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Development Plan Approved for Former Site of Jack’s Tavern on Westfield Avenue in Clark

December 17, 2017

CLARK, NJ - Clark residents have long wondered what the future would bring to the former site of Jack’s Tavern, Just Plain Dave’s and the surrounding properties.   Speculation ended after the Clark Planning Board unanimously approved the construction of a new CVS Pharmacy during their December 7 meeting.

Mayor Sal Bonaccorso was the first to make a recommendation for ...

Clark Council Holds Special Meeting Prior to Workshop

CLARK, NJ – The Clark Council held a special council meeting for the public hearing of two ordinances which were ultimately adopted by the council. 

Ordinance 17-23 allows the township to make improvements and acquire furniture for certain offices within the municipal complex.  The total cost of these improvements and purchases is $35,000 and will be funded through the ...

Mayor Sal Bonaccorso Reports on Mayors' Meeting and More

CLARK, NJ – During this month's Town Council Workshop meeting Mayor Sal Bonaccorso reported on the Union County Mayors’ Meeting held in Clark last month.

He indicated one major issue that the mayors discussed was the possibility of New Jersey legalizing marijuana under Governor Elect Phil Murphy.  “Most of the mayors in the room were very concerned about that… ...

Tax Bill Protesters Gathered at Congressman Lance's Office Find Him in Agreement

WESTFIELD, NJ — A “flash protest” against the tax bill, organized by Action Together New Jersey, brought dozens of people to Republican Congressman Leonard Lance’s office in Westfield Monday. It was one of several simultaneous protests held across the state.

Lance voted “no” to the bill, and said in a statement Nov. 16, “I believe tax reform should ...

New Mass Transit Map for Union County Residents and Visitors

UNION COUNTY, NJ--Just in time for the holiday shopping and travel season, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents and visitors that the new Union County Transit Map is available free online, and printed copies are free on request. The map displays all bus and rail routes and connections in the Union County area.

The map was developed as part of the 2016 Union County ...

Union County Gets Grant to Treat Inmates with Substance Abuse Disorders

UNION COUNTY, NJ--The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the New Jersey Department of Corrections has awarded a grant of $200,000 to Union County. The funds will go to Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) programs at the Union County Correctional Facility, for inmates with substance abuse disorders.

New Jersey committed a total of $1.7 million in MAT funding to ...

Clark Council Meeting Wrap Up

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Town Council held a Special Meeting and the regularly scheduled workshop meeting on Monday November 6.   

During the Special Council Meeting, several ordinances were unanimously approved.   Here are the highlights of what the council approved:

The acquisition of a new communication and signal system and vehicle for the Clark First Aid Squad.

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New Jersey Veterans Eligible for Income Tax Exemption

December 10, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ--The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders would like veterans to know they may be eligible for an exemption on their income taxes this year.

Military veterans honorably discharged or released under honorable circumstances from active duty by the last day of the tax year are eligible for a $3,000 exemption on their Income Tax return.

Spouses and civil union partners are ...