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New Jersey Date Night: Ice Cream, You Smile

May 18, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Frankie and Annette went on one, as did Gidget and Moondoggie. Archie was known to enjoy one with Betty and sometimes with Veronica, too.  Even Samantha and both Darrins got into the act. If we take a page from the retro dating handbook, you might just want to join the crowd and take your sweetie on ...

Upcoming Events


Wed, May 22, 6:00 PM

Colleen Fraser (County Clerk) Building, Westfield

CASA of Union County Information Session

Giving Back

Sat, May 25, 12:00 PM

Church of the Assumption, Roselle Park

Blood Drive

Giving Back


Thu, June 6, 6:00 PM

Church of the Assumption, Roselle Park

19th Annual Feast of St. Anthony

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Other Religions And Spirituality

Roselle Park Kicks Off Pride Season with a “Celebration of Colors”

May 14, 2019

ROSELLE  PARK, NJ - Roselle Park kicks off “Pride Season” with it’s first ever “Celebration of Colors” LGBTQ Pride Event for Everyone to celebrate family, equality, diversity, and community. This 1st ever LGBTQ Pride Outdoor Event will also conclude with a  Community Unity Rainbow “Color Toss”.

On Sunday, May 19th, the kick-off begins at ...

Happy Mother's Day

ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK/ELIZABETH, NJ - The Staff of would like to wish a very Happy Mother's Day to Moms everywhere. and is the official electronic news source for your town! To get your free daily Roselle or Roselle Park news, click on your town. 

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Job Seeker’s - Roselle First to Hold Annual Career Fair

ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle First will be holding their Annual Career Fair on Wednesday, May 22,  in Council Chambers at Borough Hall 210 Chestnut street. 

Everyone must register to attend!

Group 1@  9:00am – 10:00am

Group 2@ 10:00am – 11:00am

Group 3@ 11:00am – 12:00pm

FEATURING: Amazon/Bayada/Community Access/Durham School Services/ Farmland Fresh ...

Video: Roselle Wawa is OPEN!

ROSELLE, NJ - That’s right, the moment that many have been waiting for has finally arrived, Wawa in Roselle is open for business!

The grand opening of Wawa’s newest store located at 1206 Rivington St. in Roselle had many people arriving early on Thursday, morning to get their hands on that FREE cup of morning coffee and to take a look around the place. 

Assemblyman Jamel ...

Roselle Park’s First Paper Shredding Event Set for May 11

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Borough’s first paper shredding events; of the year is just days away, is on May 11. 

Last year was the Borough’s first year offering paper shredding events to residents. Town officials said last the program was very successful, generating nearly 8 tons of recycled material. 

According to Officials, the events proved to be a good added service ...

Union County Freeholders Call for NJ Transit Reforms, Boost in State Funding

May 20, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ – The Union County Freeholder Board is supporting reforms at NJ Transit and a proposed increase in funding for the state's transportation agency.

On Thursday night, the freeholder board unanimously approved a resolution “supporting an increase in funding for NJ Transit in this year’s New Jersey State budget to implement both the recommendations ...

Drag Queens Coming to Somerville for Girls’ Night Out

May 13, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Jimmy Boone and a few of his girlfriends – campy, extravagant drag queens -  will strut their stuff and join in the fun during the May 16th Girls Night Out in downtown Somerville.

From sharp stiletto heels to sharp tongues, over-the-top wigs, eye makeup with exacting standards, and stunning wardrobes, the queens are all represented by Boone’s company, ...

Roselle Park Police Blotter for May 11 through may 14

May 15, 2019

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - On May 11, 2019, at 9:15 pm, Officer Avsar Patel was on patrol in the area of West Westfield Ave. and Locust St. He observed a 2005 Hyundai commit a motor vehicle violation. A motor vehicle stop was then conducted.

A passenger identified as Christopher Edouard 18, of Orange, N.J. was found to be in possession of a controlled dangerous substance (marijuana). Edouard was ...

86th Annual Spring Troop Show Highlights Local Riders

May 20, 2019

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites everyone to come out to Union County’s Watchung Stable, located in the Watchung Reservation in Mountainside, and enjoy the 86th Annual Spring Troop Show beginning on Friday, May 24.

“The equestrian arts have been a Union County tradition since 1933, and the Freeholder Board is very proud to continue Watchung Stable as an ...

Foxes Herald Nature’s Resurgence in Suburban New Jersey

For most of my life the only time I saw a red fox it was probably a raccoon. They have those same glow-in-the-headlights silvery eyes.

But a few years ago, I began to see a once-rare piece of roadkill with greater frequency. No matter how flattened the rest of the fox was, it’s bushy-tail would blow around in the highway draft of cars and trucks as they raced past.

I assumed the ...

10% Happier by Dan Harris

10% Percent Happier by Dan Harris (Harper Collins, 2014)


My beloved sister-in-law, Betty Lenart, passed away last year. She faced death with a unique serenity, deeply dedicated to her Catholic faith. Each year Betty would go on a religious retreat, often located at the Jersey shore, where she would spend several days in silent meditation.  Sometimes I admit, I thought she was ...

‘Skylight’ Takes Emotional Leap for Two Mismatched Lovers

PRINCETON, NJ – Kyra is living on the edge in an upstairs flat in north-west London. When her former employer, and lover, Tom, comes to see her, he is horrified that she will put up with such a sad, paint-peeling habitat.

But we learn, in David Hare’s fascinating “Skylight,” she is making a statement as well as finding fulfillment in teaching poor children in a rundown ...

‘She Loves Me’ sparkles and shines at Summit Playhouse

SUMMIT, NJ – With only one more weekend to see this charming musical at The Summit Playhouse, it’s well worth your time to seek out “She Loves Me” on May 17 or 18 at 8 p.m. or Sunday, May 19, at 2 p.m.

The play, set in 1937, has a long history, first as “The Perfumerie,” set in Budapest, by Hungarian playwright Mikos Laszio. Then there was a film version ...

‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ makes for delightful bon-bon at Chatham Playhouse

CHATHAM, NJ – There’s no one quite like Oscar Wilde to take a somewhat jaundiced view of the byways of the upper crust in staid London society.

“The Importance of Being Earnest,” an Edwardian farce, was perhaps Wilde’s most popular play and still seems to amuse and entertain today’s audience. Director Tom Frascatore has assembled a talented cast to add ...