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April 24 2013 Vol CXXV No. 50 COVERING BELLEVILLE BLOOMFIELD EAST NEWARK HARRISON KEARNY LYNDHURST NORTH ARLINGTON NUTLEY Bergen buys back 1 345 guns Like other recent gun buybacks in New Jersey the one held the weekend of April 13-14 in Bergen County was a huge success bringing in a total of 1 345 weapons authorities reported. Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino called the results overwhelming. In the buyback individuals could anonymously surrender firearms for cash. According to the Sheriff s Office a total of 101 923 was paid out the funding coming from the Bergen County Prosecutor s Office with money seized from criminal activities. Surprisingly tiny upscale Park Ridge (President Richard Nixon lived there after leaving office) led the pack in guns collected at a single site 259. And that was just one day s take. As in the buybacks in Essex County Camden and Trenton houses of worship served as the collection points with law enforcement officers in charge of the collection. But unlike the other events where sites were open on both Saturdays and Sundays the 11 participating churches and temples in Bergen were open only one day each. Park Ridge set its record on Saturday the 13th. The reported tally at Our Lady of Mercy Church included 107 shotguns see GUNS page Insight into Boston By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent NUTLEY ollowing the horrific bombings at the Boston Marathon last week one Nutley official could be found all over the airwaves. Being interviewed on this network or that was Commissioner Steven Rogers director of the township s Department of Public Affairs. You might wonder why if you re not from Nutley. It s because Rogers also happens to be an intelligence expert with unique insight into terrorists and the mayhem they wish to perpetrate. Rogers spent 38 years as a member of the Nutley Police Depart- F ment retiring in 2011 as detective lieutenant and commander of the Detective Bureau. But during his police career he was also a lieutenant commander in the Naval Reserve and when the Iraqi war began he was mobilized and took a military leave from the police force. From 2001 to 2003 he served in military intelligence in Colorado with the U.S. Northern Command in Norfolk Va. and at FBI headquarters in Washington. Then from 2003 to 2005 he was a senior military intelligence officer assigned to the National Joint Terrorism Task Force Office see BOMBING page Photo by Karen Zautyk Nutley Commissioner Steve Rogers in his office. 13 A rescue plan for better fire protection A five-alarm fire March 10 at Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. North and Davis St. that triggered a HARRISON backdraft injuring five memThe Town of Harrison has bers of the Jersey City Fire signed a new labor contract Dept. who were part of the with the local Fireman s mutual aid response ignited Mutual Benevolent Associaserious concerns among fire tion but perhaps even more chiefs in Hudson County over important is a side agreement whether the HFD had enough that will improve the Harrison resources to deliver an adFire Department (HFD) s first- equate level of firefighting serresponse efficiency. vice with proper supervision By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent as the first units responding to a fire in town. At the March 10 fire which displaced 17 residents and wrecked two eateries and a worship hall and at another local fire about one week prior the HFD had to rely on neighboring East Newark fire volunteers to supply a ladder truck reportedly because the department didn t have enough personnel to staff its truck. But union and town leaders say that the new agreement signed by both sides March 29 should help defuse these worries because it proposes the promotion of four firefighters to lieutenant which in turn will ensure the HFD enough coverage to ride an engine and ladder truck on a firstsee CONTRACT page 11 09 201-991-1300 KEArny OFFICE 213 Kearny Ave Kearny new Jersey C21Semiaokearny 201-460-8000 LyndhurSt OFFICE Semiao & Associates 761 ridge road Lyndhurst new Jersey C21Semiao tO SEE Our Ad thIS wEEK pLEASE turn tO pAgE 22 24 02 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 2013 Saluting a 57-year Kearny educator West Hudson Publishing Company s Fastest Growing Free Weekly Newspaper Established 1887 Family Owned & Operated By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent KEARNY rom age 7 onward there was never any doubt in Margaret Peggy Bixler s mind where she was headed. Fifty-seven years as a Kearny public school teacher is proof enough. Next month Bixler who retired in June 2011 will be accorded honors on two separate occasions for her work as a loyal educator in the community. On May 3 at 1 30 p.m. the Parent Teacher Association of Roosevelt Elementary School with backing by the Board of Education will name one of the school s two playgrounds for the former instructor and on May 16 the Salvation Army of Greater Kearny will fete her at a dinner. When she reached the half-century mark the Kearny Board of Education recognized her achievement at a public meeting. It was at Roosevelt School where Bixler spent 53 years opening the minds of kindergarten and first-grade children to the wonders of words and numbers. For the prior four years she taught kindergarten at Garfield School. Roosevelt PTA President Melanie Pasquarelli whose daughter and whose grandfather s second wife were both Bixler s students said that Bixler merited bravos as a super dedicated teacher. But Pasquarelli noted she didn t tell anybody she was retiring. Had the PTA known beforehand Pasquarelli said we d have acknowledged her in a big way. ... We found out F Mary Tortoreti President Robert Pezzolla General Manager ADVERTISING Natalie Rodriguez - Ulloa Classified GM 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 Pachas Graphic Designer Photo by Ron Leir Margaret Bixler in the Roosevelt School toddler playground. 531 Kearny Ave. Kearny N.J. 07032 Phone 201-991-1600 Fax 201-991-8941 on Sept. 12 [the first day of the 2011 fall term] she wasn t returning. At that point Pasquarelli said the PTA thought one of the best things we could do would be to honor her by naming the [toddler] playground for her. It seemed the ideal choice since it seemed that whenever Bixler wasn t in her classroom she was outside on the school grounds around the play areas busy planting bulbs sometimes with the students or yanking weeds from a garden or tending to those flowerings that Superstorm Sandy ravaged. And now will be perfect time to do it the PTA leader said now that one of the organization s members Paula Fernandes successfully applied for a 5 000 Lowe s Charitable & Educational Foundation grant matched by 1 850 raised by PTA playground committee head Jennifer Cullen and PTA members to refurbish the playground as an interactive play area for kids with a map of the U.S. painted on the asphalt alongside hopscotch and funnel ball courts. Once Pasquarelli recalled Bixler s class took up a collection and gave her a digital camera as a gift so Bixler immediately set out to snap shots of her students working on class projects and other activities and sent them to the children. Even in retirement Bixler has been no stranger to Roosevelt School returning to watch the sixth-graders annual play share in birthday celebrations and just generally support our school Pasquarelli said. There are no words to describe how dedicated she has been to our school community Pasquarelli said. All of this attention is a bit overwhelming for Bixler who says I feel humbled for sure. Not totally at ease. It s a very big honor for those who came before me. A product of Kearny public schools Bixler attended kindergarten at Washington School then switched to Garfield for first through third grades then on to Lincoln Jr. High for seventh and eighth grades before finishing at Kearny High graduating in 1949. She got an undergraduate degree in elementary education from Newark State Teachers College in 1953 and began her teaching career that same year at Garfield School in Kearny. Since then she s never looked back. Once I got in the classroom and saw what it was like I never thought of [doing] anything else Bixler said. Her inspiration has always come from her students she says. They re full of life. Once in a while an acre of pain. But for the most part the positives outweighed any discomfort she said. At that age they re so bubbly. Eager to learn. Like sponges. Eager to please you. Energetic upbeat kind of kids. It s a wonderful environment to work in. I don t believe I ever had a boring day of teaching. ... It was a tremendous satisfaction to see how kids can learn so much. Over the long span of her career Bixler estimates she s seen more than 1 000 students come through her classroom doors many comprising two see PLAYGROUND page 10 Display Ads Thursday by 4PM Real Estate Thursday by 12PM Obituaries Monday by 10AM Classifieds Monday by 4PM Deadlines five day weather forecast Wednesday April 24 Thursday April 25 Friday April 26 Saturday April 27 Sunday April 28 Inside Editorial .............................06 Around Town ....................12 Business Directory ..........20 Upcoming Promos 69 57 63 63 65 Partly Cloudy Mostly Cloudy Sunny Mostly Sunny Mostly Sunny Real Estate ........................22 Obits ...................................25 Classifieds .........................26 Mother s Day 5-08-13 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 2013 03 Issues lingering at Kearny field house KEARNY t wasn t easy but finally Kearny s new field house at Veterans Field is finished and ready for business ... if you overlook issues with the concession stand. The new facility was dedicated coincidental with this past Saturday s Opening Day ceremonies for Kearny Little League baseball held at Veterans Field which also hosts Kearny Recreation softball I and football and men s baseball at night. As posted by the town s web site the play area now has a 1 580 sq. ft. state of the art sports facility with a concession stand ADA [Americans with Disabilities Act] accessible upper lever announcer s booth baseball and football storage rooms and new bathrooms. At the public ceremonies Mayor Alberto Santos said We are very excited to open this environmentally friendly facility just a few days before Earth Day 2013. It comes with a green roof and trellis system a water recycling system for toilets and maintenance-free metal roof and siding all designed to keep the building cool and delivered by the contractor for a cost of 750 000 paid for by outside government sources 483 000 from the Hudson County Open Space trust fund 158 000 from a federal Energy Efficiency and Conservation block grant and the rest from Community Development Block funds for the ADA component. So far the town has paid the contractor UNIMAC of Garfield 718 875. Construction began in November 2011 and was due to be ready in time for the start of the football season last fall. It wasn t. There were delays scheduling work which proceeded in fits and starts. And there were issues with building materials. 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Robert Van Riper 41 a former employee of the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission in Newark where Mayor Ray McDonough used to work as a supervisor was hired April 1 to replace the late Ronald Catrambone after the town got state approval for the new hiring. April 1 was also Van Riper s 10-year anniversary as a parttime 25 000-a-year DPW H Mother s Day Greetings Happy Mother s Day We love you Your Family buildings and grounds employee for Harrison handling heating ventilating and air-conditioning work and in-house construction projects such as the Police Department dispatch center Harrison Redevelopment Agency offices and town beautification programs. During two decades at the PVSC Van Riper worked on infrastructure and equipment repairs at the commission s sprawling sewage-treatment facility. The PVSC has hundreds of miles of pipes along with wastewater-treatment Photo by Ron Leir equipment that needed to be Newly appointed Public Works Superintendent Robert Van Riper. maintained he said. McDonough was effusuperintendent. Robert can knowledge he has McDonsive with praise for the new fix motors boilers pumps ough added. he can do welding plumbNow Harrison will be the ing electric he can drive any beneficiary of Van Riper s piece of equipment and he s skills seven days a week. had managerial experience [at He ll be paid 87 500 a year PVSC] the mayor said. for his normal work as superHe also fixes diesel and gas intendent plus an additional engines. 25 000 for a minimum of 10 It amazes me how much hours a week devoted to mu- nicipal buildings and grounds for a total of 112 500. Town Attorney Paul Zarbetski said that because the superintendent job is listed as unclassified Van Riper won t have to take a state Civil Service test for the position. 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The tournament is second only to the 50 50 raffle (tickets for which will be sold at the tourney) in raising funds for Project Graduation which treats KHS seniors to a nightlong post-commencement T party. It s an alcohol-free event launched in 1996 as a safer alternative to private house parties. According to Project Grad s president Kearny Fire Chief Steve Dyl typically about 80% of each graduating class elects to attend the event which costs about 30 000 to run. Hence the need for fundraising. There is also a continuing need for adult volunteers as planners coordinators and party chaperones. Project Grad vols meet on the last Thursday of each month the next meeting being this Thursday April 25 at 7 30 p.m. in the KHS teachers lounge. For more information those who might be interested in volunteering are invited to call Dyl at 201-991-7467. Or just go to the meeting he said. 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Anonymous letters will not be published under any circumstances. 06 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 2013 n Monday April 15 being otherwise occupied and not one of those people who tweet or Facebook I had not been online or near a TV all day so I was oblivious to what had happened in Boston. I returned home and flipped on the television and there on the screen was President Obama addressing the nation and stating We will find out who did this and bring them to justice (or words to that effect). Did WHAT Of course the story was all over the news and I soon found out about the bombings the coverage of which I followed all week. On Friday I awoke to the O Running with a story and stumbling clock radio and a live feed from a press conference with some official stating The entire city of Boston is in lock-down. People are being asked to shelter in place. WHAT Apparently I had gone to sleep the night before just prior to when the news broke about the shootout between police and the terror suspects. For much of the day I was glued to the TV following as best I could the dramatic events unfolding in Watertown Mass. I flipped from channel to channel and was struck by the same thing I had thought during the week How misinformative much of the coverage was. This is partly due to the desire to scoop the competition (something I touched on in last week s column about the feeding-frenzy for sound bites). But it is also because when you ve got nonstop coverage you ve got to fill the airtime with something. So straight factual reporting can take a backseat to the yadayadayada of the talking heads. And worse to errors. A prime example was CNN s now-infamous report Wednesday that sources had informed them of an arrest of a suspect in the bombings. It took them about an hour to confirm this was not so. On Friday Scott Pelley on CBS started to report that Connecticut police had issued a BOLO for a green Honda sedan with Massachusetts plates. But before he went any further he interrupted himself. He was getting new info. And he immediately made a correction No such alert had been issued. Good for you Scott. At least a half-hour after that another network announced that Connecticut police were looking for a green Honda . . . which still was not true. Disgusted I changed the channel so I don t know how long it took them to correct their mistake. I might be wrong but somehow I doubt it was immediate. This is dangerous territory because we all make mistakes (which is why The Observer puts corrections on this page when warranted) but mistakes are most egregious when they involve a high-profile story about which the entire world is awaiting accurate information. Too often in the race to be first what is sometimes reported as fact isn t fact at all. There has long been an in joke among journalists about how bad the reporting can be when someone not completely on the ball is covering a breaking story. We re aware of it. You should be too. This is not deliberate carelessness. It is explicable. But it is still not excusable. Suggestion You might consider keeping a few grains of salt next to your remote. Karen Zautyk Sportsmanship Show me the money So the sword has fallen on the head basketball coach and athletic director at Rutgers our premiere State University in the wake of the release of videos showing abusive actions and homophobic barbs by the coach toward his players. Should we be shocked that (a) nothing happened until the videos came to public light (b) that higher-ups knew about the coach s aberrant behavior well before we did or (c) that lawsuits (whistleblower and otherwise) are resulting Nope. Maybe y all may remember a little scandal not so long ago that happened at Penn State University. A different scholastic sport a somewhat different alleged behavior pattern by a coach but the facts were known beforehand. Welcome to America boys and girls. Maybe some of you watched the recent CBS 60 Minutes episode and caught the segment on Linsanity. Remember the former Harvard hoops standout and later New York Knicks guard who exploded as a scoring star and not long after abandoned Madison Square Garden to blast off with the Rockets for a more lucrative deal in Houston It s all about the money. Lin told interviewer Charlie Rose that he had the support of his parents to go for the gold rather than pursue a career as an engineer or doctor an anomaly among more traditional Asian-Americans. And the adulation adoring fans from both the U.S. and China shower on him Lin seems to take as validation of that pursuit. Of course the big bucks he s getting from Rockets management is also comforting no doubt. For American student athletes intent on edging their way into Division 1 colleges and universities with the expectation of being scouted by pro teams no matter what the sport the insidious pressure self-imposed or from outside sources is enough to corrupt even the most pure. So much so that many are willing to overlook the kinds of abuse foisted on them in the belief that it s a necessary evil to make the grade. If they can manage to do that then it s all worth it. Bottom line It s not the value of learning to be a team player and using your talents for the best interests of you and your teammates. No. It s all about ME and breaking the individual basketball scoring record or busting the quarterback s head or slamming a record number of homers to attract the cheers and cashola. Win one for the Gipper Hell no bro . I m winning this so I get picked among the top 10 in the draft. Sure you hear professional coaches talking all the time about teamwork but to me that s just trash talk. 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THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 2013 07 News from the Kearny Police blotter Recent reports from the Kearny Police Department blotter included but were not limited to the following April 12 At 7 p.m. Vice Unit detectives spotted a vehicle double-parked on the 800 block of Devon St. the same car they had seen earlier that evening occupied by a known drug offender who was wanted on a warrant. When they approached the car at 7 however they found it to be occupied by another individual -- one who police said was observed trying to pop a pill. He reportedly was attempting to ingest Oxycodone. Charged with possession of a CDS being under the influence of a CDS and hindering apprehension by trying to hide evidence was Domingo J. Armental 40 of Kearny. Motor vehicle summonses were issued for double-parking and possession of a CDS in a motor vehicle. The wanted person seen in the car earlier was no longer in it. April 13 At 2 a.m. Sgt. John Becker stopped a vehicle for tailgating at Kearny Ave. and Dukes St. and observed a person in the back seat crouching low and apparently trying to conceal something. After an inquiry and their reported detection of a strong odor of marijuana Becker and his backup P.O. Ben Wuelfing arrested 23-yearold West Washington N.J. resident Richard Ferreira on charges of possession of marijuana and of paraphernalia and on an outstanding warrant from Washington Township. At 6 30 p.m. P.O. Jose Resua stopped a vehicle on Devon Terrace after his mobile-computer inquiry found the owner to be wanted and suspended police said. Jorge Guillen 47 of Newark was arrested for driving while suspended and on a 400 outstanding Newark warrant and his car was impounded for being unregistered. April 14 P.O. Frank West responded to a 2 30 p.m. report of a man harassing people at Kearny and Laurel Aves. The man a 32-year-old South Orange resident denied harassing anyone said he was down on his luck and was just looking for money for food and coffee and wished the officer a Happy Father s Day. Shortly thereafter West observed the same man drinking a beer on Kearny Ave. suds he is thought to have purchased with his coffee money. He was cited for drinking in public and transported at his request to Penn Station. April 15 In another case of lockedout and locked-up P.O. Brian Wisely did come upon a vehicle blocking a driveway on the 200 block of Kearny Ave. at 6 p.m. and did approach a female who was standing alongside it. She claimed she had locked herself out of the car but had just regained access as the officer arrived. One of the windows was down and Wisely reportedly detected a strong odor of marijuana. Under questioning the woman admitted she had just ingested the drug inside the car police said. A search of the vehicle reportedly uncovered three bags of marijuana 14 partially smoked marijuana cigars and an open bottle of alcohol. Kearny resident Idalina Fidalgo 28 was charged with possession of pot and paraphernalia and was issued traffic summonses for blocking a driveway and open alcohol in a vehicle. At 6 38 p.m. Officers Rich Pawlowski and Pat Becker were on patrol in the 590 tract off the Belleville Pike when they observed two men leaving a warehouse through a broken door and placing brand new packages of copier toner cartridges into a vehicle police said. When questioned the men claimed they had permission to take the items but police said the distributor confirmed they were stealing the items valued at an estimated 1 000. Arrested and charged with criminal trespass and receiving stolen property were Abdulla Barr 38 of East Orange and Howard Ruddock 39 of Irvington who was also found to have on outstanding warrant from Elizabeth. April 17 At 1 10 p.m. Detective Mike Gonzalez and Sgt. Paul Bershefski arrested Scott Huaman 22 of Kearny on the 200 block of Chestnut St. on an outstanding warrant issued by Clifton. A search incident to that arrest found that Huaman was in possession of two marijuana cigarettes police said and he was additionally charged with possession of a CDS and paraphernalia. At 2 06 p.m. P.O. John Fabula observed 27-year-old Sidnei Antunes (no known address) on the steps of the Kearny Library and arrested him on an outstanding warrant issued by the Kearny Municipal Court. He was transported to headquarters for processing. see KPD next page 1 APY % 1.35 APY % OFFERS AVAILABLE AT LYNDHURST OFFICE ONLY 1195 Lyndhurst 5.95x9 promo ad.indd 1 3 28 13 2 29 PM 08 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 2013 KPD from 07 P.O. Officer Ben Wuelfing was dispatched to a noise complaint on the 200 block of Maple St. at 11 30 p.m. and arrived to find a doubleparked vehicle obstructing traffic. When the occupant Piero Duilio-Soto 26 of Kearny opened the window there was a strong odor of marijuana and Wuelfing observed several partially smoked marijuana cigarettes cigars in the interior police said. Soto was charged criminally with possession of a CDS and paraphernalia and issued summonses for being double parked having a CDS in a motor vehicle and failure to exhibit proof of insurance. Shortly before 10 p.m. Kearny units were alerted to a hit-and-run accident on Liberty St. involving a silver Jeep and were notified that a concerned citizen was following the fleeing vehicle. The Jeep was located in a private driveway on Hillcrest Road by Officers Chris Medina and Giovanni Rodriguez and Capt. John Gouveia. Police said the woman behind the wheel identified as 19-yearold Kearny resident Jenna Marino took the keys from the ignition threw them to her male passenger and told him to say he was driving apparently not thinking that the cops would hear this. Given the prior accident the fact that she was not in her own driveway and that she gave off a heavy odor of alcohol Marino was administered field sobriety tests and placed under arrest for DWI police said. Transported to HQ where she was administered an alcotest Marino allegedly became hostile and combative punched Medina in the stomach kicked him in the leg and attempted to bite another officer. In addition to DWI leaving the scene of an accident and reckless driving she was also charged with aggravated assault on a police officer. citizens that the two had entered at least two vehicles and a check of the area uncovered two GPS units that had apparently been dropped at the curb on the officers arrival police said. The GPS units were activated by the officers and their respective owners were notified of the theft and recovery of their property. Arrested were a 17-yearApril 18 old Kearny male and 18-yearOfficers Ben Wuelfold Kearny resident Daniel ing Kevin Canaley and Chris Tammaro who allegedly was Medina responded to the area in possession of two Vicodin of Oakwood Ave. and Devon pills. Both were charged with St. at 3 a.m. on a report of attempted burglary and conspiracy to commit burglary suspicious persons tampering with parked cars. Shortly and Tammaro was additionally charged with possession after arriving they detained of a prescription-legend drug. two individuals reportedly known to them from past poApril 19 lice encounters. While interAt 1 25 p.m. Officer Jack viewing the pair the officers were informed by concerned Grimm was on patrol at Bergen and Kearny Aves. when he observed an individual rush out of a bank and head toward Kearny Ave. However when the man noticed the officer he quickly reversed direction and appeared to conceal himself behind a parked van police said. Grimm left the patrol car searched the area on foot and located him a few moments later in the rear of an eating establishment. The 40-year-old Paterson resident Daniel LaRock reportedly admitted he had no business in the bank and was looking to get some money from passersby. Police said a warrant check found that LaRock was wanted by New Brunswick and Irvington. He was placed under arrest and later turned over to the New Brunswick police. Karen Zautyk Follow us theobservernj Custom Clubs LLC Complete Custom Golf Club Repair NA flags to fly at half-sta North Arlington Mayor Peter Massa has ordered the American flag in front of Borough Hall and all other flags on borough property to be flown at half-staff in honor of the terrorist attack in Boston. He is also asking residents to please fly the American flag in front of their homes as a sign of solidarity. The mayor also said he will ask the council to quickly appropriate funding for the 911 memorial at Zadroga Park. 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The promotions of Henry Zienowicz David Prina Joseph Scaperotta and Joseph Faugno from a certified state Civil Service list expected to be confirmed by action of the mayor and Town Council this month would give the HFD a total of eight lieutenants which together with an existing five captains (one assigned to administrative duties) will allow the HFD to staff at least one tour commander two lieutenants and four firefighters per shift the minimum staffing for one engine and one truck. To ease the town s financial burden the union has agreed to defer the pay raises for those promoted (about 13 300 a year more in base pay per man) for 12 months from the day of the promotions. Additionally for the balance of 2013 if the town needs to call in additional personnel for overtime duty it can give that extra compensation as half straight time and half compensatory time on the condition that the comp time can only Photo by Ron Leir A demolition crew was still at work at the scene of the March 10 fire at Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. North and Davis St. be taken when it won t leave the HFD short. So we re putting the ladder truck into service at a substantially less price said Town Attorney Paul Zarbetski. Even with the new labor contract which according to FMBA President Prina was overwhelmingly ratified by the union membership the town is getting a break. The old contract expired Dec. 31 2011 and both sides agreed to a four-year extension but for the first year 2012 there will be no pay raise. For 2013 and 2014 the town will provide a 1.5% increase each year and for 2015 it will grant a 2% hike. So over the life of the contract top annual pay for firefighter will rise from the current rate of 83 530 to 87 776 top pay for lieutenant will go from the current 95 833 to 100 705 and top pay for captain will climb from the current 108 137 to 113 634 according to calculations by Zarbetski and Robert Murray the town s labor attorney. In a concession to the town the FMBA accepted a new contractual provision that prevents its members from banking any more unused vacation days beyond those already accu- Spa opens Lose up to mulated as of March 18 2013. Murray and Zarbetski said that capping members cumulative unused vacation time will save the town from paying out potentially substantial cash when a longtime FMBA member retires. Also the FMBA agreed to switch from its current Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield health care provider to the state health care benefits plan something that Gov. Chris Christie s administration has been pushing for statewide according to Murray. While the town has made no commitment to new hirings Prina said that during negotiations the mayor (Ray McDonough) promised he would rebuild the Fire Department (now at 29 employees) in anticipation of the new redevelopment coming on line. My feeling is that two years from now we ll be back on track. In the meantime the town is proceeding with what Murray described as informal conversations with police union representatives on extending their labor contract. We re hopeful we can continue that informal dialogue he said. 30 pounds in 30 days hCG diet Pharmaceutical Grade hCG Treatment. The Real Thing) Our prices are competitive with all major chains By prescription only. Midtown Pharmacy 581 Kearny Avenue Kearny NJ 07032 Jasmine Foot Spa 397 Kearny Ave. Kearny celebrated its grand opening on April 9. 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Perhaps the biggest adjustment she had to make in the classroom Bixler recalls was adapting to computers as a teaching tool when they were introduced to Kearny schools in the late 80s. I had never touched a computer and at the time I didn t know whether I wanted to learn. But she decided to accept the challenge. After I got the consent of the principal I took the Apple equipment home with me every Friday carrying it up two flights of stairs so I could practice with it over the weekend Bixler said. And I did that for a year until I was addicted. Even now Bixler is keeping herself updated in the tech world getting tutoring in photo shop from Kearny art teacher Dan McShane another of her former Roosevelt students. Bixler kept active professionally serving as treasurer of the Kearny Education Association and as a charter member of the Kearny Pi chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa the international women s educators sorority. Stepping away from the classroom was a hard decision to make when it actually came to putting my signature to my letter [of retirement] Bixler said. I felt I still had the energy and all but I finally said it has to happen. Still Bixler admits it s been hard to stay away Since June 2011 she s returned to help with the national Read Across America program and she responded to a staff request to help with the planting of tulips and daffodils on school grounds. She and her husband Ed have volunteered to serve on the steering committee for the newly emerging Kearny Community Garden spearheaded by Jenny and David Mach at Riverbank Park. And the Bixlers continue to be active members of the First Presbyterian Church of Arlington. 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Leyda Torres of Belleville is the stage manager and among the cast are Bloomfield residents Callie O Rourke (Henrietta) and Joe Ferriero (Catrisse) and Nutley resident Keith Morrison (Siggy). When Siggy the Ugly Duckling doesn t fit in with the other ducks the Barnyard Brigade steps in to teach him how to get along in the real world. With their help Siggy takes on a variety of farm animal roles as he tries to find his place in the world. The Ugly Duckling is written by John O Hara based on the original story by Hans Christian Andersen and is directed by Tommy Donaldson. All tickets are 8 with discounts available for groups of 20 or more that prepay. Advance tickets can be ordered online at tickets or by calling 1-800-838-3006. Studio Playhouse is located at 14 Alvin Place off Valley Road near the A&P in Upper Montclair. MAKE RESEVATIONS FOR 10% OFF TRAYS TO- GO MOTHER S DAY FREE FREE VALID VALID ALL WEEK LIMIT 1 DISCOUNT PER CHECK PER VISIT. NOT COMBINABLE WITH OTHER OFFERS. 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Restaurant & Bar homes we ll continue to find GUNS from ways to curb gun violence and rifles 97 handguns five and protect our children our assault rifles 19 BB guns and families and our neighbor31 nonoperational weapons. hoods. The other sites were in GarAmong the 1 345 firearms field Maywood Hackensack surrendered were 10 assault Englewood Fair Lawn New weapons and scores of handMilford and Teaneck. guns rifles and shotguns. Bergen County held its Additionally numerous first-ever gun buyback in 2010 boxes of ammunition hightaking in 708 weapons. This powered air rifles flare guns year s total was nearly twice and combat knives were that. turned in. We re thrilled with the Those turning in weapons overwhelming results of our were eligible to receive 20 2013 gun buyback Saudino for nonoperational weapons said. As we ve seen far too 80 for rifles and shotguns many times gun violence 100 for handguns and 300 whether intentional or accifor automatic assault weapons dental destroys lives. and machine guns. The statement issued by Complimentary trigger his office also noted While locks and gun safety informathis initiative was a great step tion were also provided at in getting unwanted firearms each drop-off location. off our streets and out of our Karen Zautyk 01 Specializing in Seafood Barbeque Catering for All Occasions & Takeout 973.481.3646 OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 224 GRANT AVENUE EAST NEWARK NJ 07029 12 around town THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 2013 program is free. Stuart Little will be on hand for an afternoon of fun stories and surprises. It s a preview of what s ahead with a production of Stuart Little offered by the West Hudson Arts and Theater on the weekend of April 27 28 at the W.H.A.T. theater 131 Midland Ave. Kearny. Free tickets will be available for children who attend this special Story Time event. For more information on East Newark West Hudson Brave Women library programs call the Fighting Breast Cancer meets library at 201-998-2666 or visit For on the last Friday of every more information on upcommonth from 7 to 9 p.m. at the ing W.H.A.T. performances East Newark Senior Center check out 37 President St. The group Kearny Public Library will will provide an atmosphere present a free program on the of warmth and comfort for Jersey Devil on Wednesday patients and family. For more April 24 at 7 p.m. featuring a information call Emma at lecture by Brian Regal assis201-998-6828 Rosa 201-246tant professor of the history 7750 Fatima 973-485-4236 or of science at Kean University. email emidura2 Regal has lectured and preTogether we will fight this sented papers at Columbia disease. University Princeton and the University of Oxford in Harrison England. More recently his Holy Cross Church anwork has centered on crypnounces last call for an eighttozoology and the study of day cruise Aug. 22-29 from New York City and an Atlantic monsters. His newest book is called Searching for SasCity bus trip to Taj Mahal on quatch and he has published May 5. Call Joan for more informa- several articles on a range of interesting subjects including tion at 973-481-2434. sea serpents werewolves and Family Music Studio is offering Suzuki Early Childhood Bigfoot. Snacks and beverages will Education classes for ages be served. For more informaup through 3. These fun and tion on this or other programs educational classes provide call 201-998-2666 or visit active exposure to music and lay the foundation for future The Kearny Public Library s instrumental study. Classes are Tuesdays at 10 a.m. at Our Book Discussion Group will host a Gift-a-Book Event Lady of Czestochowa 115 S. in honor of William Shake3rd St. 4th floor Harrison. speare s birthday on WednesThe teacher Lillian Bielinski day April 24 from 5 to 7 p.m. has an M.A. degree in music on the main floor of the Main and teaching certification in Library. Come one come all the Suzuki Method. Contact Lillian at 913-645-9511 or e-mail and choose from a vast selection of recent and past besther at lillianbielinski gmail. sellers in great condition. Any com for more information. and all donations will be used to benefit the library s Book Kearny Club fund. Kearny Public Library 318 The group which meets Kearny Ave. will present an on the second Wednesday of afterschool Story Time with each month at 6 30 p.m. on Stuart Little sponsored by the lower level of the Main the West Hudson Arts and Theater Company on Tuesday Library will next meet on May 8 to discuss Erik Larson s nonApril 23 at 4 30 p.m. in the library s Children s Room. This fiction book In the Garden Save Monday May 20 for Clara Maass Medical Center Foundation s annual golf invitational at the Montclair Golf Club. Proceeds from the links event benefit the programs and services of Clara Maass Medical Center. To register or for more information visit www.claramaassfoundation. org or contact the foundation at 973-450-2277. Belleville of Beasts a vivid portrait of Berlin during the first years of Hitler s reign as chronicled by American ambassador William Dodd. Copies of the book are available at the Main Library while supplies last. Kearny Public Library will host a free film screening of Gasland about gas hydraulic fracturing also known as fracking on May 1 at 7 p.m. on the library s lower level. Free organic popcorn and refreshments will be served. For more information contact Matt Smith at msmith or call 201-321-1967. The Kearny Police Department will be participating in the DEA Operation Take Back 2013 on April 27 10 a.m. to 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. Kearny UNICO is sponsoring a 50-50 raffle as a fundraiser for its scholarship fund and other charities. Tickets are 5 each or 3 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 Chapter President Lou Pandolfi at 201-368-2409. 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 are available from any Kearny UNICO member. Kearny UNICO is sponsoring a fund-raising spring bus trip to the Showboat Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City on Sunday May 19. Cost is 30 per person with 25 in slot credit back from the casino. A bus will depart at 8 30 a.m. from the parking lot of Kearny Federal Savings on Kearny Ave. in Kearny. For more information or tickets contact Pandolfi. The Presbyterian BoysGirls Club 663 Kearny Ave. unemployment disability or any other financial difficulty. 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 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lyndhurst Health Department 601 Riverside Ave. will host a stroke aneurysm osteoporosis and vascular disease screening provided by Life Line Screening on Wednesday May 8. The price varies with each screening. Pre-registration is required. Appointments can be made with Life Line at 1-800-324-1851 or receive a 10 discount off your package by signing up at community-partners. The Woman s Club of Lyndhurst is sponsoring a trip to Mt. Airy Casino and shopping at the Commons on Monday June 3. A bus will leave from the New Jersey Transit Lot at 8 30 a.m. and return at 7 p.m. Cost of the trip is 30. Anyone interested call Janet Ritigliano at 201-935-1208. The Polish American Citizens Club 730 New Jersey Ave. Lyndhurst will sponsor a trip to Nashville Tenn. (seven days six nights six breakfasts and four dinners). The bus Lyndhurst will leave on July 28 at 8 a.m. A flea market and swap and return Aug. 3. meet will be held on Saturday Cost is 625 with a 75 April 27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. deposit at signing final payat the Quality Inn 10 Polito ment is due May 21. For more Ave. Lyndhurst. Collectibles information call Alice at 201military household and tropi- 935-3830. cal fish-related items will be The Township of Lyndhurst available. will host Lyndhurst Day on North Jersey Aquarium SoSaturday May 11. Admission is ciety will hold a tropical fish free. Events start at 9 a.m. with auction on Sunday April 28 a 7th and 8th grade track meet at the Quality Inn Lyndhurst. at Lyndhurst High School The auction will include tropi- track Kids On The Move cal fish plants and related event for younger children items and 5 bidder cards. (bouncy house face paintRegistration will be held from ing etc.) Swim-a-Thon at the 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The auction community pool benefiting starts at noon. the Leukemia and Lymphoma The Humane Society of Society and a 5K Run Fitness Bergen County Lost Pet Walk benefiting Tomorrow s Inc. 221-223 Stuyvesant Ave. Children Fund beginning at Lyndhurst will hold its annual Town Hall Park followed by a meeting on April 30. The pub- Health Safety and Life Expo lic is welcome. Officers will at Town Hall Park Delafield be elected. For more informa- and Court Aves. at 11 a.m. with tion call 201-896-9300. The over 100 informational booths Humane Society has a suphealth screenings a Police Deply of dog food both canned partment SWAT team demonand dry available to anyone see AROUND TOWN page who cannot afford it due to will hold a Tricky Tray on Saturday April 27 at 6 p.m. Admission is 15. Buy tickets in advance. Refreshments will be served. For tickets call Vanessa Vieira at 201-334-8336 or email v_vieira28 Thistle FC United U 15 girls will hold open tryouts for the 2013-2014 season on May 6 and 13 at 8 p.m. at Harvey Field 280 Schuyler Ave. Kearny. The team will train in the fall for competition in highlevel tournaments. During the winter the team will train and compete indoors and in the spring will play in an elite league and participate in highlevel tournaments. To be eligible players must have been born on or after Aug. 1 1998. For more information contact Coach Pepe Rodriguez at peprodriguez13 St. Stephen s School of Religious Education 131 Midland Ave. Kearny is holding registration for next year s CCD classes. Forms are available at the school s office or at St. Stephen s rectory 141 Washington Ave. Call 201-991-3271 or 201998-3314 for more information. 14 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 2013 13 No domestic or foreign group has yet laid claim to of Naval Intelligence in the terrorism and the exploWashington D.C. sives used were not sophisThe gentleman has his ticated devices -- you can credentials. get the instructions over the We interviewed him iniInternet. tially midweek a couple of Rogers noted that if it days after the bombings and turns out the Tsarnaevs did spoke with him again as the have some group link the saga continued to unfold question still remains Did culminating Friday in the the group sanction this death of suspect Tamerlan In our earlier talk Rogers Tsarnaev and the daylong spoke of the giant collage manhunt for and eventual of evidence that had to be apprehension of the other collected and put together Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. -- and once a person of Rogers is among those interest was identified law who believe Dzhokhar enforcement will then should be treated as an enreach out through TV to emy combatant. That defini- the citizens. Which is what tion we learned can indeed happened later in the week be applied to an American with the release of the suscitizen if that individual pects photos by the FBI. takes up arms against the In any terror investigation United States. and in preventing acts of I am glad they took him terror he said the best realive Rogers said. This source is the extended eyes was of paramount imporand ears of the public. tance. In other words if you He also expressed relief see something say someat the fact that the Waterthing. Or if you hear sometown Mass. homeowner thing some odd conversawho spotted the suspect in tion perhaps. If something his boat did not take matstrikes you make that call ters into his own hands but he said. Don t worry about called 911. bothering authorities in While the 19-year-old was this post-9 11 world the pubon the run he was desperlic needs to remain vigilant. ate with nothing to lose. We (the investigators) Contrary to some other have the whole picture so experts Rogers noted his that little bit of information guess is that they [the John Q. Public has can make Tsarnaev brothers] weren t or break the case Rogers trained in terror tactics. said. For example they appeared Rogers is also invested to have no escape plan. in encouraging local law Add to that the fact that enforcement to focus on pothey were readily caught on tential terrorism. When he security cameras and that was with the Nutley PD he Dzhokhar did not mask his established an intelligence face with sunglasses and bureau in the department. wore that white baseball cap Every police department in on backwards which made the country should have an him stand out in the crowd. intelligence bureau he said In our initial interview but he admitted that the long before any potential current reality is that police suspects had been identidepartments are strapped fied Rogers told us Based and have a manpower probon a knowledge of how Al lem. Qaeda operates my first Still he said a simple instinct is that this [the traffic stop can lead to bombing] was domestic. But something very significant. I don t believe the individual Police officers need to be belonged to a domestic tertrained to look for certain rorist organization. I believe things that can be of assisit s a lone wolf. He also said tance in the war on terror. he thought the bomber was As for the drama in Bosa college student--which ton Rogers talked a bit turned out to be spot on. about lessons learned. At the end of the week he Citing erroneous news stated I still believe these reports during the week guys were radicalized here including the purported in the U.S. and that they had early arrest of a suspect no foreign or domestic terwhen no arrest had occurred rorist connection. and word of a search for a BOMBING from 01 certain car in Connecticut when there was no search Rogers said Somebody wanted to give the scoop to a particular news organization and they ran with it. Rule No. 1 in cases like Boston Political leaders and the media should never disseminate information coming from low-level law enforcement or low-level officials. The only credible information will come from the highest-ranking law enforcement conducting the investigation the lead investigative agency in this case the FBI. 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Some of the volunteers who staff the concessions have told Santos and members of the Kearny Recreation Commission that they won t be able to see the games and that it will be hard to sell the concessions. They contend that the stand window is too small and not high enough to easily access customers so if you re taller than say 5-feet-six you ve got to bend down to look into the booth to talk to the person inside Santos said. Also he said because of the tight quarters it s hard for two people to work together inside the concession stand. And because the stand is located in a difficult corner of the building the folks inside cannot get a clear view of what s happening on the field Santos said. So we ve got a space that s inefficient and inconvenient for both the workers and the public the mayor said. Santos said there may be a structural way to remedy the problem and to that end he s trying to get estimates of what the work would cost and whether there s money available to do it. The Musial Group of Mountainside were the architects on the job he said. Ron Leir To place a classified ad please call 201.991.1600 AROUND TOWN from stration and appearances by Anthony Lagruth maestro of the Garden State Philharmonic and Kevin Rooney winner of TV s Chopped. There will be giveaways food and entertainment including Soul Xpress and the Jersey Four (a tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons). For various registration forms and more information on all of these events visit www. The Lyndhurst Health Department 601 Riverside Ave. Suite 1 will hold its annual free eye screening on Wednesday May 15 at 1 30 pm. This exam performed by Dr. John Favetta will check for vision acuity visual field and glaucoma. On Friday May 17 Clara Maass Medical Center will sponsor a free breakfast and lecture on eye care at 10 a.m. at the Lyndhurst Health Department. Call 201-804- 12 2500 for an appointment. The Lyndhurst Elks is running a bus trip to the Sands in Bethlehem Pa. on May 19. Cost is 30 per person you get 20 back in slots and 5 for food. Bus will leave the Lyndhurst Elks 247 Park Ave. at 9 a.m. and return at 6 p.m. For tickets call Julie at 201-424-2659. Dr. Richard Ekstein will donate free dental services on Saturday April 27 with the help of Mellissa Porcile Liz Gutierrez Sharon Long and staff. Free teeth cleaning fillings extractions and any other dental work which can be performed in one visit will be provided to those who are unemployed or who are the spouse or child of someone unemployed. Call 201-991-1228 ext. 2 for Stephanie to reserve your appointment time. Appointments will be accepted North Arlington between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. The Senior Harmony Club of North Arlington has scheduled a trip to the Taj Mahal Casino on Tuesday May 7. Cost is 25. Call Florence at 201-991-3173 for more information or reservations. North Arlington Public Library 210 Ridge Road will host How Mighty Adult of You for Listening to My Problems a teen poetry event on Saturday April 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will feature Kearny children and teen author poet Laurie Perrone ( Teens are invited to come and recite. The event will also feature poetry of high school students from Kearny and North Arlington. There will be refreshments and prizes. Registration for the North Arlington s summer recreation program has begun and will continue through May 24 Registration will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Youth Center 1 Legion Pl. (behind Borough Hall next to the firehouse). Space in the program is limited. The recreation program runs from June 24 through August 16 for children ages 4 to 10. For questions about the program please call 201-997-7709. The Nutley Golden Age Club will sponsor its annual trip to Wildwood from June 3 to 6. The trip includes four days three nights lodging three breakfasts lunch two full-course dinners tour of the Renault Wintery dolphin watch sightseeing cruise and more. Cost is 375 per person double occupancy which includes transportation lodging luggage handling taxes and gratuities. Call Jo Ann Andriola at 973-418-5015 for reservations. Deposits will be Nutley Lessons Friends For 140 years Jesuit education at Saint Peter s Prep has meant a commitment to educating young men of competence conscience and compassion. Discover what a Jesuit education means to young men from 123 New Jersey and New York communities...and what it can mean to you Join us at our Spring Open House Sunday May 5 1 to 3 p.m. or visit us at discover today. Saint Peter s Prep New Jersey s Jesuit High School Since 1872 144 Grand Street Jersey City NJ 07302 accepted no later than May 20. The Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day Parade Committee will host its fifth annual Taste Of Italy on Sunday April 28 at the Nutley Parks and Recreation Building 44 Park Ave. From 2 to 5 p.m. attendees will savor a wide assortment of dishes desserts and coffee from more than 25 local Italian restaurants. Come enjoy the food music door prizes and support the area s largest Columbus Day Parade. Tickets are 25. For more information call 973-477-5072. Join the Pen to Prose Writing Group at the Nutley Public Library 93 Booth Drive on May 20 at 6 30 p.m. as poet Maya Stein tells how she set out by bicycle from Amherst Mass. and rode for 40 days and more than 1 200 miles to Milwaukee Wis. toting a typewriter behind her stopping in various communities and enlisting people in a collaborative writing experiment. All writers are encouraged to bring their work to share with the group during the critique hour in which Stein will participate. Learn more about Stein at http www. Nutley Health Department in partnership with Department of Parks and Public Property will host a Shed Pounds with Hounds event on Sunday April 28 in Kingsland Park from 1 to 3 p.m. Residents are invited to walk with their dogs in designated areas throughout the park and visit a number of caninerelated displays workshops and veterinarians. There will also be a meet and greet with Daniel the Wonder Beagle. The event will begin at the Rutgers St. and Passaic Ave. entrance. The ASPCA has designated April as Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month. sports&recreation THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 2013 15 SPORTS VIEW COnTaCT JIm aT OgSmaR aOl.COm Kearny girls win Hudson County Relays championship Trying year for Belleville softball For the first six years of his tenure as the head coach of the Belleville High School softball program Chris Cantarella saw his fair share of success. We won seven games the first year then had 15 wins the next Cantarella said. Then we won 18 games three years in a row. We were ranked among the Top 20 in the state for a while. However last year Cantarella saw the bottom drop out. Fielding a very inexperienced and young team the Buccaneers won only two games. It was tough Cantarella said. Cantarella was hoping for better things in 2013 but that hasn t been the case as Belleville has struggled to a 1-9 record. Last Friday afternoon the Buccaneers played neighboring rival Bloomfield well for four innings then suffered through one bad inning that led to another resulting in yet another loss. Unfortunately that s been the case Cantarella said. It just seems to be our M.O. We play well for three or four innings then one thing leads to the next and at the end of the game we ve lost again. However Cantarella can t praise the collective attitude of his team enough. Even though we were losing 11-0 you would think we were winning by the way they were cheering and had each other s back Cantarella said. We keep trying hard but we have that one bad inning that kills us. Last week the Buccaneers dropped a 1-0 contest to Kearny which has only one loss all season. That run came in the top of the seventh inning. It could be tougher than what it is but the girls are the reason why I keep with it Cantarella said. They re coming to practice every day and working hard to get better. They are all working to get better and that s a positive. I see the positive signs every day a little thing here and there. I see improvements. In the game against Bloomfield last Friday Cantarella said that his team had better at-bats. We had better swings on the ball and worked the count a little better Cantarella said. I have to be able to take the little positive things that come out of every game. We come back see VIEW next page Photo by Al Perez Members of the Kearny girls track and field team that won the Hudson County Interscholastic Athletic League Relay Championships get together on the track at the high school. Front row from l. are Amber Crispin Aislinn Sroczynski Erika Alzamora Bianca Torales Maria Angulo and Omayma Saadani. Back row from l. are assistant coach Jim Cifelli assistant coach Vin Almeida Mandie Lavelle Wendy Carranza Chelsea DaSilva Mariah Davilla Haley Durning Anna Czykier Justine Curtis Noemi Campos Lissette Villata head coach Al Perez and assistant coach John Kryzanowski. and we were in the lead. We felt we had a lot of our stronger events coming up. To do efore the Hudson County well in the first three events Interscholastic Athletic was very promising. League Relays ChamLisette Villalta and Melanie pionships were held recently Garcia combined to throw 160 Kearny head track and field feet eight inches in the javelin coach Al Perez thought his to capture the gold. The long girls squad had a solid chance jump relay just missed coming to come away with the team away with first place by a comtitle even though Kearny had bined distance of a foot and never won a league title in a half. The discus relay was a Hudson County before. solid fourth. I felt we had a good shot But the 22 team points gave Perez said. We were targetthe Kardinals something to ing it as one of our goals in the build on for the rest of the preseason. We lost by a few meet. points in the indoor relays so The first event on Saturday we were targeting the outdoor was the 4x1 600-meter relay as our main goal. We felt we Perez said. We won that and had a full team healthy and a from that point I felt pretty stronger team. good. The HCIAL Relays was a The quartet of Wendy Cartwo-day event at Jersey City s ranza Noemi Campos Aislinn Lincoln Park. To be able to Scrozynski and Erika Alzamora have a chance to win the team came home in 24 31 some 18 crown you have to do well in seconds ahead of runner-up the first day of competition Memorial and the Kards were with three field events on the well on their way. slate. Erika was able to cruise We won the javelin came home in that race so we were in second in the long jump and able to keep her strong for fourth in the discus Perez races later in the day Perez said. That gave us 22 points said. Aislinn and Erika have By Jim Hague Observer Sports Writer B emerged as leaders on the team and that s really been a blessing. It gives us a foundation for every meet to be able to rely on them. They re a great 1-2 punch. The two junior leaders combined with Mariah Davilla and Anna Czkier to win the 4x800meter relay as well in 10 49.7. Not to be outdone Scrozynski and Alzamora also led the Kards to victory in the 4x400-meter relay running with Czkier and Justine Curtis crossing the line in 4 32.3. It meant that Scrozynski and Alzamora combined to give the Kards an astounding 30 team points. Senior standout Haley Durning who competed in the high jump high hurdles intermediate hurdles and high jump collected four medals. She combined with Amber Crispin to win the high jump in 9-2 finished second in the long jump and was second in both hurdles relays. She was great Perez said of Durning who contributed 34 team points. She does everysee KEaRnY page 17 16 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 2013 that sophomore right-hander Sarah Guy suffered two hernithe next day and practice hard ated discs in her back and again. I tell the girls that you might miss the rest of the might get knocked down but season. you get back up and try again. Sarah was the one who Cantarella also knows that held Kearny down in that the losing can t continue. game Cantarella said. It s just one of those things Luckily for the Bucs junior where they re learning to Jenna Lombardi a transfer execute now Cantarella said. from Immaculate Conception It s just a matter of time. If of Lodi has returned home to we keep playing hard eventu- Belleville to pitch for the Bucs. ally we re going to break out Jenna has pitched well of it get some momentum Cantarella said of his lefty going and win a few. starter. She mixes up her It s going to be harder now pitches well. She has a nice VIEW from 15 changeup. She s a tough kid who works hard. We just have to make the plays behind her. The catcher is senior Frankieann Fontana. She s a four-year starter who has done a little bit of everything for us Cantarella said. She was first our designated player as a freshman then she pitched a little. She played first base last year and now she s our catcher. She s our senior leader. Fontana will play college softball next fall at Neumann College in Pennsylvania keep- Visit our New State of the Art Office Midland Family Dentistry DeDicateD staff to assure Quality service Dr. Tinawi Root Canals Braces Extractions Implants Veneers Drill-less Dentistry Tooth Color Filling Dentures Partials SENIOR CITIZEN DISCOUNT CHILDREN WELCOME MOST INSURANCE ACCEPTED Photo by Jim Hague 137 Midland Avenue Kearny NJ 07032 201.246.1400 Junior Jenna Lombardi has become the starting pitcher for the Belleville softball program after the injury to Sarah Guy. Smile New Obtain a... WE OFFER ZOOM IMPLANTS PREVENTATIVE SERVICES WHITENING VENEERS ROOT CANAL CROWNS BRIDGES DENTURES IMPLANTS PERIODONTAL TREATMENT EXTRACTIONS & FILLINGS IMMEDIATE RESULTS FIRST VISIT ONLY 99 1999 & UP Free Consultation Whitening Branford Dental Center 23 Branford Pl. 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He doesn t want to see the Belleville softball program to struggle. I see little things here and there and that keeps me going Cantarella said. I can see the improvement from March 15 to March 30 from April 1 to April 15. We re making strides. We re getting there. It s good to see someone as dedicated and devoted as Chris Cantarella keeping a positive approach because the Belleville softball program needs him to remain on track. He s good for high school sports and great for that program. The last two years have been hiccups. He s better and the program will be better than what they ve shown. 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Perez gave credit to some of his unsung heroes like Mariah Davilla. She was excellent Perez said. She does a bunch of things for us from the 200-meter to the 1 600 as well as the long jump and triple jump as well. She s matured a lot and developed a lot of mental toughness. Sophomore Chelsea DaSilva was also impressive competing in the hurdles for the first time and helping the Kards come away with two gold medals. It was nice to get the whole team involved Perez said. A meet like this is truly a team effort. It was a bit of a challenge for the kids and the coaches especially with the strategy involved putting the right kids in the right places. Perez credited assistant coach Jim Cifelli for helping with the strategy. We went back and forth a couple times with it over which kids to use Perez said. Jim was a big help. And the Kardinals had a county championship to celebrate. It really is a nice feeling Perez said. They all came together to get it done. It was a very good meet for us. New baseball camp Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation announces the addition of Tom Gargiulo s Youth Baseball Camp to the Parks and Recreation Department s line-up of summer activities. Lots of camps help young people to learn the basics of baseball like hitting catching throwing and game strategy. This baseball camp is a little different in that it is in a somewhat less competitive more relaxed manner. This camp offers unique and innovative methods that also focus on positive thinking and confidence building skills. The experience at Tom Gargiulo s Baseball Camp will offer serious student-athletes the opportunity to receive quality instruction from Gargiulo and exceptional and experienced college and top high school baseball players. This camp will be offered for two sessions and is open to youngsters in kindergarten through eighth grade. The first session will be held from July 8 to 12. A second session will be held from July 15 to 19. Both sessions will run Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be held at the Parks and Recreation Department 44 Park Ave. This camp will be utilizing the indoor facility as well as the new state of the art turf located at Owens Field. The fee for this program will be 299 per session which includes lunch snacks and drinks daily a commemorative camp photo and T-shirt. Registrations are now being accepted for this program. Enrollment is limited applications will be honored on a first come first served basis. Online registration and printable forms are available at https nutleynj. recreation. For more information contact Gargiulo at 973632-7825 or the Department of Parks and Recreation at 973-284-4966. Printable forms are also available at 18 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 2013 Harrison s Dolaghan NA s Fego By Jim Hague Observer Sports Writer t was a pitching matchup that will go down as one of the best showdowns in local high school baseball history. I ve never seen anything I like it in my coaching career North Arlington head coach Paul Marcantuono said. That s either one of my pitchers or an opposing pitcher. It was an incredible performance for both kids. No definitely not Harrison head coach Sean Dola- ghan said. The first nine innings were over in an hour and 20 minutes. They were mowing people down and moving along. And it was two different pitching styles. North Arlington had senior right-hander Ryan Fego on the hill. Harrison had junior righty PREMIER CARE ASSOCIATES of West Hudson Prakash J. Doshi M.D. ABIM Open 7 Days Satish Madan M.D. FACS a Week Subhathra Karunanithi M.D. ABFM We are seeing patients from infants to adults. Longer Hours Walk-In Appointments Available For All Minor Medical Urgencies Preventive and Primary Medical Care Most Major Insurances Accepted Photos by Jim Hague LEFT Harrison junior right-handed pitcher Tom Dolaghan. RIGHT North Arlington senior right-handed pitcher Ryan Fego. 206 Bergen Avenue Suite 201 Kearny NJ (201) 998-7474 We Think of Your Teeth as a Work of Art The Smile and Implant Center 837 Kearny Ave. Kearny NJ 201-991-1055 Cosmetic Dentist Like us on Facebook Includes X - Ray Exam & Consultation Must be paid at time of visit. Cannot be combined with any other offer. New Patients Only. Expires 4 30 13 OBS. EMERGENCY EXAM Harry Harcsztark D.D.S. Fellow Academy of General Dentistry Fellow International Congress of Oral Implantology 18.00 (Reg 220) Fala Se Portugues Se Habla Espa ol OPEN SATURDAYS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE Tom Dolaghan. Combined they put on a pitching clinic that will last a lifetime. Neither pitcher gained the victory. Neither suffered the loss. They both pitched lights out into the gloaming into dusk. Dolaghan pitched nine scoreless innings allowing just four singles while striking out 10. Fego pitched 10 scoreless frames also allowing just four hits. But Fego fanned an astounding 19 batters while walking just one. Fego s 19 strikeouts is the third highest single game mark in the state this season and set a new school record. Harrison won the game 1-0 in 11 innings but everyone is still buzzing about the performances of the two starters who matched zeroes all afternoon. He threw 125 pitches in 10 innings with 90 for strikes Marcantuono said of his ace. I think he has more talent than he thinks he has. He s confident and he s super talented with a live arm. Tommy was throwing his curve for strikes said Dolaghan who is the cousin of the player. While Fego was coming right at us and blowing us away Tommy was just pounding the strike zone. It was an all-around great game with two great pitching performances. For their efforts in the classic both Fego and Dolaghan have been selected as the Observer Co-Athletes of the Week this week. It s the first time that opposing players have been selected as Co-Athletes of the Week. But the game the pitching performances deserved recognition. I was just hoping that Ryan or Dolaghan didn t get the loss Marcantuono said. Because both pitchers deserved to win and both teams deserved to win. They both pitched their hearts out. Fego has been a member of the North Arlington pitching staff for the last three years but he has really showed his talents this season. I definitely feel like I ve gotten bigger and stronger Fego said. I can attack people now in the count. I definitely feel like I have more velocity and my breaking ball is better. I spent a lot of time in the weight room and did a lot more cardio workouts to help with my stamina. Fego said that the workouts helped his stamina as well. My velocity was the same from the first inning through the tenth Fego said. I wanted to do whatever I could to keep us in the game. It was a once-in-a-lifetime game and it just happened at the same time for both of us. Dolaghan said that he felt a sense of importance since he was one of only four returning players. I had to step up and be a leader Dolaghan said. I story continued next page THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 2013 19 share honors after pitching gems worked out a lot to get ready for the season. I built up my strength by lifting. I also grew a little more. I ve been throwing strikes. A lot of what I do is location. I m not afraid to throw my curve or changeup at any time. Dolaghan also developed a special pitch. He now has a knuckleball Sean Dolaghan said. I watched R.A. Dickey (the former Mets Cy Young Award winner) and started throwing it with my friends Tom Dolaghan said. I just started throwing it and it works. I use it maybe five times a game in key situations. Tom Dolaghan is also a confident pitcher now. I have five different pitches I can throw for strikes Dolaghan said. This was one of the most fantastic games I ve ever been in. I m trying not to let it get to my head. But this really helped my confidence. Fego is doing the same. My velocity was up and I was trying to blow it by them said Fego who might continue his career at the County College of Morris or Lackawanna Junior College in the fall. Both of us had great pitching performances. It is almost fitting that neither of us lost. I m still in shock about the game. I always thought I was capable of this. Now I m confident. It reminds me again that I am capable of it. Marcantuono said that Fego has enjoyed a great season thus far. His record doesn t show how good he s been Marcantuono said. He s been so valuable to us as a hitter as well. He had three hits and three RBI against Lyndhurst. He s been dominant. He just doesn t have the wins to show for it. Coach Dolaghan thinks his cousin is making strides toward consistent stardom. He s also a better hitter this season Sean Dolaghan said. He s our No. 2 hitter and has been making solid contact every at-bat. 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Classic Rock Great American Song Book and more.... Be the first to hear all new music from Tramps .... The stories of our lives Performed by award winning musicians This is an Event to REACH OUT to our Community with Music and provide assistance to those in need. First Presbyterian Church of North Arlington 153 Ridge Road North Arlington NJ 07031 Light refreshments will be available FREE Parking in Queen of Peace Parking Lot MAIN ENTRANCE IS HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE Any Inquiries please call Paul Brown (PointBlank member) at 201-998-4358 22 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 2013 THINK YOU CAN T REFINANCE BECAUSE VALUES ARE DOWN THINK AGAIN STARTING MARCH 2012 HARP 2.0 a new program presented by the Federal Government allows homeowners to refinance regardless of the equity they currently have in their house (even if you are upside down ) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have adopted changes to Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) and you may be eligible to take advantage of these changes. 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NORTH ARLINGTON - FIRST TIME OFFERED EXCLUSIVE - We have just listed this three bedroom on a huge 50X 132 ft. lot. Great potential on a rare quiet culdesac. Your efforts updating this home will be rewarded in your knowledge that you got the best deal in town. First 239 000 takes it. Call us today Kearny 309 000 1 Fam. Colonial- 3 Bdrms- 1.5 Baths- Partial Fin. Bsmnt- StorageLarge Lot Jersey City- 175 000 Renovated Condo-2 Bdrms-1 FBath-LR DRStorage-Laundry-Pets Belleville- 2 Fam. Plus LOT INVESTORS & BUYERS All Brick- Adjacent Lot included- Builds 1 Fam. s or Condos 1 Fam. Raised Ranch4 Bdrms- 2 Fbaths- Fin. Bsmnt- Fam. Room-Separate entrance to Bsmnt Kearny 229 000 Kearny- 285 000 Commerical Lease-2 Bdrm-1 Full Bath-1st floor Office Space w half bath4 Garages Kearny 390 000 Large 3 Fam.- 8 Bdrms-3 Fbaths-Corner Lot- Sep. laundry hook-ups- Great Investment No. Arlington No. Arlington-Rental Kearny-Rental Bloomfield 285 000 1 350-2nd Flr. 2 Bdrms-1 1050-2nd Fl-2 Bedrooms- Rental-Office Space- 1 400 2 Fam- 6 Bdrms- 3 1 Full Bath-LR-EIK-Hard SQ- Reception area-5 SepaFbaths-Full Fin. Bsmnt- Full Bath-LR DR-Laundry in Wood Flrs-Very Well Kept rate Offices-Parking Bsmnt-Great Location Lots of closets Call (201) 991-5719 APARTMENT RENTALS AVAILABLE- 1 2 & 3 BDRMS UNITS Call and Ask About our Reduced Rental Fee FALAMOS PORTUGUES HABLAMOS ESPANOL PARLE FRANCAIS 3 FAMILY This Kearny three family has separate T gas utilities a finished T R A C and off street O N basement R C parking. Very U N D E good value at only 349 900. TOO NEW FOR PICTURE- This building offers the best Kearny Avenue location. First floor is 1500 renovated sq.ft. Second floor has been approved for 1500 sq.ft. apt. Once in a life time opportunity at only 398 000. COMMERCIAL For more properties Visit our website WWW.MIDREALTY.COM PARLIAMO ITALIANO MOWIMY PO POLSKU NATAKALEM EL-ARABIA Call for a Free Market Evaluation Today THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 2013 23 Get the latest REALTOR listings in real time on Real Estate New look and more content too DIRECTORY To advertise in this directory CALL 201-991-1600 761 Ridge Rd. Lyndhurst NJ 201-460-8000 Semiao & Associates 213 Kearny Ave Kearny NJ 201-991-1300 View thousands of listings in real time now with even more information including property taxes and nearby sold and under contract properties. Plus you ll find upcoming open house dates and times town facts and school data and so much more. Visit the new today Thousands of listings from local REALTORS The Most Comprehensive Resource for Buyers and Sellers The Bixler Group LLC Real Estate & Insurance Since 1891 758 Kearny Ave. Kearny 201.991.0032 The Bixler Group Rosa Agency Realtors 551-553 Kearny Ave. Kearny 201-997-7860 The Bixler Group PRICE D REDUCE LLC Real Estate & Insurance Since 1891 Exit Golden Realty 148 Midland Ave. Kearny 201-997-4425 HOUSE OF THE WEEK KEARNY - ARLINGTON SECTION 1 Family 5 Bedrooms 2.5 Baths 75 x 100 ft lot Asking 389 900 KEARNY KEARNY Champion Realty LLC. 50 Midland ave 2nd fl Kearny B. 201-710-3767 Paulo Pinto C 201-283-2188 Elite Realty Group Commercial & Residential 235 Harrison Ave. Harrison T 973-268-4000 UNDERCT CONTRA UNDERCT CONTRA Law Office of Angela C. Femino 1 Family Asking 349 900 KEARNY 2 Family Asking 265 000 NORTH ARLINGTON 25 Years of Real Estate Experience 364 Kearny Ave. Kearny T 201-955-0080 AFemino UNDER T ONTRAC C UNDERCT CONTRA Town Center Gardens Inc. STAGING REAL ESTATE TO SELL Consultations Available T 551-580-2898 1 Family Asking 194 900 Townhouse Style Condo Asking 349 999 AN ICON IN THE COMMUNITY SINCE 1890 21 DiSabato Inc. 105 North 3rd St. Harrison T 973-483-2081 F 973-483-0705 Most of our listings are Under Contract Call us today to sell your property 758 Kearny Avenue Kearny NJ 07032 201-991-0032 24 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 2013 Tools for Effective Home Shopping SMARTER. BOLDER. FASTER. Semiao & Associates 213 Kearny Avenue Kearny NJ 07032 Pre-Qualifications versus Pre-Approvals Frank Riposta CDPE SFR Sales Associate NEW LISTING The real estate market has seen some dramatic changes in recent years with fluctuations in income and home values instead of providing or entertaining multiple offers for homes buyers and sellers are now spending more time browsing and showcasing with less urgency or willingness to execute a deal quickly. 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Sun Home Loans provides a FREE pre-qualification so that you can understand what you can afford before you shop. Kearny Well Maintained one family home 4 Bedroom 2 Full Baths HARDWOOD FLOORS UPDATED GAS HEATING SYSTEM ALL LARGE ROOMS 209 900 KEARNY WELL MAINTAINED ONE FAMILY HOME IN DESIRABLE SECTION OF KEARNY LARGE EAT-IN KITCHEN HARDWOOD FLOORS GREAT YARD WITH LARGE DECK OFF KITCHEN 199 900 NEW LISTING NEW LISTING Kearny GREAT ONE FAMILY HOME THIS EXTREMELY WELL MAINTAINED HOME BOASTS 3 BEDROOMS 1 WITH WALK-IN CLOSET 1 FULL AND 2 HALF BATHS FAMILY ROOM WITH SLIDING DOORS TO A NICE SIZE TREX DECK BEAUTIFUL HARD WOOD FLOORS RECESSED LIGHTING SKYLIGHT CEILING FANS THROUGHOUT LONG DRIVEWAY A MUST SEE HOME 299 900 Kearny DON T MISS THIS IMPRESSIVE AND EXTREMELY WELL MAINTAINED CENTER HALL COLONIAL HOME IN DESIRABLE SECTION OF KEARNY THIS ONE OF A KIND HOME BOASTS 5 BEDROOMS 2 FULL AND 2 HALF BATHS MASTER BEDROOM WITH MASTER BATH CENTRAL A C ALL EXTRA LARGE ROOMS HARDWOOD FLOORS 2 FIREPLACES FAMILY ROOM WITH FRENCH DOORS TO A TREX DECK FINISHED BASEMENT WITH FIREPLACE 1 2 BATH AND WET BAR A MUST SEE HOME 479 900 Lyndhurst 2 Family Home - Well maintained home. Separate Utilities Living Room with Fireplace Finished Basement with 1 2 bath Long Driveway and 2 Car Garage. 299 900 Kearny One family home in Desirable Arlington Section. 3 Bedrooms 2 full baths Finished Basement 2 Car HeAted Garage with 220 Electric. Large 50 x 100 Lot. A must see home 299 900 Kearny Beautiful End Unit Townhouse Kitchen with Granite Brand new carpeting Assigned parking space A MUST SEE 219 900 Kearny TWO FAMILY HOME ALL LARGE ROOMS HARDWOOD FLOORS THROUGHOUT FAMILY ROOM OFF KITCHEN ALL SEPARATE UTILITIES BUILT-IN GARAGE LARGE FINISHED BASEMENT WITH FULL BATH AND SEPARATE ENTRANCE 309 900 Sun Home Loans Delivers James Chu VP - Northern NJ Regional Sales Manager NMLS 539286 210 Park Avenue Suite 102 Florham Park NJ 07932 Mobile 201-725-2800 Office 973-805-4141 Fax 973-860-2203 E-mail Jchu Website jcchu PRICE REDUCED PRICE REDUCED Nutley- Come see this Incredible One of A Kind Home 6 Bedrooms 3 1 2 Bath Huge Gourmet Kitchen Way Way Way too much too list 559 000 Kearny 3 Family Great investment Property Call for Details 359 900 Kearny Great one Family Home on desirable block 3 Bedrooms 1 & 1 2 Bath Great yard Long Driveway and Detached Garage. 289 900 UNDER CONTRACT Kearny One family Ranch style home with River View 3 Bedrooms Hardwood Floors Driveway and Garage. 249 900 UNDER CONTRACT Maggie Oledzki - Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer NMLS 485724 400 Broadacres Drive Suite 100 Bloomfield NJ 07003 824 Kearny Avenue Kearny NJ 07032 973- 919-5803 Fax 732-301-8328 E-mail Moledzki Kearny 2 family Home. Large Lot Plenty of Parking with long Driveway 209 000 Kearny Retail Consumption Liquor License for Sale For use in Kearny 65 000 Kearny 2 family all large rooms 154 ft. deep lot with plenty of parking. 239 900 Kearny Location Location Location Impressive One Family Home in Manor Section of Kearny 4 Bedrooms 1 1 2 Bath. Large 50 x 100 Lot Large Rooms Hardwood Floors Formal Dining Room 299 000 Equal Housing Lender. Sun Home Loans is a division of Sun National Bank member FDIC. All loans subject to credit approval and programs may change at any time. Pre-approval or pre-qualification is not a commitment to lend additional information may be required for formal loan approval. Consult a tax advisor for feasibility of tax deductions. NMLS 429900 Deadline for obituaries Monday by 10 AM was a Kearny resident for 46 years. He is retired from the Ace Calvin Dempsey Termite Control of Kearny. Graveside services for He was an exterminator for 30 Calvin Dempsey 61 was years. He served three terms held on Saturday April 20 in the U.S. Army during the at Holy Cross Cemetery at Korean War and was honornoon. Arrangements were by ably discharged. He was a the Armitage and Wiggins member of VFW Post 1302 of Funeral Home Kearny. Kearny. Devoted husband of ElizaDeborah Ann Ferriero beth M. (nee Riley) he was Deborah Ann Ferriero (nee the loving father of Mrs. PatriFerris) 58 died on April 19 at cia Louk and her husband home surrounded by her fam- George Robert W. Frank and ily after a two year battle with his wife Patricia and William cancer. Frank and his wife Jacqueline Arrangements were by the dearest grandfather of eight Armitage and Wiggins Fugrandchildren and four greatneral Home Kearny. grandchildren. Deborah lived in Relatives and friends are Kearny and Keansburg before welcome to attend the funeral returning to Kearny. She was Mass on Tuesday April 23 at a clerk at the Kearny Shop9 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Rite. She enjoyed traveling Church Kearny from the and visiting England and Shaw-Buyus Home for SerVenezuela. vices 138 Davis Ave. corner She is the beloved daughof Bergen Avenue. Interment ter of Ann Sabestinas Ferris will be in Holy Cross CemEugene J. Coughlin and the late John Ferris Jr. etery North Arlington. Eugene J. Coughlin died on She is the mother of Michael In lieu of flowers contribuApril 14 in Clara Maass Hospi- (Georgina) Ferriero of Penntion to the Wounded Wartal. He was 72. sylvania and Lisa Ferriero at riors would be appreciated. Born in Jersey City he lived home sister of John (AnnaVisit www.buyusfuneralhome. in Keansburg before moving belle) and Kenneth (Karolyn) com. to Kearny eighteen years ago. Ferris and the late Kathleen Arrangements were by Ferris aunt of Timothy Sean John C. Munley the Armitage and Wiggins Kenneth and Kaitlyn Ferris John C. Munley died on Funeral Home 596 Belgrove and Ozzie (Estella) Perez April 16 at home. He was 62. Dr. Kearny. A funeral sercousin of Patricia Elizabeth Born in Newark he lived vice was held at the funeral Theresa and Charles Carpenhome followed by a private ter Anthony Sabestinas and A Prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary cremation. To leave an online many other cousins. She is the (Never Known to Fail) condolence please visit www. former wife of Peter Ferriero O Most Beautiful Flower of Mount Carmel whom she remained close to Fruitful Vine Splendor of Heaven Blessed Eugene is survived by his as they raised their children. Mother of the Son of God Immaculate Virgin assist me in this my necessity. O Star wife Arlene Nice his chilIn lieu of flowers donaof the Sea help me and show me here. You dren Audra Phillips Eugene tions to the American Cancer my Mother O Holy Mary Mother of God Donald Matthew and Alan Society would be appreciated. Queen of Heaven and Earth I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to Coughlin and his stepsuccor me in my necessity (make request) daughter Lori Nice. Brother of Robert J. Frank There are none that can withstand your Edward Joseph and Thomas Robert J. Frank 79 of power. O Mary conceived without sin pray for us who have recourse to thee (3 Times) Coughlin he is also survived Kearny passed away on FriSay this prayer 3 consecutive days then by his grandchildren Alexis day April 19 at Clara Maass you must publish and it will be granted to Michael Chrissy Olivia Medical Center Belleville. you. H.P.D. Amanda Allen and Stephanie. He was born in Newark and In lieu of flowers kindly Irene Almeida Irene Almeida (nee Moraes) died on April 15in St. Barnabas Hospital. She was 81. Born in Newark she lived in Kearny before moving to North Arlington 15 years ago. Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny. A funeral Mass was held at St. Stephen s Church Kearny followed by a private cremation. To leave an online condolence please visit www. Irene was the wife of Eugene Almeida and is survived by her children and their spouses Bernadette and Frederick Trovato Diane Almeida and Victor and Susan Almeida. Also surviving are her grandchildren Daniel Sarah Victor Olivia Alec and Sophia. In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation to St. Barnabas Hospice. consider a donation to the Lusgarten Foundation. obituaries THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 2013 25 To submit an obituary obituaries A funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday April 23 at 11 a.m. at Queen of Peace Church North Arlington followed by interment in Holy Cross Cemetery. Mourners will meet at the church on Tuesday. Mr. Walsh was an insurance agent for the John Hancock Insurance Company for 30 years retiring in 1985. He was a 3rd Degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus Queen of Peace Church. He was a CCD instructor and parishioner at Queen of Peace Church. Prior to his marriage he attended Most Holy Trinity Seminary Silver Spring Md. He is the beloved husband of Carmen Beuvenutti Walsh for 50 years father of Marie (Bill) Sevcik Thomas Jon and the late Mark Walsh and grandfather of four grandchildren. Arrangements are by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home Kearny. To send condolences please visit fax 201-991-8941 many years in Kearny. Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny. A funeral service was held at the funeral home followed by a private cremation. To leave an online condolence please visit www. John was a laborer for the Town of Kearny. He was in the Army from 1968 until 1970. He was a member of the V.F.W. and the American Legion and was a charter member of Club Heineken all in Kearny. He is survived by his siblings Joseph and Victoria Munley Caroline Battisti Ted Munley Catherine Durr and Albie Munley along with many nieces and nephews and their families. In lieu of flowers kindly make a donation to V.F.W. Post 1302 in Kearny. Thomas A. Walsh Thomas A. Walsh 86 of North Arlington died on April 18. MARIO TEIXEIRA JR. 2542 DIRECTOR-MANAGER Shaw-Buyus Home for Services 138 DAVIS AVE. KEARNY NJ 07032 Tel (201) 991-2265 Deadline for obituary submissions is Monday by 10 AM Mulligan Funeral Home 331 Cleveland Avenue Harrison Licensed Funeral Directors serving your needs include 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 Frank X. Mulligan III Manager NJ Lic. 4221 Frank X. Mulligan Jr NJ Lic. 2953 . Private Parking at 10 Frank Rodgers Blvd. North visit us at 973-481-4333 Wilfred Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny NJ 07032 (201) 991-0657 26 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 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. CLASSIFIEDS Commercial Space for small business or office. 750sq.ft. 1500sq.ft. 1750sq.ft.(5 offices kitchen reception & waiting area) Call (973)202-8580 N.Arlington 1 200 SF of newly renovated commercial office space on River Rd. off street parking. Can also be used for other types of business. 1 200 mo. 3 400 SF of open space with small overhead door. Great for contractors machine shop etc. 2 100 or 4 000 SF of retail office warehouse space with small overhead door. Great for doctors retail gym yoga etc. with 6 off street parking spots. Located on busy River Rd. you would have great exposure for your business. 201-832-5302 or fyrrej To place an ad call 201-991-1600 classified APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY Arlington Section. Large 6 room 3 bedroom 2 full bath apartment for rent. Available May 1st. Central air washer dryer hook-up. Close to transportation and shopping. 1700 month. No Pets. Call (201)955-1854 KEARNY Clean 2 Bedrooms 5 room apartment on Afton St. 4 Family on 2nd floor. HW Floors W D Hook-up 1250 Utilities Security & Lease. Sorry no pets no smoking. (973)838-1662 KEARNY Completely renovated 2 bedroom apt. Central air and heat. washer dryer hook-up. Parking available. Close to transportation & schools. No pets allowed. (973)634-5485 KEARNY Large 4 Rooms Utilities separate. Washer Dryer Hook Up. (908)233-0698 (908)789-2505 2 Family House for sale on 50x100 lot. Parking. Great investment property. Lots of potential and ideally located close to PATH Turnpike and 280. Must see to believe (973)485-2386 Eva (973)223-5502 Steve For sale Corner lot 88x95 w existing house in developing area of Kearny. Serious inquiries only by appoinment. Developers welcomed (201)233-8089 KEARNY By owner. 3 Family 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom each floor. Finished basement Laundry.Separate utilities. Large backyard. PATH. 299 000 (201)997-9087 HOUSE FOR SALE 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 APARTMENTS FOR RENT N.Arlington 3 rooms Garden apt w heat 925 Parking space Heat included. 3 rooms 850 util Kearny 3 rooms 900 w Heat off street Parking Lyndhurst 1 Bdrm apt. w heat 825 Call for details Rutherford 5rm apt 1250. Supply own util. Avail 6 1 Commerical Office space for Rent on Kearny Ave. 850 For Sale Commercial 20 766 sq.ft. in a B-1 Zone on Fairlawn Ave. 825 000 Call for details. APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY 1 large bedroom w walk-in closet all rooms newly renovated. Hardwood floors C A dishwasher. Utilities separate. 1100 month plus Security. (201)998-3904 APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY 3 bedrooms 1st floor LR EIK hardwood floors. washer dryer hook-up yard basement storage. 1-1 2 months security. No smoking. Available June 1st. (201)704-3572 KEARNY 3 LG ROOMS (ONE BEDROOM) AT BELGROVE APTS. 935 INCLUDING HEAT HOT WATER. LAUNDRY ROOM. NO PETS. (973)493-7868 APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY- Modern 4 room apt. Good Closet Space 1150. supply own Utilities. 1 month security. No Smoking. No Pets. Call (201)-997-0659 Rental Affordable A C Nice Setting Party Hall BELLEVILLE BELLEVILLE 1st floor. 3 Bedrooms HT HW Included. No Pets. No smoking. 1 Month Security. Call Maria (973)759-7077 BELLEVILLE 2 bedrooms. Separate utilities. 1200 month. One month deposit. No pets. No smoking. Available Now. (973)330-7207 BELLEVILLE 2nd floor 4 rooms bath. 900 1-1 2 months security. Utilities not included. Close to transportation. Good area. Available May 1st (973)751-0680 (862)596-2439 BELLEVILLE Large 1 bedroom large LR EIK tiled bath. Call (973)202-8580 201-889-6677 201-572-1839 OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT OHARA AGENCY (201)997-6300 North Arlington To be built. 2- Mother Daughter homes. Call for details. N.Newark like new. 2 family house by Branch Brook Park Area. 3 bedrooms on each floor garage and offstreet parking. 359 000 call for details Multi-unit office space for rent in Harrison in a commercial building. 500-1500 sq. ft each Newly renovated in high-traffic area w good visibility easy parking easy access by bus and close to highway good for doctor lawyers accountants & new start-up company. If interested please call 973-444-9987. Office Space 545 Kearny Ave. Kearny 2nd fl. offices 432 sq.ft. 450 month utilities. 810 sq.ft. 825 month utilities. (201)966-4966 STORAGE FOR RENT 871 Kearny Ave. Kearny Papa Johns Basement for rent for storage purposes only for business. Contact Mr. Asim (973)452-1739 KEARNY 2 bedrooms 3 1 2 rooms 950 utilities. One month security. No pets. Rob (201)424-5067 after 4pm. Leave message. We speak spanish. KEARNY Arlington Section. 1BDRM 800 sec. 2BDRM 900 sec. Both w Heat & Hot water included. (908)696-1866 KEARNY 1 1 2 rooms apt 850. 1 1 2 months security 1 month rent HT HW included no pets. (201)997-0590 KEARNY 1 Bedroom Apartment on Liberty Street. Hard-wood floor. HT HW Included. 925 Rent Plus 1 month Security. No Pets. For More Information Call (201)306-2994 KEARNY 1 bedroom apt 2nd floor. Available June 1st. Separate utilites. 1 month security. No pets. (201)997-0026 KEARNY 2 bedroom apt 1150 month. 1 month security Available Immediately. Call (201)622-8315 OHARA AGENCY (201)997-6300 Open House Saturday April 27th. 1-4pm. 104 Morgan Place. 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 APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY KEARNY 199 Highland ave. Studio for rent. Call (973)896-8984 Portuguese espanol (973)856-1244 English KEARNY Lrg apt 2nd fl. 4BDRMS 1 office 2Fbths jacuzzi Cent A C & heat. Laundry hook-ups EIK LR & DR. 1600 mo. Pay own utilities. 201-997-5613 (Call after 5pm) Avail 6 1. Immaculate Move-in condition 2 Family Home in Arlington Section of Kearny. Contact Chris (973)722-6397 APARTMENTS FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT POLICY NO REFUNDS or CHANGES with CLASSIFIED ADS Please note there will be a There are 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 of 2 family. 2 bedrooms LR DR kitchen. washer dryer hook-up storage backyard. Tiled kitchen and bath. Newer hardwood floors. 1100 month. Separate utilities. Available 5 15. (973)340-4787 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 bedrooms & office or small bedroom large DR & LR hardwood floors central air heat washer dryer hook-up 2nd floor. 1250 mon 1 month security. No pets. Available June 1st. Call Bruno (973)495-6058 KEARNY 2 bedrooms 3rd fl. LR kitchen bath. No pets. No smoking. 1 month security. Utilities not included. Available May 1st (201)991-8219 KEARNY 2 Family duplex Brand new. 2nd floor large 2 bedroom hardwood floors large closets. No smoking. 1250 month plus utillities. 1-1 2 months security. (201)920-9308 after 12pm. KEARNY 2nd floor 3 Bedrooms. Railroad style. Utilities are separate 1100 mon No Pets. Call Owner Mr. Lee (917)499-2832 11am-11pm KEARNY 3 bedroom apt. 1st floor. EIK LR. Central Air. 1250 mo 1-1 2 months security. Hardwood floors. Off-street parking. W D hook-up. Yard Basement storage. No pets. Available immed. Close to NYC transportation. Good credit required. Call between the hrs. of 6AM-3PM M-F (201)998-8226 for appt. KEARNY 3 rooms one bedroom 900 m. HT HW included. 1-1 2 months security. Call Super between 11am-8pm (201)998-9006 KEARNY 3rd floor 2 bedroom L R kitchen central Heat Hot water included. utilities not included. Call (201)726-5794. KEARNY 3rd floor in a 3 family house 2 bedrooms 1 bath LR DR EIK. Heat included. Close to transportation 1100 month. 1 month security required. Available May 1st. (201)998-7714 KEARNY 3rd floor of 3 Family house 1BR LR kitchen. 369 Maple Street. 1 block from town hall and transportation. 750 month plus utilities No Smoking & No pets. Call (201)538-7687 between 10 AM to 8 PM. KEARNY 3rd floor spacious Studio EIK own entrance closet space 800 1 month security (201)998-4418 after 4pm KEARNY 5 rooms (all new). Tiled bathroom & kitchen. Davis Ave. No pets. Call (201)998-5663 or (201)965-3850 KEARNY 5 rooms plus utilities. 1 month security. No pets. 1150. Call (201)955-0510 KEARNY 5 rooms 3rd floor. Quiet Street. Close to Everything. Separate utilities. No pets. No smoking. Available now. Call (201)832-3063 KEARNY 5 rooms. 1200 for July 1st. No Pets. 732-350-4122. KEARNY 611 Elm St. 1 BR apt. Central Air. Available April 15th. No Pets. 850 utilities 1-1 2 months deposit. Month-Month lease. (201)993-4665 Jack 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. KEARNY Modern 2 bedroom large LR dishwasher washer dryer parking space. Available June 1st. 1275 month plus utilities. One month security. (201)259-6113 KEARNY Modern 2 bedrooms LR kitchen. Separate utilities. 1-1 2 months security. 1050 month. No pets. Available May 1st. (973)380-9007. 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 CONSECUTIVELY BLOOMFIELD BLOOMFIELD2 bedroom apt. parking for 1 car included. utilities not included. Available May 1st. Call (862)215-7039 SPECIAL MUST RUN THREE & FOUR WEEKS E.NEWARK 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. KEARNY Remodeled 5 room apartment on 2nd floor. Laundry room. No smoking. No pets. (201)968-6344 E.NEWARK 2 bedroom apt bathroom EIK L R. Stove 2 air conditioners on wall. No pets smoking. HT HW included. 1150 month plus 1 1 2 month security. Available May 15 Call (973)483-4268 between 10am-6pm E.NEWARK Renovated large 2 bedroom apt. 2nd floor. EIK LR. 1050 month. Separate utilities. Available June 1st. Call Carlos at (201)988-7536 KEARNY Very clean apt. Freshly painted. 3 rooms 1 bedroom. No pets. 890 month. 1 month security. HT HW included. (201)207-5160 (201)991-8846 HARRISON HARRISON 1 small bedroom apt. pay own utilities. 690 plus 1 month security. available April 15th (973)845-2094 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 2013 27 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. CLASSIFIEDS APARTMENTS FOR RENT HARRISON Condo at Riverpark 5 years old. Large LR DR modern kitchen 2 bedrooms 2 baths. Covered parking space central air heat gym club house pool to be built. Close to PATH & transportation. 1800 month. Separate utilities. 1-1 2 months security. Available June 1st. (973)930-1989 HARRISON Renovated large 3 bedroom apt. 1st floor. EIK LR. 1150 month. Separate utilities. Available June 1st. Call Carlos at (201)274-6698 To place an ad call 201-991-1600 classified FACTORY WORKER Sterling Seating Inc. Immediate Opening. Sewing Department Experienced sewing skills. Must have 1 year experience. Apply in person only. M - Th 10 00-2 00 only. NO PHONE CALLS Enter in front office only. Sterling Seating 9 Porete Ave North Arlington N.J. 07031 EOE Real Estate Agents Wanted If you are looking to be a realtor or are already licensed please call Mid-Realty Inc. (201)991-5719 Start your own profitable internet business from home. No cost to get started no obligation and zero risk. Find more http www.usaday APARTMENTS FOR RENT HARRISON 1 bedroom hardwood floors. Lots of closets Laundry facility central air. very close to PATH. 1-1 2 months security 950 month utilities included. No pets. Available May 1st. Smoke free environment (973)573-7333 APARTMENTS FOR RENT HARRISON 2nd floor 2 bedrooms clean & quiet apt. Large LR EIK bathroom. Separate utilities. 1-1 2 months security. No pets. No smoking. No laundry. 1275 month. Available now. (973)481-6465 HARRISON 2nd floor 5 room apt. 2 bedrooms new hardwood floors Central air heat. No pets. No smoking. washer dryer hook-up. Space for storage available. 1250 mon 1-1 2 months security. Available June. (201)349-7922 APARTMENTS FOR RENT N. ARLINGTON N.ARLINGTON 2 family house 2nd floor. 3 rooms EIK near transportation. 1 month security. Available June 1st. (201)939-1553 N.ARLINGTON 1 bedroom 1st floor hardwood floors in LR. New ceramic tile full bathroom w backyard. 1000 month. Separate utilities. Available Immediately No pets. (201)939-3732 N.ARLINGTON 1 Bedroom large rooms. Harwood floors. Washer dryer hook-up. garage. No pets. 1000 utilities. (201)693-6542 (201)889-0105 APARTMENTS FOR RENT N.ARLINGTON Brand new apts central air. 2 & 3 bedrooms. Separate utilities. Near transportation. Available June 1st. (201)997-0009 N.ARLINGTON Recently remodeled. 1 bedroom apt. HT HW included. Near transportation. Available Now. (201)997-0009 APARTMENTS FOR RENT NORTH NEWARK N.NEWARK Forest Hill section. 3 room apt. Everything included in rent. Close to transportation. Available now. (862)763-0797 KEARNY Family has furnished room for rent. 100 week. Good for student. Close to transportation. No smoking. No drinking please. References required. (201)997-6141 (201)310-6099 KEARNY 1st floor. Room for rent Close to Transportation. 1 month security.Prefferbly male call (201)341-7187 between 6 00pm-8 00pm EMPLOYMENT ROOFING New Re-roofing Slate Repairs Gutters Cleaned Flat Roofing Also Do Painting Free Estimates Fully Insured HARRISON 2 bedroom apt. LR DR EIK. Central Air Heat. Near PATH. No pets. No smoking. Available 5 1 (973)391-5363 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 May1st. Call After 4pm (973)482-1428 HARRISON 2 bedrooms LR kitchen 1-1 2 bathroom. Use of yard. 1 200 month. 1-1 2 months security. No pets. No smoking. Separate utilities. Minutes to major highways. (973)704-5532 HARRISON 2nd floor 1 bedroom studio. LR Kitchen supply own utilities. Available Now 850 1-1 2 months security No pets. (201)388-0463 HARRISON 4 bedroom apt. LR kitchen bath 2 extra small rooms. 1-1 2 month security. No pets. No smoking. Available June 1st. Se habla espa ol. (973)485-9464 (973)432-5093 ROOM FOR RENT (201)998-5153 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. JERSEY CITY JERSEY CITY- 6 rmsNEAR CITY UNIVERSITY. Spacious lovely apt. (1200 sq.ft.) 2-1 2 bedrooms newly renovated private home. Near Light Rail buses. (Easy access Exchange Place NYC trans. highways). Great closets storage A C lrg kitchen (new refrigerator stove) modern bath cable ready. Good parking quiet area. NO PETS. NO SMOKING. (201)433-5274 HARRISON 3 bedrooms 2 baths. C air & heat. No pets. Parking One month security. 1600. Available May 1st. (201)951-1980 HARRISON 3 bedrooms 2 baths. Close to PATH. Central AC HT. Available June 1st. 1400 month. (973)985-9177 HARRISON 3 bedrooms. L R kitchen. 1000 month. 1st floor. Walk to PATH. Utilities not included. (973)953-5031 or (973)483-0143 HARRISON Large 3 bedroom apt. 3rd floor. Big kitchen large tiled bathroom wood floors. 1200 month. Utilities separate. (973)390-3684 HARRISON Recently renovated. Small apt. Close to PATH. Utilities included. Available (973)202-6380 LYNDHURST LYNDHURST 2nd floor apt. 2BRs kitchen DR LR Den Sunroom Laundry hook-up Near school and transportation. 1 300 utilities. 1-1 2 months security. Income Verification Required. Available April 15th. Call anytime before 8pm (201)997-2999(para espa ol) (201)528-7567 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 & 865 utilities. Credit check required. (201)438-6241 N.ARLINGTON 2 family house 2nd floor 2 bedrooms LR DR kitchen. Laundry. Space for storage. Washer dryer hook-up 1300. Separate utilities. Available May 15th. (201)668-4743 N.ARLINGTON 3 Rooms. 2nd floor. No Pets. 1-1 2 Months Security. Heat Hot Water Supplied. 850 month. (201)401-0488 N.ARLINGTON 4 large rooms beautiful hardwood floors easy access to schools & public transit. No pets. 1195 (908)310-9068 HANDYMAN Interior Exterior new & repairs. All types of Carpentry.Reasonable rates quality work reliable experienced. 13VH06620900 FURNISHED ROOM KEARNY Furnished room for gentleman. Kitchen privileges. No smoking. No drinking. Everything included. Security required. (201)991-3289 DO IT ALL (201)991-3223 NEWARK NEWARK 1st Fl. 2BDRM LR HT HW included 890 month 1 month sec. 973-776-4514 or 862-202-4725 NEWARK 2-3 Bedroom Apartment. 1st 2nd & 3rd floor. Formal LR DR & EIK pantry. 1st floor 850. 2nd floor 800. 3rd floor 750 1 Month Security. Close To Transportation. No Pets. Access to backyard. (973)517-6544 NEWARK 4 Rooms. 2nd floor. Near PATH buses 650 mo. Separate Utlities. 1 month security. No smoking. Available now. (862)754-8160 NEWARK Studio apt. HT electricity included. Private bathroom. No cooking stove. Available now. (973)202-5103 (973)477-0925 EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYMENT Part Time Mature Person Front office Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced professional environment. Clerical duties include Strong secretarial & computer skills sales filing letters strong spelling a must verbal communication outgoing personality & dress professional Must have a positive attitude Experience necessary Must speak & write English & Spanish Fax resume (201)991-8941 or E-mail to jobs No phone calls please. EMPLOYMENT N.ARLINGTON Beautiful 2BR 1BTH apt. in 2 Family home newly carpeted laundry room included No Pets. 1250 973-477-3065. CDL Drivers A B Call Today Start Tomorrow Great Pay & Benefits. 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BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES Additions.Licensed (973)207-6683 Roofing & Siding Hi-Tek Construction Weekly Maintenance Bush trimming Clean ups. Design. For free estimate Call (201)998-1262 AFFORDABLE & SIMPLE LANDSCAPING Spring clean-ups mowing Hedge trim mulch flower planting & more. Reasonable Rates. Sr discounts available Dave 201-286-7224 Dont let this opportunity pass you by Top global leader looking for open minded business individuals. Support System and Training Call 973-277-2012 Entrepreneurs Wanted 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 10th MOWING FREE Maint. Clean Ups Trimming Mansonry Pwr Washing Day Labor. FREE Estimates Lic 13VH06840100 (201)658-5463 ALS Landscaping SERVICES OFFERED SERVICES OFFERED SERVICES OFFERED SERVICES OFFERED 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 (973)273-1325 28 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 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. CLASSIFIEDS BLUESTONE EXCAVATION & CONCRETE To place an ad call 201-991-1600 classified Construction Design Maint. Clean Ups Shrub Trimming Grass Cutting Lic.13VH04443200 ANDRIELLO LANDSCAPE (201)939-7308 COPACABANA LANDSCAPING Lawn Maintenance. Spring&Fall Clean-up Design Retaining Walls Construction Pavers Tree Service Free Est. & Fully Ins. Eder (201)997-9271 A1 Affordable Rubbish Removal Attics Basements Yard Cleaning. We Haul or you Can Rent 10-15 Cubic Yard Containers. We Accept Visa Mastercard (201)998-1262 ANDRIELLO CLEANOUTS PAVING & MASONRY ASPHALT DRIVEWAYS PVC Fence Steps Brick Pavers Sidewalk Patios Retaining Walls Belgium Block Curbs Brick & Block Work Fully insured & Licensed FREE ESTIMATES Lic. 13VH01852100 REMODELING SPECIALIST FULLY INS. & LIC. J&L ATWELL (201)998-6236 JMW CONSTRUCTION ALEXANDER PAINTING DECORATING Sheet rock dray wall. Skim coat tape & spackle Water damage. Wallpaper remove. 15 years of experience. Free Estimates. (973)985-6644 Plumbing & Heating Kitchen and bath remodeling. Carpentry. Fully Ins. Free Est. Lic 165 (201)637-1775 JOSEPH V. FERRIERO PARKING SPACE Kearny Garage & Storage for personal belongings. Secured off-street parking for cars trucks boats ETC. Call (201)955-2400 Moving Sale. Everything must go. Household items furniture electronics clothes. 195 Bergen Ave. Kearny. Saturday and Sunday 9am-5pm. 201-955-0346 LANDSCAPING LLC Spring Clean-ups Lawn maintenance Top Soil Mulch Free Estimates (201)438-3991 MARIO ESPOSITO Yards Garages Basements Attics Real Estate Rubbish Removal Demolition Lic.13VH04443200 HOME IMPROVEMENT FM Property Home Repairs & Improvements Kitchens Bathrooms Doors Floors Windows Painting Decks All types of repairs Lic. 13VH05674000 (201)874-1577 Complete Home Improvements Kitchens Bathrooms Decks Replacement windows Siding Additions Lic. 13VH03156600 FREE Estimates Fully Insured Exterior & Interior Powerwashing & Housecleaning Decks & Siding Refinished FREE Estimates Senior Discounts William J. McGuire (201)955-2520 AN AMERICAN PAINTER AUTOMOBILES WANTED GARAGE FOR RENT Belleville 3 Car garage 30x20 good for cars contractors & boat storage. 450 month 1 month security. Available April 15th or May 1st. (973)951-6315 300 500 PAID For Any Junk car van or truck. Paid Cash CLEANING SERVICES Annies Cleaning Service Homes offices. 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Lic. 16158 (973)715-4150 (201)562-5985 TUTORING MATH TUTOR Retired Math Teacher available for tutoring. Call for appointment (201)935-3645 Best Home and Office Cleaning in Kearny. Only 40 for 3 hours. Honest and Reliable. Ask to try for free 973-575-4000 cellular. Will clean houses apartment offices. References Couple from Poland Roofing Siding Windows Doors Decks Painting Tiles & Masonry Sheet Rock All types of Carpentry Lic. 13VH02536200 Free Estimates 20% Senior Citizen Discounts G & R Builders (908)834-7170 (862)576-7897 CAR 200- 500 PAID ON THE SPOT. FREE TOWING 201-428-0441 ANY CAR VAN OR TRUCK. NO TITLE NO KEYS NO PROBLEM. AUTOMOBILES FOR SALE 1998 Honda Civic automatic new engine. 3300. Lots of extras. (201)562-5985 GUTTERS D. FITZGERALD Seamless Gutters Installed. Gutters Cleaned We-R- Also Dennies Painting & Roofing Slate Roofs repaired. 1(800)479-3262 (201)893-0656 201-997-4932 leave message J & M Decorators & Sons Family Owned Since 1972 Specializing in Interior & Exterior Painting. Sheetrock plaster wallpaper removal and water damage repairs. Fully Insured. Free Estimate. No sub contractors or hiding costs. CARPET CLEANING CARPET CLEANING DEEP CLEANING & STEAM CLEANING AREA RUGS CLEANING ALL TYPES OF FIBERS UPHOLSTERY CLEANING CARPET RESTRETCH REPAIR. www.fantastic Call (201)887-8212 (862)223-9806 HISPANIC RELIABLE LADY Clean your house or office. 7 Years housekeeping in Hampton Hotel in NY. (862)763-6610 (973)900-9682 Handyman Star All inside or outside repairs. Windows painting sheetrock carpentry masonry Plumbing and decks.No job too big or small. Free estimates. Tom (201)424-5042 (201)997-8957 John SAL POLIZZOTTO Quality work for over 40 years. Licensed Bonded & Insured. Call For Free Estimate. All work guaranteed (201)997-4288 Cell(201)522-3064 Lic & Buss Permit 500 HILL ELECTRIC LOST FOUND Lost car keys in Kearny (around Bergen or Johnson Ave) w gold swivel hook on April 17th. Nice reward. (201)259-2843 WANTED TO BUY Estates Bought & Sold Fine Furniture Antiques Accessories Gold & Silver. Cash Paid (201)920-8875 MASONRY MASONRY SIDEWALKS PATIOS DRIVEWAYS RETAINING WALLS STEPS ALL CONCRETE WORK Custom Homes Additions Extensions Dormers Roofing Siding Masonry Rubbish Removal Plumber Electrician & Architect on staff Fully Insured & Free Est Lic.13VH03412500 (973)207-6683 HI-TEK Construction COMPUTER SERVICES Painting Decorating interior exterior Paper Hanging ceiling. Full Installation General Repairs. Over 14 years experience. MERCHANDISE FOR SALE To start a good busines piece of oven for sale. 2800. In good condition. (973)985-3660 (201)939-8781 FREE ESTIMATE PEST CONTROL READYHOME PEST CONTROL Exterminators for less Bedbug Chinch Roaches Mice Rats Fleas Ants Spiders Termites Inspection Treatments (973)484-3166 www.readyhomepest J. M. Electronics Computer Repair Free Computer Check-up We Buy & Sell Computers 502 Kearny Ave. Kearny NJ 07032 Call Jeff for more information at (201)486-2057 PLUMBING Courageous Plumbing HVAC LLC Lic. 11103 Plumbing Heating Cooling Sewer Complete basement pump out & Sump pumps MC VISA and Finace Available 50 off when mention this ad. ESTATE SALE Estate House Sale Contents. Dining set crystal snow blower lawn mower desk HIFI glassware and much more. 6 Hillcrest Road Kearny. Saturday 4 27 11am-3pm. Wed-Fri. 11am-1pm. BRICK PAVER DESIGNS SANTOS CONSTRUCTION CO. FREE ESTIMATES. Family Owned For Over 30 Years Fully Insured and Licensed Call Our Office 973-589-2712 LET US SHOW YOU OUR WORK 25 years experience All types of electrical wiring 24 hour emergency service. Free estimate 10% off with ad Lic. 11909 El. Insp. 7566 EMERALD ELECTRIC (201)955-2678 ELECTRICAL SERVICES ELECTRICAL SERVICES (201)206-4845 REPAIRS OR REPLACEMENTS Cell (973)760-4877 Vinyl Replacements Windows Installed 89 Weathershield Since 1972 WE FIX WINDOWS JAG PAVING CORP. (800)339-8802 LORENA (201)991-4165 Cell (201)401-4525 Kearny Fax (201)997-5783 Lic By NJ Member of BBB Fully Insured Free Estimates WINDOWS WINDOWS PAVING Commercial & Residential Driveways Parking Lots Belgian Blocks Sidewalks Steps Pavers Retaining Walls All asphalt work To place a classified ad please call 201.991.1600 PAVING LANDSCAPING RUBBISH REMOVAL MASONRY HOME IMPROVEMENT PAINTING & DECORATING PLUMBING GARAGE & YARD SALE THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 2013 29 Sea Lion Sound exhibit opens On Wednesday April 10 Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. and Gov. Chris Christie officially opened the Sea Lion Sound Exhibit in Essex County Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange. What makes this attraction even more special is that it returns sea lions to the Turtle Back animal family for the first time in over 20 years and its opening coincides with the zoo s 50th anniversary. Developing the exhibit was a massive undertaking and was only possible because of the widespread support and confidence we received from a host of sponsors including the Zoological Society of New Jersey NJ Green Acres PNC Bank Covanta Energy philanthropist David Tepper and the Essex County Recreation and Open Space Trust Fund he noted. The Sea Lion Sound Exhibit is located in the center of the zoo near the Penguin Coast Exhibit. This new natural habitat-themed display is the largest exhibit developed in Turtle Back s history and features an 82 000-gallon pool for sea lions and a 1 600-gallon touch tank for sting rays and sharks along with space for education programs and special events. Visitors can feed these animals for a 2 fee. The exhibit also includes rock formations where the mammals can bathe in the sun. Seals will be added to the exhibit later this summer. There are several viewing areas around the exhibit which enables visitors to see the sea lions and seals whether they are on land or under water. The exhibit is designed to resemble an ocean village on the west coast. The visitors entrance area looks like a boat dock decorated with nautical flags boats and wharf artifacts. The buildings look as though they have been weathered by the climate and ocean. Other features of the exhibit include an outdoor 500-square-foot foot deck and an indoor 2 450-square-foot room where small functions and events can be hosted restroom facilities for visitors and a husbandry area to house the exhibit s complex life support systems animal holding and breeding facilities. It is the second waterrelated exhibit at Turtle Back Zoo following the Tropical Currents Aquarium which opened in September 2010. Clarke Caton Hintz Architecture Planning Landscape Architecture of Trenton received a 277 449 contract to design the exhibit. Arco Construction Group from Elizabeth was awarded a publicly bid contract of 5.485 million to perform the construction work. The Essex County Department of Public Works monitored the project to address issues that arose Photo courtesy Glen Frieson Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. reaches into the touch tank to feed the sting rays as Gov. Chris Christie and his daughter Bridget watch. The touch tank is one of the elements of the new Sea Lion Sound Exhibit that opened at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo on Wednesday April 10. This natural habitat-themed display is the largest exhibit developed in Turtle Back s history. during construction. Funding for the exhibit was provided through grants from the New Jersey Green Acres Program the Essex County Recreation and Open Space Trust Fund the Zoological Society of New Jersey PNC Bank Covanta Energy and philanthropist David Tepper from Short Hills. In addition a 1 surcharge was added to Zoo admissions in 2011 and is expected to raise approximately 1.2 million from 2011 to 2014. DiVincenzo said that the new Sea Lion Exhibit is anticipated to attract 50 000 additional visitors a year which should increase zoo revenue by 350 000 (based on the children s rate of 7 per visitor). Current hours for the zoo are Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 30 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 30 p.m. Admission is 11 for adults 8 for children and senior citizens and free for children under age 2.. 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For the long-term Van Riper a department with 21 employsaid that with local redevelopees is to focus on vehicle maintenance in the aftermath ment and construction proceeding along with increased of Hurricane Sandy which volume of traffic through town did quite a bit of damage to particularly on days when the DPW rolling stock. DPW from 04 the Red Bulls are home he sees his challenge as keeping the roads safe and clean and keeping taxpayers happy with their services. Van Riper said the town is also counting on him to schedule senior citizen transportation maintain roads fix potholes clean up any debris weeds uncut grass and graffiti from municipal properties make sure traffic lights are working properly and supervise garbage pickups. Asked about snow removal another of his responsibilities Van Riper said I think we re the best in the state at the job which he credits to DPW employees whom he described as hard-working individuals and I plan on having their trust. When he s not dealing with his Harrison duties Van Riper is coaching his daughter s West Morris High School soccer team or spending quality time with his family at home. Mama needs a loving home Mama (ID 87177) a small black-and-white domestic short-hair cat is available for adoption at the Bergen County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center 100 United Lane Teterboro. Mama is a very petite girl and looks so sad at the shelter. Hopefully when she gets into a home she will perk up and start to hold her head up high again. Mama is about 2 to 5 years old. For more information call 201-229-4600. Hours for adoption are 1 to 5 p.m. every day including weekends except on Mondays when the shelter is closed for adoptions. It is open from 1 to 7 30 p.m. on Thursdays. There are also many other adoptable animals that can be seen at the shelter s website http www.petfinder. Mama com shelters NJ29.html . In addition many local towns have a Patch website where the shelter s animals are featured. 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