April 2006 Newsletter

10 Jul 2006, Posted by admin in News You Can Use

April 2006

Van Vorst Park Association

Barrow Mansion

83 Wayne Street, Jersey City

Tel: 201-435-3224

Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm

Email: Christine.bee@gs.com

Everyone is welcome!

April Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, April 18, 2006, 7:30pm

Barrow Mansion

Police Report

Representatives of the East District Police precinct will give their monthly report

Laura Fraschilla, Chair of the Van Vorst Park Association’s Annual Meetball Dinner Fundraiser will give a wrap up report to the membership on the Meetball Dinner

Joshua Parkhurst, President of the Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy will give a presentation on the organization and the upcoming Preservation Month events in May

Brian O’Reilly, Business Administrator for the City of Jersey City will give an overview of the Department of Administration and will address what the City is doing to control costs and what factors are contributing to the rise in City expenses with a Q&A to follow


Tuesday, April 18 from 2pm – 9pm – School Board Elections will be held in your regular polling district. Please remember to vote before you come to the monthly meeting.

Friday, April 28 – Saturday April 29 – The Landmark Loews Jersey Theater presents films of John Ford

Friday, April 28, 8 PM: STAGECOACH. (1939 – 96 mins. – B&W)

Saturday, April 29, 2 PM: THE GRAPES OF WRATH.(1940 – 129 mins. – B&W)

Saturday, April 29, 5 PM: THE WHOLE TOWN’S TALKING.(1935 – 95 mins. – B&W)

Saturday, April 29, 8:15 PM : THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE.(1962 – 123 mins. – B&W)

Admission for each screening is $6 for adults and $4 for seniors and children aged 12 and under.

COMBO TICKET for TWO FILMS : $10 Adult, $6 Senior or Child

SUPER COMBO TICKET for ALL THREE FILMS: $15 Adult, $10 plus get a FREE popcorn with each ticket.

For more info please contact the Theater at 201-798-6055 or visit www.loewsjersey.org

Tuesday, May 9 at 5:30pm – Jersey City Planning Board Meeting – City Hall, 280 Grove Street, City Council Chambers, 2nd floor.


The VVPA Board members would like to thank all those who volunteered and donated to the 31st Annual Meetball Dinner that took place on Saturday, March 25. The event was a huge success.

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