CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Catherine Blowe, varsity gymnastics “Catherine Blowe has been an amazing example of perseverance during her time on the CHS gymnastics team. Despite injuries along the way, Catherine qualified for and competed at the NJSIAA Individual State Championships this year. She was also recently named First Team All-County in bars, beam, floor and all-around.” — Coach […]

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Connor Katz, varsity football “Connor recorded two strong efforts in the month of November, accounting for nearly 400 yards offense and six touchdowns in the last two games. In a solid win over Summit, Connor threw one touchdown pass and ran for two touchdowns to lead his team to a big comeback win over Summit. […]

Food truck business gets Cranford OK

Food truck business gets Cranford OK

CRANFORD, N.J. — A food truck and delivery business will be moving into the township after the local Planning Board gave its approval to Food Truck Inc. to repurpose an existing warehouse at 41 and 42 Jackson Drive on the corner of Moen Avenue on the Roselle border. According to Food Truck chief operating officer […]

Cranford strikes deal for Mount Laurel housing number

CRANFORD, N.J. — The Township Committee has approved a deal to settle the municipality’s court-mandated Mount Laurel housing requirements, agreeing to zone property for residential use during the next half decade that would include 440 reduced-rate apartments. According to township attorney Ryan Cooper at the committee’s Nov. 12 meeting, the agreement with the Fair Share […]

Hartz Mountain sues over 750 Walnut property

CRANFORD, N.J. — Hartz Mountain Industries is suing the municipality regarding the Cranford Township Committee’s decision to reject its request to rezone its property at 750 Walnut Ave. for residential use. Hartz Mountain is not seeking a “builder’s remedy” option under the New Jersey Supreme Court’s Mount Laurel rulings, but claims in its suit, which […]

Bramnick, Munoz prevail again in race for Assembly seats

Bramnick, Munoz prevail again in race for Assembly seats

Assembly minority leader Jon Bramnick and fellow Republican Nancy Munoz appeared to have beaten back a Democratic upset bid for the second straight election, prevailing in the 22nd Legislative District race despite the wildcard entrance of two “independent conservative” candidates. With 98 percent of the precincts reporting in, Bramnick had a better than 3,000-vote lead […]

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Amanda Newport, varsity tennis “I am nominating Amanda Newport. She is a junior and returning player. Amanda is also the team captain. She has a strong presence, on and off the court. She takes charge as a team leader with her caring and calm demeanor. She also offers her experience as a guide for the […]

Panelists point to internet in rise of ‘hate speech’

CRANFORD, N.J. — The internet’s combination of relative anonymity and wide reach have contributed largely to hate speech and divisions in America, a panel of government and community officials at Union County College generally agreed. “I think the internet is the dark corner,” said Walter Fields, former political director of the New Jersey chapter of […]

Union residents assured on drinking water safety

UNION, N.J. — New Jersey American Water Company administrators gathered with state and local officials to assure residents at an Oct. 15 town hall-style meeting that their tap water is safe to drink, stating that local water sources have tested below state limits for lead. State Sen. Joseph Cryan, whose 20th Legislative District comprises Union, […]