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April 3 2013 www.theobserver.com Vol CXXV No. 47 COVERING BELLEVILLE BLOOMFIELD EAST NEWARK HARRISON KEARNY LYNDHURST NORTH ARLINGTON NUTLEY Now Bergen is buying back guns In February law enforcement authorities sponsored a gun buyback program in Essex County collecting 1 770 weapons from Essex residents over two days. Now it s Bergen County s turn. On Saturday April 13 and Sunday April 14 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. each day the Bergen County Sheriff s Office (BCSO) and Bergen County Prosecutor s Office will partner with local police departments to host a countywide gun buyback at places of worship in seven communities Garfield Hackensack Englewood Fair Lawn Maywood Park Ridge and New Milford. According to a statement from Sheriff Michael Saudino s office the buyback is being held in light of the recent acts of gun violence that have taken place across our nation. If we can take even one dangerous weapon off our streets we can make Bergen County a safer place in which to live work and play the statement said. Individuals who turn in firearms can receive up to 300 for each weapon surrendered. Compensation varies by firearm type 20 for non-operational weapons 80 for rifles and shotguns 100 for handguns and 300 for automatic assault weapons and machine guns. see GUNS page Out in front with technology By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent LYNDHURST W ith technology viewed as the bridge to the future Lyndhurst public schools are committed to crossing that bridge right now. It s all about readiness and preparation for the real world. We re on that path said Lyndhurst High School Principal Nicholas Coffaro. So this year the school district took a big step on that path by ordering and distributing an iPad to every Lyndhurst High School student on the assumption that it has a practical application to learning in virtually any kind of academic setting. And by the time the next school year begins in September the district plans to have either iPads or laptops in place for every middle schooler in grades 6 through 8. Not only will the new instrumentation fit in as a useful instructional tool noted Schools Superintendent Tracey Marinelli but it will also be essential for students to get acclimated to them since the state Department of Education see IPADS page Photos by Ron Leir Lyndhurst teachers and students find ways to adapt iPads to a variety of classroom lessons. 14 Afraid o cyberspace fraud Fight back Worried about being caught in an online phishing expedition Concerned about malware Identity theft in cyberspace The N.J. Division of Consumer Affairs recently unveiled a new Cyber Security Handbook as part of its effort to empower consumers with the information and awareness necessary to protect themselves against fraud. According to the DCA The Cyber Security Handbook includes information on protecting everything that is potentially exposed to the Internet. This includes computers smartphones and other devices personal information and privacy and consumers own personal safety as well as that of their families. The handbook can be viewed online at www.njconsumeraffairs.gov publications . Chapter topics include Viruses Phishing and Identity Theft Ads Apps and Your Personal Privacy and Online Predators and Cyberbullies. see CYBERSPACE page 22 08 201-991-1300 KEArny OFFICE 213 Kearny Ave Kearny new Jersey C21Semiaokearny Century21.com 201-460-8000 LyndhurSt OFFICE Semiao & Associates 761 ridge road Lyndhurst new Jersey C21Semiao Century21.com tO SEE Our Ad thIS wEEK pLEASE turn tO pAgE 22 29 02 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 2013 Volunteering to help preserve Nutley West Hudson Publishing Company s Fastest Growing Free Weekly Newspaper Established 1887 Family Owned & Operated By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent NUTLEY -For one Nutley High School senior a love of her hometown--and a wish to invest in both its history and its future--has led to a prestigious assignment. On March 19 18-year-old Juliana Leite was one of seven people appointed by Board of Commissioners to the township s newly created Historic Preservation Committee. The other members are Gary Marino Sal Corvino Jack Barry and Dot Greengrove and alternates James Levendusky and John Demmer. Leite told us that not long ago I went to Commissioner [Steven] Rogers because I wanted to get more involved in my town. We talked about the veterans programs (she ll be helping with those too) and then he told me about the Historic Preservation Committee. I am honored to have been appointed especially as the first high school student she said. She is also excited to learn more about the organization and to participate in Nutley preservation. The HPC is an outgrowth of the Nutley Community Preservation Partnership a nonprofit group formed eight years ago and now under the direction of Suzanne Beadle. Its mission is to try to preserve certain properties with links to Nutley history--as well as preserving its natural history. As in gardens. And trees. According to the Nutley website (nutleynj.org) The latest surveys list the township as maintaining over Mary Tortoreti President Robert Pezzolla General Manager ADVERTISING Natalie Rodriguez - Ulloa Classified Asst.to GM Lisette Hernandez Classified Kim Pezzolla Sales Rosemary Bennett Sales EDITORIAL Jim Hague Sportswriter Melissa Bastek Copywriter Ron Leir Correspondent Karen Zautyk Correspondent ART DEPARTMENT Michelle Rybeck Graphic Designer Winie Pachs Graphic Designer Photo by Karen Zautyk Juliana Leite and Nutley Commissioner Steven Rogers. 10 000 trees . . . . That number has surely decreased -- but hopefully not sharply -- due to recent storms including Hurricane Sandy and the No-Name Storm that pummeled the area in late 2011. Caretakers are definitely needed. The Partnership defines its overall goal as preserving the unique character of our town. Our mission is to enhance communication and foster a partnership between our community and government in order to encourage appropriate development. As for the HPC it will be charged with identifying designating and regulating historic landmarks within the town. Nutley s history is deep and rich. Although incorporated as a township only in 1902 the community can trace its roots back 300 years. As the website also notes the spirit of volunteerism has long been nurtured Whether . . . families have lived in Nutley for generations or for a few years the civic involvement here in Nutley is infectious. Juliana Leite has surely caught the volunteerism bug. Or maybe it s in a Nutleyite s genes. Born and raised in Nutley she is the daughter of Elaina Zoganas and Volney Leite. Her stepdad is Tim Zoganas. She has a 20-year-old sister Francesca. At Nutley HS Leite has played soccer for three years and basketball for four--but she still finds time to be active in the St. Thomas the Apostle Youth Group. She plans on majoring in elementary and special education in college and is thinking of attending St. Joseph s University in Philadelphia. As for a commitment to Nutley she said I m strongly influenced by my faith family and country and want to give back to the community where I was raised. I really do love my town she told The Observer and I am proud to be from Nutley. It s a great community to be part of and a great town to live in. Citing her new HPC assignment Leite noted I feel very honored to actually get to be a part of the town. Nutley has been great to me and I want to give back. How refreshing it that Commenting on Leite s appointment Commissioner Rogers said I thought it would be a great asset to have her on the committee. It is important to invest in our young people and have them participate in government. And he summed it up perfectly It is important for young persons to be involved in the town. They ll be here when we re gone. 531 Kearny Ave. Kearny N.J. 07032 Phone 201-991-1600 Fax 201-991-8941 www.theobserver.com Display Ads Thursday by 4PM Real Estate Thursday by 12PM Obituaries Monday by 10AM Classifieds Monday by 4PM Deadlines five day weather forecast Wednesday March 3 Thursday March 4 Friday March 5 Saturday March 6 Sunday March 7 Inside Editorial .............................06 Around Town ....................15 Real Estate ........................27 Upcoming Promos 47 56 47 56 59 Partly Cloudy Mostly Cloudy Rain Sunny Cloudy Obits ...................................29 Classifieds .........................30 Business Directory ..........34 Mother s Day 5-08-13 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 2013 03 Bringing joy one smile at a time By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent KEARNY -The other day we had the pleasure and honor of meeting one of this town s most selfless and charming and cherished residents. He greeted us with a handshake at the door of his home and made us feel welcome but conversation was somewhat limited. Part of that was perhaps due to the fact that his first language was German which I do not speak. But then I also do not speak dog. Our visit was with a yellow Labrador named Coby who resides with (I won t say is owned by ) Diane Tilley and her husband retired KFD Capt. Doug Tilley. Coby is a therapy dog who every week visits and brings joy to patients at Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville and students at Northwest Essex Community Healthcare Network Therapeutic School & Preschool also in Belleville. Unlike service dogs which are paired with individuals who have disabilities helping them cope with daily life the job of a therapy dog is to love to be hugged to be petted and to bring smiles Diane explained. We can make people happy one smile at a time. Therapy dogs are also used in reading programs usually at libraries. Dogs are not judgmental Diane noted. A child who might have trouble reading can select a book and read it to the dog without having to worry about making mistakes. It boosts their confidence and increases their skills. Coby who turns 4 on April 5 came into the Tilleys life when he was 9 months old. He born in Germany and was brought to the U.S. by a man who trains K-9 and militaryservice dogs. Coby was destined to be a bomb-sniffer. But a mutual friend who knew the Tilleys were looking for a therapy dog arranged for the Lab to come to Kearny. Coby has a German passport (really) and as a pup had been trained in German which is the only language he understood when he moved in. We couldn t speak German Diane said. But he s smarter than us. So he had to learn English. Coby and Diane have been visiting Clara Maass for a year and the school for six months. 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Being only a hop skip and a kick from the soccer stadium Pro Cuts has chosen an aptly clever slogan Get your head in the game. And that means men s women s and children s heads for the salon serves all three groups. (With a discount for kids.) As noted on its website procuts.com At Pro Cuts we re focused on the basics. Haircuts. But basics doesn t mean you won t be pampered. Haircuts include shampoo head and neck massage and a hot towel treatment. Also Cretella noted there is a TV at every station and customers receive complimentary soda Gatorade bottled water etc. The salon is sports themed (see the coffee table filled with baseballs) and is decoSalon staff (from l.) Francine Cerbone Kara Maffei (director of operations) Rachel Castro Brittani Bermudez and owner Jim Cretella rated primarily in Red Bull colors red black and white. It is bright and cheery and sparkling and just walking into the place can brighten your day and lift your spirits. Cretella who also owns a Pro Cuts franchise in Montclair decided to open the Harrison salon because it s a chance to be part of the revitalization of the town. Photos by Karen Zautyk Harrison Mayor Ray McDonough and Councilman Larry Bennett with MaKara Maffei and Jim Cretella at grand opening We love this area he said. It s a wonderful town with great people. They re very nice and very friendly. Cretella noting that he is familiar with the developers who are redefining Harrison added We think this area is growing in a great direction. Evidence of Pro Cuts commitment to investing in the community is the fact that all the proceeds from Saturday s tailgate party grand opening were earmarked for the Red Cross and the Harrison Education Foundation. Pro Cuts is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Prices are as follows Pro-Cut 18 Semi-Pro 15 (18 years and under). 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If no further amendments are made by the governing body the average tax bill for municipal services only is expected to remain about the same as last year -- 3 259 but the average property owner can expect their 2013 tax bill to register increases for school and county expenses according to borough spokesman Thom Ammirato. Last year s budget included 22.23 million to operate borough schools and a 3.56 million county tax levy. No municipal tax increase in N. Arlington N A public hearing to adopt the 2013 municipal budget has yet to be scheduled. Borough Council President Budget Committee Chairman Al Granell said the local budget committee worked hard with the borough s financial professionals to craft a spending plan designed not to hike taxes. Our goal at the start of the year was to give residents tax relief and we have achieved that goal he said. This is an honest budget that puts us on sound financial footing as we try to grow our tax revenue base through redevelopment. There are no cuts to municipal services or programs in the proposed budget. The budget includes a 50% increase in funding for recreation programs and the first phase of funding to cover 450 000 in expenses related to Superstorm Sandy. The borough is hoping for at least partial reimbursement of stormrelated costs from FEMA. Although borough employees contributed 220 000 to their health insurance coverage the budget does reflect a 54 000 increase in health benefits due to premium hikes in the state health benefits program. To reduce the borough s debt burden the council budget committee added nearly 250 000 beyond the statutory minimum to retire current debt. The budget committee also earmarked 25 000 to address redevelopment issues such as establishing an inventory of properties available for redevelopment and efforts to market those properties. Councilman Peter Norcia said the borough s financial future is keyed to its ability to attract developers and increase revenue to the borough from economic growth.... Granell said he expects the borough to begin aggressively seeking developers this year for meadowlands property that was turned over to North Arlington late last year the former Bergen County baler site and the old Bethlehem Steel site. I also want to begin finding developers willing to invest in underutilized properties on Ridge Road [such as the vacant Ridge Lumber Co.] and other main arteries in the borough. The sooner we start talking to developers the sooner we can bring in more tax revenue that will relieve the burden on homeowners Granell said. Ron Leir HIGHEST CASH PRICES PAID ON THE SPOT FOR 10 14 & 18KT GOLD JEWELRY & DIAMONDS Gold Is Near Take Advantage Now 1 800 oz Arlington Jewelers Inc. 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Letters must include the writer s name address and telephone number for verification purposes. The deadline for letters is Thursday at 5 p.m. Any letters that arrive after deadline will not be considered for the upcoming publication. Letters can be sent by e-mail to publisher theobserver.com or mailed to 531 Kearny Ave. Kearny N.J. 07032. Anonymous letters will not be published under any circumstances. 06 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 2013 Haunted by these numbers Editor s note Last Friday March 29 marked 40 years since American combat troops were withdrawn from Vietnam. A friend who is a Marine veteran and a former Saigon war correspondent emailed me what appears below. I thought it would be an appropriate commemoration and I have tried to find out who wrote it -- but to no avail. I asked my friend and his response was It has been forwarded so many times that I doubt you could find the origin. Therefore I cannot give the writer credit nor can I vouch for the accuracy of all the data but I truly doubt anyone would make it up. Karen Zautyk The Wall ock was 15 years old. 997 soldiers were killed on There are 58 272 names listed their first day in Vietnam. on the Vietnam Veterans Me1 448 were killed on their morial Wall in Washington last day in Vietnam. including those added in 2011. 31 sets of brothers are on The first known casualty The Wall. was Richard B. Fitzgibbon 54 soldiers attended the of North Weymouth Mass. same school Thomas Edison killed on June 8 1956. Also on High School in Philadelphia. The Wall is the name of his Eight women are on The son Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Wall nurses caring for the Richard B. Fitzgibbon III wounded. killed Sept. 7 1965. 244 soldiers were awarded There are three sets of fathe Medal of Honor during thers and sons on The Wall. 39 996 on The Wall were 22 the Vietnam War 153 of them or younger. 8 283 were just 19. are on The Wall. There are 16 chaplains The largest age group (seven Catholic seven Prot33 103 were 18 years old. estant and two Jewish) on Twelve soldiers on The The Wall. Wall were 17. Five soldiers West Virginia had the highwere 16. est casualty rate per capita in One soldier PFC Dan Bull- the nation. There are 711 West Virginians on The Wall. The Buddies of Midvale Utah -- LeRoy Tafoya Jimmy Martinez and Tom Gonzales -- were boyhood friends who went to Vietnam. In a span of 16 days in late 1967 all three would be killed. Tafoya died Nov. 22 the fourth anniversary of John F. Kennedy s assassination. Martinez died less than 24 hours later on Thanksgiving Day. Gonzales was shot dead Dec. 7 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. The Marines of Morenci Ariz. (pop. 5 058) -- In patriotic camaraderie nine graduates of Morenci High enlisted as a group in the Marine Corps. Their service began on Independence Day 1966. Only three returned home. The most casualty deaths for a single day occurred Jan. 31 1968 -- 245 deaths. The most casualty deaths for a single month was May 1968 -- 2 415. Most Americans who read this will see only the numbers that the Vietnam War created. But those of us who survived the war and the families of those who did not see the faces. We feel the pain that these numbers created. We are until we too pass away haunted by these numbers because they were our friends fathers husbands wives sons and daughters. There are no noble wars just noble warriors. Don t forget to check www.theobserver.com for news that didn t make it into this week s paper Follow us on Facebook & twitter.com theobservernj WE VE GOT MAIL well as parking for that specific site plan. Moreover I was equally Last week the voters of concerned that a duplication North Arlington approved the of sorts was being conducted expenditure of 3.3 million in that the County of Bergen in repairs for the Rip Colis expending 5.5 million for lins Memorial Field located a multi-purpose football on River Road. Twenty-five soccer complex and running percent of the electorate track and new baseball and agreed to support the refersoftball diamonds for which endum that will result in the construction of a new playing the county executive as well as Freeholder Steve Tanelli field running track bleachassured me that North Arers lockers and other items. lington will receive preferred As mayor I rather quesstatus in securing these facilitioned the practicality of ties for our kids. renovating a facility that has The Board of Education flooded on numerous occanow has the responsibility to sions including the past two ensure these millions authorrecent hurricanes that ravized by the referendum are aged not only North Arlingspent wisely and that the ton but many parts of New assurances they gave voters Jersey. As mayor I have a regarding future flooding are fiduciary responsibility to addressed. As mayor I will question a proposal that in monitor the progress of the my view did not address the project and offer any assiscentral issue of flooding as To the Editor From the desk of Mayor Massa tance the Board of Education may need in completing the proposal as presented to the community. Now is the time to move forward so that both projects are completed on time and within the constraints of their respective costs. I want to thank both the Board of Education as well as our county executive and Freeholder Tanelli for all of their hard work in achieving these goals and objectives we all share as borough residents parents and children alike. At the same time the mayor & council have introduced a zero tax hike budget for 2013. For the first time in three years there will be no increase in the municipal tax levy the portion of the tax bill controlled directly by this governing body. For a home assessed at 318 000 the municipal portion of a homeowner s tax bill will increase about 3 cents from 3 264.28 to 3 264.31 Keep in mind the school portion of your tax bill is roughly 1 400 higher or 4 788.42 for a home assessed at the same 318 000 The municipal tax levy here in North Arlington represents 37% of your overall tax bill while the Board of Education represents 54% and the remaining 9% is from the County of Bergen. Maintaining a stable tax rate is part of keeping North Arlington small safe and suburban. This budget cuts overall spending by over 700 000 and decreases our dependence on homeowners by roughly 200 000. No services were eliminated. Not one. In fact our commitment to recreation programs such as Little League and Girl s Softball increased by as much as 50% per line item. This is what happens when we work collectively for the common good of homeowners and taxpayers I urge speedy adoption of this budget. I want to thank the entire governing body and especially Council President Granell and the professional staff for putting the people s business first in these tough times. And now with the budget s introduction behind us must prioritize our time and examine the best course of action as it applies to redevelopment both in the Meadowlands as well as here on Ridge Road Schuyler Ave. and River Road. Mayor Pete Massa Borough of North Arlington THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 2013 07 News from the Nutley Police blotter March 28 Police are investigating the theft of industrial pallets from the property of a Franklin Ave. business. The owner called police at 2 34 p.m. to report that after hearing noise from behind the outside door they checked and spotted two males removing the pallets on the side of the building. The pallets had been stacked there for pickup by a carrier company the owner told police. Responding officers got a description of the getaway car and are working on the case. At 4 01 a.m. police on patrol came across an unoccupied parked vehicle with its hazard lights flashing and a man on the sidewalk. The man told police he was looking for wires to collect for scrap and nearby was a single length of Christmas lights. A computer check revealed that the man Steven Calvitto 22 of Nutley was wanted on two active warrants from Phillipsburg. After Calvitto posted bail he was advised to check in with Phillipsburg Municipal Court for appearance dates. March 26 An employee of a local business was arrested on a theft charge at around noon. Police said Dena Dufault 37 of West Orange took a sealed prescription bottle containing 100 pills of a narcotic listed as a schedule IV manufactured medication. Dufault was charged with theft distribution of drugs possession of drugs possession within 1 000 feet of a school and possession within 500 feet of a park. Police said Dufault also had outstanding warrants from Bloomfield East Orange and Pequannock. Dufault was taken to Essex County Jail on 20 000 bail with a 10% cash option. March 25 An individual came to headquarters at 3 05 p.m. to report a possible fraud. They told police that they received a letter announcing they had won 50 000 but would have to send 475 to cover costs. Police advised them not to do so since it appeared to be a scam. March 24 A Kingsland St. resident called police at 4 14 p.m. to report an act of criminal mischief. The resident told police that while out walking the dog someone had drawn a representation of the male anatomy in green spray paint on the side of their home. Police said they had no leads at this time. At 11 35 a.m. police responded to a Nutley Ave. residence on a report of a dispute. At the location police said they found a lamp thrown to the floor and the living room in disarray. They said they also found two syringes and five folds containing trace amounts of suspected heroin among the occupant s belongings. After the substance tested positive for heroin police arrested Michael Suppa 21 of Nutley on charges of possession of heroin possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of two syringes. At 6 43 a.m. police responded to an Evelyn Place location where a resident reported finding a bag with three decapitated chickens. Police disposed of the dead fowl. March 23 Police went to a Maple St. location at 2 35 p.m. on a report of criminal mischief. There the victim told police that during the night their vehicle a blue Chrysler had been dented above the driver s side rear tire by a rock which may have been thrown by youths standing on top of the railroad tracks next to the victim s house. Police said they had no suspects at this time. -- Ron Leir Mother s Day Greetings Send your message to anyone who holds a place in your heart with a published greeting in ONE PRO-CUT & ONE SEMI-PRO FOR ONLY PRO-CUT AGES 19 AND UP SEMI-PRO AGES 18 AND UNDER 18. 00 Happy Mother s Day We love you Your Family Double Box (1 col by 4 ) (25 words or less) Single Box (1 col by 2 ) 29.99 19.99 (20 words or less) REGULAR PRICE 18 AND 15 EACH Haircuts Include shampoo head and neck massage and hot towel service. TVs at every hair station Have a special day Grandma Expires 4 30 13. Code L150. No double discounts. No cash value. One coupon per customer per visit. Valid at Harrison ProCuts only. PUBLICATION DATE MAY 8 2012 Bring or Send your message with name address and phone number with a check or money order to FREE PARKING AT HARRISON STATION 707 FRANK E. 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If I know you love information when using web Angry Birds [a popular smart- browsers and mobile devices phone game] maybe I would and awareness of online predCYBERSPACE from 01 ators (including those who prey on children and teens) and cyberbullying. But as technology evolves so do cybercriminals tactics. Thus the DCA notes Although the basic information about personal protection stays the same specific facts may change as the Internet rapidly changes. For that reason the booklet concludes with a list of online resources that provide regularly updated consumer-friendly information. N.J. Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa noted that identity BRADY BRADY & REILLY theft is considered the fastestgrowing financial crime and identity thieves often steal their victims personal data through computer-based methods such as phishing or by infecting computers with spyware. Online privacy is another growing concern. In June 2012 the N.J. DCA filed its first-ever lawsuit under the Children s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) against a Los Angeles-based developer of children s apps for devices such as the iPhone and iPad. The state alleged that the company s educational apps violated COPPA by collecting personal information from its young users then transmitting that information to a third party without parental notifi- cation or consent. In its settlement with the state the company agreed to cease such practices and to ensure the destruction of all data that had been provided to third parties the DCA reported. But one should note that was just one company. As aggressive and unflagging as we are in our role of enforcing the laws that protect New Jersey s consumers against fraud and abusive practices we are just as committed to help consumers protect themselves through education and awareness Chiesa stated. Check out the new Cyber Security Handbook. You ll be doing yourself a favor. 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The pond in West Hudson Park covers a mere 4 acres but by Saturday it will have been stocked with 340 trout most of average size about 10.5 inches and a half-pound each. However lucky fisherfolk could land what the N.J. Division of Fish & Wildlife terms a lifetime trout. Of the 340 fishies 30 are large broodstock trout -weighing 3 to 7 pounds each and ranging from 15 to 24 inches. West Hudson s pond is one of only 10 sites in the state to be selected for the broodstock for the 2013 season. By concentrating . . . these large trout in 10 relatively small lakes and ponds it is expected that angler participation and satisfaction will increase as anglers catch these trout themselves or observe others catching them the division s website notes. Imagine going to a small pond or lake and latching onto one of these lunkers. (We do not fish but we presume lunker is a good thing.) In 2012 West Hudson Park had received only five broodstock trout so odds of catching one are far better this year. THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 2013 09 Go fish Starting Saturday it s trout & about T Every spring over a span of several weeks Fish & Wildlife workers travel the length and breadth of the state depositing more than 570 000 brook brown and rainbow trout in approximately 200 bodies of water not only lakes and ponds but also streams and rivers. All the fish come from the the division s Pequest Hatchery in Warren County. The Hackensack River will have been stocked with 690 trout by Opening Day and a total of 1 810 by the end of May. The Passaic River will have 2 700 by Saturday and an eventual total of 7 020. (No broodstock in the rivers though.) Your correspondent was surprised to see the Passaic on the stocking list but then we remembered that the river is more than the sum of its polluted parts (the section that flows through Observer towns.) The Passaic is 80 miles long and wends its way through pristine hills and lowlands of rural and suburban Jersey before it reaches this area. We surmise (and hope) that the river trout will be caught primarily in the unpolluted areas. If any make it down this far and are caught in these waters (people do fish the river here why we cannot fathom) they should NOT be consumed. In any case the trout likely will have developed feet and glowing fins if they ve spent any time in the Lower Passaic. Perhaps one could use them as nightlights. Please note that to legally fish for trout even in a park pond a valid N.J. fishing license and trout stamp are required for N.J. residents aged 16 through 69 and for all nonresidents aged 16 and older. For a full list of regulations info on the trout-stocked waters and all things fish visit www.nj.gov dep fgw Photos from NJDEP Fish & Wildlife 10 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 2013 Highlights from the Lyndhurst Police blotter March 27 At 9 26 p.m. police pulled over a vehicle driven by Daniel Smolensky 23 of Lyndhurst at Kingsland and Riverside Aves. Police said that the vehicle had tinted windows and that its taillights weren t working. Smolensky was ticketed for those alleged motor vehicle violations. He was also charged with possession of marijuana. He was released pending a court appearance. March 25 A house burglary was reported to police at 5 30 p.m. Police said the incident occurred in the 700 block of Stuyvesant Ave. where someone apparently shattered a rear glass door to gain entry. Assorted jewelry was reported missing police said. The Bergen County Sheriff s BCI responded and the case is under investigation police said. March 24 Police pulled over a vehicle at 1 11 a.m. at Kingsland and Stuyvesant Aves. While questioning the driver about an expired registration police said the driver Nicola Coiro 21 of Lyndhurst began yelling at the officers. Coiro was ticketed for disorderly conduct and driving with an expired registration and the vehicle was towed. March 23 A 21-year-old North Arlington man reported the theft of his off-road Trek bicycle at noon. Police said the man told them he d parked the bike on Valley Brook Ave. near Woods Court before entering the meadows to go bird watching. Upon returning the man said the bike was gone. The bike was valued at 600 police said. A Lyndhurst man called police at 9 08 a.m. to report the theft of a battery from his 2004 Isuzu truck while it was parked at the Ridge Exxon station on Ridge Road. At 5 30 a.m. police got a call about criminal mischief to an auto. Police said the owner a 28-year-old Lyndhurst man told them that someone had thrown a concrete paving stone through the windshield of his 2007 Infiniti while it was parked in the 200 block of Post Ave. A Long Time Tradition Continues in East Newark... FEMA agents checking flood-prone properties The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is in the process of visiting Belleville Nutley Bloomfield and other Essex County communities that have been hit repetitively by flooding the agency has announced. FEMA has identified properties within these communities that have received flooding damage claims payments on at least two occasions. FEMA teams will be surveying owners of these properties to collect data to help explain why these structures are vulnerable to flooding and damages and what mitigation measures may be feasible to protect them from future storms. FEMA agents are also doing this survey on behalf of the National Flood Insurance Program with an eye to trying to keep property owners flood insurance premiums affordable. FEMA representatives will be visiting locations through April 12. They will be wearing FEMA identification badges confirming their authorization to conduct this survey. These representatives will need about 15 minutes to check aspects of a property s construction assess its flood vulnerabilities and photograph the structure. Other communities on FEMA s visitation list are East Orange Fairfield Glen Ridge Irvington Livingston Maplewood Millburn Montclair Newark North Caldwell East Caldwell Orange South Orange West Orange Roseland and Verona. For more information call Joseph R. Napoleon at 202-805-6308 or email him at Joseph.Napoleon fema. dhs.gov. Restaurant & Bar Specializing in Seafood Barbeque Catering for All Occasions & Takeout 973.481.3646 www.picnicrestaurant.com OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 224 GRANT AVENUE EAST NEWARK NJ 07029 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 2013 11 Mary Ellen Clyne PhD president and chief executive officer of Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville was presented with the 2013 Essex County Irishwoman of the Year Award during the 10th annual Essex County Irish Heritage Celebration on Monday March 25. The Irish Heritage event recognizes the impact Irish men and women have had on the cultural civic political law enforcement and economic history of the County. Mary Ellen Clyne is the consummate leader said Barry H. Ostrowsky President and chief executive Officer of Barnabas Health. There is no better selection that could have been made for this honor than Mary Ellen and we are proud to be a part of this celebration he added. Clyne has been the president and chief executive officer of Clara Maass Medical Center since 2010. Under her leadership the medical center has won numerous accolades and awards including being ranked among the 50 Best Regional Hospitals in the New York Metro Area by U.S. News & World Report and being designated top in the state for the treatment of Congestive heart failure and heart attacks by the New Jersey Department of Health Hospital Performance Report. In addition Clara Maass has received national recognition by hospital ratings agencies that include Becker s Hospital Review the Leapfrog Group and Thompson Reuters which Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. (c.) presented Mary Ellen Clyne Ph.D (l.) president and chief executive officer of Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville with the 2013 Essex County Irishwoman of the Year Award and Charles McKenna chief counsel to Governor Chris Christie with the 2013 Essex County Irishman of the Year Award. chose Clara Maass as one of 12 top hospitals nationwide in 2012. Clyne had a long and distinguished career in nursing prior to becoming the president and CEO of Clara Maass. Prior to becoming the president she served as the chief operating officer and vice president of patient care services at Clara Maass. She s also held nursing supervisor and director positions at The General Hospital Center at Passaic The Hospital Center at Orange and Overlook Hospital. Clyne is the first person to earn her bachelor s master s and doctorate degrees in nursing at Seton Hall University where she also served as a clinical and adjunct professor. Dr. Clyne has been nominated twice for the Governor s Nursing Merit Award as a Nursing Administrator. A native of Queens N.Y. Clyne moved to New Jersey at the age of 7 and grew up in Union and Somerset Counties where she still lives. She is married to North Plainfield Police Det. Lt. Gerard Butler and is the mother of three children Patrick Gregory Jeffrey and Morgan. I truly would like to thank our county executive because without him today would not be possible and I am honored to be chosen as the Irishwoman of the year. I would also like to thank all the elected officials my Barnabas Health colleagues my Clara Maass team and my family for their continued support said Dr. Mary Ellen Clyne. 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Established in 2009 by Andrea Jennings and Daniel Marck former students of Miller GMAS features the fine art and sculpture work of current elementary middle and high school students in North Arlington. It also supports the George Miller Art Scholarship Program funded by donations from parents and New Jersey businesses. In addition to showcasing the art of North Arlington students the GMAS will also hold a silent auction so attendees can purchase original student art pieces. The growth of the George Miller Art Show has been a welcome development but not a total surprise said Marck. George was so loved and his spirit was so generous the people who knew him are determined to keep his legacy alive and thriving. Miller taught at NAHS from 1962 until his death in 1993. He was an accomplished painter himself and his artwork often incorporating the Egyptian ankh symbol is used to guide themes for the annual art shows. This year s guest speakers are Dr. Tina H. Snider owner and director of the Chatham Mental Health Center and Patricia Flicker Addiss a Broadway producer whose most recent production was A Christmas Story The Musical. Snider will speak on the importance of art in our schools and its impact on building a child s self-esteem. Addiss will discuss the role of art in our society and how it deeply enriches the lives of children and adults. Addiss is also involved in anti-bullying initiatives and will briefly touch on ways that promotion of the arts increases tolerance. The event organizers have ambitious hopes for the future of GMAS. Plans are already being made for the creation of the George Miller Center for the Arts. The center will be become a focal point for cultural enrichment and art education for students who intend to pursue a lifelong career in the arts. At a time when violence in our schools is a hard reality the healing power of art and the peaceful spirit of George Miller have inspired us to come together once again for this positive community experience said Jennings who now owns MadCreek Advertising an Upper Montclair agency that helps sponsor the GMAS. We hope that everyone will come out to celebrate George s life and his enormous contributions to our community and to ensure a fourth successful GMAS. Deon Deonysios Kalevas CPA P.C. Income Tax Preparation T 230 Belleville Tpke. Pe Personal Corporate Reliable & Professional Service Ph 201-991-8470 Ask for Dennis AARP makes donation to library Annette Bortone (r.) Veterans and Community Service Chairman for the AARP 4866 of Lyndhurst presented Lyndhurst Library Director Donna Romeo with a check for 330 to be used for the Library s Children s Room. The funds were collected at a monthly AARP meeting. Kearny N.J. 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DiMaggio went on to say Mayor Giangeruso and I wanted to create a new annual event for the people in town so that we may all celebrate this holiday with N. Arlington awards contract to pave Gold St. NORTH ARLINGTON The borough council awarded a contract last week for the paving of Gold Street from Front Street to Albert Street said Council President Al Granell. The Gold Street improvements include milling the existing surface repaving the street replacing sidewalks and creating new handicapped friendly curb cuts as needed. The 168 340 contract was awarded to 4 Cleanup Inc. of North Bergen. The cost will be offset by a 79 600 grant from the County of Bergen through the Community Development Block Grant fund. By leveraging CDBC monies we can lower the cost of improvements to our taxpayers said Granell. Engineers for the project expect construction to begin in mid-April weather permitting. Mayor Peter Massa said the street paving is part of his administration continued investment in the borough s infrastructure. We want to continue to make investments that add to the homeowners property values said Massa. Photo courtesy of Amy Jarvis Appearing with the Irish dancers are the members of the Lyndhurst 1st Team (from l.) Theodore Ted Dudek Commissioner Thomas DiMaggio Mayor Robert Giangeruso John J. Montillo Jr. and Matthew Matty Ruzzo. our friends and loved ones. At the same time we thought to work as a team with Tomorrows Children s Fund a Hackensack University Medical Center charity created by parents to help children with cancer and serious blood disorders. There are many shades of green on St. Patrick s Day said Giangeruso. The Township of Lyndhurst hopes that the green shade of our dollar bills will work its magic to help these children. At the event a new Lyndhurst Irish-American Club was also formed. 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In Emily Ringen s Driver s Education class 10th graders were paired up as they consulted their iPads to review with their teacher guiding them through review material from a state Department of Education driver training manual on the web. Students could also use their iPads to take notes on the lesson. A ninth-grade English class led by co-teachers Gina DiMaggio and Tim Belmont were using their iPads to help Grand Opening BACKSTRE E T Happy Hour mon to Fri from 4 to 8PM complimentary food only FridayS from 5 to 8pm Under new management mon. tues. thurs. day come party with angie formerly of backstreet hartley s & blackrock mon. & tues. night the new jessie wed. hang with kelly fri. day party w jane new management of backstreet bar & grill former bartender of hartley s & blackrock Thurs. fri. sat. night party w robyn don t forget about our glycol draft beer system. coldest beer in town BAR GRILL identify themes from books they d read in preparation for upcoming research papers. The teachers had set up a fake Twitter app confined to the classroom so that students could post onto the site as the character from their books but their postings had to relate to the themes they were extracting from their books. In this session in particular the students were learning how to create a thesis or main idea for their paper. In this way they re literally living their literature Marinelli observed. In Patrick Newman s World History Honors class ninthgraders worked in clusters with their iPads as Newman led them through a Power- can more readily assimilate. And at the same time Marinelli said this instructional strategy promotes independent thinking and learning as well. In the math class for example a student can take a picture of an algebra problem and e-mail it to themselves to review at home especially if they re not good at taking notes in class she said. Using a lease-purchase arrangement the district acquired about 700 iPads for the high school population including some extras in case of breakage Marinelli said. That came out to 379 per instrument. 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ARLINGTON T 201-997-0577 F 201-997-6477 point presentation on topographical features of different countries. The students could access digital maps and do research on the Internet as the lesson progressed. Marinelli explained that high school teachers had begun getting acclimating to the new devices back in March 2012 when they were put through training sessions on how to apply the instrumentation to actual instructional techniques. Ipads in the classroom function essentially as interactive textbooks Marinelli said and that s key when teaching to today s 21st century learner. Today she said students aren t predisposed to go from page 1 to 120 they lose concentration because they live in a fast-paced world. So we teach to the curriculum not the textbook she said. This means that teachers are freed up to use the technology at their disposal iPads in concert with projectors and Smartboards to present material in a way that students of that has the iPads available on a one-to-one basis to high school students Marinelli said. In another personnelrelated district development Marinelli said that Lyndhurst has successfully petitioned the Bergen County Superintendent of Schools Office for permission to exceed the budget cap for administration by hiring two additional kindergarten to grade 8 school principals although the district s overall budget must still stay within the state mandated 2% cap. She said that one of those slots will be a new position and the other will be a replacement triggered by the resignation of Washington School Principal Jean FurlongGordon. Currently the principal assigned to Jefferson School (grades 4 to 8) and Columbus School (grades k to 3) also covers Washington School (grades pre-k disabled to grade 3) and an interim principal is now handling Lincoln School (grades 4 to 8). around town Kearny Trinity Episcopal Church 575 Kearny Ave. Kearny still has tables available at a cost of 15 each or two for 25 for a flea market on Saturday April 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Both new and used items as well as crafts will be available for sale. A snack bar will offer breakfast and lunch foods. For more information call the church office at 201-9915894. The Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 7 Hudson County meets on the second Wednesday of every month at 7 30 p.m. at the Irish American Association 95 Kearny Ave. Kearny. New members are encouraged to attend. The Kearny Police Department will be participating in the DEA Operation Take Back 2013 on April 27 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Kearny Police Department 237 Laurel Ave. Residents are encouraged to turn in unwanted unused or expired medications over the counter or prescription. This is an anonymous no questions asked program. The Friends of the Kearny Free Public Library will host a Trivia Event Fundraiser on Friday April 26 from 7 to 11 p.m. at After Athens at Eros Caf 17-19 Park Ave. Rutherford. All proceeds benefit the Kearny Public Library. The evening features a Trivia Program provided by Joe Trivia JNJ Entertainment. Answer Pub Trivia questions for prizes or just be a spectator. The 50 per person ticket for the event includes appetizers a full buffet dinner and dessert. There will be a 50 50 raffle drawing and gift basket raffles to raise money for the Kearny Public Library. A limited number of tickets are still available. To purchase tickets or to make a donation to the Friends of the Kearny Public Library mail check to Friends of the Kearny Public Library 759 Kearny Ave. Kearny NJ 07032. For more information call the library at 201998-2666. The Friends of the Kearny New Jersey Free Public Library is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization. Membership forms are available online at www.kearnylibrary. org or at the libraries. Join the Senior Citizens of Kearny to meet new friends. Due are 5 per year. This entitles members to five free parties including a fish and chip dinner. Meetings take place every Thursday at the Henrietta Benstead Senior Center 60 Columbia Ave. Kearny. Doors open at 9 a.m. for a continental breakfast and socializing. The business meeting begins at 11 30 a.m. followed by Bingo at noon. Several speakers will be brought in during the year. For club information call Carol 201-991-9369. Kearny UNICO will be holding its next monthly membership meeting on Thursday April 4 at 7 30 p.m. Anyone interested in attending the meeting and or learning more about Kearny UNICO should contact Chapter President Lou Pandolfi at 201-3682409. New members are always welcome. Kearny UNICO supports scholarships charities and the local community. Kearny UNICO is sponsoring a 50-50 raffle as a fund-raiser for its scholarship fund and other charities. Tickets are 5 each or three for 10. The raffle will be drawn at 8 30 p.m. at the Chapter s May 2 meeting at Siena Ristorante (Kearny and Quincy Aves.) Tickets may be obtained from any Kearny UNICO member or by contacting Pandolfi. Kearny UNICO is sponsoring a Flapjack Fundraiser at Kearny Applebee s on Saturday May 4 from 8 to 10 a.m. Tickets are 10 each and include pancakes sausage scrambled eggs juice and coffee or tea. Tickets may be purchased from any Kearny UNICO member or by contacting Pandolfi. The Presbyterian BoysGirls Club 663 Kearny Ave. will hold a Tricky Tray on Saturday April 27 at 6 p.m. Admission is 15. Purchase tickets in advance. Refreshments will be served. Tickets are available by calling Vanessa Vieira 201-334-8336 or email v_ vieira28 yahoo.com. The Kearny Rotary Club meets every Wednesday afternoon at 12 15 at La Fiamma Restaurant 440 Harrison Ave. in Harrison. Business leaders from Harrison are invited to attend to learn about the work that Rotary International accomplishes around the world and in local communities. For more information about the Kearny Rotary Club or to join them for a meeting call Joe D Arco at 201-9557400 or Jose Fernandez at 201-991-1040. Alpha Delta Kappa Pi Chapter (an honorary women educator s sorority) will host a wine and cheese tasting on Friday April 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church 663 Kearny Ave. Cost is 20. There will be prizes refreshments and a bake sale. For tickets call Marilyn at 973-632-0841. Proceeds will benefit local student scholarships. The next meeting of the St. Stephens Seniors will be held on Tuesday April 2 at 1 p.m. in Hedges Hall. Upcoming events include anniversary party - April 19 at San Carlo A. C. trip April 24 and Sept. 14-21 cruise to New England and Canada. For club information call Tom at 201-998-8258 for A.C. call Peg at 201-9989443 trips call Joan at 201998-3573 condolences call Vicki at 201-991-8345 and for cruise information call Pat at 201-991-4771. The West Hudson Detachment of the Marine Corps League invites all former and active duty Marines and FMF Corpsmen to attend an open house which will be held every Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. at 286 Belgrove Drive Kearny. Guests are welcome. Lyndhurst The Humane Society of Bergen County 221-223 Stuyvesant Ave. Lyndhurst has a supply of dog food both canned and dry available to anyone due to unemployment disability or any other financial difficulty that prevents them from feeding their dog. Just stop by or call for more information 201-896-9300. Hours are Monday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5 30 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Food Pantry at the Lyndhurst Health Department hours are Monday through Thursday 1 to 3 30 p.m. The Food Pantry is available to Lyndhurst residents who can show proof of hardship and proof of residence. In celebration of National Library Week from April 15 to 20 the Lyndhurst Public Library will be having an amnesty week and will be accepting non-perishable food donations in lieu of fines of less than 5 to donate to local food pantries. There will also be a raffle to win a Kindle E-reader and other terrific prizes along with small tokens of appreciation to patrons who visit during the week. For more information and to learn more about the library s services to the community call the Lyndhurst Library at 201-804-2478 ext. 7. The First Sunday of the Month bird walk with the THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 2013 15 NJMC and Bergen County Audubon Society will be held on Sunday April 7 at 10 a.m. This free two-hour guided nature walk will be held in DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst at 10 a.m. outside the Meadowlands Environment Center. Check meadowblog.net for last-minute weather updates. You will have to sign a standard liability release that is good for NJMC BCAS events throughout the year. To R.S.V.P. contact Don Torino of the BCAS at greatauk4 aol.com or 201-230-4983. North Arlington Dr. Richard Ekstein a board-certified prosthodontist is offering a free seminar about the benefits of implants and veneers. At Dr. Ekstein s office at 312 Belleville Turnpike Suite 3B North Arlington on Tuesday April 9 at 6 30 p.m. Come and enjoy some lite beverages and snacks while Dr. Ekstein presents his informational seminar about implants dentures and cosmetic veneers. Afterwards Dr. Ekstein will be available to answer your concerns and questions. Seating is limited so please call Fran by April 5 to reserve your space at 201-991-1228 (prompt 4) or email fran.sds2 gmail.com. Dr. Ekstein will be participating in the first annual Free Dentistry Saturday April 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the donated time of Dr. Ekstein Mellissa Porcile Liz Gutierrez Sharon Long and staff. Free teeth cleaning fillings extractions and any other dental work will be provided which can be performed in one visit. To qualify for the free work people must be unemployed or must be the spouse or child of an unemployed parent. continued next page 16 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 2013 continued from previous page Only Nutley residents may attend. To reserve an appointment time call 201-991-1228 and press 2 for Stephanie. North Arlington Library 210 Ridge Rd. will host Saturday Story Times with Laurie for ages 3 to 6 on Saturdays Saturdays April 6 and 20 at 11 a.m. Saturday Afternoon Poets will hold a poetry-reading event for all ages at the library on April 13 at 11 a.m.. Please call 201-955-5640 ext. 126 to register. Light refreshments will be served. A Prom Fashion Show hosted by local special occasions outfitters Ariel Inspirations will be held at the library on Thursday April 18 at 6 30 p.m. Interested in being a model Call 862-215-9947 for more information. North Arlington Woman s Club presents Earth Day craft for children in grades K-5 at the library on Tuesday April 16 6 30 p.m. Call or visit the library to register. Fundamental and basic skills computer class for adults on Mondays from 6 to 7 p m. beginning April 22 to May 20 (five sessions). There is a maximum of eight spots available and registration for this class Hometown Banking... began on March 25 on a first come first served basis. Only North Arlington residents may participate. Sessions will cover the same material as in the previous sessions in February and March. If you crochet or knit and would enjoy gathering with a group of like-minded craftersare invited to join a monthly Sit and Stitch at the library. Due to increasing popularity there will be two meetings a month. The next gatherings are Tuesday April 2 and Tuesday April 16 between 7 and 8 30 p.m. All skill levels are welcome. For additional information send an email to stitching mail2donna.com. Nutley Nutley Department of Public Affairs and Health is offering a low-cost driver refresher class to be held at the Nutley AmVets building at 184 Park Ave. Trained AARP Driver Safety volunteer Bill Keenan will teach the class. The date for the one-day class is Wednesday May 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a 30-minute break for lunch at noon so attendees should bring lunch and a beverage to the class. Participants will receive a completion certificate to apply for a premium reduction for three years with their insurance carrier. Individuals could contact their insurance carrier before registering to determine specifically how their carrier recognizes the completion of a defensive driving class. The fee for the course is 12 for AARP members and 14 for non-AARP members payable when registering. Pre-registration is necessary and class size is limited. Checks (or money orders) should be made payable to AARP. No cash is accepted. To register contact Meredith Blank of the Nutley Department of Public Affairs 973-284-4978. Nutley Little Theatre will offer a series of April-June acting classes for adults to emphasize various aspects of scene study. The classes will take place at the NLT Barn 47 Erie Place Nutley beginning April 28. Make your retirement dream a reality. There s no time like the present to start planning for your retirement. 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The course will be taught by Kathryn Osborne of the Kathryn Osborne Acting Studio in Montclair. Osborne is a graduate of The University of Texas (BFA) and a member of SAG AFTRA and AEA. She has performed in New York and regionally throughout the country in theatre film television voice-overs and print. Ms. Osborne teaches acting at The Adult School of Montclair. Students in the NLT program must be age 18 or older attend all classes or notify the instructor of a planned absence. Tuition of 200 may be paid via check to Nutley Little Theatre no later than the initial April 28 class. Space is limited and interested students are urged to register now via e-mail to nltactingclass gmail.com or by leaving a phone message at 973-6670374. This course will emphasize scene study for beginning to advanced adult actors. Students will be paired with scene partners for in-depth exploration of selected scripts. Information about NLT may be found at http www.nutleylittletheatre. com. The Nutley Department of Public Affairs Military and Veterans Affairs Bureau in partnership with the Nutley Veterans Council will conduct a 50th anniversary memorial service at Nutley Town Hall on April 10 at 10 a.m. commemorating the life of Navy Seaman Pervis Robison a Nutley resident who was killed while serving on board the submarine U.S.S. Thresher in 1963. Nutley Public Library 93 Booth Drive will have a special PJ Story Time Earth Day celebration on Monday April 15 at 7 p.m. Registration is required. The program is open toNutley residents only. The library will host Paint a Pot Plant a Flower on Tuesday April 16 at 1 30 p.m. Registration is required online. Only Nutley residents may attend. sports&recreation THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 2013 17 SPORTS VIEW COnTaCT JIm aT OgSmaR aOl.COm Positive strides for Blue Tide softball Nutley baseball Solid contenders again Veteran Nutley High School baseball coach Bob Harbison knows when he has a competitive team and when he s in for a long season. After last year s 15-12 campaign that featured a run to the Greater Newark Tournament finals and a berth in the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 2 Group III playoffs Harbison knows that the Maroon Raiders will be solid once again this spring. We have a good number of kids back Harbison said. I like the makeup of this team. If the pitchers can throw strikes and we re able to score a few runs I think we can be okay. I just want to win now and I think we can. I m not trying to put too much emphasis on early games. I want us to be better at the end of the season. One of the reasons Harbison is optimistic about the 2013 season is the return of senior right-handed pitcher Joe Feraco who won five games last season and pitched a lot of key games. He s definitely a little better this year Harbison said. He s a groundball pitcher who puts the ball in play. He holds runners on very well. Bottom line he gets outs and that s what we need. Junior Mike Meechem will be another of the Maroon Raiders hurlers. He throws hard said Harbison of Meechem who got his feet wet last year as a sophomore with a few appearances. We just have to get his control down a little for him to be consistently effective. Junior Kyle Cresci is a right-hander who also saw a little time on the mound for the Maroon Raiders last year. He has a good fastball and breaking ball Harbison said of Cresci. Juniors Nick Liaci and sophomores Sean Rodriguez and Pete DeCilla a transfer from Paramus Catholic will also get time on the mound. Liaci and Rodriguez are also left-handed giving Harbison three lefties to call on. It s a good thing to have left-handers on your staff Harbison said. Handling that deep staff is returning starter Austin Kunz who has been behind the plate for the Maroon Raiders since he arrived at the school. The junior Kunz is a top talent who keeps improving. see VIEW page Photos by Jim Hague Harrison sophomore pitcher Fiona Slattery holds the key to the Blue Tide s success this season. 19 who earned 10 of the team s 12 wins last season. Her velocity has improved lthough Harrison gradu- from last year Nankivell said. ated five seniors from She s definitely put her time last year s team that won in. She s been throwing since 12 games veteran head coach I started the (Harrison) Rec Dave Nankivell feels like his program. She s benefitted from young team could be improved throwing all last year. She over a year ago. keeps people off balance with We are very young and her different pitches. She has have only one senior startbetter control now. She s not ing said Nankivell. But a lot going to blow people away but of our young players are very she s a competitor. Nothing solid. We have some character bothers her and that is one of on this team and I like that. her best characteristics. They re a fun bunch a little Another key returnee is light hearted when they have sophomore Amber O Donnell down time but serious when who gets moved to shortstop it counts. It might be the most this year after playing centerathletic team I ve ever had. field a year ago. Athletically we can match She really started to hit anyone. the ball well at the end of last Leading the way is sophoyear Nankivell said. I hope more pitcher Fiona Slattery she has a carry over. I m also By Jim Hague Observer Sports Writer A hoping that her leadership comes around. Confidence is also an issue. But I think playing basketball helped her mature a lot. I don t see any of the traits that sent her back last year. She s turned around 180 degrees. I think she has the potential to be the best player in her family. There already have been three O Donnell sisters to play softball at Harrison so that s a compliment. The catcher is junior Alexandria Hidrovo who started behind the plate last year. She started every game and learned a lot Nankivell said. She s a decent hitter who hits the ball to all fields. Her defensive play behind the plate has improved tremendously and that comes with experience. see BlUE TIDE next page 18 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 2013 BLUE TIDE from 17 Two seniors Michelle Zea and Zemaida Miranda have formed a platoon at first base. Senior Genevie Andujar is the second baseman. Andujar is a complete bundle of energy who does a lot for the Blue Tide. It s her third year of playing second base for us so that s a big plus Nankivell said. She s our leadoff hitter and can do a lot of things for us. We re expecting good things from her. O Donnell has handled the transition to shortstop very well. Junior Jenna Ferriero is the third baseman. She s the younger sister of former baseball standout Anthony currently playing at FDUFlorham. She s our slugger Nankivell said of Ferriero. She grips it and rips it. Sophomore Kayla Montilla is the starter in left field. Montilla could very well be the fastest player in the NJIC Meadowlands Division. She sure can run Nankivell said. She amazes me with the way she runs after the ball. Kayla s younger sister Abby Montilla is the starter in centerfield. She has a very strong arm and she can move around out Kearny Family Health Center General & Cosmetic Dentistry For the entire Family there as well Nankivell said. In right field sophomore Fayth Hartkopf and sophomore Nicole Colon are battling for playing time. The Blue Tide will learn quickly how improved they are facing Leonia Lyndhurst and Snyder in the first week of the season. We graduated some big players Nankivell said. We lost our No. 1 No. 3 and No. 4 batters so we have a lot of holes to fill. But I like the way they are coming together. Nankivell who was the Harrison football coach for the last six seasons resigned for family reasons in December after a winless campaign. I tell these girls all the time that they got to get me a win Nankivell laughed. I haven t won in a while. But Nankivell will win with this team far more than once. We can be successful if we can just harness their ability Nankivell said. Athletically we re very good. We just have to try to translate that into wins. DR. SOUHA HANNA D.D.S. DR. 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I like him Harbison said. 17 infield and outfield and hits from the left side senior infielder Angelo Sceppaguercio and senior catcher outfielder John Milici. The Maroon Raiders will once again play in the top division of the Super Essex Conference the American facing teams like Bloomfield Livingston Millburn Montclair Seton Hall Prep West Essex and West Orange. It may be one of the toughest baseball divisions in New Jersey. The Maroon Raiders opened their season with Seton Hall Prep Monday then were slated to face West Orange and West Essex later in the opening week. Talk about getting thrown to the fire. I think we ll know a lot about the team after the first week Harbison said. But we can be there at the end of the season. We just need a little more production at the bottom of the lineup. Not only that but to have the Maroon Raider hurlers keep on throwing like they can. Pink Vision AssociAtes DR. 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Harbison is not concerned with starting a freshman with the varsity especially one as talented as Condito. He s a baseball kid who knows the game Harbison said. He won the job in right and deserves to play right away. He runs the bases very well. The Maroon Raiders also have some quality players off the bench in junior Nate Peraino who plays both the Smile New WE OFFER KIDDIE SOCCER Ages 3 - 6 1 2 ZOOM IMPLANTS PREVENTATIVE SERVICES WHITENING VENEERS ROOT CANAL CROWNS BRIDGES DENTURES IMPLANTS PERIODONTAL TREATMENT EXTRACTIONS & FILLINGS IMMEDIATE RESULTS Saturday Sessions at 9 00 & 10 00 NEW LOCATION Visit our website or call us for a complete schedule www.kiddiesoccer.com Season starts April 13 Belleville Park FIRST VISIT ONLY 99 1999 & UP Free Consultation Whitening 973-543-1197 Branford Dental Center 23 Branford Pl. 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Photo by Jim Hague One of the things I m very The Kearny High School softball team looks to be competitive once again this season. Front row from l. are Kristen impressed with is that if some- Stankus Nicole Stankus and Jennifer Stankus. Back row from l. are assistant coach Amy Goldman Emily Papa Kelsey one makes an error behind French Kerry Sweeney and head coach Jim Pickel. her she never gets rattled. She stays the same the whole time and for a freshman that s very impressive. She does have an assortment of different pitches but we ll still working on her. Rivera s best pitches seem to be her drop and her drop curve. She ll get better as she goes along Pickel said. Finding someone who could do as much as O Neill did might be a different story. O Neill started her career as an outfielder became an infielder and could pitch and catch if needed. She played three different positions for us so losing that versatility might be a little tough Pickel said. We do have some girls who can do different things. Senior Kristen Stankus just one-third of the Stankus triplet brigade is the starting catcher. She s our returning catcher story continued next page THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 2013 21 and this year she looks really solid Pickel said. She s taking on the leadership role back there. She communicates well with the rest of the team in terms of telling people what to do. And she s helping the young pitcher. Senior Emily Papa returns to her spot at first base. Papa batted close to .400 last season. We re hopeful that she can do a little bit more this year Pickel said. She s our No. 3 hitter and helps the offense but the key thing she does for us is her defense. She scoops up balls in the dirt and catches everything. She s more comfortable now at first so that s made her into a better hitter as well. The second base duties are being shared by a pair of juniors namely Kelly Wilkinson and Lacey Burton. They both do different things Pickel said. It s kind of hard to pick one out ahead of the other but they both help us. Sophomore Daniella Echevestre is the starting shortstop. She s very athletic and handles playing there well said Pickel of Echevestre who is also a solid hitter. Senior Kelsey French returns for her third season as the starting third baseman. She s very solid there Pickel said. She s hitting the ball a lot better so far this spring. Junior Amanda Seda is the starter in left field with senior Kerry Sweeney in control of centerfield. Kerry played mostly in the infield last year but she played centerfield in the fall and did very well Pickel said. Junior Spiridoula Dimou is the starter in right field. Pickel has a good bench he can rely on including the other two Stankus twins namely Nicole and Jennifer. Nicole will do some pitching and can fill in at any infield position so she s valuable Picklel said. Jen can play right field or second base. They re all great kids and I m glad to have them. Photo by Jim Hague He just can t yell Stankus Freshman right-hander Carolynne Rivera holds the key to the Kearny softball and expect to get one answer. season as the team s new pitcher. I don t think it s a problem having triplets on the team Pickel said. In fact I think it helps us. Freshman Melissa McAndrew is another versatile player who can catch play the outfield or infield. She ll go wherever she s needed Pickel said of McAndrew. The Kardinals were scheduled to open their season Tuesday against Hoboken then face Queen of Peace Thursday and head to the Hackensack Tournament with a matchup against Passaic County Tech in the first round. Pickel is confident that the Kardinals can make some noise this season. I definitely think we can compete Pickel said. We just have to keep going year by year. The big concern for me coming into the school year was who the pitcher was going to be. 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However we are not able to accept any weapons from gun dealers Bergen authorities said. The buyback will be funded by the Bergen County Ready.gov business Prosecutor s Office with money seized from criminal activities. At each surrender site BCSO firearms experts and officers will examine and secure all weapons. An officer will assist each individual in completing a voluntary surrender form that includes a general description of each firearm time and date of surrender and amount of compensation provided authorities said. Complimentary trigger locks and gun safety information will also be provided at each location. All firearms should be carried unloaded and contained in a closed and fastened case gun box securely tied package or locked in the trunk of the automobile in which they are being transported. Ammunition should be transported in a separate container. Officers will be on hand to assist individuals with carrying weapons safely into each buyback location. Those locations are April 13 Garfield Our Lady of Mount Virgin St. Joseph s Center 188 MacArthur Ave. Maywood First Presbyterian Church 401 Maywood Ave. Park Ridge Our Lady of Mercy Church 46 Pascack Road Hackensack Mount Olive Baptist Church 260 Central Ave Hackensack Rhema Worship Center Church 156 Passaic Street April 14 Englewood Mt. Calvary Baptist Church 90 West Demarest Ave. Fair Lawn Temple Beth Sholom 40-25 Fair Lawn Ave. Hackensack New Hope Baptist Church 214 Berdan Pl. Hackensack Trinity Baptist Church 218 Passaic St. New Milford St. Matthew s Evangelical Lutheran Church 225 Center St. Teaneck First Baptist Church 1592 Teaneck Road For more information about the Bergen County gun buyback contact BCSO s Community Outreach Unit at 201-3363540. Karen Zautyk State essay champions Up to 40% of businesses never recover after experiencing a major disaster. Do you have a plan to keep your business running if disaster strikes For a free online tool that helps you develop an emergency plan visit Ready.gov business. The Queen of Peace Knights of Columbus Council 3428 pays tribute to its two representatives who won top honors in the N.J. Knights of Columbus 2012-13 Essay Writing Contest with the theme What Does Being Charitable Mean to Me. From l. are Deputy Grand Knight Bill Rottner North Arlington High School students Anastasia Rhem and Cheyenne McDermott and Grand Knight Bill Mackey. Rhem won first place in grade 12 state essay competition and McDermott was grade 9 first place champ. Each got a 100 check and award certificate. 5 6 11 2 41 PM LiquidationNP_11_5x21.indd 1 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 2013 23 DOG from 03 He has the right temperament and the right demeanor she explained. But you can t just walk into a health-care facility and say you have a therapy dog no matter how gentle and friendly the canine is. Both Coby and Diane had to be trained. Diane signed up with Joana Watsky of Sit and Stay dog training (www.njsitnstay. com) who teaches a therapy-dog course in Nutley. During the sixweek program Coby with his human Diane Tilley and Clara Maass nurse Carolyn Giordano Coby worked on his obedience and personal skills and got up close to wheelchairs and canes and walkers so he would be densensitized to those objects that might initially cause him apprehension. And Diane learned how to be the vigilant handler. At the end of the course Diane was tested and certified by Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs (www. golden-dogs.org) which is a licensed nonprofit authorized to issue certification. At Clara Maass where the health restrictions are tight and strictly obeyed Coby visits patients in several units -- oncology behavioral pediatrics chemotheraphy same-day surgery. His task To bring joy Diane said. Coby s second job came about through a chance encounter in a Belleville park between Diane and the Lab and some students and teachers from the Northwest Essex school. The first day he visited the school there were Welcome Coby signs on all the doors Diane said. Many of the students are autistic and some were initially afraid of the dog but now they ve bonded Diane said. In some of the classrooms he visits he goes to every desk. In others he ll lie on the floor and the kids come up to him. Their interaction varies from a tentative pat or a hug to lying on him like a pillow Diane said. Coby spends at least two hours at the school once a week. Working with the children is very gratifying Diane noted but the weekly visits to the hospital can be very sobering. If you can touch their (the patients ) lives for a moment make them forget that s a job well done she explained noting that it s Coby who does the work. It s all about him I m just his driver she said. By the way Coby has his own Facebook page and his own email account so his fans can communicate with him. But Diane explained I let them know that I have to do the typing because he can t spell worth a damn. Photos by Diane Tilley & Karen Zautyk Make time for life. Schedule a mammogram today. You lead a busy life. But you owe it to yourself to make an appointment that could save your life. Schedule a mammogram today at The Connie Dwyer Breast Center at Saint Michael s Medical Center. Breast cancer the number-two killer of women in the United States is highly curable if detected and treated early. Make time for a checkup. Offering fully digital mammography services using the latest diagnostic equipment available The Connie Dwyer Breast Center is the only facility in the region featuring an innovative Rapid Diagnosis program to ease the anxiety of waiting. A patient who undergoes a breast biopsy will receive their results within 24 hours. Make time to schedule an appointment for yourself or for your mother sister daughter aunt or friend. To schedule an appointment call (973) 877-5189. The Connie Dwyer Breast Center at Saint Michael s Medical Center 111 Central Avenue Newark N.J. 07102 www.smmcnj.org conniedwyer 24 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 2013 Locals featured in Paramus Catholic show Students at Paramus Catholic High School kept the audience laughing during their performance of the hit comedy Shakespearacy. Performances were held in the Paramus Catholic High School auditorium on the weekend of March 15-17. About 600 people attended. More than 40 students worked in the cast and stage crew to make the production a success. The production starred local residents James Teresco III of Bloomfield and Selena Hart of North Arlington. Shakespearacy featured two short comedies Bad Auditions by Bad Actors which chronicled a director s chal- Paramus Catholic High School students perform Shakespearacy lenge to cast Shakespeare s Romeo & Juliet and The Hamlet Thrill-Ma-Geddon which parodied Shakespeare s Hamlet . PCHS English teachers James Loranger and Joseph Schmidig directed the show. Bacteria project 1 of only 14 Board Certified Prosthodonist in NJ Only Board Certified Implant Team in the area Smile Design Specialist Go to a Pro Reg. 304 Dr. Ekstein AYS AL X-R n DIGITer radiation low sure tha expo itional trad ays X-R Dental Only 99 Cleaning Includes Exam & Digital X-Rays Excluding gum disease and excessive tartar buildup. New patients only. Cannot be combined w any other offers. Exp. 4 17 13 hour teeth ZOOM 1whitening save time and money Only 499 including cleaning Reg. 678 Cannot be combined w any other offers. Exp. 4 17 13 Se habla Espa ol Fala se Portugues 312 Belleville Turnpike N. 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Cherished daughter of Emily (nee Waters) and the late Andrew Bonome she is sister of the late John and is survived by her aunts and uncles Louise (nee Bonome) and Pedro Vasquez and Catherine and Daniel Parylack along with her cousins Lucia Vasquez and Daniel and Michael Parylack. In lieu of flowers donations to St. Jude s Hospital would be appreciated. Peace Church North Arlington. The interment followed in Holy Cross Cemetery North Arlington. Donations in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association 1 Union St. Suite 301 Robbinsville N.J. 08691. obituaries for Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. in New York City for 20 years retiring 25 years ago. Helena is survived by her children Catherine GardnerFranco (Robert) Phyllis Tillou (Edwin) and Thomas R. Gardner six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband Robert T. Gardner and her daughter Janette Gardner. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org or to the First Presbyterian Church of Rutherford. THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 2013 25 To submit an obituary obituaries theobserver.com fax 201-991-8941 Joseph N. Fugaro Joseph N. Fugaro died on March 29 in St. Peter s Hospital in New Brunswick. He was 94. Born in Jersey City he lived in Kearny for 68 years. Visiting will be on Tuesday April 2 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Drive Kearny. A funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday April 3 at 10 30 a.m. in St. Stephen s Church Kearny followed by burial at Holy Cross Cemetery North Arlington. To leave an online condolence please visit www.armitagewiggins.com. Mr. Fugaro was a WWII veteran and took part of The D day invasion. He was a Purple Heart recipient and was Emily Caputo a member of the West Hudson Emily Caputo (nee Leoni) South Bergen D.A.V. Chapter 25. 86 died March 25 2013 at the Joe was a retired machine reColumbus Hospital LTACH pairman from Parker-Kalon in Newark. Clifton. He previously worked Born in Jersey City she lived for Acme Tool. in Jersey City before moving to Husband of the late Yolanda North Arlington 35 years ago. (nee Scerbo) he is survived by She was a cafeteria worker at his son Joseph his daughter Queen of Peace High School Karen E. and her husband Larry North Arlington from 1988 to Poirier. His daughter-in-law 2012. Previously she worked for Louise died only two weeks Fedway Associates in Kearny ago. as a computer operator for 30 Also surviving are his years. grandchildren Natalie (Billy) She was the beloved wife Crisafulli Keith (Kristen) and of the late Robert A. the Lauren and his great grandchilcherished mother of Judith A. dren Vincent and Juliette. Kirsten and her husband Robert In lieu of flowers kindly conP. of Jackson and Robert A. sider a donation to Wounded Caputo of North Arlington Warriors. the adored grandmother of Linda Vecolitis and her husband Helena C. Gardner Anthony David Sullivan and Helena C. Gardner (Cole) 87 his wife Jennifer Steven Bryan died on Monday March 25 at and Jeffrey Caputo and their her home in North Arlington. mother Linda Caputo Mark Arrangements were by the Kirsten and his wife Jan Todd Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Kirsten and his wife Amanda Home 585 Belgrove Dr. Kearny. the loving great grandmother The funeral service was held in of Jason Ryan Tyler Mattew the First Presbyterian Church Samantha and Emily and the of Rutherford followed by indear aunt of many nieces and terment at Arlington Cemetery nephews. Kearny. The funeral was from the Helena was born in WashingParow Funeral Home 185 Ridge ton D.C. and has lived in North Road North Arlington on Arlington for the last 58 years. Tuesday April 2 with a funeral She was employed in the AcMass in Our Lady Queen of counts Receivable Department Church of Kennebunk. In her active years she was a member Harold McCloud of Webhannet Club of KenGraveside services will be nebunk and the Kennebunk and held on April 19 at noon in the Kennebunkport Book Clubs. Arlington Cemetery for Harold Claire was predeceased by McCloud (formerly of Kearny) her husband John Grieve who husband of Shirley and father of died in 2008. Karen and Donna. To view his Claire is survived by a complete obituary please visit daughter Eileen Stokes and her www.armitagewiggins.com. husband Robert of Port Murray and three grandchildren Mary Ellen McKeever R. Christopher Stokes John Mary Ellen McKeever Mae Andrew Stokes and Brendan 99 of Lebanon formerly of Patrick Stokes. Kearny died on March 28. A funeral Mass was celArrangements are by the ebrated on Monday April 1 at Armitage and Wiggins Funeral St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Home 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny. Church 59 Spring Valley Lane A Mass of Christian burial will Claire Chambers Grieve Long Valley A Mass will also be officiated on Tuesday April Claire Chambers Grieve 91 a be celebrated at 11 a.m. on 2 at 10 30 a.m. at St. Stephen s resident of Hackettstown and Friday April 19 at Holy Spirit Church Kearny followed by formerly of Kennebunk Maine Parish St. Martha s Church interment in Holy Cross Cemdied on March 26 at the House Portland Rd Kennebunk etery North Arlington. of the Good Shepherd after a Maine with interment to follow Mrs. McKeever was a waitlong illness. in Evergreen Cemetery Kenress at Haynes Newark for Claire was born in New York nebunk . 30 years. She was a former City on December 4 1921 a Arrangements are in care of member of the Kearny Senior daughter of Joseph P. and FlorBibber Memorial Chapel 67 Citizens and a volunteer at ence (Kraus) Chambers was Summer St. Kennebunk Maine Meals on Wheels in Clinton. graduated from Wadleigh High (www.bibberfuneral.com) and She was the beloved wife of School in New York City and Cochran Funeral Home 905 the late Thomas Owen McKthe College of Mt. Saint Vincent High St. Hackettstown (www. in Riverdale New York. cochranfuneral.com). see OBITS page She married to John Grieve in 1948 and was a homemaker for MARIO TEIXEIRA JR. 2542 DIRECTOR-MANAGER most of her life. Her faith was an important part if Claire s life as such she was a member of St. Mark The Evangelist Roman Catholic Church Hackettstown and a former member of the Holy Spirit Parish at St. Martha s 35 Shaw-Buyus Home for Services 138 DAVIS AVE. KEARNY NJ 07032 Prayer to St. Jude Most holy apostle St. Jude faithful servant and friend of Jesus the Church honors and invokes you universally as the patron of difficulty and of desperate cases of things almost despaired of Pray for me I am so helpless and alone. Make use I implore you of that particular privilege given to you to bring visible and speedy help where help was almost despaired of. Come to my assistance in this great need that I may receive the consolation and help of heaven in all my necessities tribulations and sufferings particularly(make your request here)-and that I may bless God with you and all the elect throughout all eternity. I promise you O blessed St. Jude to be ever mindful of this great favor and I will never cease to honor you as my special and powerful patron and do all in my power to encourage devotion to you. Amen. H.A.B. Tel (201) 991-2265 Prayer to St. Jude Thaddeus Most Holy Apostle St. Jude Thaddeus faithful servant and friend of Jesus the name of the traitor who delivered your beloved Master into the hands of his enemies has caused you to be forgotten by many. But the Church honors you and I invoke you as the special advocate of those who are in trouble and almost without hope. Help me to realize that through our faith we triumph over life s difficulties by the power of Jesus who loved us and gave His life for us. Come to my assistance that I may receive the consulation and succor of heaven in all my needs trials and sufferings particularly (here make your request) and that I may praise God with you and all the saints forever. St. Jude apostle of the Word of God pray for us. St. Jude follower of the Son of God pray for us. St. Jude preacer of the love of God pray for us. St. Jude intercessor before God pray for us. St. Jude friend of all in need pray for us. St. Jude pray for us and for all who invoke your aid. V.N. WILFRED ARMITAGE & WIGGINS FUNERAL HOME You will feel as if friends of family have taken over when you entrust funeral arrangements to the Wilfred Armitage Funeral Home. The family-owned firm has been in business for 75 years serving generations in West Hudson and South Bergen. Its beautiful facilities in a setting reminiscent of a colonial mansion reflect the graciousness and tact of its understanding personnel. Mark G. Wiggins Manager N.J. Lic. 3916 John W. Armitage Director N.J. Lic 2642 Wilfred Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny NJ 07032 (201) 991-0657 26 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 2013 Reports from the Kearny Police blotter March 22 At 2 a.m. at the intersection of Hackensack Ave. and Routes 1 & 9 in South Kearny Officers Joseph Martin and Chris Medina responded to an accident involving a BMW that had apparently struck the rear of a tractor-trailer. After checking the drivers for injuries Martin interviewed the operator of the severely damaged BMW and reportedly detected a strong odor of alcohol. The motorist also was fumbling when trying to locate the vehicle paperwork and was unable to produce his driver s license police said. After reportedly failing a field sobriety test 30year old Jersey City resident Elvin Paez was placed under arrest taken to headquarters and given an Alcotest. He was charged with driving while intoxicated careless driving and failing to have a license in his possession. March 23 Officer Ben Wuelfing was on patrol on Davis Ave. at 11 20 p.m. when he observed a 2006 Acura with some equipment violations. A check of the vehicle registration revealed that it was unregistered. Wuelfing stopped the auto in the area of Devon St. and Garfield Ave. and while interviewing the driver and passenger reportedly detected a strong odor of marijuana. The passenger was found to have a small bag containing suspected marijuana in his pocket and a further search of the common area of the vehicle uncovered more marijuana in plain view in and around the console area police said. Placed under arrest were the driver Michael Fernandes 26 and his passenger Hugo Villanueva 21 both of Kearny. Fernandes was charged with possession of marijuana possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle and operating an unregistered vehicle Villanueva with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. March 24 Officer Wuelfing was on patrol at Midland Ave. and Devon St. at 3 45 a.m. when he heard a car alarm going off. Given the recent rash of vehicle break-ins Wuelfing checked the area on foot and observed an individual running south on Devon. He caught the runner and during a pat-down for weapons discovered an excessive amount of change and various items bulging from the man s pockets police said. Officer Brian Wisely arrived as back up and when the two officers requested identification they observed identification not belonging to the suspect. After placing him under arrest a struggle ensued. They subdued the suspect and took him to headquarters where he allegedly continued to be combative and uncooperative. The man was placed in a holding cell which he reportedly flooded by stuffing articles of clothing in the toilet. He was then escorted to another cell where he proceeded to break the security camera police said. They also reported that the suspect s clothing property and belongings included numerous items believed to have been stolen recently from motor vehicles. Charged with receiving stolen property theft of property lost or mislaid criminal attempt and criminal mischief was 31-year-old Kearny resident Orlando Fabiani. Dets. Michael Gonzalez and John Plaugic were assigned the follow-up investigation to determine the origin of the property recovered from the suspect. March 25 At 4 30 p.m. Officer Dean Gasser and Det. Ray Lopez responded to a Davis Ave. delicatessen on a report of a robbery and arrived to find that a 16-year-old Kearny male had entered the store wearing a facemask and was observed stealing a box of cigars. When he was confronted by the proprietor a scuffle ensued and several racks of merchandise were strewn about the store. Taken into the custody the teen was also found to have a bottle of cough medicine in his possession. He was charged with robbery and released to the custody of his father. At 6 30 p.m. Officer Jay Ward was on patrol in a Bergen Ave. parking facility when he observed an individual known to him from past police encounters loitering there. Ward reportedly detected the odor of burnt marijuana and observed the male to be holding a water bottle and a cigarette lighter which were thrown to the ground. A foot chase followed and the suspect was subdued. Ward placed the individual under arrest and determined that the water bottle had been fashioned to facilitate the see KPD page 29 Don t Let Mortgage Problems Petrify You. When you struggle with your mortgage payments you become frozen. Petrified. Not knowing what to do you do nothing. But people who take action are far more likely to get the most positive outcome. So do something. Making Home Affordable is a free government program. Call to talk one-on-one with a housing expert. Real Help. Real Answers. Right Now. 888-995-HOPE Route Date Prod AD Proofer Writer AE CD Studio Billing ADC21891 Tracking SAME THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 2013 27 Hackensack Riverkeeper s 2013 Eco-Programs Hackensack Riverkeeper announces its 2013 Eco-Programs schedule. Once again the clean water advocacy group is poised to provide thousands of people with an up-close and personal experience of the river its watershed and wildlife. Eco-Cruises guided paddles River Cleanups and Bird-Walks combine hands-on environmental education with public service and fun and have since 1997. The 2013 Eco-Program season runs from Earth Day weekend (April 20-21) through the end of October. We were very fortunate in that Hurricane Sandy caused us very little damage said Captain Bill Sheehan. We hauled and secured our pontoon boats before the storm hit and our Paddling Center made it through alright. Captain Hugh (Carola) and I are very anxious to get out on the water and see what changes if any there are on the river and in the Meadowlands. Hackensack Riverkeeper offers four unique and distinct Eco-Programs Eco-Cruises Thirty-eight Open Eco-Cruises are scheduled from May 4 through Oct. 13 aboard the pontoon cruisers Edward Abbey and Robert H. Boyle. Open trips are great for individuals couples and families and can be had for a donation of 25 per person for adults 10 for kids 4-12. Three distinct EcoCruise itineraries are offered Meadowlands Discovery which explores the wetlands and creeks of the river s estuary Boating through Bergen which runs upriver to the center of Hackensack and the museum ship USS Ling and Excursion Around the Bay a maritime history tour to Staten Island and back past the port facilities of Newark and Elizabeth. Charter Eco-Cruises can be arranged for groups of up to 26 people for any available date time May 1 through Oct. 28. Hackensack Riverkeeper asks a donation of 300 per boat for adult charter EcoCruises and 250 for youth charters. Half-day combo programs are also available for schools. Those interested can call Program Director Carola at 201-968-0808 for more Photos courtesy Hackensack Riverkeeper Kayaks at last year s Reservoir Challenge full 2013 schedule list. information or to book a trip. Open Eco-Cruise dates times are not available for charters. Hackensack Riverkeeper s Paddling Center located on the river at Laurel Hill County Park in Secaucus will be open weekends April 20 through Oct. 28 weather permitting. The center offers canoe and kayak rentals ( 25 per paddler w a 2-paddler minimum) as well as guided paddles conducted by manager John Sailer and his team. Twenty-two tours are scheduled including five popular Full Moon paddles. Costs 30 per paddler 15 per paddler for those their own boat(s). Private group paddle tours at reasonable rates can be arranged by calling Carola at 201-968-0808 or e-mailing hugh hackensackriverkeeper.org. In addition to paddling center events Hackensack Riverkeeper s fifth annual Reservoir Challenge takes place Saturday June 1 at Oradell Reservoir the third annual Lake Tappan Paddle Day is set for Saturday Aug. 10 and the third annual SPLASH event takes to the water at Overpeck Park in Teaneck on Sept. 7. Call 201968-0808 for details or go to www.hackensackriverkeeper. org. River cleanups are scheduled at eight different waterside locations within the Hackensack River Watershed from April 13 through Oct. 20. Hackensack Riverkeeper provides cleanup tools and supplies as well as refreshments for all volunteers. For more information about river cleanups including group participation and the organization s Corporate River Stewardship Program call Events and Outreach Coordinator Sarah Menchise at 201-968-0808 or e-mail her at Sarah HackensackRiverkeeper.org. For groups interested in birding and bird study Carola is available to lead bird-walks or hawk watches at local birding hotspots within the Hackensack River Watershed region. For more information including itinerary options Vessel Edward Abbey on Eco-Cruise. call 201-968-0808. Costs 150 200 depending on location and duration of trip for up to 12 people. Sheehan and Carola are available for conduct multimedia presentations to groups of any size at any date and time. They have a wealth of materials including PowerPoint slideshows and video screenings that are appropriate for all age groups. Presenters will be sure to bring informational literature for all attendees. Costs 150 if presented within the Bergen Hudson southern Rockland eastern Passaic or greater Newark areas 200 - 300 if presented further afield. Call 201-968-0808 for more information. All Hackensack Riverkeeper Eco-Program info including schedules is available at www. hackensackriverkeeper.org. 1st Mother s Day Greeting Card Drawing Contest Create a greeting card for mom in a letter size paper folded and surprise her the week of Mother s Day. Participating Ages 6 years to 10 years old. Cut this ad fill information and attached with your card. announced in our newspaper on May 8th Drawing must be submitted by May 4. Have fun and participate in our There will be a 1st 2nd & 3rd place winners and they will be Name .................................................................................. Child s Name.................................................................................. Address......................................................................................... Address......................................................................................... City............................................ City............................................ Phone ......................................... Age ..................................................... Age..................................................... 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To place an ad call 201-991-1600 classified theobserver.com APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY 3 SMALL ROOMS (ONE BEDROOM) NEAR WEST HUDSON HOSPITAL. 815 INCLUDING HEAT HOT WATER. LAUNDRY ROOM. (973)493-7868 KEARNY 3rd floor 2 bedroom L R kitchen central Heat Hot water included. utilities not included. Call 201-726-5794. Available April 1st. Need garage for classic car. 24 hour access. In N.Arlington Kearny Lyndhurst Belleville or Nutley. Call Jerry (973)751-3547 For sale Corner lot 88x95 w existing house in developing area of Kearny. Serious inquiries only by appoinment. Developers welcomed (201)233-8089 HARRISON 4 sale by owner Handyman Special or Builders Special 175 000 (973)484-1004 GARAGE WANTED HOUSE FOR SALE N.Arlington Garden apt 950 w heat parking space. 3 rooms Garden apt w heat 925 Parking space Heat included. 3 rooms 850 utilities Kearny 3 rooms 900 w Heat off street Parking Lyndhurst 3 Bdrm apt. w heat 825 call for details HOUSE FOR SALE STORE FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT N.Arlington Garden apt. 1 bedroom 950 w utilities parking space. Lyndhurst 2 bedroom apt HT HW included. Call for details. OHara Agency 201-997-6300 APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY 1 Bedroom apartment. Newly renovated. Hardwood floors. Big kitchen washer dryer hook-up. Close to schools and transportation. Utilities separate. 900 1 month security. Available May 1st (201)600-2837 APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY 2 bedroom LR kitchen sitting room. New Rugs. 2nd floor. Roosevelt school district. HT HW supplied. Laundry room on premises. 1 1 2 months security. No pets. Close to mass transportation. Available immediately 1100 month. (732)735-9055 KEARNY 2 bedrooms 2nd floor. DR refrigerator stove parking. Available immediately. 975.00 1 1 2 month security. NO PETS. Tenant pays Heat H W and electricity (973)808-1556 KEARNY 2nd floor nice and bright recently renovated. 2 bedrooms LR DR. HW included. Separate utilities. 1150 1 month security. Available April 1st. (201)954-9403 KEARNY 2nd floor. 1 bedroom. w finished attic. 1000 month 1 month security. HT HW included. No pets smoking. (973)573-1173 Leave message KEARNY 3 LG ROOMS (ONE BEDROOM) AT BELGROVE APTS. 935 INCLUDING HEAT HOT WATER. LAUNDRY ROOM. NO PETS. (973)493-7868 KEARNY 3 room apt. 3rd floor. Supply your own utilities. 730 month. (201)998-1000 ask for Steve KEARNY 3 rooms 1 bedroom LR EIK. Newly renovated. New refrigerator. Quiet street. Near public transportation. Require 1-1 2 months security. 995 month heat included. Will do credit & background check. Please call between 5-9pm at (908)686-2578 KEARNY 3 rooms one bedroom 900 m. HT HW included. 1-1 2 months security. Call Super between 11am-8pm (201)998-9006 APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY Arlington area. 5 rooms 1 bath 1-1 2 months security. 1200 utilities. No pets. (201)213-1871 KEARNY Arlington section. ground floor 3 modern rooms hardwood floors tiled kitchen laundry facilities parking. Close to NY transportation. 875 month utilities (908)240-9302 KEARNY ELM COURT Kearnys Best Kept secret 732 Elm St. 1 BR for 850 NYC Commuter Bldg Call Alan (201)955-4334 or PJ (973)922-1555 ext 1 Affiliated Mgmt. OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT HARRISON NEWLY RENOVATED MODERN OFFICE SPACE. 400 SQ FT. ALL UTILITIES INCLD. NICE AREA. CLOSE TO PATH. 790 (973)481-3996 OHARA AGENCY (201)997-6300 KEARNY KEARNY 3 room. 3rd FL Apt. 1 month security required. No Pets. 750 month utilities. (201)998-9126 Available Now KEARNY Large 2 Bedroom apt. w hardwood floors washer dryer hook-up No Pets. 1300 Month. Plenty of street parking Available May 1st (201)233-7872 KEARNY 2nd floor 6 room apartment. 4 bedrooms. DR. LR kitchen bathroom use of driveway near school & transportation utilities separate. 1-1 2 months security (908)-303-9404 (201)328-5815 KEARNY 3 bedrooms LR DR kitchen 2 full bathrooms laundry room No pets 1600 month smoke-free environment Available April 1st (201)998-3475 KEARNY 1 Bedroom L R Kitchen. Near Transportation. Close to school. seperate utilities. Available immediately. 725 month 1 month security (201)998-4325 HOUSE FOR RENT LYNDHURST Modern 1 Family house for rent. 4 bedrooms 1 1 2 baths A C kitchen. Close to transportation 15 minutes to NYC by car. 2000 month. 1 month security (973)450-5202 KEARNY AVE Office Store for rent. Supply own utilities. One month security. Available Now. (201)997-0026. KEARNY 1 bedroom 950. & 1 1 2 bedroom apt 850 1-1 2 months security 1 month rent HT HW included no pets. (201)997-0590 KEARNY 1 bedroom modern big rooms washer dryer dishwasher. No pets. 900 month 1 month security. Call (973)769-4897 146 Midland Ave New 1 BR 990 on 1 floor apts. Central Air. No pets smoking 1-1 2 mo. security Reference water included separate utilities.No fee Available Now. Call George (201)218-0841 KEARNY 3rd floor spacious Studio EIK own entrance closet space 800 1 month security (201)998-4418 after 4pm KEARNY Kearny Manor 4 bedroom home. large rooms firepalce finished basement 2 car garage 335 000 North Arlington To be built. 2- Mother Daughter homes. Call for details. 1 bedroom 3rd fl apt. 900 month. N.Newark like new. 2 family house by Branch Brook Park Area. 3 bedrooms on each floor garage and offstreet parking call for details HALL FOR RENT Family Affairs Only Nice clean hall. Pleasant atmosphere. Maximum 80 people. 201-496-4645 201-991-9865 Call Anytime SPACE FOR RENT BELLEVILLE Union Ave high traffic location. Commercial Space for small business or office 750sq.ft. 1500sq.ft. 1750sq.ft.(5 offices kitchen reception & waiting area) Call (973)202-8580 KEARNY 3rd floor. 1 Bedroom apt. 750 month plus utilities. 1 month security No Pets. Available April 1st. (201)725-0123 KEARNY 4 room apartment 2 Bedrooms kitchen LR.. Modern. 1 month security. No pets. Available now. Pay own utilties. (201)991-8317 KEARNY Furnished studio apt. no pets no smoking 650 month all utilities included. Available now. (973)441-9574 Call after 9am-2pm KEARNY KEARNY AVE. 4 room 2 bedroom. apt. Separate utilities. 1-1 2 months security. Available April 1st. (201)893-1955 KEARNY NEW 1 BEDROOM APT W LG ROOMS CLOSETS. 3RD. FLOOR. ALL UTILITIES INCLUDED. FRIDGE. MANOR SECTION. NO PETS SMOKING. 1 BLOCK AWAY FROM NY NEWARK TRANSPORTATION. 875- 975. AVAILABLE APRIL 1ST (201)997-2831 KEARNY Newly renovated hardwood floors. Laundry onsite.HT HW included. 2 BR start at 950. 1 BR start at 800. Jr.1 BR start at 725. (201)289-7096 Rental Affordable A C Nice Setting Party Hall OHARA AGENCY (201)997-6300 N.arlington 1 floor No stairs. 3 bedrooms.2 bathrooms. Garage. New furnace Owner holds NJREL wants offers negotiable. (201)955-1999 201-889-6677 201-572-1839 Commercial Property Kearny Ave 600 Sq. Ft 850 OHara Agency 201-997-6300 STORE FOR RENT Formally a Deli. Located at 103 Johnson Ave Krny. Contact Owner Steve. (201)998-1000 Commercial Space for small business or office. 750sq.ft. 1500sq.ft. 1750sq.ft.(5 offices kitchen reception & waiting area) Call (973)202-8580 APARTMENTS FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT CONDO FOR RENT KEARNY 1 bedroom condo for rent 1150 month utilities On Site Parking No pets. (201)889-6502 POLICY NO REFUNDS or CHANGES with CLASSIFIED ADS Please note there will be a There are KEARNY Arlington Section. 1BDRM 800 sec. 2BDRM 900 sec. Both w Heat & Hot water included. (908)696-1866 APARTMENTS FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT PROCESSING FEE if changes need to be made for running specials 10.00 There will be a 10.00 processing fee when Cancelling an ad before it is published for the first time. 10 processing fee if changes need to be made for running specials KEARNY 1st floor 2 bedrooms LR EIK washer dryer hook-up.. Central Air yard basement storage. Close to NY transportation. 1125 1-1 2 months security utilities. Available immediately. Good credit required. Call between the hrs. of 6AM-3PM M-F (201)998-8226 for appt. KEARNY 1st or 2nd. floor apt. 2 bedrooms LR DR Kitchen and bath. Separate utilities. 1200 1 month security. W D hook-up. Available Immediately. Call (201)207-8029 KEARNY 2 bedroom LR DR kitchen bathroom. No pets. No smoking. 1100 month 1-1 2 months security. Available May 1st. (201)783-9393 KEARNY 3 Bedroom Apt 1300 & 2 bedroom apt 1150 month. 1 month security Available Immediately. Call (201)622-8315 KEARNY 5 1 2 rooms 2 bedrooms LR DR kitchen. Separate utilities. Available May 1st. 1200 month. 1-1 2 months security. No pets. (201)998-0529 KEARNY 5 rooms 3rd floor. Quiet Street. Close to Everything. Separate utilities. No pets. No smoking. Available now. Call (201)832-3063 KEARNY 95 Windsor St. 2nd Fl. Spacious Apt for rent. 4 Bedrooms Utilities included. 1400 month. 1 month security. No Pets. Close to Kearny Ave. Available Now. (404)901-4054 (404)901-4053 KEARNY All new 1 bedroom loft style apt. Featuring high ceilings large windows hardwood floors new full ceramic tiled bath and new kitchen w brand new appliances. 1200 month. No pets. (201)991-6942 KEARNY Newly renovated. 2nd floor 2 bdrm. LR EIK W D hook-up Basement storage. Close to NYC trans. No Pets. 950 month utilities. 1-1 2 months security. Good credit required. Call between the hrs. of 6AM-3PM M-F (201)998-8226 for appt. APARTMENTS FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT 3rd Fl. 6 rms (3 bdrms) tile bath. No pets. 1200 util. 1 mo sec 1 2 mo fee. 2nd Fl 5 rms (2 bdrms) 1195 Util. 1 mo sec. 1 2 mo fee. Arlington Real Estate (201)991-0905 KEARNY 2 ARLINGTON SECTION RENTALS KEARNY Studio Apartment In Modern Garden Apartment bldg. dressing alcove built-in vanity dresser walk-in closet vanity bath free parking Available April 1st rent 735.00 plus utilities. Call (201)991-6261 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 2013 31 The Observer is not responsible for typographical errors. Credit for errors will not be granted after the next week s publication. No changes or refunds. Deadline for classifieds is Monday by 4 00 PM. www.theobserver.com CLASSIFIEDS APARTMENTS FOR RENT HARRISON 3 bedroom apt. on 2nd floor of 3 family house modern kitchen & bath Laundry hookup & storage in basement. No pets. Close to park schools & transportation. 1400 month plus 1-1 2 months sec. dep. Call (973)484-7576 HARRISON 3 bedrooms 3rd floor. EIK L R 1 bathroom. Hardwood floors. w parking. Onsite laundry room. 3 mins to path trains. Roommates OK. Available May 1st. 1450 month seperate utilities. (973)801-0079 HARRISON 3 rooms 1 bedroom apartment. 3rd floor. Central AC. 800 plus utilities. No pets. 1 month security (973)985-7552 HARRISON 307 Harrison ave 3rd floor newly renovated large 3 bedroom apt walk to path and close to everything. Available immediately. 1400 month 1-1 2 months security plus utilities. good credit. Call (862)222-4204 HARRISON 4 rooms 1st floor. No pets. Smoke free. 1000 Utilities. 1 1 2 months security. References required. (973)482-9786 HARRISON 5 rooms 3 BR Modern near PATH No pets Pay own utilities references required. 1600 1 1 2 month security (973)483-3682 or (973)809-2035 HARRISON Studio Apartment. Available Now. 750. Utilities Included. 1 1 2 Months Security Deposit. No Pets. To see Sat. & Sun. (973)704-5532 HARRISON 3-1 2 rooms. 2nd floor ultra clean. Gas on gas-electric. Close to PATH. Refrigerator. 1-1 2 months security. Available April 1st. No pets. Pay own utilities. (973)482-9129 To place an ad call 201-991-1600 classified theobserver.com EMPLOYMENT Diesel Truck repair company in S.Kearny NJ that services and repairs diesel trucks and equipment is seeking an experienced truck mechanic with great diagnostic and trouble shooting skills for our shop. We offer excellent pay and friendly working atmosphere. Please fax resume to (973)589-1811 or call (973)589-3300 ext.12 Jay or email karenojwash msn.com APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY Nice apartment w 2 BRs Kitchen LR and bath. Parking for one car. 950 month. 1 month security. Available May 1st. (908)264-4547 KEARNY Very clean apt. 3 rooms 1 bedrooms. No pets. 900 month. 1 month security. HT HW included. (201)207-5160 (201)991-8846 KEARNYArlington Section. Large 6 room 3 bedroom 2 full bath apartment for rent. Available May 1. Washer Dryer hook-up. Close to transportation. No Pets. Call 201-955-1854 APARTMENTS FOR RENT E.NEWARK Renovated large 2 bedroom apt. 2nd floor. EIK LR. Heat included. 975 month Available May 1st. Call Carlos at (201)988-7536 E.NEWARK Studio apt for rent. ultilities included. No Pets. Call (973)483-4348 between 4pm-8pm APARTMENTS FOR RENT LYNDHURST LYNDHURST 2 bedrooms. Includes AC kitchen w granite & all appliances. laundry facility parking 1250 month plus utilities. No Pets (201)970-3210 LYNDHURST Small 1 bedroom apartment. Renovated building. Wood kitchen cabinets refrigerator stove ceramic tile floor hardwood floors throughout. Laundry on-site. No Pets. Near NYC transportation. 1-1 2 months security. 825 utilities. Credit check required. (201)438-6241 APARTMENTS FOR RENT N.ARLINGTON 5 rooms 1st floor. 2 BDRS. 1000 month. 1 month security. Supply own utilities. Credit check required. Available May 1st. (201)997-1788 N.ARLINGTON Recently remodeled. 3 Extra large rooms 1 bedroom apt. HT HW included. Near transportation. Available Now. (201)997-0009 HARRISON HARRISON 1 bedroom apt. Clean quiet and comfortable. W fridge. No pets. Lease & security. 775 plus utilities. (862)223-9974 HARRISON 1 bedroom condo. HT HW parking included. Laundry on premises. Walk to PATH. No pets. 1150 month. (908)675-6669 HARRISON 1st floor 2 bedrooms LR DR 1300 month 1 month security. Utilities not included. Driveway included. (973)525-4335 HARRISON 2 bedroom apt. 2 full baths kitchen dinette. Spacious LR. Dishwasher refrigerator stove ceiling fans mini blinds. Washer dryer hook-up. No pets. No smoking. Free Fios cable. Utilities not included. 5 minutes from PATH. 1650 month 1 1 2 month security. Available now. (973)485-4105 HARRISON 2 bedrooms 2nd floor 4 room apartment. 2 family. HT HW supplied. No pets no laundry. 1 100 month Plus 1 month security. Near 280 & PATH. Available April 1st. Call After 6pm (973)482-1428 HARRISON 2nd floor 1 bedroom studio. LR Kitchen supply own utilities. Available Now 900. 1-1 2 months security No pets. (201)388-0463 BELLEVILLE BELLEVILLE 2 bedrooms. Separate utilities. 1250 month. One month deposit. No pets. No smoking. Credit check required. Available April 15. (973)330-7207 BELLEVILLE Bridge Brook Junior 4 ht hw gas included garage 1300 month. No pets. Ask for Al 973-284-0904. BELLEVILLE Small apt. for rent. Close to transportation schools & town hall. References needed. (973)980-1146 Laura (spanish) (973)704-1180 Mayra N. ARLINGTON N.ARLINGTON Recently renovated 3 BR Apt. 2nd Floor 1250 utilities Plus 1 month security. Call (201)966-8095 N.ARLINGTON 1st floor. Big 1 bedroom apt. No pets. No smoking. One month security. Utilities separate. Available May 1st. (201)955-1322 Call after 6pm N.ARLINGTON Three large modern rooms 2nd floor. 700 sq.ft. Hardwood floors. Tile kitchen Laundry facilities. HT HW supplied. Close to NY trans. No dogs. Available May 1st. (908)240-9302 E.NEWARK Room for rent. No smoking utilities included. Available now. (973)868-7999 (973)481-0344 KEARNY Nice and clean room for rent on 2nd floor Share kitchen & bathroom. Close to transportation Bus 40. 420 month utilities included. Available immediately. 1 month security. (973)946-6432 (908)422-6995 LYNDHURST 1 nice big 15x15 room. Good environment. Everything new. Close to shopping and easy transportation. (862)452-7754 Se habla espa ol. ROOM FOR RENT MECHANIC G & R Builders All Roofing & Siding. Also Repairs. Work guaranteed. Special rates. exp. May 2013 Lic. 13VH02536200 Free Estimates 20% Senior Citizen Discounts (201)893-0656 ROOFING Mid-Realty is now hiring Real Estate Agents If you are already licensed or need information for a real estate course please call Mid-Realty Inc (201)991-5719 Additions.Licensed (973)207-6683 Roofing & Siding Hi-Tek Construction NEWARK NEWARK 2-3 Bedroom Apartment. 1st 2nd & 3rd floor. Formal LR DR & EIK pantry. 900. 2nd floor 850. 3rd floor 800 1 Month Security. Close To Transportation. No Pets. Access to the backyard. (973)517-6544 FURNISHED ROOM NORTH NEWARK N.NEWARK 1st floor. 1 BR LR Kitchen & Bath. Everything Included. 850 1 month security (973)484-3746 N.NEWARK Forest hill. Section 8 accepted. 2 & 3 bedroom Apartments. Newly renovated. Available immediately. Call (973)202-8580 (973)925-3812 Belleville Male Rooming house. Furnished Room For rent. 500 month Plus security deposit. Utilities included. Call (973)838-0024 (973)934-0267 BELLEVILLE Furnished renovated Room. 575 month. Available April 1st. New floors renovated. 625 month Available April 1st. Share kitchen renovated Bath. Utilities and cable included. Gentleman Preffered. No Smoking Drinking Call (973)302-4447 (862)888-7290 Belleville furnished room for rent. One month security. Call (973)450-9457 after 5 00pm. Se Habla Espa ol Ingles. Experienced mover wanted for growing co. Must have direct moving and driving experience to qualify Must have a Class B CDL license. Good pay and full time work. Email robin manwithavaninc.com Doors Decks Kitchen Baths. Complete Home Renovation. Quality workmanship. All work guaranteed. Free Estimate. Fully Insured Nick (201)997-7657 Roofing Siding Specialist. Windows N&J REMODELERS New Re-roofing Slate Repairs Gutters Cleaned Flat Roofing Also Do Painting Free Estimates Fully Insured (201)998-5153 CONSECUTIVELY E.NEWARK E.NEWARK 2nd Fl. 4-1 2 rooms. HW included. 900 month. No dogs. 1 month security. Available now. (973)484-1088 leave message SPECIAL MUST RUN THREE & FOUR WEEKS N.ARLINGTON 2 bedroom apt in 2 family house. 2nd floor. 1200 mo. utilities 1 month security. 6 month lease. (201)997-7095 (201)390-0215 Call after 5pm N.ARLINGTON 2nd floor 5 rooms 2 bedrooms w enclosed front porch. Newly remodeled. Hardwood floors. 1250 month Utilities. 1 Month Security. Optional Washer dryer hook-up (extra charge). NO PETS. 1 block from NY NJ transportation. Available May 1st. (201)618-0316 ROOM FOR RENT EMPLOYMENT CDL Drivers A B Call Today Start Tomorrow Great Pay & Benefits. (201)991-1586 Substitute Teachers (K-8) B.A. Required St. Michael School North Newark NJ Salary 85.00 day Experience a plus. Fax Resume (973)482-1833 plus at least 1 letter of reference on letterhead. NO PHONE CALLS please. TRANSPORT SERVICE CO. Is hiring Class A CDL DRIVERS out of Avenel NJ for our Local Regional & OTR (10-14 days out) Positions We offer competitive pay medical benefits for you and your family paid training on product handling paid uniforms paid vacations 401K & more 1 year tractor-trailer experience Tank & Hazmat endorsements (or ability to obtain) & safe driving record required. APPLY NOW at TheKAG.com or call (800)871-4581. CHILD CARE Responsible mother with preparation and lots of years of experience. Will take care of your child in her kearny home. Children of all ages. including children with special needs and premature babies. If interested please call (201)998-0951 (551)200-3592 Se habla espa ol. EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYMENT N.ARLINGTON 3 LGrooms 2nd floor. 1 Bdrm EIK LR. Harwood floors. Washer dryer hook-up. garage. No pets. 1000 utilities. (201)693-6542 (201)889-0105 Dedicated Position Excellent Home time Home most nights Great Pay & Premium Benefits. Top Pay Certified Carrier Hiring in Paterson NJ area. Requires 1 yr OTR exp 22yoa and CDL-A. TWIC Card & Hazmat required. Call 866-370-4476 or apply www.drive4marten.com Marten Expect theBest BELLEVILLE For 1 person ONLY Furnished 1 large room for rent. 500 month. Everything included. We speak spanish english. Available now. (201)852-8216 Drivers CDL-A Your current 10-20 have you down Why not Get Home NEW PAY PACKAGE 2013 tractors trailers to boot (877)705-9261 Driving Instructor Full time (1 weekend day a must) and Agent Wanted. Must have NJ license for 4 years and pass background check. Reliable. Call Lisa 201-246-8000 HANDYMAN Interior Exterior new & repairs. All types of Carpentry.Reasonable rates quality work reliable experienced. 13VH06620900 DO IT ALL (201)991-3223 SERVICES OFFERED SERVICES OFFERED SERVICES OFFERED SERVICES OFFERED FAIR DEAL DAN Handyman Painter Sheetrock and Plastering Odd Jobs. Basic plumbing repair leaky faucets replace faucets sinks toilets. Replace windows and door screens. 20 years experience. (201)448-1563 EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYMENT Cut Your Mortgage In Half Maintain Your Current LifeStyle (201)805-4999 Free Call Divorce 339 Court Cost. Bankruptcy 450 Court Cost. 877 Broad St. 208 Newark NJ 07102 www.divorcebankruptcyimmigration.com (973)273-1325 Some ads may be misleading We ask all readers to use their good judgment when responding to these type of ads in which they ask you for a fee. 32 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 2013 The Observer is not responsible for typographical errors. Credit for errors will not be granted after the next week s publication. No changes or refunds. Deadline for classifieds is Monday by 4 00 PM. www.theobserver.com CLASSIFIEDS RUBBISH REMOVAL Rubbish removal garages Basements Attics Demolition Well match any price To place an ad call 201-991-1600 classified theobserver.com HARRISONOFFSTREET PARKING ON 48 SOUTH 5TH ST. 75 MONTH SAFE & GATED (908)413-0346 Belleville 3 Car garage 30x20 good for cars contractors & boat storage. 475 month 1 month security. Available April 15th or May 1st. (973)951-6315 AFFORDABLE & SIMPLE LANDSCAPING Spring clean-ups mowing Hedge trim mulch flower planting & more. Reasonable Rates. Sr discounts available Dave 201-286-7224 PERSONALS Woman is looking for a man for a serious relationship. Ages from 60-65. Divorced or single. If Interested please call (973)901-0010 (973)460-2963 10th MOWING FREE Maint. Clean Ups Trimming Mansonry Pwr Washing Day Labor. 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This year s panel of judges are John Brown SW Brown Funeral Home and prior business honoree Phil White former editor of the Nutley Sun Mattia Committee President and prior business honoree William J. Jernick III past Exalted Ruler of the Nutley Elks and former Outstanding Young Person honoree Fred Scalera former member of the N.J. Assembly former Nutley fire chief former Public Health and Safety honoree and member of the Nutley Board of Education Dr. Steven Clarke past president of the Nutley Jaycees and former Outstanding Young Man Russ Lazovick superintendent of Nutley schools and Walter Smith judges chairman former commissioner former president of the Nutley Jaycees and former Outstanding Young Person honoree. Hudson County Community College (HCCC) will hold an Open House for prospective students on Saturday April 20 from 10 a.m. to noon at the college s Culinary Arts Institute Conference Center 161 Newkirk Street -- two blocks from the Journal Square PATH station in Jersey City. The Open House affords individuals interested in studying at the College with information about the variety of programs we offer as well as the admissions process financial aid and paying for studies said HCCC President Dr. Glen Gabert. There are opportunities to speak with faculty and current students tour our Journal Square campus and learn about transfer opportunities that graduates may take advantage of after they have acquired their degrees here he continued. Questions about the event -- as well as registration -- may be directed to admissions hccc.edu. THEME FINISH THE LYRICS ACROSS 1. Indian instrument in Norwegian Wood 6. Lab eggs 9. I want my baby ____ 13. Mack the _____ 14. Type of test for women 15. Bridal veil fabric 16. Of sour taste 17. Pitcher s stat 18. Bone-chilling 19. I m the wonderer yeah the wonderer I roam ______ 21. Lean on me... I ll help you _____ __ 23. Hit the slopes 24. I read the ____ today oh boy 25. It makes a guitar louder 28. Small ornamental case 30. 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Hospital in Basking Ridge. He was a plumber in L.U. 68 and worked at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair for 30 years. He is survived by his wife of 50 years and his four sons their wives and three grandchildren. An uncle to many nieces and nephews. Surviving is a sister Marie of Coral Gables Fla. He was a member of the Harrison Friends Social Club as well as a recreation basketball referee and Colt League manager in Harrison. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St Jude s Children s Hospital or the Lyons V.A. Hospital Hospice Unit in Basking Ridge. Mary T. Orsini Mary T. Orsini (nee Remus) died on March 26 in the Jewish Home Life Care Center in New York City. She was 96. Born in Pittstown Pa. she lived nearly 70 years in New York City. Private arrangements are by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home of Kearny. Her final resting place is Holy Cross Mausoleum. To leave an online condolence please visit www. armitagewiggins.com. Mary is the wife of the late Julius Babe Orsini and sister of the late Agnes and Charles Remus. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. Theresa Sgro Theresa Sgro (nee Catrambone) died at University Hospital in Newark. She was 92. Born in South Seaville she lived in Harrison and Kearny. Arrangements were by the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home. To leave an online condolence please visit www. armitagewiggins.com. Theresa was the wife of the late Anthony Sgro and was the sister of Margaret Johnson John Catrambone and the late Catherine Vanella Rose Russomanno Nicholas Anthony James George and John Catrambone. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation to Pathways To Independence. Park your boat at River Barge Area boat owners who are looking for a convenient site to anchor their craft this season are invited to consider the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission s new marina at River Barge Park in Carlstadt. But you d better act quickly. Only six slips are left and they re being rented on a first-come first-served basis. There are four Category A slips and two Category B slips available. Categories are defined by the depth of water at high tide Category A being the deepest. Category C the shallowest has already been fully leased following public bidding. The remaining slips are available for the minimum bid amounts of 1 800 for Category A and 1 200 for Category B. The rental season runs from April 1 to Nov. 1. The leases will not be pro-rated. Those interested should contact Lisa Cameron at 201460-4658 or lisa.cameron njmeadowlands.gov. River Barge Park marina which contains 17 slips in all features a free boat ramp a rowing and fishing dock short-term trailer parking waste disposal system and a wash-out yard. Hose bibs are available on some slips. Electrical service is not available. There is no long-term storage of boats or trailers at the park. 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