The Taste of Cranford has an appetite for success

The Taste of Cranford has an appetite for success

CRANFORD, NJ — At the second-ever Taste of Cranford on Tuesday, June 1, residents enjoyed live music at Eastman Plaza, courtesy of Garlic Rose Bistro, and thrilled to the “pay as you go, with sample-sized pricing” event, as 24 restaurants delighted the palates of many, thanks to the efforts of Downtown Cranford and Cranford Community […]

Springfield Planning Board addresses three redevelopment projects

Springfield Planning Board addresses three redevelopment projects

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — At the Planning Board meeting on Monday, June 7, Michael Disko, Springfield’s director of Engineering, updated the members regarding the three redevelopment projects in the pipeline, first addressing the Saks property. The Saks Fifth Avenue department store closed approximately 25 years ago and the store relocated to the Mall at Short Hills, […]

Former local athletes create cognition-enhancing drink

Former local athletes create cognition-enhancing drink

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Two-time NCAA fencing champion and Advanced Fencing & Fitness Academy founder Aleksander Ochocki, former collegiate athlete and former Milwaukee Brewers strength conditioning coach Anthony Flask, and former collegiate athlete and conditioning coach JC Bird have joined together as founders of a new company, DrinkAlchemy, with a simple goal: to create and […]

SoupKitchen411 continues aid in Union County through meal distribution

SoupKitchen411 continues aid in Union County through meal distribution

UNION COUNTY, NJ — SoupKitchen411 Inc. is continuing its important crusade to feed the hungry in Union County through soup kitchen and restaurant collaboration. Given the pandemic, its mission has become more impactful than ever before. “SoupKitchen411 is a platinum-rated nonprofit that has been around for six years, and FeedNJ is our biggest program,” SoupKitchen411 […]

Union School District hires new superintendent

Union School District hires new superintendent

UNION, NJ — On Tuesday, May 18, Highland Park School District Superintendent Scott Taylor was chosen as the new superintendent for the Union School District, beginning this summer. “I was raised in a very creative environment,” Taylor said on Friday, May 21. “My father is a very well-known musician, my mother was an art teacher […]

Plans push forward for Summit Broad Street West redevelopment

Plans push forward for Summit Broad Street West redevelopment

SUMMIT, NJ — A community meeting and presentation was hosted on Thursday, May 20 on proposed concepts for the Broad Street West redevelopment area in Summit. The area along Broad Street, between Maple Street and Springfield Avenue, has been designated “an area in need of redevelopment” by the Planning Board. At the virtual meeting, redevelopers […]