Mazzolla’s sudden death stuns entire NA sports community

Photo by Jim Hague
Nick Mazzolla, shown here in a picture
taken with the Queen of Peace
boys’ and girls’ track team last spring,
died last week of an apparent heart
attack. He was 60.

The news filtered throughout North Arlington last Wednesday morning and suddenly cast a dark pall on the entire community. Nick Mazzolla, a part of the fabric of all North Arlington sports, a former great basketball player who went on to coach thousands of kids over the last 40 years, suffered an apparent heart… Continue Reading

Earn transferable credits from BCC in January

Students from four-year colleges who are coming home for winter break have an opportunity to earn transferable credits from Bergen Community College in just 13 days this January. Classes offered include general education staples such as English Composition I and General Psychology, ideal for transfer to other institutions. Registration for the winter and spring slates of… Continue Reading

Pioneer Boys & Girls donates to HCCC

From l., are Joseph Sansone, HCCC vice president for development; Jose Torres,
president of Pioneer Boys & Girls; Kenneth Lindenfelser Sr., fundraising
chairman; and Glen Gabert, president of HCCC.

At the Oct. 22 “Taste of Fall” fundraiser hosted by the Hudson County Community College Foundation’s West Hudson/North Arlington Scholarship Committee, the Pioneer Boys and Girls Club presented a $5,000 donation to the foundation to be used to fund scholarships for HCCC students. The club has been a longtime scholarship partner… Continue Reading

In holiday costume!

Georgeanna McDonough, Kearny Bank’s branch manager, and her ‘Little Friends.’

The traditional Halloween parade at Kearny Bank’s office, 614 Kearny Ave., took place Oct. 30, when students from the local day care center, Little Friends, visited the branch for the annual festivities. While the children were excited to see the Halloween decorations on display, they also enjoyed listening to the story “Our Haunted House” as… Continue Reading

Hotel, eatery, medical offices at Roche site?

BELLEVILLE –  The designated developer of the Roche Diagnostic property in Belleville has completed acquisition of the 19-acre parcel, thereby clearing the way for hammering out a redeveloper agreement with the township. Sonny Jumani, president and partner of Tulfra Real Estate, whose firm was picked in May as “conditional developer” of… Continue Reading

KPD: Back in town, back in cuffs

Jeremy Postel

In May, an 18-year-old Newark man was arrested by the KPD after he allegedly attempted to break into a BMW in Kearny. Last week, he was collared again, this time on criminal warrants, police reported. At 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28, Vice detectives recognized suspect Jeremy Postel standing near the… Continue Reading

Fired firefighter fights back

An East Newark volunteer firefighter who was fired for “conduct unbecoming” and “insubordination” this summer is contesting his dismissal. The former firefighter Edmund McKeown, a resident of Kearny, has retained attorney Jennifer L. Casazza, of the Mark Law Firm in Basking Ridge, who has filed a notice of tort claim, which… Continue Reading