Raritan Valley Line To Introduce One-Seat Ride To Manhattan In March

An NJ Transit train at Plainfield Station (Photo credit: Adam E. Moreira)

STATE — NJ Transit will roll out a morning off-peak, one-seat ride on to New York’s Penn Station on the Raritan Valley Line starting March 2, 2014, the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition and the One-Seat Ride Coalition announced Monday.

Cranford Library Invites Kids To Early New Years Celebration

CRANFORD —The Friends of the Cranford Public Library invite children and their families to ring in the New Year to the music of popular children’s performers Presley & Melody on Monday, Dec. 30, at 11 a.m. in the Cranford Community Center, which is located at 220 Walnut Avenue.

Girl Scouts Spread Holiday Cheer

Girl Scouts are ready to sing some familiar holiday songs.

by Alicia Scipioni CRANFORD — Caroling has become a tradition for the Girl Scouts from Clark, Winfield and Garwood who dressed in their holiday best, to make a special appearance at the Atria Senior Living Community, located in Cranford this past…

One year of senseless silence on gun violence

Voice of the People by James J. Devine

One year ago today, we lost 26 fellow Americans to gun violence at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. We lost 20 of our youngest students, and six dedicated school workers. To mark the anniversary of that tragedy with…

Library Friends Sponsor Musical Tribute To Les Paul & Mary Ford

Tom Doyle and Sandy Cory

CRANFORD — The Friends of the Cranford Public Library will sponsor a musical tribute to Les Paul & Mary Ford featuring Tom Doyle and Sandy Cory on Wednesday, Dec. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center. The Community Center is located at 220 Walnut Avenue.

Union County College Launches American Honors Program


CRANFORD – Union County College has launched an honors program aimed at attracting the county’s brightest students and giving them the inside track toward transfer to the top universities across the country and the Garden State.