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The NY/NJ Giants Win Fourth Super Bowl Defeating New England Patriots 21-17

 

The New York/ New Jersey Giants (Can we start calling them the NY/ NJ Giants)  have won  Super Bowl XLVI their fourth Super Bowl win defeating the New England Patriots again 21-17. The Giants also played New England in 2008 Super Bowl XLII winning 17- 14. Eli Manning became this years most valuable player. Hudson County shook with excitment after the Giants win of Super Bowl XLVI and the naming of Manning as MVP. Manning lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.

The Giants have also won the Super Bowl in the years 1987, 1991 and 2008.

Can we expect in next years NFL Super Bowl another match -up between The NY/NJ Giants and New England? If so it will certainly be a grudge match according to Patriot fans.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jersey City-American Heart Month and National Wear Red Day for Women Friday, February 3rd

Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy and Ward A Councilman Michael Sottolano pose with City employees and members of the community during the kick-off of American Heart Month and National Wear Red Day for Women on Friday at a Heart Healty Fair at City Hall. This event was in support of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women® movement to raise awareness of the importance for women to make the choice to take charge of their heart health and reduce the risk of heart disease.

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City, Board of Education, and Community Groups Plan Events at Bayonne Museum

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that the City of Bayonne, the Bayonne Board of Education, and various community groups are working together to establish a calendar of events at the Bayonne Community Museum. Mayor Smith said, “After several years of renovations, the building is ready to host a variety of events and serve several purposes. As the owner of the building, the City of Bayonne looks forward to offering the facility to interested parties for exhibits, performances, art shows, guest speakers, contests, awards dinners, receptions, public meetings, and other special events. The building may also be available as a catering facility.” Smith continued, “The City of Bayonne will continue to work with the Bayonne Community Museum, Inc, a private, non-profit corporation, to enable it to use the building for its own exhibits and activities. In the years ahead, visitors to the building will be able to enjoy viewing museum exhibits while also enjoying various cultural events at the same time. I would like to thank the members of the museum board for their hard work which has gotten the building ready for public use.” Continue reading City, Board of Education, and Community Groups Plan Events at Bayonne Museum

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Jonathan Singer’s “Botanica Magnifica” Exhibit Opens on January 28th at the New Jersey State Museum

 

By Evelyn Bonilla

 

“Open your eyes and you will see the beauty from within”, these are the words that come to mind, as I explain the photographs of Jonathan Singer. Described as a “force of nature” Singer brings to life “rare exotic flowers and plants” using photography and his extraordinary vision; the compilation of the two brings to fruition photographs which bring to mind the works of Rembrandt.

 On January 28th the public will have the opportunity to view the one of a kind photographs by Jonathan Singer. The exhibit “Botanica Magnifica” will be presented in two parts. “Part One” is on view January 28 through April 15, and “Part Two” will be on view April 21 through August 26 at the New Jersey State Museum. Continue reading Jonathan Singer’s “Botanica Magnifica” Exhibit Opens on January 28th at the New Jersey State Museum

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Michael Urie’s Opening Night in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

On Tuesday evening January 25th, Nick Jonas made his debut as Pierrepont Finch in ” How to Succeed in Business” at the Hirschefeld Theater in Manhattan. Also debuting last night was Michael Urie from “Ugly Betty” as Bud Frump.

Beau Bridges, Tammy Blanchard & Michael Urie

Photo by Splash News

 Beau Bridges ( Mr. Bigsley )and Tammy Blanchard who plays Heddy La Rue pose for a picture with their new cast member Michael Urie. 

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Newark Bears Sign Two New Coaches- Ralph Citarella and Ken “Obie” Oberkfell

A native of New Jersey and former Major League pitcher of Saint Louis Cardinals and Chicago White Sox, Ralph Citarella joins the new Newark Bears Professional Team as their pitching coach for the 2012 season. Mr. Citarella has already begun to train and assist the Bears with player development and is preparing for spring tryouts in April.

Ken “Obie” Oberkfell, former 2011 Bench Coach for the New York Mets, will be joining the New Newark Bears Professional Baseball Team coaching staff for their 2012 season. Obie played in the Major Leagues for 16 years. He played on the 1982 World Series Championship for St. Louis Cardinals. In 2005, he was awarded Manager of the year by Baseball America.

Citerella and Oberkfell will be making their first appearance during the Bears annual Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball on Saturday, February 18th at the Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium located at 450 Broad Street, Newark, NJ 07102.

For more information contact the Newark Bears office at 973-848-1000 or send an email to info@newarkbears.com. You can also learn more by visiting www.newarkbears.com.

 
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Bayonne Gets New Wind Turbine-FIRST OF ITS KIND IN NEW YORK-NORTHERN NEW JERSEY METROPOLITAIN AREA

Wind turbine to be fully operational in by the end of March 2012.

Bayonne Wind Turbine Fact Sheet  (Photos to come )

Photo by Steveamack.com Bayonne's New Turbine Windmill

The wind turbine has a power of 1.5 megawatts. The tower is 262 feet tall. The blades are 252 feet in diameter. Due to its height, the wind turbine project will be visible from Battery Park in Lower Manhattan and other places in the metropolitan area.

The wind turbine was manufactured by LEITWIND, an Austrian company, and supplied by its Colorado-based sister company, Leitner-Poma of America. This wind turbine is the first of its kind in the New York-Northern New Jersey metropolitan area and is expected to be fully operational in by the end of March 2012.

The wind generator is a Leitwind (LTW) 77, an advanced direct-drive wind turbine that does not rely on a gearbox to turn the electric generator, which will reduce the frequency of maintenance. The LTW 77 uses an innovative, patented generator with permanent magnets and an especially developed and optimized control system. Many components were manufactured in several locations in the United States. The rotor blades were made in North Dakota; the tower, in Tennessee; all of the major high voltage equipment (transformers, switchgear and control), were sourced from Colorado, Michigan, and New York. The concrete and steel used in the massive foundation were made by New Jersey-based companies. Continue reading Bayonne Gets New Wind Turbine-FIRST OF ITS KIND IN NEW YORK-NORTHERN NEW JERSEY METROPOLITAIN AREA

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The Dillin Adventure Team heads out to Support the “Tubbs Romp to Stomp”

 By Evelyn Bonilla

Bruce Dillin does not strayed far from adventure a Bayonne business man and humanitarian he is always ready to help support a good cause. On Saturday, January 21st ,“The Dillin Adventure Team” heads out to Mountain Creek Resort, NJ to join a multitude of supporters in the “Tubbs Romp to Stomp, Snowshoe Series.”

The “ Tubbs Romp to Stomp, Snowshoe Series” was organized to help raise funds in order to stomp out breast cancer. Since its inception in 2003, the “Tubbs Romp to Stomp out Breast Cancer Snowshoe Series” has attracted nearly 23,000 people in the sport of snowshoeing and raised more than $1.8 million dollars, for Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Continue reading The Dillin Adventure Team heads out to Support the “Tubbs Romp to Stomp”

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