Unusual Pets Get homes
An exotic or unusual pet is like a small part of untamed Nature. For some people, exotics remind them that the world contains millions of species that have evolved free from human intervention.
Take the Madagascar hissing cockroach, for instance. The very name sends chills up the spines of some people. Others, however, will be fascinated at the elaborate rituals these creatures have developed to defend territory, produce offspring, or simply to identify themselves. You don’t need to own a Bengal tiger to own an unusual pet. Unless a person has the right training, time, temperament, finances and home, owning such an animal is extremely ill advised.
The following unusual and exotic pets can be owned throughout the United States, Continue reading Would You Keep One of these Unusual Pets?- Others Do!!
The Star of The Learning Channel’s Docu-Series Kicks Off the College’s 2009-2010 Lecture Series on Thursday, November 19th
Confectioner extraordinaire Buddy Valastro, the accomplished fourth-generation baker and the owner of Carlo’s City Hall Bake Shop in Hoboken, will be the first speaker in this season’s free Lecture Series at Hudson County Community College. Mr. Valastro will appear on Thursday, November 19 at 6:00 p.m. at the College’s Culinary Arts Institute/Conference Center, 161 Newkirk Street – two blocks from the Journal Square PATH Station in Jersey City. There is no charge for admission. Continue reading Hudson County Community College Takes the Cake with the Cake Boss, Hudson County’s Own Buddy Valastro
POPULAR NEW JERSEY MAGAZINE ADDS NEW HEALTH AND BEAUTY ISSUE
New Jersey Life Magazine will launch its premiere issue of New Jersey Life Health + Beauty next year, starting in February / March.
For the past 11 years, New Jersey Life has been the authoritative source for the urbane tastes of our state’s most affluent readers, and Health + Beauty evolved from NJL’s popular “Mind, Body Spirit” Column. Continue reading NEW JERSEY LIFE MAGAZINE LAUNCHES HEALTH +BEAUTY TITLE
DOWNLOAD EXPERIENCE PROMOTES FREE AUDIOBOOK, EBOOK, MUSIC & VIDEO DOWNLOAD SERVICE
The Jersey City Free Public Library will host the Digital Bookmobile, an immersive download experience inside a 74-foot, high-tech tractor-trailer, on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13TH at the Main Library, MERCER STREET (between Jersey Avenue & Barrow Street), from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Readers of all ages are invited to engage digital downloading through interactive demonstrations and experience Jersey City Free Public Library’s audiobook, eBook, music, and video download service at this free event.
Continue reading JERSEY CITY FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY TO HOST DIGITAL BOOKMOBILE NATIONAL TOUR EVENT
PealCollection Walking Tours
PealCollection partners Priscilla Ege and Alice Lotosky will be highlighting the “8th Street District” in Bayonne on its third annual walking tour of the area on Sunday, August 9th. The tour will start at 1PM on 8th Street and Kennedy Boulevard in front of the DesPestre-O’Brien-Zeik house, designated a local landmark by the Bayonne Historic Preservation Commission. Continue reading Peal Plans Bayonne 8th Street District Walk
The Provident Bank recently sponsored the 2009 Kiwanis Art Expo, which recognizes artwork by high school students in Jersey City Public School’s Department of Visual and Performing Arts. Winning entries were displayed in the lobby of Provident’s corporate headquarters in Jersey City. Prizes were awarded for categories including painting, drawing, mixed media, ceramics, sculpture and graphic design.
PHOTO1: At the awards ceremony are David Radulich, Performing Arts supervisor of Jersey City Public Schools; James R. Adams, Jr., publisher and editor of The Courier Times and president of Kiwanis Club of Jersey City; Honorable Mention Malesha Green, Dickinson High School; First Place Winner Fenna Brown, Liberty High School; Third Place Winner Asmaa Abdullah, Liberty High School; and Second Place Winner Mario Garcia, Dickinson High School; and Jean Quinn, vice president, corporate communications for The Provident Bank.
PHOTO2: At the awards presentation are the winners in the category of Ceramics (from left) David Radulich, Performing Arts supervisor of Jersey City Public Schools, Second Place Winner Agsa Naveed, McNair Academic High School; Third Place Winner Xiomara Camacho, Ferris High School; Honorable Mention Justine Valerio, Ferris High School; First Place Winner Eman Elkwisni, McNair Academic High School; James R. Adams, Jr., publisher and editor of The Courier Times and president of Kiwanis; and Jean Quinn, vice president, corporate communications for The Provident Bank.
Students Were Recognized for Academic Accomplishments, Leadership and Community Service at Festivities on Monday Evening
Hudson County Community College President Dr. Glen Gabert said that students were recognized with scholarships and awards at the College’s 2009 Student Achievement & Excellence Awards Ceremony on Monday evening, May 4. The festivities were held in the Banquet Room of the HCCC Culinary Arts Institute/Conference Center. Continue reading Hudson County Community College Honors Students’ Achievements and Excellence at Annual Awards Ceremony