Clark students use their “Tools For School” to complete assignment

CLARK — Students in Denise Picciano’s eighth grade math class at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School in Clark spent the last three days learning about all different types of special angle pairs. Students completed an activity, similar to a color-by-number, which required them to answer multiple-choice questions about the different angle pairs. The answers to […]

Clark KMS 7th graders challenge their peers

CLARK — Seventh grade students in Miss Faro’s honors pre-algebra class at the Carl H. Kumpf Middle School in Clark worked in pairs to create challenging word problems. Students have been learning about different types of numbers that include fractions, decimals, and square roots. Each pair had to try their best to create the most […]

Third graders from Clark set goals

CLARK — This past week, Ms. Guarino’s third grade class at the Frank K. Hehnly School in Clark set goals for the upcoming year. Each student created a poster with text and a self-portrait to describe their goals for the year. Goals ranged from following the “golden rule” at all times, to spending more time […]

Mother Seton Regional Celebrates Gold

CLARK — Mother Seton Regional High School, a Catholic school for girls that is renowned for “academic excellence and Seton spirit,” is celebrating fifty years of secondary education. The school originally opened its doors in September of 1963, holding classes in a single wing of a building that was still under construction. Today, on a […]

Cranford, Hillside and Clark police cooperate during investigation integral to bank robbery arrest

UNION COUNTY — A Newark man and his girlfriend have been arrested and charged in federal court in connection with an armed robbery of Garden State Community Bank located at 310 North Avenue East in Cranford last month. At 1:42 p.m. on August 10, Cranford Police responded to an activated alarm and discovered that the […]

Clark Commons project to improve traffic flow

CLARK — Clark Commons, the new town center retail development that will be built on the former US Gypsum property, should be a reality by 2015, bringing with it over $2 million in traffic flow improvements to the area. Prior to unanimously approving the $50 million, 241,000-square-foot complex, the board learned about the roadway improvements […]

Clark teen charged with faking own abduction pleads guilty

The Clark teenager whose disappearance sparked an intensive search last year has admitted to using social media to make it appear that she had been abducted and later lying about it to investigators, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Thursday. Kara Alongi pleaded guilty before state Superior Court Judge Robert Kirsch to a […]

5K Run/Walk set for Saturday, Oct. 5, in Clark’s Oak Ridge Park

Miracles for Myeloma, a 5K Run/Walk, is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5, in Oak Ridge Park, Clark. The course, staged entirely within the park on paved paths, is USATF-certified and people of all ages are encouraged to participate in this community-wide fundraiser. Multiple myeloma is a cancer of plasma cells which attacks and destroys bone. […]

Students make book recommendations for fellow students

In Miss Kelly Williamson’s fifth-grade class at Valley Road School in Clark, the students wrote book recommendations for some of their favorite books and their summer reading books. The book recommendations were placed on a bulletin board for the students to use as a reference. Throughout the year, students can visit the bulletin board and […]

Union County Dispatch Center adds Clark EMS calls

UNION COUNTY — The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced that the Union County Regional Dispatch Center has begun handling emergency medical service calls for Clark. “The Regional Dispatch Center is an outstanding example of shared county-local services, which provide our municipalities with improved resources while keeping costs under control,” said Freeholder Chairman […]

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