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 […]

Historical Society is integral to Cranford

CRANFORD, NJ — The Cranford Historical Society takes residents back almost 100 years in time. The society was formed in 1927, when Wesley A. Stanger Sr. and a group of Cranford’s citizens decided they wanted to start a collection that would preserve the town and demonstrate what a special place it’s been. It continues growing and […]

Cranford woman wins award

CRANFORD, NJ — Nancy Benz of Cranford was recognized by the Union County Commission on the Status of Women for the 2016 Woman of Excellence Award in the Category of Mental Health. She is a licensed professional counselor and certified clinical mental health counselor who works with families and residents throughout Union County. In addition to […]

Sunny Acres celebrates its 75th anniversary

Sunny Acres celebrates its 75th anniversary

CRANFORD, NJ — The Sunny Acres Civic and Improvement Association celebrated their 75th anniversary on Friday, April 15, with a gala dinner event at the Trattoria Bel Paese restaurant in Cranford. The theme for the evening was the 1940s, with patriotic decorations. 1940s attire was optional. A display of the archives and achievements were there […]

Creating lasting change for families in crisis

Creating lasting change for families in crisis

CRANFORD, NJ — In today’s economy almost anything is possible, and many people are facing financial difficulty. Project Home of Cranford is a nonprofit organization that works to help residents of Cranford at risk of losing their home due to illness, unemployment, or other crisis situations. The funds they earn are distributed by Cranford Family Care, […]

Cranford residents are eligible for FEMA grants

CRANFORD, NJ — Residents of Cranford are aware of the flooding issues that have plagued the town for decades, and on April 21, an emergency meeting was called to discuss a time-sensitive issue regarding a flood mitigation assistance program. “The town discussed plans to reach out to homeowners who have experienced flood damage in the past,” […]

Historical society integral to Cranford

CRANFORD, NJ — The Cranford Historical Society takes residents back almost 100 years in time. The society was formed in 1927, when Wesley A. Stanger Sr. and a group of Cranford’s citizens decided they wanted to start a collection that would preserve the town and demonstrate what a special place it’s been. It continues growing and […]

Creating lasting help for families in Cranford

CRANFORD, NJ — In today’s economy almost anything is possible, and many people are facing financial difficulty. Project Home of Cranford is a nonprofit organization that works to help residents of Cranford at risk of losing their home due to illness, unemployment, or other crisis situations. The funds they earn are distributed by Cranford Family Care, […]

Twenty-one defendants charged with fraudulently enabling hundreds of foreign nationals to remain in the US through fake New Jersey college “pay to stay” scheme

NEWARK, NJ — Twenty-one brokers, recruiters, and employers from across the United States who allegedly conspired with more than 1,000 foreign nationals to fraudulently obtain student and foreign worker visas through a “pay to stay” New Jersey college were arrested this morning by federal agents, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. The defendants were arrested in New York, Washington, […]

Cranford artist shares special talent with community

CRANFORD, NJ — Linda Rosen’s passion for art hearkens back to her childhood. “I used to draw on the walls when I was 4 years old,” laughs Rosen, the winner of the Union County Arts Outside the Box contest, which attracts talent from throughout Union County. The year-old county-wide initiative was created to support local artists […]

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