Joseph Missonellie

MISSONELLIE Joseph M., age 60, a lifelong resident of Hawthorne, died Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at his home. Joe was a Police Officer with the Wyckoff Police Department for 32 years retiring as a Sergeant in 2007. He was a member of Local PBA 261 in Wyckoff. Surviving are his children, Jessica Evans of Willow […]

Lucas Casbar

CASBAR Lucas J. “Luke,” 57, a lifelong resident of Lodi, died on August 29, 2011. Before retiring he was a plasterer and was a member of Local 19. Luke was an avid collector of antique US fire toys and wrote several articles for Toy Box magazine. Beloved son of Louis Casbar and the late Virginia […]

Leonidas Kyrkos

Leonidas Kyrkos, a veteran leftist politician who once nearly faced the firing squad and eventually became one of Greece’s most respected politicians, died early Sunday after a long illness, Greek media reported. He was 86. A longtime member of the Greek Communist Party, Kyrkos was among a group of reformers who left the party in […]

Esther Gordy Edwards

Esther Gordy Edwards, who helped build Motown Records alongside her brother Berry Gordy Jr. and led efforts to turn its original Detroit headquarters into a museum, has died. She was 91. Edwards died Wednesday surrounded by family and friends in Detroit, the Motown Historical Museum said in a statement. Edwards was a Motown executive for […]

Gregory Kevin “G.K.” Wilson II

Gregory Kevin “G.K.” Wilson, II AGE: 26 • Bernardsville Gregory Kevin “G.K.” Wilson, II passed away suddenly on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at home in Bernardsville. He was 26. Born in Summit, NJ he has lived in Bernardsville the last 26 years. G.K. was a 2003 graduate of Bernardsville High School. He was an Electrician […]

Barbara L. Korpos

Barbara L. Korpos AGE: 64 • Supply, NC Barbara L. Korpos (Schlachter) passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, August 24, 2011. She was 64 years of age. Barbara was born in East Orange, NJ and raised in Dover, NJ. After marrying Edward M. Korpos, her loving husband of 47 years, they moved to Landing, […]

Frederick Maltzan

Frederick E Maltzan., 83, on August 24, 2011 of Mahwah, NJ. Beloved husband of Julia Maltzan (nee Holahan). Loving father of Mary Anne and husband Tom Nardini of Suffern, NY; Catherine and husband Sherman Farber of Chester, NY; Margaret Maltzan of South China, ME; Fred W. Maltzan and wife Irene of Emerson, NJ and Rosemary […]

Marvin Leary

Marvin “Born Power,” Leary age 40, of Paterson, NJ died on August 24, 2011. Services: Fri. September 2nd 12 Noon at Canaan Baptist Church 535 Rev. Dr. Gadson L. Graham Way., Paterson, NJ. Visit: 10 AM-12 PM at the church. Amazon.com Widgets

Frank Potenza

Jimmy Kimmel’s Uncle Frank, who handled both security and comedy on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” has died. Frank Potenza was 77. A statement from the show says Potenza died early Tuesday. Further details weren’t immediately available. The silver-haired Potenza had served as a New York City police officer for two decades and as a private […]

April Fool’s Day History

The history of April Fool’s Day or All Fool’s Day is uncertain, but the current thinking is that it began around 1582 in France with the reform of the calendar under Charles IX. The Gregorian Calendar was introduced, and New Year’s Day was moved from March 25 – April 1 (new year’s week) to January […]