Local artist teaches painting class to support Hanson Park

CRANFORD, NJ — Local artist Cynthia Dawley, of Cranford, recently combined her passions for painting and Hanson Park by teaching a painting class to raise funds for Hanson Park Conservancy. Dawley, who heads the organization, taught a painting class for all ages and levels at the Cranford Community Center on Thursday, Aug. 3. The class had […]

Cranford follows parklet trend in downtown area

Cranford follows parklet trend in downtown area

CRANFORD, NJ — Cranford has recently created a “parklet” in its downtown on Eastman Street. Popping up in downtowns large and small, parklets are small open spaces that provide people with a temporary, pleasant place to relax and enjoy the business district. “We voted on it at a recent meeting after it was suggested by Kathleen […]

Keep Cranford Quaint meets to discuss strategies

Keep Cranford Quaint meets to discuss strategies

CRANFORD, NJ — The tone was one of anger and frustration as hundreds of residents gathered at the Cranford Community Center on Tuesday, June 27, to discuss strategies for the July 19 meeting at which Hartz Mountain’s proposal to rezone 750 Walnut Ave. will be presented before the board. The area is currently zoned for office […]

Application for new Kilkenny House location approved

Application for new Kilkenny House location approved

CRANFORD, NJ — A decision by the Cranford Zoning Board was the talk of the town, following the board’s approval on Monday, May 8, of an application for a new three-story building to accommodate the relocation of the Kilkenny House restaurant, as well as 24 new apartments. “The address of the new location is 109 Walnut […]

Local population could grow with proposed development

CRANFORD, NJ — Plans by Hartz Mountain Industries to build 905 apartments at 750 Walnut Ave. in Cranford, by its own admission boosting the town’s population by as much as 8 percent, have residents in both Cranford and Clark concerned. A hearing on the plans by the Cranford Planning Board was originally scheduled for Wednesday, June […]

Girl Scouts of Cranford ‘sow’ garden for those in need

Girl Scouts of Cranford ‘sow’ garden for those in need

CRANFORD, NJ — Several Girl Scout Troops of Cranford have come together to create a vegetable garden that will provide healthy options to those in need throughout the community. The garden is a result of the “Sow What?” Girl Scout Leadership Journey for Senior Level troops in ninth and 10th grade. The journeys encourage girls […]

Trinity Church stops plans to expand its parking lot

Trinity Church stops plans to expand its parking lot

CRANFORD, NJ — Trinity Church of Cranford has revoked its application to expand its parking lot, after learning its plans weren’t being supported by a few of its neighbors. Under the church’s new minister, Rev. Andy Kruger, funds for the parking lot expansion have been redirected to support the church’s facilities and programs at the Trinity […]

Cranford church proves it’s a good neighbor

Drops parking lot expansion proposal due to complaints

CRANFORD, NJ — Trinity Church of Cranford has revoked its application to expand its parking lot after learning its plans weren’t being supported by a few of its neighbors. Under the new Rev. Andy Kruger, funds for the parking lot expansion have been redirected to support the church’s facilities and programs at the Trinity Episcopal Day […]

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