Grace Wilday Junior High School students inducted into Tri-M Music Honor Society

Grace Wilday Junior High School students inducted into Tri-M Music Honor Society

ROSELLE, NJ — Twenty-five Grace Wilday Junior High School students were inducted into the prestigious Tri-M Music Honor Society during an outdoor ceremony on the school’s front lawn on Thursday, May 27. These music students have been carefully selected on the basis of scholarship, character, leadership and service to join the school’s chapter, No. 7887. […]

Roselle introduces new business administrator

Roselle introduces new business administrator

ROSELLE, NJ — Rick Smiley brings more than 30 years of experience in local government to Roselle as its new business administrator. Smiley has hit the ground running, learning the ins and outs of the municipal structure in Roselle, with goals of making borough operations more efficient and focused on constituent service. “Together with the […]

Roselle distributes 700 boxes of food to residents

Roselle distributes 700 boxes of food to residents

ROSELLE, NJ — Roselle officials and volunteers gave out 700 boxes of food to residents on Tuesday, May 4, as part of the borough’s emergency food distribution event. The event was orchestrated by Council President Denise Wilkerson, in partnership with Councilwoman Cindy Thomas, Nancy Bolden from Roselle First CDC and 4MyCiTy, a nonprofit organization committed […]

Roselle Board of Education cuts taxes for the 2021-22 school budget

ROSELLE, NJ — The Roselle Board of Education unanimously approved its 2021-22 budget of $60.7 million, which calls for a tax decrease, at its regular meeting on Monday, April 26. The owner of a house assessed at $300,000 will see a decrease of about $53 in the school portion of the tax bill. This is […]

Roselle resident’s S.O.A.R. initiative set to make lasting impact in Union County

Roselle resident’s S.O.A.R. initiative set to make lasting impact in Union County

ROSELLE, NJ — Roselle resident and S.O.A.R. founder and Chief Executive Officer Rosie McCamery has put together a program designed to carry the youth of Union County to new heights. S.O.A.R. Hospitality & Travel YLC Inc. is set to help students see the world through a different lens. The first-ever Virtual Business and Entrepreneurship Youth […]

NJAW’s temporary scheduled treatment change to end in this area

UNION COUNTY, NJ — On April 19, New Jersey American Water will resume using chloramines in water treatment at its Raritan–Millstone and Canal Road water treatment plants. These plants serve NJAW customers in Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset and Union counties. In mid-January, as part of an annual routine maintenance program for its water […]

Roselle BOE retreat highlights ways members can better themselves as educators

Roselle BOE retreat highlights ways members can better themselves as educators

ROSELLE, NJ — The Roselle Board of Education had a virtual retreat on Saturday, April 3. Also in attendance were Superintendent of Schools Nathan L. Fisher, Assistant Superintendent Lissette Gonzalez-Perez, school business administrator and board secretary Anthony Juskiewicz and board governance consultant Deborah L. Keys Write. The superintendent said that the skills he had learned […]

School district partners with Kean U.

School district partners with Kean U.

ROSELLE, NJ — Kean University will be offering a new program beginning this summer for fall enrollment, the Kean Scholar Academy, a dual-enrollment initiative created by university President Lamont O. Repollet. This program will prepare selected high school students for college by bringing them on campus to earn as many as 12 to 15 college […]

Women are honored at recent Roselle Council meeting

Women are honored at recent Roselle Council meeting

ROSELLE, NJ — At the virtual meeting of the Roselle Council on Wednesday, March 17, proclamations were made paying homage to very deserving women, on the occasion of Women’s History Month. Council President Denise Wilkerson praised these women for their vital contributions in the face of discrimination and undue hardship, specifically, campaigning against injustice, shattering […]