Roselle hosts a virtual reorganization meeting

Roselle hosts a virtual reorganization meeting

ROSELLE, NJ — At Roselle’s annual reorganization meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 6, held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Assemblyman Jamel Holley administered the oath of office to 3rd Ward Councilwoman Cynthia Johnson and 1st Ward Councilman Richard Villeda, both for three-year terms. According to newjerseyglobe.com, although Villeda defeated 1st Ward Councilwoman Isabel Sousa in […]

Rahway’s own continues acting career in upcoming NBC show

Rahway’s own continues acting career in upcoming NBC show

RAHWAY, NJ — Multitalented actor Brett Azar is hard to miss. Standing 6 feet, 2 inches tall and weighing 250 pounds, this muscled actor has been a contestant on Food Network’s “Worst Cooks in America” and has undertaken numerous television roles. He was a body double for Arnold Schwarzenegger in “Terminator Genisys” and “Terminator: Dark […]

Union Township hosts reorganization meeting for new year

Union Township hosts reorganization meeting for new year

UNION, NJ — At Union Township’s reorganization meeting on Friday, Jan. 1, which was held virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Michele Delisfort was unanimously voted to her third consecutive year as mayor of the township. Delisfort was also nominated chairperson of the Township Committee by Committeeman Manuel Figueiredo, with Committeeman Clifton People Jr. […]

Cranford Equity Initiative seeks to unite the township once more

Cranford Equity Initiative seeks to unite the township once more

CRANFORD, NJ — In an effort to unite residents, community organizers are forming Action Planning Committees, through the Equity and Inclusivity Initiative. Mayor Patrick Giblin; Police Chief Ryan Greco; the Rev. Alfred Brown Jr. of First Baptist Church; pastor and Cranford Clergy Council representative; Superintendent of Schools Scott Rubin; Brian Chinni, chief executive officer and […]

Hillside deals with strife between administration and council

HILLSIDE, NJ — Strife within Hillside has deepened the division between the Township Council and the Hillside administration, due to longstanding budget problems, so much so that the state Department of Local Government Services recently stepped in to address the problem. “We have an administration that does not function,” said Hillside Council President Gerald Pateesh […]

Mistaken identity leads to harassment of Roselle councilwoman

Mistaken identity leads to harassment of Roselle councilwoman

ROSELLE, NJ — A crazy thing happened recently. In a case of mistaken identity, something seemingly out of an Alfred Hitchcock movie, two women found themselves the recipients of nasty hate messages from supporters of President Trump. Though the mistaken-identity aspect of the situation was unfortunate, the women were able to come together during a […]

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