1st Place Environment-Irene S. Docatis     The New Jersey Meadowlands Commission is pleased to announce the winners of its 2008 photo contest.
    First place in the Environment Category went to Irene S. Docatis of Lyndhurst for "Blowin' in the Wind." pictured here. She also took top honors in the Community Category for "Water Park Play."
    Ernie Fragetta of Lyndhurst won first place in the Economy Category for his photo, “Sunrise in the Meadows.”
     All entries will be on display in the Flyway Gallery in DeKorte Park during December. 

    Click "Continue reading … " to see the other two first-place winners and the complete list of winners.

    Our congratulations to all the winners, and our thanks to all who entered the contest.


1st Place: “Blowing in the Wind,” Irene Docatis, Lyndhurst

2nd Place: “Leaping Leopard Frog,” John DeLuca, Rutherford

3rd Place: “Glide,” Ernie Fragetta, Lyndhurst


1st Place Community- Irene S. Docatis 1st Place:“Water Park Play,” Irene Docatis, Lyndhurst

2nd Place: “Flags,” Alyssa Roughgaid, Carlstadt

3rd Place:“We Will Never Forget,” Jacqueline Ferrara, Rutherford

1st Place Economy-Ernie Fragetta


1st Place: "Sunrise“ in the Meadows,” Ernie Fragetta, Lyndhurst.

2nd Place: “Progress in the Meadows,” Regina Meyers, Lyndhurst

3rd Place: “Railroad Crossing,” Ernie Fragetta, Lyndhurst

    The NJMC created the Flyway Gallery to help foster the cultural identity of the Meadowlands District by providing a space to showcase the talent of local artists.

     The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free. For information, please call (201) 460-8300 or visit


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