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Union County College to Participate in National Day of Civic Hacking

CRANFORD – Come to Union County College to participate in a free coding session on the National Day of Civic Hacking. Union’s Director of Instructional Design Beth Ritter-Guth, will lead a session on coding relief projects for those affected by the recent hurricanes at #Harvey and #Irma.

The session will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thurs., Sept. 28, 2017, at the College’s Cranford campus in room N35 of the Nomahegan Building. This free session is open to anyone interested in volunteering their time to help the relief projects and no experience is necessary. However, space is limited, so reservations are required. Please email beth.ritter-guth@ucc.edu to register.

The event is co-sponsored by Union County College’s Girls Gone Wired initiative and the Un10nH4ck5 club. All participants will receive “National Hacker” digital badges.

For more information about Union County College, go to www.ucc.edu. The College’s Cranford campus is located at 1033 Springfield Avenue.

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Cops Arrest 4 After Stolen Car Crashes Through Fence in Westfield

October 15, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — UPDATED AT 12:15 p.m.

Around 7 a.m. Sunday morning, a stolen car left the roadway and crashed on the 1200 block of Central Avenue, according to Westfield Police Chief David Wayman. Four males excited the vehicle and fled on foot, he said.

Photos taken by the home's owner show that the car crashed through a fence and into the bushes.

The car was not being ...

A New Face in Politics: Lacey Rzeszowski

October 16, 2017

Maybe it’s the changing of the leaves and the cooler weather, the exciting race to the World Series, that brings to mind what Yogi Berra once said, “You can observe a lot by watching.”  The last couple of months I have been observing a new face in politics -- Lacey Rzeszowski, Democratic candidate for Assembly in our district (LD21).  What I have observed is a woman ...

Bea Slater, Springfield’s Grandmother of Rock n’ Roll

October 10, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Bea Slater has lived in Springfield for 65 years in the same house.  In that house, she and her late husband raised three children, helped found Temple Sha'arey Shalom, and made many friends.  Now 90 years old, Bea remains very active and still goes out almost every day to do daily chores and catch up with friends and family. 

A few weeks ago, her ...

Reducing Your Property Taxes: Politicians Make It Sound So Simple

October 16, 2017

If you listen to most political candidates, they will reduce taxes by large amounts, and they'll do it year after year. I may lose your vote by admitting this, but I will NOT promise to lower your taxes. However, I promise I will TRY.

As a Realtor that does a lot of business in town, I have a vested interest in keeping our property taxes manageable. While home prices are going up, Buyers ...

Trinity Cranford sponsoring walkers for CROP Hunger Walk October 22nd 1:45 PM

October 17, 2017

Trinity Episcopal Church, 119 Forest Avenue, Cranford, will be sponsoring walkers for the CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday October 22, 2017. The Cranford CROP Hunger Walk will start at 1:45 PM at the Cranford United Methodist Church, 201 Lincoln Ave., Cranford (at the corner of Lincoln and Walnut Aves.). “Hunger is the greatest health risk in the world, killing more than AIDS, Malaria, and TB ...

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