‘New Beginnings’ bookbag drive gears up in Roselle

ROSELLE, NJ — Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau, along with some borough sponsors, has launched the second “New Beginnings” school book bag drive for families in need. The borough is collecting book bags filled with water bottles, small boxes of crayons, No. 2 pencils, marble composition books, washable markers and pencil cases. The goal of the “New […]

Roselle councilman gives back to his community

ROSELLE, NJ — As students and parents gear up for the beginning of the school year, expenses can really pile up. New clothes, shoes and a laundry list of school supplies can be a financial stress for many parents. And let’s not forget about those back-to-school haircuts — a necessary expense that is often forgotten amid […]

‘I’m not going anywhere,’ says Roselle mayor

ROSELLE, NJ — Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau is not staying silent in the wake of the attack on her home in the early hours of June 30. Dansereau said that she thought she had been dreaming when she was woken up by a loud noise and had gone down to investigate. In the darkness she was […]

Roselle presents first Boys II Men fishing trip

ROSELLE, NJ — It will be a day of fishing, mentoring, and guy time. Roselle’s Mayor Christine Dansereau, the Roselle Borough Council and the Department of Recreation will be heading out for a day of fishing June 12 for the first Boys II Men Fishing Trip, for boys ages 10 to 16. The boys will head […]

Roselle announces website, development projects

ROSELLE, NJ — As part of an economic development initiative, the Borough of Roselle recently announced the launch of Revitalize Roselle, an interactive website devoted to keeping residents informed about the latest improvement projects. Roselle mayor Christine Dansereau said that the borough is experiencing an exciting revitalization. “Now is an exciting time to be a business […]

Sexual harassment problems at Roselle DPW

ROSELLE, NJ — Another sexual harassment lawsuit has been filed in state superior court against the borough of Roselle and its Department of Public Works. Celeste Sitarski of Roselle filed a suit last month, charging that a male employee had exposed himself and had urinated in front of her while she was cleaning a bathroom, as […]

Roselle officials respond to basketball altercation

ROSELLE, NJ — Roselle public school officials have issued the following announcement in regard to a basketball altercation that recently took place at a game. Roselle Public Schools Superintendent Kevin West announced that his administration has taken several critical steps in providing essential social and emotional supports to students and families affected by a Feb. […]

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%) […]

Welcome back !

ROSELLE, NJ  — Principal Rashon Mickens of Abraham Clark High School in Roselle enthusiastically greeted new and returning students on the first day of school on Sept. 3. Among those who joined Mickens in welcoming the students were Assemblyman Jamel C. Holley, Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau, and Roselle Board of Education President Archange Antoine.

Former Roselle mayor sentenced for insurance fraud

ROSELLE — A former mayor of Roselle has been sentenced to 90 days in county jail for committing insurance fraud in connection with a motor vehicle accident that took place a little more than four years ago, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace Park announced. Garrett Smith, 53, also will serve a period of three years’ probation, according […]