‘Safe Streets Campaign’ introduced at Cranford Township Committee meeting

‘Safe Streets Campaign’ introduced at Cranford Township Committee meeting

CRANFORD, NJ — During her mayoral remarks at the Cranford Township Committee meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 12, Mayor Kathleen Miller Prunty introduced the “Slow Down in Our Town: Anti-Speeding and Safe Streets Campaign” and showcased the accompanying lawn signs. “We’re serious about speeding and making our streets safer for everyone — pedestrians of all ages, […]

Union County College celebrates completion of Roy W. Smith Theater renovation

Union County College celebrates completion of Roy W. Smith Theater renovation

CRANFORD, NJ — On Wednesday, Sept. 29, Union County College hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the completion of a massive renovation of the Roy W. Smith Theater on the Cranford campus. The college’s president, Margaret M. McMenamin, welcomed guests and noted how transformative this improved and modernized space will be for students. Present for […]

Girl Scouts of Cranford honors Silver Award recipients

Girl Scouts of Cranford honors Silver Award recipients

CRANFORD, NJ — The Girl Scouts of Cranford Service Unit 48 has announced that 24 of its members recently earned the Silver Award, which is the highest honor a Cadette Girl Scout can receive. To achieve the honor, Cadettes identify an issue they care about, research it and take action. Cadettes, who are in sixth, […]

Girl Scouts of Cranford distinguish themselves through service

Girl Scouts of Cranford distinguish themselves through service

CRANFORD, NJ — Six Girl Scouts of Cranford have been honored with the Distinguished Girl Scout Service Award for their dedication to the organization. The 2021 Distinguished Girl Scout Service Award recipients are Rachael Durant, Lasairfhiona “Fiona” Iosso, Julia Love, Genevieve Marchesi, Erin Miklencic and Amanda Newport. Each received a $300 scholarship from Girl Scouts […]

UCEDC completes first session of its Virtual Incubator Program

CRANFORD, NJ — Union County Economic Development Corp, a private, nonprofit statewide economic development corporation, has announced it has completed the first session of its Virtual Incubator Program. The program, developed in collaboration with UCEDC’s Diversity Advisory Committee, provides the opportunity for selected businesses with ownership from underserved populations to receive mentorship, training and funds […]

Union County College Foundation’s annual Close the Gap reception raises more than $50,000

Union County College Foundation’s annual Close the Gap reception raises more than $50,000

CRANFORD, NJ — The Union County College Foundation raised more than $50,000 at its sixth annual Close the Gap reception on Wednesday, July 14. Taking place in a virtual environment this year due to the ongoing pandemic, this event is a strategic initiative to increase graduation rates among black students. This year, the foundation honored […]

Cranford mayor closes street without permission from NJDOT

CRANFORD, NJ — Mayor Kathleen Miller Prunty is under fire for her recent decision to close Eastman Street to create a pedestrian mall, despite the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s first letter denying permission to close it, which was dated Tuesday, May 18. NJDOT did not authorize the full closure of Eastman Street, but Prunty […]

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