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Thu, October 18, 11:00 AM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Chess Club

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Add to My Calendar 10/18/2018 11:00am 10/18/2018 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 18, 1:30 PM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Stories & More

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Add to My Calendar 10/18/2018 1:30pm 10/18/2018 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
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Thu, October 18, 7:00 PM

The Westwood, Garwood

Join St. Joseph's For Our Annual Grand 50/50 ...

Food & Drink Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/18/2018 7:00pm 10/18/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Join St. Joseph's For Our Annual Grand 50/50 Raffle!

Grand Raffle Tickets on sale now! $20 each, or 3 for $50.

Grand Raffle Prizes

Grand Prize: $15,600* (or 30% of receipts from ticket sales)
2nd Prize: $7,800* (or 15% of receipts from ticket sales)
3rd Prize: $2,600* (or 5% of receipts from ticket sales)
*Above prizes assume that all 2,600 tickets are sold at full price.

Purchase tickets at one of two locations:

St. Joseph Social ...

438 North Avenue Garwood, NJ 07027
Grown Up Coloring Club

Fri, October 19, 1:00 PM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Grown Up Coloring Club

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Add to My Calendar 10/19/2018 1:00pm 10/19/2018 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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Mon, October 22, 10:00 AM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Tales for Tots at Clark Library

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Add to My Calendar 10/22/2018 10:00am 10/22/2018 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 23, 10:00 AM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Baby Bookworms

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Add to My Calendar 10/23/2018 10:00am 10/23/2018 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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The Breakthrough Treatment Center - Leading the Fight Against Cancer: AtlantiCast Episode 30

On the latest AtlantiCast, see how the Breakthrough Treatment Center is helping Atlantic Health System lead in the fight against cancer, learn how you can access Atlantic Health System services from everywhere with Atlantic Anywhere, find out if your child has “text neck” and much more!

 

Property Taxes in New Jersey: Still an Ongoing Issue

Over half of Garden State property tax bills go toward educating the state's nearly 1.4 million public school students.

The average New Jersey tax bill is $8,767. About 52.6% of that, or $4,610, is the taxes the local school district levies on homeowners and property owners, according to data from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

But the average taxpayers in some ...

Fencing: Union Catholic's Jadeyn Williams Wins Her Third National Title

November 13, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Jadeyn Williams, Union Catholic's fencing phenom, added to her remarkable resume this past weekend when she won the gold medal in the Cadet Women's Sabre at the North American Cup in Milwaukee.

This is the third individual national title already for the remarkable Williams, one of the biggest rising fencing stars in the U.S. 

In a field of 177 ...

Union County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Funding to Replace Two K-9 Officers

November 10, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Sheriff’s Office is in the process of recruiting two new officers – with four legs each.

The two canines would join the office’s K-9 Search & Rescue Unit, which works with various law enforcement agencies both inside and outside the county.

“The K-9 Search & Rescue Unit’s assignments include searching buildings, ...

Summit Cleans Up After Tanker Spill

SUMMIT, NJ - Clean-up is ongoing after a tanker overturned on Broad Street -- near the Route 24 overpass -- in the early morning hours of November 4.

According to the City of Summit, the accident -- which occurred at approximately 3:15 a.m. -- resulted in an estimated 1,350 gallons of gasoline spilling out into the roadway and surrounding vicinity and forced the closure of multiple ...

Clark Among Union County Municipalities to Receive Share of $1.4 Million in Grants

UNION COUNTY, NJ — All 21 municipalities have received grant money from the Union County Open Space, Recreation, and Historic Preservation Trust Fund.

A total of $1.4 million in grants were split among the county’s municipalities. This includes approximately $900,000 in Kids Recreation Trust Grants, $400,000 in Preserve Union County Grants, and $102,072 in Greening Union County ...

Brianna Feeney Selected as Alternate Ambassador for New Jersey State Elks Association Special Children’s Committee

November 12, 2019

WOODBRIDGE, NJ - Ten-year-old Brianna Feeney has been selected as the Central New Jersey Area Four Alternate Ambassador for the Elks Special Children’s Committee.  South Plainfield Elks Lodge #2298 sponsored Brianna as one of the state’s eight ambassadors and alternate ambassadors.  New Jersey State Elks Association Special Children’s Committee hosted their annual ...

Hundreds Line Up in Somerville for Hepatitis A Vaccine

SOMERVILLE, NJ — For the second day in a row, hundreds of people stood in line outside the Somerset County Human Services building on Warren Street waiting to be vaccinated against the Hepatitis A virus in response to a public health warning issued by state and county health officials who reported that a deli worker at the nearby ShopRite supermarket had been diagnosed with the communicable ...

Mononucleosis Concerns Within Warren Hills Squad Results in Perp Football Game Cancellation; Summit Awarded Victory by Forfeit

WASHINGTON, NJ - Amid concerns that upwards of 20 of its players were displaying symptoms of mononucleosis, the Warren Hills High School Football Team made the decision to cancel its game versus Summit Friday Night. The Hilltoppers were awarded a victory, by forfeit, with the score anticipated to be 2-0.

According to cdc.gov:

 "Infectious mononucleosis, also called ...

Clark Residents Thankful to Local Police Officer and DPW for Quick Response More Than Once

November 11, 2019

KUDOS TO OFFICER TEDDY MCKEOWN !!!

In addition to his Halloween community outreach, Officer McKeown managed to rescue two senior citizens who were locked into their home when last night's storm (10/31/19) took down a huge front tree and crashed it across our driveway. 

We we able to celebrate our 60th anniversary the next day because Ted and the Clark DPW. came to help within ...

On the Other Side of the Border

November 8, 2019

The children kept hugging us. They just wanted hugs. They wanted to be seen, to be loved, to feel safe. It’s odd — we teach our children to not talk to strangers, and yet when we entered the Shelter de Leona Vicario they ran to us, grabbed our hands, and wanted to play. My Spanish is limited and their English was non-existent, but they kept telling us their names and ...

Take Steps Now to Save on your 2019 Tax Return

2019 is winding down, and before you know it, you’ll be pulling together everything needed to file your federal income tax return for the year. Federal income tax returns for 2019 are due on or before April 15, 2020. But if you’re interested in potentially saving on taxes, you should plan now, before 2019 comes to an end. Talk to your tax professional about whether the considerations ...

Your Money Matters: Five Reasons to Pay Attention to The Federal Reserve

We hear frequent references in the news to the Federal Reserve (or the “Fed,” as it is more commonly called). Yet, for many individual investors and consumers, the way the Fed affects their lives is a bit cloudy. Arias & Partners Wealth Advisors help clear the air.  

Decisions by the Federal Reserve can have major impacts to your financial life. The Fed serves as the ...

Obituaries

Apr 10, 1934 - Oct 23, 2019
Emily Bielen (nee Mazur), 85, of Clark, NJ passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019.
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Have You Seen Meeka?

November 6, 2019

CLARK, NJ - Meeka, a six-year-old Pitbull, has been missing since Halloween and was last seen on the border of Cranford, Clark and Linden.  

According to her owner’s posts on Facebook, she is friendly and will answer to her name (Meeka).   She has a black nylon collar and tags on it. 

The owner is offering $1500 reward for her safe return with ...