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Clark Firefighters Give an Assist at Overnight House Fire in Garwood

July 12, 2018

GARWOOD, NJ - The Clark Fire Department was on hand to assist at a house fire early Thursday morning in Garwood.  The fire was in the upper levels of a vacant home  on Willow Avenue according to officials.

Clark Fire Chief Frank Cerasa confirmed that five Clark firefighters took one engine to the site.   One witness reported seeing emergency responders from ...

Memorial Service Held for Patrolman William J. Waterson, Clark’s Only Fallen Officer

CLARK, NJ – The Clark Police Department paid tribute to Patrolman William J. Waterson on Wednesday morning who was killed in the line of duty 47 years ago on July 4. The ceremony, held on the front lawn of the Clark Police Department, was attended by Waterson’s family, current and retired police officers, and members of the community.

“It’s just very nice that ...

“STEM You Can!” Hosted Camp for Young Girls This Week in Clark

July 14, 2018

CLARK, NJ – This week, a STEM Camp for young girls was hosted at the Clark Library by the nonprofit organization “STEM You Can!” The organization, launched in 2014, aims to encourage young girls to pursue interests and consider careers in the STEM field.

Girls in grades four to six were encouraged to sign up for the week-long camp, which ran Monday through Friday ...

Clark BOE Approves Personnel Additions for 2018-2019 School Year

CLARK, NJ – Even though school is out for the summer, the Clark School District has been busy preparing for the upcoming school year.  During both the June and July Clark Board of Education monthly meetings, the board approved numerous new hires across the district.

During the June meeting, Superintendent Ed Grande started but expressing his gratitude for Director of Special ...

Rahway Mayor Giacobbe to Attend Grand Opening of First Wawa Store in Rahway; Free Coffee Offered Through July 16

July 12, 2018

RAHWAY, NJ - Rahway Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe will be on hand to cut the ribbon at 10 a.m. Thursday. July 12, for the new Wawa store's grand opening at 280 St. Georges Avenue in Rahway.

The 24-hour Wawa store will officially open at 8 a.m. on Thursday, with the grand opening ceremonies to follow. Free coffee will be offered at the store through July 16. Wally Goose, the ...

Long Vacant Supermarket Property on Westfield Avenue in Clark Under Contract

CLARK, NJ – Mayor Bonaccorso confirmed that the site of the former A&P (Foodtown) on Westfield Avenue is under contract.  The building which the mayor has referred to on numerous occasions as Clark’s eyesore has remained vacant since 2006.

In February Bonaccorso moved to have Clark’s Planning Board investigate whether the site of the former supermarket qualified as ...

Clark Gas Station Cited By NJ Division of Consumer Affairs

July 5, 2018

CLARK, NJ - A local gas station has been cited for alleged violations related to fuel dispensing during “Operation Summer Octane” conducted by the  New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.

In the weeks leading up to the heavily traveled Fourth of July holiday, the NJDCA tested the quality of fuels dispensed in approximately ten percent of the 3K state licensed ...

New Police Headquarters Proposed by Clark Mayor and Business Administrator

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Police Department has evolved over the years to keep up with the latest trends, techniques and technology for law enforcement.   Today Clark Police have upgraded their cars and equipment to include body cameras, in-car dash cameras, video monitoring, license-plate readers.  They even get social with the community on Facebook and at local events.

Perhaps the ...

Severe Thunderstorm, Flash Flood Warnings in Effect for Clark Tuesday Afternoon

CLARK, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Union County until 2:30 p.m. and a flash flood warning until 5 p.m.

“Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding,” the service warned. “Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.”

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Volunteers Help “Spruce” Up Deserted Village

July 10, 2018

A group of student volunteers from the Mitzvah Mania youth community service program visited the Deserted Village of Feltville last month, but not to search for ghosts. They were there to plant spruce trees and pine trees as part of a Union County Adopt-a-Park project.

“Our Adopt-a-Park volunteers play a big role in our County parks, and the Mitzvah Mania students worked hard to plant ...

Clark's ALJ HS Track is Temporarily Closed to the Community

July 13, 2018

CLARK, NJ - The Clark School District and Police Department have issued multiple alerts to the community indicating that the Arthur L. Johnson High School Track is closed for resurfacing.  According to the announcement, the track is estimated to be closed for two weeks.   

No one is permitted on the track or turf field while this project is being ...

Clark Recreation Summer Camp Has Record-Breaking Attendance This Year

CLARK, NJ – The Clark Recreation Summer Camp this year has experienced its highest attendance this year, according to Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo. Over 700 children have attended each day of the camp, which is currently in its second week.

“I’m thrilled with the record-breaking attendance this year,” Bernardo, who oversees the program, told TAPinto Clark.

UNICO Celebrates 40 Years in Clark

CLARK, NJ – The Clark Chapter of UNICO recently held its 40th Anniversary Celebration with a gala dinner.   Over 100 members and guests gathered to commemorate the event and recognize the work of the organization.

The evening was filled with music, speeches, memories, special guests and a proclamation from Mayor Sal Bonaccorso.  An extensive display of UNICO ...

Emma's Brick Oven Kid's Night Out

July 2, 2018

CRANFORD- NJ - Tuesday night is Kid's Night once again at Emma's Brick Oven.  Bring the whole family to meet everyone's favorite puppy Skye.  Come enjoy great food, face painting and make memories with the family.  The fun starts at 5:30 p.m.  

 

Emma's Brick Oven to Host Your Favorite Pup

July 13, 2018

This Tuesday, July 17, Emma's Brick Oven will host your favorite pup at Kids Night Out! Kids can also enjoy face painting from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.   Come enjoy great food with  and make memories with the family.  .  

Belmar’s Beachfront Brings on Summer with Sizzling Season of Fun for Everyone

July 7, 2018

When it comes to a vibrant oceanfront that is second to none, Belmar is that good.

BELMAR, NJ — Stretching more than one mile along 21 blocks, nothing compares to Belmar’s beachfront when summer rolls into this popular Jersey Shore town.

Belmar is a perennial favorite among day-trippers, vacationers and seasonal visitors — all looking for lots of fun in the sun, plenty ...

Summer Care for Perennial Gardens

July 2, 2018

Keep your perennial gardens looking their best throughout the hot summer months with a bit of midsummer grooming and care. Investing time midseason means you’ll be enjoying beautiful gardens now through the end of the growing season.

Start by deadheading, removing faded flowers, to improve the plants’ overall appearance. It won’t extend bloom time on all perennials, but will ...

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Upcoming Events

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Tue, July 17, 6:00 PM

Westfield Presbyterian Church, Westfield

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Education Health & Wellness

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Sat, July 28, 12:00 PM

Clark Recreation Center, Clark

Clark PD vs Clark FD BBQ Cook-Off

Food & Drink Police & Fire

Emma's Brick Oven to Host Your Favorite Pup

July 13, 2018

This Tuesday, July 17, Emma's Brick Oven will host your favorite pup at Kids Night Out! Kids can also enjoy face painting from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.   Come enjoy great food with  and make memories with the family.  .  

Geoffrey the Giraffe Moves In To New Brunswick Children's Hospital

July 11, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Over a stretch of nearly 70 years, Geoffrey the Giraffe at Toys R Us stores was the symbol of happy times for generations of children, and now he may provide those same feelings for children coming to a hospital.

"From this day forward, Geoffrey stands tall in our lobby to encourage our smallest patients to smile when they enter our facilities," said John ...

Ready to Pay College Tuition Bills?

So you've applied and been accepted and your child is heading off to college shortly.    Are you ready to pay the bill that is coming soon?  Take a listen to Chris Curran's video below as he gives suggestions of what you should be doing now so you are ready to pay the bill and don't forget to check out his book College Funding ...

Open Letter to Cranford Planning Board

July 9, 2018

Open Letter to Cranford Planning Board:

As you know, Hartz is scheduled to go before the Planning Board on July 18th.  Since last year, Hartz has postponed their meeting numerous times with no pushback that we can see whatsoever from the Planning Board.  

We are asking the Planning Board to direct the planning board attorney to send Hartz’s counsel a letter requiring that ...

Obituaries

Jun 29, 1927 - Apr 23, 2018
Margaret (Peggy) Kirk Leonard passed away Monday, April 23rd, surrounded by her loved ones. Peggy ...
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