Councilwoman Will Most Likely Have To Resign From RVSA

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Published: February 12, 2016
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Councilwoman Will Most Likely Have To Resign From RVSA  | read this item

Councilwoman-At-Large Charlene Storey will most likely have to resign her appointment from the Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority (RVSA) due to her violation of the RVSA Agreement when she publicly appointed Attilio ‘Sonny’ Venturo as her substitute/alternate/co-chair. She also overrode council’s authority to make such an appointment as was done when she was appointed as Roselle […]

RPYBSL Sign-Ups Get $20 Discount Before February 14th

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Published: February 12, 2016
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RPYBSL Sign-Ups Get $20 Discount Before February 14th  | read this item

The 2016 Roselle Park Youth Baseball & Softball League (RPYBSL) season is currently accepting registrations until Monday, February 29th. Anyone who signs up their child before this Sunday, February 14th, will receive a $20 family discount. The 2016 RPYBSL Opening Day parade and ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, April 16th It is critical that registration […]

Annual Water Maintenance May Increase Chlorine Smell/Taste

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Published: February 11, 2016
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Annual Water Maintenance May Increase Chlorine Smell/Taste  | read this item

New Jersey American Water has released their annual statement regarding the routine maintenance of changing its water treatment process from chloramines to free chlorine. Chloramines are a combination of ammonia and chlorine. Roselle Park, along with 54 other municipalities, will be affected. The change will begin Monday, February 15th, and last through the end of […]

Councilwoman Accepts Paid RVSA Seat Despite Meeting Conflicts

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Published: February 10, 2016
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Councilwoman Accepts Paid RVSA Seat Despite Meeting Conflicts  | read this item

Councilwoman-At-Large Charlene Storey has accepted the appointment of Roselle Park’s Commissioner for The Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority (RVSA) for five years. The only issue is that she will only be able to attend 8 out of the RVSA’s 20 meetings and only one of their regular meetings scheduled this year. Each commissioner is paid $30 […]

Last-Minute Resolutions Almost Cost Taxpayers Over $40K

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Published: February 7, 2016
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Last-Minute Resolutions Almost Cost Taxpayers Over $40K  | read this item

Thursday night’s Mayor & Council meeting had what some considered a play for power that almost cost taxpayers over $40,000 in the process. It started with Councilwoman-At-Large Charlene Storey saying, “I have an additional resolution I would like to add. I would like to make a resolution to assign to the borough clerk the additional duties of […]

Lenten Fish & Chips Dinner On February 13th

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Published: February 2, 2016
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Fish and chips with coleslaw  | read this item

Church of the Assumption will be hosting its sixth annual Lenten Fish & Chips Dinner on Saturday February 13th in Loreti Hall. The dinner will be from 5:30 to 7:30pm and will feature fried cod & chips dinner along with cole slaw. Chicken dinners will also be offered. Beverages are included but diners are allowed to bring their own beverages. Catering […]

Listing Of 2016 Government Meeting Dates Available For Download

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Published: February 1, 2016
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An open appointment book calendar and pen.  | read this item

Meetings, although mundane, are essential to the workings of government. From appointments of positions to the spending of taxpayer dollars to adopting laws & policies to the naming of a Christmas tree, they are when the public – for the most part – is able to be part of their government. In a small place […]

Roselle Park Celebrates The First Newborn Of 2016

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Published: January 31, 2016
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Roselle Park Celebrates The First Newborn Of 2016  | read this item

The stork paid a visit to Roselle Park earlier this month to the Rhodes family. Not the proverbial stork but a cardboard one courtesy of 1st Ward Councilman Eugene Meola. Late last year, the councilman announced that he would like to celebrate any new babies born in the borough by placing a novelty stork on the family’s […]

Casano Center Food Pantry Distributes & Accepts Food Donations

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Published: January 25, 2016
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Casano Center Food Pantry Distributes & Accepts Food Donations  | read this item

The Casano Community Center Food Pantry can help low-income, financially struggling, and working poor families of Roselle Park. The food pantry is open every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 o’clock in the afternoon. Any resident can take part in the program as long as the following proofs of residency/need are met: Proof of income […]

Appointment Of Municipal Prosecutor Raises Questions On Spending

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Published: January 21, 2016
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Appointment Of Municipal Prosecutor Raises Questions On Spending  | read this item

One particular resolution missing from the municipal reorganization meeting on January 7th was the appointment of the municipal prosecutor. Last year the appointment was given to Russell Huegel after years – six years as a matter of fact – of Richard Huxford, the Borough Attorney, holding the position. While that, in and of itself, may […]