“My County” Poster Contest

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Published: May 23, 2017
Ying Chow & Sofia Ortiz + Families
"My County" Poster Contest  | read this item

Thursday night had the mayor & council recognize two young resident artists who were top winners in the 2017 “My County” poster contest sponsored by the Union County Constitutional Officers. Ying Chow was awarded 3rd place and Sofia Ortiz was presented 1st place. The contest was open to fourth graders throughout the county and over […]

Council Hires Construction Official

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Published: May 23, 2017
Council Hires Construction Official  | read this item

Frank J. Genova was appointed as the borough’s Director of Code Enforcement, Construction Official, Building Subcode Official, and Building Inspector for a four (4) year term at the end of the May 18th Mayor & Council meeting. Originally, Resolution 152-17 had a starting salary of $90,000 with an 11% increase to $100,000 for the second […]

BOE Members Talk About Moving School Board Elections Back to April

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Published: May 22, 2017
BOE Members Talk About Moving School Board Elections Back to April  | read this item

In 2012, the Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) voted to move its school board elections from April to November. At that time, current BOE President Chris Miller, as well as member Troy Gerten, voted against the move. The Board at the time voted to move elections to coincide with the general election. Five years […]

Tommy’s JOINT Is May’s Business Of The Month

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Published: May 21, 2017
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Tommy’s JOINT Delicatessen & Catering was honored as Roselle Park’s Business Of The Month at the May 18th Mayor & Council meeting. The formal occasion had the honoree, executive chef and owner Thomas A. Melillo, in a dress shirt and pants. Tommy – as he is known by almost everyone – was unrecognizable to those […]

Recreation Wrestling Team Recognized For Its Rich Tradition And Season

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Published: May 21, 2017
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The Roselle Park Recreation Wrestling Team had their season recognized by mayor & council at the May 18th municipal meeting. First-year head coach Ryan Rooney spoke on behalf of the program to those in attendance Thursday night. He remarked on and appreciated the immense amount support from the community including volunteers, parents, the Dad’s Club, […]

No Borough Hall Summer Hours For 2017

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Published: May 15, 2017
No Borough Hall Summer Hours For 2017  | read this item

After four years, borough hall will not have modified hours from June till September. A schedule that started in 2013 and had borough hall open for 47 hours whittled away to having borough offices open for 37½ hours last year during the summer. This year, council initially proposed a change that would have borough hall […]

Borough-Wide Garage Sale Set For June 10th

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Published: May 13, 2017
Borough-Wide Garage Sale Set For June 10th  | read this item

Roselle Park’s Spring Borough-Wide Garage Sale is set for from 9 a.m. till 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 10th. The rain date is Sunday, June 11th. The fee for taking part in this sale is $10. No credit cards or checks are accepted at this time. Anyone wishing to take part will need to register […]

Roselle Park Rocks! Spreading Positivity One Rock At A Time

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Published: May 13, 2017
Roselle Park Rocks! Spreading Positivity One Rock At A Time  | read this item

In this day and age when – more and more – it seems that people are ready to pick up verbal stones to throw at each other, two young women in Roselle Park are doing their best to have people pick up stones to share them with one another. Borough residents and Roselle Park High […]

Democratic Committee Member Elections On June 6th

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Published: May 5, 2017
Democratic Committee Member Elections On June 6th  | read this item

In Roselle Park, when it comes to Democratic and Republican candidates running for municipal office, voters do not decide on who to vote for, they simply get to choose from candidates who have been already picked for them by municipal political committees. The members of local political committees are the ones who decide who will […]

RPHS Marching Band Tricky Tray On June 3rd

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Published: April 29, 2017
RPHS Marching Band Tricky Tray On June 3rd  | read this item

The Roselle Park High School (RPHS) Marching Band will be holding its Annual Tricky Tray on Saturday, June 3rd, at the Union Elks Lodge. Doors open at 4 p.m. with the first drawing starting at 6 o’clock in the evening. The $15 admission includes one (1) sheet of tickets along with dessert and coffee/tea. Participants […]

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