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. […]

Roselle Park cuts ribbon on newly renovated youth center

Roselle Park cuts ribbon on newly renovated youth center

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Mayor Joseph Signorello III was joined by members of the Roselle Park Borough Council, Union County Board of County Commissioners Chairperson Alexander Mirabella, members of the borough administration and the Signorello family on Saturday, Oct. 23, to cut the ribbon on the newly renovated and rededicated Anthony Signorello Youth Center. “It’s […]

NJDOT announces $161 million in municipal aid grants

NJDOT announces $161 million in municipal aid grants

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti announced $161.25 million in fiscal year 2022 municipal aid grants, with 541 cities and towns across the state receiving funds to advance road, bridge, safety and quality-of-life improvements, according to an Oct. 26 press release. The competitive municipal aid […]

Union County announces 2021 children’s recreation grant awards for municipalities

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners announced that grants have been awarded to 20 municipalities for improvements to recreation resources for children, through the Kids Recreation Trust Fund. In addition, 19 municipalities were awarded matching grants for planting new trees through the Greening Union County program. Both grant programs are […]

Soup Kitchen 411 partners with state PBA, local police depts. to serve free meals

Soup Kitchen 411 partners with state PBA, local police depts. to serve free meals

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Soup kitchens, food pantries, houses of worship, local nonprofits, community outreach groups and municipal health departments have all accepted meals in large quantities from Soup Kitchen 411 to distribute to the community, and now the nonprofit has another distribution partner: the New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association. “Community policing is a […]

Roselle Park community rallies behind hopeful teen who is fighting against paralysis

Roselle Park community rallies behind hopeful teen who is fighting against paralysis

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — The Roselle Park community has shown its support for 14-year-old Isaac Lima, a cheerleader for Central Jersey Allstars in Kenilworth, after he suffered an injury during a tumbling exercise that resulted in paralysis. Lima recently graduated from middle school; his family is hopeful that he will regain mobility and walk again. […]

Roselle Park council members bid farewell to borough historian, welcome successor

Roselle Park council members bid farewell to borough historian, welcome successor

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — A resolution accepting the resignation of Patricia Butler as borough historian and appointing Gary Augustine in her stead was made at the Roselle Park Council meeting on Thursday, July 15. Roselle Park Mayor Joseph Signorello III spoke about Butler’s contribution to the borough and Augustine’s potential. Signorello said he is confident […]

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