Clark and Garwood Week in Review
A look back at our biggest stories during the first week of the new year.
Nierstedt and Palmer Sworn In to Garwood Council and More From First 2013 Meeting
On Jan. 2, Garwood Council held its first meeting of 2013, the annual council reorganization meeting. First on the agenda was the swearing in of two newly elected councilmembers, Democrats Bill Nierstedt and Ann Palmer. Nierstedt and Palmer won seats in a race against Republican incumbent Tim Hak and newcomer Mike Martin, changing the voting makeup of council from a 50/50 split of Democrats and Republicans to a Democratic majority. Also during the meeting, the mayor gave her 2013 address, listing communication improvements, redevelopment, shared services and emergency management improvements as priorities for this year.
Clark Education Fund Gives Out Fall Grants
The Clark Education Fund (C.E.F.) recently handed out their annual fall grants to the many teachers who applied. The Arthur L. Johnson Physical Education department and coaches were well represented as Andrea Ascolese, Dan House, Anthony Delconte, and Brian Kenyon all received grants that will benefit the students at Arthur L. Johnson High School.