Councilwoman abruptly resigns, unresigns due to ‘Christmas’ event

ROSELLE PARK, NJ – At the Dec. 3 meeting of the borough council, Roselle Park Councilwoman-at-large Charlene Storey was reportedly not too happy following a 4-2 vote to change the name of the annual tree-lighting ceremony to include the word Christmas. The following morning, she handed in her letter of resignation. But before any action […]

Roselle Park seeks volunteer auxiliary police officers

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — The Roselle Park Police Department is currently seeking volunteer auxiliary police officers. Candidates must be between 18 and 65 years of age, and satisfy a thorough background investigation. Auxiliary officers are required to volunteer a minimum of eight hours a month and attend one monthly training meeting. Functions for assignment to […]

Union County board of education results

* – Indicates election winners All information according to the Union County clerk’s office   BERKELEY HEIGHTS, VOTE FOR TWO Robert Cianciulli – 867 (27.51%) *Christine Reilly – 1,376 (43.65%) *Doug Reinstein – 899 (28.52%) Write-in – 54 (.18%)   CLARK, VOTE FOR THREE *Scott Bohm – 991 (25.12%) *Robert Smorol, Jr. – 983 (24.92%) […]

Dems maintain stranglehold on freeholder board

2015 Election results for contested municipal elections

  The Union County Democrats maintained their unanimous control of the freeholder board with all three incumbents winning by a wide margin as residents around Union County tool to the polls to cast their votes in municipal, school and county races. Alexander Mirabella, Mohamed Jalloh and Bruce Bergen won their freeholder seats back with a […]

‘It was worth the struggle’

Assemblywoman urges university to rescind planned support staff layoffs

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — After practicing medicine in Cuba for 20 years, two current Roselle Park residents decided to move to the United States, with nothing but the clothes on their backs, their four children and lofty and ambitious dreams. It took a long time and a lot of hard work, but it eventually paid off. […]

Roselle Park doctor pleads guilty to illegally distributing oxycodone by writing fraudulent prescriptions

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced that a medical doctor from Union County pleaded guilty today to illegally distributing the highly addictive painkiller oxycodone. He was arrested in January on charges he conspired with a drug dealer and others to distribute thousands of high-dose oxycodone pills by writing false prescriptions for individuals he […]

Award winners

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Four Roselle Park students had the honor of exhibiting artwork at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center for the 2015 Winter Art Exhibit sponsored by the Art Educators of New Jersey. The original pieces of artwork will be on display until April 18 in the Victoria Theatre Lobby of the New Jersey […]

Casano Center to hold annual Irish Luncheon on March 7

ROSELLE PARK — The Casano Community Center of Roselle Park will be holding their annual St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon, sponsored by the Roselle Park Community Center Association, on Saturday, March 7 from noon to 3 p.m. Lunch — consisting of the traditional meal of corned beef and cabbage — will be served at 12:30 p.m. There will be live music throughout the afternoon […]

Doctor arrested on charges he conspired to illegally distribute thousands of highly addictive oxycodone pills

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced that a medical doctor from Union County has been arrested on charges he conspired with a drug dealer and others to illegally distribute thousands of high-dose pills of the addictive painkiller oxycodone by writing fraudulent prescriptions for individuals he never treated or examined. Dr. Eugene Evans Jr., […]

Roselle Park abolishes SID with little notice

ROSELLE PARK, NJ – Although there was a silent majority that felt the downtown Special Improvement District was moving in the right direction, the borough council decided to abolish it because it was “too little, too late.” Unfortunately the SID board and businesses paying the tax were never notified that this was being considered until […]