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June 2014 Blog Posts (4)

HOPE FOR CURE : TYPE 1 TO TYPE NONE

April 3rd, 2014 changed our lives. Our 2 year old son, Yohan was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Until that day, I did not know the existence of type 1 diabetes. I did not know that millions are living with this chronic illness every day. I did not know that every year 13000 children are diagnosed with this disease and this number keeps increasing. Until that day, I did not know that there is no CURE…

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Added by Nidhi Agarwal on June 30, 2014 at 11:11am — No Comments

July 4th Macy's Fireworks moves back to East River

If you haven't heard the news already, I feel bad breaking it to you - The famous and spectacular Macy's 4th of July fireworks is moving back to East River ( i.e. the side of Manhattan that is not visible to us in Newport).

But don't sulk too long - The mayor, Steve Fulop, in partnership with the Liberty State Park is bringing a day full of fun and fireworks (at night) to you at the Liberty State Park.  As the Hudson Reporter states " Jersey City will host the Freedom and…

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Added by NewportMommy on June 29, 2014 at 11:05pm — No Comments

Kicking off the Summer Season with Pools & Park Sprinklers

The office of the mayor along with the Department of Recreation, has started the summer recreation season with the kickoff of the outdoor basketball, tennis, and volleyball leagues, as well as the opening of two outdoor pools, seven indoor pools, and sprinklers at 13 parks throughout Jersey City for youth and adults to cool off during the summer months. 

 

Water sprinkler…

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Added by NewportMommy on June 23, 2014 at 6:46pm — No Comments

Moving to the suburbs - Types of houses

Home styles, what they are and if/how they affect prices.

The 6 basic styles of single family homes you will see on the market are: Colonial, Split Level, Ranch, Cape Cod, Custom home and Victorian.

Colonial: this is the most sought after and liked style. It is your typical home with the family living space at 1st floor level (ground floor) and the living quarters upstairs. Single flight of stairs takes you to the bedrooms where you will find a small…

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Added by Ruchi Misra-Bhardwaj on June 10, 2014 at 11:19am — No Comments

Jobs in the Neighborhood

Staying Safe - Advice from the Jersey City Police Department

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