Roselle Park’s Fireworks Show Set To Go Off On July 1st

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Published: June 24, 2017
Roselle Park's Fireworks Show Set To Go Off On July 1st  | read this item

Roselle Park’s 12th Annual Independence Day fireworks celebration is set for Saturday, July 1st at 6 p.m. The borough will be celebrating America’s 241st birthday with fireworks, food vendors, carnival games, rock climbing station, inflatable slide, obstacle courses, a 5-in-1inflatable, live music, and troopers from the Northeast Remnant Garrison of the 501st Legion (link). Food […]

Dads Club Holding Season-Long Fundraiser For Somerset Patriots Games

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Published: June 21, 2017
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Roselle Park Dads Club is selling Somerset Patriots fundraising vouchers for all 2017 Patriots home games. Vouchers are $10 each redeemable for one (1) upper box. The 10% discounted ticket goes to support an organization that – since 1934 – has volunteered to help the youth of Roselle Park both academically as well as athletically. […]

Vito’s Barber Shop Named June Business Of The Month

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Published: June 20, 2017
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The American Dream. Ask people about what it means to pursue it and undoubtedly one of the answers you will hear is to own your own business. To be your be your own boss. In the Land of Opportunity, such an achievement – in many ways – is the embodiment of freedom. Prosperity and success […]

RPPD Accepts Donation Of Four AR-15 Rifles

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Published: June 18, 2017
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The Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) accepted a donation of four (4) AR–15 rifles from Arthur Mastapeter of Mastapeter Funeral Home in Roselle Park, and Anthony Mastapeter of Mastapeter Funeral home in Bayville, New Jersey. “The police department is very grateful for this generous donation,” said Police Chief Paul W. Morrison, “The rifles will be […]

Director Of Code Enforcement Position Is Only Part-Time

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Published: June 13, 2017
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A document obtained through an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request shows that the governing body approved the hiring of the borough’s Director of Code Enforcement, Construction Official, Building Subcode Official, and Building Inspector as a part-time position of 29 hours-a-week for a four-year contract. Originally stated by Mayor Carl Hokanson as well as members […]

Ordinance 2495: Director Of Code Enforcement

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Published: June 11, 2017
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The hiring of a Director of Code Enforcement, Construction Official, Building Subcode Official, and Building Inspector in May has prompted a review of the position and duties listed in Roselle Park’s code book. Ordinance 2495 amends the Director of Code Enforcement Director to remove references to “Deputy Code Enforcement Officer” and “Zoning Officer” as well […]

Joshua Marc Regan: Boy Scout, EMT, Resident, Vounteer

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Published: June 10, 2017
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Joshua Marc Regan: Boy Scout, EMT, Resident, Vounteer  | read this item

“To help other people at all times” That phrase is part of the Boy Scout Oath which reads: On my honor I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; to help other people at all times; to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, […]

Two Candidates File As Independents For Municipal Offices

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Published: June 6, 2017
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Yasmine Coello and and current First Ward Councilman Eugene Meola filed as independent candidates for two separate municipal offices up for election this year. Ms. Coello filed for Council-At-Large and Councilman Meola filed to retain his seat as the representative for the borough’s first ward residents. Councilman Meola was a member of the Roselle Park […]

Three Contracts Approved For Garbage Pick-Up

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Published: May 24, 2017
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Three (3) contracts for various garbage pick-up services were awarded for Suburban Disposal, Inc. from Fairfield. The total amount awarded for all three contracts was a little over $2.5 million. Resolution 146-17, for bulk waste pick-up, is a one-year contract for two pick-ups in June and October at $52,000. This is a 13% increase over […]

Council Hires Construction Official

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Published: May 23, 2017
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Frank J. Genova was appointed as the borough’s Director of Code Enforcement, Construction Official, Building Subcode Official, and Building Inspector for a four (4) year term at the end of the May 18th Mayor & Council meeting. Originally, Resolution 152-17 had a starting salary of $90,000 with an 11% increase to $100,000 for the second […]