Armed robbery investigation leads to arrest of Clark resident

CRANFORD — Yesterday, Cranford Police detectives arrested William Black, 24 of Clark, and charged him with robbery and weapons possession in connection with an incident that occurred the previous evening. On Jan. 14, at approximately 8:07 p.m., Cranford Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at H & B Shell, 1170 Raritan Road. According to a gas […]

Teachers union, Board of Ed. share anger over contract negotiations

CLARK – If there was one thing teachers in the Clark School district wanted for Christmas it was for their union contracts to be wrapped up once and for all. It’s a good thing no one counted on that package arriving in the nick of time. The three-year teacher contracts expired June 30, but neither […]

Complaint alleges Clark judge was out of line

CLARK – A complaint filed by the state accused Clark Municipal Judge Antonio Inacio of overstepping his bounds by intervening in a matter that was not in his jurisdiction, a matter that involved the daughter of an elected official in a nearby town. The complaint, filed against Inacio by the New Jersey Supreme Court Advisory […]

Kumpf students learn about story elements

CLARK — Seventh graders in Suzanne Hamilton’s Language Arts classes at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School in Clark recently reviewed story elements using a short story that they read in class. While reviewing the elements of a story, Hamilton would call out an element and the students would jot down a part of the story that they felt best […]

Three pharmacists surrender licenses amid pending criminal charges in Interstate Prescription Drug Distribution Ring involving Plainfield pharmacy

NEWARK – The State Board of Pharmacy within the Division of Consumer Affairs has suspended the licenses of three pharmacists for their alleged participation in an illegal prescription drug distribution ring involving a pharmacy in Plainfield. The multi-state investigation involving federal, state and local law enforcement agencies in New Jersey, New York and Florida, began […]

A stately visit

CLARK — Fourth graders from the Frank K. Hehnly School in Clark traveled to Trenton this last week for a visit to the New Jersey Statehouse. The statehouse field trip, an application of the fourth grade social studies curriculum of New Jersey, was a very special one for the students and their teachers. Instead of the […]

Clark’s Valley Road Elementary study the use of dialogue in writing

CLARK — At Valley Road Elementary in Clark, Miss Kelly Williamson’s fifth grade class is studying the rules of using dialogue in writing. The students worked in pairs to revise and edit a passage using the correct punctuation and indentations for dialogue. The students also participated in an activity where they used dialogue sentence strips and punctuate the sentences correctly. […]

Defendant in beating death of Clark man indicted on first-degree murder charge

CLARK — A Union County grand jury on Wednesday returned an indictment on a charge of first-degree murder filed against the man accused of beating a Clark resident to death earlier this year, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced yesterday. Caleb Lawrence McGillvary, 25, who has no established home address, is charged in connection with the May […]

Haunted House in Clark a special treat for visitors

CLARK — Clark Recreation held the second annual Haunted House at Robinson Plantation and Museum on Saturday. More than 450 people attended and walked through the Haunted House, received free donuts, apple cider and pumpkins. Participants also had the opportunity to visit and walk through the museum circa 1690. Everyone who attended received a friendly […]

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