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Jersey City will acquire a lot to expand Fairmount Square Park. Photo provided by City of Jersey City.

Jersey City to acquire lot in expansion of Fairmount Square Park

Jersey City will be acquiring a car storage lot on 3-5 Storms Ave. to expand Fairmount Square Park, located at the intersections of Fairmount Avenue, Storms Avenue, Summit Avenue and Jewett Avenue, by about 3,200 square feet.

As part of community input, the Fairmount Park renovation design will include playground equipment and permanent infrastructure with new tree plantings, seating, re-striping pedestrian crosswalks, fencing, landscaping, a flagpole, and other elements being installed this year.

The city plans to hold monthly meetings on the third Tuesday of every month during the park’s construction process “to ensure communication between the community and the municipality remains open.”

Secaucus looking for Green Festival vendors

Register to participate as a vendor at the Secaucus Green Festival at cognitoforms.com/SecuacusNJ/_2022GreenFestivalRegistrationForm. The festival will be held on May 7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Xchange at Secaucus Junction at 5000 Riverside Station Boulevard. For more information, go to secaucusnj.gov.

North Bergen vaccine clinic at Kennedy library branch

The Kennedy Branch of the North Bergen Public Library will hold a clinic on March 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2123 Kennedy Boulevard. No appointments are necessary; walk-ins welcome. Sign up for an appointment in advance at hudsoncovidvax.org.

Guttenberg to hold Read Across America Day Celebration

Guttenberg will hold a Read Across America Day Celebration on Thursday, March 3 at 5 p.m. at the Guttenberg Resource Center ay 7002 Boulevard East, Unit M4. For more information, go to nbpl.org or call 201-869-4715.

Weekly ‘Tech Talks’ in North Bergen

The North Bergen Public Library is holding weekly “Tech Talks” every Thursday at 6 p.m. via Zoom. Each week, the talks cover a different topic of technology. Register at nbpl.org or call 201-869-4715.

Preschool registration to open for WNY 3 and 4-year-olds

Open enrollment for West New York’s free preschool program for three and four year olds begins on March 1 for the 2022-2023 school year. Apply online at wnyschools.net and drop off all required documents at the Registration Center at 5401 Polk Street or call 201-553-4108 for more information. Registration is ongoing all year long.

Union City mayor to offer Mobile Constituent Days

During the months of March through May, Mayor Brian Stack will be in neighborhoods visiting residents, attempting to bring his office closer to them. For a list of dates, times, and locations, go to ucnj.com.