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Backyard Composting Presentation


Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy and the Cranford Environmental Commission as we celebrate Earth Week with our guest speaker, Virginia Lamb and her presentation, Backyard Composting on Tuesday, April 18 at 7:30 PM at the Cranford Community Center.  Virginia Lamb, a noted environmental educator from Rutgers Master Gardeners, will show easy ways to turn organic waste into rich compost.  Ms. Lamb has more than 20 years of experience in backyard composting, waste reduction and organic gardening.  She will demonstrate composting of kitchen and garden materials, including what to compost and how to speed up the composting process.  She will also discuss how to make compost tea and how to use the finished product, a gardener’s “black gold.”  

The Cranford Community Center is located at 220 Walnut Ave. in Cranford, NJ.  The program is free and open to the public.  No registration is required, but seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so please arrive early!  This presentation is sponsored by the Hanson Park Conservancy and the Cranford Environmental Commission.  To learn more, please visit our websites, and or like us on Facebook.

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Union County Students to 'March for Our Lives' Saturday in Union

March 19, 2018

UNION, NJ – Students from all over Union County will be walking from Burnet Middle School to Town Hall on Saturday morning, March 24, in an anti-gun violence march.

Led by steering committee chairman Colin Sumner, the march, which has the support of Senator Joseph Cryan, Moms Demand Action, Union County Chapter, and the Union County Freeholders, is not aimed at taking away guns, but ...

Proud to Support Tom Malinowski for Congress

March 7, 2018

Every single day, whether I want to be or not, I am reminded how important it is that Democrats gain control of the House of Representatives in November and check Donald Trump. Fortunately, there is a terrific candidate in New Jersey's 7th Congressional District who can beat incumbent Leonard Lance. That candidate is Tom Malinowski.

I'm a lifelong New Jersey resident -- including ...

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Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

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Union County's March For Our Lives - County Wide March Planned

March 17, 2018

March 24 at 10 a.m. Students of Union County will march to make sure that our schools are safe. The march will start at Burnet Middle School (1000 Caldwell Avenue, Union). It will end at the Union Township City Council Offices (1976 Morris Avenue, Union). All looking to protect American children by strengthening our laws and stand with the victims of all shootings inside places of education, are ...