They say that home is where the heart is, and with that so is the true meaning of family. In retrospect life is a measurement of “home and family” which in turn creates strong generations with amazing stories passed on from generation to generation.
Steven Roberts knows first hand the wonderful power of stories told from the past generation. Born and raised in Bayonne, NJ, he gathered inspiration from stories told to him by his father and grandfather, his grandfathers dreams and stories inspired the young Roberts to pursue his passion for writing and pushed him to explore the power of the written word. Robert explains, “I come from a family of great storytellers, my grandfather shared with me his many stories and dreams and my father also wrote.
Holy Rosary is the Oldest Established Italian Parish in New Jersey
Holy Rosary Church has announced plans to celebrate a Traditional Solemn High Mass on Christmas Eve at Midnight.
The Traditional Mass or the Extraordinary Form as Pope Benedict XVI identifies it in his Apostolic Letter “Summorum Pontificum” is celebrated in Latin according to the Missal of 1962. This missal was issued under Blessed John XXIII and remained in use until some years after the conclusion of the Second Vatican Council.
ShopRite of Bayonne Re- Opens To Crowds and Plenty of Smiles
Pictured Cutting the Ribbon with Bayonne’s Mayor Smith is Larry Inserra Jr. (L) of Mayor Smith ( ShopRite ) and members of the Inserra family: (Far left) Maria Inserra Larsen; Laura Inserra Dupont; Lindsey Inserra; Carl Inserra Jr.; plus Al Terry; and Carl Terry; and Bayonne Council President; Vincent LoRe, Councilman; Terrence Ruane, and Former Mayor and NJ State Assemblyman and Commissioner of Consumer Affairs; Joe Doria, and family and friends of the Inserra Family, ShopRite of Bayonne’s store manager Peter Cavo .
On Friday December 4th , 2009 ShopRite on Avenue C. in Bayonne had its official Grand Opening since closing last March. Located between 25th and 26th Streets in Bayonne construction began 9 months ago to make room for a new Super Shoprite that now includes a 4000 sq.ft liquor store, Pharmacy, Electronics Department, Bread Bar, Sushi Bar, Floral department, Dinning area and an expanded Bake Shop. Once inside you also will notice wider aisles. The 70,000 sq. ft. store also has an underground parking facility that can accommodate 118 cars and on street parking has also expanded to accomomdate 89 cars.
Crowds started forming in anticipation of Fridays Grand Opening from 6am in the morning. By 9am’s Ribbon Cutting cermemony several hundred shoppers waited on line outside for the official opening.
On hand to cut the ribbon along with Mayor Smith of Bayonne and the Inserra Family; owners of the Shoprite, were a large contingent of local politicians and friends and family of the Inserra family.
” Cheryl Walters who waited with the hundreds of excited shoppers said ” My family has been going to ShopRite as long as I can remember, these past months we have been going to the one in Downtown, Jersey City. I am so happy this one is up and running again. It’s a great store.”
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A craze that started in England “Tea Cup Pigs” is begining to find its critics. Read what a recent article has has to say about owning one of these pint size porkers. “Do good things really come in small packages”? You decide!
HDSID is a public-private partnership through which property owners and business owners have a direct impact on Historic Downtown Jersey City neighborhoods and their development. HDSID works with local businesses, property owners and neighborhood associations in conjunction with the City government to promote the area, improve the services provided and undertake any and all activity to make Historic Downtown Jersey City a better place to live, work and visit.
Working with local businesses, cultural organizations and neighborhood groups to promote the area and make downtown Jersey City a better place to live, work and visit.
Clarence Clemons of the E Street Band Draws Large Crowd at “Right to Rock” Fundraising Event at B.B. King Blues Club New York
Pictured with Clarence Clemons is Jersey City student, Jade Adams of P.S. 29, recently performed with legendary E Street Band member Clarence Clemons at a fundraiser held by Little Kids RockonOct. 22 at B.B King Blues Club in New York City. The “Right to Rock” benefitraised over $160,000 to restore and revitalize music education in public schools nationwide. Adams, 12, performed Jailhouse Rock with Clarence Clemons and a student band from the Bronx. She also performed her original song, Change, with the student band, whom she met that evening. Adams’ song was selected as a grand prize winner in the 2009 Little Kids Rock songwriting contest.
Little Kids Rock currently reaches nearly 2500 underserved students in Jersey City and Newark, and over 42,000 nationwide. Here is a high-reolution photograph of Jade and Clarence at the event:
According to Children’s Health Magazine’s 100 List This is welcoming news wether you are an old time resident (our family has been living in the downtown Jersey City area for over 90 years) or just recently moved to Jersey City.
Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy is proud to announce that Jersey City Ranks #13 for Best Place to Raise a Family according to Children’s Health magazine’s 100 List.
According to Children’s Health magazine, Jersey City has been named one of the top places in America to raise a family.