Let’s roll!
‘Bike JC’ kicks off sixth annual bicycle tour and festival
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Bikes will fill the local streets on June 7 when the annual Jersey City Ward Tour & Festival returns for its sixth year and celebrates the growth of bike culture in the state’s second-largest city....
Uncommon valor
200 Club of Hudson County pays tribute to first responders
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
While the men and women who work as firefighters, police officers, or emergency medical technicians generally do so without fanfare, those who have shown exceptional dedication to duty get their da...
Neighbor against neighbor
Residents expected to battle over Westside historic district
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of the West Side are likely to clash at the May 27 City Council meeting over whether a historic zone should be set up in portions of Ward B and Ward F. A controversial ordinance, schedule...
A lesson in life-saving
Residents learn CPR thanks to JCMC
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Approximately 50 people from the community came to Middle School 7 on May 19 to sit on the floor and pound on the chests of small tan dummies. Parents of children at the school and other interested...
Working together
Jersey City composer and dancer make their mark
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Ariel Grossman grew up in New York City. David Homan grew up in Gainesville, Fla. She is a dancer; he is a composer. As a compromise between urban and suburban, the artistic couple ended up in Jers...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Navy ship to be named at Liberty State Park Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will announce the name of the next Virginia-class attack submarine, SSN-796, at a ship-naming ceremony scheduled for Sund...
Storage wars show comes to Hudson County
Local ‘pirates’ who bid on leftovers hope to become TV stars
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Although they don’t wear eye patches or scowl, the “storage pirates” of Hudson County are certainly characters in their own right, and are part of an emerging internet TV program shot in Jersey Cit...
It’s a woman’s world, too
Tech startup launches in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Oksana Sokolovsky hadn’t intended to smash the glass ceiling for women when she partnered to create a tech startup company in Jersey City. But she’s happy that more than half of the employees of he...
Why do hospitals go broke?
CarePoint asks for a fair rate of insurance reimbursement
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
If you own or operate an urban hospital, you aren’t likely to survive long under the system of insurance reimbursement that currently exists. This is one of the main reasons that hospitals, particu...
Artists, journalists at Hudson Reporter win slew of state awards
Investigative reporting, layout, photography recognized in industry contest
May 17, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Writers and graphic artists for The Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won a total of 17 awards in the competitive statewide annual Memorial Journalism Contest run by the Garden State Journalists ...