Jean-Albert Maisonneuve has served on the Cranford Township Committee since January 2018. Like each of the members of the committee he brings a unique set of skills and experiences to the position. Maisonneuve spoke with Cranford Radio to talk about both his background and what he hopes to accomplish during his time as an elected official.
A proposed Wawa in Cranford is a step closer and residents are invited to an update on the Gateway Program. Those are the top stories this week. Spring sports are in action this weekend for Cranford High School and we have some events to check out, as well.
State officials held meetings this week on two topics of concern to Cranford residents; affordable housing and NJ Transit service on the Raritan Valley Line. You’ll hear more in this week’s Cranford Radio headlines along with the warming weather and events happening around town this weekend.
Assemblyman Jon Bramnick (R-Union) and Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi (R-Bergen) held a town hall meeting Tuesday night at Union County College on the issue of affordable housing. The issue has been a hot topic in Cranford with developments on Birchwood and Walnut avenues. Before the meeting, Cranford Radio spoke with Assemblyman Bramnick.
You may have to think a bit to find similarities between being in-charge of slime and running a social media company, but Rich Barry is combining years of experience promoting shows such as Rugrats, Clarissa Explains It All and Hey Arnold! with a love of motorsports for a new company he’s created, Speed Social. Cranford Radio talked with Rich to get a better idea of what the company is about and to learn a bit more about slime.
In Monopoly, you have to pay a tax if you land on one of the railroad properties. In this week’s headlines trains and taxes are our top stories. Snow appears in the forecast for all three days of the weekend and weekend events offer the end of Winter Restaurant Week and some Peruvian culture.
In 1932, the year the College Women’s Club of Cranford was formed, tuition, books, room and board at the University of Pennsylvania was a little over $1,000 a year. Costs this year at the Ivy League school are over $65,000. Scholarships from the CWC have helped students pay for rising college costs. Cranford Radio spoke with four members of the club; President Janet Collins, Vice President Vicki Goralski, Sandy Held and Elaine Romano, to learn about the CWC. We also talked about the upcoming Scholar Tea, which is being held the afternoon of March 24 in Bates Hall at the First Presbyterian Church.