Year in Review: Read Some of Clifton's Best Stories from 2022


2022 was the first full year for The Clifton Times since it's launch during the pandemic earlier in 2021.  And what a busy year we had!  From covering achievements by residents and students, highlighting new Clifton businesses and businesses reaching 25 year-milestones, featuring animals in need of homes at the Clifton Animal Shelter, recapping Clifton Board of Education and City Council meetings, and bringing readers a list of what's happening each weekend in Clifton from our Clifton Calendar - the volunteer contributors of The Clifton Times have worked hard to keep residents informed on local news impacting life in Clifton as well as the good news and stories of hope from our community.

Here's a highlight of some of the top stories from 2022 and earlier.  Want to stay in the loop?  Sign up for our weekly email newsletter.

Reiki and Reaching the Beyond: A Happy Medium in Clifton  by Tova Felder  (click to read)

Hanukkah - An Ancient Holiday with Modern Significance  by Tova Felder  (click to read)

Clifton Resident Julie Borthwick Shares Her Story for National Suicide Prevention Month by Hinaa Noor (click to read)

Voter Guide for the Clifton City Council by The Clifton Times Staff / Tova Felder (click to read)

Is Bruno's As Good As Ever? We've Done a Taste Test for You!  by Kim Renta  (click to read)

How to Help the People of Ukraine: A List of Trusted Charities in the Region  by Amie Kolodziej  (click to read)

At Clifton BOE Meeting Speakers Still Upset; Superintendent Calls Out Misinformation by Tova Felder (click to read)

Meet the Clifton Police Chief: Chief Rinaldi Became Chief During a Global Pandemic by Amie Kolodziej  (click to read)

Hoping for a Home: Leo and Cliff, Two Bonded Kitties Searching for Their Happy Ending!  by Kim Renta  (click to read)

RESIDENT HIGHLIGHT: Clifton Artist and Teacher Wows with Hand-painted Parasols by Arantxa Galvan (click to read)

Clifton Raises Updated, More Inclusive Pride Flag by Tova Felder  click to read)

Understanding Your City Budget: Where Does All the Money Go?   by Joe Kolodziej, MPA, CMFO  (click to read)

Which bagel shop was voted the best in Clifton? The results are in!  by Kim Renta  (click to read)

RESIDENT HIGHLIGHT: Kim Castellano Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of The Power of One and a Mission to Give Back in Clifton by Amie Kolodziej (click to read)

Clifton Eagle Scout Candidate Brian Castro Builds Little Libraries In Clifton Parks  by Amie Kolodziej  (click to read)

Searching for a Home: The K Kittens, Pets of the Week at the Clifton Animal Shelter  by Kim Renta (click to read)

Think Clifton Home Prices Are Going To Fall? Think Again...  by Joseph Siano  (click to read)

Clifton Avenue of Flags Committee Honored with NJ State Governor's Jefferson Award for Service by Amie Kolodziej  (click to read)

Looking for a really good jelly donut? You may want to give these local places a try!  by Kim Renta  (click to read)

Giving Tuesday in Clifton: Support These Clifton Nonprofits by Amie Kolodziej (click to read)

Here Comes Santa - Clifton Style   by Tova Felder   (click to read)

Get To Know Hailey Mia, Clifton Native Competes in Top 13 on NBC's The Voice  (click to read)

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