Roselle/Roselle Park Top Stories

March 22, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - Talks of a possible merger between Trinitas Regional Medical Center and the Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health System have emerged this week.  While there had been no formal announcement of a deal being reached by Trinitas, some employees have been notified of the talks.  In ...

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UNION, NJ - On Thursday, March 14, Trinitas Health Foundation held its 2019 Annual Donor Reception at Galloping Hill Caterers in Union. It was a way of saying thank you to so many donors that step up every year to help the Health Foundation to serve the community. Gary S. Horan, FACHE, President ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park’s Environmental Commission has announced that change is in the air for the 2019 community garden. The Valley Road community garden was formerly constructed with straw bales; the new garden will feature twenty (20) 8’x 4’ raised boxed beds composed of organic mushroom ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Spring has finally arrived! The mercury in that old thermometer is slowly starting to rise, giving us warmer days, and with the recent setting of our clocks forward by one hour, longer days.  According to The Old Farmers Almanac, the spring equinox starts on ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – The Union County Freeholders this week disputed allegations that the county manager’s work with a political consulting firm promoting local candidates presents a conflict of interest with his government duties. The freeholders had named Edward Oatman to the position of county ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of Elections is seeking bilingual election poll workers for this year’s primary and general election. Freeholder Christopher Hudak explained the position requirements during Thursday night’s freeholder board meeting. Applicants must live and be registered ...

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UNION, NJ - As the sun played hide and seek with the clouds on Saturday, the The 2019 Union County St. Patrick's Day ParadeThe 2019 Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade marched down Morris and Stuyvesant Avenues — in step with Irish tradition and community spirit. Thousands of visitors ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Amid pipe bands, Boy Scouts, seeing-eye puppies and leprechauns on stilts, if was a member of the Irish order of the Sisters of Mercy, Union Catholic principal Sister Percylee Hart, who was the toast of the town (and the county) at the 23rd annual Union Catholic St. Patrick's ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - As the courtship season begins for peregrine falcons, residents of all ages and visitors from all over the world can observe and study one of the fastest animals on earth by, tuning in to the Union County Falcon Cam. “The Falcon Cam is a great opportunity for residents of all ...

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ROSELLE, NJ – Here is what’s happening in and around Roselle this upcoming week and other important information.   The 2019 Roselle Community Resource Guide is Arriving This Month It’s that time of year for the latest edition of the Roselle Community Resource Guide to be available, at no ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The deadline for filing a petition to run in a June Primary Election is Monday, April 1, 2019. Candidates who are interested, should register with the Union County Clerk's Office.  Voters who wish to apply for a Vote-by-Mail Ballot can do so at two locations: Office of the ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Everett Hatcher Prevention Coalition has announced the start of a new “Parents Club” in Roselle. The club will bring parents together to meet and discuss parenting issues. This club will be an ongoing monthly meeting for parents to meet and discuss with other different ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Borough of Roselle Park in partnership with Lions Club MD16, the Union County Office of Health Management, Regional Chronic Disease Coalition of Middlesex & Union Counties and Union County CEED through Hoboken Family Planning Will be hosting the First Annual Community ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - In recognition of Arbor Day 2019, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is once again partnering with the Union County Shade Tree Advisory Board to provide free trees for local schools. “The tree giveaway has always received an enthusiastic response from schools in ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Borough officials announced this week the launch of the new and improved Borough website. The new site is packed full of information giving residents everything they need to know in an easier to read format that includes an improved community calendar that is up-to-date with events, ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Students at the Kindergarten Success Academy (KSA) in Roselle, have found a great way to Tap into how they are feeling, by tapping an emoji and giving a high five to teachers as they start and end their school day. Dr. Nathan Fisher, Principal at KSA, says that he is always ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Active Seniors are holding a “Fundraiser Baby Shower” and everyone is invited! The event is to gather badly needed supplies to benefit the babies at Raphael’s Life House in Elizabeth. Raphael’s Life House is a mother-child program, created to help homeless, and pregnant ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Schools with students in grades pre-K through 12 are eligible to apply once again for the Union County Kids Dig In grant for 2019. The program is designed to help schools provide enriching educational experiences while encouraging students to give back to the Union County ...

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RARITAN VALLEY, NJ -- Mayors of towns along the Raritan Valley Line (RVL) met to discuss NJ Transit’s response to three issues facing commuters on that line and how best to advocate for their residents. RVL Mayors Alliance is working to get a same platform transfer in Newark, return of the off-peak ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — Union County residents will have the opportunity to try out new voting machines before the primary election. As reported previously, the county will receive updated election machines in all municipalities this year. It will need to purchase approximately $100,000 worth of ...

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Department-specific budget talks will be held in Kenilworth, Elizabeth and Westfield. ELIZABETH, NJ — Union County government is compiling a spending plan that benefits from the recent closure of the county’s juvenile detention center. The proposal would finance a turf field in Scotch Plains ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Council tabled a resolution to terminate a contract providing commuter parking at a lot next to the New Jersey Transit train station following a lengthy discussion at Thursday’s night's Council meeting. Residents say for years they have parked at the Ryan ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The winter months are about to come to an end. Signs of Spring is just around the corner when Daylight Savings Time begins.  A reminder to everyone to turn your clocks forward one hour tonight when you go to bed. Daylight Savings time officially begins at 2 a.m. Sunday ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Police Departments 9th Junior Police Academy (JPA), class of 2019 graduated on Wednesday night with a ceremony at Costa’s Resturant in Roselle Park. The Junior Police Academy class 11-week course came to an end with family members looking on as the cadets received their ...

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CRANFORD – Union County College scholar-athlete, Lauren Buchanan, of Union, received the “Woman of the Year” Award at the annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day, held at Seton Hall University on Feb. 4. As the goalie for the College’s soccer team, her performance on the field strongly ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Elections is actively seeking bilingual poll workers who are eager to help the community exercise their right to vote. Poll workers are paid $200 to work from 5:15 am to 8:15 pm on Election Day and must be available to work both the June Primary ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - It’s another Battle of the Badges in Roselle, but this time it's a little different because its Officer vs Officer and the game is basketball.  That’s right, officer vs officer as Roselle Police take on the NJ State Police on the basketball court.  The 1st Annual Slam Dunk event is ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - There is always something happening in Roselle Schools. Here’s is an update to keep you informed on events that just happened and events coming up very soon that you will not want to miss.  February “Student of the Month” Announced at Board of Education Meeting. Board of ...

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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 March 5, through March 8. Tuesday S.T.E.A.M: 3:30 p.m.to 4:30 p.m. - Have fun at our Potions Lab- grades ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - It was a final send-off last Thursday when fellow officers, borough employees, and others stood in line to honor Roselle Park Police Chief Paul W. Morrison as he signed off for the last time and said goodbye to everyone.  After 34 honorable years to the borough and 40 years of ...

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