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Mayor Zimmer Recognizes 2017 Hoboken Green Businesses

 

Mayor Zimmer Recognizes 2017

Mayor Dawn Zimmer recognized the following businesses at the 6th Annual Green Fair as 2017 Hoboken Green Businesses:

• Aether Game Cafe
• Bareburger
• Basic Foods Organic Grocery
• Bwe Kafe
• Carpathian Industries LLC
• Chartier Group
• Christina Andersen Floral Design
• Devotion Yoga
• Hoby Dogy Pet Care
• Little City Books
• Local Barre
• Mint Market
• Monroe Street Movement Space
• My Conscience, My Choice LLC
• Pilsener Haus & Biergarten 
• Shipco Transport Inc.
• Simply Juiced
• Smushed Organics
• Sports Acupuncture & Family Wellness
• Sobsey’s Produce
• Stevens Institute of Technology
• The Little Grocery
• Urban Consign & Design

The Hoboken Green Team launched the Green Business Recognition Program in January 2017 to distinguish local businesses that are advancing sustainability and environmental responsibility.

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MARIA SOLORZANO APPOINTED NEW PRESIDENT/CEO LIBERTY SAVINGS FCU

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Liberty Savings FCU has announced the appointment of Maria Solorzano as their new President/CEO. She assumed responsibilities as of January 1, 2017, succeeding James J. Miller, Sr., who has resigned as President/CEO after many years of dedicated service as he embarks onward towards a well-deserved retirement.
MARIA SOLORZANO APPOINTED NEW PRESIDENT/CEO  LIBERTY SAVINGS FCU

Maria Solorzano

“I’ve been a part of the Liberty Savings team for what feels like a lifetime”, says Solorzano, “beginning as a filing clerk, right out of the Cooperative Education Program at Dickinson High School in Jersey City before being promoted to various roles over the years.” During her years at Liberty Savings FCU, Solorzano excelled in and lent her expertise to multiple departments including the teller platform, back office functions, and accounting. Upon graduation from Saint Peter’s College in Jersey City, she was appointed as Chief Financial Officer/Vice President. During these years Maria was a vital part of the LSFCU Administrative team as well as, an active member and leader in the Hudson County Community and part of the support team to the Liberty Savings FCU Board of Directors. Without a doubt, she has contributed considerably to the growth of the credit union.

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Motivating the Modern Workforce to be Explored at Saint Peter’s 44th Annual Regents Business Symposium

St Peter's front Dan Harris, co-anchor of Nightline and the weekend edition of Good Morning America, will moderate an in-depth exploration of motivation and the modern workforce at the Saint Peter’s University 44th Annual Regents Business Symposium on Friday, November 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Mac Mahon Student Center. The Symposium will feature Chester Elton, employee engagement expert, leadership consultant and bestselling author, as the keynote speaker. Elton will discuss this year’s theme, Beyond the Gold Watch: Motivating the Modern Workforce. Continue reading Motivating the Modern Workforce to be Explored at Saint Peter’s 44th Annual Regents Business Symposium

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9 Bar Café in Jersey City, Where Great Coffee is Science

 Espresso Yourself

By Sally Deering

9 Bar Cafe in Jersey City
9 Bar Cafe’ on Erie Street in Jersey City

Those who drip, press or perk coffee they purchase in a plastic container or who grab a cup from the corner take-out may want to wake up and smell the java at 9 Bar Café on Erie Street in Jersey City. That’s where owner Stefania Cocozza brews coffee like a scientist and the results are one fine cup of elixir from the Gods.

Too much?

Stefania Cocozza

Stefania Cocozza, owner, 9 Bar Cafe’ only serves coffees and espresso in porcelain cups to enhance the flavor

Then you’re obviously not a coffee connoisseur. But if you can’t live without your daily dose of freshly roasted coffee then 9 Bar Café may be worth the trip. Located a block off Newark Ave in Jersey City’s downtown district, 9 Bar Café, which opened in January, offers an oasis for coffee-lovers: big storefront windows for daydreaming and people-watching, large wooden tables for communal sipping, and two-tops where one or more java-lovers can sit with a laptop to write the  Great American Novel. Continue reading 9 Bar Café in Jersey City, Where Great Coffee is Science

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NICHOLAS J. GRILLO NEW OWNER OF NEWLY-NAMED LEVANDOSKI-GRILLO FUNERAL HOME, BLOOMFIELD

Nick Grillo
Nicholas J. Grillo, new owner, Levandoski-Grillo Funeral Home in Bloomfield

 

(Bloomfield, NJ) On March 23rd, Nicholas J. Grillo of North Arlington became one of the youngest, first generation funeral home owners in New Jersey when he took over Levandoski Funeral Home, now Levandoski-Grillo Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Bloomfield, New Jersey.

 

New Levandoski Grillo Funeral Home
The new Levandoski-Grillo Funeral Home on Bay Avenue, Bloomfield.

Grillo brings to Levandoski-Grillo more than 10 years of experience as Funeral Director from Introcaso Angelo Funeral Home in Jersey City, and a youthful outlook to his new leadership position at Levandoski-Grillo in Bloomfield. A resident of North Arlington, Grillo grew up in a close-knit Italian family in Jersey City that moved to North Arlington in 1983. A 1999 graduate of Queen of Peace High School in North Arlington, Grillo later graduated from Caldwell College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music & Liturgical Studies and in 2007 graduated from the prestigious American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in Manhattan.

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Fruteria Juice Bar blends Healthy Drinks with Good Vibes

By Sally Deering

Sheldon Hall Fruteria Juice Bar
Sheldon Hall, Owner of Fruteria Juice Bar

The blender whirls full blast as Sheldon Hall, owner of Fruteria Juice Bar pops mango, pineapple and papaya chunks into a plastic pitcher for one of his signature smoothies, the Caribbean Queen. Throughout the day, customers stop by the tiny juice bar on Park Avenue in Union City with its green and yellow walls adorned with mermaids juggling fruit, and other eclectic artworks, for one of Hall’s delicious – and healthy – smoothies, veggie and specialty drinks. Continue reading Fruteria Juice Bar blends Healthy Drinks with Good Vibes

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