NJDOT awards Roselle Park a large infrastructure grant

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Roselle Park has announced that the New Jersey Department of Transportation recently awarded the borough with $336,990 in connection with its fiscal year 2023 Municipal Aid Grant application. These funds will go toward offsetting a project on Myrtle Avenue — West Colfax Avenue to Seaton Avenue — and Dalton Street — […]

Borough comes alive with Santa’s Parade of Lights

Borough comes alive with Santa’s Parade of Lights

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — The anticipation was palpable as all the participants for Santa’s Parade of Lights lined up at the Roselle Park train station on Sunday, Dec. 18, an event quickly building a following in the community. “This is the fourth annual Santa’s Parade of Lights,” said Rupen Shah, Casano Community Center director and […]

Thousands of reusable water bottles distributed throughout school district

Thousands of reusable water bottles distributed throughout school district

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — On Friday, Oct. 7, Roselle Park distributed nearly 2,000 reusable water bottles throughout the Roselle Park School District. Students at all elementary schools, Roselle Park Middle School and Roselle Park High School received water bottles. This donation comes as part of an initiative to guide Roselle Park’s children and families toward […]

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 […]

Roselle Park Community Center receives donation from refinery

Roselle Park Community Center receives donation from refinery

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery recently made a monetary donation to Roselle Park to offset the cost of technology upgrades at the Casano Community Center. This donation was facilitated by Roselle Park Councilman Jay Robaina and was put toward the purchase of six new Chromebase desktop computers for use primarily by the […]

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 […]

Students celebrate Arbor Day with tree planting

Students celebrate Arbor Day with tree planting

ROSELLE PARK — On the morning of Friday, April 29, the borough of Roselle Park planted a new redbud tree at Sherman Elementary School on Grant Avenue in Roselle Park, where students participated to learn more about the importance of trees and the environment. Each student received a tree seedling to plant in their backyard. […]

Two students named to All-State Treble Choir

Two students named to All-State Treble Choir

WATCHUNG, NJ — Mia Pafumi, Mount Saint Mary Academy Music Department chairperson, announced that senior Jerrine George of Edison and junior Rebecca Ryan of Roselle Park were selected to the All-State Treble Choir. Pafumi said, “I am so proud that our musical talents here at the Mount are being so well represented by these vocalists. […]

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