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Historical Reconstructions – Cutlery and Peas

In a recent blog my brother raised the question of why do we eat peas by pressing them on the back of the fork? To answer this question we need to consider the history of both forks and peas! 802 more words


Tartt, duMauier or Gaskell?

I’m currently reading A Brief History of Seven Killings and this is turning out to be an incredibly clever and worthwhile novel (the more I read, the more I appreciate the complexity).  343 more words

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About 70 Customers Without Water In Cranford Due To Water Main Break

CRANFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Dozens of homes in Cranford, New Jersey are without water this Thanksgiving due to a water main break.

New Jersey American Water said the break in the 16-inch cast iron main was discovered around 5 a.m. 162 more words


Cranford Real Estate News - October 2015

Cranford is a township in Union County that approximately 23,000 people call home.

There are currently 95 homes offered for sale in Cranford ranging in price from $179,000 to $1,299,000 – certainly something for everyone. 429 more words

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A day in 1800's

A few weeks ago, we drove somewhere unexpected and encountered a little town, which I have forgotten the name, (Lacock! I just remembered laughing so loud when I heard it) I let its atmosphere engulfed me, failed to pay attention to its name; but it’s kind of good, so it will remain its mystery and surprise. 346 more words

Cranford Day Care 'Fight Club' Defendants Seek Entry Into Pre-Trial Intervention Program

ELIZABETH, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Two former employees of a Cranford, New Jersey day care who were accused of staging a “fight club” among boys and girls were seeking probation Thursday through a program that could result in their charges being dismissed. 229 more words


Book Review: Cranford

If you’re looking for a witty English novel to read, Cranford is your book. It is the simple telling of all the goings-on in a mid 19th century small English rural town. 185 more words