For the seventh consecutive year groups and individuals from throughout Cranford came together Monday to honor the memory of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a service project fair at the First Presbyterian Church. Cranford Radio was in attendance and spoke with Janice Grevious about the event.
Each January the Cranford Clergy Council presents the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award at a community service. The award “is presented to persons who have represented in their own lives the ideals and commitments of Dr. King.” This year’s recipient was Cindy Hannen. Hannen chairs the Interfaith Human Relations Committee of the Clergy Council. The award was presented at the 38th annual commemorative service sponsored by the Clergy Council, held this year at Calvary Lutheran Church. Following the service, Cranford Radio spoke with Cindy about the award and her service to the community.
It’s January but a Christmas ornament made news this week in town and the Cranford Clergy Council has recognized a long-time volunteer. Wrestlers, cheerleaders, bowlers and basketball players are all in action this weekend and keep an eye on the weather for a little bit of everything before the big freeze arrives.
The impact of the opioid epidemic in Cranford was dramatically shown in statistics released by the Cranford Police Department and the new chairman of the Union County Board of Freeholders comes from Cranford. In CHS sports, the wrestling team is looking to again repeat as champions in the Union County Tournament. More on these stories and others in this week’s Cranford Radio headlines.
The faces are the same on the Cranford Township Committee but there’s been some changes in positions. The Union County Prosecutor has announced a resolution in the case of the Orange Avenue School teacher accused of making a threat against the school. More on these stories along with the weekend weather and high school sports schedule in this week’s edition of Cranford Radio headlines.