Astronomy Day offers daytime glimpse of stars

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Charity Stroud, 3, left, Cassandra Zsidi,14, back left, and Christian Jones, 10, play a solar system game Saturday during Astronomy Day at Clovis-Carver Public Library. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Some trickled in after browsing through stacks of books at the library; some thought of it as the perfect […]

Reporter’s Notebook: Club plans ‘Astronomy Day’ activities

By Ryan Lengerich, CNJ Staff Writer On the Web: www.astroleague.org The Clovis Astronomy Club will hold “Astronomy Day” activities from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library north annex. Club Secretary Carol Nash said telescopes, displays, giveaways and hands-on activities will take place throughout the afternoon. She said the club has […]

Be good, Old Man Clonch is watching

Bob Huber (Christmas carols playing.) Ah the holidays, that time of year for fireplaces and hot spiced cider, the sounds of crinkling wrapping paper and children squealing, and, of course — THE CURSE OF OLD MAN CLONCH! (Carols segue to ominous music.) When I was a kid, it was tough being bad during the holidays, […]