Community Reaches Out To Help Family After Fire

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Published: March 27, 2018
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A family affected by last night’s fire on Butler Avenue are safe and sound. The aftermath of losing one’s home is a stark reality today as friends and neighbors reach out from the community to help the family with the most basic of needs. Last night at around 8 p.m., the Roselle Park Fire Department […]

Daisy Scouts Shine In Helping Out

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Published: February 20, 2018
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Daisy Scouts Troop #40773 were recognized for their undertaking to help with Roselle Park’s animal rescue efforts. First Ward Councilwoman Jayme Lynn-Negron, who is also a Daisy leader, along with Mayor Carl Hokanson presented the troop with Certificates of Recognition. At the ceremony during the February 15th municipal meeting, Mayor Hokanson congratulated the 12 Daisy […]

Former Councilman Waiting To Congratulate RP’s First Newborn Of 2018

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Published: February 3, 2018
Former Councilman Waiting To Congratulate RP's First Newborn Of 2018  | read this item

Eugene Meola, the former councilman for the first ward, is continuing his tradition of celebrating the first newborn resident of the year. One of Mr. Meola’s highlights as a representative of the people was recognizing the first child born every year. Started in 2016, the family of Roselle Park’s first annual resident was presented with […]

RP Youth Cheerleaders Honored For Championships

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Published: January 27, 2018
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Roselle Park Youth Cheerleaders were recognized at the January 18th Mayor & Council meeting for their championship season. Representing the municipality, Mayor Carl Hokanson – with help from cheerleading coach Mary Ellen Earp – honored 21 girls from two teams that each won championships last month at the American Youth Football and Cheer National Championships. […]

Patron Bequeaths $350,000 To The Library

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Published: January 25, 2018
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by Marie C. Roth  | read this item

The Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library has received $352,848.59 from the estate of Marie C. Roth, a former patron of the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library. At last night’s library board meeting it was announced that Ms. Roth – who passed away in 2016 at the age of 90 – had bequeathed over a third-of-a-million […]

Memorial Mass For Nery Gonzalez On February 3rd

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Published: January 21, 2018
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Father Jim Spera will be holding a special mass for parishioner and resident Nery Gonzalez. Ms. Gonzalez passed away on December 27th of last year.

Santa’s Mailbox: Letters From The Heart

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Published: December 17, 2017
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Santa Claus is coming to town. Well, actually, he is already here.  A direct link to St. Nicholas is in Roselle Park right on 718 Chestnut Street.  We live in a time when most of how we communicate and know the world is through the intangible. The days of letter-writing – of actually putting pen […]

Richard O. Johnson: 1927-2017

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Published: November 29, 2017
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It has been confirmed that former Roselle Park resident Richard O. Johnson, the president of Hexacon Electric Company from 1951-1995 passed away yesterday at the age of 89. Hexacon Electric was founded in 1932 in Roselle Park and is located on West Clay Avenue. Hexacon has been – and continues to be – a designer […]

RPHS Alumnae To Be Inducted Into Northeastern University Hall Of Fame

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Published: November 8, 2017
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Roselle Park High School (RPHS) Hall of Famer Ahndraea Allen will be inducted into the Northeastern University Varsity Club Hall of Fame for excellence in Track & Field tomorrow night. Ahndraea will reach another milestone in a long career that involved running which started in Roselle Park. Having moved to the borough with her family […]

Pop Warner Donors Recognized

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Published: October 22, 2017
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Donors to Roselle Park’s Flag Football team were recognized for their donations that paid for mini soft-shell protective helmets at the October 19th Mayor & Council meeting. Roselle Park Detective, resident, and flag football coach Joshua Medrano spoke on behalf of the team. He stated that the idea for the headgear came when Roselle Park […]

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