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“SummerFest” Returns to Roselle Park This Summer

ROSELLE PARK, NEW JERSEY – April 22, 2014 – Looking for some family oriented fun this summer? Come to Roselle Park, the best kept secret in Union County New Jersey when it comes to summer event offerings. SummerFest is currently planning an even bigger lineup then last year. There is something for everyone all through May, June, July, August and September.

Though the Roselle Park downtown encompasses only a few blocks there are many great events, catering to all tastes, which take place throughout the rest of the town. Let SummerFest make Roselle Park your destination this year’s summer fun!

Here is a short sampling of planned events: To kick off summer, May brings the Memorial Day Ceremony on the library lawn and following in the afternoon, the annual Casano Community Center picnic. In June we have our well known St. Anthony’s Italian Family Feast (Thurs 5 – Sun 8), in its 14th year which is a spectacular carnival of "Four days of Faith, Fun, Family and Friends" and great food too! Saturday 20, the “Crusin’ Car Show” returns and also on that day is the Bumble Bee outdoor Bazaar and craft fair on the ground of the Church of the Assumption. July has fireworks at the 4th of July celebration and later in the month there will be “a meet the artist” reception at the Casano Community Center Art Gallery. National Night Out and the Casano Community Center Picnic will be held the first week in August. Also returning will be The Arts Night at the library (poetry & music). A second “Crusin’ Car Show” will be held on Sept 13. New for this year but not yet scheduled will be an end of summer professional’s networking event, and an “Explore Downtown Roselle Park Day”….and a lot more!

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Stay abreast as to what’s being planned for this summer by visiting our website, http://summerfestrosellepark.wordpress.com and sign up to be on our weekly mailing list so that you will never miss an event!

Roselle Park is easy to reach by car or public transportation. New Jersey Transit buses 58, 94, and 113 stop in the heart of the downtown, the Raritan Valley train station is six blocks to the north on Chestnut St., and the Garden State Parkway’s exit 137 is a short drive west of town on Westfield Ave. Also, Route 28 passes right through Roselle Park’s downtown Westfield Ave.

To learn more about Roselle Park Township, visit http://www.rosellepark.net

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Roselle Park to Host Annual Senior Citizens Indoor Summer Picnic  

July 19, 2018

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Mayor Carl Hokanson and the Borough Council invites senior citizens to the annual Senior Citizens Indoor Summer Picnic on Saturday, July 21, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Casano Community Center, 314 Chestnut Street, Roselle Park NJ 07204

The annual event hosted by the Borough of Roselle Park features a 50/50 raffle, refreshments, and Extreme Bingo. Extreme bingo ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Bud Simmons Pine Street Park will be the site of the Community Unity Peace Tour Festival, an event to say No to Drugs and Violence this coming weekend.

The event is open to all residents this Saturday, July 21, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Music will be provided by local D.J’s, along with other entertainment, free hot dogs and soda, motivational speakers, display tables, ...

National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory Through 6 p.m. Tuesday July 17

NEW YORK, NY, - The National Weather Service issued a 'Heat Advisory' this morning for Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Union and Hudson Counties in New Jersey. The heat advisory will remain in effect from noon Monday July 16 until 6 p.m. Tuesday July 17.

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Elizabeth Man Charged with the Killing of One Woman and Attempted Killing of Another Woman

July 17, 2018

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July 18, 2018

CRANFORD - The Township of Cranford Junior Chamber of Commerce (“Jaycees”) held their 12th Annual Golf Outing on Friday, June 22, 2018, at the Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth. The outing raised $8,000.00 which will benefit two worthy community organizations, the Cranford Baseball and Softball League Inc. and the Union County Educational Services Commission ...

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July 19, 2018

The Union County Freeholders’ decision to appoint State Senator and newly-elected Union County Democratic Chairman, Nick Scutari’s chief of staff, Ed Oatman as County Manager smelled of corruption from the start. To place a political consultant like Oatman in the role of overseeing 2,800 employees and running the day-to-day operations of the $500 million county budget suggests ...

Union County Hosts Events and Programs for Special Needs Residents

July 19, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce a series of programs and events throughout the summer and fall for residents with special needs and their families, coordinated through the new Office for People with Special Needs in collaboration with community partners.

“Union County is committed to providing every resident with more opportunities to enjoy activities ...

Dog Found in East 5th Ave. Section of Roselle

July 12, 2018

ROSELLE, NJ - A dog has been found in the area of the 400 block of East 5th Ave. in Roselle. The dog looks to possibly be a Chinese Crested is also called a Powder Puff. It also has an Elizabethan Collar on it. 

The dog was picked up by police and is currently at the Roselle Police Department. 

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