Mother of organ donor takes up cause in 5K

Mother of organ donor takes up cause in 5K

CRANFORD, NJ — As soon as Cynthia Kudron received a call from her fiance saying that paramedics were at her house in Cranford, she knew that her 25-year-old son, Christian Breskin, was gone. “As I drove up my street, it was just very overwhelming to see fire trucks here, EMS, police,” Kudron recalled of Aug. […]

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Elizabeth McCaffery, varsity softball player “Elizabeth is a freshman on the varsity softball team who starts at shortstop. She is a very coachable athlete who loves learning more about the game every day. Elizabeth is constantly striving to get better in every situation, always hustling and working hard, while pushing her teammates to better themselves […]

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Johnny Bush, varsity golfer “Johnny, a junior at Cranford High School, has been our No. 1 player for the past three seasons and this year he has led our team to a 12-2 record, as of May 12. This year, he has recorded the lowest nine-hole season average ever at Cranford High School — 36.3. […]

Cranford gives final approval for Birchwood PILOT

Cranford gives final approval for Birchwood PILOT

CRANFORD, NJ — The township committee on May 8 approved a 30-year payment in lieu of taxes, or PILOT, agreement with the developers of the Birchwood apartment complex on the border with Kenilworth. Birchwood Developers Urban Renewal Associates will pay 11 percent of its yearly gross revenue to the town as an annual payment rather […]

Reporting sexual assault is first step, officials say

Reporting sexual assault is first step, officials say

CRANFORD, NJ — Back in February, a Union County College employee saw what he thought was a student carrying a weapon on campus. The employee notified campus security, who along with police, approached the student and confiscated three fake guns, one resembling a rifle and two resembling pistols. It was an example of the campaign: […]

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Maggie Roman, varsity lacrosse player “I am nominating Maggie Roman as the athlete of the month because she is such a standout leader for the program. As a four-year letter winner, she comes with a ton of experience, which will help lead the Cougars to a successful season. She not only a leader on the field, by […]

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Gordon Graceffo, varsity baseball pitcher “Gordon Graceffo is a senior right-handed pitcher. He threw eight scoreless innings vs. Westfield, then threw a one-hitter vs. Summit. He is the Cranford male scholar athlete of the year and is attending Villanova University next year to play baseball.” — Coach Dennis McCaffery What do find most challenging when playing […]

Cranford Scout troop to celebrate 90th anniversary

Cranford Scout troop to celebrate 90th anniversary

CRANFORD, NJ — Boy Scout Troop 80 is calling upon all current and former members to celebrate its 90th anniversary at Hanson Park on June 9. Being one of the oldest Boy Scout Troops in the township, Troop 80 was founded in 1928, and currently has more than 60 boys involved in the program. Since […]