Residents received an update on a draft of the Downtown Cranford strategic plan Thursday evening and the superintendent of schools sent a letter to parents following the mass murder at a Florida high school. These stories top Cranford Radio headlines for the week of February 23. The CHS wrestlers and the Union County College Owls are in tournaments this weekend and rain dominates the weekend forecast.
A number of township residents, business owners and downtown property owners gathered Thursday evening at the Community Center to hear a presentation on a strategic plan that’s being developed for Downtown Cranford. Following the presentation, they were given the opportunity to rate the goals and objectives in the draft plan. The presentation was given by Anthony Durante, the chairman of the District Management Corporation and the head of the Strategic Planning Committee. He spoke with Cranford Radio about the plan and what lies ahead.
The third production of the Cranford Dramatic Club‘s season is now playing at the Winans Avenue playhouse. Crimes of the Heart is being performed the weekends of February 16 and 22. Cranford Radio spoke with director Maurice Moran and Cranford resident Maeve Brady, who plays Lenny.
This weekend’s update brings you news from the Downtown Management Corporation and the Cranford Police Department. It’s tournament time for Cranford High School sports and it looks like winter weather will make a messy return to the area Saturday night.
Get all the news, sports, weather and weekend events in this Presidents’ Day Weekend edition of Cranford Radio Headlines.
Buffalo wings are seemingly available in almost every restaurant these days. A native of the Buffalo area recently opened a restaurant in Downtown Cranford that lets area residents not only see how the originals taste but also offers some other favorites from Western New York. Michael Maggio is the owner of Little Buffalo and we sat down in the restaurant after the lunch rush to talk about it and what led him to open an eatery.
You might not see the Cesar-Kai Academy or The MAX Challenge as you drive past 777 Walnut Avenue, but tucked in the rear of the building are two Cranford businesses that will help anyone from three to 93 get and stay in shape. Mario Cesario has made his passion for fitness a business that’s continuing to grow with a new center in Watchung and, coming soon, an after-school program in Cranford. Hear when Mario has to say in this Cranford Radio interview.
An attempted child-luring incident and a Cranford connection to the Winter Olympics top this week’s Cranford Headlines. The CHS boys basketball team begins their run in the Union County Tournament while other teams keep busy this weekend with contests home and away. You’ll find some warmer temperatures this weekend but the price is rain Saturday and Sunday. As always, there are events around town to keep you busy.