Cabiria Assunta Polo Accarino


Lifelong Newark resident. Attended Barringer High and the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Arts. Ran for North Ward Council in 1962. Organized the Forest Hill Little Children’s Theater in 1959.

Taught piano, voice and drama for many years and had her own Italian language radio program where she wrote her own material. Involved in many civil, social, and welfare activities. Involved in founded the NJ Opera Association. Later president of the North Ward Property Owners Protective Association.

Also managed the Accarino Guest House.



“North Ward Council Candidates” Star Ledger Apr 23, 1962

1 /5 /1964 Accarino, Cabiria (Mrs.) – Little Theater Dir. – 1964, Newark News Morgue, Newark Library

“Thespians” Star Ledger Nov 26, 1959

“North Ward Group Changes Leaders” Star Ledger Jan 23, 1973

“Cristaldi Joins Opera Movement” Montclair Times Aug 17, 1967