Kindergarten Success Academy Registration
Roselle Public Schools presents Kindergarten Success Academy Fall 2015 Registration from April 14th through May 15th.
Registration will be by appointment only. Times are available on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, May 2nd from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
For Kindergarten Registration contact: (908) 298-2040, Ext. 2200. If any language other than English is spoken in the home, please call the bilingual office at (908) 298-2040, Ext. 2015.
Community Blood Drive
The New Jersey Blood Services will be holding a Community Blood Drive on Sunday, May 10, 2015 from 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Lun Wah Restaurant, 587 Raritan Road.
Every donor will receive a voucher for a free entree!
To make an appointment, please call 1-800-933-BLOOD. Walk ins welcome.
1st Annual St. Joseph School Flea Market
The first Annual St. Joseph the Carpenter School Flea Market will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015 (rain date: May 9, 2015) in the school yard, located at 140 East 3rd Ave., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please contact us for more information at (908) 245-0569 or (908) 245-6560.
New Session of Free Citizenship Classes
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) will begin offering a new session of free U.S Citizenship and Civics Classes starting on May 28, 2015. Classes are open to anyone who is eligible to apply for Citizenship or has applied for Citizenship. People interested in the classes need to register on the first day of class May 28th, and they need to bring their “Green Card.”
Classes will run for 4 weeks on Thursdays and Fridays between from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the IRC Office located at 208 Commerce Place, 4th Floor, Elizabeth, NJ 07201.
If you have any questions, you are free to contact the IRC’s Immigration Department at 908-351-5116 EXT 109.
Former Mayor Joseph F. Safaryn Passes Away
Former Mayor of Roselle Joseph F. Safaryn passed away at the age of 87 on Monday, April 6, 2015. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Phyllis W. Safaryn; his son, Dr. John E. Safaryn and his wife, Elaine; his daughter, Susan S. Conroy and her husband, Sean; and his four grandchildren, Christopher, Erin, Ryan, and Elizabeth. He is also survived by his sister-in law, Doris Wagner, and several nieces and nephews.
Born and raised in Bayonne, Joseph was a graduate of Saint Peter's Preparatory School and Saint Peter's College in Jersey City, and received a Master of Business Administration degree from NYU and a Juris Doctorate degree from Seton Hall University School of Law.
Joseph served as the mayor of the Borough of Roselle from 1992 through 1996, and worked in the pharmaceutical industry for over 30 years. In his retirement, Joseph greatly enjoyed the summers with his grandchildren at his home in Seaside Park.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 9, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Gallaway and Crane Funeral Home, 101 South Finley Ave., Basking Ridge. All friends and family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at St. James R.C. Church, 184 South Finley Ave., Basking Ridge, on Friday, April 10, 2015, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. For further information, please contact the funeral home at (908),766-0250, or to light an online condolence candle please visit our website at www.gcfuneralhome.com. See Official Obituary Here.
Reminder of Unleashed Dogs Ordinance
The Health Department would like to remind all dog owners of Borough Ordinance 55-4 relating to dogs running at large….
A. Leash required; penalties
1. No person owning, keeping or harboring any dog shall suffer or permit it to run at large upon the public streets or in any public premises or in any premises or buildings of others who have not consented thereto, within the Borough of Roselle, unless such dog is accompanied by a responsible person and securely confined and controlled by an adequate leash not more than four feet long whether fixed or retractable.
2. The penalty for a first offense for a violation of the within subsection shall be $100.00; the penalty for a second offense shall be $200.00; the penalty for third and subsequent offenses shall be $300.00
2015 Summer Fun Camp Registration Dates Announced
It's time to make sure you register for the 2015 Summer Fun Camp, so make sure you put the registration dates in your calendar. Register online here or in person.
Camp will take place from June 29, 2015 - August 7, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Children ages 5 - 11 are welcome.
There is also a Teen Zone Camp being offered for children ages 12 - 15. Breakfast and lunch is provided along with various trips.
So don't delay! The last day for registration is June 19, 2015.
For all fees and requirements for registration, click on the image below.
Health Wellness Fair for Roselle Residents
In our continuing effort to provide new benefits for our community and their families, the Roselle Health Department is proud to share with you our partnership with HeartScan Services: a non-invasive, mobile cardiovascular screening and wellness company.
On Saturday, April 18, 2015 and Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 10:00 am–2:00 pm at Borough Hall, Municipal Court Room, 210 Chestnut Street, they will provide a stroke screening, thyroid nodule screening, body mass index, blood pressure, pulse oximetry, acidity testing. In addition there will be educational materials available on various health topics.
Please be advised this event is open only to residents of Roselle. Please call the Borough of Roselle, Health Department to schedule your appointment for screening @ (908) 259-3032/3039. Screening can save lives and it only takes a short time.