PSE&G plans for high-voltage power lines suspended

CRANFORD, NJ — It could still be several weeks before local residents see a revised PSE&G plan regarding the installation of high-voltage power lines, after Conrail identified conditions that need to be evaluated before the electricity provider can move forward. Mayor Patrick Giblin stated at the June 11 Township Committee meeting that PSE&G is currently […]

Cranford police to host active shooter training

Cranford police to host active shooter training

CRANFORD, NJ — The local police department has teamed up with a training institute to offer a two-day active shooter-instructor certification course this month to help prepare local organizations for an event they hope never happens. The course will be hosted by the Cranford Police Department, with certification through the ALICE Training Institute on June […]

Cranford board votes against 750 Walnut

CRANFORD, NJ — The local planning board voted unanimously June 5 to recommend that the township committee reject a rezoning request for a 30.5-acre site at 750 Walnut so that a proposed 905-unit apartment complex could be built. The vote was met with enthusiastic applause from the assembled gallery at the 14th meeting regarding Hartz […]

New dialysis center opens at Cranford Rehab

New dialysis center opens at Cranford Rehab

CRANFORD, NJ — Trinitas Regional Medical Center has expanded its renal services program to the township, with the company unveiling its new dialysis center at Cranford Rehab & Nursing Center on May 16. Located at 205 Birchwood Ave., it is Trinitas’ fourth dialysis center within its network of hospitals and medical centers. The new dialysis […]

Citizens get in on sleuthing

CRANFORD, NJ — It’s common for police departments to sift through security footage from a local business to help solve a crime and now, with the recent rise in popularity of private security cameras, local residents can participate and assist police in a whole new way. The Cranford Police Department recently launched the Cranford Civilian […]

Cranford residents denounce 750 Walnut proposal

Cranford residents denounce 750 Walnut proposal

CRANFORD, NJ — Nearly two dozen residents expressed their frustration with a proposed 905-unit apartment complex at 750 Walnut Ave. at the May 15 Planning Board meeting, saying that it will increase traffic and overwhelm the school district. Hartz Mountain Industries’ application to rezone the 30.5-acre site from office and warehouse to a residential area […]

Planner decries ‘negative impact’ of 750 Walnut

CRANFORD, NJ — A proposed 905-unit apartment complex at 750 Walnut Ave. would have a negative fiscal impact on the township and schools, a professional planner hired by the local Planning Board said at the board’s May 8 special meeting. “In my opinion, the negative impact places a burden on the municipality in respect to […]

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 […]