The 2018 Council Candidate Interviews

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Published: October 21, 2018
The 2018 Council Candidate Interviews  | read this item

The interviews for all four candidates running in this year’s election for two council seats are available for listening. Richard Graves and current second ward councilman Joseph Petrosky, the candidates for the 2nd ward, discussed issues related directly to their ward as well as the entire borough. The candidates for the fifth ward, Robert Mathieu […]

Residents Can Meet With Economic Development Director Oct. 30

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Published: October 20, 2018
Residents Can Meet With Economic Development Director Oct. 30  | read this item

On Tuesday evening, October 30th, Roselle Park residents will be able to personally meet with Beth Anne Macdonald, the borough’s new Economic Development Director. The meet & greet is open to members of the public and will start at 7 p.m. in council chamber of the Roselle Park Municipal Complex. Ms. Macdonald was hired in August […]

Aldene Students Recognized For PARCC Achievements

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Published: October 20, 2018
Aldene Students Recognized For PARCC Achievements  | read this item

15 students from EJF/Aldene Elementary School were recognized for achievements in PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers). PARCC is separated into two major sections (English Language Arts & Math) and five levels, with Level 5 being the highest ranking – that of Exceeded Grade-Level Expectations. The following 10 students were recognized […]

Children’s Halloween Party On Oct. 27th

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Published: October 19, 2018
Children's Halloween Party On Oct. 27th  | read this item

Children – up to 5th graders – are invited to the Roselle Park Recreation Committee’s Halloween Party on Saturday, October 27th, from 1 p.m. until 4 o’clock in the afternoon at the Casano Community Center. Festivities will include music, indoor trick-or-treating, and other family-friendly activities. Children can come dressed up in their Halloween costumes. The […]

Borough Paper Shredding Event On Oct. 20th

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Published: October 18, 2018
Borough Paper Shredding Event On Oct. 20th  | read this item

The Borough of Roselle Park will be holding its second free paper shredding event on Saturday, October 20th, from 9 a.m. till one o’clock in the afternoon – or until the container reaches its capacity. The service is free – and is limited – to all Roselle Park residents who will be required to show […]

Bamboo Ordinance To Be Voted On By Council Tomorrow

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Published: October 17, 2018
Bamboo Ordinance To Be Voted On By Council Tomorrow  | read this item

Ordinance 2549, which was originally scheduled to be voted on at the October 4th Mayor & Council meeting, is on the schedule for the October 18th municipal meeting. Although, upon review, there is no change in the wording of the ordinance, the approval or defeat of the bill was made to allow council to review […]

Resolution 283-18: $3.7 Million Bond Sale

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Published: October 17, 2018
Resolution 283-18: $3.7 Million Bond Sale  | read this item

The governing body approved a bond sale combining three ordinances with the intent to save on payments and, thereby, save taxpayers money in lower debt service payments. A municipal bond is issued by a municipal government to raise money for capital projects such as streets, large equipment expenditures, and other long-term purchases. Like a mortgage […]

Ordinance 2553: Setting The Parameters Of Train Commuter Parking Permits.

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Published: October 17, 2018
Ordinance 2553: Setting The Parameters Of Train Commuter Parking Permits.  | read this item

The parameters of a lease agreement between the borough and the owners of what is commonly known as the Ryan property on Locust Avenue is to be approved at the October 18th municipal meeting. Ordinance 2553 will lease the property at 515 Locust Street for the purpose of off-street parking for train commuters. The issue […]

Ordinance 2552: Tool (Noise Allowed) Time, Take 3

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Published: October 16, 2018
Ordinance 2552: Tool (Noise Allowed) Time, Take 3  | read this item

After two failed ordinances (2535 & 2545), the governing body is slated to finally tackle when power tools – a list which includes power saws, drills, sanders, grinders, tools, and ‘similar devices’ – can be used in residential neighborhoods. This latest – and hopefully – final attempt at limiting when people can use power tools […]

RP Supports Mallory’s Army In Standing Up To Bullying

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Published: October 16, 2018
RP Supports Mallory's Army In Standing Up To Bullying  | read this item

Last Tuesday, October 9th, the Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) hosted Diane Grossman of Mallory’s Army to speak about bullying to the 8th graders at the Roselle Park Middle School (RPMS). Mrs. Grossman spoke to the students about her 12-year-old daughter Mallory from Rockaway, New Jersey, who took her own life on June 14, 2017, […]

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