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High drama in Jersey City

Sean Hagerty, founder and artistic director of Shakespeare@ in Jersey City, didn't start out as a Shakespearean actor. That happened long after he'd established himself as a performer. He was studying in England, and...

Help is on the way

Thirteen is not an unlucky number, at least not for residents of Jersey City when it comes to bolstering the ranks of the Fire Department. Thirteen recruits were sworn in as probationary firefighters at...

Dupree named to fill school board vacancy

Arguing that her 25 years of experience in dealing with personnel issues in the Jersey City school district would be an asset, Gevonder Dupree successfully convinced the Board of Education to appoint her to...

Barrow Mansion restoration takes next step

Although it's one of the most historic buildings in Jersey City, Barrow Mansion is not a museum, such as the Ballantine House in Newark. It remains a functional building, housing a score or more...

Christ Hospital hosts colorectal cancer discussion

On Wednesday, March 20, at 6 p.m. as part of CarePoint Health’s Cancer Committee Initiatives, Christ Hospital in Jersey City, will host a panel discussion on colorectal cancer awareness. The event is free and...

Celebrate Purim with the Chabad Jewish Center

In celebration of the joyous festival of Purim which takes place on March 21, the Chabad Jewish Center will host a family Hamantash bake this Sunday, March 17 at 3 p.m. at Hamilton House,...

Exploring the Pride Lands

Several floors above the lobby of Liberty Science Center, the battle to maintain balance in the Circle of Life is being waged in a traveling display that allows kids ages three to seven to...

Living history

Gail Annette Marquis, who has lived in Jersey City for more than 35 years, says it doesn’t matter if other people won more medals in the Olympics than she did. Marquis was named to the...

Building the force

Police Chief Michael Kelly looked out over the crowded council chambers during the swearing-in of nine new police officers on March 6. A deep plunge in the temperature outside city hall did not stop friends...

Proposed law protects Liberty State Park

For almost as long as Liberty State Park has been open to the public, private interests have been trying to find a way to develop and make money from it. For decades park supporters, aided...
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