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Roselle Police Department Promote Four Officers

July 29, 2022

ROSELLE, NJ – The Roselle Borough Council along with the Roselle Police Department held a promotion ceremony at the council meeting on July 20. Mayor Donald Shaw read the oath of office to the officers and Police Chief Stacey Williams presented them with their new badges.

Newly promoted officers took their oath of office in front of family members which included spouses, children, ...

Donations Needed for Roselle’s School Supply Drive; Giveaway Planned for August 27

August 3, 2022

ROSELLE, NJ – The Stronger Together Back to School Supply Drive is underway and the Borough is asking for monetary donations or school supplies to fill the 800 book bags they hope to hand out to Roselle students. Anyone interested in donating supplies or money can drop it off at the Clerk’s Office in Borough Hall (Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) or at the Roselle ...

Seven Roselle Residents File Petitions for Three Board of Education Seats

ROSELLE, NJ – Residents who wish to run for a Board of Education seat had until July 25, 4:00 pm to file their petition with the County Clerk. There are three seats up for grabs on the Roselle Board of Education, each for a three-year term.

The school board ballot position drawing will take place on August 15, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. Elections will take place on General Election Day on ...

Got Talent? Casting Call for Roselle’s Senior Citizen Got Talent Event

August 10, 2022

ROSELLE, NJ – The Mayor’s Senior Advisory Committee is looking for talented senior citizens to take part in the talent competition, Got Talent. This event will be held on September 17 at the Amalfe Community Center, 1268 Shaffer Ave.

Organizers are looking for participants who sing, dance, do comedy, have a variety performance or play an instrument. The show will be split into the ...

Ecuadorian Flag Raising Ceremony at Borough Hall (PHOTOS)

ROSELLE, NJ - Mayor Donald Shaw, Borough Council & the Mayor’s Office of Hispanic Latino Affairs (HLA) held the annual Ecuadorian Flag Raising Ceremony on Tuesday, August 9 at Borough Hall to celebrate the 213th anniversary of Ecuador's independence.

Mayor Shaw welcomed the crowd before handing the microphone over to various officials who are close to the ...

Inroads To Opportunities Counselor Earns Prestigious Designation

August 5, 2022

Roselle, NJ – The New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services has selected Diane Roberts, Inroads Ticket-to-Work Specialist and Benefits Counselor, as the recipient of the Community Partner Work Incentives Counselor (CPWIC) designation. Roberts is only one of a handful of people in NJ who has earned this designation. This allows her to provide benefits ...

Ecuadorian Flag Raising Ceremony to be Held on August 9

ROSELLE, NJ - Mayor Donald Shaw, Borough Council & the Mayor’s Office of Hispanic Latino Affairs invite the community to join them in the annual Ecuadorian Flag Raising Ceremony. The event will take place on Tuesday, August 9 at 5:30 p.m. at Borough Hall, 210 Chestnut Street.

The 2022 flag raising ceremony will celebrate the 213th anniversary of Ecuador’s independence. On ...

Employment Opportunities Available Within the Borough of Roselle; Application Link and Job Descriptions provided below

August 2, 2022

ROSELLE, NJ – There are four positions available within the Borough of Roselle and applications are currently being accepted. Anyone interested in applying can download the form from the Borough website by clicking here. Paper applications are also available at Borough Hall, 210 Chestnut St., in the Borough Hallway located on the first floor or in the Human Resources Department located ...

Roselle Library Asking Residents to Complete Survey Regarding Library Services

ROSELLE, NJ – As the Roselle Library prepares for a very exciting renovation and expansion, they are asking residents to complete a survey to share their feedback about library services. To fill out the survey, please click this link.

The Roselle Library has started clearing out some sections of the building, but many services are still available to the public. Online resources such as ...

The Best Team in New Jersey?

August 2, 2022

Monday night, Mackenzie Mgbako, a top 10 prospect in the high school class of 2023 and Duke University commit, announced that he will be transferring to Roselle Catholic for his senior year. Mgbako will be teaming up with fellow top prospect Simeon Wilcher, who is committed to the University of North Carolina.

Even though Roselle Catholic was able to win the Tournament of Champions (TOC) this ...

Sen. Joseph Lagana Discusses School Safety Legislation, Says Students Must Be Protected

August 10, 2022

PARAMUS, NJ — Sen. Joseph Lagana has three main inspirations for wanting to keep New Jersey's children safe at school.

"I try to use my real-life experience and apply it to my job as a legislator," Lagana (D - District 38) told TAPinto. "And part of (that) is being a father and having three kids."

When he takes his daughters — who are headed into ...

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Summer Movie Saturdays

August 11, 2022

GET READY!!!  Summer Saturday's Outdoor Community Movie Nights are almost here. For the last three Saturday's in August, we’ll be showing a movie the whole family will enjoy!

 

Movie Schedule:

 

August 13th - Luca (2021) (PG)

August 20th - Raya and the Last Dragon (2021) (PG)

August 27th - Lightyear (2022) ...

Kean University’s T. Itunu Balogun Named to 2022 Emerging Education Leaders Program

Kean University Deputy Chief of Staff T. Itunu Balogun has been named an Emerging Leader by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and will be participating in the organization’s Emerging Leaders Program.

Balogun, who works in the office of Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., is one of 36 mid-career academic and administrative leaders from across the ...

Kean University’s T. Itunu Balogun Named to 2022 Emerging Education Leaders Program

Kean University Deputy Chief of Staff T. Itunu Balogun has been named an Emerging Leader by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and will be participating in the organization’s Emerging Leaders Program.

Balogun, who works in the office of Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., is one of 36 mid-career academic and administrative leaders from across the ...

Kean University Esports Arena Wins ‘Best Esports Project’ Award

Kean University’s new esports arena has been honored with an industry award for Best Esports Project from a leading technology trade magazine.

The Commercial Integration awards, presented by the trade magazine Commercial Integrator, honor “the most awe-inspiring, immersive and experiential AV projects,” according to the magazine.

“We created the esports arena at ...

State Urges Residents and Businesses to Conserve Water as New Jersey Enters Drought Watch

August 11, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — Due to ongoing hot and dry conditions, New Jersey is under a drought watch as of Tuesday. The state's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is asking residents and businesses to conserve water.

New Jersey has a three-stage drought advisory system. A drought watch is the first step. DEP says it's to encourage voluntary conservation measures, and, if ...

TAPinto South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen Named Grand Marshal of Labor Day Parade

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — When Darlene Tedesco-Cullen received a call from South Plainfield Councilwoman Christine Faustini to talk about the borough's annual Labor Day parade, Tedesco-Cullen thought she knew what it was about.

"Usually I help judge the floats, so I figured she was going to ask me if I was going to be around Labor Day to judge again," Tedesco-Cullen, the ...

Avoid Heat Exhaustion this Summer

Increased activity in the summer could result in heat exhaustion or heat stroke, a cascading condition that can cause permanent disability or death. 

Older people, those struggling with health issues and young children are most susceptible to heat exhaustion as well as athletes who wear helmets and heavy uniforms during summer practices. But Atlantic Health System sports ...