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 […]

CITIZENS OF NEW JERSEY A CALL TO ACTION BY MONDAY A.M.

 WHAT IS GOVERNOR CHRISTIE TRYING TO HIDE? For over 100 years, governments and businesses in the U.S. have been required to inform the public about vital matters like government contract bids, variance applications, sub-division variance applications, foreclosures, sales of government property, government contract bids, and municipal tax sales. But this week, Gov. Chris Christie and […]

Clark Girl Scouts spread holiday cheer with wreaths

CLARK, NJ — Girl Scout Daisy Troop 40710, of Hehnly Elementary School, made and donated wreaths to residents of Clark Nursing Home. The 12 kindergarten girls made 13 bow wreaths from paper plates and assorted bows. Each girl brought a bag of assorted bows to complete the project. “The girls were inspired to create the wreaths […]

Clark gets in the spirit with winter festival

Clark gets in the spirit with winter festival

CLARK, NJ — On Sunday, Nov. 27, Clark hosted its 13th annual Holiday Winter Festival from 3 to 6 p.m. Appearances were made by Santa, Frosty, Rudolph and the Grinch. There were also performances by Clark school choirs, the Arthur L. Johnson High School band and Dicken’s carolers. “I’m here to support my two kids in […]

Polish Cultural Foundation hosts art gallery exhibit in Clark

CLARK, NJ — The Skulski Art Gallery of the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark hosted the opening of an art gallery titled, “Wood and Grain,” with reliefs by Jerzy Chojnowski and grain compositions by Majka Nowak on Sunday, Nov. 13. The work will be displayed until Dec. 2. The opening including a musical performance by Dorota […]

Man wielding knife in Clark arrested

CLARK, NJ — It could have been a scene from a horror movie, but instead it proved to be a harsh reality. Residents of Union County were shocked when they heard about the incident that occurred in Clark on Tuesday, Sept. 20. According to a local news source, a resident of Cellar Avenue heard a “blood […]

Zachary Sandler of Clark receives NJSIAA award

Zachary Sandler of Clark receives NJSIAA award

CLARK, NJ — Zachary Sandler of Clark was awarded the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Scholar Athlete Award on May 15 at a statewide luncheon. The organization hosts the statewide function known as the Scholar Athlete Luncheon to honor student athletes and gives out thousands of dollars in scholarship money. The recipients are chosen based […]

Residents react to Clark downtown district proposal

CLARK, NJ — On May 16, an ordinance to create a Downtown Village District was proposed at a Clark Township Council meeting. The Downtown Village District will be along the Westfield Avenue corridor. It will impact 77 property owners along Westfield Avenue, from Brant Avenue to Madison Hill Road. A yearly assessment over and above the […]