Dansereau resigns as Roselle mayor

Dansereau resigns as Roselle mayor

ROSELLE, NJ — Sitting at her desk and reading from a prepared speech, Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau made a surprising video announcement to the public on Tuesday, June 23. After 14 years of service to the borough of Roselle, Dansereau retired from the position of mayor; her last day was June 30. Dansereau, who has […]

New walkway in Hillside park unveiled at ribbon-cutting ceremony

New walkway in Hillside park unveiled at ribbon-cutting ceremony

HILLSIDE, NJ — The Union County freeholder board came together with Hillside municipal and Board of Education officials for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil a new 1.1-mile walking path at Conant Park on Thursday, June 25. Conant Park, located in Hillside, is part of the Union County park system. According to Union County Department of […]

Kean students, alumni and faculty hold rally and car caravan

Kean students, alumni and faculty hold rally and car caravan

UNION, NJ — The coronavirus outbreak has caused all kinds of problems for many schools and universities, with issues including school closures, financial issues and unemployment. Utilizing social-distancing measures, the students, alumni and faculty came together to hold a “Caravan for Kean” car protest and rally to oppose the university’s sudden announcement that it will […]

UTHS celebrates Hannah Caldwell Day

UTHS celebrates Hannah Caldwell Day

UNION, NJ — The pandemic has placed much on hold, but as New Jersey begins to reopen, many businesses and organizations are welcoming back the community. The Union Township Historical Society is among the organizations ready to reopen to the public in the near future. Despite not having reopened yet, UTHS held socially distant tours […]

Hillside police chief suspended

Hillside police chief suspended

HILLSIDE, NJ — Hillside Police Chief Vincent Ricciardi Jr. was suspended from the force earlier this month for reasons that have not been announced to the public. The suspension has been confirmed by the Hillside administration. “As of June 1, Hillside Police Chief Vincent Ricciardi has been on indefinite suspension,” the Hillside administration said in […]