Sunday, December 5, 2010

Hoboken's 'Cake Boss' to host reality competition

njo-taxi.jpgFile photoAccording to the Port Authority, a New York City yellow cab flipped just outside the Holland Tunnel after being hit by another car.

Hoboken "Cake Boss" star Buddy Velastro will host a spin-off reality competition series called "Cake Boss: Next Great Baker," which will premiere Dec. 6 at 9 p.m. on TLC. The series will have 10 bakers competing for a coveted position at Velastro's bakery and a cash prize of $50,000. One of the contestants is a Jersey City resident, Greggy Soriano, who calls himself the "Lady Gaga of cake."

A New York City yellow cab overturned Wednesday night just outside the Holland Tunnel in Jersey City when it was struck by a car driven by a juvenile, a Port Authority spokeswoman said. No one was injured.

People from all walks of life broke bread together, swapped stories and gave thanks yesterday at free Thanksgiving Day dinner events across Hudson County. Those who received the meals were not the only ones uplifted by the events--volunteers felt great, too. "I think it's great to help out, especially with your family, to raise your children to know that they should give back to the community," said Sultana Zaman, 24, a volunteer at Friendship Baptist Church in Bayonne.

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