Ordinance 2509: Backyard Chickens In Roselle Park

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Published: November 16, 2017
Ordinance 2509: Backyard Chickens In Roselle Park  | read this item

A resident who raises chickens in his yard lead to a workshop discussion that has resulted in a proposed law to allow residents to have chickens in the borough. On September 7th, Arnulfo Toro, who lives on Bender Avenue, approached council during a workshop discussion, saying, “I’d like to . . . make my case for […]

Ordinance 2501: How A Defeated Ordinance Was Re-Voted And Approved

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Published: November 15, 2017
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A little under two months ago, a workshop discussion topic at the September 21st Mayor & Council meeting ended with council re-voting and – ultimately – approving Ordinance 2501 (which requires grease traps for businesses) with a majority vote. Fifth Ward Councilman Thomas ‘Thos’ Shipley put Ordinance 2501 on the agenda after it was voted […]

Holiday Vendor Night On November 17th

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Published: November 14, 2017
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(Updated 11/15/2017 @ 0700h) Residents will be able to get a headstart on their holiday shopping Friday, November 17th, at the Roselle Park High School cafeteria. The Roselle ParkHoliday Vendor Night returns with over 30 local artisans, jewelers, artists, merchants, and crafters. Vendors – including BevaStyles (link), Charlie Thyme (link), Lipsense (link), LulaRoe (link), Rodan […]

Ordinance 2508: Registration Of Abandoned & Vacant Properties

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Published: November 14, 2017
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An amendment to a recently passed law will remove the prorated registration fee for vacant or abandoned properties and charge the full annual fee – regardless of when a property is registered. A previous version of the law – ordinance 2499 (link) – was passed in June. It had prorated the initial registration fee of […]

Hometown Author Stops By Library To Discuss Memoir

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Published: November 13, 2017
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Journalist, columnist, actor, TV columnist, and founder and editor-in-chief of TVLine.com Michael Ausiello will be stopping by his hometown at the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library to discuss his memoir “Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies” next Monday, November 20th, at 6 p.m. The Roselle Park High School graduate will take part in an interview with […]

Council Hires New Police Officer

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Published: November 11, 2017
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Owen Law was appointed unanimously by council as a probationary police officer during the November 2nd Mayor & Council meeting. Mr. Owen is from Hamburg, New Jersey and joined the police force on Monday, November 6th. After being sworn in, Police Chief Paul Morrison offered some words on the newest protector of the residents of the […]

Veterans Day Mass At Church Of The Assumption On November 11th

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Published: November 9, 2017
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The Church of the Assumption will be holding a Veterans Day Mass on Saturday, November 11th at 8 a.m. Veterans, civilians, and families are welcomed to commemorate with Father Jim Spera on the national day of honor for those who served in the armed forces. Refreshments will be served right after the mass at the […]

RPHS Alumnae To Be Inducted Into Northeastern University Hall Of Fame

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Published: November 8, 2017
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Roselle Park High School (RPHS) Hall of Famer Ahndraea Allen will be inducted into the Northeastern University Varsity Club Hall of Fame for excellence in Track & Field tomorrow night. Ahndraea will reach another milestone in a long career that involved running which started in Roselle Park. Having moved to the borough with her family […]

BOE Election Results

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Published: November 7, 2017
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Although there were three men running for three open seats on the Board Of Education, hundreds of residents placed their votes for Chad Hemenway, Matthew Leingang, and Christopher Miller. The results are the following: Chad Hemenway received 778 votes. Matthew Leingang received 822 votes. Christopher Miller received 781 votes. 20 write-in votes were made for Alexander […]

Negron Elected To First Ward. DeIorio Returns To Office.

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Published: November 7, 2017
Negron Elected To First Ward. DeIorio Returns To Office.  | read this item

The unofficial election results for the two municipal seats this year have ended with Jayme Negron winning a seat on the governing body as first ward councilwoman and Joseph DeIorio returning to office as council-at-large. Both candidates won by a slim majority. Jayme Negron – who ran as a Republican – received 226 votes, Democratic candidate […]

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