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May 27, 2022

ROSELLE, NJ - The Mayor, Borough Council and Department of Recreation invite all residents to the Memorial Day parade and ceremony. The event will take place on Monday, May 30 beginning at 11:00 am. Members of the community will gather to honor those who have sacrificed their lives serving our ...

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TAPinto Roselle is looking for Abraham Clark High School prom pictures of student looking fabulous on their special night. Let us see the beautiful dresses and sharp suits they chose for Prom 2022! If you are interested in sharing your pictures with us, please send them to joliveira@tapinto.net ...

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Abraham Clark High School varsity basketball coach, Chris Kelley, was recognized at May’s council meeting for his dedication to the youth of Roselle. Mayor Donald Shaw presented Kelley with a proclamation outlining all of his achievements and community service efforts. Before reading the ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle students were honored at Monday’s Board of Education meeting for being selected as student of the month for May. Winners of the poster and essay contest were also announced. Lorraine Brooks-Body, Chairman of the Roselle School District Steering Committee, introduced the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin has called for increased law enforcement presence at schools statewide, following the May 24, 2022 deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. "Nothing about this is normal," Platkin said in a statement. "We do not have to accept that ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Registration is now open for Roselle’s Summer Fun Camp. Roselle residents who wish to register their children, ages 5-15, for summer camp can do so by attending an in-person registration session. They will be held on May 25 and June 1 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at 210 Chestnut St. in ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle’s new automated trash collection for household solid waste began on the eastside of Roselle on May 2. Collection on the eastside is once per week on Thursdays. Westside residents can expect their cart and calendar to be delivered during the week of July 11. Westside weekly ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Rhythm & Blues by the Brook, a full afternoon of free music and activities at Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield, returns on Saturday, June 4 from noon to 6:00 p.m. to kick off summer. “We are delighted to bring Rhythm & Blues by the Brook back to Union County this year,” ...

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MISSING PERSON  The police are requesting the public's assistance in locating a Missing Person. Caren was last seen walking out of the JCC on Northfield Avenue in West Orange today (May 20) around 11 a.m. wearing a white shirt and purple pants (see the second photo). She does not ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County residents who are not registered to vote are reminded that they have until Tuesday, May 17 to register in time to vote in the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, June 7. "We encourage all eligible residents to register to vote. Registered Democrats and ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county Board of Commissioners following a public hearing Thursday adopted a $​​513.7 million budget, which does not increase the county-wide tax levy. While the spending plan comes with an average tax decrease of $28 for county homeowners, the impact varies by municipality ...

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ROSELLE, NJ — Roselle Police have charged an Edison man with three attempted burglaries at businesses. Antoni Kuhl, who's 52 years old, is accused of smashing the front glass doors at Ohmies, Mike's Bagel and Northwood Convenience Store. Police say Kuhl tried to get inside the businesses but ...

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ROSELLE, NJ — Roselle Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Nathan L. Fisher and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Lissette Gonzalez-Perez updated students, parents and the school communities on the latest news from the district. In the May edition of "Rambling On," the district leadership thanked ...

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ROSELLE, NJ – The Concrete Rose Project, a non-profit with the goal of empowering and uplifting local youth awarded 15 Roselle Public School students as winners in the 2022 Black History Month Essay Writing Contest at the regular Board of Education meeting on April 25.  The second annual contest ...

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ROSELLE, NJ — Roselle Public Schools honored 15 students as winners in the 2022 Black History Month Essay Writing Contest. The students were honored at the April 25, 2022 Board of Education meeting. Roselle's Concrete Rose Project organized the project, which was open to any student from ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway softball team (10-3), under the direction of Head Coach Sean Cawley and Assistant Coach Ashley Harper, made it six wins in a row on Monday, avenging an earlier season loss to Roselle (4-6). Tied through the first three innings, Rahway had a big 4th and took the lead 4-1.

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Union County has full time job openings for certified Emergency Medical Technicians. The full time benefits package includes free career development through the Union County Fire/EMS academy. All applicants must be residents of Union County. “We are very proud of our EMTs, who work to meet the ...

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NEW JERSEY — Starting today, residents of New Jersey and visitors to the state 21 years and older can buy recreational cannabis and cannabis products at 13 dispensaries statewide. According to the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC), those 13 locations are: North ...

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  ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Mayor Donald Shaw and Police Chief Stacy Williams released separate statements regarding an incident that occurred over the weekend that left one victim wounded.  Roselle Police responded to a report of shots fired near Sheridan and 7th at about 10:26 p.m. on the ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - In front of family, friends, fellow students, and faculty and staff, 23 juniors from Grace Wilday were inducted into the school’s National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) chapter. “It’s a great day to honor our scholars who have worked through adversity and challenges to support their ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — It’s time to destroy the egg masses that spotted lanternflies laid on tree trunks, lawn furniture and other outdoor surfaces this past fall to prevent the pests from doing damage to the county’s plants and crops this spring. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive pest that can ...

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  ROSELLE, NJ - The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJ MVC) mobile unit will be making 3 visits to Roselle in the next few months. On May 6, July 21, and September 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the mobile unit will be at Borough Hall, 210 Chestnut Street. “These visits from the mobile unit ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - TAPinto Elizabeth is sad to announce the passing of former franchise owner, Kathy Lloyd. Kathy passed away on April 12 surrounded by those who loved her.  "We mourn the passing of former TAPinto owner/publisher Kathy Lloyd,” said Michael Shapiro, the founder and CEO of TAPinto.

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ROSELLE, NJ - It was a grand celebration at the Galloping Hill Inn in Union Saturday to honor Celia Ann Reid Ringer who turned 100.  Born in Sparks, Georgia, “Aunt Celia” a 74-year resident of Roselle was a Special Education teacher for the Elizabeth and Westfield Boards of Education.  She was ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Police have issued a "be on the lookout" (bolo) for a 2008 Ford Ranger with New Jersey plates: Y86-PTN. The incident occurred on W Westfield ave. Reportedly, a male suspect forced a white female into the vehicle and then fled towards Elizabeth. Suspect was wearing all ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Voters in several Union County towns will have new choices of representatives in the upcoming primary and general elections this year due to an updated state congressional map based on the results of the 2020 census. The new assignments represent the congressional districts in ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Elnardo Webster Senior; Athlete, Educator, and Civic leader will be laid to rest this week after a fulfilling and eventful life.  Webster help Saint Peter's rise to prominence by leading them on a run and into the NIT semifinals in 1968. At the time, the NIT tournament was the ...

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ROSELLE, NJ – On Monday, March 21, 2022, Councilwoman-at-Large Denise Wilkerson and 4th Ward Councilwoman Cindy Thomas submitted their nominating petitions to the Municipal Clerk, officially launching their re-election campaign to continue serving the residents of Roselle. In their time on Council, ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Separate meetings in the next week will have a major impact on the Borough's plan to deliver more services to the community and make the Borough more attractive to prospective residents.  Fifth Ward Councilman John Fortuna has invited Roselle Library Director Marie Ryan to discuss ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Troy Edwards (53) of Roselle was charged with second-degree leaving the scene of a crash that resulted in the death of Robert Tucker Jr, 60, of Hillside. Edwards was also charged with third-degree leaving the scene of a crash for the serious, but nonlife-threatening injuries to the ...

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