Kevin Byron of Roselle Sworn in as Advocate for Foster Youth

June 15, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - Roselle’s Kevin Byron is among the latest community volunteers to complete child advocacy training and take an oath from Superior Court Judge James Hely to become Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Union County. After being sworn in, Byron said, “CASA is a terrific agency and the staff so dedicated. I hope to help in this very important venture — after ...

Walter Wimbush Scholarship Program Donates Bikes to Four Honor Roll Students

ROSELLE, NJ -  “Well, I survived field day,” said Wimbush after he just donated bicycles to four students at the Washington Elementary School in Roselle. 

“We put all of the names of this year's honor roll students into a hat a drew names,” says Wimbush. 

According to Wimbush, his goal is to donate bikes at the end of every school year to one ...

Local Police Pass the Torch for Special Olympics

ELIZABETH/ROSELLE/LINDEN, NJ – On Friday afternoon, police officers and other runners were poised and ready for the Elizabeth, Linden, Roselle and Rahway leg of the Law Enforcement Torch run for Special Olympics.

Video of the runners passing the Torch on St. Georges Ave. at the Elizabeth, Roselle, Linden border can be viewed below.

Members of the of the Union Police Department ...

Roselle Park Celebrates Pride Month with Flag Raising Ceremony

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - In celebration of Pride Month, Roselle Park held a Flag Raising Ceremony on Friday morning at the Veterans Memorial Library. 

Roselle Park resident Michael Peterson Spoke to the group and raised the traditional rainbow-colored flag in celebration of  LGBTQ Pride Month.

Union County Freeholder Vice Chairwoman Bette Jane Kowalski, Danni Newbury Union ...

Multi-generational Club from Westfield Donates Hats to Newborns and Cancer Patients

ELIZABETH, NJ - The staff at Trinitas Regional Medical Center where presented with handmade hats for their newborn infants as well as patients at the Cancer Center last week by the 4C’s, a club from St. Helens Roman Catholic Church in Westfield.

Alesia Porter, program director of the 4C’s, along with Roselle Park resident Karen Rodden, made the presentation to Trinitas staff ...

Residents Come Out for Annual Haitian Flag Ceremony

ROSELLE, NJ - Members of the Haitian community and many others came out to celebrate Roselle’s Haitian Flag Day Ceremony last week. Roselle Board of Education member Archange Antoine led the event along with members from the Haitian American Committee and guest speakers as they spoke of the rich culture of the Haitian community. 

Officers from the Roselle Police Department ...

Roselle and Roselle to Hold Events in Observance of the Memorial Day Holiday

ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - In observance of the Memorial Day Holiday both communities will be holding services in remembrance of those who sacrificed their lives for our country.

Roselle: Mayor Christine Dansereau, the Roselle Borough Council and the Department of Recreation will hold the Annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 28. The route is as follows.

Participants will assemble at ...

A.J. Perri Helping Veterans in Need - Again

TINTON FALLS, NJ – A.J. Perri is back helping veterans in need – this time launching a search for veterans and their families through a partnership with ABC-TV.

As part of the A.J. Perri Cares Program, a lucky New Jersey veteran and their family will receive air conditioning/heating relief this summer.

"They fought for our country, and their families sacrificed," said ...

Registration Open for the 14th Annual Playball for Miracles and 2nd Annual Lou Kelly Memorial Matchup Charity Softball Tournament

ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ - The 14th Annual Playball for Miracles and 2nd Annual Lou Kelly Memorial Matchup will be held on Saturday, June 16 at Warinanco Park with all proceeds benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ local beneficiary, Children’s Specialized Hospital. 

The event is a is a one-pitch, slow pitch tournament with three divisions ...

(Update) Canceled: Roselle PBA to Hold First Annual Charity Softball Tournament

ROSELLE, NJ - Take me out to the ball game! That what many residents will be doing this Saturday as the Roselle PBA hosts their 1st. Annual Charity Softball Tournament.

The game is set for this Saturday, May 19 starting at 9 a.m. at Warinanco Park. The games will be held at fields 3,7 and 8. In the event of inclement weather, the rain date for this game will be the following Saturday, May ...

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Academy of Continuing Education for adults with disabilities enrolling for July-August classes

June 9, 2018

The Academy of Continuing Education (ACE) in Cranford is accepting applications for its July 9-August 3 semester. ACE offers adults with developmental or physical disabilities the opportunity to pursue continuing education as an alternative to traditional day programs.

"Adults with disabilities who have graduated from the public school system or specialized schools often have limited ...

Get Empowered to Help Prevent Suicide

June 9, 2018

Over the past week social media and the news have been filled with stories and articles encouraging people to seek help if they’re in emotional distress. There have been countless articles about the need to break the silence around the topic of mental health and suicide, and I am encouraged by the support people are extending to others.

Often, the death by suicide by prominent ...