Former Roselle Park Mayor Eugene Carmody Passes Away At Age 80

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Published: March 25, 2015
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Eugene Carmody, who was Roselle Park’s Mayor from 1969 till 1978, passed away in Brick Township last night. He was 80 years old. Mr. Carmody started out his public service as a First Ward Councilman before being elected to mayor. Besides being one of four Roselle Park mayors to get married while in office, Mr. […]

Karen Intile To Retire In May

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Published: March 3, 2015
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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, […]

Parker: An Old Word Gets New Life

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Published: February 15, 2015
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Bob Dela Rosa – the municipality’s Electrical Inspector and former Fire Chief – approached the governing body this February at a Mayor & Council meeting, not as an employee, but as a resident. He brought with him a simple idea that got its start at the first meeting of 2015. “I was at the re-organization meeting and […]

Vinny Pic Keeps Finding Strength In Helping Others

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Published: February 13, 2015
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There are causes that catch our interest enough to volunteer at one time or another. We do it, then we move on. But sometimes it stays with us and we find ourselves becoming more just a one-time thing. For Vinny Picarelli, the Special Olympics Games are something he has found dear to his heart. “I […]

Veterans Invited To Share Their Stories At The Casano Center

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Published: January 2, 2015
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Comcast Spotlight will be conducting a taping for several 30-second Public Awareness Commercials emphasizing why veterans have chosen to enter the military on Thursday morning, January 15th, at 10 a.m. at the Casano Community Center. All veterans, regardless of age, rank, branch of service, or period served are encouraged to be a part of this […]

A ‘Thank You’ To RPFD From Roselle Park

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Published: January 2, 2015
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“Today, I am Santa,” said Roselle Park resident Gina Santangelo as she – along with her daughter Caitlin Gibson – presented a tray of food to each of Roselle Park Fire Department’s (RPFD) fire houses this past Sunday, December 29th, to thank all the volunteer firefighters for what they did for the community by having Santa […]

Residents Reach Out To Family Affected By Fire

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Published: January 1, 2015
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Roselle Park residents have quickly acted to help a family affected by an early morning New Years Day fire on East Webster Avenue. The fire, which started in the attic around 1:35 a.m. according to fire officials, had all three Roselle Park Fire Department (RPFD) houses respond along with companies from neighboring Kenilworth and Garwood. Mountainside, Scotch […]

Flat Stanley: Postcards From Roselle Park

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Published: December 29, 2014
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Flat Stanley came to Roselle Park by way of a little girl named Jazmin all the way from California at the end of November by way of her mother, Chrissy. Having read “Flat Stanley” in class, Jazmin and her schoolmates were each given their own paper “Flat Stanley” to mail somewhere in the world. Since then, […]

Yes Roselle Park, There Is A Santa Claus

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Published: December 24, 2014
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Gift. The word is defined as ‘something voluntarily transferred by one person to another without compensation’. In today’s America, more and more that word has come with a dollar sign attached to it; we end up focusing on the number of presents as opposed to the wonder of the experience; quantity over quality. And then there are times […]

Reward Offered For Missing Family Cat

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Published: November 21, 2014
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UPDATE (11/25/2014): The Reward has been increased to $500. A $500 reward has been offered for information leading to the return of Fiona – the Curia family cat – which has been missing since Wednesday, November 19th. Fiona is microchipped and was last seen in the area of West Roselle Avenue between Larch and Elm […]

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