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May 15 2013 Vol CXXV No. 52 COVERING BELLEVILLE BLOOMFIELD EAST NEWARK HARRISON KEARNY LYNDHURST NORTH ARLINGTON NUTLEY Rec coaches cautioned on conduct By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent KEARNY The Kearny Recreation Commission has cautioned two of its volunteer coaches to clean up their act or risk the chance of being disciplined for any potential future missteps. Commission Chairwoman Lyla DeCastro Lawdanski said the seven members attending a special session held May 3 voted to send written warnings to Frank Goresh and Carlos Chavez to cease inappropriate language and conduct. Goresh a former president of Kearny Little League which is sponsored by the town s Recreation Department is the current coach of the Cali Little League senior baseball team. Chavez coaches the Applebee s Little League squad. Players are ages 14 and 15. The commission received a complaint from one of the coaches about an incident that happened during a game between the Cali and Applebee s teams played April 26 at the Gunnell Oval recreation complex and the commission felt it was serious enough to follow through according to DeCastro Lawdanski. To gather more information on the matter the commission met in closed session for more than two and a half hours Frisee COACHES page A new low Photos courtesy of N.J. Office of Attorney General Indicted Thomas Scalgione (l.) and Mark Niemczyk By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent S ee that pickup truck. It s painted with the names of FDNY and NYPD and Port Authority first responders who died at Ground Zero on 9 11. Nice tribute right Dramatic statement of patriotism right We saw the truck which also is decorated with an image of the Twin Towers on the road once and thought those things. But we couldn t see who was driving. Turns out it was operated by leeches. Correction. Alleged leeches. On May 3 a state grand jury sitting in Mercer County indicted two New Jersey men for allegedly using the truck for phony fundraising collecting more than 50 000 supposedly for 9 11 charities and WTC victims families. Neither the legitimate charities nor the families saw a cent authorities said. And now the state Division of Criminal Justice would like to hear from anyone who see 9 11 SCAM page 08 Farewell to the chie By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent EAST NEWARK Hudson County s smallest municipal police force nine cops plus one special will be diminished by one on May 31. That s when Police Chief Kenneth Sheehan will bid farewell to the troops. I ll have 28 years and nine months on the job he said during a recent interview in his tiny office at Borough Hall. It s been a great career Sheehan said. I ve had a great working relationship with the mayor and council. They ve always been very supportive of my role. Returning the compliment Mayor Joseph Smith who named Sheehan acting chief in May 2000 and appointed him permanently in January 2002 lauded the chief with reviving the morale and performance of the department. He always would stick up for the [rank and file] Smith said. He always put them first. ... To have the men as happy as they are he should get the credit. And he led by setting a good example. The chief who received a 3% pay hike retroactive to Jan. 1 will retire with pension of about 8 000 per month. Sheehan s path to borough see SHEEHAN page 201-991-1300 KEARNY OFFICE 213 Kearny Ave Kearny New Jersey C21Semiaokearny 13 201-460-8000 LYNDHURST OFFICE Semiao & Associates 761 Ridge Road Lyndhurst New Jersey Get CENTURY 21 Real Estate Mobile App. Visit http c21 31 C21Semiao TO SEE OUR AD THIS WEEK PLEASE TURN TO PAGE 24 02 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 15 2013 They ll be going ROV -ing to Indianapolis West Hudson Publishing Company s Fastest Growing Free Weekly Newspaper Established 1887 Family Owned & Operated By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent NUTLEY n May 18 a group of Nutley High School students will be going down to the sea (of sorts) ... in robots. It s all due to the U.S. Navy and Ken Bania the school district s science coordinator with a big assist from physics teachers Michael Naumoff and Marc Kasner. The students are participating in the 2013 National SeaPerch Challenge a competition that engages students in engineering concepts problem solving teamwork and technical applications in an underwater robotics program according to a Navy fact sheet. The Navy in partnership with the Association for Underwater Vehicle Systems International Foundation furnishes students with a kit of resources which they use to build a Remotely Operated Vehicle ROV in Navy parlance and guide it through a series of underwater maneuvers. Massachusetts Institute of Technology helped found the program in 2003. Judges grade students on the basis of performance design oral presentation planning and team spirit. Bania brought the idea of NHS experimenting with the program to Principal Denis Williams after seeing a SeaPerch demonstration at a National Science Teachers seminar in Atlantic City in May 2012. Williams agreed noting that SeaPerch is linked to a U.S. Department of Education national initiative O Mary Tortoreti President Robert Pezzolla General Manager ADVERTISING Natalie Rodriguez - Ulloa Classified GM Kim Pezzolla Sales Rosemary Bennett Sales EDITORIAL Jim Hague Sportswriter Melissa Bastek Copywriter Ron Leir Correspondent Karen Zautyk Correspondent ART DEPARTMENT Michelle Rybeck Graphic Designer Winie Pachas Graphic Designer 531 Kearny Ave. Kearny N.J. 07032 Phone 201-991-1600 Fax 201-991-8941 aimed at encouraging more students to explore paths that may lead to future careers in the science technology engineering and math fields. After getting their ROV kits earlier this year students from different grade levels in the NHS engineering club put in many after-school hours assembling their robot (a contraption of PVC pipe and motors which weighs in at a little more than two pounds) testing out design features then putting it through its underwater paces in the school s outdoor koi pool. Nutley sent three teams to a preliminary regional competition March 25 at the City College of New York s Mahoney Pool in the basement of the Marshak Science Building on W. 138th St. and a seven-member team led by senior Nick Sherer and junior Gabe Tortora who are teammates on the Maroon Raiders gridiron squad was deemed good enough to advance to the nationals Williams said. It all began a bit more than three months ago recalled 17-year-old junior Monica Bobila when they provided us with the raw materials and instructions and the students took it from there. It took us about a month to tweak [the ROV] to the point where we felt it was ready Gabe 17 said. Senior Laurence Rafer 17 recalled that the rules permitted the students to build onto the basic specifications to some extent. They could spend up to 20 on modifications Naumoff said. see ROBOTS page Photo courtesy of Ken Bania Students prepare to assemble their ROV. 07 Photo by Ron Leir Students experiment with maneuvering ROV at NHS koi pool. Display Ads Thursday by 4PM Real Estate Thursday by 12PM Obituaries Monday by 10AM Classifieds Monday by 4PM Deadlines five day weather forecast Wednesday May 15 Thursday May 16 Friday May 17 Saturday May 18 Sunday May 19 Inside Editorial .............................06 Around Town ....................14 Real Estate ........................23 Upcoming Promos 66 79 78 72 69 Few Showers AM Clouds PM Sun Partly Cloudy Mostly Cloudy Mostly Cloudy Obits ...................................27 Classifieds .........................32 Business Directory ... 36 37 Father s Day 6-12-13 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 15 2013 03 Harrison s Bravest get the gold hey may have been feuding a few weeks ago over firefighting staffing levels but for at least one night the New Jersey Fireman s Mutual Benevolent Association (NJFMBA) and Harrison Fire Department (HFD) were on the same page. On Saturday April 20 the state firefighters union presented gold medals to six members of the HFD at the union s annual Valor Awards ceremony held this year at the Pines Manor in Edison. The gold medal is the top award given by the union which paid tribute to an elite group of the Bravest from around the state. A citation presented to the HFD outlines a narrative of a fire rescue performed by members of Tour 4 on Nov. 20 2012 for which the Harrison six Firefighters Willie McMahon Robert Underhill Joseph Zicchinella and David Prina Lt. Joseph Lang and Capt. John Dwyer were honored. At around 8 20 a.m. that day the HFD was dispatched to an apartment complex at 550 Central Ave. where there was a working fire with people on the scene reporting that a man was trapped in the second-floor apartment where the fire had originated. Following Dwyer upstairs Prina serving that day as acting lieutenant Zicchinella and Lang of Engine 3 stretched a line to thesecondfloor hallway where they were met by the mother of the man in the apartment T screaming that her son was in there. Lang and Prina forced open the door to the son s apartment where despite high heat and zero visibility they started to search the apartment. At the same time Dwyer directed Underhill and Zicchinella to raise a ground ladder to the apartment s balcony and begin a vent enter search operation from the opposite side of the apartment. McMahon meanwhile managed water supply for interior operations. Firefighters converging from opposite directions located the apartment s occupant who was unconscious and burned but still alive in the hallway between the bedroom and living room. Lang Prina Underhill and Zicchinella removed the man who was 6-feet-one and about 275 pounds to the balcony where lifesaving rescue breathing was begun. Zicchinella then re-entered the apartment and put out the remaining fire. A Reeves stretcher was sent up to the balcony the man was placed inside removed from the building and transported to the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey Newark. Had it not been for the extraordinary effort and teamwork displayed at this incident there certainly would have been a much different outcome the citation said. -- Ron Leir Photo by Cindy Dwyer From l. Firefighter Willie McMahon Firefighter Robert Underhill Capt. John Dwyer Lt. Joseph Lang Firefighter Joseph Zicchinella and Firefighter David Prina were gold-medal recipients. 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The KPD says the clothing and shoes can be in any condition and for adults or children. The items will be sold to a collection company and money raised will go toward the annual Junior Police Academy the Bike Safety Fair and the senior citizens picnic -- all popular local events. The new collection bins have been set up within the Kearny Department of Public Works yard located at 357 Bergen Ave. east of Schuyler Ave. You can bring your donations there Mondays through Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (The yard is not accessible on Sundays.) --Karen Zautyk season once again It s golf Custom Clubs LLC Complete Custom Golf Club Repair TJM Photo courtesy KPD Officer Damon Pein makes a donation at the new KPD clothing shoes collection bin off Bergen Ave. Regripping Regrooving Club Assembly Reshafting Length Adjustment Cleaning Polishing Loft and Lie Adjustment 201-345-3054 tjmcustomclubs New Sandy relief funds available Action Corporation (NHCAC) an umbrella agency which provides health and social services in Hudson County has received a grant from the Robin Hood Foundation to provide financial assistance to residents of Kearny and Weehawken who suffered damages during Hurricane Sandy. Information about eligibility and application forms were recently distributed to homes in the affected areas. Kearny Mayor Alberto Santos urges eligible residents to apply before the May 20 deadline. As a member of the Board of Directors of NHCAC I am very impressed with the services provided by this organization said Santos. NHCAC brought the Head Start program to Kearny and sponsored a job fair in town in addition their mobile units bring WIC assistance for mothers and children and soon their mobile dental unit will offer free dental services to qualified residents in Kearny. Anyone with questions about the Sandy relief assistance can call the Mayor s office at 201-9557979. Application forms are available from the web site posted under Alerts or at Town Hall or the Kearny Public Library. 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. 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Letters must include the writer s name address and telephone number for verification purposes. The deadline for letters is Thursday at 5 p.m. Any letters that arrive after deadline will not be considered for the upcoming publication. Letters can be sent by e-mail to publisher or mailed to 531 Kearny Ave. Kearny N.J. 07032. Anonymous letters will not be published under any circumstances. 06 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 15 2013 couple of major news stories that made headlines recently made me wonder where the United States is headed as a force for change in the world. First there was the devastating fire at the fertilizer plant in Texas that laid waste to much of the host town West and the puzzlement over what if anything to do about it. Then there was the globally alarming development reported in last Saturday s New York Times about the record level of carbon dioxide the world is producing through the burning of fossil fuels. Both issues should raise concerns over what Americans stand for and how America can try to use its geopolitical power to effect positive out- Hold government s feet to the fire A comes for our planet. In the aftermath of the tragic fire April 17 at the West Fertilizer Co. plant that killed 14 mostly emergency first responders and injured some 200 both Lone Star State Gov. Rick Perry and West Mayor Tommy Muska weren t pushing for more aggressive regulation of fire codes for these facilities of which there are said to be several hundred in the state according to reporting by The Times on May 10. Texas even outlaws rural counties from implementing fire safety codes. Its largest city Houston the Times noted doesn t even have zoning laws. Maybe when you have a state with such wide open spaces you figure you don t need restrictions telling folks how they can live. Texas being a super business-friendly place I guess it makes sense that its officials would ease off pressuring factory owners to put in expensive fire sprinkler systems and provide other safety precautions. Couldn t Lyndon Johnson have used the same persuasive techniques he was famously associated with in the White House to push through his Great Society legislation to corral Lone Star lawmakers to afford their citizens more protection Maybe it s all about the votes and the money. That s states rights for you. But official government neglect extends to the national sphere too. As the Times reported on May 11 two agencies that monitor carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego announced that the gas had reached an average daily level of about 400 parts per million. That s a level that scientists say the earth hasn t seen in perhaps 3 million years when the planet was a lot hotter. The time isn t far those same experts fear when the ice caps will continue to melt at such a pace that the oceans and waterways will flood cities all along the coast. All because countries around the globe including the U.S. aren t doing enough to push the development of alternate technologies like the electric car to significant reduce the volume of that heat-trapping gas. Yes some nations have subscribed to international treaties pledging to get that done but where is the U.S. around this goal Why isn t our President sounding the alarm with more alactrity Why isn t the United Nations reacting Do we just keep putting this issue off like Congress has done with sequestering We can t afford to wait until we re carried off to oblivion. Act now and don t leave this terrible legacy for the next generation. 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DEADLINES FOR DISPLAY REAL ESTATE AND CLASSIFIED ADS CAN BE FOUND ON PAGE 2 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 15 2013 07 Sweepstakes winner at Kearny Federal s Harrison branch ROBOTS from 02 This team s modification was described by Rafer as a detachable retractable hook which could be manipulated through the ROV to capture and remove rings. The other team members are juniors Zohaeb Atiq and A.J. Fernandez both 17 and seniors Andrew Allison 18 and Nick Sherer 17. For the upcoming competition which will be held in the Olympic Pool in the Natatorium on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis students from more than 100 high school and middle school teams from around the nation will be expected to maneuver their ROVs through two trials. First they ll guide the robots through an underwater obstacle course through hoops oriented in different directions next they ll direct the robots again underwater to a rack set up with rings which the robots must remove and place in baskets set at different levels all of which must be done within a fixed time limit. The bigger picture here Williams said is I want eventually all our science classes moving this way maybe incorporating some type of problem-solving learning activity [because] learning comes from feedback when you fail. Williams said he s hoping to get more faculty to buy in to this concept of more experimentation. Asked if more students were buying in to the sciences as a post-graduate option Williams said that the school doesn t follow up on every student once they ve completed their academic obligations but he added Of the top 10% of our graduating class there seems to be a growing number pursuing careers in math and science. 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Chiesa announced. gave them money for T-shirts Although neither suspect or donations -- or who have resides in this area the men information about their acreportedly brought the truck tivities -- are urged to call the to various 9 11-related and oth- Division of Criminal Justice er patriotic events throughout confidentially at its toll-free New Jersey from June 1 2010 tip line 1-866-TIPS-4CJ. The 9 11 SCAM from 01 public can also log on to the Division of Criminal Justice Web page at to report information confidentially. It s a sad reality that in the wake of a devastating tragedy when so many want to help there are always parasites who view the tragedy and the generosity of others as nothing more than the opportunity and the means to turn a crooked profit for themselves Chiesa said. 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Division of Criminal Justice said We allege that these defendants told a barrage of lies to further their scheme with Niemczyk claiming he was a Navy SEAL who served three tours of duty in Vietnam and both men telling donors they were fatherand-son firefighters who were working at a firehouse near the World Trade Center on 9 11. Honig described their conduct as outrageous. According to investigators Niemczyk bought a Ford F-150 pickup truck in June 2010 and had it custom-painted with 9 11 themes including the World Trade Center towers police and fire department logos and the names of the first responders who perished in New York on 9 11. Niemczyk and Scalgione reputedly worked as partners to bring the truck to 9 11 events both inside and outside New Jersey selling shirts and collecting donations. Scalgione is said to have acted as the public relations person making arrangements for their participation at 9 11 events. According to the indictment the defendants purchased hundreds of T-shirts printed with 9 11 themes similar to those painted on the truck. They reportedly paid vendors between 3 and 6.90 per shirt and then sold them from the truck for 20 apiece at various 9 11 events where they would also put out a jug to collect cash donations authorities said. At times the defendants are said to have represented that they ran an established charity or were affiliated with a registered 9 11 one. The men were not registered with the State of New Jersey as a charitable organization as required by law authorities said. According to the indictment no proceeds went to 9 11 families or charities. Instead proceeds in excess of 50 000 were allegedly deposited into Niemczyk s personal bank accounts. A second count of theft by deception relates to the defendants reportedly obtaining discounts from two T-shirt vendors by falsely representing where the proceeds from their sale would go. One vendor gave discounts of 3 312 the other discounts totaling 1 378 it is alleged. In addition to the charges of conspiracy and theft by deception Niemczyk is also charged with failure to file a personal state income tax return in 2011. While Niemczyk receives tax-exempt Social Security benefits he collected thousands of dollars in proceeds at 9 11 events in 2011 and he won 55 000 at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City on Sept. 6 2011 which he was required to report authorities said. In November the state Division of Consumer Affairs secured a final consent judgment in a civil action against the defendants under which they must pay more than 200 000 representing disgorgement of donations and payment of civil penalties attorneys fees and investigative costs. The judgment also bars Niemczyck and Scalgione from ever working for any charitable organization in New Jersey. The May 3 indictment was handed up to Superior Court Judge Mary C. Jacobson in Mercer County who assigned the case to Ocean County where the defendants were to appear for arraignment. (973) 473-2200 Clifton Fair Lawn Garfield Lyndhurst Wallington Wayne Woodland Park Download a QR code reader to your mobile phone and scan for more information and rates. Equal Housing Lender Equal Opportunity Lender Make sure you follow The Observer 1. APR and terms available as of 5 8 2013 and are subject to change without notice. Loans subject to credit approval. Maximum loan-to-value ratio of 90%. 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. & 8710-Clifton-NoPtMtg-COLOR-newimg-May13-5_95x9.indd 1 5 13 13 11 04 AM out&about By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent LYNDHURST -dmit it ladies. (And maybe some of you gentlemen too). Many of us are suffering Downton Abbey withdrawal. You know the symptoms the compulsion to wear elbow-length white gloves drinking far too much tea dressing for dinner even if you ve ordered takeout and constantly searching eBay for pickle fork auctions. (Personally if I don t get a Mr. Bates fix THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 15 2013 09 In Lyndhurst we were to the manor borne A soon I shall suffer an attack of the vapors.) Watching repeats helps a bit but we know there s a long long trail a-winding until Season 4 starts next year. For that reason I took the motorcar on a jaunt to the Lyndhurst Public Library on Valley Brook Ave. last Saturday forenoon for a special presentation Life at an Edwardian Manor -- Inspired by Downton Abbey . The speaker was Judith Krall-Russo of Fords. KrallRusso is a food historian but she has also done massive research into the manners and mores of the Edwardian era which technically spanned the reign of Edward VII (1901-1910) but is more generally expanded to define the period from the 1880s to the end of World War I. And perhaps a bit beyond. As Downton fans know the Crawley family at the center of the saga has already entered the postWWI period and massive changes are in the air. But within the walls of the manor house customs and attitudes (and the relationship between upstairs and downstairs) evolve at a more glacial pace. Krall-Russo s informative and intriguing program helped fill in some of the cultural-knowledge gaps of the series American audience ranging from broad economic issues to such tidbits as why Lady Sybil s appearance in harem pants cause such a stir. (What she was wearing was called a tango dress and the tango introduced to England around 1911 was downright scandalous. Until then thanks to the omnipresent gloves when men and women danced they never touched flesh-to-flesh that would have been considered totally evil. ) Not that there wasn t such touching going on off the dance floor. Arranged marriages could be especially unhappy and there were scores of American heiresses ( new money not accepted into U.S. high society) shipped off to Britain simply to marry a lord and gain a title -- and save the husband s formerly wealthy family from bankruptcy. This could lead to significant hanky-panky among the upper classes. Krall-Russo gave her listeners a succinct lesson in economics which play a critical role in the Crawley drama. Downton is in dire financial straits but it still looks pretty spiffy. ( This is a show not a documentary Krall-Russo reminded us more than once.) In fact many of the British manor houses of the time lacked electricity and indoor plumbing and had deteriorated into fairly shabby conditions. (Not what those imported heiresses had expected at all.) A primary cause -- this is how the world economy works children -- was the American Civil War after which U.S. industry research science and technology took off. On this side of the pond it was also the era of huge ranches and farms. England began buying its corn wheat and meat etc. from us and the English laboring class who had worked the manor house fields for centuries began leaving the land to do other things. The aristocrats were losing their fortunes as land values plummeted. This is also why the aristocrats were eager to wed rich American brides since a bride and her money became the husband s property. The idle rich Krall-Russo explained were exactly that. Idle. Completely except for socializing. They did nothing she said. Aristocrats were unemployed and they were proud to be unemployed. Oh the men might go fishing or shooting or fox hunting on occasion but there was no concept of work for them. If they were out shooting they didn t even load their own guns. The loader did that handed the weapon to the gentleman who pegged a shot at a bird handed the gun back to the loader and was given a freshly loaded one. As for aristocratic Edwardian women their primary occupation was to change clothes. Five times a day. The clothes were put on them by their maids as were their jewels their shoes etc. A servant even put the toothpaste on their toothbrushes. Photo by Karen Zautyk continued next page Judith Krall-Russo with basic necessities for a proper Edwardian tea 10 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 15 2013 continued from previous page Some other fascinating trivia for us ladies In the Victorian era only prostitutes wore makeup. Except in France where upper-class women wore makeup but prostitutes did not. (Must have been confusing for Englishmen visiting Paris.) Makeup -- rice powder pearl powder and rouge -started becoming acceptable for proper Englishwomen in the 1900s. The dark brunette hair of Cora and Lady Mary was not the preferred color. And blonde hair was considered unfortunate. Light brown hair was the ideal. Until age 18 girls could wear their hair down. But once they came out in society the hair went up and it never came down in public again. An unmarried woman would never be left alone in a room with a man. Ever. A woman never left the house without a hat or bonnet. Ever. Photo by Karen Zautyk Choose carefully Which one is for pickles and which for pastries SUNDAY Lunch Buffet 12 00-3 00 8.99 Dinner Buffet 5 00-9 00 11.99 Natural and Freshly prepared food daily 15% OFF Entire Bill Minimum order of 20.00 or more required Available for dining in and take out. Buffet not included. 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Aside from all the housecleaning and fireplace-feeding and silver-polishing and kitchen work their chores would have included ironing the newspapers so ink would not come off on the master s hands and washing all coins because the coins had been touched by commoners. And nothing not a letter not a calling card would ever be handed directly to a family member it would always be presented on a small tray. If you as a servant passed a family member in a hallway you would look down or at the wall. Because said KrallRusso you were not there. The servants got a half-day per week and one full day per month off -- family social engagements permitting. They awoke at 5 30 a.m. and did not go to bed until all the work was done. Or in a lady s maid s case until the lady returned from her evening out. Which could be 2 a.m. or later. Sometimes the servants got no sleep at all. At one shooting party Krall-Russo said 4 000 birds were reportedly shot in one day. Who plucked and cleaned them Not the gentleman shooters. All of the above is just part of the information we gleaned in the hourlong presentation. The library had noted that you didn t have to be a Downton Abbey fan to enjoy the program but devoted fans may take more notice of certain details in the show after attending. This one certainly will. On Sunday night I already started applying my new knowledge while watching another PBS program Mr. Selfridge. For the first time I was noticing the hats on the men in the street and rating the wearer s social standing. The more you know the more interesting even the simple things become. 28 499 buy for buy for New sessions added for CPR AED training Nutley Parks & Recreation Department 44 Park Ave. is offering residents Heartsaver CPR & AED training on June 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. in Room 201. The fee for this program is 65 per student. Class size is limited and registrations will be honored on a first-come first-served basis. 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At 8 10 a.m. Officers Tom Bannon and Vanessa Sevillano responded to a report of individuals apparently stealing scrap metal on Sellers St. off the Belleville Pike. While en route the officers spotted a car fitting the description of the suspects leaving the area and Bannon stopped it on the Pike. Bannon recognized both occupants from past police contact KPD Chief John Dowie said and while scanning the car reportedly noticed several tools that could be used in a theft along with a cigarette pack with a small plastic bag containing a white powdery substance. After the suspects were asked to exit the vehicle Bannon reportedly found 13 glassine folds of suspected heroin. Sevillano who had meanwhile confirmed the theft radioed that a representative of the Sellers St. company reported that the suspects had been attempting to force open a side door. Arrested were Kevin Flanagan 37 of Lyndhurst and John Teixeira 42 of Kearny both of whom were charged with burglary theft by unlawful taking possession of burglar tools possession of heroin and possession of cocaine. Teixeira was ordered held on 50 000 bail Flanagan on 25 000. They were remanded to the Hudson County Jail. Other recent reports from the Kearny police blotter included the following May 3 At noon P.O. John Grimm responded to a report of a man begging in the Walmart Wawa parking lot an individual who had been the subject of a similar complaint the day before and who had been let go with a warning police said. Grimm asked for identification for the purpose of issuing a town summons since Kearny prohibits begging for alms and was allegedly handed a fradulent driver s license. Arrested for providing a false government document was Marian Unguru 28 of Irvington. His bail was set at 2 500 and immigration officials were notified since there was some question about his residency Chief Dowie said. At 5 p.m. at Devon St. and Columbia Ave. the Vice Squad observed a parked white Mercedes with a passenger who appeared to be smoking marijuana. After the officers approached on foot to confirm this the passenger turned over a prescription bottle containing pot police said. Charged with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia was 23-year-old Troy Sweatnam of Kearny. May 4 At 6 p.m. P.O. Pat Becker approached a man who appeared to be going doorto-door on the 300 block of Highland Ave. The individual reportedly claimed he was canvassing for an energy company but was unable to produce a permit. Police said Becker did a warrant check and found that the man -- Jasper Statham 44 of Bayonne -- was wanted on five warrants out of four jurisdictions two from Bayonne and one each from Newark Saddle River and Paterson. Statham was arrested on those warrants. May 6 Members of the Vice Squad were in another jurisdiction on an unrelated investigation when they observed an individual they knew to be wanted apparently taking part in a drug transaction police reported. The officers saw the man board a Kearny-bound bus followed it and when the bus stopped in Kearny boarded it and confronted him. The suspect Jonathan Chojnacki 22 of Lyndhurst was allegedly found to be in possession of heroin stamped Cookout. He was charged with possession of heroin possession of paraphernalia and being under the influence of heroin. May 7 Sgt. Paul Bershefski on patrol at Kearny Ave. and Dukes St. at 12 30 pm. saw an individual he knew to be the subject of an outstanding Kearny warrant confirmed this and arrested continued next page FATHER S DAY GRADUATION CONFIRMATION PICNICS BENSI DOES THE COOKIN FOR ALL YOUR EVENTS FREE FREE VALID VALID ALL WEEK LIMIT 1 DISCOUNT PER CHECK PER VISIT. NOT COMBINABLE WITH OTHER OFFERS. NOT VALID HOLIDAYS. 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Fabula did a warrant check and reportedly found that the individual had an active warrant out of Belleville. The suspect Jose Rodriguez 39 of Newark was arrested and taken to KPD headquarters and Belleville authorities were notified. Pursuant to an ongoing investigation the Vice Squad was in the area of Kearny Ave. and Liberty St. at 6 30 p.m. when they observed what they believed to be a drug transaction. When the officers confronted the suspected customer he reportedly admitted he had just bought marijuana. The alleged seller was found to be in possession of five additional bags of the drug police said. Charged with possession of marijuana distribution of same and distribution in a school zone and within 500 feet of a public library was Hector Colon 26 of Kearny. His bail was set at 7 500. The alleged customer identified as Luther Bass 21 of Kearny was released on summonses for possession of pot and paraphernalia. -- Karen Zautyk Lincoln School Students of the Month Lincoln School Kearny announces the following Students of the Month for April Kindergarten Savannah Acevedo Kermina Basaly Megan Feijo Grade One Ethan Bueno Kayla Rivera Miranda Rojas Grade Two Mirakle Brown Kyle Decker Anna DeLeao Grade Three Sara Amadeo Kellsey Guevara Kaleigh Suarez Grade Four Nicole Bastidas Valeria Ramirez Justyn Rodriguez Grade Five Keyri Larios Bruno Seixal The Jersey Shore has come to Kearny R Cooking up dumplings 938 Passaic Ave Kearny 201-998-0600 Ice Cream Cones Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches vors Banana Splits zing Fla 20 Ama alian Ices Ice Cream Sundays et It Gourm g includin Zeppoles pumoni noli & S Can The Junior Woman s Club of Arlington recently enjoyed a fun cooking program and learned to make Chinese dumplings from member Yue Yu-Beaton. From l. are Rachel McFadden Lisa Lotti Susan McDermott President Holly Capobianco and Yue Yu-Beaton. Ten other members and guests joined in the fun. A Long Time Tradition Continues in East Newark... SERVING HARRISON & KEARNY Restaurant & Bar Specializing in Seafood Barbeque Catering for All Occasions & Takeout 973.481.3646 Best Pizza in TOWN Since 1961 OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK ER WE DELIV WE CATER OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK PASTA HOT & COLD SANDWICHES SPECIALTY PIZZAS HOME OF THE THIN CRUST & LARGEST PIZZA IN TOWN 224 GRANT AVENUE EAST NEWARK NJ 07029 201-998-8185 72 DAVIS AVE. KEARNY THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 15 2013 13 clined to detail the events that triggered the dispute day night May 3 in the Town other than to say that there was an incident that hapHall council chambers. There Commissioners Lew- pened at the beginning of the game and another towards the is Battista Amelia Rendeiro end. The coaches conduct Jeanne O Malley Joseph Nigro Nelson Rodrigues Col- and behavior and language used were the primary issues. leen McClelland and DeCasWe want our coaches to teach tro Lawdanski listened to accounts of what occurred from sportsmanship and be posithe two coaches involved and tive role models for our kids she said. from several parents who The Observer filed an Open were at the game. Public Records Act request Both coaches agreed they behaved inappropriately she for copies of the letters sent to the coaches but the Town said. Clerk s office responded that DeCastro Lawdanski deCOACHES from 01 the documents were exempt from disclosure as information generated by or on behalf of public employers or public employees in connection with any ... grievance filed by or against an individual .... When The Observer noted that recreation coaches are volunteers and not paid employees Town Clerk Pat Carpenter said she would seek further legal interpretation from the town attorney. The Kearny Recreation Parent Code of Conduct calls on adults involved in youth sports events ... to be re- sponsible for [their] words and actions while attending coaching officiating or participating in any youth sporting events .... It also expects adults to ... not engage in un-sportsmanlike conduct with any coach parent guardian player participant official or any other attendee and to ... not engage in any behavior which would endanger the health safety or well-being of any coach parent guardian player official or any other attendee nor to engage in verbal or physical threats or abuse aimed at any coach parent guardian player participant official or any other attendee. Any further breaches of the code by either coach could lead to suspension or immediate ejection from a game a season suspension or multiple season suspension according to the Code of Conduct. These type of incidents are not something to be taken lightly DeCastro Lawdanski said. Neither coach could be reached for comment. Registration open for Nutley summer camp Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation announces registration is now open for Summer Camp Nutley. The program is conveniently located at the Parks and Recreation Department 44 Park Ave. This location offers extended facilities such as the recreation gym Owens and Glotzbach Parks the hockey rink tennis courts and more. Camp Nutley will be offered in weekly sessions from July 1 through Aug. 23. Each session will consist of one consecutive week. The fee per session is 125 per child. Trips will be available every Wednesday for an additional fee. There is no limit to the number of sessions participants may sign up for. The hours have been extended from 7 15 a.m. 5 30 p.m. to better accommodate the busy schedules of working parents. Led by experienced teachers Please note Registration is and camp counselors each limited and will be accepted week will consist of a different theme sports and outdoor fun drama crafts and more. ing response to this program all applicants must pre-register two weeks prior to each desired session. Weekly registration forms will be available at the Recreation Department. For more information on this or any recreation program contact the department at 973-284-4966 between of 8 30 a.m. and 4 30 p.m. Monday through Friday. on a first-come first-served basis. Due to the overwhelm- COFFEE NEWSPAPERS GROCERY CIGARETTES LOTTERY Schuyler FoodS LIQUOR WINE BEER LUCKY LOTTERY LOCATIO N and save 67% on World Famous Omaha Steaks Try a Little Tenderness NOW CARRYING Perfect for Father s Day 574 SCHUYLER AVE. N. 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Hurry This offer expires June 30th 2013. 4999 Call Free 1-855-633-0314 mbdad62 14 around town THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 14 2013 Belleville The Belleville Middle School Fine and Performing Arts Department announces its upcoming spring concert series. On May 15 the 7th and 8th grade choirs will perform selections of Living on a Prayer Man in the Mirror and highlights from Les Miserables. The band orchestra and jazz band will take the stage on May 22. The performance will include selections from Beauty and the Beast Sing Sing Sing and Joyful Joyful. Both free concerts will be held in the BMS auditorium at 7 p.m. Save Monday May 20 for Clara Maass Medical Center Foundation s annual golf invitational. Held at the prestigious Montclair Golf Club this event includes the opportunity to play on the course s beautiful 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 please visit or contact the foundation at 973-450-2277. Bloomfield Bloomfield Public Library Book Club 90 Broad St. will meet on Monday June 3 from 6 45 to 7 45 p.m. in the conference room to discuss Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands by Jorge Amado. In 1976 Jorge Amado s Portuguese-language novel was made into the most successful film in Brazilian history. It was remade in 1982 as Kiss Me Goodbye and starred Sally Field James Caan and Jeff Bridges. For further information or to request help in locating a copy of the book club selection call the Reference Desk at 973-566-6200 ext. 502. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend. The Township of Bloomfield will observe Youth Week-Government Day on Monday May 20. Bloomfield High School students are invited to see how city government works. The day s events will begin at 9 a.m. in the Council Chambers with introductory remarks by Mayor Raymond J. McCarthy and by Township Council members and various department heads at 9 30 a.m. the group will visit the Bloomfield Municipal CourtLaw Enforcement Building. Guests will be divided into four groups to hear other speakers throughout the day Township Engineer Paul Lasek Health Director Karen Lore and Fire Chief Joseph McCarthy. At noon all groups proceed to the Civic Center for a luncheon and presentation of awards. East Newark East Newark Mayor Joseph Smith members of the Borough Council members of Albert Ettlin American Legion Post and Auxiliary 36 will observe Memorial Day with a ceremony at 6 30 p.m. on Wednesday May 22 at the Borough Hall 34 Sherman Ave. Guest speakers will be Smith Post 36 Commander Frank Acuna and Vice Commander Karl Petry. Wreaths will be placed by Mayor Smith a member of the Council and Commander Acuna and Past State President Shirley Becker. There will be a procession to St. Anthony s Church for 7 p.m. Mass officiated by the Rev. Joseph Girone. The public is invited to attend. Harrison A blood drive will be held at Harrison Community Center 401 Warren St. on Thursday May 23 from 2 to 6 p.m.. All donors receive one 10 ShopRite gift card. For more information call 1-800-bloodnj. Holy Cross Church Vincentian Society will hold a rummage sale in the lower church basement on Saturday May 18 from 9 30 a.m. to 12 30 p.m. Kearny Kearny Public Library announces a free 10-week painting class for adults on Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Classes are tentatively set to start on Wednesday May 22 and run to Wednesday July 24. The location of the class will be announced as the start date approaches. The theme will be images in and around Kearny taught by longtime Kearny High School art teacher and painter John Bednarczyk. Students will work in the genre and the medium of their choice. At the end of the class a show will be organized in the library for the community to see participants creations. Classes are free of charge but students will have to supply their own materials. Class size is very limited. Call 201-998-2666 to reserve your spot. For more information about this or other upcoming programs call the library or visit The library will once again showcase young area musicians on Saturday May 18 at 7 p.m. on the lower level of the Main Library 318 Kearny Ave. Following the success of two previous teen rock shows the library is inviting some local bands back including the very talented Stonehenge playing on the library s stage for the third time. The lineup is also set to include Fiscal Cliff and Not Stalin. Admission is free and open to anyone interested. Doors will open at 6 30 p.m. and admission will be on a first come-first serve basis. For more information on this or other programs please call 201- 998-2666 or visit www. A special movie night will be held at the Branch Library 759 Kearny Ave. at 7 p.m. featuring the newlyreleased Cirque du Soleil Worlds Away (Rated PG 91 min.). The film is based on the entrancing world of Cirque du Soleil as it follows a young man and woman searching for each other through different dreamlike tent worlds. Snacks and light refreshments will be served. This program is free of charge and everyone is welcome but note the rating of the film. For more information call the Main Library at 201-9982666 or visit The Kearny Recreation Department and the West Hudson South Bergen Optimist Club will sponsor our annual Fishing Derby Sunday May 19 at the West Hudson Park Pond (Fairy Lake) located between Davis and Schuyler Avenues. Boys and girls up to age 12 who live in the West Hudson Area are invited to try their fishing skills and compete for trophies and fishing gear prizes. Registration will take place at the Fairy lake beginning at noon on the day of the event. All participants are asked to bring their own fishing gear including tackle bait and fishing poles. Fishing poles (bamboo canes) and tackle will be provided to the first 100 youth who fail to bring their own fishing gear. A parent or guardian is encouraged to attend with the participants. The Center for Business & Industry (CBI) at Hudson County Community College is initiating an On the Road series to promote its customized workforce and staff training programs. CBI staff will travel to Town Hall Chambers Kearny June 6 6 30 p.m. To confirm your attendance or for more information about CBI call Aycha Edwards at 201-360-4247 or email aedwards The Woman s Club of Arlington will hold its annual ice cream social on Tuesday May 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Arlington Player s Club 12 Washington Pl. Kearny. Women interested in hearing more about membership may attend. Fresh fruit coffee and tea will also be served. There will be dark horse raffles available during the event to raise money for local charities.for participants tickets are only 3 for 5. If interested in attending contact Jennifer Cullen at 201-991-6612 by May 17. First Presbyterian Church of Arlington 663 Kearny Ave. Kearny will hold a children s carnival on Saturday May 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. rain or shine. There will be games and prizes face painting popcorn cotton candy snow cones and a bake sale. The carnival will be held on the side lawn or in the gym in case of bad weather. Admission is 1 for 5 tickets. The Kearny Recreation Department will be holding American Legion Baseball tryouts on Friday May 17 at 3 30 p.m. at Mitchell Baseball Field behind Franklin School. Rain or shine. All Kearny resident boys currently in grades 9 to 12 are eligible to tryout. Bring a glove and no metal cleats A copy of a birth certificate proof of residency and registration fee will be required for all selected players. For further information contact the Kearny Recreation Department at 201-955-7983. Kearny UNICO will meet on Thursday June 6 at 7 30 p.m. Anyone interested in attending the meeting and or learning more about Kearny UNICO should contact Chapter President Lou Pandolfi at 201-368-2409. New members are always welcome. Kearny UNICO supports scholarships charities and the local community. Kearny UNICO is sponsoring a Dining to Donate fund-raiser at Kearny Applebee s on Wednesday June 5 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eat-in or take-out. For your order to count in support of Kearny UNICO you must present a flyer. To obtain a flyer contact Lou Pandolfi. continued next page THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY mAY 15 2013 15 continued from previous page Lyndhurst A Big Swap Bonanza flea market and collectible show will be held outdoors on Sunday May 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the N.J. Transit lot New York Avenue off Ridge Road Lyndhurst. Admission is free. This event is sponsored by the Lyndhurst High School band. The Big Swap Bonanza is also a garage and tag sale event. Area residents are invited to sell their garage tag sale items at a reduced fee of 35 for three parking spaces with your car. You can set up your own tables and chairs to sell your merchandise. JC Promotions is donating four spaces for school local organizations that would like a space to sell their items or promote their club. Call 201-9981144 to make a reservation. The Woman s Club of Lyndhurst is sponsoring a trip to Mt. Airy Casino and shopping at the Commons on Monday June 3. A bus will leave the New Jersey Transit Lot at 8 30 a.m. and return at 7 p.m. Cost of the trip is 30. To reserve a seat call Janet Ritigliano at 201-935-1208. The Polish American Citizens Club 730 New Jersey Ave. Lyndhurst will sponsor a trip to Nashville Tenn. (seven days six nights six breakfasts and four dinners). The bus 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 201935-3830. The Lyndhurst Health Department will host its bi-annual blood screening on Friday June 7. Appointments begin at 8 am. This blood screening will include a chemistry profile cholesterol level blood count and thyroid level. This service is available to Lyndhurst residents over the age of 18 for a 20 fee. Pre-registration is required and appointments can be made by calling 201-8042500. Payments can be submitted in cash or checks may be made payable to Medical Laboratory Diagnostics. Meadowlands Environment Center Two DeKorte Park Plaza Lyndhurst will host Soundscapes and Birdsong on Saturday May 18 1-3 p.m. for ages 9-18 and families Sunday May 19 1-3 p.m. for families . Bring your instruments voices and recording devices composer Diane Moser will conduct a workshop in which groups walk DeKorte Park and use devices to record the sounds of nature to upload to the Sound Cloud. The group will then create an original composition. Admission 5 person 4 MEC members. For information call 201-4608300 or visit ec. Third-Tuesday-of-the Month Walk with the NJMC and Bergen County Audubon Society will be held on Tuesday May 21 at 10 a.m. This free two-hour walk of Mill Creek Marsh in Secaucus features raptors waterfowl and late spring migrants. The group will meet at the marsh entrance at 10 a.m. (directions are on in the left-hand column). Check for lastminute weather updates. You will have to sign a standard liability release that is good for NJMC BCAS events throughout the year. To R.S.V.P. contact Don Torino of the BCAS at greatauk4 or call 201-230-4983. The Lyndhurst Elks is running a bus trip to the Sands in Bethlehem Pa. on May 19. The 30 cost entitles participants to 20 back in slots and 5 for food. Bus will leave the Lyndhurst Elks 247 Park Ave. at 9 a.m. and return at 6 p.m. For tickets call Julie 201-424-2659. Tuesday May 21 starting at 2 30 p.m. a veteran s ward party will be held at Chestnut Hill Extended care facility Passaic in memory of those that served and died in Vietnam. The sponsor would like to remain anonymous. Games of chance will be played so that the veterans can win some money to purchase items that are not covered in the stipend that they receive. For more information call John Deveney rehabilitation chairman at 201-438-2255. Lyndhurst VFW Post 3549 527 Valley Brook Ave. will host Karaoke on Friday May 17 starting at 8 30 p.m. The VFW hall is also available fro rentals for all occasions. For more information call the Post at 201-939-3080. The Lyndhurst Library 355 Valley Brook Ave. will host Escape from Behind Enemy Lines-Operation Bonaparte on Wednesday May 22 from 6 15 to 8 p.m. The Shelburn Line was a World War II escape network operating in occupied France which returned 136 allied servicemen to England. The French Resistance located downed airmen and hid them from the Nazis utilizing a series of safe-houses. Once a month-- during dark of the moon--the men were transported to the Brittany Coast to meet a Motor Gun Boat which would return them to England. Join Rick Feingold as he recounts the story of how his father Lt. Louis Feingold a B-17 U.S. Army Air Corp navigator escaped Nazi capture. Space is limited and registration is necessary. Call the library at 201-804-2478 ext. 7 or email romeo North Arlington Join the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission s Jim Wright author of the NJMC s new book The Nature of the Meadowlands for a talk and signing at the North Arlington Senior Center 210 Ridge Rd. on Friday May 17 at 11 a.m. The lavishly-illustrated 128-page book illuminates the Meadowlands natural and unnatural history including its darkest days of a half-century ago and its remarkable environmental revival. 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KEARNY NJ 07032 T 201-997-0030 F 201-997-7150 WWW.BBR-LAW.COM 16 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 15 2013 Nutley recalls former cycling track NUTLEY On Tuesday June 4 the Nutley Historical Society in cooperation with the Township of Nutley and the Nutley Public Library will celebrate the 80th anniversary of the opening of the Nutley Velodrome the legendary cycling track that was part of the golden age of bicycle racing in the United States. Two events -- both free and open to the public -- will commemorate the anniversary. First there will be a 4 p.m. ceremony at the Nutley Parks Department building 44 Park Ave. which is near the site where the velodrome once stood. Township commissioners along with members of the Historical Society s executive board will dedicate a monument and Parks Recreation Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci will read a resolution. At 7 p.m. the Historical Society will host a program at the Nutley Museum 65 Church St. featuring author and historian Michael Gabriele. Two years ago Gabriele wrote The Golden Age of Bicycle Racing in New Jersey published by The History Press which chronicles the 130-year history of cycling in the Garden State. The program will include a presentation by Gabriele along with a display of photos programs and cycling memorabilia. A limited number of Gabriele s books will be available for sale. In connection with the anniversary the Nutley Public Library starting June 1 will feature a monthlong display of photos velodrome programs and cycling memorabilia in its main lobby at 93 Booth Drive. The Nutley Velodrome opened Sunday June 4 1933 to a capacity crowd of 12 000. Joseph Miele an entrepreneur and sportsman from East Orange led the effort to build the track. A field of top international cycling stars -- Gerard Debaets of Belgium Alfred Letourner of France Franz Deulberg of Germany Giovanni Manera of Italy Charlie Jaeger and Tino Reboli of Newark Paul Croley of Brooklyn Norman Hill of California and Australians Cecil Walker and Reggie McNamara -- were featured in opening-day racing events. New Jersey is acknowledged as the cradle of cycling for the United States and the Nutley Velodrome is an important part of the legacy. From the 1890s to 1940 New Jersey was the epicenter for the international professional cycling circuit. Though the era is long forgotten professional cycling was a major spectator sport in New Jersey in the early years of the 20th Century. The Nutley track -- a one-seventh of a mile wooden saucer -- was built three years after the Newark Velodrome closed. In addition to cycling events the Nutley Velodrome also hosted several boxing matches and midget-car races. The velodrome was located on the north side of Park Ave. near River Road. The site today is occupied by the Nutley Parks and Recreation Building and Father Glotzbach Memorial Park. Due to a variety of economic and social factors the sport of professional track cycling began a steep decline in the late 1920s. Though initially it was successful the Nutley Velodrome eventually suffered from this downward trend which was manifested in a dramatic drop in fan attendance. 15 1940 it marked the end of the golden age of professional bicycle racing in the U.S. Two years later the track was demolished. In subsequent years Nutley commissioners acquired the velodrome property and developed a public park and a Little League baseball field for the township s Avondale neighborhood. For more information on the June 4 anniversary events visit the Nutley Historical Society s Web site ( When the track closed its gates for the final time on Sunday Sept. 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I think John Gascione was the winning pitcher for the first one back then but I have no idea who it was against Servideo said. As a matter of fact I remember my baseball coach at Lyndhurst was a guy named Frank Ruggiero who was a big Marine type of a man and coach. I remember him having 249 wins as a coach and thinking that it must have taken forever to get to that total and I would never get there. Last Saturday night Servideo got to his coach s win total times two. When the Golden Bears defeated Bogota 3-0 as part of the program s annual special Mothers Day Game it gave Servideo his 500th career coaching win a milestone reached by only a handful of coaches throughout New Jersey and in Bergen County. I think it was a flashback to see how fast the time went by Servideo said. I ve been coaching 28 years and you think how long of a time that is. It feels like just a few years. I guess if you stick around long enough you can get that number. Servideo knew that legendary Bergen County high school coaches like Ramsey s John Ponchak Paramus Joe Cervino Emerson Borough s Bob Carcich and Frank Salvano of St. Joseph of Montvale had all reached the 500-win plateau so he was pleased to be in such great company. The win Saturday was the 18th straight for the Golden Bears breaking the longest win streak in a single season. Both th Kearny pitcher MacConchie better after getting hit with line drive There s no question that the Kearny High School baseball team is better than the 5-17 record the Kardinals currently own. Out of our 17 losses I d say four of them we had no part of being in those games Kearny head coach Frank Bifulco said. The rest were all one bad inning here and there. It just seems like when everything could go wrong it does. I asked the other coaches the other day about when the dark cloud passes us. However wins and losses took a back seat last Friday afternoon when the Kardinals were facing Hudson Catholic in the opening round of the Ed Ford Memorial Hudson County Baseball Tournament. In a fleeting moment all that mattered was the health and well being of senior pitcher Kyle MacConchie. The Kardinals were in another close game unfortunately on the short end once again when MacConchie pitching a solid game experienced one of the more frightening scenarios in all of high school sports. Soon after delivering a pitch MacConchie was struck in the head with a line drive off the bat of a Hudson Catholic player. It was the scariest thing I d ever witnessed in all my years of baseball Bifulco said. He got hit with the line drive square in the side of his head and didn t even have a chance to put the glove up. MacConchie went right down to the turf at Lincoln Park in Jersey City and lay there motionless. We were out on the field before the play even stopped Bifulco said. Coaches from both teams ran right out there. Within 30 minutes MacConchie was being examined by specialists in the Jersey City Medical Center Trauma Center. We were playing a great game that had turned into a close dogfight and then Kyle gets hit with the ball Bifulco said. It was very scary. Fortunately for MacConchie he is going to be fine. He got released from the hospital later that night about 10 p.m. or so Bifulco said. The CAT scan came back fine. The doctors say see VIEW next page W Photo by Jim Hague Lyndhurst baseball coach Butch Servideo celebrated the 500th win of his coaching career last Saturday night in a 3-0 win over Bogota. the 1960 and 1966 teams had won 17 straight in a year so the win had even more importance. For the last quarter century Lyndhurst has played Bogota on the Saturday night before Mothers Day. We bring the mothers out and give them corsages Servideo said. They wear their son s jersey. It s a special night a great night. My mother was big on it. Servideo s mother passed away four years ago. It s always a big night for our seniors Servideo said. I always let the seniors start in that game. So Servideo gave the ball to little-used senior Nick Galvez who earned his first start. I didn t know how long we were going to go with Nick and the kid went the distance throwing a two-hitter Servideo said. So I ll always remember the answer to that trivia question that Nick Galvez was the winning pitcher in the 500th win. Servideo said that he was happy to share the milestone with his three assistant coaches Anthony Rizzo Jeff Radigan and Pat Auteri all three of whom once played for Servideo at Lyndhurst. All three could be head coaches but they choose to stay with us Servideo said. The only reason why we re good is because they help to mold young men into baseball players every year. see SERVIDEO page 19 18 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY mAY 15 2013 friends. They all wanted to go to the hospital after the he s going to be fine. Within game. They re a good group three hours they had everyof kids. When something like thing done. Hudson Cathothis happens it puts baseball lic did a great job of calling to the backburner. You don t ahead and making sure that care about winning or losing. Kyle would be taken care of. It s not known whether He s very lucky. MacConchie will miss the Bifulco said that he spoke remainder of the season. But with MacConchie that night. he will recover. It could have He didn t realize that he had been far worse. suffered a traumatic injury The Kardinals suffered a and was more concerned with 6-2 loss sending their record his future. to 5-17. He was more worried (Hall of Fame football about a coach from Sussex coach) Bill Parcells always County Community College said that you are what your being there to recruit him record is Bifulco said. But that day and then he gets hit we ve been so unlucky. with a line drive Bifulco The Kardinals have defeatsaid. He ll keep going. ed solid teams like Bayonne Bifulco said that he was and North Bergen two teams impressed with the profesthat have won 16 games this sionalism of his players. season. In fact MacConchie I m very proud of my kids was the one who defeated Bifulco said. They tried to Bayonne. keep it together and it wasn t In a span of one week the easy. It was very emotional. Kards lost to Nutley and But they wanted to play Union City by identical 2-0 the rest of the game and to scores. try and win it for Kyle. The In those two games we left kids are all close they re all 16 runners in scoring posiVIEW from 01 The Smile and Implant Center & Dentistry from the Heart VOLUNTEERS Dr. Harry Harcsztark Dr. Isha Bankar Dr. Sharon Jacobson Dr. Howard Efron the pairings are released next week. It s going to be close Bifulco said. We re right there with the power points. If not the Kards will have three or four games to finish the season on a high note. After all it can t get much worse. We will all keep going Bifulco said. We have to. In the meantime Bifulco will host a free skills clinic for prospective baseball players ages seven through 14 on Sunday morning May 19 bePhoto by Jim Hague ginning at 9 a.m. at Franklin School Field. Kearny senior pitcher Kyle MacConchie shown in action earlier this season It s the third free clinic that sustained a serious head injury when he was struck with a line drive during the Bifulco has organized since Kardinals game against Hudson Catholic last Friday. MacConchie was treated at the Jersey City Medical Center and subsequently released later Friday night. he took over as head coach last season. It s free for all tion Bifulco said. You just It makes you wonder if all Kearny residents who want to learn a little bit more about don t know why those things the work you re putting in is happen. Our kids are workworth it Bifulco said. Then baseball. We re going to break it up ing hard and doing the right something like this happens by positions Bifulco said. thing. to Kyle and you forget about We ll do a little instruction Even in the loss Friday the everything else. Kards had the bases loaded Bifulco said that he still had but also make it fun for the kids. twice and couldn t muster weak knees when he finally The way the season is gomore than the two runs they returned home Friday night. ing there has to be some fun scored. It really could have been for Bifulco and his coaching worse Bifulco said. staff. Bifulco doesn t know if his For more information about team will qualify for the upcoming NJSIAA state playoffs. the free skills clinic call 201477-8061. The Kards won t know until We would like to thank all the volunteers and sponsors who participated and made our Friday May 3rd Free Dentistry Event such a wonderful success. It was a most exciting and rewarding experience for all We treated approximately 70 patients for free. 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We re located at 20 Park Avenue Lyndhurst where our experienced staff and fully equipped office can determine your needs and perform the required procedures. Please call 201 896-0096 (our optical shop 201 896-0007) to schedule an appointment. We re taking eye care into the new millennium. Come in and visit our optical shop. Our staff is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish. Dr. DeLuca has been selected as one of the best Doctors in America and also to The America s Top Ophthalmologists. P.S. After their surgeries many (if not most) cataract patients say that the color they thought was white was actually a shade of beige. THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY mAY 15 2013 19 mer high school coaches Phil Cierco back for the special occasion. The current Golden Bear He was an assistant to Rugsquad is a tribute to that giero in 1968 when we won coaching dedication. the Bergen County Tourna Before the season I knew ment Servideo said. It was we needed 19 wins for 500 great to see him again. and I said that there was no There was so much joy in way it could happen this year Servideo said. They exceeded Lyndhurst on Saturday night. Less than 24 hours later the every expectation. joy ended when the Golden Servideo said that he was Bears lost 2-0 to Emerson moved to see one of his forSERVIDEO from 17 Borough (and fellow 500-win coach Carcich) in the Bergen County Tournament. Incredibly they were the last team we lost to before the streak and they re the ones who stopped the streak Servideo said. It was a tough loss. Senior right-hander Max Hart pitched a one-hitter and lost. We were really high after Saturday night Servideo said. The kids were really pumped up. It was a touching moment and then it was like we went back to reality the next day. It was really tough. We couldn t hit. The Golden Bears will now await their fate in the upcom- ing NJSIAA North Jersey Section 2 Group II playoffs where they should receive a top seed. They can still win the NJIC Liberty Division championship with a few more wins. And Servideo will march on. I don t know about getting 600 but we ll move onward that s for sure Servideo said. Make your vision picture perfect... See what you ve been missing. Visit our office North Arlington 14U Travel Softball Team goes 4-0 The Vikings recently won two consecutive away games beating Bloomfield 11-0 and Tri-Boro 13-5. The Vikings only gave up 7 hits between the two games with the outstanding pitching from Sidney Pace and Julianna Kocenski. The Vikings had great defensive plays throughout the outfield of Tiziana Cristiano Megan Arb and Ashley Callahan. Callahan ended the game against Bloomfield with a beautiful catch in center and then threw a girl out at the plate attempting to tag up. 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I Palisades Park. always knew that I could jump Wenger merely won the high and run pretty fast so I 100-meter dash in 11.2 seconds decided to give track a shot. finished third in the 200-meter That was music to the ears dash in 23.8 seconds won the of veteran Lyndhurst track and high jump by clearing the bar field coach Tom Shoebridge. at 5 feet 10 inches and was He had no background in second in the triple jump with Photo by Jim Hague track at all Shoebridge said. a leap of 41 feet 1.75 inches. Lyndhurst senior track standout James Wenger. But I met the kid and he said It meant that Wenger won Whatever you need Coach. four medals and accumulated ball last week). astounding 63 points. He was all smiles all the time. 34 points helping the Golden I always want to give my For his efforts Wenger has He was a humble kid but I Bears to easily win the conferbeen selected as The Observer best to help my teammates absolutely knew he was an ence team title outdistancing said Wenger who was also athletic kid. runner-up New Milford by an Athlete of the Week for the a standout wrestler at the past week. It also marks the school before a concussion third straight week that a Lyndhurst athlete has received ended his season a few weeks early last February. I always the honor joining classmates Max Hart (baseball two weeks want to do what I can to make the team better. It felt good ago) and Casey Zdanek (softCataract Glaucoma Macular Degeneration Rx Contact Lens Fitting Eyeglass Exams Louis J. Morrone MD PA Eye Physician & Surgeon to do as well as I did but it meant more that the team won. Wenger s best victory came in the 100-meter dash where he upset previous league champions Dante Tobler of New Milford and Kenneth Ross of Secaucus. He got to the finals then had to beat them both head to head Shoebridge said. Then he beat them both in the finals at the line sticking out his chest at the end. If he doesn t use his mind and do that push at the end he doesn t get it. He comes through all the time. That s just a great performance. Wenger had no idea he won the race. When I heard my name called I was very surprised Wenger said. I had no idea. I could see I was close but I didn t know. It was a great moment. 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If he gets four medals the next two weekends I wouldn t be surprised Shoebridge said. I m so happy for the kid. He s the greatest kid to work with. All the other kids love him. I m ecstatic he s been so successful. It s like you gave the kid a million dollars. Wenger enjoys the camaraderie he has with Shoebridge. I m always trying my best and hoping he sees that Wenger said. Knowing that he thinks I m just reaching my potential means a lot to me. I just hopefully can continue to keep getting better. Wenger is hoping that the success continues through the next two weekends of championship meets. I m just going to keep training and keep working hard Wenger said. I m going to keep working on my 100 (meter) times and my triple jump as much as I can. I would defi- nitely say that the 200 (meter) is the toughest for me because it s just an all-out sprint. Needless to say Wenger is happy that he was able to compete in track over volleyball. I ll take this over volleyball any day Wenger said. I m pretty happy with this. Collecting four medals in a single day can do that for any track athlete. Pascrell opens Lyndhurst o fice LYNDHURST Continuing in his efforts to bring high quality service to the communities he represents in Congress U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-NJ09) recently opened a new South Bergen Satellite Office in Lyndhurst. The office located in Town Hall will be staffed part time by a caseworker from Pascrell s office and will assist constituents with inquiries about federal agencies and programs including Medicare Social Security Veterans Affairs and immigration issues. One of my top priorities in Congress has and will continue to be addressing the individual needs of the people I proudly represent said Pascrell. From veterans accessing their benefits to individuals seeking lost Social Security checks to seniors having someone to help answer questions about their Medicare benefits cutting through the bureaucratic red tape can be a daunting task at times. I thank Mayor (Robert) Giangeruso and the town commissioners for helping provide this opportunity to assist individuals with their federal representation. I have spent my entire public career as a mayor as a state legislator and now in Congress listening to individuals about how government can work better for them. Residents in Lyndhurst and neighboring communities in Bergen and Hudson Counties will soon have a resource nearby to assist them with any concern from help dealing with a federal agency to a Capitol tour request. Pascrell currently has a satellite office in Passaic to serve residents of Passaic County and expects to open another satellite office in Englewood City Hall in the coming weeks. Lyndhurst Mayor Bob Giangeruso joined Pascrell for the grand opening and acknowledged the benefit of the new office to the community. Having a congressional satellite office in our community will not only benefit residents of Lyndhurst but all the communities of southern Bergen County and Hudson County in the 9th Congressional District said Giangeruso. I d like to welcome Congressman Pascrell to our community and I look forward to working with him and his staff as he addresses the needs of our residents. The South Bergen Satellite Office will have regular office hours on Wednesdays and Fridays. The Congressman s satellite offices are in addition to his main district office in the Robert A. Roe Federal Building in the City of Paterson which is open on a fulltime basis. 22 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY mAY 15 2013 Harrison Lions share the pride The month of April was a busy month if you were a member of the Harrison Lions Club. (HLC). On Saturday April 13 the HLC held its annual Pride of the Pride fundraising awards dinner at the Harrison East Newark Elks. The Lions offer many thanks to the Harrison East Newark Elks for donating the hall for the event as well as providing a 500 check to help the Lions continue their good work. During this event the HLC feted Patti Gerris as Lion of the Year Jimmy Lawless as Humanitarian of the Year Georgina Paz as Citizen of the Year Susan Lombardi as Young Adult of the Year and Phil and Sue Karas with a special Community Pride Award. During the evening the Lions also honored its scholarship winners for 2013. The 2013 scholarship recipients are college bound seniors Jennifer Barbosa Rayven Lucas Matthew Mariano Yulissa Pereyra and Jessica Uscamayta all of Harrison High School. As if this wasn t enough for one evening the HLC also EFFECTIVE ALARM SYSTEMS SERVING THE COMMUNITY SINCE 1975 All types of alarms from the smallest home to the largest industrial complex at competitive prices Serving Northern New Jersey Competitive Pricing Free Estimates Fully Insured Authorized Security Dealer 201-998-0890 973-484-3000 Saturday 10-6PM TOP Pride of the Pride Awards Dinner April 13- Pictured from 1. are Patti Gerris Lions Club president Yezenia Paz club treasurer Larry Bennet Grand Exaulted Ruler of the Elks Cecy Lucas club Lion Tamer and Rosemary Paz club secretary. BOTTOM HLions2 Earth Day April 20- Pictured are Mayor Ray McDonough with Lions Club President Patti Gerris (holding shovel) members of the Harrison Lions Club and members of the Harrison Town Council. Gold & Diamond Trading 15 N. Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. Harrison NJ 07029 Mon-Fri 10-7PM CASH WE BUY GOLD SILVER PLATINUM DIAMONDS & WATCHES HIGHEST PRICE PAID ON THE SPOT LAYAWAY PLAN AVAILABLE ALL REPAIRS DONE ON PREMISES took the opportunity to recognize and donate money to the charities and projects that it regularly supports. Annually the Lions support the efforts of E.I.E.S. of New Jersey Concordia Learning Center Pathways to Independence St. John s Feed the Hungry Camp Marcella of New Jersey Camp Fatima of New Jersey and the New Jersey Eye Institute. The HLC congratulated all of the award winners and special thanks to all of the sponsors and boosters for helping the Lions and their supported charities continue to make a difference in the lives of the people who need their help. On April 20 the Harrison Lions Club went right back to work partnering with the Town of Harrison the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission and the New Jersey Water Environment Association to celebrate Earth Day. The HLC started the day by taking a photo with the Lions baseball team they annually sponsor and seeing them off as they marched away in the annual Little League parade. Mayor Ray McDonough and members of the Harrison Town Council kindly circled back after the parade to rejoin the Lions for the tree planting ceremony at the Library Park. Immediately following the tree planting the many volunteers and students in attendance were organized into groups to conduct a town wide cleanup that collected nearly 10 cubic yards of debris. The HLC has been serving the community since its inception in 1951. They volunteer to help the vis ually impaired also reach out to those Harrison residents who are in need of help. The HLC is part of Lions International the world s largest service organization. For more information go to http e-clubhouse. org sites harrisonnj index. php or e-mail harrisonlionsclub real estate review THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 15 2013 23 How to make your home Y es I can t believe it s Summer already Great time of the year with sunny day heat beautiful landscapes and flowers makes summer the best time of the year. Just as summer brings its beauty shouldn t a home bring forth its beauty Yes especially if you are considering selling your home this year. From my experience as real estate professional I have found that a well-polished house appeals to more buyers and will sell faster and for a higher price in today s real estate market. Buyers feel more comfortable purchasing a well-cared for home because if what they can see is maintained what they can t see has probably also been properly maintained by the homeowner as well. Consider the following in readying your house for sale this year consider How much should you spend on the exterior and curb appeal and in preparing the interior How much should you spend In preparing your home for a market sale It s really in the spending factor. Spend as little money as possible. Buyers will often be impressed by a brand new roof but they aren t likely to give you enough extra money for your investment. There is a big difference between making a minor inexpensive polishing and what is called touch-ups. For example painting your house or putting new knobs on cabinets and doing extensive and costly renovations like installing a new kitchen would be considerations for how much should actually be invested to sell your home. Paulo Pinto broker owner of Campion Realty LLC is familiar with buyers expectations in your neighborhood and can advise you specifically on what improvements need to be made so don t hesitate to ask for more information. Maximizing exterior and your curb appeal Before putting your house on the market take as much time is necessary (and as little money as possible) to enhance your exterior and interior appeal. Here are some tips that will help enhance your home s exterior and curb appeal Keep the lawn edged cut and watered regularly. Trim hedges weed lawns and flowerbeds and prune trees regularly. Check the foundation steps walkways walls and patios for cracks and crumbling. Inspect doors and windows for peeling paint. Clean and align gutters. Inspect and clean your chimney. Repair and replace loose or damaged roof shingles. Repair and repaint loose siding and caulking. In northern winters keep walks neatly cleared of snow and ice. During spring and summer months consider adding a few showy annuals perhaps in pots near your front entrance. Re-seal an asphalt driveway. Keep your garage door closed. Store RVs or old and beaten up cars elsewhere while the house is on the market. Apply a fresh coat of paint to the front door. Maximizing interior appeal Enhance your home s interior by Giving every room in the house a thorough cleaning as well as removing all clutter. This alone will make your house appear bigger and brighter. Consider hiring a professional cleaning company. Remove the less frequently used even daily used items from kitchen counters closets and attics make these areas less cluttered. Since you re anticipating a move anyhow holding a garage sale at this point is a great idea especially in the summer months approaching. Replace broken or cracked windowpanes moldings and other woodwork. Inspect and repair the plumbing heating cooling and alarm systems. Repair dripping faucets and showerheads. Buy showy new towels for the bathroom to be brought out only when prospective buyers are on the way. Spruce up a kitchen in need of more major remodeling by investing in new cabinet knobs new curtains or a coat of neutral paint. The summer is considered the most productive months for real estate sales and purchases. Having a realtor like Paulo Pinto broker owner of Champion Realty LLC who has served the Kearny North Arlington and the surrounding areas for more than nine years makes the difference in your home selling or purchasing endeavors. For more staging home selling tips and purchasing questions don t hesitate to contact Paulo Pinto at 201283-2188 Paolo Pinto 24 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 15 2013 Get CENTURY 21 Real Estate Mobile App.Visit http 87778. mobi c21 201-460-8000 LYNDHURST OFFICE 761 Ridge Road Lyndhurst New Jersey OPEN HOUSE To see all of our listings visit us at Semiao & Associates 201-991-1300 KEARNY OFFICE 213 Kearny Ave Kearny New Jersey Garfield School academic honors The following students achieved academic honors at Garfield School Kearny for the third marking period. 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It is important for us to show our utmost gratitude and support for all of our veterans who are returning from their military service said Commissioner Steven Rogers. Rogers said his staff is in the process of establishing protocols with the military and family members of Nutley veterans currently serving in fields of combat. I am requesting that all Nutley families who have or know of a Nutley resident who is presently serving in the military and who will be returning home to contact our office the commissioner said. Once we have this information we will work closely with the family to ensure that their veteran friend or family member is provided the best welcome home ever. Family members and friends of Nutley veterans currently serving are encouraged to contact the Department of Military & Veterans Affairs at 973284-4976. THINK YOU CAN T REFINANCE BECAUSE VALUES ARE DOWN THINK AGAIN STARTING MARCH 2012 HARP 2.0 a new program presented by the Federal Government allows homeowners to refinance regardless of the equity they currently have in their house (even if you are upside down ) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have adopted changes to Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) and you may be eligible to take advantage of these changes. If your mortgage is either owned or guaranteed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac you may be eligible to refinance your mortgage under the enhanced and expanded provisions of HARP. You can determine if your mortgage is owned by either Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac by checking the following websites For Fannie Mae loanlookup For Freddie Mac mymortgage ROB PEZZOLLA NMLS 266181 NORTH ARLINGTON NJ 07031 ROB KEYPOINTMORTGAGE.COM 201-998-9050 Fax 201.820.0505 R DE UN T IN RAC NT CO S EEK 2W Honors for Nutley R.N. 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Once in a life time opportunity at only 398 000. COMMERCIAL 2011 Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Coldwell Banker is a registered trademark licensed to Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Owned and Operated by NRT LLC. 26 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY mAY 15 2013 State Fair Meadowlands coming soon Families looking for wallet-friendly fun close to home this summer need not look any farther than the Meadowlands. State Fair Meadowlands recently announced its Special Bargain Discount Days for the 17-day event to be held June 21 through July 7 at the Meadowlands Fairgrounds next to the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford. This year s special deals include Admission is free any day for children under 34 (ride tickets available for purchase inside fair). Parking is free Monday thru Wednesday 1 Opening Night 4 other days and July 3. Opening Dollar Preview Night Friday June 21. Admission is 2 rides games parking and select food and drinks cost a dollar each. Kids Go Free Tuesday June 25 Children 12 and younger are admitted free. Unlimited ride hand stamps are available for 20. Parking is free. Midnight Madness Friday night June 28 from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. rides and admission are 25. Cheap Cheap Night Tuesday July 2. Admission is 4 for adults and children a combo admission and ride is only 21 and parking is free. Patron Appreciation Day Sunday July 7. Admission and Rides combination 25 for any patron. Admission only tickets are available for ages 13 and older - 9 senior citizens and children 12 and younger - 7. Rain Insurance If it rains continuously for more than 30 minutes before 9 p.m. warranting the closure of the majority of rides and entertainment State Fair will validate ticket stubs that will be good for any other weekday of the Fair (offer not valid for Dollar Preview Night). In addition on Saturday June 22 and Sunday June 23 visitors to the NBC 4 and New York Giants Health & Fitness Expo a free event being held inside MetLife Stadium will get a free hand stamp to enter State Fair between the hours of 11 a.m. and 2 pm. The expo runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. All Bargain Nights are listed at http njfair. com bargain_nights.php. This year Sprint will be sponsoring a special event called NBA Nation Tour which will offer fairgoers the chance to meet and greet past and present NBA players try out an agility course and competitive skills challenge. The tour which will take place inside the fairgrounds is free with admission and is scheduled for Friday June 28 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday June 29 2 p.m. to 1 a.m. and Sunday June 30 2 p.m. to midnight. Fair hours are Monday through Thursday 6 p.m. to midnight Fridays 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays 2 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sundays 2 p.m. to midnight. On Opening Dollar Preview Night June 21 the fair is open 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. On Thursday July 4 the fair is open 2 p.m. to 1 a.m. and on Friday July 5 from 2 p.m. to 1 a.m. Parking is free Monday through Wednesday and 4 Thursdays through Sundays and July 3. Opening night parking is just 1. The fair will be offering free shuttle buses from to Secaucus Junction Fridays 6 p.m. to midnight (excludes Opening Day) Saturdays 4 p.m. to midnight Sundays from 4 p.m. to midnight July 3 from 6 p.m. to midnight and July 4 from 4 p.m. to midnight. Visit www. for more information. Real Estate DIRECTORY To advertise in this directory CALL 201-991-1600 761 Ridge Rd. Lyndhurst NJ 201-460-8000 Semiao & Associates 213 Kearny Ave Kearny NJ 201-991-1300 The Bixler Group LLC Real Estate & Insurance Since 1891 758 Kearny Ave. Kearny 201.991.0032 The Bixler Group Rosa Agency Realtors 551-553 Kearny Ave. Kearny 201-997-7860 Exit Golden Realty 148 Midland Ave. Kearny 201-997-4425 Champion Realty LLC. 50 Midland ave 2nd fl Kearny B. 201-710-3767 Paulo Pinto C 201-283-2188 Elite Realty Group Commercial & Residential 235 Harrison Ave. Harrison T 973-268-4000 Law Office of Angela C. 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STAGING REAL ESTATE TO SELL Consultations Available T 551-580-2898 Arlington Real Estate Owned & Operated by the Capobianco family since 1924 201.991.0905 Deadline for obituaries Monday by 10 AM Concetta T. Arnone Concetta T. Arnone died May 3 at home. She was 85. Born in Kearny she was a lifelong resident prior to moving to Georgia five years ago. Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny. A funeral Mass was held in St. Cecilia s Church Kearny followed by burial at Holy Cross Cemetery North Arlington. To leave an online condolence please visit www. Concetta was a retired clerk from Prudential Insurance Company and was Bingo assistant at St. Cecilia s Church. Sister of Mary Elizabeth Gattone and the late Caroline Jerry she was also the aunt of Dr. Garri-Anne Jerry Austin Paul Jerry and Bernadette Dolan Jerry also surviving are her great nephews JD and Charlie Jerry. Mary Anna Malecki Mary Anna Malecki ( nee Cebula ) 90 died Sunday May 5 at the Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville. Born in Dupont Pa. she lived in North Arlington since 1955. She worked as a light bulb maker for General Electric in Newark for nine years before retiring in 1956. She was a member of the North Arlington Senior Citizens. Mary loved cooking and canning and spending time with her wonderful neighbors. She was the beloved wife of the late Fred C. Malecki the devoted mother of Dolores Spivack and her husband Paul the cherished grandmother of Michael Anne and Jonathan Spivack the loving aunt of Nancy Faulent Mary Ann Massina and many other nieces and nephews the adored friend of Janina Dorosczyk and the dear neighbor of the Iannacone family. The funeral was from the Parow Funeral Home 185 Ridge Rd. North Arlington on Friday May 10 at 11 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at Queen of Peace Church North Arlington at noon followed by entombment Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum North Arlington. Born in Newark Elisa lived in Kearny most of her life. She married William Prystauk in 1951 and the couple started their family. Elisa was an exceptional mother and homemaker. She worked at Bamberger s in Newark when her children were young and then at Ben Franklin in Kearny. In her spare time she enjoyed reading and crocheting blankets and dolls for her family and friends. Predeceased by her husband William her mother Elvira Ravo and her brothers Nelson and David she is survived by her loving children Helen (Harry Anderson) Elissa (Peter Spero) William Jr. Mark (Brenna Krause) and Ana LaTournous (Allen) her grandchildren Allen James and Adam LaTournous sisters Alberta Burns (Ron) and Elvira Elisa Prystauk Ravo brother Ron Boucher Elisa Ravo Boucher Prystauk and many other loving rela77 passed away peacefully at tives caretakers and friends. home on Monday May 6 surrounded by her loving family. Richard A. Richardson A funeral service was held on Richard A. Richardson enThursday May 9 at 11 a.m. at tered into eternal rest on May 5 the Norman Dean Home For at home. He was 74. Services 16 Righter Ave DenBorn in East Orange he lived ville. Interment followed at the many years in Kearny before Denville Cemetery. Visiting moving to Watchung in 1992. hours were held on WednesArrangements were by the day May 8 from 4 to 7 p.m. Armitage and Wiggins FuFor further information or to neral Home 596 Belgrove Dr. send a message of condolence Kearny. A funeral Mass was please go to www.normandean. held in St. Cecilia s Church com. A Prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary (Never Known to Fail) O Most Beautiful Flower of Mount Carmel Fruitful Vine Splendor of Heaven Blessed Mother of the Son of God Immaculate Virgin assist me in this my necessity. O Star of the Sea help me and show me here. You my Mother O Holy Mary Mother of God Queen of Heaven and Earth I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succor me in my necessity (make request) There are none that can withstand your power. O Mary conceived without sin pray for us who have recourse to thee (3 Times) Say this prayer 3 consecutive days then you must publish and it will be granted to you. J.T. obituaries THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 15 2013 27 To submit an obituary obituaries Jardin) died surrounded by her loving family on May 7 at home. She was 69. Born in Newark she lived most of her life in Kearny. A funeral Mass was held in St. Cecilia s Church Kearny with burial following at Holy Cross Cemetery North Arlington. To leave an online condolence please visit www. Mary was a retired secretary from American Strip Steel in Kearny and enjoyed her trips to Atlantic City. Beloved wife of Thomas C. Witt she is survived by her children and their spouses Thomas and Maureen Witt Kenneth and Marianne Witt Sandra and James Hodnet and Joseph and Jeannie Witt. Sister of Manny Jardin and Rosemarie Alves she is also survived by her grandchildren Kenny Thomas Jimmy Allyssa Haylee Travis Joey and Trayton along with many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation to St. Jude Children s Hospital. fax 201-991-8941 Kearny followed by burial in Holy Cross Cemetery North Arlington. To leave an online condolence please visit www. Rich served in the Army from 1964 until 1969 and was a retired marketing director from Federal Pacific Electric in Newark. Beloved husband of Anne (nee Sheldrick) he was the son of the late William and Helen Richardson and the late William Ott. He is survived by his loving sons and their wives Stephen and Maria Richardson and Michael and Sandra Richardson his brother Frederick and his cherished grandchildren Alyssa Brittany and Hannah. He was predeceased by his brother Bill. Rich also leaves behind many nieces and nephews. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation to Wounded Warriors. Mary Louise Witt Mary Louise Witt (nee MARIO TEIXEIRA JR. 2542 DIRECTOR-MANAGER Shaw-Buyus Home for Services 138 DAVIS AVE. KEARNY NJ 07032 Volunteers needed New Jersey Blood Services a division of New York Blood Center which supplies blood products and services to 60 hospitals throughout the state is in need of volunteers at blood drives. The blood service volunteer is an integral member of the collection team that assists donors with registration escorting and canteen duties and watches for post donation reactions. Volunteers should have the ability to relate to the public be able to perform different jobs as needed and have the willingness to follow the rules. For additional information contact Manager of Community Relations R. Jan Zepka at 732-616-8741 or e-mail rzepka Tel (201) 991-2265 WILFRED ARMITAGE & WIGGINS FUNERAL HOME You will feel as if friends of family have taken over when you entrust funeral arrangements to the Wilfred Armitage Funeral Home. The family-owned firm has been in business for 75 years serving generations in West Hudson and South Bergen. Its beautiful facilities in a setting reminiscent of a colonial mansion reflect the graciousness and tact of its understanding personnel. Monday by 10 AM Obituary submission deadline is Russell J. Cespedes Durand There are simply no words to express our heartfelt thanks for the sympathy you have extended toward our family during this time of loss. For that loving support we are forever grateful . With many thanks Cespedes and Durand Family I am the Light of the World he who follows Me will not walk in darkness but will have the light of life. John 8 12 In lovIng memory of Mark G. Wiggins Manager N.J. Lic. 3916 John W. Armitage Director N.J. Lic 2642 Wilfred Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny NJ 07032 (201) 991-0657 28 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY mAY 15 2013 Groceries fresh produce now at expanded Walmart Eighty new jobs have been created by an expanded Walmart 150 Harrison Ave. Kearny which held a ribboncutting ceremony May 8. The enlarged store which adds about 40 000 square feet to the existing store will provide Kearny residents with one-stop shopping convenience for their grocery and general merchandise needs and is open 24 hours a day. The store also offers pharmacy services. New departments include fresh and full grocery. The store features quality A FREE SERVICE FOR ALL HUDSON COUNTY RESIDENTS AT BOTH LOCATIONS A FREE SERVICE FOR ALL HUDSON COUNTY RESIDENTS AT BOTH LOCATIONS Removing dangerous COUNTY from our homes by LOCATIONS A FREE SERVICE FOR ALL HUDSONmaterialsRESIDENTS AT BOTH participating in Hudson County s Household Hazardous Waste program HAZARDOUS SPRING HOUSEHOLDHAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS SPRINGWASTE COLLECTION DAY SPRING 2013 HOUSEHOLD smart way to protect our families and the environment. Tom DeGise County Executive Removing dangerous materials from our homes by participating is a in way to protect our families and the environment. smart Hudson County s Household Hazardous Waste program is a smart way our families Removing to protectExecutive and the environment. Tom DeGise dangerous materials from our homes by participating County in Tom DeGise County Household Hazardous Waste program is a Hudson County s Executive NORTH BERGEN MUA PAINTS TONNELLE AVENUE BAYONNE NORTON 6200 148 EAST 5TH STREET BAYONNE NORTON PAINTS 148 EAST 5TH STREET NORTH BERGEN MUA 6200 TONNELLE AVENUE NORTH BERGEN MUA 6200 TONNELLE AVENUE SUNDAY MAY 19TH 9AM 1PM SUNDAY MAY 19TH 9AM 1PM BAYONNE NORTON PAINTS 148 9AM 1PM SUNDAY MAY 19TH EAST 5TH STREET 2013 WASTE COLLECTION DAY WASTE COLLECTION DAY 2013 Batteries This program is sponsored WhatWhatto bring to to bring Whatbring COMMISSIONERSTreasurer Stephen J. Gallo Hudson County residents are asked to bring no more than 4 tires for Frank Lorenzo Secretary John L. Shinnick Chairman Thomas A. DeGise proper disposal. If you cannot participate in this year s Tire COMMISSIONERS Frank Pestana Fred M. Bado Vice Chairman County Executive Amnesty Event either store tires indoors (in a garage Oren K. Dabney Sr. Stephen John L. Shinnick Chairman J. Gallo Treasurer or shed) or cover them until they can Hudson County residents are asked be disposed more than 4 tires for to bring no James P. Doran Norman M. Guerra of properly. Frank Pestana Vice Ed.D. Chairman Frank Lorenzo Secretary Thomas A. DeGise Martin T. Martinetti proper disposal. If you cannot participate in this year s Tire Chief Executive Officer Stephen J.A. Treasurer Gallo Fred M. BadoPeneda John County Executive AmnestyCounty residents are asked to bring no more a garage for Hudson Event either store tires indoors (in than 4 tires Frank Lorenzo Oren K. Dabney Sr.Secretary Contact your municipal DPW for disposal locations and cost. Thomas A. DeGise orproper disposal. If you cannot participate inbe disposed shed) or cover them until they can this year s Tire Mary-Ellen Gilpin BoardP. Doran M. Bado of chosen freeholders Fred Ed.D. James Environmental Programs Director County Norman M. Guerra Executive ofAmnesty Event either store tires indoors (in a garage properly. Martin T.Oren K. Dabney Sr. Martinetti Follow us on Twitter HCIAonline or visit our Facebookcan be disposed Chief Executive Officer or shed) or cover them until they Page HCIAonline John James P. Doran Ed.D. A. Peneda Norman M. Guerra For more information please call the HCIA Environmental Hotline (800) 540-0987 or visit of properly. Martin T. Martinetti Contact your municipal DPW for disposal locations and cost. Mary-Ellen Chief Executive Officer Board of chosen freeholders Gilpin John A. Peneda Environmental Programs Director Contact your municipal DPW for disposal locations and cost. Mary-Ellen Gilpin Follow usof chosen freeholders Board on Twitter HCIAonline or visit our Facebook Page HCIAonline Alkaline Batteries now fall below federal and state hazardous waste standards and should Batteries Computers Printers Monitors Alkaline Batteries regular trash. Batteries be disposed of in yournow fall below federal and state hazardous waste standards and should value-priced general merNOW ACCEPTING THERMOSTATS Computers Printers Monitors be disposed of in now regular federal Consumer Electronics Alkaline batteries fall below cordless power tools cellular and and should NOW ACCEPTING THERMOSTATS RechargeableBatteriesyour found trash. and state hazardous waste standards cordless phones in Tires Consumer Electronics chandise including apparel Computers Printers Monitors be disposed of batteries found in cordless powerstill becellular Cell Phones Tires ACCEPTING NOW laptopRechargeable andandregularcontrol toys muststill be recycled.and cordless phones computers in your remote control toys must tools recycled. remote trash. Cell Phones Cleaners and CorrosivesCorrosivesTHERMOSTATS laptop computers Cleaners and ConsumerAlkaline batteries Electronics electronics toys sporting Alkaline batteries Rechargeable batteries found in cordless power tools will and cordless phones Tires Pool and Photographic Chemicals Pool and Photographic Chemicals Prior to bringing your batteries totoHHWCollection youcellular need cap cap or tape each Latex paint paint Cell Phones Prior to bringing your remote batteries HHWCollection you need to to or tape each will Latex laptop of every battery. Cleaners and Corrosives Oil-Based Paints Oil-Based Paints goods and lawn and garden terminal endcomputers andbattery. control toys must still be recycled. terminal end of every Alkaline batteries Explosives Explosives Pool and Oil-Based Photographic Chemicals Oil-Based Varnishes Varnishes Prior to bringing your batteries to HHWCollection you will need to cap or tape each SmokeSmoke detectors detectors Latex paint items. It also offers a full line Rechargeable and Car Oil-Based Paints Latex Paint Rechargeable and Car BatteriesBatteries terminal end of every Latex Paint battery. Compressed gas cylinders tanks Explosives Compressed gas cylinders tanks Propane Tanks (from barbecue grills Latex manufactured after 1991 now falls below federal and state hazardous Propane TanksOil-Based Varnishes grills only) only)Latex paint paint manufactured after 1991 nowfalls below federal and state hazardous wastewaste TCBs TCCD (such as freon and helium) (from barbecue of groceries including orSmoke detectors TCCD (such as freon and helium) TCBs Solvents and Thinners Batteries standards. It will not be accepted at HHW Days. Rechargeable and Car Woodlife Solvents and Thinners Herbicides Latex Paint standards. It will not be accepted at HHW Days. Pesticides and Compressed gas cylinders tanks ganic and natural selections Woodlife Instead let paint air dry or use1991litter sand or another absorbent then dispose of in Dioxin Pesticides andPropane Tanks (from barbecue grills only) Herbicides Latex paint air dry or after cat now sand or another absorbent then dispose TCBs TCCD Formaldehyde Instead let paintmanufactureduse cat litter falls below federal and state hazardous waste of in Asbestos (such as freon and helium) Dioxin your regular trash (remove all lids). in addition to local favorites. Solvents and Thinners standards. It will not be accepted at HHW Days. Formaldehyde Motor Oil Used your regular trash (remove all lids). Woodlife Asbestos Kepone Used Motor Old Gasoline and Herbicides OilPesticides Fluorescentor use cat litter sand or another absorbent then dispose of in The pharmacy offers a Instead let paint air dry Bulbs Infectious waste Dioxin Kepone Fire Extinguishers Old Gasoline Formaldehyde To be regular trashHHW Days you must Fluorescent Bulbs place bulbs back in original packaging in an air Asbestos2 4 5-t Silvex Infectious waste your accepted at (remove all lids). Compact Fluorescent Bulbs & Tubes full range of products and bulb in cellophane newspaper or duct tape. tight container or wrap theyou must place bulbs back in original packaging in an air Radioactive material Used Fire Extinguishers Motor Oil To be accepted at HHW Days Kepone Silvex 2 4 5-t Antifreeze Old Gasoline Unknown unidentified material Compact Fluorescent Bulbs & Tubes services. Pharmacy team tight container or wrap the bulb in cellophane newspaper or duct tape. Fluorescent Reminder Bulbs Marine & Auto Flares InfectiousRadioactive material waste Ballasts Antifreeze Fire Extinguishers To be DO NOT at HHW Days you must place tanks to HHW Days only propane barbecue Silvex 2 4 5-t Pleaseacceptedbring helium freon or oxygen bulbs back in original packaging in an air Unknown unidentified material members can answer product Washers dryers refrigerators Marine & Auto Compact Fluorescent Bulbs & Tubes Reminder wrap the bulb in cellophane newspaper or duct tape. Flares tanks container or tight are accepted. Radioactive material Ballasts Antifreeze Please DO NOT bring helium freon or oxygen tanks to HHW Days only propane barbecue air conditioners and prescription questions Any OTC or prescription drugs Unknown unidentified material Washers dryers refrigerators tanks are accepted. Reminder Marine & Auto Flares and offer health and wellness Ballasts air conditioners Please DO NOT bring helium freon or oxygen tanks to HHW Days only propane barbecue Washers dryers refrigerators Any OTC or prescription drugs solutions. COMMISSIONERS tanks are accepted. John L. Shinnick Chairman air conditioners The store now employs Frank Pestana Vice Chairman Any OTC or prescription drugs Do bring DoNOT NOT bring Do NOT bring in part by a grant This program is sponsored from the NJDEP-Division in This program is from the of Solid and part by a grant sponsored in part by a grant Waste. Residents Hazardous from NJDEP-Division of Solid and the NJDEP-Division of Solid materials at can drop off and Hazardous Waste. Residents Hazardous Waste. Residents can dropany off materialsofatresidency off site. Proof can drop materials at may be residency required. Walmart opened its new 40 000 square foot grocery and fresh produce wing any site. Proof of of residency any site. Proof on May 8. The store which will now be open 24 hours per day also features a may required. may be be required. pharmacy and offers customers a variety of merchandise including apparel electronics toys sporting goods and lawn and garden items. FREE TIRE AMNESTY EVENT HHW DAY approximately 300 full- and FREE TIRE AMNESTY EVENT HHW DAY To place a classified ad FREE TIRE AMNESTY EVENT HHW DAY part-time associates including the new positions created by the expansion. Store manager Tim Peterson began his Walmart career in 1997 as a sporting goods associate. Walmart invites Kearny shoppers to share their instore experience on Facebook and Twitter. Visit the My Local Walmart Facebook page at http www.facebook. com walmart5447. Fans of the local page can receive information about rollbacks in-store events meal solutions and more. 201.991.1600 please call Environmental Programs Director For more information please call the HCIA Environmental Hotline (800) 540-0987 or visit For more information please call the HCIA Environmental Hotline (800) 540-0987 or visit Follow us on Twitter HCIAonline or visit our Facebook Page HCIAonline THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY mAY 15 2013 NOW OPEN 29 If you don t love our fresh product bring your receipt back for a full refund. A new place to save on groceries. Hello Kearny We invite you to visit us at 150 Harrison Ave. 7 Sch uy ler Be rg en Av en ue arn yA ve nu e Av en ue 95 Newark-Jerse y City T urnpi ke Timothy Peterson Store Manager e n Avenu Harriso 280 2013 Wal-Mart Stores Inc. 30 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY mAY 15 2013 Lincoln School honor roll Lincoln School Kearny announces the following students who achieved academic honors for the third marking period including Students of the Marking Period for Grades 6 to 8. Grade 8 Principal s Honors Gehad Abedullah Joshua Alem Jane Amadeo Daniel Amorim Nataly Areosa Raul Babilonia Justin Baeza Kyle Barros Nina Bernavon Gregg Blevins Jonathan Brooks Alexandra Calderon Allen Coco-Tejeda Michael DeLaCruz Tanuj Desai Lily Durning Michelle Espinoza Lara Esteves Vanessa Faria Matthew Farias Rebecca Ferreira Tyler Fisher Cameron Grimm Merrin Keim Zoe Lopez-Gonzalez Jared Machado Rita Marques Ryan Miller Madelyn O Connor Brandy Olivera Jamie Olivera Adriana Parodi Mariela Perez Gabrielle Riedinger Britney Rivera Denise Rojas Jonathan Santos Makaylan Silva Maressa Stabile Danielle Tarabay Deanna Truskolawski Victoria Van Riper Sydney Viscuso Honors Jocelyn Aguirre Kathy Barros Michael Desousa Rony Fonseca Diana Gomes Barbara Hernandez Sophia Hubi Ashley Jaime Nelson Lu Brianna Manley Nissel Mejia Drew Munro Hannah Padron Ryan Ribeiro Vanessa Rodrigues Alize Rodriquez Deanna Sandomenico Ianna Santos Valjet Shala Lory Silva Nicole Taormina Adrian Velazquez Student of the Marking Period Gehad Abedullah Joshua Alem Daniel Amorim Raul Babilonia Alexandra Calderon Kimberly Camacho Steven Rios Brendan Thiele Grade 7 Principal s Honors Meriam Abbassi-Saber Samuel Anduze Linnea Capobianco Emely Conza Fiorela Coria Cristian DaSilva Erik DeLaCruz Diana Desousa Nicole Diogo Gabriella Espinal Rachel Esteves Michael Fitzpatrick Christopher Florim Esteban Franco Joanne Gavilanez Karina Gomes Jessica Gonzalez Vanesa Gonzalez Santiago HenaoFernandez Gianna Hoch Kaleigh Howard Yingxue Hu Kira Iachetta Kathryn Kennedy Kelly Kilduff Zuzanna Lisek Zachary Lydecker Jennifer Martinez Matthew Martins Meagan McClelland Caitlin Mead Karina More Maythee Moreno Sergio Ochoa Patricia Oliveira Alvaro Orihuela Isabella Patino Sophia Raza David Reverendo Camille Romano Stephanie Santiago Andrew Shenoda Victor Tang Brendan Thiele Zachary Uhler Herbert Vassallo Paula Velasquez William Yubeaton Maria Zago Honors Mathieu BedonCevallos Kimberly Camacho Cynthia Criollo Sarenna Enright Jonathan Espinosa Stephanie Faria Jose Fermin Khan Hussain Sasha Lopes Christian Lopez Natasha Magee Danielle Munro Anna Oliveira Nicole Ribeiro Lesly Soto Student of the Marking Period Jessica Acosta Kyle Barros Cristian DaSilva Gabriella Espinal Chris Florim Gianna Hoch Sofia Marmelo David Murphy Anthony Rivera Justin Rodrigues Grade 6 Principal s Honors Emily Amadeo Hannah Amadeo Sylvia Goldfond Kate Grajales Nicole Guzman Gwendolyn Johnson Michael Lu Scott Miceli Vitor Penna Brendan Rafferty Natalie Santiago Honors Jennifer Araujo Brooke Decker Alexandra Gamero Victoria Martins Michelle Reis Vanessa Villafuerte Student of the Marking Period Hannah Amadeo Alexandra Gamero Vitor Penna Grade 5 Principal s Honors Fiorella Livora Honors Ranphy Cabral Pedro Carrero Cindy DeCastro Sheile Espichan Lorelei Flanagan Kelly Lu Matthew Mauricio Faith Remias Bruno Santos-Seixal Henry Soares Grade 4 Principal s Honors Richard Alama Thomas Gingerelli Mateusz Glazewski Jaleesha Gutierrez Audrey Munro Barry Rafferty Donavyn Reyes William Soares Ingrid Stokes Nicolette Zika Honors Alexandra Alcantara Ghala Alqahtani Nicole Bastidas Walter Bustamante Andrew Candido Filippo Cascardo Rachel Clarity Cliff Connell Kristine Correa Kevin DeSouza Bridgette Lopez Johnathon Osborn Jason Porras Valeria Ramirez Justyn Rodriguez Don t Let Mortgage Problems Petrify You. When you struggle with your mortgage payments you become frozen. Petrified. Not knowing what to do you do nothing. But people who take action are far more likely to get the most positive outcome. So do something. Making Home Affordable is a free government program. Call to talk one-on-one with a housing expert. Real Help. Real Answers. Right Now. 888-995-HOPE Route Date Prod AD Proofer Writer AE CD Studio Billing ADC21891 Tracking SAME THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY mAY 15 2013 31 role he played in a life-saving incident at the Clay St. Bridge bluecoats boss was a bit circui- on Sept. 13 1987. He also became an advocate tous. for his fellow officers serving Sheehan was born in Staten as president of the Patrolman s Island N.Y. but the family (he was one of seven children) Benevolent Association from moved to the Colonia section 1988 to 1992. We were the first to negotiate a contract of Woodbridge when he was as an independent branch of nine. He graduated from Harrison PBA Local 22 and Colonia High School where we never went to arbitration he excelled at football and Sheehan said because we and wrestling. the borough were able to work In 1981 he married Patricia together to get a fair agreeTighe whose family has deep ment. roots in East Newark. The Sheehan is a member of the couple took up residency in New Jersey Police Honor Lethe borough and in May 1982 gion which supports a police Sheehan got his introduction Widows and Orphans Fund for to public service when he the families of officers killed in was accepted as a member of the line of duty and sponsors the borough s volunteer Fire competitive college scholarDepartment. ships for members children Sheehan said he had noand programs for children tions of transitioning to a job as a paid firefighter because I with disabilities. As a member of the Hudson thought that would be a good County Police Chiefs Assocareer. ciation Sheehan served as its But he changed direction in August 1984 when then-Mayor secretary-treasurer and was Ray Graham offered him a po- president in 2005-2006. He has served as East Newsition with the borough Police ark delegate to the United Irish Department and after successfully completing his police Association for West Hudson academy training in December former grand marshal (in 1995) of the UIAWH St. Patrick s 1984 he was appointed as patrolman becoming the first Parade and Irishman of the Year (1987). cop in his family. And he s been a Democratic At the same time he concounty committeeman for his tinued serving as a volunteer district since 1991. firefighter with the borough. During his tenure with the Sheehan was promoted Police Department the startto police captain in Deceming annual pay for a rookie ber 1993 and was elevated to cop has risen from 15 500 to deputy chief in 1996. 27 000 but as the borough During 1997 and 1998 he began feeling economically was chief of the volunteer pinched it extended the numfirefighters. I believe I m the only one in ber of steps to reach maximum the borough who has served as pay. With such a small departchief of both [Police and Fire] ment and only one superDepartments he noted. visory officer (a sergeant) As a cop Sheehan earned other than the chief Sheehan numerous commendations said he s proud of the way including a Valor Award presented by the Hudson County his rank-and-file cops have 200 Club in recognition of the learned to react as a first-reSHEEHAN from 01 Photo by Ron Leir Police Chief Kenneth Sheehan sponder in a public safety situation such as taking control of a domestic dispute scene until a superior can respond or deciding what to charge a suspect when executing a warrant. As a reflection of the borough s changing demographics the Police Department has tried to adjust to the needs of local residents in another way Six officers are bilingual Sheehan noted. On those occasions when he s had to suspend or remove a member of the department Sheehan said he s always had the support of the mayor and council. Never once has there been any political interference in unpopular decisions I ve made that I thought were in the best interests of the department as long as I could legally justify my actions. While short on personnel Sheehan has incorporated technology as a law enforcement aid with the placement of visual and audio units in patrol vehicles Mayor Smith said. That gave our cops another set of eyes and it also cut down on the number of citizen complaints he said. Also starting six or seven years ago acting on the chief s recommendation we started buying police cars on threeyear leases getting them fully under guarantee other than tires and brakes the mayor noted. That has turned out to be a money saver for the borough he said. As Sheehan turns his focus to more time with his family particularly 3-year-old grandson Maddon at least one family member Ken Sheehan Jr. 23 is following in his dad s footsteps He s a public safety officer with New Jersey Institute of Technology. Daughter Courtney 30 is also pursuing public service she s working for the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission. BIG GARAGE SALE DAY Sun. May 19 10AM-5PM AP G SW ZA BI AN BON Yeehaw Buy Sell Rope a DEAL held at the Flea Market & Collectible Show 540 New York Ave. by Shoprite NJ Transit Station Lyndhurst NJ join us to sell your unwanted items at JC s 233 Kearny Ave Kearny Atten families civics vendors 201-997-2360 BIG Swap Bonanza Michael Symeonides Since 1965 service has been the key to our success. featuring 60 vendors selling new items vintage & collectibles some crafts and lots of 2nd hand galore too Quality Coverage at Competitive Rates hosted by Lyndhurst High School Band sponsored by Auto - Home - Business - Life Let us show you how to save Se Habla Espanol Nos Falamos Portuguese The Observer Clyde Paul Agency Parent Guide 201.998.1144 32 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY mAY 15 2013 The Observer is not responsible for typographical errors. Credit for errors will not be granted after the next week s publication. No changes or refunds. Deadline for classifieds is Monday by 4 00 PM. CLASSIFIEDS 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 To place an ad call 201-991-1600 classified APARTMENTS FOR RENT 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 2 Family House for Sale in Kearny. Seven parking spaces shed. 2 bedrooms on 1st floor. 3 bedrooms on 2nd floor. 229 000 (201)998-8429 (201)283-4051 For sale Corner lot 88x95 w existing house in developing area of Kearny. Serious inquiries only by appoinment. Developers welcomed (201)233-8089 HOUSE FOR SALE NUTLEY 4 bedrooms. Mother Daughter House. Hardwood floors. Renovated kitchen w ceramic tile floors. 2 renovated baths. Finished basement. 2300sq.ft. living space. Walking distance to park daycare center 24 hour bank shopping area highways and public transportation to NYC bus s 192 199 74 & 13. All potential tenants will be screened for background credit check and income verification. No pets. No brokers fee. 2400 month. (201)991-2444 ask for Manny. HOUSE FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY KEARNY- Studio 1 bedroom LR kitchen 1 bathroom. Utilities seperate. Close to schools and transportation. Available May 1. 1 month security. (862)368-5873 (201)991-0527 (973)368-7601 KEARNY 3rd floor 1 bedroom. HT HW included. 950 month. 1 month security. Available July 15th. (201)719-0280 APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY 1st floor 2 bedroom all hardwood floors large kitchen and LR. HT HW included. Electric separate. 1450 month. Washer dryer hook-up in basement. 2nd floor 3 bedrooms large kitchen LR. Washer dryer hook-up in basement. Use of backyard. One parking spot. HT HW included electric separate. 1650 month. (201)998-8311 (732)447-7633 KEARNY 1st floor. 3 bedrooms L R D R kitchen. W D hook-up. 1400 month utilities. Storage in basement use of backyard. (201)998-8311 (732)447-7633 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 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 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 2nd floor 3 Bedrooms. Railroad style. Utilities are separate 1100 mon No Pets. (973)393-4703 (973)368-3811 KEARNY 3 Bedroom Apt 1300 & 2 bedroom apt 1150 month. 1 month security Available Immediately. Call (201)622-8315 KEARNY 3 LG ROOMS (ONE BEDROOM) AT BELGROVE APTS. 935 INCLUDING HEAT HOT WATER. LAUNDRY ROOM. NO PETS. (973)493-7868 APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY 3 bedroom apt. 1st floor. EIK LR. Central Air. 1250 mo 1-1 2 months security. Hardwood floors. Off-street parking. W D hook-up. Yard Basement storage. No pets. Available immed. Close to NYC transportation. Good credit required. Call between the hrs. of 6AM-3PM M-F (201)998-8226 for appt. KEARNY 3 rooms 1 bedroom 3rd floor HT HW supplied. Refrigerator stove. No pets. No smoking. References required. 1-1 2 months security. 875 month. Available July 1st. (201)970-2435 (201)913-7295 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 4 rooms apt. Dukes Street. Front Hudson Park. Good condition. No pets. Renew hardwood floors. 900 month utilities. (908)240-9302 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 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 apt 950 month. 1 month security utilities. Available June 1st (914)497-5489 HARRISON 1 bedroom apt. Clean quiet and comfortable. W fridge. No pets. Lease & security. 775 plus utilities. (862)223-9974 HARRISON 1 bedroom studio apt. Heat included. Separate entrance and yard. Available immediately. 650 month. 1 month security. (201)889-8408 HARRISON 1st floor. 3 bedrooms 1 bath . Close to PATH. 1400 month. Utilities included. Available June 1st. (973)483-3569 (973)482-9450 HARRISON 1st floor. Studio apt. kitchen bath & bedroom. Heat included. Close to PATH. 1 month security. Available May 15th. (973)454-4536 HARRISON 2 bedrooms LR kitchen 1-1 2 bathroom. Use of yard. 1-1 2 months security. No pets. No smoking. Separate utilities. Minutes to major highways. (973)704-5532 HARRISON 2nd floor 3 room apartment. No pets. 1-1 2 months security. Available June 1st. (201)998-3722 (201)991-8453 day 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 rooms 3 bedrooms. Laminated floor freshly painted 950 available July 1st. Separate utilites. City parking lot. No Pets. (201)998-2153 (201)951-2868 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 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 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 retail store doctor lawyers accountants & new start-up company. If interested please call (973)444-9987 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 Recently renovated 3 bedrooms LR DR EIK hardwood floors. 1500 month. 1 month security. Available immediately. (201)991-3960 leave message 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 KEARNY Very clean apt. 4 rooms 2 bedrooms. No pets. 1040 month. 1 month security. HT HW included. (201)207-5160 (201)991-8846 HALL FOR RENT Family Affairs Only Nice clean hall. Pleasant atmosphere. Maximum 80 people. 201-496-4645 201-991-9865 Call Anytime 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 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 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 KEARNY 5 rooms 1st Floor North End. 1 000 utilities 1 month security & fee required. Vacant Avail immediately. 2nd Floor 5 rooms 2 bedrooms. 1195 utilities. 1 mo sec. 1 2 mo fee. Avail 6 1 Arlington Real Estate 201-991-0905 Rental Affordable A C Nice Setting Party Hall 201-889-6677 201-572-1839 OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT OHARA AGENCY (201)997-6300 OPEN HOUSE May 19th 1-4pm 20 S.Midland Ave. Kearny. Unit C1 220 000 2 bedroom in freat condition. Short Sale. Peterpaul Real Estate Agency LLC 973-589-0055 or Maria 973-727-1032 Great Space 2 Room office in excellent building on Ridge Rd. N.Arlington w Parking 650 utilities. One Room 550. 3 rooms 900. Owner 201-280-7483 BELLEVILLE BELLEVILLE 1 bedroom in 4 room apt. 884 H HW included. No pets. Inquiries (201)998-9465 N.NEWARK Large 2 & 3 bedroom apts Section 8 accepted. Available Immediately. Call (973)202-8580 APARTMENTS FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT POLICY NO REFUNDS or CHANGES with CLASSIFIED ADS Please note there will be a There are APARTMENTS FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT 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 SPECIAL MUST RUN THREE & FOUR WEEKS PROCESSING FEE if changes need to be made for running specials 10.00 There will be a 10.00 processing fee when Cancelling an ad before it is published for the first time. 10 processing fee if changes need to be made for running specials THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY mAY 15 2013 33 The Observer is not responsible for typographical errors. Credit for errors will not be granted after the next week s publication. No changes or refunds. Deadline for classifieds is Monday by 4 00 PM. CLASSIFIEDS APARTMENTS FOR RENT 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. 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No smoking. 1-1 2 months security. Utilities not included. 313 N.5th St. (973)485-6964 APARTMENTS FOR RENT HARRISON Large 3 bedroom apt. 3rd floor. Big kitchen large tiled bathroom wood floors. 1200 month. Utilities separate. (973)390-3684 HARRISON Renovated 2 bedroom apt. 2nd floor. 1150 mo plus 1 month security. Central Air Heat. Separate utilities. No pets. Close to PATH. Call (973)481-0175 after 5pm. HARRISON Renovated large 3 bedroom apt. 2nd floor. EIK LR. 1100 month. Separate utilities. Available June 1st. Call Carlos at (201)274-6698 HARRISON Studio Apt. Utilities included. Private Bathroom. No cooking stove. Available June 1st. 650 month. Call after 4 30pm (973)489-6833 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 APARTMENTS FOR RENT JERSEY CITY JERSEY CITY- 6 rmsNEAR CITY UNIVERSITY. Spacious lovely apt. 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Bankruptcy 450 Court Cost. 877 Broad St. 208 Newark NJ 07102 (973)273-1325 34 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY mAY 15 2013 The Observer is not responsible for typographical errors. Credit for errors will not be granted after the next week s publication. No changes or refunds. Deadline for classifieds is Monday by 4 00 PM. CLASSIFIEDS 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 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 classified RUBBISH REMOVAL Yards Garages Basements Attics Real Estate Rubbish Removal Demolition Lic.13VH04443200 HOME IMPROVEMENT Roofing Siding Windows Doors Decks Painting Tiles & Masonry Sheet Rock All types of Carpentry Lic. 13VH02536200 Free Estimates 20% Senior Citizen Discounts PLUMBING MERCHANDISE FOR SALE Dining room set table w china closet & 6 chairs. Kitchen set table w 4 chairs. (201)991-5225 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 ANDRIELLO CLEANOUTS G & R Builders (201)874-1577 (973)368-8232 Buss (973)277-4715 Cell QUICK CLEANOUTS Rubbish Removal Construction & Tree debry House Attic Yards Basement & More. Same day service & free estimates Many jobs FREE Cheapest Prices 10% off Seniors Disc. (201)206-4845 JOSEPH V. FERRIERO 2004 Ford Expedition XLT. Gold w tan leather interior heated seats 2WD AWD 4WDL 4WDH small V-8. 117 500 miles loaded excellent condition must see Asking 6 900. Call (908)239-5897 Looking for families interested in hosting International High School Students. We pay well for families that qualify. Please contact only if you have a real interest. Raquel (908)205-7588 or Wendy (973)818-2218 AUTOMOBILES FOR SALE The Observer office will be closed on Monday (201)893-0656 EDUCATION Handyman Star All inside or outside repairs. Windows painting sheetrock carpentry masonry Plumbing and decks.No job too big or small. Free estimates. Tom (201)424-5042 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 Parking Space for Rent for one car in Harrison. 15 min walk to PATH. Close to buses. (973)985-9177 CLEANING SERVICES Annies Cleaning Service Homes offices. Move in-out cleaning. Gift Certificates Avail. Excellent references 973-667-6739 862-210-0681 REMODELING SPECIALIST FULLY INS. & LIC. J&L ATWELL (201)998-6236 Exterior & Interior Powerwashing & Housecleaning Decks & Siding Refinished FREE Estimates Senior Discounts William J. McGuire (201)955-2520 AN AMERICAN PAINTER GARAGE & YARD SALE 318 Stewart Ave. Kearny. Saturday May 18th. 9am-3pm. Desk furniture bookcases handbags books comforter set many household items. Garage Sale 5 18 & 5 19 10 a.m. to 3 30 p.m. 371 Elm St. Kearny. Household goods clothes jewelry shoes Yard Sale Saturday May 18th 9am-5pm & Sunday May 19th 10am-4pm. Across the street from 220 Stover Ave. N.Arlington. Will clean houses apartment offices. References Couple from Poland 201-997-4932 leave message WANTED TO BUY Estates Bought & Sold Fine Furniture Antiques Accessories Gold & Silver. Cash Paid (201)920-8875 HOME IMPROVEMENT Angel Martinez Construccion LLC Chimney Specialist Relining Chimney Caps Leaks Water Proofing Dampers Cleanings Flashings All types of Masonry Chimneys Rebuild Repairs Stucco Roofing Siding & Steps New and Repairs Gutters Service Fully Ins. and License (201)952-0076 CONSTRUCTION ANDREAS PAINTING Professional House Painter 165 Interior & Exterior Printing-Plastering-Taping Free Estimates (201)997-0706 Speak slow on answer machine please 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 READYHOME PEST CONTROL Exterminators for less Bedbug Chinch Roaches Mice Rats Fleas Ants Spiders Termites Inspection Treatments (973)484-3166 www.readyhomepest PEST CONTROL CHRIS PAINTING Interior & Exterior Spray Aluminum siding Sheetrock Water damages Lead safe. Fully Insured (201)896-0292 FM Property Home Repairs & Improvements Kitchens Bathrooms Doors Floors Windows Painting Decks All types of repairs Lic. 13VH05674000 GUTTERS D. FITZGERALD Seamless Gutters Installed. Gutters Cleaned We-R- Also Dennies Painting & Roofing Slate Roofs repaired. 1(800)479-3262 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. 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 PETS FREE KITTENS Two Adorable Kittens. One gray and white. One black and white. 8-weeks old. Please call (201)772-7007 May 27 2013 for Memorial Day Deadlines Real Estate & Display Advertising Wednesday 5 22 by 4PM Obituaries Friday 5 24 by 10AM Classifieds Friday 5 24 by 4PM AUTOMOBILES WANTED (201)997-8957 John SAL POLIZZOTTO fred 201-428-7160 Fully Insured Painting Decorating interior exterior Paper Hanging ceiling. Full Installation General Repairs. Over 14 years experience. (201)939-8781 FREE ESTIMATE Quality work for over 40 years. Licensed Bonded & Insured. Call For Free Estimate. All work guaranteed (201)997-4288 Cell(201)522-3064 Lic & Buss Permit 500 HILL ELECTRIC 300 500 PAID For Any Junk car van or truck. Paid Cash 1-888-869-5865 J & F TOWING CA H 4 JUNK 25 years experience All types of electrical wiring 24 hour emergency service. Free estimate 10% off with ad Lic. 11909 El. Insp. 7566 EMERALD ELECTRIC (201)955-2678 ELECTRICAL SERVICES ELECTRICAL SERVICES PAVING PAVING Commercial & Residential Driveways Parking Lots Belgian Blocks Sidewalks Steps Pavers Retaining Walls All asphalt work LORENA (201)991-4165 Cell (201)401-4525 Kearny Fax (201)997-5783 Lic By NJ Member of BBB Fully Insured Free Estimates JAG PAVING CORP. CAR 200- 500 PAID ON THE SPOT. FREE TOWING 201-428-0441 ANY CAR VAN OR TRUCK. NO TITLE NO KEYS NO PROBLEM. THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY mAY 15 2013 35 Make the Switch to Dish Today and Save Up To 50% Promotion Packagesal starting at only ... PREMIUM MOVIE CHANNELS for 12 mon ths mo. For 3 months. PACKAGES UNDER 50 Prices valid for 12 months. Requires 24-month agreement ASK ABOUT HIGH SPEED INTERNET AS LOW AS .... 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O ers available for new and quali ed former customers and subject to terms of applicable Promotional and Residential Customer agreements. State reimbursement charges may apply. Additional restrictions may apply. O ers end 5 21 13. HBO Cinemax and related channels and service marks are the property of Home Box O ce Inc. SHOWTIME is a registered trademark of Showtime Networks Inc. a CBS Company.STARZ and related channels and service marks are property of Starz Entertainment LLC. All new customers are subject to a one-time non-refundable processing fee. 36 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 15 2013 DIRECT HEATING & COOLING CENTRAL AIR BUSINESS Are you listed NJ Lic 11103 RY Home of the 1 2 pound Burgers Discarded cigarette suspected cause of fire HARRISON -n alert police officer is being credited with getting a quick jump on a fire that broke out at 610 Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. North this past Monday May 13. Tour Commander Fire Capt. Robert Gillen said that an alarm of fire came in at about 2 45 p.m. Gillen said the fire appeared to have originated at a first-floor wooden rear porch area at 610 Rodgers Blvd. N. just south of Scott Mobus Place East Newark at the Harrison border. Gillen said that Harrison Police OfPhotos by Ron Leir ficer Paul Yarznbowicz who was on Fire scene at 610 Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. patrol duty at the time and near the North. scene grabbed the fire extinguisher from his vehicle and while helping evacuate the building used the extinguisher to knock down the fire. He succeeded in isolating fhe fire to a minimal damage area Gillen said Harrison Police Chief Derek Kearns said It s part of our protocol to have an extinguisher in the trunk of our patrol cars. In the meantime Harrison Fire Department responded with a ladder truck engine and safety officer with View of rear brown wood where fire assistance from Kearny Fire Department which sent four rigs Gillen ficial George Kondek but said there is said. speculation that a discarded cigarette Gillen said firefighters managed to or match from someone smoking on douse the remnants of the fire within the wood porch could have ignited about 15 minutes with only minimal the blaze. About 20 firefighters responded to property damage to the three-story stucco residential structure. the fire which Gillen said resulted in Gillen said that the cause of the no injuries to civilians or firefighters. -- Ron Leir fire is being investigated by Fire Of- COURAGEOUS A RESIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL 50 OFF CourageousPlumb 201.206.4845 908.387.8150 Bumblebee Christian Academy Lawn Maintenance construction tree service 606 Ridge Road Lyndhurst DAY CARE 201.636.2341 10% OFF eder 201.997.9271 with this ad Mar Masonry Contractor l.l.c HIC 13VH07386700 618 FRANK E. RODGERS BLVD. HARRISON Concrete Work Sidewalk Pavers Resisting Walls FREE DELIVERY 973-900-9739 MIN 10 FULLY INSURED FREE ESTIMATES 201.618.4168 201.997.1020 6 LUNCH SPECIAL ESPECIALES PARA ALMUERZO 397 Kearny Ave Kearny NJ 201-998-2588 Jasmine Foot Spa Grand Opening Organic Oil & Hot Stone Body Work 30 mins. 30 45 mins. 45 60 mins. 50 Gift Certificates Available Foot Reflexology 30 mins. 25 45 mins. 35 60 mins. 45 HABLAMOS ESPA OL AROUND TOWN from Dr. YilDa alvaraDo Dr. roger a. rivera Jr. NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY NO SE NECESITA CITA 15 5 OFF One Hour Foot Refexology 10 OFF Any Services of 60 or more 15 OFF Any Services of 75 or more MOST INSURANCES ACCEPTED 215 Harrison Ave. Harrison NJ 862-955-3183 I GENERAL COSMETIC & IMPLANT DENTISTRY We are a State-of-the-Art Practice WE FINANCE UP TO 60 MONTHS NOW ACCEPTING LOCAL 472-172 Falamos Portugu s Hablamos Espa ol 47 Kearny Ave Kearny NJ 07032 Love PERFUME DESIGNER FRAGRANCE DISTRIBUTOR Kearny - NJ (201) 246-0923 We sell original perfumes only San Juan - PR (787) 701-4747 Accepting 201-998-1400 125HKearnyAve. Kearny NJ 201-246-0923 To advertise in our Business Directory Call 201-991-1600 pig farms as well as stunning recent nature photography from the book. For more information call 201-9555640. North Arlington will commemorate Memorial Day with its annual parade on Monday May 27 starting at 2 p.m. The parade will begin at the corner of Canterbury Avenue and Ridge Road and conclude in front of Borough Hall at 214 Ridge Rd. where local public officials will address the crowd. The grand marshals for the parade are Jennifer O Brian and Mary Biro The parade line includes these civic organizations members of the borough Fire and Police Departments the Boy Scouts Daisies Elks Emblem Women s Club VFW American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary among others. Children from the local recreation league teams will also be marching. The parade will feature bands from the local schools as well as two pipeand-drum bands classic cars and clowns. For more information call North Arlington Recreation Director Jimmy Herrmann at 201-889-5882. Nutley May 19 will be the first of four Antique collectible boutique flea market shows and sales sponsored by the Kingsland Trust to benefit the restoration and maintenance of the Kingsland Manor a historic brownstone. The event will be held at Nutley Parks and Recreation (Frank Cocchiola Building) 44 Park Ave. Nutley from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donation 1 for adults children free. Light refreshments will be available for purchase. Featured will be antiques estate and new jewelry collectibles crafts and boutique items Other shows are June 9 July 14 and Sept. 8. THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 15 2013 Highlights from the Nutley Police blotter May 10 A motor vehicle stop at 1 07 a.m. on River Road resulted in the arrest of Rolando Diaz 37 of Wallington on charges of possession of drugs and two tickets charging him with failure to observe a traffic control device and failure to exhibit registration. May 8 At 7 10 a.m. police were called to a Prospect St. location on a report of criminal mischief to an auto. The vehicle s owner told police that sometime during the night someone slashed the rear driver s side tire of their vehicle while it was parked in their driveway causing 180 in damages. It was the third time in three weeks the vehicle had been vandalized the owner told police. May 7 Three apparently unrelated cases of suspected fraud were reported by three victims police said. In the first logged at 10 04 a.m. the victim told police they purchased a Green Dot MoneyBack gift card coded to a card number from Dish Network to get additional channels through a promotional offering and received a credit to their account. But several days later they received a bill for nearly 1 000. The victim surmised that someone hacked into the Dish Network site showed the credit and removed the money. Police advised the company of the scam. Next at 12 53 p.m. a victim told police that someone claiming to be their grandson told them they were in an accident and broke his nose but when told he didn t sound like the victim s grandson said he d call back after getting a lawyer. And at 1 35 p.m. police said a resident told them they paid a company 2 000 for work performed but after checking their bank statement noticed that 4 000 had been removed from their account and that a copy of the check appeared to have been tampered with. The bank issued a stop payment and the resident was advised to file a complaint with the court. May 5 A Whitford Ave. resident called police at 4 48 p.m. to report that someone had removed the passenger side headlight and assembly from their vehicle. Nothing appeared to be missing from inside the vehicle police said. At 2 36 p.m. a Forest Ave. homeowner told police that while in their backyard they saw several golf balls arching over their fence. One ball they said landed on the roof of their child s toy car in which the child was sitting. The child wasn t hurt they said. They told police they saw a group of juveniles with lacrosse sticks running from the field behind Spring Garden School toward the stairs to Overlook Terrace. Police said they searched but couldn t find them. At 12 42 p.m. police traveled to a Plymouth Road location on a report of a theft from a resident who told police their bank text messaged them about two charges to their account totaling about 1 000 made at an NJ Transit station. Police said the victim realized they d lost their wallet a black Kenneth Cole wristlet in a car wash. The victim canceled the account. Five incidents of criminal mischief were reported within a seven and a half hour period police said. At 1 29 a.m. a Bloomfield Ave. resident told police they heard voices and then a vehicle drive away. Looking outside they noticed that one of their 10 flower pots had been broken. At 6 36 a.m. police on patrol discovered a broken flower pot in the middle of a Prospect St. site and were advised by the owners who didn t see or hear anything during the night that the pot was worth 30. At 7 13 a.m. a Beech St. resident reported that their ceramic bird bath and flower pot had been broken causing 100 in damages. And at 8 09 a.m. police received a report from a Coeyman Ave. resident that their 80 goose statue had been vandalized overnight. May 4 At 2 59 a.m. police responded to a report of criminal mischief at a Spring St. location. A resident told police they were inside their home when they heard a crash and found one of their front windows was broken and a rock eight inches wide was on the living room couch directly behind the broken window. The resident told police the rock appeared to have been taken from the front yard. 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Don t lead your college list with the names of colleges or universities but rather lead with the search criteria Toglia told the girls. In business Danielle Svoronos Toglia SDA Class of 89 discusses the college admissions process with current juniors. this way you won t eliminate schools you may not be as familiar with or that may not meet all the criteria. Toglia encouraged the juniors to use guide books search engines the school counselor alumni college nights and panels and classmates to aid in their search. But she also urged students to visit visit visit. Nothing replaces the visit to the college campus. It is the absolute in finding out if you have found the right fit . Only apply to schools that are most appropriate for you and that you have the intention of attending if admitted and that make the best fit. This usually lends itself to three reach schools three target schools and three safer schools she said. Toglia concluded by reminding the girls Control the things you can such as your college search your application list the places you visit the essay you write whom you ask for a letter of recommendation the clubs and activities to which you give your time the tutoring you do to prepare for testing. She added Enjoy the process and communicate with your family especially about responsibilities finances and goals. Registration open at HCCC Hudson County Community College is now registering students for summer term and fall semester courses at 25 Journal Square in Jersey City. Classes for the Summer I and Summer II terms will begin on May 28 and July 15 respectively and the fall semester will begin on Aug. 28 at the Journal Square campus and North Hudson Higher Education Center. Classes are also being offered in off-campus locations including Bayonne and Kearny during the fall. In addition several courses will be available in online format for the summer and fall terms. 5 6 11 2 41 PM Up to 40% of businesses never recover after experiencing a major disaster. Do you have a plan to keep your business running if disaster strikes For a free online tool that helps you develop an emergency plan visit business. Course catalogs are available at the college s Office of Enrollment Services 70 Sip Ave. Jersey City and at the North Hudson Higher Education Center 4800 Kennedy Blvd. Union City. The schedule for course offerings is available online in English and Spanish at the college s web site http adcatalog. Information on courses classes admission and registration may be obtained on the college s web site at mystart or by calling 201-714-7200. 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