Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis (Center) with two teams who are finalist in the Bayonne Futsal Club. The team on the left is team Real Sociedad and the team on the right is Atletico Bilbao. Finalist in the Boys under 9-year-old Championship.
The coach for Real Sociedad is Chris Piechocki (2nd from left back row)and the coach for Atletico Bilbao is Mark Bottino (3rd from right back row with (Victor Pesantez league director) red shirt and Mayor Davis.
Photo by Rich McCormack
On St. Patrick’s Day 200 parade marchers walked in the “Jersey City’s One Block Parade which has become an annual event in Jersey City in honor of Slain Jersey City Detective Marc Dinardo.
Photo by Tom Murphy
This year parade attendees marched along Divison Street between Sixth and Seventh Streets.
Healy’s Tavern located on Newark Avenue off of Divison Street hosted the parade.
Photo by Rich Mc Cormack
Marching in this year’s parade was Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop, Former Mayor Jerramiah Healy, Former New Jersey Governor Jim Mc Greevey, Hudson County Executive Tom De Gise and other Hudson County dignitaries and Jersey City citizens.
By Sally Deering
“I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.” - Oprah Winfrey.
Oprah epitomizes the achievements one woman can make after facing extreme personal and professional challenges; and here in Hudson, many women follow in Oprah’s successful footsteps.
March is Women’s History Month, and to celebrate, the Hudson County Office of Cultural Affairs and Art House Productions in Jersey City are planning two events that pay tribute to women and their achievements.
Continental Food, Cold Brews, and Skinny Martinis
By Sally Deering
Carpe Diem’s dining room features comfy chairs with a real working fireplace
On Hoboken’s west side right around 14th Street, the neighborhood continues to reinvent itself from industrial no man’s land to a thriving residential neighborhood with apartment complexes, daycares, dry cleaners, even a big chain supermarket. Still, it wouldn’t be a real Jersey neighborhood without a local pub where the food is tasty, the beer flows cold from the tap, and you can belly up to the bar to share a pint with your neighbor. Continue reading
$310 Million Turnpike Authority Project for Interchange 14A Begining in 2015 Completed by 2018
New Jersey Turnpike Authority Officials, Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis The Bayonne City Council, Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise, New Jersey State Senator Sandra Cunningham, Assemblyman Charles Mainor,Jersey City Deputy Director Vivian Brady-Philips broke ground on Wednesday, March 11th for the $310 million NJ Turnpike Authority’s Interchange 14 A Improvement Project.
This project is being funded as part of the Turnpike Authority’s ongoing 10-year, $7billion capital program. Continue reading
On Sunday, March 15, 2015 from 11am – 2pm, the Peninsula Women’s Club will host their 2nd Annual Women of Achievement Brunch. The Brunch will be held at The Chandelier located at 1081 Broadway, Bayonne NJ and the cost is $35.00 per person.
The Club’s motto is “striving for a better community” and the brunch honors a woman, as well as a young woman, who they feel lives this motto. Madeline Lo Re, a local business owner, has worked within our community to bring awareness to others for various cancer treatments and precautions. Briel Peters, a high school Junior, is involved with her community, school and Church with many different activities. PWC celebrates these women for all they do for our community.
The Gimme Shelter Project grew from Michelle Vitale’s work with the homeless and it is to bring awareness to the 16% homeless increase in New Jersey(taken from the Homeless Point In Time Count).
Ms. Vitale has created 8 out of 16 weatherized blankets with the intent to give them away after the full 16 are made. The other 8 have organized Stitch Ins so the community can contribute to the project.
4 out of Vitale’s 8 blankets are currently on view at Windows on Columbus with an an opening this Friday March 6th from 6 to 8. Also works from Gail Wilbury
The organized Stitch In will take place on Sunday March 8th
Jersey City City Hall 280 Grove Street from 12 noon to 3pm
Actor Harrison Ford crashed his 1942 single-engine World War II training plane, a Ryan Aeronautical model ST3KR on Thursday. Ford crashed shortly after taking off from Santa Monica Airport and landed on Penmar Golf Course in Venice California.
According to NBC4 News the actor is fine and has been treated for some gashes.
A later report indicated that Ford walked away from the accident to a waiting ambulance.
Ford has survived previous plane and helicopter crashes in the past.
A video released by NBC4 News shows the plane Ford was piloting right before the crash.