Clark community comes together to support family

CLARK, NJ — The Clark community is showing its support for the Nelson family after their daughter, Caitlin, a junior at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut, died three days after choking during a Greek Life pancake eating contest at the college on March 30. The school is located in Fairfield, Conn. According to Fairfield police, nursing […]

ALJ faculty vs. students basketball game raises funds

ALJ faculty vs. students basketball game raises funds

CLARK, NJ — On Wednesday, March 29, it was students vs. faculty on the basketball court at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark during a March Madness event hosted by the Key Club and Student Movement Against Cancer. Proceeds from the event will benefit RWJ Hospital. Friends and family of the late Tyler Collins, a […]

A whole lot of fun at Clark Public Library

A whole lot of fun at Clark Public Library

CLARK, NJ — Clark Public Library was transformed into a miniature golf course by Friends of Clark Public Library on Saturday, Feb. 4. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., families competed in the “HOLE” Lot Of Fun Miniature Golf Classic, a 15-hole golf game where participants came to support the library’s organization. “This is our second […]

Puppet found at ALJHS is under investigation

CLARK, NJ — A black puppet with a string hanging around its neck was found hanging in a classroom at Arthur L. Johnson High School on Saturday, Jan. 7 during a basketball game. The puppet was spotted by the Plainfield Girl’s Basketball Team. The puppet had a string around its neck with a basketball at the […]

Donation Day supports mentoring organization

CLARK, NJ — On Friday, Jan. 13, students from Arthur L. Johnson High School’s Key Club and the Clark Kiwanis collected items to donate to the Big Brothers and Sisters Organization. The event was called Donation Day, at it lasted from 3 to 4 p.m. “The Key Club is a community service organization,” Key Club advisor […]

Clark trustee leaves position after 10 years

Clark trustee leaves position after 10 years

CLARK, NJ — Clark Library trustee Natalie Belverio resigned from her position as a trustee and was recently honored for all her work at the Library Trustee meeting Tuesday, Dec. 13. Belverio is a longtime Clark resident who has done much for the community while serving as a trustee for the past 10 years. “Belverio was […]

Clark holds annual holiday decorating contest

Clark holds annual holiday decorating contest

CLARK, NJ — Ralph Bernardo of Clark Recreation announced the 22 houses that entered this year’s annual house decorating contest. Three of the homes will be awarded “Most Outrageous,” “Most Traditional,” and “Overall Favorite.” “I started the contest maybe five or six years ago just for fun,” Bernardo told LocalSource in an email. “Houses are judged […]

Cranford holds Holiday Shop and Soup Fest

CRANFORD, NJ — Cranford United Methodist Church hosted its annual Holiday Shop and Soup Festival on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The annual event is a fundraiser for the church and an opportunity for residents to complete their holiday shopping. “This is the sixth year we’ve had this community fundraiser,” event organizer […]

Local paint class exhibits art in Skulski gallery

CLARK, NJ — An opening ceremony for the art exhibit, “A Journey into Painting II” took place at the Skulski Art Gallery in Clark on Friday, Dec. 9, from 8 to 10 p.m. Students from Aleksandra Nowak oil painting class displayed their work, which focused on landscapes and portraits as subjects. “Portraits are the most challenging […]