Argentina Ramirez Farmers Insurance Grand Opening On October 5th

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Published: September 18, 2017
Argentina Ramirez Farmers Insurance Grand Opening On October 5th  | read this item

The Argentina Ramirez Farmers Insurance agency will be officially welcomed to the borough on Thursday, October 5th. Mayor Carl Hokanson, as well as members of the governing body, will be in attendance to hold a ribbon cutting ceremony along with the Roselle Park Business Chamber of Commerce. Miss Ramirez, LUTCF (Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow), […]

Groundbreaking Event At Meridia On September 28th

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Published: September 17, 2017
Groundbreaking Event At Meridia On September 28th  | read this item

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 28th, for Merida @ Roselle Park, the development at 610 West Westfield Avenue. The old Domani’s/Yesterday’s restaurant – along with surrounding lots – is where the new 212-apartment two-building residential complex is set to be built and managed by Capodagli Property Company (CPC). […]

Roselle Park Arts Festival Coming September 23rd

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Published: September 17, 2017
Roselle Park Arts Festival Coming September 23rd  | read this item

Roselle Park Arts Festival is returning on Saturday, September 23rd, from 1 p.m. till 9 o’clock at night along Chestnut Street. Participants include local, regional, and international artists and performers. Included in the day and evening will be Kean University Dance Theater, ZCO Dance Company, Fusion Dance Centre, and Planet Dance as well as other […]

Mayor’s Meet & Greet On September 25th

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Published: September 17, 2017
Mayor's Meet & Greet On September 25th  | read this item

Mayor Carl Hokanson will hold his next meet & greet on Monday, September 25th, at Costa’s Restaurant from 6 p.m. till 8 o’clock at night. The get together allows residents to speak with the mayor and ask questions in an informal setting. Mayor Hokanson has held the quarterly meet & greets faithfully for the past […]

Police Activity Report (August 27 – September 12, 2017)

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Published: September 14, 2017
Police Activity Report (August 27 - September 12, 2017)  | read this item

August 27, 2017 At 9:58 p.m., Patrolman William Hannon conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2009 Honda along West Westfield Avenue for an equipment violation. The passengers – identified as Jonathan C. Price, age 37 from Piscataway and Ronald Powell, age 34 from Roselle – were found to have outstanding warrants for their arrest […]

Plaque Dine-To-Donate At Sun Tavern On Sept. 20th

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Published: September 14, 2017
Plaque Dine-To-Donate At Sun Tavern On Sept. 20th  | read this item

From noon to midnight on Wednesday, September 20th, Sun Tavern will be having a Dine-To-Donate event to raise funds to replace the World War II brass plaque at the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library. No flier or coupon will be needed for the event. 10% of receipts from food items only will be donated to […]

Councilman Connelly To Run For Council-At-Large

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Published: September 13, 2017
Councilman Connelly To Run For Council-At-Large  | read this item

Current Fourth Ward Councilman Michael Connelly has submitted an application to replace James McCrady as the Democratic candidate for Council-At-Large. Mr. McCrady submitted his withdrawal as the at-large last week and the deadline for a replacement is September 14th. If Councilman Connelly wins the at-large seat, the Roselle Park Democratic Committee will be able to […]

BOE Superintendent’s Contract Amended

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Published: September 10, 2017
BOE Superintendent's Contract Amended  | read this item

The Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) approved an amendment to School Superintendent Pedro Garrido’s contract at the August 22nd BOE meeting. The superintendent’s contract – which is for three school years – just started its second year in July. Previously, Mr. Garrido’s salary was $157,500 a year. That was increased to $165,000. This is […]

Paul Devito Appointed As DPW Apprentice Operator

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Published: September 9, 2017
Paul Devito Appointed As DPW Apprentice Operator  | read this item

Roselle Park resident Paul Devito was hired as an apprentice operator for the Department of Public Works (DPW) at Thursday night’s Mayor & Council meeting through Resolution 239-17. Mr. Devito was appointed unanimously by council out of 11 applications that were received. Before the vote, Third Ward Councilman William Fahoury stated he had a concern […]

Contracts Awarded For Street Resurfacing & Retaining Wall Projects

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Published: September 9, 2017
Contracts Awarded For Street Resurfacing & Retaining Wall Projects  | read this item

Three projects approved during this year’s budget workshop had their contract’s approved at the September 7th municipal meeting. Cifelli & Son General Contracting, Inc. out of Nutley was approved for two (2) street projects for a total of $410,631. Improvements to Spruce Street was awarded for $223,943.50 and the Butler Avenue improvement was approved for […]

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