ARCHIVES January 2015


Making A Difference – Celebrating Nineteen Years of Uncommon Recognition for Uncommon Acts

  “There is no greater importance in life than knowing you’ve helped a fellow human being.” Russ Berrie 1933-2002 The late Russell Berrie, an Englewood resident, was a well known figure in the toy industry.  A successful businessman, he was also well known as a friend to the State of New Jersey through his generous…



Annual John Barrymore Birthday Fundraiser to Benefit Fort Lee High School Drama Department and The Student Actors of Fort Lee

  The late, great actor John Barrymore made his stage debut as an 18-year-old Fort Lee resident in 1900.  As is Fort Lee tradition, the birthday of this legend will be remembered, and celebrated, on February 15th. Under the auspices of The Fort Lee Film Commission, the annual John Barrymore Birthday Fundraiser will be held…



A Day for Remembrance and Fun Activities with Your Children

Martin Luther King, Jr., is remembered for his deeds of valor in promoting good will between African Americans and whites during a time when segregation and race riots were a regular occurrence in America. Today we live harmoniously in our Fort Lee community with neighbors of diverse color and cultural backgrounds. Take some time this weekend…


Winter Blast

Winter Blast – Exciting events for all ages

      Winter Blast, a “Pre-Game before the Big Game” celebration comes to Secaucus, New Jersey from Thursday, January 30th through Saturday, February 1st. This three-day action-packed event takes place at Buchmuller Park, just three miles from MetLife Stadium, site of Super Bowl XLVIII and eleven driving miles from your Fort Lee apartment at…



Share the Culture of America with a Student From Another Country

What better way to begin a new year than to impact the way you, and your family, view others cultures? Hosting a student from a foreign country not only brings the world into your home, it teaches understanding and tolerance of another person’s customs and values. Every year hundreds of American families choose to host…