Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of December 29

Taxes and deer hunting make the headlines in this week’s edition of Cranford Radio Headlines. You’ll hear the cold, and a bit snowy forecast, get up-to-date on Cranford High School sports and learn how you can end 2017 by making the donation of life.

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Cranford Radio Headlines for Weekend of December 22

A promotion and appointments at the Cranford Police Department, farewell to an outgoing township commissioner and the installation of new rabbis at Temple Beth El Mekor Chayim top Cranford news this week.

You’ll also hear about the possibility of a white Christmas and a rundown of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day worship services in town.

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Homeless Persons’ Memorial Vigil at First Presbyterian Church

Community members gathered Thursday evening at the First Presbyterian Church for the second annual Union County Homeless Persons’ Memorial Vigil. The event remembers homeless people throughout Union County who died during the past year. The event is organized by a number of non-profit and inter-faith groups, including Cranford’s Monarch Housing Associates. Prior to the service Cranford Radio spoke with four people involved with the event, Rev. Caroline Unzaga, Associate Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church; Amy Jones, Manager of Volunteer Engagement for Family Promise; Linda Flores-Tober, Executive Director of the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless and Nochole Allan, who once was homeless.

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Scanning the Heavens with Amateur Astronomers, Inc.

It’s easy to miss the William Miller Sperry Observatory as you drive around town. After all, it’s deep within the campus of Union County College. Every Friday night, a group interested in the skies above Cranford gather there to look at the Moon, planets and stars. Amateur Astronomers, Inc. makes their telescopes available to the public as one part of their multifaceted outreach. President Mary Ducca, Vice President Aaron Zuckerman and member Jim Nordhausen talked to Cranford Radio about AAI and how they promote an interest in the science of astronomy.

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