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Roselle Hosts Annual Multicultural Street Festival

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ROSELLE, NJ - Mayor Christine Dansereau, Borough Council and the Department of Recreation presented Roselle’s annual Multicultural Street Festival Saturday on Chestnut Street.

Food and vendors were set up for the community to enjoy along with bounce houses for the kids. 

The Roselle fire department had its “Safety House,” a mobile unit that firemen use to teach children how to escape a house during a fire. They also gave out fire hats to the children. 

Entertainment was supplied by WBLS Eddie Love, the Flavor One band; and Viola Sykes performing her smash hit “Little Girl.”

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