Resident Makes Proposal For 2019 RP Jazz Festival

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Published: November 3, 2018
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Resident Jacob Magiera has said it time and again, almost like a mantra – “There’s talent in Roselle Park.” Resident, saxophonist, professional musician, educator, bandleader, and recording artist Julius Tolentino is the latest example of that. He dreams of having a jazz festival in the borough and at the end of the November 1st Mayor […]

Local Photographers Recognized For Award-Winning Work

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Published: October 6, 2018
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At Thursday night’s municipal meeting, two local photographers were recognized by the governing body for their award-winning work at the 2018 Roselle Park Arts Festival. Resident Michele LoManto was awarded Best Photography for her collection titled “Soul Induced”. Michael Peterson – who was not present at the ceremony Thursday night – was Judges’ Choice General […]

RP Resident To Give Presentation On Filmmaking & Social Media

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Published: September 28, 2018
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Roselle Park resident Robert Mooney will be discussing filmmaking in the era of social media as a special presentation of tomorrow’s Roselle Park Short Film Festival. Tomorrow, at 5 p.m. in the Casano Community Center, Mr. Mooney will be offering his insight on how filmmakers can learn how to apply their skills to the ever-evolving […]

Marie C. Roth Endowment For Library Close To $525,000

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Published: September 24, 2018
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A committee to work on how to best use an over-half-a-million dollar donation received from the estate of Marie C. Roth, a former patron of the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library who passed away on September 7, 2016. Ms. Roth lived in the borough for 72 years before moving to Union Township in 2005 (link). […]

RP Girl Scouts Troop 40998 Visits Philip’s Academy

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Published: September 23, 2018
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Girl Scouts Troop 40998 visited Philip’s Academy Charter School in Newark this past Wednesday, September 19th. The troop were given a tour by Philip’s Academy science teacher Catkin Flowers. Troop leader Ellen Margarita remarked, “Miss Flowers was amazing! She was patient, informative and showed us what a great eco-space they have in their school.” Troop 40998 […]

Matteo Vitale: 2018 Superhero Of The Year

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Published: September 7, 2018
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Want a big word? Nephroma. Want another one? Mesoblastoma. Try Congenital mesoblastic nephroma. If you think that is hard to pronounce, think about how hard it is to live with. It is more commonly known by the umbrella word everyone knows – cancer. Want another big word? Hero. It is partly defined as one who […]

Resident Shares Love Of Martial Arts Films With Podcast

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Published: August 25, 2018
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Centipede. Snake. Lizard. Toad. Scorpion. For many, these would be clues to a “Heads Up!” game on animals or guesses to a badly acted-out round of Charades. But for others familiar with watching tv on Saturday afternoons in the New York tri-state area during the 1980s, it can only mean three words: Five. Deadly. Venoms. […]

Resident Loretta Iungerman Celebrated On Her 100th Birthday

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Published: August 21, 2018
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Penicillin. A social security number. Band-aids. Highways. Minimum wage. The Great Depression. Movies with sound. Television. FM radio. Nylon. The NFL. The states of Alaska and Hawaii. Beyond the obvious of the Internet or satellites or jet airliners, these are things that did not exist in August of 1918. Also, the Great War (before they […]

Girl Scouts Create Gift Baskets For Homeless Families

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Published: June 15, 2018
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The govenring body recognized Girl Scout Troop 40033 for creating gift baskets for homeless families. Mayor Carl Hokanson presented the certificates to the ten (10) troop members and two troop leaders – Karen Donnelly and Ruth Saavedra. The mayor read the proclamation, “The Mayor & Council of the Borough of Roselle Park herebey wish to […]

RP Resident Recieves NJCPA Scholarship

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Published: May 25, 2018
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Roselle Park resident Melissa Sheehan is the recipient of New Jersey Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) scholarship. Melissa just graduated from Caldwell University on May 20th with a Bachelor degree in Accounting and received the PKF O’Connor Davies LLP award given in memory of Stephen F. Mannuzza, CPA. The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants […]

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