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Real Estate Play- GlenGary Glen Ross by David Mamet at Jersey City’s Attic Ensemble

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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.

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Westin Newport Hotel in Jersey City Holds Ribbon Cutting

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WESTIN  JERSEY CITY NEWPORT HOTEL

Celebrates Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

February 9, 2009

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In attendance for the Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies of the 23 story Westin Jersey City, Newport Hotel (L to R) Congressman Albiro Sires; 13th District of New Jersey, Jersey City Mayor; Jerramiah Healy,Sue Brush; Senior Vice President Westin Hotel and Resorts,  Michael Mc Laughlin; General Manager of Westin Jersey City, Newport, and Richard LeFrak; President of LeFrak Organization.

Also attending the special event were management of the LeFrak Organization, and Starwood Hotels & Resorts, along with invited dignitaries, New Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine; Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy; New Jersey’s U.S. Senators, Frank Lautenberg and Robert Menendez; Richard, Harrison and James LeFrak, LeFrak Organization; Sue Brush, Senior Vice President, Westin Hotels & Resorts; Robert Hermany, Senior Vice President, Operations, North Region, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Located just minutes from downtown Manhattan in the heart of Newport, Jersey City – a spectacular residential and corporate waterfront community – This beautiful hotel features 429 beautifully appointed guest rooms, more than 20,500 square feet of expansive meeting facilities, upscale dining and all of the Westin® Hotels & Resorts brand’s refreshing signature amenities and services.

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Model Jen Hobbs Hudson County Resident- River View Profile

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Do You Know This Face?

…You will 

Jen Hobbs – Model and Actress

By Evelyn Bonilla

Breaking into the modeling industry is no easy feat, with agencies scampering to find the perfect model with that special uniqueness; most young girls aspiring to become models tend to count themselves out from the challenge.
But who stated that you need to be at least 5’8″ tall or taller (especially for runway) or that your body weight and proportions need to flatter your height. There are all types of models in the business that are inclusive of fashion, fitness, bikini, fine-art, and body-part models. So to typecast yourself, and not give yourself the opportunity, is to give up on the modeling dream.

So, giving up is not an option, just ask New Jersey (Hudson County) model Jen Hobbs, a beautiful, petite brunette. Hobbs has been a successful commercial model for the past few years. She has done all types of modeling from catalogue, brochures to body-part modeling. She is especially well-known as the Ped-Egg model, a product that helps feet reveal their smooth healthy skin.

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HALSTEAD PROPERTY WINS MARKETING CONTRACT FOR NEW JERSEY RIVERFRONT DEVELOPMENT: HENLEY ON HUDSON

Weehawken Development Boasts Palatial Floor Plans, Luxurious Finishes, Impeccable Design 

New York, NY – January 29, 2009 – Halstead Property in New Jersey today announced that they signed on as the exclusive consulting firm for Henley on Hudson, a spacious luxury development located on New Jersey’s Gold Coast in Weehawken. Located at 2 Henley Place in Weehawken, New Jersey, the newly constructed complex will be comprised of four residential clusters consisting of 64 brownstones and 100 condominiums.  The sales office is located on site. For more information or to schedule a tour, please visit: http://www.henleyonhudson.com Continue reading HALSTEAD PROPERTY WINS MARKETING CONTRACT FOR NEW JERSEY RIVERFRONT DEVELOPMENT: HENLEY ON HUDSON

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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

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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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