Mayor to seek re-election to Cranford Township Committee

CRANFORD, NJ — Mayor Tom Hannen will seek re-election to the Township Committee in November for a third, three-year term, the Democrat announced via his official Facebook page March 15. “After careful consultation with my wife and family, I have decided to seek another term on the Cranford Township Committee,” Hannen wrote on his official […]

Birchwood OK’d for three buildings, 225 apartments

CRANFORD, NJ — The local planning board unanimously gave its final approval for the construction of three, 50-foot, four-story apartment buildings on the Birchwood property at its April 4 meeting, ending a decade long fight over the area, which lies on the Kenilworth border. Despite agreement between the board and developer on several conditions, the […]

Cranford resident seeks Mount Laurel help from nonprofit

CRANFORD, NJ — A longtime Cranford resident was hoping to assist the township with its Mount Laurel housing obligations, and wanted the zoning board to use some leverage with a nonprofit organization to do so at the board’s recent meeting. Community Access Unlimited, an Elizabeth-based charity that provides services for the disabled, is currently applying […]

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Brenna Dolan, varsity softball “Brenna is a senior captain pitcher for the Cranford High School Softball team. Brenna has pitched on varsity for four years. Her ERA for the 2017 season was 3.42, with 106 strikeouts. I’m looking forward to a great season with Brenna as one of our vocal leaders on this team.” — Coach Heather […]

Cranford cop, firefighter honored by Knights of Columbus

Cranford cop, firefighter honored by Knights of Columbus

CRANFORD, NJ — Two men who were born and raised in the township and have served on the front lines of public safety are being recognized for their contributions. Police Lt. Christopher Polito and firefighter Mark Bagniewski both accepted 2018 Shield Awards from the Cranford Knights of Columbus Council 6226 on March 10 at the […]

Rahway flood plan moved to New England corps for help

CRANFORD, NJ — The multi-million dollar plan to mitigate major flooding along the Rahway River has reached the final approval stage, and to help move the project along, the review process has been transferred to the New England District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, officials said. “It’s not uncommon for work to be […]

Cranford to save $50,000 annually on street lights

Cranford to save $50,000 annually on street lights

CRANFORD, NJ — When walking throughout town one may have noticed increased brightness illuminating from the Victorian-styled lamps that line the sidewalk and are dispersed within the many parking lots. This is due to the township having purchased 335 light emitting diodes, or LED, lamplights last year, that have since been installed. Cranford’s Downtown Management […]

‘Pay-to-play’ issue returns to Cranford committee

CRANFORD, NJ — The issue of elected officials accepting campaign contributions from firms that perform services for the municipality returned to the spotlight at the township committee on Feb. 27, about a month after some were excoriated for the practice during discussions about a redevelopment study. The practice is legal — though contentious — if […]

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Emily Wilson, varsity swimmer “Emily Wilson had two second place finishes at the Union County Swimming Championships at the 100-yard freestyle and the 50-yard freestyle. She broke the Cranford High School record in the 50-yard freestyle. She has also qualified for the High School Meet of Champions, where she will swim two individual events and […]

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Josiah Cadet, varsity track “Josiah holds the school record in the 400-meter intermediate hurdles and qualified for the NJ State Meet of Champions in both the 110-meter high hurdles and the 400-meter intermediate hurdles. Josiah claimed a sectional title in the 400-meter hurdles. He was also named the NJ 17- to 18-year-old-male hurdler of the […]

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