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SNOW JOKE – Yannet Coba took this photo during the Feb. 5 snow storm. This was the view from Weehawken Town Hall.
SNOW JOKE – Yannet Coba took this photo during the Feb. 5 snow storm. This was the view from Weehawken Town Hall.
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Hollywood star to teach adult acting classes

The Grace Theatre Workshop, Inc. will offer adult professional acting classes taught by critically acclaimed actor and renowned acting coach Renoly Santiago, star of "Con Air" with Nicolas Cage and John Malkovich, "Dangerous Minds" with Michelle Pfeiffer, "Hackers" with Angelina Jolie, "Daylight" with Sylvester Stallone; and TV's Law & Order and Broadway with Marc Anthony and Paul Simon. The classes will begin Thursday, March 6, 2014 at The William V. Musto Cultural Center, 420 15th St., Union City, N.J.

The classes will consist of Monologues & Scene Study. The classes will be held on Thursday evenings from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Classes begin on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Tuition: $200 for 10 weeks. Showcase for a general audience and invited VIP guests at the end of the ten weeks.

Registration begins Monday, Feb. 17, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Jose Marti Freshman Academy, 1800 Summit Ave. Union City.

Free blood pressure and glucose screening

Walk in. No appointment needed. Free blood pressure and glucose screening. Also information regarding women and heart disease at all three Hoboken Family Planning sites on Thursday, Feb. 27, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. The sites are located at: 124 Grand St., Hoboken; 1206 Summit Ave., Union City; 5305 Hudson Ave., West New York. Call 201-963-0300 for additional information.

Palisades Medical Center announces schedule of free community health screenings



Palisades Medical Center partners with North Hudson Community Action Corporation, Christ Hospital School of Nursing, and Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern NJ to provide free health screenings and education programs. The New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) recognized Palisades Medical Center's Community Outreach Program with its Community Outreach Award for its unique and effective methods of reaching out to better serve the healthcare needs of area residents.

Palisades Medical Center is located at 7600 River Road in North Bergen. For more information, contact Joanne Riggs at (201) 854-5793.

Newborn Baby Care Classes – The class covers the basics of newborn care, starting with the appearance and characteristics of a newborn. Other topics include bonding, understanding cues, crying, colic, safety measures, health and development, sponge bathing and bathing. Participants practice swaddling, dressing, and diapering. Cost is $35 per couple if delivering at PMC; $50 if delivering elsewhere. Feb. 19 from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

Keys To Successful Breastfeeding – Topics include the importance of skin-to-skin contact, latching techniques, supply and demand as related to breastfeeding, positioning for breastfeeding, indications for breast pumps, including a demo, dad’s role in the breastfeeding relationship, and community resources available post-delivery for breastfeeding assistance. Dads are encouraged to attend. Cost is $35 per couple if delivering at PMC; $50 if delivering elsewhere. Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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