Anthony Cordero Withdraws As 4th Ward Candidate

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Published: August 30, 2016
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Anthony Cordero Withdraws As 4th Ward Candidate  | read this item

Anthony Cordero has withdrawn as the 2016 Republican candidate to represent the Fourth Ward. In hand delivering invitations for one-on-one conversations with Roselle Park News to all candidates, a woman who answered the door of the address Mr. Cordero provided on his nomination petition said that he was no longer running for office. Anthony Cordero […]

ADL Asks Council To Reconsider Approval Of Kneeling Soldier Donation

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Published: August 30, 2016
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ADL Asks Council To Reconsider Approval Of Kneeling Soldier Donation  | read this item

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) sent a letter dated August 24th to the borough asking that council reconsider its vote approving the placement of a “Kneeling Soldier At Cross” wooden memorial at the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library (RPVML). Council this month, by a 3-2 vote, approved to retro-actively accept the memorial – which was donated […]

Orchid Beauty Salon Given A 60-Day Temporary C.O.

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Published: August 29, 2016
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Orchid Beauty Salon Given A 60-Day Temporary C.O.  | read this item

This afternoon, Orchid Beauty Salon was given a temporary Certificate of Occupancy (C.O.) for 60 days to comply with the Construction Office’s requirements for acceptable exhaust fans. The 60-day temporary C.O. is twice the amount of time usually given to have such issues addressed. The Construction Official still denied the latest exhaust system presented by […]

Orchid Beauty Salon Still Not Open After Nine Months

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Published: August 28, 2016
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Orchid Beauty Salon Still Not Open After Nine Months  | read this item

2,000 feet. That is the distance between the old address of Orchid Beauty Salon on Westfield Avenue and its new location. A straight line. An eight-minute walk. Not far in the least. But for owner Lena Ho and her husband Jason, the move which started in November of last year has yet to be completed […]

Sullivan Property Awarded Tax Appeal For Almost $10,800

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Published: August 26, 2016
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Sullivan Property Awarded Tax Appeal For Almost $10,800  | read this item

10 West Westfield Avenue, known as the Sullivan property, located at the end of Chestnut Street was awarded an assessment reduction through an appeal the developer filed this year. The taxes have been lowered by a total of almost $10,800. The two properties listed were Block 610, Lots 1 & 3 and constitute the old […]

20% Of RPSD Students Still Not Re-Registered

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Published: August 25, 2016
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20% Of RPSD Students Still Not Re-Registered  | read this item

With only two weeks left before schools starts, around 400 students matriculated in the Roselle Park School District (RPSD) have yet to be re-registered for the 2016-17 school year. There will be one last opportunity next week to have parents and/or guardians come into their respective students’ school and register before school starts. As part […]

Alex Balaban Withdraws From BOE Election

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Published: August 25, 2016
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Alex Balaban Withdraws From BOE Election  | read this item

Board Of Education (BOE) member and candidate Alex Balaban officially gave notice withdrawing himself from the BOE election yesterday. Mr. Balaban, who drew the last ballot position of eight (8) candidates, will still serve on the Board for the next four months and finish his term but he will not be seeking re-election. This will […]

Did The Library Board Violate The Sunshine Law?

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Published: August 23, 2016
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Did The Library Board Violate The Sunshine Law?  | read this item

“There was a quorum and it was an actual meeting.” This was a statement made by Jeff Regan during the public comment portion of the August 18th Mayor & Council meeting in response to Councilwoman-At-Large Charlene Storey as part of the discussion regarding the Kneeling Solider Memorial donation. Beyond the headline-grabbing controversy of that donation […]

Family Dollar Accepting Applications For Two Job Openings

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Published: August 22, 2016
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Family Dollar Accepting Applications For Two Job Openings  | read this item

Family Dollar, located at 7 East Westfield Avenue, is currently accepting applications for two (2) part-time positions. The first is for those 18-years-old and over who are in need of a part-time job and can work through the holidays as a customer service representative. Weekends are a must and bilingual (English/Spanish) proficiency is preferred. Key […]

Council Votes To Accept Kneeling Soldier Donation At Library

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Published: August 21, 2016
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Council Votes To Accept Kneeling Soldier Donation At Library  | read this item

By a vote of 3-2, council voted to retroactively accept the Kneeling Soldier Memorial donation at the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library (RPVML). Resolutions 197-16 and 198-16 were voted on as one vote by council – 197-16 accepted the donation and 198-16 accepted its placement in front of the library. This is the latest – […]

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