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Roselle Park College Students Named to Dean’s Lists and Honors Lists for Spring 2022

August 15, 2022

ROSELLE PARK, NJ – Dozens of Roselle Park students have made the Dean’s List or Honors List for the Spring semester at their respective colleges. These outstanding students achieved this by getting a 3.50 or higher GPA with a minimum of 12 credits and no incomplete grades for the semester.

The students recognized by their colleges include:

Fairleigh Dickinson ...

New Jersey Youth Corps Now Enrolling Youth Between the Ages of 16 and 25 Who Wish to Obtain a High School Equivalency Diploma, Develop Workforce Skills and Acquire Community Service Experience

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Enrollment is now open for youth between the ages of 16 and 25 who wish to obtain a high school equivalency diploma (HSED), develop workforce skills and acquire community service experience. New Jersey Youth Corps of Union County has supportive instructors, staff and community partners who are ready to guide Corp members through every step of the process. Anyone ...

Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library to Celebrate the End of Summer Reading with Summer Reading Party

ROSELLE PARK, NJ – Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library (RPVML) will have their end of summer reading party on Thursday, August 18 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 p.m. It will take place on the library lawn at 404 Chestnut St. There will be a DJ, ice cream truck, lawn games and water fun, so bathing suits and towels are encouraged.

RPVML started their summer reading program, Oceans of ...

Roselle Park Summer Theater Camp to Present Legally Blonde Jr., The Musical

ROSELLE PARK, NJ – Tickets are now available for the Roselle Park Summer Theater Camp performance of this year’s musical, Legally Blonde Jr. Shows will be on August 3 and August 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Roselle Park High School, 185 W. Webster Ave.

Tickets are available for purchase by contacting Susie Baiamonte at 908-220-9606 or skds@aol.com. Tickets will also be available for purchase ...

Registration for Roselle Park's Department of Recreation After-School Programs Opens August 1

ROSELLE PARK, NJ – Parents can sign up their students for a variety of after-school programs offered through the Roselle Park Department of Recreation starting on August 1. After-school programs are held at the Anthony Signorello Youth Center (ASYC) at 234 Chestnut St. After-school programs will begin on September 7.

Parents can register their student(s) via Rec Desk, the ...

School Registration Now Open for New Roselle Park Students

ROSELLE PARK, NJ – Roselle Park parents whose children are new to the Roselle Park School District can now register their child(ren) for the 2022-2023 school year.

Roselle Park has one high school, one middle school and three elementary schools. Students entering Roselle Park School District for Pre-K through 5th Grade will be assigned to the elementary school closest to their home ...

Roselle Park Kids enjoy 'Pops with Cops' at Summer Camp

ROSELLE PARK, NJ – Roselle Park School District campers and staff got a cool treat at camp yesterday when members of the Roselle Park Police Department dropped by to give out ice pops. Officers handed out over 400 ice pops which were donated by the Roselle Park PBA.

This event, cleverly named ‘Pops with Cops’, started in 2021 and is an ongoing community outreach initiative to ...

Sales Tax Holiday for School Supplies Will Help Roselle Park Parents Save Money This Summer

ROSELLE PARK, NJ – Most kids probably aren’t ready to think about school supplies yet, but many local retailers already have shelves full of back-to-school necessities. This year, families will get to save some money as the State has announced a tax holiday for school supplies purchased from August 27 to September 5. The tax holiday applies to many school necessities bought ...

Two Roselle Park Boy Scouts Reach the Rank of Eagle Scout; Highest Level within the Boy Scout Organization

ROSELLE PARK, NJ – Only 4% of Boy Scouts ever reach the rank of Eagle Scout and two Roselle Park residents were honored for that achievement. Christopher Ley and Fabian LaRosa were presented with their new rank on July 9 at the Casano Community Center in front of fellow Troop 56 Scouts, community leaders, family and friends.

Eagle Scout Court of Honor Cat McCoy, Scoutmaster Percy ...

Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library Event Calendar for the week of July 11

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library, located at 404 Chestnut St, has a calendar packed with events for the week of July 11. All events are free and open to the public. The library offers programs for both adults and children to enjoy and learn new skills.  Listed below are all the events the library will be offering next week.

Summer Reading Book Club - Grade ...

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Upcoming Events

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Wed, August 17, 11:00 AM

Roselle Park Veteran's Memorial Library, Roselle Park

Roselle Park Police Department - Books and Badges

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Thu, August 18, 5:00 PM

404 Chestnut St, Roselle Park

Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library Summer ...

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Wed, August 31, 11:00 AM

Roselle Park Veteran's Memorial Library, Roselle Park

Roselle Park Police Department - Books and Badges

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Upcoming Events

Mon, August 15, 7:00 PM

Roselle Park Borough Hall - Council Chambers, Roselle Park

REGULAR MUNICIPAL LAND USE BOARD MEETING

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Tue, August 16, 6:30 PM

Roselle Park

Community Cooldown

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Wed, August 17, 11:00 AM

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Roselle Park Police Department - Books and Badges

Kean University’s T. Itunu Balogun Named to 2022 Emerging Education Leaders Program

August 11, 2022

Kean University Deputy Chief of Staff T. Itunu Balogun has been named an Emerging Leader by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and will be participating in the organization’s Emerging Leaders Program.

Balogun, who works in the office of Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., is one of 36 mid-career academic and administrative leaders from across the ...

Union County Settles Attorney Fee Dispute in Landmark Public Records Case

July 21, 2022

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county has approved a $140,000 settlement for attorney fees in a landmark public records case that made certain police internal affairs files accessible to the public.

The board of county commissioners approved the settlement Thursday in the nearly three-year-long court battle through which retired police officer Richard Rivera secured the release of internal ...

Improvement Authority to Lead $20M in Facility Upgrades at Union College

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union College is slated to get $20 million in improvements to its outdated physical education facility in Cranford as part of a project it has partnered with the Union County Improvement Authority on to complete.

The Authority’s board of commissioners last week approved a shared services agreement with the college under which the Authority ...

New Monkeypox Vaccine Sites Announced in New Jersey

August 12, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey has announced five new monkeypox vaccination sites in Hudson, Middlesex, Morris and Passaic counties. The locations are for residents without a confirmed exposure who think they may have been exposed or are at a high risk for having been exposed to the virus.

There are 293 confirmed or probable monkeypox cases in New Jersey, as of August ...

COVID-19 Test Mandate Ends for Unvaccinated Teachers, Child Care Workers & State Workers in New Jersey

August 15, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order Monday lifting requirements that school employees, child care workers and state employees who aren't vaccinated against COVID-19 must undergo regular testing.

Executive Order 302 applies to school districts and child care settings immediately and to state contractors as of September 1, 2022.

The decision follows updates ...