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Township Easter Holiday Closings

Township Easter Holiday Closings The Municipal Building will be closed on Friday, April 14th in observance of Good Friday. The Community Center will be closed Friday, April 14th and Saturday, April 15th. The Library will be closed Friday, April 14th and Saturday, April 15th Centennial Ave. Pool will be closed Sunday, April 16th

  • Township Easter Holiday Closings

    Township Easter Holiday Closings The Municipal Building will be closed on Friday, April 14th in observance of Good Friday. The Community Center will be closed Friday, April 14th and Saturday, April 15th. The Library will be closed Friday, April 14th and Saturday, April 15th Centennial Ave. Pool will be closed Sunday, April 16th

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  • Cranford’s Annual Rahway River Clean Up Saturday, April 22, 2017

    Cranford’s Annual Rahway River Clean Up, in Celebration of Earth Day, will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 6 locations throughout Cranford. Click here for a printable .pdf of our flyer  

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  • Spring Fire Safety Tips from the Cranford Fire Department

    The Cranford Fire Department and Bureau of Fire Prevention and Risk Management would like to remind everyone of some springtime fire and life safety tips.  Spring is the time we traditionally clean up our homes or businesses. Click here for a list of things you can do to make your home fire safe.

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  • Tax Collector Information

    Homestead credits have been applied to the May 2017 quarter. Residents who applied and qualified for this benefit will receive an adjusted second quarter bill (due May 1) the week of March 26, 2017. The 2017 sewer bills will be mailed by April 14, 2017. Due dates will be May 1 and August 1 each […]

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Apr
25
Tue
2017
WESTFIELD AREA YMCA OFFERS YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING @ Main Y Facility
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Westfield Area YMCA recognizes that stress, anxiety and depression are conditions that occur in all of us, including our youth.  To help build awareness and understanding, a mental health first aid training is being offered to members and non-members at the Main Y Facility, 220 Clark Street in Westfield.  Training is scheduled for Monday, April 24th and Tuesday, April 25th from 9:00 am-1:00 pm.  In order to receive certification, participants must complete 8 hours.

An estimated 60 million U.S. citizens experience a mental health disorder in any given year, while more than 50% meet the criteria for a diagnosable mental illness at some point in their lives.  Yet up to two-thirds do not get treatment which can lead to unemployment, substance abuse, school drop-out, family dysfunction and more!

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human service workers and other caring citizens how to help adolescents (ages 12-18) who are experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or who are in a crisis.  In this training, participants will learn to understand the unique risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common to youth, including anxiety, depression, eating disorders, ADHD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance abuse disorders and teaches a five-step action plan to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations.

Breakfast will be provided. Registration is required and a special rate is available for nonprofit staff members.  Online registration is available at www.westfieldynj.org or call 908-233-2700 or visit the Main Y Welcome Center. Please feel free to contact Rob Faggiano with questions at 908-233-2700 x276 or [email protected]

iDiscover Coding, grades 1-3 @ Cranford Public Library
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
iDiscover Coding, grades 1-3 @ Cranford Public Library | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Children in grades 1-3 are invited to join us as we learn the basics of coding! Registration is required and begins two weeks before the program, call or stop by the Children’s Department to reserve a spot.

Apr
26
Wed
2017
6th Annual Cranford Community Holocaust Day of Remembrance @ Orange Ave. School
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

To Bear Witness: A Tribute to Eli Wiesel

Sponsored by: Cranford Clergy Council, Cranford Public Schools, St. Michael School, Cranford Interfaith Human Relations Committee.

Spring Art Classes with Lito David @ Cranford Community Center
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spring Art Classes with Lito David @ Cranford Community Center | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Watercolor Beginners/Intermediates on Wednesday Evenings for Adults. For more information visit www.jcas.org.

  • About Us - Expand to read more

    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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