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Hudson County Urban Enterprise Zones -Weathering the Economy by Shopping Smart

April Cover Story…By Tom Dwyer

uez_logo2It seems the economic meltdown is the only topic of conversation these days. With millions of people losing their homes and jobs, there is a feeling of powerlessness in the country. But being smart with the money you do have, can make all the difference. And that’s where the Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) comes in. It turns out that shopping locally in a Hudson County store or business that’s part of the UEZ Program may not just be the best way to save money, it might help create jobs, and improve the financial health of your neighborhood, says Jersey City mayor, Jerramiah Healy. “The financial support provided by UEZ to neighborhood-based economic redevelopment is crucial to the viability of our neighborhoods.” Continue reading Hudson County Urban Enterprise Zones -Weathering the Economy by Shopping Smart

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“Made in Jersey City” Day Apirl 28th, First Annual Event Hosted by Jersey City and Jersey City Economic Development Corporation

Event Will Showcase Products and Designs Made in Jersey City;
Special Opening Ceremony at 11:30 a.m.
Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy announced that the City of Jersey City and the Jersey City Economic Development Corporation, will present the First Annual “Made in Jersey City” Day on Tuesday, April 28, 2009. Ten Jersey City businesses will display their products and designs at an exhibition in the City Hall Rotunda and Council Chambers at 280 Grove Street from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mayor Healy, members of the Municipal Council and others will officially kick-off the event with a special ceremony
at 11:30 a.m. The event is sponsored by and in cooperation with the Jersey City Division of Cultural Affairs and the Jersey City Urban Enterprise Zone. Continue reading “Made in Jersey City” Day Apirl 28th, First Annual Event Hosted by Jersey City and Jersey City Economic Development Corporation

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Art Views -The Art of Lorenzo Pickett Jersey City Artist

lorenzo-picket-color-photo The River View Observer is committed to the Arts. As part of an on going program to feature the art work of “Emerging Artists” this month in our Art Views section in both our print and online Publications we feature Lorenzo Pickett, a 23 year old artist who works in Acrylic, and Airbrushing.

He goes under the name of LP and if you wish to reach the artist he can be contacted at: jcalobserver@aol.com

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Liberty Humane Society Jersey City Needs Your Vote for ZOOTOO’S 1Million Dollar Make Over

JC’s Liberty Humane Society is in the final run-off for the $1 MILLION make-over! Your votes are needed!

Voting started TODAY April 13th, at 12 noon…you can vote 10x each day and all at once….
The 10 finalists have now been named. It is next up to America to vote for the grand prize winner starting today and ending on Sunday, April 19th. Every Zootoo member will have the opportunity to vote 10 times each day. The finalist with the highest number of public votes from America will receive the $ 1 Million makeover.
Congratulations to Liberty Humane Society in Jersey City for making it into the top 10!
vote Here Jersey City’s Liberty Humane Society make sure you don’t vote for the Liberty Humane Shelter which is in Georgia

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Jersey City Mayor Healy to Residents: “Get Counted!” in the 2010 Census

Fairness of Federal funding opportunities, Congressional redistricting and State legislative districting dependent on a proper 2010 Census count
Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy announced today that his administration would like to increase public awareness concerning the upcoming 2010 Census and to motivate residents to participate in a manner that produces the best and most accurate count in Jersey City.
    The United States Census Bureau is launching a massive address canvassing operation to verify and update more than 145 million addresses as it prepares to conduct the 2010 Census.

The address canvassing operation, which began Monday, will be conducted out of 151 local Census offices across the U.S. The official kickoff date for the U.S. Census is April 1, 2010. Continue reading Jersey City Mayor Healy to Residents: “Get Counted!” in the 2010 Census

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Comedian Mike Marino – Back in Jersey City to Shoot TV Pilot – ” Marino’s”

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Jersey City’s Mike Marino Back in Town

By Evelyn Bonilla 

Mike Marino, as a comedian, actor, and writer has learned his craft well. Born in Jersey City, and raised in the Marion section; Marino, entered the world of theatre at an early age, and is a graduate of the prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Marino has appeared in over 200 national television commercials, and has received a Best Actor Clio Award Nomination. He has acted in many Prime Time soaps and television shows including: As the World Turns, One Life to Live, Becker, Nikki, Frasier and Party of Five. His film credits include Crooks, Steven King’s Lucky Quarter, Volaré, Walking on the Sky, Three Tables and Hangin’ in Hedo.After great success in film, theatre, commercials and soaps, Mike began touring the nation performing at countless comedy clubs. His stand-up material ranges from cutting edge to his Italian family roots. His comedic style has landed him guest spots on many shows including: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Continue reading Comedian Mike Marino – Back in Jersey City to Shoot TV Pilot – ” Marino’s”

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