ALJ senior is Presidential Scholar finalist

ALJ senior is Presidential Scholar finalist

CLARK, NJ — The first student from Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark has been selected as a finalist for the U.S. Presidential Scholar Program. Each year, a total of 161 students from across the country are inducted in the program to receive recognition for their outstanding achievements in areas such as career and technical […]

Fun for the whole flock at Clark event

CLARK, NJ — Residents of the Clark area were invited to the town’s Robinson Plantation to watch the shearing of two sheep, Desdemona and Ophelia, on April 17. The sheep arrived with fully grown coats of wool from Stony Hill Farm in Flemington and their wool will go to a wool bank at Rutgers University. Desdemona […]

Clark holds health fair

CLARK, NJ — The township of Clark and ShopRite organized a health fair to take place at the town’s ShopRite on April 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Several vendors and organizations displayed their services and products at tables throughout the store. This event usually takes places once or twice a year in the fall […]

Music program fundraiser held in Clark

CLARK, NJ — When a school’s funds are cut short, the art and music programs are often the first to get cut. With this awareness, The Music Parents Association of Clark held a tricky tray to supplement the music program at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark. The event was held in the cafeteria on […]

Arthur L. Johnson senior class raises money

CLARK, NJ — The senior class of 2016 at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark is raising money for Project Graduation, a celebration for the senior class after graduation. It will be held just hours after the ceremony, where students will attend The Club at Woodbridge for a night full of entertainment in a fun, […]

Eagle Scout honored

CLARK, NJ  — Union County Freeholder Christopher Hudak presented Ryan T. Kowalenko of Clark with a resolution honoring his attainment of Eagle Scout rank during a ceremony in Clark on Feb. 26. Hudak, also an Eagle Scout, said Kowalenko, for his qualifying project, had organized a large group of Scouts and other volunteers to improve the […]

Clark memorial for women vets planned

CLARK, NJ — With the sponsorship and help of Clark American Legion Post 328 and Clark UNICO, Clark resident and Korean War veteran William Caruso is raising funds for Clark’s first Women’s War Veterans Memorial. Wounded during the Korean war, Caruso knows firsthand how imperative service women were to his recovery, saying recently, “I was […]

UCPO has determined that the use of force by police was justified in 2014 Clark incident

ELIZABETH, NJ — In accordance with the Supplemental Law Enforcement Directive Amending Attorney General Law Enforcement Directive No. 2006-5, the Union County Prosecutor’s Office is releasing the following public statement regarding the use of deadly force by police in Clark. The UCPO has determined that the use of deadly force was legally justified in an Aug. 8, 2014 incident […]

County finds Christmas tree in Clark

CLARK, NJ — As the blue spruce sitting in his front lawn shot up to about 30 feet tall, casting a shadow over his one-story Clark home, Michael Mignone realized he wasn’t going to be able to keep decorating it as he had in years past. “It got to be too tall. One year I took […]

Union County board of education results

* – Indicates election winners All information according to the Union County clerk’s office   BERKELEY HEIGHTS, VOTE FOR TWO Robert Cianciulli – 867 (27.51%) *Christine Reilly – 1,376 (43.65%) *Doug Reinstein – 899 (28.52%) Write-in – 54 (.18%)   CLARK, VOTE FOR THREE *Scott Bohm – 991 (25.12%) *Robert Smorol, Jr. – 983 (24.92%) […]