Roselle businesses receive PPE through Neighborhood Preservation Program

Roselle businesses receive PPE through Neighborhood Preservation Program

ROSELLE, NJ — More than 50 local businesses are receiving personal protection equipment through the borough’s involvement in the Neighborhood Preservation Program. As part of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ COVID-19 Relief Grant Program, Roselle secured a grant to support businesses in the North Chestnut Street Business District, which stretches between First and […]

Menendez, Booker announce $407K to support NJ firefighters, including in Roselle

ROSELLE, NJ — On Feb. 22, U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker announced $407,778.57 in federal funding through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants program from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to ensure fire departments across New Jersey have the resources to purchase personal protective equipment and other related supplies. This funding was secured […]

Roselle Public Library expansion progresses through a new county partnership

Roselle Public Library expansion progresses through a new county partnership

ROSELLE, NJ — The $11 million renovation and expansion of the local public library has taken huge steps forward through a recent partnership between Roselle and the Union County Improvement Authority. In November 2020, Roselle was awarded a $5.5 million New Jersey Library Construction Bond Grant to transform the public library into a modern community […]

State audit addressed at Roselle’s town hall meeting

State audit addressed at Roselle’s town hall meeting

ROSELLE, NJ — Numerous attendees took part in the question-and-answer session about the state audit at Roselle’s virtual town hall on Friday, Feb. 5, following a presentation on the topic by acting Borough Administrator Everett Falt. Falt said the presentation was based on the audit report presented to them by the Office of the State […]

Limited inventory, higher prices fuel Roselle real estate

ROSELLE, NJ — Local real estate agents in Roselle say that housing sales are stronger than ever, attributable to the steady flight of New York City residents who are eager to live in the suburbs during this pandemic. Darryl Barnes, a real estate agent with Keller Williams, said he has shown houses to a number […]

Union County Board of Commissioners awards 60 HEART grants

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has announced that 60 artists, historians and local nonprofit organizations will receive funding through the 2021 Union County HEART — History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands — grant program. The HEART grant program was created by the Board of Commissioners in 1998, in recognition of […]

Progress: Union County sees many advancements in 2020

Progress: Union County sees many advancements in 2020

UNION COUNTY, NJ — 2020 was packed to the brim with goings-on, from COVID-19 to the census, from the Black Lives Matter movement to the presidential election. While COVID-19 and unrest dominated headlines, there were many infrastructure advancements in Union County. The following is a short recap of some of those improvements; this is by […]

Roselle invites residents to virtual town hall to discuss state audit

ROSELLE, NJ — Following the release of a state audit that highlighted fiscal mismanagement in previous years, the mayor and the Borough Council are inviting all residents to a virtual town hall meeting on Friday, Feb. 5, at 6 p.m. This open public meeting will take place on Zoom. It can be accessed via meeting […]