Cranford Municipal Alliance for a drug-free community

Cranford Municipal Alliance for a drug-free community

CRANFORD, NJ — The Cranford Municipal Alliance takes a proactive approach to preventing drug use in the community by hosting events throughout the year to bring people together to participate in activities that don’t involve drugs. The organization is volunteer-based and they work to promote awareness about substance abuse. They use the following strategies to education […]

Public speaks out for CHS principal McCabe

CRANFORD, NJ — The Cranford Board of Education opened a discussion to the public as they expressed their concerns about the recent termination of Principal Kate McCabe at last week’s Board of Education meeting. Everyone was encouraged to speak, even if someone else had already expressed similar ideas, so that their name and concerns would be on […]

Dance company to perform at Arts for Autism

CRANFORD, NJ — On Monday, June 20, Moving Youth Dance Company of Cranford will head to New York City to perform at the Arts for Autism Concert to benefit Autism Speaks. They were one of the six student groups in North America to be selected for this event. They will perform alongside Broadway stars while supporting […]

Cranford takes part in Relay for Life for ninth year

Cranford takes part in Relay for Life for ninth year

CRANFORD, NJ — Cranford participated in the annual Relay for Life event for the ninth year on Friday, May 20. Twenty-four team members participated on Team Angela, a team created seven years ago in memory of Cranford resident Angela Skelton, after she lost her battle with cancer. Event Lead Linda Miklencic, of Cranford, was a personal […]

Cranford to host Memorial Day Parade on May 30

CRANFORD, NJ — The Cranford Recreation and Parks Department is hosting its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 30. Line up begins at the Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave., Cranford, at 8:30 a.m. and marching commences at 9 a.m., ending with a traditional memorial ceremony at Memorial Park on Springfield Avenue, between Riverside Drive […]

CHS principal’s termination protested

CRANFORD, NJ — A petition was recently created at Change.org to protest the recent firing of Cranford High School Principal Kate McCabe. The petition was created by Cranford resident and Cranford High School alumni Bart Lahiff. So far the petition has gained hundreds of signatures. “From knowing students in our 1,150 student population, to becoming the […]

Grand marshal announced for Memorial Day Parade

Grand marshal announced for Memorial Day Parade

CRANFORD, NJ — The Cranford Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 335 have announced the grand marshal for the township of Cranford Memorial Day Parade is longtime Cranford resident and retired Army Master Sgt. John Abdul. Abdul served the country for 32 years in the U.S. Army, earning some of its highest awards, such as the […]

Cranford dance company to perform at Arts for Autism

CRANFORD, NJ — On June 20, Moving Youth Dance Company of Cranford will head to New York City to perform at the Arts for Autism Concert to benefit Autism Speaks. They were one of the six student groups in North America to be selected for this event. They will perform alongside Broadway stars while supporting a […]

Cranford Relay for Life

CRANFORD, NJ — This will be the ninth year that Cranford will participate in the annual Relay for Life event. Twenty-four team members will participate on Team Angela, a team created seven years ago in memory of Cranford resident Angela Skelton after she lost her battle with cancer. Event Lead Linda Miklencic, of Cranford, was a […]

Court approves Cranford housing units

CRANFORD, NJ — On April 26, The State Appellate Court affirmed Superior Court Judge Lisa Chrystal’s decision to permit Cranford Development Associates to build 360 affordable housing units on Birchwood Avenue. Citizens have expressed financial and environmental concerns regarding this project. A resident of Cranford, who wishes to remain anonymous, feels the judge was very disrespectful […]

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