Cranford Author Writes ‘The Cameo’

Geri Livelli’s, ‘The Cameo,’ was published last year. It’s a story that spans portions of the 19th and 20th centuries and can be described as a work of historical fiction. While this is Geri’s first book she certainly is not unknown to Cranford and its residents. She was one of the founding members of the Hanson Park Conservancy and is a long-time member of Cranford’s Green Thumb Garden Club.

Geri sat down with Cranford Radio to talk about the book and some of her volunteer efforts in town. She’ll have a book signing at Periwinkle’s¬†on Saturday, February 10 between 1 and 4 pm.

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Hanson Park Conservancy’s Rubber Ducky Race to Feature Cake Boss

Those who watch Cake Boss know Buddy Valastro and his crew come up with some pretty outrageous creations. One of those special cakes will be a highlight of the seventh annual Rubber Ducky Race. The race, which supports the Hanson Park Conservancy, will be held October 22 at Sperry Park in Cranford. Cynthia Dawley is the president of the conservancy and Linda Livelli is in-charge of this year’s race. Cranford Radio spoke with them to learn more about Hanson Park and the race.

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Pride in Cranford Awards Presented

The Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce recognized a number of individuals, organizations and businesses Wednesday night with its “Pride in Cranford” Awards. Cranford Radio attended the event spoke with Barbara Bilger, the co-chair of the program and Todd Sweeney, one of the award recipients.

A full list of the award recipients can be found below the photos.

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Full list of award recipients:

Organizations: Cranford Historical Preservation Board, UCEDC

Individuals: Sally Curci, Kathleen Murray, Todd Sweeney, H. Edward Davenport, Ralph Gregson

Community Development Awards: Alfonso’s Pastry Shop, Ambeli Greek Taverna, Bar Americana, Ciao Bello, Cranford Animal Hospital, Eii Electric, Investors Bank, Just 4 Pooches, Mr. J’s Deli, Pastosa Ravioli, River & Rail Cantina, Starbucks, Subway, The Barker Lounge, Two River Community Bank, Woodmont Station at Cranford