Roselle renames street after first black council member

Roselle renames street after first black council member

ROSELLE, NJ — During a street renaming ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 27, lifelong resident George “G.G.” Woody Jr. was joined by his family, Mayor Donald Shaw, other local dignitaries and members of the community to honor his legacy by dedicating the block of East Ninth Avenue between Chestnut and Walnut streets as “George ‘G.G.’ Woody […]

Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children raises $300,000 at annual gala

Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children raises $300,000 at annual gala

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children raised $300,000 — which is $50,000 more than its target goal — to fund partial tuition assistance scholarships for underprivileged students attending Archdiocese of Newark schools at its annual gala in West Orange’s Pleasantdale Chateau on Nov. 11. Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, archbishop of Newark, […]

Roselle renames street after borough historian

Roselle renames street after borough historian

ROSELLE — Bill Frolich spent his life chronicling the history of Roselle, and, in a special Veterans Day street renaming ceremony, he became a part of the borough’s history. On Thursday, Nov. 11, Mayor Donald Shaw and the Borough Council gathered with Frolich’s family, community members and local dignitaries to honor the late Roselle historian […]

Roselle School District offers recap of recent happenings 

Roselle School District offers recap of recent happenings 

ROSELLE — The district’s virtual sessions for parents on how to use the parent portals took place on Tuesday, Nov. 9, and Saturday, Nov. 13. Abraham Clark High School parents also enjoyed a Pizza With the Principal event, at which Principal Terry Shareef discussed student achievement in and out of the classroom. “It was an […]

Holiday food distribution sees large turnout this year

Holiday food distribution sees large turnout this year

ROSELLE, NJ — Mayor Donald Shaw, local officials and volunteers were there for the community with a “Give Thanks by Giving” food distribution at Borough Hall’s Council Chambers on Monday, Nov. 22. According to a press release, more than 600 turkeys, chicken, hams, vegetarian options and produce were given to hundreds of residents, aiding many […]

Roselle School District offers recap of recent happenings

Roselle School District offers recap of recent happenings

ROSELLE, NJ — The district’s virtual sessions for parents on how to use the parent portals took place on Tuesday, Nov. 9, and Saturday, Nov. 13. Abraham Clark High School parents also enjoyed a Pizza With the Principal event, at which Principal Terry Shareef discussed student achievement in and out of the classroom. “It was […]

Roselle seniors enjoy Thanksgiving meal during pre-Thanksgiving event

Roselle seniors enjoy Thanksgiving meal during pre-Thanksgiving event

ROSELLE, NJ — Mayor Donald Shaw, the Borough Council and the Roselle Recreation Department presented Roselle’s 10th annual Senior Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner at the Anthony Amalfe Community Center, 1268 Shaffer Ave., Roselle, on Friday, Nov. 19. “We’re having a pre-Thanksgiving dinner for our seniors here in Roselle,” community center recreation aide Melanie Daniels said on Friday, […]

Roselle renames street after borough historian

Roselle renames street after borough historian

ROSELLE, NJ — Bill Frolich spent his life chronicling the history of Roselle, and, in a special Veterans Day street renaming ceremony, he became a part of the borough’s history. On Thursday, Nov. 11, Mayor Donald Shaw and the Borough Council gathered with Frolich’s family, community members and local dignitaries to honor the late Roselle […]

Roselle hires new municipal clerk

Roselle hires new municipal clerk

ROSELLE, NJ — Lisette Sanchez made a move recently, from the position of deputy municipal clerk for Orange, one she held for a year and a half, to new municipal clerk for Roselle. After more than 16 years of working in municipal government, 14 of those years in clerk’s offices, this will be her first […]