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 […]

Roselle Park Celebrates The First Newborn Of 2016

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Published: January 31, 2016
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The stork paid a visit to Roselle Park earlier this month to the Rhodes family. Not the proverbial stork but a cardboard one courtesy of 1st Ward Councilman Eugene Meola. Late last year, the councilman announced that he would like to celebrate any new babies born in the borough by placing a novelty stork on the family’s […]

Year-End Drive To Write Letters Of Gratitude To Veterans Underway

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Published: December 21, 2015
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Year-End Drive To Write Letters Of Gratitude To Veterans Underway  | read this item

We live in the digital age. Less and less we communicate the written word on actual paper. This newspaper is proof of that. More and more, messages – sometimes important ones – are relegated to e-mails, posts, tweets, messenger tags, chats, and kiks. But thoughts and kind words written by hand mean something more than those on […]

Operation Gratitude: Letters From RP Students To Those Serving

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Published: November 26, 2015
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Operation Gratitude: Letters From RP Students To Those Serving  | read this item

Earlier this month an idea took shape that, with cooperation, became a realty. It involved some letters, postage, and a ‘thank you’ to those serving in the military. It all started when Roselle Park resident Diana Parra heard about activities the Roselle Park School District had in place to have students honor veterans on Veterans […]

Veteran

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Published: November 11, 2015
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Veteran  | read this item

Today I wake up on a day set aside for those, like myself, who served their country. But I and my brothers and sisters in arms know it’s not only for us but the country we served. It is for America, the nation we defend. I, Jacob Magiera, am a veteran of the Korean Conflict. I was […]

Confessions Of A Halloween Addict

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Published: November 3, 2015
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Confessions Of A Halloween Addict  | read this item

Hi. My name is Jason DiOrio and I have a confession to make, I am addicted to Halloween! When I was 7 years old I had my first experience with The Haunted Mansion in Disney World and at that very moment I was hooked! I loved haunted houses and I loved trying to recreate that […]

Nominations Being Accepted For 24th Annual ‘Women Of Excellence’ Award

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Published: October 18, 2015
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Nominations Being Accepted For 24th Annual 'Women Of Excellence' Award  | read this item

It has been said that Roselle Park is full of talent; so now is the opportunity to let everyone know. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is now accepting nominations for their 24th annual ‘Women of Excellence’ Awards. The awards celebrate the diverse achievements of women who have distinguished themselves in professional or volunteer fields. […]

RP’s Own Gene Antonucci Being Inducted Into 2015 Softball Hall Of Fame

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Published: October 8, 2015
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RP's Own Gene Antonucci Being Inducted Into 2015 Softball Hall Of Fame  | read this item

Roselle Park resident Gene Antonucci has been chosen to be inducted into the Amateur Softball Association of New Jersey (ASANJ), District II, Union County, New Jersey Hall of Fame. The event will take place Friday, October 9th, at the VFW Kenilworth Post 2230 with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Mr. Antonucci is one of […]

T-N-R Looking For Donations And Sponsors

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Published: September 5, 2015
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T-N-R Looking For Donations And Sponsors  | read this item

This month marks a year that the municipality enacted a T-N-R (Trap-Neuter-Release/Return) program for feral and abandoned cats, making it the first in Union County to institute such a program. At the September 3rd Mayor & Council meeting, Mayor Carl Hokanson asked for assistance from residents to help with the cost for the spaying/neutering of cats. “This summer, we’ve had […]

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