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Clark Town Council Approves Bond Ordinance Paving Way For New Police Headquarters

July 17, 2018

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Town Council unanimously approved a $700K bond ordinance during Monday night's meeting which will allow for the preliminary phases of work toward a new Public Safety Building to begin.

The ordinance was presented to the council earlier in the month.  The approval of this bond ordinance means the township can begin to engage architectural and ...

Clark Gas Station Cited By NJ Division of Consumer Affairs

CLARK, NJ - A local gas station has been cited for alleged violations related to fuel dispensing during “Operation Summer Octane” conducted by the  New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.

In the weeks leading up to the heavily traveled Fourth of July holiday, the NJDCA tested the quality of fuels dispensed in approximately ten percent of the 3K state licensed ...

New Police Headquarters Proposed by Clark Mayor and Business Administrator

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Police Department has evolved over the years to keep up with the latest trends, techniques and technology for law enforcement.   Today Clark Police have upgraded their cars and equipment to include body cameras, in-car dash cameras, video monitoring and license-plate readers.  They even get social with the community on Facebook and at local ...

Severe Thunderstorm, Flash Flood Warnings in Effect for Clark Tuesday Afternoon

CLARK, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Union County until 2:30 p.m. and a flash flood warning until 5 p.m.

“Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding,” the service warned. “Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.”

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No Branches on Streets of Clark Before July 15

CLARK, NJ - The Department of Public Works has issued a reminder that branch pick up is complete for the month of June and no branches should be placed on the streets again before July 15.   Branch pick up is done during the fourth week of every month from April through September.  Residents are reminded that branches may be placed curbside during the third week only, not in the ...

Clark Receives 2018 Recycling Enhancement Grant from Union County

Union County, NJ –  Clark is one of 15 towns in Union County to receive a grant to be used for enhancements to recycling programs according to a press release from Union County.   The program will distribute a total of $134,600 in Recycling Enhancement Grants around the county.

According to the release, the grant program, aims to improve local recycling ...

Documentary Filmmakers Honored at Monday’s Clark Town Council Meeting

CLARK, NJ – Two documentary filmmakers, Manny Oliveira and Alejandro Gomez, were recently recognized for their contributions to “Not Even Once,” a new drug opioid awareness education program commissioned by the Clark Police Department.

At last Monday’s Town Council Meeting, Clark Police Chief Pedro Matos and Mayor Sal Bonaccorso honored Oliveira’s and ...

Union County Residents Can “Recycle Right” without Plastic Bags

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents that plastic bags and other excluded items cannot be recycled through their local curbside pick-up programs.

“Union County residents have a good recycling rate compared to other counties in our state, and we want to improve on this record and set a high bar,” said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados. “Every ...

Students Lead ‘Die-In’ at Congressman Lance’s Office; Summit Boy Arrested

WESTFIELD, NJ — Seventeen-year-old Summit High School student Ben Schachter was taken away in handcuffs Tuesday during a gun safety “die-in” protest led by local high school students at Congressman Leonard Lance's Westfield office. Lance was not present at the office at the time.

“We are organizing this ‘die-in’ at Congressman Lance’s ...

Gov. Murphy still pushing a millionaire's tax, won’t say when he'll sign sports betting, weed bills

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - With a showdown on the state budget looming just 22 days away, Gov. Phil Murphy today re-emphasized his call for a tax on the state’s wealthiest households while hoping to avoid another shutdown of state government.

“Do I still want a millionaire’s tax? The answer is ‘yes,’ “ Murphy said at a press conference at the John ...

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