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Water Main Break Closes Section of Valley Road in Clark

January 21, 2019

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Police are reporting the westbound lane of Valley Road is closed from Ross Street to the entrance of Rahway Park due to a a water main break.   The eastbound lanes remain open.

Westbound motorists are advised to plan accordingly and avoid the area.


Clark Police Report Increase in Narcan Deployments for 2018

CLARK, NJ - Clark Police administered Nasal Naloxone, or "Narcan” for opioid-based overdoses more frequently in 2018 in comparison to 2017 according to departmental records.

Police Chief Pedro Matos said officers administered Narcan a total of 12 times in 2018 in comparison to 9 times in 2017.  All 12 individuals were saved by officers according to Matos, ...

Remembering Retired Clark Police Department Detective Roy George, Who Died at Age 91

CLARK, NJ – The Clark Police Department has offered condolences and prayers to the family of retired Detective Roy George, according to the department's Facebook page. George died recently at the age of 91, according to Clark Councilman Brian Toal.

“Thank you for your service to our Nation and our community,” the department wrote in a Facebook post. “Rest In Peace ...

Clark FD Responds to Vehicle Fire on Wednesday

CLARK, NJ - The northbound side of the Garden State Parkway just before the Clark exit was the scene of a vehicle fire Wednesday afternoon according to Clark Fire Chief Frank Cerasa.  The Clark FD assisted first responders from Colonia in extinguishing flames that had fully engulfed a pick up truck.    

The truck had one occupant that had escaped the car by the ...

Clark First Responders on Scene of Two Car Accident on Friday Morning

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Fire and Police Departments responded to the scene of a two car accident just north of the Clark exit at around 8:00 a.m. on Friday morning.  According to Fire Chief Frank Cerasa, after the accident one car ended up on the shoulder and the second went into the woods and stopped at the edge of the water.

Cerasa said the Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad ...

Santa and the Clark FD Spread Holiday Cheer

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Volunteer Fire Department teamed up with Santa and hit the streets of town on Saturday, December 15.  Santa and the crew got an earlier start than usual  this year in hopes of getting down even more streets said Fire Chief Frank Cerasa.  The team kept going into the early evening, when Santa and his elves finally headed home at 8:00 ...

Impaired Driving Enforcement Crackdown to be Conducted Locally as Part of Statewide Year-End Campaign

CLARK, NJ — Law enforcement officials from Clark will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end of year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign according to Det. Sgt. Christian Lott.  

The campaign started in early December and continues through January 1, 2019, local as state law enforcement ...

Clark PD Issues Road Work Advisory for Friday December 14

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Police have issued a road work advisory for Friday, December 14.  According to police, the intersection of Oak Ridge Road and Lake Avenue will be paved between the hours of 9:00 a.m.and 3:00 p.m.

Starting at 9:00 a.m. the westbound traffic on Raritan Road will be detoured onto Featherbed Lane and then onto Tudor Drive to Lake ...

Clark Police Department Raises Funds for Roselle Park Lieutenant During “No-Shave November”

CLARK, NJ – Last month, members of the Clark Police Department participated in “No-Shave November” to raise cancer awareness. Proceeds from the fundraiser were donated to Roselle Park Lieutenant Manny Jimenez.

“It’s a rare opportunity when you can help a fellow peace keeper affected by the cause that you’re trying to bring to light,” the department ...


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