Cranford Astronomer Shares Tips for Viewing Solar Eclipse

July 23, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ -  On August 21, a solar eclipse is predicted to cross the country from Oregon to South Carolina, and be partly visible throughout the country. John Sichel, corresponding secretary of Amateur Astronomers Incorporated, shares how Cranford residents can enjoy the action.

AAI is one of the largest astronomy clubs in the country and meets at the William Miller Sperry Observatory ...

Union County to Spray for Adult Mosquitoes Tonight

CRANFORD, NJ – Union County will spray for adult mosquitoes tonight, July 12, between 7 p.m. and midnight.

The Cranford areas to be sprayed include Cranford Terrace, Redford Avenue, South Union Avenue, Oak Lance, Livingston Avenue, Crane Parkway and Wall Street.

Other residential areas in the county can be read below:

Berkeley Heights – Park Av., Forest  Av., Shadow ...

Downtown Cranford Installs Temporary Parklet under 2017 Downtown Strategic Plan

CRANFORD, NJ – Downtown Cranford installed its first temporary parklet last week to make the downtown area more interesting and inviting, according to Downtown Director Kathleen Miller Prunty.

The parklet is located on Eastman Street, outside Vinny’s Pizza & Pasta and Hilltop Bicycles. It consists of one parking space with a temporary deck, seating and plants.

“After ...

Union County to Spray for Mosquito Control in Cranford Tonight

CRANFORD, NJ – Union County will spray for adult mosquitos on Thursday evening between the hours of 7 p.m. and midnight. Additional information can be found by contacting the Union County Office of Mosquito Control at 908-654-9873 or at

Cranford Avenue and Woodside Avenue will be sprayed. A list of the other locations in the county can be read ...

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Union County Adopt-a-Park Volunteers Improve a Woodland Path

July 18, 2017

A hardworking group of volunteers from the L’Oreal campus in Berkeley Heights helped to restore a section of the Passaic River Park off Springfield Avenue earlier this summer. In concert with local volunteers from the Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission, they spread gravel and wood chips to reduce muddy conditions on sections of a trail, and they relieved some native tree saplings ...