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In Westfield, NJ, a Dream to Help People Live Better Through Food at Fettle + Fare

March 17, 2019

Opening a new restaurant is rarely an easy task, and for Fettle + Fare owner Amanda Vargas, who has multiple sclerosis and is legally blind, the journey to create her shop in Westfield, NJ, was extra challenging. 

It was here that she created a space that is more to her than a place to find tasty, nutritious food. It’s a symbol of growth and helping others ...

Whats’ Happening Roselle - Events and News Happening Around the Borough

March 17, 2019

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 cost, to Roselle residents. The guide is filled with everything residents need to ...

The Parents Club is Coming to Roselle - El Club de Padres viene a Roselle

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 issues and ways as parents to deal with them. 

The first meeting is set for ...

Roselle Park to Host First Annual Health Fair

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 Health Fair. 

The health fair will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, at the ...

Roselle Active Seniors are Having a Baby Shower and You are Invited!

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 young women, secure a brighter and more stable future for themselves ...

Daylight Savings Time Begins this Weekend - Remember to Turn Your Clocks Forward

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 morning. 

While many will dread losing that hour of sleep, that extra hour of daylight ...

Books and More: Roselle Library Events for March 5, through March 8

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 K-5.

Wednesday  Culinary Literacy: 3:30 p.m.to 4:30 p.m - Wrap It Up- ...

Union Freeholders: Poll Workers Sought, United Youth Presents, Augie Eosso Awardee

March 18, 2019

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 to vote in Union County, Hudak said.

There is a payment of $200 a day for both ...

Former Westfield Priest Accused of Sex Abuse Shot Dead, Authorities Say

March 12, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — A 70-year-old man who served as a priest in the town and was later accused of sex abuse was found shot dead at his home in Nevada, authorities said.

Officers found John Capparelli with a gunshot wound to his neck at his residence in Henderson, Nevada, on Saturday, a spokesperson for the Clark County Coroner-Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed on ...

Union County Offers Guidance on New Careers in the Supply Chain and Pharmaceutical Industries

March 18, 2019

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that there will be two dates and locations for information sessions for supply chain management and pharmacy technician training through the Union County Workforce Innovation Business Center.

“Through the Union County Workforce Innovation Business Center, our goal is to bridge the gap between employers and residents ...

For Parents Like Me, Pot Legalization in New Jersey is a Dilemma

I like Gov. Phil Murphy, but he's making a liar out of me. Me and millions of parents. For a couple of generations now, mothers and fathers have been warning children about the dangers of pot smoking. Now the governor comes along and tells them there is no Santa Claus.

I’ve been warning my children about pot for 20 years. That’s not exaggeration. It started when my ...

From a Backyard in Elizabeth, Chatham Man Shoots for the Stars

Luis Da Silva, Jr., says he got his start in a “two by four” backyard in Elizabeth, where he would spend hours with just a basketball. 

“It was a rough neighborhood and my mother didn’t want me down at the basketball courts,” Da Silva said.

In those lonely hours of dribbling and inventing basketball tricks, Da Silva learned to command the giant orange orb ...

NJSpotlight and NJTV: Perfect Together

NJ Spotlight, an online news site dedicated to covering state government and doing in-depth analysis of public policy and its aftershocks, has been acquired by WNET, the Public Broadcasting Service operator of NJTV.

Together, NJ Spotlight and NJTV, will form a multi-platform news service covering the serious business of New Jersey, which has always been a television outlier for New York and ...