First Presbyterian Church welcomes new senior pastor

First Presbyterian Church welcomes new senior pastor

CRANFORD, NJ — The members of First Presbyterian Church of Cranford, 11 Springfield Ave., Cranford, got an early Christmas gift this year: a new pastor. After a two-year period without a permanent minister, the church has announced its new pastor/head of staff, the Rev. Jin Bae. Ordained in the Presbyterian Church in November 1998, Bae […]

Membership campaign underway for historical society

CRANFORD, NJ — The 2023 membership campaign for the Cranford Historical Society is underway. The historical society is a nonprofit educational organization whose mission since 1927 has been to preserve and perpetuate the history of Cranford. It maintains the Crane-Phillips House Museum, open to the public every second and fourth Sunday of the month, and […]

Union College receives $10,000 from Ellucian Foundation to support students in need

CRANFORD, NJ — Union College was selected as a 2022 PATH Scholarship recipient through the Ellucian Foundation. The PATH — Progress, Accomplishment, Thriving, Hope — Scholarship provides grants to higher education institutions to support students facing economic hardship. Union College received $10,000, which was distributed to more than 40 students for housing costs, tuition expenses […]

Cranford United Methodist Church welcomes new pastor

Cranford United Methodist Church welcomes new pastor

CRANFORD, NJ — Cranford United Methodist Church welcomes the Rev. HyunHui Kim as its new pastor. She is the first woman and person of color to serve as pastor in the church’s 150-year history. She uses her deep theological and philosophical understanding of race, gender, sexuality and social class, along with East-West comparative studies, to […]

Union College celebrates Founder’s Day with name change celebration

Union College celebrates Founder’s Day with name change celebration

CRANFORD, NJ — On Tuesday, Oct. 18, the Union College of Union County community celebrated the 89th Founder’s Day at the college’s Cranford campus, complete with a name change celebration and a new logo reveal. Established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933, the college was then known as Union County Junior College. Effective July […]

Cranford church celebrates 150th anniversary with year of festivities

Cranford church celebrates 150th anniversary with year of festivities

CRANFORD, NJ — St. Michael Roman Catholic Church in Cranford commemorated its 150th anniversary with a yearlong celebration featuring multiple events, a surge of community spirit and a visit from Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, archbishop of Newark. The festivities kicked off with a day of service on Oct. 2, 2021, that saw St. Michael’s parishioners […]

Union College president selected for HACU governing board

CRANFORD, NJ — Margaret M. McMenamin, president of Union College, has been selected to serve on the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities governing board for a two-year term. McMenamin joins more than 15 other higher education leaders from throughout the country to serve on the HACU governing board. Union College is one of only […]

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