Cranford Calendar

Feb
21
Thu
2019
Free Business Card Exchange & Networking Event @ The Castle - NJ
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm
Free Business Card Exchange & Networking Event @ The Castle - NJ | Roselle Park | New Jersey | United States

The Castle is hosting a Business Card Exchange & Networking Event that will be meeting on Thursday, February 21st from 6pm to 9pm. Read below for more information:
My invitation is for you to join us for our 2nd networking & business card exchange on Thursday, February 21st. There is no fee for you to attend and we ask that you bring business cards and some brochures that you would like to share.

Please reply here, call or text me at 908-937-6614 if you are interested.

This event is perfect for you if you are…

▪ a seasoned professional that attends networking events regularly
▪ if you started a new position and looking to make more relationships in the area
▪ if you are new to networking altogether and have some great things about your business or how you can help others and want to get the word out.

You do not have to live or work in Union County, NJ to be part of this event, it is open to professionals within and the surrounding area. As long as you bring a smile and value, we welcome you!

Mar
9
Sat
2019
St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Party @ Church of the Assumption
Mar 9 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

St. Patrick’s Annual Dinner Party to honor Roselle Park’s Policeman & Fireman of the Year. Saturday, March 9th, 6:30-10:30, at Church of the Assumption, 113 Chiego Pl., Roselle Park….. Corned Beef & Cabbage dinner.  Potatoes, carrots, rye, and Irish soda bread. Desserts, Soft Drinks, and Coffee. DJ, Bagpipers and Irish Step Dancers. Adults $25, Children under 10 $5 (chicken fingers and fries)… Make checks payable to Church of the Assumption. Tickets can be purchased after every mass from 2/17 – 3/3. Or call the Parish Office at 908-245-1107 or John Kennedy at 908-245-0440.

Mar
23
Sat
2019
BLOOD DRIVE SPONSORED BY: Church of the Assumption & Knights of Columbus @ Church of the Assumption
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
BLOOD DRIVE SPONSORED BY: Church of the Assumption & Knights of Columbus @ Church of the Assumption | Roselle Park | New Jersey | United States

BLOOD DRIVE SPONSORED BY: Church of the Assumption & Knights of Columbus SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2019 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.  LOWER CHIEGO CHURCH HALL 113 CHIEGO PLACE ROSELLE PARK, NJ 07204 Appointments are preferred, walk-ins are welcome. All Donors will receive the following free health screenings: Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, Temp, Iron, Pulse & Blood Type Donor Guidelines: * Weigh at least 110 lbs.

Apr
7
Sun
2019
Borough of Roselle Park 1st Annual Health Fair @ Michael Mauri Gazebo Park
Apr 7 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Borough of Roselle Park 1st Annual Health Fair @ Michael Mauri Gazebo Park | Roselle Park | New Jersey | United States

The Borough of Roselle Park in partnership with Lions Club MD16, the Union County Office of Health Management, Regional Chronic Disease Coalition of Middlesex & Union Counties and Union County CEED through Hoboken Family Planning presents the First Annual Community Health Fair.

The health fair will be held from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at the Michael Mauri Gazebo Park. Chestnut Street, Roselle Park, NJ 07204.

It will include health screenings, giveaways, door prizes, and children’s activities.

For more information, or to participate please contact Rupen Shah at 908-245-0666 or email [email protected].

Apr
26
Fri
2019
14th Annual Seniors American Brunch @ Casano Community Center
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

14th Annual Seniors American Brunch

The Borough of Roselle Park is celebrating its 14th Annual Seniors American Brunch on Friday, April 26, 2019, from 12:00 p.m.to 3:00 p.m. at the Casano Community Center.

The “Seniors American Brunch” is an opportunity to shine a light on many important issues and trends. More than ever before, older Americans are working longer, trying new things, and engaging in their communities. They are taking charge, striving for wellness, focusing on independence, and advocating for themselves and others. They expect to continue to live their lives to the fullest, and they are insisting on changes that make that possible. This event is a perfect occasion to recognize and celebrate what getting older looks like today.

The “Seniors American Brunch” is FREE and will feature live entertainment by the James Dean Orchestras who will sing, make you dance, and laugh. Brunch will be served during the event. The Casano Community Center is located at 314 Chestnut Street, Roselle Park, NJ 07204.

Mayor Sig and the Borough Council invites seniors 55 and over to join in the festivities!

To participate, sponsor or for more information, please call the Casano Community Center Director Rupen Shah at 908-245-0666.

15th Annual Arbor Day @ Aldene Elementary School
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm

The Borough of Roselle Park will hold its 15th Annual Arbor Day celebration, with the donation of a Flowering Dogwood tree to provide shade and beauty to the school for years to come.  Mayor Sig, the Borough Council, Principal Mrs. Scully, School Superintendent Pedro Garrido along with the students from the Aldene Elementary School will celebrate and plant the tree with a short ceremony on Friday, April 26 at 2 p.m.

To further celebrate Arbor Day, 100 Seedlings, obtained by the Borough through the New Jersey Forest Service’s Community Forestry Program, will be distributed to students at the closing of the ceremony.

A Mayoral Proclamation will be presented to the Department of Public Works in honor of the occasion.

Mayor Sig and the Borough Council invites everyone to join in on this celebration of the beauty of nature.

To participate, sponsor, or for more information, please call the Casano Community Center Director Rupen Shah at 908-245-0666.

May
25
Sat
2019
BLOOD DRIVE @ Church of the Assumption
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

BLOOD DRIVE SPONSORED BY: Church of the Assumption & Knights of Columbus.

SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2019 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

LOWER CHIEGO CHURCH HALL, 113 CHIEGO PLACE ROSELLE PARK, NJ 07204.

Appointments are preferred, walk-ins are welcome.

All Donors will receive the following free health screenings: Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, Temp, Iron, Pulse & Blood Type.  Donor Guidelines: * Weigh at least 110 lbs.

May
27
Mon
2019
Borough of Roselle Park Annual Memorial Day Parade, Service, and Town Wide Picnic @ Sherman Elementary School
May 27 @ 9:00 am

The Borough of Roselle Park will be holding its Annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27, 2019, at 10 a.m. from the Sherman Elementary School.

The parade will feature Color Guards, Veterans Groups, Police Vehicles, Newark Mounted Police and Motorcycle Units, Community Groups, Scouts, School Bands, High School Clubs, Classic Cars, Jeeps, Motorcycles, Fire Trucks, Union County EMS, DPW Vehicles, and more! The Parade will begin at the Sherman School on East Grant Avenue and proceed past the reviewing stand on Chestnut Street and the corner of East Grant Avenue ending on the grounds of the Veterans’ Memorial Library.

Immediately after the parade, a memorial service will be held at the library to honor those who sacrificed their lives for our country. The service will begin with an invocation by Rev. Fr. James F. Spera of the Church of the Assumption, followed by remarks by Mayor Sig. The Pledge of Allegiance will be led by members of the Roselle Park Scout Troops, followed by the National Anthem by Mariann Brenner. Afterward, the introduction of Post Commanders of American Legion Post #60, George Szollosi and the Catholic War Veterans Post #866, and Union County American Legion Commander Michael Connelly.

The Mayor will welcome and present a proclamation to Grand Marshal Jan F. Cook and will be followed by his remarks. The service will continue with remarks by state and county officials. A Military Medley by The Roselle Park High School Marching Band will be performed under the direction of Bob Masucci. The Mayor will read the Roselle Park Honor Roll of those who gave their lives for their country, followed by a gun salute by the American Legion Post #60 firing squad. Roselle Park High School Band will play “Taps.” Reverend Manuel Cruz Jr. of the Community United Methodist Church will close the service with a benediction, followed by “God Bless America” performed by Mariann Brenner, and the Memorial Service will end with bagpipes played by Pat Hinds.

Children who are not part of Scouts or Marching Band are encouraged to patriotically decorate their bicycles and participate in the parade. (Note: TV 34 and Photographer will be looking for patriotically decorated bikes in particular! 

After the service, Mayor Sig and The Borough Council invite everyone to the town picnic at the Casano Community Center where they will serve hot food to residents.

If you or your organization wish to participate with a float or any motorized vehicle, please contact Rupen Shah at the Casano Community Center, (908) 245-0666.

Roselle Park Memorial Day Parade @ Sherman Elementary School
May 27 @ 9:00 am
Roselle Park Memorial Day Parade @ Sherman Elementary School | Roselle Park | New Jersey | United States

Vietnam Veteran Jan F. Cook Named 2019 Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshal

Vietnam Veteran Jan F. Cook will serve as the Grand Marshal of the 2019 Memorial Day parade in the Borough of Roselle Park.

Mr. Cook was born in 1952 and was raised and educated in Elizabeth, New Jersey. While attending Roosevelt High School in Elizabeth, he entered the U.S. Military in 1969 at age 17. After his training at Fort Dix, Mr. Cook attended Jump School Wiesbaden in Germany. He was assigned to the 1/509 Airborn Infantry Brigades until 1975. He was reinstated in 1979 with the 50th Armored Division Discom Class Five. During his service, Mr. Cook was decorated with numerous Awards and Medals.

After 31 years of serving his country, he left the service as E-7 in 1999 and entered into the IRR (Inactive Ready Reserve.)

Upon returning, Mr. Cook became a Pass Commander and a life member with American Legion Post No. 60 of Roselle Park, and with the Downtown Veterans Association of Elizabeth. He is also a member of VFW 7363 of Clark, New Jersey.

Mr. Cook is married to his beautiful wife Mary of 38 years and was blessed with two boys Tommy and Frankie.

Mr. Cook retired from Wakefern Food Corporation in 1999 and has been a resident of Linden, New Jersey since 1984. He enjoys his free time involved in several interests and spends time with his friends at the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library and American Legion Post No. 60.

The Borough’s parade assembly will begin at 9:00 a.m. at Sherman Elementary School and will step off at 10:00 a.m. from the school on East Grant Avenue, marching toward Chestnut Street.

Marching will pause for 3 minutes for each group to display their talent and achievements at the viewing stand in front of the Methodist Church on Chestnut Street and end at the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library for the annual Memorial Day service.

After the service, everyone is invited to the Town Picnic at the Casano Community Center (free food and refreshments) hosted by the Borough.

Mayor Signorello and the Borough Council honor the memories and service of veterans of all wars and invite everyone to attend the parade and service.

If an organization or group would like to march in the parade, or requires more information, please contact Rupen Shah at 908-245-0666.

Jun
6
Thu
2019
Feast of St. Anthony at Church of the Assumption @ Church of the Assumption
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Jun
7
Fri
2019
Feast of St. Anthony at Church of the Assumption @ Church of the Assumption
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Jun
9
Sun
2019
Feast of St. Anthony at Church of the Assumption @ Church of the Assumption
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Jul
12
Fri
2019
New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Mobile Unit @ Roselle Park Borough Hall
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Mobile Unit is coming to the Borough of Roselle Park on Friday, July 12, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mobile Unit will be parked at the Borough Hall located at 110 East Westfield Avenue, Roselle Park, NJ 07204

 

The agency on wheels offers the following services:

 

Drivers Licenses

The Mobile Units will provide the opportunity to renew their license, obtain a duplicate license, change their name or address on their license, add a boat, endorsement, add a veteran designation, register to vote and/ or make organ donation selections.

* Initial licenses are currently not available in the mobile units.

 

Non-driver Identification Cards

The Mobile Units can provide residents with photo identification that may then serve as a primary or secondary form of personal ID.

 

Registrations

Drivers may renew their registration or obtain a duplicate registration card for their vehicle in the Mobile Units.

 

License Plates

The Mobile Units allow drivers the option to surrender license plates.

 

Placards

Drivers may obtain a person with a Disability, Purple Heart, or Disabled Veteran placard from the Mobile Units.

 

Examination Permits

Customers can apply for an examination permit to take a written law/knowledge test. However, the written test itself is not available in the Mobile Units.

You can visit NJMVC.gov for test locations.

 

*All MVC mobile units are wheelchair accessible and easy for all to use.

For more information, please call Casano Community Center at 908-245-0666