RP Resident Honored As Seton Hall University Teacher Of The Year

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Published: May 15, 2016
SHU Faculty Researcher & Teacher of the Year Awards
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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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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Gary Bundy Recognized For 25 Years Service To RPYBSL  | read this item

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: 1988 - 2016  | read this item

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 […]

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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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 […]

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