Roselle Park News is committed to correcting all errors that appear in our newspaper. In the pursuit to maintain accuracy and to enhance our credibility with readers, Roselle Park News will try to not only prevent errors before a news article is published but also correct them afterward whenever they occur.

March 18, 2015

The article “BOE Passes Tentative Budget. Will Hold Information Sessions.” had figures updated to reflect the amended amounts provided by the Roselle Park Board Of Education.

March 11, 2015

“Man Fatally Struck By Freight Train” had its title amended and the article, once confirmed through multiple reliable sources, published the name of the young man.

March 8, 2015

The article “Sherman School Principal Christensen To Retire At End Of School Year” had the first sentence corrected to read “Having spent 29 of her 32-year career in Sherman Elementary School, Mary Christensen is retiring in June.”

March 4, 2015

The article “3rd Annual East-West Game Hits The Court March 13th” had its date corrected to reflect that the game will take place on Friday, March 13th.

February 7, 2015

The sixth paragraph was corrected to reflect that Ryan Kelly is the Third Ward Councilman in the article “Council Appoints Mark Pasquali DPW Superintendent For $80,000″

February 6, 2015

The editorial piece “Nicole Giovanni: The Reality Behind Murder In A Small Town” had the last sentence in the first paragraph amended to “The only murder in Roselle Park in – almost – the last 20 years.” in order to clarify that this murder was the only murder in almost 20 years from 2015.

November 9, 2014

The article “Boy Scouts Having Annual Holiday Wreath Sale” had the sentence ‘Each wreath is $20.’ added to reflect the price.

October 30, 2014

The second paragraph in the article “Police Activity Report (October 25 – 27, 2014)” had the information of the relevant police officer as Patrolman Richard Gaylord.

October 27, 2014

The article “Police Discuss Plans For Halloween On Bender Avenue” was amended to remove that Bender Avenue was “the oldest section” in Roselle Park. According to Roselle Park Historian Pat Pagnetti, it is one of the later developed, surveyed, and had homes built. Most of Bender Avenue had once been occupied by a sheep farm, a slaughterhouse, and on Westfield Avenue, the Bender Hotel.

July 24, 2014

The article “Fireworks At High School On National Night Out” was updated to reflect the change in venue from the Casano Center and Roselle Park Middle School to Herm Shaw Field at the Roselle Park High School.

June 22, 2014

The article “AvalonBay: Five Years Later, No Development” had the fifth paragraph corrected to reflect the correct year that a Builder’s Remedy lawsuit was filed (2007) and that the lawsuit was filed after the municipality adopted a Redevelopment Plan for the location known as  the Romerovski property.

June 10, 2014

The article “Washdown & BBQ To Help Homeless Veterans Coming June 29th” was amended to correctly name the location of the Roselle Park First Aid Squad building as being on Laurel Avenue.

June 5, 2014

“Mayor Accepts Back-Dated Resignation Of MLUB Member” had the second inclusion of a February MLUB (Municipal Land Use Board) Meeting date corrected to concur with the first mention of February 4th.

June 3, 2014

The last line in the article “Republican County Committee Election For Roselle Park Is On June 3rd” was corrected to reflect that election poll workers get paid $200 for the day.

May 18, 2014

The article “Roselle Park First In Union County To Have TNR Ordinance” had the first sentence of its seventh paragraph corrected to reflect that Joey Alamo is a student at Union County Magnet High School.

May 17, 2014

The last paragraph in the article “Council Approves 2014 Budget And Revaluation” was re-edited to for clarity and to include the year of Mr. DeIorio’s tax appeal.

May 8, 2014

The article “Roselle Park Presents Line-Up For 3rd SummerFest” had its title and first sentenced corrected to reflect that this is the third year of SummerFest.

May 3, 2014

The article “Meet The Band On May 13th” had its title corrected to reflect May 13th.

April 26, 2014

The article “Feast Of St. Anthony Starts June 5th” had the cost of the “Pay-One-Price” wristband corrected to reflect a fee of $25.

April 16, 2014

The article “BOE Provides Details Of Full-Day Kindergarten” had the spelling of Jodie Foy’s first name corrected.

March 18, 2014

The article “2014 Borough Wide Garage Sale Is June 21st” had the second to last paragraph corrected to read:

The deadline for registration is prior to Friday, June 13, 2014, according to the Borough web site. According to the form itself, the registration deadline is on Friday, June 13, 2014.

March 6, 2014

The article “Climax Brewery Hosts Semper Fi Fundraiser” was corrected to reflect the corresponding day of the week to “Tuesday, April 1st”

On Tuesday, April 1st,

March 6, 2014

The article “Borough Clerk Names Municipality In Potential Lawsuit” had the Councilman Michael Yakubov’s information corrected to reflect that he is the 5th ward councilman.

March 1, 2014

The article “2014-2015 School Calendar Approved By BOE” had the fifth bullet item corrected to read “Martin Luther King, Jr. Day” not “Martian Luther King Day”. (Thanks to reader Caryn Vaber).

February 16, 2014

The article “Street Cleaning Protocols To Be Set On Certain Streets February 18 – 19″ had its image replaced with a permanent photograph, once being notified that its temporary image was inadvertently published with a copyrighted image from (link).

February 3, 2014

The article “Schools Closed Today” had its titled renamed to “Schools Closed Monday (February 3rd)”

January 4, 2014

The article “2014 Re-Organization Meeting” was corrected to reflect the correct spelling of the person appointed to ‘Town Crier’ as Barbara Jean DeInero.

December 17, 2013

The article “Numerous Positions To Become Vacant At Year’s End” has been corrected to remove the position of ‘Union County Air Traffic Noise Advisory Committee’ which is appointed for a two-year term and will not expire until 2014.

November 30, 2013

The review ““Catching Fire” Is A Delight” has been amended to correctly reflect the actress’ name from ‘Melissa Leo’ to ‘Jena Malone’.

October 4, 2013

The article “Borough Closes Business Down By Revoking C.O.” has been amended to clarify the fifth point of paragraph 16 which starts “Then there are the two articles by the Union LocalSource . . .” which reads as follows:

“As residents noted, after requesting documentation through OPRA requests, borough attorney Richard Huxford did eventually address the issue in a letter to the owner of Easy Fitness with Jeannie on Dec. 7, 2012, following with additional letters Jan. 14 and Feb. 1″ – In an OPRA request filed by Roselle Park News for correspondences filed from November 2012 through September 2013, no letters were provided for any of the three (3) dates listed.

The bullet point has been amended to accurately read:

“As residents noted, after requesting documentation through OPRA requests, borough attorney Richard Huxford did eventually address the issue in a letter to the owner of Easy Fitness with Jeannie on Dec. 7, 2012, following with additional letters Jan. 14 and Feb. 1″ – In an OPRA request filed by Roselle Park News for correspondences filed from November 2012 through September 2013, no letters were initially provided for any of the three (3) dates listed. A second clarification request from Roselle Park News to the Borough Clerk’s office on the matter resulted in receipt of the aforementioned dated letters although it cannot be determined if these letters were delivered to Jeannie as she stated that she had never seen them nor are the letters on file signed.

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September 1, 2013
The article “No Status On Brochure For Mayor To Promote Roselle Park” was amended to correct the unintended exclusion of the word ‘not’ in the sixth paragraph so it correctly reads:

During the discussion, Fifth Ward Councilman Michael Yakubov stated that he was not opposed to a brochure but that he also thought that the Borough should look at American companies that want to invest before approaching foreign companies. Additionally, he thought if new development was going to happen, that it could be a hybrid of transit and other types of commercial development.

August 15, 2013

The article “One Seat Ride: Opportunities & Obstacles” was amended to include the following paragraph after the fourth paragraph:

Dual powered locomotives, which are being purchased by NJ Transit, can operate in both electrified and non-electrified territories and would be beneficial to having the same train on the Raritan Valley Line, which is diesel, also utilize the New York City rail system, which is electric

July 16, 2013

The article “Mayor & Council May Have Violated Law Calling Emergency Meeting” was amended to correct the meeting start time to 6:45 p.m. and a copy of the Emergency Meeting Minutes for May 20, 2013.

November 6, 2012

The article “Storey & Yakubov Win Their Elections” was amended to correctly reflect that Jeof Vita won the write-in election for the unexpired seat on the Board Of Education.

October 15, 2012

The article “Application Not Heard Due To Absent MLUB Members” had the name of the acting MLUB Attorney corrected to read Nicholas Giuditta.

August 24, 2012

The article “Two Police Officers Sworn In” was amended to reference the correct retirement of Michael Antonucci.

August 13, 2012

The article “National Night Out & Picnic A Success” corrected the last part of the second paragraph to “Roselle Park Senior Association.”

July 29, 2012
The article “Mayor Reads Letter From Former Party Chair In Support Of Cali As CAO” was amended to reflect the correct Mayor & Council meeting date as July 19, 2012.

July 4, 2012

The article “Fireworks Still On For July 4th” was corrected to state ’13 colonies’ in place of ’13 states’.

March 5, 2012

In the article “BOE Passes Temporary School Budget”, the last paragraph was corrected to reflect the correct date of March 7th for the budget presentation.

February 27, 2012

The end of the first paragraph of the article titled “Project Graduation To Host 2nd Annual 5K Run/Walk” has been amended to correct Brandon’s name and to reflect official accounts to read “Brandon Bellante, a Roselle Park High School (RPHS) student who died in January of 2011.”

February 26, 2012

The article “BOE See ‘No Big Changes’ In School Budget”, the phrase “currently there are 18 students signed up for the program.” has been amended to correctly read “and that currently there are 18 students signed up for the program.”

November 8, 2011

The article “Casais, Caswell, and Hokanson Win Election”, the phrase “Marc Caswell officially being voted in as the 2nd ward for the next three (3) years” was corrected to reflect an unexpired one-year term win. Additionally, the sentence ‘Mr. Casais won his ward by four (4) votes which will, most likely, result in an automatic recount.’ was corrected to state ‘Mr. Casais won his ward by four (4) votes which may, most likely, result in a recount.’

September 16, 2011

The article “Aldene PTA Launches Annual KidStuff Coupon Book Sale” has had the date corrected to reflect December 2012. Additionally, the Roselle Park High School (RPHS) Class of 2012 has been included as sellers of the coupon books.

July 24, 2011

The article “Teen Detained In Family Dollar Store Burglary Investigation” had the time corrected from 3:14 p.m. to 3:14 a.m.

July 23, 2011

The article “Residents Stay Cool At The Casano Community Center” had the sentence “Over at the library, it was 76° and the thermostat was set at 74°” corrected to reflect the temperature (74° not 71°).

June 17, 2011

The article entitled “Municipality To Re-Open Negotiations With AvalonBay” was amended to reflect the correct resolution number as Resolution 148-11. The quote remains with a [sic] placement to denote the error made by the speaker.

June 5, 2011

The article “Fight Back – Remember – Celebrate” was corrected to include the word ‘field’ in the first sentence after ‘Roselle Park High School’. The word ‘strictly’ was also removed from the fourth sentence of the first paragraph.

March 13, 2011

The article “RPMS Holds Its First ‘Cultural Night’” was corrected from ‘Multi-Cultural Night’ to ‘Cultural Night’.

March 9, 2011

The article “RPHS To Present Annie” was corrected to reflect to date of March 21st (instead of March 17th) in the last paragraph.

January 29, 2011

The article “BOE Releases Meeting Dates To Discuss Budget” corrected the last sentence to read “February 1st and 15th” not “February 1st and 24th”.

January 11, 2011

The article “Some Boards & Committees Still Have Vacancies” dated January 8, 2011 has been corrected to read “Anita Miller” not “Anita Hill”.

December 7, 2010

The article “Search For Citizen Leaders” has one correction and one clarification. The Tax assessor’s term ends 12/31/2011, not 2010. In a conversation with Borough Clerk Doreen Cali, December 31, 2010 is the end of  the probationary period for the DPW superintendent.

November 2, 2010

In the article “Accardi, Miranda, and Torres Elected”, the votes for Kevin Murphy have been corrected from “155” to read “153” – all percentages were re-calculated.

October 22, 2010

The article “Music At The United Community Methodist Church” should have reflected the correct name of the church, Community United Methodist Church.

October 12, 2010

The articles “James Lloyd To Attend Debate” and “UPDATE: Democrats Not Attending Debate Tonight” both had the last name of Dan Petrosky corrected.

October 8, 2010

The article “Viking Plumbing Moves Forward Despite Fire” dated September 28, 2010 should read “Fire Chief Joseph Signorello” instead of “firefighter Joseph Signorello”.

September 10, 2010

The article “Municipality Quietly Pays To Settle Monica Montoya Law Suit” was corrected to read “At the September 2nd Mayor & Council meeting…” instead of “At last night’s Mayor & Council meeting…”