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Be Cool at School Event Treats Roselle Students to Free Ritas (PHOTO GALLERY)

September 21, 2022

ROSELLE, NJ – The Borough Council, Roselle Public Library and the Department of Recreation invited Roselle students to their Be Cool at School event. Students headed over to Rita’s on Chestnut Ave for their free treat to celebrate the start of the new school year. Town officials greeted the students while they enjoyed their ice and custard. All the children who attended also ...

Students from Roselle named to the Summer 2022 President's List for Southern New Hampshire University

MANCHESTER, NH - Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) has announced that two students from Roselle have been named to the Summer 2022 President's List.

Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.7 and above for the reporting term are named to the President's List. Full-time status is achieved by earning 12 credits over each ...

Multicultural Festival Coming to Roselle; Will Feature Entrepreneur Expo Garden

September 22, 2022

ROSELLE, NJ – Roselle will hold its Multicultural Festival, including an Entrepreneur Expo Garden, on October 1, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Chestnut St. between 2nd and 3rd Ave.

The festival will include food trucks, vendors, entertainment, music, bounce houses for children and more.

The Entrepreneur Expo Garden will feature local entrepreneurs and small businesses. The Borough ...

Free Shredding Event for Union County Residents on September 23

September 19, 2022

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Union County residents have the opportunity to bring personal documents and sensitive papers to a free shredding event taking place at the Westfield Pool, 713 Cumberland Street in Westfield on September 23. The event is held rain or shine from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The events may finish early if the shredding trucks fill up to capacity.

The event, which is ...

Roselle Holding a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on September 11

ROSELLE, NJ – Mayor Donald Shaw and the Roselle Borough Council invite residents to join them for the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony. The event will take place on Sunday, September 11 at 11:00 a.m. in front of Borough Hall, 210 Chestnut Street.

This ceremony will mark 21 years since the terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington, DC and Pennsylvania that took the lives of nearly 3000 ...

Borough of Roselle Meeting Information for the Week of September 26

September 25, 2022

ROSELLE, NJ – Various borough meetings are taking place this week. Click the links below for meeting information including date, time, place and link to the agenda if available.

9/26 Roselle Board of Education Meeting (agenda included)

9/26 Zoning Board Meeting (agenda included)

9/27 5th Ward Community Meeting with Councilman John ...

Mayor and Council Recognize Retirement of Public Works Employee after 35 Years of Service to the Borough of Roselle

ROSELLE, NJ – Mayor Donald Shaw and Councilman John Fortuna presented Craig Smith with a proclamation during Wednesday’s council meeting. Smith will be retiring from the Roselle Department of Public Works after 35 years of service to the borough.  

Smith started his career in Roselle on February 4, 1987 as a laborer who went on to learn how to build and repair sidewalks, drive ...

Roselle Women on The Move Welcomes a Special Guest Speaker for Their Mentoring Program

September 18, 2022

ROSELLE, NJ – Councilwoman-At-Large Denise Wilkerson and Roselle Women on the Move (RWOTM) welcomed guest speaker, Lauren Body, to present to young women and girls in Roselle on September 15. Lauren Body is a Global Category Director at IVY PARK x adidas. She brings 12 years of experience as an apparel and footwear industry leader in Product Creation, Merchandising and Marketing. Body, who ...

Abraham Clark HS Sports Schedule for the Week of September 19

September 18, 2022

ROSELLE, NJ - Abraham Clark High School has a full schedule of games this coming week. Boys soccer, girls volleyball, girls tennis and football will all be in action. Check out the full schedule below or you can click on this link to be directed to the school's athletics page.

Monday, September 19, ...

Help from New Jersey Headed to Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Fiona

September 22, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey is sending aid to Puerto Rico to help those impacted by Hurricane Fiona, which made landfall on Sunday, September 18. The storm brought more than 20 inches of rain and heavy wind, causing major infrastructure damage and power outages to the island.

"Our hearts and prayers are with the people of Puerto Rico during this devastating time," Gov. Phil ...

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Upcoming Events

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Mon, September 26, 7:00 PM

Abraham Clark High School Auditorium, Roselle

Roselle Board of Education Meeting

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Mon, September 26, 7:30 PM

Borough Hall, Roselle

Zoning Board Meeting

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Tue, September 27, 6:00 PM

Anthony Amalfe Community Center, Roselle

5th Ward Community Meeting with Councilman John ...

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Tue, September 27, 7:00 PM

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2nd Ward Community Meeting with Councilman ...

Kean University Public Safety Official Heads to Indonesia to Assess Law Enforcement

September 23, 2022

Kean University Acting Associate Director of Public Safety Jerome Hatfield will travel to Indonesia with a federal team to assess the national police force’s emergency management.

The team will assess the Indonesia National Police’s incident management capabilities, facilities, and training for natural disasters, Hatfield said. It will also review its finance administration, hazard ...

Kean University's Role as Hispanic-Serving Institution Demonstrated at White House and at Home

Kean University's rise in prominence as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) was showcased as the University’s president met with education leaders in Washington, D.C. today at the same time that the state’s top-ranking Latina addressed students and visitors on the Union campus.

Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., visited the White House with presidents from HSIs ...

Kean University Adopts Academic Reorganization Plan

The Kean University Board of Trustees approved a sweeping reorganization plan, creating the new College of Health Professions and Human Services for Kean’s healthcare-related programs.

The new College replaces Kean’s Nathan Weiss Graduate College. Under the reorganization, all Kean colleges will offer both undergraduate and graduate programs, according to their ...

Kean University Students Have Study Abroad Adventure in South Korea

A group of Kean Global Studies students spent a month in South Korea, getting an immersive cultural experience as part of a unique Travelearn program that earned them credits while they participated in an internship.

Union County Approves New Agreement With Social Services Workers

September 23, 2022

UNION COUNTY, NJ – County commissioners authorized a four-year agreement Thursday with Communication Workers of America Local 1080, the union representing more than 350 members working in the county’s Division of Social Services as social workers, clerks, paralegals and in other positions.

“Negotiations are about building trust and open communications, and it’s not ...

Tips for Small Businesses to Get Media Exposure

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Small business owners have faced unprecedented challenges during the last two years. Many have had to rethink their whole business model altogether. Communicating with customers and clients is more important now than it’s ever been.

The pandemic has changed the way we conduct our daily lives. Protecting public health meant changing how many businesses ...

Shred and Recycle Your Personal Documents in October, Free of Charge

Union County residents can bring their personal documents and sensitive papers to two free, secure shredding events in October, sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners.

After October, Union County’s paper shredding program will be on winter hiatus. The series of events will resume again next spring.

“We encourage all Union County residents to use our free ...