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Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert at Union County Performing Arts Center

September 19, 2017

RAHWAY, NJ - The Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert will be held at the Union County Performing Arts Center, featuring award-winning musical artists, on Saturday, October 1, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the City of Rahway is sponsoring the show which features platinum-winning artists Pamela Long from Total and Aly-Us, gold-winning artists Ny’a and ...

86,000 Missing Veterans: Rolling Thunder Roars Into Advocacy for POW-MIA During the "Ride for Freedom" XXII in Holmdel

ROSELLE, NJ - Local Roselle resident Bruce Neely joined in support with the hundreds of motorcycle riders that converged in Warinanco Park early  Sunday morning to participate in the annual Rolling Thunder Chapter 2-NJ "Ride for Freedom".

The traditional ride started in Roselle and ended at the PNC Bank Arts Center location of the Vietnam Memorial in Holmdel, N.J.

It was the ...

September is Hunger Action Month-Raising Awareness About Hunger in America and New Jersey

HILLSIDE, NJ – The Community FoodBank of New Jersey along with Feeding America®
nationwide network of food banks combine forces in an effort to end hunger. During the month of September, Hunger Action Month, these organizations are mobilizing the public to raise awareness, take action and to face the reality of hunger.

42 million Americans, including 1 million New Jersey ...

Roselle Seniors Enjoy Annual Picnic

ROSELLE, NJ - The senior community in Roselle came out this past Friday afternoon for the boroughs annual senior picnic. 

According to Recreation Director Donald Shaw, this was the fifth year of bringing the senior community of Roselle together at the Pine Street Park for food, entertainment, and dancing the afternoon away. 

The event was put together by Shaw and his planning ...

Day of Remembrance Ceremony-Honoring Our POW/MIAs

Elizabeth, NJ – A Day of Remembrance to honor prisoners of war and those missing in action will be held Friday, September 15, at 11:00 a.m. The ceremony is being held at the plaza in front of the Union County Courthouse.

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites all residents and visitors to gather with veterans and their families to join in the POW/MIA Remembrance ...

Roselle and Roselle Park Donations Sites to Help Residents of Texas

ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - As the clean up begins, local organizations are setting up collection centers. In our communities, this is the current local list. We will pin this list to our TAPinto Roselle/Roselle Park Facebook site and update there as more information becomes available. 

ROSELLE PARK:

Dr. WendySweeney and 4 Paws Veterinary Services will be collecting for animal ...

Hurricane Harvey - How to Donate Safely

ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, many residents have been asking what can I do to help? Where are donation sites located? What can I donate?

As fast as we try to create a list, there are people starting donation pages and donation sites in many towns all across the country. 

While there are some donations spots and charities locally that you ...

Community Mourns Westfield Teen Killed in House Fire Monday Morning

WESTFIELD, NJ — Jake Tooley, a Wesfield High School class of 2016 graduate, died Monday morning in a fire at his home on Prospect Street, according to a post on the Westfield, NJ Facebook  group* by his brother, Sam Tooley.

To reader our earlier story about the fire, click here.

Jake Tooley had been a member of the WHS golf and cross country teams.

 “My brother was ...

Walter Wimbush Scholarship Program Hosts 3rd Annual Book Bag and School Supply Drive

ROSELLE, NJ - The Walter Wimbush Scholarship Program held their third annual Book Bag and School Supply Drive on Monday. Students from ages 5 years old to 18 years old were given a book bags to help start them off for the new school year.

“I want to thank everyone that donated to our cause for the last three years,” said Walter Wimbush the organizations Executive ...

Councilman-at-Large Atkins to Host Annual Free Back to School Haircuts and Laptops Event

ROSELLE, NJ - Students in Roselle will be going into the new school year looking good with help of a group of people who for the third year, have given free haircuts and laptop computers to families in Roselle. 

Councilman-at-Large Reginald Atkins along with his wife Dr. Cynthia, are hosting their third annual event giving students in the community, free hair cuts and a free laptop ...

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Union County Business Owners Invited to “Lunch & Learn” with Chieh Huang of Boxed

September 18, 2017

Insights from one of the country’s top entrepreneurs are on the menu at the upcoming Lunch & Learn event on October 4, featuring Boxed co-founder and CEO Chieh Huang. Business owners and managers in Union County are invited to attend the session, sponsored through the Freeholder Board’s Union County Means Business initiative in support of local businesses.

Pre-registration is ...