Cranford Calendar

Public Raritan Valley Rail Coalition @ Town of Westfield Council Chambers
Oct 30 @ 8:30 am
Public Raritan Valley Rail Coalition @ Town of Westfield Council Chambers | Westfield | New Jersey | United States

Rail Coalition Meeting to offer updates on 1-seat ride, Trans-Hudson Tunnel, Hunter Flyover, Roselle Park and Cranford Station Construction.

The next Raritan Valley Rail Coalition (RVRC) meeting will be on Monday and is open to the public.

The featured speaker will be Westfield Realtor Mary Ellen O’Boyle, who will discuss the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) trend and its economic andother impacts on Main Street and downtowns with rail stations on the Raritan Valley Line.

RVRC Chairman Peter Palmer will present highlights from the September 2017 quarterly one-seat ride meeting with NJ Transit. He also will update the membership on the progress of the Trans-Hudson Tunnel Project, Gateway Project, Penn Station capacity improvements, the Hunter Flyover, Lehigh Line triple-tracking and construction at the Roselle Park and Cranford train stations.

The Oct. 30 meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Town of Westfield Council Chambers located in the municipal building at 425 E. Broad St. Parking is available behind and on the sides of the municipal building.

For questions, driving directions or more information, contact the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition at 908-541-5773, by fax at 908-707-1749 or by e-mail at [email protected]

“Are you –ABLE?” Networking Breakfast @ Kean University STEM Building
Feb 21 @ 8:00 am
“Are you –ABLE?” Networking Breakfast @ Kean University STEM Building | Union | New Jersey | United States

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to welcome the president and CEO of JAG Physical Therapy, John Gallucci, Jr. as the featured speaker in a special edition of the Union County Means Business networking breakfast series titled “Are You –ABLE?” on Wednesday, February 21, 8:00 a.m. at the Kean University STEM building, 1075 Morris Avenue in Union.

“With his considerable experience and keen insights, Mr. Gallucci has much to offer business owners who are seeking ways to sharpen their focus, burnish their skills and realize their full potential,” said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados. “If you own or manage a business in Union County, I encourage you to attend this special event and build your network in our community.”

Mr. Gallucci, MS, ATC, PT, DPT, is known throughout the area as a frequent guest on radio and television, including ESPN’s award-winning “Outside the Lines,” NJ News 12, WFAN, PIX 11, Fox 5 News and MSG Varsity.

Among his numerous credits as a medical practitioner, businessman, speaker and author, Mr. Gallucci was recently honored as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist and has been featured as one of the “20 People to Watch in Health” by 201 Magazine. JAG Physical Therapy has been named a Future 50 Award Winner by Smart CEO Magazine among many other recognitions.

The former Head Trainer of the New York Red Bulls Major League Soccer team, Mr. Gallucci and is currently the Medical Coordinator for the 600 players of Major League Soccer and is a Sports Medicine consultant for professional athletes in the NHL, NFL, NBA, and MLB. He has also worked in the Athletic Departments of Columbia University, New York University, and Long Island University, and has been a Clinical Instructor at Columbia University, Seton Hall University, Rutgers University, and Dominican College.

Mr. Gallucci’s philanthropic work has included a leading role in fundraisers for the Arthritis Foundation and the American Cancer Society among others He supports more than 100 high schools, college programs, and athletic clubs throughout the Tri-State Area.

In “Are you –ABLE?” Mr. Gallucci will cover a variety of topics including:

  • Harness the power of networking: directing without dictating
  • Millennial mindset
  • Death by meetings: creating an executable plan

The Union County Means Business networking series began as an initiative of Freeholder Alexander Mirabella in 2012, helping local entrepreneurs regain their footing after the global financial crash of 2008.

“The Freeholder Board has continued to support Union County Means Business every year since then, and each year we offer new programs to help our local businesses connect with new opportunities,” said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados. “We are always looking at new and innovative ways to make sure our residents, including our local businesses, are well informed and up to date with strategies to help them succeed.”

The registration fee for “Are you –ABLE?” is $10.00 and includes breakfast. Advance registration online is required by visiting

For more information about Union County Means Business visit or contact Deana Mesaros at 908-659-7412or [email protected]