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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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Thu, October 25, 11:00 AM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Chess Club

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Add to My Calendar 10/25/2018 11:00am 10/25/2018 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 25, 1:30 PM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Stories & More

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Add to My Calendar 10/25/2018 1:30pm 10/25/2018 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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Innovation and Compassion: Overlook Medical Center Gives Summit's Homeless Sleeping Bags - Hand-made from Surgical Wrap

SUMMIT, NJ – DECEMBER 2019 - With icy weather on its way, Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center put its innovative spirit to work to help protect the City of Summit’s homeless population, with a donation of its own hand-made sleeping bags and pillows, created from re-purposed surgical blue wrap.

Surgical blue wrap, used to cover sterile surgical instruments and ...

Lame-Duck Session in New Jersey: What Can They Get Done? 

The period of time between Election Day in early November, and when a new Governor or new legislators take the oath of office in January is often fraught with many twists and turns. In the middle of lots of holiday festivities, there's a rush to try to get stuff done.

Congress in 1933, passed the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, as President Hoover was leaving the White House, and newly ...

Thanksgiving: A Day to Be Thankful for What We Have in New Jersey 

In the 1620s, Pilgrims arrived in the New World seeking sanctuary from the religious persecution they experienced in England. The small number of Pilgrims established s colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 

The 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest, which the Pilgrims celebrated with Native Americans, who helped them pass the last winter by giving them ...

Union Catholic’s Forensics Team Had Several Impressive Performances at George Mason

December 10, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- In its second year competing in the Patriot Games Classic at George Mason University this past weekend, the Vikings had several impressive results in a forensics tournament that featured schools from all over the country. A total of 90 schools competed in the tournament, and Union Catholic finished in 21st place overall.  

Sophomore Yvonne Agyapoe advanced ...

Union County Freeholders Take Action Against “Heartless” Homeless Relocation Policy

December 9, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County freeholder board has taken action against New York City’s Special One-Time Assistance (SOTA) policy, which has relocated several homeless families from the city to several Union County municipalities.

At their meeting Thursday night, the freeholders passed the following resolution:

“A Resolution urging New Jersey State Attorney General ...

Union County Responds to Reports of New York City Sending Homeless Families to New Jersey

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders today announced that it is investigating all options, including legal action, to put an end to New York City’s practice of relocating homeless families from the city into Union County communities without notice and without support services.

More than 50 families are known to have been relocated from New York City to seven municipalities in ...

Union County Freeholders Approve Funding for Opioid Abuse Prevention Program, Firefighter Resources, Inmate Services

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county’s freeholder board Thursday night approved funding for an organization that works to combat opioid abuse, new equipment and training for firefighters, and healthcare and anger management training services for incarcerated adults.

Prevention Links Receives Additional Funding

Prevention Links, an organization that partners with the county’s ...

NYC Pauses Moving Homeless Families to Newark

December 10, 2019

NEWARK, NJ — New York City has agreed to temporarily stop sending homeless families to Newark through the Special One-Time Assistance program pending the court’s ruling on an injunction over the issue.

Through SOTA an estimated 1,200 of New York City's homeless were relocated to Newark apartments, regardless of the spaces' living conditions, with no ...

Post Thanksgiving Winter Storm Intensifies

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Phase Three of the post-Thanksgiving storm is well underway.  Models came together and are showing the storm to be a bit colder aloft than originally forecast.  This means higher snow totals than first predicted, and a later conclusion to the storm, now forecast to end near sunrise Tuesday morning.

Final accumulation totals are looking as follows:

South ...

Tips for Driving in Snow and Ice

Winter storms, bad weather and sloppy road conditions are a factor in nearly half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. In fact, about 46 percent of all crashes involving bad weather take place in the winter.

AAA analyzed bad weather and crashes over a five-year period. The study found that the highest proportion of ...

Letter: NJ Needs to Protect Religious Freedom as it seeks Public Health Solutions

December 9, 2019

On Thursday, December 12, the Senate Health Committee will be meeting to vote on S2173, a bill that would restrict or remove religious exemptions to mandatory vaccinations, thus prohibiting 35,500[1][2] children from attending New Jersey schools. 

But let’s stop pretending this is about the 2.6% of NJ families who are using religious exemptions. It isn’t.  It is ...

Cornerstone Wellness Tip for the Holidays

CLARK, NJ - Thanksgiving is in the rearview mirror and the rest of the holidays are coming right down the road. In order to keep up a healthy lifestyle, it is important to keep up your regular fitness routine. 

Be sure your regular workouts have 5 key elements, aerobic fitness, muscular fitness, stretching, balance training and core stability.
- Aerobic Fitness will help ...

Holiday Gift Guide: Financial Gifts with a Lasting Impact

The gift-giving season is fast approaching. So, if you are like a lot of people, this means you are spending time trying to brainstorm gifts to give your loved ones – something that they will use and appreciate. For those disillusioned with giving gifts that are quickly used up or forgotten the moment the wrapping paper comes off, consider a financial gift designed to make an impact. Here ...

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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