Paulus Hook project can proceed
Council approves redevelopment change, residents divided
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council has voted to change a redevelopment plan to allow a 15 story building near the historic Paulus Hook district of the city. Nearly 20 residents from the area spoke at the public hear...
The Jersey City Art & Studio Tour is on!
In Year 24, celebration of the city’s arts scene is bigger than ever
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
This weekend, the 2014 Jersey City Art & Studio Tour will feature more than 130 galleries, artists’ studios, and pop-up exhibition spaces on Oct. 18 and 19, from noon to 6 p.m. This self-guided tou...
Christ Hospital is ready for Ebola – if it happens
Drills and protocols already underway to protect health workers and the public
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Tucker Woods, chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine, stood in the security office at Christ Hospital on Oct. 14 surrounded by men and women in uniform. He had just come from a meetin...
Jersey City man raises aid for West Africa
Operation Amira, named for his late mother, is collecting badly-needed supplies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
When Jersey City resident Elijah Wells got the call from his family in West Africa, he was still debating what to do about honoring his mother. Originally from Sierra Leone in West Africa, she died...
Your move!
Modern dance festival relocates from JC to Hoboken
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Your Move Dance Festival is New Jersey’s longest-running annual modern dance event, designed to support choreographers from New Jersey, New York and beyond. Now in its fifth season, Your Move annou...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Fulop backs off Greenville trash deal Mayor Steven Fulop will not pursue a deal that would allow New York City to ship its trash through Greenville Yards. Fulop emailed a statement on Thursday to m...
‘Will be most ambitious park plan in Jersey City’
$10 million plan to move NYC’s garbage will fund reservoir project
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
After years of struggling to convert the old reservoir in Jersey City Heights into a park, Mayor Steven Fulop says a $10 million deal to help transfer New York City’s trash will provide nearly all ...
Fun with Dr. Seuss
Councilwoman reads at Jersey City Library for pre-K kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Three-year-old Maceo Morris didn’t have to wait for Dr. Seuss’s birthday to come around again. He got to hear several books by the famous children’s author read aloud at the Main Branch of the Jers...
On the road to sainthood
Hudson County shoemaker’s daughter is one step closer to beatitude
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
When Sister Teresa Demjanovich taught English and Latin at Saint Aloysius School in Jersey City in the mid 1920s, she had just decided to give up her life in service to God. A Bayonne native, Siste...
Somebody’s watching you
Security cameras to be installed over 14th Street Viaduct
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The cost for security cameras above and below the 14th Street Viaduct may be covered by a federal grant, according to the Hudson County Board of Freeholders. They voted at their Oct. 7 caucus to ap...