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  1. High School Filmmakers In Bergen County Can Enter Fort Lee Contest

    High School Filmmakers In Bergen County Can Enter Fort Lee Contest

    FORT LEE, N.J. -- Entries were being accepted for the annual Fort Lee Film Commission's annual High School Student Filmmakers Festival.The contest is co-hosted by the Jersey Filmmakers of Tomorrow Bergen County High School Student Film Festival and the Fort Lee Film Commission.Deadline for return of entry forms is July 1. Films must be sent by Oct. 1. The finalists screening and awards ...

  2. Mary Boylan, 78, Of Fort Lee

    Mary Boylan, 78, Of Fort Lee

    FORT LEE, N.J. -- Mary Boylan, a resident of Fort Lee, died Sunday, Feb.7. She was 78. Boylan served the borough of Fort Lee in many capacities, including being instrumental, with her husband, in reactivating the Fort Lee Historical Society in 1982 and was a trustee. She was inducted into the Fort Lee High School Hall of Fame in 2005 in recognition of her meritorious achievement and ...

  3. Fort Lee Celebrates Thomas Paine's Birthday And Legacy

    Fort Lee Celebrates Thomas Paine's Birthday And Legacy

    FORT LEE, N.J. -- The 279th birthday of Thomas Paine was celebrated on Saturday, Jan. 30 at Fort Lee's Public School #2. Thomas Paine and Fort Lee Revolutionary history came to life for a day for today's children of Fort Lee to see.The event was sponsored by the The Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs and the Fort Lee Historical Society.Ken Miller, the Thomas Paine ...

  4. Fort Lee Film To Celebrate John Barrymore's Birthday

    Fort Lee Film To Celebrate John Barrymore's Birthday

    FORT LEE, N.J. -- The Fort Lee Film Commission is having its annual John Barrymore birthday fundraiser Friday, Feb. 15, to benefit the drama department of Fort Lee High School.Barrymore made his stage debut when he was 18 in 1900 in a play directed by his father, Maurice Barrymore for the benefit of the Fort Lee (Coytesville) Fire Department. The event will include laying a wreath at ...

  5. Fort Lee Unites In 'Total Harmony' As Officials Are Sworn In

    Fort Lee Unites In 'Total Harmony' As Officials Are Sworn In

    FORT LEE, N.J. -- All was harmonious at the reorganization meeting of the Fort Lee Mayor and Council Thursday evening, with Mayor Mark Sokolich attributing 2015’s progress to “total unity.”And truly, there wasn’t a scowl or a dissenting word as Sokolich and incumbent councilmen Harvey Sohmer and Joseph Cervieri Jr. were sworn to new terms.Sokolich was sworn in by Jersey City Mayor and ...

  6. Fort Lee Gets Underway With Grant Funded Battlefield Study

    Fort Lee Gets Underway With Grant Funded Battlefield Study

    FORT LEE, N.J. -- A grant won by the Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs will lead to a new understanding of the significant role Fort Lee played in the American Revolution, according to Executive Director Tom Meyers.Monument Park and the adjacent Fort Lee Museum has been designated a historic district, which aided Cultural & Heritage Affairs in winning the ...

  7. Fort Lee's 'Women Of Fox' Series Ends With "Miracle on 34th Street"

    Fort Lee's 'Women Of Fox' Series Ends With "Miracle on 34th Street"

    FORT LEE, N.J. -- The final Women of Fox film co-sponsored by the Fort Lee Film Festival screens on Sunday, in the United Palace Theatre in Washington Heights, N.Y.The movie is the Christmas classic, "Miracle on 34th Street." Starring Natalie Wood, Maureen O’Hara, John Payne and Edmund Gwenn, it screens at 5:30 p.m. Doors open at 4 p.m. and there is pre-show caroling at 5 ...

  8. Street Performer Will Sing At Sinatra's Birthday Bash

    Street Performer Will Sing At Sinatra's Birthday Bash

    FORT LEE, N.J. -- A New York City street performer who won the 2015 Sinatra Sing Off will perform at the Frank Sinatra birthday dinner Saturday, Dec. 12 at In Napoli Restaurant in Fort Lee.Marquiese Marc won the sing off, given by the Fort Lee Film Commission Saturday night, Dec. 5 at the GW Grill.Tom Meyers, executive director of the film commission, noted the 116 Main St. restaurant ...

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