Centennial Village Group keeps Cranford beautiful

CRANFORD, NJ — The Centennial Village Group is named for the Centennial Village business area, located on Centennial Avenue between Lincoln Avenue and the Garden State Parkway. It consists of volunteers who are dedicated to improving and maintaining the appearance of Cranford. The group hosts several fundraising events in order to sustain their efforts. They work […]

Residents react to Clark downtown district proposal

CLARK, NJ — On May 16, an ordinance to create a Downtown Village District was proposed at a Clark Township Council meeting. The Downtown Village District will be along the Westfield Avenue corridor. It will impact 77 property owners along Westfield Avenue, from Brant Avenue to Madison Hill Road. A yearly assessment over and above the […]

Fanwood Police ready for Project ChildSafe

FANWOOD, NJ — The Fanwood Police are committed to keep the community safe by participating in Project ChildSafe, an organization that distributes firearm safety materials. These materials include safety kits that provide gun owners with a gun locking device and a brochure about gun safety. The Fanwood Police Department is one of the 15,000 law enforcement […]

Women mean business

Women mean business

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Women are becoming a bigger part of the business world as their roles in society become more versatile. Many women are choosing not to be housewives and mothers. More women than ever are remaining single in their twenties and thirties, allowing them the time to establish their careers before marriage and parenthood, […]

Cranford Municipal Alliance for a drug-free community

Cranford Municipal Alliance for a drug-free community

CRANFORD, NJ — The Cranford Municipal Alliance takes a proactive approach to preventing drug use in the community by hosting events throughout the year to bring people together to participate in activities that don’t involve drugs. The organization is volunteer-based and they work to promote awareness about substance abuse. They use the following strategies to education […]

Public speaks out for CHS principal McCabe

CRANFORD, NJ — The Cranford Board of Education opened a discussion to the public as they expressed their concerns about the recent termination of Principal Kate McCabe at last week’s Board of Education meeting. Everyone was encouraged to speak, even if someone else had already expressed similar ideas, so that their name and concerns would be on […]

Newmark School showcases student artwork

Newmark School showcases student artwork

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — On May 20, Newmark School in Scotch Plains hosted their annual art show. Artwork created by students lined the hallway and classroom walls. Families and friends of students admired the talent of the young artists. The annual art show is especially significant because Newmark School is a private school for students with […]

Dance company to perform at Arts for Autism

CRANFORD, NJ — On Monday, June 20, Moving Youth Dance Company of Cranford will head to New York City to perform at the Arts for Autism Concert to benefit Autism Speaks. They were one of the six student groups in North America to be selected for this event. They will perform alongside Broadway stars while supporting […]

Union County introduces new office on women

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Women have come a long way when it comes to pursuing equal opportunities in careers, education and rights. Our country is even dawning on the possibility of electing a female president. The Union County Freeholders introduced a new office on women to aid them in their pursuits. This office is the first […]

Cranford takes part in Relay for Life for ninth year

Cranford takes part in Relay for Life for ninth year

CRANFORD, NJ — Cranford participated in the annual Relay for Life event for the ninth year on Friday, May 20. Twenty-four team members participated on Team Angela, a team created seven years ago in memory of Cranford resident Angela Skelton, after she lost her battle with cancer. Event Lead Linda Miklencic, of Cranford, was a personal […]

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