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Drug Dealer Busted, Cranford Mourns Loss of an Educator Top Local News

Baseball state champions and flood mitigation also made headlines in Cranford this week.


Here’s a look at this week’s top local news in Cranford.

A Cranford drug dealer had a large amount of marijuana, prescription medicines and narcotics paraphernalia when authorities raided his home on June 7, police said.

Orange Avenue assistant principal Carmela LaTorre Colosimo, 56, died on June 6 of cancer. Co-workers, parents, family and friends remembered her as a dedicated educator who was always smiling.

Cranford Baseball Repeats as State Champs

The Cranford High School baseball team repeated as State Group 3 champions on June 9, beating Burlington Township 4-2. For the Cougars, the win completed a 25-1 season, second consecutive State title and third in four years.

Cranford Looks to Get More Funding for Flood Damaged Homes

At Monday’s workshop meeting the township discussed its desire to send additional information on flood damaged homes to Trenton to see if they can obtain more funding for mitigation, Mayor Thomas Hannen said.

Fire Up Your Creativity at New Downtown Cranford Business

If you are looking for an outlet for your creativity close to home, husband and wife, Tammie and Todd Crispino are opening, “Fire Me Up Studio” a contemporary ceramics studio featuring paint-your-own pottery, glass fusing, clay projects and more on N. Union Avenue in Cranford this August.

Monk June 16, 2013 at 12:59 PM
At first, I wasn't sure whether the baseball players in the photo were celebrating the drug dealer bust or the death of the educator. These roundup articles and photos are pretty amusing with their whacky juxtaposition.

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