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2022 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Winter Market (PHOTO GALLERY)

December 6, 2022

ROSELLE PARK, NJ – The Borough held their annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Winter Market event on December 2 through December 4 and hundreds of residents turned out to officially kick off the holiday season.

This event was made possible by many who volunteered and worked to ensure a successful and safe weekend, including Kit Mahan Rubino and RPHS SASS Club, Roselle Park DPW, ...

Pictures With Santa and Mrs. Claus Courtesy of the Roselle Fire Department

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Fire Department will welcome Santa & Ms. Claus to town from December 2 through December 4 at the Mauri Park gazebo. Families are invited to come take pictures at various events throughout the weekend. 

The schedule is as follows:

Friday, December 2 - Santa will arrive around 5:00 p.m. inside the gazebo for family photos. There will be a ...

Community Group 'Positively Roselle Park 24/7' Holding Holiday Toy Drive and Lights Contest

ROSELLE, NJ - Positively Roselle Park 24/7 is asking residents to donate new unwrapped toys or gift certificated for their 7th Annual Toy Drive. Donations are being collected through December 19. The group is also looking for businesses and homeowners to participate in their Annual Christmas and Holiday Lights Contest. To get information on toy drive drop off locations and how to sign up for the ...

Expanding Costa Do Sol Agency Moves to Modern, Renovated Space in Roselle Park

December 1, 2022

ROSELLE PARK, NJ – The team at Costa Do Sol Agency celebrated their move from Elizabeth, New Jersey to a new, modern space at 225 West Westfield Avenue in Roselle Park recently.

On Friday, October 7, Mayor Joseph Signorello joined the Costa family for a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting event to inaugurate and welcome Costa Do Sol Agency to the Roselle Park ...

Roselle Park Fire Department Holding Holiday Gift Drive

November 19, 2022

ROSELLE PARK, NJ – The Roselle Park Fire Department is holding a holiday gift drive this season for St. Barnabas, St. Joseph Social Service Center, Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless and Troopers United Foundation. The gift drive is currently underway and donations will be collected until December 12.

In addition to any items you would like to donate for ages newborn to 18 years ...

Cub Scouts of Pack 56 Donate Much Needed Food to the Casano Community Center; Additional Donations Welcomed

ROSELLE PARK, NJ – The Casano Community Center thanked the Cub Scouts of Pack 56 for their incredible donation to the Roselle Park Community Food Pantry. All the food collected will help families throughout the Borough during the upcoming holiday season.

The Casano Community Center greatly appreciates any and all donations to the food pantry. If you are interested in donating ...

Free Parking in the Borough For The Holiday Season

December 7, 2022

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Police Department will be covering parking meters to allow for free parking during the holiday season.

The Borough approved the resolution at the November 3 Council meeting. Free parking will begin on Monday, December 12 and run through Friday, January 6, 2023.

Free parking is a great incentive to shop local this holiday season.

Agenda for the December 1 Mayor & Council Meeting Released

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The next Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Council is scheduled for Thursday, December 1 at 7:00 p.m in the council chambers, 110 East Westfield Ave.

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

Click here to view the agenda.

NJDOT Awards Roselle Park a Large Infrastructure Grant

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Borough has announced that they have received a large infrastructure grant in the amount of $336,990 that will go towards a roadway project on Myrtle Avenue (West Colfax Avenue to Seaton Avenue), and Dalton Street (East Grant Avenue to East Westfield Avenue).

Read their full press release below:

The Borough of Roselle Park is excited to announce that the New Jersey ...

Roselle Park to Hold Free COVID-19 Bivalent Booster Shot Clinic

November 10, 2022

ROSELLE PARK, NJ – The Borough of Roselle Park will be hosting a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic on November 21 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The clinic will take place at the Casano Community Center at 314 Chestnut St. and made possible through the continued support of the Union County COVID-19 mobile unit.

Initial doses of the vaccine, as well as Pfizer and Moderna bivalent booster shots ...

Roselle Park Football Take on Roselle on Thanksgiving Eve to Close Out the 2022 Season

November 21, 2022

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park varsity football will close out their 2022 season by taking on Roselle in the traditional Thanksgiving game, however this year will be slightly different. The game will be played under the lights for the first time ever between these two teams. The game is set for 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23 at Arminio Field, corner of Chestnut Street & W. 8th Avenue in ...

Upcoming Events

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Mon, December 12
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Last Day for Roselle Park Fire ...

Former Union County Social Worker Speaks Out About Sexual Harassment

November 30, 2022

UNION COUNTY, NJ — A supervisor accused of sexual harassment in 2018 remains employed in Union County’s social services division three years after the county paid out $395,000 to settle a social worker’s claims against him.

Arvind Arneja’s accuser, former county social worker Cynthia Pisino, claims she was driven out of her county job as retaliation for the lawsuit ...

Union County Invites Children With Sensory Sensitivities to a Special Theater Presentation

Union County, NJ - The Union County Board of Commissioners invites children with autism and other sensory sensitivities to a Sensory Friendly Theatre presentation at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway on November 30. Tickets are $8 per person.

“Sensory Friendly Theatre brings inclusive, enriching live performances to children with special needs, and we are delighted to ...

New Ban Prohibits Carrying Firearms on Union County Property

UNION COUNTY, NJ — A new law which bans the carrying of concealed guns on county property hit home in a profound way for Commissioner Angela Garretson, who was recently disturbed by reports of a gunman in walking distance from her home in Hillside.

“It was very frightening to be aware that there was someone in such close proximity to my home, who had gunned down two police officers ...

New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Begins Following Court's Ruling

December 6, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's black bear hunt began Tuesday afternoon, following a ruling by the Appellate Division of the state Superior Court.

After lasting for three hours on Tuesday, the hunt will be open from 12 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday December 7 through Saturday, December 10.

The hunt was reinstated last month and was then stopped last week following a court ...

Try 4 New Ways to Trim Holiday Waste This Year

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the amount of trash generated by American households can jump an average of 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. Union County residents can help reduce excess waste at home by exploring new opportunities to conserve resources.

“Cutting down on waste at the source is important, and we also want to make sure that ...