Plainfield's Assemblyman Jerry Green Is Dead at Age 79

April 19, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-22) has died at age 79, according to an email to TAPinto Plainfield from Councilwoman-at-Large Rebecca Williams. (Williams also shared the information on her Facebook page.)

On Jan. 24, Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-22) resigned as Chairman of the Union County Democratic Committee "to focus his energy on recovering from an ...

Video: Roselle Mayor Dansereau Announces a New Resource Guide and Updates Residents on the Status of the Borough

ROSELLE, NJ - During a video session with TAPinto, Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau spoke to the community about the status of the Borough and announced a new “Community Resource Guide” that is now available to all residents. 

In the video, the Mayor talked about the new guide along with many other issues of road repairs, downtown improvements, the budget, and many other ...

Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces “Mayor of the Year” Awards at Annual Mayors Dinner

NEWARK, NJ - Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau, Roselle Park Mayor Carl Hokanson, Linden Mayor Derek Armstead, and Clark Mayor Sal Bonaccorso were on the list of nominations for the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce “Mayor of the Year” Awards, held on Thursday evening at the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel. 

This was the twenty-ninth annual event for the chamber that ...

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 ...

Roselle Park Welcomes LGBT Business Owners by Hosting the NJ LGBT Chamber of Commerce Event at Dowling's Irish Pub

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park community has already established themselves as a community that embraces everyone with the many cultural events held at the Casano Community Center, the Roselle Park Loves Arts events and many other community events throughout the year. On Wednesday evening the town took another step by introducing LGBT business owners to Roselle Park by hosting ...

New Jersey Students Against Gun Violence Gather for Roundtable Discussion at Kean University

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Triggered by the Parkland High school shooting in Florida this past February, New Jersey high school students and public officials, including members of Governor Murphy’s administration, gathered together at Kean Universities roundtable to discuss the ongoing gun violence issue in their communities and in the United States.

The event was hosted by the Lesniak Institute ...

Roselle Mayor Dansereau and Roselle Park’s Mayor Hokanson to Join Other Union County Municipal Leaders to Sign 'Mayors Against Illegal Guns Statement of Principles'

RAHWAY, NJ - Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau and Roselle Park’s Mayor Carl Hokanson will join other mayors from Union County municipalities in signing the 'Mayors Against Illegal Guns Statement of Principles'. The mayors will officially commit to the Statement of Principles and make brief remarks on April 11, from 7 - 9 p.m., at Hamilton Stage, Union ...

Roselle Councilwoman to Host First Ward Action Committee Meeting

ROSELLE, NJ - First Ward Councilwoman Denise Wilkerson will be hosting an Action Committee Meeting for First Ward residents. The kickoff event will take place on Saturday, April 7 at the Warinanco Sports Center, 1 Park Drive, Roselle, between noon and 3 p.m.

The event aims to "strengthen the bond between all first ward residents, local businesses, churches, community organizations ...

Election Time - Local Candidates Announced for Up Coming Elections

ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ -  It’s election season again and Monday, April 2, was the last day for candidates to file to have their names added to the ballot for the upcoming elections.

Roselle Park - The big election will be in November as the Roselle Park Republican Committee announced William Fahoury as their mayoral candidate, along with Richard Graves for second ward council and ...

Bill to Prohibit Children Under 12 From Tackle Football Advances in State Assembly

TRENTON, NJ -   A proposed bill which would prohibit children under the age of 12 from participating in tackle football is beginning the path through the New Jersey Legislature.  The Bill  (A-3760) is similar, but not identical, to bills proposed in New York, Maryland, Illinois and California, according to its sponsor, Valerie Vainieri-Huttle (D-37)

Vainieri-Huttle is the ...

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Union County Freeholder Board Reminds Seniors on New Medicare Cards

April 18, 2018

In recognition of May as Older Americans Month, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds Union County’s senior adults that they will receive new Medicare cards from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this summer.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is the federal agency that runs the Medicare program. It is a branch of the US Department of ...