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Two Clark Police Officers Promoted to Detective

January 18, 2018

CLARK, NJ – Police Officers Bruce McDonald and Michael Ciaccio were promoted to detective during Tuesday evening’s Clark Council Meeting.  Both detectives were surrounding by family during the ceremony with Police Chief Pedro Matos  and Mayor Sal Bonaccorso.

Bonaccorso welcomed Middlesex County Assignment Judge Alberto Rivas and Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office ...

Clark Police Reminding Residents to Lock Vehicles

CLARK, NJ - Clark Police issued a reminder urging residents to be vigilant about locking car doors.  This notice comes after several recent incidents.

According to police, on Jan. 12 a wallet was taken from an unlocked vehicle on Briarheath Lane.  

A short time later a homeowner confronted a masked man trying to get into cars parked in her driveway on Willow Way at ...

Clark Students Prepare for Future in 'Coding for Cougars' Classes at Kumpf Middle School

January 20, 2018

CLARK, NJ - Students at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School are learning how to code in the school’s Coding for Cougars Program.

Kumpf students learn to code in Python, a professional programming language, making the skills learned relevant and applicable to many careers.

Kumpf teachers Matthew Serwedes and Marlena Sundo  guide students through concepts and sample projects using a ...

Clark's Johnson HS Hosts Alumni Panel for Juniors and Seniors

CLARK, NJ - Arthur L. Johnson High School alumni recently came back to the school to share their experiences about applying to college and attending their first semester. 

The alumni were part of a panel set up by the Guidance department to interact with current juniors and seniors to help them understand what lies ahead.

“The alumni panel is a way to bridge the gap between ...

Boys Basketball: New Providence Pioneers Ride Early Offensive Spark Past Johnson Crusaders

January 19, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ-  The New Providence High School Pioneers boys varsity basketball team took to their home floor with a packed crowd and a chance to improve upon their hot start to the season. They got the first quarter started on a 9-0 run, connecting on five three-point shots in the opening quarter and defeated the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders by a final score of 79-65 ...

Girls Basketball: Summit Hilltoppers Overcome Early Deficit, Roll Past Johnson Crusaders

CLARK, NJ- The Summit High School Hilltoppers found themselves trailing the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders by a score of 8-0 in the first minutes of Tuesday night’s game.

With a quick, explosive offense, they scored nine straight shots to close the quarter and dominated the rest of the game, defeating the Crusaders by a final score of 51-35 Tuesday night in ...

Report: Gov. Christie Didn't Sign Cooperative High School Sports Bill Before Leaving Office

TRENTON, N.J. – The proposed bill to allow school districts with multiple high schools to “co-op” in all sports based on participation or financial issues was not signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie.

Christie will “pocket veto” the bill, by placing it on an “action not taken list” prior to leaving office on Tuesday, according to a report by Greg ...

Emotional Meeting at NJ Sharing Network Bonds Donor Family and Organ Recipient

January 18, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — The Rodriguez family anxiously waited to meet Robert Fisher Saturday at the NJ Sharing Network in New Providence. 

When Nolman Vidal Rodriguez of Trenton died in 2016 at the age of 24, his family donated his kidneys, pancreas, liver, both lungs, heart and corneas. Fisher, who lives in Ocean Gate, NJ, was the recipient of ...

Brain Cancer Study Opens at Overlook Medical Center - One of Four Sites in Country

SUMMIT, NJ - Kurt Jaeckle, MD, co-director of the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center at Overlook Medical Center, and medical director of the Atlantic Center for Research, is leading a phase III study of novel drug VAL-083, which has already shown promise in Glioblastoma and other cancers.  The study is for patients whose glioblastoma multiforme or gliosarcoma has progressed during or after ...

Rahway Highlights Rebranding, Business Grants, Restaurant Week at Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce Meeting

January 13, 2018

RAHWAY, NJ - With members of the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce gathering in Rahway for the monthly meeting on Friday, the Rahway Chamber of Commerce took advantage of the opportunity to boast about some of the positive business developments happening in the city.

Rahway Chamber of Commerce Vice President Ralph Bahram, owner of Rahway Fried Chicken, highlighted the ...

More than 1,000 Participate in Westfield’s Women’s March

January 21, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Between 1,500 and 2,000 people — including women, men and children — participated in the Second Annual Women’s March in Westfield Saturday, according to organizers. The event was one of many women’s marches around the country.

“It was beyond all of our expectations,” Lee Schaefer, one of the organizers, said.

The marchers began ...

Giacobbe Sworn in as Interim Rahway Mayor; Will Seek Election to Full Term

RAHWAY, NJ - Raymond A. Giacobbe was sworn in as the interim Rahway Mayor on Monday at the Rahway City Council meeting. He will complete the last year of Samson Steinman, who resigned from the position on Christmas Eve.

Giacobbe will complete the final year of Steinman's term and will seek a full four-year term, according to project director Joe ...

TAPinto Clark Named Township's Official Electronic News Source

CLARK, NJ –TAPinto Clark was named the Electronic News Source of Clark in a resolution unanimously passed  at Tuesday's Township reorganization meeting.    TAPinto Clark has become the place to go for original local news and information.  

TAPinto Clark is one in a network of 70 hyperlocal online new sites providing objective ...

TAPinto Clark Named Township's Official Electronic News Source

January 7, 2018

CLARK, NJ –TAPinto Clark was named the Electronic News Source of Clark in a resolution unanimously passed  at Tuesday's Township reorganization meeting.    TAPinto Clark has become the place to go for original local news and information.  

TAPinto Clark is one in a network of 70 hyperlocal online new sites providing objective ...

Ocean County Freeholders Firmly Against Drilling Off the New Jersey Coast

January 14, 2018

TOMS RIVER - The Ocean County Board of Freeholders are strongly opposed to a Trump administration plan to expand offshore oil and gas drilling to the waters of nearly every coastal state in the nation..

The proposal by the Trump Administration includes 47 potential lease sales in 25 of the 26 planning areas — 19 sales off the coast of Alaska, seven in the Pacific region, 12 in the Gulf ...

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Mark Zuckerberg Should Be Concerned About His Legacy; Punishing Legitimate Media Organizations and Small Businesses Isn’t the Answer; Regulation Is

Facebook recently announced it will be changing its feed and algorithms so that news from publishers and posts from businesses will be relegated in favor of posts about your neighbor’s cat. 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook is making these changes because he is concerned about his legacy and that of the company he founded. If ...

Upcoming Events

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Fri, January 26, 3:30 PM

Clark Public Library , Clark

Teen Tech Help

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Fri, February 2, 12:00 PM

Resolve, Scotch Plains

Free Teen Anxiety Group (Ages 14-17) at Resolve

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Sat, February 3, 10:00 AM

Cranford United Methodist Church, Cranford

Soup-er Bowl Soup and Chili Fest

Food & Drink

G.B. Architect LLC – Who We Are and What We Do

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself and my architectural practice located here in Clark.  I am the Principal and founder of G.B. Architect LLC.  I started my practice in 2005 and moved to Clark in the summer of 2016.  As we head into the New Year, I look forward to making and establishing new relationships with the community of Clark. 

My experience in ...

Kindergarten Registration is Coming Soon for Clark Public Schools

January 19, 2018

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

Registration for the Clark Public School District Full-day Kindergarten Program will take place on the following days:

Thursday, February 22, 2018 – FRANK K. HEHNLY SCHOOL

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 – VALLEY ROAD SCHOOL

Registration will be between 9:00 A.M. and 10:00 A.M.  Registration forms are being sent out to all eligible students.  ...

Organizing Your Goals for 2018

Is it time to take hold of a plan for the new year?   You can start by organizing and setting goals for 2018.

Financial Goals: Take a look at your financial goals for the new year. Organize your budget and make a plan to eliminate debt and to save for short and long term goals. Maybe 2018 will be the right time to buy a home or sell and downsize. 

Household Goals: Getting ...

Dog Found in Roselle Still Being Held at Newark Shelter

January 15, 2018

ROSELLE, NJ - A dog that was found on January 9, is still being held at the Newark Animal Shelter because no owner has claimed him. 

Roselle Police said the dog was found in the area of the Roselle side of Warinanco Park. The dog has a distinct blue eye and brown eye. Police also said the animal was checked and had no chip or tags. 

The Newark Animal Shelter ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 010

On this week’s AtlantiCast, we take you to the groundbreaking for an expansion to Morristown Medical Center, introduce you to the newest babies of 2018 at Atlantic Health System and share some must-see winter weather tips!

 

Obituaries

- Dec 16, 2017
On Saturday December 16, 2017, Mark Warszawa, husband, father and son, passed away suddenly at the ...
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South Plainfield - Susan M. Sutton, 51, died Tuesday September 19, 2017 at Robert Wood Johnson ...
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