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October 5, 2022

 CLARK, NJ – Local veterans are invited to head to the Arthur L. Johnson High School football field on Friday, October 7 at 6 :30 p.m. for Clark’s Annual Patriots’ Night. According to organizers, the night is designed to bring the community together to celebrate their neighbors that served the ...

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Editor's Note:  This story was updated on 10/3/22. TAPinto Clark erroneously stated in the originally published article that the barbeque was, “sponsored by Mayor Sal Bonaccorso and the Town Council.”  CLARK, NJ - Clark senior citizens on September 19 enjoyed a barbeque lunch sponsored by Clark ...

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CLARK, NJ – The park known to locals as ‘the Pit'  may be more aptly named now thanks to some members of Clark Girl Scout Troop 41248.  In working toward their Bronze Award – the highest award a junior Girl Scout can achieve –Alyssa Arnold, Naiana Caballero-Herrera, April Fleckenstein, Gemma ...

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CLARK, NJ – The Clark Township Council, at a meeting last week, approved both an amended wildlife feeding ordinance (22-14) and the addition of a new subsection (22-15) to the aforementioned ordinance specific to community cats.  A revision to Ordinance 22-09, which called to ‘Amend and ...

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CLARK, NJ ­– Throughout the year, the Clark Township Department of Public Works (DPW) provides residents a variety of pick-up services and, at a council meeting earlier this week, Mayor Sal Bonaccorso reminded residents that branch pick-up will end this month.  There will be no branch pick-up ...

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CLARK, NJ - This weekend's fall weather will serve as the perfect backdrop for Clark's Town-Wide Yard Sale. This year’s sale is set to take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25 and hundreds of township residents have signed up to take part. Those looking to ...

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CLARK, NJ – For more than eight decades, the Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad (CVES) has been answering emergency medical calls, a nd providing free medical assistance and transport to residents of the township and surrounding communities. “People get sick; people are in car accidents or they ...

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CLARK, NJ – For the first time in its more than 60-year history, the Crusaders Marching Band will host its first ever Tournament of the Bands Competition on the grounds of Arthur L. Johnson High School.  On Saturday, Sept. 24, ALJ will welcome eight high school marching bands who will perform ...

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CLARK, NJ – A garage sale is a great way to make some extra cash for some of those unused, unwanted items hanging around your home, so why not start clearing out those closets, basements, and garages in time for next weekend's town-wide yard sale? Clark's Town Wide Yard Sale is set to take place ...

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CLARK, NJ – Registration is currently under way for the 10th Annual Miracles for Myeloma Hybrid 5K Run/Walk.  Set to take place next month at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, the 5K is organized annually by township residents Ron and Sheree Pask and Westfielder Gina Klemm with the goal of raising money ...

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CLARK, NJ – After more than 36 years, Clark Firefighter Jan Guskind has turned in his gear. The longtime resident, who joined the township volunteer department back when he was just 18 years old, officially retired last month.  Guskind moved to Clark when he was in the fourth grade and grew up ...

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CLARK, NJ – The Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad (CVES) recently received a pleasant surprise when a group of neighborhood girls sold lemonade and donated the money to the non-profit organization.  Last month, residents Hailee Patel and Emma Moschetto looked to host a lemonade stand and, after a ...

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CLARK, NJ – The 2022 Clark Community Health and Wellness Fair is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10.  Sponsored by the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign, the free event, which will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at the Clark Recreation Center, will offer residents of all ages the opportunity to try one ...

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CLARK, NJ – A fundraiser to benefit a local animal rescue group is scheduled to take place this weekend. Best Friend Dog & Animal Adoption will host its Paw Festival Tricky Tray on Sunday, Sept. 11 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Deutscher Club, 787 Featherbed Lane, Clark. Admission is $15 per ...

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CLARK, NJ - What's better than swimming at the Clark pool on an end-of-summer night?  How about jumping in the pool with "Jaws?"  Yes that one, the big one with all the teeth that snatched swimmers from the waters in the 1975 movie-thriller by Steven Spielberg.    Clark Pool members were treated ...

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CLARK, NJ – Looking for something to do next weekend? Why not stop by the Clark Public Library and check out the vendor and craft fair taking place on Saturday, Sept., 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.?  Sponsored by the Friends of the Clark Library, the outdoor event will feature close to three dozen ...

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CLARK, NJ – Grateful to the men and women from Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad (CVES) who came to the aid of their neighbor, a group of township children hosted an impromptu fundraiser this past weekend to benefit the volunteer agency. On Aug. 28, Clark resident Emma Moschetto, 12, and her ...

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CLARK, NJ – Since 2004, our furry canine friends have had a day to call their own.  For the past 18 years, National Dog Day has been celebrated annually on August 26. National Dog Day was established by Colleen Paige, a pet and family lifestyle expert and animal rescue advocate who selected the ...

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EDISON, NJ – Special needs adults from Edison and the surrounding communities will soon have the opportunity to take part in service projects and help others, including children, in need. The Aktion Club, a branch of the Kiwanis Club of Edison, is a new service club specifically for adults with ...

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CLARK, NJ – This year, four Ward seats are up on the Clark Town Council.  Republican incumbents Frank Mazzarella (1st Ward), Patrick O’Connor (2nd Ward), Steven Hund (3rd Ward), and Brian Toal (4th Ward) are all seeking re-election.  Challenging the councilmembers are Democratic Party ...

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CLARK, NJ – Three residents are seeking three open seats on the Clark Board of Education this year.  Incumbents Lorraine Aklonis and Thomas Lewis are both seeking re-election and running as a team under the slogan ‘Experience-Knowledge-Empathy;’ Lewis currently serves as the board’s vice ...

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CLARK, NJ – Mark your calendars for the 2022 Clark Community Health and Wellness Fair.  Sponsored by the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign, the event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Clark Recreation Center.  The Clark Community Health and Wellness Fair is ...

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CLARK, NJ – Stocking up on supplies for the new school year can be expensive and those who have not yet checked off all the items on their child’s list may want to wait a bit longer to do so.  New Jersey’s Sales Tax Holiday on school supplies begins Aug. 27 and will run through Sept. 5. During ...

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CLARK, NJ –  At a Clark Township Council meeting held Aug. 15, Mayor Sal Bonaccorso announced that a revised and ‘acceptable’ ordinance on the proposed amendment to its wildlife feeding code will be presented next month. It is expected to include the implementation of a trap-neuter-return (TNR) ...

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CLARK, NJ – Back to school sales may have already started but, at the Clark Public Library (clarklibrary.org), summer programs for children, teens, and adults are still taking place The library is offering numerous programs, including summer movies, crafts, LEGO club, and more and, according ...

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CLARK, NJ –  It was a hot and steamy summer but Clark kids have been treated to a season of fun and excitement at Summer Recreation Camp.  “It was great to be a kid in Clark this summer,” said Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo. “We really made every day a fun day for our campers with so many ...

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CLARK, NJ  – A township-based company has pledged its time, expertise, and resources to ‘answer the prayers’ of a fellow Clark business struggling to keep its doors open.   Last month, David McKenna, owner of Good Tidings, stepped up to help fellow Clark business owner Erika Dent after learning ...

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CLARK, NJ – Clark Township joined other communities nationwide participating in this year’s National Night Out event, which took place Aug. 2 and all of Clark’s emergency organizations were there with equipment on display.   The Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad (CVES) had an ambulance and ...

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CLARK, NJ - “If we can’t bring the kids to the beach, then we will bring that beach feel to them,” said Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo this week about his Summer Camp. He did that during week five of the program by having a beach theme in all the activities, games and even the ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Clark Police will be hosting their first Annual Night Out in two years on Tuesday.  Festivities start at 6:00 p.m. in front of headquarters at 315 Westfield Avenue.   The evening includes many activities including family-friendly fun like exploring emergency responder vehicles, ...

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