Roselle/Roselle Park Top Stories

October 18, 2018

ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Fire Department will be serving up breakfast to all Roselle senior citizens this Saturday, October 20, when they host their 21st Annual Senior Brunch. The event will take place at St. Joe's cafeteria located at 150 E. 3rd Ave. from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All seniors are ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - UPDATE: 11 p.m.  The dog was reunited with its owner. A female dog was found on Wednesday in Roselle on Aldene and Halsey Road.  Roselle Police have been notified the person who found the dog still has her. Contact Jamie at 908-418-8930. The dog does not have a ...

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ROSELLE, NJ – Third Ward Councilwoman Cynthia Johnson will be holding a “Roselle Community Service Meeting,” on Tuesday, October 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers, located at 210 Chestnut Street.  Information will be presented on emergency preparedness, utility assistance programs, what to ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - As part of National Coming Out Day the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders declared Union County a Safe Space for LGBTQ individuals during their Freeholder Board mobile meeting that was held in Plainfield on October 11. The County observed National Coming Out Day on ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - On October 10, the Roselle Park Police Department hosted Diane Grossman of Mallory's Army to speak about bullying to 8th-grade students at the Roselle Park Middle School, located on W Grant Avenue in Roselle Park. Grossman told the students about her 12-year-old daughter ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Borough of Roselle Park will be holding a public auction of surplus property. Items will be sold online through a contracting government online auction service, GovDeals, Inc. Surplus property can be viewed directly at www.govdeals.com. All bidders must pre-register with ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Okay all you Passport Stamp enthusiasts out there, get ready to go crazy. Union County is going into its second year with the Passport To Your National Parks program. For the upcoming Four Centuries In A Weekend event on October 20 and 21, a whole new set of “Union County ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Passaic teen who went missing on Friday evening while attending an outing in the City of Elizabeth has been found safe! Family members of Eliza Pabon 16, say she was last seen on Friday evening at approximately in the area of 7th Street and East Jersey Avenue in ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Nominations are now being accepted for the 27th annual Women of Excellence awards. The awards celebrate women who have made a powerful impact on life in Union County. “Today it is more important than ever to raise awareness about the influence of women in every sphere of the ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - A lot of questions were answered on Thursday evening as the Borough of Roselle Park held its first of two candidate debates for upcoming November election.  The three candidates, current Mayor Carl Hokanson running as an Independent, William Fahoury the Republican candidate, ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Conserve Wildlife Foundation and Trailside Nature and Science Center are teaming up once again to offer a one-of-a-kind teacher training workshop, Falcon Cam in the Classroom, for formal and non-formal educators living or working in ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Police Department is currently investigating reports of two separate child luring incidents in the last two days. According to a statement by Roselle Police Chief Brian Barnes, it was reported that an attempted luring of a 12-year-old black male occurred on October 10, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A resolution for $1.9 million for a new vote tabulation system by ES&S was approved at the first Union County Freeholders mobile meeting on Thursday, held in Plainfield's municipal court. Nicole DiRado, an administrator from the Office of the Board of Elections, said that ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - As the opioid epidemic ravages New Jersey and the greater United States, reducing overdoses, drug-related crime and overall harm caused by opioids starts with small communities, where the impact of addiction hits hardest. The Roselle Everett Hatcher Prevention Coalition’s (REHPC) ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Police Department is asking everyone for help for one of their officers who received two cancer diagnoses in a little over a one month period.  One of the worst things a person can hear is the words, “you have cancer”. To hear a month later that you have yet a ...

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ROSELLE, NJ – Abraham Clark High School (ACHS) might seem small on the New Jersey map, but it is making a huge difference in the landscape by helping recent hurricane victims.  Rashon Mickens, the high school principal at ACHS, working with the Sigma Beta Club, a community service fraternity, ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Two news sources, three candidates running for Mayor, and a lot of questions to be answered. That’s what to expect as the Borough of Roselle Park heads into its first of two candidate debates in October prior to the November election.  Starting on October 11, at 7 p.m. at ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Democratic Chairman and Councilman Rev. Reginald Atkins released a statement this week calling on Mayor Christine Dansereau to submit a letter of resignation officially vacating her seat on the local Democratic Committee. According to Chairman Atkins, the Mayor moved out of ...

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ROSELLE, NJ – Roselle’s First Presbyterian Church is known for being the first church in the world to be “lighted” when the thirty bulb  “electrolier” was installed to the delight of parishioners. Mayor Christine Dansereau signed a recent proclamation at the church, located at 111 W 5th Ave., ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The town of Westfield unveiled new recycling opportunities at its conservation center Wednesday, including a partnership with Second Chance Toys, which collects plastic toys, cleans them and gives them local to organizations that serve children in need. New sheds, paid for with a ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health said any person who was in Newark Liberty International Airport on Sept. 28, 2018, between 5:30 and 10:30 a.m. may have been exposed to measles. Someone flying from Tel Aviv in Israel had the highly contagious infection and arrived in Terminal B ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Trinitas Regional Medical Center held a dedication ceremony and tour of the opening of its new high-tech Breast Center, the Connie Dwyer Breast Center on Monday evening. The 3.4 million Breast Center will provide the latest in screening, diagnosis, and treatment for women, ...

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ROSELLE/ELIZABETH, NJ - Book lovers from all over New Jersey came out on Saturday afternoon to pick up some real treasures from independent authors at the 5h Annual Independent Author’s Book Expo (IABX) held at the Warianco Sports Center.  The expo creates an atmosphere where independent authors ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Borough of Roselle Park is hosting its 4th “Festival of India” on Saturday, October 6, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. with an annual celebration and cultural fair. Mayor Hokanson and the Borough Council invite everyone to come out and celebrate the heritage and culture. The event ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation invite youngsters 4 yrs. old to 12 yrs. old to participate in “Paint by the Pond” on Saturday, October 6 at the pond in Warinanco Park. This interactive art project will run from Noon ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Daffodils have a cheery presence in the spring garden and are a surefire way to chase away the winter blues. These fall-planted bulbs are also reliable perennials that require no maintenance and are not bothered by deer or other pests. The National Garden Bureau has ...

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ROSELLE NJ - Mayor Christine Dansereau is one of sixteen women honoree’s to be recognized at the YWCA Union County’s 40th Anniversary Gala on Thursday, October 4, at the Westwood in Garwood. Dansereau is also one of six mayors to be honored at the event, including mayors from Westfield, Union, ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents that support and guidance for victims of sexual violence is available through the Union County Rape Crisis Center, a 24/7 hotline that connects victims with trained, volunteer advocates. The advocates provide ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park Police have issued the following road closures for Saturday, September 29, for the Roselle Park Arts Festival. Closures will be as follows: Chestnut Street will be closed to all vehicle traffic from Webster Ave to Charles St. from 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. Charles Street ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – The fifth annual Union County Day of Prayer promises to deliver a message of unity, embracement of diversity and community goodwill says local church leaders.  The event will take place on October 9, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., at St. Bartholomew the Apostle Church located at 2032 ...

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