“Easy Fitness” Not Considered Health Club By DCA

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Published: July 11, 2014
"Easy Fitness" Not Considered Health Club By DCA  | read this item

The legal fight between the municipality and Regina Mendes-Doman and “Easy Fitness with Jeannie” continues, even after its doors have been closed during an appeal filed by Mrs. Mendes-Doman, to have the Municipal Land Use Board’s (MLUB) denial of her application reversed. The latest chapter had the Division of Consumer Affairs (DCA) rule – after responding […]

Casano Center Open As Cooling Station

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Published: July 2, 2014
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Casano Center Open As Cooling Station  | read this item

In response to the hot weather forecast over the next few days, the Casano Community Center will be open as a cooling station today – July 2nd – and Wednesday, July 3rd, from 9 a.m. till 8 in the evening. The Casano Community Center is located at 314 Chestnut Street and anyone needing more information […]

Spring Toys Repaired. Acker Park Re-Opens.

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Published: July 1, 2014
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Spring Toys Repaired. Acker Park Re-Opens.  | read this item

After being closed for a few days last week, Acker Park is once again open with the two front spring toys back in place. The spring toys had been removed to have them repaired. The park was closed in order to set the concrete base, re-install the rides, and let them settle.

ERS May Return As Recycler Due To Governing Body Breach Of Contract

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Published: June 29, 2014
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ERS May Return As Recycler Due To Governing Body Breach Of Contract  | read this item

After the closed session of the Regular meeting of Mayor & Council on June 19th, Mayor Accardi, after initially stating there was nothing to disclose then being advised by Borough Attorney Richard Huxford, announced, “We did receive the Court’s decision and the decision was that we need to allow Equipment Rental back on the job to […]

Two Library Board Seats Vacant

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Published: June 29, 2014
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Two Library Board Seats Vacant  | read this item

The resignation of both Karl Ardler and Ann Hebbe from the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library Board of Trustees has opened up two seats to join the Library Board. Karl Ardler was just appointed for a four-year term that will end on December 31, 2017. Ann Hebbe was appointed in 2011 to complete the unexpired […]

Stender Lawsuit Settled For $65,000

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Published: June 28, 2014
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Stender Lawsuit Settled For $65,000  | read this item

The governing body approved to settled a lawsuit brought about by Roselle Park Municipal Court Administrator Maria Stender, who sued the municipality for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The settlement amount was $65,000. Ms. Stender, who is currently Roselle Park’s Court Administrator and will be retiring at the end of this month, filed […]

East Grant Avenue Project Comes In $111,427.28 Under Budget

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Published: June 28, 2014
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East Grant Avenue Project Comes In $111,427.28 Under Budget  | read this item

The governing Body passed Resolution 119-14, that reduces the amount for the East Grant Avenue project by over 15% for an amount of $111,427.28. Cifelli & Son General Contracting, out of Nutley, completed the last phase of the East Grant Avenue Improvements – Phase IIIA. The project dealt with the milling and repaving of East […]

AvalonBay: Five Years Later, No Development

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Published: June 22, 2014
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AvalonBay: Five Years Later, No Development  | read this item

Five years ago today, on June 22, 2009, the Roselle Park municipal governing body at the time voted unanimously to approve an agreement with luxury apartment developer AvalonBay Communities to have them drop a Builder’s Remedy lawsuit it brought against the borough. Since then, nothing has happened at what is commonly referred to as the […]

Library Board Approves 2014 Raises

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Published: June 22, 2014
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Library Board Approves 2014 Raises  | read this item

During the last meeting before the summer, the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library Board of Trustees approved an across-the-board 1.75% raise for library employees for 2014. This amount is consistent with salary increases for clerical employees in the borough. Of the 12 employees, four are full-time salaried with the remaining eight having an hourly rate ranging […]

Council-At-Large Hokanson’s Meet & Greet Is June 23rd

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Published: June 21, 2014
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Council-At-Large Hokanson's Meet & Greet Is June 23rd  | read this item

Councilman-At-Large Carl Hokanson will be holding his quarterly Meet & Greet on Monday, June 23rd, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Costa’s Ristorante. Free food and refreshments will be available. The councilman has held  these meet & greets ever since 2009, when he first took office Mr. Hokanson holds meet & greets away from […]

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