Cranford survey finds support for full-day kindergarten

Cranford survey finds support for full-day kindergarten

CRANFORD, NJ — Residents are in favor of two “reimagine” plans for the township’s schools, both of which include the addition of free, full-day kindergarten, according to preliminary survey results. Superintendent Scott Rubin announced at the May 20 Cranford Board of Education meeting that more than 1,900 residents responded to the survey seeking input on […]

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Cielo Tumbokon, varsity track hurdler “Only a sophomore, Cielo has already won both conference and county titles. She specializes in the jumps and hurdles. Cielo leads by example and is a great role model for her teammates.” — Coach John Schiano What is your favorite part of girls track? “The friendly environment.” In what way […]

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Michael Conrad, varsity discus thrower, shot putter What is your favorite part of boys track? “The practices, because I’m always getting better and competing with my teammates.” In what way has the sport benefited you? “In the aspect that it gave me something to do and taught me discipline and that, to achieve your goal, […]

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

AJ Bencivenga, varsity wrestler “AJ has been a four-year starter. In his early years on the team, he sacrificed a lot, most of the time giving up a lot of weight to help us fill the line up with our best wrestlers. In doing so, AJ put the team goals ahead of his own. All […]

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Catarina Guimaraes, varsity sprinter “As a freshman, Catarina has immediately stepped into a varsity role as a sprinter on winter and spring track and field teams. She gives 100 percent at every practice from start to finish. She sets a positive example for her teammates and is truly an inspiration to those around her.” — […]

Super: Development would swamp Cranford schools

Super: Development would swamp Cranford schools

CRANFORD, NJ — School Superintendent Scott Rubin told the local Planning Board that a proposed 905-unit apartment complex at 750 Walnut Ave. would add more than 300 students to the district, calling it a “burden” the town could not accommodate. To put the impact in perspective for the board, Rubin said the projected 353 students […]

Lawmaker predicts Mount Laurel could crash real estate

Lawmaker predicts Mount Laurel could crash real estate

CRANFORD, NJ — A northern New Jersey lawmaker told local residents that leaving the fate of Mount Laurel, or “affordable,” housing in the hands of the court system could “crash the entire real estate market of the state of New Jersey.” State Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi, a Republican who represents the 39th Legislative District, including parts […]

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Chaz DeSimone, varsity swimmer “Junior Chaz (Charles) DeSimone is our fastest breaststroker on the team, has continuously placed first or second in the 100 breast, and also came in first against Westfield in his event. He is also one of our top 50 freestyler sprinters for the team. Chaz swims four events at each meet […]