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Mayor Schedules Quarry Hearing Despite Objections by Quarry Committee Chairman

By on August 23, 2015

At the July 9th Council Meeting, Councilman Vinnie Pellegrini moved to form a special committee to better understand the concerns of residents with Tilcon of New York’s operation of the Riverdale Quarry.  Councilmen Brad Clinton and Gary Mastrangelo volunteered to

Borough Council Forms Quarry Committee

By on July 15, 2015

At the July 9th Council Meeting, Councilman Vinnie Pellegrini made a motion to form a special committee to address Tilcon’s Quarry license renewal. Councilman Astarita, who has been passionate about the concerns of Riverdale residents was quick to second the

Your Mayor?

By on May 31, 2015

Budesheim has posted and enormous sign on the public area on Route 23 leaving Riverdale asking residents to re-elect “Your Mayor”.  Let’s take a quick look at that… In 2010, Budesheim spearheaded a campaign to send the Riverdale Police Department

A Question of Integrity

By on May 20, 2015

I was fortunate enough to attend a Borough event where I could ask our mayor questions that had been on my mind. The public asked questions on topics which ranged anywhere from shared services opportunities; to the Mayor’s convictions on

Fact Check: Campaign Edition – Volume 1

By on May 15, 2015

It has come to my attention that some of you received negative campaign material from the Budesheim-Mastrangelo-Felegi Camp that was illegally placed in your mailbox last weekend. I know this as several of my friends and neighbors have complained. Normally

Carelli-Pellegrini ZERO Budget Adopted

By on April 23, 2015

A penny saved is a penny earned. The Carelli-Pellegrini ZERO BUDGET was adopted by the Borough Council at Wednesday’s meeting. The budget passed with a 4-0 vote. Councilmen Astarita and Clinton were not present. Councilmen Carelli, Pellegrini and Revis all

Budesheim, Mastrangelo and Clinton Speak Out Against Zero Tax Increase

By on March 24, 2015

At the March 11th Council Meeting there was some heated discussion regarding the ZERO BUDGET that was presented by Councilmen Pellegrini and Carelli at the February 25th meeting. Prior to this, Pellegrini arranged for the Finance Committee to meet. The

Questions Arise at Riverdale Borough Re-Org Meeting

By on January 25, 2015

The first council meeting of the year always starts with the re-organization of the borough’s governing body. This includes introducing new council members, appointment of council committees and the nomination and confirmation of a new council president. The new Councilmen, Brad

NEW REPORT – Riverdale mayor to appeal ethics violation decision – News – NorthJersey.com

By on January 22, 2015

The Suburban Trends published a follow up article to the Daily Records report and they provide additional insight. Eye On Riverdale will continue to investigate this matter and report back to you. Click here for full article:  Riverdale mayor to

Riverdale Mayor Guilty of 4 Ethics Violations

By on January 17, 2015

This article was published in Suburban Trends on 01/21/15.  Eye on Riverdale will investigate this matter further and bring you additional information and facts along the way. Please use this link to access the article: Suburban Trends