Losing candidates demand recount in Roselle primary

ROSELLE, NJ — In the borough of Roselle, it ain’t over even when it’s over. After Column G Democratic candidates for council Cynthia Johnson and Denise Wilkerson pulled off surprise primary wins on June 6 over Roselle Democratic Committee-backed candidates Andrea Staten and Richard Villeda, the two defeated candidates demanded a recount. The request has been […]

In Linden and Roselle, surprise primary wins

LINDEN & ROSELLE, NJ — The results are in after two closely watched primary races on June 6, one in the city of Linden and one in the borough of Roselle. LINDEN : In Linden’s 6th Ward, John Roman, a Column G Democratic candidate, came out ahead of Democratic Councilman Robert Sadowski, 230 to 189. Roman […]

Roselle leads the way on immigration front

Brings documentation services to Tristate’s population in need

Roselle leads the way on immigration front

ROSELLE, NJ — Building on past initiatives to aid the borough of Roselle’s immigrant population, Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau invited the New York General Consulate of Mexico to bring documentation services to the borough last week. Dansereau, along with the Adelante Alliance of New Jersey, a nonprofit organization that advocates for immigrants based in Garwood, brought […]

Questions about cost dog multi-use complex

ROSELLE, NJ — Officials from the state, Union County and the borough of Roselle broke ground on the borough’s Mind and Body Complex, a facility that will house a new public library, a recreation center and more than 20 pre-K and kindergarten school classrooms. The 100,000-square-foot complex, which is being built on five acres of land, […]

All eyes on Roselle as it gears up for June primaries

ROSELLE, NJ — Residents in the borough of Roselle are closely watching this year’s municipal primary in June, four Democratic candidates are running for two council seats — two for a single seat in the 3rd Ward and two for a seat in the 1st Ward. Candidates for 3rd Ward council seats are incumbent Andrea Staten […]

Pilgrim Pipeline forum in Roselle to address residents’ concerns

ROSELLE, NJ — Residents of the Borough of Roselle, as well as surrounding towns throughout Union County, are being invited to a public forum about the proposed Pilgrim Pipeline project. The event, sponsored by Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau and supported by the Food and Water Watch, the Coalition Against Pilgrim Pipeline, and 30 other New Jersey […]

Roselle: Union County’s first sanctuary city

ROSELLE, NJ — It was standing room only at the March 15 council meeting of the borough of Roselle, as Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau made history by signing an executive order that declared Roselle a sanctuary municipality. Roselle is the first town in Union County to become a sanctuary municipality. A sanctuary city or municipality, while […]

Harassment charges dismissed in Dansereau v. Holley case

ROSELLE, NJ — On Thursday, March 9, the long-anticipated trial in the Dansereau v. Holley case finally came to an end when harassment charges filed by Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau against state Assemblyman Jamel Holley were dismissed by Judge Antonio Inacio in a packed Clark Municipal Court. Inacio granted a motion from Clark Township Municipal Prosecutor […]

Roselle senior group locked out of community center

ROSELLE, NJ — The Roselle Active Seniors group has been, literally, locked out of the Amalfe Community Center, where members have been meeting for more than 30 years. According to the borough administration, it has reached out to the group regarding the possibility of a meeting to resolve the issue, but no meeting was scheduled as […]