NJ –Meeting of March 13, 2017

STUDENTS:
Cam Hay, a senior at Cranford High School (CHS), has recently been accepted into the United States Military Academy at West Point.   Anna Kalafatis, a student writer for TAP into Cranford through the Junior Internship Program at CHS wrote an article about Cam.  You can read the entire article at ...

Golf Classic and Live Auction Featuring John Elliott to Benefit Westfield Area YMCA

The Westfield Area Y is hosting the 13th Annual Golf Classic and Dinner with Live Auction on Monday, June 19, at Echo Lake Country Club in Westfield. All proceeds benefit the Annual Support Campaign ensuring that no one who lives or works in Westfield, Cranford, Garwood or Mountainside and is suffering a bona fide financial hardship is turned away for the inability to pay. In 2016, ...

Remembering our Service Men & Women

As we enjoy our long weekend and time spent with family and friends, it is important during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend to remember those that gave their lives fighting for our country and all the veterans that served our country, as well as the active servicemen and women. These individuals made countless sacrifices in order to protect our nation and our families, and we should keep them ...

Upcoming Events

Wed, May 31, 7:30 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

Meet Author Alex Bernstein

Arts & Entertainment Other

Thu, June 1, 5:00 PM

Westfield

NJ GreekFest

Food & Drink

Thu, June 1, 7:00 PM

First Baptist Church, Westfield

The Junior Musical Club to Present Free Concert

Arts & Entertainment

Hispanic Theatre Festival Auditions at CDC Theatre

May 27, 2017

To celebrate the beauty of the Spanish language in comedy & drama, on stage at the longest continuously-producing Community Theatre in NJ! July 28/29 & August 4/5 An evening of ONE-ACT PLAYS entirely in SPANISH WE NEED ACTORS ! All ages, MALE and FEMALE Spanish-speaking a MUST. Not fluent? We can work with that No experience? No problem We would love to have you! Audition Dates- Sunday, ...

Merchant of Venice Makes Memorable Opener at Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ – “The Merchant of Venice” has plenty to say about prejudice, suspision, money and cruelty.

Yet it has redeeming features as well, with Portia’s “quality of mercy” speech and Shylock’s insistence that Jews are individuals with feelings, thoughts and emotions as much as any other man or woman.  

Director Robert Cuccioli has gathered ...

Letter to the Editor: Thank You for Cranford Family Weekend

May 22, 2017

Thanks to all the volunteers that made Cranford Family Weekend another great success.  Families enjoyed a fun outdoor movie at the Hanson Park Conservancy, a police escorted bike tour led by Hilltop Bicycles, a canoe ride at the Canoe Club, a uniquely Cranford experience, Outdoor Yoga back at Hanson Park and a walking tour sponsored by the Historic Preservation Advisory Board.  All ...