Annual House Decorating Contest winners announced in Clark

Annual House Decorating Contest winners announced in Clark

CLARK, NJ — After much discussion and deliberation, the Clark Recreation Department’s House Decorating Contest judges made their selections. The homes this year outdid themselves, according to Recreation Department Director Ralph Bernardo. Thirty homes were registered to be judged in the friendly competition. Winners were presented with lawn signs, gift cards to Ace Hardware and, […]

Clark Youth Football completes successful season

Clark Youth Football completes successful season

CLARK, NJ — Clark Youth Football recently completed its second season since returning to the communities of Clark and Garwood, and it was a huge success. This fall season, Clark Youth Football had three levels competing in the New Jersey Suburban Youth Football League. A Level — eighth grade; B Level — seventh grade; and […]

Union County freeholders, UCIA cut ribbon on new Oak Ridge Park Athletic Field

Union County freeholders, UCIA cut ribbon on new Oak Ridge Park Athletic Field

CLARK, NJ — Union County freeholders recently joined with members of the Union County Improvement Authority, Union County College, Clark residents and officials in cutting the ribbon at the new Oak Ridge Park Athletic Field. “This magnificent facility now takes its place as one of the top-notch recreational fields in the state,” said Freeholder Chairperson […]

Murphy administration announces $161 million in grants to 543 municipalities

UNION COUNTY, NJ — On Nov. 18, Gov. Phil Murphy announced $161.25 million in municipal aid grants, with 543 cities and towns across the state receiving funds to advance road, bridge, safety and quality-of-life improvements, demonstrating the state Department of Transportation’s commitment to communities. The competitive municipal aid grant program attracted 635 applications from 549 […]

New statewide restrictions in effect to combat COVID-19

New statewide restrictions in effect to combat COVID-19

UNION COUNTY, NJ — With the surge in COVID-19 cases, Gov. Phil Murphy recently signed Executive Order No. 194, which includes new mitigation measures that place restrictions on seating and hours for restaurants, bars, clubs and lounges and a prohibition on interstate indoor K-12 and youth sports. These measures went into effect on Thursday, Nov. […]

Children thrill at Trunk R Treat return

Children thrill at Trunk R Treat return

CLARK, NJ — Clark Recreation, together with the Clark PBA, hosted the annual Trunk R Treat event on Saturday, Oct. 24. Special measures were taken this year to make the event safe for all who attended, including the wearing of masks and social distancing whenever possible. Prizes were given out for the scariest, funniest and […]

Hehnly fourth-graders complete New Jersey projects

Hehnly fourth-graders complete New Jersey projects

CLARK, NJ — Students in Amanda Luna’s fourth-grade class at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark recently finished a unit on New Jersey and, as a culminating assignment, completed a poster about the Garden State. Throughout the unit, students learned facts about New Jersey. They were then asked to show what they had learned […]

Hehnly first-graders learn about community

Hehnly first-graders learn about community

CLARK, NJ — The first-grade students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in the classes of teachers Sarah Kasko, Lisa Cepeda, Jessica Massa and Linda Hayes learned about community helpers. A school custodian was one of the many occupations that students learned about. To show appreciation for their hard work, the students decorated the hallway […]

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