Possible Coyote Sighting

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Published: October 24, 2014
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Possible Coyote Sighting  | read this item

The Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) has stated that there has been a possible coyote sighting along the border of Roselle Park, Cranford, and Kenilworth; specifically near the Woodside Gardens area. Residents should use caution if they see a coyote. Anyone who spots a coyote is encouraged to: • Not go near the coyote and […]

2014 BOE Candidates’ Night

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Published: October 20, 2014
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2014 BOE Candidates' Night  | read this item

Last Wednesday night, a group of residents gathered at the Roselle Park High School to meet the four (4) candidates for three (3) available seats on the Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE). Rodric Bowman, Christopher Miller, Sundjata Sekou, and Jeof Vita all took turns addressing that close to 20 questions from audience members. With […]

In Addressing Handicap Parking, Questions Arise Of Compliance For Businesses

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Published: October 19, 2014
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In Addressing Handicap Parking, Questions Arise Of Compliance For Businesses  | read this item

It started with a simple question at a Municipal Land Use Board (MLUB) meeting over the Summer. Resident Jacob Magiera* asked about handicap accessible parking at Deals, a relatively new business located at 158 East Westfield Avenue. The question was asked if accessible parking – commonly known as handicap parking – was required since, at […]

The Mayoral Candidate Interviews: Part 1

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Published: October 18, 2014
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The Mayoral Candidate Interviews: Part 1  | read this item

In collaboration with WRPK Radio, Roselle Park News conducted extensive interviews with both candidates for Roselle Park Mayor – Carl Hokanson and Michael Yakubov. Conducted over the months of September and October, the interviews allowed the candidates to discuss a wide range of topics from their personal history to their time on council to the business […]

Doo-Wop Oldies Dinner Dance At Church Of Assumption

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Published: October 18, 2014
Doo-Wop Oldies Dinner Dance At Church Of Assumption  | read this item

The Church of the Assumption will be holding a “Doo Wop Oldies” dinner dance on Saturday, November 1st starting at 6:30 in the evening. The event will be held in Loreti Hall. Tickets are $30 per person – which are available after every Mass – will include music and dinner. Music will be provided by the band “Sounds of the […]

Suspect Wanted In Connection With Resisting Arrest Incident On Westfield Avenue

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Published: October 15, 2014
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Suspect Wanted In Connection With Resisting Arrest Incident On Westfield Avenue  | read this item

On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014, at approximately 9:50 p.m., Patrolman Brian Macdonald conducted a pedestrian stop on two (2) individuals who were reportedly observed walking from the rear, wooded area of a closed business on the 200 block of West Westfield Avenue. The males were identified as Charles Greco, age 33, from Roselle Park and […]

President’s Fundraiser Visit To Affect Roads In Roselle Park

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Published: October 14, 2014
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President's Fundraiser Visit To Affect Roads In Roselle Park  | read this item

UPDATE (10/15/2014 @ 1200H): The White House reports that the President’s fundraiser trip has been postponed due to his convening of an Emergency Ebola Meeting. Due to President Barack Obama’s fundraiser event in Union Township tomorrow, Wednesday, October 15th, traffic patterns in Roselle Park will be affected in the afternoon. Between the hours of 3:30 […]

One-Seat Ride Meeting On October 27th

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Published: October 14, 2014
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One-Seat Ride Meeting On October 27th  | read this item

In response to the news that NJ TRANSIT has indefinitely postponed the proposed November implementation of the second phase of the One-Seat Ride for the Raritan Valley Line (RVL) for off-peak evening service, the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition (RVRC) has scheduled a special meeting for Monday, October 27th in Cranford. The One-Seat Ride, which is […]

3rd Annual Trunk Or Treat Coming November 2nd

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Published: October 14, 2014
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3rd Annual Trunk Or Treat Coming November 2nd  | read this item

For the third year in a row, the Knights of Columbus Msgr. Joseph Loreti Council #3240, in conjunction with the Church of the Assumption, will be hosting a community wide “Trunk or Treat” on Sunday November 2nd. The event, which is open to all members of the community, will be in the church parking lot. […]

November NJ TRANSIT One Seat Ride Evening Expansion Postponed

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Published: October 8, 2014
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November NJ TRANSIT One Seat Ride Evening Expansion Postponed  | read this item

The planned expansion of NJ TRANSIT’s One-Seat Ride this November to have evening service has been postponed, according to Wednesday’s NJ TRANSIT meeting where the matter was discussed. Executive Director Veronique “Ronnie” Hakim was quoted as saying, referring to the 2016 fiscal budget and the One-Seat Ride, “[NJ TRANSIT] found that the nearly $600,000 in additional […]

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