Health care teams demand nurses with doctorate degrees
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Dec 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently a Press of Atlantic City article http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com * noted: “ When open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplaces closed earlier this year, more than 7.1 million Am...
Jersey City to allocate $165G to homeless prevention
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – In what appears to be a reaction to a report by the Hudson County Freeholders showing that local homeless shelters are struggling to meet needs in Jersey City and elsewhere, Mayor Ste...
BREAKING: POLICE CALLED TO SECAUCUS DUE TO ZOMBIES
Dec 18, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – It's no joke. Secaucus police officers, the Hudson County sheriff’s department, and the New Jersey state police were all called to the scene of a zombie gathering at the Meadowlands Conv...
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Welcome Back!
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
We’re really excited to be reconnecting with our “Life on the Peninsula” readers and grateful to all of you who kept in touch with us on Facebook in the interim. In fact, you gave us a bunch of sto...
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Tammy Blanchard
She’s wowed Broadway and Hollywood, but her heart’s in Bayonne
by Al Sullivan
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Actress Tammy Blanchard hasn’t forgotten where she came from; that’s because she still lives here. Last summer, while on the set for the upcoming musical film, Into the Woods in London, Tammy found...
Fiery Flavors
Bayonne’s ablaze with homemade hot sauce
by Tara Ryazansky
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Outer Limits was born in a Bayonne kitchen when Ed Martin decided to try his hand at making hot sauce. He was frustrated because the sauces on the market were weak and vinegary. Martin used homegro...
Heavy Lifting
She carries her weight—and then some
by Tara Ryazansky
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Christina McDonnell looks fit and muscular, but she doesn’t project the herculean image that I was expecting. Standing before me in a striped summer dress, she looks more like a teacher enjoying he...
That Stuff You Bought?
It probably passed through Bayonne’s high-tech container operation
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
When you’re buying those tank tops from T.J. Maxx, you rarely think about how they got from Malaysia to the mall. Yeah, there was that guy in the truck out back, but before that? They may have been...
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Working Out With—Reverend Dorothy A. Patterson
by Mario A. Martinez
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
As the first female pastor in the 120-year history of the Wallace Temple A.M.E. Zion Church, Reverend Dorothy A. Patterson continues to pursue her dreams of improving herself and her community with...
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Rising from the Weeds
A residential development is on the horizon
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
It was the dog days of summer, and I was standing with Joe DeMarco and Rob Wondolowski in—well—a huge field of weeds on the former military base known as the Military Ocean Terminal at Bayonne. I’m...