Ken Iachio Recognized For Decades Of Volunteer Service

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Published: October 22, 2016
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Ken Iachio Recognized For Decades Of Volunteer Service  | read this item

COACH: a person who teaches and trains the members of a sports team and makes decisions about how the team plays during games. At its most basic, coaching is about teaching someone how to utilize their strengths, work on what needs to be improved, and win by playing by the rules. At its core, a […]

Councilman Petrosky Recognized For Decades Of Volunteer Service To RP Youth

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Published: June 19, 2016
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Councilman Petrosky Recognized For Decades Of Volunteer Service To RP Youth  | read this item

Second Ward Councilman Joseph Petrosky was recognized at Thursday night’s Mayor & Council meeting for his over four decades of volunteer service as a coach and member of youth-oriented organizations in Roselle Park. Former New Jersey General Assemblyman and current Union County Sheriff Joseph Cryan was on-hand to acknowledge the councilman. Sheriff Cryan stated, “I […]

As She Bids Farewell, Library Director Calantone Reflects On Her Time In Roselle Park

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Published: June 12, 2016
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As She Bids Farewell, Library Director Calantone Reflects On Her Time In Roselle Park  | read this item

After the announcement on June 3rd of her resignation, library patrons, residents, and well-wishers have been offering words of appreciation for Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library Director Susan Calantone. She is moving on in her career to the Morris County Library after having been Roselle Park’s library director for over a decade. In that span […]

James Vigliotti: 2016 RP Memorial Day Grand Marshal

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Published: May 27, 2016
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Long-time Roselle Park resident, distinguished World War II Army Air Corps combat veteran, and VFW Post 9119 member James. D. Vigliotti has been named the Grand Marshal of the 2016 Roselle Park Memorial Day Parade. Known to most residents as Mr. Vigliotti who – for decades – has led residents in singing “God Bless America” […]

RP Resident Honored As Seton Hall University Teacher Of The Year

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Published: May 15, 2016
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SHU Faculty Researcher & Teacher of the Year Awards  | read this item

Roselle Park resident Dr. Gerard Babo (pronounced BAH-bō) was honored as 2016’s Seton Hall University College of Education and Human Services Teacher of the Year. Dr. Babo has been teaching in one form or another since 1979, which is the same year he moved to Roselle Park the first time with his wife. He joined […]

RP Student Winner In Youth Art Month Design Contest

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Published: May 8, 2016
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RP Student Winner In Youth Art Month Design Contest  | read this item

A Roselle Park student has been selected as a winner in the Art Educators of New Jersey’s (AENJ) 2016 Youth Art Month Design Contest. Olivia Qiu, a seventh grader at Roselle Park Middle School, has been selected by the AENJ to represent the state during celebrations of Youth Art Month 2016. Her artwork will appear […]

Gary Bundy Recognized For 25 Years Service To RPYBSL

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Published: May 7, 2016
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Mayor & council recognized Gary Bundy for his quarter of a century volunteer service to the Roselle Park Youth Baseball & Softball League (RPYBSL) at their May 5th meeting. Mr. Bundy was previously recognized at the 2016 RPYBSL Opening Day last month but the governing body wanted to officially have the borough recognize his work and dedication to the youth […]

Richard Jesse Allen Reinhart: 1988 – 2016

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Published: May 1, 2016
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Richard Jesse Allen Reinhart, 27, of Roselle Park, NJ, passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2016. Born in Mesa, Arizona on September 27, 1988, Richard was raised in Roselle Park. He was an honor student and graduate of Roselle Park High School (RPHS). He was on the Roselle Park High School Track Team and Football […]

For Essay Contest Winner, ‘There’s No Place Like Home’

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Published: March 27, 2016
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For Essay Contest Winner, 'There's No Place Like Home'  | read this item

Amid all the adversities and drama that happen in Roselle Park, there are times we – as adults – take for granted all the good thing we have. Not to say that real issues should be ignored but sometimes it takes the eyes of a child to remind us of those things that make Roselle […]

Helen K. Ryan: 1922-2016

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Published: February 26, 2016
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Helen K. Ryan: 1922-2016  | read this item

Former Roselle Park Mayor Helen Katherine Ryan passed away on Monday, February 22, 2016. She was born Helen Knorowski in Carbondale, Pennsylvania – 20 miles northeast of Scranton – on January 26, 1922. She was one of 16 children of John and Katharine Knorowski. Helen Knorowski married John Ryan and they co-founded Ryan Inc. in […]

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