‘Martin’s Place’ offers second chance
National and local leaders gather to cut ribbon on new facility
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
An array of local and national leaders came to The Hub on Sept. 15 to cut the ribbon on what they hope will become a model prisoner reentry program for the nation. The Hub is the core shopping cent...
Jersey City remembers
Ceremony honors those who fell on 9/11
by Al Sullivan
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Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Sunlight barely breaking through the gray clouds over the New York skyline greeted those who gathered at the foot of Grand Street on the Jersey City waterfront for this year’s 9/11 Memorial Service...
Everybody’s a star
Opening gala kicks off Golden Door International Film Festival
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
“Is he here yet?” asked the people crowding into the Loews Jersey Theater for the Golden Door International Film Festival kick off on Sept. 16. “Is he here?” “He” was fashion designer Tommy Hilfige...
‘Tales of our cities’
JC Library holds seventh annual event featuring local authors
by Al Sullivan
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Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City will get to meet and listen to works by some of its local writers at the annual book festival called “Tales of Our Cities.” The festival this year brings 32 authors into the public eye....
A bucket brigade
CarePoint workers take the chilly challenge for ALS
by Al Sullivan
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Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Spurts of rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the more than 150 CarePoint employees who gathered in front of the Bayonne Medical Center on Sept. 9 to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Dresse...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Bill would increase charges for use of stolen weapon against police A bill sponsored by Assembly Democrats Charles Mainor, Raj Mukherji and others that would make it a crime to use a stolen weapon ...
A day no one can forget
Public gather at Empty Sky memorial to remember 9/11 victims
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Tracey Hummer stood near the end of the Empty Sky Memorial in Liberty State Park on Sept. 7, just prior to ceremonies commemorating those who had perished in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001...
Sixth Street Embankment may be used for recreation, trains
Owner’s lawyer accuses city officials of ‘secret deliberations’
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council has introduced an ordinance that authorizes the use of the Sixth Street Embankment for a rail line and other possible uses as a park, and developer Steve Hyman, who owns the proper...
Fashion – Jersey City style
Fashion Week kicks off with a lot of local talent
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
For the third year in a row, Desha Jackson’s DLJ Give to Live Foundation will present four days’ worth of fashion events to raise money for Jersey City-based community organizations. Fashion Week g...
Art House Productions has a new home
Journal Square location puts the group center stage in city’s cultural life
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Supporters and friends of Art House Productions made the streets of Jersey City come alive with the music of a Dixieland style jazz band on Sept. 6 as they paraded from Hamilton Park to their new h...