Councilman Meola Declares Himself As Registered Independent

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Published: January 6, 2017
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Councilman Meola Declares Himself As Registered Independent  | read this item

At last night’s municipal reorganization meeting, First Ward Councilman Eugene Meola confirmed that he has changed his political affiliation from Democrat to Independent. This was publicly brought to light when former Mayor Joseph DeIorio spoke during the public comment portion of the meeting. “I was also told today that I had had a conversation with […]

2016 Election In Roselle Park By The Numbers

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Published: November 13, 2016
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The number of registered voters in Roselle Park is around 7,900. This year had three (3) local elections and a presidential election, among others. Based on the 5,340 votes for President, more than ⅔ of Roselle Park residents came out to vote this year. Even with nine (9) official choices, 35 residents – about 0.4% […]

Connelly & Fahoury Elected To Council Based On Unofficial Results

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Published: November 8, 2016
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Connelly & Fahoury Elected To Council Based On Unofficial Results  | read this item

Based on the unofficial results received by Borough Hall, Michael Connelly and William Fahoury were elected to represent the 4th and 3rd wards respectively. William Fahoury received 124 total votes more than Kevin Kolbeck to become the unofficial 3rd Ward Councilman. William Fahoury – 515 Kevin Kolbeck – 391 In the 4th Ward, Michael Connelly […]

2016 Candidate Interview With Jacqueline Hurdle

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Published: November 6, 2016
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2016 Candidate Interview With Jacqueline Hurdle  | read this item

The final candidate to sit with Roselle Park News is Jacqueline Hurdle. Mrs. Hurdle is running to represent her fellow residents in the fourth ward. She replaced Anthony Cordero who dropped out in September as the Republican candidate for council. The half-hour conversation on November 1st had Mrs. Hurdle talk about her history, her platform, […]

2016 BOE Candidate Interview With Joseph Signorello, Jr.

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Published: November 4, 2016
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2016 BOE Candidate Interview With Joseph Signorello, Jr.  | read this item

The last school board member to accept an invitation to sit for a one-on-one conversation with Joseph Signorello, Jr. In a race of seven residents this year, Mr. Signorello spoke on his platform, ideas, and impressions of the Roselle Park School District. Mr. Signorello talked about his own life experience and how he would apply […]

2016 BOE Candidate Interview With Matthew Leingang

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Published: November 4, 2016
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2016 BOE Candidate Interview With Matthew Leingang  | read this item

The second school board candidate to sit with Roselle Park News is Matthew Leingang. The Roselle Park resident sat for his conversation at the end of September. Mr. Leingang, in his hour-long interview, addressed his views on the current state of the school district and his vision for how he wants to contribute as an […]

2016 BOE Candidate Interview With Loren Harms

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Published: November 4, 2016
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2016 BOE Candidate Interview With Loren Harms  | read this item

This year Loren Harms, along with six other residents, is running for the Board Of Education. This large pool of candidates is the most the school district has seen in years. Mr. Harms, who is currently serving on the board, was the first school board candidate to sit for a one-on-one conversation in mid-September. The […]

2016 Candidate Interview With William Fahoury

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Published: November 3, 2016
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2016 Candidate Interview With William Fahoury  | read this item

24-year-old William Fahoury is running to represent the residents of the third ward this year. When current Councilman Ryan Kelly announced he would be withdrawing from running for a second term, Mr. Fahoury decided to fill the vacancy as a Republican. He was the first candidate to sit with Roselle Park News and in mid-September, […]

Despite Write-In Fliers, Jacob Magiera Is Not Running For BOE

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Published: November 1, 2016
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Despite Write-In Fliers, Jacob Magiera Is Not Running For BOE  | read this item

In a traditional non-partisan school board race that – this year – has involved politics, another name has apparently been added to the seven residents running for the Board of Education (BOE). Fliers have appeared on some front steps as well as at Sunrise Diner asking residents to write-in the name of resident and contributor […]

Update On Candidate Interviews & Council Debates

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Published: October 28, 2016
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Update On Candidate Interviews & Council Debates  | read this item

At the request of readers and residents after the Board Of Education (BOE) “Meet The Candidates” Night on October 13th, all four (4) residents running for two seats on council were invited to a similar forum. As of this publication, two of them – Third Ward candidate Kevin Kolbeck and Fourth Ward candidate Michael Connelly […]

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