Cranford Clergy Council hosts MLK commemorative service

Cranford Clergy Council hosts MLK commemorative service

CRANFORD, NJ — The Clergy Council and Interfaith Human Relations Committee of Cranford hosted its Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative service on Thursday, Jan. 13, to honor the fallen civil rights icon. Opening the program was the Rev. Cameron Overbey, who said the MLK day of service on Monday, Jan. 17, would be recognized with […]

Cranford Mayor recognizes MLK Jr. with proclamation

Cranford Mayor recognizes MLK Jr. with proclamation

CRANFORD, NJ — During the Township Committee meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 11, Cranford Mayor Kathleen Miller Prunty and other committee members recognized Martin Luther King Jr. with a proclamation and kind words to reflect his strength, dignity and relentlessness in the fight for equality for black people in the civil rights era, before being assassinated […]

Girl Scout Cadette Troop 40836 creates a garden to say farewell

Girl Scout Cadette Troop 40836 creates a garden to say farewell

CRANFORD, NJ — Graduations typically mark a time when students end their educational careers at one institution and move on to the next adventure ahead. Many times, the focus is solely on the future and what lays ahead. This was not the case for Cranford Girl Scout Cadette Troop 40836. Cadette Troop 40836, which had […]

Coach continues to teach baton twirling in Cranford gym

Coach continues to teach baton twirling in Cranford gym

CRANFORD, NJ — The batons have continued twirling for Union High School coach Nicole Marie Placca, who also teaches the art of baton twirling — a sport that may seem almost extinct — at Diamond Gymnastics Academy in Cranford. Bringing the intricate art to the youngsters of Cranford, Placca said her goal is to show […]

Cranford holds reorganization meeting for new year

Cranford holds reorganization meeting for new year

CRANFORD, NJ — The township rang in the New Year with its reorganization meeting on Sunday, Jan. 2. During the meeting, Gina Black was sworn in as a township commissioner while Cranford Mayor Kathleen Miller Prunty was nominated and sworn in as the chairperson of the Township Committee, in addition to being unanimously voted to […]

Green Thumb Garden Club gnomes are a hit

Green Thumb Garden Club gnomes are a hit

CRANFORD, NJ — The Green Thumb Garden Club of Cranford has been bringing the community together since it was founded in 1954 for the purpose of studying all aspects of the fine art of flower design, gardening and the conservation of trees, shrubs, flowers and birds. Its latest venture is rather unusual: reusing artificial Christmas […]

2021 Christmas Shoppe and Soup Festival comes to Cranford United Methodist Church

2021 Christmas Shoppe and Soup Festival comes to Cranford United Methodist Church

CRANFORD, NJ — The Cranford United Methodist Church hosted its ninth annual Christmas Holiday Shoppe and Soup Fest on Saturday, Dec. 11. This is a family-friendly event where children and adults alike can do their holiday shopping.  Dozens of vendors offered merchandise, crafts and gifts. Homemade soups were available as part of the event, and […]

Cranford Green Thumb Garden Club gnomes are a hit for the holidays

Cranford Green Thumb Garden Club gnomes are a hit for the holidays

CRANFORD — The Green Thumb Garden Club of Cranford has been bringing the community together since it was founded in 1954 for the purpose of studying all aspects of the fine art of flower design, gardening and the conservation of trees, shrubs, flowers and birds. Its latest venture is rather unusual: reusing artificial Christmas trees, […]

Zimmermann elected chairperson of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges

Zimmermann elected chairperson of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges

CRANFORD — Union County College congratulates Mary M. Zimmermann, chairperson of the college’s board of governors, for being elected chairperson of the executive committee of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges. The NJCCC provides statewide leadership for the advancement of New Jersey’s 18 community colleges. Zimmermann, of Summit, is a 2001 alumna of Union […]

Cranford Police Department participates in ‘No-Shave November’

Cranford Police Department participates in ‘No-Shave November’

CRANFORD, NJ — Members of the Cranford Police Department, ranging from the rank of captain to communications officer, participated in Cranford PBA Local 52’s “No-Shave November.” From Monday, Nov. 1, through Tuesday, Nov. 30, officers and civilian employees put down their razors, in an effort to raise money for those in the fight against cancer. […]

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