March BOE Meetings Moved To The 17th And 31st

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Published: March 6, 2015
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March BOE Meetings Moved To The 17th And 31st  | read this item

This month’s Board Of Education (BOE) meeting originally scheduled for March 10th has been postponed for a week till Tuesday, March 17th. The second BOE meeting of the month, originally scheduled for the 24th, will be held on the last day of March. The reason for moving the first meeting is to allow for the […]

RPFD Launches New Website

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Published: March 5, 2015
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RPFD Launches New Website  | read this item

The Roselle Park Fire Department has released its brand new website to provide relevant fire-safety information to residents. The new website at http://www.roselleparkfire.org (link) has different areas of interest including a history of the fire department, a listing of fire chiefs and engine company personnel, a register of engines, a photo gallery, a calendar, a […]

RPSD Kindergarten Registration Is April 14th

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Published: March 5, 2015
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RPSD Kindergarten Registration Is April 14th  | read this item

Registration for the Early Childhood Center (ECC), Kindergarten, and new student registration will take place on Tuesday, April 14th from 8:45 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Sherman Elementary School. Full-day Kindergarten classes will be available at each of the three (3) grammar schools in Roselle Park for the 2014-15 school year. Spacing will be limited to 22 […]

RP Average Property Tax Had 5th Highest Increase In The County

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Published: March 4, 2015
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RP Average Property Tax Had 5th Highest Increase In The County  | read this item

Property Tax Information has been released by the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) for 2014. That data has revealed that although Roselle Park had the 9th lowest average property tax in Union County last year, it had the 5th largest percentage increase in those taxes from 2013. Additionally, out of the 565 municipalities included, Roselle […]

Superintendent Responds To Criticism Over ‘Disruptive’ PARCC Letter

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Published: March 4, 2015
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Superintendent Responds To Criticism Over 'Disruptive' PARCC Letter  | read this item

Roselle Park School District Superintendent Pedro Garrido addressed criticism by some parents about the use of the word “disruptive” in a letter the district sent out regarding PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) testing. Starting this year, PARCC officially replaced the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) and […]

3rd Annual East-West Game Hits The Court March 13th

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Published: March 4, 2015
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3rd Annual East-West Game Hits The Court March 13th  | read this item

Roselle Park’s popular East vs. West basketball game will take place on Friday, March 13th, at 6:30 p.m. at the Roselle Park High School (RPHS) gymnasium. This year will see if the West side can take away the title from the two-time winning East Team. Players will include Roselle Park School District teachers and administrators […]

Karen Intile To Retire In May

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Published: March 3, 2015
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Karen Intile To Retire In May  | read this item

After 16 years, one month, and two days as the Director of the Casano Community Center, Karen Intile is retiring this year. While at the Casano Center, Ms. Intile was in charge of supervising everything from the food pantry to a range of activities for seniors including exercise programs, nutrition, cards, bingo, luncheons, shopping trips, […]

First Revaluation Meeting Brings Answers And Questions: Part II

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Published: March 2, 2015
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First Revaluation Meeting Brings Answers And Questions: Part II  | read this item

After the 25 minute presentation by Realty Appraisal Company – the firm hired by the municipality to conduct the townwide revaluation –  those in attendance were allowed to ask questions. A male resident was first and started by rhetorically asking, “I would like to ask what is this revaluation really for. Everybody knows that there […]

First Revaluation Meeting Brings Answers And Questions: Part I

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Published: March 2, 2015
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First Revaluation Meeting Brings Answers And Questions: Part I  | read this item

The first of three information sessions on Roselle Park’s first townwide revaluation since 1981, according to Borough Tax Assessor Gail Scaglione, took place Thursday night. In front of a room full of concerned residents, Mayor Carl Hokanson, the tax assessor, the Borough Attorney, and representatives both from the revaluation firm as well as the Union […]

2015 Will Have Two Bulk Pick-Ups

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Published: February 20, 2015
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2015 Will Have Two Bulk Pick-Ups  | read this item

For the first time in six years – since 2009 – Roselle Park residents will have two bulk pick-ups with one in the summer and the other in autumn. The governing body approved Resolution 81-15 approved an $46,000 for two bulk pick-ups – each being $23,000 with including estimated costs for disposal. The dates approved […]

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