Eddie "Ace" Pacacha does not live (and never did live to my knowledge) in New Jersey.
He is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Yes he is still the world's BEST sponge carving artist for the magic community.
You can contact him directly through the Greater Pittsburgh Magic Network.:
click here: http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Underwo ... thors.html
main site: http://geocities.com/thegpmn
Please tell him Nick says hi:)