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Recognizing Our Canine Heros

September 11th, 2011 Ceremony to Recognize 9/11 Working Dog

Liberty State Park, Jersey City 12:45 pm

River View Observer Staff

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On Sun, Sept 11th, “Finding One Another: the 10th Anniversary Tribute to the Canine Search & Rescue Community of 9/11”  will honor canine working dog teams on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11th attacks on the World Trade Center. “Finding One Another” has identified more than 950 working dog teams (civilian, government, law enforcement and military) who served in response to 9/11. These teams were involved with search and rescue, recovery and security efforts at Ground Zero, the Pentagon, Shanksville, and the Fresh Kills Landfill recovery site. Continue reading Recognizing Our Canine Heros

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Events -Hoboken Art and Music Festival October 3rd, 2010

hob-fair-8-bandThe River View Observer photographer Steveamack.com was at the Hoboken Art and Music Festival see our images here.

Sun. Oct. 3rd 11am to 6pm Washington St. -Observer Highway to 7th St.

hob-fair-7-hob-libraryhob-fair-11-hob-motorcylce-clubhob-fair-6-matadorhob-fair-4-bernie-look-alikehob-fair-hcia-9There was over 300 Artists, Crafters, Photographers, Local Businesses, Restaurants, Food Vendors & more
With 3 Stages of live music Special features include Fine artists are located between 2nd & 3rd St., so if you are an art collector, this is the place to be. Oil paintings, watercolors, acrylics, sculpture, mixed media, etc. 

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Port Authority Joins With NJ Transit, MTA and Mastercard to Offer Contactless Bank Cards for Area Transit Riders

 Jersey City Mayor Jerrimiah Healy seen here utilizing the new “Tap and Go” programhealy-and-credit-card-for-nj-transit                                    photo: by steveamack.com

Customers on the Port Authority’s PATH rail system now can simply “Tap and Go” with their credit cards, under a regional six-month program that began on Tuesday June 1st.

Eleven of PATH’s 13 stations (except the Christopher and 9th street stations) have been equipped with special payment readers, allowing riders to tap a contacltess credit card or other device like a key fob to pay fares.

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City, State and Federal Government Take Action for Cleaner Port of New York and New Jersey

trucks_on_highway-againTruckers Gain Access to Millions of Dollars to Slash Air Pollution

 

 (Elizabeth, N.J. – March 10, 2010) Leading the way to cleaner air and healthier communities, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) unveiled a comprehensive agreement that will cut harmful pollution from the east coast’s busiest port. The states launched a $28 million truck replacement program, partially funded by $7 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which will replace old trucks with vehicles that meet stricter pollution standards. Continue reading City, State and Federal Government Take Action for Cleaner Port of New York and New Jersey

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Jersey City’s Mayor Healy and City Council Introduce Marion Greenway Park

marion-and-healy-copyMayor Jerramiah T. Healy, members of the Municipal Council and the Deputy Executive Director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey introduced to the community the future Marion Greenway Park, a 32-acre waterfront park, at the foot of Broadway.small-marion2

32-acre waterfront park
to include: • 2 soccer fields • an artificial drill/practice
area • a 1,300 linear foot extension of the Hackensack
River Walkway • a great open lawn that could be used as a
fairgrounds • a mile jogging/walking Path

Port Authority officials will contributeS4 million, as part of their Hudson- Raritan Estuary Resources Program, which accounts for nearly one third of the acquisition cost for the park property,a former Superfund site.

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