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Cranford Radio presents the sounds and voices of Cranford, New Jersey.

Cranford Radio presents the sounds and voices of Cranford, New Jersey.

Cranford Radio presents the sounds and voices of Cranford, New Jersey.
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Cranford Radio presents the sounds and voices of Cranford, New Jersey.




Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of July 13

There's a new look for Cranford's police cars and the Planning Board has a hearing scheduled Wednesday for 750 Walnut Avenue. These stories along with the weekend forecast and events are part of this week's Cranford Radio headlines.


Cranford Radio Headlines for Week of July 6

Ahhhh... It's not much but it looks as if it will be cooler this weekend. Cranford has a new police officer and over 1,000 racers participated in Wednesday's Firecracker 4-Miler. Details are just a click away with this week's Cranford Radio headlines.


Cranford Radio Headlines for Week of June 29

The platform rehabilitation project at the Cranford railroad station has been completed and Cranford is getting set for a big Independence Day celebration. That, along with the hot forecast, can be heard in this week's Cranford Radio headlines.


Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of June 22

It's on to post-high school life for Cranford High School's Class of 2018. You may soon no longer need a variance for some driveway repaving projects in town and the weekend weather is a mixed bag. All this and more in this week's Cranford Radio headlines.


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 Planning Board approved a couple of applications involving a home and an abandoned service station.


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 accepted for curbside recycling pickups. You get more details on these and other stories in this week's edition of Cranford Radio headlines.


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 members of the Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce, Cranford Radio spoke with Amanda Dinis about her business and her experiences as a dog groomer.


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 high school sports season winds down and it's a mixed bag, weather-wise, for the weekend.


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 chief a visit to learn a bit more about his life and his plans for the CPD.


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.


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. Dawn Reynolds is the founder and owner of Bessie's Best Breads. Dawn tells me what brought her to the kitchen to bake that first loaf and what see sees for the future for her business.


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 other is fighting a life-changing disease. Those are the top Cranford stories of the past week. We also let you know about the annual Cranford Family Weekend and take a look at the weekend forecast.


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 lists put together by Ricot and events such as beer nights are some of the ways the restaurant is changing. Cranford Radio spoke with Ricot to learn more about what's new and what's coming.


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'll also hear about CHS sports and the weekend weather and events.


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 level. On closer examination, you'll find some piping and smooth stones that once were part of a water garden. Cranford's three garden clubs recently received a grant from the National Garden Clubs to restore the water garden. The grant, however, falls short of what's needed to bring back the soothing sounds of flowing...


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, lacrosse and baseball teams all have weekend action and cooler temps return Saturday.


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 County Tournament action and rain is a possibility all three days of the weekend.


'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 is the director and set designer and Jaimie Michelle Bass is the choreographer. Cranford Radio spoke to both to learn about the play and what audiences can expect.


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 as if it will cooperate for a variety of special events including the annual Rahway River cleanup.


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, taking over for interim superintendent Dr. Marilyn Birnbaum. Cranford Radio met with Dr. Rubin in his office at Lincoln School and used the time to learn a bit about his background and some of the goals he has, as well as the challenges he sees.