Summit ranked second best place to live statewide

Summit ranked second best place to live statewide

Two towns in Union County, including the No. 2 ranked Summit, are among the top 10 “Best Places to Live in New Jersey,” according to New Jersey Monthly magazine’s September edition. The survey, conducted by Leflein Associates, an independent research firm based in Ringwood considered home values, property taxes, crime rate, school performance and a […]

Clark waiting for state OK on traffic light

CLARK, NJ — The Township Council is waiting for approval from state transportation officials to install a traffic light at the intersection of Westfield Avenue and Wilson Drive, which runs between Arthur L. Johnson High School and Clark Police Headquarters, officials announced during the Aug. 5 workshop meeting. It also is preparing a grant application […]

County launches opioid addiction hotline program

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Officials have launched a new program — Helping Hands 365 — that features a 24/7 hotline connecting addicts with peers who have achieved sobriety in an effort to reduce opioid-related overdoses in the county. More than 130 county residents died of such overdoses in 2018. Prevention Links, a local nonprofit organization […]

Proposed Clark police headquarters cost doubles

Proposed Clark police headquarters cost doubles

CLARK, NJ — Plans for a new police station have been scaled down to one floor from three while the cost has more than doubled from a low estimate of $3.5 million to about $8.25 million, Mayor Sal Bonaccorso disclosed at the Township Council’s June 17 meeting. The announcement comes nearly a year after plans […]

Hitchhiker sentenced to 57 years for Clark murder

Hitchhiker sentenced to 57 years for Clark murder

CLARK, NJ — A man who gained internet fame as “Kai the hatchet-wielding hitchhiker,” and three months later killed a Clark attorney has been sentenced to 57 years in state prison, the Union County Prosecutor’s Office announced in a May 30 press release. Caleb “Kai” McGillvary, 30, must serve at least 85 percent of that […]

Canadian drifter convicted of killing Clark attorney

Canadian drifter convicted of killing Clark attorney

CLARK, NJ — A Canadian drifter who gained internet fame as “Kai, the hatchet-wielding hitchhiker” has been convicted of killing a prominent Clark attorney in his home a little less than six years ago, the Union County Prosecutor’s Office announced in an April 24 release. Caleb “Kai” McGillvary, 30, was convicted of first-degree murder in […]

Clark takes another step to revitalize old A&P site

Clark takes another step to revitalize old A&P site

CLARK, NJ — A developer is formulating plans to turn the former A&P supermarket site on Westfield Avenue into apartments and retail, and the council voted unanimously at its April 15 meeting to introduce an ordinance to adopt a redevelopment plan for the property. The announcement comes nearly 10 months after Mayor Sal Bonaccorso told […]

Blades of fun at annual Clark Family Skate

Blades of fun at annual Clark Family Skate

CLARK, NJ  — More than 250 Clark residents came out for the annual Clark Family Skate at Warinanco Park Skating Complex on Saturday, Jan. 26, the first at the newly renovated facility. Arthur L. Johnson High School hockey players helped beginner skaters.

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