Cranford hosts Slice of Life art show

Cranford hosts Slice of Life art show

CRANFORD, NJ — The Artist Framer in Cranford hosted the opening for its annual art show which featured the works of 65 artists from New Jersey on Friday, March 10. This year’s theme for the show, which will run until the end of the month, was “A Slice of Life,” and each artist used their interpretation […]

Community is making blankets

Community  is making blankets

CRANFORD, NJ — On Saturday, Feb. 11, Cranford United Methodist Church invited members of the community to help them make blankets at Cranford Community Center. The blankets are donated to variety of organizations. This year, the blankets will go to a domestic violence shelter in Elizabeth. The event coordinator was Holly Walker, who ordered the fleece […]

7-Eleven application denied by Cranford Zoning Board

CRANFORD, NJ — On Monday, Feb. 6, a zoning board meeting was held in Cranford for residents to voice their concerns and ask any questions they might have had about the application to build a 7-Eleven at 49 South Ave. W. After listening the the residents, the board voted to deny the application. “It was denied […]

Cranford Zoning Board denies 7-Eleven application

CRANFORD, NJ — On Monday, Feb. 6, a zoning board meeting was held in Cranford for residents to voice their concerns and ask any questions they might have had about the application to build a 7-Eleven at 49 South Ave. W. After listening the the residents, the board voted to deny the application. “It was denied […]

Cranford UMC hosts blanket event

Cranford UMC hosts blanket event

CRANFORD, NJ — On Saturday, Feb. 11, Cranford United Methodist Church invited members of the community to help them make blankets at Cranford Community Center. The blankets are donated to variety of organizations. This year, the blankets will go to a domestic violence shelter in Elizabeth. The event coordinator was Holly Walker, who ordered the fleece […]

It’s all ‘Plrknib’ for Cranford author’s memoirs

CRANFORD, NJ — Cranford author Alex Bernstein recently published a book called “Plrknib,” pronounced “plurk nib,” a memoir of the late 1970s and early ’80s that tells the story of Bernstein’s early career as a comedian in the Cincinnati area. He performed with much more experienced comedians, which forced him to strive to tell “the perfect […]

New mayor sworn in at reorganization meeting

CRANFORD, NJ — At Cranford’s reorganization meeting Tuesday, Jan. 3, Tom Hannen was sworn in as the new mayor; Patrick Giblin as deputy mayor; and Andis Kalnins, Mary O’Connor and the newly elected Ann Dooley, as commissioners. Ryan Cooper was sworn in as the new township attorney. Hannen and Giblin were also nominated and elected as […]

Historian plants seeds of knowledge

Historian plants seeds of knowledge

CRANFORD, NJ — On Tuesday, Jan. 17, author and garden historian Marta McDowell spoke at the Cranford Community Center about her recent book, “All the Presidents’ Gardens.” In it, McDowell tells the story of the White House grounds, starting with George Washington and ending with Barack Obama. “America’s first forestry project was started by John Quincy […]

Cranford reorganization meeting brings changes

CRANFORD, NJ — On Tuesday, January 3, Cranford held its reorganization meeting. Tom Hannen was sworn in as the town’s new mayor, Patrick Giblin as deputy mayor, and commissioners are Andis Kalnins, Mary O’Connor and the newly elected Ann Dooley. Ryan Cooper was sworn in as the town’s new attorney. Hannen was also nominated and elected […]

Growing hair for a good cause at Cranford PD

CRANFORD, NJ — Twenty-three members of the Cranford Police Department participated in No Shave November and raised $5,600 for cancer research and education. This is the second year that Chief James Wozniak encouraged his officers to participate in this fundraiser. According to the organization’s website, No Shave November’s goal is to grow awareness by embracing the […]