Community Life

September 20, 2018

CLARK, NJ – The Clark Environmental Commission is seeking volunteers for their upcoming Clark Reservoir Cleanup, which will be held on Saturday, October 13 from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Those interested in volunteering for the cleanup can do so by contacting Environmental Commission Chairperson Marc ...

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CLARK, NJ – Motivational speaker David Toma visited The Clark Public Library on Saturday to discuss the widespread effects of drug addiction, the influences of today’s political and social climate, and the impacts of his personal experiences on his professional career. Toma opened the speech ...

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CLARK, NJ – On Tuesday morning, a large crowd of government officials, police, firemen, emergency service workers and residents joined in the Township of Clark’s annual 911 Memorial ceremony at the James A. Nelson Memorial Park on Broadway. They came to remember Clark resident James A. Nelson ...

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CLARK, NJ – The Clark Nursing and Rehabilitation Center recently hosted its Seventh Annual “Evening Grandparents Celebration.” The event was held in the Center’s parking lot on Wednesday September 5. Each resident was encouraged to invite up to six family members to the celebration. Susan ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents to participate in the Fall Fishing Derby for People with Special Needs on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside. This event is free of charge and runs from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. “This is a ...

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CLARK, NJ -- September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month and local libraries are reminding everyone that this month is an incredible time to get one. As this year's Honorary Chairs, the Incredibles will use their superpowers to remind families, students and people of all ages that signing up ...

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CLARK, NJ - Clark Recreation's Summer Ladies softball season came to a close this week with team Century 21 as the season Champs. After an almost 4 hour game in high heat, the team walked away with the trophy. Team member Heather Dilberto was excited and expressed her appreciation for a fun ...

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CLARK, NJ – Clark Cub Scout Troop 145 is hosting an informational evening on September 13, 2018.  The evening is designed to give parents and boys a chance to learn more about the scouting program.  The event will be held from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Clark Recreation Center at 430 Westfield Avenue.

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CLARK, NJ – TAPinto Clark is seeking submissions from the public as part of a proposed new series, “Hometown Heroes.” The series aims to spotlight those who serve or have served the Clark community or have led noteworthy lives in Clark. Here’s an example of the type of story TAPinto Clark is ...

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CLARK, NJ – Adults or children looking for something to do need to look no further than the Clark Public Library.  The library offers a full range of classes, clubs and events to keep folks of all ages entertained all year long. Here is a sample of some of the many upcoming ...

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CLARK, NJ – The Clark Public Library held their first-ever “Life Size Candyland Game” for members of their summer reading program last Thursday evening. More than 70 young readers signed up to participate, according to Children’s Librarian Dierdre Morley. “Life-size games are popular at ...

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CLARK, NJ – Six fun-filled weeks at Clark’s Summer Recreation Camp came to a loud and carnival-like close on Thursday.  Music, ice cream, dancing and lots of water activities marked the end of another season of a local summer tradition. “These six weeks just flew by,” said Recreation Director ...

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CLARK, NJ - A fast-passing thunderstorm brought drenching rains to the start of National Night Out in Clark Tuesday.  The wet beginnnings did nothing to diminish the fun, festivities and spirit of the remainder of the evening. The event was moved to the grounds of the Clark Recreation Center ...

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CLARK, NJ - It is Beach Week at Clark Summer Recreation Camp.  Campers are enjoying all the fun of summer close to home during this fifth week.    Campers have had fun with Circus Time, The Game Truck, Shark Attack, Extreme Surfboard, obstacle challenges, an illusionist, tattoos, face painting, ...

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CLARK, NJ – The Clark Police Department has emerged victorious as the winner of the “Clark PD vs Clark FD BBQ Cook-Off,” edging out the Fire Department by just one vote. After all votes were counted, the Police Department earned 469 votes while the Fire Department earned 468, according to Clark ...

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CLARK, NJ - Clark Summer Recreation Camp is closing out its fourth week with no sign of the activities and entertainment slowing down.   Camp has been averaging 700 children per day according to Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo.  Recently the campers were entertained with Human ...

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CLARK, NJ – When Carl Frank was growing up during the Great Depression, neighbors would knock on the door of his childhood home asking if his mother, Barbara, could spare some coffee. Barbara would respond warmly, letting them in for coffee and conversation. This kind, giving spirit, instilled ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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CLARK, NJ - Fourth of July isn't complete without gathering, grilling and relaxing followed up by an evening of fireworks.   Clark Township will serve up the usual patriotic light show on Wednesday evening after dark on the field at Arthur L. Johnson High School.  The festivities begin at 7 p.m.

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CLARK, NJ- The temperature and humidity did nothing to slow down the fun for campers of all ages as the Clark Summer Recreation Camp program kicked off Monday morning under sweltering heat.  On Monday campers started the day with morning exercises and stretching before enjoying arts and crafts, ...

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CLARK, NJ -  Although allowed in previous years, temporary parking along Westfield Avenue for pickup and drop-off of children to Clark's Summer Recreation Camp will no longer be permitted according to a letter issued to the public by Clark Police.   Parking is not legally permitted along ...

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CLARK, NJ – The Clark Public Library recently hosted its “Summer Reading Kickoff.” The event, which took place Monday night, was organized by Children’s Librarian Dierdre Morley. The program featured an assortment of activities for the township’s young readers and their parents to enjoy. In the ...

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CLARK, NJ -  Although allowed in previous years, temporary parking along Westfield Avenue for pickup and drop-off of children to Clark's Summer Recreation Camp will no longer be permitted according to a letter issued to the public by Clark Police.   Parking is not legally permitted along ...

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GARWOOD, NJ - The Garwood First Aid Squad held their annual fund drive throughout the month of May.   In a letter to the community the squad reminded citizens that they are 100% reliant on community based donation for their funding and continued work.    During this year of fundraising, the squad ...

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CLARK, NJ – In an open letter to businesses and organizations in the community, Peter Floersch, President of the Clark Honorary PBA Local 125, invited the public to attend an annual golf outing on Monday July 23 at Hyatt Hills Golf Complex .   Businesses and organizations are also invited to ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Arthur L. Johnson Alumni Zack Sandler (Class of 2016) and his band Bobby Mahoney and the Seventh Son opened for Jon Bon Jovi at a sold-out Prudential Center recently. The group opened for Bon Jovi’s “This House is Not for Sale” tour.  Performing a 20-minute set, the band ...

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CLARK, NJ – Long after Clark’s Memorial Day Parade and ceremony had ended and folks had returned to their recreational plans for the day, two men headed out to pay tribute in particular to the women who gave their lives in war to maintain American freedom. William Caruso, of Performance Realty ...

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CLARK, NJ - The rain stayed away and the show went on Monday morning as the annual Memorial Day Parade kicked off on Westfield Avenue.   For anyone who missed the parade or couldn't take in all the sights while  there, here is a TAPinto Clark photographic overview of the day along with complete ...

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