HARDGROVE RESTAURANT JERSEY CITY SPONSORS 5K RUN/WALK 2 KICK AUTISM

HARDGROVE RESTAURANT  JERSEY CITY SPONSORS 5K RUN/WALK 2 KICK AUTISM

 Hardgrove  a  downtown Jersey City restaurant will again proudly sponsor the  annual 5K Run/Walk  to help kick Autism.

The event will be held at Liberty State Park  North Cove Field at 1 Audrey Zapp Drive in Jersey City on August 26th, 2018 at 10 am  rain or shine.

Race benefactors  Color of Autism a Jersey City non-profit  organisation started by Jersey City business woman Sherry Singh who owns Smile a Pre-school and Nursery on First Street in downtown Jersey City.

Colors of Autism was established in honor of her middle son Ravi  31. who has Autism.

Some facts on Autism 

  • Autism now affects 1 in 59 children and 1 in 37 boys
  • Autism prevalence figures are growing
  • Autism is one of the fastest-growing developmental disorders in the U.S.
  • Autism costs a family $60,000 a year on average
  • Boys are nearly five times more likely than girls to have autism
  • There is no medical detection or cure for autism
  • -Source Autism Speaks  

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THEDA’S SOLO    ‘Fragmented Identity’, Theda Sandiford’s New Solo Show

   13 Mixed Media Works On View at A Condo in JC

 

Artist Theda Sandiford and her piece Tag 1 on view at A Condo JC

by Sally Deering

 Women’s faces are a myriad of feelings and emotions artist Theda Sandiford conveys in the mixed media paintings on view in Fragmented Identity, her solo show at ‘A’ Condo on Washington Street in downtown Jersey City. The show opened Friday, June 8, and runs through July. 

 Sandiford’s show features 13 mixed media pieces that represent the many masks she wears throughout the course of a day, she says, either in her Jersey City studio or at her desk at Island Records in Manhattan where she works as a publicist. Continue reading THEDA’S SOLO    ‘Fragmented Identity’, Theda Sandiford’s New Solo Show

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ARTScene/JUNE 2018 In & Around Hudson listings

 

 AT THE GALLERIES

 ArtSCENE June 15-June 30 2018

SMUSH GALLERY, 340 Summit Ave, JC. www.smushgallery.com. Opens June 15 (Opening Reception 6-9 pm) and runs through Fri, July 6, (Closing Reception 6-9 pm):  MODERN LIFE: paintings by Tom Wolf.The opening reception will feature a performance by The Prom Dates.” Performance at 7:30 pm.

 ArtSCENE June 15-June 30 2018

FRAGMENTED IDENTITY, 389 Washington, St, JC. Opening Reception Fri, June 8, 7-9 pm. (The show runs through July.) Solo show by Theda Sandiford, a self-taught installation and mixed-media artist based in Jersey City. “Theda began exploring her artistry by transforming collected materials into mixed-media works, photographing her process and then digitally manipulating these images to extend the narrative as part of her personal mythology.”

ArtSCENE June 15-June 30 2018

NOVADO GALLERY, 110 Morgan St, JC. (201) 744-6713; novadogallery.com. Through Sat, June 23:  PERMUTATIONS OF VULNERABILITY. The International Sculpture Center presents an exhibition of artists in ISCs residency program at Mana Contemporary. Artists in the show are Carole Halle, Jessica Taylor-Hale, Christina Dietz and Dominic Sansone.

ArtSCENE June 15-June 30 2018

MANA CONTEMPORARY, 888 Newark Ave, JC. www.manacontemporary.org. Through Aug 1 on the 1st & 5th Floors:  PLEASE TOUCH: BODY BOUNDARIES. “The show is an exhibition of more than 50 artists who reference the body to illuminate conceptions of identity, femininity, and the gaze.”

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Famous Furs Summer Refrigerated Fur Storage

Sponsored 

Now as Summer approaches and we do our spring cleaning, get the pool ready, tend to our gardens, go to the gym,  we shouldn’t forget about proper care of our valuable furs.

Famous Furs located in Bayonne, and known  as “New Jersey’s  most dependable furrier since 1915,”  specializes in sales, services, repair and remodeling of your fur.

Famous Furs  is a family owned and operated business which provides the best personal service, with a complete line of ladies’ and men’s furs, leathers, shearlings, and luxury fabrics to clients not only in New Jersey but also around the world.

Famous Furs can help you maintain the life of your fur with their $49.95 Refrigerated  Fur Storage package which includes: refrigerated storage, complete  inspection, repair minor rips and tears, pressure air blown, minimum insurance and ring and eye closings. 

As Summer approaches and you own a valuable fur trust it to  only the best in the business…Famous Furs 

To visit Famous Furs website  go to www.famousfurs.com

Located at 610 Broadway, Bayonne 

201-858-4440 or 201-432-5200

 

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14A Construction Updates

THREE WEEK SCHEDULE AS OF JUNE 8, 2018

The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:

Toll Plaza

East side (entering the Turnpike) renovation of existing Toll Utility Building continues.
During the evening of 06/11/18, nighttime Toll Lane closures, one lane at a time, will be utilized to to perform roadway striping work. Minor traffic impacts are expected. This work will be supported by State Police.
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)

No work planned.

Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
During the weeks of 06/11/18 through 06/25/18, daytime lane closures will be utilized for clean up work between 53rd Street and 50th Street. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police as needed.
Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)

Pedestrian usage of the bridge for access to and from Port Jersey Boulevard continues to be prohibited.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle

Continue traffic signal construction on Route 440.

Ramp Area East of Route 440

Continue traffic signal construction on Port Jersey Boulevard.
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If you have any questions about the 14A Improvement Project, please call the toll-free hotline at 1-800-671-6872, or email info@njta14a.com anytime. Thank you.

For full project details, contact information, traffic advisories, and informational pamphlets, please visit the NJTA 14A Website.

For information about the Bayonne Bridge, please click here.

© 2018 New Jersey Turnpike Authority. All Rights Reserved.

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SINATRA SWINGS AGAIN!   2018 Sinatra Idol Contest, June 14

14 Crooners Compete for Title at Sinatra Park, Hoboken

 By Sally Deering

Sinatra Swings Again
Dan Lauzon, Ontario Candad

For those of you who know Frank Sinatra Drive as the long and winding road on Hoboken’s waterfront, well, kids, its time you knew some Hoboken history. Let’s just say Ol’ Blue Eyes grew up in Hoboken back when almost every corner had a gin joint and if you could carry a tune, some music-lover on a barstool bought you a drink.

Those were the days when Hoboken native son Frankie Sinatra walked the Mile Square City dreaming of someday making it big. And make it he did! Superstar, legend, and boy, what a voice. It’s been said that back in the 1990s, while Sinatra was in Manhattan, he would tell the limo driver to take him to Hoboken where his black limo could be seen cruising up and down the old neighborhoods.

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JCTC to Celebrate 12-Year Anniversary on June 26 – Honor Bill La Rosa Lifetime Achievement in Arts Award

A LIFE IN ART

  By Sally Deering

 Bill LaRosa

A life in art, that’s exactly what William La Rosa set out to do in his 30-year tenure as Director of the Hudson County Office of Cultural Affairs. Before retiring in September 2017, La Rosa facilitated programs that helped local visual and performing artists. He founded the Local Arts Program (LAP) grants that, over the years, provided thousands of dollars to local artists and arts organizations.

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A Sit Down with The Sopranos-Joey Harrison’s River House Forked River, NJ

A Sitdown with the Sopranos Joey Harrison's River House Forked River, NJ

Featuring Vinny “Big Pussy” Pastore and Al Sapienza (Brotherhood, Sopranos)

with special guest, NJ Legend – Uncle Floyd

Father’s Day – Shut Up & Eat Dinner Show

Starts at 3pm

Join us for dinner and an up close and personal experience with Vinny and his friends. Some comedy, some music, and some stories that you have to hear to believe. Show will include a book signing and meet & greet. Tickets are $85 ALL INCLUSIVE (food, show and taxes) There will be LIVE entertainment following the show (after 6pm) and your ticket is good for admission and ONE FREE DRINK at the Tiki Bar on the beach!

Dinner Menu:

-Mixed Green Salad

-Dinner Rolls & Butter

-Pastore’s Pasta with Codfish and Anchovies  

-Chaz Palminteri’s Lemon Chicken

-Frank Vincent’s Tilapia Vincenzo

-Tony Lip’s Eggplant Parmigiano

-Dolores’ Meatballs

-Rispoli’s Broccoli Rabe w/ Sausage

– Penne with Vodka Sauce

-Dessert

-Cash Bar Available

Joey Harrison’s River House 361 East Lacey Road

Forked River, NJ

Tickets available here or for phone sales call 609.987.8018

For more info and full schedule-  http://jhriverhouse.com/ and www.catcharisingstar.com

For press inquiries catchsuzy@aol.com or call 781.568.1471. 

Catch a Rising Star – the Original New York Comedy Club that launched the careers of Jerry Seinfeld, Dane Cook, Chris Rock and many others – has been providing Comedy of Legendary Proportions since 1972. www.catcharisingstar.com
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Bayonne’s Mayor James Davis Honors Austin Wright Sr. with Veteran of the Year Award

On May 24th, 2018, Bayonne, New Jersey’s Mayor, James Davis, honored Mr. Austin Wright Sr. with “The Bayonne Veteran of the Year Award.” Prior to the Luncheon, we prayed for our “God and Country.” We Remembered our past and present Veteran Heroes with a Mass at Holy Name Cemetery in Jersey City, New Jersey, for our departed loved ones before the Veterans of the Year Awards Luncheon.

 
   

Major James Davis stated: “I was happy to nominate Austin Wright Sr. for this year’s Veteran of the Year Award!” I was Honored to be selected as ” Veteran of the Year ” for the City of Bayonne. “Austin, thank you for your service and for all you do for our community!” #BayonneStrong #BayonnesVeteranOfTheYear

Veteran of the year

 

Left to right: USAF Veteran Austin Wright Sr. holding his “Veteran of The Year Award,” and Mayor James Davis.

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