- Drought Warning for Union County
The NJ DEP designated a drought warning for 14 counties including Union County. Please click below for more details.drought-warning-issued-p102Read more
- 2016 Anticipated Paving Schedule – 10-3-16 to 10-31-16
2016 Municipal Paving – Anticipated Schedule (Dates subject to change due to weather and construction activity) 10-03-16 to 10-12-16 Bloomingdale and Elizabeth Handicap Ramps COMPLETE – Milling and Paving COMPLETE 10-03-16 to 10-26-16 Central and Orchard Handicap […]Read more
- Notice to Bidders
Please go the area to the left of our website “I’d Like to..” and click on the link for “Submit an RFP/RFQ/Bid” to see the current Bid Specs.Read more
- Columbus Day – Monday, October 10 – Township Offices Closed
The Township Offices, Community Center and Library will be closed on Monday, October 10th in observance of Columbus Day. The Centennial Ave. Pool will be open on Columbus Day.Read more
It’s time for the 9th Annual Scarecrow Stroll in downtown Cranford. Don’t miss out on seeing the creative and sometimes crazy creations made by residents, business owners and organizations on display October 19 through October 31. The popular annual event, with more than 100 scarecrows on display, draws visitors from Union County, North Jersey and even New York City.
Ballots will be mailed to all Cranford residents, and will also be available at participating businesses, the Cranford Library, and Cranford Community Center. Completed ballots can be dropped off in the Scarecrow Stroll mailbox, located in Eastman Plaza by the clock. For a look at some amazing past entries go to www.facebook.com/scarecrowstroll.
The Scarecrow Stroll is organized by the Downtown Office of Business & Economic Development as a way to bring the community and businesses together. The scarecrows are on display on every downtown street to encourage walking and a chance to discover stores and restaurants.
The Readers’ Forum, the Cranford Public Library’s lively, long-running book discussion group, welcomes new members at any time. The group will meet on October 24 to discuss The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America (2003) by Erik Larsen. The Kirkus Review describes the book as a “vivid account of the tragedies and triumphs of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago and the concurrent depravities of America’s first serial killer.” Subsequent titles and dates are: A Man Called Ove (2012) by Fredrik Backman, November 28, 2016; Kindred (1979) by Octavia Butler, December 19, 2016; A Visit from the Goon Squad (2010) by Jennifer Egan, January 23, 2017; The Boys in the Boat (2013) by Daniel James Brown, February 27, 2017; In the Time of the Butterflies (1994) by Julia Alvarez, March 27, 2017; Homegoing (2016) by Yaa Gyasi, April 24, 2017; and Nutshell (2016) by Ian McEwan, May 22, 2017. All dates are Mondays. Sessions start at 7:00 p.m. in the Fridlington Room. Registration is not required.