Freight Train Carrying Alledged Bomb- Is Made to Continue Its Journey Right Into Hudson County

 Local Hudson County Authorities Furious CXS Freight Train Didn’t Stop Until It Reached North Bergen In Hudson County.

Freight Train  Dropped Off Cars with Alleged Bomb Car, and Left for Long Island According to North Bergen Official.rail-road-tracks.jpg

A Florida woman who had mailed a UPS package to her sister-in -law, alerted Federal Authorities that a bomb had been placed in the package. The item was then traced to the freight train which was allowed to continue its journey from Delaware even after  law enforcement officials were notified when the train was still in Delaware.

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River View Observer Best Pick- Up Coming Exhibition -Art- RoCa: Jersey Style

rcalero_aypapi_w5.jpgTake a closer look at the work of NuJeRICAN artist Rodriguez Calero and her colorful Characters. With AN inimitable, impulsive Style.

 Rodriguez Calero
Slam Master 2007
 

Collage, Courtesy of the artist

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 www.jerseycitymuseum.org

Jersey City Museum 350 Montgomery St. @ Monmouth St.

 Jersey City, NJ 201-414-0303

September 18, 2008 – February 22, 2009

Opening Reception: September 25th, 2008

This season, the Project Gallery features one of Jersey’s own. Rodriguez Calero-or RoCa-presents us with a gallery full of her cast of characters that include dancers, children, fashion models, and pop culture icons. A self-described NuJerican (Puerto Rican born in New Jersey), the artist fills her inimitable, impulsive collages with images inspired by the local urban landscape.

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September Cover Story-Caring for Those Who Cared For Us

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By Tom Dwyer
            With a budget of ten million dollars, Edward Benoit, the Executive Director of the Hudson County Office on Aging (HCOA), has learned to stretch a buck.  With a staff of ten employees, he oversees an agency that is currently assisting over 20,000 Hudson County senior citizens every year.  The sobering fact is that Hudson County has the highest percentage of senior poverty in the state of New Jersey.  But Ed Benoit, who has been the director of the HCOA for over two years, has big plans for the future. “My agency wants to reach out to as many seniors as possible and help them in every way that we can. We offer a number of community-based services including legal services, protective services, nutrition programs, Meals-on-Wheels, dental programs and housing.”  That’s why Benoit and senours-at-computers-sept-cover-rvo.JPGhis staff are about to kick off a marketing blitz to reach out to seniors in Hudson County to let them know more about programs available to them. Using flyers, meetings, focus groups, a new website and booklet, Benoit is determined to reach all who need assistance.  He is also targeting those who help take care of seniors.   “There are many caregivers who are taking care of a family member, friend or neighbor. We want to let them know that there are services available for them as well.”

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River View Observer asks?-Will Hudson County Residents Drink NYC Bottled Water?

Their Marketing information has the tag line:

 No Glaciers Were Harmed Making This  Water or Not From The Top Of Some Far Away Mountain and The Anti-Bottle Water, Bottled Water

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If you havent figured it out already, this marketing information is from a company selling bottled water but just not any water –NYC tap waterThe company Tap’d NY .Their tap’d NY Manifesto for the New  Age states…Year after year, bottled water companies have told us that their water was somehow healthier or better for us than our own water. They spent billions of dollars on marketing to make us believe that we needed exotic water, in sleek packaging, from far away Arctic glaciers, tropical islands, and European volcanoes. We fell for the fancy marketing gimmicks, too, and the brands we drank started to become status symbols. But we’re New Yorkers and are ready for an honest change.  It’s time for a better way of thinking, er, drinking: A Tap’dNY Manifesto for the new age.

For more informaiton         http://www.tapdny.com/index.php  

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River View Observer Local Theater Best Pick-The Sisters Rosensweig at The Attic Ensemble

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       http://atticensemble.org September 19-28,         

By Wendy Wasserstein
Directed by Sherrie Ahlin

The Sisters Rosensweig follows the reunion of three Jewish sisters who come together for a visit in Queen Anne’s Gate, London, and the joys and struggles they share concerning romance, careers, childhood, and family–joys and struggles with which we all identify, not only as women but as human beings.

 Featuring:

Jean Brookner, Meredith Burns, Art Delo, Hugh Heckman, David Hoffman, Ana Jacome, Michael Rhett and Victoria Steele

Performances are September 19-28, 2008: Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm; Sundays at 3 pm and Thursday September 25 at 7 pm. and Sunday Matinees at 3 pm.
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Hoboken’s Neumann Leathers Teams with Maxwell’s in Fundraiser Drive

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Hoboken’s legendary music venue, Maxwell’s (www.maxwellsnj.com) will play host this month to the largest fundraiser yet for the Neumann Leathers Tenants Association (NLTA), http://neumanntenants.org in an effort to save the city’s last large arts complex from being demolished.

“Exhibit A”  is an art opening of Neumann artists at Maxwell’s, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m., which will feature figurative, representational works and photography. The show previewed  Sept. 6 and runs through Sept. 26.
“Exhibit B” is a second art opening of Neumann artists at Mawell’s, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m., which will feature abstract works. The show will run through Oct. 17.
A Musical Benefit performance at Maxwell’s, also on Sept. 29th. Performers will include Yo La Tengo, Outpost, the Jeremy Wallace Trio and Bob Burt’s Five Dollar Priest. Doors open at 7 p.m. and tickets are $25.

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ART VIEWS-River View Observer-Deliverance:

The Art Of Ben Jones 1970 – 2008 – Opening Reception Jersey City Museum

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 Ben Jones –Black Face & Arm Unit, 1971
Acrylic on life-size plaster casts, 30 pieces, life size (arms/masks) Collection of the New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey

Main Galleries
September 18, 2008 – February 22, 2009

Opening Reception: September 25th, 2008

This major retrospective of the work of Ben Jones features a complete survey of the artist’s work, dating from the mid 1970s through his most recent paintings. “Deliverance” explores various aspects of the artist’s body of work, and delves further into its close relationship to religions of the African diaspora.

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