Roselle Park News Endorses . . .

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Published: October 31, 2014
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Roselle Park News Endorses . . .  | read this item

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 […]

The Reports And Video Related To Arrest Of Michael Yakubov

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Published: October 31, 2014
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The Reports And Video Related To Arrest Of Michael Yakubov  | read this item

The Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) Investigative Reports and accompanying video of the questioning of Michael Yakubov have been obtained by Roselle Park News. In an attempt to remove any speculation or rumors regarding statements by candidates, their representatives, political operatives, or the public, these records are being released not to add to any sensationalism but, instead, […]

2014 Mayoral Debate

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Published: October 30, 2014
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2014 Mayoral Debate  | read this item

Last night was a night of firsts for Roselle Park. The first debate in four years. The first debate to be a one-on-one between candidates. The first debate where moderators asked their own questions. The first debate moderated by Roselle Park High School students. The first debate to be envisioned, organized, moderated, and held by […]

Yakubov Makes Offer To Have Campaign Signs Removed By Both Candidates

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Published: October 29, 2014
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Yakubov Makes Offer To Have Campaign Signs Removed By Both Candidates  | read this item

On Monday evening, mayoral candidate Michael Yakubov, who was arrested two nights prior on Saturday evening for allegedly stealing a campaign sign of opponent Carl Hokanson, released a statement asking Mr. Hokanson to join him in removing all campaign signs between now and election day, which is less than a week away. The statement from […]

Evening One Seat Ride May Be Coming In January

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Published: October 29, 2014
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Evening One Seat Ride May Be Coming In January  | read this item

This report is a collaborative effort with Transportation Radio (link) and Bernie Wagenblast. The Raritan Valley Rail Coalition (RVRC) held an Open House and Information Session at the Cranford Community Center Monday night. On  of the main goals of the coalition has been the creation and expansion of One Seat Ride service on New Jersey […]

The Council-At-Large Interviews

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Published: October 29, 2014
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The Council-At-Large Interviews  | read this item

Current Second Ward Councilwoman Charlene Storey and newcomer Richard G. Templeton, III are running for the Council-At-Large seat. That position is currently held by Carl Hokanson who is running for mayor. Their interviews below offer insights into the candidates’ thoughts and positions regarding the office they wish to hold. The collaborative effort with WRPK Radio […]

A Conversation With Chris Miller

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Published: October 27, 2014
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A Conversation With Chris Miller  | read this item

The fourth candidate for the 2014 Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) is Chris Miller. Chris started on the BOE five years ago when he submitted his request to be seated on the Board to fulfill the unexpired term of an outgoing BOE member. Having been chosen, he ran for his first full term in […]

Roselle Park Holds Contest On WWI Poems

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Published: October 27, 2014
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Roselle Park merchants are joining in marking the centennial of The Great War by helping run a contest on World War I. Residents can obtain a booklet listing the 12 World War I poems in the contest at the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library or at the Roselle Park Museum. Each merchant participating in the program […]

2014 BOE Candidates’ Night

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Published: October 20, 2014
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2014 BOE Candidates' Night  | read this item

Last Wednesday night, a group of residents gathered at the Roselle Park High School to meet the four (4) candidates for three (3) available seats on the Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE). Rodric Bowman, Christopher Miller, Sundjata Sekou, and Jeof Vita all took turns addressing that close to 20 questions from audience members. With […]

In Addressing Handicap Parking, Questions Arise Of Compliance For Businesses

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Published: October 19, 2014
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In Addressing Handicap Parking, Questions Arise Of Compliance For Businesses  | read this item

It started with a simple question at a Municipal Land Use Board (MLUB) meeting over the Summer. Resident Jacob Magiera* asked about handicap accessible parking at Deals, a relatively new business located at 158 East Westfield Avenue. The question was asked if accessible parking – commonly known as handicap parking – was required since, at […]

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