Thursday, June 6, 2013
Sen. Frank Lautenberg's body was placed aboard a Washington, D.C.-bound Amtrak train Wednesday at the Secaucus Junction rail station that was named in his honor.
As a tribute to his advocacy of mass transit, U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg's body was placed aboard a D.C.-bound Amtrak train in Secaucus Wednesday. Lautenberg's family and staff accompanied the senator for his final Amtrak ride to the nation's capital, where he'll be buried on Friday in Arlington National Cemetery. Prior to the Amtrak send-off, Rabbi Daniel Cohen of Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange, the congregation where the senator belonged, eulogized Lautenberg during a ceremony and color guard salute at the Secaucus Junction station's main concourse.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Media personality and psychologist died of natural causes on Monday at her Fort Lee home, according to an AP report.
Famous psychologist, media personality and long-time Fort Lee resident Dr. Joyce Brothers died at the age of 85 on Monday, according to the Associated Press. Brothers died of natural causes at her long-time Fort Lee residence, the wire service reported. For much of her adult life, Brothers resided in Fort Lee with her late husband Milton, who died in 1989. The Columbia-educated psychologist received her big break in 1955 when she became the first woman to win the top prize on game show The $64,000 Question. Three years later, she revolutionized the media advice business with her own television show. Brothers later parlayed her successes by making scores of appearances on popular television shows, and hosted her own syndicated radio and …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The football star went on to play professional football in Canada, according to reports.
Thursday, March 14
Alan Pfeifer, a noted Hasbrouck Heights athlete, and former professional football player in Canada, died at the age of 84, reported NorthJersey.com. Pfeiffer was a member of the Hasbrouck Heights Hall of Fame as well as a Hall of Fame member at Fordham University. According to the university's athletics site, Pfeiffer was known as the "Hasbrouck Heights Hand" and was a "was a sturdy and acrobatic end for the football Rams during their impressive season of 1950." He went on to play pro ball in Canada where he played for the Toronto Argonauts, reports NorthJersey.com. For the past 15 years he lived in California, the report says.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Saturday, June 9, 2012
Thomas Edward Mason, 79, a lifelong resident of Hasbrouck Heights passed away on June 4. See the obituary on NorthJersey.com.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Longtime Hasbrouck Heights resident Anne Marie Russo passed away May 5. She worked as a secretary for the borough's Department of Public Works.
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Procession arrived at noon Sunday for burial ceremony at Fairview Cemetery. Nearly 100 fans shouted 'We love you, Whitney' as hearse turned into the cemetery.
The vigil at Fairview Cemetery began at first light Sunday morning. There were no mourners, just reporters and photographers mingling congenially as they staked out a good spot for their reports back to the network morning shows or a position for the perfect photo of the funeral procession bringing Whitney Houston to the cemetery for her burial. Police officers arrived before daylight, at 6 a.m., to secure every possible corner of the Fairview property, from the Cranford border along Union County College to the south and E. Broad Street to the north. At the western end of the cemetery, Gallows Hill Road was closed to prevent any neighborhood street from messing up any potential route in which the procession of hearses and limos that would …
Friday, February 17, 2012
NorthJersey.com obituary for Joseph L. Costa, of Hasbrouck Heights of Costa Funeral Home passed away Feb. 15, 2012.
Friday, January 6, 2012
Former Hasbrouck Heights councilman Harry Maisch III died New Year's Eve of a heart attack, NorthJersey.com reports in his obituary. During the New Year's Day reorganization meeting, Mayor Rose Heck asked for a moment of silence in his memory.