FEMALE CRANFORD ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

FEMALE CRANFORD ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Anna Horne, varsity lacrosse player “Anna has been the Cougars’ starting goalie for the last four years and she will be continuing her lacrosse career at Drew University. It has been incredible seeing Anna develop over the last four years! She is an incredible leader and role model to her teammates.” — Coach Samantha Berk […]

MALE CRANFORD ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

MALE CRANFORD ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Conor Halpin, varsity lacrosse player “Conor Halpin has had tremendous start to his senior season this year, and a tremendous impact on our team’s improvements and successful first quarter/half thus far. He is contributing and leading the way for us in scoring, possession of the ball, with his excellence in facing off and collecting ground […]

Cranford to survey residents on ‘reimagining’ proposals

CRANFORD, NJ — The local school district will survey residents in the next few weeks to gather input as it continues to consider its “reimagining” — with some proposals including the addition of free full-day kindergarten and a comprehensive middle school. The reconfiguration proposal has been discussed in school board and town hall-style meetings since […]

Bar owner proposes apartments at Cranford train station

Bar owner proposes apartments at Cranford train station

CRANFORD, NJ — The owner of Bar Americana, which sits adjacent to the north side of the Cranford train station, is asking township officials for permission to add two stories of apartments and allow a rooftop dining and lounge area. Hector Alvarez testified before the local Planning Board on April 8 that he wants to […]

Cranford cops set up school substations

Cranford cops set up school substations

CRANFORD, NJ — Building a relationship between the community and its police department starts at a young age, according to Cranford Police Department Juvenile Supervisor Sgt. Matt Nazzaro, and the school district has found a way to increase law enforcement visibility in schools. With the implementation of three new substations — one each in Cranford […]

Elderly woman found dead in fire

Elderly woman found dead in fire

CRANFORD, NJ — A 65-year-old woman was found dead after a fire at 43 Brookdale Place in Cranford on Friday, April 12, the Cranford Police Department said in a recent release. Deborah Meehan was discovered on the first floor, were the fire is believed to have started. Cranford police and fire crews arrived at the […]

Cranford uses technology to reunite people with lost pets

Cranford uses technology to reunite people with lost pets

CRANFORD, NJ — Residents no longer have to resort to the internet or handbills with their pets’ pictures tacked onto utility poles to find lost pets. The Cranford Police Department can now identify lost pets and return them quickly, thanks to the purchase of a microchip reader. The township’s first scanner is an Omni Max […]

Cranford development deemed inconsistent

CRANFORD, NJ — A professional planner hired by the local Planning Board testified that a proposed 905-unit apartment complex at 750 Walnut Ave. would be inconsistent with the township’s master plan. “The proposed zoning is very high density and high intensity which does not fit in with the residential guidelines established in the master plan,” […]

Local pols tie one-seat ride return with Gateway

Local pols tie one-seat ride return with Gateway

CRANFORD, NJ — If the Hudson River rail tunnel were to partially shut down, more than 500,000 passengers would experience a longer commute along the Raritan Valley Line, according to Jerry Zaro, the director of the Gateway Development Corporation. The message came during a March 26 presentation at the Cranford Community Center by the ad-hoc […]