“Jersey Boys” Actress Renée Marino Visits Roselle Park

Published: July 12, 2014
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Roselle Park has had its share of acting talent come from and come into its ZIP code. There are Parkers like Keith Loneker and Zach Infante, just to name two, and the Borough has been visited by notable names such as Andy Garcia and Marisa Tomei. Last week another name was added to the list. […]

Firefighter Bobby Brennan

Published: July 9, 2014
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July 9th, 2014 Today in the news, tensions escalated along the Gaza strip in the aftermath of the tragic deaths of four teenagers, Brazil was still in shock after losing to Germany 7-1 in the World Cup semi-finals, former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced to 10 years in prison for corruption, and Citigroup […]

RP Resident Walks To Bring Awareness To Organ And Tissue Donation

Published: June 16, 2014
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Shannon Kelly (center) and Eileen Kelly, both from Roselle Park – along with teammate and fiancé Scott Oliveira from Kearny – paid tribute and honored the memory of David Kornas at NJ Sharing Network’s 4th Annual 5K Walk and USATF (USA Track & Field) Certified Race on June 8th in New Providence. The three were […]

RPHS Class Of ’88 Graduate Asking For Assistance

Published: June 14, 2014
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Roselle Park High School (RPHS) graduate (Class of ’88) Rob Galiszewski, has suffered a serious accident, resulting in the loss of vision in one of his eyes. Having a family with three (3) children to support, Rob is currently facing some significant challenges, having no medical insurance nor employment at the moment. Old classmates, friends, neighbors, […]

Boy Scouts Honor Kevin Murphy

Published: June 2, 2014
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Boy Scouts of America Patriots’ Path Council will be holding their 2014 Union Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains, New Jersey. Among those being honored are Roselle Park’s own Kevin Murphy who will be honored for lifelong service to his community, most recently as […]

Samuel Damiano Named Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshal

Published: May 13, 2014
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Grand Marshal. The term originates from the military Field Marshal, a high-ranking officer who inspects the troops as they march past during a procession. Over the years, it has become something in its own right; an honor bestowed on a person by being made the leader of a parade. This year, to commemorate the return […]

Kevin Murphy Receives Rotary Club Governor’s Award

Published: May 10, 2014
Kevin Murphy  Receives Award
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On May 1, 2014, the eve of their 94th Annual District conference, Rotary International District 7510 hosted a dinner at Maggiano’s Italian American Restaurant in Bridgewater, NJ. During the ceremony, Rotary District Governor Tulsi Maharjan presented Roselle Park resident Kevin Murphy the Rotary 2014 Governor’s Award for dedication and loyal service as President of the […]

A Call To St. Anthony’s Feast Volunteers!

Published: April 23, 2014
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The Church of Assumption will be holding their 14th annual Feast of St. Anthony from June 5th through June 8th. The family-friendly event will have food, non-stop entertainment, music, amusements, games and fun. As preparations are being made, volunteers are being sought after to help with game trucks, Super 50/50 as well as hourly 50/50 […]

Vinnie Picarelli: The Volunteer Spirit

Published: April 20, 2014
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Sitting in a chair at the Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth a couple of weeks ago, 18-year-old Vinnie Picarelli was starting to get inspired. Not about golf, but about what he was hearing. He was at an information session about the 2014 New Jersey Special Olympic Games and they were asking for volunteers and just […]

RP Ranks High In ‘Aging-Friendly’ Report

Published: March 2, 2014
Creating Places To Age
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A report release earlier this year by the non-profit group New Jersey Future (link) titled “Creating Places To Age In New Jersey” ranked Roselle Park as a community prepared to “adapt and accommodate the needs and preferences” of those 55 years and older. The report studied numerous factors, including, according to Elaine Clisham from the organization, […]

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