River View Observer ” Art Views” announces Bayonne High School Art Student Paticia Bossert receives Merit Award at Emerging Artisit 2009 Exhibit
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.
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Cooking at home have you feeling BORED in the kitchen?
Dinner-tainment — Food + Fun
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With more cooks preparing meals at home, keeping dinner ideas fresh, easy and budget-wise can be a bit challenging at times. Jennifer Bushman, author of “The Kitchen Coach” cookbook series, knows this dilemma all too well.
“Many cooks face what I call dinner monotony. People feel stuck with the ‘old standbys’ and have trouble coming up with new ideas — and that’s where I step in,” says Bushman. Continue reading Dinner Ideas -Quick and Delicious Monotony Breaking Dishes
The Three Doctors to Appear at Hudson County Community College on April 2
Inspiring Trio — and Noted Authors — Will Speak in the Final Installment of the College’s FREE Lecture Series This Year
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Drs. Sampson Davis, Rameck Hunt and George Jenkins, whose friendship and concern for one another propelled them from Newark’s mean streets to college and medical school to international fame, will appear as guest speakers in the final installment of Hudson County
Community College’s 2008-2009 Community Lecture Series. The inspiring trio, who are fondly known as “The Three Doctors,” will be at the College’s Culinary Arts nstitute/Conference Center ( 161 Newkirk Street in
Jersey City) on Thursday, April 2 at 6:30 p.m.
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Local Shelter Contends for Monumental Makeover
Zootoo.com—the leading networking site and resource for all pet lovers—is pleased to announce that Liberty Humane Society in Jersey City, NJ has earned a place among the 20 Semifinalists in the Second Annual Zootoo.com Shelter Makeover Contest. This announcement commences the Tour Period, during which time all 20 shelters will be visited and evaluated by a panel of judges before being trimmed down to 10 Finalist shelters, and finally one Grand Prize Winner voted on by America. The grand prize is a shelter makeover valued at up to $1 million*; 19 runners-up will share awards totaling $195,000.
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Getting Funding for Your Business
Over thirty attendees heard for lenders and not for profits on keeping your business growing in challenging times. From left to right Valley Nation Bank Mr. Ken Nichols, Provident Bank Mr. Bruce Rossi, Elizabeth Spinelli HCEDC, Francesca DiBianco Commerce Bank, Tom Furlong HCEDC and Frank Burke US SBA.
Does your company need money for new equipment, the purchase of a building or inventory?
If you answered yes to any of these questions we have the answer for you. The Hudson
County Economic Development has been making loans to good companies in Hudson
County since 1994.
In these uncertain times having a helping hand can be what a business needs to successfully make it to the next level. HCEDC offers loans from $25,000 to $100,000 to companies that are in business for two or more years, have a good track record and are current with all taxes.
HCEDC blends our loan rate to the Prime Rate, giving you the best rate possible.
HCEDC has provided loan assistance to small businesses totaling over 4.8 million dollars. And we are actively looking to lend to businesses that meet the criteria. If you would like to speak with our loan officer to discuss your needs and to have your questions answered please don’t hesitate call today (201) 222-1900. HCEDC is building a better
County one business at a time.
You consider yourself a fight fan?
Sit back and enjoy reading this talented sports writer Scott Yaniga’s take on boxing with his column Ring Wise featured here every month on the River View Observer website.
Welcome to the debut of Ring Wise on the River View Observer website. Join us as we explore The Sweet Science of Boxing, both past and present. Readers are always welcome to send a comment, question or story suggestion along to us, via the email address at the end of this issue’s column – Scott Yaniga
R.I.P. Jose “Chequi” Torres
When we think of the world of boxing and its inhabitants, probably the last thing we consider is the intellect of the persons wearing the gloves and trunks. Yet, by virtue of writing two of the best books on two of boxing’s most compelling figures; writing a regular city side column for The New York POST; being a political activist and campaigner for Bobby Kennedy, as well as being a regular at legendary literary boite, Elaine’s, former world light heavyweight champion Jose “Chequi” Torres transcended the sport and became a man of letters.
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Their Mission: To Preserve, Protect and Promote the Architectural, Cultural and Enviornmental Heritage of Jersey City
YOU CAN HELP….
Visit http://www.jclandmarks.org/photovideo/ to see the work they are doing and how you can help preserve Jersey City’s Past.
Endangered Jersey City Sites
Harismus Cove and Hamilton Park and is itself a recognized historic site. … Jersey named it one of New Jersey’s 10 most endangered landmarks in 2006. …
Campaign to Protect the Bergen Arches
Today the site has returned to nature, with moss and vines covering the … by listing it in 2001 as one of New Jersey’s ten most endangered landmarks. …
The landmarking of the property, based on a nomination prepared by Conservancy founder John Gomez, immediately brought attention to the endangered landmark. …
About This Site · History · Success · Board Members · Contact Us … Related Info. Link to Preservation New Jersey’s 10 Most Endangered Entry …
Preservation New Jersey recognized the precarious situation of St. John’s, naming it to its 10 Most Endangered List in 2004. In 2006, the Episcopal Diocese …
Jersey City Museum- 350 Montgomery St. @ Monmouth Street, Jersey City, New Jersey 201- 413-0303
Get Your Art On -Conversations in Contemporary Art-Speaker Series – Manual Acevedo and Miguel Luciano
Wednesday February 25th, 1 pm
Free with Museum admission ($4) Free for Museum members and students with ID
Coming in March JC FRIDAYS
EVERYTHING JERSEY CITY FESTIVAL SEEKS ARTISTS
Opportunity for artists to exhibit at the 2009 Everything Jersey City Festival on Saturday, May 16, 2009. The festival is a major main street event in the Heights section of Jersey City, featuring two main stages of live entertainment, kid’s activities, and over 200 exhibitors including artists, crafters, festival food vendors and local businesses.
Exhibitor spaces are $90 each. Exhibitor application: http://www.jcheights.com/pdf/2009EJCFExhibitorApplication.pdf.
A discounted rate is available for artists who live or work in Hudson County. Contact: Brittany Hopkins, Director, Central Avenue SID, 366 Central Ave., Suite 201, Jersey City NJ, firstname.lastname@example.org, Ph. (201) 656-1366, Fx. (201) 656-4037, www.JCHeights.com
Bayonne High School – ART ACADEMY TOO
As an initiative for the 2009 school year, Bayonne High
School will be offering an Arts Academy for 9 through 12
graders. Admission to the program is based on multiple
criteria and limited to a select group, as the program is
designed for students with a passion for the arts and a
strong inclination to pursue the arts as a possible career
choice. Interested students and their parents are invited
to an information session on Monday, February 23, 2009 at
6:30 p.m. in the Bayonne High School Library; please use
Door #1, BHS Main Entrance, between 27th and 28th Streets.
An Arts Academy Applications and Teacher Recommendation
Forms will be distributed and are also available from the
Bayonne Public Schools website www.bboed.org. Additional
information is available from
Mrs. Joan H. Rosen, Director
of Music and Art for the Bayonne Public Schools,
GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS
Directed by Wanda Maragni
“Hudson County residents don’t miss this extraordinary performance of this play”- River View Observer
February 20-March 1, 2009
This scalding comedy took Broadway and London by storm and won a Pulitzer Prize. Never has the author’s ear for the rhythms of contemporary speech been more keen than in this tale of cutthroat competition among real estate salesmen.
Continue reading Real Estate Play- GlenGary Glen Ross by David Mamet at Jersey City’s Attic Ensemble