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 […]

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 […]

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