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Breaking - Hawthorne Mourns Loss of Former Mayor Fred Criscitelli

October 2, 2018

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Fred Criscitelli, who served as the mayor of Hawthorne from 1998-2005, passed away Monday.  Having fought a battle with cancer, Criscitelli leaves behind a legacy of community service and dedication to his borough.

The former mayor's social media account had an outpouring of sympathy and affection from friends, family, and professionals.

"I am totally ...

Hawthorne High School's New Principal Shares His Vision

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Bill Cunningham is the new principal of Hawthorne High School and brings with him a wealth of instructional experience.  The 39-year-old family man is a graduate of St. Peter's Prep, attended the University of New Haven, and graduated from New Jersey City University.  It was there he earned his bachelors in history and political science, then continued to get his ...

World War Two POW Dominick Tutino of Hawthorne Memorialized with Bench

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Two weeks prior to Christmas, 1943, 1st Lieutenant Dominick J. Tutino of Hawthorne was flying with the US Army Air Corps, 390 Bomb Group, over the Netherlands.  Flak fired by German anti-aircraft guns below struck his airplane and he crashed near the Dutch-German border.  Two men on his aircraft were killed and Tutino himself was taken prisoner by the Germans.  He ...

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