“LIVING PROOF” A film to see during National Breast Cancer Month-River View Observer
Bayonne’s Emmy Award wining actress Tammy Blanchard will appear with a star studded cast in the Lifetime Channel’s “Living Proof.” The film is being shown for Lifetime’s ‘Stop Breast Cancer for Life’ public service and advocacy campaign, during the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
“Living Proof” is the true story of Dr. Dennis Slamon (played by Harry Connick, Jr.), who helped develop the breast cancer drug Herceptin. Dr. Slamon is a research doctor at UCLA Medical Center (Los Angeles), where he has developed the experimental drug Herceptin, which he believes will become a treatment for breast cancer. However, when the drug company stops funding for research, philanthropists, including Lilly Tartikoff (Angie Harmon) and Ronald Perelman help him continue tests of the drug. Dr. Slamon loses some patients involved in the tests, but ultimately his work with the drug changes the course of breast cancer treatment.
The cast includes: Harry Connick Jr., Amanda Bynes, Jennifer Coolidge, Angie Harmon, Regina King, Swoosie Kurtz, Bernadette Peters, Trudie Styler, Tammy Blanchard, John Benjamin Hickey, Paula Cale, Amy Madigan, Bruce McKinnon, Lance E. Nichols, Rhoda Griffis, William Ragsdale
Ms. Blanchard’s character is that of Nicole Wilson; the first woman to have ever been treated with Herceptin. Also appearing in the film is Bernadette Peters; who appeared with Ms. Blanchard in Gypsy Rose Lee on Broadway in 2005.
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ODD NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
As part of the divorce settlement a couple in a cambodian Village literally cut thier house in half to split their assets.
Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Patricia L. McGeehan accepts the first two tickets from Mrs. Joan H. Rosen, Director of Music and Art for the Bayonne Public Schools for this year’s “Family Night Out.” This innovative event for the Bayonne Public Schools combines what was formerly known as Parents Night Out with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players.
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John Alex Grant Actor from Bayonne Has a Lead Role
in Movie Premiering October 9th
Premiering on Thursday, October 9, at the Sondheim Theatre in Fairfield, Iowa.
My Town Pictures, winner of the top Award of Excellence from the Iowa Motion Picture Association in 2007 and 2008, has produced more than 25 feature film films since 1999 and has won 11 national Telly Awards.
Continue reading Bayonnenative John Alex Grant is one of the lead actors in the independent feature film Sister Patchouli
PETITION CALLS FOR INCREASED PATH SERVICE ON THE WEEKENDS AND WEEKNIGHTS FOR HUDSON COUNTY COMMUTERS.
Ward E Councilman Steve Fullop of Jersey City authored a formal resolution that was approved by the Jersey City Council and sent to the Port Authority of NY/NJ formally requesting fairness with regard to increased PATH service on the weekends and weeknights
To find out more about this petition click on http://fixmypath.com
The Jersey City Artist Studio Tour gets underway and the River View Observer was there…Below one of the exhibits from Metropolis Music located in Downtown Jersey City.
Participants were asked to paint this car, and they did……see more photos
Continue reading Jersey City Annual Artists Studio Tour-Happenings- October 4th,2008
As giant financial institutions are brought to their knees by current market conditions, the oldest bank in New Jersey remains strong.
Founded in 1839, The Provident Bank is the oldest bank chartered in New Jersey. This bank survived the stock market crash in 1987, the Great Depression in the 1930s, the savings and loan crisis in the 1980s, the junk bonds collapse in the 1990s, the dot-com bust in 2000 and the most recent sub-prime lending crisis which has ensnared so many other financial institutions.
Continue reading Community Bank Remains Strong Despite Troubled Market
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Jeff Courcy; Marketing Promotions Manager, for POM Ice Coffee handed out free samples to Jersey City waterfront residents and visitors in this cute little VW with the smiling bug eyes.