CATHOLIC CEMETERIES OPEN HOUSE EVENT ASSISTS FAMILIES IN PRE-PLANNING

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Hudson County Community College to Host Open House Saturday, April 30

Open House to be held at  the College’s Journal Square Campus

Logo HCCCA full roster of activities is planned to help acquaint perspective students with the College; ‘Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Open House & Marketplace’ also scheduled for that day.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Hudson County Community College (HCCC) has announced the agenda for the Open House that will take place on Saturday, April 30 at the College’s Library Building – 71 Sip Avenue, just across the street from the Journal Square PATH Transportation Center. The Open House will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.

That same day, the College has scheduled a Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Open House & Market Place from 12 to 3 p.m. at the HCCC Culinary Conference Center, 161 Newkirk Street – just two blocks from the Journal Square PATH Transportation Center.

“Hudson County Community College students can save thousands of dollars on college tuition by earning an Associate degree at HCCC for a fraction of the cost of four-year colleges and universities,” said HCCC President Glen Gabert, Ph.D. Dr. Gabert said that at the HCCC General Open House, there will be a number of activities to help acquaint perspective students with the College, its degree and certificate programs, as well as services and programs, clubs and cultural offerings available to HCCC students.

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Jersey City’s- Great Jersey City Cleanup

City of Jersey CityJersey City to Host First Annual “Great Jersey City Cleanup” as Part of Earth Day Festivities; Nearly 1,000 Residents to Clean Neighborhoods Citywide

3rd Annual Earth Day Festival at City Hall will Feature Local Vendors, Workshops to Promote Environmentally Sustainable Practices and Activities for Children

JERSEY CITY – In celebration of Earth Day, on Saturday, April 23rd, nearly 1,000 residents will take part in the first annual Great Jersey City Clean Up, a massive citywide initiative in which community members will join city crews in cleaning their neighborhoods.  The third annual Jersey City Earth Day Festival will also be held at City Hall featuring interactive and educational workshops, locally produced culinary creations, food trucks and handmade goods for guests of all ages. Continue reading Jersey City’s- Great Jersey City Cleanup

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Action 21 -Art, Social Justice & Community Wellness

Action 21 presents Exhibit by Professional and Developing Artists
Non-Profit provides Resources & Workshops
Art of Fermin Mendoza
“Endomismo: The Endemic Flora and Fauna of Cuba” by Fermin Mendoza

 

 

 

 

 

By By Sally Deering

Above a string of small shops along Central Avenue in Jersey City a dedicated group of volunteers who teach ESL and arts workshops, and advocate for people needing social services, prepares for its first art exhibition featuring works by local artists.

Running through April 30th, Action 21 of Jersey City presents an exhibition of paintings and folk art created by professional and amateur artists curated by art therapist and teacher Roxana Marroquion, a five-year Action 21 volunteer and Jersey City resident. The art exhibit’s recent opening reception held at the Community & Love in Action community center on Central Avenue featured music, dance, poetry, and a lively community gathering.

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GLENN MORROW STILL RECORDING AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

Glenn Morrow celebrates 30 Years of Signing New Bands
Morrow’s Band Cry for Help performs April 16  in JC

 

By Darren Paltrowitz

Glenn Morrow Bar None
Glenn Morrow of Bar/None Records (far left)
and his Cry for Help band-mates (clockwise from top)
Ron Metz, Mike Rosenberg, and Ric Sherman.

As the owner of the Hoboken-based record label Bar/None Records, Glenn Morrow has accomplished many amazing things in the music business. Not only the original label for They Might Be Giants, Freedy Johnston and Of Montreal, Bar/None has handled high-profile releases for Yo La Tengo, Puffy Amiyumi, Juliana Hatfield, and Alex Chilton. Founded in 1986, Bar/None celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, having recently moved back to Hoboken after a few years in Weehawken.

Morrow – whose band Glenn Morrow’s Cry for Help plays Jersey City’s Monty Hall on April 16 with The Waco Brothers – spoke to River View Observer about what’s ahead for both Bar/None and the local music scene as a whole. Immediately following the Q&A, Morrow headed to the recording studio of Elk City drummer Ray Ketchem in Montclair to work on the next Cry for Help album.

RVO: Bar/None recently moved back to Hoboken after some years in Weehawken, what is it that keeps you based in this area? Continue reading GLENN MORROW STILL RECORDING AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

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Hudson County Community College to Host Open House

Logo HCCC Saturday, April 30 at the College’s Journal Square Campus

The $25 application fee will be waived for those who attend; ‘Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Open House & Marketplace’ also scheduled for that day. 

The Open House has been designed to acquaint all those interested in earning an Associate degree or a certificate from Hudson County Community College.

March 21, 2016, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) will host an Open House on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the College’s Journal Square Campus in Jersey City. The Open House will be held at the College’s Library Building – 71 Sip Avenue, just across the street from the Journal Square PATH Transportation Center. Continue reading Hudson County Community College to Host Open House

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MOST WANTED CHEF ALANA PUENTES RAISES STAKES IN JC

Chef Alana Puentes Debuts new Catering Company
Soon in JC: Most Wanted Food Truck

By Sally Deering

Most wanted chef Alana Puentes
Alana Puentes

Chef Alana Puentes takes pride in her Cuban-American heritage, but when she gets behind the stove and turns on the heat, Puentes transforms her saucepan into a “melting pot” of international flavors.

After spending several years raising her son Vincent as a single mom, and working long hours cooking for large conglomerates, Puentes traded her corporate chef’s coat, recently, for her own label, Most Wanted Chef LLC. Puentes ventured out on her own to cook her cuisine, her way, and it seems to be working to her advantage. These days, her phone rings a lot more frequently; incoming calls from potential patrons craving Puentes’ unique cuisine for their special events. Continue reading MOST WANTED CHEF ALANA PUENTES RAISES STAKES IN JC

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