(Liberty Humane Society cares for homeless animals post Superstorm Sandy.)
(Weehawken, NJ) Surviving Superstorm Sandy is like riding “The Time Machine” and landing in 1974 during the gas shortage. As of 12 noon today, motorists began lining up for gas rationing. And although we’re moving in the right direction, there’s still so much to be done to get back that ‘normal’ feeling. Continue reading Sally Deering’s Blog Superstorm Sandy→
(Weehawken, NJ) It’s Friday, four days since we Jerseyans woke up to the nightmare of Superstorm Sandy and still 1.4 million New Jersey residents and businesses are without electricity. One harrowing scene after the other is broadcast on TV and the Internet and those of us with power are not only living through this, we’re seeing what our neighbors just a few miles away are dealing with, and it’s devastating.
There has been so much heartbreak throughout New Jersey, but seeing sections of the Jersey Shore floating in the Atlantic was the saddest. Seaside Heights is gone, just gone. Atlantic City lost sections of its beach and boardwalk and little Asbury Park which has been going through a renaissance took some hard knocks, too. To us Jersey folks, ‘The Shore’ is a living scrapbook of our childhood memories, teenage romances; days away from the urban landscape with friends and time with our kids and their kids who will follow us in our sandy footsteps. Seeing these popular shore places torn to bits has given all us Jerseyans a heavy heart. Continue reading Sally Deering’s SUPERSTORM SANDY→
River View Observer best pick “RARE COLLECTABLE AUCTION” BY COHASCO INC.
When Walt Disney wrote to a Minnesota man on November 29, 1935, he never dreamed what that letter would be worth one day. Typed on his “Silly Symphony” letterhead, with a large Mickey Mouse in orange and black, it is today something of a holy grail for Disney collectors.
For six years, Disney’s “Silly Symphony” cartoons won Academy Awards and brought about the birth of among many other characters, Donald Duck. Signed with his cartoonists’ pen, Walt Disney’s letter, with its Mickey Mouse envelope, is estimated to sell in the Nov. 12th
Yonkers auction of Cohasco, Inc., for $3,500-$5,000. Continue reading RARE LETTER OF WALT DISNEY’S “SILLY SYMPHONY” DISCOVERED→
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