2014 Mayoral Debate

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Published: October 30, 2014
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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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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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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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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 […]

The Mayoral Candidate Interviews: Part 2

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Published: October 28, 2014
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Below are the final parts of the interviews held separately with both mayoral candidates. Delving into everything from the business community to municipal services, the candidates offer their views on the direction they want to lead the Borough in for the next four years. The questions engaged a conversation that, at times, included aspects of […]

A Conversation With Chris Miller

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Published: October 27, 2014
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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 […]

Candy Drop-Off Locations Set Up For Bender Avenue Halloween Event

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Published: October 27, 2014
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In an effort to help Bender Avenue residents who bear the cost of giving out candy to thousands of visitors to what has been commonly known as ‘Bender Avenue Halloween’, Roselle Park resident Sarah Muñoz put out a call to her town wide neighbors. She set up a candy collection box at the Casano Community […]

Police Discuss Plans For Halloween On Bender Avenue

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Published: October 26, 2014
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Roselle Park Police Detective Richard Cocca was available Thursday night, October 23rd, at Borough Hall to get input from the residents of Bender Avenue and to provide information on the protocols that the Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) plans to implement for what is commonly known as “Bender Avenue Halloween” in order to ensure the […]

DVDs Now Can Be Taken Out From From Library For A Week

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Published: October 26, 2014
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The Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library (RPVML) Board of Trustees passed a resolution this Wednesday to increase the number of days that patrons can check mainstream DVD movies out of the library from three days to a week. Citing that the previous policy was in place due to the low number of DVD movies that […]

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