Memorial Day: A View Of From The Lens

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Published: May 27, 2015
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Memorial Day: A View Of From The Lens  | read this item

Sadly, this was my first Memorial Day Parade here in Roselle Park during my fourteen year residency. This year I was begrudgingly coaxed by my two daughters into what was equated with a chore. Boy, was I wrong! I arrived on the parade route and was greeted by friends I haven’t seen since the end […]

RPHS Marching Band Car Wash May 30th

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Published: May 26, 2015
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The Roselle Park High School (RPHS) Marching Band will be holding their Spring Car Wash from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. this Saturday, May 30th. The award-winning RPHS Marching Band most recently took part in this year’s Roselle Park Memorial Day Parade along with the Color Guard. Not only is the band the sounds of […]

RPHS’ Mrs. Moore Awarded 2015 Counselor Of Union County

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Published: May 26, 2015
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RPHS' Mrs. Moore Awarded 2015 Counselor Of Union County  | read this item

The New Jersey School Counselor Association (NJSCA) held its 2014-15 “Counselor Of The County” Awards Ceremony last Wednesday, May 20th, at New Jersey City University. This school year’s recipient for Union County’s School Counselor is Roselle Park High School’s (RPHS) own Mrs. Ann T. Moore. The Awards luncheon was sponsored by the Undergraduate Admissions Department […]

Planet Dance Takes 1st Place At That’s Entertainment Competition

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Published: May 24, 2015
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Planet Dance, located in Roselle Park, took 1st Place in the small group Hip-Hop category at the “That’s Entertainment” Performing Arts Competition in Atlantic City held on May-16,-17, 2015. Additionally, in competing against other dance schools throughout the state, Planet Dance also received a special award with an overall highest score of 297.4 for that competition session along […]

Proposed NJ Transit Hikes To Increase Fares By Up To 9%

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Published: May 21, 2015
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Proposed NJ Transit Hikes To Increase Fares By Up To 9%  | read this item

NJ Transit’s proposed hike for their service will impact Roselle Park for both buses and trains to New York City. The highest percentage increase – at 9% – is for monthly passes, which are designed to save commuters who use public transportation money. According to material released by NJ Transit on their requested increases, buses […]

Casano Center Art Gallery Celebrating Its Seventh Year With Exhibit

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Published: May 19, 2015
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The Casano Community Center Art Gallery celebrates its seventh year with a group exhibit of five artists who have previously exhibited in the gallery. The show runs through June 12th. Over the last six years, 32 exhibits have been shown at the Art Gallery. Dedicated solely to Roselle Park residents, local artists were given the […]

Governing Body Discusses Proposal To Consolidate Fire Houses

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Published: May 18, 2015
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Governing Body Discusses Proposal To Consolidate Fire Houses  | read this item

During the last Municipal Capital Budget Workshop on May 14th, mayor and council brought up the question of consolidating fire houses into what would become one large municipal complex at the ends of Laurel and Seaton Avenue that would house the Department of Public Works (DPW), Roselle Park Fire Department (RPFD), and the Roselle Park […]

Community Survey Results Are In

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Published: May 17, 2015
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Community Survey Results Are In  | read this item

The results are in for the first Roselle Park News survey started last month. With 496 individual responses from unique users, the input by members of the community provided an insight into what they like about Roselle Park, what they would like to see, and what they perceive as important, not only for the downtown […]

2015 Five-Year Capital Budget Plan: Public Works

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Published: May 14, 2015
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2015 Five-Year Capital Budget Plan: Public Works  | read this item

This is a first in a series of articles that will detail capital requests from departments in the borough. Capital expenditures are put into a capital budget and are different from the regular operating budget that was just passed. These are for expenses that will have a depreciation of, at least, five years and will […]

RPHS Robotics Team Qualifies For National Championship

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Published: May 12, 2015
Roselle Park Robotics Team
Photograph courtesy of Debby Serrano

Photograph courtesy of Debby Serrano  | read this item

The Roselle Park High School (RPHS) Robotics Team – also known as Park Robotics – qualified and, hopefully, are on their way to the Teacher-Student Association VEX National Championship in Texas. That is an accomplishment in and of itself when you consider that RPHS is not a technology or engineering high school. Still, support from […]

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