Cranford artist shares special talent with community

CRANFORD, NJ — Linda Rosen’s passion for art hearkens back to her childhood. “I used to draw on the walls when I was 4 years old,” laughs Rosen, the winner of the Union County Arts Outside the Box contest, which attracts talent from throughout Union County. The year-old county-wide initiative was created to support local artists […]

Registration and auditions for CDC Junior Theatre

CRANFORD, NJ — Registration is open for CDC Junior Theatre’s June productions of “Footloose,” for a teen cast and High School Musical Jr for younger students. “Footloose” dances to the rockin’ rhythm of its Oscar and Tony-nominated top 40 score and is open through audition to students in grades 8 through college. Auditions will be […]

Full-day kindergarten registration extended

CRANFORD, NJ — The Cranford Board of Education will be piloting two tuition-based full day kindergartens for the 2016-2017 school year. The program will support children’s cognitive, social/emotional and physical growth in a full day learning environment throughout the year. Students will engage daily in uninterrupted planned activities that promote higher level thinking skills while […]

Cranford teens show creativity at arts fest

CRANFORD, NJ — There are paper mache sculptures, African tribal masks, watercolors, ink and pencil sketches, jewelry and pottery in the bustling Student Commons at Union County College. Down the hall in a vast gymnasium, a group of dancers dressed in gray and white and wearing dramatic face paint perform a modern dance before a pumped […]

Cranford store offers prom experience on a budget

CRANFORD, NJ — Prom season is an exhilarating time of year, especially for high school girls, as they search to find the perfect dress, shoes, and accessories to wear to this special event. Not all girls are privileged enough to afford these expensive items. There is no reason to miss one of the most memorable high […]

Blow the roof off!

CRANFORD, NJ — Students at Cranford High School have been busy rehearsing ‘Fiddler on The Roof.’ The show will be held March 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. and March 13 at 2 p.m. Tickets are available online at or at the door. All seats are reserved seats for $15 or $12. Tickets are also […]

Cranford ‘Idiots’

CRANFORD, NJ — Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ is taking the stage at CDC Theatre, 78 Winans Ave. in Cranford. This musical follows the journey of a new generation of young Americans, led by friends Johnny, Tunny and Will, as they struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world, borne along by Green Day’s score. The […]

Cranford to offer full-day kindergarten

Program will come with tuition fees, students chosen via lottery

CRANFORD, NJ — For the first time ever, the Cranford school district will be hosting full-day kindergarten classes during the 2016-17 school year, an upgrade which was made feasible by charging tuition fees of $660 a month. Around 40 Cranford children who registered by Tuesday, Jan. 26, are being selected through a lottery to participate […]

Cranford PD working on new accreditation

CRANFORD, NJ — A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police will arrive Sunday, Feb. 7, to examine all aspects of the Cranford Police Department policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services. As part of this on-site assessment, employees and members of the general public are invited to […]

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