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Mayor James Fife Suffers Heart Attack

April 18, 2014 (Harrison, NJ) Newly appointed Harrison Mayor James Fife sustained a heart attack on Thursday, April 17, 2014, and was rushed to St. Michael's Medical Center where he underwent an operation to unblock his aortic valve.

Harrison Mayor James Fife. Photo courtesy Jersey Journal.

Mayor Fife is currently recovering from a successful surgery and will be undergoing rehabilitation in the next 6 to 8 weeks. Council President Michael Dolaghan will be taking over the duties of the Mayor on an interim basis.

Councilman James Doran, who is the chairman of the Harrison Democratic Party, stated “He should be a new man in about six weeks” referring to Mayor Fife.

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Kearny High School Goes CATS Crazy

March 20, 2014 (Kearny, NJ) The Kearny High School Drama Club will be hosting guests for its version of the Broadway sensation CATS today March 20, 2014 and tomorrow March 21, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. and a Saturday March 22, 2014 matinee at 1:30 p.m. at the Kearny High School located at 336 Devon Street, Kearny, New Jersey.

Tickets are $8.00 for students and seniors and $10.00 for adults. For those of you who are on a strict budget and don't mind not having an orchestra accompanying the production there is a matinee on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. where children acoompanied by an adult will pay $6.00.

Courtesy CATS Productions.

Cats is a musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber. The musical tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make what is known as "the Jellicle choice".

Cats first opened 1981 and then with the same creative team on Broadway in 1982. Cats is the second longest-running show in Broadway history. It has been performed around the world many times and has been translated into more than 20 languages. In 1998, Cats was turned into a made-for-television film.

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