Soup Kitchen 411 hosts Friday-evening meal service with Bayway Catering

Soup Kitchen 411 hosts Friday-evening meal service with Bayway Catering

ROSELLE, NJ — Soup Kitchen 411’s meal service on Friday, April 29, brought together its most prolific restaurant partner, Bayway Catering, and one of its most frequent food distribution partners, New Destiny Community Development Corp. “This partnership with Soup Kitchen 411 has allowed us to meet the needs of so many people who are experiencing […]

Roselle woman celebrates 100 years of life

Roselle woman celebrates 100 years of life

ROSELLE, NJ — Happy birthday, Celia Reid Ringer, of Roselle, 100 years young on April 9. A century of life is a long time. To gain a little perspective on that, just ponder what history records about April 9, 1922, the day she was born. According to an internet search, that was the day that […]

Borough and public schools break ground on Arminio Field House

Borough and public schools break ground on Arminio Field House

ROSELLE, NJ — Arminio Athletic Field is now in its final stage of completion after a groundbreaking ceremony for the field house took place on Wednesday, Feb. 23. As a collaboration between the borough of Roselle and Roselle Public Schools, the Arminio Athletic Field, on Chestnut Street between Eighth and Ninth avenues, serves as an […]

Borough of Roselle introduces Utility Assistance Program to residents

Borough of Roselle introduces Utility Assistance Program to residents

ROSELLE, NJ — An informational session introducing residents to Proceed Inc.’s Utility Assistance Program was presented by Roselle Mayor Donald Shaw and the Borough Council on Wednesday, Feb. 2. Proceed Inc. program supervisor Dee Perez assisted in the presentation. The program provides a one-time heating credit for residential households and monthly assistance, based on usage […]

Roselle Council meeting recognizes pizza shop owner’s retirement

Roselle Council meeting recognizes pizza shop owner’s retirement

ROSELLE, NJ — On Wednesday, Jan. 19, Roselle Borough Council members presented Teresa Candido, owner of Mama’s Gourmet Pizza, with a proclamation recognizing her retirement and service to the community. Fifth Ward Councilman John Fortuna read the proclamation that honored Candido, affectionately known as “Mama,” and her efforts to serve the Roselle community. “Whereas we […]

Boxwood celebrates students with graduation ceremony

Boxwood celebrates students with graduation ceremony

ROSELLE, NJ — Boxwood Learning Center, a nonprofit organization located in Roselle, showcased its newest high school graduates at a virtual graduation and awards ceremony on Thursday, Jan. 20. Staff, alumni and supporters celebrated and congratulated the Class of 2021. Boxwood founder and Executive Director Marie Thelusma-Chase explained that troubled young people have always been […]

Roselle renames street after first black council member

Roselle renames street after first black council member

ROSELLE, NJ — During a street renaming ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 27, lifelong resident George “G.G.” Woody Jr. was joined by his family, Mayor Donald Shaw, other local dignitaries and members of the community to honor his legacy by dedicating the block of East Ninth Avenue between Chestnut and Walnut streets as “George ‘G.G.’ Woody […]

Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children raises $300,000 at annual gala

Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children raises $300,000 at annual gala

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children raised $300,000 — which is $50,000 more than its target goal — to fund partial tuition assistance scholarships for underprivileged students attending Archdiocese of Newark schools at its annual gala in West Orange’s Pleasantdale Chateau on Nov. 11. Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, archbishop of Newark, […]

Roselle renames street after borough historian

Roselle renames street after borough historian

ROSELLE — Bill Frolich spent his life chronicling the history of Roselle, and, in a special Veterans Day street renaming ceremony, he became a part of the borough’s history. On Thursday, Nov. 11, Mayor Donald Shaw and the Borough Council gathered with Frolich’s family, community members and local dignitaries to honor the late Roselle historian […]

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