Party time
Imperial Bag & Paper moves into Jersey City location
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Imperial Bag & Paper Company threw a party for community and business leaders on Sept. 18 to celebrate the company’s move to new headquarters in Jersey City. More than an hundred people gathered at...
Council passes $515 million municipal budget
Delayed by Parking Authority merger; departments under fire for over spending
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Nine months into the year, the City Council voted on Sept. 23 to approve Jersey City’s $515 million calendar year budget for 2014 by a 7 to 2 vote, with Councilmen Richard Boggiano and Michael Yun ...
It’s not just a man’s drink anymore
Steak, whisky, cigars and an education were on the menu
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The private invitation to the Liberty Prime Steakhouse on Sept. 18 said “Scotch & Cigar Dinner.” But it was much more than that, providing the 40 select guests with a taste of The Macallan brand of...
An app that saves lives
Phone application could bring fast help to people suffering cardiac arrest
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A new free phone application called Pulse Point that alerts people trained in CPR that someone nearby might be suffering a cardiac arrest may have already saved someone’s life – less than one day a...
Riverview Park is the place to be
Sunday is Farmer’s Market day in the Heights
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Weekends in Jersey City Heights got a lot sweeter this summer with the continuation of the Riverview-Fisk Park farmer’s market, which returned in May and will run until Nov. 2 on every Sunday from ...
It is time
Sep 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As a proud resident of Jersey City, New Jersey, there are many obstacles our city is facing especially in Ward A- Greenville. I have lived in the Greenville section the majority of my ...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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Columbus Day parade kicks off on Oct. 11 On Saturday, Oct. 11, at 1 p.m., Jersey City will honor its rich Italian heritage when the Columbus Day Parade steps off from the Dickinson High School camp...
‘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 | 39 39 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
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 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 | 19 19 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...