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

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Published: June 10, 2017
Joshua Marc Regan
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, […]

Frank Orlando Recognized For 50 Years Of Business In Roselle Park

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Published: June 8, 2017
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Frank Orlando Recognized For 50 Years Of Business In Roselle Park  | read this item

At the May 18th Mayor & Council meeting, the governing body recognized Frank Orlando for being in business for half a century in Roselle Park. Frank, who was raised and lived in Roselle Park the first third of his life, was Class of ’55 from Roselle Park High School. On May 15, 1967, he opened […]

Joseph Verdun: 2017 Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshal

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Published: May 28, 2017
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The Grand Marshal for tomorrow’s Roselle Park Memorial Day Parade is Joseph Verdun. Born 1947 in Brooklyn, New York, Joseph joined the United States Marine Corps (USMC) in 1966 after graduating from high school. In 1967, he was Squad Leader in a Rifle Platoon and in 1968 Joseph fought in the TET offensive. Wounded three […]

Alex Balaban Recognized For Volunteer Work With Animals

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Published: May 24, 2017
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Longtime resident and volunteer Alexander Balaban was recognized at the May 16th Mayor & Council meeting for his years of dedicated volunteer work with animals in Roselle Park. Mr. Balaban has worked with the borough’s T-N-R program (trap-neuter-release), searched for lost pets, arranged for the neutering & spaying feral cats, relocated unwanted & abandoned cats, […]

“My County” Poster Contest

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Published: May 23, 2017
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"My County" Poster Contest  | read this item

Thursday night had the mayor & council recognize two young resident artists who were top winners in the 2017 “My County” poster contest sponsored by the Union County Constitutional Officers. Ying Chow was awarded 3rd place and Sofia Ortiz was presented 1st place. The contest was open to fourth graders throughout the county and over […]

Roselle Park Rocks! Spreading Positivity One Rock At A Time

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Published: May 13, 2017
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In this day and age when – more and more – it seems that people are ready to pick up verbal stones to throw at each other, two young women in Roselle Park are doing their best to have people pick up stones to share them with one another. Borough residents and Roselle Park High […]

2017’s Firstborn Recognized At Municipal Meeting

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Published: April 22, 2017
2017's Firstborn Recognized At Municipal Meeting  | read this item

Not to worry, it did not take up until this month to have Roselle Park welcome its newest naturalized resident of 2017. This is just the month that the governing body officially recognized Baby Ava Victoria for being this year’s first baby. Born on January 9th at 10:41 in the morning, the 7-pound 10-ounce baby […]

Christine Young Recognized For Three Decades Of Service At Casano Center

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Published: April 13, 2017
Christine Young Recognized For Three Decades Of Service At Casano Center  | read this item

Christine Young, who for more than a quarter of a century worked at the Casano Community Center as the bus driver along with other duties, was presented a Certificate of Recognition at the April 6th Mayor & Council meeting. Mayor Carl Hokanson, Third Ward Councilman William Fahoury, and Casano Community Center Director Rupen Shah presented […]

David Lester Keenan: Portrait Of A Volunteer

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Published: April 4, 2017
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David Lester Keenan was born in Scotland and moved to Roselle Park in 1928. He graduated from Roselle Park High School and Rutgers University and was the Correspondence Editor of the Atlantic Monthly Magazine. As young entrepreneurs, he and his brother Bill decided to strike out on their own and opened three cigar and stationery […]

Plaques Dedicated For Officers Kaulfers, Lamonaco, and Perry

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Published: March 12, 2017
Plaques Dedicated For Officers Kaulfers, Lamonaco, and Perry  | read this item

31-year-old Roselle Park resident and Port Authority Police Officer William J. Perry (Badge #1367) was shot and killed while on duty during a scuffle on a Jersey City train platform on December 22, 1980. He was survived by his wife and three children. 32-year-old Roselle Park resident and New Jersey State Trooper Philip Joseph Lamonaco […]

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