Clark Police Blotter

Aug. 23 at 9:34 p.m. – At Barnes & Noble Bookstore on the 1100 block of Raritan Road, Officer Eric Richter arrested Bloomfield resident Peter Primavera, Jr., 53, and charged him with shoplifting. The suspect was also detained on two outstanding warrants from Atlantic Highlands and East Orange. He was subsequently released after posting bail.

Christie’s Conservative Colorado Cavort

On June 26, Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Chrristie spoke at a top-secret strategy meeting hosted by the ultra-conservative Koch Brothers at the Ritz-Carlton resort near Vail, Colorado, where he told big-money GOP donors that he had his sights set on dramatic program cuts in the state and called for reductions in Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.

Republican Roadblock Could Stop Disaster Aid

STATE – Nearly $38 million in federal disaster assistance has been distributed to New Jerseyans recovering from Hurricane Irene, but yesterday Republicans in Congress blocked a bill to authorize $7 billion for natural disaster victims, injecting uncertainty into the flood recovery process.

Carteret Prepares For Weekend Of Celebration

CARTERET–For over 35 years, the arrival of September in Carteret has brought with it the town’s Ethnic Day Festival, a day full of entertainment, foods, and crafts that celebrates the diversity that characterizes this suburban community. With the introduction of the Children’s Charity Trust Fund in 2003, Mayor Dan Reiman has since expanded the festivities to four days with the Children’s Charity Carnival and Charity Car Show.