Candidate Statements

  • Real Problems, Real Solutions

    November 2, 2017

    I am a first-time candidate, running for State Assembly to represent the 21st District. One major reason that I decided to run for office, was to do something about the rising cost of living ...

  • Our Children, Our Community, Our Future

    Dear Roselle Residents,

    The School Board Election coming up on November 7 will help determine the course of our community for the next 30 years. Your vote will not only determine the ...

  • No More Politics as Usual

    A first-time candidate running to serve in the General Assembly for the 21st District, I am, quite simply, tired of politics as usual. I believe that with the right ...

  • Solving Our Gun Violence Problem at the Polls

    The loss of life in Las Vegas this week was even more tragic because it was preventable. In spite of what the gun lobby would like us to believe, we can and must make this country safe from gun ...

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Roselle Board of Education Seeks Resident Applicants to Fill Vacancy

January 13, 2018

ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Board of Education is seeking applications from residents to fill a vacancy created earlier this month with the resignation of board member Art Rice. 

Residents who would like to be considered for appointment to the seat must forward a letter of intent along with a resume by January 24, at 3 p.m. to Mr. Dorian Timmons, Board Secretary, Roselle Board of ...

Roselle Borough Holds Food Drive in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

ROSELLE, N.J. - A food drive in the honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy of giving back to the community is being held by Mayor Christine Dansereau and the Borough of Roselle. 

Residents are asked to support the local food pantries located in Roselle and Elizabeth by donating to St Joseph and Heard A.M.E. food pantries. This will help them continue to provide food items to ...

Roselle to Host Tax Reform Seminar

ROSELLE, NJ - Residents looking for information on how the federal tax reform legislation will affect them will be able to attend a special seminar on Thursday, January 11, at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Roselle Borough Hall located at 210 Chestnut Street. 

The Roselle Tax Reform Seminar, sponsored by Fifth Ward Councilman Samuel Bishop and Second Ward Councilwoman Carla Walker, will examine the ...

Roselle and Roselle Park Schools Closed on Thursday in Anticipation of Inclement Weather 

ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle and Roselle Park Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, Jan. 4 in anticipation of the snowstorm hitting the area Wednesday night into Thursday.

Roselle Park municipal parking lots will be open overnight for free public parking prior to the beginning of the winter storm and for 24 hours afterward. Police have issued a warning to keep vehicles off of the ...

Two People Injured in Ceiling Collapse at Galloping Hill Caterers

January 14, 2018

UNION, NJ - Two people were injured after the ceiling collapsed at the Galloping Hill Caterers at 5-Points on Saturday night. 

Union Fire Dept. was dispatched to the scene at approximately 11:30 p.m. On arrival, firemen discovered a 10 x 20 foot suspended ceiling had collapsed.

Fire personnel removed two people from the building. They were treated for basic injuries and transported by ...

Raccoon Attacks Hillsborough Woman and Dog Outside Residence

January 17, 2018

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - A raccoon attacked a 63-year-old woman and her dog a few steps outside the front door of her residence Tuesday morning, according to police.

Irene Rothschild told police she had walked out the front door of her home at 424 Bigley Road with her dog around 11 a.m. when the raccoon attacked, biting and scratching the dog.

Neighbors on social media say Rothschild went ...

Police Blotter - December 30, 2017, to January 5, 2018

January 11, 2018

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - December 30, 2017 at 11:16 p.m., Officers Jessica Diaz and William Hannon conducted a motor vehicle stop with a 2008 BMW on W. Westfield near Gordon St. for an equipment violation. 

The driver of the vehicle, Lohan Goncalves-Felix, age 22 from Newark was found to be in possession of a controlled dangerous substance, suspected (THC Oil) and drug paraphernalia.

Mark Zuckerberg Should Be Concerned About His Legacy; Punishing Legitimate Media Organizations and Small Businesses Isn’t the Answer; Regulation Is

Facebook recently announced it will be changing its feed and algorithms so that news from publishers and posts from businesses will be relegated in favor of posts about your neighbor’s cat. 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook is making these changes because he is concerned about his legacy and that of the company he founded. If ...

Caring Contact crisis Line to Offer Tuesday Morning Volunteer Listening and Suicide Prevention Training

January 12, 2018

Have you ever been told you are a good listener? Do you have a yearning to really make a difference?

Crisis listening line Caring Contact will be offering its 92nd volunteer listening training beginning Tuesday, March 13. Training will run once a week 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., plus one full weekend, June 2 and June 3, and will end June 12. Training will be held at Congregation Beth Israel at 18 ...

Dog Found in Roselle Still Being Held at Newark Shelter

January 14, 2018

ROSELLE, NJ - A dog that was found on Jan. 9 is still being held at the Newark Animal Shelter because no owner has claimed him. 

Roselle Police said the dog was found in the area of the Roselle side of Warinanco Park. The dog has a distinct blue eye and brown eye. Police also said the animal was checked and had no chip or tags. 

The Newark Animal Shelter ...

Maisie Dobbs by Jacquelline Winspear

Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear (Soho Press, 2003)

In the song “The Schuyler Sisters” from the Broadway musical Hamilton, sister Angelica sings, “ I've been reading 'Common Sense' by Thomas Paine. So men say that I'm intense or I'm insane, You want a revolution? I wanna a revelation . . .” because she and her sisters are “looking for a mind ...

The People Versus Alex Cross by James Patterson

The People Versus Alex Cross by James Patterson (Little, Brown, 2017)

 

Alex Cross, subject of James Patterson's 25th book in this venerable, fast paced detective series, is in big time trouble again. Even though his great nemesis is dead, Gary Soneji has a way of plaguing Alex from the grave, through his son, Dylan Winslow, and dastardly accomplices.

Using one of the major ...