Mayor Shows Importance Of Moving Vehicles From Roads

Published: January 24, 2016
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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

Published: November 17, 2015
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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

Published: November 16, 2015
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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

Published: October 7, 2015
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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. […]

Street Closing Notice For RP Loves ARTS! + Car Show

Published: September 18, 2015
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RP Loves ARTS! will require Chestnut Street from Grant Avenue to Webster Avenue to be closed for a majority of the day on Saturday, September 19th. No traffic or parking will be allowed for the event from 7 a.m. until 10 o’clock at night. Residents are asked to make alternate plans for parking and vehicular […]

Proposed NJ Transit Hikes To Increase Fares By Up To 9%

Published: May 21, 2015
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NJ Transit’s proposed hike for their service will impact Roselle Park for both buses and trains to New York City. The highest percentage increase – at 9% – is for monthly passes, which are designed to save commuters who use public transportation money. According to material released by NJ Transit on their requested increases, buses […]

Part Of Westfield Avenue Closed Due To Downed Pole

Published: March 15, 2015
(Photo courtesy of RJ Kuterka)
(Photo courtesy of RJ Kuterka)

(Photo courtesy of RJ Kuterka)  | read this item

A downed utility pole has West Westfield Avenue between Locust Street and Gordon Street closed in both directions. Several traffic lights in the area are out while several businesses and residences are without power. Utility crews are on the scene. Resident Scott Mackie, who lives on Westfield Avenue, heard the collision, commenting, “I ran out to check […]

Heavy Snowfall Expected In Roselle Park Starting Tonight

Published: February 1, 2015
Heavy Snowfall Expected In Roselle Park Starting Tonight

ADDS DATE - Mike Gregg trudges through the snow to walk his dog, Jake, in Austin, Minn., Thursday morning, May 2, 2013. Heavy, wet snow slowed down driving and all-around travel, abruptly interrupting spring. Winter made a return appearance in southeastern Minnesota where residents are digging out of more than a foot of new snow. (AP Photo/Austin Daily Herald, Eric Johnson)  | read this item

For the second time in less than a week, the National Weather Service (NWS), along with other weather services, are estimating that a winter storm could drop between 3-10 inches in Roselle Park and the greater Union County area beginning tonight into tomorrow. The snow, at his time, is expected to begin during Super Bowl […]

NJ TRANSIT Offers MyTix App For Buses To NYC

Published: January 31, 2015
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Starting this past Thursday, NJ TRANSIT expanded its MyTix mobile ticketing app to interstate bus routes between New Jersey and New York City. Currently available on all rail lines, bus commuters on routes serving Port Authority Bus Terminal, Lower Manhattan, and George Washington Bridge are now able to purchase and display monthly interstate bus passes on […]

Evening One-Seat Ride Takes Off

Published: January 16, 2015
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It has been 315 days since the first One-Seat Ride from Roselle Park to New York Penn Station where passengers could go to New York City from Roselle Park without having to switch to another train in Newark. This past Monday night, the second phase of the One-Seat Ride took place with Roselle Park Mayor Carl Hokanson on board. Raritan Valley […]

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