Roselle Park gearing up for Irish festival

Roselle Park gearing up for Irish festival

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Roselle Park will hold its annual St. Patrick’s Day event on March 19, with a celebration and cultural fair held at the Casano Community Center, 314 Chestnut St. in Roselle Park, from 2 to 5 p.m. The free event will feature live entertainment by Broadway actor, musician and singer Richard Stillman, as […]

Borough comes together to support war memorial

Borough comes together to support war memorial

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Months after a controversy erupted over a war memorial in Roselle Park, residents and businesses are coming together to show support for the memorial, as well as solidarity with Mayor Carl Hokanson, by placing kneeling soldier memorials on front lawns, in their windows and on the sides of buildings throughout the borough. […]

Roselle Park reorganization comes with surprises

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — The Jan. 5 reorganization meeting of Roselle Park’s council brought with it not only some eloquent remarks from the borough’s mayor, Carl Hokanson, but some unexpected drama and, according to the mayor and some council members, actions on the part of some members of the council that they believe smacks of dirty […]

CITIZENS OF NEW JERSEY A CALL TO ACTION BY MONDAY A.M.

 WHAT IS GOVERNOR CHRISTIE TRYING TO HIDE? For over 100 years, governments and businesses in the U.S. have been required to inform the public about vital matters like government contract bids, variance applications, sub-division variance applications, foreclosures, sales of government property, government contract bids, and municipal tax sales. But this week, Gov. Chris Christie and […]

The more the merrier: Roselle Park’s tree lighting

The more the merrier: Roselle Park’s tree lighting

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Roselle Park held their annual Christmas tree lighting on Friday night, Dec. 2, but this time the borough did it in spades. This year, the borough lit not one, but two Christmas trees. The trees, located next to the gazebo at the corner of Chestnut and Grant streets in Michael J. Mauri […]

Roselle Park Loves Arts showcases creativity

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — On Saturday, Sept. 24, Roselle Park Loves Arts displayed the work of local artists on Chestnut Street for a daylong celebration of all types of artistic expression. Roselle Park Loves Shorts Short Film Festival featured films submitted from all around the world. Selected films were screened at Casano Community Center and Veterans […]

Roselle Park named in lawsuit over memorial

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — After threatening Roselle Park Mayor Carl Hokanson with a lawsuit over the installation of a veteran’s memorial placed in front of Roselle Park’s public library, the American Humanist Association has followed through with their promise. The American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center, Roselle Councilwoman Charlene Storey, and her husband, Gregory Storey, […]

Roselle Park development project shows promise

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Mayor of Roselle Park Carl Hokanson announced the construction of new buildings for 213 new luxury apartments and 5,200 feet of retail space at 230-248 W. Westfield Avenue at the intersection of Columbus Place. The construction is anticipated to begin in early September, and the mayor assures residents that traffic won’t be […]

Controversial memorial approved in Roselle Park

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — After weeks of controversy and emotions running high, the Roselle Park Council has voted to retroactively accept Roselle Park Mayor Carl Hokanson’s donation of a veteran’s memorial, as well as retroactively authorizing the memorial’s placement in front of the borough’s public library. But the story is far from over. It was standing […]

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