Roselle recount is a second victory for off-line candidates

ROSELLE, NJ — After a vote recount on June 28, in the aftermath of the June 6 primary elections in the Borough of Roselle, Democratic candidates Cynthia Johnson and Denise Wilkerson are celebrating their surprise primary wins over Roselle Democratic Committee-backed candidates Andrea Staten and Richard Villeda. The recount at the Union County Board of Elections […]

Richard Corbett named Roselle’s superintendent

Richard Corbett named Roselle’s superintendent

ROSELLE, NJ — Richard Corbett was officially hired as Superintendent of Roselle public schools on Monday, June 12, after serving in an interim capacity for the past six months following the departure of previous superintendent Kevin West. The Roselle Board of Education approved his contract by a vote of 5-1, and his three-year term began Saturday, […]

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 […]