Behind The Microphone

CRANFORD—An audiobook is an intense marriage of creative forces between author, narrator, director and publisher.  On Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 7:30 p.m., the public is invited to the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, to step behind the audiobook microphone…

College Offers “Effective Writing” Class

CRANFORD—Union County College will offer a non-credit, professional development course to enhance writing skills this fall. “Effective Writing” is an eight-week course designed for people who are currently in the workforce as well as the unemployed, those who are enrolled…

Library Announces College Financial Aid Seminar

CRANFORD—The Cranford Public Library will host a free seminar, “College Financial Aid: How to Qualify for Your Fair Share and Plan for College,” on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.

Walk For Hope Raises Money For Cancer Patients Services

CRANFORD—CancerCare of New Jersey has announced its annual 5K run/Walk for Hope, sponsored by Novartis Oncology. The event will be taking place in four locations throughout New Jersey, including Nomahegan Park, Cranford on Saturday, Oct. 3. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the walk begins at 10 a.m.

Oates’ “Transitory Space” To Open At College Gallery

CRANFORD – From Sept. 25 to Oct. 31, the exhibition, “Transitory Space” by artist Leah Oates, will be on display at Union County College’s Tomasulo Gallery. Oates’ work is a collection of images from time she spent in Beijing, China, Newfoundland, Canada, and Chicago, Illinois in 2008.

College’s Continuing Education Department Plans Open House

CRANFORD – Find out how Union County College Division of Economic Development and Continuing Education can help you prepare for a new career at an Open House on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 10 a.m. at the college’s Cranford campus at 1033 Springfield Avenue.

Police To Crack Down On Drunk Driving This Weekend

Beginning Aug. 21 and running through Sept. 7, a total of 236 local and county law enforcement agencies, as well as the New Jersey State Police, will be cracking down on drivers operating their vehicles and motorcycles while intoxicated.

Readers Forum Returns For 17th Year

CRANFORD—The Readers’ Forum, the book discussion group of the Cranford Public Library, will begin its 17th year with a discussion of “The Patron Saint of Liars” by Ann Patchett on Monday, Sept. 21. The novel tells the complex story of Rose Clinton, a resident of St. Patrick’s Home for Unwed Mothers in Habit, Kentucky.