Cranford administrator resigns, replaced by police chief

CRANFORD, NJ — Terence Wall, who played a central role in bringing Cranford’s purchase and sale of the controversial Birchwood property to a close after decades of legal and logistical roadblocks, is leaving his position as township administrator after five years. The members of the Township Committee at their Oct. 23 meeting voted unanimously to […]

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Madeline Garcia, varsity field hockey player What is your favorite part of field hockey? When you make a play down the field. It requires a lot of people, starting from the defense and all the way up to the forwards, working together for a common goal. It teammates supporting one another to make something happen each […]

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Jon Iosso, varsity cross country runner What is your favorite part of cross country? The team atmosphere. Everyone cheers everyone else on and the team genuinely gets along very well. In what way has the sport benefitted you? The sport has gotten me in incredible shape. In the beginning, it is very hard to begin […]

Cranford board, residents grill traffic engineer

Cranford board, residents grill traffic engineer

CRANFORD, NJ — Planning Board members and residents spent much of the Oct. 17 meeting asking an expert for a developer seeking to build a 905-unit apartment complex at 750 Walnut Ave. how much traffic would be too much for the area. They questioned Karl Pehnke, traffic expert for Hartz Mountain industries, in an attempt […]

Cranford adds meetings to solicit info on district shakeup

CRANFORD, NJ — School Superintendent Scott Rubin has announced seven more meetings to gather feedback from the community concerning his plans to “reimagine” the school district. Rubin said since he first outlined the addition of free full-day kindergarten, the creation of Cranford Middle School and a variety of other changes to the township’s schools at […]

Cranford considers overhauling school district

CRANFORD, NJ — Superintendent of Schools Scott Rubin is seeking to engage the community and solicit input on a sweeping array of changes he first outlined in the school board’s Oct. 8 workshop meeting. The biggest changes in what Rubin has termed a “reimagining” of the district would be the creation of free full-day kindergarten […]

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

“I chose Olivia because she is just getting into tennis. She played some matches and attended a camp over the summer. As a freshman, Olivia is able to see the open court. She is building her confidence with each match and I’m excited to have her on the team for the next four years.” — […]

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Drew Patterson, varsity soccer player “Drew Patterson currently leads the team in both goals and assists, racking up stats in almost every game so far this season. He scored two and assisted on the third goal in a 3-0 win over division rivals Summit. He then added another goal and two assists in a 5-0 […]

Developer claims 750 Walnut to create same traffic pattern

Developer claims 750 Walnut to create same traffic pattern

CRANFORD, NJ — A proposed 905-unit apartment complex at 750 Walnut Ave. would generate “roughly the same” amount of traffic as it would if it were a fully occupied industrial complex, according to an engineer for Hartz Mountain Industries. Karl Pehnke, the traffic engineer for the developer, estimated at the Sept. 13 Cranford Planning Board […]

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