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A bit of nostalgia and hope for a two-peat lead this week's news. 

It's a weekend filled with events and sports and the weather is looking good for the three- day holiday.



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A presentation on a proposed cell tower on the campus of Union County College has been postponed and a different kind of health and wellness event will take place in town on Saturday. More on those stories, along with a look at what's coming up this weekend, in this week's edition of Cranford Radio headlines.



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Looks like a reprieve for the Cranford Theater and a popular downtown restaurant is reopening. More on those stories, along with Cougar sports, the weekend weather and events in this week's edition of Cranford Radio headlines.



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Season 101 kicks off at the Cranford Dramatic Club on Friday, September 27 with a 1980s musical that looks at the Cold War through the perspective of a chess match. Cranford Radio spoke with Edgar Hidalgo, the director; Jack Bender, the musical director, and Jenna Ravenda, who plays Florence Vassy, to learn more ab... Read more

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Infrastructure is in the news this week, both on a grand scale and a more modest one. Artists will be out in force around the downtown area this week and the weather should cooperate. Get more details in this week's Cranford Radio headlines.



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What would happen if one or both rail tunnels connecting New Jersey to Penn Station in New York were to close? The Regional Plan Association has examined that potential nightmare situation and made a presentation Monday evening. Hear more in this report from Cranford Radio.



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The Township Committee takes action on 750 Walnut Avenue and the owner of the Cranford Theater property talks about the future of the movie house. More on those stories, along with the usual rundown of Cranford events, CHS sports and the weekend weather in this week's Cranford Radio headlines.



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Cranford's newest business, a QuickChek convenience store and gas station, is set to open Tuesday, September 10 at 5 am. A ribbon-cutting took place Monday afternoon with a number of QuickChek and town officials in attendance, including Mayor Patrick Giblin, Senator Tom Kean Jr. and Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz.

QuickChek president and CEO Dean Durling was on hand... Read more

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One business closes and another opens. The students are back and sports action returns to Cranford High. More on those stories along with the three-day forecast and weekend events in this week's Cranford Radio headlines.



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No, Cranford has not changed its name to Paterson and there's a new principal coming to Livingston Avenue School. Find out more on these stories and hear how the Labor Day weekend forecast is shaping up.



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A public meeting to consider a contentious proposal for a cell tower on the campus of Union County College has been postponed and Cranford cops got a dunking for a worthy cause.

A taste of fall is in the air for this weekend's weather and it should make Sunday's downtown street fair very comfortable.

More on these stories in this week's Cranford Radio headlines.



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A Cranford fire engine has been dedicated in memory of a former call member and three retail establishments have been approved for the new development at the corner of Chestnut Street and Walnut Avenue. 

Those stories, along with the weekend weather and upcoming events, in this week's Cranford Radio headlines.



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Cranford High School has improved its ranking in the newest survey of schools around the state and Downtown Cranford's logo may have a new look.

More on those stories along with the weekend weather and events for the coming week in this week's Cranford Radio headlines. 



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While much of the election attention is focused on the race for the White House in 2020, there's also an important non-partisan choice coming up this November on the local ballot. Six candidates have announced their plans to run for the three open seats on the Cranford Board of Education.

Another deer hunt is planned in Union County parks, including two in Cranford, but dates are still to be determined.

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The principal of Livingston Avenue School is moving to Hillside Avenue School and some drivers find out why it's not a good idea to drive into a water-covered roadway. 

The weekend will be warm, but not nearly as hot as last weekend and Cranford kids have some fun activities to look forward to during the upcoming week.



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Fireworks, canoe races and foot races were part of an extended holiday celebration this week in town, but in between a brisk walk may have allowed you to move more quickly than traffic on North Avenue. More on those stories, along with the weekend forecast and some upcoming events, in this week's Cranford Radio headlines.



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We have over 300 new alumni of Cranford High School and there's a new principal coming to Orange Avenue School. More on those stories, your weekend weather and a the start of the Independence Day celebration in this week's edition of Cranford Radio headlines.



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Lockey Maisonneuve's story is far from finished, but to see how she survived during the opening chapters of her life is to see examples of resilience that few can imagine. The Cranford resident shared her story with Cranford Radio.

For those who would like to learn more, you can find her book here.  



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A CHS coach is recognized for his sportsmanship and a special "traffic safety" version for the Waze app is created by the Union County Traffic Officers Association. More on those stories along with the weekend weather and a couple of upcoming events round out this week's Cranford Radio headlines.



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A measles warning has been issued in Cranford and a flag recognizing Pride Month flies in front of the Cranford Municipal Building. More on those stories along with weekend events and weather in this week's Cranford Radio headlines.



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