Clark boy, 12, makes triumphant return to class

Clark boy, 12, makes triumphant return to class

CLARK, NJ — Connor Chin, 12, of Clark was treated like a celebrity when he returned to his sixth grade class at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School after battling cancer. More than 100 students were at the school ceremony to welcome the 12-year-old back to classes on Wednesday, June 7. He was diagnosed with osteosarcoma last […]

Clark museum hits another milestone in history

CLARK, NJ — During the weekend of June 3 and 4, the Dr. William Robinson Plantation Museum in Clark will celebrate its 325th anniversary with several events: a Civil War re-enactment; a presentation by the Red Storm Drum and Dance Troupe; and presentations on the Pirates of the Northern Star, 16th- and 17th-century medicine, and Colonial […]

Clark Public Library welcomes new director

Clark Public Library welcomes new director

CLARK, NJ — “This is a great library,” Megan Kociolek, the new director at the Clark Public Library, told LocalSource in an April 27 interview. “Let’s make it an awesome library!” On Monday, April 17, the 34-year-old New Jersey native and Woodbridge resident started in her new position as library director. “I worked at Nutley Public […]

Clark resident showcases autograph collection online

CLARK, NJ — Clark resident Phil Laskowski began collecting autographs at a local drum clinic, where he met one of his favorite drummers, Carmine Appice, a member of both the Classic Drummer and Modern Drummer halls of fame. “After the clinic, Carmine met with attendees and signed posters and whatever,” Laskowski told LocalSource in an email […]

Clark celebrated Easter with an egg hunt on April 8

Clark celebrated Easter with an egg hunt on April 8

CLARK, NJ — On Saturday, April 8, Clark celebrated Easter with an egg hunt, games and activities for the community. Residents came to the recreation center with their families to enjoy the festivities. The event was organized by Clark Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo. “The egg hunt starts at 12:30 p.m. and we will have one every […]

Clark community comes together to support family

CLARK, NJ — The Clark community is showing its support for the Nelson family after their daughter, Caitlin, a junior at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut, died three days after choking during a Greek Life pancake eating contest at the college on March 30. The school is located in Fairfield, Conn. According to Fairfield police, nursing […]

ALJ faculty vs. students basketball game raises funds

ALJ faculty vs. students basketball game raises funds

CLARK, NJ — On Wednesday, March 29, it was students vs. faculty on the basketball court at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark during a March Madness event hosted by the Key Club and Student Movement Against Cancer. Proceeds from the event will benefit RWJ Hospital. Friends and family of the late Tyler Collins, a […]

A whole lot of fun at Clark Public Library

A whole lot of fun at Clark Public Library

CLARK, NJ — Clark Public Library was transformed into a miniature golf course by Friends of Clark Public Library on Saturday, Feb. 4. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., families competed in the “HOLE” Lot Of Fun Miniature Golf Classic, a 15-hole golf game where participants came to support the library’s organization. “This is our second […]

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