A Day of “Giving Back” an Annual Event by Local Dentist and Staff

November 18, 2017

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - “I told my wife when I left this morning that I thought it was going to be a long day,” said Dr. Jamie Oshidar. What the Dr. and his staff didn’t expect was the largest turn out ever!

Roselle Park Dental hosted their annual “Day of Giving Back” and not just to Roselle Park residents, but surrounding communities as well. Oshidar and his ...

Roselle-Roselle Park Rotary Recognizes Team Members of Upcoming "100 Year Game”

ROSELLE /ROSELLE PARK, NJ - It will be Roselle Rams vs Roselle Park Panthers on Thanksgiving Day, as both teams and communities all come together to celebrate 100 YEARS! 

The Roselle and Roselle Park Rotary brought together Team Captains, Players, and Coaches from both towns, to honor them at their bi-monthly breakfast meeting at the Anthony Amalfe Community Center in Roselle on Thursday ...

PD vs FD - Roselle Firemen Break the Tie and Win in Annual Turkey Bowl Football Game Fundraiser

ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle firemen took the win extinguishing the hopes for the Roselle police in the annual “Turkey Bowl” football game fundraiser on Sunday morning by a score of 43 - 22.

Recreation Director Donald Shaw gave the audio play by play for the event, while the Roselle Rams Football team and Cheerleaders, Abraham Clark H.S. Band and Jr. R.O.T.C. and residents cheered on ...

Roselle Park Community Honors Veterans with Outdoor Service

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park community braved the cold to come out to the Rose Park Veterans Memorial Library on Saturday morning to help celebrate Veterans Day.

Mayor Carl Hokanson, Council Members, and many other guests joined in as they paid tribute to all Veterans, living and deceased, as well as current service members. 

Mayor Hokanson a Veteran Marine, led the ...

Volunteers Assemble 1,500 Care Packages for US Troops Deployed Overseas

MANVILLE, NJ – More than 500 volunteers, young and old, helped Operation Shoebox New Jersey assemble 1,500 personal care packages during the XIII annual Military Appreciation packing event held in conjunction with Veterans Day.

The event was held on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave.

It took only two hours to build the boxes, pack the bags, assemble the boxes, ...

Nominations Due for Union County Women of Excellence

UNION COUNTY, NJ.--Nominations are being accepted now until December 1, for the 26 annual Women of Excellence awards. The awards program honors women from all walks of life who have made an exceptional impact on Union County residents.

“By celebrating the achievements of individual women, the Women of Excellence program also highlights organizations that have an enriching impact on ...

“Students of the Month” Honored by Roselle - Roselle Park Rotary Club

ROSELLE, NJ - Local students were honored on Thursday morning at the Amalfe Community center in Roselle, by the Roselle-Roselle Park Rotary at their bi-weekly breakfast meeting.  

Rotarian Julie Pinho presented students from Abraham Clark H.S., Roselle Park H.S. and Roselle Catholic H.S. with the Students of the Month award for  November. 

Students honored: 

Saavi ...

Local Veterans Honored by Roselle - Roselle Park Rotary Club

ROSELLE, NJ - Local Veterans were honored on Thursday morning at the Amalfe Community center in Roselle, by the Roselle-Roselle Park Rotary at their bi-weekly breakfast meeting.  

Honored for their service from Roselle Park were resident Kevin Murphy and Mayor Carl Hokanson. Resident James Vigliotti, also from Roselle Park, sang God Bless America to open the meeting. Vigliotti, a ...

Drug Prevention Walk to be Held on Saturday at Nomahegan Park in Cranford

CRANFORD, NJ - A reminder to everyone come out and walk in the 18th Annual Union County Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Walk being held this Saturday, at Nomahegan Park, 1024 Springfield Ave. in Cranford.

Prevention Links and the Health and Wellness Coalition of Union County are once again coordinating the event. The walk will begin at 10 a.m. with the “Red Ribbon Free Family Fun ...

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Annual Turkey Drive To Help Provide For New Jersey's Hungry

November 17, 2017

HILLSIDE, NJ – Close to 300,000 New Jersey children face hunger every day. Many of their families don’t have the means to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner – turkey, stuffing and all. To ensure food-insecure people across the state have what they need to share a holiday meal, the Community FoodBank of New Jersey has been purchasing thousands of turkeys and will gather even ...