PATERSON — Everyone who came into contact with Joe Clark, the no-nonsense, unconventional and legendary Eastside High School principal, had a strong opinion of him, good and bad. Clark, who died in December 2020, was notorious for carrying a baseball bat and bullhorn as he roamed the halls of the high school. His story was turned into the 1989 movie "Lean on Me." ...
I swear Inglewood Mayor James Butts is a gift that keeps on giving, and right on cue when all else fails, the Mayor with brazen abandon and recklessness will yield to his often self-serving, selfish political motives at the expense of others. This time he is using the closure of a neighborhood school to woo voters, all while lying in their face.
The Canton Public Library will feature Canton resident Joe Clark during the month of March. His paintings will be on display at the Canton Library through March with an opening reception on March 3 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to visit the Canton Library at 403 Lewis Street, Canton.
Detectives covering the case had never realized the murderer had been a lot closer than they ever realized. Joe Clarkimage courtesy of the Ohio Attorney General's Office. It was February 7, 1981, in Marietta, Ohio, when Lieutenant Joe Clark was enjoying an evening in with his wife. The forty-nine-year-old police officer had served the Washington County Sheriff’s Office for fourteen years, and he was considered a passionate and dedicated officer.