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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 […]

Despite judges order, residents allege it’s business as usual

Zumba classes resume, say residents, despite court order

ROSELLE PARK – Even though a Superior Court Judge shut down an illegal fitness business in early June, residents living in the West Clay Avenue area claim the owner is still “sneaking” customers in through the back door. A “For Rent” sign may be up on the building where Easy Fitness with Jeanie previously operated, […]

Narcotics Search Warrant at Local Business Leads to Multiple Arrests

CRANFORD — Following an undercover investigation by Cranford Police detectives, three local businessmen have been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged illegal narcotics distribution scheme operating out of a local convenience store. The investigation began approximately three months ago when Det. Ryan Greco received information that synthetic marijuana, banned by New Jersey criminal statutes since March 2013, […]

Strong arm robbery occurs in Roselle Park

ROSELLE PARK — Yesterday at 3:13 p.m., three 13-year-old juvenile males from Roselle Park were walking home from school when they were approached from behind by two older juvenile males from Roselle. The suspects were described as black males, one shorter than the other wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and the other was described as taller, wearing a green […]

Motor vehicle stop leads to arrests in Roselle Park

ROSELLE PARK — On Monday, Feb. 17 , at 9:59 p.m., Roselle Park Ptl. Brian Swick conducted a motor vehicle stop with a 1993 Honda on the 500 block of W. Westfield Avenue in Roselle Park after discovering the rear license plate displayed on the vehicle was confirmed stolen out of the city of Paterson and was registered to […]

Union Catholic freshman awarded the Eldon M. Hammeke Scholarship

SCOTCH PLAINS –Union Catholic recently announced that Katrina Springer of Roselle Park has been selected as the 2013 recipient of the Eldon M. Hammeke Scholarship. The scholarship was established in memory of Hammeke by his wife Grace, and is supported by the Knights of Columbus Summit Council #783, of which Mr. Hammeke was an active member. The award is […]