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Babies New Pink and Blue.com River View Observer Best Pick for 2009

Here’s a new web site that was developed by a Grandmother looking to find unique items for her daughter and daughter -in law ‘s baby shower.

see our story here Grandchildren Become Inspiration“a/”
Now up and running Babiesnewpinkandblue.com has developed into a fully stocked site with something for the entire family.

We like this site because its easy to maneuver around and the prices are affordable with today’s Economic crisis.

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Jersey City Vocal Group -The Heartaches from 1960s gets post on one of Spains largest Doo- Wop Sites

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Jersey City Vocal Group “The Heartaches” who sang from the mid 1960s to 1990 was highlighted this month on one of Spains famed Doo- Wop Sites.

Along with Jersey City vocal groups The Concepts, Royal Counts and the Persuassions. The Heartaches have become known as one of the premiere accappella vocal groups of the 1960s

As recorded in the book Acappella Street Corner Vocal Groups – A Brief History and Discography of 1960s Singing Groups by Abraham J. Santiago and Steven J. Dunham

to Visit site  THE HEARTACHES

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U.S Airways Plane crashes in Hudson River Between Weehawken and Manhattan

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On thursday A U. S Airways jet on route from La Guardia Airport to Charolette, North Carolina crashed into the Hudson River near midtown Manhattan and across from Weehawken NJ. An investigation is underway to see what brought the Jumbo Jet down but first reports are that the plane may of hit a flock of geese causing problems to one of its engines.

Details were scarce, but television footage showed the aircraft partly submerged in the water, surrounded by tug boats and at least one emergency boat, and what appeared to be passengers sitting on inflated boats, the plane’s wings and fuselage.

Later reports have indicated that the 146 passangers and 5 crew memebers all survived.

Some taken to area hospitals with injuries and suffering from hypothermia. A triage was set up in Weehawken at the Arthur’s Landing Restaurant. Police and first responders and Water Way Ferry’s  in the area were on the scene immediately helping passenger off the sinking jet.

Surviors of the crash have reported to the media that the captian of the crashed Airbus saved their lives by bringing the jet to a landing in the freezing cold river.

The 29 year veteran Captain for US Airways  Chesley Sullenberger came on the planes intercom system and told the passengers ” Brace for impact

One survior said that after the captain made the anouncement -it was  only moments  later that the plane splashed in the water.

Captain Sullenberger past through the cabin of the down  plane twice before he himself disembarked to make sure that all the passengers were safely off the plane .

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ART HOUSE PRODUCTIONS Announces the 3rd Annual SNOW BALL

SNOW BALL CELEBRATION OF ART

 Art House Productions presents the third annual Snow Ball, a sparkling champagne formal in celebration of Art
House’s innovative arts programs in Jersey City.  This event will raise
funds for Art House Productions’ upcoming theater season, poetry series, music events, classes, publishing projects, and citywide festival, JC Fridays.

The Snow Ball will be held at Art House Productions’ arts space at
Hamilton Square, 1 McWilliams Place, Roof (indoors), Jersey City on
Saturday, January 24th, 2009 from 8pm-12am.  Tickets are $50/$60 at the door, and may be purchased online at www.arthouseproductions.org. Dress is “black tie creative.”

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Legislators and Mayors Aid NJ Sharing Network’s PSA Program to Raise Awareness of Organ Donation

New Jersey  (January 5, 2009) – New Jersey Organ and Tissue Sharing Network, Inc. (NJ Sharing Network), which coordinates organ donations with all of New Jersey’s transplant centers, has released public service announcements from more than 30 elected officials to raise awareness of the importance of organ and tissue donation.  

At the recent League of Municipalities convention in Atlantic City, NJ Sharing Network joined with legislators and mayors from across the state to film the PSAs. Jessica Melore, 26, an advocate for organ donation who herself received a life-saving heart transplant when she was 17, also interviewed many of the elected officials who had their own direct experiences with organ donation.

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LA FITNESS TO OPEN 45,000 S.F. SPORTS CLUB AT HARTZ MOUNTAIN’S HARMON MEADOW DEVELOPMENT IN SECAUCUS

SECAUCUS, NJ – January 6, 2009 – Hartz Mountain Industries Inc. has announced that LA Fitness, a privately-owned fitness company based in Irvine, California, will open a 45,000 square foot Sports Club in the late fall of 2009 at 450 Harmon Meadow Boulevard, within the mixed use Harmon Meadow development in Secaucus.

            The new Sports Club’s location, at the intersection of Harmon Meadow Boulevard and Park Plaza Drive, is adjacent to a 1,000-space parking garage and is easily accessible to the office tenants and neighborhoods surrounding Harmon Meadow.

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