Roselle appoints Williams as new police chief

Roselle appoints Williams as new police chief

ROSELLE, NJ — The Roselle Borough Council announced the promotion of Capt. Stacey Williams to chief of police, effective on Sunday, Aug. 1, following the retirement of Brian K. Barnes. Both Williams and Barnes were honored at the council meeting on Wednesday, July 21, surrounded by fellow officers, family and friends. “I thank all of […]

Roselle Public Schools kick off summer programs

Roselle Public Schools kick off summer programs

ROSELLE, NJ — Many Roselle Public Schools students have started their learning-filled summer as in-person summer programs kicked off around the district. The district is offering a variety of programs to students grades K-12 as part of the Students Targeted Academic Rally Summer Programs. All programs are free and include free breakfast and lunch each […]

Bank donates $2,500 as a ‘thank you’ to Roselle firefighters

Bank donates $2,500 as a ‘thank you’ to Roselle firefighters

ROSELLE, NJ — Roselle Mayor Donald Shaw, Fire Chief Eric Pearson and Battalion Chief Christopher Laba are expressing their appreciation to Columbia Bank for a $2,500 donation. The donation is a celebration of the merger of Columbia Bank and Roselle Bank, at 235 Chestnut St., which occurred on April 1, 2020. “As a true community […]

50 years later, New Jersey rights a historical wrong: AG Grewal formally apologizes for office’s role in shutting down the state’s gay bars

TRENTON, NJ — As Pride Month drew to a close, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal took steps to recognize an ugly moment in the history of the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office: the systematic targeting of gay bars by the Office’s Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control between 1933 and 1967, according to a June 29 […]

Grace Wilday Junior High School students inducted into Tri-M Music Honor Society

Grace Wilday Junior High School students inducted into Tri-M Music Honor Society

ROSELLE, NJ — Twenty-five Grace Wilday Junior High School students were inducted into the prestigious Tri-M Music Honor Society during an outdoor ceremony on the school’s front lawn on Thursday, May 27. These music students have been carefully selected on the basis of scholarship, character, leadership and service to join the school’s chapter, No. 7887. […]

Roselle introduces new business administrator

Roselle introduces new business administrator

ROSELLE, NJ — Rick Smiley brings more than 30 years of experience in local government to Roselle as its new business administrator. Smiley has hit the ground running, learning the ins and outs of the municipal structure in Roselle, with goals of making borough operations more efficient and focused on constituent service. “Together with the […]

Roselle distributes 700 boxes of food to residents

Roselle distributes 700 boxes of food to residents

ROSELLE, NJ — Roselle officials and volunteers gave out 700 boxes of food to residents on Tuesday, May 4, as part of the borough’s emergency food distribution event. The event was orchestrated by Council President Denise Wilkerson, in partnership with Councilwoman Cindy Thomas, Nancy Bolden from Roselle First CDC and 4MyCiTy, a nonprofit organization committed […]

Roselle Board of Education cuts taxes for the 2021-22 school budget

ROSELLE, NJ — The Roselle Board of Education unanimously approved its 2021-22 budget of $60.7 million, which calls for a tax decrease, at its regular meeting on Monday, April 26. The owner of a house assessed at $300,000 will see a decrease of about $53 in the school portion of the tax bill. This is […]

Roselle resident’s S.O.A.R. initiative set to make lasting impact in Union County

Roselle resident’s S.O.A.R. initiative set to make lasting impact in Union County

ROSELLE, NJ — Roselle resident and S.O.A.R. founder and Chief Executive Officer Rosie McCamery has put together a program designed to carry the youth of Union County to new heights. S.O.A.R. Hospitality & Travel YLC Inc. is set to help students see the world through a different lens. The first-ever Virtual Business and Entrepreneurship Youth […]

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