WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
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CHARITY FOOTBALL -- Weehawken resident Mario Buzzelli (third from left) and his Slamtrak team were one of the top fundraisers for Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey’s annual touch football tournament held in MetLife Stadium on Aug. 25. Buzzelli helped raise more than $3,000 for the nonprofit and he and his team made it to within one game of the finals.
CHARITY FOOTBALL -- Weehawken resident Mario Buzzelli (third from left) and his Slamtrak team were one of the top fundraisers for Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey’s annual touch football tournament held in MetLife Stadium on Aug. 25. Buzzelli helped raise more than $3,000 for the nonprofit and he and his team made it to within one game of the finals.
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Weehawken Recreation announces programs

Weehawken’s Recreation Department has been running tennis programs for adults and kids. There is a fee. For more information, email weehawkentennis@gmail.com. Class size is limited to eight per class and classes are filled on a first come basis. Weehawken residents only!

If you have any questions on that or other programs, please call the Recreation Department at 319-6061 or visit the website http://weehawken-nj.us/recreation.html.

Health Fair being held for North Hudson residents

The Dvine Konektion Community Development Corporation is offering a free community fair on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 5516 Jefferson St., West New York.

Residents of North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, Union City, and Weehawken are welcome to attend.

There will be blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol screenings, and more.

For information, call (201) 617-4484 or visit www.dvinek.org.

Palisades Medical Center releases schedule of free community health screenings



Palisades Medical Center’s has released dates for free health screenings that will be held in Guttenberg and North Bergen in the coming months.

All of the screenings and information will be about: blood pressure, heart rate, percentage of oxygen in the blood, peak flow/respiratory, body mass index, sugar and cholesterol.

On Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. a screening will be held at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 6823 Jackson St., Guttenberg; on Nov. 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., one will be held at

the Woodcliff Reformed Church, 7605 Palisade Ave., North Bergen; and on Nov. 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., a screening will take place at the Sacred Heart Church, 9034 Barr Pl., North Bergen.

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 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’s community outreach and education programs are generously funded in part by TD Charitable Foundation, Abbott Nutrition, the Aetna Foundation, The Provident Bank Foundation and Schering-Plough Corporation.

For more information, call Joanne Riggs at (201) 854-5793.

Big Brothers Big Sisters seeking donations On Sunday, Sept. 15, Eagle Rock Lanes in West Orange will be the site of Bowl for Kids’ Sake, an event to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson, and Union Counties.

Members of the group’s Leadership Council urged all who can to participate or make a donation.

For information, visit http://essexhudsonunion.kintera.org/bowl, call Sandra Ehrlich, Bowl for Kids’ Sake coordinator, at (973) 273-6311, or email Sandra.Ehrlich@bigsandkids.org.

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