Friday Night At Mimi’s: A Slice Of Life

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Published: August 4, 2018
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10 o’clock on Friday night at the corner of West Clay and Faitoute was quiet. Ordering three plain slices, Mimi’s owner Paul Minitelli pulled out the dough, spread the tomato sauce, sprinkled the cheese, and put a pie in the oven. Even though the number of days (and nights) that customers can grab a slice […]

Abby’s Attic: Finding Opportunities For Families

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Published: August 3, 2018
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Life is full of opportunities. Every day is a chance to do something. For owner Nohemi Marte, that opportunity led her to open Abby’s Attic on the corner of West Westfield Avenue and Hawthorne Street. Roselle Park’s latest member of its business community – Abby’s Attic – is a cozy community thrift store named after Nohemi’s […]

Joe & Jodi’s Celebrate 60 Years In Roselle Park

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Published: June 15, 2018
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Today marks the 60th anniversary of Joe & Jodi’s Barber Shop. Originally called Joe’s Barber Shop, daughter Jodi joined her father in 1991 and their tonsorium continues to have a seat ready for those needing to cut or style their crowns of mane. Last Thursday, the governing body presented Jodi Bellomo a proclamation recognizing six […]

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 […]

Business Of The Month: KM Signs / Operation Chillout

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Published: April 24, 2018
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Second Ward Councilman Joseph Petrosky awarded the April Business Of The Month to KM Signs and Designs along with Operation Chillout. KM Signs, located in the downtown area on Chestnut Street, has created signage for local businesses, corporations, organizations, and individuals. Owner Kevin Murphy has for over three decades provided signs, banners, metal logos, plaques, […]

Wanna Make A Movie? Send It To The RP Short Film Festival

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Published: April 15, 2018
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Do you know what it takes to make a movie? As quoted from numerous filmmakers who had their works shown at last year’s Roselle Park Short Film Festival, the answer is, “Just get a camera and shoot it!” Submissions for this year’s film festival are now being accepted online. With the festival just a little […]

Tia Jiana Dog Care Is March Business Of The Month

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Published: March 18, 2018
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Tia Jiana Dog Care was celebrated as Business of the Month for March 2018 by the governing body at the March 15th Mayor & Council meeting. Owner and operator Janaina Hernandez was present to accept the certificate. Having opened Tia Jiana Dog Care just three years ago on March 1, 2015, Janaina has offered pet […]

Salon One Twenty Two Is February Business Of The Month

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Published: February 26, 2018
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Salon One Twenty-Two was honored as the borough’s Business of the Month for February 2018. At the February 15th Mayor & Council meeting, owner Jessica Afonso Carvalho accepted the certificate on behalf of the studio. Mayor Carl Hokanson proclaimed, “She and her staff pride themselves on providing the utmost attention, courtesy, and professional service to their […]

Rita’s Pharmacy Is The January 2018 Business Of The Month

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Published: January 24, 2018
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Mayor Carl Hokanson and Councilman-At-Large Joseph DeIorio presented Sanjay ‘Jay’ Shah with 2018’s first Business Of The Month Certificate for Rita’s Pharmacy at the January 18th Mayor & Council meeting. Mr. Shah took over the business in March of 2006 and is the pharmacist in charge. “Rita’s Pharmacy is a staple in the community. For […]

Carmen Tailor Is December Business Of The Month

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Published: December 27, 2017
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Carmen Tailor was recognized as Roselle Park’s Business Of The Month for December 2017. Fifth Ward Councilman Thomas ‘Thos’ Shipley, along with Mayor Carl Hokanson, presented the award to owner Carmen Morales at the December 21st Mayor & Council meeting. “Since opening their doors seven years ago in Roselle Park,” said Councilman Shipley during the […]

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