Application for new Kilkenny House location approved

Application for new Kilkenny House location approved

CRANFORD, NJ — A decision by the Cranford Zoning Board was the talk of the town, following the board’s approval on Monday, May 8, of an application for a new three-story building to accommodate the relocation of the Kilkenny House restaurant, as well as 24 new apartments. “The address of the new location is 109 Walnut […]

Trinity Church stops plans to expand its parking lot

Trinity Church stops plans to expand its parking lot

CRANFORD, NJ — Trinity Church of Cranford has revoked its application to expand its parking lot, after learning its plans weren’t being supported by a few of its neighbors. Under the church’s new minister, Rev. Andy Kruger, funds for the parking lot expansion have been redirected to support the church’s facilities and programs at the Trinity […]

New citizens are sworn in at Liberty Hall

New citizens are sworn in at Liberty Hall

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Thirty-three immigrants from 18 countries were sworn in as new American citizens in a naturalization ceremony on June 20 at Liberty Hall Museum, located on the campus of Kean University. Built in 1772, Liberty Hall was the home of New Jersey’s first elected governor and signer of the Constitution, William Livingston. During […]

Hillside Recreation Department keeps youths in line

Hillside Recreation Department keeps youths in line

HILLSIDE, NJ — The Hillside Showtime Strutters has been strutting its way into the hearts of many in Hillside and beyond for years. The drill team and drumline, offered as a program through the Hillside Recreation Department, is composed of approximately 60 drill performers and 25 members on the line. The drill team and drumline were […]

Clark boy, 12, makes triumphant return to class

Clark boy, 12, makes triumphant return to class

CLARK, NJ — Connor Chin, 12, of Clark was treated like a celebrity when he returned to his sixth grade class at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School after battling cancer. More than 100 students were at the school ceremony to welcome the 12-year-old back to classes on Wednesday, June 7. He was diagnosed with osteosarcoma last […]

Historic home’s fate awaits court decision

Historic home’s fate awaits court decision

ELIZABETH, NJ — The fate of what was once one of Elizabeth’s most beautiful homes continues to hang in the balance, as a bid to void restrictions on its sale has landed in state Superior Court. The Whyman House, which dates to about 1860, has been at the center of a battle between the Whyman Group, […]

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