Roselle Park softball will now face Gloucester on June 3 in Group 1 state championship game; June 2 date was rained out

Panthers seek program's second state championship and first since 2003

The softball Group 1 state championship game between North 2 champion Roselle Park (26-2) and South Jersey champ Gloucester (23-3) scheduled to be played at Kean University’s Cougar Field in Union on Saturday, June 2 at 2:30 p.m. was rained out. The game will be made up on Sunday, June 3 at Kean at 10 […]

Roselle Park cop, fireman drag man from burning car

Roselle Park cop, fireman drag man from burning car

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — A Roselle Park police officer and a firefighter dragged a man to safety from a burning car after residents reported the parked vehicle on fire, police said. The 42-year-old male occupant, who was not identified beyond having a last known address from Everett, Wash., did not suffer any visible injuries, according […]

Incumbent Roselle Park Dem mayor to run as independent

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Incumbent Mayor Carl Hokanson will run as an independent candidate in the November election after the local Democratic Party voted unanimously to endorse 30-year-old Joe Signorello III instead. Hokanson, who in 2013 secured the local Democrats’ endorsement for the primary mayoral election, said that he will run as an independent after […]

Roselle Park police union donates to families in need this Thanksgiving

Roselle Park police union donates to families in need this Thanksgiving

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — For the fifth straight year, the Roselle Park Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association Local 27 donated turkeys to the Casano Community Center, which welcomed the donations Tuesday, Nov. 14. This year, the union added 12 turkeys to the community center’s annual efforts to assist families in need at Thanksgiving. “There’s definitely families that need […]

ELECTION CANDIDATE BIOS – ROSELLE PARK BOROUGH COUNCIL

Mike Connelly, Democrat Council At Large Mike Connelly is a veteran and serves as the vice commander of the Union County American Legion and Catholic War Veterans. He is an active parishioner at the Church of the Assumption and a volunteer with the Knights of Columbus. As a sitting council member, he has worked to […]

Officials break ground on Westfield Avenue, Roselle Park’s ‘biggest event’ in 50 years

Officials break ground on Westfield Avenue, Roselle Park’s ‘biggest event’ in 50 years

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Calling it the “biggest event” to occur in Roselle Park in 50 years, Mayor Carl Hokanson helped other officials and developers to officially break ground on two residential-retail apartment buildings at a twilight ceremony on Westfield Avenue on Thursday, Sept. 28. “The merchants are biting at the bit because, as you know, […]

Roselle Park disbands its First Aid Squad

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — The borough of Roselle Park has dissolved its volunteer first aid squad, effective Aug. 1. After three closed sessions at the July 20 council meeting, members voted 4-2 in favor of terminating the borough’s contract with the Roselle Park First Aid Squad. To replace the RPFAS, council members passed a resolution to […]

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