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Camp Counselors, Teachers and Medical Professionals Needed for 2023 Summer Camps

January 12, 2023

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park School District is looking for counselors for the 2023 summer camp season.

Pay is based on age and certification and will be as follows:

High School student - $15/hr

College student - $18/hr

Adult - $20/hr

Adult with Teacher Certification - $25/hr

Nurse/Medical Professional with Certification - $35/hr

 

Counselors are needed for the ...

New Fire Chief to Lead Roselle Park Volunteer Fire Department

January 15, 2023

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - During Roselle Park’s reorganization meeting, a new Fire Chief was sworn in by Mayor Joseph Signorello to lead the Roselle Park Volunteer Fire Department. Chief Steven Thompson took his oath of office accompanied by his family, including his daughter who donned her dad’s bell crown cap. Chief Thompson most recently served as the department’s Deputy Fire ...

Celebrate Black History Month in Union County with Poetry and Music by Langston and Beethoven

January 21, 2023

Union County is offering a free event in celebration of Black History Month. Read the press release issued by the Union County Board of County Commissioners to learn more about this evening of poetry and music. The event is free, but seats need to be reserved in advance.

Contact: Kelly Martins, 908-527-4419

Director, Office of Public Information

Tina Casey, Deputy ...

Greater Union Township Chamber Welcomes Borough of Roselle Park

January 29, 2023

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Greater Union Township Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors welcomed the Borough of Roselle Park as a new addition to its association at a ceremony held at Meridia on Westfield Luxury Apartments in the Borough. Officials from both Union and Roselle Park were in attendance to mark the occasion.

“Although our Chamber has always welcomed businesses from ...

Roselle Park Launches New Program to Honor Local Members of the Military; Submit Your Hometown Hero or Become a Sponsor

February 4, 2023

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park Youth Football along with The Roselle Park Diversity & Inclusion Committee, the Roselle Park Boys Scout Pack 56, and the Roselle Park American Legion Post 60 are launching the Hometown Heroes Banner Program as a living tribute for the Roselle Park community to honor past and present members of the Armed Forces and their family members.

If you or a ...

Agenda for the February 2 Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Council

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The next Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Council is scheduled for Thursday, February 2 at 7:00 p.m at Borough Hall, 110 East Westfield Ave.

There will be a special proclamation at the beginning of the meeting to recognize Black History Month.

Residents are invited to attend and speak during the public portion section of the meeting.

To review the ...

Application Deadline for the 2019 ANCHOR Program for Homeowners and Renters Extended Until February 28; Qualifying Taxpayers Can Receive up to $1500

NEW JERSEY – New Jersey is offering a rebate on property taxes for residents who qualify. ANCHOR (Affordable New Jersey Communities for Homeowners and Renters), formerly known as the Homestead Rebate Program, provides property tax rebates to NJ residents who owned or rented their home as of October 1, 2019, filed state income taxes and meet income requirements. The new deadline to file an ...

Roselle Park High School Bowler Takes First Place in the Union County Tournament

January 23, 2023

Linden, NJ – The Union County high school bowling tournaments for individuals and teams were held the week of January 16 at Jersey Lanes in Linden. Roselle Park bowlers competed in both tournaments and brought home some new hardware.

Sophomore Michael Martin took 1st place in the individual boys tournament, beating out last year’s winner from Westfield.

Freshman Kamila ...

Park Wrestling Show Up Big at the Union County Tournament

Union, NJ - The Union County Wrestling Tournament was held at Kean College on January 21. Sixteen schools participated in the tournament represented 14 weight classes. Roselle Park finished 4th overall, while three Park athletes won their weight class in the final round and were crowned champions of Union County.

The following Park wrestlers won their weight class:

Matthew Griffin ...

Adult Rec Volleyball Starting January 17; Sign Up via RecDesk

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Borough's Recreation Department is offering adult coed volleyball to Roselle Park residents starting January 17. Games will be on Tuesday nights at the Anthony Signorello Youth Center from 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm and will run until February 28.

Residents are required to sign up for the $25 annual membership to participate in this event. Annual Membership gives ...

Upcoming Events

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Fri, February 10
06:00 PM — 09:00 PM

Christ Fellowship , Elizabeth

Night to Shine

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Wed, February 15
04:00 PM — 07:00 PM

Paterson Public Schools Central Office - 1st Floor Cafeteria, Paterson

Paterson Public Schools Teachers Career ...

Kean University Coastal Team to Tackle Environmental Issues Along the Shore

February 2, 2023

A new research team created at Kean University will focus on environmental issues in the state’s coastal communities, part of the University’s mission as New Jersey’s urban research university. 

The new Kean coastal team will study and propose solutions to challenges stemming from climate change and other environmental pressures. It is housed in the Department of ...

What Does a Union County Commissioner Do?

UNION COUNTY, NJ — County commissioners perform their duties as elected officials in addition to their main jobs, but describe their responsibilities as beyond “part-time.”

The nine commissioners who currently serve are paid $35,515 or more for performing the duties of the role they take on in addition to careers in fields including local government and higher ...

Union County Expands Veterans Parking Program in 2023

Please read below for a press release issued by the Union County Board of County Commissioners regarding veterans parking:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

Contact: Kelly Martins, 908-527-4419

Director, Office of Public Information

Tina Casey, Deputy Director, 908-527-4346

Union County, NJ – January 13, 2023 -- The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce ...

Bill That Would Force Telemarketers to Explain Why They're Calling in 30 Seconds Advances in Trenton

January 27, 2023

TRENTON, NJ — A bill that would require telemarketers to identify themselves and what they're trying to sell in the first 30 seconds of the call has advanced in Trenton.

“New Jerseyans should know who they’re talking to on the phone and what’s being sold to them by telemarketers,” Sen. Jon Bramnick (R - District 21), one of the primary sponsors of the ...