Democratic & Republican Candidates Filed To Run For Local Offices

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Published: April 3, 2017
Democratic & Republican Candidates Filed To Run For Local Offices  | read this item

Residents who will be running for local office as a Democrat or Republican this year filed today for First Ward Candidate and Council-At-Large candidates. Four residents filed and neither sitting member of council whose seat is up for election – Eugene Meola and Charlene Storey – filed under a political party affiliation. Those who filed […]

At Most, 10 Signatures Needed For At-Large Primary Candidate. Only 1 For First Ward.

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Published: March 31, 2017
At Most, 10 Signatures Needed For At-Large Primary Candidate. Only 1 For First Ward.  | read this item

Petitions for candidates running as a declared Democrat or Republican are due Monday afternoon, April 3rd, by 4 p.m. For decades in Roselle Park, primaries have been nothing more than a formality since only one candidate from each of the two political parties has run unopposed. The primary, under usual circumstances in most other municipalities, […]

Mayor Hokanson Dinner Fundraiser March 30th At Costa’s

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Published: March 29, 2017
Mayor Hokanson Dinner Fundraiser March 30th At Costa's  | read this item

Mayor Carl Hokanson will be holding a spaghetti dinner fundraiser …

Deadline For Filing As Party Candidate On April 3rd

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Published: March 27, 2017
Deadline For Filing As Party Candidate On April 3rd  | read this item

The deadline for filing as a Democratic or Republican candidate for municipal office is 4 p.m. on Monday, April 3rd. The two seats up for election this year are First Ward and Council-At-Large. The current elected officials are First Ward Councilman Eugene Meola and Councilwoman-At-Large Charlene Storey. In Roselle Park, the primary election usually runs […]

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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51141472 - random numbers background  | read this item

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 […]

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