A matter of great difference

Left Out By Frank Capece Over the coming weeks, people in the area may be brushing up on the history of the federal Taft-Hartley Act of 1947. With the chances growing of East Coast shipping being brought to a halt by a dockworkers’ strike, “it will make a great deal of difference to a great […]

The Birchwood Battle is just beginning

The Aug. 23, LocalSource editorial compared Cranford’s efforts opposing the Hekemian Group’s development of Birchwood Avenue to the futility of resisting the assault on the Alamo. Resistance may be as futile in August 2012 as it seemed in March 1836, but we hope not. Cranfordmay take hope from another battle that took place inTexassix weeks […]

Cranford’s rapidly ending mystery

The bus trips fromCranford’sOrange Avenuepool to theCountyCourthouseinElizabethwill soon be ending. Residents who are attending court sessions, and are justifiably concerned over a 360-unit apartment building proposal in the Birchwood area of town, are getting some painful lessons in the affordable-housing saga. At this point, it’s reminiscent of the line by Basil Rathbone in a 1943 […]