St. Anthony Italian Family Feast Returns For A 15th Year

Published: March 28, 2015
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The Church of the Assumption’s annual St. Anthony Italian Family Feast returns for its 15th year with four days of faith, fun, food, family, and friends. The festival will be filled with all new and different rides from a new company, games, amusements, homemade cooking, an Italian-style café, food venders, a beer & wine garden, entertainment, and music. […]

RPPD Officers Receive “Act Of Kindness” Gifts

Published: March 27, 2015
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The 1st grade student of Mrs. Jean Erbeck and Ms. Kristen Mingoia from Robert Gordon selected members of the Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) to accept the students’ “Act Of Kindness” Awards on behalf of the entire department. The ‘Survival Kits for Police Officers’, as they were termed, were prepared by the first graders and presented […]

Resident Conned In ‘Lost Key’ Scam

Published: March 25, 2015
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On March 23, 2015 at approximately 4 p.m., an elderly resident from the east side of town was approached at his home by an unknown female who stated she lived down the street. The woman went on to add that she had locked herself out of her residence and needed a ride to the realtor […]

Former Roselle Park Mayor Eugene Carmody Passes Away At Age 80

Published: March 25, 2015
(Eugene Carmody Photo)
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Eugene Carmody, who was Roselle Park’s Mayor from 1969 till 1978, passed away in Brick Township last night. He was 80 years old. Mr. Carmody started out his public service as a First Ward Councilman before being elected to mayor. Besides being one of four Roselle Park mayors to get married while in office, Mr. […]

Michael Yakubov Addresses Resignation E-Mail, Provides Farewell Speech

Published: March 23, 2015
Yakubov County Resignation E-Mail
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Although no longer an elected official or even a resident of Roselle Park, an e-mail that Michael Yakubov sent to the Union County Board of Elections on March 2nd had residents discussing the former councilman even after he moved out of town. Mr. Yakubov resigned from his office as Fifth Ward Councilman effective March 5, […]

Easter Candy Hunt This Sunday

Published: March 23, 2015
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Roselle Park’s annual Easter Candy Hunt will be this Sunday, March 29th starting at 1 in the afternoon. The popular event, sponsored by the Roselle Park Recreation Committee, will take place at Acker ‘Hot Dog’ Park on Lehigh Avenue. It is important to notice that participants are to bring their own basket/bag to collect candy. […]

Happy 114th Birthday Roselle Park!

Published: March 22, 2015
(Stone's Store)
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From even before its incorporation in 1901 till today, Roselle Park has long been a community of dedicated volunteers. Our borough has blossomed from the labors of hard-working and altruistic neighbors throughout the years who wanted to build a better future. Although a lot of that volunteerism might not get duly noticed, the accomplishments made are certainly appreciated, […]

Reval Inspections Started

Published: March 21, 2015
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Revaluation inspections of residential properties have started this month. During the March 12th Mayor & Council meeting, Mayor Carl Hokanson stated that his house was evaluated earlier in the day. This was in response to a suggestion by a resident at the first revaluation information meeting held late last month to have elected officials be first […]

Richard Templeton Appointed Fifth Ward Councilman

Published: March 20, 2015
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Richard Templeton was officially voted in unanimously last night by council to become the representative for the Borough’s fifth ward. As previously reported first by Roselle Park News, the governing body gave unanimous consensus to appointing Mr. Templeton at the end of Wednesday night’s Municipal Capital Budget Workshop. Councilman Templeton will fulfill the unexpired term […]

‘Once Upon A Mattress’ Hits The Stage

Published: March 19, 2015
Once Upon A Mattress
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This year’s Roselle Park High School (RPHS) musical is a full-scale performance of ‘Once Upon A Mattress’ which runs from Thursday, March 26th through Saturday, March 28th. The musical is an adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale ‘The Princess and the Pea’. Once Upon A Mattress tells the tale of a king muted […]

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