Government

July 26, 2018

ROSELLE, NJ – Donations are needed for the New Beginnings School Book Bag Drive. You can help local children start the new school year prepared to learn by donating some essential school supplies. The drive, sponsored by Mayor Christine Dansereau, the Walter Wimbush Scholarship Program and other ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Four new police officers were sworn in during the regularly scheduled council meeting last week. After the Roselle police department conducted twenty-two interviews, four recruits were chosen to move onto the police academy. Justin Diaz, Paul K. Davison Jr, Brian M. Grogroso, and ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Bud Simmons Pine Street Park will be the site of the Community Unity Peace Tour Festival, an event to say No to Drugs and Violence this coming weekend. The event is open to all residents this Saturday, July 21, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Music will be provided by local D.J’s, along ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - People from all over the county came out to Herm Shaw Field in Roselle Park on Saturday evening for the annual fireworks display.   Officials boasting their showcase would be the best fireworks program in Union County, did not disappoint if you listened to the cheers and ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Borough of Roselle Park will be hosting their 13th Annual Independence Day Celebration this Saturday, June 30, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.  Officials are boasting their showcase to be the best fireworks program in Union County, and expect to attract thousands to Roselle Park ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - During the last Wednesdays Council meeting, Council members recognized five local men for their contributions to the community be presenting them with the Phenomenal Man Award.  “We have recognized the women in the past and we have many men in our community that do really great ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The polls are closed for this June Primary Election and the votes have been counted. Here are the unofficial results.  U.S. Senate Race: 6 Year Term Robert Menendez (D) Winner Bob Hugin ( R) Winner Member of the House of Representatives - 7th Congressional ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - In celebration of Pride Month, Roselle Park held a Flag Raising Ceremony on Friday morning at the Veterans Memorial Library.  Roselle Park resident Michael Peterson Spoke to the group and raised the traditional rainbow-colored flag in celebration of  LGBTQ Pride ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - In observance of the Memorial Day Holiday both communities will be holding services in remembrance of those who sacrificed their lives for our country. Roselle: Mayor Christine Dansereau, the Roselle Borough Council and the Department of Recreation will hold the Annual ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Land Use Board discussed ways to attract more eateries and specialty shops to the business district at their meeting on May 14.   During discussion of new ordinances, Councilman Joseph DeIorio proposed an idea to open more eateries and specialty shops as ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Many men, women and even children came out on Saturday morning for the Roselle Park USO sponsored 5K Run/Walk to raise money for the USO and the services it provides to active duty military and veterans. This event was the first ever USO sponsored 5K Run/Walk ever held in New ...

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ELIZABETH/WESTFIELD, NJ - Vote-By-Mail ballots will be available in Westfield and Elizabeth beginning on Tuesday, May 1 for the 2018 Primary Election. The US Senate and House of Representatives will top this year’s Primary election to be held on Tuesday, June 5. County Freeholders and local ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - During their Thursday night meeting, Union County Freeholders officially recognized Thursday, April 26, 2018, as “Lesbian Visibility Day.”  Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholder Linda Carter presented resolutions to TAPinto Roselle/Roselle Park and ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi has announced that Gold Star Parent identification cards are now available from her office, for mothers and fathers of military service members who died while on active duty. A new state law authorizes counties in New Jersey to issue the card, ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Residents gathered on April 18 at the Borough of Roselle Council Chambers for a night filled with awards and proclamations. The chamber room was filled to the brim as Mayor Christine Dansereau administered the oaths of office to public safety personnel promoting the ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 11 mayors will officially commit to the Statement of Principles and make brief ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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UNION, NJ – Over 500 students, parents, public officials, and activists marched and gathered in Union Saturday morning for the Union County ‘March for Our Lives’ event.  The student-led march, which called on the U.S. government for stricter gun laws and memorialized the 17 people killed in ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - As local lawmakers wrestle with the issue of legalizing recreational marijuana in New Jersey, the New Jersey Legislative Black Caucus is holding hearings to obtain input from constituents. Assemblyman Jamel Holley, who represents Elizabeth and Roselle is a legalization proponent ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A free Citizenship Workshop will be held this Saturday, March 24, at the Santa Isabel Lutheran Church from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. located at 908 East Jersey Street in Elizabeth. The Citizenship Drive is an annual event that assists eligible residents to apply for naturalization.

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UNION, NJ – Students from all over Union County will be walking from Burnet Middle School to Town Hall on Saturday morning, March 24, in an anti-gun violence march. Led by steering committee chairman Colin Sumner, the march, which has the support of Senator Joseph Cryan, Moms Demand Action, ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ – The Borough council discussed issues of cement driveways, the Student Walk Out event and other issues during last weeks council meeting. First on the agenda was the Local Business of the Month award that was given to Janaina Hernandez of Tia Jana Dog Care located at 208 ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Roselle and Roselle Park will each get $25,470.00 “Level the Playing Field” grant from Union County, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced Thursday. The new grant program was designed to help every Union County municipality provide inclusive ...

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