Cranford High School to present moving ‘Letters to Sala’

CRANFORD, NJ — Cranford High School’s Academy of Performing Arts will present “Letters to Sala,” a drama about the Holocaust, on Friday, May 26, at 7:30 p.m., at the Cranford High School auditorium, 201 West End Place, Cranford. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $5 per person or online at https://chs.booktix.com/. This full-length […]

Cranford becomes the first town in county with Tasers

CRANFORD, NJ — Cranford is the first municipality in Union County to issue Tasers to a limited number of officers. “The Tasers will be carried by two veteran officers who have completed crisis intervention training,” Chief James Wozniak told LocalSource during a phone interview on April 10. “The reason we decided to carry them is to […]

‘Slice of Life’ art show is hosted in Cranford

‘Slice of Life’ art show is hosted in Cranford

CRANFORD, NJ — The Artist Framer in Cranford hosted the opening for its annual art show, which featured the works of 65 artists from New Jersey, on Friday, March 10. This year’s theme was “A Slice of Life,” and the artists used their own interpretations to create 8-by-8-inch works of art. “There’s nothing more peaceful than […]

Patterson named Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

Patterson named Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

CRANFORD, NJ — Cranford VFW Post 335 has recognized Capt. Guy Patterson as VFW Law Enforcement Officer of the Year, according to a press release on Monday, March 13, from the VFW. Patterson has worked for the Cranford Police Department since the beginning of his career in 1999. “I started my career in the patrol division […]

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Christina Barlik, varsity shot putter “Christina Barlik has been a natural leader and tough competitor ever since she joined the Cranford track and field team. She gives 100 percent in every practice and competition, and provides the younger athletes with a positive role model. She recently capped off her best season by setting a school […]

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Trey Pascual, varsity pole vaulter “Trey Pascual has made tremendous improvement since his debut and just completed an incredible season where he won a state sectional title in the pole vault and qualified for the NJ Meet of Champions by clearing a height of 13 feet. In addition, Trey teamed with Mark Lynch to win […]

Evening of traditional Irish music comes to Cranford

CRANFORD, NJ — On Thursday, March 16, husband and wife duo Dennis Gormley and Kathy DeAngelo performed traditional Irish music at Cranford Community Center. The duo call themselves “McDermott’s Handy,” in honor of fiddler Ed McDermott. “I learned to play Irish music from my mother who was Irish,” DeAngelo said during the performance. “She used to […]

Cranford hosts Slice of Life art show

Cranford hosts Slice of Life art show

CRANFORD, NJ — The Artist Framer in Cranford hosted the opening for its annual art show which featured the works of 65 artists from New Jersey on Friday, March 10. This year’s theme for the show, which will run until the end of the month, was “A Slice of Life,” and each artist used their interpretation […]

Community is making blankets

Community  is making blankets

CRANFORD, NJ — On Saturday, Feb. 11, Cranford United Methodist Church invited members of the community to help them make blankets at Cranford Community Center. The blankets are donated to variety of organizations. This year, the blankets will go to a domestic violence shelter in Elizabeth. The event coordinator was Holly Walker, who ordered the fleece […]

7-Eleven application denied by Cranford Zoning Board

CRANFORD, NJ — On Monday, Feb. 6, a zoning board meeting was held in Cranford for residents to voice their concerns and ask any questions they might have had about the application to build a 7-Eleven at 49 South Ave. W. After listening the the residents, the board voted to deny the application. “It was denied […]