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Riedel Wine Tasting Event to Benefit the Boy Scouts of America Programs

April 16, 2018

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Boy Scouts of America and volunteer co-chairs, Dawn and Rich Buchanan of Fanwood will host a Riedel Wine Tasting on Tuesday, May 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the Masker's Barn located in the Watchung Reservation in Berkeley Heights, NJ.

Guests will enjoy great wines using Riedel wine glasses, learn more about wines, how to pour them, the effect wine glasses have and how to ...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students Put Together Uplifting Public Service Announcement to Raise Money for Families

PARKLAND, FLA. - Marjory Stoneman Douglas High students have put together a fund-raising public service announcement to raise funds for the victims' families.

Broward County Commissioner Michael Udine said, "The Parkland community steps up," Michael Udine, Broward County Commissioner, said. "You can join via online auction for trips, dinners, etc., to bolster the ...

Roselle’s First Ward Action Committee Kickoff Draws Crowd to Warinanco Sports Complex

ROSELLE, NJ - Many residents from Roselle’s First Ward and other parts of town showed up to the Warinanco Sports Complex on Saturday afternoon to participate in the First Ward Action Committee Meeting.

This was a first for many of the residents in that area since there have not been any meetings in the last few years.

“The First Ward Action Committee Kickoff brings ...

“A Tisket, a Tasket”- Roselle Active Seniors Donate Easter Baskets to Trinitas’ Adolescent Patients

ROSELLE/ELIZABETH, NJ - Last week, the Roselle Active Seniors, who range in age from 50 to almost 100, gathered at the Anthony Amalfe Community Center to assemble Easter baskets to be donated to children who are part of the Child/Adolescent Behavioral Health Programs at Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth. 

When Pamela Rey talks about her group, she likes to say we’re ...

BOLD Community Care Services to Host Cooking and Connecting - An Event for Special Needs People in the Community

ROSELLE, NJ - BOLD Community Care Services will be hosting Cooking and Connecting, an opportunity for teens and young adults with special needs to connect with their peers in the community and to make new friends.

Led by Master Chef Nadia, participants will be able to create a complete meal, from start to finish, including dessert, then enjoy the delicious meal they created together with their ...

The Walter Wimbush Scholarship Program Awards Student with Scholarship

ROSELLE, NJ - The Walter Wimbush Scholarship Program presented its fourth annual scholarship this month to Donasia Wilson from Roselle.

Wilson currently attends the University of Indiana at Pennsylvania (UIP), where her major is criminology. She is taking the 4+1 program, where she will receive her masters in one additional year with her Bachelor’s. 

“I often hear how ...

Abraham Clark High School's DECA Students Need Community Help to Get to International Conference in Atlanta

ROSELLE, NJ - After successfully competing at the state competition in Atlantic City, the Abraham Clark High School DECA Chapter has earned the right to attend the International Career and Development Conference in Atlanta, GA from April 21-24.

“This is an incredible opportunity for these students and a great source of pride for the community of Roselle. Unfortunately, our students ...

Roselle Councilwoman Denise Wilkerson to be Honored at Community Access Unlimited 2018 Awards Dinner

ELIZABETH, NJ - Community Access Unlimited (CAU) will honor a wide variety of professionals and organizations at the agency's 2018 Awards Night Celebration. Roselle Councilwoman Denise Wilkerson will be honored with the “Partnership in Community Living" Award. Along with the councilwoman will be six other winners listed below: 

• Roselle Councilwoman Denise ...

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Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless Announces Fundraiser Because There’s No Place Like Home

April 20, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ – For the thousands of children who are either homeless or living with its threat, the phrase There’s No Place Like Home has a special, poignant meaning, one the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless knows well.

On Wednesday, May 16, the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless will host its annual No Place Like Home to raise funds for its children’s ...

Thank You, St. Joseph's Volunteers

April 16, 2018

Thank You from St. Joseph Social Service Center

In recognition of National Volunteer Week, we would like to express our gratitude to the countless volunteers that serve the poor and homeless at St. Joseph Social Service Center in Elizabeth (http://www.sjeliz.org).  Whether you make a sandwich, collect toiletries, tutor in the job program, make soup, wrap Christmas gifts, donate food, ...