Clark News

November 16, 2018

KENILWORTH - Tucked around a cozy corner just off the Boulevard in downtown Kenilworth lies a place that lives to meet all of your quality food and beverage needs Ava’s Kitchen & Bar features a wood-burning brick oven that churns out thin crackly-crusted pizzas with a flavor and texture that ...

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CLARK, NJ - Things were a little crazy on the stage of Arthur L. Johnson High School Thursday evening as the Drama Department presented  One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.  There is still one more performance in which attendees can get caught up in the insanity.   Last show is  Friday, November 16 at ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - For many individuals around the world, accessing high-quality medical expertise and state-of-the-art facilities means having to travel from their home country. For these “medical tourists,” the challenge of finding the right care quickly—before a visa or permit expires—can be ...

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CLARK, NJ – Four Arthur L. Johnson High School student athletes signed letters of intent to play NCAA Collegiate Athletics next year according to a statement released by the school's Athletic Director, Gus Kalikas. The ceremony took place on Wednesday morning at the school with family members, ...

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CLARK, NJ – Cornerstone Physical Therapy Health and Wellness Center is celebrating their thirteenth anniversary.  David De La Fuente Ph.D., owner of Cornerstone, opened his doors in Clark on November 15, 2005.  According to De La Fuente, he opened Cornerstone with a specific idea in mind.   “My ...

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CLARK, NJ - Things are getting crazy on the stage of Arthur L. Johnson High School.  Starting Thursday evening the Drama Department will present One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, a play written by Dale Wasserman and adapted from the novel by Ken Kesey. Cuckoo’s Nest first premiered on Broadway in ...

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CLARK, NJ – L’Oréal plans to build a new Research and Development facility on Terminal Avenue according to Clark Business Administrator John Laezza.   Laezza  revealed during a recent Chamber of Commerce meeting that Clark was competing with Berkley Heights to be the future home of this ...

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MORRISTOWN – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center were again recognized as one of 83 participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in the American College of Surgeons’ National Surgical Quality Improvement Program ...

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CLARK, NJ - Some of Clark's youth had the opportunity to learn about how the process of design works in the real world when they participated in a class called Future Fashionistas.  The class was one of the newest additions to the line up of weekly classes available this Fall as part of the Clark ...

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CLARK, NJ – The Clark Board of Education focused on the achievements of three Arthur L. Johnson student’s during their Showcase of Success recently.  ALJ Seniors Erin Heaning and Ivy Lin were named National Merit Commended Scholars based on their 2017 PSAT scores.  ALJ Principal Jennifer Feeley ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – An ambulance worker was rushed to the hospital after injuring an arm during a fiery crash on Central Avenue early Monday morning, authorities said. A 2015 BMW 540 sedan crossed the double-yellow lines while driving north near Clover Street at 12:23 a.m. and crashed into the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The American Hiking Society established Take A Hike Day, each year falling on Nov. 17, as a way to encourage families and individuals to get outside, and to connect with nature.  Freewalkers, a non-profit walking group, is challenging people to collectively hike 1,000 miles or ...

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CLARK, NJ – A closing on the sale of the former site of the A&P on Westfield Avenue is set for January 2019 according to John Laezza, Clark’s Business Administrator.  This comes after Mayor Bonaccorso initiated legal proceedings toward condemnation in February and the Clark Planning Board ...

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Make gift giving easy with unique green gifts that provide weeks and in some cases months and years of beauty. Plus, gifting easy-care blooming plants is an experiential gift that’s ideal for everyone, especially that person on your list who has everything. Gardeners as well as practical family ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - Know a student that soars through math challenges without hesitation?  Have a Math whiz in the family?  It's time to get them to sign up for the Saint Joseph High School Annual Mathematics Competition.    The event is open to any New Jersey students in grades seven or eight.   The ...

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Updated: 5:53 p.m. Nov. 11 WESTFIELD, NJ – An 8.3-acre park on the town’s border with Garwood is home to a regulation size ice hockey rink, at least for the next three months. Several hundred people gathered for the formal opening of the Westfield Rink on Sunday, a temporary ice rink housed ...

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ROSELLE, NJ -- Holy Trinity eighth graders competed and won first place in the 47th Annual Scholastic Olympics held at Roselle Catholic High School. This brings Holy Trinity to a total of 13 first place wins in recent years. A team of 17 students form Holy Trinity beat out 200 other students from ...

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CLARK, NJ – Ever hear of a Buddy Bench?  Sat on one and made a new friend?   Well thanks to Jordan Loria, a Senior Girl Scout in Troop 40537, Clark Preschool students and residents can enjoy them whenever they have the chance. According to a release from Clark Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Project SEARCH program at Overlook Medical Center which, since launching in 2016, has seen 15 out of 18 interns securing competitive employment in the community, will be hosting an open house event for prospective students and families on December 12, from 7 - 8:30 p.m, at the ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Frank K. Hehnly School Mentor LINKS (Looking Into the Needs of Kids) Program has kicked off another academic year with an event designed to begin relationships which will continue to grow throughout the coming months’ activities.  Program advisers Lisa Giandana, Sarah Badillo, and ...

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CLARK, NJ -  Valley Road School went to the dogs recently as the Union County Sheriff's Office demonstrated their canine units talents to students during Red Ribbon Week.     The assembly began with Detective Gialanella, Officer Aqurto, and Officer Yasinski speaking to the students and staff ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - A Johnson player noticed Chatham's Connor Tully sitting on the bench after the game and went over to him and said, "Keep your head up, you played a good game."  That was the same message Crusader's Coach DelConte had for his team following the 27-24 win over Chatham in the season ...

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CRANFORD, NJ — In a report obtained by TAPinto Cranford from the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, some disturbing details on the arrest of Orange Avenue School faculty member Matthew Acosta, 33, of Kenilworth, have been released.  Certain portions have been partially redacted to omit personal ...

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UNION, NJ - Kean Stage is ringing in the holiday season on December 9 with Snowkus Pocus, a dazzling cirque-tacular show that’s fun for the entire family! Snowkus Pocus tells the story of a young girl who is whisked away to an enchanted winter wonderland where she encounters the colorful characters ...

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CLARK, NJ - Are you looking for a local realtor that everyone is raving about? Someone that is knowledgeable, patient, helpful, persistent and professional?   Check out what clients have to say about Jacqueline Venezio, and see why she might just be the "Personal Realtor" you've been searching ...

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CLARK, NJ – The Clark Fire Department is seeking additional members to join its ranks. Fire Chief Frank Cerasa recently spoke with TAPinto Clark about the recruitment efforts. “[We’re] looking for as many [new members] as we can get,” explained Cerasa, who is open to recruiting both older and ...

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CLARK, NJ--On Tuesday, November 13, the Arthur L. Johnson Class of 2020 will be holding their annual fundraiser at Chipotle from 4 to 8 p.m. All proceeds will go towards funding of the 2019 ALJ Prom which the juniors run. Chipotle will donate 33% of proceeds to the cause. "It's really a win/win ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Cougars will get one last chance to win a football game at home with their 1 p.m. kickoff Thursday against visiting Johnson Regional from Clark in an NJSIAA consolation matchup. Chatham (2-7) is winless in four home games this season. The Crusaders come in with a 4-5 mark, ...

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CLARK, NJ – “On Saturday, June 29, 1973, Joe witnessed a thirteen-year-old boy fall into the Rahway River. In that instant of a second, Joe made a decision to jump into the river to try to save the boy, but sadly paid the ultimate price as he sacrificed his own life in the process.” This ...

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CLARK, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders girls varsity soccer team took to the field looking to right the ship after coming up short in two previous games against the Governor Livingston  High School Highlanders, the teams battling it out in postseason play. However, Governor ...

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