Cranford Newcomers’ Club helps residents feel at home

Cranford Newcomers’ Club helps residents feel at home

CRANFORD, NJ — Female residents new to the area of Cranford, Garwood and Kenilworth are welcome to join the Newcomers’ Club, which meets in Cranford and helps residents adjust to life in the area, giving them a chance to meet new people as well as participate in activities and events. Newcomers’ Club President Abbie Signore recently […]

Cranford holiday event and tree decorating held

Cranford holiday event and tree decorating held

CRANFORD, NJ — On Friday, Nov. 25, Cranford Chamber of Commerce held its annual holiday event. At 11 a.m. Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors decorated the holiday tree on the corner of Springfield and North Union avenues. The Cranford Jaycees provided hot chocolate to keep everyone warm while they waited for their troop to […]

Cranford seniors hold annual Veterans Day tribute

CRANFORD, NJ — On Friday, Nov. 11, Atria Cranford held their annual Veterans Day tribute to honor the 41 residents who served in the Marines, Air Force, Navy and National Guard. One staff member, Lita Rivera, is also an Army veteran. The event began with the Pledge of Allegiance and National Anthem. Atria Cranford’s bell choir […]

Cranford certified by Sustainable Jersey

CRANFORD, NJ — On Tuesday, Nov. 1, Sustainable Jersey representatives announced that Cranford met the rigorous requirements to achieve bronze-level Sustainable Jersey Certification. Cranford is one of the 198 municipalities in the state to achieve this status. The town was previously certified from 2010 to 2013. “To become Sustainable Jersey certified, Cranford submitted documents to show […]

Cranford graduation fundraiser is a success

CRANFORD, NJ — The Project Graduation Food Truck Music Festival was held Saturday, Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Nomahegan Park. There were 20 food trucks, 12 crafters, face painters, exercise demonstrations, kids’ games and local bands. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders sponsored the fundraiser for Project Graduation, along with PSE&G, […]

Pedestrian safety is addressed by Cranford residents

CRANFORD, NJ — On Thursday, Oct. 6, residents of Cranford met at the Cranford Community Center to discuss pedestrian safety. A presentation was given by Anthony Durante, a member of the town’s Board of Downtown Management, after he took town officials on a walk downtown to experience it from a new perspective. The officials took turns […]

Cranford holds ninth annual Scarecrow Stroll

Cranford holds ninth annual Scarecrow Stroll

CRANFORD, NJ — Downtown Cranford is decorated for Halloween with scarecrows donated by local businesses, organizations, schools and residents. This is the ninth year that the event is taking place and attracting pedestrians to the downtown area to stroll the streets and admire the creativity that went into each individual scarecrow. “There are over 90 creations […]

Sixth annual Rubber Duck Race run at Hanson Park

CRANFORD, NJ — The sixth annual Rubber Duck Race was held at Hanson Park on Sunday, Oct. 16, from 4 to 6 p.m. Each year, the event takes place to raise funds to restore Hanson Park. The Hanson Park Conservancy is a nonprofit group that supports efforts to maintain and upgrade the park. “Since the inception […]

Pedestrian-safety issues addressed in Cranford meeting

Pedestrian-safety issues addressed in Cranford meeting

CRANFORD, NJ — On Thursday, Oct. 6, residents of Cranford met at the Cranford Community Center to discuss pedestrian safety. A presentation was given by Anthony Durante, a member of the town’s Board of Downtown Management after he took town officials on a walk downtown to experience it from a new perspective. The officials took turns […]

Downtown Cranford showcases art

CRANFORD, NJ — The work of local artists was displayed downtown on Friday, Sept. 16, for a photography and art walk. The event was organized by Downtown Cranford. Stephanie Lalor of Artist Framer, located on North Avenue, took the initiative to inform other store owners about the artwork and invited them to display some photos in […]