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Thu, October 11, 11:00 AM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Chess Club

Arts & Entertainment Government

Add to My Calendar 10/11/2018 11:00am 10/11/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Chess Club

The Chess Club meets every Thursday from 11am-4pm. New members welcome.

303 Westfield Ave Clark, NJ 07066
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Thu, October 11, 1:30 PM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Stories & More

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Add to My Calendar 10/11/2018 1:30pm 10/11/2018 2:15pm America/New_York Stories & More

Stories, movement, songs and a craft for active listeners ages 3 -5 years old. Sorry, younger siblings may not attend. Registration is required.

303 Westfield Ave Clark, NJ 07066
Grown Up Coloring Club

Fri, October 12, 1:00 PM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Grown Up Coloring Club

Arts & Entertainment Government

Add to My Calendar 10/12/2018 1:00pm 10/12/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Grown Up Coloring Club

Coloring isn't just for kids anymore! Join us for a quiet & meditative afternoon of coloring for grown ups. Relieve some stress while stimulating your creativity!

303 Westfield Ave Clark, NJ 07066
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Sat, October 13, 9:00 AM

Clark Municipal Building, Clark

Clark Reservoir Cleanup

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Add to My Calendar 10/13/2018 9:00am 10/13/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Clark Reservoir Cleanup

CLARK, NJ – The Clark Environmental Commission is seeking volunteers for their upcoming Clark Reservoir Cleanup, which will be held on Saturday, October 13 from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Volunteers should arrive to the Municipal Building by 8:30am on the morning of the cleanup. Those interested in volunteering for the cleanup can do so by contacting Environmental Commission Chairperson Marc Hayden ...

430 Westfield Ave, Clark, NJ 07066 Clark, NJ 07066
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Mon, October 15, 10:00 AM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Tales for Tots at Clark Library

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Add to My Calendar 10/15/2018 10:00am 10/15/2018 10:30am America/New_York Tales for Tots at Clark Library

Stories, finger plays, and songs for active listeners. Geared toward ages 2-3 with a caregiver. Older children are welcome! 30 minutes of open play follows.

303 Westfield Ave Clark, NJ 07066
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Tue, October 16, 8:00 AM

Boscov's Department Store, Woodbridge

Boscov's Shopping Event: Friends Helping Friends

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/16/2018 8:00am 10/16/2018 11:00pm America/New_York Boscov's Shopping Event: Friends Helping Friends

441 Woodbridge Center Drive Woodbridge , NJ 07095
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Tue, October 16, 10:00 AM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Baby Bookworms

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Add to My Calendar 10/16/2018 10:00am 10/16/2018 10:15am America/New_York Baby Bookworms

Stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and movement. Geared toward the under 2 crowd with caregiver. 30 minutes of open play follows.

303 Westfield Ave Clark, NJ 07066

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What is genetic testing for breast cancer? And do I need it?

Ever since Angelina Jolie announced that she had tested positive for a BRCA mutation, indicating a genetic predisposition for breast cancer, there has been increased public awareness of the role that genetic mutations play in assessing and managing the risk of breast cancer.

One of the most common questions my patients ask me is, “Do I need genetic testing?”

Most patients tend ...

How and Why Corporate Trainers Use On-Demand Meeting Rooms

Throughout the past decade, nearly everything about the way we do business has changed. Corporate desks have been replaced with shared workspaces and work-anywhere environments. Suits and ties have succumbed to casual wear that’s comfortable yet professional. Phone calls have been replaced with text messages and emails.

While face-to-face training has drastically declined, it hasn't ...

SUMMER ART CAMP FOR KIDS AND TEENS at duCret

June 26, 2019

SUMMER ART CAMP FOR KIDS AND TEENS

Enjoy a summer full of creativity at duCret. duCret School of Art presents summer art camp for both kids and teens.

The kid’s art camp consists of children from ages 8-11. This camp will inspire kids to further their passion. Art Camp provides an opportunity for kids to have fun while discovering visual expression. Kids will focus on foundation ...

AMC Mountainside 10 Theatre on Route 22 Temporarily Closed

June 18, 2019

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- A small fire in a popcorn machine at the AMC Mountainside 10 on Monday night has led to the temporary closure of the theatre, according to Bryan Villarroel, the manager on duty at the theatre.

He said since there was a fire involved, they “can’t open up the building to the public until the fire department and the health inspector can approve that it’s ...

Forty-Four Bridges in Union County Being Repaired & More from Freeholders

ELIZABETH, NJ – A total of 44 bridges are set to be repaired in Union County.

If approved by the freeholder board, the county will hire T.R. Weniger Inc., of Piscataway, to repair all bridges that are part of the 2018 Bridge Improvement Program. Bridges in the program were chosen based on state criteria.

“The state comes out every couple of years, does an inspection on all of ...

Union County Extends Contract for Inmate Substance Abuse Program

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Union County is taking steps to help its residents receive treatment for substance abuse, including by continuing substance abuse treatment for inmates at the Union County Jail.

The county saw a total 3,365 admissions to substance abuse treatment facilities in 2016, with 2,581 Union County residents seeking treatment for substance abuse at least once, according to ...

Additional Charge Filed Against Man Arrested Outside School in Westfield Last Week

June 17, 2019

Updated at 7:25 p.m.

WESTFIELD, NJ –  An additional charge of third-degree possession of a firearm in or upon the grounds of an educational institution has been filed against the man who came to an elementary school in Westfield last Thursday afternoon armed with a handgun and hollow point bullets, the Union County Prosecutor's office said Monday.

As reported last week, ...

NJ High School Teacher Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

UNION COUNTY, NJ - An astronomy and physics teacher from Columbia High School in Maplewood was arrested and charged with third-degree possession of child pornography, acting Union County Prosecutor Jennifer Davenport announced today.

Michael A. Morrill, 55, of Union, was arrested and charged after the Union County detectives found digital files of children being sexually exploitated on his ...

Cedar Grove Fourth Grader’s Hug Bribe Has Mobilized the Community to Track Down Tom Hanks

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Local residents are rallying behind Luca Sandomenico, a 10-year-old fourth grader at South End School, who has been hospitalized in Philadelphia for more than two weeks with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.  Luca continues to grow stronger every day, and after spending seven days in a medically induced coma and nine days on a ventilator, he’s awake, alert, ...

The Devastating Dangers of Drinking and Driving

June 25, 2019

This is a guest column submitted through a project at Kumpf Middle School.

Last year, a young man from Clark made the decision to be the designated driver for his friends. In a cruel irony, he tragically lost his life to a drunk driver. He was loved by many and truly continues to be missed everyday. Statistics show, every year,10,000 innocent people die as a result of drunk ...

The Female Athlete: Excellence and Empowerment

This is a guest column submitted through a project at Kumpf Middle School.

Lisa Leslie started playing boys’ basketball when she was at a very young age. She scored every time the ball was in her possession. Then she became the best women’s college basketball player in 1994. Girls playing boys’ sports is an idea to improve the skill level of female athletes. Yet there is ...

Stop Poaching Once and For All

This is a guest column submitted through a project at Kumpf Middle School.

According to Google’s dictionary, the definition of poaching is “the illegal hunting or capturing of animals.” Imagine you are a rhino, roaming the African savannah when suddenly you’re surrounded on all sides by a strange kind of animal with some type of weapon in their hands, and then ...

Home for the Paws

This is a guest column submitted through a project at Kumpf Middle School.

Imagine yourself without a home, family, and forever either in a cage or on the streets. You probably feel lifeless or meaningless. This is how poor abandoned dogs and cats feel—forever trapped in a cage and without a family. Did you know that every year, about 6.5 million dogs and cats enter U.S. shelters? ...

Excitement in Newark as New Jersey Devils Prepare for 2019 First Overall Pick

With the first overall pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft, the New Jersey Devils could select one of two young players who have been coined as “generational” talents by analysts and scouts across the league. Making this decision all the more exciting is that the second overall pick in this year’s draft belongs to the Devils’ rivals across the Hudson in the New York Rangers.

Gearing Up For an Active Summer?

If you are like me, the start of summer means lots more outdoor activities like running, playing with your children, walking the boardwalk for endless hours, swimming, surfing or going for a family bike ride. 

I have always found it interesting that no matter how active you are, changing activities as the seasons change can result in soreness and sometimes pain. 

 There are ...

What You Should Know About Managing Aging Parents’ Finances

Making financial decisions takes time, attention and energy at any age. In the case of elderly adults, it can become increasingly difficult to manage daily finances, particularly if their health is declining or they’re experiencing a cognitive issue. If you’re providing support to aging parents – or plan to in the future – here is some advice on how to handle the situation ...

Too Busy to Prioritize Your Finances? Read This.

We’re busier than ever these days. Constant notifications, work travel, kids’ activities and other important tasks are often competing for our immediate attention. Amid our packed schedules, it can be easy to set our finances on autopilot. If you can relate to this feeling, know there are several simple steps you can do in 10 minutes to feel more confident about your finances. The ...

Obituaries

South Plainfield, NJ – Anthony Gerard Giammarino, 57, was called home to be with his Lord and ...
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Dog Missing From Clark Home

June 25, 2019

Shiba an Inu-Lab mix got out of her home in Clark.   She is described as yellow-beige in color with a little white on her chest and on the tip of her tail. Owners asked anyone that spots her to please call the Clark Police at 732-388-3434.  The dog is chipped but is very leary of people, so she should not be chased.

According to Facebook posts, she was last seen in the area ...

Have You Seen Sparky? Missing Dog From Rahway

RAHWAY, NJ - Have you seen Sparky?  He is a 6-month-old Yorkie/Maltese mix, leaning more towards Yorkie, who is believed to have been last seen at Orchard Street and Jefferson Avenue in Rahway.  The owners suspect he was taken.

Sparky was neutered on May 7, and the stiches were removed on May 14.  He was going to be chipped on May 20 by his doctor at St. Georges Veterinary ...