Civil War and Garibaldi Guard to be discussed in Cranford

CRANFORD — Cranford Historian Mark J. Luongo will present a program on the origins of the 39th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment — also known as the Garibaldi Guard — and its participation in the Civil War on Wed., Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center. The Community Center is located at […]

Three professional golfers from Union County qualify for the 47th PGA Professional National Championship in 2014

SPRINGFIELD – Frank Esposito, PGA Professional at Brooklake Country Club, Florham Park, captured his record breaking 5th New Jersey PGA Professional Championship, shooting a 1-under-par 215 to claim victory in the 54-hole event that took place Sept. 17 to 19, at famed Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield. Jim McGovern, PGA Professional at White Beeches Golf […]

CDC production “The Music Man” wins for Best Musical

CRANFORD — With ten nominations in nine categories, the CDC Theatre, 78 Winans Ave., Cranford, was honored Sept. 22 with the NJACT Perry Award for Best Production of a Musical for the 2012-2013 season. The New Jersey Association of Community Theaters is dedicated to supporting local theater around the state. The NJACT Perry Awards, New […]

Cranford, Hillside and Clark police cooperate during investigation integral to bank robbery arrest

UNION COUNTY — A Newark man and his girlfriend have been arrested and charged in federal court in connection with an armed robbery of Garden State Community Bank located at 310 North Avenue East in Cranford last month. At 1:42 p.m. on August 10, Cranford Police responded to an activated alarm and discovered that the […]

NJCU students shine at CDC Theatre production

CRANFORD — The talented denizens of Skid Row have been rehearsing for the upcoming CDC Theatre production of “Little Shop of Horrors,” book and lyrics by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menkin. A down-and-out floral assistant, Seymour Krelborn, played by Zach Mazouat, becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious […]

Prepare for the job market through seminars in resume writing and interviewing at Union County College

CRANFORD — Fall is traditionally a peak time for hiring, especially with job opportunities picking up amid a slackened economy. Use this time to your advantage by honing your resume writing and interviewing skills by attending one or more workshops starting in September at Union County College’s Cranford Campus. Each workshop is two hours and […]

More than meets the eye with admin. resignation

CRANFORD — Although it initially appeared the resignation of the township administrator had to do with Cranford’s form of government, something else ignited the firestorm. According to sources within the fire department, a policy decision regarding the hiring and advancement of firefighters brought the entire matter to a head for administrator Joe Hartnett, who handed […]

Union Entrepreneur Wins UCEDC/Capital One Bank Quick Pitch Business Competition

CRANFORD — Dulce Tanelli, a certified body ecologist and owner of Younique Probiotics, a  line of cultured vegetable products intended to aid digestion and build immunity, took first place in the recent Quick Pitch Business Competition, sponsored by UCEDC, a statewide nonprofit economic development corporation and Capital One Bank. The Quick Pitch Competition, launched in […]

Cranford administrator abruptly resigns

CRANFORD — Four months after being appointed permanently as township administrator, Joe Harnett abruptly resigned last week, leaving both elected officials and employees alike stunned. Late last week Democrat Mayor Tom Hannen, who strongly supported Hartnett taking the position permanently, was closed mouthed about what transpired to elicit such a move by the administrator. He […]

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