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Roselle Public Schools Superintendent Finalist for Superintendent of the Year

July 8, 2014 at 4:32 PM

ROSELLE, NJ - Dr. Kevin West, superintendent of Roselle Public Schools, has been named as a finalist for the National Association of School Superintendents’ 2014 Superintendent of the Year.

Since joining the district in 2011, Dr. West has numerous community outreach and parental engagement initiatives, include the “Superintendent's Listening, Learning, Leading Tour,” which is held at all school locations in the Roselle Public School District and provides an opportunity to meet, greet, listen and hear concerns and ideas for improvement.

"As we close out another successful school year, I'd like to thank everyone who worked assiduously with helping us prepare all of our students for college, work, and life in high performing schools,” said Dr. West. "Because of our team effort, we are continuously moving in the right direction.”

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(Update) Santa to Arrive in Roselle for Annual Tree Lighting Event

November 28, 2016

ROSELLE, NJ - (Update - The date of this event has been changed to Dec. 5. ) Santa will once again arrive in Roselle to usher in the Holiday season on Dec. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Borough Hall, 210 Chestnut Street. Join Mayor Christine Dansereau and the Roselle Borough Council as they present the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. 

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Princess Foundation Asking for Community Help to Help Others in Need

ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle’s own Princess Foundation, a group that works to empower and support young women in urban communities, is asking for help this winter with a special project. 

Here is the project as described by them:

As the winter months begin to settle in, we are reminded that many people are not prepared with the basic essentials to tackle the bitter cold. As a part of ...

Muhammad Wilkerson to be Helping Families and Signing Autographs for Fans in Linden Area

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Roselle to Hold Complimentary Dinner on Thanksgiving Day

ROSELLE, NJ - Assemblyman Jamel Holley has extended an invitation to the Roselle community to attend Thanksgiving dinner with friends and other members of the community on Thanksgiving Day. 

In an invitation sent out to the community, Holley said:

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"The Trinitas Health Foundation is thrilled to embark on this digital and grassroots ...

Football Game/Food Drive - Police vs Fire

ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Police and Fire departments are going at it again. This time its football! This Sunday, come out to support these men and woman who serve and protect the whole community each and everyday. 

The Roselle Fire and Police Department will hold their Annual Holiday Canned Food Drive and RFD vs. RPD Flag Football Game at the Sylvester Land Field from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Grand Jury Returns Indictment in Union Township Homicide

November 26, 2016

ELIZABETH, NJ –  A Union Township resident has been indicted by a Union County grand jury for the murder of a Maplewood man found beaten to death last  summer, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Wednesday.

Yves Marcellus, 25, is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of 25-year-old Matthew Murrell.

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Community FoodBank of New Jersey Issues Donation Challenge for 'Giving Tuesday'

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HILLSIDE, NJ - The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) has launched a new campaign to promote Giving Tuesday. This national day of charitable giving will be Tuesday, Nov, 29.

An anonymous donor has issued a $25,000 Giving Tuesday Matching Gift Challenge. On Giving Tuesday only, every gift to the FoodBank will be doubled up to a total of $25,000. Donations of money to CFBNJ helps the food ...

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