Governing Body To Review Sullivan Redevelopment Plan

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Published: July 19, 2018
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Mayor and council are scheduled to review the redevelopment plan for the property commonly known as the Sullivan property at tonight’s municipal meeting. The redevelopment plan is the latest phase in a process that started over a year and a half ago when in December of 2016, the governing body approved to fund a redevelopment […]

Special Meeting To Interview For Economic Development Coordinator

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Published: July 18, 2018
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A special meeting is scheduled for tomorrow at 6 p.m. The purpose of the meeting will be to have the governing body review and interview for the position of Economic Development Coordinator. The majority of the meeting will be in closed session but the agenda has two public portions. The first will be only for […]

Ordinance 2537: Recreation Committee Residency Requirement

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Published: July 18, 2018
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Ordinance 2537 has added a section that requires any member of the Recreation Committee be a resident of the borough. The proposed law was brought up by Second Ward Councilman Joseph Petrosky as a workshop discussion topic. During the workshop, the councilman stated that there was no existing problem with nonresidency but that it was a […]

Ordinance 2536: Changes To The Environmental Commission

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Published: July 17, 2018
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 Ordinance 2536 proposes changes to the Environmental Commission. The proposed law lowers the membership of the commission from nine members to that of seven. The most significant change is the removal of a member for an absence of five (5) consecutive meetings (regular or special meeting) without good cause. ‘Good cause’ basically means not notifying […]

W&W Project Across From Borough Hall Approved By MLUB

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Published: July 16, 2018
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With eleven (11) variances approved by the Municipal Land Use Board at their June meeting, the review board approved the final site plan for W&W Roselle Park LLC. The proposed project is across the street of borough hall on East Westfield Avenue and connects to Walnut Street. The applicant returned after presenting the preliminary plan […]

Ordinance 2535: Tool (Noise Allowed) Time

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Published: July 16, 2018
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Clarifying when people can use power saws, drills, sanders, grinders, tools, and ‘similar devices’ in residential neighborhoods has resulted in Ordinance 2535. The proposed law will explicitly allow for use of the abovementioned tools from 7 o’clock in the morning till dusk Monday through Friday. On Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, the allowed hours of operation […]

Mosquito Spraying Tonight July 12th

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Published: July 12, 2018
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Four (4) streets are scheduled to be sprayed for mosquitos tonight, July 12th, by Union County Mosquito Control between 7 p.m. and midnight weather permitting. The areas listed by the county are: Grant Avenue Laurel Avenue Sumner Avenue Webster Avenue East It was not specified what part of Grant will be sprayed. The operation will […]

Arpinatis & Parkers: A Friendship That Spans Continents

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Published: July 3, 2018
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Nestled between Rome and Naples, Arpinum – the Roman name of Roselle Park’s sister city – has its origins that date back to before the common era. In existence for over 2,000 years, it was established as its own city in 90 BCE. The 21-square mile town has a population of a little under 7,300 […]

Letter Carriers Recognized For Stamp Out Hunger Campaign

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Published: June 30, 2018
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The National Association of Letter Carriers (Local 67) was recognized for their decades-long “Stamp Out Hunger” campaign at the June 21st municipal meeting. Mayor Carl Hokanson started the presentation by saying, “You know people may have complaints. The mail comes late, the mail doesn’t get delivered, the email doesn’t get delivered on time, but I […]

Borough Communications Down

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Published: June 29, 2018
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It has been reported that internet, e-mail, and phone services at borough facilities are down this afternoon. The municipality’s IT service technicians

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