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 […]

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 readies for National Night Out set for Aug. 6

CRANFORD — The Cranford Police Department will be participating in the 30th annual National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. near the Township Gazebo at the intersection of North Union and Springfield avenues. This free nationwide event is designed to promote crime prevention awareness and allows the public to […]

Grand slam

CRANFORD — Union County Freeholders Alexander Mirabella, far left, and Bette Jane Kowalski congratulate the Cranford High School Baseball Team on winning the 2013 New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association State Group 3 Championship.

Active shooter drill prepares Cranford PD for the real thing

CRANFORD — At approximately 10:10 a.m. on May 21, a faux 9-1-1 call was received at Cranford Police Headquarters reporting an active shooter situation at Cranford Health, a local extended care and skilled nursing facility. Information from the caller was relayed by Communications Officer Kathleen Ditzel to police units in the field. In less than […]

Backyard Composting training courses to begin in Cranford

CRANFORD — My Green Cranford in conjunction with the Cranford Recycling Department has been awarded a $2,000 Sustainable Jersey Grant. The grant allocations will be used to start a Backyard Composting Program. The new program will be called My Green Gardens, and slotted to begin in spring 2013. Training courses will be offered to Cranford […]

Playoff football finally here for 11 Union County squads; 7 in action Friday night, 4 more Saturday

Defending North 2, Group 3 champion Cranford hosting first playoff game in eight years

We’ve all heard of a perfect 10. How about a perfect 11? There are 11 Union County football teams putting in their final preparations for first round playoff games. One of them – Roselle Park – qualified for the first time in 11 years. Another one – Union – will, again, attempt to win its […]