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Hudson County Community College Foundation 21st Annual Holiday Gala Celebration, a Success!

This year marked the 21st anniversary of the fundraiser, and the theme was “Americana.” Guests toured the program kitchens of the HCCC Culinary Arts Institute (CAI) and enjoyed hors d’oeuvres, main dishes, side dishes, and desserts representing various regions of the USA. All of the delicious cuisine was prepared by the College’s Culinary Arts Institute (CAI) chefs/instructors and students, and served by CAI students.  The HCCC CAI program – which is ranked among the top ten culinary programs in the U.S. – is one of only two programs in the region accredited by the American Culinary Federation Accrediting Commission.


On Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, the Hudson County Community College Foundation held its 21st Annual Holiday Extravaganza. The annual Distinguished Community Service Awardwas presented to Barbara and William Netchert (second and third from left). Pictured with the Netcherts from left are Anthony Romano, Hudson County Freeholder; HCCC President Chris Reber, Ph.D.; Richard Mackiewicz, Jr., HCCC Foundation Chair; and Nicholas Chiaravalloti, HCCC Vice President for Planning and Development & Assistant to the President.

One of the evening’s highlights was the presentation of the Hudson County Community College Foundation 2018 Distinguished Community Service Award to Barbara and William Netchert. Mr. Netchert is an attorney with the firm of Netchert, Dineen & Hillman and serves as General Counsel for the Hudson County Improvement Authority. A member of HCCC Board of Trustees since 2003, he has been Chairman of the Board since 2005, and has been instrumental in the College’s incredible growth.  An integral part of the county and the College, Ms. Netchert served as Hudson County Clerk for more than 10 years. She was also Director of Jersey City Housing, Economic Development and Commerce, and Executive Director of the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency.


Proceeds from the Americana-themed fundraiser will benefit deserving students; Barbara and William Netchert received the 2018 Distinguished Community Service Award. January 4, 2019, Jersey City, NJ – The Board of Directors of the Hudson County Community College (HCCC) Foundation hosted its Annual Holiday Gala on Wednesday, December 5. The event was held in the College’s Culinary Conference Center at 161 Newkirk Street in Jersey City.  Proceeds from the event – over $175,000 – will provide scholarships for deserving students.

The Hudson County Community College Foundation is a nonprofit 501 (C) 3 corporation giving tax-exempt status to contributors. Since the Foundation was established in 1997, it has provided over $3 million in scholarships. The HCCC Foundation also established the Foundation Art Collection eleven years ago to coincide with the initiation of the College’s Fine Arts studies program. Presently, the Collection includes over 1,200 paintings, lithographs, photographs, sculptures, and other works by nationally acclaimed artists that are displayed throughout all the buildings on the College’s Journal Square and North Hudson Campuses. The Foundation also hosts a series of lectures that feature prominent artists and art authorities and scholars, and are open to the general public.# # # 
NOTE TO EDITORS: A photo from the event is included with this release. Caption follows:


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Join RWJBarnabas at Bayonne for a Free Health Screening Fair Tuesday, January 29, 2019

RWJBarnabas at Bayonne Health Screening Januar 29, 2019
RWJB Health, Bayonne NJ

As you get ready to celebrate a new year, including making the traditional new year resolutions, make sure to add “keeping healthy” to the top of your list.

One of the easiest ways to honor this resolution is to know your actual numbers. What is your Blood Pressure? BMI?

Please join RWJBarnabas at Bayonne for a Free Health Screening Fair “New Year, New You, Know your numbers”  open to adults and children.

Take advantage of a variety of screenings and educational programs meant to empower you to make healthier decisions. There will be FREE screenings for:

Blood Pressure Glucose Finger Sticks Weight/BMI

Cholesterol Medication Reviews Educational Information

 Tuesday, January 29, 2019

 10 am – 4 pm

RWJBarnabas Health at Bayonne

519 Broadway, Bayonne, NJ 07002

For more information, please contact Sharnia Williams at: 201.388.1290.

HEALTH

SCREENINGS

FREE

COOKING

DEMOS AND

RECIPES

GIVEAWAYS

 


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Tickets now on sale for the first East Coast Music Hall Of Fame Awards Gala in Wildwood NJ, June 5, 2019.

Easst Cpast Music Halll of Fame Awards Jersey City’s Own Comedian Mike Marino Master of Ceremonies

The first annual East Coast Music Hall Of Fame Awards Gala and Ceremony celebrating our Lifetime Achievement Awards and Legend Awards will be held at the beautiful Wildwood Convention Center in a gala induction ceremony that will take place on Wednesday June 5, 2019. 

During the event, sixteen Lifetime Achievements and fourteen “Voice Of The People” Legend Awards will be presented.  Those selected to receive Lifetime Achievement Awards include Frankie Avalon, Jimmy Beaumont, Larry Chance, Chubby Checker, Lou Christie, Joey Dee, Connie Francis, Charlie Gracie, Ronnie “I” Italiano, Johnny Maestro, Richard Nader, Vito Picone, Eugene Pitt, Bobby Rydell, Jay Siegel and Willie Winfield.  The Legend Award inductees will be determined by vote of the Ambassador Members.
Scheduled to perform that evening are the Brooklyn Bridge, the Duprees, Jay Siegel’s Tokens, Lou Christie, Charlie Gracie, Larry Chance, the Skyliners, Vito Picone & the Elegants, Joey Dee, Stan Zizka, Kid Kyle, Bobby Wilson, Teresa McClean, Johnny Gale, Emil Stucchio, Vinnie Medugno, Sal Valentinetti, the Mark Baron Orchestra and more.  [Line up subject to change].  Continue reading Tickets now on sale for the first East Coast Music Hall Of Fame Awards Gala in Wildwood NJ, June 5, 2019.

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Grand Opening El Aquila Dorada Mexican Restaurant Bayonne

Floodlights streaking the sky, smoke billowing outside its front door and a Marachi band playing traditional Mexican music, signaled the Grand Opening of Bayonne’s beautiful new restaurant, and 2nd El Aquila Dorada location.

On hand for the ribbon cutting was El Aquila owners Isreal and his wife Irma, their family and friends also attending, Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis and Bayonne Council members; Sharon Ashe Nadrowski, Juan Perez, and Gary LaPelusa. Bayonne Chamber President Tom Coughlin, Annette Rubin and Jack Kennedy.

Bayonne boxing legend Chuck Wepner and wife Linda also attended the Grand Opening.

El Aquila Dorada was packed with friends and customers.

 

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Owners Isreal and Irma and family and friends at opening of El Aquila Dorada newest location 412 Broadway, Bayonne

Cutting the ribbon at El Aquila Dorada 2

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Boxing great Chuck Wepner and wife Linda at the opening of El Aquila Dorada

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Grand Opening for El Aquila Dorada Restaurant in Bayonne Second Location

El Aquila Dorada logo

Front of El Aquila Dorada

Grand Opening of “El Aguila Dorada”

(Complimentary Mexican hors d’oeuvres will be served.)

 The folks at El A quila Dorada is celebrating the GRAND OPENING of El Aguila Dorada’s second location. After almost 2 years of construction the new location is 3 times bigger and 3 times more amazing. The public is invited to  join   for some authentic Mexican food at one of the best restaurants in Bayonne.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM EST

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LOCATION

El Aguila Dorada

412 Broadway

Between W 18th st. and W 19th st.

Bayonne, NJ 07002

The Story:

Israel first came to America at the age of 16. His first job as….(drumroll)… a dishwasher. Not too exciting but after one month of proving himself Israel quickly worked his way up from a dishwasher into prep/ line cook station. Here is where his passion for food was born. Continue reading Grand Opening for El Aquila Dorada Restaurant in Bayonne Second Location

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UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN HOBOKEN

Upcoming Construction Projects
in the City of Hoboken from 12/8-12/1

PSE&G Work on Newark Street (between Grove and Madison)

  • Work will take place overnight from 8pm-6am on 12/7, 12/10, 12/11
  • Sidewalk repairs will take place on 12/13 and 12/14 during the day from 8am-4pm.
  • Traffic will remain open in both directions.
  • Hoboken Police will be on site throughout the entirety of the work.

Continue reading UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN HOBOKEN

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A Visit & Photo With Santa … With A Way To Do Good, Too

santa visits loews theater in jersey city
Sunday, December 23  11:30AM – 2PM
At The Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre
54 Journal Square, Jersey City, NJ 07306

The Landmark Loew’s Jersey is a historic theatre operating as a non-profit arts centers

Twenty four Holiday Season ago, not long after saving the Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre from demolition, Friends of the Loew’s brought Santa to the historic Theatre for the first time in order to give people a unique way to enjoy a favorite tradition of the Season.  

Now, for the 25th Holiday Season in a row, Santa Claus will hear holiday wishes and take photos with his many fans in the Grand Lobby of the Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre. Continue reading A Visit & Photo With Santa … With A Way To Do Good, Too

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HOBOKEN Police swearing-in ceremony and other news

 Hoboken Police Swearing in Ceremony

Police Chief Ken Ferrante, Mayor Ravi Bhalla, and the City of Hoboken invite all members of the community to attend a swearing-in ceremony for six new Police Officers. The ceremony will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 12:00pm in the Court Room at Hoboken City Hall, 94 Washington Street.

Christopher Barral, Daniel Barron, Jonathan Figueroa, Daniel Grossi, Marc Lombardi, and Francis Mc Court recently completed 6 months of training and graduated from the Police Academy Continue reading HOBOKEN Police swearing-in ceremony and other news

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Jersey City Office of Cultural Affairs, New Jersey City University and Jersey City Arts Council Announce the Official Launch of the ‘Jersey City Cultural Asset Map’

‘Jersey City Cultural Asset Map’

     Mayor Steven M. Fulop, alongside Dr. Sue Henderson, President of New Jersey City University and Robinson Holloway, Board Chair of the Jersey City Council on the Arts, will officially launch the Jersey City Cultural Asset Map. The Cultural Asset Map features an interactive, online map with collected information arts organizations and arts living and/or working in Jersey City. The proposed roadmaps reveals opportunities and challenges in working towards enhancing the cultural vitality of Jersey City.


        Tuesday, December 11, 9:00 a.m.

 

   NJCU School of Business – Skyline Room

                       200 Hudson Street

                       Harborside Plaza 2

                       Jersey City, NJ

 

   Mayor Steven M. Fulop, Dr. Sue Henderson, President of New Jersey City University  Robinson Holloway, Board Chair of Jersey City Council

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