Proposed Clark police headquarters cost doubles

Proposed Clark police headquarters cost doubles

CLARK, NJ — Plans for a new police station have been scaled down to one floor from three while the cost has more than doubled from a low estimate of $3.5 million to about $8.25 million, Mayor Sal Bonaccorso disclosed at the Township Council’s June 17 meeting. The announcement comes nearly a year after plans […]

Hitchhiker sentenced to 57 years for Clark murder

Hitchhiker sentenced to 57 years for Clark murder

CLARK, NJ — A man who gained internet fame as “Kai the hatchet-wielding hitchhiker,” and three months later killed a Clark attorney has been sentenced to 57 years in state prison, the Union County Prosecutor’s Office announced in a May 30 press release. Caleb “Kai” McGillvary, 30, must serve at least 85 percent of that […]

Canadian drifter convicted of killing Clark attorney

Canadian drifter convicted of killing Clark attorney

CLARK, NJ — A Canadian drifter who gained internet fame as “Kai, the hatchet-wielding hitchhiker” has been convicted of killing a prominent Clark attorney in his home a little less than six years ago, the Union County Prosecutor’s Office announced in an April 24 release. Caleb “Kai” McGillvary, 30, was convicted of first-degree murder in […]

Clark takes another step to revitalize old A&P site

Clark takes another step to revitalize old A&P site

CLARK, NJ — A developer is formulating plans to turn the former A&P supermarket site on Westfield Avenue into apartments and retail, and the council voted unanimously at its April 15 meeting to introduce an ordinance to adopt a redevelopment plan for the property. The announcement comes nearly 10 months after Mayor Sal Bonaccorso told […]

Blades of fun at annual Clark Family Skate

Blades of fun at annual Clark Family Skate

CLARK, NJ  — More than 250 Clark residents came out for the annual Clark Family Skate at Warinanco Park Skating Complex on Saturday, Jan. 26, the first at the newly renovated facility. Arthur L. Johnson High School hockey players helped beginner skaters.

Clark eyes Cranford project that would have great ‘impact’

Clark eyes Cranford project that would have great ‘impact’

CLARK, NJ — Mayor Sal Bonaccorso said he is continuing to monitor the progress of a developer’s proposal to build a 905-unit apartment complex on the boundary with neighboring Cranford. The project, which would add almost 2,000 people to Clark’s backyard, would “greatly impact” his municipality, Bonaccorso said after a special council meeting Tuesday, Sept. […]

Clark’s newest cop takes inspiration from Grandma

Clark’s newest cop takes inspiration from Grandma

CLARK — Thomas Balsamo was surrounded by friends and family members as he was sworn in as the township’s newest police officer. His thoughts, however, drifted back to his late grandmother. Nicolina Balsamo was a feisty and fearless member of the Chatham Police Department for 40 years, during which time she once issued a ticket […]

Clark looks to build new police headquarters

CLARK, NJ — Plans for a new three-story police station featuring upgrades were unveiled at the July 2 council meeting. The current station is 60 years old. Business administrator John Laezza said that the plan is to build a new station behind the existing one on Westfield Avenue. When the new building is ready, the […]

Clark mayor says the A&P site is under contract

Clark mayor says the A&P site is under contract

CLARK, NJ — Mayor Sal Bonaccorso said the A&P site on Westfield Avenue, which has been abandoned since it closed in 2006, has been purchased by a developer. Bonaccorso said he hopes this will be the beginning of the end of a long and frustrating chapter for the township, which has tried to negotiate with […]

Goodbyes, tears and thanks as Clark Thai eatery closes

Goodbyes, tears and thanks as Clark Thai eatery closes

CLARK, NJ – Petey Gosinanond had just emerged from the kitchen with a brown bag containing an order of goong pad ped when a woman suddenly draped her arms around her shoulders. “We are going to miss you so much,” the woman said. “Thank you for everything. Thank you for your wonderful food.” There were […]

1 2 3 15