RIP HAJJI

One of the good guys from the neighborhood passed away on Tuesday.

James Cacaci died of a heart attack. He was 53.

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Will be adding more info soon.

Here’s the guestbook you can sign and view:

http://casey.tributes.com/dignitymemorial/obituary/James-F.-Cacaci-105585526

If anyone has any details on the viewing, please let me know ASAP.

Hoops135@hotmail.com

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Commitment. This is my favorite word because in some way, people who are committed are always much more interesting and much more reliable, and much more, I would say, deep than people who are not.”
-Carlos Ghosn

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R.I.P. MOE

Sad news to report on Thanksgiving night.

John Maloney, better known as “Moe” has passed away.

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A cool story on him below from the New York Times.

The wake is 7-9 Saturday,

Sunday – 2-5, 7-9

Funeral mass on Monday…

Condolences to the Maloney family.

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2011/01/12/nyregion/12about.html?smid=fb-share&referer=http%3A%2F%2Fm.facebook.com

Red

Hoops135@hotmail.com

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING

Wishing you a fantastic day…

Happy Thanksgiving

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THE TEAM. THE TEAM. THE TEAM

Thanks Mike Larkin…

Old school HN 1

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CONDOLENCES

Sad news…

Robert Vitale, (known as Yankee Bob  / Packer Bob) passed away Friday, November 10.

Bob was originally from Prospect Avenue between 8th Avenue & Prospect Park West

A regular at McBears, EJ’s & Kelly’s Tavern in Bay Ridge.

Kelly's

Big time New York Yankees & Green Bay Packer fan!

Father of 2 girls & great Postal Carrier & Shop Steward & Forever Young!

Funeral Services Services :  THURSDAY NOV. 16 2PM – 4PM & 7PM – 9PM

Funeral Mass :  ST. PIUS (across the street from Funeral Home) –  FRIDAY NOV. 17  10:30

RIGGS FUNERAL HOME

130 RT. 9 NORTH

FORKED RIVER, NEW JERSEY 08731

609-693-8222

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STATS

Danny Piselli sent me the stats from the ‘Money League’.

Hoops was popular in our neighborhood.  These guys got after it; especially when the stakes were high.

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