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Cranford Radio presents the sounds and voices of Cranford, New Jersey. Hosted by Bernie Wagenblast.

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Cranford Radio presents the sounds and voices of Cranford, New Jersey. Hosted by Bernie Wagenblast.

    Downtown Street Fest Pivots with Changes In Store

    Downtown Street Fest Pivots with Changes In Store

    For over two decades Downtown Cranford streets have hosted Sunday street fairs. A new vendor, Marketspace Vendor Events, is behind the event taking place Sunday, May 19th. The company is owned by Cranford residents Kim and Kevin Kraemer. The event is run by the Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce. On this week's podcast I speak with Kevin and Kim, as well as Gina Tipton, the executive director of the chamber.

    • 17 min
    A Cranford Tradition Closes After 112 Years

    A Cranford Tradition Closes After 112 Years

    A lot has changed when it comes to hair since the Cranford Barber Shop opened. Crew cuts gave way to long hair. Getting a haircut also meant getting a shave for many men and while they were waiting they might have their shoes shined.The shop, which had its last day on April 27, cut the hair on countless Cranford kids and adults. It was one of the first barber shops in town to also cut the hair of women and girls. On the day after the closure, I visited the store to talk with...

    • 10 min
    Cranford Dramatic Club Stages Hair

    Cranford Dramatic Club Stages Hair

    There's much about the current political state in the US that is shared with the 1960s. Both periods are seen by many as a time of division. Anti-war protests and civil rights are very much in the news. The Cranford Dramatic Club brings us back to the 1960s with the final production of their current season with the musical Hair. Cranford Radio speaks with director/choreographer Michael Kidney, as well as cast members Griffin Gartlgruber (Claude), Tyler Vanterpool (Hud), Amanda Malone (Sh...

    • 15 min
    Chair Molly Kellett Talks About the Role and Responsibilities of the Planning Board

    Chair Molly Kellett Talks About the Role and Responsibilities of the Planning Board

    Most major building projects in Cranford require hearings and approval of the Cranford Planning Board. If you're not involved yourself in a project, you may not be aware of the board does. On this week's podcast I speak with the chair of the Planning Board, Molly Kellett, to learn about what the board does and how it does its work.

    • 18 min
    Downtown Cranford Sponsoring Business Development Series

    Downtown Cranford Sponsoring Business Development Series

    A Cranford-based organization, the UCEDC, working with Downtown Cranford and the Cranford Theater is holding a four-part series designed to give Cranford business owners tools they can use to grow their business.Mary Adelman, a business consultant with the UCEDC, will be leading one of the sessions. She's my guest this week on Cranford Radio to talk about the program and how business owners can benefit from both the sessions and the networking opportunities.

    • 16 min
    Cranford Public Library Director Kathy Cannarozzi

    Cranford Public Library Director Kathy Cannarozzi

    It's National Library Week and to mark the occasion my guest on this episode of the Cranford Radio podcast is Kathy Cannarozzi, the director of the Cranford Public Library. We chat about a variety of topics including her first year at the library, the plans to expand the children's section and the CPL's role as a book sanctuary.

    • 19 min

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