NJ ELEC Reports: The Cost Of Running For Office In Roselle Park

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Published: November 4, 2018
NJ ELEC Reports: The Cost Of Running For Office In Roselle Park  | read this item

A review of contribution forms submitted by candidates in this year’s municipal elections provides insight into the costs and contributions for local campaigns. A practice of providing copies of the required NJ-ELEC (New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission) reports to the newspaper, which last occurred in 2015 by Carl Hokanson, led to a review of […]

Mayor Schedules Pre-Election Meet & Greet On November 4th

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Published: November 2, 2018
Mayor Schedules Pre-Election Meet & Greet On November 4th  | read this item

Mayor Carl Hokanson has added a pre-election meet & greet on Sunday, November 4th at Costa’s Restaurant. Mayor Hokanson is running for re-election and this will be the seventh such event this year. Usually, the mayor has held a meet & greet faithfully every quarter since 2009. This Sunday will have the mayor available between […]

Political Party Threatens Litigation Over Sign Removal

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Published: October 31, 2018
Political Party Threatens Litigation Over Sign Removal  | read this item

For the second straight Roselle Park mayoral election, signs are an issue on the race to election day. Four years ago, the Republican candidate for mayor was arrested for stealing a campaign sign off of private property. This year, the campaign for the Democratic candidates are charging the municipal government with doing the same and […]

2018 5th Ward Council Debate. No 2nd Ward Debate.

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Published: October 28, 2018
2018 5th Ward Council Debate. No 2nd Ward Debate.  | read this item

The 2018 political debate for Roselle Park 5th ward council took place last Thursday night. The evening was originally scheduled to have the 2nd and 5th ward candidates debate each other.  “Due to circumstances with the second ward candidates, one of our candidates had a medical appointment that was canceled at the last minute,” stated […]

Candidate Debate(s) On Oct. 25th

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Published: October 22, 2018
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Both fifth ward council candidates – Robert Mathieu and incumbent Thomas ‘Thos’ Shipley –  will be participating in a debate on Thursday, October 25th. Second ward candidate Richard Graves has accepted to take part but Joseph Petrosky, the current 2nd ward councilman who is running for re-election, stated that he would be unavailable due to having […]

The 2018 Council Candidate Interviews

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Published: October 21, 2018
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The interviews for all four candidates running in this year’s election for two council seats are available for listening. Richard Graves and current second ward councilman Joseph Petrosky, the candidates for the 2nd ward, discussed issues related directly to their ward as well as the entire borough. The candidates for the fifth ward, Robert Mathieu […]

2018 RP Mayoral Debate Available For Viewing

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Published: October 13, 2018
2018 RP Mayoral Debate Available For Viewing  | read this item

The 2018 Roselle Park Mayoral Debate is available for viewing. The three men running for the head of the borough – William Fahoury, Carl Hokanson, and Joseph Signorello – responded to questions from panelists, the audience, and each other. The 90-minute event took place Thursday night, October 11th, at the Roselle Park Municipal Complex. The […]

Chat & Chew With Councilman William Fahoury On October 17th

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Published: October 11, 2018
Chat & Chew With Councilman William Fahoury On October 17th  | read this item

Third Ward Councilman William Fahoury, who is also running for mayor this year, will be holding a Chat & Chew on Wednesday, October 17th, at Sun Tavern. The event will run from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. and is open to the public. There will be free pizza and soda as well as free beer […]

Mayor Hokanson Meet & Greet On October 16th

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Published: October 10, 2018
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Mayor Carl Hokanson will be hosting a Meet & Greet next Tuesday, October 16th, from 6 p.m. till 8 o’clock at night. Mayor Hokanson, who usually holds such events quarterly, has held more of them this year. He is running for re-election. The informal get together which is open to the public will have light […]

The 2018 Roselle Park Mayoral Candidate Interviews

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Published: October 7, 2018
The 2018 Roselle Park Mayoral Candidate Interviews  | read this item

The three men running to become Roselle Park’s mayor for the next four years sat down to talk one-on-one about their candidacy. Going beyond soundbites, they went into detail about their platforms, policies, and positions. Each was given free rein to talk about what they plan to do in the next four years if elected […]

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