Cranford trains residents to treat opioid overdoses

Cranford trains residents to treat opioid overdoses

CRANFORD, NJ — Barry wouldn’t move. He wasn’t responding when his name was called and rescue breathing failed to resuscitate him. Rahsema Saunders feared he was having an opioid overdose, so she called emergency services. Then, she quickly grabbed a 4-milligram dose of Narcan, opened the package, put the nozzle into one of Barry’s nostrils, […]

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Jeremy Ruka, varsity basketball player “Jeremy is one of our seniors we are really relying on this year. He works hard every day and really wants to win. He will do anything he can to help the team win and that is a great quality for an athlete, putting the team above yourself.” — Coach […]

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Lauren Williamson, varsity basketball player “Lauren is a very hardworking leader and has a very strong presence, both offensively and defensively. When the ball is in her hands, she controls the tempo of the game and great things happen.” — Coach Jackie Dyer What is your favorite part of girls basketball? “The camaraderie and teamwork […]

Cranford teachers voice support for full-day kindergarten

CRANFORD, NJ — The installation of full-day kindergarten across the township, a key component in the superintendent’s proposal to restructure the district, would benefit students who are hurried under the half-day setup, according to local teachers at a Jan. 22 meeting at Livingston Avenue School. Shaun Benoit, who teaches half-day kindergarten at Bloomingdale Avenue School, […]

Expert offers warning, tips cell about cell tower at UCC

Expert offers warning, tips cell about cell tower at UCC

CRANFORD, NJ — An attorney who assists homeowners with cell tower lease negotiations says there are ways to enhance the aesthetics of cell towers like the 130-foot-tall one Union County College proposes building on its campus. In a Jan. 11 interview with LocalSource, Hugh Odom, founder of Tennessee-based Vertical Consultants, said telecommunication giants call the […]

Giblin takes selection to be mayor in stride

Giblin takes selection to be mayor in stride

CRANFORD, NJ — Patrick Giblin, who has been chosen to become mayor in 2019 by the members of the Township Committee, is taking the appointment in stride. “From the outside looking in, it seems to be a big deal,” he said during a phone interview with LocalSource Dec. 20. “I view it more I’m chairing […]

Cranford Planning Board OKs Mount Laurel plan

Cranford Planning Board OKs Mount Laurel plan

CRANFORD, NJ — The township may have brought its long struggle to meet its third-round Mount Laurel housing obligations to a close when the Planning Board voted to accept a plan that would zone for 105 affordable housing units. The plan calls for the creation of 85 units the township calculated as part of its […]

Officials identify victim in fatal Cranford house fire

Officials identify victim in fatal Cranford house fire

CRANFORD, NJ — The body of the man killed in the house fire on Hillcrest Avenue has been identified as Philip Anter. The 60-year-old resident was the owner and sole occupant of the single-family home at 155 Hillcrest Ave. Local Fire and Police departments responded to the blaze at about 6:45 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. […]