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June 12 2013 www.theobserver.com Vol CXXVI No. 3 COVERING BELLEVILLE BLOOMFIELD EAST NEWARK HARRISON KEARNY LYNDHURST NORTH ARLINGTON NUTLEY KPD Teen accosted on way to school By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent KEARNY Police last week arrested a local man on charges of criminal attempted kidnapping after he allegedly grabbed a 17-year-old student on her way to Kearny High School. The girl managed to escape his clutches and ran to the school where she reported the crime police said. The suspect identified as 44-year-old Holger Chamba of Kearny was being held in the Hudson County Jail on 150 000 bail -- cash only authorities said. Kearny Police Chief John Dowie told The Observer the girl was walking on Highland Ave. about 8 a.m. Tuesday June 4 when she was accosted. The man reportedly grabbed her and tried to take her with him along the street. She struggled free and fled Dowie said. At KHS she notified the school administration and the KPD s high school resource officer P.O. Steve Montanino of the incident. Montanino broadcast a description of the suspect and his last known location and all available KPD resources were sent to the area. On the 100 block of Maple St. Lt. Anthony Gouveia saw a man matching the description see ACCOST page A right to be proud Photos by Shannon Stoia and Peter Lemos KHS Canstructors with Bob the Builder and his truck Scoop By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent KEARNY The sculptures have been constructed -- and deconstructed. The canned goods have disappeared from Kearny High School and been delivered to food pan- tries and community food banks around the area. The students have turned their attention to other things like graduation. But the memories and the sense of service and accomplishment linger on. And will for a very long time. For the second year KHS students participated in a project called Canstruction a nationwide effort to both collect food donations and to raise awareness of hunger -- around the world in the United States and in their local communities. Yes there is hunger even in thriving exurbia. The fact that it is often hidden makes it no less a crisis for families that have difficulty putting food on the table. Canstruction helps meet their needs while providing a fun and challenging and educational project for see CANSTRUCTION page 12 Meadows site on EPA study list By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent for a clean-up. It is at least now destined for a study to determine the KEARNY nature and extent of the conA former industrial tract in tamination and an evaluation the Kearny meadows abanof potential clean-up methdoned since the 1990s and ods the federal Environmendeemed by some environmen- tal Protection Agency (EPA) talists as one of the most polhas announced. luted in the state if not the Last month the EPA reportnation may finally be destined ed it had reached agreement with four companies that will fund the study which carries an estimated price tag of 750 000. The companies [Apogent Transition Corp. Beazer East Inc. Cooper Industries and Occidental Chemical Corp.] will also pay for the EPA s costs in overseeing the performance of the study the agency reported. The 25-acre property known as the Standard Chlorine Chemical site is sandwiched between the Belleville Pike and the shores of the Hackensack River where that waterway separates Kearny from Secaucus. see SUPERFUND page 201-991-1300 KEARNY OFFICE 213 Kearny Ave Kearny New Jersey C21Semiaokearny Century21.com 08 201-460-8000 LYNDHURST OFFICE Semiao & Associates www.Century21Semiao.com 761 Ridge Road Lyndhurst New Jersey Get CENTURY 21 Real Estate Mobile App. Visit http 87778.mobi c21 24 C21Semiao Century21.com TO SEE OUR AD THIS WEEK PLEASE TURN TO PAGE 24 22 02 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 2013 Community garden takes root West Hudson Publishing Company s Fastest Growing Free Weekly Newspaper Established 1887 Family Owned & Operated By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent KEARNY The garden is growing. Drivers traveling southbound on Passaic Ave. need only cast their eyes towards the river to Riverside Park north of Skinner Bros. Automotive to see proof that the Kearny Community Garden or the Orchard as Mayor Alberto Santos likes to call it is a work in progress. Two-hundred straw bales are laid out in 11 parallel rows implanted with the seeds of a variety of vegetables and irrigated by an ingenious water system designed by Kearny Public Works Superintendent Donald Gavin consisting of underground PVC pipes linked to a roadside hydrant. One end of the system in turn leads to a tap to which a hose may be attached to periodically spray the bales. David Mach who along with his spouse Jenny created the nearby butterfly garden now sprouting with a variety of flowers are also part of the core group that devised the community garden experiment. May 11 was planting day for us David told a visitor from The Observer last week. As of last week we saw evidence of some produce small cherryon Saturday afternoons. I ll be cleaning up weeding if I m noticing that something isn t growing he says. Aside from the veggies expected to flourish David and the rest of the volunteers are counting on the eventual arrival of strawberries melons and potatoes. Gesturing to a three-legged wooden structure David says Photos by Ron Leir We re made a string Above Erin Donnelly her bean teepee to provide daughter Maisie Kelly and shade for the kids. David Mach. Below Mach The volunteers are Donnelly Beatrice and also planting rows of Pablo Vargas. Indian corn and pumpMeanwhile the work kins in the ground near goes on. And every day the roadside but we ll brings a different batch selling those only as (fall) decorations not of planters. for consumption DaOne couple Beatrice vid said. and Pablo Vargas toFor this season he gether for 46 years are said plans by the core planting tomatoes pepsized yellowish tomatopsoil peat moss and group call for the sale of pers eggplant beans toes already beginning gardening tools are all all bale-grown produce to take shape. donated. And the wood- basil Indian mint and at the Kearny Farmers onions. They also take Straw bales were chips we have to thank Market with all proselected over hay for [Superstorm] Sandy for. time to enjoy the variceeds being plugged example as planting We collected them from ety of flora abounding back into the garden in the nearby butterfly beds because as David all over town. operation. garden. pointed out they re Pointing to a set of In another two Another volunteer sterile organic and patio chairs positioned months we ll have they have no seeds so parallel to the roadside gardener Erin Donnelly plenty of produce availis teaching her 3-yearyou don t have to weed David said someone able he predicted. old daughter Maisie it. happened by one day Next growing season The bales in turn and just deposited them Kelly the art of cultivat- he said we ll probably ing tomatoes. sit on topsoil and as a friendly gesture. Jenny who has an out- be able to assign indipeat moss natural Tons of people have vidual bales to specific of-town job and David ingredients for ensurstopped by to sort of growers. manage to visit pretty ing healthy produce. check us out David To keep updated on much on a daily basis The rows of bales are said. And they bring the latest information to take stock of things separated by deposits of other people to hang about the enterprise Erin notes. wood chips providing out and learn what s David recommended And that includes enough room for a vol- going on. So it s been folks e-mail kearnycomweekend time too. unteer gardener to roll a an education process. munitygarden gmail. wheelbarrow through. One person thought we Typically for David com or visit facebook. a substitute teacher The town got the were preparing for an com kearnycommunibales at 3 apiece outdoor church service at Kearny High that tygarden. means an hour or two David said. The or a sermon. Mary Tortoreti President Robert Pezzolla General Manager 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 39 Seeley Ave. Kearny N.J. 07032 Phone 201-991-1600 Fax 201-991-8941 www.theobserver.com Deadlines Display Ads Thursday by 4PM Real Estate Thursday by 12PM Obituaries Monday by 10AM Classifieds Monday by 4PM five day weather forecast Wednesday June 12 Thursday June 13 Friday June 14 Saturday June 15 Sunday June 16 Inside Editorial .............................06 Around Town ....................13 Real Estate ........................22 Upcoming Promos 82 70 78 74 79 Partly Cloudy Rain Partly Cloudy Sunny Mostly Cloudy Obits ...................................25 Classifieds .........................36 Business Directory ... 30 31 Father s Day 5-16-13 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 2013 03 Hail to the new chief By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent EAST NEWARK At age 37 he s the newest and by far the youngest municipal police chief among his peers in Hudson County. Anthony Monteiro was appointed acting East Newark Police Chief effective June 1 in place of former Chief Kenneth Sheehan who retired May 31. As provided by a borough ordinance up for adoption June 12 Monteiro s annual base salary will be fixed at 91 754 an increase from his prior sergeant s pay of about 80 000 a year. Mayor Joseph Smith said that he and the Borough Council will review the new chief s status and pay level after he s had six months on the job. Asked about the sergeant vacancy created by Monteiro s elevation in rank Smith said Under our contract with the PBA (Patrolman s Benevolent Association) we have 60 days to fill that position. Chief and sergeant are the only superior officers on the eight-member police force plus one special officer. Until his elevation to chief Monteiro served as sergeant since Nov. 21 2012 borough records show. East Newark doesn t follow state Civil Service procedure in hiring and or promoting police. After seeking applicants for the chief s position Monteiro and Officer Robert Tomasko a former borough volunteer fire chief expressed interest. Smith said both were interviewed by two of the three members of the borough Police Committee Councilmen Charles Tighe and (Hans) Pete Lucas and himself. Ed Serafin the chairman of that committee was working that night so I filled in the mayor said. Both men have about the same time on the force Smith said. In the end Smith said there was a consensus to go with Monteiro. He s got an unblemished record he s been a sergeant for six months he s a cop s cop he s played everything by the book and he s tri-lingual he speaks Spanish Portuguese and English. We felt it was time to consider that factor given the town s changing rison High School Monteiro enrolled at New Jersey Institute of Technology intending to study architecture. But he had to forgo the academics for full-time employment which he found with the East Newark Police Department. Monteiro s cousin Augie Rodrigues is a detective with the Harrison Police Department having worked there for more than 15 years. In 2003 Monteiro began serving as a member of the East Newark Volunteer Fire Department. While working as a rankand-file cop in the borough Monteiro was an active member of the PBA having served as both treasurer and president. Soon enough though Monteiro will find himself as a borough advocate sitting on the other side of the bargaining table when he ll be asked for input into labor contract talks. The borough s four-year contract with the PBA runs out this December so he ll likely be in the thick of discussions about salaries and working conditions. On a personal note Monteiro and his wife Gloria a financial analyst in the private sector have two daughters Sophia 5 and Sarah 4. While he s not involved in any organized borough recreation programs he makes a point to interact with kids in the borough playground next to Borough Hall Police Headquarters. He ll be teaming with his former chief who has asked to stay on as the borough s emergency management coordinator as the deputy coordinator. Still getting accustomed to his new duties Monteiro who will celebrate his 38th birthday in August has taken time to informally meet with the rest of the department. I just told the guys keep up what you re doing. Photo by Ron Leir Acting Chief Anthony Monteiro demographics. We felt he deserves a shot. Born in the Down Neck section of Newark Monteiro and his family moved to East Newark two years later. A graduate of East Newark Elementary School and Har- We treat you like Family Proudly Serving & Supporting Our Community Since 1930 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. 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Not responsible for typo s see dealer for details. 04 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 2013 Dredging of mudflats to begin next month By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent LYNDHURST A plan for cleaning up the lower 17 miles of the Passaic River is still two years in the making but federal environmentalists hope to draw some clues on how to proceed when they start dredging a 5-acre section of contaminated mudflats in Lyndhurst next month. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is working closely with the Lower Passaic River Study Area Cooperating Partners Group representatives of some 70 companies who ve agreed to accept the responsibility of removing industrial pollutants from the waterway. The EPA said it s focusing on the mudflats near Riverside County Park because it s found high levels of contaminants like dioxin mercury and PCBs there. However EPA says that Celebrate the Class of 2013 with a 20.13 Bonus Photo courtesy of EPA A section of Lyndhurst mudflats slated for dredging. 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Member FDIC sampling and testing of soil contained in the Lyndhurst and North Arlington sections of the park itself shows nothing alarming and has greenlighted recreational activities there while the work at the mudflats proceeds. At a public meeting held in the Lyndhurst Senior Center on June 5 Stan Kaczmarek senior project director for the Cooperating Partners Group outlined a scenario for the cleanup. EPA has yet to sign off on the design plan but EPA Project Manager Stephanie Vaughn says it s 90% completed and expects no major obstacles. If things go according to schedule the cleanup will launch after the July 4th weekend Kaczmarek said. In the meantime four buoys have been set up two on either side of the mudflat area one north of the Rt. 3 bridge and one south of the DeJessa (Park Ave.) bridge with equipment that s testing the turbidity amount of sediment in the river. Vaughn said those readings will show the levels of sediment stirred up by the natural flow of the river so that when machinery begins removing material from the mudflats EPA will know not to increase it beyond what naturally occurs so as to avoid creating more disruption and possible spread of toxins. Starting in early July Kaczmarek said for six days a week between dawn and dusk excavators from the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock of Staten Island will scoop out the top two feet of sediment in the riverbed a total of 20 000 cubic yards and dump the stuff into barges which will be sent down river to the Clean Earth of North Jersey plant in Kearny a hazardous waste processing facility. As a precaution all dredging work will be enclosed in fairly shallow water by polypropylene silt curtains anchored by floats he said. And we don t expect any chemical odors or anything volatile he added. But air monitors will be installed at the edge of the park and in the water around the dredging site as a further precaution. At least five bridges that cross the Passaic the DeJessa Bridge Rt. 7 Bridge Clay St. Bridge Bridge St. Bridge and Pennsylvania Railroad (Center St.) Bridge will have to be opened periodically to allow for the barge transport down river each day. These openings will be timed to happen at night or during early morning. Kaczmarek conceded that the dredging and barge traffic will be an inconvenience to recreational boaters and area high school crew teams that use the river. Every effort will be made to minimize disruption he said. At the Kearny plant the see MUDFLATS page 14 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 2013 05 Middle School will now enroll 6th-graders certifications to teach specialized areas like social studies English math and science into BELLEVILLE sixth-grade class settings to Starting in September the foster competition. Belleville Board of Educa If our sixth-grader can get tion will be incorporating that specialized instruction sixth-graders from around the he or she will have a chance to district into a middle school fare better academically and environment. to acclimate better to a high That means they ll be sharschool environment later on ing space in the Belleville said Feldman. Middle School which currently And Feldman said the dishouses youngsters from grades trict must have those specially 7 and 8. credentialed teachers in place The board is inviting parents to qualify for full state funding. of graduating fifth-graders who Feldman said that many will be the first sixth-grade parents feel the process of class to join the older boys moving their children into a and girls this fall to an orienta- new school with new adjusttion on Thursday June 13 at 6 ments to make and a new set p.m. at the Middle School 279 of expectations is happening Washington Ave. to learn more too quickly. about the plan. But she said it s her recomIn a recent posting on the mendation and the wish of BOE web site Superintendent the board to do it now for the of Schools Helene Feldman sake of the children involved. told parents and guardians said To accommodate the influx the move was motivated by of about 360 new sixth-graders how to best meet the needs into the Middle School this of your children academically fall we have to bring at least emotionally and socially. 12 teachers with specialized Additionally Feldman postcertifications as well Feldman ed the learning and achievesaid. ment of 6th 7th and 8th grade How much will have to students will be linked in be added to the budget for a meaningful and impactful salaries and benefits isn t yet manner. calculated she said. One or Rest assured Feldman two of the existing sixth grade posted Your children will teachers may already have be welcomed into a nurturcertifications for history and ing and structured learning or English in grades 5 to 9 she environment where a network said. The number of teacher of highly qualified administra- retirements will also factor tors educators and support into the equation she added. staff will work to promote and Also unknown at this point maximize your children s sucis the number of special educacess on a daily basis. tion students wjo will be part In an interview with reportof the new sixth-grade mix ers at her office Feldman said Feldman said. the key to the entire enterprise All of the new incoming was getting teachers with sixth-graders will be accomBy Ron Leir Observer Correspondent modated among 10 classrooms on the Middle School s third floor Feldman said. An average class size of around 32 is projected as opposed to the current range of typically 23 to 29 per class in elementary schools around the district although School 3 currently has two six-grade sections with 30 children in each one district supervisor said. Eighth-graders will be found on the first floor and seventh-graders will be on the second floor of the Middle School. The new sixth-graders will have access to computer instruction in a lab class Feldman said. We re working on getting everybody enough computers. We ll also be starting a new elective class in pre-law (for sixth grade) she said. Anthony Slaese head of the Belleville Education Association which bargains for teachers was asked if he foresaw any difficulties with potential teacher transfers. As long as it fits our contract language and state statute we don t have a problem with it was his reply. 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Anonymous letters will not be published under any circumstances. 06 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 2013 Snooping makes the world go round There s been a lot of gnashing of teeth over The Guardian s revelations about how Verizon and probably others of that ilk are willingly turning over customers electronic data to the government under the cover of the U.S. Patriot Act. And the government is building a million square foot facility in Utah maybe it will turn out to be our next national monument as a repository for the multi-billions of bytes of information about its citizens (and outsiders too) our comings and goings who we re talking to for how long etc. Pretty sophisticated stuff. I ve been meaning to clean out my accumulated electronic trash for some time now. The government is welcome to it. I guess the National Security Agency will be if it hasn t already done so programming high speed computers to match up patterns of communication among terror suspects and maybe then someone or something after the President gives the go signal will dispatch a drone to take out the target. And we re told at least a few people we elected to Congress bothered to read some briefing papers prepared by the people in charge of official government secrets and began worrying aloud whether this was too much invasion of our privacy and maybe a breach of the Constitution. And the government got upset not because maybe our individual liberties may be under siege but because some darned government bureaucrat entrusted with national security clearance went and told some newspaper reporter about what was happening. What with China hacking our electronic data bases and the U.S. perhaps in partnership with Israel playing havoc with Iranian computer systems this whole snooping business is getting really sloppy. It reminds me of the really bad old days when the country was battling the Depression (not like today when government economists cheered the latest unemployment rate because more people were actually going out and looking for work imagine that ) and Kaufman & Hart penned a daffy comedy called You Can t Take it with You. In the play which won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1937 Martin Vanderhoff the central character of an eccentric New York household says he sees no sense in paying the government income taxes because the government won t know what to do with the money. Another character Ed Carmichael makes homemade candies and prints anarchist slogans on the candy boxes just for the fun of it. Things go rather swimmingly for a while until a family hobby goes awry and a big set of fireworks blows up in the basement causing much consternation among federal gendarmes. It all ends happily of course with a wealthy industrialist s son getting hitched to a member of the daffy brood. The point here is that even in what was one of America s darkest hours the nation gave itself permission to laugh perhaps a bit nervously at its own real fears while showing respect for what we today might refer to as home values. Yes the world can be a dangerous place but all nations can do a better job to make it safer and healthier for all of us who live here. Thousands of Turks havecome out to protest the proposed razing of a popular urban park slated to be uprooted by a shopping center only to be tear-gassed by local police while the government s leader detached himself from the situation. Simply amazing. Ron Leir Don t forget to check www.theobserver.com for news that didn t make it into this week s paper Follow us on Facebook & twitter.com theobservernj WE VE GOT MAIL To the Editor This week s issue of Time magazine brings more documentation that vegetarians live longer than their meatchomping friends. A six-year study of 70 000 Seventh-Day Adventists published in the current issue of the American Medical Association s prestigious Journal of Internal Medicine found that vegetarians and vegans have a 12% lower risk of death. This is but the latest evidence linking meat consumption to diseases that kill 1.3 million Americans annually. It comes only two months Avoid meat live longer after a discovery at the Cleveland Clinic that carnitine contained in all meat products is a major factor in heart failure. Similarly an Oxford University study of nearly 45 000 adults published in last January s American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that vegetarians were 32% less likely to suffer from heart disease than people who ate meat and fish. A Harvard University study of 37 698 men and 83 644 women published in last year s Archives of Internal Medicine concluded that meat consumption raises the risk of heart disease and cancer mortality. Indeed each of us can find our own fountain of youth by adopting a meat and dairy-free diet. An Internet search on vegan recipes or live vegan provides ample resources. Cory Baker Kearny Help Wanted Freelance Reporter WE ARE LOOKING FOR A PART-TIME GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER Who will cover hard news stories as well as take accompanying photographs. Candidates must have a flexible schedule that may include nights and weekends. They must also be able to follow strict deadlines-stories must be completed two days after the event or interview. Knowledge of AP style is preferred as is previous newspaper experience. 39 Seeley Send a cover letter resume with references and at least three clips to 531 Kearny Ave. Kearny NJ 07032 Attn Robert Pezzolla or e-mail to jobs theobserver.com. No phone calls please. THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 2013 07 A day to remember for these active seniors By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent Three West Hudson residents were among Hudson County s 2013 Seniors of the Year honored at the annual luncheon sponsored by the Hudson County Office on Aging held May 29 at the Casino in the Park Jersey City. The honorees were Earl Cromwell of Kearny Sylvia Pomponi of Harrison and Eileen Schimenti of East Newark. Cromwell 80 was born in Nova Scotia and was a member of the Royal Air Force before moving to the U.S. settling in Kearny in 1955. He has been a tutor for the Literacy Volunteers of America is a member of the Friends of the Kearny Public Library serves on the board of the local chapter of the Salvation Army and is an active member of the Optimist Club. He also serves on the Inter-County Council on Drug and Alcohol Abuse and the board of the Kearny Municipal Alliance. He and his wife Moira are married 56 years and have three sons. Pomponi 75 is a lifelong Harrison resident and Harrison High School alumna. She worked for the town s water department for 33 years volunteered on the Board of Health Public Library Board and the old West Hudson Hospital. She was involved with the Medical Reserve Corps and has served as an exercise guru for the Harrison Senior Center for the last eight years. She is the mother of two sons and a grandmother. Schimenti 68 is a retired bank officer who was involved in improving the economic efficiency of the East Newark Elementary School as a member of the borough school board. An active community see SENIORS page 22 For a FREE Phone Consultation Call Today at 201.991.0067 432 Ridge Road North Arlington NJ www.RipostaLaw.com Bhagavad Gita for Everyday Living Enlightening Talk in English Yoga & Lecture by Swami Mukundananda FDRIEIE N M SS O A Swami Mukundananda is a world-renowned teacher of Spirituality Yoga and Meditation. He is the founder of the unique yogic system JKYog also known as Yoga for the Body Mind and Soul. He received his degrees in Engineering and Management from two world famous Institutes in India IIT and IIM. Swamiji is the senior disciple of Jagadguru Shree Kripaluji Maharaj. Swamiji s enlightening discourses clarify the deepest concepts of the Vedic scriptures with wit humor and perfect logic. Along with his discourses he teaches the comprehensive system Yoga for the body Mind and Soul . For the youth Swamiji has conducted programs at prestigious universities such as Princeton Stanford Yale MIT Duke and Kellogg School of Management. He has been invited to speak at various Fortune 500 companies like Google Oracle etc. For children he has established a special personality development program called BalMukund Character Building Program . He has inspired people all over the world on the path of spirituality holistic health yoga meditation service to society and God-realization. June 15th (Sat) to 21st (Fri) 2013 Kearny Mandir Hindu Community Center 156 Schuyler Avenue Kearny NJ 07032 Photos courtesy of Hudson County government TOP Kearny s Earl Cromwell (c.) with Mayor Alberto Santos (l.) officials and friends MIDDLE Harrison s Sylvia Pomponi (c.) with Mayor Ray McDonough (back l.) and colleagues and BOTTOM East Newark s Eileen Schimenti with Mayor Joseph Smith (l.) Freeholder Chairman Anthony Romano (back l.) and County Executive Tom DeGise (back r.). 6 15 (Sat) 6 16 (Sun) 6 17 to 6 20 (M to Thu) 6 21 (Fri) Days Yoga & Meditation 4PM - 5 15 PM 11AM - 12 15PM 6PM - 7 15PM ------------ 5 15PM - 7PM 12 15PM - 2PM 7 15PM- 9PM 7 15PM - 9PM Discourses 08 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 2013 ACCOST from 01 said the suspect tried to push past the officer but Gouveia physically detained him and contacted Det. Sgt Robert Maguire who was coordinating the followup investigation. Maguire brought the victim to Maple St. for a drive by and she reportedly identified the suspect as the man who had accosted her the chief said. Chamba who reportedly lives in the area where the incident had occurred was arrested booked at KPD headquarters and transported to the county jail. On the advice of the Hudson County Prosecutor s Office Chamba was additionally charged with luring and child abuse authorities reported. Dowie said U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents were notified because Chamba s immigration status was in question. Aerialists to racing pigs State Fair Meadowlands announced its entertainment lineup for the 2013 event which runs June 21 through July 7 at the Meadowlands Fairgrounds next to MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford. This year s featured entertainment includes the following (all attractions are free with entry ticket unless otherwise specified) Circus Maximus Featuring an all-new acrobat who artfully contorts on one hand a stunning pair of aerialists who will perform their Moon Act high above the crowds clowns trapeze artists and more. The Racing Pigs Kids and adults will both love this hilarious pig racetrack listen for Pamela Jean the Pig Racing Queen who calls the race like the Kentucky Derby. The Big Cat Show Lions tigers and ligers almost cute enough to cuddle our man Clayton will educate audiences all about these majestic protected creatures. Girl-to-Gorilla Show An illusion for the brave and curious (entry fee required) does the girl really grow hair and turn into a gorilla NBA Nation Tour Meet greet NBA players try out an agility course and skills challenge. Friday June 28 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday June 29 2 to 11 pm and Sunday June 30 2 to 10 p.m. NBC 4 and New York Giants Health & Fitness Expo at MetLife Stadium on June 22 23 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Get a free hand stamp to enter State Fair at the expo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nathan s Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - Saturday June 29 at 2 30 p.m. This is the last qualifier before the big event at Coney Island on July 4. Hypnotist Steve Bayner Bark like a dog Sing like Michael Jackson Hypnosis pro Steve Bayner will get you every time. Educational Petting Zoo Little ones will adore these interesting exotic and wellloved animals returning to State Fair this year to entertain and educate. Rides in the Original Batcopter Batman fans can get a ride in the original helicopter from the 1966 TV series with panoramic views of the fair and NYC (extra fee required). Fabulous Fireworks All are welcome to enjoy spectacular fireworks shows on July 3 and 4. The fair will also feature free concerts with bands ranging from 1960s pop music to country to contemporary rock. Stay tuned for more details in the weeks to come. 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Please visit our website at www.midrealty.com HINT Outright acceptance of an offer means that subject to the conditions of the sale the home is officially sold. KOJUNE 572 Kearny Avenue Kearny NJ 07032 Office 201-991-5719 Cell 201-602-7222 Mid-Realty Inc THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 2013 09 KPD blotter Career criminal hunted Kearny police are investigating two burglaries that occurred last week one to an East Midland Ave. apartment the second to a Madison Ave. home. Police said the first was reported at 4 p.m. Monday June 3 by P.O. Brian Wisely after a door in the East Midland Ave. building was discovered pried open. A laptop computer and jewelry were said to be missing. Det. Scott Traynor doing the follow-up investigation interviewed building residents who described a man not a resident who had been seen on the premises earlier. Police Chief John Dowie said detectives have identified a possible suspect a known career criminal who is currently being sought in connection with similar burglaries in surrounding jurisdictions. The suspect a 45-year-old Elizabeth man has an outstanding warrant from that city the chief noted. interviewing the motorist police said Carbone saw in plain view a cigar commonly associated with marijuana use several partially smoked marijuana cigarettes and an empty plastic bag. Closer inspection reportedly revealed a second plastic bag that appeared to contain pot. The driver a 17-year-old from Belleville was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and was also issued a summons for operating a motor vehicle while in possession of a CDS. He was released to the custody of his parents. June 1 At 11 15 a.m. P.O. Rich Pawlowski and Sgt. Mike Cardella responded to Lincoln School on the report of a trespasser on the grounds. They took into custody Shaeed Epps 35 of no known address who was charged with defiant trespass. Police said Epps also had an outstanding warrant from Elizabeth. He was sent to the county jail. (Observer readers may recognize the suspect s name since he has made previous appearances in the KPD blotter. Asked why he keeps resurfacing in Kearny we were told He said he likes the town. ) June 6 P.O. Sean Kelly on patrol at Elm St. and Bergen Ave. at 7 p.m. observed a suspicious individual leave the vicinity of one parked car and approach another police said. When the officer inquired as to the behavior the man reportedly said he was searching for a misplaced vehicle. Kelly ran a warrant check and found that the individual Jonathan Roman 29 of Kearny was wanted by Union Township Elizabeth and (under another name) by Newark police said. He was taken into custody and held for other authorities on the warrants. At 7 30 p.m. P.O. Jay Ward patrolling at Davis and Bergen Aves. spotted a 22-yearold Kearny resident Henry Berrocal who he was aware was the subject of drug-related warrants out of Harrison police said. After verifying the information Ward arrested the suspect and transported him to HQ where he was held for bail. from the scene but what it had struck was still undetermined. At 9 20 p.m. Officers Chris Levchak and Pat Becker June 7 responded to a report of an P.O. Tom Sumowski was on armed robbery at a warepatrol on the Belleville Pike house on Pennsylvania Ave. in at 3 45 a.m. when he found a South Kearny. 1998 BMW its driver s door Police said the victim open stopped in the roadway who reportedly was cashing on the curve below Schuyler checks at the site and carryAve. Approaching the car the ing 10 000 in cash was held officer saw someone in the up by a man armed with a driver s seat and detected a silver handgun. The victim strong odor of alcohol police turned over some but not all said. He also noted there of the 10G police said. appeared to be fresh damThe bandit was said to have age along the driver s side of fled in a gray BMW with the vehicle. Questioned the Pennsylvania plates but the driver reportedly told the ofnumber provided was not ficer he thought he had hit a valid Chief Dowie reported. rock. Other officers searched Det. Sgt. John View and the area but could not find Det. Ray Lopez are conductany object or other vehicle ing the follow-up investigathat might have been hit. tion. The driver Joshua GonAnyone with information zalez 20 of Kearny was about the incident is asked to charged with DWI DWI call the KPD at 201-998-1313. under age 21 and careless driving. The BMW was towed Karen Zautyk On Wednesday June 5 P.O. Jay Ward was dispatched to the Madison Ave. address at 6 15 p.m. after a homeowner returned to her residence and found the back door window broken. Police said entry had been made into the house closets and dresser drawers June 2 had been opened and a jewAt 3 45 p.m. P.O. Frank West elry box emptied. was at Chestnut St. and BerDet. Traynor is conducting gen Ave. where traffic was the investigation. being detoured when he witnessed a car with New York Other recent reports from dealer plates drive around the the KPD blotter included the barricade. After West stopped following the vehicle and requested the driver s paperwork that May 31 driver identified as Sadraque P.O. Rich Carbone was at DaSilveira 28 of Newark was Kearny and Bergen Aves. at charged with driving with a 6 p.m. when he reportedly suspended license driving detected a strong odor of on a closed roadway having marijuana emanating from fictitious plates driving an a passing car. The driver unregistered vehicle drivparked in the area and Caring an uninsured vehicle and bone approached and advised failure to present a driver s him of his suspicions. 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Harrison Police Det. Sgt. Ed Markowski gave this account An East Newark man called 911 emergency at 11 57 p.m. May 28 and told police he d just been robbed by someone with what appeared to be a handgun. The victim told police he parked his car at Grant and Reynolds Aves. under Rt. 280 got out and was followed by an unknown male who abruptly asked him Did you want to get shot in the face Then pointing to what looked to be a weapon tucked under his waistband the man said Give me everything you got He then punched the victim in the face. The victim turned over his iPhone to his attacker who ran to a Hamilton St. parking lot where a vehicle was waiting. The victim told police he heard a woman s voice yelling Come on let s go At that point police said the victim lost track of the pair. Police said the victim provided officers with information that allowed them to activate a find my phone app linked to the victim s cell phone which led police to Clark St. and Belgrove Drive in Kearny but police were unable to locate anyone in that area. Shortly afterward police said the cell phone appeared to shut off. At that point police said they broadcast an alert and a description of the suspect to police in surrounding communities. But the trail went cold until about an hour later when police said East Newark Police Officer Billy Erezuma called Harrison P.D. to say he saw someone matching the description in the borough. Harrison Police then drove the victim to that location where they said he identified the man as the individual who robbed him. Acting East Newark Police Chief Anthony Monteiro told The Observer that Erezuma a six-year member of the department and president of the PBA unit was on patrol when he spotted the suspect sitting at a bus stop at Passaic and Central Aves. and immediately alerted Harrison P.D. Police then arrested the suspect Hector Ramos 24 of Newark on a robbery charge. Police said they learned that Ramos was wanted on two outstanding warrants from Seaside Heights and one from Newark. No weapon was found on Ramos and the stolen iPhone was not recovered police said. Ron Leir Senior dog seeks loving family Rusty (ID 88153) a medium-size 6-7-year-old senior pit bull terrier waits for the perfect family to open their home to him at the Bergen County Animal Shelter 100 United Lane Teterboro. Such a gentleman Rusty is a mush and asks for attention in all the right ways. Rusty was given to the shelter because the person who found him couldn t keep him. 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Nilima Mehra I read your biodata. You are such an accomplished educationalist. Please tell us first something about your education. Swami Mukundananda Well Nilimaji I first did [a bachelor s degree in technology] in mechanical engineering from IIT Delhi. After that I went on to do MBA from IIM Calcutta. I worked for some time in a company named TataBurroughs. That was the time when the IT industry in India was just taking off. This was one of the first IT companies in India. NM Please tell our viewers why did you give up all this professionalism and move on to spirituality SM Nilimaji while I was doing engineering there were many questions which came to my mind. We were being exposed to a number of laws of science. But my question was Why are there laws in existence Who is the lawmaker What is my purpose in this creation Why am I here What is the goal of life These questions were not being answered in science. When I began my management course I was being taught all the humanities subjects as well. Yet I found my questions still remained unanswered. That was the time I came across the philosophy of the Bhagavad Geeta through a class fellow on mine. When I started reading the Geeta it was as if all my doubts got resolved at the same time. The conviction came very strongly that I am not the body I am the eternal soul. I am a tiny part of God. And that my goal in life is to serve God. So along with my studies I started practicing spiritual sadhana. That was so relishable so blissful I began spending my weekends in the ashram with devotees. The decision came very strong that this is what I wish to do in life. I did take a job. But it did not satisfy me. The question arose in my mind Is this the fulfillment of my life To put in my best efforts to enhance the profits of the shareholders of this company I decided if I have to serve then why not serve the Supreme Almighty SM While I was working my training period was complete. I had been assigned to a project in the United States. I was thinking let me go around and see the world. And later I will take sannyas (monkhood) At that time a sannyasi (monk) told me a very interesting incident. He said There was a person sitting on the banks of the Ganges river with chipped rice in front of him thinking of offering it to the Lord. The doubt in his mind however was that if he offered the chipped rice maybe the Lord would take it all and there would be nothing left for himself. He was thinking Should I offer it Should I not offer it In the meantime a gust of wind came and all the rice was blown away. So the person said Oh Lord I offer everything to you Now that offering makes no sense when it has blown out of his hands. In the same way the sannyasi (monk) said to me if you come in your old age and tell the Lord I have surrendered to You God will say what is the meaning of this surrender When you have your future in front of you and you offer it to the Lord He will accept that yes you have made a sacrifice for me. That story touched me so deeply in the heart that I immediately resigned from my job and took sannyas (monkhood). NM Swamiji give us your ideas your input and your inner feelings on What is mediation Who should meditate Where does one reach with meditation How often should one meditate SM All of us are tormented by the mind. The mind if it is controlled focused and pure it is our best friend. The uncontrolled mind can be our worst enemy. As John Milton said The mind is its own place and in itself can make a heaven of hell a hell of heaven. 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This year the two main projects created were A camera (using 8 800 cans) and Bob the Builder and his truck Scoop (5 145 cans). Participating in Canstruction were 32 students from the Engineering Club Mechanical Drawing and Architecture classes Gilson said. Also cited were the efforts of student volunteers from Rutgers Newark who assisted in shopping for the food and serving refreshments to the KHS kids working on the Canstructions. Paul Rogers community co-chairperson of the overall project along with Julie Smith of Valley National Bank explained that the Rutgers volunteers also make a final count of the cans divide them into categories box and label them and help deliver them. Members of the Kearny Fire Department and Police Department were among those helping collect the cans from for example Shop-Rite and then deliver the items to the food banks. This year Gilson said the 23 000 cans were divided among five local food pan- tries for distribution to individuals and families in need. It was Rogers a retired KFD captain who first approached KHS administrators last year with the Canstruction idea after seeing one of the national-project exhibits in New York. Coincidentally Gilson s first encounter with Canstruction was also in New York long before he was named KHS principal in late 2012. I had actually seen Canstuction years ago in Manhattan [Canstruction was launched in 1992]. I saw these amazing structures he recalled. When I took over at Kearny High School I found out about the project they did here last year he told The Observer. I thought Is this the same thing I saw 10 years ago in Manhattan It was full circle to me bizarre to say the least. Bizarre in the good way strange coincidences are. Then I began to learn through the Optimist Club and other community members how all the different participants pulled together he noted. Students learned to work together to overcome design challenges and issues students also made new friends with some they may never have interacted with and students had fun throughout the process of learning and helping others KHS staff noted. And what of next year Kearny High s Canstruction promises to be bigger and better than ever. But we are sworn to secrecy. For more information about the national program of which KHS is a recognized participant visit http canstruction.org. around town Bloomfield s local access TV station (Ch. 35 Comcast Ch. 30 Verizon) is now offering a double feature of its show Saturday Night at the Movies a combination of classic cartoons action-packed serials and vintage movies every Saturday at 8 p.m. Here is the schedule for June Double Feature Month June 15 Last Man On Earth and Meet John Doe June 22 Prelude To War and They Made Me a Criminal . and June 29 Panic In The Streets and Suddenly. Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center 240 Bellville Ave. sponsors an art camp for children. ages 5 to 13. Session 1 (July 8 to 12) and Session 2 (July 15 to 19) The Wellrounded Artist Campers will work in a variety of media. 250. Materials included. Session 3 (July 22 to 26) Adventures in Cooking Campers will learn a different culinary treat each day. 275. Materials included. Session 4 (July 29 to Aug. 2) Creative Crafts Jewelry-making macram printing woodworking and more. 250. Materials included. Session 5 (Aug. 5 to 9) Adventures in Cooking. Classes are held Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Register early class size is limited. All students must bring lunch mid-morning snack and water. Wear clothes that can get dirty from art supplies. Registration forms are available on the Oakeside web site - www.oakeside.org. Suburban Essex Business and Professional Women Inc.(SEBPW) will meet on Wednesday June 19 at the Job Haines Home 250 Bloomfield Ave. There will be networking and light refreshments at 6 p.m. followed by the program. Cost is 5. Guest speaker will be nationally certified personal trainer Sheila Dunn with over 16 years of experience specializing in training women to meet their goals. R.S.V.P. by Monday June 17. For reservations and or information about (SEBPW) contact Jean at 973-248-3302 or Lucy at 973-743-4589 or email at LucyLopesT aol. THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 2013 13 Bloomfield com. Pop Warner Football registrations are currently being held until June 28 at the Harrison Community Center 401 Warren St. for these categories Seniors grades 7 and 8 Juniors 5 and 6 and Mighty Mite 1 and 2. Registration fee is 65. For more information contact the community center at 973-268-2469. The community center is also conducting registration for cheerleading for the 2013 football season until June 14. Tryouts to be announced. Registration is open to the following grades Pee-Wees 1 to 3 Juniors 4 to 6 and Seniors 7 and 8. For more information contact the community center at 973-268-2469 Romeu Cascaes Portuguese American Community Center 308 William St. Harrison announces a new instructor Donny Mendez for its Zumba classes. This one-hour class is held on Mondays and Wednesdays at 7 30 p.m. Class and subscription discounts are available get a free class if you bring a friend plus free bottled water. For more information call 201-401-0826 or email harrisonzumba yahoo.com. The 23rd annual Kearny Senior picnic will be held on Thursday June 13 at Doyle Pavilion at Riverbank Park from 11 30 a.m. tol 3 30 p.m. Admission is free to Kearny senior residents and tickets are available at the following locations Main Library Board of Health Town Hall and at the Senior meetings. The picnic is sponsored by the Mayor Town Council and the Kearny Municipal Alliance. Members of the Kearny Fire Department are volunteering their time to serve as chefs. So bring a lawn chair grab a friend put on your dancing shoes for a great afternoon In case of rain the picnic will be at the Benstead Center 60 Columbia Ave. Kearny Public Library 318 Kearny Ave. will host a Flag Day celebration on Friday Harrison Kearny June 14 at 7 p.m. honoring the contributions of River Terminal Development and the Friends of the Kearny Public Library who have helped make many improvements to both town libraries over the last few years. The evening will feature live music by local band 1978 and an American picnicinspired meal. Many building improvements to be showcased include new framed art prints throughout the library new tables and seating areas and completely reconfigured shelving. Speakers will include Mayor Alberto Santos Councilwoman Eileen Eckel Board President Sean Mara and Library Director Josh Humphrey. Tickets are 5 which must be paid in advance at the Main Library. Space is limited so call or stop by the library soon for reservations. For more information on this or other programs call 201-998-2666 or visit www.kearnylibrary.org. Children 4 and older are invited to the library from 4 30 to 5 30 p.m. on Monday June 24 to watch Snakes-n-Scales present It Came From Beneath the Earth a live animal show to celebrate the beginning of Dig Into Reading the library s Vacation Reading Challenge. Children ages 2 1 2 - 5 years old are invited to the Main Library for Preschool Art with Desiree Mills from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday June 25. The library will provide the art materials. Registration is not necessary but space is limited. Children ages 5 and older are invited to art class at the Main Library with Desiree Mills from 4 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday June 26. The library will provide the art materials. Registration is not necessary but space is limited. On Thursday June 13 from 3 30 to 5 30 p.m. the Friends of the Kearny Public Library will host a special summer reading kickoff event at the Branch Library 759 Kearny Ave. Cupcakes will be available to the first 50 children at 3 30 p.m. and there will be free face painting for children from 4 to 5 p.m. Children will have the opportunity to browse the collection which includes more than 100 new hardcover books and DVDs purchased through Friends of the Library donations. Volunteers will be on hand to help students make summer reading selections. For this special day only DVDs will be free at the branch. For more information visit www.kearnylibrary.org or call 201-998-2666 for more program information. Presbyterian Boys-Girls Club 663 Kearny Ave. will host the East Coast Professional Wrestlers on Saturday June 15 at 7 30 p.m. Five Kearny wrestling natives will be featured Mike Rocky Jones Kyle Jason Cage Durkin Izzy XIZA Arboleda Daniel Drayen West Trzepla and Jonathan Johnny Diamond Rodrigues. Advance tickets are 12 at the Sunset Deli 680 Kearny Ave. or Big Nicks Pizza 72 Davis Ave. Kearny. You may also call Tom Fraser at 201991-6734. Kearny Mandir Hindu Community Center 156 Schuyler Ave. Kearny announces free yoga and meditation programs with enlightening talks. Yoga and meditation will be held on Saturday June 15 from 4 to 5 15 p.m. Sunday June 16 from 11 a.m. to 12 15 p.m. Monday to Thursday June 17 to 20 from 6 to 7 15 p.m. Enlightening talks Saturday June 15 from 5 15 to 7 p.m. Sunday June 16 from 12 15 to 2 p.m. Monday to Friday June 17 to 20 from 7 15 to 9 p.m. A vegetarian meal will be served after the talks. Lyndhurst Library children s room 355 Valley Brook Ave. invites children in grades 1 to 4 to create a special craft on Thursday June 13 from 3 30 to 4 15 p.m. Registration is required. Children in grades pre-k to 3 are welcome to come to the library to make a Get Ready for Summer craft on Tuesday June 18 at 3 30 to 4 15 p.m. Registration is required. Registration is currently open to June 14 to grades pre-k to 6 for the library s summer reading program Dig Into Reading. Children will explore all things underground. Activities may include programs on dinosaurs or construction vehicles animals that live underground or Ancient Egypt caves rocks and more. The program will include programs prize drawings story hours and more. For more information call the library at 201-804-2480 ext 3 or visit http www.lyndhurstlibrary.org. The library offers a series geared toward people age 50 and over Connecting with Your Inner Self to talk about topics such as fears aging changing obstacles into opportunities and more. The next meeting is on Thursday June 20 from 1 to 2 30 p.m. For more information please call the library at 201-804-2478 ext. 7. The Lyndhurst Health Department 601 Riverside Ave. will host a Senior Health Fair on Tuesday June 11 from 2 to 6 p.m. This event will offer free screenings as well as free promotional items. Screenings include but are not limited to blood pressure memory exam Lyndhurst hearing BMI muscle tension The Humane Society of Ber- and chiropractic. Local busigen County 221-223 Stuyvesant nesses will be there to teach Ave. Lyndhurst has a supply and encourage new ways for of dog food both canned and seniors to become more active dry available to anyone who at this stage in life. There will due to unemployment disalso be opportunities to learn ability or any other financial about estate planning as well difficulty cannot afford to as long-term care planning. feed his her dog. Just stop by This event is not only for or call for more information seniors families of seniors are 201-896-9300. Hours are Mon- also welcome to attend. Donaday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 tions will also be accepted for p.m. Tuesday to Friday 10 a.m. the Lyndhurst Food Pantry. to 5 30 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. see AROUND TOWN page 31 14 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 2013 MUDFLATS from to take six to eight weeks to finish at a cost estimated at 20 sediment will be mixed with million which will be borne by Portland cement and placed the Cooperating Parties Group. in rail car containers to be No aspect of the job howshipped to a landfill in Oklaever will touch on concerns homa licensed to receive toxic raised by Lyndhurst residents materials. and officials about floodAccording to the EPA ing from the river. Lyndhurst water from the barges will be wants the Federal Emergency pumped into tanker trucks and Management Agency to ante sent to a sewage treatment up 65 million to build up the plant in New England. riverbanks for better protecWhen the dredging is tion against future spillovers completed plans call for the and to fund a study to control depositing of a 2-feet-thick meadows infiltration and road multi-layer cap consisting of repairs. State Sen. Paul Sarlo sand a geotextile membrance assured residents at the June 5 large stones and a thin layer of meeting he intended to schedsand atop the mudflat dredging ule a follow-up public meeting site. to deal with long-term flooding The operation is expected strategies. 04 Habitat for Humanity o Hudson County to host family selection open houses for Kearny property Habitat for Humanity of Hudson County will host family selection for its future Kearny Ave. residence the following dates Saturday June 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kearny Public Library 318 Kearny Ave. and Saturday June 22 from 10 a.m. to 12 Habitat welcomes all lowp.m. at the First Presbyterian income families interested Church of Arlington 663 in home ownership to attend Kearny Ave. Kearny. the family selection sessions to learn more. Eligible applicants must have lived in Hudson County for at least one year. Habitat for Humanity does not give away houses If selected a family must agree to work sweat-equity hours by volunteering in various ways in Habitat s building program. When all requirements are met the family may purchase a Habitat home with an interest-free mortgage. To become a Habitat for Humanity homeowner the family must meet income guidelines have an ongoing ability to pay the mortgage and be willing to partner in our program. Additionally 30-YEAR FIXED applicants must be willing to participate in financial planning and budgeting workshops and approve a credit RATE No-Point Mortgages 15-YEAR FIXED 20-YEAR FIXED 2.875 3.250 3.750% % % 2.903 3.273 3.769 % % % RATE RATE APR1 APR1 6.85 per 1000 2 check. The home application and evaluation process is divided into three core phases. All individuals (age 18 and over) who will be applying for a home must be present during the entire process. 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The Nutley native and recent Seton Hall graduate heard the names of some of his Seton Hall teammates get called and wondered when and if he would hear his own name. I talked to a bunch of teams for two months prior to the draft Papaccio said. But I really didn t know where I would go. Papaccio even traveled to Rochester N.Y. to work out for the Minnesota Twins scouts with Pirate teammates Brian Gilbert and Brian Granite and did a workout with the Pittsburgh Pirates in Lyndhurst also with Granite. About 10 days prior to the draft Chicago Cubs scout John Ceprini came to Nutley and spoke with Papaccio. They were the last team to contact me Papaccio said. As it turned out it was the Cubs that wanted Papaccio more than anyone else. The Cubs took Papaccio as the second pick in the 18th round. I heard my name then threw my laptop off my bed Papaccio said. I didn t see my name but when I did it was unbelievable. Just to have the opportunity to get picked is incredible. Papaccio was the 528th player selected overall. His teammates and friends Gilbert (No. 200) and Granite (No. 410) were selected right before him both by the Minnesota Twins as was Jon Prosinski (No. 301) by the Philadelphia Phillies. It s the most to be picked from Seton Hall since 1997 and I m really proud of that Papaccio said. Papaccio said that once he heard his name he went downstairs where his mother was waiting. She gave me the look and I gave her the thumbs up Papaccio said. She then started crying. Dad came home and he was crying. I couldn t say anything. Incredibly Saturday was Papaccio s 22nd birthday. It was hands down the best day of my life said Papaccio who earned Third Team AllAmerica status earlier in the week. I was thrilled that I went so high. Considering the round they must really trust me. It shows the type of faith see VIEW page Photo by Jim Hague The Queen of Peace contingent got together before competing last week at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions in South Plainfield. Front row from l. are Andrew Gonzales Keith Momnohin Kevin Momnohin and Michael Akanbi. Back from l. are head coach Nick Mazzolla Natalie Negroni Michele Mastrofillippo Michaela Mastrofillippo Melanie Zaros and Lia Rodriguez. . By Jim Hague Observer Sports Writer 17 school is too. Their work and dedication has brought a lot of notoriety to school someIt would be hard to argue thing the school is definitely in with the success that the need of. Hopefully it will lead Queen of Peace track and field to others coming into Queen program has enjoyed since the of Peace and joining the track school hired local veteran Nick program at the school. Mazzolla as the head coach. Leading the way for the girls The major proof came last team was sophomore Natalie week when 12 members of the Negroni who two weeks ago Golden Griffins track program won both the 100-meter and headed to South Plainfield to 400-meter hurdles champicompete at the NJSIAA Meet onships at the NJSIAA Nonof Champions. Public B North sectionals then I m extremely proud of how won the 400-meter hurdles and far the program has come over finished fourth at the overall the last two years Mazzolla Non-Public B state championsaid. The kids worked exship punching her ticket to the tremely hard and got a chance Meet of Champions. to compete with the state s topA year ago Negroni had no notch competition. I m very idea what she was doing and proud of them and I m sure the practiced her race jumping over a single hurdle over and over again. But this season Negroni was more seasoned and it showed. It helped me a lot knowing what I had to do in different situations. The experience definitely helped me. Negroni missed a portion of the season due to an ankle injury she suffered during soccer season. I already have plans for next year said Negroni who won the 100-meter hurdles in 16.42 seconds and the 400-meter hurdles in 1 08.27. I have a plan already for next year to get in better shape. Negroni finished 26th overall at the Meet of Champions. The top boys performer was see gRIFFInS next page 16 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 2013 GRIFFINS from 15 junior Kevin Momnohin who won the 400-meter hurdles and ran a leg on the QP winning 4x400-meter relay team that won at the Non-Public B North state sectionals. Momnohin also won the 200-meter dash gold medal at the sectionals. A week later at the NonPublic B overall championships Momnohin won the 400-meter hurdles and was second at the 200-meter dash. It proved that a lot of training I did paid off said Momnohin who is also a fine football player at the school. It s something special for me. It really hasn t hit me that I m a state champion. It s really a blessing for me. Words can t explain the feeling. I am glad that I won and I want to keep the winning tradition going. Kevin Momnohin finished 25th in the 400-meter hurdles and the 200-meter dash at the Meet of Champions. Kevin s twin brother Keith was fourth in the triple jump and seventh in the long jump in the Non-Public B state meet. Junior Michael Akanbi won the 110-hurdles at the sectional meet and finished second at the overall state meet. Shot putter Andrew Gonzales also earned medals at the state sectional and overall state championships. Lia Rodriguez who has become one of the best allaround female athletes in the area was second in the sectionals in the long jump. The Rozalski sisters Photo by Jim Hague PREMIER CARE ASSOCIATES of West Hudson Sophomore Natalie Negroni (left) and junior Kevin Momnohin both won individual NJSIAA Non-Public B state championships. Prakash J. 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It was the most individuals at the Meet of Champs in the school s history. Just the fact that we were there says a lot. I m very proud. Mazzolla promised that the Golden Griffins will be strong again next season. If we can get 10 more boys and 10 more girls to the team I know we can compete for some kind of team championship Mazzolla said. Hopefully we ll keep moving forward. Nutley summer programs The Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation has opened registration for the following programs Camp Nutley July 1 to Aug. 23 - For Nutley residents in grades K through 6 Summer Playground Program July 1 to Aug. 23 Nutley residents ages 7-14 Pre-K Program July 1-26 - Nutley residents entering Kindergarten this September Total Sports Squirts June 17-21 Nutley residents ages 3 - 5 Recreation Soccer Camp July 8-11 Nutley residents grades 1-6 Tom Gargiulo s Baseball Camp Two weeks available July 8-12 or July 15-19 Open to out of towners Lacrosse Clinic July 2225 Open to Nutley residents grades 2-6 Summer Tennis Clinic Friday mornings beginning July 12 Open to Nutley residents Nutley United Soccer Camp July 29 to Aug.2 Open to Nutley youngsters U8-U14 Football Tackle Clinic Aug. 10 Open to out of towners Individual fees are listed on the township s website www.nutleynj.org. 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Ceprini came to lege baseball at Vanderbilt Nutley with a contract in was selected by the Miami hand on Sunday and PapacMarlins in the sixth round. cio signed it right away. Gomez is currently playing It s something you think about as a little kid and you in the Marlins organization wonder if you re ever going at Greensboro of the South to get the chance Papaccio Atlantic League where he s batting .276 with three homsaid. Then you become a player and it becomes some- ers and 24 RBI. I know him really well thing you look to achieve. Papaccio said. We played It s incredible. Little League and on travel Papaccio doesn t have a teams together. He texted lot of time to celebrate his me right after I got drafted new career. He was scheduled to leave Tuesday morn- to congratulate me. In 2010 Rob Gariano was ing to fly to the Cubs spring drafted by the San Diego training home in Mesa Padres in the 36th round. Arizona. Before Gariano Carlos Cline They re getting all the draft picks together to work was the last Nutley native to be selected. He was taken out for a week and then they ll break us up and send by the Chicago White Sox in the 31st round back in 1998. us all over Papaccio said. As one can see it s not I m not sure where I ll be every day that someone going. But I m real excited 15 Photo courtesy of Seton Hall sports media relations Nutley resident and recent Seton Hall graduate Giuseppe Papaccio was recently selected by the Chicago Cubs in the 18th round of the Major League Baseball free agent amateur draft. Papaccio has already signed a contract and will head to the Cubs spring training home in Mesa Arizona this week. from Nutley gets a chance to play pro baseball. It s awesome Papaccio said. I have so many people in Nutley to thank but I d really like to thank Phil Agosta. He was my Little League coach and he always told me that he took me No. 1 overall in the Little League draft. 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In fact the Buccaneers were a major surprise posting a 17-8 record advancing to the finals of the Essex County Tournament and through two rounds of the NJSIAA state tourney. Words can t really explain the sense of pride I have for these kids Spina said. They were great. They exceeded all expectations. They took us on a ride that was so totally unexpected. Spina said that he has learned quickly to appreciate the good that a team can give. You have to cherish these moments because you never know how many other times you ll get like it Spina said. They were such a coachable group of kids. Spina said that only Carl Laroco the team s libero was a returning starter from 2012. Sophomore Marlon Rodriguez did see some action at the end of his freshman year but that was it. The remainder of the Buccaneers roster was filled with newcomers. We were in such a tough division that I would have been happy if we got close to story continued next page Photo courtesy of John Spina The Belleville boys volleyball team enjoyed a solid 2013 winning 17 matches and advancing to the Essex County Tournament finals and two rounds of the NJSIAA state tourney. Front row from left are Kevin Vicente Ammar Rahim Carl Laroco Andrew Roberts and Ray Cortez. Back row from l. are head coach John Spina P.J. Gencarelli Edward Edghill Stafon Kellam Edward Peralta Marlon Rodriguez Douglas Fonseca and assistant coach Ryan Sheridan. THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 2013 19 .500 Spina said. But we went like 7-3 to start the season before facing (eventual league and county champion) Livington. We came together that day because we had nothing to lose and everything to gain. We played well against Livingston. It wasn t a complete shellacking. The second set we were up 21-20 and lost 25-21. That proved we belonged. Right after that match I knew we could compete. Spina said that the Buccaneers went to the finals of the Union City tournament before losing to Kearny. We were down to Kearny but kept storming back Spina said. That showed me a lot about the team s character. We then starting beating teams like Montclair West Essex and Bloomfield that were good teams. We beat Montclair pretty easily. The Buccaneers advanced all the way to the Essex County Tournament finals before falling to Livingston. In the state tournament the Buccaneers defeated Pope John of Sparta in the first round. They were a scrappy tough team Spina said. We were behind by seven points in the first game then relaxed and came back and won. We overcame the young team jitters and nerves. In the second round the Buccaneers faced Passaic County Tournament champion Wayne Valley and emerged victorious once again. We got down to the third set and won 26-24 Spina said. It was a great match. In the third round the Buccaneers had to travel all the way to face Vernon in Sussex County. We were on the bus for a long time Spina said. We just didn t do well and got beat pretty good. They played much better than we did. They didn t make mistakes like we did. Of the team s eight losses three were to Livingston two to Bloomfield two to Vernon and one to Harrison. Looking back our eight losses were all against good teams Spina said. The good news for the Buccaneers is that almost their entire starting lineup returns next year. Laroco was the lone starting senior. Of course they were able to make a name for themselves this year Spina said. What more could they possibly do But next year they re now on everyone s radar. It s a good thing and a bad thing. The good thing is that everyone will be scared of us but the bad thing is that everyone will be gunning for us. So Spina sent his team off into the offseason with a mission. I think they have to come back next year and take it to the next level Spina said. It s one thing to go to the finals but there was a common theme. We lost. We couldn t seal the deal. Next year has to be the year we win. We have a good group coming back. We can t miss a beat. Everyone will be gunning for us. We have to do a little better. Spina said that 10 of his players are going to volleyball camp together and many will play club volleyball over the summer. If we do all the stuff we re supposed to do in the offseason then next year will be our year Spina said. We re going to make a step up next year if they work hard. The plans are already in place. Local students earn degrees David Fugel of Lyndhurst and Shanon I. Swanson of Nutley both recently earned degrees from the University of Vermont Burlington Vt. Fugel received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Swanson received a Bachelor of Science degree in early childhood preschool. Brandon White of Nutley graduated from Coastal Carolina University Conway S.C. with a Bachelor of Science in recreation and sports management. Dina M. Servidio of Nutley graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in dance from DeSales University Center Valley Pa. Rachel Weller of Nutley received a bachelor s degree from Skidmore College Saratoga Springs N.Y. Weller graduated summa cum laude. The following students received undergraduate degrees from Berkeley College Harrison Cindy Crespo health services administration and Richard Pereyra fashion marketing and management Kearny Fidelia Espania accounting Jessica Goden paralegal studies Osiris Gonzalez marketing Danielle Harmon interior design management Victor Ludena international business Meralisse Montalvo health service administration Oscar Ortega management and Mayra Revelo fashion marketing management. Alexandra Colon of Kearny graduated cum laude from Westminster School Simsbury Conn. 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We are honored to be bringing many of the artists together again at State Fair Meadowlands this summer to remember the well-loved Palisades Park and also to pay tribute to those artists who defined rock n roll at a dynamic time in music history said Michele Tartaglione managing director of State Fair Meadowlands. I have been waiting for this event to happen for several decades said Morrow. Palisades Park was more than a Cousin Brucie showcase for the great artists of the day it was literally an emotional experience for the tens of thousands of my listeners who attended these unforgettable shows. Great talent appeared with me at Palisades many of whom made their debut on stage at these shows. Palisades Park will always be part of our cultural experience. Here we were happy here we grew. 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The other honorees from around the county 07 are Helen Hams of Weehawken (Outstanding Senior of the Year) Marie Fitzsimmons of Bayonne Patrick Forenza of Guttenberg Vincent Wassman of Hoboken Shafqat Khan of Jersey City Melody Acosta of North Bergen Rita Casazza of Secaucus Eloina Camejo of Union City and Romelia Loynas of West New York. State Sen. Barbara Buono who is running for governor on the Democratic ticket was a guest attendee. Also on hand were Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise Assemblyman Vincent Prieto Hudson County Freeholder Chairman Anthony Romano Carol Ann Wilson director of the county Department of Health & Human Services and various local officials. Kittens seek loving homes Monti and Dahlia sibling kittens and a great pair of sweethearts need caring homes. Both kittens are Felv Fiv neg upto date with first shots fecal tested and are ready for loving families to adopt them at the Humane Society of Bergen County 221-223 Stuyvesant Ave. Lyndhurst. Many other kittens and cats of all sizes and colors also available along with all the supplies needed for their care at the Humane Society s store Kindness Korner where all profits go to help homeless animals. For more information call 201-8969300. 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. LET US SAVE YOU MONEY ON YOUR HOME & AUTO INSURANCE SECOND CHANCE-- This 4 bedroom Colonial on a lovely quiet dead end street is back on the market. 50x115 lot. Best spot in town. Lots of potential. ASKING 229 000. KEARNY - ARLINGTON SECTION - A LITTLE GET YOU A LOT -Three bedroom Colonial with hardwoord floors. Natural trim. Two extra rooms on the third floor plus a drive and garage. 219 000. We have the key PRIDE OF OWNERSHIP SHOWS IN EVERY CORNERThis beautiful North Arlington 3 bedroom 2 bath Cape Cod sits on a huge 50x142 lot. Clean as a whistle this home is truely move in condition. Do not buy until you look at this one. 339 000. MORE FOR LESS - This Kearny home ACT contains 4 bedrooms and 2 baths Natural wood CONTR E U Nand aR trim D driveway ASKING 199 000. NORTH ARLINGTON JUST LISTED - This rare 3 family beauty contains three two bedroom units. Roof siding and electric are just a few of the recent updates. Will not last at JUST 339 000. Ad is subject to errors and omissions 3 FAMILY This Kearny three family has separate gas utilities a finished basement and off street ACT CONTR R good value at only 349 900. parking. Very UNDE THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 2013 23 THINK YOU CAN T REFINANCE BECAUSE VALUES ARE DOWN THINK AGAIN STARTING MARCH 2012 HARP 2.0 a new program presented by the Federal Government allows homeowners to refinance regardless of the equity they currently have in their house (even if you are upside down ) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have adopted changes to Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) and you may be eligible to take advantage of these changes. If your mortgage is either owned or guaranteed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac you may be eligible to refinance your mortgage under the enhanced and expanded provisions of HARP. You can determine if your mortgage is owned by either Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac by checking the following websites For Fannie Mae www.fanniemae.com loanlookup For Freddie Mac www.freddiemac.com mymortgage ROB PEZZOLLA NMLS 266181 NORTH ARLINGTON NJ 07031 Real Estate DIRECTORY To advertise in this directory CALL 201-991-1600 ROB KEYPOINTMORTGAGE.COM 201-998-9050 Fax 201.820.0505 EKS WE IN 2 CT TRA ON RC DE UN We Do Rentals 1 2 & 3 Bedrooms 761 Ridge Rd. Lyndhurst NJ 201-460-8000 Semiao & Associates 213 Kearny Ave Kearny NJ 201-991-1300 LYNDHURST 3 Bedrooms 2 Bath Inground Swimmg Pool 379 000 RUTHERFORD Renovated 50x100 lot 330 000 Cappiello Real Estate Services L.L.C 437 Kingsland Ave Lyndhurst NJ 07071 Tel 201-438-9000 www.CRSsells.com The Bixler Group LLC Real Estate & Insurance Since 1891 758 Kearny Ave. Kearny 201.991.0032 BixlerEST1891.com The Bixler Group Rosa Agency Realtors njmls.com New look and more content too Get the latest REALTOR listings in real time on 551-553 Kearny Ave. Kearny 201-997-7860 www.RosaAgency.com Exit Golden Realty 148 Midland Ave. Kearny 201-997-4425 Champion Realty LLC. 50 Midland ave 2nd fl Kearny B. 201-710-3767 Paulo Pinto C 201-283-2188 www.ChampionRealtyNJ.com Elite Realty Group Commercial & Residential 235 Harrison Ave. Harrison T 973-268-4000 www.eliterealtyharrison.com Law Office of Angela C. 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Acording to the EPA the tract is contaminated with a number of hazardous chemicals including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and dioxin. PCBs are likely cancercausing chemicals and can have serious neurological effects. Exposure to dioxin can also result in serious health effects including cancer the agency said in its press release which also noted that fish-consumption advisories have been issued for the Hackensack due to river contamination originating in part from the Standard Chlorine site. The soil ground water and two lagoons were contaminated with dioxin benzene 01 naphthalene PCBs and volatile organic compounds the EPA reported. The site was originally littered with tanks and drums containing hazardous substances including dioxin and asbestos. According to reports in 2003 the tract had been under consideration for designation as a national Superfund site but the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) pulled it off the candidate list reportedly because DEP believed it could effect a more efficient cleanup than the feds could. Work apparently did not progress very far and in 2007 the EPA asked the DEP to reconsider-- and it did. The tract was added to the Superfund list in September of that year. Since then parties responsible for the pollution -- with oversight by the NJDEP and the EPA -- [have addressed] the immediate risks to public the EPA said. The dioxin and asbestos have been collected and dis- Map courtesy of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency posed of at facilities licensed to receive the waste the agency reported. Contaminated buildings on-site were demolished and removed. The two contaminated lagoons were emptied of water filled with clean material and covered. A slurry wall was installed between the site and the Hackensack River to keep contamination from moving into the river. A system of pumps is being used to bring the polluted ground water to the surface where it can be cleaned. Under the new agreement the study and evaluation of potential cleanup technologies will be conducted before the EPA issues a proposed cleanup plan for the remaining work at the site the agency noted. This agreement marks an important step in the cleanup of the Standard Chlorine Chemical site said EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck who added that it illustrates how the Superfund law works to make polluters not taxpayers pay to clean up sites like this one. Kearny Mayor Alberto Santos told The Observer that once the site is cleaned the Town of Kearny which has title can use it for redevelopment. To find out more about the Standard Chlorine Superfund site visit www.epa.gov region02 superfund npl standardchlorinechemical. Be sure to visit www.theobserver.com NormAN A. Doyle Jr. llC CertifieD Civil triAl AttorNey member N.J. N.y. bAr 48 yeArs experieNCe Automotive Accidents Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Slip & Fall Unsafe Products 233 Kearny Ave Kearny 201-997-2360 PERSONAL INJURY REAL ESTATE Corporations Insurance Coverage Tax Law & Planning New Business Litigation BUSINESS LAW Michael Symeonides www.sasinsurance.com Since 1965 service has been the key to our success. Buy Sell Refinance Residential & Commercial Land Use Litigation Tax Appeals ESTATE WILLS TRUSTS Estate Planning Elder Law Probate Will Adoption Contests Quality Coverage at Competitive Rates BANKRUPTCY Chapters 7 & 13 713A Kearny Avenue Kearny NJ 07032 201-991-4425 Discrimination Harassment Litigation Contract Negotiation EMPLOYMENT LAW Auto - Home - Business - Life Let us show you how to save Se Habla Espanol Nos Falamos Portuguese SCHUYLER AUTOMOTIVE COMPLETE AUTO REPAIRS DOMESTIC & FOREIGN CAR SPECIALIST AUTO ELECTRIC & ELECTRONICS 485 Schuyler Ave Kearny NJ Reasonable Rates Reliable Service 201-998-5500 Deadline for obituaries Monday by 10 AM ager. Awarded a full scholarship to become the college organist at Parsons College she left for New York City upon graduation where she earned graduate degrees from the Fashion Institute of Technology and Columbia University. Moving to Newark in 1982 she eventually began her own business Carol Baron s Custom Made designing and creating custom gowns for countless brides. At one time she also served as dean of stuCustom Wedding Gown dents at the Newark School of Designer Fine and Industrial Arts. Carol Ann Baron 74 of Carol is survived by her Newark ended her long days husband the Rev. Edward A. journey through darkness Clydesdale whom she marinto light and life at home on ried November 16 1990 and June 5. by her two brothers John of A celebration of her life Davenport Iowa and William witness to the resurrecof New London Iowa. In addition was held at the United tion she is survived by her Presbyterian Church of Cedar step-children Susan ClydesGrove on June 8. dale Harris of Harrison and Born on December 18 1938 Edward Scot Clydesdale and in Burlington Iowa Carol his wife Sheri of Circleville grew up on a farm in New Ohio and grandchildren London Iowa and was an ac- Heather Jeffrey and Jessica. complished organist as a teenIn lieu of flowers the family Carol Ann Baron obituaries would welcome contributions in her honor to the United Presbyterian Church of Cedar Grove or People for Animals 401 Hillside Ave. Hillside N.J. 07205. Arrangements were under the direction of the ThieleReid Family Funeral Home Kearny. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.thielereid.com. Michael J Carson Michael J. Carson 66 of Lanoka Harbor died at Overlook Hospital in Summit after a courageous five-year battle with cancer on Saturday June 8. Born in Ashville N.C. and formerly of Kearny he was a summer resident of Seaside for many years before moving to Lanoka Harbor in 2004. Michael retired from the Kearny Police Department as a detective in 2007 after 25 years of service. Surviving are his wife of 43 years Jean (nee Mullen) their THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 2013 25 To submit an obituary obituaries theobserver.com Wnorowski and Theresa Marks and her husband Ken cherished grandmother of Alexander and Amanda Wnorowski and John and Pamela Marks. The family greatly appreciates the loving care provided by her caregivers Basia Krysia and Marysia. The funeral will be conducted from the Mulligan Funeral Home 331 Cleveland Ave. Harrison N.J. 07029 on Wednesday June 12 at 9 30am. Funeral mass at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church Harrison at 10am. Friends may call Tuesday from 6pm to 9pm and Wednesday from 9am. Her entombment will follow in Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum North Arlington NJ. For information directions or to send condolences to the family please visit www.mulliganfuneralhome.org. In lieu of flowers Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Czestochowa Church 115 South 3rd Street Harrison NJ 07029 in loving memory of Natalia. fax 201-991-8941 two sons Michael and his wife Cara of Wall Greg and his wife Maryanne of Haskell two grandchildren Abigail and Charlotte along with his sisters-in-law and brothersin-law. Cremation was private and under the direction of Riggs Funeral Home Forked River. Contributions may be made in Michael s name to the American Cancer Society 2310 Rte. 34 Suite D Manasquan N.J. 08736. Natalia Wnorowski Natalia Wnorowski passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving children on Sunday June 9. Born in Poland she immigrated in 1960 to Harrison where she lived most of her life. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Czestochowa Church Harrison. Her faith was an integral part of her life. Predeceased by her husband Frank in 1995 she was the loving mother of George Elks pitch in www.theobserver.com MARIO TEIXEIRA JR. 2542 DIRECTOR-MANAGER Shaw-Buyus Home for Services 138 DAVIS AVE. KEARNY NJ 07032 Tel (201) 991-2265 WILFRED ARMITAGE & WIGGINS FUNERAL HOME You will feel as if friends of family have taken over when you entrust funeral arrangements to the Wilfred Armitage Funeral Home. The family-owned firm has been in business for 75 years serving generations in West Hudson and South Bergen. Its beautiful facilities in a setting reminiscent of a colonial mansion reflect the graciousness and tact of its understanding personnel. The Harrison East Newark Elks Lodge 2326 made a 500 donation to the East Newark Volunteer Fire Department to help purchase firefighting equipment. East Newark Fire Chief Allen Yudichak (l.) and Fire Lt. Ed McKeown (r.) accept check from Elks Exalted Ruler Larry Bennet. Mark G. Wiggins Manager N.J. Lic. 3916 John W. Armitage Director N.J. Lic 2642 Wilfred Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny NJ 07032 (201) 991-0657 26 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 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 VACATION RENTAL Seaside Park NJ Family welcome 2 BR accommodates 7 & 6 people available July and August. Showing Saturday & Sunday by appointment only (201)600-8563 (201)997-0026 To place an ad call 201-991-1600 classified theobserver.com APARTMENTS FOR RENT BLOOMFIELD BLOOMFIELD 39 Edison St. 2 beds Bath LR DR kitchen. parking. Available July. 1100 security Jenny (201)725-8355 BLOOMFIELD Apt. in perfect condition 2 Bedrooms LR DR Kitchen Bath. 2nd floor. Hardwood floors. 1200 mo 1 Month Security. Located on 14 E.Liberty. Available now. (973)986-6913 (862)849-2722 1 Family 3 Bedroom 10 Bergen Ave. North Arlington. Expanded Cape Cod in Excellent Condition. 279 000 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 BUSINESS FOR SALE Daycare for sale. Located in the center of Lyndhurst. License by 0-13 years. Profitable around 10 000. Price includes licenses good will training furniture equipment & lease. Price 190 000. Negotiable. Call Jenny Andrade from Sky Realty 201-725-8355. APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY 1st floor 2 bedroom all hardwood floors large kitchen and LR. HT HW included. Electric separate. 1400 month. (201)998-8311 (732)447-7633 KEARNY 1st floor 2 bedrooms LR EIK. No Pets. No smoking. 1100 month 1-1 2 month security. Separate utilities. Hablamos espa ol. (917)476-8155 KEARNY 1st floor 5 rooms 950. Near transportation schools. 1 month security. No pets. Available Now. (973)752-5064 (973)342-5977 KEARNY 1st floor 5 rooms 2 bedrooms. Available July 1st. Leave message (201)998-8314 KEARNY 1st floor. 3 bedrooms L R D R kitchen. W D hook-up. 1400 month utilities. Storage in basement use of backyard. (201)998-8311 (732)447-7633 KEARNY 2 1 2 Rooms 650 Month 3 Rooms 750 Month. 1 1 2 Months Security Utilities. No Pets. Laundry Fac. Available June 15th. Call 973-610-4257. KEARNY 2 Bedroom Apartment All-inclusive 1 Block from City Hall. 1125 1 month security. For More Information. Call (201)306-2994 KEARNY 2 bedroom apartment. 2nd floor. 950 month. 1 month security due at signing of contract. No pets. (973)735-8778 after 4pm. KEARNY 3 Bedroom Apt 1300 & 2 bedroom apt 1150 month. 1 month security Available Immediately. Call (201)622-8315 APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY 2 bedrooms airy 2nd floor newly decorated washer dryer hook-up. Garfield school area 1250 month plus utilities. 1-1 2 months security. 1 year lease. No pets. No smoking. (917)232-1642 KEARNY 2 Bedrooms. 2nd floor living room DR kitchen. Hardwood floors central air. Access to backyard. washer dryer hook-up. 1300 Month 1 month security. (201)726-4123 KEARNY 2 Floor Manor Section 4-bedroom Modern Kitchen.(7 Rooms) DR LR Washer Dryer included. 1-1 2 Security 1450 Month Utilities not included Avl. July 1st or 15th 201-920-9308 KEARNY 2nd floor 4 rooms. 900 month plus utilities. No pets. 1 month security. Available July 1st. (201)997-0345 KEARNY 2nd floor 2 bedrooms 1200 mon 1 month security. Pay own utilities. Available July 1st. (201)522-3082 KEARNY 2nd floor 3 bedrooms LR kitchen bath. washer dryer on premises. 1050 month utilities. 1 1 2 months security. 1 year lease. No Pets. (201)998-4097 KEARNY 2nd floor 5 rooms 2 bedrooms. 1 parking space. 1050 month. 1 month security utilities. No pets. (201)991-5069 KEARNY 2nd floor. 5-1 2 rooms. 1300 month. Separate utilities. Walk to PATH. Use of yard. (201)960-2036 KEARNY 3 LG ROOMS (ONE BEDROOM) AT BELGROVE APTS. 935 INCLUDING HEAT HOT WATER. LAUNDRY ROOM. NO PETS. (973)493-7868 KEARNY 3 rooms & bath 3rd floor 900 plus utilities available now please call (201)842-0044 KEARNY 3 rooms one bedroom. 850 & 900 m. HT HW included. 1-1 2 months security. Call Super between 11am-8pm (201)998-9006 APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY 4 room apt. located at 432 Chesnut St. 2nd floor. Refrigerator included. Call (201)428-7584 (201)997-0574 KEARNY Apt. For Rent. 7 Alexander Ave. Available June 1st. Call (862)754-0281 KEARNY Arlington area. 5 rooms 1 bath 1-1 2 months security. 1200 utilities. No pets. (201)213-1871 APARTMENTS FOR RENT HARRISON 3 bedroom apartment LR. EIK hardwood Floors 1 bath close to schools & Transportation. Available July 1st. (973)714-2368. HARRISON 3rd floor 3 Bedrooms L R D R Kitchen. 1100 month. 1 month security. No Pets. (201)889-3110 or (973)483-4557 HARRISON 4 rooms 1st floor. No pets. Smoke free. 1000 Utilities. 1 1 2 months security. References required. (973)482-9786 HARRISON 5 rms newly renovated 1st floor. Avail. Now. No pets. 1150 month 1 month security. call 973-979-1383. HARRISON LR kitchen bath 4 Bedrooms 2 extra small rooms. 1-1 2 month security. No pets. No smoking. Available July 1st. Se habla espa ol & English (973)485-9464 HARRISON Newly Renovated Apt. for rent. 1Bedroom 1Bath LV EIK no pets. 950 Utilities 1 1 2 months security. Call 201-406-1924. HARRISON Sussex St 1 bedroom apt ground floor. walk to PATH NJIT. 780 month plus utilities. Parking for extra. 1 1 2 months security. Available July 1st. (973)687-7500 HARRISON Warren Street New 2 Family Construction 1 year old. 1st floor 3 bedrooms 2 full baths. 10 min. walk to PATH. Rent 1650 mo 1-1 2 months security. Available July 1st (973)412-8546 HARRISON- 2 bedrooms Big LR Kitchen Bathroom Balcony. Newly painted. 3rd. floor. Available July 1st. (201)803-9148 APARTMENTS FOR RENT Kearny 2 Bedroom apt 2 floors with air-conditiong washer dryer. plus secutiy 1290 month. Call 551-655-1619. 4BR 3BA oversized 2 car garage. FP Deck Dock. Move-In condition. 199 900 For more information Jack Thyfault Assoc. Broker Northeast Realty 607 222-4555 Guilford NY Lakefront HALL FOR RENT Party Hall Rental Affordable A C Nice Setting KEARNY 201-889-6677 201-572-1839 OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT North Arlington 2- Mother Daughter homes. Call for details. N.Newark like new. 2 family house by Branch Brook Park Area. 3 bedrooms on each floor garage and offstreet parking. 359 000 call for details KEARNY AVE Two store for rent. Supply own utilities. One month security. Champion Realty (201)283-2188. Office Space 545 Kearny Ave. Kearny 2nd fl. offices 432 sq.ft. 450 month utilities. 810 sq.ft. 850 month utilities. (201)966-4966 Office space for rent 380 square feet located on the main street in Belleville. Call (home) 973-759-6436 (Cell) 973-271-7259. OHARA AGENCY (201)997-6300 Why rent when you can own Six Family House in HARRISON & KEARNY great income. Near major intersections. Asking 799 000. Owner will finance. Linda (407)535-6229 APARTMENTS FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT POLICY NO REFUNDS or CHANGES with CLASSIFIED ADS Please note there will be a There are KEARNY 1 bedroom apartment 2nd floor HT HW included. Available June 15th (201)998-4060 call before 3pm for appointment. KEARNY 1 bedroom apartment. Renovated building. Wood kitchen cabinets refrigerator stove ceramic tile floor hardwood floors throughout. Laundry on-site. No Pets. Near NYC transportation. 1-1 2 months security. Beech St. 875 utilities. (908)217-9047 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 or 2 bedroom Modern kitchen. washer dryer hook-up and storage area in basement. 1200 mo. Utilities separate. 1-1 2 months security required. Available August 1 no pets and 1st floor. (201)736-1223. KEARNY 1ST FLOOR 2 bedrooms. kitchen LR. Heat included. 1000 month 1-1 2 Months security. Available Now. Call (407)535-6229 KEARNY Arlington Section. 1 bedroom 800 security Heat & Hot water included. (908)696-1866 E.NEWARK E.NEWARK 5 smaller Rooms (Railroad Style) recently renovated. No pets. 800 month utilities 1 month security call mike (201)939-1831 E.NEWARK HARRISON 3 room apartment completely renovated. 1st floor. HT HW cooking gas included. Excellent location. Near transportation. (973)589-1900 (732)319-4704 KEARNY Davis Ave. 1 bedroom 1st floor in 3 family house. 800 heat included. 1 month security. No pets. Available 6 15. Call Lucy (201)998-7714 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 KEARNY Beautifully redone 3 bedroom apartment. Arlington section. New Kitchen New Bathroom. 1 car garage. Must see wont last. 1650 plus 1-1 2 months security (908)227-8747 HARRISON HARRISON 1 bedroom LR kitchen & bath. Utilities included. 1-1 2 months security. No pets or smoking. 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APARTMENTS FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT PROCESSING FEE if changes need to be made for running specials 10.00 There will be a 10.00 processing fee when Cancelling an ad before it is published for the first time. 10 processing fee if changes need to be made for running specials BELLEVILLE Newly renovated 3 bedrooms LR kitchen bathroom 1 walk-in closet 1 parking space Available now. (973)698-0422 LYNDHURST LYNDHURST 1 bedroom(large) LV. ceramic tile EIk 1100 all utilities included no pets please Available July 1st call 201-939-3732 LYNDHURST 3 Modern Rooms No Pets. Close To All Transportation. 900 Month Utilities. 1-1 2 Months Security. Available July 1st. (201)933-3984 CONSECUTIVELY SPECIAL MUST RUN THREE & FOUR WEEKS THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 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. 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Share LR DR kitchen and bathroom. Own garage. Electric and gas included. Close to public transportation. 1100 month. (201)998-8311 (732)447-7633 KEARNY Room for rent. Private entrance. Share kitchen and bath. 380 month. 1 month security. (201)772-7533 (973)953-5936 LYNDHURST- 650 female preferred everything included cable Internet share kitchen one month security. Available July 1st. Call (973)592-2678. RUTHERFORD Room for rent. 600 deposit. Share kitchen bath. Near bus train shops. Apt. building. Call anytime (201)397-7609 27 To place an ad call 201-991-1600 classified theobserver.com N&J REMODELERS ROOFING LANDSCAPING LANDSCAPING Lawn Maintenance. Spring&Fall Clean-up Design Retaining Walls Construction Pavers Tree Service Free Est. & Fully Ins. Eder (201)997-9271 APARTMENTS FOR RENT LYNDHURST 2 bedrooms 2nd floor 2 baths. 20 min to Manhattan. Washer dryer hook-up Separate entrance. 1 car parking space. 1-1 2 deposit. No smoking. No pets. 1250 month utilities. 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Sr discounts available Dave 201-286-7224 Machinist Dynamically growing manufacturer of machined components and assemblies is currently seeking experienced CNC Lathe Programmer Machinist with 5-7 years minimum experience. The ideal candidate must possess in depth knowledge of programming (G&M Code) setting up and running CNC Lathes. Job duties include writing programs setting up proving out programs and doing first piece inspections. Experience with Okuma and Haas machines is preferred but not necessary. Excellent benefits paid vacation and holidays and 401K with company match. Qualified individuals should apply at Precision Escalator 147 N Michigan Ave. Kenilworth NJ. We use E-Verify. MASONRY Yards Garages Basements Attics Real Estate Rubbish Removal Demolition Lic.13VH04443200 (201)874-1577 SIDEWALKS PATIOS DRIVEWAYS RETAINING WALLS STEPS ALL CONCRETE WORK SERVICES OFFERED SERVICES OFFERED BRICK PAVER DESIGNS SANTOS CONSTRUCTION CO. FREE ESTIMATES. 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The LGCG Program is a major component of the TNJ Jersey initiative a regional collaborative planning initiative currently underway in the 13-county North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority region of New Jersey. TNJ and its members are working to create a comprehensive and balanced plan that seeks ways to make housing jobs educational cultural and recreational opportunities more easily accessible. LGCG provides financial and or technical assistance to conduct outreach analysis coordination and planning activities that help build the capacity of local governments to support and advance the development of a Regional Plan for Sustainable Development. 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Details on all proposed Local Government Capacity Grant projects can be found on the TNJ Website http togethernorthjersey.com resources-programs lgcgp proposedplanningactivities . TNJ membership is open to any public jurisdiction agency or authority nongovernmental organization neighborhood association community and faith-based organization private business or company or educational institution located in the region or serving the region. Funding support for TNJ is provided through a Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development received by Rutgers University in January 2012. For more information on Together North Jersey or the Local Government Capacity Grant Program contact Miriam Salerno at miriam.salerno ejb.rutgers. edu or visit www.togethernorthjersey.com. Woman s Club donations PAVING PAVING ELECTRICAL SERVICES 25 years experience Twin Electric Quality Work. Good affordable prices. Senior discounts. Fully Insured. 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The E.M.D. is a member of the New Jersey State Federation of Women s Clubs one of the oldest and largest women s service organizations in the state dedicated to community service. THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 2013 29 Kearny UNICO helps celebrate Memorial Day Despite cancelation of the May 23 Kearny Memorial Day due to bad weather members of Kearny UNICO gathered at the American Legion Hall to honor America s veterans and their fallen comrades. Jim Pecora and Lou Pandolfi (in back) joined other participants (from l.) Councilwoman Carol Jean Doyle Councilman Albino Cardoso Councilwoman Susan McCurrie Walter Tomasheski Celeste Pandolfi Mayor Alberto Santos Nino Capitti Paula Tomasheski and Ida Nigro at the event. THEME KIDS TV ACROSS 1. Heavy hanging instrument pl. 6. Amiss 9. Lazy one who ____ around 13. Extra 14. Hair goo 15. IRS threat 16. Famous for his fables 17. Grassland 18. Spring bloom 19. Kids ______ Awards 21. Carly Shay s web show 23. Ides mo. 24. Worry excessively 25. Blue from Blues Clues 28. For sitting 30. Mars satellite 35. Adjoin 37. Pretentiously artistic 39. Churchill Roosevelt Stalin meeting site 40. Easy run 41. Fiesta fare 43. Chemistry Nobelist Otto ____ 44. Smurf leader and Berenstain Bear dad 46. Hindu serpent deity 47. Like hand-me-downs 48. Prairie and Cape Cod in architecture e.g. 50. Like tightrope walker s rope 52. Yoda Do. Or do not. There is no ___. 53. Adds to often used with out 55. Was ahead 57. New York City nanny 60. Nick __ ____ 63. Blood carrier 64. Greek R 66. Not fitting 68. Sign up again 69. Charged item 70. 4 1 e.g. 71. Ball of yarn 72. One of Bo Peep s flock 73. Not slouching DOWN 1. Sets policy for Federal procurement 2. Crude group 3. Funny poet Ogden 4. Subsequently a husband 5. Reddish-brown colors and old photos made in this color 6. Eyeball 7. ATM extra Solutions from 6 05w 13 8. Pizazz 9. Litigant 10. Singing choice 11. Like a Smurf 12. Porky or Petunia s home 15. Lack of enthusiasm 20. Zagreb native 22. 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If they do not have inner peace hapand enrich it with inspir- piness will elude them. ing thoughts. This is what The great scientist Albert Einstein said science has is accomplished by this succeeded in denaturtool called meditation. ing the plutonium atom There are innumerable techniques of meditation but it cannot denature prevalent the world over. the evil in man s heart. True and proper medita- For that we need spiritual science. At the same tion is that which helps time material science is us unite with God. In required for the mainteother words the object nance of the body. This of our mediation should body needs protein and be the Lord Himself. He vitamins for example. is Divine. He is beyond With material science we understand and harness the realm of material energy. We are to attach the forces of external nature and utilize it for our minds to Him. the maintenance of the NM We are getting body. Even to attain God priceless advice from we need to take care of you Swamiji. Regarding our body. This body is anger lust and desires the vehicle used to attain for material possesGod. sions how do we balance So if a spiritualist says between the material and I am the soul and not the spirituality How do you body and proceeds to define the two neglect the body this is a SM Very often people wrong incomplete view. feel that these two are The perfect viewpoint is mutually exclusive. The that we need materialism materialist views the for the body and spirituspiritualist as someone ality for the cultivation who is idle reducing the of the mind and intellect. productivity of society When we reconcile these and wasting time. The two sciences we will spiritualist blames the reach the goal of life. materialist with lack of The path to true happicharacter and values ness is not in increasing along with all the evil our material possessions. seen in society. People The happiness we have seem to feel the spiritual been searching as eternal and the material are poles souls will be attained apart. But that is not the from God. Let s make Vedic viewpoint. There God-realization the goal are two sciences. Two of our life. Let s put that branches of knowledge spirituality as the first that you need to cultivate priority in our life. On in the goal of life. You a daily basis take out need spirituality in life some time to nourish for cultivating the virtues your own soul to enrich of the mind and the intel- your mind and intellect lect. Without that no ma- with spirituality. In other terialist can be happy. No words regularly do some matter how much wealth spiritual practice. Just as SWAMI from 11 you take care of the body because you know it is important to maintain health similarly take care of your soul by practicing spirituality. If we do it regularly for a half hour or an hour a day the results will be tremendous. The balance serenity and harmony we are looking for will be within our grasp. What made Swami Mukundananda (IIT & IIM alumni) to make his own way Swami Mukundananda is one of those IIT alumni who have been a great source of inspiration for everyone in many ways. Swami Mukundananda has always been asked such questions as what made him to quit engineering and start the journey of Spiritualism It was to understand the absolute truth which made him to start his journey of spiritualism. He inspires people to know more about their life s purpose solving their internal quests and giving them most practical solutions which they can follow in their day to day routines. Contact secretary jkyog.org website www. jkyog.org. Attend Swami Mukundanandas Yoga Meditation and Spiritual Discourses in USA. See the schedule for your city www.jkyog. org 2013. Watch Swami ji on YouTube http www. youtube.com user JagadguruKripaluYou Facebook https www. facebook.com Swami. Mukundananda. EMERGENCY SERVICE HOURS Mon - Fri 7am-6pm Sat. 7am-4pm 201.206.4845 908.387.8150 j&j Fine Wine & Liquor 39 Ridge Road Lyndhurst NJ Kearny UNICO awards scholarships Kearny UNICO presented four scholarships to Kearny High School seniors (front from l.) Deanna Green Jonathan Misdea Mary Berko and Haley Durning on June 5. Making the presentations (back from l.) Celeste Pandolfi secretary Louis Pandolfi president Denise Ficeto scholarship chair Judy Hyde and Gerald Ficeto. Kitchen & Deli Home Made Food Subs & Salads Sandwiches Fresh Fruit Breakfast Hot Food Cakes Free Delivery 515 Kearny Ave. Kearny NJ 07032 201.991.7707 201-729-0080 To advertise in our Business Directory Call 201-991-1600 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 2013 AROUND TOWN from for more information contact the Health Department at 201-8042500. Join the Health Department on Thursday June 13 for the annual skin cancer screening. Please note that this is a change of date from the program listing. The screening will be performed by Dr. Shari Sperling and appointments begin at 9 15 a.m. This free screening is available to all Lyndhurst residents aged 18 or older. Call the Health Department to schedule an appointment. The Food Pantry located at the Lyndhurst Municipal Annex 253 Stuyvesant Ave. has new hours 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. NJ Meadowlands Commission offers pontoon boat cruises at 5 30 p.m. on June 14 17 18 and 20. Cost is 15 per person for ages 10 and up. Experienced NJMC staff will discuss the region s human and environmental history and point out birds and other wildlife along the way. Pontoon boat cruises depart from River Barge Park 260 Outwater Lane Carlstadt. Preregistration required. For a complete schedule directions and to register visit www.njmeadowlands.gov and click on Environment and Meadowlands Tours or call 201-460-4640. A canoe trip hosted by the NJMC will be held on June 15 at 8 30 a.m. departing from Mill Creek Point Park Secaucus. Take a three-hour guided tour exploring the Hackensack River and its marshes. Paddlers will learn the basics of salt marsh ecology and enjoy the magnificent natural and man-made scenery while rowing 13 past wetlands and down creeks. Pre-registration required. For more information or to register go to www. njmeadowlands.gov and click on Environment and Meadowlands Tours or call 201-4604640. Third Tuesday of the Month bird walk with the NJMC and the Bergen County Audubon Society will be held on Tuesday June 18 at 10 a.m. This free two-hour guided nature walk will take place at Laurel Hill County Park Secaucus. The group will meet at the Laurel Hill ball fields at 10 a.m. Check meadowblog. net for last-minute weather updates. You will have to sign a standard liability release that is good for NJMC BCAS events throughout the year. To R.S.V.P. contact Don Torino of the BCAS at greatauk4 aol.com or 201-230-4983. St. Michael the Archangel Parish 624 Page Ave. Lyndhurst will participate in the Fortnight for Freedom 14 days of prayer and fasting for religious liberty ending on July 4. The U.S. bishops have called for the Fortnight for Freedom to address the current challenges to religious liberty. Events begin on June 21 with prayer for religious liberty in our nation at the end of the 7 a.m. Mass the 8 a.m. Mass and the noon Mass. On June 27 there will be prayers for religious liberty in our nation coinciding with the all day Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Prayer times will be at 7 30 a.m. 8 30 a.m. 12 30 p.m. and with Benediction at 7 30 p.m.. The Fortnight for Freedom events conclude at on July 4 with prayers for religious liberty in our nation after 7 a.m. Mass and 9 a.m. Mass. Group will meet at Nutley Public Library 93 Booth Dr. on Monday June 17 at 6 30 p.m. The group was formed to read works-in-progress share accomplishments critique works give writing instruction and provide encouragement and inspiration to aspiring authors. The group is free and open to the public. On Monday June 17 at 7 p.m. the library invites the community to relive the 1894 Nutley Amateur Circus the famous Red Cross fundraiser with its colorful cast of local characters including Henry Bunner the editor of Puck magazine Molly the hat factory delivery horse Eaton Stone the long-retired best horseman to ever enter the ring and Nutley s own Annie Oakley. This program is free and open to the public. Summer Reading clubs aren t just for kids any more. Adults are invited to participate in the library s Summer Reading Club at the library which kicks off on June 24. Each book that you read or listen to gives you an opportunity to win fun prizes from our weekly raffle drawings. 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