School District To Charter Only Buses Equipped With Seatbelts

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Published: May 23, 2018
School District To Charter Only Buses Equipped With Seatbelts  | read this item

In light of the school trip bus accident last week on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive Township that resulted in the deaths of teacher Jennifer Williamson and 10-year-old fifth-grader Miranda Vargas as well as more than 40 others injured, the Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) touched up bus safety at last night’s meeting. Bus […]

Council Passes Three Ryan Property Development Resolutions

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Published: May 23, 2018
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Three resolutions related to potential redevelopment of ten (10) properties commonly known as the Ryan property were passed unanimously by council at the May 17th municipal meeting. Resolution 167-18 approved a $12,380 study to determine if the ten lots qualify as An Area In Need Of Redevelopment. The formal investigation will be conducted by the […]

BOE Appoints Sherman & Robert Gordon School Principals

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Published: May 22, 2018
BOE Appoints Sherman & Robert Gordon School Principals  | read this item

The Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) unanimously appointed Tara Lechner as the principal of Sherman Elementary School and Hipolita ‘Paula’ Hernandez-Sicignano as the principal of Robert Gordon Elementary School. The two ‘hand-carried’ resolutions were added to the agenda and voted on at the end of the meeting. Mrs. Lechner has been a teaching in […]

NJ Transit Holding A “We Are Listening” Forum At Penn Station May 22nd

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Published: May 21, 2018
NJ Transit Holding A "We Are Listening" Forum At Penn Station May 22nd  | read this item

NJ Transit has announced that is hosting a “We Are Listening” forum at Penn Station New York (PSNY) tomorrow, May 22nd from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The public transportation corporation is conducting the event to invite “customers to interact with senior management and operations personnel” and “to speak directly to NJ Transit’s Executive Director […]

Pompeii Pizzeria Is May Business Of The Month

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Published: May 20, 2018
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Pompeii Pizzeria & Restaurant was recognized as Business Of The Month for May 2018 at last Thursday night’s municipal meeting. Owner Luigi Skrelja, who already had a restaurant in Clark, opened up Pompeii in 2014 on Westfield Avenue and has been serving up pizza and other Italian favorites since then. Although he could not attend the […]

Ladies & Gentlemen, The Roselle Park Warriors

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Published: May 20, 2018
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Members of Roselle Park Warriors were recognized at the May 3rd Mayor & Council meeting by the governing body. Although cricket is not that well-known in Roselle Park nor America, it is the second most popular sport in the world with an estimated third of the world’s population – around 2.5 billion people – playing […]

Council Passes Salon Restriction Ordinances, Rejects Dumpster Ordinance

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Published: May 20, 2018
Council Passes Salon Restriction Ordinances, Rejects Dumpster Ordinance  | read this item

By a vote of 4-2, Roselle Park’s council vote into law three ordinances that address barbershops/beauty salons/nail salons in the borough while unanimously rejecting an ordinance on the length of time a dumpster can be on the street. Ordinances 2524, 2525, and 2526 were adopted as law with Councilmen Michael Connelly and Joseph Petrosky voting […]

Emil M. Trgala Is Roselle Park’s 2018 Memorial Day Grand Marshal

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Published: May 19, 2018
Emil M. Trgala Is Roselle Park's 2018 Memorial Day Grand Marshal  | read this item

Vietnam Veteran Emil M. Trgala will serve as the Grand Marshal of this year’s Memorial Day parade in the Borough of Roselle Park. Mr. Trgala was born in 1944; he was raised and educated in Newark, New Jersey. Upon graduation from Bloomfield College with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Administration, and a minor […]

Blood Drive At Church Of The Assumption On May 26th

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Published: May 19, 2018
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Knights of Columbus Council #3240 will be holding its second community blood drive this year on Saturday, May 26th from 10 o’clock in the morning till 2 p.m. The Knights of Columbus will be working with Community Blood Services, an organization that has been serving transfusion medicine needs for more than six decades. Criteria for […]

Call From Governor Murphy To Mayor Hokanson Puts Train Station Project Back On Track

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Published: May 18, 2018
Call From Governor Murphy To Mayor Hokanson Puts Train Station Project Back On Track  | read this item

“Mayor Hokanson?”, the man on the other end of Roselle Park Mayor Carl Hokanson’s phone asked when the head of the borough picked up his phone while sitting in the clerk’s office last month. He then introduced himself, “Phil Murphy.” “Phil Murphy who?”, Mayor Hokanson recollected during his report at last night’s Mayor & Council […]

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