Clark welcomes season with Santa, singers and doughnuts

Clark welcomes season with Santa, singers and doughnuts

CLARK, NJ — A petting zoo, pony rides and Candyland Obstacle Course were among the featured activities at Clark’s 13th annual Holiday Winter Festival on Sunday, Nov. 27. Ice sculptures, pictures with Santa Claus, carolers and the Arthur L. Johnson High School band made their appearance along with hot chocolate, cider doughnuts, popcorn, hot pretzels […]

Clark family persistent in pancreatic cancer cause

CLARK, NJ — Every November, members of one Clark family dress in purple and make their annual pilgrimage to the Township Council meeting to spread the word about World Pancreatic Cancer Day. For nine years, the Cohen family, clad in purple, which represents pancreatic cancer awareness, have attended the council meeting to witness the renewal of […]

Local author guides families through college financing

CLARK, NJ — With college costs increasing between 5 and 7 percent each year, financial planning is imperative for those who want to attend. Christopher Curran has compiled his vast knowledge of college planning into “College Funding Secrets,” a book released Friday, Sept. 22. The Clark resident and father of two started out as a financial […]

Clark English instructor named Teacher of Year

Clark English instructor named Teacher of Year

CLARK, NJ — Technology and English are not two subjects often thought of together; perhaps this is why Victoria Sasso, a sixth grade teacher from Clark’s Carl H. Kumpf Middle School, is so effective and was chosen as Union County’s Teacher of the Year. Sasso, a language arts instructor, received the award Tuesday, Sept. 12, from […]

Clark Board of Education cuts freshman athletic teams

CLARK, NJ — Clark’s school budget will not fund freshman baseball, basketball and football for the 2017-2018 school year, a decision made at the July 26 BOE meeting. Clark Board of Education member Robert Smorol discussed the difficulties the school has encountered with a lack of state funding and assured those present that the board had […]

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 […]

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