Negron Elected To First Ward. DeIorio Returns To Office.

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Published: November 7, 2017
Negron Elected To First Ward. DeIorio Returns To Office.  | read this item

The unofficial election results for the two municipal seats this year have ended with Jayme Negron winning a seat on the governing body as first ward councilwoman and Joseph DeIorio returning to office as council-at-large. Both candidates won by a slim majority. Jayme Negron – who ran as a Republican – received 226 votes, Democratic candidate […]

A Conversation With Council-At-Large Candidate Joseph DeIorio: Part 2

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Published: November 5, 2017
A Conversation With Council-At-Large Candidate Joseph DeIorio: Part 2  | read this item

The second part of Mr. DeIorio’s conversation had the candidate for council-at-large discuss a wide range of issues. Topics included his decision to enter back into politics, positions on major decisions since leaving office, communication with residents, an overview of his work as mayor, and a discussion about on having him and his husband – […]

A Conversation With First Ward Candidate Jayme Lynn Negron

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Published: November 4, 2017
A Conversation With First Ward Candidate Jayme Lynn Negron  | read this item

Jayme Lynn Negron is only one of two women running for municipal office this year. Originally from Bloomfield, Mrs. Negron and her family moved to Roselle Park  in 2013. Since then, Mrs. Negron has been involved with activities for her children and has been the superintendent of an apartment complex on Westfield Avenue. Two years […]

A Conversation With First Ward Candidate Eugene Meola

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Published: November 4, 2017
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This year, current First Ward Councilman Eugene Meola is running for re-election to retain his position. Mr. Meola first got involved with local elected office when he was appointed to the first ward as its representative for three months in 2011 after the resignation of Larry Dinardo. Having run that year unsuccessfully for a full […]

A Conversation With Council-At-Large Candidate Joseph DeIorio: Part 1

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Published: November 3, 2017
A Conversation With Council-At-Large Candidate Joseph DeIorio: Part 1  | read this item

This year has the borough’s former mayor, Joseph DeIorio, asking for residents to have him represent them again as an elected official. Starting out as a fourth ward councilman, Mr. DeIorio became Roselle Park’s mayor for 16 years and left office in 2010. Seven years later, the lifelong Roselle Park resident sat and had an […]

2017 Interview Requests Sent To Municipal Candidates

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Published: October 16, 2017
2017 Interview Requests Sent To Municipal Candidates  | read this item

Formal invitations were sent to all five municipal candidates running for a one-on-one conversation to discuss their platforms and candidacy. Three residents are running for the first ward seat. They are incumbent Eugene Meola Jr., Republican candidate Jayme Lynn Negron, and Democratic candidate Maxine Padulsky. Mr. Meola is running as an independent. The council-at-large seat […]

Councilman Connelly To Run For Council-At-Large

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Published: September 13, 2017
Councilman Connelly To Run For Council-At-Large  | read this item

Current Fourth Ward Councilman Michael Connelly has submitted an application to replace James McCrady as the Democratic candidate for Council-At-Large. Mr. McCrady submitted his withdrawal as the at-large last week and the deadline for a replacement is September 14th. If Councilman Connelly wins the at-large seat, the Roselle Park Democratic Committee will be able to […]

James McCrady Withdraws As At-Large Candidate

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Published: September 8, 2017
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The Union County Clerk’s Office received notification from James McCrady that he has declined the nomination as the Democratic Party Council-At-Large. Mr. McCrady’s withdrawal of the nomination currently leaves only one person – former Roselle Park Mayor Joseph DeIorio who is the Republican candidate – for the at-large seat. The Roselle Park Democratic Committee (RPDC) […]

Three Candidates File To Run For 2017 School Board Election

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Published: July 31, 2017
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At the deadline of 4 p.m. this afternoon, only three (3) residents filed to run for this year’s school board election. In contrast to last year which had eight candidates file, this year will have three residents running for three open seats. Only one of the three candidates – Christopher Miller – is a current […]

Independent Council-At-Large Candidate Removed From November Ballot

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Published: June 13, 2017
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Independent Council-At-Large candidate Yasmin Coello’s petition for the 2017 general election has been determined to have a ‘fatal defect’ and, therefore, she will not be on the general election ballot. The decision was reached by the County Clerk’s Office in response to a challenge formally filed by Republican Council-At-Large candidate Joseph DeIorio. Per New Jersey […]

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