Hunter Supply And C&M Pool Are Designated As An Area In Need Of Redevelopment

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Published: December 13, 2017
Hunter Supply And C&M Pool Are Designated As An Area In Need Of Redevelopment  | read this item

This past Monday, The Municipal Land Use Board recommended that the two properties on West Webster – Hunter Building Supply and C&M Pools – be designated as an area in need of redevelopment. Anthony Kurus from Neglia Engineering Associates – the firm that prepared the planning study – reviewed the report with the board during […]

Suspects Arrested For Separate Burglaries To Businesses

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Published: December 13, 2017
Suspects Arrested For Separate Burglaries To Businesses  | read this item

Two men have been arrested by the Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) in connection with two separate burglaries in the borough. Michael A. Rompa, age 41 from Peabody, Massachusetts, was arrested yesterday, December 12th, in relation to a reported burglary at China Royal, located at 115 West Westfield Avenue, almost two months ago. On October 25th, […]

Testimony On Sullivan Property Provides Insight To Redevelopment

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Published: December 13, 2017
Testimony On Sullivan Property Provides Insight To Redevelopment  | read this item

If there is one article this year that anyone interested in development and our government’s role in it should read, this one is probably it. On October 16th, the Municipal Land Use Board (MLUB) was to vote on whether to determine whether the lots commonly known as the Sullivan property on Westfield Avenue satisfied the […]

Council Rejects Equipment Donations To County. Will Auction Instead.

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Published: December 12, 2017
Council Rejects Equipment Donations To County. Will Auction Instead.  | read this item

Six (6) pieces of equipment that were originally slated to be donated to Union County Division of Public Works from the municipality were voted down at the December 7th Mayor & Council meeting. Resolution 324-17 had three (3) snow plow blades for garbage trucks and three (3) Versa Buckets formally used to pick up leaves […]

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) […]

Two BOE Members Give Their Goodbyes To The Board

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Published: December 10, 2017
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After a closed session at the December 5th Board Of Education (BOE) meeting, the two outgoing members – Rodric Bowman and Jeofrey Vita – took the opportunity to offer their closing thoughts publicly. Although there is one board meeting left on the calendar for 2017, a poll was taken earlier in the evening to see […]

RPHS Soldier Care Package Program Seeking Donations To Help With Postage

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Published: December 10, 2017
RPHS Soldier Care Package Program Seeking Donations To Help With Postage  | read this item

Roselle Park High School (RPHS) teacher Matthew Spricigo, along with fellow RPHS educators Fran Maggio and Kara Dowling, started a program in April that has students sending care packages to servicemen and women serving their country overseas. Mr. Spricigo was given the opportunity to talk about the program at the December 7th Mayor & Council […]

Jean Coop Appointed Alternate Crossing Guard

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Published: December 9, 2017
Jean Coop Appointed Alternate Crossing Guard  | read this item

Resident Jean Coop was appointed as an alternate crossing guard at the December 7th Mayor & Council meeting.

Free Meter Parking In T-District Until January 5th

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Published: December 9, 2017
Free Meter Parking In T-District Until January 5th  | read this item

Council passed Resolution 329-17 at Thursday night’s municipal meeting. This provision will direct the Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) to cover up parking meters in what is commonly referred to as the T-District for the Christmas year-end season starting Friday, December 15th. The T-District runs along Westfield Avenue from Walnut Street to Locust Street and […]

Ordinance On Backyard Chickens Defeated

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Published: December 8, 2017
Ordinance On Backyard Chickens Defeated  | read this item

Ordinance 2509, which would have allowed backyard hens on private property in the borough was defeated last night by a 4-2 vote. This ordinance was postponed for a vote from its original November 16th Mayor & Council meeting. The 4-2 vote had only First Ward Councilman Eugene Meola and Councilwoman-At-Large Charlene Storey voting in favor […]

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