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Jamie Sclafane

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Jamie Sclafane is a master certified health education specialist with many years experience working with middle and high school aged youth in several research-based, sexual health, mental health and HIV/STI prevention programs. She has co-authored several peer-reviewed research articles on her work. She currently works as an adjunct faculty member in the Public Health department at William Paterson University. Jamie is an active member of Anna C. Scott Elementary School’s Home & School Association, where she is currently a board member. She lives in Leonia with her husband, three children and two dogs. She is a huge fan of the television show Seinfeld, and has won many Seinfeld trivia events and even an Elaine dance contest.

Jamie Sclafane's Contributions

  1. Leonia Mom Pens 'Social Story' For Kids On Autism Spectrum

    Leonia Mom Pens 'Social Story' For Kids On Autism Spectrum

    LEONIA, N.J. — A Leonia author is hoping her new book will help make the transition when traveling less overwhelming for children on the autism spectrum.Rebecca Wilson got the idea for "The New Place" after years of babysitting her nephew, who is high-functioning, and working with children who have Asperger Syndrome."I've seen the terror that some for these kids on ...

  2. Have Your Cake And Eat It Too: Leonia Moms Plan Parties For You

    Have Your Cake And Eat It Too: Leonia Moms Plan Parties For You

    LEONIA, N.J. — Two Leonia moms have made the agonizing task of birthday party-planning super simple and to them, it’s not even half-bad.Shehrina Tabassum and Evannie Ramos are one year into running Crowns and Capes events. It started as a hobby but has turned into a thriving business venture that they say continues to grow.“It’s fun,” Tabassum told Daily Voice. “And for a lot of people ...

  3. Meet Local Artists At Leonia Wine Gathering

    Meet Local Artists At Leonia Wine Gathering

    LEONIA, N.J. -- Save the date for the sixth "Meet the Artists" wine and cheese greeting planned at the American Legion Hall on Sunday, Sept. 25.The event is presented from 4-6 p.m. by Leonia Arts and Leonia Public Library. Participants will have the opportunity to meet Leonia painters, photographers, sculptors, musicians, writers, cartoonists, dancers, actors, crafters and ...

  4. Leonia Police Offer Pokemon Safety Tips

    Leonia Police Offer Pokemon Safety Tips

    LEONIA, N.J. -- The Leonia Public Library will host a Pokemon in the Park Safety Talk and Gathering Thursday. The Leonia Police Department will begin with a presentation on staying safe while capturing and training Eevees and Mewtwos. An hour's worth of Lure Modules and Pokemon button making will follow the presentation. Participants are encouraged to show their team pride. The event ...

  5. Palisades Park, Leonia Youth Baseball Team Advances to Section 2 Tournament

    Palisades Park, Leonia Youth Baseball Team Advances to Section 2 Tournament

    FORT LEE, N.J.– The 13/14-year-old Palisades Park/Leonia Little League squad advanced to the New Jersey Section 2 tournament.The team won the District 6 title. "It's time to take care of business," said a post by the organization.

  6. VIDEO: Leonia 'Seinfeld' Fanatic Wins Elaine Dance Contest

    VIDEO: Leonia 'Seinfeld' Fanatic Wins Elaine Dance Contest

    LEONIA, N.J. — Jamie Sclafane of Leonia can shake it like Elaine.The "Seinfeld" fanatic won Saturday night's Brooklyn Cyclone's annual “Salute to Seinfeld” Elaine Dance Contest.The dancer and her husband, David, were recently featured in a Hulu documentary that profiles contestants competing in a "Seinfeld" trivia tournament in New York City --which she won.

  7. Stainless Steel Sculptures Installed In Leonia

    Stainless Steel Sculptures Installed In Leonia

    LEONIA, N.J. -- Leonia's Station Parkway gained some large additions on Sunday, with the loan of five stainless-steel sculptures.The pieces are works by German-born sculptor Ewerdt Hilgemann, part of the exhibit "Moments in a Stream," which was on display on Manhattan's Park Avenue in the fall of 2014."We are very excited and honored that Leonia was selected as a site to ...

  8. Andrew Kim Foundation Offering Free Tennis Lessons To Leonia Kids

    Andrew Kim Foundation Offering Free Tennis Lessons To Leonia Kids

    LEONIA, N.J. -- The Andrew Kim Foundation is sponsoring free tennis lessons for kids on Saturday, June 4, from noon to 3 p.m. The event will take place at the tennis courts in the Henry Hoebel Area of Overpeck Park. Tennis rackets and balls will be provided. The Kim Foundation is named after Leonia native Andrew Kim, an avid tennis player and coach who was killed during the Sept. 11 ...

  9. 'SoccerFest' Organized In Leonia's Sylvan Park

    'SoccerFest' Organized In Leonia's Sylvan Park

    LEONIA, N.J. -- The American Youth Soccer Organization is bringing its free SoccerFest to Leonia on Saturday, May 21.The soccer clinic is for boys and girls from K-6. It's open to kids of all experience levels. There will be up to eight three-on-three games going at once, with new games every 20 minutes.Kids do need to bring shin guards and wear soccer cleats or sneakers. Also, parents ...

  10. Leonia Church Garage Sale Will Benefit Ugandan Kids

    Leonia Church Garage Sale Will Benefit Ugandan Kids

    LEONIA, N.J. -- The Presbyterian Church in Leonia is sponsoring a Japanese, Korean and American garage sale to raise funds for the children of Uganda on Saturday, May 21. Sellers are wanted, in the meantime."Uganda has suffered severe trouble due to war and AIDS," organizers note. "Many children have lost parents and cannot attend school due to the cost, and many do not ...

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