Residents react to Clark downtown district proposal

CLARK, NJ — On May 16, an ordinance to create a Downtown Village District was proposed at a Clark Township Council meeting. The Downtown Village District will be along the Westfield Avenue corridor. It will impact 77 property owners along Westfield Avenue, from Brant Avenue to Madison Hill Road. A yearly assessment over and above the […]

Clark’s Civil War reenactment weekend

Clark’s Civil War reenactment weekend

CLARK, NJ — A forty-eight hour reenactment of the 7th Virginia Cavalry of the Confederate Army took place at the Dr. William Robinson Plantation in Clark from the evening of Friday, May 13 until May 15. The participants each took on the unique role of a historical character while sharing their knowledge, costumes and props with […]

Women’s veterans memorial unveiled in Clark

Women’s veterans memorial unveiled in Clark

CLARK, NJ — The new women’s war veterans memorial monument was unveiled yesterday at Town Hall. The monument was a dream of resident Bill Caruso to honor all the women who fought for our country and lost their lives in battle. Clark UNICO and the American Legion helped bring the monument to fruition. Clark UNICO […]

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 […]