Democratic Municipal Candidates To Hold Meet & Greet Saturday

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Published: July 25, 2014
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Democratic Municipal Candidates To Hold Meet & Greet Saturday  | read this item

Democratic candidates for municipal offices will be holding a meet & greet on Saturday, July 26th, from noon till 2 p.m. at Aldene Park. Carl Hokanson is the Democratic Party candidate for Mayor while Eugene Meola is running for First Ward Councilman and Charlene Storey is the Democratic candidate for Council-At-Large. Both Mr. Hokanson and […]

2014 Republican Committee Members Elected For Two Years

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Published: June 3, 2014
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2014 Republican Committee Members Elected For Two Years  | read this item

The Union County Republican Committee of Roselle Park, which is responsible for choosing candidates that end up running for local offices, picked its members who will serve until 2016. Richard Huxford, the current municipal attorney and previous Chair of the Republican Committee, was the sole challenger to a committee seat and was defeated by a […]

Primary Results In

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Published: June 3, 2014
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Primary Results In  | read this item

The results for the 2014 Primary Election are in with no surprises as all candidates for November ran unopposed in their respective political parties. In major cities, primaries have multiple candidates from the same party running for the same office and a primary eliminates all but one to become the respective political party’s candidate. In Roselle […]

Republican County Committee Election For Roselle Park Is On June 3rd

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Published: May 25, 2014
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Republican County Committee Election For Roselle Park Is On June 3rd  | read this item

Every year, when municipal candidates from the two major political parties are chosen during the Primary Election in June and eventually elected during the General Election in November in Roselle Park, they have already been chosen months before, not by voters, but by a committee of under 20 people to run as either a Democrat or […]

Mayor Accardi Formally Announces He Will Not Seek Re-Election

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Published: April 4, 2014
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Mayor Accardi Formally Announces He Will Not Seek Re-Election  | read this item

At last night’s Mayor & Council meeting, Mayor Joseph Accardi publicly announced that he will not be running in November for a second term as the head of the municipality. The mayor started his report by saying, “I want to first make the announcement that’s the worst kept secret in the borough: I’m not going to […]

Republicans Announce Candidates For Primary

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Published: March 31, 2014
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Republicans Announce Candidates For Primary  | read this item

The Roselle Park Republican Committee submitted their candidates for the three (3) offices in this year’s local election today, March 31st, which is the deadline for candidate petitions for the June Primary Election. Michael Yakubov will be running for Mayor, while newcomers Richard G. Templeton and Patricia Jordan will be the Republican candidates for Council-At-Large […]

Democrats Announce Their Candidates For Primary

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Published: March 30, 2014
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Democrats Announce Their Candidates For Primary  | read this item

The Roselle Park Democratic Committee has voted for candidates to run for three (3) available municipal offices. Councilman-At-Large Carl Hokanson officially announced the candidacies at his Meet & Greet on March 26th at Costa’s Italian Restaurant. The Democratic Mayoral candidate will be Carl Hokanson while Charlene Storey will run for Council-At-Large and Eugene Meola will […]

‘Politically-Charged’ Flier Scares More Than Informs

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Published: March 20, 2014
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'Politically-Charged' Flier Scares More Than Informs  | read this item

Amid the controversy regarding the author of the flier distributed to Colfax Manor last week, the addressing of its contents is – at its core – the main issue. The contents of the flier, one that 1st Ward councilman and budget workshop meeting chairman Andrew Casais termed “politically charged”, should be addressed on their merit […]

Council Reacts To Anonymous Reval Flier

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Published: March 18, 2014
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Council Reacts To Anonymous Reval Flier  | read this item

A flier targeting Mayor Joseph Accardi and Councilman-At-Large Carl Hokanson as wanting to “push through a $500,000 appropriation in the budget” without taxpayer approval has been distributed in the Colfax Manor Condominium area where, according to tax records, 5th Ward Councilman Michael Yakubov owns property. The flier (available below) is in reference to the governing body […]

Jacob & Governor Christie

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Published: November 9, 2013
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Jacob & Governor Christie  | read this item

On a cold, blustery Monday morning, this intrepid reporter left the boundaries of Roselle Park to take a quick trip for a special scoop – the appearance of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at a campaign stop at the Oasis Bakery in Hillside. Waiting for the governor to arrive, I saw supporters, protestors, and curious […]

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