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SPORTS AUTHORITY TEAMS WITH FORMER GIANT CARL BANKS AND FORMER YANKEE ROY WHITE FOR GRAND OPENING OF 21st NEW JERSEY STORE

New Location in Secaucus Opened Doors on April 4th

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SECAUCUS, NJ – Continuing to expand its presence throughout the country, Sports Authority will formally open a new store in Secaucus on April 4th, it was announced today by Greg Waters, chief operating officer of Sports Authority.
The full-line sporting goods store, located at Hartz Mountain’s Mill Creek in Harmon Meadow, 31 Mill Creek Dr, will mark the company’s 21st New Jersey store.
As part of the Grand Opening festivities, on April 4th former New York Yankee outfielder Roy White was on hand to make an in-store appearance, and former New York Giants linebacker Carl Banks also made an appearance. Continue reading SPORTS AUTHORITY TEAMS WITH FORMER GIANT CARL BANKS AND FORMER YANKEE ROY WHITE FOR GRAND OPENING OF 21st NEW JERSEY STORE

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Tourism-DECLARATION OF DESTINATION” SIGNED BY 16 DMOs:

 TOURISM EXECS SHOWCASE IMPACTS OF STATE FUNDING
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 On Monday, March 23, 2009, senior executives from 16 of New Jersey’s Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) made a case for a 400% increase in the state’s tourism development spending at historic Macculloch Hall in Morristown.  Signing the Declaration of Destination, which detailed the economic development rationale for the program, the industry expects revenues to increase by $20 million as a result.   
 
Pictured from left to right:
Row 1 (holding declaration): Leslie Bensley, Morristown Visitors Center and Noreen Bodman, Jersey Shore Region
 
Row 2:  Taniesha Nash Laird, Destination Trenton; Sandra Woods, Middlesex County Convention and Visitors Bureau; Kimberly Charne, Somerset County Business Partnership; Giulia Iannitelli, Skylands of NJ Tourism Council; Diane Wieland, NJ Southern Shore
 
Row 3: Peter Crawley, Princeton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau; Rick Reynolds, Southern Ocean Greater Long Beach Island; Bill LaRosa, Hudson County Cultural Affairs and Tourism; Hector Ortiz, Greater Newark Convention and Visitors Bureau; Judith Ross, Meadowlands Liberty Convention and Visitors Bureau
 
Row 4: Bob Golz, Warren County Convention and Visitors Bureau; John Seitter, Visit South Jersey; Chris Phelan, Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce; Jim Kirkos, Meadowlands Liberty Convention and Visitors Bureau.

  MORRISTOWN, NJ – MARCH 23, 2009 – Emboldened as one of the few industries to avoid cuts in the recently released state budget, Destination Marketing Organizations have signed the “Declaration of Destination,” setting forth an aggressive agenda that calls for an increase of 400% in 2010. Continue reading Tourism-DECLARATION OF DESTINATION” SIGNED BY 16 DMOs:

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Jersey City Economic Development Corporation Assisting Foster Care Families with $100,000 Grant

Funding from New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Helps Placing Children by Bringing Homes up to Code

JERSEY CITY –Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy announced that the Jersey City Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is administering a $100,000 grant to help prospective foster parents correct any physical problems with their homes that may be impeding them from caring for foster children.
―In these difficult times, our City is working to find ways that we can help as many people as possible,‖ said Mayor Healy. ―We are particularly concerned about helping the generous families who want to provide displaced children with safe, loving homes. Continue reading Jersey City Economic Development Corporation Assisting Foster Care Families with $100,000 Grant

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Comedian Mike Marino – Back in Jersey City to Shoot TV Pilot – ” Marino’s”

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Jersey City’s Mike Marino Back in Town

By Evelyn Bonilla 

Mike Marino, as a comedian, actor, and writer has learned his craft well. Born in Jersey City, and raised in the Marion section; Marino, entered the world of theatre at an early age, and is a graduate of the prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Marino has appeared in over 200 national television commercials, and has received a Best Actor Clio Award Nomination. He has acted in many Prime Time soaps and television shows including: As the World Turns, One Life to Live, Becker, Nikki, Frasier and Party of Five. His film credits include Crooks, Steven King’s Lucky Quarter, Volaré, Walking on the Sky, Three Tables and Hangin’ in Hedo.After great success in film, theatre, commercials and soaps, Mike began touring the nation performing at countless comedy clubs. His stand-up material ranges from cutting edge to his Italian family roots. His comedic style has landed him guest spots on many shows including: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Continue reading Comedian Mike Marino – Back in Jersey City to Shoot TV Pilot – ” Marino’s”

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Books- My Father, My Don- by Tony Napoli

my-father-my-don.jpg” You want to read something fascinating get a copy of Tony Napoli’s  My Father, My Don “- The River View Observer

Published back in September of 2008 this book from beginning to its last word will keep you glued to its pages

My Father, My Don: A Son’s Journey From Organized Crime To Sobriety tells the saga of the Napoli Family, taking the reader on a true-life journey detailing one family’s involvement in American organized crime. Told through the eyes of Anthony “Tony Nap” Napoli, the book follows the story of his father, James “Jimmy Nap” Napoli, who grew up in New York at the turn of the century and ascended through the ranks of the Mafia to become one of the most powerful and respected mob bosses of all time. Jimmy Nap ruled over the largest gambling empire in America for almost 40 years, and his sphere of influence extended to many businesses and industries, including professional boxing, casinos, and entertainment.

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Cutting Costs? How to Get the Best Deal on Furniture

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(ARA) – You may be able to get a few more years out of your car, and you’ve definitely decided to put off purchasing a big-screen, high-def plasma TV. But sometimes buying furniture is not a luxury, it’s a necessity.When you see ads for no-interest financing deals, you may feel better about replacing your decrepit dining room set or ditching that couch that threatens to collapse every time the kids sit on it. There certainly are good deals available in a recession, and you shouldn’t put off buying something you really need. Continue reading Cutting Costs? How to Get the Best Deal on Furniture

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Art Views-Emerging Artists 2009

River View Observer ” Art Views” announces Bayonne High School Art Student Paticia Bossert receives Merit Award at Emerging Artisit 2009 Exhibit

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Photo ( l to r) :  Chloe DeFilippis, Anthony Linardi and Patricia Bossert

Patricia Bossert was presented with a Merit Award for her artwork in the 21st Annual Emerging Artists Exhibit sponsored by the Art Administrators of New Jersey. This exhibit featured artwork produced by students who are studying art in high schools throughout the state of New Jersey.
  Continue reading Art Views-Emerging Artists 2009

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