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(Video) Abraham Clark H.S. Holds Annual Prom Showcase

June 15, 2017

ROSELLE, NJ - The Abraham Clark H.S. held their annual “Prom Showcase” on Wednesday evening. Students had a chance to walk the red carpet just like celebrities at the OSCARS with the crowd cheering them on. 

Once all the paparazzi was finished with the photos, they were whisked off to “Liberty House” in Jersey City for a night to remember. 

Video of the ...

Roselle Police Place No Drinking and Driving Signs Throughout the Borough

The Roselle Police dept. along with representatives from the Roselle Everett Hatcher Prevention Coalition have placed a crashed automobile on the lawn of the Abraham Clark H.S. along with a banner above it reminding students the possible outcome of drinking and driving. They also placed signs through out the borough to remind everyone Not to Drink and Drive. 

This time of year ...

Employment Contract Approved for Superintendent in Roselle

ROSELLE, NJ – During an un-calendar scheduled Board of Education meeting, the board met for a motion to approve the employment contract/agreement between Dr. Richard R. Corbett and the Roselle Board Education.

By a vote of five yes, one no and three abstained the Board of Education has officially passed the three-year contract for Dr. Corbett, for the position of Superintendent of ...

Four Roselle and Roselle Park Students Participate in American Legion Jersey Boys State

June 22, 2017

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ - Four young men from Roselle and Roselle Park were participants (listed with sponsoring Legion Posts) at the 72nd session of American Legion Jersey Boys State (ALJBS) at Rider University.

• Darian Lluberas-Bello, Roselle, Legion Post #5

• Daniel Lopez, Roselle, Legion Post #5

• Gercy Sorto, Roselle, Legion Post #5

• Andre Rodriguez, Roselle ...

Car Slams Into House in Roselle

June 20, 2017

ROSELLE, NJ - A car slammed into a house on the 200 block of Vine Street on Tuesday afternoon striking a gas meter. Roselle Fire was on the scene ventilating the home because of the smell of gas. 

PSE&G was called to the scene to shut off gas to the home and check for leaks. Three nearby houses were forced to evacuate as a precaution. 

Authorities say, one person was ...

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Releases Statement After Questions Arise on Roselle Murder-Suicide

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office released a statement on Thursday in regards to the Roselle Murder-Suicide that took place on Tuesday afternoon after questions had arisen on a previous incident in Newark between Dominick Richards and Anishalee Cortes.

The statement contained a description of an earlier domestic violence case involving Richards and Cortes, along ...

Summer Fishing Derby for People with Special Needs to be Held Saturday, June 24

June 22, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites people with special needs to participate in the first Summer Fishing Derby for People with Special Needs this coming Saturday, June 24, at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside, New Jersey. The event is free of charge and will run from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

The fishing derby is open to all ages and fishing poles will be ...

Roselle Breaks Ground on New Arminio Athletic Field

ROSELLE, NJ – After four and half years, of planning, Roselle Public Schools hosted the official groundbreaking ceremony of the Arminio Athletic Field.

The groundbreaking initiated construction of the new football, track and field facility. The facility will feature a weight room, lockers, bathrooms, as well as a meeting space. Other amenities will include a concession ...

(Video) Abraham Clark H.S. Holds Annual Prom Showcase

June 15, 2017

ROSELLE, NJ - The Abraham Clark H.S. held their annual “Prom Showcase” on Wednesday evening. Students had a chance to walk the red carpet just like celebrities at the OSCARS with the crowd cheering them on. 

Once all the paparazzi was finished with the photos, they were whisked off to “Liberty House” in Jersey City for a night to remember. 

Video of the ...

Roselle Park Celebrates - Annual Feast of St. Anthony

ROSELLE PARK, NJ -  The “Annual Feast of St. Anthony” located at St. Anthony’s Church of Assumption, 110 Chicago Place, in Roselle Park, started on Thursday night with four days of faith, fun, family and friends. The event will go today from 6-11p.m. and on Sunday from 2-10p.m.

Friday evening featured performances by “The Nerds” and both the Roselle Park ...

Roselle Woman Sentenced to Three Years for Accepting Bribes as a Probation Officer in Middlesex County

June 18, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ - Rhonda Battle, 48, of Roselle was sentenced to serve three years in a New Jersey state prison for accepting bribes to protect a man who continued using illicit drugs while serving a probationary term for drug offenses. ​

Battle had been employed as a probation officer and was assigned to work with clients who had been admitted to the state Superior Court’s Drug Court ...

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Releases Statement After Questions Arise on Roselle Murder-Suicide

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office released a statement on Thursday in regards to the Roselle Murder-Suicide that took place on Tuesday afternoon after questions had arisen on a previous incident in Newark between Dominick Richards and Anishalee Cortes.

The statement contained a description of an earlier domestic violence case involving Richards and Cortes, along ...

Roselle Police Place No Drinking and Driving Signs Throughout the Borough

The Roselle Police dept. along with representatives from the Roselle Everett Hatcher Prevention Coalition have placed a crashed automobile on the lawn of the Abraham Clark H.S. along with a banner above it reminding students the possible outcome of drinking and driving. They also placed signs through out the borough to remind everyone Not to Drink and Drive. 

This time of year ...

Super Volcanoes to Shakespeare, Union County 4-H Students Demonstrate Wide Range of Knowledge

June 16, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Students the Union County 4-H program traveled to New Brunswick last Saturday to participate in the annual statewide 4-H Public Speaking Contest at Rutgers University.

Each student spoke at length on a topic of their choice and were recognized with “Very Good,” “Excellent” and “Best in Room” awards.

Pictured from (left-right): James ...

Residents Rally Together to Help Young Man After Paralyzing Accident

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park resident Miguel Martinez, age 22, was paralyzed from the waist down when he was involved in a motorcycle accident in July of 2016. As a marine reservist, Martinez was gainfully employed by the military. Unfortunately, as a result of the accident, he was discharged and is now unemployed.

Roselle Park 24/7 "Neighbors Helping Neighbors" program is having ...

(Updated) Law Enforcement Officers Pass the Torch for Special Olympics New Jersey

ELIZABETH, NJ – Law Enforcement Officers, including teams from Roselle, Roselle Park, Elizabeth, and other towns, along with Wakefern volunteers kicked off the weekend of the annual Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) Summer Games with a fundraising Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.

The Elizabeth officers joined their colleagues in the Port Authority and US Customs and ...

Trinitas Comprehensive Caner Center Host Annual “Survivors Day”

June 18, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ – Cancer survivors, family and friends mingled with their care givers and physicians while celebrating “Survivors Day”. The annual event, held every June in the Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center located at 225 Williamson Street in Elizabeth mixes food, prizes, friendship and camaraderie between staff and those that have battled cancer or blood related ...

Sixty-Five New Nurses Graduate from Trinitas School of Nursing

CRANFORD, NJ - Sixty five students received their nursing diplomas at the Trinitas School of Nursing (TSON) Convocation Ceremony held at St. Michael’s Church in Cranford. Surrounded by family, friends, and staff that provided guidance along the way, eleven men and fifty-four women proudly accepted their pins and began a new chapter in their lives. Although this was the 158th Convocation ...

New Jersey's Top Baby Names Revealed

June 9, 2017

NEW JERSEY – The Social Security Administration has released its list of New Jersey’s most popular baby names in 2016. Liam was the most popular among the boys, while Mia had the top spot among the girls in the ...

Weekend Suggestions To Entertain the Family

June 22, 2017

TAPinto Travels

Are you ready to celebrate the end of the school year? Many area schools are concluding for the summer, making kids primed to party. If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend with the family in New Jersey, you must make time to check out the following local events.

 

Montville 4th of July Celebration

The city of Montville is ...

Travel Ideas for Father's Day Weekend

TAPinto Travels

Father’s Day is Sunday and North Jersey is brimming with activities designed to honor all of the dads in our lives. Dad is guaranteed to love spending time with his family at any one of the area’s many festivals and fairs this coming weekend.

Tri-County Fair

Bring Dad to the fair this weekend and enjoy rides, carnival games, live music, and ...

Weekend Local Travel Events June 10 to June 11

The weather in New Jersey is heating up—making it perfect to get outdoors and enjoy one of the many summer festivals the state is famous for. Local events this weekend will give you a chance to pass the time listening to great live music and sampling an array of delicious cuisine. Occupy the kids as well with plenty of fun for all ages activities at any of the following ...

St. Anthony’s Church of Assumption Holds Procession Through Town as Event Comes to a Close

June 12, 2017

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - St. Anthony’s Church of Assumption wrapped up their “Annual Feast of St. Anthony” on Sunday with a host of activities including the annual procession though the town. 

Following a Mass on Sunday afternoon, many members of the community joined in on the annual procession as they walked through the town. Highlights below.

The rest of the afternoon ...

Roselle Park Celebrates - Annual Feast of St. Anthony

ROSELLE PARK, NJ -  The “Annual Feast of St. Anthony” located at St. Anthony’s Church of Assumption, 110 Chicago Place, in Roselle Park, started on Thursday night with four days of faith, fun, family and friends. The event will go today from 6-11p.m. and on Sunday from 2-10p.m.

Friday evening featured performances by “The Nerds” and both the Roselle Park ...

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Roselle Park Celebrates Gazebo’s 25th Anniversary and “Cruisin’ to Roselle Park” Car, Jeep and Motorcycle Show

June 15, 2017

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Mayor Hokanson and Borough Council invites everyone to celebrate the Gazebo’s 25th Anniversary and Frank Tarantino’s Car Show on June 17, from noon to 3 p.m. Incase of rain the date will be moved to the following Saturday, June 24.

The show will take place on Chestnut Street. There will be Giveaways, Trophies, 50/50 and something for everyone, ...

Residents Rally Together to Help Young Man After Paralyzing Accident

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park resident Miguel Martinez, age 22, was paralyzed from the waist down when he was involved in a motorcycle accident in July of 2016. As a marine reservist, Martinez was gainfully employed by the military. Unfortunately, as a result of the accident, he was discharged and is now unemployed.

Roselle Park 24/7 "Neighbors Helping Neighbors" program is having ...

One Girl Dies, Another in Critical Condition After Pulled from Surf off Belmar Beach

June 16, 2017

BELMAR, NJ — One school-age girl died and another is on life-support after they were pulled from the waters off the Belmar’s Ninth Avenue beach at about 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 15.

Both unidentified girls, who were cousins, were taken to Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, where one was pronounced dead and the other is reported to be in critical condition. They ...

Once-in-a-Lifetime Chance to Witness History as Battle of Short Hills Unfolds at Oak Ridge Park in Clark

June 22, 2017

CLARK, NJ - Union County residents and visitors can partake in a once-in-a-lifetime experience this Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25 at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, when hundreds of uniformed men, women and children stage a re-enactment to commemorate the 240th anniversary of the 1777 Battle of Short Hills.

The two-day event covers everything from dramatic clashes with British regulars to the ...

Wedding Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke

Wedding Cake Murder – Joanne Fluke (Kensington Books, 2016)

Set in Lake Eden, Minnesota, Hannah Swensen, owner of The Cookie Jar, a sweets and coffee shop, is facing two momentous events in her life; her impending wedding to Ross Barton, one of three beaus who had been vying for her flour-covered hand, and a shot at the Food Channel's dessert chef contest. Her mother seems to have ...