2021 Christmas Shoppe and Soup Festival comes to Cranford United Methodist Church

2021 Christmas Shoppe and Soup Festival comes to Cranford United Methodist Church

CRANFORD, NJ — The Cranford United Methodist Church hosted its ninth annual Christmas Holiday Shoppe and Soup Fest on Saturday, Dec. 11. This is a family-friendly event where children and adults alike can do their holiday shopping.  Dozens of vendors offered merchandise, crafts and gifts. Homemade soups were available as part of the event, and […]

Cranford Green Thumb Garden Club gnomes are a hit for the holidays

Cranford Green Thumb Garden Club gnomes are a hit for the holidays

CRANFORD — The Green Thumb Garden Club of Cranford has been bringing the community together since it was founded in 1954 for the purpose of studying all aspects of the fine art of flower design, gardening and the conservation of trees, shrubs, flowers and birds. Its latest venture is rather unusual: reusing artificial Christmas trees, […]

Zimmermann elected chairperson of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges

Zimmermann elected chairperson of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges

CRANFORD — Union County College congratulates Mary M. Zimmermann, chairperson of the college’s board of governors, for being elected chairperson of the executive committee of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges. The NJCCC provides statewide leadership for the advancement of New Jersey’s 18 community colleges. Zimmermann, of Summit, is a 2001 alumna of Union […]

Cranford Police Department participates in ‘No-Shave November’

Cranford Police Department participates in ‘No-Shave November’

CRANFORD, NJ — Members of the Cranford Police Department, ranging from the rank of captain to communications officer, participated in Cranford PBA Local 52’s “No-Shave November.” From Monday, Nov. 1, through Tuesday, Nov. 30, officers and civilian employees put down their razors, in an effort to raise money for those in the fight against cancer. […]

Cadette Girl Scouts deliver a silver lining during pandemic

Cadette Girl Scouts deliver a silver lining during pandemic

CRANFORD, NJ — The COVID-19 pandemic impacted many businesses and families in a variety of ways in the past 18 months. Through these trying times, many examples of community activism have been highlighted that show people’s willingness to help and serve. Between March and July 2021, two Cadette Girl Scouts from Troop 40051 in Cranford […]

New CHS program is presented to the Cranford BOE

New CHS program is presented to the Cranford BOE

CRANFORD, NJ — At the Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov. 22, Cranford High School Principal Mark Cantagallo and Cranford High School Assistant Principal Justin Roach highlighted a new CHS program that will allow students to follow concentrations and earn more experience in the community and at area colleges. Cantagallo and Roach discussed career […]

Zimmermann elected chair of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges

Zimmermann elected chair of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges

CRANFORD, NJ — Union County College congratulates Mary M. Zimmermann, chairperson of the college’s board of governors, for being elected chairperson of the executive committee of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges. The NJCCC provides statewide leadership for the advancement of New Jersey’s 18 community colleges. Zimmermann, of Summit, is a 2001 alumna of […]

Cranford Police Department participates in ‘No-Shave November’

Cranford Police Department participates in ‘No-Shave November’

CRANFORD, NJ — Members of the Cranford Police Department, ranging from the rank of captain to communications officer, will be participating in Cranford PBA Local 52’s “No-Shave November.” From Monday, Nov. 1, through Tuesday, Nov. 30, officers and civilian employees will be putting down their razors, in an effort to raise money for those in […]

CEII promotes uniting the entire Cranford community

CEII promotes uniting the entire Cranford community

CRANFORD, NJ — The Cranford Equity and Inclusivity Initiative, comprising the Cranford Township Committee, the Cranford Police Department, the Cranford Board of Education, the local branch of the NAACP, the Cranford Clergy Council and additional citizens, recently sought feedback from the community regarding its mission, values, vision and goal statements. As the majority of community […]