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Cranford Radio presents the sounds and voices of Cranford, New Jersey.
October 12, 2017
Hanson Park Conservancy's Rubber Ducky Race to Feature Cake Boss
Those who watch Cake Boss know Buddy Valastro and his crew come up with some pretty outrageous creations. One of those special cakes will be a highlight of the seventh annual Ru...
October 05, 2017
The Wild Party Coming to Cranford Dramatic Club
The Cranford Dramatic Club opens its 99th season this month with "The Wild Party." It takes you back to 1929 in New York City; a time of Prohibition and vaudeville. Cranford Rad...
October 04, 2017
Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Member Profile: Christmas Tree Decor of NJ
While many people enjoy the Christmas holiday, not everyone enjoys getting their house or business decorated. Christmas Decor of New Jersey comes to the rescue by working with h...
August 24, 2017
CDC 2017 Short Play Festival: Standing on Ceremony - The Gay Marriage Plays
Fourteen short plays and monologues make up the Cranford Dramatic Club's 2017 Short Play Festival. The performances will be held September 7th, 8th and 9th. A portion of the pro...
July 17, 2017
Cranford Dramatic Club to Present First Hispanic Theatre Festival
It's a first for the Cranford Dramatic Club. The CDC will be hosting the Hispanic Theatre Festival July 28-29 and August 4-5. Two one-act plays will be presented, Ana y las Lang...
June 06, 2017
Cranford Historical Society Celebrates 90th Anniversary
When the Cranford Historical Society was formed in 1927, Cranford had only been in existence 56 years as a township. A group of forward-thinking individuals, though, saw much mo...
May 02, 2017
Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Member Profile: On Stage Theater Camp
Summer will be here soon and parents and kids are already planning what they'll be doing during those lazy, crazy days. One option is being part of a play. On Stage Theater Camp...
April 17, 2017
Madison Panno Releases Debut Album
There's no shortage of musical talent coming out of Cranford High School. That's not only true of graduates but of current students, as well. Madison Panno is a junior at CHS an...
March 27, 2017
Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Member Profile: We Leash the Hounds
What do you do if your job keeps you out of the house for eight hours of the day, or more, and you have a dog that needs some exercise and a potty break while you're gone? If yo...
March 16, 2017
Geddy Warner is Bridging Musical Genres
If you had to pick two musical sounds that are more different, you'd have a hard time topping metal and opera. Cranford High School grad, Geddy Warner, is doing just that. In th...
February 08, 2017
Cranford Office of Emergency Management Offers Winter Storm Preparedness Tips
In less than 12 hours Cranford will be going from spring-like weather to a big winter storm. The National Weather Service is predicting six to ten inches of snow for the Cranfor...
February 02, 2017
Cranford.com: A Website and Much More
If you've searched for information about the Township of Cranford then you've likely visited Cranford.com, the township's official website. The site has the usual information yo...
January 24, 2017
Meet Union County Sheriff, Joe Cryan
Cranford Radio concludes it series introducing the four Union County constitutional officers by interviewing Sheriff Joe Cryan. You see sheriff's officers in the county courthou...
January 23, 2017
Blithe Spirit to be Performed by the Cranford Dramatic Club
Come in from the cold and enjoy a British comedy by Noel Coward at the Cranford Dramatic Club. The show will be presented in mid-February. Bill Seesselberg is the director of th...
January 20, 2017
Cranford Praised as a "MidBurb"
A blog post on NJ Urban Thinker by new Cranford resident Gabe Bailer gained quite a bit of attention when it was published in December. Bailer, who lived all of his life in New ...
January 18, 2017
Operation Lifesaver Working to Keep Cranford Residents Safe Around Rails
With two busy rail lines, NJ Transit and Conrail, passing through Cranford, safety is an issue of concern to parents, law enforcement and others. Operation Lifesaver New Jersey ...
January 12, 2017
Catherine Felegi Honored with Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Catherine Felegi was honored this evening by the Cranford Clergy Council and the Interfaith Human Relations Committee with the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for ...
January 08, 2017
Union County Freeholder Chairman Talks About His Priorities for 2017
Freeholder Bruce Bergen was elected by his fellow freeholders as their chairman for 2017 at the freeholders' reorganization meeting on January 8. At the same meeting Cranford re...
January 04, 2017
Cranford Mayor Tom Hannen Discusses 2017 Priorities
Tom Hannen was selected as Cranford's mayor at the annual township committee reorganization meeting Tuesday night. Hannen is joined on the committee by Patrick Giblin, who will ...
December 29, 2016
Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Member Profile: Robin & Chris Hoy, PuroClean Restoration Services of Cranford
Why does it seem home disasters always seem to occur late at night, on weekends or holidays? While there's never a convenient time for a fire or water emergency, PuroClean Resto...
December 07, 2016
Pastor Chris Kile, First Presbyterian Church of Cranford
Perhaps one of Cranford's most notable landmarks is found at the intersection of Springfield and N. Union avenues. The First Presbyterian Church has occupied that plot of land s...
December 01, 2016
Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Member Profile: Barbara Zeckman, Coldwell Banker
Buying or selling a home is one of the biggest transactions you'll ever make. There are seemingly endless questions; how much to offer, how best to position the house for sale, ...
November 03, 2016
Pride in Cranford Awards Presented
The Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce recognized a number of individuals, organizations and businesses Wednesday night with its "Pride in Cranford" Awards. Cranford Radio attend...
October 10, 2016
Walk for Wellness and Recovery in Cranford October 15
Three non-profit organizations are coming together on Saturday, October 15 to sponsor the Walk for Wellness and Recovery at Nomahegan Park. Cranford's Monarch Housing Associates...
October 06, 2016
Cranford Chamber of Commerce Member Profile: The Thirsty Turtle
Not too many years ago things got quiet in downtown Cranford at night. That's certainly not the case these days. A big part of the change is due to the many restaurants that hav...
September 29, 2016
Assassins Kicks Off New Season at Cranford Dramatic Club
One sign of fall is the start of a new theater season at the Cranford Dramatic Club. The first play on tap for the 2016-2017 season is Stephen Sondheim's musical, Assassins. Cra...
September 20, 2016
The Salvation Army - Service Cranford and the World
You see them in their blue uniforms outside stores and on street corners at Christmastime. But what else do you know about The Salvation Army and their services? Major Ivan Rock...
September 12, 2016
Prevention Links to Hold Family Funday in Cranford October 22
For four decades Prevention Links has been working to help Cranford and other Union County residents find the resources to prevent issues related to drugs, alcohol and tobacco. ...
August 29, 2016
Schmitts' Quest for the Cure Returns October 2
For the third consecutive year Schmitt's Quest for the Cure returns to Cranford. The event raises money to find a cure for diabetes. Gloriarose and Andrew Schmitt are the two fo...
July 13, 2016
Cranford Chamber Member Profile: Hal Smolanoff, Primerica
The Cranford Chamber of Commerce begins a new series profiling its members. The series will give listeners an opportunity to not only learn about the variety of businesses that ...
June 30, 2016
Cranford First Aid Squad Serving the Town for Over 60 Years
Despite all our wonderful technology, it seems everyone is busier today than ever. That's what makes what the volunteers at the Cranford First Aid Squad do, even more remarkable...
June 23, 2016
The Circus Comes to Cranford
Thursday through Saturday Cranford plays host to the Zerbini Family Circus. There are two performances each day at 5:15 and 7:30 pm at Hillside Avenue School. The circus has bee...
June 08, 2016
Cranford Jaycees Firecracker 4 Miler and Fun Run
The Fourth of July usually means a full day of activities in Cranford and things kick off with the Cranford Jaycees Firecracker 4 Miler and Fun Run. Taking over the duties as ra...
June 01, 2016
Cranford Campaign Stop for Former President Bill Clinton
Former President Bill Clinton stopped in Cranford to campaign for his wife, Hillary Clinton, in advance of Tuesday's New Jersey primary. Derek Roseman serves as the communicatio...
May 19, 2016
St. Michael School to Present The Music Man
The St. Michael School Drama Club will be presenting The Music Man at the school on May 25 and 26. Fourth through eighth grade students are in the play with other children worki...
May 03, 2016
The Drowsy Chaperone Coming to the CDC
The 2016 Tony Awards are in the news but it’s a 2006 multiple Tony Award winner that will be getting all the attention at the Cranford Dramatic Club this month. The Drowsy Chape...
April 27, 2016
Dreyer Farms - A Cranford Treasure
Back in 1904, when Gustav and Henry Dreyer purchased their Cranford farmland, there were still quite a few farms around Union County. Today, Dreyer Farms is the last remaining f...
April 11, 2016
James Brown-Orleans: Shining Stars
April 11, 2016
March 24, 2016
Cranford Relay for Life
Relay for Life Cranford is a fun way to raise money for a very worth cause, the American Cancer Society. This year's relay will take place on May 20 and 21 behind Orange Avenue ...
January 31, 2016
American Idiot to Hit Cranford Dramatic Club Stage in February
Usually albums are created after a play is written. In the case of American Idiot, the album preceded the play. Green Day's album was their seventh and tells a story through its...
November 17, 2015
Kids Take the Stage in Rapunzarella White
Each season the Cranford Dramatic Club puts on a children's show and this year's production is Rapunazrella White. Cranford Radio had the opportunity to speak with four of the p...
November 09, 2015
Union County Transportation Master Plan
An open house was held Monday evening in the Cranford Community Center, to get public input on the Union County Transportation Master Plan. Maps outlining transportation corrido...
October 09, 2015
Cranford Dramatic Club to Present "Born Yesterday"
One of the oldest community theaters in the state is back for a new season. First up, "Born Yesterday." More in this story on Cranford Radio.
August 24, 2015
Schmitts' Quest for the Cure
Two Cranford High graduates, Andrew and Gloriarose Schmitt, are sponsoring a fundraiser in October. Cranford Radio spoke with Andrew Schmitt to learn a bit more about the event ...
July 07, 2015
Woodmont Station at Cranford
In recent years the new housing stock in Cranford has transitioned from mostly single-family homes to multi-unit buildings. The latest to open is Woodmont Station at Cranford. S...
July 02, 2015
Arthur Murray Dance Center Opens in Cranford
Danila and Nuria Kartashov have opened the Arthur Murray Dance Center in Downtown Cranford at 200 South Avenue, East. The studio is located on the second floor of Riverfront at...
June 28, 2015
Every year Nomahegan Park plays host to Cranstock, an unofficial reunion of sorts for people who once attended Cranford High School. Cranford Radio spoke with two of the organiz...
May 29, 2015
Meet Cranford's New Fire Chief, Daniel Czeh
Dan Czeh has only served as the Cranford Fire Department chief since the end of April. In an effort to introduce Cranford to the new head of its fire department, Cranford Radio ...
May 05, 2015
Calvary Tabernacle to Hold 'Night of Hope' with Mike Palombi
On June 5 Calvary Tabernacle in Cranford will host 'A Night of Hope' with Mike Palombi as the keynote speaker. The free event will offer outreach to to those suffering from any ...
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