Cranford Calendar

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

Aug
6
Tue
2019
Roselle Park “National Night Out” @ Michael Mauri Gazebo Park
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Borough of Roselle Park presents the 19th “National Night Out” on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Michael Mauri Gazebo Park, Chestnut Street.

National Night Out is a community-building event that aims to include everyone in Roselle Park. The event is sponsored by the Roselle Park Police Department’s Neighborhood Watch program, a group that wants to do more than just crime prevention, but instead create a “community network to provide a safer place to live.” 

The Roselle Park Police Department, Fire Department, and Union County EMS invite you and your family to learn about safety. Some of the safety topics will be bike, water, crime, and fire safety. You can also enjoy live music, games, and free giveaways. Police cars and trucks, as well as fire trucks will join the National Night Out, so that children can learn more about the vehicles.

The evening should truly be an affair for the whole family to enjoy. Do not forget to turn your porch light on that evening to show your support against crime. 

For more information, please call Detective Rich Cocca at 908-245-6187 or [email protected].

Oct
18
Fri
2019
Free performance of the renowned play, The Colored Museum @ Union County Performing Arts Center
Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm
Free performance of the renowned play, The Colored Museum @ Union County Performing Arts Center | Rahway | New Jersey | United States

Free performance of the renowned play, The Colored Museum, on Friday, October 18th beginning at 8:00 p.m. at The Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway.

The Colored Museum was written in 1986 by George C. Wolfe. It provides a window into the struggles and resilience of African Americans through 11 vignettes, each focusing on a different “exhibit” bringing forth themes of racism, stereotypes, and African American cultural identity, enabling the audience to reexamine the history of African Americans.

Admission to this event is free, however all seats are ticketed and reserved. Tickets are available on a first come first serve basis. To receive tickets and for more information contact the Union County Performing Arts Center box office at 732-499-8226 or visit www.ucpac.org.

To view the full press release click here

Oct
23
Wed
2019
CENSUS JOB FAIR! @ Casano Community Center
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CENSUS JOB FAIR! @ Casano Community Center | Roselle Park | New Jersey | United States

Roselle Park – The Borough of Roselle Park and the U.S. Census Bureau will be co-hosting a job fair for residents interested in working for the U.S. Census Bureau in late 2019 and early 2020.

The 2020 Census Job Fair is scheduled from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at the Casano Community Center (314 Chestnut Street).

At this job fair and information session, people will be able to learn about why the census is important to their community and find out what job opportunities are available to the residents of Roselle Park. Applications can be completed online. Applicants can even use their smartphones to apply. Census staff will be available to help with the application and answer questions.

The U.S. Census Bureau is looking to hire 63,000 people in the state of New Jersey for a variety of positions. There are field positions (e.g. enumerators) and office positions (e.g. clerks and IT specialists) available. The hours are flexible. Once hired you give the U.S. Census Bureau your hours of availability each week and you will only be asked to work during those hours. You are paid for training as well.

The goal of the 2020 census is to “count everyone once, only once, and in the right place,” the Census Bureau says. The United States holds a census every 10 years.

Those interested in a 2020 census job can apply online at www.2020census.gov/jobs.

Nov
10
Sun
2019
Cranford Historical Society’s Veteran’s Day Display @ Hanson House
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cranford Historical Society’s Veteran’s Day Display @ Hanson House | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

The Cranford Historical Society is proud to present a Veteran’s Day Display on Sunday, November 10th from 10am to 3pm.

Stop by the Hanson House to see displays of artifacts, uniforms and more from various wars throughout our history. Please join us in honoring all the brave men and women who fought to protect our country.

For more information call 908-276-0082 or visit our website at www.cranfordhistoricalsociety.org.

Crane-Phillips House Museum Tour @ Cranford Historical Society
Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Crane-Phillips House Museum Tour @ Cranford Historical Society | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Tour of the Crane-Phillips House Museum. Free and open to the public.

Crane-Phillips House Museum Tour @ Crane Phillip's House
Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Crane-Phillips House Museum Tour @ Crane Phillip's House | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Tour of the Crane-Phillips House Museum. Free and open to the public.

Nov
11
Mon
2019
ROSELLE PARK TO HOST VETERANS’ DAY SERVICE @ Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am

ROSELLE PARK TO HOST VETERANS’ DAY SERVICE

The Borough of Roselle Park will host its salute to veterans of the United States Armed Forces on Monday, November 11 at 11:00 a.m. Mayor Sig and the Borough Council invite everyone to join together to honor and thank all who served in the United States Armed Forces, living or deceased, and current service members with any length of military service that is active duty, reserve component, or National Guard with any U.S. military branch.

The Borough’s annual Veterans Day Ceremony will take place in the front of Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library located at 404 Chestnut Street, Roselle Park.

Casano Community Center will provide free bus service to Roselle Park senior citizens. Residents must call on Friday to arrange for transportation. For more information, please call Casano Community Center at 908-245-0666.

Nov
23
Sat
2019
BLOOD DRIVE Sponsored by Church of the Assumption & Knights of Columbus #3240 @ Church of the Assumption, Lower Chiego Hall
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
BLOOD DRIVE Sponsored by Church of the Assumption & Knights of Columbus #3240 @ Church of the Assumption, Lower Chiego Hall

BLOOD DRIVE Sponsored by Church of the Assumption & Knights of Columbus #3240

WHERE:          Church of the Assumption, Lower Chiego Hall

                        113 Chiego Pl.  Roselle Park

WHEN:            Saturday, November 23, 2019, 10 am – 2 pm

Appointments are preferred (201-251-3703) or at vitalant.org  but

walk-ins are welcome

All donors will receive a $10 Target Gift Card

Dec
6
Fri
2019
Borough of Roselle Park Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony @ Michael Mauri Gazebo Park
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Borough of Roselle Park Proudly Presents

Santa’s Parade of Lights &

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Mayor Sig and the Borough Council invite you to celebrate the magic of the season with Santa’s Parade of Lights and the annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Gala on Friday, December 6, 2019.

Yes, the Parade is back! Residents, groups, and organizations are welcome to participate in the parade by decorating their vehicles with holiday lights and ornaments. The vehicle parade assembly will begin 5:30 p.m. at the Sherman Elementary School located at 375 East Grant Avenue. The Parade will depart from the school at 6:00 p.m. on East Grant Avenue to Michael Mauri Gazebo Park followed by the Christmas Tree Lighting and performances.

Beginning at 5:00 p.m. come out and bring your Holiday spirit to enjoy fun-filled family activities at Michael Mauri Gazebo Park located at the corner of Chestnut Street and Grant Avenue in Roselle Park. Activities include an ice skating rink, pony ride, a family photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, performances by the students of the Roselle Park School District, and live entertainment. Children can enjoy free activities; refreshments and a special holiday treat, compliments of the Roselle Park Local PBA 27 (while supplies last).

To participate in Santa’s Parade of Lights or for more information, please call Casano Center Director, Rupen Shah at 908-245-0666.

The Roselle Park community wishes to thank: Roselle Park Local PBA 27, the Casano Community Center, DPW, RP Fire Department, RP Police Department, Union County EMS, and Roselle Park Dunkin Donuts for their support and donations.

Santa’s Parade of Lights @ Michael Mauri Gazebo Park
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Borough of Roselle Park Proudly Presents

Santa’s Parade of Lights &

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Mayor Sig and the Borough Council invite you to celebrate the magic of the season with Santa’s Parade of Lights and the annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Gala on Friday, December 6, 2019.

Yes, the Parade is back! Residents, groups, and organizations are welcome to participate in the parade by decorating their vehicles with holiday lights and ornaments. The vehicle parade assembly will begin 5:30 p.m. at the Sherman Elementary School located at 375 East Grant Avenue. The Parade will depart from the school at 6:00 p.m. on East Grant Avenue to Michael Mauri Gazebo Park followed by the Christmas Tree Lighting and performances.

Beginning at 5:00 p.m. come out and bring your Holiday spirit to enjoy fun-filled family activities at Michael Mauri Gazebo Park located at the corner of Chestnut Street and Grant Avenue in Roselle Park. Activities include an ice skating rink, pony ride, a family photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, performances by the students of the Roselle Park School District, and live entertainment. Children can enjoy free activities; refreshments and a special holiday treat, compliments of the Roselle Park Local PBA 27 (while supplies last).

To participate in Santa’s Parade of Lights or for more information, please call Casano Center Director, Rupen Shah at 908-245-0666.

The Roselle Park community wishes to thank: Roselle Park Local PBA 27, the Casano Community Center, DPW, RP Fire Department, RP Police Department, Union County EMS, and Roselle Park Dunkin Donuts for their support and donations.

 

Feb
10
Mon
2020
Free “Lunch and Learn” event 400th anniversary of the transatlantic slave trade and its reverberations in our lives today @ Union County Administration Building
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm
Free “Lunch and Learn” event 400th anniversary of the transatlantic slave trade and its reverberations in our lives today @ Union County Administration Building

On Monday, February 10th, at noon the Freeholder Board will recognize the 400th anniversary of the transatlantic slave trade and its reverberations in our lives today with a free educational “Lunch and Learn” event. This event will take place in the Freeholder meeting room on the 6th floor in the Union County administration building in Elizabeth. For more information, please email Nathalie Hernandez at [email protected].

Mar
7
Sat
2020
Roselle Park Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration @ Casano Community Center
Mar 7 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Roselle Park Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration @ Casano Community Center | Roselle Park | New Jersey | United States

The Borough of Roselle Park will hold its annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration on Saturday, March 7, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Starting at 3:00 p.m., Joe Carosalli’s Masterpiece Orchestras will perform authentic Irish music; Authentic Irish food will be served during the event, which consists of corned beef & cabbage, boiled potatoes, carrots, Irish soda bread, and rye bread as well as dessert.

Mayor Sig and the Borough Council invite everyone to join in the festivities!

This Arts program is made possible in part by a HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant From the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Dowling’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, and Sunrise Diner.

The event will be held at the Borough of Roselle Park’s Casano Community Center, located at 314 Chestnut Street, Roselle Park, NJ 07204.

For more information, please call Rupen Shah at (908)-245-0666.

May
25
Mon
2020
The Borough of Roselle Park Annual Memorial Day Service
May 25 @ 10:00 am
The Borough of Roselle Park Annual Memorial Day Service

The Borough of Roselle Park Annual Memorial Day Service

For the first time, the Borough of Roselle Park’s annual Memorial Day Service will be conducted virtually,  due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on Monday, May 25th, 2020, at 10 a.m.

Residents can view the ceremony live on the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library’s Facebook Page, the Borough’s YouTube Channel, Verizon TV Channel 32, and on Comcast TV Channel 34.

Mayor Sig and the Borough Council have requested that all residents take a moment to honor the men and women who have died serving our country. 

The  Memorial Day Service features an invocation by the Reverend Manuel Cruz Jr. of the Community United Methodist Church, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance by American Legion Post #60 Vice Commander Michael Connelly. Union County Vocational Technical High School student Angelyse Estevez will then sing the National Anthem.

Mayor Sig will then read the Honor Rolls of those who gave their lives for our country during World War I, World War II, the Vietnam War, and the Afghanistan War. The Roselle Park Fire Department will ring the bell in honor of our fallen veterans. 

The service will conclude with Benediction by Reverend Manuel Cruz Jr. of the Community United Methodist Church followed by “God Bless America” sung by Union County Vocational Technical High School Student Angelyse Estevez.

Mayor Sig and the American Legion Post #60 Vice Commander Michael Connelly will place memorial wreaths at the Doughboy monument and the Purple Heart monument at the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library after the service. American Legion Post #60 will perform the traditional gun salute.

Residents visiting the Veterans Memorial Library after the ceremony are asked to respect social distancing guidelines. 

For more information, please contact Rupen Shah at the Casano Community Center, (908) 245-0666. 

Jun
5
Fri
2020
Mushmouth at The Feast of St. Anthony @ Church of the Assumption
Jun 5 @ 8:00 pm
Mushmouth at The Feast of St. Anthony @ Church of the Assumption

Mushmouth at The Feast of St. Anthony
Mushmouth – NJ’s Hottest Cover Band LIVE @ the 20th Annual Feast of St. Anthony at Church of the Assumption in Roselle Park. Playing songs other cover bands fear!

Friday, June 5, 2020 at 8 PM

Oct
18
Sun
2020
Knights of Columbus Car Wash @ Church of the Assumption
Oct 18 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Knights of Columbus Car Wash at Church of the Assumption Parking Lot, 113 Chiego Place, Roselle Park. Sunday, October 18, 2020.

8am – 1pm.  Any donations are appreciated.  Proceeds to help maintain Church Grounds. We are trying to get back to some normalcy; your support would be greatly appreciated.

Nov
7
Sat
2020
Pasta Dinners To-Go @ Church of the Assumption
Nov 7 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND – Greg Delano is making Pasta Dinners To-Go again……
Order Forms are attached… or you can call Greg to order at 908-377-9939.
Pick up Dates are:
Nov. 7th, 3-6 pm and Nov. 8th, 1-3 pm
Pick up Location: Church of the Assumption
113 Chiego Pl., Roselle Park.
Dinner Includes 8 meatballs, 2 salads, 1 lb. of pasta, 1 container of gravy/sauce, 1 loaf of bread & parmesan cheese.  This Dinner for 4 is only $30… Make checks payable to K of C 3240
Nov
8
Sun
2020
Pasta Dinners To-Go
Nov 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND – Greg Delano is making Pasta Dinners To-Go again……
Order Forms are attached… or you can call Greg to order at 908-377-9939.
Pick up Dates are:
Nov. 7th, 3-6 pm and Nov. 8th, 1-3 pm
Pick up Location: Church of the Assumption
113 Chiego Pl., Roselle Park.
Dinner Includes 8 meatballs, 2 salads, 1 lb. of pasta, 1 container of gravy/sauce, 1 loaf of bread & parmesan cheese.  This Dinner for 4 is only $30… Make checks payable to K of C 3240
Dec
4
Fri
2020
Roselle Park Annual Winter Market @ Michael Mauri Gazebo Park
Dec 4 @ 4:00 pm
Roselle Park Annual Winter Market @ Michael Mauri Gazebo Park

Roselle Park Annual Winter Market

The Borough of Roselle Park is hosting their Annual Winter Market from Friday, December 4th, until Sunday, December 6th at Michael Mauri Gazebo Park. The festivities will kick off at 4 pm on Friday, December 4th, with the Winter Market, tree lighting, and free kids activities. Saturday and Sunday will be open from 2-8 pm and will feature the Winter Market, live performances, and kids’ activities. Additionally, all three nights will feature food trucks and a Biergarten.

Governor Murphy’s Executive Order regarding social distancing and mask-wearing will be enforced by the Roselle Park Police.

“After such a challenging year, I could not be happier to announce we will be moving forward with our Winter Market,” said Roselle Park Mayor Joe Signorello. “With live music, food trucks, kids activities, and a Biergarten planned, the Winter Market will be our best Winter celebration yet.”