Council To Vote On Increases For Labor Attorney & Tax Appeal Attorney

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Published: November 29, 2016
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Council To Vote On Increases For Labor Attorney & Tax Appeal Attorney  | read this item

Thursday night’s council meeting will have two resolutions up for a vote, both which will increase the maximum dollar amounts payable to two separate attorney firms for professional services this year. Resolution 282-16 will increase the maximum amount budgeted for the borough’s tax appeal attorney by 66% for the remainder of the year. The original […]

Ordinance 2475: Selling & Serving Of Alcohol Before Noon On Sundays

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Published: October 20, 2016
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Ordinance 2475: Selling & Serving Of Alcohol Before Noon On Sundays  | read this item

Tonight will have the governing body decide on whether to allow bars and liquor stores to sell alcohol before noon on Sundays. Currently, in Roselle Park, alcohol is prohibited from being sold or served before between the hours of 2 a.m. and 12 p.m. on Sundays. While some municipalities prohibit the sale of hard liquor […]

Patricia Butler Resigns From Library Board

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Published: October 20, 2016
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Patricia Butler Resigns From Library Board  | read this item

Patricia Butler, the President of the Library Board of Trustees, resigned at last night’s Library Board meeting. Moving her President’s report till the end of the meeting, Mrs. Butler started her final report by saying, “I’ve really enjoyed my time with you but I have to resign.” Mrs. Butler tried her best to maintain her […]

Residents Ask Questions Of Developer At Information Meeting

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Published: October 15, 2016
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Residents Ask Questions Of Developer At Information Meeting  | read this item

An hour-long informational meeting at the end of September allowed residents to ask questions to representatives of Capodagli Property Company (CPC), the developer of Meridia At Roselle Park. The development along West Westfield Avenue – where the old Domani’s/Yesterday’s restaurant used to be – will be the first major property development in Roselle Park in […]

“Kneeling Solider At Cross” Memorial Moved To Church Of The Assumption

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Published: October 12, 2016
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"Kneeling Solider At Cross" Memorial Moved To Church Of The Assumption  | read this item

The “Kneeling Soldier At Cross” memorial that was removed from the front of the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library (RPVML) has found a new home at Chuch of the Assumption. The silhouette was the center of a controversy in Roselle Park regarding whether or not its placement on public property, and subsequent approval by council […]

Chiego Center No Longer A Polling Location

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Published: October 10, 2016
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Chiego Center No Longer A Polling Location  | read this item

After decades of residents from the 4th ward-district 2 voting at the Chiego Center – located off of Westfield Avenue next to the Church of the Assumption – starting this November, they will have to go to the EJF/Aldene School to cast their ballots for primary and general elections. The Union County Board of Elections […]

Council Formally Revokes Its Previous Acceptance Of Kneeling Soldier Memorial

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Published: October 7, 2016
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Council Formally Revokes Its Previous Acceptance Of Kneeling Soldier Memorial  | read this item

At last night’s municipal meeting, council unanimously voted to reverse their previous decision to accept a donation of the “Kneeling Soldier At Cross” memorial and its placement in front of the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library. This action is believed to have been taken to avoid or, at this point, put an end to a […]

Resolutions To Rescind Kneeling Soldier Memorial On Agenda For October 6th Meeting

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Published: October 5, 2016
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Resolutions To Rescind Kneeling Soldier Memorial On Agenda For October 6th Meeting  | read this item

The newly revised agenda for tomorrow night’s Mayor & Council meeting have two (2) resolutions that will rescind the acceptance and placement of the “Kneeling Soldier At Cross” memorial. Those original resolutions, 197-16 and 198-16, were accepted by a 3-2 vote on August 18th. This action will basically retroactively reverse council’s decision to retroactively accept […]

“Kneeling Soldier At Cross” Memorial Is Removed From The Library

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Published: October 5, 2016
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"Kneeling Soldier At Cross" Memorial Is Removed From The Library  | read this item

After 68 days in front of the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library, the “Kneeling Soldier At Cross” memorial was removed yesterday afternoon at the behest of Mayor Carl Hokanson. What started out as a donation from Carl Hokanson, acting as a private resident, has ended in a lawsuit filed by the American Humanist Association and […]

Improvements To Three Streets Approved

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Published: October 3, 2016
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Improvements To Three Streets Approved  | read this item

The governing body approved improvements to three (3) streets at the September 1st Mayor & Council meeting for a total of $357,151.50. $210,000 are from state and county grants – the rest comes from property taxes. Almost $46,000 of the total amount was awarded to Neglia Engineering – the borough’s engineering firm – for professional […]

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