Giving Back

May 22, 2020

ROSELLE, NJ  - Because of the COVID-19 pandemic the Borough of Roselle will not hold a Memorial Day Parade or an open public service this year. Instead, there will be a private memorial service held at the Roselle Public Library. Video of that service will be recorded for broadcast later in ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Borough of Roselle Park’s annual Memorial Day Service will be conducted virtually, on Monday, May 25, 2020, at 10 a.m. Residents can view the ceremony live on the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library’s Facebook Page, the Borough’s YouTube Channel, Verizon TV Channel 32, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - With New Jersey now in its eighth week of state-mandated stay-at-home restrictions and all restaurants and bars closed to diners, eateries across the state are suffering mammoth losses in income. Restricted to selling take-out orders only, New Jersey restaurateurs are fighting to ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General, recently announced the reenlistment of members of the State National Guard in recognition of their continuing commitment to serve community, state and nation as part of the Army National Guard. Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Moore from ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ – Thursday is officially “Pizza Night” in Roselle Park. The Roselle Park P.B.A. Local No. 27 is sponsoring “Take-Out Thursday” for local, Roselle Park families on Thursday. Beginning at 12 p.m., the first 20 people/families who show up at the Sun-Tavern Restaurant (600 W.

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ – The countdown has already begun and Santa Claus has been cleared for take-off for his around the world flight on Christmas Eve. At the North American Aerospace Defense Command, senior officials are already tracking Santa on this the 64th year of making sure nothing ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The students and staff of Grace Wilday Junior High School wanting to spread some holiday cheer decided to look to those serving our country and would not be home for the holidays.  The students went to work and created and sent out more than 300-holiday cards to service ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - It’s a Sunday afternoon and you are relaxing and think to yourself, I wish that I had a book to read, but the library is closed. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to look on a map and find that a Free Little Library is just up the street? That is the vision of Roselle resident ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Some children with special needs received some holiday cheer on Wednesday morning by some very special police officers. It was smiles all around when the officers from the Roselle Park Police Department P.B.A. showed up at Pediatria Health Care for kids on Westfield Avenue in ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Who loves baked holiday goodies? If you have ever dreamed of tasting a lot of great treats and helping to pick a winner, just like the judges do on tv, then here is your chance to taste and vote! The new Friends of the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library board members Joe ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Resident Jodi Bellomo tends to her customers every day at Joe & Jodi’s Barbershop, helping them with their haircut and coloring needs. When her workday is done, Bellomo puts her spirit into the community, especially around Christmas when she asks for everyone's help with her ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - It’s that time of year when Mayor Christine Dansereau, the Borough Council, and the Roselle PBA invite anyone wishing to help, to participate in the “Make a Child Smile Toy Drive.”  Needed this year are donations of either a gift card or a new toy for a child between the ages of 3 ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - From the Staff at TAPinto Roselle/Roselle Park, we would like to express gratitude to all of our readers, supporters, contributors, fans and friends. It’s because of you that we can be great and continue to grow.  We wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving! If you ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Walter Wimbush Scholarship program hosted their annual Free Haircuts for the Holidays on November 25, at Loyals Barber Shop in Roselle.  This annual event lets students in Roselle get a haircut just before the Holidays.  “On the behalf of the Walter Wimbush Scholarship ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Police Department is doing it again, as they extend their No-Shave November to No-Shave December. This time the officers are raising funds to help a mother in the community that has cancer.  Roselle Park Police Chief Daniel J. McCaffery is permitting officers ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - After hearing the local Casano Center's food pantry was running low on food this holiday, members of the Roselle Park PBA Local 27, wanted to help out. The officers went to work and were able to collect enough food to make donations to Casano Center’s food pantry and the ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Agape House of Worship will be giving out free turkey and Thanksgiving groceries for a family of four to the first 100 families who register for the giveaway on Saturday, Nov. 23. The event will take place at Agape House of Workshop, 239 E. 1st Ave., from 10 a.m.

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Tribute was paid to all of Veterans and Active Duty Armed Forces Members at two separate events on Monday.  In Roselle, Veterans were honored with the annual “Breakfast with a Veteran” held at the Anthony Amalfe Community Center.  Mayor Christine Dansereau, Borough ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - With the Holidays right around the corner, the Walter Wimbush Scholarship Program is set to host their “8th Annual Free Hair Cuts for the Holidays” for Roselle Youth. The event will be held on Monday, November 25, from 4 pm to 8 pm. for Roselle students only, and no walk-ins will ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Fire Dept. was at the stoves again showing off their cooking skills hosting their 22nd Annual Senior Brunch this past weekend.  Seniors from throughout the Borough including many from the Roselle Active Seniors, came out to St. Joe’s Cafeteria on Saturday morning to ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park community is morning the passing of an Icon this week as James D. “Jim” Vigliotti, 96, died on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Born in Newark, NJ, Vigliotti resided in Roselle Park since 1957 and was a retired truck driver for Linden Motor Freight. He was A World ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - This November the Roselle Park PBA and Police department will be participating once again in "No Shave November". Last year the officers participated to support for one of their brothers,  Capt. Manuel Jimenez. This year they are doing it for Matteo Vitale, a 2-year-old Roselle ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The cool weather is upon us and once again and time to start collecting new or gently used hoodies, hats and gloves for the 3rd annual “Hoodies for the Homeless” in conjunction with the Cynthia Johnson Civic Association. Third Ward Councilwoman Cynthia Johnson is asking everyone to ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Fire Dept. will be hosting their 22nd Annual Senior Brunch and is inviting all Roselle Seniors to come and let them cook for you.  The brunch will be held on Saturday, October 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Joe’s Cafeteria located at 150 E. Third Ave.  Come and ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Update: The deadline for gift cards is November 20, and the distribution will be through a joint effort by the Mayors Office and distributed to the families by the Roselle Police Dept.  Mayor Dansereau along with Borough of Roselle Sponsors will be conducting a “Give Thanks by ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE/LINDEN, NJ - Residents came out to see the hundreds of motorcycles crowded into Warinanco Park on Sunday morning before the ride down to the Veteran's Memorial in Holmdel, NJ. The motorcycle ride organized by the Rolling Thunder's Chapter Two gathers in the park every fall to ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Mayors annual New Beginnings School Book Bag Giveaway will be held on Saturday, Sept. 7, in the Roselle Council Chambers on Chestnut Street from 1–3 p.m. book bags are for borough children only, proof of residency will be required.  The drive is sponsored by Mayor Christine ...

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CLARK/ROSELLE, NJ - On Saturday, September 7, the annual Run for Roselle 5K Run/Walk will be held in Oak Ridge Park, in Clark beginning at 9 a.m. and will fill the USA Track & Field certified 3.1 mile course, with runners, joggers, power walkers and strolling families from the ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ – Residents from Roselle and Roselle Park participated with communities across all 50 states, in National Night Out on Tuesday night.  The annual event brings neighbors together to promote strong police-community partnerships, and neighborhoods a safer and more caring ...

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ROSELLE/ELIZABETH, NJ - As a long-time volunteer at the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless Roselle resident Renaee Smith has written a children’s book and will donate $2.00 for every sale of her book, Who Turned the Lights Out? to benefit the nonprofit. Smith an International ...

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