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Thu, June 4, 6:00 PM

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Virtual Quiz:  The Office Trivia with the Clark ...

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Add to My Calendar 06/04/2020 6:00pm 06/04/2020 6:30pm America/New_York Virtual Quiz:  The Office Trivia with the Clark Library

Are you a fan of The Office show? Join us for The Office Trivia via Zoom. Every participant will get a chance to win a raffle prize. A variety of The Office themed mugs will be the prize. Please email reference@clarklibrary.org to register. A Zoom meeting invite will be sent to all who register.

Currently, we are offering many of our virtual programs via Zoom. Please register for any ...

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Fri, June 5, 11:00 AM

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Virtual Preschool Story & Craft

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Add to My Calendar 06/05/2020 11:00am 06/05/2020 12:00pm America/New_York Virtual Preschool Story & Craft

Stories, rhymes, songs, and simple craft. Please register to be sent a materials list in advance of the program.

Currently, we are offering many of our virtual programs via Zoom. Please register for any programs by emailing reference@clarklibrary.org and state which program you would like to attend and you will be sent a link to the meeting.

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Fri, June 5, 3:00 PM

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Virtual LEGO Club with the Clark Library

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Add to My Calendar 06/05/2020 3:00pm 06/05/2020 4:00pm America/New_York Virtual LEGO Club with the Clark Library

Join us for a Virtual LEGO® Club via Zoom! Bring a creation to talk about and share with friends. We will also be doing a 10 minute speed build. So make sure you have some legos you can build with. Theme for the speed build is SPACE.

Currently, we are offering many of our virtual programs via Zoom. Please register for any programs by emailing reference@clarklibrary.org and state which ...

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Virtual Maker Monday with the Clark Library

Mon, June 8, 3:00 PM

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Virtual Maker Monday with the Clark Library

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Add to My Calendar 06/08/2020 3:00pm 06/08/2020 4:00pm America/New_York Virtual Maker Monday with the Clark Library

We will be doing activities such as a craft or STEM activity with items commonly found around the house via Zoom. Everyone who registers will be emailed a list of the items we will use in advance along with the link to join the meeting. Even if you don't have the materials, you can still watch and learn for when you can get the materials, plus see library or school friends!

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Mon, June 8, 7:00 PM

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Virtual Non-Fiction Book Club with the Clark ...

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Add to My Calendar 06/08/2020 7:00pm 06/08/2020 8:00pm America/New_York Virtual Non-Fiction Book Club with the Clark Library

Join us for a discussion of any non-fiction books you have read recently that you would like to share with the group. Please email reference@clarklibrary.org to register and a Zoom meeting invitation will be emailed to you.

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Tue, June 9, 5:00 PM

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Virtual Kid’s Movie Trivia

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Add to My Calendar 06/09/2020 5:00pm 06/09/2020 6:00pm America/New_York Virtual Kid’s Movie Trivia

Join us for a trivia contest via Zoom featuring questions from popular kid's movies! Register to get the Zoom login by emailing dmorley@clarklibrary.org!

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No Sew Pillow Cover with Cricut Vinyl with the Clark Library

Tue, June 9, 6:30 PM

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Add to My Calendar 06/09/2020 6:30pm 06/09/2020 7:30pm America/New_York No Sew Pillow Cover with Cricut Vinyl with the Clark Library

We will be making a no-sew pillow cover from old T-shirts and will decorate them with a Cricut vinyl. You will need old T-shirts or any fabric and scissors for this project. A variety of Cricut patterns will be shown, so you can pick one and iron it on later. Please email reference@clarklibrary.org to register. A Zoom meeting invite will be sent to all who register.

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Union County Supports Free “Choose to Reuse” Composting Classes, June 15 and 17

Union County, NJ – Union County residents who are interested in composting food waste in their own backyards can tune into two online classes, as part of the Freeholder Board’s year-long “Make One Change” initiative to help protect the environment. Both classes are sponsored by the Rutgers Cooperative Extension. They will be held on June 15 and 17.

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Union County Residents Can “Recycle Right” without Plastic Bags

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders would like to remind residents that plastic bags and other unacceptable items should not be placed in curbside recycling bins.

“Union County residents have a good recycling rate, but we want to improve on this record and set a high bar,” said Freeholder Chairman Al Mirabella. “Every household can pitch in by following some simple ...

Union County Freeholders Offer Free Mobile App to Connect Residents with Recycling Information

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders urges residents to download Recycle Coach to get reminded of their curbside recycling schedule, learn about upcoming county recycling events, get advised of any changes or interruptions to service and learn the best ways to recycle.  The free app is designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County residents and ...

Community Conversation: Keeping Kids Healthy & Safe This Summer

Walter Rosenfeld, MD, Chair of Pediatrics at Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children's Hospital and medical director of Children's Health at Atlantic Health System sat down recently for a Facebook Live where he shared some important information for parents about what they need to know to keep kids healthy and safe this summer.

 

American Legion Post 5 Family Hosting Community Food Drive

June 3, 2020

FOOD DRIVE June 6th   
Drop off time 10 to 2
Back parking lot of
American Legion Post 5
581 Maple Avenue
Rahway, NJ 07065

If you would like to make a monetary donation please make checks out to 
Rahway Food For Friends
You can drop them off day of food drive or you can mail them to the American Legion Post 5 at
The address listed above. 

Please feel free to call ...

2020 4th of July Fireworks at Union County Parks Canceled

May 28, 2020

CRANFORD - The Union County Department of Parks and Recreation has announced that Independence Day fireworks scheduled to take place in Union County Parks have been canceled this year due to COVID-19.

The announcement includes fireworks at the following sites:

Cranford fireworks scheduled to take place in Nomahegan Park on July 2. 
Plainfield fireworks ...

Union Freeholders’ 2020 Budget Won't Increase County Taxes, Impact Varies by Town

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The freeholder board approved a budget that will not increase county taxes — the first time in nearly 20 years — to ease financial pain for residents and business owners caused by the coronavirus pandemic. 

The 2020 budget, which was unanimously passed Thursday night, promised to avoid layoffs and maintain essential county services, while having an ...

Powerful and Peaceful: Crowd of 1,500-Plus Gathers in Summit to Protest for Racial Equality, Justice

June 2, 2020

SUMMIT, NJ - More than 1,500 peaceful, concerned citizens from Hilltop City and surrounding towns gathered Tuesday afternoon at Summit's Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School (LCJSMS) to show their support for the 'Black Lives Matter' movement and, in the process, set a high bar for respectful, organized ...

'Justice for George Floyd,' Police March Alongside Hundreds in Camden

CAMDEN, NJ — A police lieutenant shouted, “No justice!”

And hundreds responded, "No peace!"

Protests against police brutality have unfolded across the nation over the weekend following the death of George Floyd.

Perhaps nowhere as uniquely as in Camden, where officers and the police chief on Saturday stood hand in hand ...

Shop Owner's Facebook Live Stream Shut Down by Bernardsville Police for Violating Executive Order

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ  — The owner of a gift shop in downtown Bernardsville had her live-streamed Facebook sales demonstration from inside her store interrupted early on Tuesday evening by a borough police officer.

Katherine Hermes, owner of Country Home in Olcott Square, was displaying her merchandise in her store to a live Facebook audience when she received a knock on her door ...

Letter to the Editor Praises Clark Police Chief Matos

June 2, 2020

Once more, Pedro Matos steps to the front.

 

Chief Matos' letter ,re the "murder" of George Floyd, 

speaks not just to the excellence and transparency of the Clark Police.

 

It speaks to the utter humility of this man.

It speaks to what he is willing to take on in this calamitous moment.

It speaks to his love of Clark.

 

Pedro:  ...

I photographed a George Floyd protest in Newark. This is what I Witnessed.

June 2, 2020

Daniel Han is a freelance journalist, Westfield High School Graduate of 2019 and freshman studying journalism at Rutgers University.

I entered Newark, N.J. on Saturday with shatter-proof goggles, a helmet and camera. As a freelance photographer, I wanted to capture the historic moment of the George Floyd protests, but was also nervous. Footage of Minneapolis, New York and Philadelphia ...

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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Clark Police Looking For Owner of Lost 'Attack' Dog Wednesday Morning

May 27, 2020

CLARK, NJ- Clark Police posted a notice to their Facebook page on Wednesday morning searching for the owners of a " 2 lb. female yorkie attack dog,"  as pictured in the cuddly photo taken in the arms of a CPD member.   

Humor aside, if anyone knows the owner of the the dog found on Meissner Way, please call the PD desk at 732-388-3434.   I appears officers ...