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 […]

Hillside residents bemoan changes at industrial site

Hillside residents bemoan changes at industrial site

HILLSIDE, NJ — When township resident Justyna Latek had the opportunity to relocate her family from their home on Leslie Street to Pennsylvania a few months ago, she didn’t hesitate. Although she lived in Hillside for more than 13 years, she said the noise produced by the crane company located behind her house made it […]

Hillside mulls reconfiguring schools by grade

Hillside mulls reconfiguring schools by grade

HILLSIDE, NJ — The school district is looking to reconfigure the Hurden Looker, Calvin Coolidge and George Washington schools so that each includes grades two through six in the fall. The Grade Reconfiguration Committee proposed the change to the local Board of Education at its March 21 meeting, saying it would benefit students, teachers and […]

Roselle Park seeks business district ‘visioning’

Roselle Park seeks business district ‘visioning’

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Borough officials are looking to transform the area around the train station and the commercial corridor along Chestnut Street into a “transit village” — adding streetscaping and open public spaces, and improving mobility. The “visioning” project will improve the aesthetics of downtown Roselle Park, according to William Kurzenberger, the borough’s development […]

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, […]

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Joy Enaohwo — track, sophomore Which do you prefer more, individual events or relays? Why? I prefer relay events more because it’s less pressure than running individually. It gives me a chance to work with my teammates, getting the baton around the track. Especially when we go to meets like Penn Relays, running with my […]

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Bayyan Dallas — junior, track How exciting was it to compete at the Penn Relays? Penn Relays was very exciting it gave me the opportunity to go against the best of the best and I was able to show what I could bring to the table. Coach Stewart commends your leadership. How much more responsibility […]

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