CHS Class of 1974 to Hold 40th Reunion

It’s been four decades since over 500 seniors from the Cranford High School Class of 1974 received their diplomas on a hot June evening. For the first time in twenty years classmates will have a chance to reunite. The reunion will be held at The Gran Centurions at 440 Madison Hill Road in Clark the evening of November 29. Kathy Clark has been leading the effort to pull everything together and she talked about what will be happening.

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Class of 1974 Facebook page

For more information please contact Kathy Clark at Kica56@aol.com 

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Cranford Dramatic Club to Perform The Normal Heart

The Cranford Dramatic Club will open its season with two benefit performances of The Normal Heart. The play is being directed by Alan Van Antwerp and Jeff Fiorello. Cranford Radio talked with the two co-directors about the play.

Interview with Alan Van Antwerp and Jeff Fiorello

The two performances will be September 5 and 6 at 8 pm at the theatre at 78 Winans Avenue in Cranford. The play will benefit the CDC Theatre as well as the Gay Men’s Health Crisis.

 

Alan Van Antwerp

Jeff Fiorello

Cranford’s John Piassek Calls Race at Monmouth Park

Don’t be surprised if a few years from now you hear someone from Cranford announcing the next Triple Crown winner. John Piassek graduated from Cranford High this year but he’s already had the opportunity to guest call a race at Monmouth Park.

You don’t find too many teenagers who have an interest in horse racing, to say nothing of having an interest in calling horse races. I asked John how that interest developed.

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John’s call of race at Monmouth Park

Amateur Race Caller John Piassek (L) was a guest announcer with Monmouth Park Track Announcer Travis Stone (R) calling the third race Monmouth Park in Oceanport, NJ. Photo By Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO.

Amateur Race Caller John Piassek (L) was a guest announcer with Monmouth Park Track Announcer Travis Stone (R) calling the third race Monmouth Park in Oceanport, NJ. Photo By Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO.

 

 

Cranford Farmers Market Opens

Fresh produce, baked goods, even pickles and olives await you at the Cranford Farmers’ Market. The market held a ribbon-cutting on Thursday afternoon. Among those on hand was the assistant secretary of the New Jersey Department of Agriculture. Cranford Radio was also present and has this report.

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Centennial Village

The Juice House

Peaceful Valley Orchards

Lithuanian Bakery

Patricia & Paul

 

 

Friends of Colin Hold Benefit Concert

For the third consecutive year Friends of Colin held a benefit concert at Cranford High School on Tuesday night to raise money to find a cure for Ewing’s sarcoma and to remember Colin Maher. Lauren Costa is running this year’s concert and she spoke about the evening’s event.

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To make a donation send an email to info@friendsofcolin.org or by mail to

Friends of Colin, 365 Retford Avenue, Cranford, NJ 07016

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Colin Maher