Roselle Public Schools welcomes back students

Roselle Public Schools welcomes back students

ROSELLE, NJ — The rain didn’t put a damper on the first day of school excitement as Roselle Public Schools welcomed back its students on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Schools administrators districtwide had to shift their outdoor celebration plans due to the weather, and, while the usual balloons, music and lawn signs were missed, all parents […]

Union County to have annual Hispanic-heritage flag raising on Sept. 15

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners invites residents to attend the free annual Union County Hispanic-heritage flag-raising ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 5 p.m., on the steps of the Union County Courthouse, 2 Broad St., Elizabeth. “We are proud to once again raise the Hispanic-heritage flag at the county […]

Inroads to Opportunities promotes new director of employment services

Inroads to Opportunities promotes new director of employment services

ROSELLE, NJ — Harry Jones, a member of the leadership team at Inroads to Opportunities, was recently promoted to director of employment services. Inroads to Opportunities is a Union County–based nonprofit human services agency that provides programs and services to individuals with disabilities ranging in age from 16 to retirement. A strong advocate for employment […]

Roselle native serves aboard Navy warship in San Diego

Roselle native serves aboard Navy warship in San Diego

ROSELLE, NJ — A native of Roselle serves the U.S. Navy aboard USS Boxer, which is homeported in San Diego. Petty Officer 2nd Class Katherine Chumbiray, a 2013 graduate of Abraham Clark High School, joined the Navy three years ago. “I always felt the need to join the military,” said Chumbiray. “I was in Junior […]

Nonprofit announces retirement of director after 40 years of service

Nonprofit announces retirement of director after 40 years of service

ROSELLE, NJ — Inroads to Opportunities, a Union County–based nonprofit human services agency that provides programs and services to individuals with disabilities, recently announced the retirement of Nancy Laporte. August marks 40 years of service at Inroads for Laporte. Laporte has retired from Inroads as its director of operations, contract packaging services. Laporte is also […]

Borough celebrates opening of Nails by Nikky

Borough celebrates opening of Nails by Nikky

ROSELLE, NJ — Borough officials celebrated the grand opening of Nicole Cruz’s new nail salon, Nails by Nikky, located at 402A Amsterdam Ave., during an event on Saturday, May 21. Nails by Nikky provides gel manicures, full set acrylics, jelly/spa pedicures and press-on nails. “I would like to thank everyone who came out to support […]

A helping hand at Roselle library for volunteer day

A helping hand at Roselle library for volunteer day

ROSELLE, NJ — Some makeup with that makeover? The Roselle Public Library had some help from employees of the cosmetic giant L’Oreal during the company’s annual volunteer day on Thursday, June 2, as the library prepares for its upcoming state-of-the-art expansion. Forty volunteers, including 25 interns on their first day of work, assembled at the […]

Class of 2022 sees double with six sets of twins

Class of 2022 sees double with six sets of twins

ROSELLE, NJ — Guests attending Roselle Catholic High School’s 60th commencement on Saturday morning, June 4, could be excused if they thought they were seeing double. Roselle Catholic’s Class of 2022 included six sets of twins, a dozen Lions wearing green gowns and caps with green and white tassels inside the school’s gymnasium. Many of […]

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