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Belgrove 2-family rejected By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent KEARNY You could say the deck was stacked against them before they got to the table. First the new owners of 612 Belgrove Drive were mistakenly told by the town construction office that their newly acquired property was in an R-2 zone and that it could accommodate a 2-family home which was their intent. Then after they closed on the property and they applied for permits to build the town informed them oops forget about that 2-family that property is zoned for a medical office 1-family use so you ll need to apply for a use variance. Now the die was cast Belgrove Drive residents led by two politically-connected neighbors lined up in earnest against the owner s proposed split-level duplex with high steps and a garage in front and persuaded the seven members of the Zoning Board of Adjustment to shoot it down unanimously. All the zoning commissioners said they felt for the plight of the owners but still concluded that the proposed duplex with garage out front would clash with the existing neighborhood. Kearny attorney Gary Bensee BELGROVE page Meet the Ghost Army Photo courtesy John Jarvie Artillery piece used in training looks lethal but it isn t By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent KEARNY n June 1944 not long after the Allied forces D-Day landings on the beaches of Normandy another 1 100 I American soldiers crossed the Channel from England to France. Their task To create a traveling road show of deception. From 44 until the end of the war in Europe in 1945 the men of the 23rd Headquar- ters Special Troops carried out their mission through France Belgium and Luxembourg and into Germany misleading the Nazis about the size strength and whereabouts of various American units. The 1 100 were capable of impersonating up to 30 000 troops. And they did it with sound effects false radio transmissions phony command posts deliberately misleading chatter in civilian see GHOST ARMY page 09 Kearny immigrant fighting deportation By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent his Jersey City immigration attorney Rudy Rodas as Leandro Leo Jose Frageri Carlos. KEARNY According to Rodas FrageriA Kearny man accused of Carlos 30 came here from entering the U.S. illegally Brazil and until his recent now faces deportation but his apprehension by federal imsupporters have circulated an migration agents was living online petition calling on the in Kearny with his fiancee federal government to stop the daughter and stepdaughter. proceedings. Harold A. Ort spokesman The alleged undocumented for the U.S. Immigration and resident has been identified by Customs Enforcement (ICE) office in Newark said FrageriCarlos entered the U.S. illegally in 2004 and was subsequently ordered removed in March 2005 by an immigration judge with the Executive Office for Immigration Review. Ort added ICE has adopted common sense policies nationwide that ensure our immigration laws are enforced in a way that best enhances public safety border security and the integrity of the immigration system. As part of this approach ICE has adopted clear priorities that call for the agency s enforcement resources to be focused on the identification and removal of those that have broken criminal laws recently crossed our border repeatedly violated immigration law or see IMMIGRATION page 14 11 201-991-1300 KEARNY OFFICE 213 Kearny Ave Kearny New Jersey C21Semiaokearny Semiao & Associates LYNDHURST OFFICE 761 Ridge Road Lyndhurst New Jersey 201-460-8000 C21Semiao Get CENTURY 21 Real Estate Mobile App. Visit http c21 TO SEE OUR AD THIS WEEK PLEASE TURN TO PAGE 24 02 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 8 2013 Windows on a world of shopping West Hudson Publishing Company s Fastest Growing Free Weekly Newspaper Established 1887 Family Owned & Operated By Karen Zautyk 2EVHUYHU &RUUHVSRQGHQW KEARNY -lossoms are blooming all over town these days and it s all thanks to the Kearny Urban Enterprise Zone (KUEZ) and some artistically talented students from Kearny High School. Not to mention a bunch of cooperative buinesses that have allowed their windows to be transformed from plate glass to figuratively speaking canvases. Over the course of two days last week -- Wednesday and Thursday -- some 60 to 70 KHS kids took to the streets with brushes and paint creating colorful floral displays as part of the KUEZ s second annual Windows of Spring project. First launched last year it proved to be a popular and successful promotion prompting residents and visitors alike to tour the town to view the murals and patronize the participating businesses. Part of the project involves a contest a hunt for Kearny Kardinals hidden among some of the flowers. There are 18 KUEZ businesses with decorated windows but only five will feature the KHS mascot. Find all five (look sharp ) and you can be eligible to win a KUEZ shopping spree. John Peneda KUEZ coordinator said Windows of Spring arose from a brainstorming session last year. He and KUEZ publicist Linda Kraus-D Isa were discussing promotional projects and Linda came up with this idea Peneda said. She knew it had worked in another town. The KUEZ then recruited B Mary Tortoreti President Robert Pezzolla General Manager 3KRWR FRXUWHV . 6 ADVERTISING Natalie Rodriguez - Ulloa &ODVVL HG VVWWR 0 Kim Pezzolla Sales Rosemary Bennett Sales EDITORIAL Jim Hague 6SRUWVZULWHU Melissa Bastek &RS ZULWHU Ron Leir &RUUHVSRQGHQW Karen Zautyk &RUUHVSRQGHQW ART DEPARTMENT Michelle Rybeck Graphic Designer Winie Pachas Graphic Designer 531 Kearny Ave. Kearny N.J. 07032 Phone 201-991-1600 Fax 201-991-8941 comprising 30-35 different students per day completed the task in teams of three to five 3KRWRV E .DUHQ DXW N per window. the KHS students most of They worked during school whom are enrolled in at least hours and can include the one art class at the school. time as community service With the cooperation of hours if they wish a school Martin Hoff chairman of the spokesman noted. Department of Music Art I love this whole event Media and art teacher Chris Peneda told us not only McShane the project was because of the Kearny High organized and brought to School students involvement fruition. but also because it encouragLast week two contingents es people to go all over town. They might go to an area that they normally don t frequent and find a store they didn t know existed -- and hopefully go in and shop. The Windows of Spring contest runs May 7-21. The participating businesses are 7ffb[X[[ i (. FWiiW_Y Ave.) 9Wj o W_h Wi _ed ) Kearny Ave.) 9bWii_Y ho 9b[Wd[hi . Belleville Tpk.) 9b[Wd[h 7c[h_YW . . Kearny Ave.) 9boZ[iZWb[ 7kje 8eZo .( ( IY kob[h 7l[% 9eYY_W H[Wbjo - - A[Whdo Ave.) hk_j 9 ebWZW A[Whdo Ave.) C WhY_W 7][dYo 0 . A[Whdo 7l[% h_i GkWb_jo I ef - Kearny Ave.) B I_]di eXX_[i () Schuyler Ave.) CWY[ 8hej [hi _d[ khd_ ture (512 Kearny Ave.) C[jhe F9I A[Whdo Ave.) C_Zjemd F WhcWYo ( Kearny Ave.) D[de HeiW 7][dYo ( 553 Kearny Ave.) F_f[h i 9el[ )() A[Whdo Ave.) IW ed_W [b_] j IfW Kearny Ave.) I efH_j[ e A[Whdo ( Passaic Ave.) Oe B_i Oe]khj ) ) Kearny Ave.) H[c[cX[h edbo _l[ e these windows feature a A[Whdo AWhZ_dWb% Oek ckij find all five birds and ID their location. Winners will be chosen from correct entries received. Entry boxes will be located in businesses participating in the promotion. Happy hunting Deadlines Display Ads Thursday by 4PM Real Estate Thursday by 12PM Obituaries Monday by 10AM &ODVVL HGV Monday by 4PM five day weather forecast Wednesday May 8 Thursday May 9 Friday May 10 Saturday May 11 Sunday May 12 Inside Editorial .............................06 Around Town ....................13 Real Estate ........................22 T-Showers T-Showers 65 67 76 62 67 Partly Cloudy Few Showers Showers Obits ...................................25 &ODVVL HGV .........................26 Business Directory .... 30 31 See our 1st Mother s Day Greeting Card Drawing Contest Page 29 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 8 2013 03 2 rescued in Belleville house fire wo civilians were rescued from a Belleville fire last Wednesday May 1. Belleville Fire Capt. Scott Wentworth said the Fire Department received a 911 emergency call at 11 37 p.m. about people trapped in a singlefamily wood frame house at 16 Hickory St. off Chestnut St. near the Nutley border. Wentworth said the fire originated on the first floor and extended up the attic. He said a 43-year-old grandmother and 2-year-old female toddler had climbed out a second-floor bedroom window onto the rear roof of the building and Belleville Police officers used a neighbor s ladder to climb up and safely escort the pair down to safety. Additionally Wentworth T said three dogs were safely removed from the building and were administered oxygen outside. Wentworth said the civilians were taken initially to Clara Maass Medical Center Belleville where they were stabilized and then transferred to St. Barnabas Hospital in Livingston for more entensive treatment. As of Monday both were listed in good condition fire officials said. No injuries to firefighters were reported. Wentworth said the fire was brought under control by midnight and wrapped up at 1 30 a.m. Cause of the fire remains under investigation he said. The building which suf- fered interior damage was tagged as an unsafe structure Wentworth said. Battalion Chief Richard Cavanagh served as tour com- mander at the fire scene. Ten Belleville firefighters aboard two engines and a ladder truck were assisted by 15 mutual aid firefighters. Nutley supplied an engine and ladder truck Bloomfield a pumper and Kearny a ladder truck. -- Ron Leir HIGHEST CASH PAID ON THE SPOT FOR YOUR OLD GOLD & DIAMONDS Arlington Jewelers Professional Jeweler & Diamond Expert for over 35 Years Mother s Day & Spring Special Gold is Near 1 400 per oz. Take Advantage NOW Super Savings Up to Mother s Day & Spring Special With coupon. One offer per customer. Offers cannot be combined. Retail Pricing Applies. Exp 5 30 13 Keep smiling 70% OFF Extensive Inventory for 14K Gold Silver Diamonds & Watches 201-998-5036 Dr. Richard Ekstein and the staff of Smile Design Specialists Smile Design Specialists had a great day meeting many new people from the area during their first Free Dentistry Day. Dr. Richard Ekstein and his staff devoted their Saturday to help the unemployed community and were glad that they did. The event ran smoothly as all patients arrived promptly for their scheduled appointments. Ekstein said he sponsored the event because in the difficult economy sometimes the extra money for dental work is simply not affordable but people have a need that should be addressed so that a simple procedure would not turn into a larger problem if it went uncared for. Hygienists Liz and Sharon worked diligently on a wide range of people. They scaled polished and took x-rays and found that most patients had taken good care of their teeth. Follow The Observer on & 04 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 8 2013 It s Red Sox 24 7 in his back yard By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent NUTLEY o it s not a mirage. And no you re not in Boston. But yes there it is Looming above the PNC Bank N Franklin Ave. parking lot there stands a replica of dare I say it the Fenway Park scoreboard. This iconic image of Red Sox Nation planted just 28 miles from Yankee Stadium is the loving creation of Nut- ley resident Steve Turowski. Turowski 64 taught health and physical education at his alma mater Kearny High School for 37 years until he retired in 2010. In the 60s at KHS he played outfield for the Kardi- Photo by Ron Leir Steven Turowski with grandchildren Jason 4 (c.) and Stevie 8 in front of the Nutley version of the Green Monster. For a FREE Phone Consultation Call Today at 201.991.0067 5LGJH 5RDG 1RUWK UOLQJWRQ 1- ZZZ5LSRVWD DZFRP Cosmetic Enhancement Center offers the following procedures in our comfortable office Botox Cosmetic Juvederm XC Restylane All procedures are administered by board-certified physician Dr. Robert W. Richardson M.D. RPh. Please call or email us for a FREE consultation 973-542-8122 info 181 Franklin Ave. Suite 202 Nutley New Jersey 07110 nals baseball team and often crossed paths with future Sox hurler Bob Stanley (the pair were a couple of years apart). I d see a lot of him we d be at the same practice (varsity and junior varsity) on Harvey Field. It was like a war zone. Growing up Turowski didn t really pull for any one team though he remembers his dad being a follower of former Cardinals great Stan Musial probably because he was Polish and very anti-Yankee. Some years later after he went to college got married and had kids Turowski s son Steve Jr. (he prefers Ziggy ) became a devoted follower of pitcher Roger Clemens then playing for Boston. My son who was around 8 or 10 at the time got me into the Sox he said. That would be in the early 80s. So following up on his high school connection Turowski called up someone in town who had Stanley s contact information and managed to get in touch with his former teammate. Stanley remembered him Turowski said. [Kearny] is a small town you knew the guys who played ball. Bob was very gracious about it Turowski said. He d get us tickets six seven times a year and he d take me and Ziggy into the [Sox] dugout and introduce us around. The best thing about it was half my family on my mother s side still live in the Boston area so we always had a place to stay when we went up there for a game. Sometimes they d drive up without having seats waiting for them. We d go to maybe 20 games a year Turowski said. Gripped by a wave of diamond fever Turowski began amassing a vast collection of thousands of vintage baseball cards and watching games when he wasn t at the ballpark. I get Baseball Channel every year I don t know how my wife [Margarita] stands it he said. Margarita who emigrated to the U.S. from her native Cuba around 1962 remembers liking the newly emerging Mets while living initially in Staten Island N.Y. but noted that when we got married we became Sox fans. She s retired from teaching language arts at Kearny s Lincoln School. The couple s two kids Steve Jr. and Elaine were sportsminded Steve Jr. aside from being a Sox devotee played football for Lyndhurst High and Elaine has coached Lyndhurst Girls Softball for the past several years. It was three summers ago that the great experiment began. see RED SOX FAN page 10 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 8 2013 05 Zinna leaving after 27 years on bench By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent BELLEVILLE fter 27 years on the bench Belleville Municipal Court Judge Frank J. Zinna is calling it quits. June 30 will be Zinna s last day on the township payroll. Zinna was coming up for reappointment to another three-year term but in a surprising development the judge submitted a letter of resignation last month which was accepted by the governing body. Karen Smith who serves as Belleville s alternate judge will take over Zinna s duties. She ll preside over day court sessions on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and night sessions every other Wednesday at least for now. Zinna s departure comes on the heels of the township s suspension of Municipal Court Administrator Cheryl Jeannette and her replacement effective April 1 by part-time Interim Administrator Kathleen Laudicini at 35 an hour for 20 hours per week. Neither the township nor the New Jersey Division of the Courts would disclose any information about the matter saying it was confidential. Zinna said he couldn t discuss it either. It ll be sad to see him go said Township Manager Kevin Esposito referring to the departing judge. But I guess everyone has the right to kick back especially someone who s served the township 40 years. Zinna has been a township employee for the past four decades After getting a B.S. degree in business from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1968 and a law degree from A Belleville Chief Judge Frank Zinna Seton Hall Law School in 1972 (he graduated cum laude and was associate editor of the Law Review) he was hired as counsel to the Belleville Zoning Board of Adjustment for a year. He moved on to assistant township attorney serving in that post from 1975 to 1979 then township attorney from 1979 to 1986 before his appointment as chief judge in 1986. He also chaired the Nutley Juvenile Conference committee from 1973 to 1979 and was assistant counsel to the N.J. State Senate from 1982 to 1986. In 1973 he joined a Nutley law firm now known as Piro Zinna Cifelli Paris & Genitempo where he is a partner and where he says he will continue the private practice of law. However at the same time as he quits the Belleville bench Zinna said he ll also be severing his ties as presiding judge for the municipal courts of Morris and Sussex counties a position he s held since 1993. I ll be 68 in June Zinna said. There s a lot of time and travel involved visiting courts [in Morris and Sussex] traveling to Trenton for meetings and that s time away from my personal practice. At 69 it s the right time to get out gracefully. ... And I won t be getting up in the middle of the night anymore to take care of [applications for] restraining orders. By shedding his judicial responsibilities Zinna said he ll also have more time for his family. My wife and I have three grandkids he noted. Asked how life in the halls of justice has changed during his judicial tenure Zinna said It s changed dramatically. Since I first started as presiding judge 22 years ago the municipal courts have elevated themselves with training. Zinna should know. He s been vice chairman of the New Jersey Supreme Court Practice Committee for Municipal Courts since 2008 a member of the Conference of Presiding Judges for Municipal Courts (and former chairman) since 1992 and has co-chaired since 2011 the Comprehensive Judicial Orientation Program Committee. Zinna said he and his col- leagues finalized a program for orienting new municipal court judges first they must be trained by a presiding judge sitting with us for a minimum of three hours then there are four-day training periods where we visit their courtrooms. Beyond that Zinna said there are several annual conferences that all judges must attend. The most recent one focused on case management and in particular relieving DWI cases that tend to be backlogged he said. When I first started practicing law Zinna recalled in one jurisdiction in Sussex the bench was literally a folding table in a hallway. You just don t find that sort of thing anymore. Today s courts are typically outfitted with sound recordings and some form of security. Belleville Municipal Court s annual case volume has grown to about 20 000 cases Zinna estimated. A good proportion of those cases tend to be drug-related and DWI matters he said. Karen [Smith] and I work hard to maintain a minimum backlog. We just got a grant for training purposes that s earmarked for municipalities that are close to big cities [like Newark for example] and geared toward the handling of drug cases Zinna added. And the newest development upcoming based on a recommendation by Zinna and Smith is the opportunity for defendants found guilty of municipal infractions to pay court-levied fines with plastic. 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RUNHUV &RPSHQVDWLRQ WWRUQH Attorney at Law .LS YHQXH 5XWKHUIRUG 1- 3KRQH (PDLO &RDFKODZ -& DKRRFRP 201-345-3054 tjmcustomclubs 06 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 8 2013 thoughts&views The contents of letters do not reflect the opinion of The Observer staff. Letters must be kept to a maximum of 250 words. Any letters that exceed the maximum will be edited at the discretion of the publisher who reserves the right at any time to reject or edit the letters for space. Letters must include the writer s name address and telephone number for verification purposes. The deadline for letters is Thursday at 5 p.m. Any letters that arrive after deadline will not be considered for the upcoming publication. Letters can be sent by e-mail to publisher or mailed to 531 Kearny Ave. Kearny N.J. 07032. Anonymous letters will not be published under any circumstances. kay enough with the serious stuff. It s time for another column of absurdities or another absurd column. Your call. Animals are always good copy so let s start with the creature pictured to the right. You may already know the story because it broke last month but in case you didn t hear about it I am here to enlighten you. Besides no matter how many times I look at that photo I laugh. This animal is supposed to be a toy poodle. That s what the man who bought it at an Argentine bazaar thought. It turned out to be a ferret on steroids. Apparently dishonest dog breeders in Argentina have been feeding the growth hor- O Ferreting out the furry facts derstood were in by of and a . But then I learned my headline-writing craft at the newspaper that in 1975 gave the world the classic Ford to City Drop Dead. I can just hear my old copy desk chief growling Glaciovolcanic is not a headline word Headline words refer to short catchy ones that pack more info into one lline and that will grab readers attenThis is not a poodle tion. Chief Executive to Me Self-sustained oscillations tropolis Expire Immediately Looking for other critter-re- of a torsional SQUID resonawould not have had the same lated news I moused on over tor induced by Lorentz-force punch. to the website of the journal back-action But I digress. Nature to find out more about Genomic deletions disrupt The news about fish is a story on fish communicating nitrogen metabolism pathways that certain species apparwith each other and I encoun- of a cyanobacterial diatom ently communicate with each tered the following headlines symbiont other via head movements Pyroclastic passage zones About the only words I unto indicate where among the in glaciovolcanic sequences mones to baby ferrets bulking them up to resemble (vaguely) a canine. Then the ferret s fur is fluffed up like a poodle s. We do not know how the buyer discovered he had been duped. When his poodle wouldn t bark When he couldn t teach it to sit up and beg When it showed no interest in fire hydrants Personally we would have kept the ferret. It s adorable. rocks and coral other fish (the ones they feed on) are hiding. Also I have learned some fish use eels as helpers They direct the eels to the hiding places the eels being squirmier can get inside the crevices chase or pull out the prey and everyone shares the feast. And you thought the apes would inherit the planet. Speaking of headlines. A headline on a story on reads Why Some Poison Frogs Taste Bittersweet When Licked Make up your own comment for that one. Karen Zautyk Correction A photo credit for a ribbon-cutting for a new caf at the Washington Middle School in Harrison that appeared on Page 2 in last weeks issue should have credited the Harrison Superintendent of Schools Office for the photo. We regret the error. Don t forget to check for news that didn t make it into this week s paper Follow us on Facebook & theobservernj WE VE GOT MAIL Dear Editor Despicable unconstitutional ridiculous immature idiotic and mendacious. And that s just how Tennessee newspapers characterized the state s ag-gag bill now awaiting the governor s signature. Ag-gag bills criminalize whistleblowing that exposes animal abuses unsafe working conditions and environmental problems on factory farms. Instead of encouraging whistleblowing and preventing these violations ag-gag laws ensure that consumers and regulatory authorities are kept in the dark. Iowa Kansas Missouri Montana North Dakota and Ag-Gag Laws and Freedom of the Press Utah have enacted ag-gag laws but such bills were defeated in eight other states thanks to a strong outcry from the public and newspaper editors. In 2013 new aggag bills were introduced in Arkansas California Indiana Nebraska New Hampshire New Mexico North Carolina Pennsylvania Tennessee Vermont and Wyoming. The language has been invariably drafted by the infamous anti-consumer American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). Thirty newspapers and 60 national animal protection workers rights civil liberties public health food safety and environmental conservation organizations have recently gone on record as strongly opposing ag-gag bills. Our government must never restrict our right and obligation to know where our food comes from. For a recent update on the status of ag-gag bills visit mfablog. org 2013 04 state-of-the-aggag-2013.html. Cory Baker Kearny The Observer newspaper is able to follow strict deadlineslooking for a part-time genstories must be completed business two days after the event or assignment reporter who will cover hard news stories interview. Knowledge of AP as well as take accompanystyle is preferred as is previing photographs. Candidates ous newspaper experience. must have a flexible schedule Send a cover letter resume that may include nights and with references and at least weekends. They must also be three clips to HELP WANTED FREELANCE REPORTER The Observer 531 Kearny Avenue Kearny N.J. 07032 Attn Robert Pezzolla You may also e-mail jobs theobserver. com. No phone calls please. THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 8 2013 07 News from the Kearny police blotter The intervention of what Police Chief John Dowie called two very good concerned citizens aided a police officer in the arrest of a man who had assaulted him on Kearny Ave. last week authorities said. According to police the incident began at 4 30 p.m. Monday April 29 when Officer Ben Wuelfing was called to a dispute on the 800 block of the avenue. While Wuelfing was interviewing the parties involved he noticed another individual charging toward him Dowie said. The man described as yelling incoherently stopped just short of the cop but then reportedly pushed him in the chest. When the officer told him he was under arrest he allegedly began to grapple with the cop pulled himself out of his shirt struggled again with Wuelfing--who had radioed for assistance--and the two fell against the plate glass window of a restaurant cracking it Dowie said. Meanwhile the KPD was receiving multiple 911 calls reporting an officer involved in a fight at Kearny Ave. and Van Cortland Place the chief said. Before the back-up units arrived Wuelfing managed to take his assailant to the ground but the man continued to resist police said. That s when the two members of the public came to the officer s aid holding the suspect in place so Wuelfing could cuff him Dowie said. The officer suffered minor lacerations to his face and his glasses were broken police said. Transported to headquarters the alleged assailant stated that he needed medical attention was taken to Jersey City Medical Center treated and released to police custody and returned to lockup. The suspect identified as Paul McGinnis 43 of Kearny was charged with assault aggravated assault on a police officer criminal mischief and resisting arrest. Ej [h h[Y[dj h[fehji hec the Kearny police blotter included the following April 24 At 7 30 p.m. Officers Wuelfing and Jose Resua responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle on S. Midland Ave. approached a parked 2000 Nissan occupied by two men and detected a strong odor of marijuana police said. The driver reportedly was unable to produce a license and when the cops ran a driver s license warrant inquiry they found he was wanted on five warrants from four jurisdictions (two from New Brunswick and one each out of East Brunswick South River and Somerville) police said. Arrested at the scene on those warrants was 21-yearold Stephen Jones of New Brunswick. Police also reportedly observed and confiscated from the passenger Joshua Velez 18 of Somerville four ziplock bags believed to contain marijuana and allegedly found on his person four additional bags. Velez was charged with possession of pot possession of paraphernalia possession with intent to distribute and possession within a park zone. kij X[ eh[ c_Zd_] j a report of another suspicious vehicle brought Sgt. John Becker to Kearny Ave. and Halstead St. where he observed a man leaning out the open driver s-side door of a black 2010 Dodge. When the individual spotted the patrol car police said he jumped into the passenger seat. Becker and backup officer Ben Wuelfing approached the car and when the man was asked to exit the vehicle he had to grab onto a garbage can for support police said. After being administered an Alcotest at HQ Desi Singletary 44 of Newark was charged with DWI and DWI in a school zone. April 30 Det. Mike Gonzalez was on patrol at Kearny and Wilson Aves. at 11 30 a.m. when he observed a man he knew to be the subject of an outstanding Kearny warrant police said. After verifying the warrant he arrested Anthony Chaparra 25 of Jersey City and took him to HQ. E _Y[hi I[Wd A[bbo WdZ Giovanni Rodriguez were on patrol at 7 30 p.m. in South Kearny when they saw a 2005 Nissan with Pennsylvania plates run a red light and illegally pass another vehicle on Fish House Road police said. When they brought the Nissan to a halt and asked for the driver s credentials he couldn t produce them and a check revealed his license was suspended police said. The motorist Michael Pfleger 38 of North Arlington was charged with driving while suspended failure to observe a traffic signal and failure to exhibit legal documents. 7j 0 f%c% c[cX[hi e j [ Vice Squad reportedly saw a 19-year-old Kearny man urinating in an alley near Beech St. and the Belleville Pike and then enter a parked car. Approaching that car the detectives allegedly saw one of the passengers a 17-yearold from Kearny preparing a marijuana cigar which they confiscated. 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Maximum loan 500 000. Loans up to 1 500 000 available at higher rates. 2. The payment per 1000 does not include amounts for taxes and insurance premiums if applicable. Your actual payment obligation will be higher. 08 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 8 2013 2 nabbed in attack that left victim bloodied Two men are under arrest in connection with a violent assault on a man in Nutley on April 27. Police said they responded to a Franklin Ave. location at 1 55 a.m. on a report of a medical call. There they said they found a man with a bloodied face spitting up blood claiming to be missing a tooth and unsure what had happened. He was taken to the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey for treatment. However witnesses told police they saw the man being punched repeatedly by two men who fled on foot. After getting descriptions of the alleged assailants police said they found men matching those descriptions in the area. Police charged the suspects Steven Scharton 31 of Nutley and Dennis Harvey 25 of Lyndhurst with aggravated assault. While enroute to headquarters police said Scharton shouted profanities and racial epithets at the officers persistently kicked the rear driver s side window of the patrol car and ignoring commands to stop managed to kick out the rear window causing it to shatter. For that he was additionally charged with criminal mischief. After Scharton was cuffed police said they noticed blood on both of his hands along with blood droplets on his boots and shirt. Scharton was taken to Essex County Jail in lieu of 50 000 bail with a 10% cash option pending a court appearance. Harvey was released after posting bail also pending a court date. Here are other incidents logged for the past week in the Nutley Police blotter May 2 At 4 16 p.m. police responded to a Washington Ave. location on a call of a man down possibly having a seizure. Police said they found Matthew McMahon 26 of Clifton lying on his side shaking and inhaling a blue can of Dust Destroyer Compressed gas duster. Police said McMahon was also carrying a bag of seven additional cans of the same item. Nutley Volunteer Emergency & Rescue Squad checked him out but he refused further medical aid. McMahon was issued summonses charging him with inhaling fumes of toxic chemicals to cause intoxification and possession of drug paraphernalia. May 1 Two apparent scams were reported by township residents. One resident reported getting a call from someone claiming to have money from the government for the resident but then asking for checking account information so the money could be deposited. Police said upon trying to redial the number shown on caller ID it was no longer in service. Another resident told police someone called them saying that their son was in an accident and needed several thousand dollars wired to an account to cover the cost of surgery. But police said their son was uninjured. When an attempt was made to reach the number it was no longer a valid number police said. 7 hWdab_d 7l[% Xki_d[ii owner called police at 1 59 p.m. to report an incident of shoplifting. But police said the item was returned by a juvenile suspect who was asked not to return. April 29 At 9 06 a.m. police received a report of a broken window in the unlocked fenced-in part of the parking lot of Radcliffe School. Police said they found no objects in the area but speculated that a lacrosse ball may have shattered the window. No one entered the school they said. April 28 A Burnett Place resident called police at 6 14 a.m. to report that the side door to their home had been damaged some time ago. Police said they noticed that the molding around the window in the door appeared to have been pulled away from the glass and they spotted two pry marks high on the door casement. Jme _dY_Z[dji _dlebl_d] suspected criminal mischief were reported by two different residents. The first was logged at 8 51 a.m. when a Rhoda Ave. resident told police someone had thrown eggs at their vehicle during the night. Then at 9 18 a.m. a Bayard St. resident told police that when they went outside to get their paper they noticed egg all over the house. 7j 1 ) W%c% W b[dl_[m Road resident reported a burglary to an auto. Police said the resident told them they see NUTLEY BLOTTER page I Love DESIGNER FRAGRANCE DISTRIBUTOR PERFUME San Juan - PR (787) 701-4747 We sell original perfumes only Accepting Kearny - NJ (201) 246-0923 29 Mother s Day Specials For Her... Very Irresistible Summer Vibrations 75ml. (new by GIVENCHY) Our dedicated dentists and caring staff provide world class dentistry to our patients and their families.... A DVA N C E D family dentistry 39.00 39.00 Guess Seductive 75ml. by Guess DR. MARCO L. 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The 23rd would set up a fake landing field or would place the tanks and artillery somewhere in the countryside and imperfectly Photo courtesy National Archives Somewhere in France circa 1944 A convoy of American tanks trucks jeeps and artillery -- none of it real. a documentary The Ghost Army set to air May 21 from 8 to 9 p.m. on PBS. But it was told to us last week by lifelong Kearny resident John Jarvie 91 a veteran of that Ghost Army whose predilection for memorabilia was a direct cause of the documentary s being created in the first place. Jarvie has scores of photo albums and scrapbooks preserving the history of his family (one album is dated 1881) and his exceptional military service. Jarvie s niece Martha Garvin of Massachusetts had borrowed one of the WWII scrapbooks for her son who had asked if he could use it for a high school project. Garvin showed it to a Massachusetts filmmaker Rick Beyer who came hurrying down to Kearny in 2005 to meet Jarvie see the rest of the collection and learn more about the 23rd s mission. Beyer wrote produced and directed the upcoming documentary which features Jarvie and he co-authored with illustrator Elizabeth Sayles a companion book. John Jarvie of Kearny and the unit uniform The 23rd comprised the patch that could not be worn until after the creative artists set designwar. ers fashion designers (Bill camouflage them with the Blass was a member and so intent that they be visible was the latter-day Audubon to German reconnaissance. famed painter Arthur SingThe Nazis would then report er) sound effects specialthe strength location and ists and the like. Most of the identity of the U.S. unit -- all artists were part of the unit s of which was a ruse. 603rd Engineer Battalion in Now there has been milicharge of staging each detary deception at least since ceptive deployment. Every the time the Greeks rolled operation was different that big wooden horse up Jarvie noted. to the gates of Troy but it s Among the unit s other not likely there was ever three companies was the 3132 anything of the magnitude Sonic Service which recordand complexity of the 23rd s ed the sounds of real troop operation. equipment movement and It helped win World War mixed them to fit whatever II. And then it remained an scenario was being created official military secret for to fool the enemy. nearly a half-century. Tanks can t just appear in Now as they say the story a field it s more believable if can be told. It will be told in they were heard rumbling through the countryside during the night. 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He was arrested by ICE officers April 16 2013 outside his home in Kearney [sic] N.J. He is currently detained at Delaney Hall [a federal detention center on Doremus Ave. in Newark] pending removal from the United States. In a phone interview Rodas said his client doesn t have any criminal history. The removal order wasn t because he committed a crime. Asked if the ICE allegation about illegal entry to the U.S. was accurate Rodas said 01 and Kearny. Rodas said his client didn t have anyone that could help him with his legal status. Frageri-Carlo s fianc e Flaviane de Souza said she came to the U.S. in 1996 with her parents from San Paolo Brazil. Her mother has since become a U.S. citizen and de Souza has applied for a visa. De Souza s family settled in Massachusetts and Flaviane s introduction to Leandro came on a social website and an online relationship developed. Their first face-to-face meeting she said came in April 2009 at a rodeo which is held annually in Brockton Mass. After I got pregnant [with system too. It s going to be a hard choice for us to make. I just don t want to think about it. A lot of people are going to get hurt. I m just trying to think positive for now. Joanne Gottesman clinical professor at Rutgers University Law School Camden and director of the Immigrant Justice Clinic said that the Frageri-Carlo situation isn t an isolated occurrence these days. ICE enforcement of federal immigration laws in New Jersey and elsewhere is continuing and expanding under the Obama administration even now on the verge of immigration reform. And although the expectation is that ICE would prioritize going after criminal suspects in the enforcement of immigration laws Gottesman said the patterns of cases show that enforcement laws are not being uniformly or systematically applied. Kearny Mayor Alberto Santos who has seen the online petition said he doesn t know the individuals involved but he believes that the number of ICE cases have more than doubled under Obama. Santos recalled a case four years ago when Sen. Robert Menendez interceded on behalf of an undocumented Uruguayan family in Kearny facing deportation despite the fact that their child a student at Franklin School was on dialysis and near death. Fortunately Santos said a year s deferment was granted and the child got surgery and survived. That case he said illustrated that sometimes a compelling reason for staying in the U.S. can save an individual or family from deportation. Just because you ve been here and established roots doesn t do it he said. A life-threatening illness that can t be treated in see IMMIGRATION page 21 Photo courtesy Rudy Rodas HDQGUR -RVH )UDJHUL&DUOR DQFHH )ODYLDQH GH 6RX]D DQG GDXJKWHU LRYDQD Join us for... 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If de Souza opted to follow Frageri-Carlo back to Brazil she said it s unlikely that Leticia s dad would object to her taking his daughter with her. My 10-year-old has been crying de Souza said. She understands [what could happen]. She barely sees her [biological dad. Now she may lose her new dad. Following her fianc back to their native country is a no-win proposition she said. Look at the crime rate in Brazil it s horrible. The health Mother s Day Sunday May 12 2013 SEATING AT 11AM AND 1PM Adults 5-12 14.95 FREE (Sales tax and 18% servers charge not included in price) Harold s menu & catering menu also avilable Located in the Quality Inn Meadows 12 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 8 2013 GHOST ARMY from had to have the same touch as the one they were impersonating. The Germans would listen secure in the knowledge they had pinpointed an American unit but as Beyer s book notes never catch on that the real unit and its radio operator were long gone. The 406th Engineer Combat Company executed construction and demolition tasks and most importantly provided perimeter security for the Ghost Army. Jarvie had heard about the Army s needing artists in 1942 although the concept of the Ghost Army (also called the Blarney Units ) would not be authorized until 1943. The enlistees initial primary job was creating and painting camouflage art. News of the need was circulated in art schools Jarvie recalled and you could get into the unit only if you enlisted. You also had to be cleared by both the local and State Police. In one of Jarvie s scrapbooks is the 1942 letter signed by then-Kearny Police Chief John N. Hemsley attest- 09 ing to the applicant s sterling character. So at age 20 he left the family home at 4 Madison Ave. for basic training at Fort Meade in Maryland. Then it was on to Camp Forest in Tennessee and eventually to England. It was only in England that the companies that would make up the Ghost Army came together Jarvie said since they had all been trained in different places stateside. When they were given their assignment we were told Chances are you re not going to come back from this Jarvie remembered. We carried very light arms and were sent into places where there was no army to make believe there was an army there. We set up fake artillery to draw fire. And we got shelled. We got shelled a lot. They had 300 rubber tanks each of which could be folded into a 2.5-foot x 3-foot bag. They also had to transport the inflatable artillery jeeps planes tanks trucks et al. We got artillery fire all the time Jarvie said. The inflatables used to leak regularly but sometimes it took out our guys too. And he wasn t talking about the inflatable soldiers. Why use artists for this work Because you have to have a concept of how this is going to look Jarvie said. When you want concept you get artists. Your concept is everything. You ask What is this going to look like from the air So when a troop emplacement was set up it had realistic touches. The rubber trucks and tanks had left tracks in the soil tracks created by bulldozers. The vehicles the artillery the planes were hidden but hidden so the Germans could see them Jarvie said. When the Germans returned ready to attack there was nothing left but the tracks Javie said. The Ghost Army was gone. But not all the Ghost Army s time was spent in foxholes and among the hedgerows. Part of their job was to spread false information by word-of-mouth and this they did by patronizing the bars and cafes in nearby towns and villages and talking among themselves. France was loaded with spies Jarvie said. There was always someone listening. But the stuff we dropped for them to hear was all phony. They had to look the part of whatever American unit they were impersonating at any given time. Although the Ghost Army had its own insignia (see illustration that accompanies this story) it wasn t seen until after the war. Instead the soldiers carried patches of various U.S. units and would sew them on their uniforms as needed for a particular deception. In all they took part in over 20 decoy operations. Among them was Operation Brittany which led the Nazis to believe that Gen. George Patton s troops were heading west. They weren t. Patton was moving east to encircle the German 7th Army. And in 1945 as the American 9th Army prepared to cross the Rhine into Germany the Ghost Army impersonated two full U.S. divisions 30 000 troops diverting German attention and allowing the 9th to carry out its attack with minimal resistance. On July 2 1945 Jarvie and the others returned to U.S. soil -- but not to the end of war. They were sent to Pine Camp (now Fort Drum) in upstate New York there to start training for the invasion of Japan. Training that about a month later became moot due to the explosion of two atomic bombs. Mark your calendars for May 21 and check your TV listings. There s much more to learn about the Ghost Army--and the artwork they created while fighting a war. And as described in the book along with danger there could be humor. One anecdote Two Frenchmen on bicycles accidentally got through the perimeter. And what they thought they saw was four GI s picking up a 40ton Sherman tank and turning it around. Ghost Army soldier Arthur Shilstone told the bewildered civilians The Americans are very strong. Roma Ristorante )DPLO 2ZQHG 2SHUDWHG IRU HDUV Meet Cpl. Jarvie John Jarvie 91 proud wearer of the Ghost Army insignia is a true son of Kearny. The child of Martha and Alexander Jarvie who immigrated from Paisley Scotland to Kearny in 1910 he was born in 1922 in the family home at 20 Halstead St. at the corner of Brighton Ave. In 1927 the Jarvies moved to 4 Madison Ave. the home from which he left to join the Army. John attended Roosevelt School Kearny High School and Cooper Union in New York. Following the war he spent 30 years as art director at Fairchild Publications in New York supervising 10 artists and six to seven writers. He later moved on to become vice president and art director of an automobile agency. He has lived on Grand Place since 1960 in a home featuring his art and those of his war buddies stained glass that had been salvaged from the shattered windows of bombed-out churches and see JARVIE page NEW LOOK 78(6 ( 7 856 LQQHU RQO 20% OFF 3DUWLHV RI RU OHVV 1RW YDOLG KROLGD V &DQ QRW EH FRPELQH ZLWK DQ RWKHU RIIHU 21 7 856 30 0 Rated Excellence by NY Times The Spiekermann family proudly present LIVE &2867 & 52&. 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Held at the prestigious Montclair Golf Club this event includes the opportunity to play on the course s greens brunch cocktails dinner and a silent auction. Proceeds from the Golf Invitational 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. Bloomfield Neighbors Helping Neighbors Career Transition Support and Networking group will continue to meet at the Bloomfield Public Library 90 Broad St. on Wednesday nights at 6 30 p.m. The meetings are free and are open to all. The Neighbors group offers support for people who are actively looking for work and want new insight into their job search. Attendees include the unemployed those who have been laid off or are re-entering the job market as well as recent grads retirees and those seeking a new career. The group meetings offer a comfortable and casual environment for diverse job seekers to share their experiences trade tips and advice network and offer each other support. Harrison Harrison American Legion will have an open house for viewing its collection of memorabilia assembled in connection with its 75th anniversary. Viewing dates are May 15 from noon to 3 p.m. for school children onMay 16 from 3 to 6 p.m. for the general public and senior citizens and May 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. for the general public Post Auxiliary and American Legion members. For more information call Ed Marshman at 201-998-0662. Kearny The Arlington Woman s Club annual spring luncheon will be held on May 14 at 12 30 p.m. at the Roma Restaurant in North Arlington. Dorothy Meissner who is coordinating the luncheon can be reached at 201-997-5165 for further details. For further information about the club contact Moira Crowell at 201-997-2781. Kearny Community Garden is hosting its first annual Plant and Seed Exchange on Saturday May 11 from noon to 4 p.m. at 487 Passaic Ave. All are welcome. Divide your favorite plants put them in labeled pots come down and trade for new ones. You can also bring a packet of seeds to share with others. Or simply bring yourself down to look around ask questions and satisfy your curiosity. This is a fun free event for the whole family. Free advice free plants and seeds free face painting for the kids. Rain date is the following Saturday. At the Kearny Public Library Main library 318 Kearny Ave. Preschool Play Story Times for ages 2 1 2 to 4 1 2 will continue on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to noon and also on Thursdays from 11 30 a.m. to 12 30 p.m. Baby Steps play story time with music and bubbles for infants up to 35 months will continue on Wednesdays at the library from 10 30 to 11 15. At the Branch library 759 Kearny Ave. Preschool Play Story Times will continue on Thursdays at the library from 10 15 to 11 a.m. Children ages 5 and older are invited to art class with Mrs. Mills at the library from 4 30 to 5 30 p.m. on Thursday May 23. The library will provide the materials for celebrating 20 years of The Magic Tree House book series. Registration is not required but space is limited. Grace United Methodist Church 380 Kearny Ave. Kearny will serve a pork dinner in its Fellowship Hall on Friday May 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. Dinner includes roast pork and all the trimmings. Takeout orders will be available. Cost for adults is 10 and 5 for children under 12. For more information call the church office at 201-991-1132. Trinity Episcopal Church 575 Kearny Ave. Kearny will hold a flea market on Saturday May 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Both new and used items as well as crafts will be available for sale. A snack bar will offer breakfast and lunch foods. Tables are still available at a cost of 15 each or two for 25. For more information call the church office at 201-991-5894. Lyndhurst The Humane Society of Bergen County 221-223 Stuyvesant Ave. Lyndhurst has a supply of dog food both canned and dry available to anyone who due to unemployment disability or any other financial difficulty cannot afford to feed your dog. Just stop by or call 201-896-9300. Hours are Monday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5 30 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Lyndhurst Elks are running a bus trip to the Sands in Bethlehem Pa. on May 19. Cost is 30 per person participants get 20 back in slots and 5 for food. A bus will leave the Lyndhurst Elks 247 Park Ave. at 9 a.m. and return at 6 p.m. For tickets call Julie 201424-2659. Lyndhurst Public Library 355 Valley Brook Ave. invites the community to join in a continuous program Connecting With Your Inner Self geared for those ages 50 and older. Participants will be invited to talk about topics such as fears aging changing obstacles into opportunities dealing with problems optimistically and appreciating where you are in life. The next meeting will be held on Thursday May 16 from 1 to 2 30 p.m. For more information call the library at 201-8042478 ext. 7. The Lyndhurst Library will host Life at an Edwardian Manor-Inspired by Downton Abbey presented by Food Historian Judith Krall-Russo on Saturday May 11 from 11 a.m. to noon. The critically acclaimed TV series Downton Abbey has renewed popular interest in the Edwardian era when King Edward VII reigned in the United Kingdom. Though you don t have to be a Downton Abbey fan to enjoy this program devoted fans may take more notice of certain details in the show after attending. Space is limited. Call the library at 201-804-2478 ext. 7 or email romeo to register. The Woman s Club of Lyndhurst is sponsoring a trip to Mt. Airy Casino and shopping at the Commons on Monday June 3. The bus will leave 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. Drawing Flowers with a Splash (of Color) will be held on Thursday May 9 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Meadowlands Environment Center Two DeKorte Park Plaza Lyndhurst. Adults of all experience levels will be introduced to drawing flowers beginning with basic shapes. Basic art supplies will be provided for the session or bring your own if you wish. Cost is 15 person 10 MEC members. For more information call 201-460-8300 or visit ec. The Birdsong Project Trio a program for all ages will be held at the Environment Center on Saturday May 11 from 8 to 9 p.m. In the summer of 2008 Diane Moser spent five weeks at the MacDowell Colony for artists in New Hampshire listening to birds to create compositions based on the songs of robins sparrows and chickadees and the natural soundscape. Also featured is a reworking of A Hermit Thrush at Eve by composer Amy Beach. The concert will be preceded at 7 30 p.m. by a talk with Moser on Deep Listening and Acoustic Ecology. Admission is 15 person 10 seniors 8 MEC members. For more information call 201-460-8300 or ec. The N.J. Meadowlands Commission and the Bergen County Audubon Society will host the 5th annual Mother s Day Walk on Sunday May 12 at 10 a.m. The free two-hour event begins at the Ridgefield Nature Center in Ridgefield and features a walk around the 5.4-acre center (once the home of the Great Bear Bottled Water Co.) and a visit to Skeetkill Creek Marsh in Ridgefield with a stop to see Monk Parakeets on the way. Check for last-minute weather updates. You will have to sign a standard liability release for this event. To R.S.V.P. contact Don Torino of the BCAS at greatauk4 or 201-2304983. Due to electrical work DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst will be closed from Friday morning May 10 to approximately 4 p.m. on Saturday May 11 -even to World Series of Birding participants. The park will reopen in time for the 8 p.m. Birdsong Project Trio concert at the Meadowlands Environment Center. In addition Valley Brook Avenue also will be closed near DeKorte Park on Saturday May 11 until approximately 4 p.m. For more information call 201-460-1700. 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 will leave on July 28 at 8 a.m. and return Aug. 3. Cost is 625 with a 75 deposit at signing final payment is due May 21. For more information call Alice at 201-935-3830 see AROUND TOWN page 29 14 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 8 2013 BELGROVE from 01 nett who advocated for principal owner applicant Maria Domingues an optometrist said he d confer with his client on a possible appeal to the state Superior Court. Afterwards Domingues a Lyndhurst-based optometrist with offices at 348 Ridge Road said I feel that for the most part the board did what they could. But I also feel that unfortunately because of a lot of political pressure by the councilwoman [Carol Jean Doyle] and the mayor s aide [Lyla DeCastro] who went knocking on my neighbors doors I don t know if I got a fair hearing. It seems to me there was a preconceived notion because of friendships and relationships with board members [who were] maybe not basing my case on the testimony that was presented. 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Bennett reasoned that the site a 10 600 square foot lot was particularly suited to an R-2 use being larger than most of the adjacent properties and [would] not represent introduction of a new nonconforming use. Further he said it would preserve the character of the neighborhood maintain and improve the quality of housing and protect against infill of the residential neighborhood. But neighbors weren t having any of that. Calling Belgrove Drive a special street in Kearny Councilwoman Doyle said the block has no duplexes and that most homes there are Victorians. She said that given that a member of the family was an experienced contractor she found it curious that the owners would go back to the construction office several times and ask the same questions two three four times. DeCastro said many homes on Belgrove have beautiful large lots with onefamily homes. That s how it should remain. 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After the two-year respite D Errico first enrolled at Kean University. I tried out for the team there and stuck around for a few practices D Errico said. But I knew I wasn t going to be able to play there. So D Errico packed up his belongings and headed to New Jersey City University. I had to find my way back to the diamond D Errico said. At NJCU there was a familiar face already there namely D Errico s former Kearny teammate Kevin DeMauro. A great bond developed between us D Errico said. I knew who I could turn to. He was one of my own and knew what it was like to be a college baseball player. It really helped having Kevin there. For DeMauro it was like a reversal of roles. Nick took me under his wing when I was in high school being a couple of years older than me DeMauro said. We were teammates and friends so I tried to make him feel as comfortable as possible. It was great to play on the same diamond again. It s almost kind of unreal how it happened. D Errico (whose uncle David is one of the best soccer players to ever come out of Kearny and played professionally in the North American A return trip to county finals for Belleville volleyball John Spina had no idea what to expect from the Belleville High School boys volleyball team this season. After all Spina a proud alumnus of the school (Class of 1995) was just appointed as the boys head coach adding to the responsibilities he already owned as the girls head volleyball coach at the school. Plus the Buccaneers graduated seven players from last year s 20-win team that went to the Essex County Tournament finals and the NJSIAA North 1 sectional semifinals and was ranked for most of the season among the very best teams in the state. We had only one starter back from last year Spina said. The entire team was made up of sophomores and two juniors many of whom never played varsity volleyball before. But Spina had faith that the Buccaneers could develop into something special. I always have a lot of faith regardless of what other people say Spina said. I knew we could be competitive. I knew we had good athletes. The Buccaneers didn t exactly set the world on fire when the season began. We had a bit of a learning process in the beginning Spina said. It was a learning process for me as well because I never coached boys before. It was a faster paced game. But I knew once this team jelled they could be difficult to beat because of the young guys showing superior athleticism. I never coached a team with this team s athleticism. It s a phenomenal group. Spina believes that the current team learned a lot by watching last year s successful team perform. They got to play with last year s team and learned from them Spina said. I think they benefitted from that team. When I came in this year I felt like this team was trying to challenge last year s team. I also sensed that they responded to me they listened to me. They were very coachable kids. They trust me. When I look to my setter and tell him to do something he ll do it. It means a lot to have that kind of trust. see VIEW page N Photo by Ira Thor Nick D Errico (l.) and Kevin DeMauro became key components as the New Jersey City University enjoyed its best season in recent memory winning 17 games. The two young men from Kearny played huge roles for the Gothic Knights this spring. 17 Soccer League) and DeMauro were reunited as teammates once again this time at NJCU. I had been coaching a little at Harrison (High School) but I knew it wasn t time for me yet to hang up the cleats D Errico said. I still had the itch to play. As it turned out both Kearny products played prominent roles this season for the Gothic Knights who won 17 games including memorable victories over nationally ranked Kean and Ramapo. When the Gothic Knights upset Kean the Cougars were the No. 1-ranked team in the nation among NCAA Division III schools. The one thing I always knew about Kearny kids is that they are tough said second- year NJCU head baseball coach Jerry Smith. Nick and Kevin have that same mental toughness. I can t say enough good things about Kevin. He s a special kid a gamer the kind of guy that puts his teammates first. He ll do anything for the team as a closer as a starter. I knew his talents would come through this year. I knew that we had a chance to win any game Kevin pitches. DeMauro had a 2-6 record with a 5.57 ERA in 13 appearances eight of which were starts. D Errico came in and became the starting third baseman for the Gothic Knights but was moved to shortstop early in the season. see NJCU next page 16 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 8 2013 and batted .261 with no homers and eight RBI. He had nine season. stolen bases and was hit by Nick solidified our defense nine pitches during the seawhen we put him at shortson. During the course of the stop Smith said. He definite- year D Errico played second ly had a blue-collar approach shortstop third base and even to playing. Getting someone pitched in two games. like Nick is what our program I ve never really had a set is all about. position in my life but I took D Errico started every game a liking to shortstop D Errico NJCU from 15 said. I m surprised with the amount of playing time I received. DeMauro had a lot of versatility. It was new to me being all over the place DeMauro said. I definitely expected to do better. I have another year to improve. But this was a great season. Everyone was R V j fc gZdZ _ aZTefcV aVcWVTe DVV hYRe j f gV SVV_ ZddZ_X GZdZe fc WTV PINKVISION A S S O C I AT E S de _dfcR_TVd 2TTVaeVU Family Eye Care Come in today for so happy that we were able to beat teams like Kean and Ramapo. It wasn t expected but we worked hard enough to deserve it. So the two kids from Kearny got the chance to play together again at NJCU. DeMauro is working toward a degree in fire science with the hope of eventually becoming a fireman when he graduates next May. D Errico is approaching a degree in health and physical education. He wants to become a teacher and coach. This gets the ball rolling D Errico said. I don t ever want to walk away from the game again. The two have another year together with the Gothic Knights. I m already looking forward to it DeMauro said. It s great that we have one more year together. It would be awesome if we could continue to win next year. I definitely feel like there are things I can improve on for next year D Errico said. We made a lot of progress this year. I feel we could be a team to beat next year. We could win it all. I think people are going to think twice about facing us DeMauro said. We put ourselves on the map a little. Now we re a threat. I definitely have going out as a winner next year in my mind already. 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They Saturday. currently own an 11-4 seasonal He should be ready to go record and after defeating Spina said of Kellam who neighboring rival Bloomfield ranks third on the team in kills in a brutally close match in and second in blocks. VIEW from 15 year and it s hard finding anything to replace that feeling Spina said. We were going up against great teams and winning. We re doing the same thing now. It s been a great ride. I told them that they have to appreciate it while it lasts because you never know when you ll get it back. Added Spina We re showing people that Belleville can come back and prove we re not done that we have winning programs. It s a nice feeling. They know that they can never give up and if they do that at least they have a fighter s chance. Spina has already told his team that they can t settle for being a county finalist again. They can t just be happy being in the finals Spina said. We re in the county finals once again and I m so happy we ve done that. But we have to find a way to win it to prove we re not a fluke to prove that we can win it all. We re going to give it our all and give our best. Anything can happen. Regardless of Saturday s outcome this has been a rewarding season for Spina and the Buccaneers. It s a great feeling Spina said. And there s no greater feeling than after you win. Maybe the young Bucs will realize that euphoria come Saturday night. 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. L Walk-In Appointments Av Preventive and Primary Medic For All Minor Medical Urgencies Most Major Insurances Accepted (201) 998-7474 Photos by Jim Hague The Belleville boys volleyball team will count on its two sophomore outside hitters namely P.J. Gencarelli (l.) and Marlon Rodriguez (r.) when they face Livingston for the Essex County Tournament championship Saturday night. We Think of Your Teeth as a Work of Art straight games 25-22 and 26-24 the Buccaneers have advanced once again to the Essex County Tournament finals. Belleville will face defending champion Livingston in the title match Saturday night at 7 p.m. at Livingston. In defeating Bloomfield the Bucs were able to avenge a defeat suffered two weeks ago. And they managed to come back from being down 24-21 in the last game scoring the last five points to seal the victory. It said a lot to me the way they were able to come back said Spina who was a varsity wrestler at Belleville during his high school days helping the Bucs win county district and state sectional titles his senior year. Leading the way for the Bucs this year is sophomore outside hitter P.J. Gencarelli. The powerful Gencarelli who had a solid soccer season for the Bucs in the fall is among New Jersey s leaders in kills. He s been phenomenal Spina said of Gencarelli. He plays in the full rotation for us. He s extremely versatile. He does everything for us. Another sophomore out- Junior Edward Peralta is another middle hitter. Peralta leads the Bucs in blocks. He s among the top serving leaders as well Spina said. Ammar Rahim is the team s sophomore setter. He s taken the reins and controls the offense Spina said. He has more than 350 assists this season which is among the top 10 in the state. He s improved his game a lot since the beginning of the year. Senior Carl Laroco is the team s libero and the lone returning starter from a year ago. Sophomore Edward Edghill is an opposite hitter who is solid defensively. Sophomore Kevin Vicente is the Bucs hustle player. We started Kevin in the Livingston Tournament and you could see he brings a spark to the rotation Spina said. He dove for a loose ball and ended up landing on a pile of folding chairs but still was able to make a play. He sacrifices himself for the good of the team. Spina has tried to relate the feelings he had as a championship wrestler to this team. 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To be precise the Golden Bears hadn t won a single game in the Bergen County Tournament since 1991. That s before Zdanek and all of her teammates were even born. I had faith in Casey Lyndhurst head softball coach Elaine Catanese said. I was a little nervous but with Casey on the mound I knew we could play with anyone. There was a good sign. The Golden Bears have been so surprisingly dominant this season that they actually drew a home game in the Bergen County tourney against Pascack Valley a definite rarity for a small school like Lyndhurst. I knew nothing about them so that was a big concern Zdanek said. I knew they played in a good league (the Big North) so I had to be ready for anything. That s exactly what transpired. Zdanek was more than ready firing a five-hitter striking out nine in the process giving her 138 strikeouts on the season already surpassing last year s impressive total. At the plate Zdanek was dominant as well with a homer a double and three RBI leading the Golden Bears to an impressive 8-3 win the Golden Bears first win in the counties in 22 years. For her efforts Zdanek was selected as The Observer Athlete of the Week for last week. It marks the third straight year that Zdanek has earned the honor the first Lyndhurst female athlete to receive such a distinction. Catanese said that Zdanek and her fellow senior catcher Julieann Schneidenbach have been devastating at the plate since Catanese moved both seniors up in the batting order. We have Grace Tomko as our leadoff hitter followed by Casey and Julie Catanese said. All three together have been excellent. In the case of Casey she s doing way better than I could have imagined. She s always been good offensively but pitching she s been incredible. Catanese believes that Zdanek has developed into a fine pitcher. I think she s throwing a little harder than she ever did and she s much more confident Catanese said. Casey is in total control of the game when she s out there. When she s throwing she has an idea of where to throw it and then she does it. She s definitely a Photo by Jim Hague Lyndhurst senior pitcher Casey Zdanek. better pitcher. She s matured 110%. Catanese said that she meets with Zdanek before every game to go through the strategy. We talk prior to every game and she knows where she has to throw her screwball and where to throw her changeup. She does such a great job that I can t say enough about her. Zdanek said that she has improved as a pitcher. I think my changeup is a lot better Zdanek said. I m hitting my spots better and I m more accurate with all of my pitches. The changeup has definitely helped. In the offseason Zdanek trained with some of her teammates at FASST Training in Lyndhurst. We worked on my speed and strength Zdanek said. It helped a lot. 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It s just Catanese was asked about Zdanek s main character trait. amazing to see. Zdanek will get the ball Definitely it s Casey s tenacity Zdanek said. She has Saturday when the Golden that go-get-him attitude. She Bears face the area s top team in Immaculate Conception of definitely wants to go after Lodi in the quarterfinals. every batter. I m so pleased I m looking forward to facwith what she s done for us. I ing them Zdanek said. It s ATHLETE from 18 going to be a great game. I feel really good about it. Zdanek has already declared her intentions to play softball next year at Drew University in Madison. Zdanek has been enrolled in a special five-year program where she will receive her master s degree upon completion. I m very excited about it Zdanek said. I m sad that this is my last year in high school but excited that I m going to be able to continue to play. After Zdanek completes her studies at Drew she plans on becoming a math teacher. 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Coccia Realty was established in 1961 and it currently has over 100 associates and staff with 5 locations in Bergen Hudson and Morris counties. From l. Carol Hughes Jan R. Kwapniewski President Coccia Realty Louise Bloomer Michael Amoroso Randy Wine Beatrice Goldberg Carol Hanson Zoraida Alonso Erin Petrosino Billy Pena and Amelia Pena. Not pictured are Bobby Ristovski and Gerardo Coppola. agency. These agents worked very hard to achieve client and customer satisfaction they do an exemplary job in listing and selling homes. Kwapniewski also added Coccia Realty s systems and marketing have outperformed the competition time after time. It is a winning combi- 20 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 8 2013 NOW OPEN If you don t love our fresh product bring your receipt back for a full refund. Low prices are now in your neighborhood. 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Your correspondent feels privileged to have met this one. Karen Zautyk IMMIGRATION from one s native country or the threat of being politically or religiously persecuted in your country of origin for example can save the day he added. Santos said Congress needs to bear in mind that we have a very large population throughout the country of undocumented individuals who are performing jobs that are very hard to staff usually in the service trades such as the restaurant and landscaping industries typically working off the books. They should be paying taxes and their employers should be paying taxes not having them work 11 off the books. There should be a way to grant those individuals work status and later we can debate whether that should lead to a path to citizenship and I think it should. If we had mass deportations in the agriculture industry many farms would shut down. Santos himself an immigrant whose family had to wait two years before it could get into the U.S. from South America in 1970 said there s something else to bear in mind America s birth rate has slipped to just about 2%. If we fall below that admitting more immigrants could be the way to sustain the country s growth rate ultimately vital to the U.S. economy. This country was built by immigrants Santos said. We have to provide a path [to citizenship]. We can t make it so restrictive that we close the door. Meanwhile Rodas is doing what he can to keep his client in the U.S. I filed a motion to reopen his case with the Immigration Court in Boston the attorney said. Legally ICE can only hold someone for 180 days and execute an order for removal [from the country] within that time. But also by law a stay [of removal] automatically goes into effect when the Court receives the motion. The paperwork was delivered last week he said. Abramo inducted into honor society Vincent Abramo of Lyndhurst was recently inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi the nation s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Abramo is pursuing a degree in computer science at DePaul University. Abramo is among approximately 32 000 students faculty professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10% of seniors and 7.5% of juniors having at least 72 semester hours are eligible for membership. Graduate students in the top 10% of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify as do faculty professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction. Gold & Diamond Trading 15 N. Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. Harrison NJ 07029 Mon-Fri 10-7PM 973-484-3000 Saturday 10-6PM CASH BOROUGH OF NORTH ARLINGTON ZONING BOARD ADJUSTMENT TAKE NOTICE that on the 8th day of May 2013 a hearing will be held before the Borough of North Arlington Zoning Board of Adjustment on the appeal or application of the undersigned for a variance or other relief so as to permit renovations and reconstruction on premises located 21 Abbott Place North Arlington and designated as block 135 lot 10 on the Borough of North Arlington Tax Map. MAPS AND DOCUMENTS FOR WHICH APPROVAL IS SOUGHT IN THIS APPLICATION ARE AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION AT THE OFFICE OF THE CONSTRUCTION OFFICIAL MUNICIPAL BUILDING WEEKDAYS BETWEEN 9 A.M. AND 4 P.M. Any interested party may appear at said hearing and participate therein in accordance with the rules of the Zoning Board of Adjustment. 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Porch Kearny 225 000 Kearny 270 000 1 Fam.-3 Bdrms- 1.5 2 Fam.- 4 Bdrms- 3 Baths- EIK-Attic w stor- Fbaths-Full Fin. Bsmnt age-Fin. Bsmnt-Lots of w 4 rooms- Laundry Rm closets Kearny 190 000 1 Fam.- 4 Bdrms- 2 Fbaths- Great home for the price Kearny 285 000 1 Fam- All Renovated-3 Bdrms- 1 Baths- Full deck 1 above ground pool NORTH ARLINGTON JUST LISTED- This beautiful 3 bedroom 2 bath Cape cod sits on a huge 50x142 lot. Clean as a whistle this home is truely move in condition. Do not buy until you look as this one. Will not last at only 339 000. MORE FOR LESS - This Kearny home contains 4 bedrooms and 2 baths Natural wood trim and a driveway ASKING 199 000. Kearny- 240 000 1 Fam-3 Bdrms-1.5 BathsEIK-Full Bsmnt w LaundryDetached 2 Car Garage-Common Driveway Kearny- 339 000 2 Fam.-6 Bdrms-2.5 Baths-Encl.Porch.-Full Fin. Bsmnt. w laundry room-lots of storage 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 includedBuilds 1 Fam. s or Condos Kearny 229 000 1 Fam. Raised Ranch4 Bdrms- 2 Fbaths- Fin. Bsmnt- Fam. Room-Separate entrance to Bsmnt KEARNY - ARLINGTON SECTION - Three bedroom Colonial with hardwood floors. Natural trim. Two extra rooms on the third floor plus a drive and garage 229 000. We have the key. NORTH ARLINGTON - FIRST TIME OFFERED EXCLUSIVE - We have just listed this three bedroom on a huge 50X T 132 ft. lot. Great potential on a rare quiet culdesac. Your efforts updatNTRAC ing this home R be rewarded in your knowledge that you got the E will C O Din town. First 239 000 takes it. Call us today best deal UN Kearny- 285 000 Commerical Lease-2 Bdrm1 Full Bath-1st floor Office Space w half bath4 Garages Harrison 152 000 Condo-1 Bdrm- 1 FbathDR LR- Walk-in-ClosetBalcony- Parking No. Arlington-Rental 1 350-2nd Flr. 2 Bdrms-1 Full Bath-LR DR-Laundry in Bsmnt-Great Location No. Arlington Kearny-Rental 1050-2nd Fl-2 Bedrooms- Rental-Office Space- 1 400 1 Full Bath-LR-EIK-Hard SQ- Reception area-5 SepaWood Flrs-Very Well Kept rate Offices-Parking 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 basement and gas utilities a finished T R A C T off street R CON U N D Very good value at only 349 900. parking. E 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 UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY 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. THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 8 2013 23 ZINNA RETIRES from 05 chambers at the Municipal Building 152 Washington Ave. We ve been encouraging [the township] to do it for some time Zinna said. I guess it was just a matter of working out the kinks. Other municipalities in New Jersey have been doing this. The plastic option was pitched Zinna said for several reasons. First an awful lot of people who end up in court are not carrying sufficient funds to pay a fine but they do have a debit or credit card so they can pay that way. Secondly it saves the court time setting out a payment schedule. And also those courts with that payment option are probably collecting more toward unpaid fines. Real Estate DIRECTORY To advertise in this directory CALL 201-991-1600 Lincoln School Students of the Month Valerie English Principal of Lincoln School Kearny is proud to announce the following Students of the Month for March 2013 Kindergarten David Velloso Barbosa and Matthew Nigro Grade 1 Katherine Mejia and Charlize Flores-Mora Grade 2 Emily Doran Arwa Ouali and Eric Lu Grade 3 Jose Pepe Halle HerreraFrias and Luis Cunha Grade 4 Damian Rivera Donavyn Reyes and Filippo Monte Santo Cascardo Grade 5 Cindy DeCastro and Eduardo Recinos-Rivera. 5LGJH 5G QGKXUVW 1201-460-8000 Semiao & Associates .HDUQ YH .HDUQ 1201-991-1300 Seeing eye to eye Winners of the Optimist Club s annual oratorical contest are congratulated. From l. Oratorical Chairman Dr. John Branwell Merrim Keim Caesar Fernandez Optimist Club President Carol Jean Doyle and Co-Chair Larry Santos. 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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 PRICE REDUCED Sun Home Loans Delivers James Chu VP - Northern NJ Regional Sales Manager NMLS 539286 210 Park Avenue Suite 102 Florham Park NJ 07932 Kearny Great one Family Home on desirable block 3 Bedrooms 1 & 1 2 Bath Great yard Long Driveway and Detached Garage. 284 900 Kearny Well Maintained one family home 4 Bedroom 2 Full Baths HARDWOOD FLOORS UPDATED GAS HEATING SYSTEM ALL LARGE ROOMS 209 900 0DJJLH 2OHG]NL 6U 0RUWJDJH RDQ 2I FHU NMLS 485724 Kearny 2 family Home. Large Lot Plenty of Parking with long Driveway 209 000 Kearny 3 Family Great investment Property Call for Details 359 900 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 2 family all large rooms 154 ft. deep lot with plenty of parking. 239 900 &RVBM )PVTJOH -FOEFS 4VO )PNF -PBOT JT B EJWJTJPO PG 4VO BUJPOBM BOL NFNCFS % MM MPBOT TVCKFDU UP DSFEJU BQQSPWBM BOE QSPHSBNT NBZ DIBOHF BU BOZ UJNF 1SFBQQSPWBM PS QSFRVBMJmDBUJPO JT OPU B DPNNJUNFOU UP MFOE BEEJUJPOBM JOGPSNBUJPO NBZ CF SFRVJSFE GPS GPSNBM MPBO BQQSPWBM POTVMU B UBY BEWJTPS GPS GFBTJCJMJUZ PG UBY EFEVDUJPOT NMLS 429900 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 8 2013 25 Deadline for obituaries Monday by 10 AM Wayne T. Creech Wayne T. Creech 62 died on May 2 in the St. Barnabas Medical Center Livingston. Arrangements were by the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home 585 Belgrove Dr. Kearny. A funeral service was held at First Presbyterian Church Kearny followed by interment at Bloomfield Cemetery Bloomfield. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.thiele-reid. com. Wayne was born in Irvington and was a lifelong resident of Kearny. He earned a B.A. in history from Montclair State University. Mr. Creech was employed as for Prudential in Newark for the last 42 years most recently as Senior Associate Actuarial. Wayne was very close to the First Presbyterian Church of Arlington. He proudly served as the church sexton since 1986 and was a member of the chancel choir as well as a supervisor at the Presbyterian Boys and Girls Club. Wayne was also a member of the Associated Humane Society the LVA of West Hudson and volunteered at St. John s Soup Kitchen in Newark. He is survived by his beloved wife Diane (Sutton) his sister-in-law Susan and brother-in-laws David Paul Leslie and Jeffrey Sutton mother-inlaw Anna Sutton as well as his cousins Lloyd Todd Bradley and Marsha Domke. In lieu of flowers contributions to any one of Wayne s memberships would be appreciated. Born in East Orange Carol graduated from Clifford J. Scott High School East Orange and attended Centenary College Hackettstown. During World War II she was employed as an instrument tester at the Thomas A. Edison factory West Orange. She married Army Air Corps 1st Lt. Llewellyn Curtis in 1943. While living in Kearny she was vice president of the Republican Party and actively participated in local and national elections. She was a member of the Kearny Library Board for six years. Carol and her husband Lew gave many lively piano and violin recitals for young people at their home. They both were members of the Montclair Music Club which supported many young musicians. During the 1980 s they performed with The Harmony Steppers a music and dance group that gave free performances at nursing homes in New Jersey. She is the beloved wife of 57 years of the late Llewellyn Curtis. She will be dearly missed by her son Taylor Curtis. She was predeceased by her other son Jeff Curtis and her sister Doris Ledford. She is also survived by friends and relatives. In lieu of flowers donations to St. Jude Children s Research Hospital Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson s Disease or the Susan G. Komen Foundation would be appreciated. obituaries by two brothers James and Frankie Miranda and by a sister Phillis Shriver. Lorenza is survived by a son Chuck Gassert of Annapolis Md. three daughters Doreen Kiall and husband Charles of Freehold Charlene White and husband Thomas of Chesapeake Va. and Catherine Alanko and husband Tracy of Riga Mich. 12 grandchildren a greatgrandchild and a sister Nancy Campbell of Wharton. Funeral services will begin 8 45 a.m. on Tuesday May 7 at Hancliffe Home for Funerals 222 Ridgedale Ave. East Hanover with a 9 30 a.m. Mass at St. Rose of Lima Church. Entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery East Hanover. Dorothy Jane Reid To submit an obituary fax 201-991-8941 obituaries 33907. Online condolences may be made at Stanley Szymanski Stanley Szymanski died on April 28 in the home of his daughter. He was 82. Born in Newark Stanley lived many years in Kearny before moving to Bethlehem Pa. Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Dr. in Kearny. A funeral Mass was held in Our Lady of Sorrows Kearny followed by burial at Holy Cross Cemetery. To leave an online condolence please see OBITS page was predeceased by her brother Vincent. Dorothy was a real estate broker employed by Borgos and Borgos Realtors in Kearny NJ for 15 years and was the Director of the St. Stephen s School CCD program for 25 years. She and her husband Jim were also members of the Arlington Players Club. A memorial service currently pending at St. Stephen s Church in Kearny will be announced soon. In lieu of flowers contributions in Dorothy s memory may be made to the Alvin S. Dubin Alzheimers Resource Center 12468 Brantley Commons Court Fort Myers Fla. 30 Mulligan Funeral Home Frank X. Mulligan III Manager NJ Lic. 4221 Frank X. Mulligan Jr NJ Lic. 2953 . Private Parking at 10 Frank Rodgers Blvd. North Dorothy Jane (Shurr) Reid 83 of Bonita Springs Fla. formerly of Kearny passed away peacefully at Life Care Center of Estero Fla. surrounded by her family on Sunday April 14. She was born June 5 1929 in Newark the daughter of John and Jane (Herlihey) Shurr. She was the beloved wife of James C. Reid her devoted husband of 62 years. She is survived by her loving children James (Hannah) Reid Jr. Jane (Bob) Hurley Diane (Jim) Pettigrew William (Anne) Reid and Christopher (Lauren) Reid and six grandchildren Kristen Jennifer Ryan Kyle William and Jack. She St. Jude O Holy St. Jude Apostle and Martyr great in virtue and rich in miracles. Near kinsman of Jesus Christ faithful intercessor of all who invoke your special patronage in time of need to you I have recourse from the depth of my heart and humbly beg to whom God has given such great power to come to my assistance. Help me in my present and urgent petition. In return I promise to make your name known and cause you to be invoked. Saint Jude pray for us and all who invoke your aid. Amen. Say three Our Fathers Hail Mary s and Glorias. Publication must be promised. This novena has never been known to fail. I have had my request granted R.I. MARIO TEIXEIRA JR. 2542 DIRECTOR-MANAGER Shaw-Buyus Home for Services 138 DAVIS AVE. KEARNY NJ 07032 Tel (201) 991-2265 Lorenza Gassert Lorenza (Miranda) Gassert 77 of West Orange died Thursday May 2. Carol L. Curtis Born in Newark she resided in Kearny and East Hanover before moving to West Orange 10 years ago. Lorenza was employed as a catering specialist for Miteloa Deli in East Hanover for 12 years prior to her retirement. Previously she was employed as a crossing guard for the Kearny Police DepartCarol L. Curtis 89 a longment serving as shop steward time resident of Kearny passed and crossing guard union away peacefully on May 3. representative. Arrangements were by the Lorenza was a parishioner Armitage and Wiggins Fuof St. Rose of Lima Church in neral Home 596 Belgrove Dr. East Hanover and a member of Kearny. A funeral service was the church s Rosarian Society. held at the funeral home folShe was predeceased by lowed by a private cremation. her husband Charles Gassert WILFRED ARMITAGE & WIGGINS FUNERAL HOME Mark G. Wiggins Manager N.J. Lic. 3916 John W. Armitage Director N.J. Lic 2642 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. Wilfred Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Dr y NJ 07032 (201) 991-0657 26 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 8 2013 ZZZWKHREVHUYHUFRP 7KH 2EVHUYHU LV QRW UHVSRQVLEOH IRU W SRJUDSKLFDO HUURUV &UHGLW IRU HUURUV ZLOO QRW EH JUDQWHG DIWHU WKH QH[W ZHHNoV SXEOLFDWLRQ 1R FKDQJHV RU UHIXQGV HDGOLQH IRU FODVVL HGV LV 0RQGD E 30 CLASSIFIEDS APARTMENTS FOR RENT Kearny 3 rooms 2nd floor. 900 w utilities off street Parking 1st floor 3 rooms. 850 utilities N.Arlington 3 rooms 850 utilities. 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. OHARA AGENCY (201)997-6300 To place an ad call 201-991-1600 FODVVL HG WKHREVHUYHUFRP APARTMENTS FOR RENT HARRISON 1st & 2nd floor. 6 room apartment. 3 bedrooms DR LR kitchen bathroom. Use of backyard. Near schools & transportation. Pay own utilities. 1-1 2 months security. Available June 1st. (201)991-3399 (201)955-2662 HARRISON 1st floor. Studio apt. kitchen bath & bedroom. Heat included. Close to PATH. 1 month security. Available May 15th. (973)454-4536 HARRISON 2 bedroom apt. 2nd floor. Central Air Heat. 1200 month plus 1-1 2 month security. Separate utilities. No pets. No smoking. Close to PATH. Call (973)481-0175 after 5pm. 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 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 HARRISON 3 bdrm 1 bath on 2nd floor. Newly renovated. Brand new appliances. Walk to PATH. Available immediately. No pets. 1350 month 1-month security plus utilities. good credit. Call (732)770-8878 HARRISON 3 bedrooms 2 baths. Close to PATH. Central AC HT. Available June 1st. 1400 month. (973)985-9177 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 HARRISON 4 bedrooms LR kitchen parking. 1450 month. Available June 1st. 1-1 2 months security. No pets. Near PATH. (917)885-0716. HARRISON 4 rooms 1st floor. No pets. Smoke free. 1000 Utilities. 1 1 2 months security. References required. (973)482-9786 HOUSE FOR SALE For sale Corner lot 88x95 w existing house in developing area of Kearny. Serious inquiries only by appoinment. Developers welcomed (201)233-8089 OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT 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. APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY 194 Kearny Ave. 3 Rooms 3rd floor 1 bedroom Heat HW Included. 800 month. 1 month security. No Pets. Available May 1st. (732)991-5211 KEARNY 2 bedroom apartment. 2nd floor. 950 month. 1 month security due at signing of contract. No pets. (973)735-8778 after 4pm. KEARNY 2 bedroom apt 1150 month. 1 month security Available Immediately. Call (201)622-8315 KEARNY 2 bedroom 1st floor condo. Heat supplied. 1200 month 1-1 2 months security. (201)981-2190 KEARNY 2 bedroom 1st floor. New kitchen & bathroom. Near transportation. 1000 month. 1 month security. No pets. Available Now. (201)214-4915 KEARNY 2 bedrooms 2nd floor. Close to park Shop-Rite and transportation. 1025. Pay own utilities. 1 month security. Available 6 1. No pets. Smoke-free environment. Call (201)991-0263 KEARNY 2 bedrooms airy 2nd floor newly decorated washer dryer hook-up. Garfield school area 1250 month plus utilities. 1-1 2 months security. 1 year lease. No pets. No smoking. (917)232-1642 KEARNY 2 bedrooms LR DR kitchen laundry room. 1100 mo. Separate utilities. 1-1 2 months security. Available June 1st. (201)926-8645 KEARNY 2nd floor 3 Bedrooms. Railroad style. Utilities are separate 1100 mon No Pets. (973)393-4703 (973)368-3811 APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY 2nd floor 2 bedrooms LR kitchen bath. 1 month security. 1100 month Utilities separate. 263 Kearny Avenue. Near transportation. Available now. (973)477-4797 KEARNY 3 LG ROOMS (ONE BEDROOM) AT BELGROVE APTS. 935 INCLUDING HEAT HOT WATER. LAUNDRY ROOM. NO PETS. (973)493-7868 KEARNY 3 rooms one bedroom. 850 & 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 5 rooms (all new). Tiled bathroom & kitchen. Davis Ave. No pets. Call (201)998-5663 or (201)965-3850 KEARNY 5 rooms 3 bedrooms. Heat included. No pets. 1100 month. 1-1 2 months security. Available June 1st. (201)460-1526 KEARNY 5 rooms. 1200 for July 1st. 1 month security. Utilities not included. No Pets. (732)350-4122. KEARNY 55 Bennett Ave. 2 bedrooms LR kitchen bathroom 1-1 2 months security 1100 month. No pets. (201)991-2585 (201)424-7995 KEARNY Arlington area. 5 rooms 1 bath 1-1 2 months security. 1200 utilities. No pets. (201)213-1871 KEARNY Arlington Section. 1 bedroom apt hardwood floors off-street Parking No Pets. 800 plus utilities. 1-1 2 months security. Call (201)486-5602 KEARNY Bright & beautiful 1 bedroom Modern kitchen. washer dryer hook-up and storage area in basement. 1200 mo. w off-street parking. Utilities separate. 1-1 2 months security required. Available June 1st. (201)736-1223 KEARNY Large 4 Rooms Utilities separate. Washer Dryer Hook Up. (908)233-0698 (908)789-2505 APARTMENTS FOR RENT 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 APARTMENTS FOR RENT HARRISON 6 room apt 3 bedrooms. Near schools. No pets. No smoking. 1-1 2 months security. Utilities not included. 313 N.5th St. (973)485-6964 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 HARRISON Sussex St 1 bedroom apt ground floor. walk to PATH NJIT. 780 month plus utilities. Parking for extra. 1 1 2 months security. Available June 1st. (973)687-7500 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 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 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 KEARNY 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. 900 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 1 master suite & 2 bedrooms kitchen 2 full baths large LR w dining. 1600 month plus 150 month for 1 indoor garage. Pay own utilities. 1-1 2 months security. No pets. Effectively on June 1 2013. (201)889-0291 OHARA AGENCY (201)997-6300 HALL FOR RENT Family Affairs Only Nice clean hall. Pleasant atmosphere. Maximum 80 people. 201-496-4645 201-991-9865 Call Anytime KEARNY Remodeled 5 room apartment on 2nd floor. Laundry room. No smoking. No pets. (201)968-6344 KEARNY Renovated. 3 1 2 Bedrooms. LR Kitchen & Bath. 2nd Floor Available June 1st. Se Habla Espa ol. (201)927-5270 or (973)484-3170 KEARNY Updated 2nd Fl. 3 bedrooms EIK LR bath washer dryer hook-up. 1300 utilities. Available June 1st. (201)341-6757 LYNDHURST LYNDHURST 4 room 1 bedroom apartment LR DR. Renovated building. Wood kitchen cabinets microwave refrigerator stove ceramic tile floor hardwood floors throughout. Laundry on-site. No Pets. No smoking. Near NYC transportation. 1-1 2 months security. 995 utilities. Credit check required. (201)438-6241 LYNDHURST AC DW large rooms trans NYC. Parking wall-to-wall carpeting. Laundry room. No pets. 1400 utilities (973)934-2085 BELLEVILLE N.NEWARK Large 2 & 3 bedroom apts Section 8 accepted. Available Immediately. Call (973)202-8580 Party Hall Rental Affordable A C Nice Setting 201-889-6677 201-572-1839 OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT Office Space 545 Kearny Ave. Kearny 2nd fl. offices 432 sq.ft. 450 month utilities. 810 sq.ft. 850 month utilities. (201)966-4966 THREE & FOUR WEEKS SPECIAL MUST RUN CONSECUTIVELY E.NEWARK E.NEWARK N. 3rd St. 2nd floor. 2 bedrooms LR kitchen & bath. Backyard. Available June 1st. (973)699-5001 E.NEWARK Studio apt. available 6 4. 2 bedroom apt. available 7 1. Utilities included. No Pets. Call (973)483-4348 between 4pm-8pm N. ARLINGTON N.ARLINGTON Large studio Washer & dryer All utilities cable wi-fi 850. Security. (201)998-7305 N.ARLINGTON 1 & 2 bedroom garden style apts. Newly renovated. HT HW included. Call Lisa (201)891-1951 N.ARLINGTON 1 bedroom apartment. 750 utilities. 1 1 2 months security. No pets. 1 year lease. (201)997-1222. Available June 1st. N.ARLINGTON 3 Rooms. 2nd floor. No Pets. 1-1 2 Months Security. Heat Hot Water Supplied. 850 month. (201)401-0488 N.ARLINGTON Recently remodeled. 1 bedroom apt. HT HW included. Near transportation. Available Now. (201)997-0009 APARTMENTS FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT POLICY There are NO REFUNDS or CHANGES with CLASSIFIED ADS Please note there will be a APARTMENTS FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT HARRISON HARRISON 2nd floor 2 bedrooms. Central AC. Close to PATH. No pets smoking. 1400 month. 1-1 2 months security. Separate utilites. Available Now. (973)485-0650 HARRISON 1 bedroom studio apt. Heat included. Separate entrance and yard. Available immediately. 650 month. 1 month security. (201)889-8408 10.00 PROCESSING FEE if changes need to be made for running specials 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 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 8 2013 27 ZZZWKHREVHUYHUFRP 7KH 2EVHUYHU LV QRW UHVSRQVLEOH IRU W SRJUDSKLFDO HUURUV &UHGLW IRU HUURUV ZLOO QRW EH JUDQWHG DIWHU WKH QH[W ZHHNoV SXEOLFDWLRQ 1R FKDQJHV RU UHIXQGV HDGOLQH IRU FODVVL HGV LV 0RQGD E 30 CLASSIFIEDS EMPLOYMENT Delivery Driver Wanted for Fire Pit BBQ. Valid Drivers License. Call (201)960-2996 after 7pm To place an ad call 201-991-1600 FODVVL HG WKHREVHUYHUFRP TUTORING MATH TUTOR Retired Math Teacher available for tutoring. Call for appointment (201)935-3645 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 Modern studio. 1st floor Kitchen H HW cooking gas incl. one A C no pets. 700 1 month security. call after 9 00am (201)991-6056 APARTMENTS FOR RENT NORTH NEWARK N.NEWARK 3 room apt. HT HW refrigerator stove. Parking for one car. 800 month. No pets. Ask for Al (973)284-0904 N.NEWARK Forest Hill section. 3 room apt. Everything included in rent. Close to transportation. Available now. (862)763-0797 EMPLOYMENT Hairstylist & Manicurist to work in full service salon and spa. Salary & exp. Must be licensed 201-650-2334 201-991-6040 EMPLOYMENT Restaurant positions open. Experience required. Apply now. Bartender waiters bus boy and dishwasher. PT FT Apply in person at 224 Ridge Road. Lyndhurst NJ E-mail info HANDYMAN DO IT ALL Interior Exterior new & repairs. All types of Carpentry.Reasonable rates quality work reliable experienced. 13VH06620900 CLEANING SERVICES Annies Cleaning Service Homes offices. Move in-out cleaning. Gift Certificates Avail. Excellent references 973-667-6739 862-210-0681 (201)991-3223 FAIR DEAL DAN Handyman Painter Sheetrock and Plastering Odd Jobs. Basic plumbing repair leaky faucets replace faucets sinks toilets. Replace windows and door screens. 20 years experience. (201)448-1563 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 Driving Instructor Part time days. Must have NJ license for 4 years clean driving record and pass background check. Reliable. Call Lisa 201-246-8000 MECHANIC Diesel Truck repair company in S.Kearny NJ that services and repairs diesel trucks and equipment is seeking an experienced truck mechanic with great diagnostic and trouble shooting skills for our shop. We offer excellent pay and friendly working atmosphere. Please fax resume to (973)589-1811 or call Marilyn (973)522-0114 or email karenojwash Se habla espa ol PERSONALS Established Honest Female searching for established honest male. 59 age 60-69. robertson494 yahoo. com. Pictures available. Couple from Poland Will clean houses apartment offices. References TELE-SALES Part Time Company Seeking Aggressive Goal Oriented Individual To Set Appointments Must Be Reliable. 201-997-4932 leave message LANDSCAPING A-1 Affordable Landscaping Weekly Maintenance Bush trimming Clean ups. Design. For free estimate Call (201)998-1262 ANDRIELLO LANDSCAPE Construction Design Maint. Clean Ups Shrub Trimming Grass Cutting Lic.13VH04443200 ROOM FOR RENT BELLEVILLE Nice area. Room for rent. 400. 1 month security. Call after 4 00pm (973)336-5335 (862)215-9440 KEARNY 1st floor. Room for rent Close to Transportation. 1 month security. Prefferbly male. Call (201)341-7187 between 6 00pm-8 00pm Experienced Gas Mechanic with own Tools to work on cars and light trucks for busy shop. Submit resume fax (201)997-1811 or call Wayne at (201)991-4660 For consideration contact Chris White (201)246-0800 CARPET CLEANING CARPET CLEANING DEEP CLEANING & STEAM CLEANING AREA RUGS CLEANING ALL TYPES OF FIBERS UPHOLSTERY CLEANING CARPET RESTRETCH & REPAIR. CONTACT NORMAN (201)887-8212 (862)223-9806 www.fantastic WANTED TO BUY Estates Bought & Sold Fine Furniture Antiques Accessories Gold & Silver. Now Hiring Property inspectors FT PT in your area. Full free training provided. msangelabove (732)766-4425 ask for Mel ROOFING G & R Builders All Roofing & Siding. Also Repairs. Work guaranteed. Lic. 13VH02536200 Free Estimates 20% Senior Citizen Discounts (201)893-0656 Cash Paid (201)920-8875 MASONRY BLUESTONE PAVING & MASONRY EXCAVATION & CONCRETE NEWARK 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 Studio apt. HT electricity included. Private bathroom. No cooking stove. Available now. (973)202-5103 (973)477-0925 EMPLOYMENT Bilingual Assistants Various Depts Hiring FT & PT Positions Will Train. 12-18 p hr Benefits Call Marco 973-748-5251 x 319 FT PT STEWARTS ROOT BEER Restaurant Now Hiring Servers Waiters & Waitresses Apply at (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 ASPHALT DRIVEWAYS PT Cleaning People Drivers License Required Tues. & Fri. 4 30-7 30pm Interviews Wed. 5 8 4 30-5pm 38 Johnston Ave Kearny NJ RUBBISH REMOVAL 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 Yards Garages Basements Attics Real Estate Rubbish Removal Demolition Lic.13VH04443200 Hi-Tek Construction PVC Fence Steps Brick Pavers Sidewalk Patios Retaining Walls Belgium Block Curbs Brick & Block Work Fully insured & Licensed CDL Drivers A B Call Today Start Tomorrow Great Pay & Benefits. (201)991-1586 EMPLOYMENT Full Time Cashier wanted. Must be Bi-lingual & know quickbooks. Please e-mail resume beatriz enterprise Roofing & Siding Additions.Licensed (973)207-6683 201-955-0346 FREE ESTIMATES Lic. 13VH01852100 Real Estate Agents Wanted If you are looking to be a realtor or are already licensed please call Mid-Realty Inc. (201)991-5719 Receptionist Secretary for medical office. Willing to train capable individual. Pleasant working environment in North Arlington (201)998-6900 Forever Green Driveways Landscaping Pavers Fences Decks Masonry (201)962-0032 www.Forever HOME IMPROVEMENT FM Property Home Repairs & Improvements Kitchens Bathrooms Doors Floors Windows Painting Decks All types of repairs Lic. 13VH05674000 N&J REMODELERS Roofing Siding Specialist. Windows Doors Decks Kitchen Baths. Complete Home Renovation. Quality workmanship. All work guaranteed. Free Estimate. Fully Insured Nick (201)997-7657 EMPLOYMENT Some ads may be misleading We ask all readers to use their good judgment when responding to these type of ads in which they ask you for a fee. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES Full Time Position available for roofing installers w min. of 5 years experience for all types of roofing work. 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Bankruptcy 450 Court Cost. 877 Broad St. 208 Newark NJ 07102 (973)273-1325 28 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 8 2013 ZZZWKHREVHUYHUFRP 7KH 2EVHUYHU LV QRW UHVSRQVLEOH IRU W SRJUDSKLFDO HUURUV &UHGLW IRU HUURUV ZLOO QRW EH JUDQWHG DIWHU WKH QH[W ZHHNoV SXEOLFDWLRQ 1R FKDQJHV RU UHIXQGV HDGOLQH IRU FODVVL HGV LV 0RQGD E 30 CLASSIFIEDS 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. To place an ad call 201-991-1600 FODVVL HG WKHREVHUYHUFRP HOME IMPROVEMENT G & R Builders Roofing Siding Windows Doors Decks Painting Tiles & Masonry Sheet Rock All types of Carpentry Lic. 13VH02536200 Free Estimates 20% Senior Citizen Discounts COMPUTER SERVICES 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 MERCHANDISE FOR SALE For Sale Collectibles Pristine newspapers including Kennedy assassination. Rolling Stones magazines guitar player magazines signed books additional collectibles available including autographs. Appointment only (201)991-0628 days Mahogany dining room set and hutch six chairs leaf and pads. Good condition. Best offer. Other assorted furniture pieces available. (732)824-1453 PRICED TO SELL Sectional 52 TV(not flatscreen) Queen Bedroom set SEARS DIGITAL Treadmill bookcases desk hutch matching file drawers leather chair sofabed(queen) additional Ikea file drawers and 2 modular pieces. (973)454-5111 To start a good busines piece of oven for sale. 2800. In good condition. (973)985-3660 AUTOMOBILES WANTED J & F TOWING CA H 4 JUNK 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 (201)206-4845 JOSEPH V. FERRIERO (201)893-0656 HI-TEK Construction Custom Homes Additions Extensions Dormers Roofing Siding Masonry Rubbish Removal Plumber Electrician & Architect on staff Fully Insured & Free Est Lic.13VH03412500 (973)207-6683 PAINTING & DECORATING 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 PARKING SPACE Kearny Garage & Storage for personal belongings. Secured off-street parking for cars trucks boats ETC. Call (201)955-2400 PEST CONTROL READYHOME PEST CONTROL Exterminators for less Bedbug Chinch Roaches Mice Rats Fleas Ants Spiders Termites Inspection Treatments (973)484-3166 www.readyhomepest AN AMERICAN PAINTER Exterior & Interior Powerwashing & Housecleaning Decks & Siding Refinished FREE Estimates Senior Discounts William J. McGuire (201)955-2520 GARAGE FOR RENT Harrison - Garage for Rent 704 Warren St. 5 blocks to PATH. 973-886-2050. Belleville 3 Car garage 30x20 good for cars contractors & boat storage. 425 month 1 month security. Available Now (973)951-6315 J&L ATWELL REMODELING SPECIALIST FULLY INS. & LIC. The Observer RI FH will be FORVHG RQ 0RQGD (201)998-6236 JMW CONSTRUCTION Complete Home Improvements Kitchens Bathrooms Decks Replacement windows Siding Additions Lic. 13VH03156600 FREE Estimates Fully Insured ANDREAS PAINTING Professional House Painter 165 Interior & Exterior Printing-Plastering-Taping Free Estimates (201)997-0706 Speak slow on answer machine please ESTATE SALE Estate House Sale Contents. Dining set kitchen set desk HIFI glassware electric snow shovel lawn mower walker much more. 6 Hillcrest Road Kearny. Sat. 5 11 11am-3pm ELECTRICAL SERVICES 25 years experience Twin Electric Quality Work. Good affordable prices. Senior discounts. Fully Insured. Bonded. Lic. 16158 (973)715-4150 (201)562-5985 CHRIS PAINTING Interior & Exterior Spray Aluminum siding Sheetrock Water damages Lead safe. Fully Insured (201)896-0292 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. (201)935-1975 GUTTERS D. FITZGERALD Seamless Gutters Installed. Gutters Cleaned We-R- Also Dennies Painting & Roofing Slate Roofs repaired. 1(800)479-3262 GARAGE & YARD SALE Garage Sale 5 11 & 5 12. 9am-5pm. 72 Laurel Ave. Kearny Household goods lots of clothes furniture. 0D IRU 0HPRULDO D HDGOLQHV 5HDO (VWDWH LVSOD GYHUWLVLQJ HGQHVGD E 30 2ELWXDULHV Friday 5 24 by 10AM &ODVVL HGV )ULGD E 30 HILL ELECTRIC 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 PETS FREE KITTENS 7-weeks old all types. Very cute and playful. Please call (201)772-7007 (201)997-8957 John Follow The Observer on SAL POLIZZOTTO Painting Decorating interior exterior Paper Hanging ceiling. Full Installation General Repairs. Over 14 years experience. FREE ESTIMATE MERCHANDISE FOR SALE Dining room set table w china closet & 6 chairs. Kitchen set table w 4 chairs. (201)991-5225 AUTOMOBILES WANTED & ELECTRICAL SERVICES 300 500 PAID For Any Junk car van or truck. Paid Cash (201)939-8781 1-888-869-5865 PAVING ELECTRICAL SERVICES PAVING EMERALD ELECTRIC 25 years experience All types of electrical wiring 24 hour emergency service. Free estimate 10% off with ad Lic. 11909 El. Insp. 7566 JAG PAVING CORP. Commercial & Residential Driveways Parking Lots Belgian Blocks Sidewalks Steps Pavers Retaining Walls All asphalt work Lic By NJ Member of BBB Fully Insured Free Estimates (201)955-2678 LORENA (201)991-4165 Cell (201)401-4525 Kearny Fax (201)997-5783 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 8 2013 29 NUTLEY BLOTTER from 08 heard what sounded like a car idling outside and looking out the window saw a tall black man wearing a white-hooded sweatshirt inside their vehicle. The resident told police the man then exited enered a small black-colored vehicle with a loud exhaust and drove west on Glenview toward Bromley Place. Police said nothing was taken from the vehicle. 7j ()1(0 W%c% feb_Y[ m[h[ approached by an Alexander Ave. resident who reported seeing occupants of a mid- to late-1990s SUV possibly a Ford Explorer parked in front of their home and throw dark- colored eggs at their vehicle. 7j ()1( W%c% feb_Y[ h[ ceived a call from Roosevelt Ave. residents inside their home who reported hearing a loud crashing sound possibly fireworks followed by a vehicle speeding away from in front of their home. Although the residents told police they didn t see anyone when they went outside to check. But that evening the residents told police they noticed that the outer pane to a second-floor window over the garage was broken and that a window frame was damaged. April 27 A Craig Place resident called police at 10 01 a.m. to report a suspected fraud. The resident told police that several transactions were made using their Groupon account which they didn t authorize. The company was asked to investigate the charges and the resident canceled the account and credit card police said. 7j ()1 ( W%c% feb_Y[ m[dj to an Entwistle Ave. location on a report of an attempted theft of a motor vehicle. The owner told police their car ignition was damaged. Police said it appeared that someone used a screwdriver to access the ignition. Nothing was believed to be missing. --Ron Leir AROUND TOWN from North Arlington North Arlington Elks Lodge 1992 129 Ridge Rd. will host a Mother s Day breakfast on May 12 from 8 a.m. to noon. Breakfast will include eggs or pancakes bacon or sausage home fries toast fresh fruit coffee tea or juice. For more information call Cheryl Clune at 201-923-3268. Nutley The local theatre troupe cherryblossomplayers LLC seeks 10-16 females and 12-20 males (age range 14 to 70) for their 2013 summer musical production of Frank Loesser s 13 How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Auditions will take place May 8 and 10 in the meetings rooms of Vincent United Methodist Church 100 Vincent Pl. in Nutley (behind Nutley football field). Possible callbacks are scheduled for May 11. Email cherryblossomplayers or call 201-563-1746 for confirmation of your preferred date time of appointment and vocal specifics. Appointments are available between 7 to 10 p.m. (Wednesday) and 6 30 to 10 p.m. (Friday). Open call or walk-in auditions are not recommended. Performances are planned for mid-August. KPD from 07 vehicle the 19-year-old identified as Michael Nee immediately challenged one of the officers to a fight said he knew where the officer lived and threatened to come to his house Chief Dowie reported. Arrested and cuffed he allegedly swung his shoulder into the same officer which constitutes assault. Nee was charged with aggravated assault on a police officer making terroristic threats possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. He was also issued a town summons for urinating in public. The 17-year-old was charged with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. May 1 At 1 45 p.m. Officers Sean Kelly and John Fabula were called to a keep the peace situation on the 400 block of Kearny Ave. where they encountered a highly agitated 19-year-old female allegedly threatening to assault another female. When they tried to calm her and take her away from her intended target she began screaming and a crowd started to gather police said. Fabula asked the target to move from the scene which she did. When the wouldbe combatant identified as Cristine Hernandez of Kearny refused to calm down and was told she was under arrest she refused to put her hands behind her back and attempted to flee police said. Officer Damon Pein assisted Kelly in cuffing her and taking her to a patrol car. Meanwhile a second woman started running toward the cops -- apparently in the chief s words coming to the aid of a damsel in distress. Fabula reportedly recognized her as someone who was wanted on a Kearny warrant. Arrested on that warrant was Daisy Mosquera 46 of Kearny. Hernandez was charged with disorderly conduct. -- Karen Zautyk ... and the winners are The Observer is glad to announced our 1st Mother s Day Greeting Card Drawing Contest winners 1st Place Carson Rodrigues from Lyndhurst 9 years old 2nd Place Victoria Anna Kulikowski from Kearny 7 years old 3rd Place Madison Crist from Kearny 9 years old See your drawing submitted on 30 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 8 2013 Evelyn Yarze Evelyn (Lane) Yarze visit www.armitagewig82 died on April 30 at her home in Kearny. Stanley served in the Air Arrangements were by Force during the Korean the Thiele-Reid Family Conflict and was a memFuneral Home 585 Belgrove ber of the Harrisburg Dr. Kearny. A funeral Mass American Legion. He was was offered in St. Cecilia a member of the TeamChurch Kearny followed by sters and was a retired entombment at Holy Cross truck driver. He loved all Cemetery North Arlington. animals and was an avid Condolences and memobowler and pool player. ries may be shared at www. Husband of Anna (nee Burke) he is survived Mrs. Yarze was born in by his children and their Newark and lived in Union spouses Stanley and Cathy before moving to Kearny 25 Alan and Valerie Debbie years ago. and Joe Re Donna and She was a secretary at Jim Camargo Glenn and Westinghouse in Newark for Kathleen and Bob Wydro. many years before retiring. Brother of Bernice MalEvelyn is survived by ley and the late Chester many nieces and nephews and Raymond he is also and grandnieces and nephsurvived by his grandews. children Conor Aeden She was a kind and gentle Christopher Jillienne soul who was a lover of aniJared Daniel Cameron mals and will be missed by Monica Gabrielle Patrick Rosie her dog and her two Kathleen and Shannon. He cats Brat and Mommy. was predeceased by his In lieu of flowers donapal Max. tions to the Humane Society In lieu of flowers ( please make a donation to in Evelyn s memory would the ASPCA. be appreciated. OBITS from 25 BELGROVE from 14 providing for only 23% lot coverage. ... This isn t Clinton Ave. it s not Grand Place it s a little different. As the board voted member Sebastian Viscuso seemed to set the tone when he said I totally feel for these people because I have in my hand a document signed by [Town Construction Official] Michael Martello stating that [612 Belgrove] is in an R-2 zone. They went under the assumption they could build a 2-family home. They spent a lot of money. But I d prefer to see the garage flipflopped. Board member Cecilia Lindenfelser said she too felt empathy for the applicants but she said she wasn t convinced that 612 Belgrove was the only place you could go to build the duplex. And there s no basis to say it benefits the neighborhood [because] it doesn t fit in. And I m concerned about setting a precedent inviting other property owners to follow suit. Kearny is becoming dense said board member James Hill. We have unique neighborhoods and we need to preserve those neighborhoods. Board Vice Chairman Tony Capiti said that he too sympathized with the applicants but I can t see changing the [property s] use because you re setting a precedent. Board member Janice Barton found herself of two minds on the issue. While she objected to the duplex s design I don t like to see two front doors and steps going up that high she told the applicants You got bad information and something should be done about it. Board member Joseph Slavik found himself befuddled. I don t know what to say he said. But Board Chairman Richard Konopka didn t hesitate when he observed that the applicants duplex would be a beautiful home but not good for Belgrove Drive. Putting this up would not be conforming to the neighborhood. By a 4-3 margin the board voted to reject the application. Konopka Capiti Lindenfelser and Hill opposed the project while Barton Slavik and Viscuso favored it. Domingues said she was mulling over what if anything to do with the property. I do have the option of building a one-family house a nice modern home in the style I want it s not going to look like a ranch or Victorian home. I m also considering putting my professional office there. And if I do that I work six days a week so I want the neighbors to know that plenty of parking on the street will be taken up by my patients. I have to weigh my options. ... If I do build a home I will build a massive home within the limits for a 1-family home. I am not selling that house. Last week Martello was on vacation but Assistant Construction Official Anthony Chisari said that when the applicants brought 612 Belgrove a typographical error was to blame for the change to the previous R-2 template on the certificate of occupancy. That s where we went downhill and it snowballed from there Chisari said. Asked how that sort of error could be prevented in future Chisari said It s just a matter of scrutinizing the paperwork. Don t forget to follow The Observer on & For my wonderful daughter For my wonderful daughter EFFECTIVE ALARM SYSTEMS SERVING THE COMMUNITY SINCE 1975 Happy Mother s Day Happy Mother s Day For our grandson All types of alarms from the smallest home to the largest industrial complex at competitive prices Nicky Solinksi We are so proud of your scholastic achievements. You were awesome getting principal honors and straight A grades across the board. Way to go Nicky. 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