Cranford Radio Headlines for Thanksgiving Weekend

It’s time for a long holiday weekend and there’s plenty taking place in town to keep you busy over the next four days. Catch up on all the latest news and events in this early edition of Cranford Radio headlines.

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Cranford Woman’s Club Preps for Holiday House Tour

On December 3rd, for the 28th year, the Cranford Woman’s Club will hold their Home for the Holidays House TourThe five homes on the house tour will be decorated for the holidays by the Garden Club of Cranford, the Green Thumb Garden Club and the Floraphile Garden Club, as well as Christophers in Mountainside, which will supply beautiful arrangements to the homes.

The event is one of the year’s highlights for the organization but it’s only part of what they’re about. In a conversation at the Rustic Mill Diner with Cranford Radio, co-presidents Marla Sattler and Louise Provence talk about the club and some of their other activities.

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Louise Provence, Marla Sattler with Bernie Wagenblast

Cranford Municipal Alliance: 21 Means 21

You’ve probably seen the signs around town, 21 Means 21. They’re part of an effort by a group of volunteers and organizations called the Cranford Municipal Alliance. It’s their goal to fight alcohol use by minors through educational efforts for children, teens and their parents.

Bill Ilaria serves as the chairman of the alliance and he spoke with Cranford Radio to talk about the organization’s work.

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Bill Ilaria


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Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Member Profile: Hands of Life Martial Arts

Arthur Hearns grew up in Cranford and that’s also where he was introduced to the world of martial arts. Today, he runs Hands of Life Martial Arts in Garwood. His school is about more than teaching self-defense. With a focus on children, it’s also about building character.

In this Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce member profile, Arthur talks about his business, the philosophy behind it, and how he came to create the school.

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Arthur Hearns with his sons Arthur, Jr. & Nathan

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