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May 22 2013 www.theobserver.com Vol CXXV No. 53 COVERING BELLEVILLE BLOOMFIELD EAST NEWARK HARRISON KEARNY LYNDHURST NORTH ARLINGTON NUTLEY Hunt is on for serial bandits By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent KEARNY In early February two bandits held up a Kearny delicatessen at gunpoint tied up the clerk and two customers with zip ties and escaped with approximately 5 000 in cash. Within days of that heist KPD investigating officers Sgt. Charles Smith and Det. Ray Lopes noting similarities in the robbers descriptions and MO had linked the crime to at least three others -- in Belleville Bloomfield and Newark. Further investigation by local and state police has now led authorities to suspect the bandits are responsible for 11 hold-ups in multiple municipalities since Feb. 1. The case is now in the hands of the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force which became the lead agency in the investigation last week. In addition the Essex County Sheriff s Office has announced that the Crime Stoppers program would pay up to 5 000 for information leading to the culprits arrests. According to police the crime spree apparently began Feb. 1 with two robberies one at a convenience store in Linden the second at a Newark gas station. The next day police said the bandits hit see ROBBERIES page Paroled killer in drug bust By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent a maximum security prison in upstate Cayuga County N.Y. KEARNY Grochulski was paroled in A 68-year-old North December 2011 after serving Arlington man busted by 34 years of his term. Kearny police for alleged Earlier this month on drug distribution has turned May 9 as part of an ongoing out to be a convicted murinvestigation into the sale derer who was paroled 17 and distribution of cocaine months ago from a New members of the Kearny PoYork State prison police lice Department Vice Squad reported. were on fixed surveillance The suspect identified on the Belleville Pike at 10 30 as Kenneth Grochulski p.m. when they witnessed was convicted in Manhatwhat appeared to be a drug tan in 1977 on two counts transaction. of second-degree murder Detectives kept the susone count of first-degree pected seller under obserburglary and one count of vation as he crossed to the second-degree weap- North Arlington side of the ons possession court street. When they stopped papers show. him he was allegedly found He was subseto be in possession of susquently sentenced to pected cocaine and 650 20 years to life imbelieved to be the proceeds prisonment at least of drug transactions police part of which was said. served at the Auburn Correctional Facility see PAROLEE page Photos courtesy of KPD Kenneth Grochulski 05 Feeling about aid isn t mutual for Kearny By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent KEARNY Frustrated by what it perceives as Harrison s failure to improve its first-response capability to fires there the Town of Kearny is sounding an alarm of its own. Last Tuesday night May 14 Kearny s governing body voted to cut back its mutual aid response to Harrison by sending only two fire companies to assist the Harrison Fire Department one less than Kearny has been providing since a backdraft at a March 10 fire on Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. North injured five Jersey City firefighters who were assisting. Kearny officials will reassess its position on June 30 and could further reduce its response level if Harrison s fire staffing levels reflect no change. And it s possible that Kearny may next look to pull the plug on providing ambulance services to Harrison. Asked for reaction Harrison Fire Director Harold Stahl said Kearny has to do what Kearny has to do. We ll take a look at it when it happens. I have to take the situation as it s presented to me and overcome somehow. Kearny Mayor Alberto Santos a vocal proponent of the new policy said the circumstances of the March 10 fire persuaded local officials that see MUTUAL AID page 201-991-1300 KEARNY OFFICE 213 Kearny Ave Kearny New Jersey C21Semiaokearny Century21.com 13 201-460-8000 LYNDHURST OFFICE 761 Ridge Road Lyndhurst New Jersey Get CENTURY 21 Real Estate Mobile App. Visit http 87778.mobi c21 21 Semiao & Associates www.Century21Semiao.com C21Semiao Century21.com TO SEE OUR AD THIS WEEK PLEASE TURN TO PAGE 24 02 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 22 2013 Giangeruso team wins by 3-1 margin West Hudson Publishing Company s Fastest Growing Free Weekly Newspaper Established 1887 Family Owned & Operated Mary Tortoreti President Robert Pezzolla General Manager Photos by Ron Leir LEFT Winners of the Lyndhurst municipal election recite Pledge of Allegiance at victory headquarters. RIGHT Slate headed by former Mayor James Guida (in sweater) relax at local eatery. By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent LYNDHURST slate headed by sitting Mayor Robert Giangeruso made a clean sweep in capturing all five seats in the May 14 nonpartisan Lyndhurst Township Commission election. The victorious commissioners all of whom ran on the slogan Lyndhurst 1st 2013 are incumbents Giangeruso a retired deputy police chief and lending institution loan officer Tom DiMaggio joined by newcomers CPA Theodore Dudek electrical contractor John Montillo Jr. and township public works aide Matthew Ruzzo. They outpaced an opposition Leadership Responsibility & Pride ticket headed by former Mayor James Guida running with tavern owner Anthony Giarrusso IBEW leader Patrick Glover II United Water employee Stephen Morinho 3rd and real estate manager William Candidate Darius J. Hughes Robert B. Giangeruso Thomas A. DiMaggio Theodore J. Dudek John J. Montillo Jr. Matthew T. Ruzzo James M. Guida Anthony J. Giarrusso Patrick J. Glover II Stephen R. Morinho 3rd William Vazquez Louis Bilis Annette Bortone Vasquez by a 3-1 margin. Two of the three nonaligned candidates former Board of Education member Annette Bortone and teacher Darius Hughes garnered more votes individually than any of the Guida team members. Retired police officer Louis Bilis also running alone ended up with one less vote than Vasquez. About 30% of the township s 11 971 registered voters turned out for the balloting according to figures furnished by the Township Clerk s office. Giangeruso and his teamVote total 1 137 2 814 2 423 2 271 2 131 1 795 828 717 763 718 734 733 1 204 mates were to be sworn into office marking the start of their four-year terms at a reorganization meeting of the township s Board of Commissioners beginning at noon on May 21 outdoors in the park next to the Municipal Building on Valley Brook Ave. At a post-election celebration held at Michael s Riverside Giangeruso thanked his supporters for backing the Lyndhurst 1st 2013 team. The mayor told The Observer I love the people of Lyndhurst so much. Now we re going to move forward. We ll deal with the flood areas the congested traffic the potholes in the streets. Former Mayor Richard DiLascio an attorney who stepped down as the township s chief executive last year but continued to the end of his term as commissioner pointed to an enlarged ballot behind him where the vote tallies had been hand-written and said I have 2 814 reasons to be happy referring to Giangeruso s vote total which led the field. We started something eight years ago DiLascio said moving an agenda forward of infrastructure upgrades senior citizen activities opportunities for our children all in a safe environment. Like fellow Commissioners Brian Haggerty and Joseph Abruscato DiLascio opted not to seek re-election but he said he planned to stay active in township affairs possibly with the Board of Education in some capacity. see GIANGERUSO page ADVERTISING Natalie Rodriguez - Ulloa Classified Asst.to 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 A 531 Kearny Ave. Kearny N.J. 07032 Phone 201-991-1600 Fax 201-991-8941 www.theobserver.com 10 Display Ads Thursday by 4PM Real Estate Thursday by 12PM Obituaries Monday by 10AM Classifieds Monday by 4PM Deadlines five day weather forecast Wednesday May 1 Thursday May 2 Friday May 3 Saturday May 4 Sunday May 5 Inside Editorial .............................06 Around Town ....................12 Real Estate ........................21 Upcoming Promos Cloudy T-Showers 84 77 60 60 60 Few Showers Partly Cloudy Mostly Sunny Obits ...................................25 Classifieds .........................26 Business Directory ..........30 Father s Day 6-12-13 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 22 2013 03 One more year in Harrison for Lady Liberty By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent HARRISON ady Liberty Academy Charter School of Newark which has rented space in the former Holy Cross parish school in Harrison the last two school years is re-upping for a third year at the same location. The school was left without a home in summer 2011 after it couldn t come to terms with its landlord for the space it was occupying on Pennsylvania Ave. in Newark and came across the Passaic River to neighboring Harrison as the next best option. Since then the school has been striving to find a place of its own back in its city of origin and now at long last it recently completed the real estate closing on a Sanford Ave. property said Lady Liberty Executive Director Glen Pinder. Unfortunately we won t be able to complete construction by the time classes resume for L Photos by Ron Leir LEFT Glen Pinder shows rendering of new home for Lady Liberty in Newark. RIGHT Pinder in classroom at current quarters in former Holy Cross School in Harrison. the fall term in September Pinder said. There were environmental issues to deal with Contaminated groundwater had been leaking onto the property from another source according to Pinder but he said the school secured funding from the state Department of Environmental Protection to clean the site. And he said construction money is coming from a 10 million bond issue which will include engineering and other professional fees related to the project so we re in a good place. Not that Lady Liberty is in any rush to leave its host town. We absolutely love Harrison Pinder said. 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The conspirators allegedly used false bank statements and other documents to make it appear as though the straw buyers possessed far more assets and earned far more income than they actually did the indictment reads. Relying upon those false documents financial institutions funded mortgage loans. According to the indictment Arcentales then profited illegally by receiving a commission from PMS for each mortgage loan that she closed and also by diverting portions of the fraudulentlyobtained mortgage proceeds for herself. The accused co-conspirators all previously charged by complaint include a partowner of PMS who allegedly arranged for the creation of fraudulent documents a paralegal who reportedly served as the settlement agent on mortgage loans brokered by Arcentales and the owner manager of a construction company that built properties sold to straw buyers authorities said. Each of the five counts against Arcentales is punishable by a maximum potential penalty of 30 years in prison and a fine of 1 million. Fishman credited special agents of the FBI and of IRS-Criminal Investigation for the investigation leading to the indictment and also thanked the Social Security Administration-Office of Inspector General for its participation in the probe. -- Karen Zautyk Lyndhurst woman was indicted last week for her alleged role in what U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman described as a long-running large-scale mortgage fraud scheme. Under the indictment handed up May 15 by a federal grand jury sitting in Newark Klary (a k a Patty ) Arcentales 44 was charged with four counts of No-Point Mortgages Lipat inducted into National Honor Society % Kevin Lipat of Bloomfield was among the newest members from University of the Sciences inducted into the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy Alpha Tau Chapter of the Rho Chi National Honor Society of Pharmacy. 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At woman and two men with the KPD headquarters a criminal- intent of robbing the aparthistory check revealed that he ment of a drug dealer who had a record of 17 prior adult they believed kept a signifiarrests which seemed to cant amount of money on the have stopped in 1974 Police premises. Chief John Dowie said. Finding none the conspiraThey stopped apparently tors decided the cash might because Grochulski was inbe in the E. 11th St. apartment volved in a home invasion in of the dealer s parents. GainNew York City in 1975 during ing access through an unthe course of which he shot locked door Grochulski and PAROLEE from 01 the two other men all armed entered and held six members of the ... family at gunpoint. During his attempts to locate the cash he believed to be there Grochulski struggled with [the dealer s] father and shot him dead at point-blank range -- with a shotgun. They fled and drove off with their female companion in Grochulski s car. On Oct. 25 1975 a group of five -- not including Grochulski -- returned to the dealer s apartment to attempt the robbery a second time struggled with the dealer wounded him and fled. The NYPD eventually located all the participants in both crimes and a witness identified Grochulski s car as the one seen fleeing the Oct. 20 murder scene. Grochulski was identified in police lineups as the killer by eyewitnesses to the murder. He was tried in state Supreme Court in Manhattan and convicted on Feb. 10 1977. Since Grochulski has now been arrested in Kearny one might assume that would be a parole violation requiring his reincarceration. This is not the case. Law enforcement authorities told The Observer that his parole was not automatically revoked but he has been put under intensive supervision. Revocation of parole is contingent on Grochulski s being convicted in the Kearny case. Currently his term of parole sources said is not scheduled to end until December 2099 when Grochulski would be 154 years old. Roosevelt School academic honors Roosevelt School in Kearny announces that the following students have attained Principal s honors and honors for the third marking period Principal s Honors 4th grade Cassidy Szymanski Alexa Teixeira Martin DaSilva Kylie Fisher Juliet Hernandez Connor MacConchie Shanel Ormaza Nicholas Solinski Larissa Szeremeta Julia Viscuso and Thomas Zurkowski 5th grade London Monzon Gianna Scarpa Catherine Canaley Skyler Matusz and Apryl Murray 6th grade Jillian Boyle Britney Correia Dayanara Gavilanez Garrett Gualtieri Catherine Kane Daniel Lopes AnnaMarie Mohammed Thomas Muller Lindsey Murdoch Anthony Navas Bryannah Pita Michael Ribeiro Marcus Silverio Karina Teixeira Paulina Tyszka and John Millar. 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The deadline for letters is Thursday at 5 p.m. Any letters that arrive after deadline will not be considered for the upcoming publication. Letters can be sent by e-mail to publisher theobserver.com or mailed to 531 Kearny Ave. Kearny N.J. 07032. Anonymous letters will not be published under any circumstances. 06 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 22 2013 Still seeking answers 4 decades later edge of the Pine Barrens. On the night of April 3 72 Steven and another boy Donald Caldwell 12 disappeared from the campsite without a trace. In the words of law enforcement never to be seen or heard from again. Nearly 30 years later in 2000 -- and coincidentally in April -- an off-duty N.J. state trooper hiking in the park found a piece of a sneaker and several bones. These were sent to the State Police Forensic Lab but could not be identified. Meanwhile detectives from the Cook County (Ill.) Sheriff s Office have been continuing efforts to ID victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy who was executed in 1994 for the murders of (at least) 33 young men and boys. His rampage apparently began in 1972. Last October Steven s sister on the off-chance that her Identification put the sample in their database found an apparent match and contacted the N.J. State Police lab and the Burlington County Medical Examiner s Office to confirm the identity. Steven Soden had been found. But exactly what happened to him is still a mystery. As is the fate of young Donald Caldwell. Is Caldwell still alive somewhere or did both boys die Were they the victims of foul play Of an accident or an animal attack Or did they just get lost and die of hunger or exposure Bass River State Forest covers 23 563 acres and it s not likely two boys from urban Paterson had the wilderness skills to survive in that vastness. We don t know if they even had a compass. And early-April weather can It sounds like something from a CSI episode but it s not fiction. And though the story has no (apparent) link to the area The Observer covers you never know. Over the course of 40 years people can move aound a lot. Old memories can resurface. Maybe someone knows something something they didn t even realize was important. In any case the story is a fascinating what-are-the-odds saga and it has brought some amount of closure to a Washington State woman who once lived in a New Jersey orphanage. In April 1972 that woman then a young girl and her 16-year-old brother Steven Soden were among 18 children from a Paterson orphanage who along with four adults were on a weeklong camping trip in Bass River State Forest on the eastern Steven Soden missing brother was among the Gacy victims submitted a DNA sample to the investigators but there was no genetic link found. However the forensics experts at University of North Texas Center for Human be unforgiving if you re not equipped to deal with it. Last week New Jersey authorities announced that the State Police and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children are continuing the investigation in an attempt to locate additional evidence in the 40-year-old cold case. State Police detectives are asking the public s assistance with any information about Donald Caldwell Steve Soden and the Paterson Orphanage group. Anyone with any information is asked to call 1-800-THE-LOST. Yes the odds against solving this are enormous. But so were the odds against finding and matching those bones and identifying Steven. The ending to this story may not have been written yet. 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The Observer office will be CLOSED MONDAY MAY 27 2013 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 22 2013 07 News from the Kearny Police blotter Recent reports from the Kearny Police Department blotter included but were not limited to the following May 14 At 8 45 a.m. Sgt. John Taylor was on the 100 block of Davis Ave. when he reportedly saw the driver of a car parked in a school zone unsafely discharge a passenger. When the sergeant approached the motorist and asked for credentials he found that the man had a suspended license and also was wanted on a 400 warrant out of Newark police said. Arrested on that warrant was 47-year-old Kearny resident Jorge Guillen who was also charged with the license violation failure to surrender a suspended license and improperly discharging the passenger. In case you thought this sort of annoyance was ignored Music blaring from a car radio at excessive decible levels led P.O. Pat Becker to issue a town ordinance summons for excessive noise to a 23-year-old Kearny resident who was allegedly disturbing the peace at Johnston and Kearny Aves. at 3 30 p.m. May 15 At 6 15 p.m. P.O. Rich Pawlowski responded to Locust and Kearny Aves. on the report of a man exposing himself to young females. After interviewing the victims and witnesses the officer identified a 22-year-old Kearny resident as the probable actor and the suspect Michael Echevestre was arrested the next day and charged with lewdness Police Chief John Dowie reported. Dowie also assured the public that this appeared to be an isolated incident. A Kearny man reportedly known to police from numerous past drug-related activity was placed under surveillance at 10 p.m. by the Vice Squad after officers saw him at New Lawn and Kearny Aves. inspecting a large plastic bag from his backpack which appeared to also contain smaller bags police said. Stopped on the 600 block of Elm St. he was allegedly found to be in possession of seven bags of suspected marijuana. The suspect John Arboleda 23 was charged with possession of pot and of paraphernalia. May 16 P.O. Luis Moran responded to the Walmart parking lot at 2 30 p.m. on the report of a stolen car. The owner said he had parked his 2006 Pontiac at 1 30 and when he returned an hour later it was missing. Moran and Sgt. Paul Bershefski viewed store security video footage and spotted a man in a black-and-white jogging suit who drove off in the Pontiac -- and left behind a black Ford. Dets. Scott Traynor and John Telle set up surveillance of the Ford in the lot and eventually saw the stolen Pontiac now carrying two individuals return. As the driver approached the Ford he was arrested as was his passenger and alleged coconspirator. Charged with auto theft was Anthony Height 44 of East Orange who was held on 7 500 bail. Charged with receiving stolen property was Ronald Rosebure 34 of South Orange his bail was also set at 7 500. At 8 45 p.m. at Beech St. and the Belleville Pike Vice Squad detectives observed a 17-year-old North Arlington youth pull a cigar pack from his pocket and begin to roll what appeared to be a marijuana stogie. After confirming their suspicions police said they charged the teen with possession of pot and paraphernalia. He was released to his father s custody. -- Karen Zautyk on once again It s golf seas Custom Clubs LLC Complete Custom Golf Club Repair TJM Regripping Regrooving Club Assembly Reshafting Length Adjustment Cleaning Polishing Loft and Lie Adjustment 201-345-3054 tjmcustomclubs gmail.com Pool & Patio S u pe rSto re POOLS Help Frankie find a forever home Frankie a one and three quarter-year-old male beagle is waiting for a loving forever home at the Humane Society of Bergen County 221-223 Stuyvesant Ave. Lyndhurst. 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Detectives are investigating. May 16 A resident told police that twice this week someone slashed a front tire on their vehicle while it was parked on Vincent Place. May 15 At 6 45 p.m. a River Road property owner reported that when they returned home from work it appeared that someone had forced open their door and had rummaged through a bedroom closet and dresser drawers. Several items including jewelry and electronics were missing the resident told police. May 13 A suspected report of fraud was received by police from an individual who told police they d received a delivery of several credit cards each with their name on them without their prior authorization. Police said two of the cards were used in Maryland to charge items. All the cards have been closed and discarded police said. Another fraud victim reported to police that while checking their bank statements they found two ATM check deposits a purchase from a store and an ATM transaction along with several bank fee charges related to these transactions. The victim told police they misplaced their bank card at some point. The card has been suspended police said. A third fraud victim told police they d received in the mail a Sears credit card for which they d never applied. Police said the card was thereafter canceled. At 2 37 a.m. after Passaic P.D. had alerted Nutley P.D. they were pursuing a stolen vehicle out of Newark Nutley P.D. spotted the vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Rt. 21 South. Officers activated their overhead lights but police said the driver refused to stop instead speeding up. Officers pursued the car into Newark where police said the driver tried to elude them by making sharp fast turns down side streets. Police said the driver finally stopped on Lexington St. in Newark and ran through backyards. Officers broadcast the driver s description as a black man wearing a black jacket white T-shirt and black jeans with hair styled in dreadlocks. As the chase continued on foot police said a Newark police officer found the suspect hiding under a truck at Fleming Ave. and Mott St. where he was arrested and a search revealed marijuana rolled into a blunt with cigar shavings. The suspect Yusef Gresham 34 of Hillsdale was charged with receiving stolen property eluding hindering apprehension and possession of drugs. He was also issued summonses charging him with possession of drugs in a motor vehicle failure to wear a seat belt suspended license reckless driving speeding failure to maintain lane and failure to give proper signal. He was ordered held at the Essex County Jail. May 12 A motor vehicle stop on Kingsland St. at 1 36 a.m. resulted in the arrest of Douglas Schmidt 38 of Nutley on a DWI charge police said. He was released pending a court appearance. May 11 At 9 53 a.m. police responded to a Harrison St. business on a report about a man asking patrons going in and out of the store for money. Upon arrival officers found the man asking people for cash police said. After learning that the man had an outstanding warrant from Newark police arrested him. William Spano 49 of Belleville was taken to headquarters to be turned over to Newark P.D. for processing. INJURED ON THE JOB Workers Compensation Attorney 75 Kip Avenue Rutherford NJ 07070 Phone 201-635-0300 E-mail CoachlawAJC yahoo.com Andrew J. Cerco JR. You are entitled to benefits. Attorney at Law Your Family s Lawyer G Matrimonial & Municipal Courts G Home and Business Sales G Wills and Estates G Labor and Criminal Law Ken Davie Experience G Compassion G Results Super Coupon DIAMOND EXCHANGE LYNDHURST ADD 10% Receive our offer then add 10% w this coupon. Cannot be combined w any other offer. Exp. 7 1 13 Cifelli & Davie See Tommy Manager & Owner 334 Harrison Avenue Harrison NJ 07029 (973) 482-1180 or (800) 303-7716 Fax (973) 482-0223 PAID HIGHEST PRICES THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 22 2013 09 Free shuttles from Secaucus Junction to State Fair Meadows pontoon & canoe tours launching LYNDHURST The New Jersey Meadowlands Commission s (NJMC) guided pontoon boat cruises and canoe tours of the Hackensack River launch in June giving visitors a unique chance to view the spectacular natural beauty and wildlife of the Meadowlands up-close while learning about the history of the river and the region. The first boat cruise is Tuesday June 4 at 5 30 p.m. departing from River Barge Park in Carlstadt and the canoe season begins Saturday June 15 at 8 30 a.m. also at River Barge Park. The Meadowlands Commission s pontoon boat cruises and canoe tours cannot be beat in giving visitors a new and remarkable view of the Meadowlands and an understanding of its natural history said Marcia Karrow NJMC executive director. These trips are truly a wonderful opportunity and judging by the number of return visitors an experience that you ll want to relive again and again. The two-hour pontoon cruises are led by expert NJMC narrators who talk about the Hackensack River estuary s amazing history. Guides also point out wildlife along the way. Expect to see many of the more than 280 bird species such as egrets herons sandpipers peregrine falcons ospreys and even a bald eagle that make the Meadowlands their seasonal or year-round home including 34 on New Jersey s threatened endangered and species of special concern lists. The cruises head south from River Barge Park and pass under historic lift bridges and drawbridges. The excursions also visit the river s marshes where muskrats diamondback terrapins and fiddler crabs may be seen. No two cruises are alike as each takes a slightly different path along the river at different tides. The canoe tours last three hours and focus on the river s marshes taking participants on a journey through a diverse array of vegetation and wildlife. Paddlers will learn the basics of salt marsh ecology and enjoy the magnificent scenery while rowing past wetlands and down creeks. The pontoon boat and canoe trips are for ages 10 and older. Canoes hold up to three people and it is preferred that at least one person has experience in canoeing. Requests for group pontoon boat and canoe trips are welcome. Due to the popularity of these tours early reservations are recommended. Canoe tours are 15 per person and the suggested donation for pontoon boat rides is also 15 per person. All pontoon boat rides depart from River Barge Park. The canoe trips launch from River Barge Park Mill Creek Point Park in Secaucus and Laurel Hill Park also in Secaucus. For a complete schedule of trips and to download a registration form visit .njmeadowlands.gov environment tours. html. Registration forms are also available at the NJMC offices and Meadowlands Environment Center both in DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst. For more information directions to launch points and to request group tours call 201-460-4640. To learn more about the Meadowlands District s natural beauty and its vast array of outdoor activities that make the region an ideal recreational tourism destination visit the NJMC s homepage www.njmeadowlands.gov and its nature blog www.meadowblog.net. State Fair Meadowlands East Rutherford is making it easier this year for people to visit the June 21-July 7 event thanks to free weekend shuttle buses from Secaucus Junction a NJ Transit hub. The frequent (private) shuttle buses will take NJ Transit train or bus riders from Secaucus station to and from the Meadowlands Fairgrounds next to the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford every weekend the fair is open and also on July 3 and 4. Families in New York and New Jersey can take advantage of NJ Transit s off-peak rates and free rides for children under 12 who are accompanied by a parent. For each adult fare two children can ride free on weekends. For more information about fares and schedules visit www. njtransit.com or call 973-2755555. The private shuttles which will operate continuously will operate on these State Fair days Weekend 1 Saturday June 22 4 p.m. to midnight Sunday June 23 4 p.m. to midnight. Weekend 2 Friday June 28 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday June 29 4 p.m. to midnight Sunday June 30 4 p.m. to midnight. Wednesday July 3 6 p.m. to midnight. Thursday July 4 4 p.m. to midnight. Weekend 3 Friday July 5 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday July 6 4 p.m. to midnight and Sunday July 7 4 p.m. to midnight. Note There are no shuttles on opening night Friday June 21. At the fair entertainment is always free with entry ticket providing fairgoers with allday access to the Racing Pigs the Big Cat Encounter Circus Maximus Hypnotist Steve Bayner and more. State Fair Meadowlands is the largest fair in the New York metro area with more than 150 rides and attractions occupying some 35 acres of fairgrounds plus parking. Special discounts and promotions are listed at http njfair.com bargain_nights.php. 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 2 p.m. to 1 a.m. Parking is free Monday through Wednesday and 4 Thursdays through Sundays and July 3. For opening night parking is 1. Visit www.njfair.com for more information and downloadable photos. Find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter at SFMeadowlands. BUNDLE & SAVE ON DIGITAL SERVICES FOR YOUR HOME DIGITAL TV HIGH-SPEED INTERNET DIGITAL PHONE Offers may be available now in your area from Acceller Inc. for these top service providers BUNDLES STARTING AS LOW AS 89 mo. FIND OUT MORE BY CALLING TOLL-FREE For rst 12 months 1-866-706-4177 By Acceller Inc. an authorized retailer. Geographic and service restrictions apply to all services. Call to see if you qualify. 10 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 22 2013 Better buckle up this weekend Casino trip benefits While N.J. State Police enforce seat belt laws yearround they will be out in force on our roads from May 20 through June 2 taking part in the 2013 national Click It or Ticket mobilization and cracking down on motorists who are not belted in. This year 124 of the participating law enforcement agencies have each received 4 000 grants to run seat belt enforcement checkpoints and saturation patrols. Among the recipients are the Harrison and Belleville Police Departments and the Essex County Sheriff s Office. But hundreds of other departments will also be part of the effort. As we kick-off the busy summer driving season it s important that everyone buckles up every time they go out both day and night -- no excuses said Gary Poedubicky acting director of the state Division of Highway Traffic Safety. Officers throughout New Jersey are prepared to ticket anyone who is not wearing their seat belt he warned. Last year 86% of New Jersey police agencies or 425 of 493 participated in the Click It or Ticket campaign which resulted in 29 307 seat-belt citations being issued. Police officers also wrote 981 child-restraint and 4 951 speeding citations and made 861 DWI arrests during the crackdown. Legislation passed in 2010 made it a secondary offense for adults over the age of 18 to ride unbuckled in the backseat of a motor vehicle. The law allows police to issue a summons and fine of 46 to unrestrained adults in the back seat when the car they are in is pulled over for another violation. The state s primary seat belt law requires all motorists and passengers in the front seat including passengers under the age of 18 to wear a seat belt or be securely buckled in a car seat or face a 46 fine. This ticket is issued to the driver. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 52% of the 21 253 people killed in passengervehicle accidents in 2011 were not wearing their seat belts. The rate increases at night. According to NHTSA 62% of 10 135 passenger vehicle occupants killed in 2011 during the overnight hours of 6 p.m. to 5 59 a.m. were not wearing seat belts. In 2011 seat belts saved an estimated 11 949 lives nationwide NHTSA reported. However far too many motorists are still not buckling up especially at night when the risk of getting in a crash is even greater said Poedubicky. scholarship fund A Day at the Casino fundraiser a trip to Mt. Airy Lodge in Mt. Pocono Pa. is planned for Sunday June 2 by members of the Hudson County Community College (HCCC) West Hudson Scholarship Committee. Proceeds from the event which is being hosted in conjunction with the HCCC Foundation will benefit deserving students from East Newark Harrison Kearny and North Arlington with the awarding of scholarships to the college. The Committee works towards developing ways to GIANGERUSO from sustain the scholarship funding for local students. The 55 cost includes 25 in coins and a 10 lunch voucher along with round trip motor coach transportation. The HCCC Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 Corp. giving tax-exempt status to contributors. Those attending are required to provide a valid government issued photo ID. Only those ages 21 or older are permitted in the casino to gamble. For further information or tickets call Charlene Pecora at 201-991-3939. exception he said. In February they ve got a 36 million bond coming due Guida said. How are they going to pay it I feel we re in trouble. Running mate Glover agreed that the decisive majority at the polls gave the Giangeruso team a mandate to pursue its policies. I hope this administration keeps to their word doesn t sell off our water utility fixes our roads does stabilize taxes and keeps all the promises they made so our residents will not suffer. But that is something that Glover finds somewhat incredulous. To them fountains [like the one in Town Hall Park] are more important than families and pools [the community pool at the high school] are important than people he said. Asked if he planned another run for office Guida 82 said No this was it for me. I wouldn t do it again. 02 Roma Ristorante Family Owned & Operated for 40 Years NEW LOOK TUES - WED - THURS Dinner only 20% OFF Parties of 6 or less Not valid holidays Exp. 06 15 13 Can not be combine with any other offer THURSDAYS 7PM While a DJ played rock music and campaigners toasted each other at the victory party uptown at Vivo s Ristorante within hailing distance of the Municipal Building the mood among the remnants of the Guida camp was somber. The people have spoken Guida said. I wish [the victors] the best. I was surprised at the low turnout. We tried to be honest with our campaign but the people ignored what we said. But the Giangeruso campaign seemed focused on discrediting him in particular Guida said and the people seemed to believe it. Guida said he and his team did their best to impart their message We tried to bring back some sense of reasonable spending and prudent management. People live by the credit card today. 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Kelly Farmer director of freshman admissions at Stevenson said the college had 5 200 applicants from 41 different states seeking admission to the college this year. Washington School honors Washington School Kearny announces the following students have achieved academic honors for the third marking period Grade 4 Principal s Honors Andrea Aguirre Carlos Ascensao Diana Azevedo Jennisse Lopez and Iker Taboas Honors Nicholas Abad Chiara DaSilva Santos Jennifer Diaz Nicole Gallegos Libni Gomez Megan Hsieh Jayson John Luis Lebron Eddy Lora Aysha Perez Iran Reynoso-Casteneda Gabriela engaged he added. Lady Liberty serving kindergarten through eighth grade started its Harrison sojourn with an enrollment of 471 and has slipped a bit to the current 459 according to school records. But Pinder remains optimistic about the coming year. There are plans for example to expand Lady Liberty s participation in the Jazz House program which arranges to send musicians to schools to help introduce kids to instruments like the trumpet saxophone and flute and the rudiments of learning how to play them. This year we ve got the program for grades 4 and 5 next year we ll add sixth grade Pinder said. We re also looking to become part of the Global Learning Communities and use technology as more of an instructional tool and peer tutorials Pinder said. As described by its website the GLC is an independent educational organization committed to facilitating Rodriguez Alaisha Romero Erick Rosas Melanie Suarez Tenzin Topten and Emanuel Valentin. Grade 5 Principal s Honors Leandra Alexander Peter Feng Carina Henriques Ashley Mcausland Alma Nunez Tejeda and Betsybell Sanchez Honors Michael Bradow Gabriel DeAssis Nicole Garcia Evelyn Gonzales Ariela Gonzalez Chris Mendez Whitney Mora-Rivera Charles Romanowski Abigail Rosas Bianca Sanchez and Adam continuous and comprehensive change and growth in students teachers and principals schools businesses and community skills attitudes learning outcomes and knowledge. ... We work in partnership ... with individuals schools districts and Wierzgala. Grade 6 Principal s Honors Jahn Camac Clara Lucas Vanessa Lusquinhos Galen Shi and Murium Whala Honors -Alex Azevedo Kareem Fakry Michell Gordillo Isabelle Leverock and Emely Serpas. Grade 7 Principal s Honors Alex Camac Michelle Campos Doha Chouaib Jason Faria Isabella Fiallo Evanna Jaramillo Tenzin Lhaksam Maryvit Luna Veronica Nunez Tejeda Lesly Quito Kevin Rubio and Zaynah Smith state national systems over a period of 1-6 years to facilitate the process of renewal and growth so schools can become 21st Century Global Learning Communities. Lady Liberty will be sending teachers to a Boston conference as a major initiative DaSilva Honors Samantha Alves Alycia Aviles Richard Barros Karyme Cabrera Julissa Compres Moya Abubakar Latif Aliana Mart nez Anahir Vanzini and Remberth V squez. Grade 8 Principal s Honors Elkana Alexandre Nicole DeAssis Kassandra Tambo and Muskan Vyas Honors -- Andrea Cortez Nayerith DeLaCruz Jennifer Lujan Sara Nagy Ilizandro Reinoso Jasmine Robles and Gabriela Steinmann. so that teachers parents and students will be connected on the web Pinder said. Meanwhile in the interest of furthering technological growth Pinder said the school has furnished all eighthgraders with iPads seventhgraders share them. charter reups from 03 been supportive along with local businesses. We wish we could take this facility we re in now and put it in Newark. We have no complaints. They re even prepared to accept a 3% increase in the 437 000 a year rent they ll be paying to the parish for occupying its old parochial grammar school on Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. South just off Harrison Ave. Lady Liberty which strives to foster a more aggressive approach to learning by staying open until 4 p.m. each day and by extending the school year from 180 to 190 days continues to struggle in raising its students performance on standardized tests Pinder said. Three years ago the school flat-lined he said. In the second year we saw some growth and we expect to see growth in this year. Not enough perhaps to achieve state benchmarks but our kids are settled in they re The Jersey Shore has come to Kearny R 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 umoni oli & Sp Cann FATHER S DAY GRADUATION CONFIRMATION PICNICS BENSI DOES THE COOKIN FOR ALL YOUR EVENTS The Lyndhurst Board of Education is requesting proposals for Electrical Repairs & Upgrades for FY 2013-2014. The deadline for this submission of proposals will be Wednesday June 5 2013 by 4 00 p.m. at the Lyndhurst Board of Education 420 Fren Avenue Lydnhurst N.J. 07071. To obtain specifications please contact FREE FREE VALID VALID ALL WEEK LIMIT 1 DISCOUNT PER CHECK PER VISIT. NOT COMBINABLE WITH OTHER OFFERS. NOT VALID HOLIDAYS. EXP 6 20 13 10% OFF TRAYS TO- GO VALID SUN TO THU DINNER SIZE ONLY EGGPLANT PARMIGIANA BUY 1 GET 1 VALID AT HASBROUCK HGTS & NO. ARLINGTON ONLY. 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For more information call Bill Steimel at 973-955-7211. around town THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 22 2013 Bloomfield Bloomfield Public Library 90 Broad St. announces the following schedule for its Afternoon at the Movies program. Films start at 12 15 p.m. in the library theater. Admission is free. Thursday Afternoon at the Movies May 23 Life of Pi (PG) (Suraj Sharma) and May 30 The Master (R) (Joaquin Phoenix). Monday Afternoon at the Movies The library will be closed on Monday May 27 for Memorial Day. 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. Smith Post 36 Commander Frank Acuna and Vice Commander Karl Petry will speak. Wreaths will be placed by Smith a council member Acuna and Past State American Legion Auxiliary 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. 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. The United Iberoamerica Association USA Inc. invites the community to a health fair on Sunday May 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Holy Cross Church gym 15 Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. South Harrison. Entry is free. Services offered pediatrics ophthalmology chiropractic general medicine diabetes control blood pressure dentistry education and registration of medical plans and orientation in nutrition. For more information call 973-517-0657 973393-6879 or 973-752-8683. Lou Pandolfi. The Thistle Eclipse U10 girls soccer team will hold a flapjack breakfast fundraiser at Applebee s in Kearny on Saturday June 8 from 8 to 10 a.m. The cost of the ticket is 10 which includes pancake sausage eggs and beverage. For tickets call Mary at 570977-4259. Tickets will also be sold on the day of the fundraiser at the door. Kearny Scots American Club 40 Patterson St. Kearny will host an Oldies Night on Saturday June 8 at 8 p.m. All members and their guests are welcome. Tickets are 10 and table reservations are accepted. Visit the club for more details. 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 please call Aycha Edwards at 201-360-4247 or email aedwards hccc.edu. 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 fundraiser at Kearny Applebee s on Wednesday June 5 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eat-in or take-out. People must present a flyer for their order to count in support of Kearny UNICO. To obtain a flyer call Lyndhurst 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. For reservations call Janet Ritigliano at 201-935-1208. 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 age 18 for a 20 fee. Pre-registration is required and appointments can be made by calling 201-804-2500. Payments can be submitted in cash or checks may be made payable to Medical Laboratory Diagnostics. Children ages 6 to 12 are invited to the Meadowlands Environment Center Two DeKorte Park Plaza Lyndhurst for Family Science Night Mud Flat Marsh Adventure on Tuesday May 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. Join MEC staff at low tide to catch shrimp fish and other critters in the marsh. Dress for mess Admission is 5 person 4 MEC members. For more information call 201-460-8300 or visit www. njmeadowlands.gov ec. Join the Lyndhurst Health Department on Thursday June 13 for the annual skin cancer screening by Dr. Shari Sperling. Note that this is a change of date from the program listing. Appointments begin at 9 15 a.m. This free screening is available to all Lyndhurst residents aged 18 or older. Call the Lyndhurst Health Department at 201-804-2500 to schedule an appointment. The Food Pantry located at the Lyndhurst Municipal Annex 253 Stuyvesant Ave. will have new hours starting after Memorial Day Tuesday through Thursday from 1 to 3 30 p.m. The Food Pantry is available to Lyndhurst residents who can show proof of hardship and proof of residency. The Lyndhurst Public Library will host a lecture on The Lincoln Family in the White House 1861-1865 on Thursday June 6 from 6 30 to 8 p.m. by Glenn LeBoeuf of lethistorylive.net exploring the intimate lives and feelings of the Lincolns and their friends. All would be forever changed during their short stay in the executive mansion. Space is limited and registration is necessary. Call the library at 201-804-2478 ext. 7 or email romeo bccls.org. The Humane Society of Bergen County 221-223 Stuyvesant Ave. Lyndhurst has a supply of dog food both canned and dry available to anyone who due to unemployment disability or any other financial difficulty cannot afford to feed his her dog. Stop by or call 201-896-9300 for more information. Hours are Monday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5 30 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. North Arlington North Arlington Public Library 210 Ridge Rd. will host Selling on Ebay with Rick Feingold on Monday June 3 at 6 30 p.m. Learn the tricks of the trade with an Ebay power seller and online Ebay store operator. To register call 201955-5640 ext. 126. 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 Ave. 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 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 pipe-anddrum bands classic cars and clowns. For more information call North Arlington Recreation Director Jimmy Herrmann at 201-889-5882. The Senior Harmony Club of North Arlington has scheduled a trip to the Taj Mahal Casino on Tuesday June 11. Cost is 25. For information and reservations call Florence at 201-991-3173. All are welcome. North Arlington Board of Health will sponsor a free skin cancer screening for its residents on Tuesday June 11 from 9 30 to 11 30 a.m. by appointment at the Health Department 10 Beaver Ave. Dermatologist Monika Srivastava will be the screening physician. For an appointment call the Health Department at 201-955-5695. The Health Department in conjunction with Clara Maass Medical Center will sponsor a free prostate cancer screening for men ages 40 and older on Wednesday June 12 beginning at 5 30 p.m. at the Health Department 10 Beaver Ave. Free screenings are offered to male residents of North Arlington ages 40 and older. Included in the screening will be a PSA blood test and an examination by a physician from Essex-Hudson Urology. Prostate cancer affects one in six men in the U.S. Successful treatment rates are high in early detection cases. Don t put it off For an appointment or information call the Health Department at 201-955-5695. THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 22 2013 13 ROBBERIES from Boston Red Sox logo and a gold sticker on the brim and the Shoppers Express conhaving multiple tattoos on venience store on Washingboth forearms. Police said he ton Ave. in Belleville folhas a large build and is aplowed by the Feb. 10 Kearny proximately 6-foot-2 and 225 robbery of Krauszer s Deli at pounds. Kearny and Bennett Aves. Essex County Sheriff ArTwo more February heists mando Fontoura said that occurred at a Krauszer s in upon entering the stores the Bloomfield and a convenisuspects point a large silver ence store in Newark and handgun [possibly a .45-cathe Bloomfield Krauszer s liber automatic] to the head was reportedly targeted of the clerk and demand again in late March. cash. The clerks are then In April police said the bound with ziplock ties while Photos courtesy of Belleville P.D. duo hit a liquor store in the registers are cleaned Security video shows a suspect apparently casing out a BelMaplewood where a clerk out. In addition to taking leville store (l.) and the actual robbery of that store. was shot and wounded in the cash the suspects have also chest a convenience store stolen Newport cigarettes in in Belleville a liquor store each robbery the sheriff said. in Linden and yet another During the Kearny robKrauszer s this one in West bery which occurred at 7 27 Orange. p.m. Feb. 10 two black males Authorities described -- one described as at least the suspects as two black 6 feet tall and heavy-set -males dressed all in black confronted the clerk and the 01 BRADY BRADY & REILLY Cameras caught suspects vehicle possibly a 2007-2009 Toyota and one actor prior to committing a robbery. and wearing hoodies and black masks. 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More than 200 Essex County seniors attended the annual celebration which recognizes members of the county s senior clubs for their dedication and commitment to the program. Five other Essex residents were similarly honored. Here are mini-profiles of the local awardees Robert Johnson of Belleville has been an active member of the Belleville Park Monday Club since 1999 and has served as sergeant at arms for the past several years. Johnson picks up assorted breads and pastries for each meeting and assists with the 50 50 and bingo each week. Johnson said I enjoy helping people and at the club I feel like I m being helpful. I ve created a lot of friendships and enjoy our meetings and events. Doris Rossi of Belleville is a 16-year member of the Belleville Park Thursday Club. Rossi currently holds the position of secretary and does an outstanding job. She is always cheerful helpful and kind. I m Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. (second from l. in back) with the recipients of the Outstanding Senior Citizen Awards at Senior Citizen Luncheon at The Chandelier in Belleville. Receiving recognition were (front from l.) Belleville s Mary Genzone Bloomfield s Doris Bausback Newark resident Geraldine Latarraca Belleville resident Doris Rossi and Newark resident Rose Testa and (back from l.) Roseland resident Charles Ehrhardt who is the Roseland Senior Citizen of the Year Belleville s Robert Johnson Roseland resident Marilyn Minion and Newark resident Linda Carmazino. surprised to be chosen but I get joy from helping other people Rossi said. People who need help the club helps them. I help people who can t see or hear well play bingo she added. Mary Genzone of Belleville is a longtime member and current treasurer of the Branch Brook Cherry Blossom Club. Genzone is a dependable individual and is always ready to lend a helping hand. Today is a great day. I try to help wherever I can Genzone said. It s good to be out with friends. I enjoy doing things with the club playing bingo and getting out of the house. I ve known these people for years and years. They re all my friends. Doris Bausback of Bloomfield has been a member of the Watsessing Park Tuesday Club for several years and as the Sunshine Girl does an excellent job keeping track of ill members and reaching out to them to provide support. We have some very nice people in the club and it s great to talk and do things together Bausback said. It s a prize to be recognized by my friends she said. The annual award program was sponsored by the Essex County Department of Parks Recreation and Cultural Affairs. Essex County hosts 11 senior citizen clubs and each one has the opportunity to nominate someone from their club for the award. This year nine clubs participated in the awards ceremony. North ArliNgtoN CArdiology AssoCiAtes P.A. Lubomir Jawny M.D. F.A.C.C. Athos Anastasiades M.D. F.A.C.C. F.A.S.N.C. Andrew Burachinsky D.O. 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Rosemary Assisi Queen of Peace first-grade teacher and Missions Coordinator Daisha Joseph and Sister Arline Zurich. sports&recreation THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY mAY 22 2013 15 SPORTS VIEW COnTaCT JIm aT OgSmaR aOl.COm Blue Tide volleyball bunch comes close to shocking the world Upsets St. Peter s in county semifinals then falls to Bayonne in finale NA hoop coach Walsh resigns When Dave Walsh was approached 10 years ago by then-North Arlington High School Principal Bob Kinloch about becoming the head boys basketball coach at his alma mater Walsh didn t know what to think. After all Walsh had spent most of his time as a coach on the collegiate level with stops at Upsala Montclair State Rutgers-Newark and finally William Paterson. Bob called me and said he needed a coach Walsh said. It was my alma mater. It was the first place I ever coached. I was a volunteer coach at NA. I had a chance to get back in the high school game. It re-energized me. Walsh remained as the Vikings head coach for the last decade until last week when he decided to step down. I had a lot of fun but it s time to move on Walsh said. Our job was to be competitive every year. I think that s what we did. We were in every game and other coaches knew that if they were coming to play North Arlington it was going to be a battle and certainly no walk in the park. Although Walsh said it wasn t the primary reason for his resignation he did admit that recent life-altering events aided in him stepping down. Plain and simple Walsh is battling colon cancer. I went for a colonoscopy on Feb. 18 and on Feb. 25 I was being operated on Walsh said. Doctors removed nine centimeters of Walsh s colon through a labroscopic procedure. Chop and reattach Walsh said. However three spots were also spotted on Walsh s liver. That was the beginning of the battle Walsh said. I missed one game our state playoff game. I was home three days after the surgery. But Walsh has been enduring a regimen of chemotherapy. I m currently in my fourth cycle Walsh said. I have 12 cycles to go through. It s general maintenance stuff. But as I go through this it s going to be really tough at night for me to have enough energy. Doctors have told Walsh that his cancer is very treatable. Unfortunately with my diagnosis I have to see VIEW page Photo courtesy of Ronald Shields The Harrison High School boys volleyball team upset state-ranked St. Peter s Prep before falling to another state-ranked team Bayonne in the Hudson County Tournament finals last Friday night. By Jim Hague Observer Sports Writer When the Harrison High School boys volleyball team reached the semifinals of the Hudson County Tournament last week it would have been a crowning achievement on its own. After all the Blue Tide comes from a Group I enrollment school while most of the competition in the county tourney features much bigger schools. We re not even supposed to be there said Harrison head volleyball coach Nick Landy. We ve been pretty good now for about four or five years but we re a small Group I school. All the others teams are much bigger. So last Thursday Harrison traveled to downtown Jersey 17 City to face St. Peter s Prep a program that has been featured as among the best in New Jersey for the last decade. The Marauders were ranked No. 9 in the state at the time of their semifinal showdown with the Blue Tide. And Landy was confident that his little team could knock off the giant. I m confident with the team we have Landy said. We have a very good offensive team maybe the best we ve ever had. I m always kind of positive. If you don t think you can win then you re in trouble. Landy started to feel better about his team s chances on Wednesday. The day before we had a really good practice maybe our best practice of the year Landy said. That gave us a lit- tle bit of confidence. Landy said that he scouted the Marauders against Kearny and realized that his team had a legitimate chance of pulling off the upset. I realized that they weren t as good as they had been in the past Landy said. I knew that we were playing a really good team but we had nothing to lose. If we played together and stayed away from mistakes then we ll see what was going to happen. However things didn t look good when the Marauders lost the first game of the match 25-13. I thought we were in trouble Landy said. But we ve come back before. Some of it was just survival but we see BlUE TIDE next page 16 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 22 2013 BLUE TIDE from 15 started playing better. The Blue Tide rebounded and won the second game 25-15 then stormed back and captured the deciding game by a 25-21 margin. They had shocked the Marauders two games to one to advance to the county tournament final against defending champion Bayonne. It was clearly the biggest win in Harrison volleyball history. It was amazing Landy said. It was brilliant. We spent a lot of energy on winning Thursday. The Blue Tide then had to come back and face Bayonne a day later. I wish we could have bottled what we did Thursday Landy said. Some of what we did Thursday was surreal. I was walking around Friday in a fog after we beat St. Peter s. We beat a powerhouse the No. 9 team in the state. The kids were the same way. Emotionally it was tough to overcome. I wish we had a few days before we played Bayonne. There was a lot of emotion going on. Unfortunately the Blue Tide couldn t overcome the emotional win on Thursday and fell in straight games 25-15 2519 to Bayonne at New Jersey City University Friday night. We suffered a tough loss Landy said. But it was something to build on. I m glad we were there. No one thought we could get there. It showed that the hard work paid off. 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He can hit the ball hard. He can serve. He can do it all. The team s other outside hitter is senior Tijani Rezki. He s like a court general and leader out there Landy said. He keeps the team together. He leads the team in service points and is ranked among the top 10 in the state. The key middle hitter is senior Verinder Singh. The 6-foot-5 Singh controls the net every match. He finishes the play hard and usually stops the other team by blocking the ball Landy said. Senior Matt Oliviera is another middle hitter. He s also a good hitter and blocker Landy said. He stepped it up big in the county tournament. Vinny Yoshimoto is the team s setter. The junior Yoshimoto is a bundle of energy. He hustles and is all over the court Landy said. He gets to balls that no one else could. Junior Piero Martinez is another setter. He s a good student of the game Landy said. The libero or defensive specialist is sophomore David Penaherrera. He s a true libero Landy said. He gets to every ball in the back. He knew the sport before he got here and that s a big plus. He makes the future look very good. Freshman Piotr Namiotko stepped in and played a big role right away as a reserve outside hitter. He s above any freshman we ve ever had Landy said. Junior Ramon Madiera came up big in the tourney as an outside hitter. Because he s long and lanky you would think he couldn t hit the ball Landy said. But he has surprising power. He s going to be pretty good. The 16-7 Blue Tide will begin play in the Group II state tournament Thursday when they travel to face Summit. It s been a great season Landy said. Even with the way we played against Bayonne we played well against a great team. Everything else now is gravy and we can build on it. We can use the experience in the county now for the state tourney. For Landy it was a bit of a personal redemption because he learned last week that he will not return as the head boys basketball coach that another coach has been hired. I m throwing everything into volleyball and hopefully I think I ll be around for a while Landy said. But it s been tough really tough with the other. Landy is a dutiful soldier as loyal as they come to Harrison High. He deserves the chance to be coaching a team in the program for many years to come. IMMEDIATE RESULTS Don t forget to follow The Observer on FIRST VISIT ONLY 99 1999 & UP Free Consultation Whitening Branford Dental Center 23 Branford Pl. 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I liked being there at my school said Walsh who is a teacher in the East Orange school district full-time. I 15 about being there and wanted to learn and wanted to win. They were a hungry group of kids. Walsh said that he will miss coaching at his alma mater. The best part for me was the pre-game planning Walsh said. I liked getting ready for a game. I liked seeing the kids get better. I ll miss all of that. But this is the right time for a new chal- tice for a two-hour shot. I figured that if these kids could do this every day play with that kind of high energy then we re going to win games. I didn t care what happened before. Those kids came to play. Added Walsh And that s what we did all the time. North Arlington kids come to play. The teams I had played hard. They were representing the school and the town as a team. Individually they played hard for themselves. It was that first practice that stood out. I ll never forget that. Walsh doesn t know what comes next. For me it s the right time for a new challenge Walsh said. But I have a lot of other things going on now. First and foremost Walsh s focus is on getting healthy. I don t have a lot of op- tions Walsh said. It has to come first. During his tenure at NA Walsh was known for being a great coach who got his players to overachieve and fear no obstacles. That s the way Dave Walsh has to approach this battle. Fear nothing. Overcome the obstacles. If Walsh can achieve in life what he did as a coach then cancer will be just another opponent on the road of life. 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There s a limited amount of kids in the school to begin with. But Walsh enjoyed building the Vikings program. The year before I got there they won five games Walsh said. I got there and we won 15. We changed the culture of the program. We had kids who were excited lenge. Walsh said that he enjoyed coaching the North Arlington players guys like Peter Santos and Tyler Krychkowski who became 1 000-point scorers and were both named as Observer Male Athlete of the Year. It was a great group of kids Walsh said. They always played hard and gave their all. We were in almost every game we played. We were limited with what we could do but we worked off the strengths we had. Walsh said that he will always remember his first practice as the head coach. I had a group of kids who didn t know me and I didn t know them Walsh said. I didn t know what to expect. 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High was completed Happel When he was a student at then went to William Paterson Kearny High School Happel University. was first a baseball and basket But they didn t have a track ball player for his first three team there Happel said. I years. went to William Paterson I just ran the bases and was for a year and transferred to a designated hitter Happel Rutgers-Newark. said. I wasn t getting much While Rutgers-Newark did more playing time. have a track team Happel So a friend suggested that didn t think he could compete. Happel give track and field a I was committed to my try. academics said Happel a I decided to try it Happel psychology major. I thought said. I ran for only my senior about getting back into track year of high school. but I had been away from As it turned out Happel the sport for two years. I was became a very versatile perafraid I wasn t going to be able former for the Kardinals run- to do it at the college level. ning in the 4x100-meter and When Happel first ap4x400-meter relays as well as proached Rutgers-Newark throwing the javelin and com- head track and field coach peting in the triple jump. Juan Edney in the spring of I had only one outdoor 2012 he had grown to 240 season but by the time I was pounds. finished we won the county He came in and noticed he By Jim Hague Observer Sports Writer I don t knock anyone until I could see for myself. He definitely could run but it was going to take a little while for him to get into shape. Happel was encouraged by the opportunity to run at Rutgers-Newark. I really wanted to run Happel said. I did the javelin in high school but I wanted to run here. I knew I was at a big disadvantage because I was out of running shape. I just wanted to see if I could keep up with my old standards. Happel started to lose weight in rapid fashion by simply working out with the other members of the Scarlet Raider program. He was down to 210 by the end of the outdoor season and ran a 52 (second time in the 400-meter run) Edney said. Happel instantly became a member of the program and made a promise to the other members of the team at the story continues next page Photo courtesy of Rutgers-Newark sports information Kearny native Chris Happel has been tearing up the track for the RutgersNewark track team. was a big kid Edney said. So Edney was tempted to hand Happel a shot put or a discus to throw because he had a thrower s frame. He told me he was a runner that he wanted to run the 400 (meters) Edney said. THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY mAY 22 2013 19 Rutgers-Newark track team end of last season. At the ECAC meet last year Chris told everyone that he was going to get a spot on the (mile) relay team Edney said. He didn t say who he was going to beat. But he said he was coming after a spot that they better watch out. I wanted to be part of something bigger being part of the A team here Happel said. I didn t want to be in the shadows here. In high school I really didn t make a name for myself. So I made a promise to the team and made a promise to myself that I would make the relay team this year. It made me work harder for this year. So Happel worked with the Scarlet Raider cross country program in the fall. It was the first time I ever ran cross country and I wasn t used to running those distances Happel said. It took a toll on my body but it helped with my stamina. I was then able to focus on speed along with my stamina. There was only one problem in the fall. Happel could not stay healthy. He was always catching a cold Edney said. I would stay on him to take vitamins and dress warmer. But he was constantly getting sick. The illnesses caught up with Happel as the indoor season began. Ever since he came to us he s always been a great worker Edney said. He s a great kid. He s very respectful. He ll do anything I ask of him. I love him to death. Happel has really enjoyed a breakthrough season in the current outdoor campaign. He ran a 50.5 in the 400-meter leg of the mile relay at the Penn Relays and posted a split of 50.8 seconds in the mile relay at the recent New Jersey Athletic Conference championships. The team ran a 3 19 for the mile breaking a school record with Happel running the anchor leg. I still think he can give me a little bit more Edney said. He has one semester left of school. I m trying to have him take the extra semester and run outdoor next year. He s still learning how to run. He s getting better and better each time. If he continues the sky s the limit. Happel has made such an impact on the program that Edney hopes he becomes the program s graduate assistant coach after he graduates. He still doesn t know what he s doing and he hasn t reached his full potential Edney said. But you tell him something he does it. He works on it and gets better. He loves to work hard. He s been a big addition to our program. Happel said that he was flattered to hear that Edney wants him to become a coach. When he spoke to me about that I was in such astonishment Happel said. I was so happy to hear that because it means that Coach Edney has so much faith in me to help the program. He wants me to get better and if I get better then I can give back to the program. Sure enough the promise that Happel made last year came true as he was set to run the anchor leg this weekend at the ECAC Championships. I made my promise and I lived up to it Happel said. I have loved every minute of being part of this team. I wish I did track earlier in my life because I love the sport and I have a good time. So Happel will return next fall in some capacity. 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Lyndhurst Rishi Kumaran 15 achieved First Honors Augustus Burkhardt 16 achieved Second Honors and Alexander Alberti 15 earned an Honorable Mention. North Arlington Daniel Pimpinelli 13 achieved First Honors Matthew Manley 14 Ryen Pezzolla 14 and Robert Wisowaty 16 earned Second Honors and Honorable Mention was earned by Matthew Rodriguez 16. Nutley Matthew Halchak 13 Kyle Lupo 13 Kyle Bowes 15 Nicholas Cozzarelli 15 and Michae Fogle 16 earned First Honors Brendan Boardingham 14 Matthew Capobianco 14 Benjamin Halligan 15 and Sean Johnson 15 earned Second Honors and Honorable Mention went to Kieran Purcell 14 Perry Zirpoli 14 and Anthony Sabia 15. Sign Up for an Information Session Wednesday June 5 5-6 pm Monday June 10 5-6 pm Wednesday June 12 5-6 pm All Information Sessions take place at Meadowlands Environment Center 2 DeKorte Plaza Lyndhurst NJ 07071 Check the Web site for additional dates. www.ramapo.edu cipl certificates project-mgmt UNEMPLOYED ASK US HOW TO ATTEND FREE. Ramapo College is a PMI Registered Education Honoring Mary At Queen of Peace Elementary School North Arlington this month s Apostle of the Month s assignment was to pray the Litany of Loreto and then decide on one name and illustrate the statue of Mary. Students chosen received a certificate and a pin from Queen of Peace Principal Terri Sudchocki. Displaying their awards from l. are Felix Cartagtena Alexandre Santos Guiliana Anders Jessica MacKenzie Joseph Rutigliano Maryanna Ward Michael Arede and Kelly Lennon. THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY MAY 22 2013 21 displeasure saying We have stepped up our guys weren t safe to provide protection. when called to assist [Now] the leadership in at fires where delayed Harrison needs to take a firefighting tactics could look at its fire[fighting] imperil their lives. resources. Aside from that SanMoreover noted Countos said sending three cilwoman Carol Jean Kearny fire companies Doyle something needs for Harrison mutual aid to be done soon since leaves only two compa we re going into [sumnies in town to fight fires mer] vacation period in Kearny and thereby when presumably Har creating a coverage rison could be challenged gap prompting serious to maintain minimum safety concerns for the staffing levels. protection of local propAnd Doyle added erty owners. even if Harrison manages Kearny may be called to snag federal SAFER on for help even more (Staffing for Adequate suggested Kearny Firefighter and EmerFire Chief Steven Dyl gency Response) grant because lately East money to hire more fireNewark [Volunteer Fire fighters it would still Department] wasn t noti- take time for Fire Acadefied to respond. When my training before those asked later if East Newnew personnel would be ark was out of the loop available. Stahl said No it was an But really Santos said oversight at the last fire if anyone s to blame for [at 610 Frank E. Rodgers the coverage gap it s the Blvd. North] not calling state Division of Local them. Normally he said Government Services. As if there is a working fire Harrison s fiscal monitor if there is smoke showthe Division has taken ing we request them to credit for getting Harrisend an engine. son to chop its municipal While Kearny is propolice and fire budgets viding more coverage for accounting for a personits neighbor Santos said nel reduction in both it s also costing the town departments. more in overtime to do The state s balancing so. the budget on our backs I don t think we can griped Councilwoman morally or legally say Laura Cifelli-Pettigrew. we re not going [to We should not be workprovide mutual aid] to ing this hard to solve a Harrison Santos said problem we didn t cre but not at the exposure ate. of risk to our residents. Santos said the state Councilwoman Eileen has in the recent past Eckel who chairs the talked up the merits of council s Fire Commitconsolidated municipal tee echoed the mayor s fire departments but MUTUAL AID from 01 asserted that I m an agnostic when it comes to regionalization. You ve got to prove to me that it works. I don t understand how you can have a negotiation [to combine Harrison and Kearny Fire Departments] where there is an intent [by the state] to shift much of the cost to us. There are other options that Harrison can pursue the mayor said such as contracting with Newark or Jersey City or regionalizing for additional fire protection services. Kearny meanwhile Santos said has its own difficulties holding the line on diminishing fire resources. We re not where we were a year ago but not the 40% reduction that Harrison has experienced. In fact Santos said the town has asked for and received a new statecertified appointment for firefighter. However the list of 30 names supplied by the state has been whittled down very quickly to four and may go down even further the mayor said either because people were no longer interested or because they didn t meet the eligibility requirements. Residents can likely expect to see some new firefighters by early or late autumn Santos said and there are also plans to hire 15 to 22 part-time civilian fire dispatchers who would work in shifts around the clock he added. MEMORIAL DAY PARADE Thursday May 23 2013 Belgrove Drive On the solemn Memorial Day Weekend we remember the departed...and we honor those to whom honor meant all... with sorrow and pride with respect and gratitude. To the valiant who selflessly gave all that our great nation might endure in strength and freedom we pay heartfelt tribute. May the memory of their gallant deeds ever inspire us. Assembly on Locust Ave. 6 30 pm Parade begins 7 00 pm. Proceed south from Locust Ave. to Bergen Ave. Parade reviewing stand will be on east side of Belgrove Drive between Afton and Bergen Grand Marshal Master of Ceremonies Invocation National Anthem Welcome Address Gettysburg Address Benediction John Schmidt Commander Marine Corps League John T. Sweeney Past Commander 1302 Rev. Dr. Lillian Ramos First Baptist Church of Arlington Kearny High School Band Mayor Alberto G. Santos James Berko Kearny High School Senior Rev. Dr. Lillian Ramos First Baptist Church of Arlington Kittens need homes Meet the newest arrivals at the Homeless Animal Adoption League (HAAL) 56 Dodd St. Bloomfield Tapestry (mom) Collage (far right hiding) Al-Fresco (black and white) and Canvas (back). The kittens were born in early April and received by HAAL in early May. They are very spunky kittens that are going to need a lot of play time and love in a very special home. They are still in the weaning process but will be available for adoption soon. Fill out an adoption application. For more information call 973-4293002. Visit HAAL s Facebook page at http www.facebook.com HAALNJ Mayor Alberto G. Santos Council Members Carol Jean Doyle President Alexa Arce Albino Cardoso Laura Cifelli-Pettigrew Madeleine Peyko Eileen Eckel Susan A. McCurrie Michael Landy In case of rain services will be held at Post 99 American Legion and Amazon Wish List at http amzn. to 13ZkE4a.5 13. 22 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY mAY 22 2013 THINK YOU CAN T REFINANCE BECAUSE VALUES ARE DOWN THINK AGAIN STARTING MARCH 2012 HARP 2.0 a new program presented by the Federal Government allows homeowners to refinance regardless of the equity they currently have in their house (even if you are upside down ) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have adopted changes to Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) and you may be eligible to take advantage of these changes. 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Pre-approval or pre-qualification is not a commitment to lend additional information may be required for formal loan approval. Consult a tax advisor for feasibility of tax deductions. NMLS 429900 Deadline for obituaries Monday by 10 AM Ramon Melo Gonzalez Ramon Melo Gonzalez died on May 16. He was 51. Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home in Kearny. Ramon is married to Elena (Morel) and is the father of Elaine Genesis and Lino. Also surviving are his mother Oliva and many siblings. Burial will be in the Dominican Republic. Elizabeth A. (Beth) Higgins Elizabeth A. Higgins peacefully passed away on May 14. Funeral services were under the direction of the Mulligan Funeral Home 331 Cleveland Ave. Harrison. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated at Holy Cross Church Harrison. Interment was in Immaculate Conception Cemetery Montclair. For information or to send condolences please visit mulliganfuneralhome.org. Beth was born on Jan. 23 1951 to Peter B. Higgins Jr. and Eilish B. Toner. She graduated from Holy Cross Elementary School St. Vincent Academy and Kean College. Beth was a loving sister to Peter Jack and Michael devoted sister- in- law to Doreen Terry and Mary Jean and loving aunt to Brian Karen Kevin Jack Annie and Kate. Brunette Kahn Mallon In 1979 Beth began her Brunette Kahn Mallon 80 longtime service to the Town passed away peacefully on May of Harrison. In 1986 she was 17. appointed to the position of Municipal Treasurer for HarA Prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary rison and the role of CFO was (Never Known to Fail) added in 1997. In addition Beth O Most Beautiful Flower of Mount Carmel was treasurer for the HarriFruitful Vine Splendor of Heaven Blessed Mother of the Son of God Immaculate Virson Redevelopment Agency gin assist me in this my necessity. O Star in 2002 and the custodian of of the Sea help me and show me here. You school funds for the Board of my Mother O Holy Mary Mother of God Queen of Heaven and Earth I humbly beEducation. From 2001 to 2010 seech you from the bottom of my heart to Beth also served as the municisuccor me in my necessity (make request) pal treasurer and CFO for the Veronica Kaduscwicz There are none that can withstand your power. O Mary conceived without sin pray Borough of East Newark. She Veronica Kaduscwicz (nee for us who have recourse to thee (3 Times) retired from all of her positions Doyle) 82 of Kearny died on Say this prayer 3 consecutive days then you in 2010 due to her illness. May 11. must publish and it will be granted to you. Harrison Mayor Raymond Beloved wife of the late John N.G. McDonough said Beth was Kaduscwicz she was the dea great woman who loved the town and the people of Harrison. She put her heart and soul in her job and worked long 331 Cleveland Avenue Harrison hours. She brought her whole Licensed Funeral Directors serving your needs include department into the 21st cenFrank X. Mulligan III Manager NJ Lic. 4221 tury. All the computers data terminals were brought in by Frank X. Mulligan Jr NJ Lic. 2953 . her. Beth had a big heart she Private Parking at 10 Frank Rodgers Blvd. North tried to help a lot of people. The whole Higgins family is a class act. visit us at www.mulliganfuneralhome.org Prior to her service to the citizens of Harrison Beth worked for Motel 6 Corp. in California and Squire Schilling & Skiff in Newark. She served as treasurer for the Tax Collectors and Treasurers Association of New Jersey 2006-2010. She was also a member of the Tax Collector and Treasures Association of Essex Hudson Union and Passaic counties. When not working Beth spent much of her time in South Belmar Lake Como enjoying the Jersey Shore with her family. Beth is predeceased by her father Peter B. Higgins Jr mother Eilish B. Higgins (nee Toner) brother Peter B. Higgins III and sister-in-law Terry Spano. Her spirit will live on in those who survive her brothers Jack of Roseland and Michael of Emmaus Pa. her sisters-in-law Doreen Higgins of Lake Como and Mary Jean Higgins of Emmaus Pa. her nephew Brian and his wife Karen of Macungie Pa. Kevin of Lake Como Jack and his wife Anne of High Bridge and her niece Kate of Bethlehem Pa. and her great-nephews Zack Timmy Sean and Daniel. She will also be greatly missed by her aunts Catherine Hayner of Verona and Helen Robinson of Lakewood and many cousins. In the last years of her life she received loving care from her brothers and sisters-in-law as well as her dear cousin Patti Gerris. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in Beth s name to Camp Fatima of New Jersey P.O. Box 654 Harrison N.J. 07029 or c o Mulligan Funeral Home 331 Cleveland Ave. Harrison N.J. 07029. obituaries voted mother of John Ronald and Michael Kaduscwicz Mrs. Nancy Lo Bianco and her husband William and Mrs. Maureen Harris cherished grandmother of Kimberly Ronald Nicole Pamela Kenneth Lindsay Crystal Lisa and Jeffrey and great- grandmother of Thomas Jason Alexandra Trinity and Vincent dear sister of the late Dorothy McBride Joan Malinowski John Doyle Margaret Alfano and Patrick Doyle and mother-in-law of the late Maureen Judith Lorraine and Michael. Born in Kearny she lived in Harrison before moving to Kearny in 1980. Veronica was a homemaker. Funeral services were under the direction of the Mulligan Funeral Home 331 Cleveland Ave. Harrison. A funeral Mass was held at St. Cecilia s Church Kearny on Wednesday May 15. Her interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery North Arlington. For information or to send condolences to the family please visit www.mulliganfuneralhome.org. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society c o the funeral home in memory of Veronica. THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY mAY 22 2013 25 To submit an obituary obituaries theobserver.com can be made to Temple B nai Jeshurun in Short Hills. Arrangements were by BernheimApter-Kreitzman Suburan Funeral Chapel Livingston. Lynn Catherine Olson Lynn Catherine Olson 65 of Franklin N.C. passed away on Friday May 17. Born in Newark she was the daughter of Clifford Olson and the l ate Catherine Smith Olson. Lynn was a member of St. Agnes Episcopal Church. In addition to her father she is survived by a goddaughter Regina Mascellino. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday May 23 at St. Agnes Episcopal Church Franklin N.C. The Rev. Dori Pratt will officiate. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to St. Agnes Episcopal Church c o Karen Welch 84 Church St. Franklin N.C. 28734. Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome. com. fax 201-991-8941 She grew up in Kearny prior to moving to West Orange 52 years ago. She was a loving and caring person. She enjoyed people and found her calling as the social director at Sun Valley Swim Club Cabana Club and finally at Daughters of Israel. Brunette was the president of the Jewish War Veterans Post 538 named for her brother Sanford L. Kahn. She was involved in veterans causes throughout her life. These activities included visiting VA hospitals as well as decorating the graves of veterans. Predeceased by her husband of 43 years Heywood she is survived by her three children Manette (Jeffrey) Scheininger Alette (Keith) Slobodien and Sanford (Pam) Mallon. She is also survived by seven grandchildren Daniel and Ava Scheininger Michael and AJ Mallon and Sayde Rachel and Harrison Solobodien as well as her brother Sidney Weiss. Funeral services were held Monday May 20 at Temple B nai Jeshurun Short Hills. Interment was at B nai Jeshurun Cemetery Hillside. Donations in her memory MARIO TEIXEIRA JR. 2542 DIRECTOR-MANAGER Shaw-Buyus Home for Services 138 DAVIS AVE. KEARNY NJ 07032 Tel (201) 991-2265 Mulligan Funeral Home WILFRED ARMITAGE & WIGGINS FUNERAL HOME You will feel as if friends of family have taken over when you entrust funeral arrangements to the Wilfred Armitage Funeral Home. The family-owned firm has been in business for 75 years serving generations in West Hudson and South Bergen. Its beautiful facilities in a setting reminiscent of a colonial mansion reflect the graciousness and tact of its understanding personnel. Mark G. Wiggins Manager N.J. Lic. 3916 John W. Armitage Director N.J. Lic 2642 973-481-4333 Wilfred Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny NJ 07032 (201) 991-0657 26 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY mAY 22 2013 The Observer is not responsible for typographical errors. Credit for errors will not be granted after the next week s publication. No changes or refunds. Deadline for classifieds is Monday by 4 00 PM. www.theobserver.com CLASSIFIEDS 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 To place an ad call 201-991-1600 classified theobserver.com APARTMENTS FOR RENT 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 All new 1 bedroom loft style apt. Featuring high ceilings large windows hardwood floors new full ceramic tiled bath and new kitchen w brand new appliances. 1200 month. No pets. (201)991-6942 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 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 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 SPACE FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY KEARNY 3rd floor. 2 Bedrooms EIK LR bath neartransportation & schools. Security deposit needed. Separate utilities. 975 Available June 1st (212)444-2529 or (201)998-8774. KEARNY 3r d floor. 3 bedrooms. One month security. No pets. Call after 5 00pm (201)736-6264 (201)955-2857 KEARNY 1 Bedroom Apartment on Liberty Street. Hard-wood floor. HT HW Included. 900 Rent Plus 1 month Security. No Pets. For More Information Call (201)306-2994 KEARNY 1 bedroom 950 & 1 1 2 rooms apt 850. 1 1 2 months security 1 month rent HT HW included no pets. (201)997-0590 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- 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 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 bedrooms LR kitchen bath. 2nd floor. No pets. No smoking. Available July 1st. (201)279-8427 (201)819-7064 KEARNY 3 LG ROOMS (ONE BEDROOM) AT BELGROVE APTS. 935 INCLUDING HEAT HOT WATER. LAUNDRY ROOM. NO PETS. (973)493-7868 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 Arlington area. 5 rooms 1 bath 1-1 2 months security. 1200 utilities. No pets. (201)213-1871 APARTMENTS FOR RENT BELLEVILLE Newly renovated 3 bedrooms LR kitchen bathroom 1 walk-in closet 1 parking space Available now. (973)698-0422 N.NEWARK Large 2 & 3 bedroom apts Section 8 accepted. Available Immediately. Call (973)202-8580 HALL FOR RENT Rental Affordable A C Nice Setting Party Hall KEARNY Arlington Section. 1 bedroom 800 security Heat & Hot water included. (908)696-1866 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 Newly renovated hardwood floors. Laundry onsite.HT HW included. 2 BR start at 950. 1 BR start at 800. Jr.1 BR start at 725. (201)289-7096 CONSECUTIVELY E.NEWARK 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 201-889-6677 201-572-1839 OHARA AGENCY (201)997-6300 Open House Saturday May 25th 1-4pm. 104 Morgan Place. Store for rent. 14 Kearny Ave. Kearny. 1100sq.ft. 1-1 2 months security. call (201)939-1831 STORE FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT Kearny 3 rooms 2nd floor. 900 w utilities off street Parking 1st floor 3 rooms. 850 utilities Rutherford 5rm apt 1250. Supply own util. Avail 6 1 Commerical Office space for Rent on Kearny Ave. 850 For Sale Commercial 20 766 sq.ft. in a B-1 Zone on Fairlawn Ave. Vacant lot. Call for details. OHARA AGENCY (201)997-6300 KEARNY 3 bedroom 1 bathroom apt. 1450 utilities EIK DR LR 1 car driveway space close to N.Arlington & Schuyler School. Available June 1st. 1st month rent 1 mo. security deposit. 201-988-3142 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 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 Basement apartment. Close to Path. Call (973)495-8145 HARRISON 1 bedroom apt 950 month. 1 month security utilities. Available June 1st (914)497-5489 OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT 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 Immaculate Move-in condition 2 Family Home in Arlington Section of Kearny. Contact Chris (973)722-6397 Office Space 545 Kearny Ave. Kearny 2nd fl. offices 432 sq.ft. 450 month utilities. 810 sq.ft. 850 month utilities. (201)966-4966 APARTMENTS FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT 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 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 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 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 Small studio apt. one bedroom one bathroom and kitchen. Utilities included. 850 month. 1 month security. (908)709-8939 POLICY NO REFUNDS or CHANGES with CLASSIFIED ADS Please note there will be a There are HARRISON 1 bedroom apt. Clean quiet and comfortable. W fridge. No pets. Lease & security. 775 plus utilities. (862)223-9974 HARRISON 1st floor. 3 bedrooms 1 bath . Close to PATH. 1400 month. Utilities included. Available June 1st. (973)483-3569 (973)482-9450 APARTMENTS FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT BELLEVILLE BELLEVILLE 2BRs 2FBTHS TWO ASSIGNED PARKING. LAUNDRY IN UNIT BALCONY LARGE STORAGE REFRIGERATOR DISHWASHER. AVAILABLE JULY. JASON (201)965-7571 BELLEVILLE 5 rooms Heat and parking included. No Pets. Good neighborhood. Available June 1st. (973)727-0406. Se habla espa ol. 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 APARTMENTS FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY Studio Apartment In Modern Garden Apartment bldg. dressing alcove built-in vanity dresser walk-in closet vanity bath free parking Available June 1st rent 735.00 plus utilities. Call (201)991-6261 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 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY mAY 22 2013 The Observer is not responsible for typographical errors. Credit for errors will not be granted after the next week s publication. No changes or refunds. Deadline for classifieds is Monday by 4 00 PM. www.theobserver.com CLASSIFIEDS APARTMENTS FOR RENT N.ARLINGTON 2 Bedroom Apartment. Renovated. New Carpeting. LR DR Kitchen 1300 Monthly Available July 1st. Utilities are Separate. Near Transportation. Beautiful Residential Area. (973)464-8023 Mario N.ARLINGTON 1 bedroom apartment. 750 utilities. 1 1 2 months security. No pets. 1 year lease. (201)997-1222. Available June 1st. 27 To place an ad call 201-991-1600 classified theobserver.com HANDYMAN PERSONALS APARTMENTS FOR RENT HARRISON 3 bdrm 1 bath on 2nd floor. Newly renovated. Brand new appliances. Walk to PATH. Available immediately. No pets. 1350 month 1-month security plus utilities. good credit. Call (732)770-8878 HARRISON 3 Bedroom Apt. 2nd Floor of 3 Family. Laundry hook-up. Separate utilities. No pets. 1100 month. (201)460-7341 HARRISON 318 John St. 3 rooms. 1 bedroom kitchen LR bath. 1 month security. Available June 1st. (201)964-0696 (973)445-0246 HARRISON 3rd floor 3 Bedrooms L R D R Kitchen. 1100 month. 1 month security. (201)889-3110 or (973)483-4557 HARRISON 4 bedroom apt. LR kitchen bath 2 extra small rooms. 1-1 2 month security. No pets. No smoking. Available June 1st. Se habla espa ol. (973)485-9464 (973)432-5093 HARRISON 4 rooms 1st floor. No pets. Smoke free. 1000 Utilities. 1 1 2 months security. References required. (973)482-9786 HARRISON 6 room apt 3 bedrooms. Near schools. No pets. No smoking. 1-1 2 months security. Utilities not included. 313 N.5th St. (973)485-6964 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 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 APARTMENTS FOR RENT JERSEY CITY JERSEY CITY- 6 rmsNEAR CITY UNIVERSITY. Spacious lovely apt. (1200 sq.ft.) 2-1 2 bedrooms newly renovated private home. Near Light Rail buses. (Easy access Exchange Place NYC trans. highways). Great closets storage A C lrg kitchen (new refrigerator stove) modern bath cable ready. Good parking quiet area. NO PETS. NO SMOKING. (201)433-5274 EMPLOYMENT CDL Drivers A B Call Today Start Tomorrow Great Pay & Benefits. (201)991-1586 Dishwasher Counter Kitchen help wanted Arlington Pizza Apply in person 25 Schuyler Ave North Arlington Foodtown Shopping Center Experienced movers needed drivers helpers doing local moves & packing. Livingston Area. Hiring Immediately (973)255-0621 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES FREE We educate people how to get free natural house products from cleaning supplies to shakes and energy bars. Meeting is held at 531 Kearny Ave. Kearny on Tuesday May 28th at 5 30pm. FAIR DEAL DAN Handyman Painter Sheetrock and Plastering Odd Jobs. Basic plumbing repair leaky faucets replace faucets sinks toilets. Replace windows and door screens. 20 years experience. (201)448-1563 Nice looking man looking for woman to marry. Must be over 60 & never had any kids. (973)715-9586 LANDSCAPING A-1 Affordable Landscaping CARPET CLEANING CARPET CLEANING DEEP CLEANING & STEAM CLEANING AREA RUGS CLEANING ALL TYPES OF FIBERS UPHOLSTERY CLEANING CARPET RESTRETCH & REPAIR. (201)887-8212 (862)223-9806 www.fantastic floorsndesigns.com ROOFING All Roofing & Siding. Also Repairs. Work guaranteed. Lic. 13VH02536200 Free Estimates 20% Senior Citizen Discounts (201)893-0656 G & R Builders Weekly Maintenance Bush trimming Clean ups. Design. For free estimate Call (201)998-1262 AFFORDABLE & SIMPLE LANDSCAPING Spring clean-ups mowing Hedge trim mulch flower planting & more. Reasonable Rates. Sr discounts available Dave 201-286-7224 LYNDHURST LYNDHURST 4 room 1 bedroom apartment LR DR. Renovated building. Wood kitchen cabinets microwave refrigerator stove ceramic tile floor hardwood floors throughout. Laundry on-site. No Pets. No smoking. Near NYC transportation. 1-1 2 months security. 995 utilities. Credit check required. (201)438-6241 LYNDHURST AC DW large rooms trans NYC. Parking wall-to-wall carpeting. Laundry room. No pets. 1400 utilities (973)934-2085 N.ARLINGTON 1 bedroom 1st floor hardwood floors in LR. New ceramic tile full bathroom with backyard. 1000 month. Separate utilities. Available Immediately No pets. (201)939-3732 N.ARLINGTON 2 large Bedrooms LR Kitchen Hardwood Floors 1200 utilities. 2 months security No Pets. Walk to Bus. Available June 15th. Credit check required. (201)991-2598 N.ARLINGTON 3 Rooms. 2nd floor. No Pets. 1-1 2 Months Security. Heat Hot Water Supplied. 850 month. (201)401-0488 N.ARLINGTON Brand new apt central air. 3 bedrooms. Separate utilities. Near transportation. (201)997-0009 NEWARK NEWARK 2-3 Bedroom Apartment. 1st 2nd & 3rd floor. Formal LR DR & EIK pantry. 1st floor 900. 2nd floor 850. 3rd floor 800 1 Month Security. Close To Transportation. No Pets. Access to backyard. (973)517-6544 BELLVILLE area Room for Rent single person mature resonsible. No smoking No kitchen share bathroom se habla espanol. (973)986-7848 Licensed Nail Technician or Hairdresser needed for salon in Kearny & Harrison. Competitive pay. Please call (908)675-6669 Licensed Stylist Wanted for Hair Salon in Kearny. Must have following. High commission basis. Call (201)997-1960 ROOM FOR RENT Doors Decks Kitchen Baths. Complete Home Renovation. Quality workmanship. All work guaranteed. Free Estimate. Fully Insured Nick (201)997-7657 Roofing Siding Specialist. Windows N&J REMODELERS RUBBISH REMOVAL A1 Affordable Rubbish Removal Attics Basements Yard Cleaning. We Haul or you Can Rent 10-15 Cubic Yard Containers. We Accept Visa Mastercard (201)998-1262 ANDRIELLO CLEANOUTS Construction Design Maint. Clean Ups Shrub Trimming Grass Cutting Lic.13VH04443200 ANDRIELLO LANDSCAPE (201)939-7308 COPACABANA N. ARLINGTON N.ARLINGTON 2 bedroom apt. Like new. Good parking. HT HW included. Call (973)330-2874 REPAIRS OR NEW SINCE 72 WEATHERSHIELD Cell (973)760-4877 (800)339-8802 WE FIX WINDOWS WINDOWS WINDOWS N.ARLINGTON Totally renovated 1 bedroom apt. refrigerator two A Cs many closets. Near everything. No pets. Available now. 995 month. HT HW included. (201)933-0364 N.ARLINGTON Recently remodeled. 1 bedroom apt. HT HW included. Near transportation. Available Now. (201)997-0009 HARRISON room for rent. 450 month. Internet cable and utilities included. (973)525-3860 KEARNY Room for rent. Female preferred. Utilities included. One block to Davis Ave. & Kearny Ave. Bus stop. Private entrance. 420 month. 1 2 month security. Available June 1st. (908)343-7728 Se habla espa ol. Man in wheelchair Seeks Assistant for tasks shopping home care. Flexible Part Time hours. Must have car. (973)592-3838 Manucurist Nail Technician wanted for salon in Nutley. Please Call (201)243-8467 ask for Marie New Re-roofing Slate Repairs Gutters Cleaned Flat Roofing Also Do Painting Free Estimates Fully Insured LANDSCAPING Lawn Maintenance. Spring&Fall Clean-up Design Retaining Walls Construction Pavers Tree Service Free Est. & Fully Ins. Eder (201)997-9271 (201)998-5153 HEATING & COOLING Heating & A C Service 267 Kearny Ave. Kearny NJ 07032 redstarheatingac.com Licensed and insured NJ-HIC 13vh06216100 All type of heating & Air Conditioning repair. Installations Upgrades Maintenance service Startups. LANDSCAPING LLC Spring Clean-ups Lawn maintenance Top Soil Mulch Free Estimates (201)438-3991 MARIO ESPOSITO Yards Garages Basements Attics Real Estate Rubbish Removal Demolition Lic.13VH04443200 (201)874-1577 RED STAR SERVICES OFFERED Wedding Prom Dresses and more adiemodiste yahoo.com (973)583-9574 FURNISHED ROOM KEARNY Clean bright room. 2nd floor. Refrigerator and private sink. Clean sheets and pillowcase given weekly. No smoking. 110 weekly. Gentleman preferred. Four weeks security required. Call (973)228-4281 Now Hiring Property inspectors FT PT in your area. Full free training provided. msangelabove comcast.net (732)766-4425 ask for Mel Seamstress (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. 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Family Owned For Over 30 Years Fully Insured and Licensed Call Our Office 973-589-2712 EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYMENT LET US SHOW YOU OUR WORK Cut Your Mortgage In Half Maintain Your Current LifeStyle (201)805-4999 Free Call Some ads may be misleading We ask all readers to use their good judgment when responding to these type of ads in which they ask you for a fee. 28 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY mAY 22 2013 The Observer is not responsible for typographical errors. Credit for errors will not be granted after the next week s publication. No changes or refunds. Deadline for classifieds is Monday by 4 00 PM. www.theobserver.com CLASSIFIEDS PAINTING & DECORATING 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. To place an ad call 201-991-1600 classified theobserver.com Estates Bought & Sold Fine Furniture Antiques Accessories Gold & Silver. WANTED TO BUY GUTTERS D. FITZGERALD Seamless Gutters Installed. Gutters Cleaned We-R- Also Dennies Painting & Roofing Slate Roofs repaired. 1(800)479-3262 Cash Paid (201)920-8875 HOME IMPROVEMENT 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 ELECTRICAL SERVICES 300 500 PAID For Any Junk car van or truck. Paid Cash AUTOMOBILES WANTED 1-888-869-5865 J & F TOWING CA H 4 JUNK FM Property Home Repairs & Improvements Kitchens Bathrooms Doors Floors Windows Painting Decks All types of repairs Lic. 13VH05674000 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 (201)997-8957 John PLUMBING Courageous Plumbing HVAC LLC Lic. 11103 Plumbing Heating Cooling Sewer Complete basement pump out & Sump pumps MC VISA and Finace Available 50 off when mention this ad. MERCHANDISE FOR SALE KOI 1st quality Japanese KOI butterfly or standard. Three to four inches long. Five for 25. Call Jim (201)991-2291 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 Womans three quarter length leather coat black 100. 8000 BTU Kenmore Window A C new 150. (201)528-7791 www.repairsbyfm.com fred repairsbyfm.com 201-428-7160 G & R Builders Fully Insured CAR 200- 500 PAID ON THE SPOT. FREE TOWING 201-428-0441 ANY CAR VAN OR TRUCK. NO TITLE NO KEYS NO PROBLEM. AUTOMOBILES FOR SALE (201)206-4845 JOSEPH V. FERRIERO Roofing Siding Windows Doors Decks Painting Tiles & Masonry Sheet Rock All types of Carpentry Lic. 13VH02536200 Free Estimates 20% Senior Citizen Discounts 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 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. 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No was was reported hurt in the fire that began at around 4 15 p.m. in the alley separating Gamer s Edge an Inernet games shop at 498 Kearny and Mace Electronics at 500 Kearny. Cause of the blaze was being investigated by Kearny Fire Official John Donovan. Dyl said the fire was stopped in the walls of both buildings. Firefighters used a saw and axe to open up the roof of Gamer s to vent the building and to expose the fire in the walls. Jeff Mace owner of the electronics shop said there were youths hanging outside the store and he said one of them may have tossed a cigarette into some debris in the alley possibly causing a fire to start. But everyone s okay and that s the important thing Mace said. Fifteen firefighters led by Photos by Ron Leir Tour Chief John Harris reFirefighters (l.) spray walls on either side of alleyway between 498 and 500 Kearny Ave. and (r.) vent roof sponded aboard four engines of 498 Kearny Ave. and one ladder truck. THEME CATS AND DOGS ACROSS 1. 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