jersey city news

A new tool against breast cancer
New 3-dimensional mammogram first in Hudson County
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Although medical science has made great strides over the last few decades in helping to detect breast cancer early, the latest innovation at Christ Hospital is expected to help even more. CarePoint...
A memorial of their own
Final touches underway for Korean War monument
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Although a light pole still needs to be fixed and a number of other small items attended to, the monument to veterans of the Korean War at Washington Boulevard and Dudley Street in Jersey City is j...
STEM school
Boys and Girls Club hosts educational race for students
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
For three days in July, kids from Jersey City and Bayonne took part in a unique program that allowed them to build, program, and race robotic cars. The event was designed to raise awareness and int...
When every second matters…
New volunteer emergency response program starts in the fall
by Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Aug 02, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
In what is being touted as the first program of its kind in the nation, Jersey City in conjunction with Jersey City Medical Center-Barnabas Health introduced its first class of volunteer emergency ...
A fun time was had by all
Jersey City’s St. Anne’s Festival was all sunshine
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
With its theme as “where there is love; there is peace,” St. Anne’s Festival in Jersey City had larger numbers and more variety than any time in the past. Dedicated to the memory of deceased parish...
A fresh start for ex offenders
Integrity House joins forces with Martin’s Place
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Tom Reigle was 23 years old when a judge sentenced him to 30 years for murder. “I grew up in Kearny,” he told officials at a tour of the newly-modernized community reentry facility at Sacred Heart ...
Foreign exchange camp
Hudson County youngsters explore the city with kids from Italy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Josh Manosalvas of West New York didn’t know the students he met on July 6 were from Italy. He and about 22 other students from Jersey City, North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, and Bayonne had...
Here comes a traffic nightmare
Route 139 roadwork will spill traffic on to Jersey City streets
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Representatives from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) told the Hudson County Board of Freeholders last week to expect significant detours at the south end of Jersey City Heights du...
Food galore
Jersey City Project Eats draws thousands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Kicking off its second summer, JC Project EATS drew thousands to the front of City Hall recently, a day-long street fair celebrating the season with cool drinks and delicious food. The two day even...

past weeks news

A solid vision
New art show at Majestic features moving abstracts
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

Happy birthday, America!
Jersey City holds bash in Liberty State Park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer

Better than new
West Bergen Branch Library reopens
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer