May 2009 Newsletter

10 Jul 2009, Posted by admin in News You Can Use



Barrow Mansion

83 Wayne Street, Jersey City



We meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month.

Everyone is welcome!

May 19th 2009

VVPA Public Meeting

7:30 at the Barrow Mansion

On the agenda;

Celebrate Jersey City’s Historic Preservation Month with us!!!

Jersey City: Past and Present

Carmela A. Karnoutsos, Ph. D, and Patrick Shalhoub, MA, MLS

Don’t miss this exciting multi media presentation regarding an upcoming new website on Jersey City’s history. Dr. Karnoutsos is a long time professor of history at New Jersey City University. Patrick Shalhoub is the Head of the Periodicals and Government Documents Department for the Guarini Library at New Jersey City University. They will be sharing their wealth of information with us and highlighting our Van Vorst Park Historic District. We are very lucky to have them with us.

There will be a wine and cheese reception following the meeting.

Event Calendar

Sunday, May 17 9:00am

HPHA 1st Annual All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast St Peter’s Prep Cafeteria

Visit for tickets

-Monday, May 18 – 4:00 p.m. NJ DEP public meeting on the construction of a 1600 ft. connection of the Hudson River Walkway at the Morris Canal Little Basin Liberty State Park – the Auditorium in CRRNJ Terminal on first floor.

-Friday, May 22 at 2:00pm-8:00pm Creative Grove Artists Market indie crafters, installations by artists, handmade revolution, underground, outsider art. Grove Street Path Plaza. For more info go to

-Tues. May 26th 7:00pm Captain McDonough’s East District Police Monthly Meeting Public School 4. For more info go to

-Thurs. May 28th 6:00-9:00 pm JC Landmarks Conservancy Preservation Awards Ceremony Landmark Loews Jersey Theatre. For more info go to

Sat. June 6th 8:00 pm- 11:00 pm 20th Anniversary Cathedral Arts Festival music poetry and dance at Grace Church Van Vorst, 2nd and Erie for more info go to

. Wed June 10th 8:20 pm (after dark) Films in Van Vorst 5th Season begins. Great outdoor movies with free popcorn. Go to for more details on our summer schedule of great films.

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