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Regarding Airplane Traffic and Noise over Cranford

A recent change in the traffic pattern for Newark Liberty Airport has resulted in increased airplane traffic and noise over Cranford. This is causing a quality of life issue for our residents and can be addressed by filing a complaint with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Residents are encouraged to use the methods below […]

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Jun
29
Wed
2016
Cranford Public Library Adult Summer Reading Program @ Cranford Public Library
Jun 29 all-day

Why should kids have all the fun? The Cranford Public Library is pleased to announce its seventh annual adult summer reading program. The program is open to Cranford Public Library card holders and MURAL patrons 18 years and older. The program will run from June 16 to August 10. There will be random drawings for weekly prizes, as well as for three grand prizes, which will be awarded at the end of the program. Weekly prizes include gift certificates to Breadsmith, the Cranford Dramatic Club, the Cranford Hotel, Il Gabbiano, Kilkenny House, the Old City Café & Grill, Pairings, Perrotti’s, the Thirsty Turtle, Trader Joe’s, and more. Grand prizes include $75 gift certificates to A Toute Heure, Dreyer Farms, and the River and Rail Cantina, courtesy of the Friends of the Cranford Public Library. Whether you read a little or a lot, stop by the library and join the fun. Registration is not required. Just turn in the titles of books you have read or listened to.

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Yoga in Hanson Park Yoga for Everyone @ Hanson Park
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Yoga in Hanson Park Yoga for Everyone @ Hanson Park

Join us for Yoga in Hanson Park.

Wednesdays at 6:00 pm – Yoga for Everyone

Saturdays at 9:00 am – Intermediate/Advanced
Saturdays at 10:30 am – Yoga for Everyone
Classes are held outdoors. Rain cancels. The fee is a $10 suggested donation.
Please feel free to check the website for more information:  YogaToGoNJ. com
Zoom Balloons! Family Program @ Cranford Community Center, A/V Room
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Zoom Balloons! Family Program @ Cranford Community Center, A/V Room | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

This special family program is sure to be fun for children of all ages! Earl Hicks presents this fabulous one-man show, featuring music, balloon art, magic, and comedy! Tickets for this event can be picked up in the Children’s Department of the Cranford Public Library up to two weeks before the performance date.

Jun
30
Thu
2016
Cranford Public Library Adult Summer Reading Program @ Cranford Public Library
Jun 30 all-day

Why should kids have all the fun? The Cranford Public Library is pleased to announce its seventh annual adult summer reading program. The program is open to Cranford Public Library card holders and MURAL patrons 18 years and older. The program will run from June 16 to August 10. There will be random drawings for weekly prizes, as well as for three grand prizes, which will be awarded at the end of the program. Weekly prizes include gift certificates to Breadsmith, the Cranford Dramatic Club, the Cranford Hotel, Il Gabbiano, Kilkenny House, the Old City Café & Grill, Pairings, Perrotti’s, the Thirsty Turtle, Trader Joe’s, and more. Grand prizes include $75 gift certificates to A Toute Heure, Dreyer Farms, and the River and Rail Cantina, courtesy of the Friends of the Cranford Public Library. Whether you read a little or a lot, stop by the library and join the fun. Registration is not required. Just turn in the titles of books you have read or listened to.

summer books

Music & Movement Story Time, ages 3-24 months @ Cranford Public Library
Jun 30 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Music & Movement Story Time, ages 3-24 months @ Cranford Public Library | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

This short, lively story time is perfect for babies and toddlers! Children ages 3-24 months are invited to join us for a morning of books and songs followed by free play. No registration required, just drop in!

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    The Township, located in the heart of Union County, was incorporated in 1871 and through the years the business district and neighborhoods sprang up around the train station and the Rahway River. Today, the downtown, the river and the train station remain valued amenities to more than 22,000 residents in the four square mile township.

    By 1885, there were 76 residents commuting daily from Cranford to New York City. Today, close to 1,000 people take the train every day from Cranford’s Train Station.

    Cranford is a close knit community where many of its residents are actively involved in schools, sports, civic and community organizations. The Township is proud of its recreational facilities that include two outdoor pools, an indoor pool and fitness complex, bike path, canoe club, tennis courts, sports fields and parks. Cranford has a first rate K-12 school system.

    The Township operates under a Committee form of government with five commissioners elected at-large for three year terms. The commissioners decide who will serve as mayor and deputy mayor for a one-year terms. Four of the commissioners have oversight assignments for the various departments and municipal operations. The Township is managed on a day-to-day basis by the Township Administrator and department heads.

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