BOE Creates Committee After PILOT & Development Discussion

Published: August 20, 2018
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At the July 24th Board Of Education (BOE) meeting, members of the school board had a 25 minute discussion on current and future developments and their impact to the school system. Currently, the municipality has a redevelopment plan for the property on Westfield Avenue at Chestnut Street – locally known as the Sullivan property – […]

Armed Robbery On Westfield Avenue Results In Car Pursuit

Published: August 19, 2018
Armed Robbery On Westfield Avenue Results In Car Pursuit  | read this item

A middle-aged male along with a female was parked curbside on Chestnut Street at Westfield Avenue in their 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee waiting for their niece to get out of a party at around 11:30 p.m. last night. A black male with dark clothes, a hoodie, and a face mask opened the vehicle door brandishing […]

Council Appoints Economic Development Director

Published: August 19, 2018
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At the August 16th municipal meeting, council unanimously approved the appointment of Beth Anne Macdonald to the position of Economic Development Director. The new position was created to not only help the municipality attract business but develop a better working relationship with the existing business community. The vote came after months of numerous public discussions […]

Interview Requests Sent To Municipal Candidates

Published: August 18, 2018
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As has been the custom, formal invitations were sent today to all seven (7) municipal candidates for a one-on-one conversation to discuss their platforms and candidacy. All but one had their invitations personally delivered; one had his invitation sent through the mail due to unavailability. This year three men are running to represent Roselle Park as […]

Mayor’s Meet & Greet On August 22nd

Published: August 18, 2018
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The 40th Meet & Greet held by Mayor Carl Hokanson is set for Wednesday night, August 22nd, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Dowling’s  Irish Pub & Restaurant. Mayor Hokanson has faithfully held these informal get-togethers at least four times a year since initially taking office as Council-At-Large nine years ago. Residents can sit […]

August Brings “Art In The Park”

Published: July 29, 2018
August Brings "Art In The Park"  | read this item

There is an artist in everyone. Whether in a gallery or on a refrigerator, the expression of creation has been around ever since hands sketched memories and inspirations on the walls of caves. The long tradition of creating something from nothing continues every Wednesday in August with “Art In The Park” at Michael Mauri Park. […]

3rd Quarter Property Tax Deadline Extended Until August 31st

Published: July 20, 2018
3rd Quarter Property Tax Deadline Extended Until August 31st  | read this item

At last night’s municipal meeting, the governing body approved extending the 3rd quarter property tax due date till the last day in August. Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Ken Blum has remarked that the state has not yet certified the tax rates which would be needed to provide the applied rates for the municipality, school, and […]

Farmers’ Market Starts Wednesday

Published: July 8, 2018
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Roselle Park’s Farmers’ Market is set to start Wednesday, July 11th and continue for 15 weeks until Halloween. The market will be held from 1 p.m. till 6 o’clock at night with food vendors starting at noon rain or shine. Vendors include Valley View Farms from Newton, Miladinov Farm from Monroe Township, and Becca’s Bakery – […]

Friday Night Family Movies This Summer

Published: July 7, 2018
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Starting Friday the 13th, the Casano Community Center will be showing family movies every other Friday night through the end of August. All the free events will start at 6 p.m. and have complimentary popcorn and soda. Families can relax as the week winds down. The five (5) movies that will be shown are: Boss […]