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Mon, August 19, 10:00 AM

Clark

Union County Division On Aging

Government

Add to My Calendar 08/19/2019 10:00am 08/19/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Union County Division On Aging

Do you have a questions about services for seniors or their caregivers? The Union County Division on Aging will be at the Clark Public Library to answer them. Drop by anytime between 10am-12pm and get answers to your questions about: pharmaceutical assistance, home energy assistance, home care, home delivered or congregate meals, caregiver relief, medicaid, transportation, and other questions you ...

303 Westfield Ave Clark, NJ 07066
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Thu, August 22, 2:30 PM

Clark

Kids' Conservation Club

Arts & Entertainment Education Government

Add to My Calendar 08/22/2019 2:30pm 08/22/2019 3:15pm America/New_York Kids' Conservation Club

Join us for the first in a 7 part series where kids will listen to a book and participate in an activity or craft that focuses on conservation and protecting our environment. For ages 5 and up. Please register.

303 Westfield Ave Clark, NJ 07066
Grown Up Coloring Club

Fri, August 23, 1:00 PM

Clark

Grown Up Coloring Club

Arts & Entertainment Education Government

Add to My Calendar 08/23/2019 1:00pm 09/21/2019 5:00am 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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Tue, August 27, 6:00 PM

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CASA of Union County Information Session

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Add to My Calendar 08/27/2019 6:00pm 08/27/2019 7:00pm America/New_York CASA of Union County Information Session

Have a passion to help the youth in our community? There are over 400 children in foster care right here in Union County. Come to an Information Session to hear more about becoming a CASA Volunteer for a child in need! No special skills or experience needed!

Our sessions run about an hour and we provide information about the volunteer commitment and requirements to be a CASA, the important ...

300 North Ave East Westfield, NJ 07090
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Thu, September 5, 6:00 PM

Colleen Fraser (County Clerk) Building, Westfield

CASA of Union County Information Session

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 09/05/2019 6:00pm 09/05/2019 7:00pm America/New_York CASA of Union County Information Session

Have a passion to help the youth in our community? There are over 400 children in foster care right here in Union County. Come to an Information Session to hear more about becoming a CASA Volunteer for a child in need! No special skills or experience needed!

Our sessions run about an hour and we provide information about the volunteer commitment and requirements to be a CASA, the important ...

300 North Ave East Westfield, NJ 07090
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Fri, September 6, 3:30 PM

Clark Public Library, Clark

National Read a Book Day Read-a-Thon!

Arts & Entertainment Education Government

Add to My Calendar 09/06/2019 3:30pm 09/06/2019 4:30pm America/New_York National Read a Book Day Read-a-Thon!

Celebrate National Read a Book day by coming in to the library and joining in our 1 hour read-a-thon! All participants will get a prize.

303 Westfield Ave. Clark, NJ 07066
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Sat, September 7, 8:00 AM

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Tag Sale at St. Joseph Social Service Center

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Add to My Calendar 09/07/2019 8:00am 09/07/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Tag Sale at St. Joseph Social Service Center

St. Joseph Social Service Center will hold a tag sale on 9/7/19 from 8am to 12pm (weather permitting). All brand new clothing and household items will be sold to raise funds to help the poor and homeless. Rain date will be 9/28/19. Please check our website of Facebook page for updates!

118 Division St. Elizabeth, NJ 07201
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Sat, September 7, 9:00 AM

Cranford First Aid Squad, Cranford

Yard Sales with Cranford First Aid Squad

Government

Add to My Calendar 09/07/2019 9:00am 09/07/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Yard Sales with Cranford First Aid Squad

On Saturday, Sept. 7 from 9-5, the Cranford First Aid Squad will have a fundraising yard sale at our building, located at 6 Centennial Avenue.

We will have many items to sell. Come by to take a look.

We are all-volunteer and do not receive any tax dollars for our operating expenses. We rely totally on your donations.

6 Centennial Avenue Cranford, NJ 07016
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Wed, September 11, 9:30 AM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Thank a First Responder Drop in Craft

Arts & Entertainment Education Government

Add to My Calendar 09/11/2019 9:30am 09/11/2019 4:30pm America/New_York Thank a First Responder Drop in Craft

Come to the library and make a thank you card for our wonderful first responders! Supplies will be out all day. We will deliver the cards afterwards.

303 Westfield Ave. Clark, NJ 07066
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Sat, September 14, 9:00 AM

Clark

Vendor Event at Dr. Wm Robinson Museum

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Add to My Calendar 09/14/2019 9:00am 09/14/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Vendor Event at Dr. Wm Robinson Museum

VENDOR & CRAFTER EVENT.... approx 50 vendors food/refreshments at Dr. Wm Robinson Museum 593 Madison Hill Road Clark NJ Saturday September 14th 9am -3pm (rain date Sunday)

593 Madison Hill Road Clark, NJ 07066

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Three Atlantic Health System Hospitals Get Top Honors for Prudent Antibiotic Use, Reducing Antimicrobial Resistance

Three of Atlantic Health System’s hospitals – Overlook, Morristown and Chilton medical centers – recently received the Gold Award in the first New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) Antimicrobial Stewardship Recognition Program (ASRP).

The Gold Award is the highest level of recognition in the program, which acknowledges local health care facilities’ efforts to enhance ...

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 ...

Union Catholic Volleyball Star Alexandra Kwasnik is 2019 Readers' Choice for Courier News Fall Athlete of Year

December 13, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic volleyball star Alexandra Kwasnik received an award on Thursday for being the 2019 Readers' Choice for the Courier News Fall Sports Athlete of the Year. 

One of the best volleyball players in the state and in school history, Kwasnik, whose greatest strengths are her court awareness, exceptional leaping ability, and her powerful hitting, ...

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 ...

Thank You to the Community from Clark's Health Officer

December 13, 2019

The Clark Health Department Give and Share Program in conjunction with St. John The Apostle Food Pantry would like to extend a huge thank you to all those who donated food for the "Bag of Sides" program.

The Bag of Sides program provides Thanksgiving and due to an overwhelming response, Christmas trimmings to accompany a family's holiday meal.

Special thanks to all the ...

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 ...

What’s New for Social Security in 2020?

With the new year upon us, those who collect Social Security or pay into the public retirement program through payroll deduction will see some changes. The Social Security Administration makes cost-of-living adjustments on an annual basis. Here’s how the changes may impact you, via Arias & Partners Wealth Advisors:

For those receiving retirement benefits

If you collect Social ...

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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