Cranford Calendar

Scrap Metal Recycling @ Multiple Locations
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Scrap Metal Recycling program will continue on Saturday, May 21st.   There are two (2) locations in Union County for residents to drop off their metal for recycling, one in Cranford and one in Rahway.  The location of the Cranford drop-off is the Emergency Services/ Traffic Enforcement facility located at 151 Kenilworth Boulevard.  The Rahway drop-off is located at the Rahway Service Yard located in Rahway River Park off of St. Georges Avenue.  The program is open from 9 am to 12 pm.  Residents can drop off old appliances, microwaves, air conditioners, and metal lawn furniture, to name a few.

Household Hazardous Waste Recycling @ Kean University
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) event of 2022 will take place on Saturday, June 4th.  It will take place at Kean University located at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union.  The event will be held from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Items for drop off include old pesticides & herbicides, pool chemicals, gasoline, oil-based paints and deck stain.  Latex Paint/Acrylic/Enamel (wall paint) is water-based and is NOT ACCEPTED.  It should be dried out and discarded in with your regular garbage.  This event is drive-up only.  It will take place in the Kean Hall Parking Lot.

Leonard Snyder Memorial Father’s Day Fishing Derby @ Nomahegan Park
Jun 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Our Leonard Snyder Memorial Father’s Day Fishing Derby tradition is back!

The Nomahegan Park pond will be stocked with bass and catfish. Free bait and bobbers for all participants! Prizes by age group for the top 3 biggest fish caught.
This event is free courtesy of the Cranford Jaycees. Pre-register at to save time.