Cranford urged to adopt ‘historic preservation element’

Cranford urged to adopt ‘historic preservation element’

CRANFORD, N.J. — The township’s Historic Preservation Advisory Board suggested officials consider adding a “historic preservation element” into the municipality’s master plan, a change that could guide or restrict homeowners making renovations to their houses. The Historic Preservation Advisory Board is charged with “preserving the character” of Cranford. But advisory board member Stephen Saltzman said […]

Union to seek state money for library renovations

Union to seek state money for library renovations

UNION, N.J. — The township is looking to expand and renovate the public library’s main branch on Morris Avenue, but will need money from funds approved in a state bond referendum three years ago to get the work done. “We wanted to apply because we knew that we wanted to bring our library up to […]

Dunk tank fun typifies Linden annual street fair

Dunk tank fun typifies Linden annual street fair

LINDEN, N.J. — There is a car show, pie- and spaghetti-eating contests, bands and vendor tents, but what seems to get the most attention at Linden’s annual “September to Remember” street fair is the dunk tank run by the Linden Fire Department. “I’ve been getting in that dunk tank for eight years,” Councilman John Francis […]