NJAW’s temporary scheduled treatment change to end in this area

UNION COUNTY, NJ — On April 19, New Jersey American Water will resume using chloramines in water treatment at its Raritan–Millstone and Canal Road water treatment plants. These plants serve NJAW customers in Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset and Union counties. In mid-January, as part of an annual routine maintenance program for its water […]

Roselle BOE retreat highlights ways members can better themselves as educators

Roselle BOE retreat highlights ways members can better themselves as educators

ROSELLE, NJ — The Roselle Board of Education had a virtual retreat on Saturday, April 3. Also in attendance were Superintendent of Schools Nathan L. Fisher, Assistant Superintendent Lissette Gonzalez-Perez, school business administrator and board secretary Anthony Juskiewicz and board governance consultant Deborah L. Keys Write. The superintendent said that the skills he had learned […]

School district partners with Kean U.

School district partners with Kean U.

ROSELLE, NJ — Kean University will be offering a new program beginning this summer for fall enrollment, the Kean Scholar Academy, a dual-enrollment initiative created by university President Lamont O. Repollet. This program will prepare selected high school students for college by bringing them on campus to earn as many as 12 to 15 college […]

Women are honored at recent Roselle Council meeting

Women are honored at recent Roselle Council meeting

ROSELLE, NJ — At the virtual meeting of the Roselle Council on Wednesday, March 17, proclamations were made paying homage to very deserving women, on the occasion of Women’s History Month. Council President Denise Wilkerson praised these women for their vital contributions in the face of discrimination and undue hardship, specifically, campaigning against injustice, shattering […]

Roselle businesses receive PPE through Neighborhood Preservation Program

Roselle businesses receive PPE through Neighborhood Preservation Program

ROSELLE, NJ — More than 50 local businesses are receiving personal protection equipment through the borough’s involvement in the Neighborhood Preservation Program. As part of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ COVID-19 Relief Grant Program, Roselle secured a grant to support businesses in the North Chestnut Street Business District, which stretches between First and […]

Menendez, Booker announce $407K to support NJ firefighters, including in Roselle

ROSELLE, NJ — On Feb. 22, U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker announced $407,778.57 in federal funding through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants program from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to ensure fire departments across New Jersey have the resources to purchase personal protective equipment and other related supplies. This funding was secured […]

Roselle Public Library expansion progresses through a new county partnership

Roselle Public Library expansion progresses through a new county partnership

ROSELLE, NJ — The $11 million renovation and expansion of the local public library has taken huge steps forward through a recent partnership between Roselle and the Union County Improvement Authority. In November 2020, Roselle was awarded a $5.5 million New Jersey Library Construction Bond Grant to transform the public library into a modern community […]

State audit addressed at Roselle’s town hall meeting

State audit addressed at Roselle’s town hall meeting

ROSELLE, NJ — Numerous attendees took part in the question-and-answer session about the state audit at Roselle’s virtual town hall on Friday, Feb. 5, following a presentation on the topic by acting Borough Administrator Everett Falt. Falt said the presentation was based on the audit report presented to them by the Office of the State […]

Limited inventory, higher prices fuel Roselle real estate

ROSELLE, NJ — Local real estate agents in Roselle say that housing sales are stronger than ever, attributable to the steady flight of New York City residents who are eager to live in the suburbs during this pandemic. Darryl Barnes, a real estate agent with Keller Williams, said he has shown houses to a number […]

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