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June 19 2013 Vol CXXVI No. 4 COVERING BELLEVILLE BLOOMFIELD EAST NEWARK HARRISON KEARNY LYNDHURST NORTH ARLINGTON NUTLEY Where will E. Newark kids end up By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent EAST NEWARK For much of its entire 118year history since it broke away from Kearny s First Ward the borough of East Newark (population 2 400) has maintained a single public school for kindergarten to grade 8 and has consistently sent its graduates to high school in neighboring Harrison. Now however the borough is going shopping for a new high school and might even look to the place it separated from so many years ago Kearny. Why It simply comes down to money said Mayor Joseph Smith who chairs the borough s Board of School Estimate which fixes the local school tax rate. Smith said that the borough is looking elsewhere not because it s unhappy with the education its kids are getting in Harrison but rather because of rising tuition costs and that s between 40% and 50% of our school budget. For the 2012-2013 school year the East Newark Board of Education paid Harrison s school district 14 674 for every borough student attending Harrison High School Smith said. For the 2009-2010 school year the rate was 11 067 per see SHOPPING page Nastiness in Nutley Police Department then Strumolo can fire his next round with a formal lawsuit that would expose the mayor and the townNUTLEY disgruntled Nutship to further embarrassley Police supement and potentially big rior officer has liabilities. fired the opening round The 12-page claim alin a battle with Mayor leges that Petracco has Alphonse Petracco the steadfastly refused to protownship Public Safety mote Captain Strumolo director accusing the to Deputy Chief despite mayor of political inthe fact that he is the terference in the Police highest ranked and only Department. eligible [candidate] on Capt. Thomas Struthe current Deputy Chief molo 39 an 18-year promotional list ... which veteran whose dad expires on Feb. 17 2014. Tom Sr. served with the This is so the claim department has retained asserts despite Police the Chatham law firm of Chief John Holland s enGina Mendola Longarzo dorsement of Strumolo s LLC to file a notice of tort promotion. Holland is claim against the townexpected to vacate his job ship the Police Deptartin November when he ment and the mayor reaches the mandatory seeking 2.5 million in retirement age of 65 and damages. according to the claim The claim was filed the mayor fears that Struwith the township molo would be the heir April 11 and if nothsee STRUMOLO page ing changes by Oct. 11 By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent A Top photo courtesy of Gina Mendola Longarzo LLC bottom photo courtesy of Nutley municipal website Police Capt. Thomas Strumolo (above) at his 2009 swearing in ceremony. He s threatening to sue the township and Mayor Alphonse Petracco (below). 12 Securi takes on a new look in Harrison Ave. entrance turning left and coming up against an ominous barrier wall with a glass winHARRISON dow where a police dispatcher It s not your father s police could peer down on you and station anymore. ask what you wanted. Lot of visitors to Harrison If you needed an accident Police Headquarters are doing report or the like you did an double-takes these days. about-face and saw another For years folks were used to wall and small window where walking through the Cleveland you d ask the keeper of the By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent records for the desired document for a detective. But now the dispatcher s room is empty that imposing wall will be coming down soon in favor of a more publicfriendly setting. And when you turn to the old record room there s a big (secured) glass window giving you an eye-level view of the recently renovated interior. It s almost like going to the movies. 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It was also a muchappreciated reminder. Every year your correspondent thinks I must remember Flag Day. And then I forget. Flag Day alas is one of those American observances that has nearly fallen by the wayside. It appears to no longer be recognized nationally in any special way. But luckily small towns across the U.S. and the patriots who dwell therein are keeping it alive. It marks the anniversary of the day June 14 1777 when the Second Continental Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the official flag of the new country. Coincidentally the same day also marks the official birthday of the U.S. Army on June 14 1775. Trying to determine when Flag Day itself Troop 20502 performed the exacting flag-folding ceremony one sees most often at veterans funerals. This flag about to be officially retired was representative of some 250 American flags dropped off at the Public Affairs offices during the year byNutleyites -- flags that were faded or tattered or torn. American flags no longer suitable for display are not to be tossed in the trash. Rogers explained that all 250 from Nutley would be delivered to a crematorium where they will be burned That is the only acceptable form of disposal for the Stars and Stripes. In his remarks at the ceremony Rogers noted that June 14 is an important day for every American but unfortunately across the country we have seen some of these important days disappearing. Not in Nutley. Of the ceremony Rogers said We do it for the younger generation. On Flag Day honoring the flag and the Americans who have served and are serving under Old Glory is a reminder that freedom cost a lot and is a tribute to those who paid the price those who came before us the commissioner said. Mary Tortoreti President Robert Pezzolla General Manager ADVERTISING Natalie Rodriguez - Ulloa Classified GM Kim Pezzolla Sales Rosemary Bennett Sales EDITORIAL Jim Hague Sportswriter Melissa Bastek Copywriter Ron Leir Correspondent Karen Zautyk Correspondent ART DEPARTMENT Michelle Rybeck Graphic Designer Photo by Karen Zautyk Public Affairs Commissioner Steven Rogers and Commissioner-for-a-Day Brian Conte (in inset) accept retired flag. 39 Seeley Ave. Kearny N.J. 07032 Phone 201-991-1600 Fax 201-991-8941 the anniversary observance came into being is a bit daunting with some apparently conflicting information. (Or maybe my lack of research skills is to blame.) In any case reportedly the first commemoration took place June 14 1861 in Hartford Conn. at the suggestion of a resident of that city named George Morris. Or maybe Jonathan Morris. But it wasn t until 1916 with World War I raging in Europe that Flag Day was made official via proclamation by President Woodrow Wilson. It was then made legislatively official in 1949 when President Harry S Truman signed the Act of Congress establishing June 14 as the date. For an exceedingly readable history of Flag Day I direct you to a 2011 article by Adam Goodheart published in a New York Times blog. Just Google Unhappy Flag Day. Which is the headline on the piece. It recounts the ups and downs of the holiday. Goodheart writes It was destined eventually to become the runty stepchild among American national holidays. One hundred and fifty years after its original creation no one ever hosts a Flag Day cookout or sends a Flag Day greeting card. Nobody gets to take a long weekend away from the office. Even the most customerhungry car dealers don t advertise Flag Day sales. And today exactly 150 years [this was from 2011 remember] after it was first celebrated almost no one seems to have noticed the anniversary. But Nutley notices this year and in past years. We attended the brief but solemn and moving ceremony last Friday afternoon. Presiding was Public Affairs Commissioner Steven Rogers with Commissioner for a Day 9-year-old Brian Conte a third-grader at Yantacaw School. Following the Pledge of Allegiance and an invocation members of Girl Scout 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 19 Thursday June 20 Friday June 21 Saturday June 22 Sunday June 23 Inside Editorial .............................06 Around Town ....................10 Business Directory ... 12 13 75 76 81 83 81 AM Showers Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Real Estate ........................21 Obits ...................................25 Classifieds .........................26 Check back here for Upcoming Promos THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 2013 03 Kearny burglary suspect in custody By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent Rouland 45 of Elizabeth It marked his 11th arrest as an adult Dowie said. East KEARNY Rutherford was said to have A man described as a linked Rouland to a May 8 known career criminal burglary there and charged being sought in a June 3 bur- him with burglary theft and glary in Kearny was arrested fraudulent use of a credit four days later by East Rucard. therford authorities after he In Kearny police reportwas caught allegedly using a edly have also tied Rouland stolen credit card at a mall to a May 28 burglary at a in that borough police said. Schuyler Ave. apartment. After the Kearny crime a He likes apartment buildbrazen daytime break-in at ings the chief commented. an East Midland Ave. apartThe same suspect had ment building Kearny Pobeen arrested March 14 in lice Chief John Dowie told Harrison where he was The Observer that deteccharged with burglary theft tives including lead investi- and possession of burglar gator on the case Det. Scott tools Dowie noted. Traynor had identified According to law enforcethe potential suspect as a ment records 45-year-old Elizabeth man. Rouland s first adult arrest Arrested June 7 in East came in 1990 for alleged Rutherford was Raymond cocaine possession. Disterm. In August 2006 again in Elizabeth Rouland was charged with burglary and receiving stolen property. He was convicted that November fined and placed on three years probation. In May 2007 he was arrested in Union for forgery and theft by deception. In January 2008 he appeared in court in that case was fined and given a three-year prison sentence. In July 2007 prior to his court appearance on the Union charges he was arrested in Rahway for alleged burglary with a weapon theft and receiving stolen property. That resulted in another three-year jail term authorities said. In December 2008 apparently already paroled from the term handed down that January he was arrested in Montclair for burglary theft and possession of burglar tools and in Roselle Park for theft by deception credit card theft and fraudulent use of a credit card. In February 2009 he was found guilty of the Montclair felonies and again sentenced to three years. For the Roselle Park crimes he had received a 30-day sentence and a monetary fine. In January 2009 prior to the Montclair sentencing he was arrested in Springfield on charges of burglary credit card theft and fraudulent use of a credit card. Disposition of that case is not known. Last week Dowie reported Rouland was a guest at the Bergen County Jail. Photo courtesy Bergen County Prosecutor s Office Raymond Rouland position of that case is not known. 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Board President George McDermott said NORTH ARLINGTON that principals at each of the Starting this September five schools have been asked the borough s public school students will be occupied with to form committees of staff shaking off the summer recess and parents and or guardians high adjusting to new classes to come up with suggestions and teachers and ... paying at- to be presented to the board. Parents and or guardians tention to how they look. will have to buy the uniforms That s because the North at a price as yet unsettled and Arlington Board of Educafrom vendors yet to be desigtion following the lead of nated. other school districts around Failure to wear the proper the country has adopted a uniform will result in discipliuniform policy. nary action says the board By a 3-1 vote with Anthony policy resolution but the Blanco the lone dissenter (George Rosco was absent at- board has yet to determine how the policy will be entending to another school-related matter) the board voted forced. Superintendent of Schools June 3 to approve mandatory school uniforms for kindergar- Oliver Stringham said that among other things uniforms ten to 12th grade. will help maintain an effecHowever at this point the board has announced no con- tive learning environment By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent allow for easy identification of students and nonstudents for safety (and) prevent gang influence regarding clothing and insignia improve discisuch items as exposed underwear Spandex or biker shorts midriffs halters transparent blouses or shirts fishnets torn or ripped clothing that contains a message that is ungrammatical poorly written inadequately researched biased prejudiced ... or unsuitable for immature audiences. McDermott a borough police officer who like Police Chief Louis Ghione strongly favors the new policy as a way of enhancing school safety said the board has been considering putting one into place since the 2006-2007 school year when parents were surveyed about it. Since then however McDermott said we ve had the attacks in (Newtown) Connecticut and we ve seen the amount of school security increase across the country. I d rather be proactive by doing something to keep our kids safer than have a parent being upset with me because their kid was hurt or killed. McDermott said the district was also looking at [dress code] options for our administrators to set an example for our kids. He didn t elaborate. We re not putting this see UNIFORMS page INJURED ON THE JOB Workers Compensation Attorney 75 Kip Avenue Rutherford NJ 07070 Phone 201-635-0300 E-mail CoachlawAJC Andrew J. Cerco JR. You are entitled to benefits. pline and ease peer pressure about wearing certain styles. The uniform mandate supplements an existing dress and grooming policy implemented in 2008 which bans is deemed too revealing and any garments bearing wording that is vulgar lewd obscene or plainly offensive. 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Under the guidance of art teacher Regina Green-Paradiso with assistance this year from Hamilton School art teacher Cienne Keegan the youngsters in kindergarten through third grade used various recyclable materials -- and the aforementioned imaginations -- to produce artwork for the show open to the public last Wednesday evening. More than 600 people attended the event which has been held for more than 25 years. As always said Lincoln Principal Jo Ann DignazioBotch we were very pleased with our students projects and the families participation in viewing our show. Each class has its own individual project which incorporates not only art but other subjects (writing science math etc.) in a cross-curriculum learning experience. Each of the dragons for instance bore a short description written by the child who created it. ( The dragon lived in the castle with fire on it. It was a boy. 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Alex turned 20 on June 11 August 6 Jackie turns 27 Chris & Dan turn 29 on June 21 Aug 27 Indie will be 4 years young By next year things will change Jackie will have taken John s name And the date has been set Danny is giving his name to Linette 8710-Clifton-NoPtMtg-COLOR-newimg-June6-5_95x9.indd 1 6 6 13 10 31 AM thoughts&views The contents of letters do not reflect the opinion of The Observer staff. Letters must be kept to a maximum of 250 words. Any letters that exceed the maximum will be edited at the discretion of the publisher who reserves the right at any time to reject or edit the letters for space. Letters must include the writer s name address and telephone number for verification purposes. The deadline for letters is Thursday at 5 p.m. Any letters that arrive after deadline will not be considered for the upcoming publication. Letters can be sent by e-mail to publisher or mailed to 531 Kearny Ave. Kearny N.J. 07032. Anonymous letters will not be published under any circumstances. 06 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 2013 Hey LEGO put on a happy face From the Department of You Can t Make This Stuff Up Down under at New Zealand s University of Canterbury the head of its Human Interface Technology lab has been studying the faces on LEGO mini-figures. I am not sure exactly what Human Interface Technology is but it apparently has something to do with improving human computer interaction. I m not sure what that is either but the first thing I thought of was Hello HAL. Do you read me HAL Affirmative Dave. I read you. Open the pod-bay doors HAL. I m sorry Dave. I m afraid I can t do that. But I digress. The HIT expert Dr. Christoph Bartneck has reportedly examined 3 665 LEGO minifigures produced from 1975 to 2010 and has discovered what is to some an alarming trend. According to the university s website he found The number of happy faces . . . is decreasing and the number of angry faces is increasing. So Said Bartneck Children s toys and how they are perceived can have a significant impact on children. We cannot help but wonder how the move from only positive faces to an increasing number of negative faces impacts on how children play. Hey this is important stuff. Bartneck will present a paper on his findings at the International Conference on HumanAgent Interaction to be held in August in Japan. Suppose we are raising a generation of children who can never outgrow the psychological effects that growly veloped by the manufacturer was tested by a range of children while child psychiatrists parents and teachers were also consulted. He also noted that in LEGO games the good guys always win in the end. And he told The Guadian if parents are still concerned they can always just switch heads with another figure. By the way the name of the LEGO spokesman is Roar Rude Trangb k. You can t make this stuff up. South Boston than a rat. This reminded me of a joke I heard during The Troubles in Northern Ireland Q. What do you have if you have one Irishman A. A secret. Q. What do you have if you have two Irishmen A. A conspiracy. Q. What do you have if you have three Irishmen A. An informer. The subtle subtext of this is not that there would be an actual informer but that (the Irish having a mistrustful streak) one of the three would On another matter entirely inevitably begin to suspect up in Boston the murder one of the others. racketeering trial of the infaThis riddle was told to me mous James (Whitey) Bulger by a supporter of the Proviis beginning. According to sional IRA which I mention The New York Times the only because I do not wish to defendant is apparently irked be accused of ethnic profiling. most by reports he had been an informant for the FBI since The Provo and I both thought nothing was more despicable it was funny. Karen Zautyk in his insular Irish enclave of grimacing LEGOs had on them as tykes. Eventually I am sure there will be a Criminal Minds episode based on the predations of a LEGO-warped unsub. And LEGO s response According to Britain s The Guardian newspaper the company s communications manager while not directly addressing the New Zealand research said every toy de- Don t forget to check for news that didn t make it into this week s paper Follow us on Facebook & theobservernj WE VE GOT MAIL To the Editor Every day across the country and in our own community vulnerable elderly people are being abused neglected and financially exploited. As New Jersey s Long Term Care Ombudsman I oversee a state- and federally-funded program that advocates for elderly people living in longterm care facilities like nursing homes and assisted-living residences. While the care and treatment of elderly individuals in long-term care facilities is strictly regulated and can be very good these facilities are not exempt from incidents of abuse neglect and exploitation. Indeed anywhere you have Volunteer as advocate for elderly extremely vulnerable people there is the potential for serious abuse. That is why I urge anyone who is truly concerned about elder abuse and exploitation to call my office at 609-8265053 to find out about how to become a Volunteer Advocate in a local nursing home. Volunteer Advocates receive 32 hours of training and asked to spend four hours a week at a local nursing home listening to residents concerns and advocating on their behalf. We have a critical need for volunteers in the northeastern part of the state especially in Hudson County where there are 17 nursing homes but we have just nine volunteers and in Essex County where there are 34 facilities but just 15 volunteers assigned. The need is clearly there. If you are interested in having a direct impact on the lives of elderly citizens in nursing homes please consider becoming a Volunteer Advocate. James W. McCracken NJ Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly Trenton THE OBSERVER OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON THURSDAY JULY 4 2013 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 2013 07 N. Arlington man wrote starred in first film By Angelica Rebozo Observer Correspondent Wednesday May 29 was a regular business day for most of us but for Gerard Garilli it was the beginning of making his dream come true. He is a young man from North Arlington with the dream of being in the film industry. He works alongside his father in father s photography business and has always dreamed of being a film maker. I ve always been a fan of movies ever since I was a little kid from Back to the Future to Billy Madison to Taxi Driver every type of genre I always liked it he says. Garilli made two short films last year called August 18 and Hunt s Place which were very experimental and helped him hone the skills needed to write a script and create screenplays. Now a year later he is premiering his first film called Fratello at The Producer s Club in New York on 44th St. After I made those I knew it was like an addiction it s like eating Doritos you can t just have one and walk away I knew that this was my passion Garilli said. The film is about two down and out brothers who run into some trouble and have to natural because Steve and I have worked together and we have a really good relationship. The first day of shooting the director Tony Picciotti was giving the actors a hard time and never returned. It took Garilli some time to find a good director to work with and see his vision. He finally found Jason King who took over and everyone was very happy with him. The film was originally called On the Run and as coincidence would have Gannascoli was in a film with that name. Garilli decided to change it post production. Fratello s ethnic and I liked it he says grinning. I want to move people and have people see this film its like getting in the major Photos courtesy Gerard Garelli leagues it s like my dream Clockwise from l. Gerard Garilli fields questions about at screening of his film Fratello actor Steve Mason (l.) and would be accomplished Garilli in a scene from the movie and Garilli in another scene. he says. He is now working on getting Fratello to film Pe er Klein Mike Giordani Garilli has two sisters one stick together to get through festivals and hoping to get it Devin Parentice and Joseph of whom co-starred in his it. I don t want to be a movie on the big screen. Now that R. Gannascoli a star from the film and he says it was very spoiler but for a movie shot he has found his calling he is partly in our hometown it was hit TV Show The Sopranos natural working with her it hoping to create more films playing as a father figure. was like how we are at home. a pleasure to watch. It took and star in them and eventuAs the only boy in his family place in many locations from On Twitter I saw his page ally direct them as well. My (Joseph Gannascoli) and shot I thought it would have been Kearny to Secaucus and as a goal is to have people to see it difficult for Garilli to act as low budget independent film him an email. I didn t think and get it distributed. I want though he had a brother but I found it very well made and he was going to respond and to get it in the hands of the scripted. Garilli starred in his he did instantly and we talked Garilli said My sisters and I right people. I am very proud about the film and he was on have a great realtionship but film along with Steve Mason of my product says Mr. board and it felt great said we sometimes fight so I took playing as his brother his Garilli. Garilli. that into effect and it was real-life sister Justine Garilli Summer concerts upcoming in Essex parks Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. invites the public to attend the free 2013 Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series featuring a diverse group of musicians and entertainers to perform at locations throughout the Essex County Park System. Sponsored by Rose Squared Productions Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Filippo Berio Olive Oil TD Bank and the Branch Brook Park Alliance the series is also made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts Department of State a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Local shows include locations in Bloomfield and Nutley Essex County Yanticaw Park Nutley Tuesday July 9 7 p.m. Somers Dream Orchestra. Essex County Brookdale Park Bloomfield Montclair Tuesday July 2 7 30 p.m. concert by The Infernos featuring fireworks spectacular. Friday July 5 7 30 p.m. British Pop featuring the Long Live the Beatles Show. Friday July 12 7 30 p.m. Louis Prima Jr. & The Witnesses. Friday July 19 7 30 p.m. Tribute to the Beach Boys Beach Party Boys. Friday July 26 7 30 p.m. The Stylistics. Friday Aug. 2 7 30 p.m. Tribute to the Bee Gees Night Fever. Friday Aug. 9 7 30 p.m. The Garden State Concert Band. Essex County Watsessing Park Bloomfield East Orange Tuesday July 30 7 p.m. The New Standard. Concerts are held at accessible sites. Persons who require special accommodations or assistance are asked to call at least two weeks prior to the concert to alert staff as to their needs. Admission to the concerts is free. For more information please call the Department of Parks Recreation and Cultural Affairs at 973-239-2485. Lincoln School honorees Valerie English principal of Lincoln School Kearny announces the following Students of the Month for May Kindergarten Stephannie Guedes and Alex Lugo Grade 1 Alysa Gomez Jayleen Rodriguez and Annabella Vallejo Grade 2 Nicolas Krause Angelo Manzano and Oscar Cortes-Vaillant Grade 3 Noelia Almanzar Benjamin Cedeno-Alfaro and Mikalah Franchino Grade 4 Andrew Candido Hailee Lutrario and Jason Porras Grade 5 Eliana Huancaya and Lesley Martinez 08 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 2013 Kearny Police blotter A trifecta For a Kearny man it was three strikes and you re in-- as in jail -- after he was arrested three times within three days police reported. The saga began Saturday June 8 at 2 p.m. when P.O. Frank West responded to a report of a shoplifter at the Midtown Pharmacy at Kearny and Midland Aves. An individual fitting the description of the suspect who allegedly had stolen some candy bars was located in the area arrested and taken to KPD headquarters for processing. There Police Chief John Dowie said the man was searched and found to be in possession of quite a few forms of property -- bank cards and charge cards -- belonging to others. The chief said the suspect 22-year-old Marc Prezioso claimed he had found them. Nevertheless he was charged with credit card theft and shoplifting and released on summonses. On Monday June 10 at 4 a.m. P.O. Ben Wuelfing responded to North Midland Ave. on the report of a suspicious individual lurking near parked cars. Wuelfing found the man and asked for his identification. While he was producing same the officer noted he was also in possession of ID -- a debit card and a driver s license -- that apparently did not belong to him police said. Again he said he had found it Dowie reported. Again because the suspect was the same Marc Prezioso taken into custody on the 8th. Arrested on a charge of being in possession of lost or mislaid property Prezioso was searched and this time allegedly found to be in possession of a hypodermic needle resulting in another charge. After booking he was released on a summons at about 7 a.m. Two hours later at 9 a.m. P.O. Tom Bannon went to an Oakwood Ave. residence on a report of an individual in a parked vehicle who according to the car s owner was not authorized to be in the car. Arrested on a charge of criminal trespass was . . . Marc Prezioso. This time a judge advised that Prezioso had been nabbed three times in less than 48 hours and set bail at 2 500. And then he was packed off to the Hudson County Jail Dowie said. Other recent reports from the KPD blotter included the following June 8 At 9 15 p.m. P.O. Chris Levchak went to the Wawa on Harrison Ave. on the report of a suspicious individual. Levchak reportedly found a man fitting the description sitting on the curb and in a semi- conscious state. The officer also reportedly saw a syringe sticking out of the man s pocket. Charged with alleged possession of a hypodermic needle was 30- yearold Kearny resident Matthew Genovesi. June 10 P.O. Giovanni Rodriguez responded to the Chase Bank on Kearny Ave. at 3 30 p.m. on a report of a potential customer attempting to open a checking account with phony identification. When the officer arrived she was told the suspect had fled but she obtained a description checked the area on foot and found a female fitting that description in a nearby parking lot police said. Charged with identity theft having a false government document and fraudulent use of a credit card was 31-yearold Brooklyn resident Jeanette Sahadeo. June 11 At 10 15 a.m. P.O. 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Allowing students to dress in a helter-skelter manner serves only as a deterrent to education McDermott asserted. Since the weather has turned warm we ve had an average of 15 to 20 kids a day 04 sent to the principal s office for dress code violations he said. If you figure 15 minutes per child for getting pulled out of class having to report to an administrator and so forth that s a total of five hours of education time lost Although it will be up to parents and or guardians to bear the uniform cost the board policy resolution predicts that they ll actually save money in the long run by avoiding catering to kids clamoring for more expensive garments. However the resolution notes fundraising opportunities community donation programs and corporate scholarships will defray the cost of the school uniforms for economically disadvantaged students. McDermott said the district has reached out to PTA and the North Arlington Education Foundation to ask them to consider setting aside funds for needier families who may require assistance but his expectation is that few will ask based on similar efforts in Harrison and Lyndhurst. How many other districts in the state have adopted uniform rules is hard to say. The New Jersey School Boards Association doesn t track such trends but the National Center for Education Statistics has reported that as of 2009-2010 the most recent year available nearly 19% of schools nationwide require students to wear uniforms and nearly 57% of principals reported having a strict dress code. Meanwhile in a follow-up to the public s approval to spend 3.1 million for upgrading Rip Collins Field the board authorized advertising for soil test borings at the project site to check for any environmental contamination. It s part of our due diligence McDermott said. By summer s end McDermott said he expected that the board would contract for the demolition of our old buildings at the project site. Last month Board Secretary Business Administrator Kathleen Marano reported to the board that Valley National Bank had agreed to purchase 1 150 000 in notes at an interest rate of 0.58% to be repaid by Dec. 4 as a partial drawdown of money required for the Collins Field project. At the June 3 meeting the board also approved the hiring of Jennifer Rodriquez to replace Nicole Russo as principal of Jefferson Elementary School. Russo was named last month to replace Dan DiGuglielmo who is retiring June 30 after spending the last decade as Middle School principal and after 35 years as an educator in the district. Local grads earn variety of degrees Robert Cozzarelli Jr. and Arienne Kvetkus both of Belleville Lauren Martini of Nutley and Kira Oppici of North Arlington earned degrees from Quinnipiac University Hamden Conn. Cozzarelli has a doctorate in physical therapy Kvetkus Bachelor of Science in accounting and Martini a Master of Science in occupational therapy and Oppici a Bachelor of Arts in public relations. Kristin M. Leccese of Lyndhurst Brian J. Smith of North Arlington Kathryn M. Dempsey and Jennifer M. Iida both of Bloomfield and Victoria Fierro of Nutley all earned Masters of Science degrees from the University of Scranton Scranton Pa. Lecesse and Fierro got degrees in occupational therapy Dempsey and Iida in curriculum and instruction and Smith in educational administration. The following students earned Bachelor degrees from administration and Zumaran and Andrea Greenfield of Bachelor of Arts in communithe University of Scranton studied the surgical technoloBloomfield earned degrees cation and Greenfield received Lauren E. Garbe and Laugist program. from Marist College Pougha Master of Arts in mental ren M. Guzzo of Lyndhurst Stephen Azierski of Nutley keepsie N.Y. 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Everyone is welcome but please Kearny note the rating for each film. It Came from Beneath the Kearny Mandir Hindu ComEarth a live animal show munity Center 156 Schuyler open to children ages 4 and Ave. Kearny announce free older will be held at Kearny yoga and meditation programs Public Library 318 Kearny with enlightening talks. Yoga Ave. on Monday June 24 from and meditation will be held 4 30 to 5 30 p.m. The event is on Wednesday and Thursday being held to celebrate the June 19 and 20 from 6 to 7 15 beginning of the library s Dig p.m. with each session folInto Reading vacation readlowed by an enlightening talk ing challenge. from 7 15 to 9 p.m. A vegetarChildren ages 2 1 2 - 5 years ian meal will be served after old are invited to the Main the talks. Library for preschool art with Desiree Mills from 11 a.m. to Lyndhurst noon on Tuesday June 25. An The Food Pantry located at art class for ages 5 and older the Lyndhurst Municipal Anwill be held on Wednesday nex 253 Stuyvesant Ave. has June 26 from 4 to 5 p.m. The new hours Tuesday through library will provide the art Thursday from 1 to 3 30 p.m. materials. Registration is not The Food Pantry is available necessary but space is limited. to Lyndhurst residents who The library announces the can show proof of hardship Harrison renewal of its museum pass and proof of residency. Pop Warner Football program. Passes are available The Humane Society of registrations are currently Bergen County 221-223 Stuyvebeing held until June 28 at the for 40 deposit which will be returned upon return of sant Ave. Lyndhurst has Harrison Community Center the pass borrowed. The list a supply of dog food both 401 Warren St. for grades of destinations now includes canned and dry available to Seniors 7 and 8 Juniors 5 Brooklyn Botanic Garden anyone due to unemployand 6 and Mighty Mite 1 and Children s Museum of Manment disability or any other 2. Registration fee is 65. For more information contact the hattan Children s Museum of financial difficulty afford to community center at 973-268- the Arts The Frick Collection feed their dog. Just stop by or call for more information The Guggenheim Museum 2469. 201-896-9300. Hours Monday The Harrison Public School Imagine That Children s and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. District will be participating in Museum NEW Intrepid Tuesday to Friday 10 a.m. to the 2013 Summer Food Service Sea Air & Space Museum 5 30 p.m. and Sunday from 11 Montclair Art Museum and Program from July 8 to Aug. a.m. to 2 p.m. The Skyscraper Museum. 8 (Monday to Thursday only The Lyndhurst Historical The library also has a limfrom 11 15 a.m. to 1 15 p.m.) Society is sponsoring a vetited supply of vouchers availThe Summer Food Service eran s ward party in memory able for the American Museprogram is a federal proum of Natural History. Anyone of all veterans especially from gram of the Food & Nutrition Lyndhurst who have served with a valid adult Kearny Services U.S. Department of Library card can borrow up to their country on Tuesday June Agriculture. This program 25 at 2 30 p.m. at Chestnut Hill two vouchers. No deposit is provides all children age 18 required and vouchers can be Extended Care facility Passaic. and under with the same free 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 for its June Double Feature Month 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. is having 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 - around town THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 2013 10 Bloomfield meal in accordance with a menu approved by the state agency regardless of race color national origin sex disability or age. Any person who believes they have been discriminated against in any USDA-related activity should write USDA Director Office of Civil Rights 1400 Independence Ave. SW Washington D.C. 20250-3410 or call 800632-9992 (voice). TDD users can contact USDA through local relay or federal relay at 800-877-8339 (TDD) or 866377-8642 (relay voice users). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. To donate to those that reside in private nursing and boarding homes and mostly forgotten please call John Deveney rehabilitation chairman at 201 438-2255. 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. Welcome the season with astronomer Dr. John Sloan with a free program about the Summer Solstice (the longest of days occurring June 21 this year) at the NJMC Science Center 3 DeKorte Park Plaza Lyndhurst on Thursday June 20 at 7 p.m. Learn why our daylight is so long and how cultures around the world celebrate the Summer Solstice. Participants are invited to view the night sky after the program at the NJMC s William D. McDowell Observatory. For more information call 201-460-8300 or visit www. ec. Meet the Marsh Animals on Tuesday June 25 at 2 p.m. at the Meadowlands Environment Center 2 DeKorte Park Plaza Lyndhurst. Join MEC Director Dr. Angela Cristini and the MEC staff and meet some of the aquatic animals that share the marsh with us. Get up-close and personal with a turtle watch a shrimp s heart beat through a microscope and learn all you want to know about blue crabs during this free program. For more information call 201-460-8300 or visit www. ec The Meadowlands Environment Center is hosting a free program for seniors The Boys of Bergen Remembering the Civilian Conservation Crops (CCC) in Bergen County on Thursday June 27 at 2 p.m. President Franklin D. Roosevelt created the CCC during the Great Depression. While providing jobs for many young unmarried men the program dealt with the conservation and development of natural resources. Between 1933 and 1941 the CCC boys toiled along the cliffs of the Palisades and in the marshes of the Hackensack Valley. Presenter Kathleen Duxbury is an author photographer and New Deal researcher. Lyndhurst VFW Post 3549 527 Valley Brooke Ave. will have Karaoke on Friday June 21 starting at 8 p.m. The VFW hall is also available to rent for all occasions. For more information call the post at 201-939-3080. The Lyndhurst Library Children s Room 355 Valley Brook Ave. invites children in grades pre-k to 2 for a walkin story and coloring time on Mondays Wednesdays and Thursdays at 6 30 p.m. (Sharp). No registration is required. Children in grades pre-k to 6 are welcome at the library every Monday and some Wednesdays (July 6 24 and 31) from 3 to 4 p.m. to make an origami animal zoo. Registration is required. Call the library at 201) 804-2478. Children of all ages are invited to the library for a showing of Disney s classic The Lion King on Tuesday July 2 from 2 15p.m. to 4 p.m. Registration is required. Popcorn will be served. Eliot the super magic man will be at the library with jokes magic tricks and more magical entertainment on Wednesday July 10 at 4 p.m. The show will also include Super Bunny and Super Bird. Children ages 3 -10 are welsee AROUND TOWN page 30 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 2013 11 SHOPPING from student he said. But for the upcoming 2013-2014 school year Smith said Harrison had proposed charging 16 900 per student but when we hollered and screamed about that they agreed to bring it down to 16 300. In the meantime the board has filed an appeal of the Harrison tuition rate on the grounds that it s still too fiscally onerous for borough taxpayers. And its attorney has filed an Open Public Records Act request with the Harrison school district for the past decade of tuition records. We re asking them for documentation to justify what they re charging Smith said. For that reason Smith said the borough is exploring the possibility of sending its kids to Kearny High School. The tuition rate would be lower than Harrison s and there s room at KHS for East Newark s kids according to Smith. We re looking at possibly running one or two buses to get our kids to Kearny and back he added. Harrison Schools Superintendent James Doran com- 01 mented The parents of East Newark children are being well-served by Harrison. We don t see how it would be in the children s best safety and health interests to travel to Kearny. If Kearny s school board were to accept the proposition Smith said the borough wouldn t be inclined to do an all or nothing switch involving grades 9 to 12. We d maybe look to keep the juniors and seniors in Harrison initially and start with incoming freshmen and sophomores he said. Currently East Newark has 119 youths attending Harrison High but it s projecting it will have 139 enrolled by the fall term. But before anything could happen East Newark would first have to get the state s okay to make any switch. Under state school law the Board of Education of either a sending school district (in this case East Newark) or receiving district (Harrison) must petition the state Commissioner of Education to terminate the existing relationship based on statutory criteria set by N.J. Statute Title 18A 38-13 including for example financial instability being created for one district or the other. To make its case the East Newark school board would have to do a feasibility study to be submitted to the Commissioner to judge the merits of the petition for withdrawal. According to N.J. School Boards Association spokesman Michael Yaple there have been 21 petitions for withdrawal from sending receiving relationships filed by various districts from around the state since 1982. While we don t keep a won loss count Yaple said we can say anecdotally it s been running about 50 50. If East Newark loses its tuition appeal Smith said the school board may be looking at having to revise its budget to absorb the increase in tuition fees by making cuts to services such as preventive maintenance field trips and so forth. We d have to cut everything other than what s academicsrelated to the bone Smith said unless the state would agree to increase our state aid or give us extraordinary aid. The alternative he said is to retain those services and increase taxes. Academic merit The following local residents recently achieved Dean s List mention at the following schools Colgate University Hamilton N.Y. Thomas Wiley and Denny Gonzalez both of Bloomfield. The University of Rhode Island Kingston R.I. Chasara Belinda Morales of Lyndhurst Jessi-Lynn Minneci of Nutley and Katherine Leigh McGonigal of Kearny. Stonehill College Easton Pa. Brian N. Purcell of Bloomfield. James Madison University Harrisonburg Va. Elizabeth Goetzl of Lyndhurst. Fairfield University Fairfield Conn. Daniel Hughes and Sarah Roghanian of Nutley James Mulligan of Bloomfield and Angela Sammarone of Lyndhurst. Felician College Rutherford and Lodi Jolina Angeles Amatullah Chandopi Caitlin Dickinson Jo Vincent Emperio Erica Fata Surika Kodare Nyteasha Mobley Gabriella Perrone and Marystella Waffubwa all of Bloomfield Katherine Perales of Harrison Anthony Abbato Chika Amadi Paul Duffy and Reema Sethi all of North Arlington Amal Al-Mansouri Ingrid Martin Michael Moore Jamie Orpila Daniel Postel Magdalna Przybylska and Jennifer Sisco all of Kearny Angelica Cruz Vanessa Deluca Laurie Padula Melissa Tyskewicz and Maresa Zarillo all of Lyndhurst Maria Berreiros Kristoffer Boses Danielle Florio Selma Jasarevic Nicholas Kodare Amanda Phillips and William Steirnel all of Belleville and John Milkewicz Fernanda Nogueira Lianne Rossi and Crista Tucci all of Nutley. Stevens Institute of Technology Rowena Dolot of Kearny. Don t Let Mortgage Problems Petrify You. 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Strumolo alleges in the claim that his rivalry with Petracco stems from October 2009 when he refused to participate in union-busting conduct which he says the mayor proposed against an [unnamed] officer in the Department. After referring several complaints he received as Internal Affairs boss against Petracco to the Essex County Prosecutor s Office Strumolo alleged Petracco retaliated by refusing to promote him to deputy chief and further that Petracco tried several times to change the department s Table of Organization by eliminating the deputy chief position and adding two captain positions thereby setting the stage for promoting the mayor s favored [unnamed] officers. Strumolo s claim alleged that Petracco initially tried to alter the T.O. by introducing an ordinance Oct. 16 2012 but pulled it after a premeeting caucus then did introduce the legislation Nov. 30 2012 only to see it narrowly rejected. On Jan. 15 2013 Strumolo said Petracco sought to re-introduce the ordinance to change the T.O. this time proposing to eliminate the deputy chief rank and add one captain claiming that the township would save money in the process which Strumolo s claim denies and proposed the hiring of a consultant at a 17 500 cap for a study of the Police Department in what Strumolo s claim characterized as an attempt to create an after the fact justification for the proposed T.O. change. After a lengthy caucus however Petracco withdrew both proposals but the following day the Strumolo claim says Petracco retaliated by instructing Chief Holland to assign [Strumolo] to the night shift and to order [Strumolo] to wear his uniform as opposed to plainclothes while on duty. At the township meeting of Feb. 5 2013 Petracco re-introduced the proposed hiring of the consultant SDM which was approved by a 2-1 vote. However the Strumolo claim notes SDM has never visited the [Police] Department or consulted with Chief Holland or any other member of the Department .... Nor has SDM s study ever been released. Despite the mayor s claim that he s trying to save the township money he has hired five new dispatchers at a salary of 45 000 each and a second administrative assistant for 47 000 despite the fact that no other [Township] Commissioner has two administrative assistant and [that] he had to change the salary ordinance to add this position Strumolo s claim states. By declaring Strumolo too young for promotional consideration Petracco committed reverse age discrimination the claim alleges. Petracco s conduct also violates the federal whistleblower act and the state Civil Rights Act the claim alleges. At the June 4 Township Commission meeting Nutley PBA Local 33 President Gerard Tusa echoed the Strumolo contention that politics not public safety are at the heart of the Department s direction of late and cited the mayor s extending of all police promotional lists as an indication that Mayor Petracco wanted the list extended to promote his friends over those deserving candidates who are better suited for the position. According to Tusa the mayor s motivation is to remove control of the Department from our Chief. Such interference Tusa said will not only jeopardize the safety of the police officers but the safety of the general public as well. Tusa told the commissioners that his members deserve a safe ethical and honest place to work free of political pressure and backlash. If the police department falls so does the Township.... Several messages left for Petracco weren t returned by press time. 24 HOUR SERVICE CourageousPlumb 50 OFF EMERGENCY SERVICE HOURS Mon - Fri 7am-6pm Sat. 7am-4pm 201.206.4845 908.387.8150 Using their thinking caps Roosevelt School Lyndhurst recently participated in the 2012-2013 PTA Reflections Program The Magic of a Moment. Students in grades 4 to 8 used their critical thinking skills and imaginative talents to create art and literature that supported the theme. The categories included literature musical composition photography visual arts dance choreography and film production. Of more than 60 entries 14 advanced to the Bergen County level and four went to the state level for judging. To recognize their accomplishments the Roosevelt School PTA and the Bergen County Council PTA hosted an awards gallery ceremony at the school. Fourth grade teacher Marilynn Minarovich accepted the Outstanding Class Participation Award. 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It s extremely closed circuit TV surhas taken place detechelpful to our investigaveillance cameras stratives can review the video tors. tegically positioned atop log to try to glean some The old dispatch room utility poles at 24 exteevidence or clues to solve meanwhile will be transrior locations and from a case Kearns said. formed into a waiting 11 additional cameras at Some three weeks ago area where the public interior locations accord- a camera focused on the can use a bathroom while ing to Police Chief Derek intersection of Bergen waiting to go to municipal Kearns. St. and Frank E. Rodgers court. Or they can ask a And more are coming Blvd. South captured the dispatcher for an applicaKearns said. We ll be get- image of a vehicle that tion for a resident parking ting four more under Rt. struck a pedestrian help- permit or a case number 280 off Hamilton St. one ing to lead police to the for an accident report for for our police yard and driver. example where we don t another inside the Police Operating desk comhave to take a cop off the Department. The town s main intersections along Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. North and South and on Harrison Ave. east and west along with the Red Bull Arena are all covered by the camera system according to the chief. Probably half the town is under surveillance he said. And the room has extra wall space where more screens can be accommodated in future Kearns said. Photo by Ron Leir We re working on New Harrison police communications center getting a live feed for the Harrison Housing Authority complex Kearns said. Right now puters dispatchers can street Kearns said. our detectives can go on access special radio The entrance to heada laptop to get a feed but frequencies to commuquarters is being reconin future we want to be nicate with State Police figured with an intercom able to capture those im- East Newark P.D. and the system that the public ages right here in our new borough s Volunteer Fire will be asked to use durcommunications center. Department Harrison ing late night and early Harrison High School Fire Department local morning hours. A camera and Washington Middle schools and Red Bull will enable dispatchers School are both equipped security. And any or all to see who s there. Town with CCTV units Kearns of those entities can be employees will be given a said. We re hoping to patched together to talk card key to enter. get a live feed for those to each other. The 35 cameras now in schools as well. Harrison and East New- operation were installed And if the governing ark police units and fire by Pinnacle Wireless bodies of Harrison and companies along with of Fair Lawn beginning East Newark can agree on EMS are dispatched via some three years ago it Kearns said the HPD the HPD communications with a single unit in the can purchase an encodcenter. department s interrogaer to monitor the images Dispatchers maintain tion room on the recomthat East Newark s CCTV an electronic log of all mendation of the Hudson police cameras which jobs responded to and the County Prosecutor s were installed during the ultimate disposition of Office. 1970s are picking up. those jobs available for All equipment was Among the places review as needed. 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Do you have a plan to keep your business running if disaster strikes For a free online tool that helps you develop an emergency plan visit business. LiquidationNP_11_5x21.indd 1 5 6 11 2 41 PM sports&recreation THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 2013 15 SPORTS VIEW COnTaCT JIm aT OgSmaR aOl.COm Lyndhurst Post 139 wins tourney in Scranton Just how confident is Lyndhurst American Legion Post 139 manager Mike Voza about the team he has assembled this summer I feel like I m aboard Secretariat Voza said alluding to the great thoroughbred race horse. I m just along for the ride. We really have put together a very talented team a great group of kids. American Legion baseball may be a dying breed throughout New Jersey but not at the Lyndhurst Post 139. We have more than 80 years of tradition in baseball said Voza who took over the reins as manager three summers ago. We re not giving up. The Legion Post recently had a fifth anniversary reunion of the team that won the New Jersey state championship in 2008 and went all the way to the East Region tourney in Connecticut. The Post 139 people are behind us all the way Voza said. They give us great support. That s why without any hesitation or doubt Voza took his team last weekend to a wooden bat tournament in Scranton Pa. Several local grid standouts get one last chance Play for East squad in 20th Robeson All-Star Classic It was an eight-team four-game three-day tourney on the campus of the University of Scranton a tournament held in the memory of Fred Battaglia one of the biggest wooden bat advocates in Pennsylvania. We went to the tournament to honor Fred his name and what he did for American Legion baseball Voza said. He was an old-school guy and believed that playing with the wood bats was the way to go. It wasn t hard to get the kids interested in playing. So the Post did a little fundraising bought a few wood bats and sent the kids to Scranton. Little did they know that they would come home with the tournament championship. Lyndhurst Post 139 won all four games in the tourney defeating a previously undefeated team from Latrobe Pa. in the first round 4-3 then defeating host South Scranton 3-2 then defeated New Milford Conn. 2-0 with pitcher Kevin Rehbein firing a no-hitter then defeating Oneonta see VIEW next page Photo by Jim Hague The East squad in the 20th annual Robeson High School Football All-Star Classic was well represented by local talent. Back row from l. are Joe Rivera of Bloomfield Jaquan Boyd of Bloomfield Chris Merkle of Nutley assistant coach Zac Dearwater of Bloomfield Adam Wooten of Bloomfield Anthony Mastrimi of Bloomfield Aaquil Ingram of Belleville and coach Mike Carter of Bloomfield. Front row from l. are Brian Hicks of Bloomfield Sal Gabriele of Nutley Isaiah Dockett of Bloomfield and David Hicks of Bloomfield. By Jim Hague Observer Sports Writer EAST ORANGE Before he heads off to Union College in Schenectady N.Y. Nutley s Chris Merkle is fortunate enough to get the chance to represent his town and school a few more times as a football player. When the Nutley regular season ended last November Merkle a standout two-way lineman for the Maroon Raiders was certain that was it. I thought my high school career was over Merkle said. I thought I had a pretty good senior season but that was it. I wasn t expecting to get picked for anything else so I was getting ready to go play in college. However Merkle who will be an offensive tackle in college was wrong. He was selected to play in two high school All-Star games. First was the Robeson AllStar High School Football Classic which was played last Tuesday night fittingly at Robeson Stadium in East Orange. The game is named for the legendary Paul Robeson the New Jersey native who was once named as the greatest defensive football player to ever play high school football in New Jersey. Merkle was one of 10 local graduating high school seniors selected to play in the game for the East All-Stars. It was a great feeling to be out there Merkle said. I hadn t played in a while so it was great to get back into the swing of things. This weekend Merkle will head to Kean University to participate in the New Jersey Football Coaches Association s North-South All-Star Classic. He will get four days of preparation at Kean before the game Monday night at 7 p.m. Merkle is one of only two New Jersey players selected to play in both games joining Kamau Dumas of Morristown who is headed to Monmouth University to play. I m very excited to get the opportunity to play in both games Merkle said. I m so happy and thankful to get the chance to play. It is kind of tough doing this for two weeks. see all STaR page 17 16 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 2013 VIEW from 15 N.Y. in the title game 7-3. The kids played great all weekend Voza said. Two of our games were at 9 a.m. but they were up and ready. They didn t make a single error in four games. It was amazing to watch. Voza said that the highlight of the weekend was the no-hitter from Rehbein the former Lyndhurst High School standout who now attends Rutgers-Newark. Not everyone is sold on Rehbein being a front line starter but I believe in Kevin like nobody s business Voza said. Voza likes the makeup of his pitching staff that includes Rehbein Willie Krajnik a Lyndhurst resident who just graduated from St. Mary s of Rutherford Anthony Pacillo a recent graduate of St. Peter s Prep who also resides in Lyndhurst and Bobby Miskura of Rutherford and Drew University. We have a nice rotation of kids who can pitch play first and be the designated hitter Voza said. 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Regina had seven hits in 13 at-bats and five RBI in the Scranton tournament. Another infielder is recent Queen of Peace graduate Mark Petrucelli. The left fielder is Adam Hernandez another Rutherford graduate headed to NJIT in the fall. In centerfield is Pat Landrigan who played at Rutherford and will go to Rowan University in the fall to play either football or baseball. Landrigan played in the Bergen County All-Star football game last weekend in Palisades Park. In right field is Jimmy Fitzgerald a Lyndhurst High grad who was on the Post 139 team last year. Fitzger- ald goes to New Jersey City University. Sergio Turelli a speedster on the Lyndhurst High state championship team is also on the roster. Turelli will return to Lyndhurst High in the fall. Two other St. Mary s graduates Kevin Van Dyke and J.R. Hilcher are pitchers as well. Hilcher recorded a save in the 3-2 win over South Scranton last Saturday and his grandfather is a member of Post 139. There is one major difference this year with the Post 139 squad. The Bergen County American Legion baseball league folded so the team had to find another league to join. They are now members of an American Legion league in Essex and Union counties. Some of the drives aren t the easiest to do but we look at it as a new challenge Voza said. We won the league and the district last year so this is something new. We ve embraced the new league. The local Post has already won one game in the league and will resume action with three home dates against Linden Friday night against Union Catholic and Sunday a doubleheader at 4 p.m. against Edison. All of the Post 139 home games are played at the Lyndhurst Recreation facility. We re off to a great start said Voza whose team now owns a 6-0 record after the tournament sweep in Scranton. It s going to be a great summer. THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 2013 17 ALL STAR from All the practices take a little toll on the body. But I had a great experience playing in the Robeson game. I got to meet new players as teammates. Merkle said that he has been working on keeping in shape hoping to play right away when he gets to Union College. I ve been getting ready since the end of the football season Merkle said. I played basketball this year and that really helped my foot work. I always loved playing basketball and I m glad IO was on the team this year. Merkle said that participating in both All-Star games will be helpful. The priority was getting used to playing at college speed Merkle said. Hopefully I ll have a nice transition into college and play early. There was only one downside for the locals. The East squad lost the game 13-12 on a late touchdown. Belleville s Aaquil Ingram who was a last minute addition to the East squad worked his way into becoming one of the most versatile members of the team. In fact Bloomfield head coach Mike Carter one of the assistants for the East team praised Ingram for his versatility as a receiver and as a blocker. I m glad they gave me the chance said Ingram who is headed to American International College in Springfield 15 Mass. to play football in the fall. It s better to play in the game than not at all. I honestly didn t think I could be on the field but my parents said that if I play up to my potential I can play with anyone. Ingram was proud to be the lone Belleville player on the East squad. It was an honor to represent Belleville Ingram said. It s a small town and we don t get much recognition. It was great to play for Belleville one last time. I hope we proved that Belleville football is on the rise. Ingram will also get to play high school football one more time. On June 29 Ingram and Belleville teammate Shaq Richards will play in the National Underclassman Combine Senior All-Star Game at Palisades Park High School playing for a New Jersey All-Star team that will face New York. Joe Rivera was one of seven Bloomfield players selected to participate. It was a great 2012 season for the Bengals capped with a solid appearance in the NJSIAA Group IV playoffs winning two games. It was a good opportunity for me said Rivera who will play football at Monroe College in New Rochelle N.Y. in the fall. Not many get the opportunity to play. It was a great experience. There was nothing bad about it. It was a wonderful feeling to get to play with my Bloomfield teammates one last time. There s no better way to go out than with the guys I grew up with playing on the big stage. Rivera liked the camaraderie that the East players had including with the Nutley and Belleville players guys who were once fierce rivals. It was great to play with them Rivera said. The other guys were really cool and it was great to be on the same team. We put aside our differences and became friends. We just couldn t come away with a win. Other Bloomfield players on the East squad included Jaquan Boyd Isaiah Dockett Anthony Mastrimi David and Brian Hicks and Adam Wooten. Zac Dearwater an assistant at Bloomfield was one of the assistant coaches for the East so Bloomfield was more than well represented. It was the largest contingency from one school at the Robeson Classic in recent memory. Sal Gabriele of Nutley was also selected to play in the game. I was really surprised that I was picked but it was a great feeling to be out there Gabriele said. I was truly honored and lucky to be in the game. I actually dreamed of playing one last game and it happened playing in front of family and friends. Gabriele s football career ended with the game. He s headed to Richard Stockton College to play lacrosse. It was a happy feeling Gabriele said. I just wish we d won. Gabriele was also happy he shared the game with Merkle. We have been great friends for a long time Gabriele said. It was great to play one last game with him. Merkle now moves on to his next All-Star challenge. The North squad will go through three practice sessions on Friday and Saturday at Kean. I ve never done three-aday Merkle said. There s a first for everything. It s just all going to keep me in great shape. Dice seeks loving home Dice a 9-week-old female Tuxedo kitten waits for a warm and loving home at the Humane Society of Bergen County 221-223 Stuyvesant Ave. Lyndhurst. Dice is Felv fiv negative and has all her shots to date. She is a very friendly kitten and always ready to play. There are also many kittens left in her litter. Many kittens and cats of all sizes are 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 201-896-9300. 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Not bad considering Koziel I competed at the St. Domiwho was born with cerebral nic s meet earlier in the season palsy has to compete while and a couple of high school in a specialized wheelchair meets but when everyone devised for athletic events. else is in the county and state Now a year later Koziel has meets I pull back Koziel taken a giant leap as a comsaid. I m pretty much training petitor winning six medals at and racing on my own. It s althis year s Meet of Champiways fun to see the times. It s ons held recently at Frank Jost all about you and that wall you Field in South Plainfield. put up. But it s much better Koziel won three gold med- competing against someone. als in the field events the Koziel said that he trains all javelin shot put and discus year long to get ready for the and three bronze medals in Meet of Champions. the track events the 100-me The Meet of Champions ters 400-meters and 800-me- is definitely my main inspiraters. tion Koziel said. It s hard to I knew I had a good shot to train for something all year get three medals Koziel said. round. I did cross country I knew I d do well in the field indoor to get ready. It s all year events because I compete long for that one meet. Male and Female Athletes of the Year in the weeks to come. The track portion made me excited Koziel said. The way it s set up for wheelchair and ambulatory athletes based on the ability. I m considered a high functioning CP (cerebral palsy) athlete. For me to come back with bronze medals is incredible in theory considering it came against athletes better than me. Koziel will now train for the Junior World Games in Puerto Rico August 6. He received an invitation from the coordinators of Team USA for Paralympic Athletes. I ll be at the track (at Kearny High School) practically every day getting ready for that Koziel said. It s a really big accomplishment for me to be selected for the United States Junior Team. They take only the best of the best. Koziel has been getting a lot story continues next page Photo by Jim Hague Kearny High School sophomore Steve Koziel. So Koziel s hard work paid off because he went from three medals to six. And for his efforts Koziel has been selected as The Observer Athlete of the Week for the past week. Koziel is the final honoree for the 2012-2013 scholastic sports season. The Observer will present both the THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 2013 19 NJSIAA Meet of Champions of local support especially the Harrison Knights of Columbus and former Harrison Fire Chief Tom Dolaghan someone who has been a friend to Koziel I guess since birth Koziel said. The Knights of Columbus recently held a candlelight bowling event that raised money in order that Koziel could go to Puerto Rico. Tom his family and the Knights of Columbus are like my extended family Koziel said. It just goes to show me the tremendous support I have from the community and especially the whole Dolaghan clan. Koziel said that his trip to Puerto Rico has been assisted by several others as well. I have also received personal donations from people in the community Koziel said. It s also come from my family and friends. It s great to see the kind of support I have received. It really means a lot to me. Koziel said that he s determined more than ever since friend and fellow Paralympian his incredible performance at Ryan Chalmers who recently the Meet of Champions. finished a 3 500 mile Push There are some periods Across America from Los some days some weeks where Angeles ending in Central I hit a wall with my training Park to raise awareness about Koziel said. But after the athletes with disabilities. KozMeet of Champions I ve had a iel was able to go the last five good surge. I now have an idea miles of the journey alongside where I m going this summer. Chalmers. If you would like I know I haven t peaked. to read more about that event Added Koziel The Meet log on to www.pushacrossaof Champs was great for me but my main goal was to try Needless to say Koziel has to expose other high school enjoyed an incredible athletic students with disabilities and Photo courtesy Steve Koziel. career despite his disabilities. to motivate them to get active Kearny sophomore Steve Koziel competes at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions It s proven by the array of to let them know that there medals he has collected over track events. Overall Koziel collected six medals doubling the total he capare opportunities out there. the last two years. tured a year ago. You can do anything as long as 1 of only 14 Board Certified you set your mind to it. 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Police said that after both boys were bitten on the thigh on upper buttocks they ran to Lincoln School where they were met by police and an ambulance that transported them to Hackensack University Medical Center for treatment of what was characterized as non-life threatening injuries. It s unclear why the dog attacked the two boys police said. Police reported the incident to the Lyndhurst Health Department and then went to the dog owner s home where according to police the dog a mixed pit bull Labrador called Harley had returned after the biting incident. Police said the owner listed as Lorena Castillo 22 wasn t aware that the dog had left the rear yard to go after the boys. Police said that when they got to the house Castillo s sister Nataly 28 was with the dog. After reviewing Health Department records police issued summonses to Lorena Castillo charging her with having an unlicensed dog no dog tag and failing to provide proper dog vaccinations. Police also wrote out summonses to Nataly Castillo charging her with allowing a dog to run at large and allowing an injury caused by dog bite. Both are due in court on June 25. Meanwhile the pit bull has been placed in the hands of the county animal shelter for a 10-day quarantine. If the dog is determined to be dangerous police said the court could either compel the owner to surrender the dog possibly to be put down or to keep the dog in a specially-secured cage. Police said the same pit bull was alleged to have attacked an adult and a boy in two prior incidents both of which they said were reported to the Lyndhurst Health Department. On Sept. 14 2011 police said a 44-year-old Lyndhurst man told police he was attacked three days previously by a pit bull allegedly known to be Harley. The man told police he d just parked behind the stores at Ridge Road and Valley Brook Ave. and exited his car when the dog came running at him. As he tried to flee the man said he tripped and fell and was then bitten on the forearm. Police said they didn t know why the man waited several days before reporting the incident. On April 2 2010 police said that Harley ran out from the rear yard of the owner s home and bit an 8-year-old boy in the back of his left leg as he was walking with his sister on Valley Brook Ave. In this case the dog bite didn t break the boy s skin police said. Other incidents logged by Lyndhurst Police during the past few weeks included these June 10 At 12 28 a.m. the Lyndhurst owner of a commercial car service called police to report that someone had smashed the driver s side window of a 2009 Chevrolet Suburban while it was parked in the Courtyard by Marriott on Polito Ave. and removed a GPS a wireless credit card scanner and keys to other company vehicles. The owner estimated the value of the lost items at 2 000 police said. 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VESTORS & BUYERS All Brick- Adjacent Lot includedw laundry room-lots of Builds 1 Fam. s or Condos storage Kearny- 272 000 Commerical Lease 2 Bdrm-1 Full Bath-1st floor Office Space w half bath-4 Garages LET US SAVE YOU MONEY ON YOUR HOME & AUTO INSURANCE Sayerville- 369 000 1 Fam-4 Bdrms-1.5 BathsLR DR-Screened Porch-Full Basement-Deck Patio- Att. 1 Car Garage Kearny 309 000 1 Fam. Colonial- 3 Bdrms- 1.5 Baths- Partial Fin. BsmntStorage- Large Lot Kearny- 190 000 Duplex-2 Bdrms-2 FBathsMEIK-Full Part Fin Bsmnt w Laundry & Fbath-DrivewayDeck Patio Bloomfield 285 000 2 Fam- 6 Bdrms- 3 Fbaths-Full Fin. BsmntLots of closets Harrison 695 000 Bldg w liquor license & Business SECOND CHANCE-- This 4 bedroom Colonial on a lovely quiet dead end streetR A C on the market. 50x115 T is back T lot. Best E Rin C O N of potential. ASKING spot town. Lots UND 229 000. KEARNY - ARLINGTON SECTION - A LITTLE GETS 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 Kearny 190 000 Belleville- 320 000 No. Arlington- 339 000 1 Fam.- 4 Bdrms- 2 1 Fam- 3 Bdrms- 2 1 Fam-3 Bdrms-2 FBathsFbaths-Full Fin. Basement- Full Fin Basmnt w Laun- Fbaths- Great home for the price Driveway- Renewed 2012dry Rm & FBath-2 Car Central A C Garage-Enc. Porch Kearny 285 000 1 Fam- All Renovated-3 Bdrms- 1 Baths- Full deck 1 above ground pool Jersey City- 175 000 Renovated Condo-2 Bdrms-1 FBath-LR DRStorage-Laundry-Pets 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. Kearny 229 000 1 Fam. Raised Ranch- 4 Bdrms- 2 Fbaths- Fin. Bsmnt- Fam. Room-Separate entrance to Bsmnt. Call (201) 991-5719 APARTMENT RENTALS AVAILABLE- 1 2 & 3 BDRMS UNITS Call and Ask About our Reduced Rental Fee FALAMOS PORTUGUES HABLAMOS ESPANOL PARLE FRANCAIS Kearny- 279 000 No. Arlington- 1 300 1 Fam.-3 Bedrooms-1.5 2nd Fl.-2 Bedrooms-1 Full Baths-MEIK-Den-Fam Bath-Living Room-EIK-HardRoom-Full Basment-Attached 1 Car Garage w. park- wood Floors-Heat Included ing for 4 cars. Kearny- 1 200 1st Fl-2 Bedrooms-1 Full Bath-Living Room-Heat & Hot Water Included No. Arlington-Rental Office Space- 1 400 SQReception area-5 Separate Offices-Parking For more properties Visit our website WWW.MIDREALTY.COM PARLIAMO ITALIANO MOWIMY PO POLSKU NATAKALEM EL-ARABIA 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. Call for a Free Market Evaluation Today 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 22 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 2013 Real Estate DIRECTORY To advertise in this directory CALL 201-991-1600 761 Ridge Rd. Lyndhurst NJ 201-460-8000 Semiao & Associates 213 Kearny Ave Kearny NJ 201-991-1300 The Bixler Group LLC Real Estate & Insurance Since 1891 758 Kearny Ave. Kearny 201.991.0032 The Bixler Group ART SHOW from The finished art is displayed in the school hallways. Near the dragons was a table full of pipe-cleaner sculptures (a monkey with bananas an octopus catching shrimp in its tentacles a fierce gray wolf) created by third-graders. Among the dozens of other exhibits were animal collages pictures incorporating colorful beadwork others made with the caps from Magic Markers potholder looms with beads and string packing-foam animals self-portraits (some very Modiglianiesque) and butterfly sock puppets. Just inside the school s main entrance is another example of the children s talents this display more perma- 05 nent. Last year GreenParadiso had the students create paintings of endangered species. The finished works have been made into colorful tiles which were installed at the head of the front staircase last summer. The display is stunning. (Your correspondent thinks individual tiles should be reproduced and sold. Just a suggestion. I d buy a dozen or so.) This week now that the public has seen the art show all the students will. Since the children in various classrooms do not necessarily get to visit the other floors of their school they will be given guided tours-led by third-graders outfitted with official badges to identify their lofty status and wands with which to point out specific artworks. Perhaps the one titled The Crazy Cat That Can Fly or The Crazy Dinosaur That Barks. (There s that imagination again.) Dr. James P. Doran Harrison superintendent of schools offered accolades to Lincoln s students and staff. The art show project he told The Observer is reflective of everything that goes on in that school. It s a wonderful learning environment. In one of Lincoln s hallways there is a poster that reads The arts challenge us to think in innovative ways. Last week evidence of that was all around. 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Visit the new today Thousands of listings from local REALTORS The Most Comprehensive Resource for Buyers and Sellers 201.991.0905 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 2013 23 were confirmed and the property was returned Linden on June 5. to him. The owner said he had Dowie said the owner received information of the site where the Jesthat his property might sica was found is coopbe in Kearny and he erating in the follow-up located the 2001 28-foot investigation to deterHSX sport boat (named mine how and when the Jessica) in a locked boat was put there. fenced-in area. Sgt. Paul Bershefski June 13 contacted the owner of At 11 p.m. P.O. Dean the site who unlocked Gasser went to the the gate allowing police Walmart store to effect to confirm it was the the arrest of an emElizabeth man s boat ployee accused of theft. Dowie reported. Police According to the KPD said the boat owner was store security advised able to describe specific the officer that a cashier items left in the vessel had twice in the guise of and although the Jessica giving change to a cushad been painted over tomer (who appeared to since the theft the serial be an acquaintance) innumber and hull number stead handed over very KPD from 08 large sums of money. The first incident reportedly occurred June 6 and at the end of the cashier s shift her till was found to be short by 1 144 police said. A few days later she allegedly came up short by 2 769. When she arrived at work on the 13th she was confronted by store security who reportedly had evidence on surveillance video. Arrested was Jennifer Bautista 24 of Newark charged with theft and conspiracy. The KPD Detective Bureau is working with Walmart security to identify the individual who was given the cash. Karen Zautyk The Bixler Group NEW LISTING LLC Real Estate & Insurance Since 1891 KEARNY One Family 2 Bedrooms 1 Bath Asking 224 900 N. ARLINGTON Townhouse Style Condo 2 Bedrooms 2 Baths Newly Built in 2010 Asking 349 999 Blood drive volunteers sought New Jersey Blood Services a division of the New York Blood Center supplying products and services to 60 hospitals throughout the state is in need of volunteers at blood drives. Volunteers are asked to assist donors with registration provide escort and canteen duties and watch for postdonation reactions. Volunteers should have the ability to relate to the public to perform different jobs as needed and have a willingness to follow the rules. For more information contact Manager of Community Relations R. Jan Zepka at 732-616-8741 or rzepka KEARNY One Family Manor Section 3 Bedrooms 1.5 Baths Asking 329 900 WELCOME HOME Karen DeRose CON UNDER TRACT Stunning & charming NUTLEYSpring Garden 8 room Colonialwith 2 full baths. Beautiful 1st flr entry & addition w vaulted ceilings & skylites kit w island & sep. breakfast area family rm with Pella windows & sliders to large deck. with Broker Sales Associate BELLEVILLEExpanded Custom Cape. 4 BDRM 2 FULL BATH LR DR Kitchen & enc. prch. Attached garage. Near BHS. N. ARLINGTON 2 Family Completely Renovated 5 Bedrooms 2 Baths Asking 375 000 421 000 295 900 UNDER T C CONTRA KEARNY One Family Arlington Section 5 Bedrooms 2 Baths Asking 389 900 This advertisement entitles you to a Complimentary Evaluation of your property. 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KEARNY - ONE FAMILY HOME IN DESIRABLE ARLINGTON SECTION OF KEARNY ROOSEVELT SCHOOL DISTRICT HARDWOOD FLOORS LOTS OF NATURAL WOODWORK LIVING ROOM WITH FIREPLACE FULL FINISHED 3RD FLOOR DECK OFF KITCHEN LONG DRIVEWAY AND ONE CAR GARAGE 244 900 KEARNY- DON T MISS THIS EXTREMELY WELL MAINTAINED ONE FAMILY HOME ON DESIRABLE TREE LINED STREET IN KEARNY HARDWOOD FLOORS FULL BATH ON BOTH 1ST AND 2ND FLOOR NEWER TIMBERLINE ROOF AND WINDOWS LARGE 50 X 100 LOT WITH LONG DRIVEWAY GREAT BACK YARD WITH PATIO AND SCREENED-IN ROOM A MUST SEE HOME 259 900 KEARNY - ONE FAMILY HOME ON DESIRABLE STREET IN KEARNY. 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Sun Home Loans is a division of Sun National Bank member FDIC. All loans subject to credit approval and programs may change at any time. Pre-approval or pre-qualification is not a commitment to lend additional information may be required for formal loan approval. Consult a tax advisor for feasibility of tax deductions. NMLS 429900 Deadline for obituaries Monday by 10 AM Anthony Abridello Anthony Abridello 72 entered into eternal rest on Saturday June 8 in Hollywood Fla. Born in Newark he was a former resident of Harrison and Kearny before moving to Florida. He was an avid horse racing fan. He was a devoted father of Mary Lisa Coro Anthony Tiffany and the late Nicole Abridello He is also survived by his six cherished grandchildren and was the beloved brother of Geraldine Jusinski and Edward Hurd and an uncle to many nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held at the Mulligan Funeral Home 331 Cleveland Ave. Harrison on Friday June 14. For information or to send condolences to the family please visit Lonnie Blevins Lonnie Blevins 75 passed away peacefully on Friday. June 14 at Clara Maass Medical Center Belleville with his family at his side. The funeral will be from the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home 585 Belgrove Dr. Kearny on Wednesday June 19 at 10 a.m. A funeral Mass will be offered at St. Cecilia Church Kearny at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery North Arlington. Visiting will be on Tuesday June 18 from 3 to 8 p.m. Condolences and memories may be shared at www. Born in Princeton Ind. he had lived in Kearny for the past 55 years. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Lake Champlain. While on leave in 1958 he had been staying with a shipmate who lived in Kearny where he would meet his wife Nancy Finelli. While standing behind her in line at a local bakery he turned to his friend and said I m going to marry that girl someday. They were married for 51 years. Lonnie joined the Kearny Police Department in 1966. He received numerous commendations including one in 1967 when he saved the life of a 5-month-old baby girl by mouth to mouth resuscitation who had drowned in a bath tub. He was a motorcycle patrolman the first commander of the vice squad and a tour captain. In 1977 he was the Knights of Columbus Kearny Council 402 s first Policeman of the Year. He earned his B.S. in Criminal Justice with honors from Jersey City State College in 1982. Mr. Blevins retired from the Kearny Police Department as head of Internal Affairs in 1996. Lonnie was a member of V.F.W. Post 1302 in Kearny. He enjoyed spending his summers at his house on the Jersey Shore boating with his family and watching the Western Channel. He is survived by his wife Nancy F. (Finelli) sons William (Sharyne) Steven (Rene ) and John (Lorraine) his beloved eight grandchildren Billy Gregg Blair Zachary Christopher Brendan Sean and Brooke. Lonnie also leaves behind his brothers Kent Tennis obituaries Colin (Judy) Eddie Owen his sister Ellen step-mother Merle and his beloved Aunt June. THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 2013 25 To submit an obituary obituaries fax 201-991-8941 Hospital. She was 86. Township John and his wife Born in Kearny she moved Kathleen of Leesburg Fla. a to Andover Twp. 40 years ago. brother Pasquale Mandaglio Arrangements were by and his wife Phyllis of Freethe Armitage and Wiggins hold 10 grandchildren AnAntoinette DeRosa Funeral Home 596 Belgrove drea Juliet Richard Rachael Antoinette DeRosa 90 of Brianna Angelina Genevieve Dr. Kearny. A funeral service Dunellen died on June 9 at St. Gianna Joshua Jason and sev- was held at the funeral home Peter s Medical Center New followed by burial at Restland eral nieces and nephews. Brunswick. Memorial Park East Hanover. Arrangements were by the She was born in Calabria To leave an online condolence Sheenan Funeral Home 233 Italy and lived there before please visit www.armitagewigDunellen Ave. Dunellen folmoving to Harrison where she lowed by a Mass of Christian lived for 75 years. Agnes was a data processor burial at Our Lady of Fatima She also had lived in Verat Bambergers in Newark and Church and interment was at non Township then moved to Holy Cross Cemetery North was a member of the Bonnie Dunellen where she resided Arlington. Doone Lodge Order of Eastern with her daughter. Star. Her husband Guido died in Agnes B. Dunlop Wife of the late William 1997. She was predeceased Agnes B. Dunlop died on by her parents Rocco and June 12 in Newton Memorial see OBITS page Carmela Mandaglio and her brothers Fred Michael and Dominick. She worked as a seamstress 331 Cleveland Avenue Harrison and bookbinder. Antoinette Licensed Funeral Directors serving your needs include was very devoted to her family and enjoyed taking care of Frank X. Mulligan III Manager NJ Lic. 4221 them. She also was very good Frank X. Mulligan Jr NJ Lic. 2953 . at needlework and was an avid Private Parking at 10 Frank Rodgers Blvd. North reader of western novels. She was a former member of the Vernon Senior Citizens and a visit us at communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church Piscataway. DeRosa is survived by her MARIO TEIXEIRA JR. 2542 DIRECTOR-MANAGER daughter Maryanne Hughes of Dunellen three sons Richard of Fairlawn Ohio Michael and his wife Elizabeth of Vernon 30 Mulligan Funeral Home 973-481-4333 Shaw-Buyus Home for Services Happy 2nd Birthday in Heaven Daddy. We love and mis you very much. 138 DAVIS AVE. KEARNY NJ 07032 Tel (201) 991-2265 Susan & Susan Lindsey Mary Frances Morelli Onnembo Although you were called back to Heaven not a day goes by without you in our hearts. A Mother s love never dies in the hearts of those left behind. Has it been twenty years this day since your Heavenly journey began So much has happened that you were not a part of. However your angelic guidance and presence was felt knowing that your love and support was near. Just as you raised us to be loving caring women strong and confident we nurture our children in the same loving upbringing that you afforded us. Continue to watch over and protect us. We love you and miss you very much our dear Mom. WILFRED ARMITAGE & WIGGINS FUNERAL HOME You will feel as if friends of family have taken over when you entrust funeral arrangements to the Wilfred Armitage Funeral Home. The family-owned firm has been in business for 75 years serving generations in West Hudson and South Bergen. Its beautiful facilities in a setting reminiscent of a colonial mansion reflect the graciousness and tact of its understanding personnel. Mark G. Wiggins Manager N.J. Lic. 3916 John W. Armitage Director N.J. Lic 2642 Wilfred Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home Love Mary Lu Darlene and Julie 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny NJ 07032 (201) 991-0657 26 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 2013 The Observer is not responsible for typographical errors. Credit for errors will not be granted after the next week s publication. No changes or refunds. Deadline for classifieds is Monday by 4 00 PM. CLASSIFIEDS APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY 3 Room Apt. For rent. Call 201-978-8701 KEARNY 2nd floor living room kitchen 2 bedrooms. HT HW Electricity included. 1-1 2 months security. 1100 month Good Credit (201)832-0303 To place an ad call 201-991-1600 classified APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY Arlington Section. 1 bedroom 800 security Heat & Hot water included. (908)696-1866 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 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 BUILDING FOR RENT LYNDHURST Commercial Building 2400 sq.ft. 1795 month. (973)227-1851 or (973)760-4877. APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY (Arlington). Large 7 room 3BR(plus sunroom) 2nd floor apt oversized LR&DR remodeled EIK hardwood floors high ceilings quiet street. No pets. No fee. 1375 month. 201-723-0321. 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. 2 bedrooms L R D R Kitchen. 1 month security plus utilities. 1 300. No Pets. Smoke-free environment. New Hardwood Floors. Available Aug 1st Call (201)628-4670 showing by appt. only KEARNY 1st floor. 3 bedrooms L R D R kitchen. W D hook-up. 1400 month utilities. Storage in basement use of backyard. (201)998-8311 (732)447-7633 KEARNY 2 Bedroom Apartment All-inclusive 1 Block from City Hall. 1125 1 month security. For More Information. Call (201)306-2994 KEARNY 2 bedrooms 2nd floor near school and transportation utilities not included 1 month security available July 1st. (201)991-0527 (973)368-7601 (862)368-5873 KEARNY 2 bedrooms airy 2nd floor newly decorated washer dryer hook-up. Garfield school area 1250 month plus utilities. 1-1 2 months security. 1 year lease. No pets. No smoking. (917)232-1642 KEARNY 2nd floor 4 rooms. 900 month plus utilities. No pets. 1 month security. Available July 1st. (201)997-0345 KEARNY 2nd floor 1 bedroom tile bath refrigerator kitchen Living-Room hardwood floors laundry.No Pets Smoking. Walk to PATH public transportation & parks. 825 month 1 month security utilities. Available 7 1 (201)362-5028 or (201)997-4257 KEARNY 2nd floor 2 bedrooms 1200 mon 1 month security. Pay own utilities. Available July 1st. (201)522-3082 APARTMENTS FOR RENT 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 Bedroom Apt 1300 & 2 bedroom apt 1150 month. 1 month security Available Immediately. Call (201)622-8315 KEARNY 3 bedroom apt. 1st floor. EIK LR. Central Air. 1250 mo 1-1 2 months security. Hardwood floors. W D hook-up. Yard Basement storage. No pets. Available immed. Close to NYC transportation. Good credit required. Call between the hrs. of 6AM-3PM M-F (201)998-8226 for appt. KEARNY 3 LG ROOMS (ONE BEDROOM) AT BELGROVE APTS. 935 INCLUDING HEAT HOT WATER. LAUNDRY ROOM. NO PETS. (973)493-7868 KEARNY 3 rooms one bedroom. 850 & 900 m. HT HW included. 1-1 2 months security. Call Super between 11am-8pm (201)998-9006 KEARNY 3rd floor 7 rooms. Separate utilities. Available now. 1000 month. (862)215-7570 KEARNY 4 large rooms. 2nd floor. Mint condition. Near NYC transportation. No pets. 875 month. Pay own utility. 1 month security deposit. Credit check. Available July 1st. (201)675-3539 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 KEARNY Arlington Section 1 bedroom apt. Close to all transportation NY Bus supermarket and school. Available July 1st. (201)283-4958 APARTMENTS FOR RENT Nice 3 Bedroom 2 baths apartment in Arlington section of Kearny. Available in July. Rent 1900 Call (973)722-6397 OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT 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. 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 3 room Apt. For Rent. 2nd floor. 900 month Heat included 1 off street Parking space. Call for details. OHARA AGENCY (201)997-6300 OHARA AGENCY (201)997-6300 VACATION RENTAL 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 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 APARTMENTS FOR RENT LYNDHURST 1 bedroom 1200 3 bedroom 1650. Section 8 OK. (973)227-1851 (973)760-4877. w 3BRs including (1 big master bedroom) 2 full baths large kitchen with granite floors diswasher D R large L R attic laundry room central A C Heat. Private Parking 1 650 utilities 1 month security. Close to PATH park school & Major Highways. KEARNY 2 family 2nd floor. Avail. Sept. 1st. No Pets. Call (201)955-1093 Cell (201)469-7704 HALL FOR RENT Party Hall or Rental Affordable A C Nice Setting KEARNY Kearny 2 Bedroom apt 2 floors with air-conditiong washer dryer. plus secutiy 1290 month. Call 551-655-1619. KEARNY 3rd floor. 3 rooms. No pets. One month security. Available Now (201)955-3064 after 4pm KEARNY 1 bedroom apartment 2nd floor HT HW included Utilities. Available July 1st (201)998-4060 call for appointment. 201-889-6677 201-572-1839 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 apt. 3rd floor. Kitchen Living Room. Laundry Hardwood floors. Near transportation PATH & Park. No pets smoking. 825 plus Utilities. Security. Available July 1st (201)362-5028 or (201)997-4257 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 CONSECUTIVELY E.NEWARK E.NEWARK 5 smaller Rooms (Railroad Style) recently renovated. No pets. 800 month utilities 1 month security call mike (201)939-1831 SPECIAL MUST RUN THREE & FOUR WEEKS KEARNY Very clean apt. 3 rooms No pets. 875 month. 1 month security. HT HW included. (201)207-5160 (201)991-8846 KEARNY- 2 1 2 BRs LR large kitchen. 1200 month 1 months deposit. Lots of storage & laundry room. No pets. Available today. (201)914-4697 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 E.NEWARK 4 rooms. No Smoking No pets. Separate utilities. 800 month One month security. (973)485-9041 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 HARRISON BELLEVILLE 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 1 bedroom in 4 room apt. 884 H HW included. No pets. Inquiries (201)450-1370 BELLEVILLE 1 bedroom. Available 7 1. Utilities separate. No smoking. No pets. 1-1 2 months security. Please leave message (973)202-1919 BELLEVILLE 4 rooms 2 bedrooms Near shops & transportation. No pets. No smoking. We speak spanish. Available Now (973)450-0509 BELLEVILLE Newly renovated 3 bedrooms LR kitchen bathroom 1 walk-in closet 1 parking space Available now. (973)698-0422 BELLEVILLE 1 bedroom Apt. in Quiet Complex access to pool gym Balcony secured parking 1400 month. Heat Gas included. Call 908-553-7194 HARRISON 1 bedroom apt. Clean quiet and comfortable. W fridge. No pets. Lease & security. 775 plus utilities. (862)223-9974 HARRISON 1st floor. 5 rooms. No pets. 950 month. Utilities separate. Driveway available at additional charge. Available July 1st. (201)997-6706 HARRISON 2 bedroom apt. on Harrison Ave. 3rd floor. 1200 month. Separate utilities. Available August 1st. (862)400-2841 HARRISON 2 bedrooms LR DR EIK 1050 month. 1-1 2 months security. No Pets. Separate utilities. (973)380-9007 HARRISON 25 Hamilton street. Newly renovated 1 & 2 bedroom apartments close to path and parking. Washer Dryer for each unit in basement. 1000 month plus utilities. Available Jun 15th. (862)222-4204 HARRISON 1 bedroom LR kitchen & bath. Utilities included. 1-1 2 months security. No pets or smoking. Available July 1st. (973)484-7888 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 2013 The Observer is not responsible for typographical errors. Credit for errors will not be granted after the next week s publication. No changes or refunds. Deadline for classifieds is Monday by 4 00 PM. CLASSIFIEDS APARTMENTS FOR RENT N. ARLINGTON N.ARLINGTON 1 & 2 bedroom garden apts. HT HW & parking included. No pets. 1-1 2 months security. (201)342-2206 N.ARLINGTON 2 bedrooms kitchen DR LR Central Air laundry 1 month security. 1600 month. Available July 1st. (201)889-9397 27 To place an ad call 201-991-1600 classified Seamstress Tailor Wanted with Experience PT FT Red bank Area. 732-741-1999 Michael Costurera necesitada Con Experencia Tiempo Medio Completo. Area Red Bank. 732-741-1999 Michael. APARTMENTS FOR RENT HARRISON 3 bedroom apartment LR. EIK hardwood Floors 1 bath close to schools & Transportation. Available July 1st. (973)714-2368. 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 APARTMENTS FOR RENT HARRISON(E.NEWARK) 3rd floor modern apt. 4 rooms 2 bedrooms. 950 plus utilities. No pets. One month security. Available August 1st. References required. Smoke-free (973)485-5323 HARRISON- 2 bedrooms Big LR Kitchen Bathroom Balcony. Newly painted. 3rd. floor. Available July 1st. (201)803-9148 APARTMENTS FOR RENT NORTH NEWARK N.NEWARK 3 room apt. HT HW refrigerator stove. Parking for one car. 800 month. No pets. Ask for Al (973)284-0904 KEARNY Room for working female preferred. Share kitchen and bathroom. No smoking. Utilities included. 500 month security. (201)997-3047 LYNDHURST- 650 female preferred everything included cable Internet share kitchen one month security. Available July 1st. Call (973)592-2678. ROOM FOR RENT ROOM FOR RENT BELLEVILLE Nice area. Room for rent. 400. 1 month security. Call after 4 00pm (973)336-5335 (862)215-9440 BELLEVILLE NUTLEY ROOMS FOR RENT FULL BATH PRE-SCHOOL. CALL 973-751-4882 or 862-201-9856 BELLEVILLE Room for rent w kitchen bathroom laundry. Furnished or unfurnished. Female preferred. Close to transportation. References needed. (973)980-1146 (english spanish) Belleville Room for rent. Share bathroom. Utilities included. 1-1 2 months security. No kitchen. No pets. No smoking. (973)759-7077 Great for flight attendant or business woman in Montclair. Own room furnished or unfurnished. 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 Female roommate wanted. Share kitchen and bathroom 600 month. All utilities cable and internet included. (201)279-8177 KEARNY Room for rent. Private entrance. Share kitchen and bath. 380 month. 1 month security. (201)772-7533 (973)953-5936 Drivers CDL-A 8 000 Sign-On Bonus For OTR Experience NE Regional Fleet Home Weekends CDL Grads 7K Tuition Reimbursement US Xpress 1-866-828-5073 Experienced movers needed drivers helpers doing local moves & packing. Livingston Area. Hiring Immediately (973)255-0621 EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYMENT Heating & A C Service 267 Kearny Ave. Kearny NJ 07032 Licensed and insured NJ-HIC 13vh06216100 All type of heating & Air Conditioning repair. Installations Upgrades Maintenance service Startups. HEATING & COOLING RED STAR (201)600-9959 HANDYMAN 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 LYNDHURST AC DW large rooms trans NYC. Parking wall-to-wall carpeting. Laundry room. No pets. 1400 utilities (973)830-9925 N.ARLINGTON 3 Rooms. 2nd floor. No Pets. 1-1 2 Months Security. Heat Hot Water Supplied. 850 month. (201)401-0488 FURNISHED ROOM KEARNY nice area. Room for gentleman. Share kitchen & bathroom. 320 month. 2 Weeks security. No Smoking. (201)998-8734 N.ARLINGTON 5 renovated rooms w computer room. Central air. No pets. 1400 month plus utilities. 1-1 2 months security. Available August 1st. (201)997-3348 N.ARLINGTON Brand new apt central air. 3 bedrooms. Separate utilities. Near transportation. (201)997-0009 EMPLOYMENT A Family owned auto body facility with a loyal customer base seeks a Full time qualified bodyman. The shop is an established 12 000 sq.ft. state of the art facility which has been in business for over 30 years. The shop is located minutes from Newark Airport (Newark Ironbound). The qualified bodyman must have tools and experience in all metal repairs. Call 973-344-5403 providerbilling solutions123 EXPERIENCED MEDICAL BILLER FT PT Lytec experience a plus. Email resume to Warehouse shop work med heavy duty assembly required. Must be able to lift and carry at least 50lbs. Starting Hourly Rate 10.00. Knowledge of tools helpful. Apply at Precision Escalator 147 N. Michigan Ave Kenilworth NJ. Side of building. Interior Exterior new & repairs. All types of Carpentry.Reasonable rates quality work reliable experienced. 13VH06620900 DO IT ALL (201)991-3223 We use E-Verify No.Arlington 3br LR DR. Kitchen Bath Utilities. 1300 1 Month Security. Available August 1st. Call 201-745-8132 FT PT STEWARTS ROOT BEER Restaurant Now Hiring Servers Waiters & Waitresses Apply at FAIR DEAL DAN Handyman Painter Sheetrock and Plastering Odd Jobs. Basic plumbing repair leaky faucets replace faucets sinks toilets. Replace windows and door screens. 20 years experience. (201)448-1563 ROOFING LANDSCAPING AFFORDABLE & SIMPLE LANDSCAPING Spring clean-ups mowing Hedge trim mulch flower planting & more. Reasonable Rates. Sr discounts available Dave 201-286-7224 NUTLEY NUTLEYLarge 1 Bedroom apartment 2nd Floor private house 1250 Utilities No pets. Call Steve 201-341-7825. EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYMENT ADVERTISING SALES REPRESENTATIVE WANTED The Observer has an opening for an aggressive energetic self-starter to sell newspaper advertising. Duties include Servicing existing accounts calling inactive accounts and generating new business while creating working relationships. Family owned and operated 126 years. Team oriented environment. We will train the right candidate. High Commission Must have transportation. NEWARK NEWARK 2-3 Bedroom Apartment. 1st & 3rd floor. Formal LR DR & EIK pantry. 1st floor 900. 3rd floor 800 1 Month Security. Close To Transportation. No Pets. Access to backyard. (973)517-6544 NEWARK Forest Hill Good area. Near tennis court. 2 bedrooms kitchen & bath. No LR. Available now. (973)484-7436 Se habla espa ol. CDL Drivers A B Call Today Start Tomorrow Great Pay & Benefits. (201)991-1586 CDL-A Driver needed. Must know the Tri-State area No weekends local work Excellent pay. (973)620-0073 Ask for J.C. Dominos Pizza 1901 Morris Ave. Union NJ now hiring FT PT CSR & Delivery Drivers (Must have clean driving record). Ask for Omer 908-851-2280 Mover and driver wanted for growing co. Must have moving and driving experience to qualify. Must have a Class B CDL license. Good pay. Immediate Hire. Call (973)224-9575 All Roofing & Siding. Also Repairs. Work guaranteed. Lic. 13VH02536200 Free Estimates 20% Senior Citizen Discounts (201)893-0656 G & R Builders Now Hiring Property inspectors FT PT in your area. Full free training provided. msangelabove (732)766-4425 ask for Mel Doors Decks Kitchen Baths. Complete Home Renovation. Quality workmanship. All work guaranteed. Free Estimate. Fully Insured Nick (201)997-7657 Roofing Siding Specialist. Windows N&J REMODELERS LANDSCAPING Lawn Maintenance. Spring&Fall Clean-up Design Retaining Walls Construction Pavers Tree Service Free Est. & Fully Ins. Eder (201)997-9271 COPACABANA LANDSCAPING LLC Spring Clean-ups Lawn maintenance Top Soil Mulch Free Estimates (201)438-3991 MARIO ESPOSITO EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYMENT Part time Insurance Biller Office work. Must speak Spanish. (201)998-6231 SERVICES OFFERED New Re-roofing Slate Repairs Gutters Cleaned Flat Roofing Also Do Painting Free Estimates Fully Insured Fax resume to 201-991-8941 or E-mail jobs PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS 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. SERVICES OFFERED SERVICES OFFERED (201)998-5153 Cooling Heating Residential Service & Installation. Commercial Residentail repair. Walk-in boxes. Call 201-927-1134. EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYMENT Cut Your Mortgage In Half Maintain Your Current LifeStyle (201)805-4999 Free Call Some ads may be misleading We ask all readers to use their good judgment when responding to these type of ads in which they ask you for a fee. 28 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 2013 The Observer is not responsible for typographical errors. Credit for errors will not be granted after the next week s publication. No changes or refunds. Deadline for classifieds is Monday by 4 00 PM. CLASSIFIEDS CLEANING SERVICES Will clean houses apartment offices. References To place an ad call 201-991-1600 classified PETS FREE KITTENS Please (201)772-7007 call Reading Tutor Special Education Teacher available for tutoring. Trained in the Wilson Fundations Reading Program. 973-769-2920 or TinaLeidl Tutoring High School College Math Chemistry Biology Anatomy & Physiology Microbiology Spanish English (ESL & Conversational English) Call 201-889-2743 for more infomation. A1 Affordable Rubbish Removal Attics Basements Yard Cleaning. We Haul or you Can Rent 10-15 Cubic Yard Containers. We Accept Visa Mastercard (201)998-1262 ANDRIELLO CLEANOUTS Couple from Poland 201-997-4932 leave message REMODELING SPECIALIST FULLY INS. & LIC. J&L ATWELL (201)998-6236 Affordable Pricing For Breaking Removing & Replacing Sidewalks Driveways Pavers Walkways Steps Brick & Patios. Fully Insured For A Free Estimate Call Oscar At ALEXANDER PAINTING DECORATING Sheet rock dray wall. Skim coat tape & spackle Water damage. Wallpaper remove. 15 years of experience. Free Estimates. (973)985-6644 WANTED TO BUY Estates Bought & Sold Fine Furniture Antiques Accessories Gold & Silver. SON & SONS LLC Yards Garages Basements Attics Real Estate Rubbish Removal Demolition Lic.13VH04443200 Cash Paid (201)920-8875 MASONRY Exterior & Interior Powerwashing & Housecleaning Decks & Siding Refinished FREE Estimates Senior Discounts William J. McGuire (201)955-2520 AN AMERICAN PAINTER Quality work for over 40 years. Licensed Bonded & Insured. Call For Free Estimate. All work guaranteed (201)997-4288 Cell(201)522-3064 Lic & Buss Permit 500 HILL ELECTRIC 2004 Mercedes Benz E320. 99 000 miles. 10 000 Black on Black. Good Condition AWD . Ask for Carmen at (201)620-1567 AUTOMOBILES FOR SALE (201)874-1577 ANDRIELLO CLEANOUTS (908)834-7170 (862)576-7897 G&T Mason Contract Stonewall Bluestone Patio Sidewalk Brick Steps Covered Patio Black Top 35 years experience Free Estimates 10% discount CONSTRUCTION Angel Martinez Construccion LLC Chimney Specialist Relining Chimney Caps Leaks Water Proofing Dampers Cleanings Flashings All types of Masonry Chimneys Rebuild Repairs Stucco Roofing Siding & Steps New and Repairs Gutters Service Fully Ins. and License (201)952-0076 PERSONALS Nice looking man looking for woman to marry. Must be over 60 & never had any kids. (973)715-9586 Yards Garages Basements Attics Real Estate Rubbish Removal Demolition Lic.13VH04443200 (201)874-1577 (973)803-0556 CHRIS PAINTING Interior & Exterior Spray Aluminum siding Sheetrock Water damages Lead safe. Fully Insured (201)896-0292 CARPET CLEANING CARPET CLEANING DEEP CLEANING & STEAM CLEANING AREA RUGS CLEANING ALL TYPES OF FIBERS UPHOLSTERY CLEANING CARPET RESTRETCH & REPAIR. (201)887-8212 (862)223-9806 www.fantastic (973)368-8232 Buss (973)277-4715 Cell QUICK CLEANOUTS Rubbish Removal Construction & Tree debry House Attic Yards Basement & More. Same day service & free estimates Many jobs FREE Cheapest Prices 10% off Seniors Disc. HOME IMPROVEMENT FM Property Home Repairs & Improvements Kitchens Bathrooms Doors Floors Windows Painting Decks All types of repairs Lic. 13VH05674000 GUTTERS D. FITZGERALD Seamless Gutters Installed. Gutters Cleaned We-R- Also Dennies Painting & Roofing Slate Roofs repaired. 1(800)479-3262 CLEANING SERVICES Annies Cleaning Service Homes offices. Move in-out cleaning. Gift Certificates Avail. Excellent references 973-667-6739 862-210-0681 fred 201-428-7160 Fully Insured J & M Decorators & Sons Family Owned Since 1972 Specializing in Interior & Exterior Painting. Sheetrock plaster wallpaper removal and water damage repairs. Fully Insured. Free Estimate. No sub contractors or hiding costs. Medical chair lifts massages draws heat originally 2000 asking 600. Dining room set light pure oak table w 6 chairs leaf hutch originally 3000 year old asking 800. (201)492-3559 GARAGE & YARD SALE Estate Sale Saturday June 22 8am-4pm Entire Contents of house 274 Davis Ave. Kearny. Garage Sale 131 Livingston Ave. Lyndhurst. June 22nd 9am-5pm. Garage Sale 586 Passaic Ave Kearny NJ. Saturday June 22 & Sunday June 23rd. 9-4pm. (201)997-8957 John PLUMBING Courageous Plumbing HVAC LLC Lic. 11103 Plumbing Heating Cooling Sewer Complete basement pump out & Sump pumps MC VISA and Finace Available 50 off when mention this ad. J & A Supply All your garbage bag needs for your home office. Free Delivery. 25 for 100 Contractor bags. Call for appt. (201)312-7972 PAVING PAVING Commercial & Residential Driveways Parking Lots Belgian Blocks Sidewalks Steps Pavers Retaining Walls All asphalt work LORENA (201)991-4165 Cell (201)401-4525 Kearny Fax (201)997-5783 Lic By NJ Member of BBB Fully Insured Free Estimates JAG PAVING CORP. Roofing Siding Windows Doors Decks Painting Tiles & Masonry Sheet Rock All types of Carpentry Lic. 13VH02536200 Free Estimates 20% Senior Citizen Discounts G & R Builders COMPUTER SERVICES J. M. Electronics Computer Repair Free Computer Check-up We Buy & Sell Computers 502 Kearny Ave. Kearny NJ 07032 Call Jeff for more information at (201)486-2057 (201)893-0656 (201)206-4845 JOSEPH V. FERRIERO NOTH ARLINGTON 18 Park Ave. Yard Sale Saturday June 22 Rain Date June 29th 9 30am-3 30pm Beautiful White English Bulldog Puppy for sale 12 weeks old. Vet Papers shots up to date. Call 973-454-3512. or kcc0313 MASONRY MASONRY Handyman Star All inside or outside repairs. Windows painting sheetrock carpentry masonry Plumbing and decks.No job too big or small. Free estimates. Tom (201)424-5042 PETS Plumbing & Heating Kitchen and bath remodeling. Carpentry. Fully Ins. Free Est. Lic 165 (201)637-1775 SIDEWALKS PATIOS DRIVEWAYS RETAINING WALLS STEPS ALL CONCRETE WORK HOME IMPROVEMENT HOME IMPROVEMENT BRICK PAVER DESIGNS SANTOS CONSTRUCTION CO. FREE ESTIMATES. Family Owned For Over 30 Years Fully Insured and Licensed Call Our Office 973-589-2712 LET US SHOW YOU OUR WORK 2 Brothers from New Jersey Home Improvement Specialist Kitchen Bathrooms Wood-Tile - Vinyl Flooring Crown Moldings Painting & much more Call Bill Nichirico-Owner and Master Carpenter 2brotherinlawsfromnj (973)803-6524 or (973)803-6526 Licensed and Insured Lic 0400462204 Free Estimates Also Cleanouts 25 years experience All types of electrical wiring 24 hour emergency service. Free estimate 10% off with ad Lic. 11909 El. Insp. 7566 EMERALD ELECTRIC (201)955-2678 ELECTRICAL SERVICES ELECTRICAL SERVICES REPAIRS OR NEW SINCE 72 WEATHERSHIELD Cell (973)760-4877 (800)339-8802 WE FIX WINDOWS WINDOWS To place a classified ad please call 201.991.1600 ANDREAS PAINTING Professional House Painter 165 Interior & Exterior Printing-Plastering-Taping Free Estimates (201)997-0706 Speak slow on answer machine please MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 2 pieces for sale - 4 drawer dresser Hutch style dresser with changing table 3 drawers in the bottom white wood 650 Harley 2000 Dyna Super Glide Sport. 10 000 miles. Extras included. Vance Hines exhaust and hardbags. Must see 7 700 (201)709-3319 MOTORCYCLE FOR SALE WINDOWS The Observer office will be CLOSED Thursday July 4 2013 MATH TUTOR Retired Math Teacher available for tutoring. Call for appointment (201)935-3645 TUTORING RUBBISH REMOVAL HOME IMPROVEMENT PAINTING & DECORATING 25 years experience Twin Electric Quality Work. Good affordable prices. Senior discounts. Fully Insured. Bonded. Lic. 16158 (973)715-4150 (201)562-5985 ELECTRICAL SERVICES THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 2013 29 BLOTTER from Ave. where three parked cars had been struck. Upon police at 12 45 p.m. to report arrival police said they were that someone had unscrewed met by a woman standing outside a 2010 Mazda the metal clasps fastening screaming My car is the doors of the shed to totaled. Arrest me. At the force their way inside and removed an estimated 5 000 same time police said a worth of power garden tools. male companion told officers he d tried to drive the car until it became disabled afJune 2 ter leaking anti-freeze. Both At 1 30 a.m. police rethe woman Kara Salvatorisponded to the scene of a ello 28 of Belleville and her motor vehicle accident in companion Bartholom Lore the 200 block of Cleveland 20 38 also of Belleville were charged with DWI. Police additionally charged Salvatoriello with refusal to submit to an Alcotest reckless driving resisting arrest aggravated assault (for allegedly trying to bite an officer) and disorderly conduct. Salvatoriello was taken to Bergen Regional Hospital Paramus for observation. The Mazda was towed from the scene. Ron Leir THEME FAMOUS POETS ACROSS 1. Inscribed pillar 6. Make a choice 9. He claimed that a little learning is a dangerous thing 13. Admit 14. Hawaiian dish 15. Intro 16. Round openings in architecture 17. Reef dweller 18. What 23 Across does out of tree 19. He hears America singing 21. What Beauty s Beast couldn t control 23. Found on pines 24. Do it till you drop 25. Disreputable vagrant 28. Bulb site 30. Fall asleep 35. Eurasian mountain range 37. Jockey s leash 39. New York s Bloomberg e.g. 40. Customary practice 41. Basic belief 43. Goose egg 44. Former NBA players Archibald and McMillan e.g. 46. Ripped or separated 47. Units of work 48. Israeli money 50. Century Gothic e.g. 52. Band performance 53. Snorkeling site 55. Black gold 57. He urged to not go gentle into that good night 60. She knows why the caged bird sings 64. Fertilizer made by birds 65. Casablanca player 67. Warms 68. Undo a bustle 69. Before now 70. Old-hat 71. Makeup e.g. 72. Noisy talk 73. Church assembly DOWN 1. Like time in Keats Ode on a Grecian Urn 2. Georgia ____ 3. Small ornamental case 4. Jaunty rhythms 5. Subject of Blake s The Tyger or Bishop s The Moose 6. Golf s U.S. ____ 7. He loved a maiden named Annabel Lee 8. State of soil for supporting plant Solutions from 6 12 13 growth 9. On some planes 10. Thick liquid 11. ____ pressure 12. Emergency Medical Services 15. Cheerleader s prop 20. Separated 22. Long long time 24. The Bachelorette to The Bachelor e.g. 25. His Love is like a red red rose 26. Husband of Bathsheba in Old Testament 27. Not glossy 29. Kipling Never the twain shall ____ 31. Stupefy 32. Hearings or inspections as of deeds or bonds 33. Do like a blacksmith 34. He claimed that nothing gold can stay 36. Potato s soup mate 38. Infamous Roman emperor 42. Shaped to fit into a mortise 45. Preacher s address 49. Grazing spot 51. Skintight hose 54. Literary composition 56. Apprehensive 57. Ad jingle e.g. 58. Chance occurrences 59. Put a lid __ __ 60. Crazily 61. Past participle of lie 62. ___ von Bismarck 63. Like a hand-me-down 64. Instinctive 66. American Gas Association 30 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 2013 as they create fossil rubbings dig through sand to uncover dinosaur bones and even come. Registration is required so please call ahead of create a fossil impression out of clay. Registration is time. required. The library will host OutChildren in grades 3 to 6 rage Hisss...Pet an exciting can learn to play checkers at animal show on Wednesday the library on Tuesday July July 17 from 4 to 4 30 p.m. 9 and Thursday July 11 from Children in pre-k to 6 are 2 30 to 4 p.m. on both dates. invited to come and learn some cool facts about animals. Registration is required and please call ahead of time. A Registration is required. checkers tournament will Science meets art in a be held at the library in hands-on special event at three rounds (children must the library on July 25 at 4 30 be committed to all three p.m. for children ages 7 to 14. rounds) on the following Students will get an up close dates from 2 30 to 4 p.m. and personal look at differFirst round July 16 Semient fossils from around the final round July 18 Final world. Kids will get a chance practice July 23 and the final to become an archaeologist round will be held on July 30 AROUND TOWN from 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. The checkers champion will be given their prize on Wednesday Aug. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. Space is limited and registration is required. Join North Arlington Public Library 210 Ridge Rd. for a special summer kick-off event Let s Bloom Together (recommended for children K to 5) on Wednesday June 26 at 11 a.m. Children will plant their own flower paint the pot learn how to care for it and take it home to keep. Door prizes will be available. Space is limited so please call 201955-5640 ext. 126 to register. Registration for the library s North Arlington summer reading program will be open from June 27 to July 5 on a first come first serve basis in person or online at http 11uEKUz. Children who complete the reading portion of the Summer Reading Club will receive special recognition at a ceremony on Thursday Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. The library is offering the following programs for children. All programs run from July 8 to Aug. 9. Ages 2-5 Library Lullabies- Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Bookworm Babies- Thursdays at 10 a.m. Ages 6-10 Dig into CraftsTuesdays at 11 30 a.m. Ages 10-13 Tween Book Club- Thursdays at 3 45 p.m. Ages 14-18 YA Book ClubJune 13 followed by interment at Arlington Cemetery Kearny. Condolences and memories may be shared at Mr. Hill was born in East Newark and was raised in Kearny. He lived in Belleville for 40 years before moving back to Kearny 18 years ago. Charles was a licensed electrical contractor. He owned and operated Hill Electric Inc. since 1962. He was a member of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors and a member of Fewsmith Memorial Presbyterian Church in Belleville. Mr. Hill is survived by his children Margy Hill Bette Day Stern (Paul) Charles S. Hill II (Patricia) and David W. Hill (Jan) grandchildren Jessica Ibanez Ben Stern Mandy Stern-Pirlot Becky Stern Leanna Colleen Melanie and Christopher Hill and D.J. Jordon and Tyler Hill greatgrandchildren Billy Stern and Lilly Stern-Pirlot. He also leaves behind his former wife Alberta (Newton). He was predeceased by his parents William and Cora (Warrick) Hill and his sisters Peggy Swartz and Jean Noble. Jean C. Syme Jean C. Syme (nee Bowie) died June 9 in The Maywood Health Care Center. She was 96. Thursdays at 6 30 p.m. Special events for children will be held weekly at the library on Wednesdays from July 10 to Aug. 7. Registration for these programs will open up a week before the scheduled event date. The library will have the following drop-in programs for all ages Board GamesMondays at 10 30 a.m. and the Family Morning Movie- Fridays at 10 30 a.m. The Senior Harmony Club of North Arlington has scheduled the following trips to the Taj Mahal Tuesday July 9 and Tuesday Aug. 13. The cost is 25. Participants receive 25 in slot play. Call Florence at 201991-3173 for more information or reservation. Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny. A funeral service was held in the funeral home. To leave an online condolence please visit Jean was born in Scotland and lived most of her life in Kearny before moving to Maywood. She was predeceased by her husband George in 1988 her daughter Elizabeth Mumm in 2001 and her son-inlaw Jack Mumm in 1986. Beloved mother of Hugh Syme (Susan) of Saddle Brook and George Syme (Michele) of Nutley loving grandmother of Douglas Syme (Joley) Christine Pecoraro (Larry) Heather Drexler (Paul) Bethany Mikolajczyk (James) Richard Mumm and Elizabeth Jean Mumm cherished great-grandmother of Isabella Mumm James and Nicholas Pecoraro Emily and Katherine Drexler Mackenzie Syme and Quincy Mikolajczyk also survived by her brother Hugh Bowie (Ruth) of Florida. Jean was active for over 60 years at the Knox Presbyterian Church in Kearny and was a member of the Benstead Senior Center. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Lupus Foundation of America P.O. Box 418629 Boston Mass. 022418629. tion for many years before retiring in 2005. Prior to that he worked as a shop steward McGivern Dunlop she is for General Motors Inc. Linsurvived by her children den for many years. He was a and their spouses Patricia former member of the Harand Ronald Galante and rison and East Newark Elks. Alexander and Lisa Dunlop. William served his country in Also surviving are her grandthe United States Air Force. children Blair (and Forest) In his free time he enjoyed Turner and Taylor Dunlop fishing country music puzand her great-grandchildren zles and game shows. Peyton and Anslee Turner. Survived by his beloved wife Susan (nee Halleran) he was Wanda Gomez the loving father of Tara and Wanda Gomez (Quinones) James Hamilton Susan Helber 62 of Harrison entered into and her husband Dan Capt. eternal rest peacefully surKerry Dos Santos and Det. rounded by her loving family Paul Hamilton and the late Mion Tuesday June 11. chael Hamilton dear brother Born in Manhattan N.Y. she to Blanche Eidel and Audrey grew up in Greenwich Village. Cummings also survived by After marrying her husband his cherished grandchildren Leonel they moved to HarWilliam J. Hamie Hamilton Amber Alyssa Ciara Hairison. She was an accounts William J. Hamilton ley PJ Patrick Nickolas and payable manager for Swatch Hamie 72 entered into Arianna Corporation Weehawken reeternal rest at home in Kearny He was predeceased by his tiring in 2001. Prior to that she surrounded by his loving fam- first wife Judith (nee Hudson) worked for Hartz Mountain ily on Sunday June 9. Hamilton and his sister BevHarrison. She was a devout A funeral service was held erly Kumitis. Catholic and a very charitable at the Mulligan Funeral Home In lieu of flowers memorial person donating often to many 331 Cleveland Ave. Harrison contributions may be accepted charities. She was a lover of on Wednesday June 12. Creat the funeral home. both music and movies. mation was private. She is survived by her For information or to send Charles S. Hill beloved husband Leonel condolences to the family Charles S. Hill 84 died on Gomez and her loving daughplease visit www.mulliganfuJune 10 in the Clara Maass ters Maribel Tita and Erika Medical Center Belleville. Pank. She was the cherished Born in Orange he lived Arrangements were by the grandmother to Erik Andrew most of his life in Newark Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Nina Natalie and Isabella Home 585 Belgrove Dr. dear sister to Obed Edgar and before moving to Kearny in 2006. He worked for Don Kearny. A funeral service was Edwin Quinones Michael and Thurston Painting Corporaheld in the funeral home on William Morales Mrs. Olvido OBITS from 25 Perlmutter and Mrs. Eva Fernandez. She was an aunt to many nieces and nephews and a niece to many aunts and uncles. The funeral was conducted from the Mulligan Funeral Home 331 Cleveland Ave. Harrison on June 14. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated at Holy Cross Church Harrison. Her interment took place in Holy Cross Cemetery North Arlington. For those desiring a memorial contribution may be made to a charity of choice in loving memory of Wanda. 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