Inroads to Opportunities named finalist in Nonprofit Business of the Year competition

Inroads to Opportunities named finalist in Nonprofit Business of the Year competition

ROSELLE, NJ — Inroads to Opportunities was recently honored as a NJBIZ 2022 Nonprofit Business of the Year finalist. 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. According to NJBIZ, “All finalists are a select group […]

Holiday toy drive makes everyone merry

Holiday toy drive makes everyone merry

ROSELLE, NJ — It was beginning to look a lot like Christmas when the borough had its fifth annual holiday toy drive on Friday, Dec. 16, at Central Park NJ, a sports bar and restaurant on North Wood Avenue in Roselle. Hosted by DJ Chill X, the night was filled with great music, food and […]

Roselle helps residents in need this Thanksgiving

ROSELLE, NJ — The season of giving is in full swing in Roselle, as volunteers and local officials helped families in need through a holiday food distribution on Sunday, Nov. 21. More than 500 turkeys, chickens and hams were given out to the hundreds of residents that came to Borough Hall for the “Give Thanks […]

Bank hosts annual week of giving

FAIR LAWN, NJ — Columbia Bank supported New Jersey communities in need by hosting its annual week of giving. During the week of Nov. 14, nearly 100 percent of “Team Columbia” employees donated their time to volunteer and make a meaningful impact at local organizations throughout the state. Additionally, more than 150 turkeys were donated […]

School board candidates square off in upcoming election

UNION COUNTY — In addition to state, county and local municipal elections, Tuesday, Nov. 8, will also see Board of Education candidates square off and seek votes. Although many of the candidates have catchy slogans, in much the same manner as their cohorts on municipal councils and committees, the key element missing for BOE candidates […]

Election season roars to life in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — With Election Day less than a week away, the entire state is looking toward the midterm election. In Union County, it is the county clerk’s office that is involved in much of the preparatory work, and a key element is security. “We do coordinate with the municipal clerks who are responsible […]

Retired director at Inroads to Opportunities earns Lifetime Achievement Award

Retired director at Inroads to Opportunities earns Lifetime Achievement Award

ROSELLE, NJ — Nancy LaPorte, retired director of workshop operations at Inroads to Opportunities, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Congress of Community Supports and Employment Services of New Jersey at its annual Striving Together Achieving Results Conference. The award is recognition for an individual who has shown outstanding leadership, commitment […]

Borough appoints new firefighters, honors residents and longtime DPW worker

Borough appoints new firefighters, honors residents and longtime DPW worker

ROSELLE, NJ — Borough hall was filled with excitement as the Roselle Borough Council appointed three new firefighters while honoring residents and a retiring Department of Public Works employee at its regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 21. The borough appointed DeAndre Jones, Daniel Meier and Christopher Nix Johnson to the Roselle Fire Department. Surrounded by […]

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 […]

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