Roselle hosts a virtual reorganization meeting

Roselle hosts a virtual reorganization meeting

ROSELLE, NJ — At Roselle’s annual reorganization meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 6, held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Assemblyman Jamel Holley administered the oath of office to 3rd Ward Councilwoman Cynthia Johnson and 1st Ward Councilman Richard Villeda, both for three-year terms. According to newjerseyglobe.com, although Villeda defeated 1st Ward Councilwoman Isabel Sousa in […]

Mistaken identity leads to harassment of Roselle councilwoman

Mistaken identity leads to harassment of Roselle councilwoman

ROSELLE, NJ — A crazy thing happened recently. In a case of mistaken identity, something seemingly out of an Alfred Hitchcock movie, two women found themselves the recipients of nasty hate messages from supporters of President Trump. Though the mistaken-identity aspect of the situation was unfortunate, the women were able to come together during a […]

Keeping everyone fed this holiday season in Roselle

Keeping everyone fed this holiday season in Roselle

ROSELLE, NJ — Virtu Financial Inc., a New York City–based financial firm, donated food to the Roselle Public Schools’ contactless food distribution event, which took place in the parking lot of Grace Wilday Junior High School on Thursday, Dec. 3, and Friday, Dec 4. Photos Courtesy of Liv Meier

Newly elected mayor takes oath of office in Roselle

Newly elected mayor takes oath of office in Roselle

ROSELLE, NJ — On Sunday, Nov. 22, newly elected Mayor Donald A. Shaw took the oath of office outside Borough Hall, with some dignitaries, including the Rev. Reginald Atkins, the former mayor of Roselle, in attendance. Social distancing was observed. “It’s been a long time coming, but it is here,” Atkins said on Sunday, Nov. […]

Murphy administration announces $161 million in grants to 543 municipalities

UNION COUNTY, NJ — On Nov. 18, Gov. Phil Murphy announced $161.25 million in municipal aid grants, with 543 cities and towns across the state receiving funds to advance road, bridge, safety and quality-of-life improvements, demonstrating the state Department of Transportation’s commitment to communities. The competitive municipal aid grant program attracted 635 applications from 549 […]

Roselle community moves ahead with plans for giving

Roselle community moves ahead with plans for giving

ROSELLE — As all of New Jersey braces for the possible lockdown that may accompany a second wave of COVID-19, the office of Mayor Reginald Atkins and Roselle councilmembers plan a “Give Thanks by Giving” initiative for the upcoming holiday. For this initiative, Atkins is asking those who can to donate $25 food gift cards […]

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