Community Life

November 21, 2018

CLARK, NJ - The Township of Clark will be hosting its 15th Annual Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting  on Sunday November 25, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.    In the hours leading up to the lighting, there will be a host of activities for everyone.   Starting at 3 p.m. the community is welcome to enjoy ...

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CLARK, NJ - For the first time Clark Recreation sponsored a two-week Basketball Clinic on Saturday mornings according to Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo.   The clinic was designed to help young children learn the fundamentals of basketball.  Over 60 children attended the clinic run by Coach Bob ...

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PARSIPANNY, NJ -  Brooke Gallo and Kaitlyn King of Clark competed in the Miss NJ Teen USA Pageant recently.  The three-day competition had over 80 contestants and included an interview, opening number, fitness wear and evening gown category. By the end of the event both Gallo and King had ...

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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 – 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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CLARK, NJ—On Sunday, October 28, members, visitors and friends of Osceola Presbyterian Church gathered to celebrate the church's 75th anniversary. The service was led by Elder Alice Dietze and assisted by a number of elders and members. The children of the church also participated in leading the ...

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CLARK, NJ – Clark’s Cub Scout Pack was honored for assisting with the cleanup after the Township’s annual UNICO Feast. Mayor Sal Bonaccorso presented the scouts with certificates of appreciation at the recent Town Council Meeting. “I was very proud to see you [help with the cleanup]. It was ...

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CLARK, NJ -  Who says Halloween is just for kids?  Members of the Clark Senior Wednesday Club celebrated Halloween by dressing up in costume.   First, Second and Third place winners were selected from the group of costumed seniors.  Recreation Director, Ralph Bernardo presented the winners for ...

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CLARK, NJ - Locals looking for a place to donate leftover Halloween candy have a couple of options this week.   According to Recreation Director, Ralph Bernardo there is a drop-box set up outside his office for donations.  In addition, the K-Kids at Valley Road School are collecting candy too.  ...

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CLARK, NJ - The parking lot of the recreation center was taken over by hordes of monsters, superheros, princesses and more during Clark Recreation's Annual Trunk or Treat on Sunday afternoon.  Ralph Bernardo, Director of the Township's Recreation Programs, organized the event. Each year ...

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CLARK, NJ -  Due to the predictions of a stormy Saturday locally, Clark Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo has moved the annual Trunk or Treat to Sunday October 28.  The event will run in the parking lot of the Clark Recreation Center for the first time this year. Trick or treaters can begin their ...

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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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RAHWAY, NJ - If you are a local resident that lost your keys by the Rahway Train Station on Thursday morning, this may help.   A TAPinto reader  found a key chain with a fob on Broad Street by the Harley Davidson dealer.  The keys were left with maintenance personnel on the NYC-bound side of the ...

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CLARK, NJ - Girl Scout Brownie Troop 40710 kicked off their first meeting of the new school year with a visit from Master Gardeners from the Rutgers Union County Cooperative. Madeline Flahive Dinardo, James Keane and Harry Faulks captivated the second grade Brownie girls with an informative ...

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CLARK, NJ – Do you have a passion for helping the environment? If so, the Clark Environmental Commission wants to hear from you! The Commission, led by Chairperson Marc Hayden, is seeking ideas from the public about how to make Clark a cleaner and healthier town. The Commission is currently ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Clark UNICO Italian American Feast is off to a great start according to organizers.  The annual event kicked off on Thursday evening and continues through Sunday.   With rides, carnival games, freshly prepared food, lively music, a beer tent, 50/50 raffles and more there is ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -- Saint Joseph High School will celebrate its inaugural Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The event will feature food, refreshments, music, games, and a tremendous amount of camaraderie and fun. Additionally, the high school will honor contemporary heroes ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Clark Chapter of UNICO held their Annual Bocce Night recently at the Clark Recreation Center.  According to Clark Recreation Director and UNICO member, Ralph Bernardo about 25 Clark UNICANS came out and played bocce and enjoyed a meal together.  Bernardo said even the cover ...

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CLARK, NJ - You and Me Trapeze Yoga classes are the newest addition to the Clark Recreation program line up.  According to Director Ralph Bernardo, the trapeze workout helps with balance, stretching and strengthening posture, alleviates back and joint pain and is taught by a licensed professional ...

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CLARK, NJ – Mayor Sal Bonaccorso recently proclaimed October 6 as German-American Day. The proclamation was made at the Town Council Meeting on Monday, September 17. “German-American Day is a time of celebration, of raising awareness, of strengthening a sense of identity, and of pride in the ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Friends of the Clark Library will be hosting a Pocketbook, Accessories, and Costume Jewelry Sale at the library on Sunday September 30, from 1-4 p.m.   All proceeds will benefit library programming and more.     Here is a pricing preview: All jewelry - Only $1.00 Large ...

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CLARK, NJ - Chair Yoga made its debut at the Clark Recreation Center this season according to Director Ralph Bernardo.   Classes are open to seniors or anyone available during the day looking for something new.     According to Bernardo the concept of chair yoga is to give participants who are ...

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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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