Councilman Kelly Withdraws From November Ballot

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Published: June 24, 2016
Ryan Kelly
Councilman Kelly Withdraws From November Ballot  | read this item

Third Ward Councilman Ryan Kelly has formally withdrawn himself from the general election in November. The councilman will finish his term, which expires on December 31, 2016 but he has decided to not run for re-election for a second term. As has been done numerous times before, Councilman Kelly put his name on the primary […]

Candidates File For 3rd & 4th Ward Seats

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Published: April 4, 2016
Election 2016
Candidates File For 3rd & 4th Ward Seats  | read this item

The candidates for this year’s council seats have filed for the 3rd and 4th wards. Third Ward Councilman Ryan Kelly has filed to run to retain his seat as the Republican candidate. Kevin Kolbeck has filed as the Democratic candidate for the 3rd ward. Michael Connelly is the Democratic candidate for the 4th ward while Anthony Cordero […]

Fundraiser For Councilman Templeton On September 24th

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Published: September 21, 2015
Rich
Fundraiser For Councilman Templeton On September 24th  | read this item

5th Ward Councilman Richard G. Templeton, III, who is a candidate this year to retain his seat, will be holding a fundraiser on Thursday, September 24th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event will be at Vinhus Restaurant & Lounge located at 157 East Westfield Avenue. There will be food and refreshments included as […]

Despite Rumor, Party Candidates Win Primaries

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Published: June 2, 2015
Primary Election
Despite Rumor, Party Candidates Win Primaries  | read this item

All political party supported candidates unofficially won their respective primary elections despite a rumor publicly posted by former Roselle Park Mayor Joseph DeIorio that had Roselle Park Democratic Committee (RPDC) Chair Dan Petrosky launching a write-in campaign to have registered Republican(s) win the Primary and then sit out the rest of the campaign to assure that […]

Templeton Explains His Reason For Switching Parties

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Published: April 2, 2015
2015-04-02
Templeton Explains His Reason For Switching Parties  | read this item

Fifth Ward Councilman Richard Templeton hand-delivered a statement and addressed some questions to provide more detail regarding certain points in the letter. He was accompanied by both his wife and Roselle Park Democratic Municipal Committee (RPDMC) Chair Dan Petrosky, who also submitted a statement (Both are included at the end of this article). Below is […]

Democratic Committee Candidates Announced

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Published: March 31, 2015
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Democratic Committee Candidates Announced  | read this item

An important biennial – yet often overlooked – election is occurring this year for the Roselle Park Democratic Committee (RPDC). County Committee seats for political parties are held every alternate year with even years being for Republicans and odd years being for Democrats in Roselle Park. For both parties, committee members are broken down by […]

RPRC Responds To Templeton Switching Political Affiliation

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Published: March 30, 2015
(RPRC Puzzle)
RPRC Responds To Templeton Switching Political Affiliation  | read this item

Elizabeth Cairney, the interim Chair of the Roselle Park Republican Committee (RPRC), issued the following statement upon hearing today of Councilman Richard Templeton’s running as a Democrat after being appointed as the Republican representative for the Fifth Ward on March 19th: It is very disappointing that Mr. Templeton chose to deceive the Roselle Park Republican […]

Primary Candidates To Be Announced. Templeton Switches Party To Run As Democrat.

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Published: March 30, 2015
election
Primary Candidates To Be Announced. Templeton Switches Party To Run As Democrat.  | read this item

The deadline for a political party filing a petition for the June primary will be today at 4 p.m. but in a noticeable turn of events, current Fifth Ward Councilman Richard Templeton has switched political affiliation to run as the Democratic candidate for the ward he is currently representing as a Republican. The candidates for […]

RPRC Submits Three Names To Fill Fifth Ward Vacancy

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Published: March 17, 2015
RPRC
RPRC Submits Three Names To Fill Fifth Ward Vacancy  | read this item

The Roselle Park Republican Committee (RPRC) has submitted three (3) names to fulfill the unexpired term of Michael Yakubov, who resigned on March 5th. The three names are: John M. Finnerty Thomas ‘Thos’ Shipley Richard G. Templeton Mr. Templeton ran for Council-At-Large last year and lost by 57 votes to current Councilwoman-At-Large Charlene Storey. Thomas […]

2nd Ward Council Seat Will Need To Be Filled

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Published: November 8, 2014
2nd Ward
2nd Ward Council Seat Will Need To Be Filled  | read this item

With the election of current 2nd Ward Councilwoman Charlene Storey to the position of Council-At-Large, the councilwoman’s seat will become vacant and will require an appointment to fulfill the remainder of her term which expires on December 31st of 2015. As is the custom in line with New Jersey statutes, the members of the majority […]

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