The News from Paterson, New Jersey on February 19, 1975 · 34
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Paterson, New Jersey
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Wednesday, February 19, 1975
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gl Wed., Feb. 19, 1975 Paterson News Happenings in North (Continued from Page 12) 10 a.m. A meeting ' of administrative members will be held that day at 9:30 a.m. , HAWTHORNE The Golden Circle will hold a luncheon Thursday, noon at the meeting hall. Music for dancing, and singing and games will be provided- The food will be catered from Don Mele's. Reservations can be made through Herb Post or by coming to the meeting early. . ' JEFFERSON Joseph Avanzi of Lakeside Drive is the . new president of the Golden Age Club of Milton for the 1975-76 term. He will be assisted by Anders Christensen, vice president; Charles Rothrock, secretary; Sylvia Johnson, " financial secretary; Hilda Thorne, . treasurer; Mae Banks, sergeant at arms, and George Omland, trustee. Installation ceremonies will be held Monday, at noon at the Pine 'Village Grove, Oak Ridge Road, West Milford. PATERSON - The Riverside Leisure Time Club cancelled its meeting due to the snow and will meet Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 1 p.m. at the Blessed Sacrament School hall. Members will celebrate Valentine's Day at this time." -WAYNE Clara Barbato, social director of the Golden Age Circle has announced the annual card party, which, was cancelled due to the snow will be held Thursday at the PAL building. Games will commence at 1 p.m. Table reservations may be made with Chairman Florence McGulnn. Table and non-player prizes will be awarded. Reservations may be made for the St. Patrick's Luncheon by contacting Deborah Cialone. The affair will be held at the Anchor Casino in Haskell Thursday, March 13. Richard Rogers ' and his orchestra will furnish the music. . : Reservations may be made with Modesta Ruggierio for the fish and chip luncheon scheduled for Thursday, March 27 at the PAL building. f POTPOURRI ) BUTLER A seventh grader at the Richard Butler School displayed a book about Butler which he compiled, at a recent meeting of the Butler Bicentennial Committee. This project earned Mike Bedford an interview on Channel 3 and a letter of commendation from Rep. Helen Meyner. " 1 The committee's major drive this month will be to encourage more citizens to fly the Betsy Ross flag daily: Letters and speakers will support this project. Anyone wishing to purchase a flag - may inquire at the public library. ' Frank Newton will print up pamphlets, "The " Lives of Declaration Signers" and have them distributed to local residents with funds yoted by the Council. Bruyn Glann, Florence Athay and Clare Struck are verifying the age of old homes to- be especially marked for the Bicenntenial. A possible 300 homes may be entitled to such markings. CLIFTON The Passaic-Clifton YM-YWHA will hold its annual community-wide Purim celebration Sunday " from 1:30 to 4 p.m. in the Y" building, 199 Scoles Ave. ' Barry Eisen, director of Group Services 'is overall coordinator for the event which is open to the entire community. The celebration will consist of game booths and prizes; a Multi-Media Passport to Israel in wfiich the' participant will take a simulated flight to Israel; a Shushan Photo Stop where participants can have their pictures taken wearing appropriate Purim costumes; family folk dancing, games, Purim story-telling and refreshments. ', CLIFTON The psychic experience of drugs, as compared with true spiritual vision, will be discussed following a taped presentation of 'Psychic Phenomena and the Spiritual Experience," Sunday, at 2:30 p.m. at 139 Lakeview Ave. An invitation is extended to the public at no charge by The Theosophical Society. CLIFTON The Passaic-Clifton Duplicate Bridge Club now holds two games per week at the Passalc-Clifton YM-YWHA, 199 Scoles Ave. The evening game meets on Thursdays at 7:30 and is directed by Jules Gruber. The afternoon game meets on Tuesdays at 12:30 and is directed by "Joan Antelman. Both games are approved by the American Contract Bridge League and master points are awarded to winners. Partnerships can be arranged, ' The winners of the recent game were: first place, Frances Rappaport and Ruth Weisenfeld; second place, Mr. and Mrs. Caniell; third place, Nancy Nieml and. Joan Antelman. ' . ELMWOOD PARK The Elmwood Park Band Parents Association is looking for talent to participate in its up-, coming valudeville show, "Notes to You." The show will be held May 2 and 3 at Memorial High School. Auditions will be held tonight; Wednesday, Feb. 26 and Wednesday, March 5 and 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Needed are: jugglers, singers, dancers, comedians, magic ians, instrumental instrumentalists or . anyone interested in performing. . Actor Lou Lustig will direct the the program. He will be assisted by Mrs. Elfriede Diblicbrath and Joan Buckley. FAIRFIELD The power crisis will be discussed at a meeting of the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce today at 5 p.m. at McNasty's Restaurant, Fairfield Road and Hollywood Avenue. Two representatives of Shell Oil, James E. Gerlock, district manager, and J. T. Vaughn, sales director, will reveal means with which their company can circumvent the crisis. Eugene Kolodziej of Clifton, owner of Gene's Shell Service Station, will be cited for public service for his assistance to the community during the gas crisis. Gold medals will be presented to Col. Julius Blaustein of Edgewater and Capt. D. J. Ermilio of Newark for outstanding service in World Warn. FAIR LAWN - The Rad-burn Players recently honored the memory of Robert Burns with some of the songs, poems, and personal history of the bard's life. ' The program was arranged and directed by Dan Skillin with May Moore, John Fielding, Joel Eidelsberg and Sheila Lyle participating. One of the many guests was Robert W. Morrison, president of the Burns Society of the City of New York. , The program was preceded by a short bsuiness meeting when William Lyle, president of the Radburn Players, discussed, plans for the upcoming production of "Room Service." Director David Bennett has announced that the cast will include: Dan Stewart, Jack Kelly, Bill Spada, Bob Lamm, Walter Weglein, Rosemary Falb, John Market, Margey Edwards, Paul Wachsmith, Dennis Boyne, Craig Buksar, Eleanor Lepper, Rick Woods and David Rein. Phyllis Weglein is assistant director with costumes by Nancy Kelly and set design by Lou Dl Geronimo. LIVINGSTON - The Ridgewood Barbershoppers (SPEBSQSA) recently bussed to Livingston, for an evening of singing with the Livingston Chapter. Also visiting was the - chapter from Iselin. Each Chapter chorus performed as did several quartets, including Ridgewood's "Suburbanaires" ' and "The Muddy Creek Four" from both the Ridgewood and Rockland, N.Y. chapters. The highlight of the evening was the outstanding performance of the Livingston Chapter Chorus, "The Dapper Dans of Harmony." They are the current champions, of the five-state Mid Atlantic District and are .headed for international competition next June. The Ridgewood Chapter, in the midst - of an expansion, "program, is holding an , auditions night on Tuesday at the United Methodist Church on Dayton Street in Ridgewood at 8:30 p.m. No musical knowledge is necessary. Simple voice tests will be given to place guests in the proper section of the chorus. A regular chorus ' rehearsal will follow. The various alms and activities of the Barbershop Society will be summarized and several quarters will entertain. LODI The Bergen County CYO will hold a " spelling bee to determine who, in the grammar school . age bracket is the best speller in the county. The spelling bee is open to boys and girls up to age 15. Finalists in the Bergen CYO contest will compete in the four county archdlocesan spelling bee to be held in the spring. Students will gather at F e 1 i c i a n College Auditorium, South Main Street, Saturday at 2 p.m. OAKLAND The Garden Club will hold its monthly . meeting Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Ramapo Mountain Lakes Country Club, 145 Hiawatha Blvd. Guest speaker Mrs. Edward Metzel Jr., will present a slide program, "Song Birds in Your Garden." Mrs. Metzel is a gardener, and photographer. Mrs, Clifford Elberson, the Garden Gub bird chairman, . Jersey has planned an exhibit of a variety of bird feeders. In addition, Mrs. Gordon Macdonald , program chairman, has arranged for a display of birds in any art form. Therefore, she has requested that club members bring examples which they would like to show. ...... PARAMUS The senior girls cheerleading squad from Most Blessed Sacrament, Franklin, Lakes, has won the c o u n ty-wide cheerleading contest sponsored by the Bergen County CYO. The Franklin Lakes team, which won the crown in the senior division, was adjudged the best team in the county-wide competition on the basis of appearance, spirit, voiced precision of performance, and overall presentation. Runner up to the winners was the cheerleading team from Our Lady of Mercy CYO i in Park Ridge. Another cheerleading squad from St. Elizabeth's parish in Wyckoff finished third in the county-wide competition. " 'v ' . ; ' PATERSON - Cooley's Anemia Volunteers Inc., will hold its third annual dinner dance, Saturday, March 8 at The Archway, Route 3, Secaucus. Cocktails will be at v 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7:30, with continuous music by the Cilento Clan. ' Tickets for the benefit may be obtained from the Volunteers Headquarters, 275 Lexington Ave., Jersey City. Proceeds will aid victims of Cooleys Anemia, a killer blood disease that affects boys and 51 r 1 s of Mediterranean ackgrounds. Nineteen-year-, old Mary Lou Manachl, of 35 Rockland Ave., West Paterson, died of the disease last month, the second child of the Manachi family to succumb. PATERSON Miriam Greenhouse of Passaic, will present her poetry at the second in a series of free readings by winners of the William Carlos Williams Poetry Center's third annual contest. Ms. Greenhouse joins four other winning poets today at 7:30 p.m., in the People's Park Lakeview Branch Library, 726 Market St. Also presenting their poetry will be Mary Garrlpoli, Patrick McDevltt, Robert Rlxon and Patricia Sweeney. More than 500 poems were submitted In this year's competition and twenty people were declared winners. Their poetry will appear in the anthology, "Half-tones" which will soon be published by the library. PATERSON - The Public Library, 250 Broadway, has announced its next group of free films for teen-agers. All films are scheduled for Tuesdays at 7 p.m. They are Feb. 25, "In the Heat of the Night"; March 4, "They Call Me Mr. Tibbs" and March. 11, "The Organization" all starring Sidney Portler. On March 25, "Black Rodeo" with Willie Strode and Muhammed All, a film showing black cowboys in action, is scheduled. PEQUANNOCK Parents are urged to bring their preschoolers, ages four and five, at the Pequannock Township Library for storytime. At the main library, they are held Tuesday mornings from 10 to 10:30 and Tuesday afternoons from 1:30 to 2. At the branch library, they are held Wednesday mornings from 10 to 10:30. Children will enjoy stories read and told, filmstrips, puppets, flannel stories and games. Registration is not required. Also for children will be an Indian artifacts display and slide show by Arthur Preach at the main , library Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. " - ', PEQUANNOCK The public is invited to a midget , wrestling tournament, at the new gym in Pequannock , Valley School, Wednesday, March S, starting at 6:30 p.m. This tournament will . culminate the fifth through eighth grade program sponsored by the .Parks and Recreation Department. Program Supervisor Tom Reilly and instructors, Ken Grimbilus and Ron Carr, have been working with these young boys for about three I months on the art of 5 wrestling. This final match will consist of about 18 bauts which will demonstrate, the techniques the boys have picked up. Weight classes will range from 60 to 150 pounds. " RDVGWOOD A "cancer quiz" featuring lifesaving answers is the theme of the American Cancer Society's new leaflet. Catherine Conklin, community chairman, needs Volunteers to help distribute these leaflets to as many Rlngwood residents ". as possible and collect contributions, Rlngwood's goal Is $2,000. SUSSEX COUNTY 5 '""'-'J ' THE SUSSEX COUNTY Chamber of Commerce has opened its third Visitor Information Center, this one on Route 23 in Stockholm. On hand for the opening are, from left, George N. Kabash, chamber executive director, and Douglas H. Contact Mrs. interested. Conklin if RIVE RD ALE The Lakeland Shriners Installed Hank Arnold of Wayne as president of the 350 member club at a recent meeting. Sworn in by Assistant Rubban Hy Fingrel also of ' Wayne, were Arnold, Elmer J. Froehner, of Wayne, vice president; Arthur Crosbey, of Livingston, second vice president; Frank Stanley of Pompton Lakes, treasurer and Herbert Bien of Cedar Grove, secretary. Organized 25 years ago, the Lakeland Shriners are the largest club of the Temple Salaam, which lists a membership bf 7,000 business and community leaders throughout North Jersey. The Shriners have Instituted a system where each area child, until the age of 15, who is seriously burned or crippled by natural or. accidental causes can be considered to receive medical and rehabilitative care at any of the 22 Shriner sponsored hospitals nation-wide at no cost to the family. WAYNE The Pines Lake Garden Club horticulture workshop will hold an organizational meeting Monday at 12:30 p.m. at the Knlppenberg, Pines Lake Drive West. Co-hostesses will be Wilma Bowman and Margaret Seidel. WAYNE . The Round Table singles group will hold a discussion evening Tuesday, at 8 p.m. . Members will , separate into small discussion groups, and a light buffet will follow. The meeting will be held at the Preakness Reformed, Church, 131 Church Lane. WAYNE The Passaic County Chapter " of the American Association of Medical Assistants will hold its monthly meeting, Sunday at. 7:30 p.m. in the Greater Paterson General : Hospital, third foor conference room. There will be a panel discussion regarding plans for 1975. Guests are welcome. Anyone working under the supervision of a doctor or hospital Is - eligible for .mem bership Information - may be obtained b y contacting Carole Prokopczyk of Clifton, president of the Passaic County Chapter. ; WAYNE The Lakeland Area Christian Businessmen's Committee , will hold its 86th cdnsecutive monthly Eye Opener - Breakfast Friday, from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Salvation Army Banquet Hall, 1378 Hamburg Tpke. This month's speaker will be William Vermeulen, a well known businessman from Haledon. He is associated with Operation Mobilization, a missionary training program, and Water Brook Ministries of Cornwall, N.Y. - ' WEST MILFORD "Swing into Spring" is the theme of the annual dinner-dance given by the Two by Two Couples Club at the Elks Lodge, March 22. The dance Will begin the third year for the Couples Club. Following a combination i chicken and ham dinner, there will be music supplied by the "Velvet Fog," who have recently played at the Playboy Club In McAfee, Tickets are available from club members.' WYCKOFF Modern rail, transit technology and its potential value to New Jersey will be the subject of the 11 a.m. public program Saturday at the Bergen County Park Commission Wildlife Center on Crescent Avenue. "Rail Mass Transit As an Environmental Tool" Is the title of the talk to be given :sy 3fi City Won't Accept House The Paterson city council decided Tuesday to look a gift horse in the mouth. As a result, it refused an offer by Mrs. Mary Ventrella, of 160 Bloomfield Ave., to give the city her abandoned two-family dwelling at 24 Bergen St. Council President Frank Senate Passes Truck By MIKE AVENENTI TRENTON (UPI) A bill that would allow larger tractor trailer rigs on the state's roads has been passed by the New Jersey Senate. The Senate also joined the Assembly in favor of a proposal to extend the New Jersey Turnpike three miles through Jersey City to the Lincoln Tunnel. The truck bill, sponsored by Sen. John J. Horn, D-Camden, would increase the maximum gross weight of veIoles permitted on highways from 73,280 to 76,000. Horn said that the measure would allow the state to plck- BERGEN COUNTY Top Speakers Participate In Mini-Courses ALLENDALE Prominent people In a number of varied fields came to Allendale this week to speak at a series of mini-courses sponsored Northern HlgMands-Regional High School The courses, given over a three day period, highlighted possible careers in medicine, the arts, science and history. A Student . Council committee, chaired by Ann Marlowe,, surveyed students last year on possible subjects for lectures. Students expressed interest in hearing speakers on subjects ranging from advertising to public utilities. In addition to career guidance, the speakers give a teacher the opportunity to broaden student, interest In classroom subjects. Among the speakers this past week were Dr. Hans Hansen on cancer research; Dr. John Bowe, plastic surgery; Dr. Vincent Guidace, orthopedic surgery; Allan Marshall, metorology; and Mrs. Walter Wardell from the Allendale Historical Society. Also included In the program was Mary Nash, who involved a number of students in a yoga demonstration. Gail Landzettel, an Allendale resident, helped school administrators i n setting up the program. With the aid of a number of Student Council volunteers, she called men in all walks of life to discuss the program. Plans are under way to continue the program for the rest of the school year. Confirmations have already been received by a dermatologist and an acupuncturist. by Bill Wright, member of the National Association of Railroad Passengers, Railroading of America, and the Regional Plan Association. "About Time," a Bell Telephone Company film about man's progress in measuring and understanding time, will be shown at 2 p.m. Sunday and again at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Wildlife Center. If weather forces cancellation of the 3 p.m. guided trail tour Sunday, the . film will be shown at 3 p.rxu as well as at 2 p.m. i Jfeics Phota Laird, president. The other centers are on Route 23 in Montague and Route 94 in Vernon, and more are planned for the southern and western sections of the county on Ronte 15 and 206... ;' :-r.. ;. Gift Us No Gifts! X. Graves Jr. said that property owners have been turning over abandoned dwellings to the city as a means of avoiding rehabilitating or paying to demolish them, after their rental value has been exhausted. Graves noted that the "gift" requires the city to up an additional $3 million In fees. The measure ; was passed to conform with new federal regulations, which allow a limit of 80,000 pounds on Interstate highways. The bill passed by a vote of 24-4, but it still must undergo consideration In the Assembly. Horn's measure also calls for fines of not less than $50 and not more than $500. Assemblyman Christopher Jackman, D-Hudson, sponsored the measure extending No Bail ion Suspect In Waitress Murder At a' preliminary, hearing Tuesday In Municipal Court, a murder charge against Eric Reginald Evans of 3 Henry" St., Glen Rock, were referred to the grand jury by Judge Ervan F. Kushner. Testifying against Evans, Detective Felipe Torres said he had obtained sworn statements from nine - witnesses that Evans entered a tavern at 253 12th Ave. on the morning of Feh. 4 and shot Jeannette Mann, an employed--The - defendant was held without bail pending grand jury 'action. At the hearing Evans said threats of physical violence had been made against him in the County Jail, whereupon both Judge Kushner and public defender Salim SUSSEX COUNTY Lenape Valley H.S. Budget Shows Drop STANHOPE The proposed budget for the Lenape Valley Regional High School district for the school year 1975-76 shows a pronounced decrease in the figures compared with last "year's. ; A $2.3 million budget will be decided by voters from Stanhope, Byram, and Net-cong, for this district on March 4. The proposed budget represents a decrease of almost $100,000 from last year; with the tax levy showing a decrease of $165,563 over last year's figures. The new tax levy Is $1.7 million, according to Superintendent Joseph Stracco. The superintendent pointed out that in this, the first year of the school's operation, the costs were higher than they would be for the upcoming year. The school district is also receiving $70,-000 in transportation aid from the state that was not available to them this past year as a new operating district. The current expense portion of the budget is $1.7 million, with debt service at $448,022 and capital outlay at $80,350. . -I I 1 i ""1 ' ' I J pay to demolish the buildings at a cost of about $1,400 for a two-family home. Instead of accepting the gift, the council directed the city legal department to initiate proceedings to have the owner pay to demolish the building or face court action. Measure the turnpike. It provides for the financing of the extension project with bonds or notes, with tolls and other revenues paying for maintenance and repair. Jackman's bill passed by a vote of 26-0 and now goes to Gov. Brendan T. Byrne for bis consideration. The extension would begin near the Holland Tunnel in Jersey City and run north along the Erie-Lackawanna Railroad tracks to Rte. 3 to a point having the most convenient access to the Lincoln Tunnel. Balady said they would notify the warden to insure Evans safety. Also appearing before Judge Kushner for a hearing were George Corbin, 19, of 67 Hamilton Ave. and Theresa Lee, 18, of 7 Straight St., both charged with assaulting Jerome Martin of 22 Graham Ave. and stealing his coat Feb. 2. Dets. Robert Weston 4 and Felipe Torres presented testimony implicating . the defendants and the case was referred to the grand jury with bail continued. . Three Paterson men were arraigned for assault with intent to rob and held in . $15,000 bail each pending a March 4 :. hearing. William King, 26, of 214 Lawrence Place; Keith Jeffries, 19, of 145 Fair St., and Gerald, Young, 19, of 150 Harrison St. were arrested Monday at School 6 by Det. Charles Council and Ptl. A. D. Washington. Leonide Garcia of 131 Park Ave. was charged with receiving a stolen car and held in $2,500 bail, while Jose Rosado, 24, of 194 Carroll St. and Edwin Torres, 20, ,of 194 Carroll St. were charged with unlawful use of -the vehicle and held on $1,000 bail each. Patrolmen John Boydell and Vincent Torrone arrested the defendants, who will have a hearing Friday. Charged with possession of narcotics was Nolan Robinson, 44, of 189 Fulton St. He was held in $5,000 bail pending a March 4 hearing. Dets. Edward McSheffrey and Alex Clark made the arrest. James W. Davis of 621 E. 29 St. pleaded guilty ? to possession of a stolen check and was sentenced to 60 days in jail. Det Trlbio Verrone handled the investigation. Allen Fletcher, 30, of 440 Ellison St. pleaded guilty to possession of narcotic implements and was given a six-month sentence with special rules for narcotics treatment. Det. Frank Petreilli made the arrest Monday, Also pleading guilty to possession of implements was Jose Rivera, 24, of 14 Pennington St. He 'was given a six month Jail term with special narcotics rules. Bergenito Sets Cycle Record NEW YORK (UPI) - Jack Simes Dl of Closter, N.J., completed his 24-hour immobile marathon Tuesday with a new world record of' 681 miles on bicycle rollers at the International Cycle show . in . the . New York Coliseum. Simes, three-time Olympic cyclist and -a veteran six-day bike rider, averaged over 28 miles per hour for the run and was only off the wheels on two occasions. After topping the old mark of 421 "miles at 11:30 p.m. EST Monday, Symes rested and had a rubdown for 43 minutes. Later he sipped a beverage and rested for five hours and 26 minutes before resuming his action at 6:03 a.m. Simes feat topped , the previous record set by Joe Hailey in Vancouver, B.C., Jan. 17-18. SUSSEX COUNTY Loss of Pupils Boosts Newton School Taxes NEWTON The loss of tuition pupils to the new Kitta-tinny Regional High School has hiked the tax levy to support the local school budget for 1975-76 by $183,051 over last year. The school budget totaling $3,676,896, will have its public hearing on Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the board offices on Trinity Street. Although the proposed budget needs a tax increase to support it, the actual total is down $73,172 as compared to the 1974-75 budget. The budget is figured oa an enrollment of 1,894 students, a drop of 399 pupils as compared to the previous year. With the opening of the new Kittatinny Regional High School in September, tuition students from Hampton, Stillwater, Fredon and Sandy-ston-Walpack will no longer be attending Newton High School. Dr. S. David Adler, superintendent of schools, pointed out In his budget statement released this week that the budget had actually been reduced $324,414 from what was originally proposed. The reductions were accomplished. Dr. Adler said, by the elimination of 22 faculty positions at the high school for. a savings of $283,109; removal of the driver education program for a savings of $20,815, and the removal of the junior high school foreign language program for a savings of $20,490. The superintendent pointed out that per pupil costs would be $1,800 for each elementary school student and $2,125 for each high school pupil in the next school year. Staff ery Jo Lead foyer's Campaign SPARTA Max W. Poyer, school board candidate for a one year unexpired term, has named Tim Slattery of 119 West Shore Trail as his campaign manager for the March 11 election. ' Poyer, who has spent 33 years in the educational and allied fields and is a member of three large metropolitan universities' faculties, instructing in advertising and creative writing, said if elected he will see "that education is best served with competent teachers, with good salaries and adequate facilities within which to work." He added, "Our teachers should be dedicated and able to motivate their charges. Our children should have basic techniques and principles in all their curricula. If this is done we will find no ' better yardstick for measuring how well our schools are succeeding or how badly they are failing." - ' BERGEN COUNTY Man's Best friend? RIDGEWOOD - Who said a dog is man's best friend? Certainly not Sgt John Bogert of the village police department. Sgt. Bogert was investigating an auto accident Monday night when a dog trapped in one of the autos bit his finger. Bogert retrieved the dog but required medical attention for his finger. A witness at the scene said that just prior to being bitten, Sgt. Bogert had warned others that a dog involved in an accident could, be vicious and should be approached with caution. He was right 4

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