RP Train Station Renovation Project Postponed

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Published: December 19, 2017
RP Train Station Renovation Project Postponed  | read this item

Renovations to the Roselle Park train station have been postponed indefinitely due to the extent of damage to the platform being more serious than originally thought. The project – estimated to be around $5.8 million – was originally announced in June of 2014 and had an initial start date of Spring 2015. The Roselle Park […]

RP Commuters Keep On Track Amid Derailment & Pipe Bomb Explosion

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Published: December 12, 2017
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December 11, 2017  | read this item

Monday had Roselle Park commuters return to a close-to-regular train schedule after a derailment on Friday only to reach New York City and face the after effects of a pipe bomb. On Friday afternoon, multiple cars of a freight train headed for upstate New York derailed right past the Union train station (by Kean University) […]

Train Derailment In Union Township May Impact Traffic In RP Over Weekend

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Published: December 8, 2017
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Train Derailment In Union Township May Impact Traffic In RP Over Weekend  | read this item

A freight train derailment between the Union Township train station by Kean University and Roselle Park this afternoon is currently impacting traffic in the surrounding area, including Roselle Park. According to reports, around eight (8) cars of an over 100-car freight derailed. The contents of freight were not made public at this time. Additionally, traffic […]

Transformer Fire & Repair Have Local Roads Closed

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Published: November 18, 2017
Transformer Fire & Repair Have Local Roads Closed  | read this item

The Roselle Park Police Department has closed the intersection of East Lincoln Avenue at Walnut Street – as well as connecting streets – to vehicular traffic due to a transformer fire and utility repair. More information will be published as it becomes available.

Dates For East Lincoln Road Work Updated

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Published: October 17, 2017
Dates For East Lincoln Road Work Updated  | read this item

Road work originally scheduled to start work last Friday has been updated to start Friday, October 20th. Additionally, the work period for the project has been cut in half from eight (8) to four (4) days – weather permitting – and it has been changed from overnight to a daytime schedule. The County of Union […]

Road Work On East Lincoln Avenue To Start In October

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Published: September 1, 2017
Road Work On East Lincoln Avenue To Start In October  | read this item

The County of Union will be milling East Lincoln Avenue from Chestnut Street to Galloping Hill Road for road resurfacing. The work is scheduled to start on or about Friday, October 13th, and is projected to last for eight (8) days. The milling will require the length of East Lincoln Avenue to be closed overnight […]

Mayor Shows Importance Of Moving Vehicles From Roads

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Published: January 24, 2016
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Mayor Shows Importance Of Moving Vehicles From Roads  | read this item

Mayor Carl Hokanson literally took to the streets to show residents the importance of moving cars from roads. Posting on his Facebook page (link), the mayor took measuring tape to demonstrate how much of borough roadways are being taken up by snow piled next to cars. With over six feet of roadway unavailable to vehicular […]

Some Words With Author Of RVRR Book

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Published: November 17, 2015
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Some Words With Author Of RVRR Book  | read this item

Earlier this month, colleague Bernie Wagenblast from Cranford Radio and Transportation Radio spoke with Richard J. King, author of two books about the Rahway Valley Railroad (RVRR). The Rahway Valley Railroad was built at the end of the 19th century and operated for 95 years from 1897 till 1992. The RVRR served a handful of towns on its 11-mile […]

Cranford Radio Covers UCTMP Open House

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Published: November 16, 2015
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Cranford Radio Covers UCTMP Open House  | read this item

Colleague Bernie Wagenblast of Cranford Radio has graciously allowed syndication of coverage on the Union County Transportation Master Plan (UCTMP) Open House that occurred on November 9th in Cranford. The event was in the Cranford Community Center and provided information on Union County’s plan to address public transportation along with maps outlining transportation corridors throughout […]

Power Outage On Section Of West Side Of Town

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Published: October 7, 2015
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Power Outage On Section Of West Side Of Town  | read this item

UPDATE @ 7:14 a.m.: Power has been restored to most of the area affected. A single car accident around 6 o’clock this morning on Route 28 just outside of Roselle Park by the Garden State Parkway is the apparent reason for power outage in a section of Roselle Park. Police and other emergency responders were still on scene. […]

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