Roselle/Roselle Park News

September 18, 2018

ROSELLE, NJ - If you are looking to get a flu shot for the upcoming flu season, here’s your chance. This year's seasonal influenza clinic will be held on Wednesday, September 26, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Roselle Borough Hall, 210 Chestnut St.  This clinic is for adults only! For children ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Keyanna Jones has quite an impressive resume, from being a member of the National Head Start Association to her talent as a Linguist. Among her many positions, she has become the first African-American Woman President of the Rotary Club of Roselle-Roselle Park is a ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Residents have reported over the last few days of people coming to their doors claiming to be doing a survey for the Borough. We reached out to Borough officials today to get a clear cut answer on if a survey was being conducted door to door.  “It is not true," said Business ...

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UNION COUNTY NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced the first graduating class of the new Non-Profit Consortium Leadership Fellows Institute. The 44 graduates were recruited from local non-profit organizations in partnership with the Union County Non-Profit Consortium, with ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - On Saturday, October 27 Union County residents with unwanted guns in their possession can turn them in for up to $250 each at either of two locations, in Elizabeth and Plainfield. Anyone turning in a gun may do so anonymously. “Gun buyback events have safely taken hundreds of ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced a free yoga and women’s wellness event to be held in celebration of the 2018 International Day of Peace on Friday evening, September 21, at the Warinanco Sports Center in Union County’s Warinanco Park. As a suggested ...

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ROSELLE, NJ -  “Always Remember” was the request by those who spoke at Roselle’s annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Wednesday evening. Residents came out to Borough Hall to honor the first responders, firemen, police, volunteers and many others with us and those who have passed.  The ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Roselle is among 11 Union County towns represented last week by volunteers sworn in as court-appointed special advocates (CASAs), by the addition of resident Sherise Winston-Pollard.  Superior Court Judge James Hely administered oaths to Winston-Pollard and others from Cranford, ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ  - Police officers in Roselle Park responded to a residence on the 300 block of W. Clay Ave for a landlord-tenant dispute that revealed 11 cats residing inside the residence were living in inhumane conditions.  Roselle Park Police Humane Officer Gregory Polakoski responded along ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ  - Residents came out to the firehouse next to Kelly-Kaulfers Memorial Park, on Tuesday evening for the Borough’s September 11th Remembrance Service. The ceremony honored and remembered the victims and heroes of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and also honor those ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Abraham Clark's Rams are (2-0) in the season so far by winning their second straight game by defeating Hillside.   Ben Hais opened the scoring for Roselle in the second minute off a cross from Brayan Ramirez. Olivier Louis doubled the lead in the 38th minute again off a cross from ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Mayor Christine Dansereau and the Roselle Borough Council invite the community to participate in the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony to be held on Wednesday, September 12, in Borough Hall Council Chambers, 210 Chestnut St., from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Everyone is asked to be prompt as the ...

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ELIZABETH/PLAINFIELD, NJ - 19 arrests, and the seizure of thousands of doses of heroin, and the dismantling of two heroin mills operating in Elizabeth and Plainfield was made by the Prosecutor’s Office’s Narcotics Strike Force and the FBI Newark Hybrid Task Force, says acting Union County ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The borough of Roselle will be having community's Annual Borough - Wide Garage/Yard Sale on Saturday, September 22, and Sunday, September 23. The event is free to all residents. You can register at the Municipal Clerk’s Office from Monday to Friday between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The towns annual Sweet and Savory Multicultural Festival gave visitors a lot to choose from when it comes to food, shopping, and as always the entertainment.  This year's event hosted by Mayor Christine Dansereau, Council-members, Donald Shaw and his staff from the Park and ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Staff, and residents of the Atria Senior Living Center in Cranford made a special road trip to the Radiation Oncology Center at Trinitas Regional Medical Center on September 6. The visit had a purpose, to deliver 27 handcrafted heart pillows to be donated to patients undergoing ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park Police Officers presented school supplies this week to each elementary school as part of their first annual school supply drive. The supplies which included backpacks, pencils and papers were provided to students from the town who are in need. Thanks to all the ...

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ROSELLE, NJ – The Borough of Roselle has created a Youth Training and Employment Program designed to help individuals from ages 14 to 21 to obtain real hands-on experience in all of the various department operations within the Borough. The youth program works with the County of Union Workforce ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Trinitas Regional Medical Center says that music is good for the mind, body, and soul. They will be presenting Health & Harmony 2018, a health fair like no other featuring live dance, Motown, R&B and the rock music of Avenue G, and the "Total Experience”. The event is being ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents to participate in the Fall Fishing Derby for People with Special Needs on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside. This event is free of charge and runs from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. “This is a wonderful ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A Crowd gathered on Wednesday evening in front of the CoreCivic immigration detention center in Elizabeth for a vigil for 18-month-old Mariee Juárez, the toddler who died in Ice Custody, and to demand an end to family detentions across the United States. Make the Road New Jersey, ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle community came out on Thursday morning to join Principal Rashon Mickens and his staff at Abraham Clark High School to welcome students back for another school year.  In its now fourth-year tradition, Mickens still shows his enthusiasm by dressing in a red high school ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The 2018 Soccer Opening Season begins this Thursday, September 6, for the Abraham Clark H.S Soccer Team. Senior Jaheem Hayles will lead the Rams team against Rahway at 4 p.m. on the Warinanco Park turf field off 3rd Ave.  The team was undefeated in preseason and is looking to build ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Now that Belmar’s “Spirit of the Doughboy” statue has been repaired and returned to Memorial Field, the Belmar Historical Society will present an educational program about these World War I soldiers on Wednesday, September 12. “The Well-Equipped Doughboy: The Life of a World War I ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - It’s that time of year again when Abraham Clark H.S. Principal High School Principal Rashon Mickens puts on his graduation robe and welcomes every student into his school to start the new school year. In its fourth year now, Mickens still shows his enthusiasm posting on his ...

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ROSELLE, NJ – Parents and their children came out to Roselle Borough Hall this past Saturday afternoon for the 2018 New Beginnings School Book Bag Drive.  The program started three years by Mayor Christine Dansereau to help students get a head start on the new school year, has grown with many ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ —The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory in effect for the area from Monday at noon until Tuesday at 9 p.m. The combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees at times. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Two suspects wanted in connection with the Aug. 19 murder of  a North Plainfield man have been captured in Texas while trying to flee to Mexico, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. Nelson Salomon Aquilar-Lopez, 20 and Gicsy Baleria Galindo-Acosta, ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Some Union County chapters of Girls on the Run (GOTR), an afterschool program designed to enhance girls’ social, emotional and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences, are currently seeking volunteer coaches to help their young participants ...

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