The Best Deal on Meals We’ve Found Anywhere in New Jersey

May 25, 2019

A dollar won’t buy you a cup of coffee at most places in New Jersey, but this week it will buy nine meals for neighbors in need.

That’s because every dollar donated to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey’s triple match campaign will be tripled until midnight on May 31, 2019, up to $15,000 thanks to a donor. As of Friday, CFBNJ was just under halfway to that goal, ...

Upcoming Events

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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

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Mon, June 10, 6:00 PM

Colleen Fraser (County Clerk) Building, Westfield

CASA of Union County Information Session

Giving Back

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Fri, June 14, 10:00 AM

CASA of Union County Office, Elizabeth

CASA of Union County Information Session

Giving Back

Books and More: Roselle Library Events for May 27, through May 31

May 26, 2019

ROSELLE, NJ – Do you know what’s happening this week at the Roselle Library? There’s a lot to check out and it's not just books, so check out this list of events for the week of May 27, through May 31.

Monday: Library closed for Memorial Day!

Tuesday:

Adelante Alliance Karla Quinonez-Ruggiero GED 10:00-12:00

Take Home Craft: Stop in the library and grab a ...

Schedule of Memorial Day Parades and Services for Elizabeth, Roselle and Roselle Park

ELIZABETH/ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial beginning of summer. While many residents will be heading to the beach this Memorial Day weekend, a large number will also commemorate Memorial Day with local parades and ceremonies. Here is a guide to the upcoming Memorial Day parades and services in our area. 

Elizabeth: On Monday, May 27, at 10 ...

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

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 TAPinto.net would like to wish a very Happy Mother's Day to Moms everywhere.

 

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How Union County is Battling Opioid Epidemic After 133 Overdose Deaths in 2018

May 22, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ — In 2018, 133 Union County residents died of an opioid overdose, approximately double the number of people who died from a drug overdose in 2015, according to county data.

Several county initiatives, including Operation Helping Hand and the CLEAR Program, are designed to reduce the impact of the opioid epidemic. These and other county programs were detailed in ...

Scotch Plains Mourns Death of Former Police Chief Bob Luce

May 23, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Friends, family, and scores of police officers paid their respects to Robert "Bob" Luce, a former Scotch Plains police chief, who died on Saturday, May 18, at age 85.

Bob Luce was born in Boston and settled to Scotch Plains in 1939. He was a 1952 graduate of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School and then enlisted in ...

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 ...

Family Support & Prevention Program

May 24, 2019

Family Support and Prevention is a program that provides specific services to families with children who are stuggling with health challenges and/or educational obstacles and families who need emergency financial assistance. For financial assistance please refer to the Flex Funds requirements :

FLEX FUNDS

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Must have at least one child under the age of 18 in the ...

‘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 ...