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Cranford Radio presents the sounds and voices of Cranford, New Jersey.
June 15, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Week of June 15
It's going to be a sunny and warm weekend as Father's Day is celebrated. There are several events taking place that Dad might want to be involved with. On the news front, the Pl...
June 08, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of June 8
There were no surprises in the Republican or Democratic primaries for the Cranford Township committee this past Tuesday. There are further details on what will and won't be acce...
June 07, 2018
Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Member Profile: Posh Paws
Posh Paws is tucked away in corner of Cranford 673 Raritan Road but the dog grooming business is very much a part of the community. As part of our continuing series profiling me...
June 01, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Week of June 1
Cranford commemorated its war dead on Memorial Day with a parade and service. With tougher recycling rules now in effect, there's a new app to help you make sense of it all. The...
May 29, 2018
Meet Cranford Police Chief Ryan Greco
Ryan Greco grew up in Cranford and has spent his career with the Cranford Police Department. In October, he was sworn in as the town's police chief. Cranford Radio paid the chie...
May 25, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Week of May 25
A new capital budget has been approved for Cranford and the town prepares to honor the fallen on Memorial Day. These and other stories highlight this week's headlines.
May 22, 2018
Did Someone Say Banana Bread?
I have no way to know when you're reading this, but whatever time of day it is, it's a good time to enjoy some fresh-baked banana bread and I know just the right person to go to...
May 18, 2018
Cranford Headlines for Weekend of May 18
Heroism comes in many forms. Two different varieties were recognized this week by the Cranford Police Department. One involved risking lives to save someone in peril and the oth...
May 15, 2018
Urban Burger Reinventing Itself Under New Ownership
Ricot and Helena Jean Baptiste have only owned Urban Burger since last September but already they made Travel Pulse's list for the best burger in every state. A new menu, music ...
May 11, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of May 11
Heads up. There are new recycling rules that will be in effect for the next town-wide recycling on Tuesday. You can get the details in this week's Cranford Radio headlines. You'...
May 08, 2018
Cranford Garden Clubs to Restore Water Garden in Community Center
Hundreds of people use the Cranford Community Center weekly. As they move through the atrium they may see what appears to be a pile of rocks beneath the stairs to the second lev...
May 04, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of May 4
Downtown streets were filled with thousands Sunday afternoon for the spring street fair. Later in the week CHS students participated in the National Day of Silence. The track, l...
April 27, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of April 28
An ordinance approving a new capital budget for the township and the annual river clean-up are the top stories in this week's Cranford Radio headlines. CHS teams begin Union Cou...
April 22, 2018
'Once Upon a Mattress' Wraps Up CDC Season
A musical comedy will close out the 99th season of the Cranford Dramatic Club. Once Upon a Mattress will be on the CDC stage the weekends of May 4 through 19. Zach Mazouat i...
April 20, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of April 20
It was a tough start to the work week when flash flooding and rail problems caused long delays. Cranford's baseball coach notched a milestone win and the weekend weather looks a...
April 18, 2018
Talking Education with Cranford Schools Superintendent Dr. Scott Rubin
It could be argued that the Cranford Public Schools have the biggest impact on the township in many ways. Dr. Scott Rubin came to the school system as superintendent last summer...
April 15, 2018
Sunny Acres and Dental Office Recognized with Historic Preservation Awards
The Sunny Acres Civic Association and 120 Walnut Avenue were recognized Sunday afternoon with the 2018 Cranford Historic Preservation Awards by the Cranford Historical Society a...
April 13, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of April 13
Cranford has a new municipal budget and spring temperatures have finally arrived. These stories, along with other news, sports and events, can be heard in this week's edition of...
April 10, 2018
Shining Stars to Debut at Union County Performing Arts Center May 4
The Shining Stars Network has done annual performances at Cranford schools for the past six years. This year will be special as they move to the Union County Performing Arts Cen...
April 09, 2018
Interview with Cranford Deputy Mayor Ann Dooley
Just four months into her term as the deputy mayor and 15 months into her service on the township committee, Ann Dooley sat down with Cranford Radio for a get acquainted session...
April 06, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of April 6
In Cranford news, the Cranford Planning Board made a decision on the the Birchwood Avenue redevelopment plan Wednesday night and Michael Petrucci is the Republican candidate for...
March 30, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of March 30
In this week's Cranford Radio headlines: The Cranford Township Committee and the Planning Board have key meetings in the beginning of April. We have the forecast for your Pa...
March 28, 2018
Martha Garcia Helps Veterans and Students Make Transition Between School and Military
Young adulthood is a time of transitions. For many older teenagers it's a time of heading from high school to college, but for a smaller number of individuals it's a time to mov...
March 23, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of March 23
Welcome to spring! (I think) The top Cranford story of the week was the storm that dumped more snow on the town. The good news is the extended forecast has no mention of a fifth...
March 16, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of March 16
Students at Cranford schools took part in events to honor the 17 victims of the school shooting in Florida last month and the first candidate for the Cranford Township Committee...
March 09, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of March 9
This week's headlines look at the snow and the problems it caused as well as a "shelter in place" which affected two Cranford schools. Cranford baseball season kicks off Friday ...
March 07, 2018
Getting to Know Commissioner Patrick Giblin
While Patrick Giblin is at the start of his second three-year term on the Cranford Township Committee, Cranford Radio looks to learn a little more about those people who volunte...
March 05, 2018
Legally Blonde Is CHS Spring Musical
Dancing, singing and acting all come together in the Cranford High School spring musical, Legally Blonde. The play will be presented on March 16 and 17 at 7:30 pm and on Sunday,...
March 02, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of March 2
If we can make it through some rough weather Friday and early Saturday morning, it looks like a pretty good weekend. In the headlines from the past week, Gabe Bailer has assumed...
February 23, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of February 23
Residents received an update on a draft of the Downtown Cranford strategic plan Thursday evening and the superintendent of schools sent a letter to parents following the mass mu...
February 22, 2018
Public Provides Feedback on Downtown Cranford Strategic Plan
A number of township residents, business owners and downtown property owners gathered Thursday evening at the Community Center to hear a presentation on a strategic plan that's ...
February 17, 2018
New Production Opens at Cranford Dramatic Club
The third production of the Cranford Dramatic Club's season is now playing at the Winans Avenue playhouse. Crimes of the Heart is being performed the weekends of February 16 and...
February 16, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of February 16
This weekend's update brings you news from the Downtown Management Corporation and the Cranford Police Department. It's tournament time for Cranford High School sports and it lo...
February 14, 2018
Little Buffalo Offers a Taste of Western New York in Cranford
Buffalo wings are seemingly available in almost every restaurant these days. A native of the Buffalo area recently opened a restaurant in Downtown Cranford that lets area reside...
February 13, 2018
Cesar-Kai Academy and The MAX Challenge Offer Fitness for All Ages
You might not see the Cesar-Kai Academy or The MAX Challenge as you drive past 777 Walnut Avenue, but tucked in the rear of the building are two Cranford businesses that will he...
February 09, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of February 9
An attempted child-luring incident and a Cranford connection to the Winter Olympics top this week's Cranford Headlines. The CHS boys basketball team begins their run in the Unio...
February 08, 2018
Cranford Chamber Member Profile: Kick Glass Art Studio
Craft stores have supplies for a variety of projects. Most can be done at home. But for something a bit more imaginative and elaborate you need tools you likely won't find in yo...
February 06, 2018
Cranford Author Writes 'The Cameo'
Geri Livelli's, 'The Cameo,' was published last year. It's a story that spans portions of the 19th and 20th centuries and can be described as a work of historical fiction. While...
February 02, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of February 2
The Cranford Public Schools are in the news this week as they begin a strategic planning initiative looking ahead to 2023. Also, a Cranford woman is among those being honored wi...
January 29, 2018
Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Member Profile: Cougar Headquarters
If you've had kids in Cranford schools or you attended them yourself, you know Cranford's teams are called the Cougars. A big part of school pride is wearing the school colors o...
January 26, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of January 26
The Cranford Township Committee has made changes to the North Avenue Redevelopment Study concerning the properties that are a part of the study and the use of eminent domain. ...
January 23, 2018
These Aren't Just Wings, They're Angel's Wings
On Sunday, February 4, many Cranford residents will be sitting in front of their TVs watching the New England Patriots take on the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII. Of cour...
January 22, 2018
Cranford Minister Works to Save Rainforests
On Sundays you'll likely find Charlie Cacici at Calvary Tabernacle on Myrtle Street in Cranford. He's an evangelical minister for the church. At other times, though, he's often ...
January 19, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of January 19
The past week was marked by remembrances of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Two highlights were Cranford's sixth annual Day of Service which took place at the First Presbyt...
January 18, 2018
Kevin Mahoney Presented 2018 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award
Cranford clergy members, township officials and members of the community gathered Thursday evening at Trinity Episcopal Church for the annual Cranford Community Interfaith Servi...
January 16, 2018
Former Cranford Rabbi Was a Freedom Rider, World War II Hero
It's one thing to read history in a book. It's a whole other thing to have lived it. Rabbi Sidney Shanken served as the rabbi of Temple Beth-El in Cranford from 1957 until 1980 ...
January 15, 2018
Service Fair Honors the Work of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dozens of volunteers turned out to assemble personal care kits and other items for the homeless on Martin Luther King Day at the First Presbyterian Church. Two of the organizers...
January 12, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of January 12
A draft report on potential redevelopment of a section of North Avenue East in Downtown Cranford is the top story on Cranford Radio headlines this week. You'll also hear about t...
January 11, 2018
New Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados Outlines 2018 Initiatives
The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders have elected Elizabeth resident Sergio Granados to serve as their chairman for 2018. At Sunday's reorganization meeting, Granados ou...
January 05, 2018
Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of January 5
One new member joins the Cranford Township Committee and Cranford digs out and tries to stay warm following a storm. I doubt anyone will feel any warmth listening to the weekend...
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