KPD: Not-so-routine traffic stop

Sometimes, the enforcement of basic traffic laws can lead to discovery of a more serious crime. Such was the case on Friday, Oct. 30, when Officers Daniel Esteves and Dominic Dominguez, on patrol at 4:30 p.m., witnessed a 2008 Chrysler minivan fail to yield to pedestrians in a crosswalk on Kearny… Continue Reading

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