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  Scuba Diver Roger J. Muller, Jr. Dives for Predatory Lionfish to Save the Environment

Roger Muller hunting Lion Fish

Lionfish Hunter Roger J. Muller, Jr. in the Grand Caymans

By Sally Deering

(Hoboken, NJ) Insurance agent Roger J. Muller, Jr. leads a robust lifestyle overseeing his Hoboken-based company, Muller Insurance, and in his spare time, streaking across the ice as Captain of the Hoboken Rockets hockey team. Off the ice, Muller exchanges hockey pads for a wetsuit, and instead of playing offense with a hockey stick, Muller faces his opponents with a spear and a containment device: the only gear he needs to hunt the predatory lionfish.

The Lionfish
The zebra-striped lionfish (Pterois)

Action 21 -Art, Social Justice & Community Wellness

Action 21 presents Exhibit by Professional and Developing Artists
Non-Profit provides Resources & Workshops

Art of Fermin Mendoza
“Endomismo: The Endemic Flora and Fauna of Cuba” by Fermin Mendoza






By By Sally Deering

Above a string of small shops along Central Avenue in Jersey City a dedicated group of volunteers who teach ESL and arts workshops, and advocate for people needing social services, prepares for its first art exhibition featuring works by local artists.

Running through April 30th, Action 21 of Jersey City presents an exhibition of paintings and folk art created by professional and amateur artists curated by art therapist and teacher Roxana Marroquion, a five-year Action 21 volunteer and Jersey City resident. The art exhibit’s recent opening reception held at the Community & Love in Action community center on Central Avenue featured music, dance, poetry, and a lively community gathering.

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Marist High School Students Go to the Hispanic Flamenco Ballet!

Marist Flamenco Dancers On November 15th Marist High School’s Spanish teacher, Ms. Gonzalez took students to the Hispanic Flamenco Ballet held at the Park Performing Arts Center in Union City. This is the sixth year that Marist students have traveled to see the show. Marist High School Student Matthew Cabrera said : “I had such a good time last year, I went again this year.”  The show demonstrated different dances from different parts of the world. The show included dances from Argentina, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, and Mexico. Native instruments and clothing also provided an extra treat for the audience. The show was very interactive calling for audience participation between dance performances. It is important to the Marist High School Administration that the students experience other cultures, so that they become well- rounded citizens.

What Is The World’s Riskiest Hotspot?

Hint: It’s Not Iraq or Afghanistan, But Rather,

A Celebrity Vacation Haven


While most Americans are focused on conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, primarily because we have troops in active combat there, potentially significant threats to the U.S. are simmering elsewhere, from China to Russia, from India to Pakistan – and one of the world’s most secluded celebrity tourist destinations may prove to be the Cuba of the new millennium. Continue reading What Is The World’s Riskiest Hotspot?