Roselle Park’s POW/MIA Table: A Small Table Set For One

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Published: December 30, 2018
Roselle Park's POW/MIA Table: A Small Table Set For One  | read this item

It is the little things that matter the most, such as a small gesture of a small table in a small room in a small library in a small town. Human nature draws our attention to grand displays and applause-evoking moments; those moments that celebrate accomplishments or achievements or victories. We feel that in taking […]

Roselle Park’s Purple Heart Monument

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Published: December 30, 2018
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The Purple Heart. It is a badge of honor awarded to a member of the Armed Forces of the United States of America who has been wounded, killed, or has died after being wounded while serving in any capacity of the United States Armed Services. Wounded or killed. The day-to-day life of those who survived […]

State To Audit Fire Prevention In 2019

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Published: December 28, 2018
State To Audit Fire Prevention In 2019  | read this item

What started with a finding in the municipality’s annual audit this year has ended with the state agency Department of Community Affairs (DCA) giving notice that it will audit Fire Prevention next year. An e-mail from the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety, a part of DCA, sent the notice earlier this month. This followed […]

Casano Generator Installation Contract Increased By $19K

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Published: December 23, 2018
Casano Generator Installation Contract Increased By $19K  | read this item

A resolution that will increase the contract for relocation and installation of the generator at the Casano Community Center by 36% was passed by the governing body at the December 20th municipal meeting. The $19,121 approved in Resolution 370-18 increases the cost for the project to $91,321 which includes the $19,200 paid to Neglia Engineering under […]

Informational Presentation On PILOT To Be Held On January 10th

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Published: December 23, 2018
Informational Presentation On PILOT To Be Held On January 10th  | read this item

A special meeting is scheduled to be held on Thursday, January 10, 2019, to have the municipality’s professional give a presentation to members of the public on Payment In Lieu Of Taxes, also known as PILOT, agreements. Payment In Lieu Of Taxes, or PILOT as it is more commonly known, is important to a municipality, […]

Council Appoints Transit Village Planner

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Published: December 23, 2018
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At the December 20th Mayor & Council meeting, the governing body appointed Topology NJ, LLC as a Special Planner to Perform Transit Village Community Visioning Special Planning Services. The Newark-based planning firm was appointed to complete Roselle Park’s Vision Plan within 12 months for $30,750 so it could apply to be designated as a Transit […]

Joshua E. Valente Appointed Probationary Patrolman

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Published: December 22, 2018
Joshua E. Valente Appointed Probationary Patrolman  | read this item

Roselle Park resident Joshua E. Valente was appointed as a probationary Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) police officer at last night’s municipal meeting. Resolution 356-18 was approved unanimously by council. Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) Captain Daniel McCaffery, standing in for Police Chief Paul Morrison, formally introduced Joshua to the residents of the borough, “Joshua Valente […]

Brian Matthews Appointed As Probationary Patrol Officer

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Published: December 22, 2018
Brian Matthews Appointed As Probationary Patrol Officer  | read this item

At last night’s municipal meeting, Roselle Park resident Brian Matthews was appointed to the position of Probationary Patrolman in the Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD). RPPD Captain Daniel McCaffery, who was in for Police Chief Paul Morrison, spoke about Brian Matthews to those in attendance. He said, “Brian Matthews is a Roselle Park residents, went […]

RPPD Officer Harms Promoted To Sargeant

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Published: December 22, 2018
RPPD Officer Harms Promoted To Sargeant  | read this item

Last night, resident and Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) Officer Robert Harms was promoted by resolution to Sargeant. At the swearing in, RPPD Officer Harms was surrounded by his wife, children, parents, and family. RPPD Captain Daniel McCaffery who was in attendance for Police Chief Morrison stated, “I’d like to congratulate Sargeant Harms. [He] has […]

Robert Krahnert Promoted To DPW Superintendent

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Published: December 21, 2018
Robert Krahnert Promoted To DPW Superintendent  | read this item

Current Department of Public Works (DPW) acting superintendent Robert Krahnert was promoted by resolution to DPW Superintendent. Technically, Mr. Krahnert will serve as Interim Principal Public Works Manager pursuant to NJSA 40A:9-154.6g.7c until he receives necessary certification. Mr. Krahnert will have an initial three-year term which will start on December 24th of this year and […]

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