No matter where you work, you probably don’t enjoy the view Cranford resident Tom Kaminski has from his “desk.” Tom is the veteran helicopter traffic reporter for WCBS Newsradio 880 and he gets to see Cranford, and the entire tri-state region, from a vantage point few can appreciate. Cranford Radio had a chance to sit down with Tom at the studios of WMSC at Montclair State University to talk about his career as a traffic reporter.
You can watch Governor Christie‘s State of the State speech live on Cranford Radio starting at approximately 3 pm EST on Tuesday, January 14. The video feed comes courtesy of New Jersey Public Television. A live video feed is a first for Cranford Radio so please be patient (and forgiving) if there are technical issues.
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Chris Christie’s first job as a lawyer was in Cranford at the offices of Dughi, Hewit & Palatucci.
Look in your mailbox for Cranford’s newest publication, Cranford Monthly. The newspaper, published by Renna Media, published its premier issue this month and Joe Renna talked to Cranford Radio about the hyper-local paper.
Janice Grievious will be honored with the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award at a community service on January 15 at St. Michael’s Church. Janice was the organizer of the first Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. She talks about this year’s Day of Service and about being recognized by the Cranford Clergy Council.
With so much happening in and around Cranford it can be tough to stay on top of all that’s going on. As thousands have discovered, 365 Things To Do in Cranford & Westfield, is a great resource that can keep you informed.
If you grew up in Cranford in the 1960s and ’70s, or anywhere in the New York City area for that matter, you probably spent quite a few hours listening to AM radio. Take a nostalgic trip back to those days in this re-created scan of the AM radio dial. How many of the voices can you identify?
The Union County Board of Freeholders held their annual reorganization meeting Sunday in Elizabeth. Cranford resident Bette Jane Kowalski was sworn in for a new three-year term. Also sworn in were freeholders Linda Carter and Sergio Granados, as well as Sheriff Ralph Froehlich, who begins his 13th term. Linden’s Christopher Hudak was selected by the freeholders to serve as chairman for 2014. He told Cranford Radio what he sees as the priorities for 2014.
Every family who lives in Cranford moved to town at some point. For most of us, our connections with where we came from fade over time, but a Cranford couple have made it a point to keep those connections strong. Joe and Tina Renna have published The Peterstown Book. It chronicles the people and events that made this Elizabeth neighborhood special. Joe Renna talked with Cranford Radio about the book and his experiences growing up in Peterstown.