Zack Zulik and the Cranford DPW crew were getting things ready for Friday night's snowfall.
The Roundhouse isn't just another old building with a cool name. It's the home to salt and the trucks and equipment that keep the town moving. Zack Zulik, a Cranford resident, was getting his hands greasy doing maintenance on a salt truck Friday afternoon, getting it in shape for it nightime runs.
DPW officials say leaf pickup is four weeks behind schedule.
The unusual late October snowstorm that left thousands without power and caused power lines, tree limbs and branches to fall throughout Cranford is also being blamed for the delay in leaf pickup in the municipality. Leaf collection in town is now under way, but officials at the Department of Public Works say the process is about a month behind schedule. "Leaf collection has begun along with branch pick up from the snowstorm from the end of October. The schedule is four weeks behind," according to a message posted on the township's website. Steve Wardell, the assistant superintendent of the Cranford DPW, said the storm delayed the usual leaf pickup, as workers had to work to remove the fallen limbs and branches before the actual leaves …