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Gas Line Break in Roselle Park Causes Evacuations

August 8, 2018

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Police and Fire units were called to Roselle Parks Casano Community Center on Wednesday morning after workers hit a gas main causing an evacuation of the area.

According to Mayor Carl Hokanson, workers at the project to upgrade and replace lines at the Casano Community Center, hit a main gas line causing a major break in the line. Police and Fire Units were at the scene ...

Roselle Man Dies in Motor Vehicle Accident in Linden

LINDEN, NJ - A motor vehicle accident in Linden claimed the life of a Roselle man late Sunday evening.

At approximately 11:56 p.m. Linden Police units responded to the scene of a serious auto-pedestrian crash on the 400 block of Raritan Rd.

Initial reports indicate that a 2003 Chrysler Minivan was traveling east when it fatally collided with a man in the roadway.

Eric Mathis, 56, ...

100 Students Graduate the 2018 Union County Sheriff’s Youth Police Academy

RAHWAY, NJ - One hundred middle and high school students throughout Union County graduated this year’s 2018 Union County Sheriff’s Youth Police Academy.

Union County Sheriff Peter Corvelli joined Undersheriffs Dennis Burke, Mickey Colon, and Jonathan Parham and congratulated the graduates during a ceremony on Wednesday, August 1, at the Rahway High School Performing Arts ...

Roselle to Host 35th Annual National Night Out on August 7

ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau and Council Members invite the community to come out for the borough’s 35th Annual National Night Out Against Crime.

The event will be held on Tuesday, August 7, at the Pine Street Playground, West 2nd Avenue, and Pine Street, starting at 5 p.m.

The event is hosted by the Roselle Police Department, in collaboration with Roselle Everett ...

Borough of Roselle Park to Hold 18th National Night Out Event

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Borough of Roselle Park will present their 18th “National Night Out” on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Michael Mauri Gazebo Park, Chestnut Street.

National Night Out is a community-building event that aims to include everyone in Roselle Park. The event is sponsored by the Roselle Park Police Department's Neighborhood Watch program, ...

Video: Roselle Police Bust the Hopes of Roselle Fire by Winning Coveted Battle of the Badges Trophy by a Score of 20-6

ROSELLE, NJ - One of the best Battle of the Badges to date was played this past Saturday afternoon as Roselle Police busted onto the scene and took the coveted trophy away from Roselle Fire by a score of 20-6, in the annual Battalion Chief Johnny Lynn Softball Game.

The event now in its 4th year is a tribute to Battalion Chief John Lynn a longtime firefighter and a member of Roselle FMBA Local ...

Got Junk Trailer Collides with Ford SUV in Afternoon Linden Road Accident

ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Police and Fire Rescue units responded to an accident on the corner of Linden Road and East 3rd. Ave. at approximately 2:10 p.m. Saturday afternoon. 

On arrival, police found two vehicles, a Got Junk hauling truck and a Ford Explorer SUV had collided at the Linden Road traffic light. The SUV appeared to have extensive damage. There was also a knife outside of the SUV ...

Roselle Park Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Westfield Avenue 7-Eleven

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at the 7-Eleven located at 573 W. Westfield Ave. early Thursday morning.

Police said, three men, entered the store at approximately 2:12 a.m., one armed with a handgun and another with a stun gun. They ordered two delivery men and two store employees to the ground while demanding cash and black n mild ...

Multiple Vehicle Accident Closes Route 22 Near Westfield

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — A multiple vehicle accident on  US-22 and Lawrence Avenue in Mountainside closed Route 22 in both directions on Wednesday around 12:30 p.m.

According to a 12:28 p.m. report from the Breaking News Network, there were multiple injuries reported with possible entrapments. Hazmat was requested to the scene. 

Route 22 will ...

The Borough of Roselle Swears in Four New Police Officers

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 Edith France stood beside Mayor Christine Dansereau and the Roselle Council for their ...

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