{Editorial} Nicole Giovanni: The Reality Behind Murder In A Small Town

Published: February 6, 2015
(Nicole Giovanni)
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Editorial Today marks a somber anniversary in the history of Roselle Park. Today, ten years ago on February 6, 2005, 14-year-old Nicole Giovanni was killed by her mother who bludgeoned her daughter with a hammer and shovel inside the house they live in on West Grant Avenue. The only murder in Roselle Park in – […]

{Editorial} Roselle Park News Endorses . . .

Published: October 31, 2014
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endorsement: (noun) an act of giving one’s public approval or support to someone or something. Having been asked many times more and more over the years why not have endorsements, as editor and publisher I always refused, believing that a newspaper’s duty is to provide information in context and let the reader decide what to do […]

{Editorial} Correction Notice Of One Point In “Borough Closes Business” Article

Published: October 4, 2013
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As it is the policy of Roselle Park News to be responsible in the reporting of matters concerning Roselle Park, this newspaper willingly addresses all inaccuracies or omissions that appear on this web site. In the pursuit to maintain the readers’ trust and enhance the newspaper’s credibility with residents, Roselle Park News not only does […]

[Editorial] Gold & Its Weight

Published: August 1, 2013
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Guess it could be considered the sequel to “Gone To The Dogs” since it has the same cast of characters but, like most sequels, it is just the same rehashed storyline with just a few twists & turns and a new character or two thrown in for good measure. The Roselle Park Friends Of the […]

[Editorial] Super!

Published: August 1, 2013
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The times they are a-changin’. A Board Of Education (BOE) with new faces, a new president, a new teacher’s contract (finally), and now a new superintendent. His name is Pedro Garrido. Mr. Garrido comes to the Roselle Park School District from a small town in Bergen County named Guttenberg. Before the announcement was made in […]

[Editorial] Gone To The Dogs

Published: August 1, 2013
To The Dogs
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Looking back, everything started on March 20th of this year with a recommendation from the Roselle Park Library Board of Trustees member Joseph DeIorio when he stated during a meeting, “The one thing you might want to consider is having their Certificate Of Insurance (COI) on file naming the library as the insured.” Before then, […]

[Editorial] The King’s Speech (Or The Worst Kind Of Politics)

Published: August 8, 2012
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Mayor Accardi read from a prepared statement during the June 21st Mayor & Council meeting where he started off by stating that, regarding the bulk pick-up fiasco, he accepts full responsibility for the failures of that issue. He even reiterated by saying that the buck stopped with him. Commendable words. Unfortunately, he spent the rest […]

[Editorial] The Incredible Bulk

Published: August 8, 2012
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In Roselle Park, bulk is important. You can raise our taxes, you can sign away 30 years of property taxes for a PILOT program, you can increase our financial responsibilities by $1 million over five years, but mess with our bulk – and you’re going to have a problem. Over the years bulk has been […]

[Editorial] The Ballad Of The CAO

Published: March 8, 2012
World's Smallest Violin
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Not to spend any more time than necessary but is the breakdown of Mayor Accardi’s plea for a Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and his request to have Doreen Cali hold that position. June 2006: The position of CAO is voted on by council on a temporary basis from June to December and Ms. Doreen Cali, […]

[Editorial] $257.18 – Give Or Take

Published: October 31, 2010
[Editorial] $257.18 - Give Or Take  | read this item

  At the October 21st Mayor & Council meeting, Mayor Joe DeIorio took issue with criticism that Roselle Park was not business friendly. This was after ordinances, the code enforcement officer, and some businesses were criticized as examples of Roselle Park’s atmosphere against the business community and what it means to residents and taxpayers. He […]

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