Health screenings for seniors

Mayor Gonnelli and Town Council would like to remind all residents of Kroll Heights and Impreveduto Towers that North Hudson Community Action Corp. will be at Kroll Heights on Thursday, April 28 from 9:30 am to 12 noon to check their blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose. NHCAC will be near the residents of the Elms from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, to check their blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol.
NHCAC will be at the Secaucus Senior Center on Friday, April 29 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm to check cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure for town residents and those who are not available on Thursday at the senior buildings.

Green fashion show

The New Jersey Meadowlands Commission (NJMC) Green Fashion Show and Sale will be the place to be on Sunday, May 1 for the latest eco-friendly, natural, and organic fashions, food, jewelry, and health and beauty products. The event is scheduled for 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the NJMC’s Meadowlands Environment Center. Fashion shows, featuring professional models and NJMC staff and their children, are scheduled for 1:45, 2:45 and 3:45 p.m.
The free show features innovative green fashions and accessories for toddlers to adults, more than a dozen door prizes and Whole Foods gift bags for the first 100 guests. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, the sale presents an ideal opportunity to find attractive and unique items made with the environment in mind. The majority of the participating vendors are based in New Jersey. Nationally-renowned companies, including Eileen Fisher Eco-Designs, are also participating.
The show features the latest eco-friendly toddlers and children’s clothing from Vivi Bambini, one-of-a-kind fashions for all ages from La Casita, and hand-crafted jewelry and handbags made from recycled and natural material from Terra Trendz.
Additional exhibitors include M721 Organics, which specializes in environmentally-friendly tee-shirts, scarves, pullovers and tunics, and Poof’s Closet (Rutherford), which offers organic cosmetics and bath and body products. A tasty array of fruits, vegetables and other goodies will be available for purchase from the Glen Ridge-based Purple Dragon Co-Op. NJMC is at 1 DeKorte Park Plaza, Lyndhurst.

Community theater auditions

After a 10-year hiatus, CAST, a community theater program, will return to Secaucus led by longtime producers Joan Kashuba and Patricia DeFerrari. A cast of local residents will perform “The Show Must Go On” on Oct. 21 and 22.
There is an open call for singers and dancers. Auditions for singers will be held on Tuesday, May 3 at 7 p.m. A separate audition for dancers will be held on Wednesday, May 4 at 7 p.m. Both auditions will be held at the Secaucus Senior Center at 101 Centre Ave. Callbacks will be held on Wednesday May 11.
Singers are asked to bring 16 bars of Broadway music to the audition. Performers must be at least 12 years old to audition.
Original CAST member Michael Griffo will direct the revue. Rehearsals will begin after Labor Day and cast members must be available for Saturday rehearsals throughout September and October, as well as some weeknights.
For additional information or for those interested in volunteering and working behind the scenes, please email

Emergency funding available for PSE&G customers

Customers who are struggling to pay for their winter heating bills will have until May 2 to file for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funds.
Those have already qualified for this assistance this past winter may no longer qualify for it again, but may be eligible for an additional $450 to be applied toward their utility bill.
To see if your household qualifies under the guidelines and where to apply, visit or call 1(800) 510-3102 Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Applications are also available at the PSE&G’s 16 walk-in customer service centers listed on your bill.
Customers who apply for LIHEAP help are automatically screened for the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities’ Universal Service Fund (USF), a program that could take up to $150 off of their bill each month.
Those who do not qualify for assistance may visit for other forms of assistance.

Bayonne acting school opened to all

Registration for David Neustein of Neustein Entertainment’s spring acting class will begin on Saturday, April 30 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Classes will take place at St. Henry’s Church School, located at West 28th Street and Avenue C in Bayonne.
The cost is $100 for current students and 4125 for new students. Those attending do not need to be Bayonne residents.
For more information and to register for class, visit or call (973) 698-4602.

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