Roselle/Roselle Park News

November 19, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ever wanted to own your own amusement park like Michael Jackson? Now you can, and your don't have to wait on line for tickets! Bowcraft, the scene of countless local children's birthday parties and decades of summer fun in Union County, has closed forever, but thanks to an ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. — Annie is a little horse who helps troubled children who need to re-find joy in their lives.She also has a big dream, for her and her friends to have a permanent home. Annie is also the star of Little Horse, Big Medicine a short film that will be shown at the Equus Film ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ – There will soon be a new addition to Warinanco Park as a new Dog Park will be opening soon.  Residents are invited by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders to the opening of the Warinanco Dog Park on Saturday, December 8, at 1 p.m. The new dog park is located ...

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Ava Lindsay UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — The Mid-Atlantic Equitation Festival, presented by County Saddlery, remained unfazed by the northern winter storm and opened the Indoor ring to competitors early Friday morning at the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro Md., for the first classes of MAEF ...

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Apple cider adds a bit of warm spice to this easy Thanksgiving side dish. Ingredients: 12 oz. fresh cranberries, about 3 ½ cups 1 cup granulated sugar ½ cup apple cider Rinse berries and pick them over to remove any leaves or stems that might be mixed in. Combine all ingredients ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - After the winter storm on Thursday that crippled many parts of New Jersey for hours and placed thousands across the state in potentially dangerous weather-created environments, Senator Joe Cryan (D-20) released a statement on Friday afternoon requesting proactive measures be ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - This past Monday, the room at the Anthony Amalfe Community Center’s auditorium with filled with many people saying saying “Thank you for your service” and handshakes, as Mayor Christine Dansereau, the Roselle Borough Council, the Department of Recreation and “A Vet For You” provided ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — NY Jets wide receiver, Quincy Enunwa will host a U.S. Marine Toys For Tots Holiday Toy Drive on Monday, Dec. 3 at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment.  Enunwa will meet and greet guests who bring a new unwrapped toy to donate. FOX5 Sportscaster Tina Cervasio will emcee ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ -  A Newark man who attempted to rob and then shot a customer at an Elizabeth liquor store last year has been sentenced to an extended term of 50 years in state prison for the crime, according to acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan.  Gary Jones, 45, of Newark was ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Thursday's snowstorm brought on traffic nightmares all over the area leaving many tired and wondering what they would awaken to in the morning. As the Friday morning sun came out, so did a huge Rainbow across the sky that was viewed all over the area.  Here is one view ...

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Just ask the more than 300 exhibitors at Kosherfest, the world's largest kosher-certified trade show held on Nov. 14 and 15 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ. Jackie Lieberman spoke with representatives from the leading innovators in the industry, including Manischewitz — a ...

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HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — How far can an Appaloosa horse take you? For one New Jersey teen — all the way to the Czech Republic. Alexis Grogan, a high school senior from Hackettstown, N.J., has been an active member of the Appaloosa Horse Club since 2013. “This year through the club, I was selected ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - As the first snow starts to fall in the area today, a Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Eastern Union County towns. According to the Nation Weather Service in NY, wet snow is expected with snowfall rates of 1 inch per hour possible and winds gusting as high ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Fireman Wendell Williams and his team presented a football jersey to his fellow fireman during last Sundays police vs fire football game.  The jersey was presented by Williams and his boys of the Roselle Rams 7u team as a thank you.   Earlier this year Williams, head coach ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Weather forecasters are calling for freezing temperatures to overnight tonight and into Thursday. Freezing temperatures can be very dangerous to pets. NJ State Law says dogs cannot be outside if temperatures are below 34 degrees without proper shelter (insulated, ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Cabaret Company is back for its 7th season with “The Good The Bad & Other Possibilities.” The Company was founded in 2011 as a fundraising initiative to support new seating & flooring for Roselle Park High School’s auditorium, and its annual performances ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The American Hiking Society established Take A Hike Day, each year falling on Nov. 17, as a way to encourage families and individuals to get outside, and to connect with nature.  Freewalkers, a non-profit walking group, is challenging people to collectively hike 1,000 miles or ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - First it was softball, and this time its football and it got real, as Roselle PD took the win for the second time this year over the guys at the Roselle Fire Dept. on Sunday morning by beating them by a score of (34-28). The Rally for the Rams Fourth Annual Charity Football Game ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle-Roselle Park Rotary Club President Keyanna Jones will be honored for her service to our country at Rotary International District 7475 (north Jersey) Eat, Drink and Share, a fundraiser for the Rotary Foundation.  An Army veteran, Jones served as an ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Help is needed! Learn how you can help save a life. Be the Match Bone Marrow Registry Drive - sponsored by BetheMatch.org will be held at 11 a.m. this Wednesday, November 14, at the Trinitas Regional Medical Center Café, located at 255 Williamson St., Elizabeth. Brandon ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The cold weather didn’t stop residents from coming out to Borough Hall on Saturday afternoon to make a donation, or for others, to get a warm coat. Third Ward Councilwoman Cynthia Johnson, in conjunction with Abraham Clark High School’s Sigma Beta Club and National Honor Society, ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Police Dept. has announced that an arrest has been in the shooting incident that took place last Sunday evening on East 2nd Ave. in Roselle. According to Roselle Police Chief Brian K. Barnes, detectives arrested Robert B. Beasley a 23-year-old resident of Roselle for ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - It was an inspiring night for many Roselle residents at the Wednesday nights council meeting when Roselle Firefighter Zach Weissglass, received a Certificate of Commendation, from Mayor Christine Dansereau and the Borough Council. Weissglass was traveling on Route 80 on May 17, ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Alan Prochazka arrived on Abraham Clark High School’s soccer field ready to coach ten years ago, with only eight boys showing up for the first practice. “Roselle had suffered through many losing seasons and very few students wanted to participate,” Prochazka recalled. “We were able ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - It's that time of year when our Finest goes up against our Bravest and take to the field once again. This time its FOOTBALL and its about to get real! The Rally for the Rams Fourth Annual Charity Football Game will be held this Sunday, November 11, at 10 a.m. at the Sylvester Land ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Union Catholic’s Brian Touma was honored on Wednesday morning with the 19th annual Eldon M. Hammeke Scholarship award. The scholarship was established in memory of Mr. Hammeke by his wife, Grace, and is supported by the Knights of Columbus Summit Council 783, of which Mr.

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The polls are closed for this November Election and the votes have been counted. Here are the unofficial local results and the projected winners.  Keep in mind that all provisional ballots and mail-in ballots have not been added in at this time. The Union County Board ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Women from all over New Jersey came to Agape House of Worship in Roselle this past Saturday, as the non-profit organization Abounding Women hosted a Women’s Empowerment and Awards event. Roselle 1st Ward Councilwomen Denise Wilkerson and her organization Abounding Women featured ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Department of Justice will have a close eye on polling places in Union County on Tuesday. The Civil Rights Division will “monitor compliance with the federal voting rights laws by deploying personnel” polling places within the county, according to a Justice ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Township police continue their investigation in to four separate reports of a naked man exposing himself outside residences throughout the township. Police confirmed an incident that occurred on Sept. 14 involves the same man as the most recent incident, which occurred ...

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