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WORLD CUP FINAL -Spain defeats Holland 1-0 in overtime

 ron-ingelisasBayonne, New Jersey resident Ron Inglesias celebrates Spain’s World Cup win on Sunday by running through the street of Bayonne. Captured here by our River View photographer Ingelisas proudly poses with Spains Flag.

 Today Spain became the eighth nation ever to win the World Cup, The win came over the Netherlands in a 1-0 extra time final score.

Spain’s game plan, and their relentless passing wore down the Dutch defense giving Spain the win in  Spain’s only World Cup Final.

Leaving  four minutes of extra time left, the goal that secured the World Cup win for Spain came in the 116th minute of play.  Fernando Torres shot rebounded off the head of a Dutch player and fell to the feet of Spain’s Cesc Fabregas, who passed it to Andres Iniesta. In the only goal of the match, Iniesta calmly took the ball and shot it past the Dutch goalie.

Now World Champions, Spain’s “Red Fury” has lived passed their reputation as underachievers in big tournaments to bring Spain and its people the World Cup Championship.

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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