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Forget Pita: Falafel is in Everything

January 14, 2019

Falafel, that tasty vegetarian Mediterranean street food made from chickpeas, isn’t just for pitas anymore. It’s showing up in sub sandwiches, salads, chips, pizzas – even soup.

Why is it so popular?

“It’s vegetarian and a hearty add on,” said David Delinko, owner of The Salad House of Somerville, where customers can get warm pieces of ...

Whats’ Happening Roselle - Events for January 15, through January 18

January 15, 2019

ROSELLE, NJ – Here’s what’s happening for the week of January 15, through January 18. Be sure to check out the TAPinto calendar for other local events.

Be A Part of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, Monday, Jan. 21

Join Mayor Christine Dansereau, the Borough Council, the Roselle Board of Education, the Roselle Department of Recreation, the Rotary Club of ...

February SNAP Benefits to be Issued Early

TRENTON, NJ—SNAP recipients in New Jersey will be receiving their February benefits early because of the continued federal government shutdown.

The New Jersey Department of Human Services announced today that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who received a SNAP benefit in January and were scheduled to receive the benefit again in February will receive them on ...

Roselle Christmas Tree Recycling Schedule Begins Monday, Jan. 7

ROSELLE, NJ - Starting Monday, January 7, the borough’s Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin picking up Christmas trees placed at curbside.

Scheduled pick-up will be by wards only.

Monday 5th Ward

Tuesday 4th Ward 

Wednesday 3rd Ward 

Thursday 2nd Ward

Friday 1st Ward 

The DPW asks residents to:

A. Remove all ...

Elizabeth Man Wanted for Hit-and-Run in Newark

January 18, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - Police are looking for an Elizabeth man that was involved in a hit and run that occurred in Newark. 

According to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose, Police are looking for Nester Marin-Romaldo, 35, of Elizabeth for a hit-and-run that resulted in serious injuries to two female pedestrians as they were ...

Federal Shutdown Hits and Hurts New Jersey

January 13, 2019

Dear Editor:

New Jersey’s Mayors and local governing bodies don’t always agree on everything. But they know what they need to do to meet the public’s need for essential services. And every year, despite natural disasters, despite fluctuations in the economy, and despite actions taken – and not taken – by other levels of government, they adopt budgets and continue ...

Address Yourself: Working Together To Create Sustainable Homeownership

January 18, 2019

Low-middle income families and individuals are entering into a deeply challenging housing market. The path to homeownership has never seemed so daunting and financially complicated! It is no surprise, then, that many families choose to rent rather than slog their way through the mortgage process for an uncertain goal. The dream of one day owning a home seems to many an improbable ...

Tony's Wife by Adriana Trigiani

Tony’s Wife by Adriana Trigiani (Harper and Collins, 2018)

When I was a teenager, dancing in my room to “Dancin’ Machine” by the Jackson Five or “Jungle Boogie” by Kool and the Gang, my father would, on occasion, poke his head into my room and query, “What are you listening to?” I knew that I was in for “the lecture,” how young people ...

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Becoming by Michelle Obama (Crown Publishers, 2018)

Becoming by former First Lady, Michelle Obama, is an autobiography that exudes the grace of a woman who exemplifies everything that a female can aspire to become in today’s world. Throughout the book, Obama follows the theme that she sets out in the early chapters; the theme of “becoming.”

The chapters are organized into ...