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 […]

Emil M. Trgala Is Roselle Park’s 2018 Memorial Day Grand Marshal

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Published: May 19, 2018
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Vietnam Veteran Emil M. Trgala will serve as the Grand Marshal of this year’s Memorial Day parade in the Borough of Roselle Park. Mr. Trgala was born in 1944; he was raised and educated in Newark, New Jersey. Upon graduation from Bloomfield College with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Administration, and a minor […]

Sherman Student Isabelle Latorre To Perform In “The People Garden” May 5th & 6th

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Published: April 28, 2018
Sherman Student Isabelle Latorre To Perform In "The People Garden" May 5th & 6th  | read this item

Sherman Elementary School fifth grade student Isabelle Latorre will be performing as Ellen in the musical “The People Garden” at the Hamilton Stage for the Performing Arts on May 5th and 6th. Isabelle recently performed as one of the Lost Boys singing “I Won’t Grow Up” at the Sherman School Variety Show two weeks ago […]

Casey Cullen-Woods: “A Sister To Every Girl Scout”

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Published: April 28, 2018
Casey Cullen-Woods: "A Sister To Every Girl Scout"  | read this item

The Girl Scout Law reads: I will do my best to be honest and fair, friendly and helpful, considerate and caring, courageous and strong, and responsible for what I say and do, and to respect myself and others, respect authority, use resources wisely, make the world a better place, and be a sister to every […]

Community Reaches Out To Help Family After Fire

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Published: March 27, 2018
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A family affected by last night’s fire on Butler Avenue are safe and sound. The aftermath of losing one’s home is a stark reality today as friends and neighbors reach out from the community to help the family with the most basic of needs. Last night at around 8 p.m., the Roselle Park Fire Department […]

Daisy Scouts Shine In Helping Out

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Published: February 20, 2018
Dasiy Troop 40038-1
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Daisy Scouts Troop #40773 were recognized for their undertaking to help with Roselle Park’s animal rescue efforts. First Ward Councilwoman Jayme Lynn-Negron, who is also a Daisy leader, along with Mayor Carl Hokanson presented the troop with Certificates of Recognition. At the ceremony during the February 15th municipal meeting, Mayor Hokanson congratulated the 12 Daisy […]

Former Councilman Waiting To Congratulate RP’s First Newborn Of 2018

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Published: February 3, 2018
Former Councilman Waiting To Congratulate RP's First Newborn Of 2018  | read this item

Eugene Meola, the former councilman for the first ward, is continuing his tradition of celebrating the first newborn resident of the year. One of Mr. Meola’s highlights as a representative of the people was recognizing the first child born every year. Started in 2016, the family of Roselle Park’s first annual resident was presented with […]

RP Youth Cheerleaders Honored For Championships

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Published: January 27, 2018
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Roselle Park Youth Cheerleaders were recognized at the January 18th Mayor & Council meeting for their championship season. Representing the municipality, Mayor Carl Hokanson – with help from cheerleading coach Mary Ellen Earp – honored 21 girls from two teams that each won championships last month at the American Youth Football and Cheer National Championships. […]

Patron Bequeaths $350,000 To The Library

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Published: January 25, 2018
'Fjords - Norway' by Marie C Roth
"Fjords - Norway"
by Marie C. Roth  | read this item

The Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library has received $352,848.59 from the estate of Marie C. Roth, a former patron of the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library. At last night’s library board meeting it was announced that Ms. Roth – who passed away in 2016 at the age of 90 – had bequeathed over a third-of-a-million […]

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