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 […]

Remains of Cranford homicide victim found in Newark

UNION – A woman’s dismembered body found in Newark Sunday, Oct 27, was officially identified by police authorities as the slain body of homicide victim April Wyckoff, 43, from Cranford. “Human remains recovered in Newark on Sunday have been identified as belonging to the Cranford woman who was the victim of a homicide in Union Township […]

Murder suspect remains in custody as police search for body of Cranford victim

UNION – Suspect Matthew Ballister III remained in the county jail this morning on $2 million bail but has refused to tell police where he dumped the slain body of his Cranford girlfriend, April Wyckoff. According to police sources, more than 100 law enforcement officers along with the Hudson County K-9 Unit, U.S. Park Police […]

Bocce comes to Clark Recreation

CLARK – Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo was so grateful when the Keith W. Dolan Memorial Fund Committee told him they were making a donation to Clark Recreation for a brand new Bocce Court. The Court was then built and installed free of charge by Clark resident Steve Paterno and his son Steven. Bernardo said “Keith […]

Clark students utilize the scientific method

CLARK — Students in Ms. DeFalco’s 6th grade science classes at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School in Clark designed and conducted an experiment by using the steps of the scientific method. In order to successfully conduct an experiment, scientists must be able to apply the steps of the scientific method to solve a problem. Students worked […]

Language Arts combined with Music Class at Hehnly

CLARK — The students in Meghan Bowers’ fourth grade music class at Frank K. Hehnly School in Clark are combining language arts knowledge with music. In the first weeks of school, fourth grade music students review and learn rhythms. Rhythms are musical syllables used in the pronunciation of words related to melodies. Students then reviewed the […]

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