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Tova Friedman, Among Youngest Holocaust Survivors Left, Talks to Roselle Sixth-Grade Students

April 16, 2019

ROSELLE, NJ - In honor of Genocide Awareness Month (the month of April) Leonard V. Moore Middle School in Roselle, welcomed one of the youngest Holocaust survivors to their school to talk to the sixth grade class on April 10.

Students had the opportunity to hear Mrs. Tova Friedman talk about her experiences and about the Holocaust.

At the age of 80, Tova Friedman is among the youngest ...

Sixth Hate Symbol Incident Reported as Another Swastika Found at Summit Middle School

SUMMIT, NJ - The Hilltop City's citizenry has firmly proclaimed that "Hate Has No Home Here," however the Summit School District has reported that another ugly racially-charged image has -- for the sixth time in the past four-plus months -- been found in a Summit Public School.

Superintendent of Schools June Chang, in his monthly remarks at the April 11 Summit ...

Books and More: Roselle Library Events for April 15, through April 20

ROSELLE, NJ – Do you know what’s happening this week at the Roselle Library? There’s a lot to check out and its not just books, so check out this list of events for the week of April 15, through April 20.

Monday:

]Adelante Alliance Ana Rodriguez with Secondary 10:00 - Noon

Arts and Crafts: Creative Lettering 

Learn calligraphy and fancy writing 3:30-4:30 Grades ...

Roselle Council Approves Management Company to Start Repairing Pot Holes

April 18, 2019

ROSELLE, NJ - During Wednesday nights Council meeting Council members approved an agreement, with Patch Management, Inc. -- also known as the "Pothole Killers" -- to start repairing potholes over a three-week period this spring. Scheduling to follow, but the plan is to have the work done by early June.

Patch Management will dispatch four of its pothole-filling trucks to Roselle to ...

Taxpayers Who Can’t Pay Their Taxes Should Still File on Time

ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK. NJ - The April 15th tax deadline is quickly approaching. If you are one of the many that will owe money this year, the IRS has sent out some helpful tips for filing your taxes that can save you a lot of money in pennies and interest. 

With the tax filing due date just a few days away, it is important to remember to both file and pay any taxes due by ...

Unhappy with NJ Politicians? You're Not Alone; Rutgers-FDU Poll Finds Less Than Half of NJ Residents View Top Leaders Favorably

NEW BRUSWICK and MADISON, NJ – When it comes to likeability, New Jersey’s current and former elected officials leave a lot to be desired, Garden State residents say. The inaugural joint survey from the polling units at Rutgers University’s Eagleton Institute of Politics and Fairleigh Dickinson University finds that not a single politician scores a favorable ...

Roselle Park Fire On Scene of a Gas Line Strike Friday Morning

April 19, 2019

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Fire Dept. was called to Madison and Bender Avenues after it was reported that a gas line was struck by a contractor at approximately 9::05 a.m. Friday morning, according to a report from the Breaking News Network (BNN). 

It was also reported that an engine company from Kenilworth was also called to the scene for assistance. There are no reported ...

UPDATE: Police Looking for Person of Interest that Harassed a Woman on Westfield Ave.

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Update 2:50 PM: Roselle Park Police Detective Bureau has developed a person of interest in this case. A photo of the individual has been provided showing an individual riding a black mountain style bicycle and is wearing a black puffy “Bomber style” jacket with a blue hat and red sneakers.

Previously reported: Roselle Park Police responded to a call that a ...

Whats’ Happening Roselle - Events and News Happening Around the Borough

April 21, 2019

ROSELLE, NJ – Here is what’s happening in and around Roselle this upcoming week and other important information. 

The Borough of Roselle’s “Cinco De Mayo Festival” May 4. 

The Roselle Office of Hispanic-Latino Affairs, Mayor Christine Dansereau, The Everett Hatcher Prevention Coalition and the Roselle Borough Council invite you to the “Cinco De ...

Digital Artwork on Exhibit by Cintia Malhotra of Roselle at Pearl Street Gallery

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is presenting an exhibit of digital artwork by Cintia Malhotra of Roselle, in the gallery space at the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, located at 633 Pearl Street in Elizabeth.

A selection of her work entitled “Meditative States” is on display at the Pearl Street Gallery until June 7. Gallery ...

Roselle Active Seniors “Trick" Turns Into “Treats” For Young Mothers

ROSELLE, NJ - It was a “Trick” that turned into a “Treat” for a lot of young mothers when the Roselle Active Seniors took a prank to the next level. 

“It all started as a Halloween trick,” says Roselle Active Seniors Club President, Pam Rey.

“We were at our Halloween party when Esther Eggleston, received a pregnancy test as a ...

Raritan Valley Line Mayors Alliance Encourages NJ Transit Riders to Sign Petition Calling for Restoration of One-Seat Service

April 11, 2019

RARITAN VALLEY, NJ -- The Raritan Valley Line Mayors Alliance, a group of elected officials calling for the restoration of NJ Transit's "one-seat" rides along the Raritan Valley Line is encouraing riders to sign an online petition supporting the cause.

To sign the online petition, click here. 

Support Improved Service and Midtown Direct Trains on the Raritan Valley ...

Baseball’s High Tech Future is Now at TD Bank Ballpark

April 18, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – What looks like a square satellite dish the size of a car door has been bolted to the roof of TD Bank Ballpark between Luxury Suites 301 and 302 facing towards the pitcher’s mound and home plate.

Fans of the Somerset Patriots will have a front-row seat during the 2019 season experiencing the future of baseball.

Meet Trackman, part camera, part computer, the ...

Long Beach Island's New Landmarks: The LBI Hotel and the Arlington Beach Club Nearing Completion

April 16, 2019

SHIP BOTTOM - If you have traveled to Long Beach Island recently you have seen the two new large structures at the entrance to Ship Bottom. LBI is changing and changing rapidly with these two properties. 

Hotel LBI is close to completion.  It is a project by the Mercer Management Group which also owns the Mallard Island Yacht Club, The Mainland at the Holiday Inn and the Bonnet ...

Some Cans of Hunt's Tomato Paste Recalled Due to Mold

NEW JERSEY - A limited amount of Hunt's Tomato Paste No Salt Added six-ounce cans have been recalled due to the potential presence of mold, announced Conagra Brands, Inc.

According to the company,  the final product may have been damaged after the canning process, creating the potential for mold. Conagra Brands became aware of the issue after receiving calls from ...

Aldi to Further Reduce Plastic Waste

ROSELLE, NJ  – Since Aldi’s grand opening a few years ago in Roselle, regular shoppers have become familiar with the discount grocery chain’s efforts to be as eco-conscious as possible.

Inside the store, there’s a large produce section, featuring a wide variety of organic and all-natural foods, as well as antibiotic-free meats. And, at checkout, Aldi ...

Booker Kicks Off Presidential Campaign Where Political Career Began

April 15, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - Cory Booker returned to the city where his political career was sparked, hoping that his presidential campaign catches fire with a progressive message steeped in terms of love and empathy at the start of a bruising primary battle. 

"This community taught me all about not that feel-good, easy-going love. It is strong, courageous and defiant love. The kind of love that ...

Roselle Park to Celebrate Arbor Day with the Planting of a Dogwood Tree at Aldene Elementary

April 12, 2019

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park will hold its 15th Annual Arbor Day celebration at Aldene Elementary School with the planting of a donated Flowering Dogwood tree, that will provide shade and beauty to the school for years to come.  

Mayor Signorello, the Borough Council, Principal Mrs. Scully, School Superintendent Pedro Garrido along with the students from the Aldene Elementary ...

Aldi to Further Reduce Plastic Waste

ROSELLE, NJ  – Since Aldi’s grand opening a few years ago in Roselle, regular shoppers have become familiar with the discount grocery chain’s efforts to be as eco-conscious as possible.

Inside the store, there’s a large produce section, featuring a wide variety of organic and all-natural foods, as well as antibiotic-free meats. And, at checkout, Aldi ...

Roselle Active Seniors “Trick" Turns Into “Treats” For Young Mothers

April 15, 2019

ROSELLE, NJ - It was a “Trick” that turned into a “Treat” for a lot of young mothers when the Roselle Active Seniors took a prank to the next level. 

“It all started as a Halloween trick,” says Roselle Active Seniors Club President, Pam Rey.

“We were at our Halloween party when Esther Eggleston, received a pregnancy test as a ...

Miozotty Diaz of Roselle Park to Advocate for Local Foster Youth

ELIZABETH, NJ —  Miozotty Diaz, of Roselle Park is one of the 15 newest representatives from among 13 municipalities to become court appointed special advocates in Union County. They are tasked with serving as extra eyes and ears for family law judges on the cases of Union County youth that are removed from their home due to abuse, neglect or abandonment and placed in foster homes ...

Roselle Fire and EMS Department Honored with “Agency of the Year Award”

April 18, 2019

UNION, NJ - The Roselle Fire and EMS Department was recognized as the “Agency of the Year” by Trinitas Regional Medical Center at this year's Emergency Care Symposium.

The Symposium held on Aril 13, at Kean University in Union, provided those in the emergency field with new and innovative information sessions. The day also provided a chance to recognize and thank those ...

Tap Water Smell Like Chlorine in Roselle/Roselle Park? Why, When it Will End

April 20, 2019

ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ — If you noticed your tap water smelled a bit like a trip to the town pool for the past two months, you weren’t imagining it.

New Jersey American Water, which supplies water to customers in the town, this week announced it had changed its treatment process to one using “free chlorine residual” so it could perform annual ...

VIDEO: A Turkey Takes a Stroll Through Roselle’s 1st Ward

ROSELLE, NJ - It was a nice warm spring evening with some residents outside doing yard work, while others were just sitting outside on the porch enjoying the evening. Imagine sitting there and looking up and seeing a rather big turkey walking up the middle of the road.

That’s Just what happened when a turkey came to visit the 1st. Ward on Friday evening. One resident who lives on Galvin ...

Long Beach Island's New Landmarks: The LBI Hotel and the Arlington Beach Club Nearing Completion

April 16, 2019

SHIP BOTTOM - If you have traveled to Long Beach Island recently you have seen the two new large structures at the entrance to Ship Bottom. LBI is changing and changing rapidly with these two properties. 

Hotel LBI is close to completion.  It is a project by the Mercer Management Group which also owns the Mallard Island Yacht Club, The Mainland at the Holiday Inn and the Bonnet ...

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Ghost Hawk is the First Craft Brewery in Passaic County

April 21, 2019

This story first ran on TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Woodridge/Terterboro.

The line began forming over an hour before the official ribbon cutting and grand opening. And by the time the doors officially opened Saturday afternoon, more 100 beer lovers were on line, around the corner and down the sidewalk for Passaic County's first craft brewery.

Ghost Hawk Brewing Company ...

Upcoming Events

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Sun, April 21, 10:00 AM

Oasis Church , Clark

Oasis Church Easter Sunday Church Services

Religions And Spirituality

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Sat, April 27, 1:00 PM

Cranford Office , Cranford

1st Time Homebuyer Workshop

Business & Finance Education

Mon, April 29, 6:00 PM

Colleen Fraser (County Clerk) Building, Westfield

CASA of Union County Information Session

Giving Back

Office for Persons with Disabilities & Special Needs Family Fun Day Event Cancellation

April 18, 2019

ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ - Due to the anticipated rain in the forecast for Saturday and the impact it would have on safety and planned activities, the Family Fun Day at Warinanco Park in Roselle will be postponed to a later date soon to be announced.

 

TAPintoRoselle.net and TAPintoRosellePark.net is the official electronic news source for your town! To get your free daily Roselle or ...

Roselle Park - Aldene Park to Be Temporarily Closed for Repairs

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park Police has announced starting this Monday Aldene Park will be closed for repairs.

Beginning on or about Monday, April 22, officials say the playground areas of Aldene Park will be closed to the public without exception. This temporary closure will last approximately 2 weeks to accommodate full replacement of the park’s rubber play ...

What’s New in the Nest: Four Eggs for Union County’s Peregrine Falcons

ELIZABETH, NJ - Those who follow the Falcons every year in Elizabeth, the Falcon cam has something to show you. Two peregrine falcons are watching over four new eggs in their nest, high atop the roof of the historic Union County Courthouse Tower in bustling midtown Elizabeth.

Students, researchers, and Falcon fans can keep watch, too, by tuning into the free Union County Falcon Cam ...

Books and More: Roselle Library Events for April 8, through April 12

ROSELLE, NJ – Do you know what’s happening this week at the Roselle Library? There’s a lot to check out and its not just books, so check out this list of events for the week of April 8, through April 12.

Monday:

Adelante Alliance Ana Rodriguez with Secondary 10:00 - Noon

Arts and Crafts: Texture Collages- create a masterpiece using various items. 3:30 - 4:30 Grades ...

Union County Matches $1.5M for Infrastructure Upgrades in 21 Towns

April 15, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ – All 21 municipalities in Union County received 2019 Infrastructure Grants. The freeholder board presented checks to representatives from each municipality during its meeting Thursday night.

This is the fifth year of the Infrastructure Grant program, said Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski. Funding for the annual grants comes from the sale of Runnells Specialized ...

Seton Hall Professor Not With University After Attempted Arson At St. Patrick's Cathedral

April 19, 2019

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The adjunct professor at Seton Hall University who was arrested earlier this week for trying to bring cans of gasoline into St. Patrick's Cathedral is no longer working at the university, according to a university spokesperson.

Marc Lamparello, 37, of Hasbrouck Heights, was arrested on Wednesday night for trying to carry cans of gasoline, ...

Union County College Students to Save Money on Course Materials using Cengage Unlimited Subscription Service

April 18, 2019

CRANFORD, N.J.– Beginning in Fall 2019, Union County College students will have day-one access to their textbooks and course materials using a new subscription service from Cengage. Included as part of course fees, students can expect to save hundreds of dollars annually on their course materials. Cengage, the largest U.S.-based education and technology company serving the higher education ...

Holy Thursday's Watch Offers an Opportunity for Reflection and Prayer

Connectivity – a doublespeak word if there ever was one.

It is, in fact, dis-connectivity. Life through devices makes us not present in our immediate world and takes us outside of ourselves and into the world of entertainment, sports, social media, etc.

My favorite is the commercial for some streaming service where the guy says “Now you watch movies on your phone,” as if ...

Seven Deadly Sins: Lust

Seven Deadly Sins: Lust.  A Scribophile Anthology, 2019.

Twenty-one aspiring writers, who critique and assist other writing neophytes on Scribophile, were selected to have their short stories published in Seven Deadly Sins: Lust, the final volume in the Seven Deadly Sin collection. The other six books in the series include Gluttony, Wrath, Avarice, Sloth, Envy, and Pride. The stories ...

Hungry Girl Simply 6 by Lisa Lillien

Hungry Girl Simply 6 by Lisa Lillien (St. Martin’s Press, 2019)

The woman who created a chocolate oatmeal recipe that is so good you are convinced that it is a gourmet chocolate mousse, Lisa Lillien (or Hungry Girl), is back with her 13th cookbook, and it is the best one yet!  Hungry Girl Simply 6 is the pipe dream of every career calorie counter; a recipe book with ingenious ...