And LIFTOFF of the FIFTH SEASON of popartpete.com…

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Seaside Heights returns to Cyberspace, as the popartpete.com CYBERSPACE SHUTTLE clears the tower!!!

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PETE returned to full health
just in time to pose with over-the-top, and seventh-consecutive year plunger Howard “Howie” Moore of Trenton, at the 2009 Law Enforcement Polar Bear Plunge, February 28, 2009.

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Howie was one of 3,300 plungers that braved ice-cold water, on an ice-cold day to raise about a million dollars for Special Olympics.

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Pete was able to get great pictures from a top the massive 4405, the 100-foot aerial truck
obtained by Station 44, The Seaside Heights Volunteer Fire Department, in early 2008.

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GOOD THING PETE’S STRENGTH WAS UP, as the next two days, March 1st & 2nd, 2009, Seaside Heights saw the largest snowfall since 2003.

Cool People for the WEEKS OF MARCH 1st-15th, 2009:

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POST-PRODUCTION MAN TO-THE-STARS Joseph Verderosa of Greenrose Media brought over a bottle of his homemade wine to celebrate that two films he and Pete very involved in, One Life To Live Films in Seaside Heights, New Jersey April 2008,as well as the combination of the restored pair of historic footage, Seaside Heights 1960: The Town That Fun Built/Translated back to English from French Seaside Heights 1970’s Tourism Video. will be featured in the NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL, MARCH 19-26, 2009.

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MANY LONGTIME READERS KNOW that Pete has won awards in this festival in the past.

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JOEY FERGUSON is almost twice the size of mom Robin Urcinole, at a staggering 6 foot, 9 inches tall.
Joey was born a few minutes before midnight, May 10, 1984, making him  just a few minutes shy of being born the day of the…

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TRAGIC HAUNTED CASTLE FIRE AT SIX FLAGS GREAT ADVENTURE, which will see its 25th ANNIVERSARY on May 11, 2009.
PETE IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE that he is FINISHED with his Haunted Castle fire book, a project that took him 10 years to complete, and it will be a reality by April 1, 2009, available to purchase, among other places, from a link off this site.

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WORD IT COULD BE AS SOON AS 2010 when Vinnie Craparotta and his betrothed Jenna tie the knot!

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Rocco Craparotta and Pizza Man Darren are seen in the kitchen of Hemingway’s on a recent busy night.

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LAVALLETTE FIRST-COUPLE WALLY AND JOANNE LACICERO are seen in Seaside Heights.

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PETE’S LOVE, Her Majesty, The Queen Bungee has passed on, after a life span estimated at 20 years.

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THE QUEEN IS DEAD, GOD SAVE THE KING, Bababooey is know wearing the crown of the Pussycat Throne.

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HER ROYAL HIGHNESS, THE CROWN PRINCESS AND HEIR APPARENT, LITTLE LU-LU could someday be Queen of the Realm, even though she has a scandalous past, with a youthful pregnancy and a hard-to-overcome reputation of a harlot.

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OFF WIT’ HIS HEAD?? Luckily, Court Jester Jack-Buster Smith is best friends with both King Bababooey, and Crown Princess Little Lu-Lu.

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PETE recovered from his recent unpleasant ulcer/anemia incident in Florida, February 5th-19th. Pete did not carve this masterpiece…


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credit goes to Joe Ferguson, who was good enough to accompany Pete for the drive to Florida, as did…

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Josh Praznic, seen fishing at the lake near the Florida vacation home.


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ART TEACHER TO THE STARS SHANNON ASCH, seen here with husband Scott, says that Joey Ferguson is one of the most talented art students of her career.

PETE, JOE AND JOSH made the following video while in Florida…

These are some photos of the ‘Blizzard and Nor’Easter of March 1st-2nd, 2009…

March came in like a lion in Seaside Heights in 2009…

See pictures from the 2009 Law Enforcement Polar Bear Plunge:

Photos from Pete’s Florida 2009 Vacation:


Untimely passings this year include many…


John “Snook” Kolodziej
Click the photo or link to be connected to his memorial page on facebook.com.

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William “Billy” Polhemus, Jr. the son of the Sheriff and Agnes Polhemus, died as a result of a road accident in Tennesee, March 1, 2009. Ironically, Billy survived a previous car accident that nearly took his life in his youth.

ALSO GONE THIS YEAR SO FAR: Connie Poane and Lillian Jennings, photos of both ladies unavailable.

REMEMBER THIS READERS…The popartpete.com SEASIDE HEIGHTS NEWS MAGAZINE will now publish EVERY TWO WEEKS, so the NEXT EDITION WILL NOT POST UNTIL MARCH 15, 2009.

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UPCOMING SEASIDE HEIGHTS EVENTS:

4/5: Palm Sunday Egg Hunt, 1 p.m.

4/12: Easter Sunday: Flower Giveaway 12 p.m. and Easter Outfit Promenade and Contest at 1 p.m. 10 bicycles will be raffled.


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