November 15th Municipal Meeting Canceled

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Published: November 15, 2018
November 15th Municipal Meeting Canceled  | read this item

Due to inclement weather and three councilmembers stuck in traffic from the League Of Municipalities conference, tonight’s

Ordinance 2555: Correction Made On Recently Passed Ordinance

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Published: November 15, 2018
Ordinance 2555: Correction Made On Recently Passed Ordinance  | read this item

The working of government can be tedious, a bit frustrating (even for those who are in government), sometimes a little costly, but necessary. Such is the case with Ordinance 2555. It is actually the reworking of Ordinance 2541, a law that was unanimously approved by the governing body just three months ago in August. That […]

Parent Asks BOE About Clubs, Stipends, And AP Classes

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Published: November 14, 2018
Parent Asks BOE About Clubs, Stipends, And AP Classes  | read this item

Parent Karen Donnelly addressed the Board Of Education (BOE) at the November 6th school board meeting regarding the loss of district chorus and other extracurricular activities – including chess – due to a lack of stipends. “It makes me a little upset. I know this is a big contract year for all the teachers,” said […]

RPEA Contract Approved. Average Salary Increase 2.9%. No Change In Prep Periods.

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Published: November 13, 2018
RPEA Contract Approved. Average Salary Increase 2.9%. No Change In Prep Periods.  | read this item

The three-year Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) and the Roselle Park Education Association (RPEA) was approved by the school board at their October meeting with only five of the nine-member board voting on the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Three school board members – Kevin Cancino, Christopher Miller, and Sundjata Sekou […]

Police Activity Report (Oct. 4 – Nov. 6, 2018)

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Published: November 13, 2018
Police Activity Report (Oct. 4 - Nov. 6, 2018)  | read this item

October 4th, 2018 A Roselle Park resident reported her 2007 Ford that was parked along East Westfield Avenue was burglarized overnight and that some loose change, as well as a TomTom GPS, were taken. Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) Detective Gregory Polakoski conducted a follow-up investigation. It was discovered that a male identified as David […]

NJ Transit Police To Accept Applications For New Officers

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Published: November 13, 2018
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The New Jersey Transit Police Department (NJTPD) will be accepting applications starting Monday, November 19th, from those interested in becoming new officers. The first 1,000 applicants will be considered and information regarding the Physical Qualifying Test will be relayed through email. The Physical Qualifying Test will be held the weekend of December 15th/16th. The requirements […]

Ray Parenteau Hired As RPSD Director Of Plant Operations

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Published: November 11, 2018
Ray Parenteau Hired As RPSD Director Of Plant Operations  | read this item

Resident Ray Parenteau Sr. was appointed as Director of Plant Operations at the November 7th Board Of Education (BOE) meeting. Mr. Parenteau will be taking over for Assunta Padovano who in July of this year had her retirement notice effective January 1, 2019, accepted by the school board. The start date for Mr. Parenteau in […]

Knights Of Columbus Blood Drive November 24th

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Published: November 10, 2018
Knights Of Columbus Blood Drive November 24th  | read this item

As the year comes to an end, the Knights of Columbus Council #3240 ask for the community to help others by taking part in their blood drive on Saturday, November 24th from 10 o’clock in the morning until 2 p.m. The Knights will be working with Vitalant Community Blood Services (link), one of the nation’s […]

MLUB Approves Hunter Redevelopment Plan

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Published: November 9, 2018
MLUB Approves Hunter Redevelopment Plan  | read this item

The Municipal Land Use Board (MLUB) unanimously approved the redevelopment plan for what locals call the Hunter property. The parcel of land – which is four lots – is on West Webster Avenue next to the train tracks between Locust Street and the little league fields. The plan is officially referred to as the West […]

The Write-Ins: From Abe To Baby Shark

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Published: November 8, 2018
The Write-Ins: From Abe To Baby Shark  | read this item

Every year the most notable on-the-record use of the First Amendment is included in candidates written in for various offices from president to school board member. The freedom to type in anything from a legitimate choice to clear forms of protest or expression is recorded as a vote. This year had close to 300 people […]

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