(Pictured from left to right) Dr. Alexander Mirescu, Vice President Resilient JC, Maria Solorzano, President/CEO Liberty Savings Federal Credit Union, Karen Velasquez, Marketing/Business Development Officer Liberty Savings FCU, And Simon Pereira Shorey, President Resilient JC
Jersey City, NJ-In the wake of such recent natural disasters as Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria and the terrorist events of recent years, recovery planning and resilience for cities is becoming an even more vital topic for community discussion. Liberty Savings Federal Credit Union under the guidance of its newly appointed CEO, Maria Solorzano, recognized this and seized the opportunity to partner with Resilient JC in their endeavors for Jersey City in Hudson County. Continue reading LIBERTY SAVINGS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION PARTNERS WITH RESILIENT JC IN TRUE CREDIT UNION SPIRIT→
CAREPOINT COMPUTER DONATIONS: Representatives of CarePoint Health-Hoboken University Medical Center and TRUE Mentors pose with children and the new computers. Pictured (from left) are: TRUE Mentors Board Treasurer James Sproule; Chris Lopez; HUMC Chief Operating Officer Ann Logan, PhD, RN; Pedro Gonzalez; TRUE Mentors Executive Director Katie Eades; and TRUE Mentors volunteer Peter Uwandi.
HOBOKEN, NEW JERSEY — CarePoint Health–Hoboken University Medical Center donated 10 laptops for students in the TRUE Mentors program with a presentation at the Hoboken Dual Language Charter School.
Tchaikovsky’s Masterpiece Performed by Nimbus Dancers & Students
By Sally Deering
With just a week away, Nimbus Dance Works in Jersey City spends most of its time rehearsing choreography, preparing Sugarplum costumes and dusting off Christmas scenery as it prepares for its 8th annual production of JC Nutcracker. The show opens Tues, Dec. 12 at the Frank R. Conwell auditorium in Middle School No. 4 on Bright Street in Jersey City, and stars a cast of 125 – all Nimbus dancers and local Jersey City students.
On October 14th 2017, Bayonne’s Team Wright received recognition awards as Isshyn-Ryu World Hanshis. Dennis and Austin Wright Sr. were inducted into A.O.K.A., Inc. Isshin-Ryu Karate Hall of Fame for their years of dedication, loyalty, championship winnings. The Wrights are three Generations of Isshin-Ryu Karate Students who are NJ Strong, with three locations in Bayonne and Jersey City, New Jersey!
Top Rated Instructors and Competitors that received Recognition Awards were: Kenneth Jackson Sr., Outstanding Sensei, Outstanding Isshin-Ryu Warrior Competitor, Kenneth Jackson Jr., and Junior Competitor of the year is Samir O’Neill. All competitors have won numerous1st places in Various Isshin-Ryu Sanctioned Tournaments Kumite, Kata, and Weapons over the last decade. Dennis and Austin Wright Sr. are few of Isshin-Ryu Karate’s best! International World Champions, in Kickboxing, Karate, and Jujitsu and Self Defense. Dennis and Austin Wright were both given the one of the highest recognitions Inductions known as the “Guardians of Isshin-Ryu.”
All students train under the direct supervision of Grand Masters (Hanshi) Austin Wright Sr., who is an original A.O.K.A. member. Austin is the Highest Ranking School Owner of Isshin-Ryu Karate 8th Dan in Bayonne, NJ. Mr. Austin Wright holds a 9th Dan Grade in Judo.-Jujitsu Combative Arts and a Soke-Dai Rank 10th Dan in Universal Warrior Martial Arts.
Bayonne Mayor Davis, Council Members, and community volunteers help the needy: Mayor Jimmy Davis, City Council Members, and community volunteers helped unload and distribute 100 frozen turkeys for residents in need. Mayor Davis and the Council Members donate turkeys annually to St. Henry’s Church. The event took place at St. Henry’s School building. Pictured in approximate left to right order: First Ward Council Member Tom Cotter, Third Ward Council Member Gary LaPelusa, Laura Stanlaw, Leanna Karlicki, Pat Stanlaw, Mike Stanlaw, Bill Stanlaw, City Council President Sharon Ashe Nadrowski, Marie Pope (Director of Religious Education/Youth Ministry, St. Henry’s Parish), Yesenia Luciano, Rich Marchitto, Mickey Gonzalez, Mayor Jimmy Davis, Abdul Butt, and Second Ward Council Member Sal Gullace.
The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:
East side (entering 14A): renovation of existing Toll Utility Building continues.
During the evenings of 11/30/17 and 12/01/17, 8:00PM to 5:00AM, temporary traffic holds of northbound Avenue E at 52nd Street and Toll Plaza traffic entering the Turnpike will be utilized to erect new sign structures. This work will be supported by State and Bayonne Police.
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
Local street level work at Garfield, Avenue C and JFK Boulevard bridges will resume in the Fall of 2017. This work will be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
New roadway construction on Avenue E between 51st Street and 53rd Street continues.
New roadway construction continues on the west side and east side of Avenue E, from 52nd Street to 51st Street.
A new work zone was created in the Toll Plaza area in support of new sign structure work.
Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)
Pedestrian usage of the bridge for access to and from Port Jersey Boulevard continues to be prohibited.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
Ramp roadway construction continues.
Ramp structure construction to southbound Route 440 continues.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
New ramp construction continues.
If you have any questions about the 14A Improvement Project, please call the toll-free hotline at 1-800-671-6872, or email firstname.lastname@example.org anytime. Thank you.
For full project details, contact information, traffic advisories, and informational pamphlets, please visit the NJTA 14A Website.
For information about the Bayonne Bridge, please click here.
Bayonne’s Urban Enterprise Zone/Special Improvement District Christmas Tree-Lighting Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, November 21, at 5:30 p.m.
The lighting will take place at 474 Broadway (corner of 22nd Street).
BAYONNE – Jude Tiner wants to leave a legacy. And he’s looking for Bayonne’s and Hudson County’s help to do so.
The Bayonne native has been a big supporter of Tekno Tropheo, a religious mission in Occidental Mindoro, the Philippines, which cares for 50 children five years old and older. Tiner became enamored with the facility when visiting there in 2006.
Located in the Abra de ilog, the area was once known for its mining of gold. Local tribal people called the Mangyans live modestly in the town.
A City-Wide, All-Day Celebration of Art & Culture in Jersey City
Winter is quickly approaching, and Art House’s JC Fridays December 1st, 2017, will kick off the season with 25 exciting visual and performing arts events! Come out and celebrate with this city-wide festival on Friday, December 1, 2017. Restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces throughout Jersey City will showcase a variety of art-related happenings including visual exhibitions, live music, performance acts, educational demonstrations, and more. All events are free and open to the public. As one of the preeminent art scenes in the tri-state area, Jersey City is abound with artists of all types, musicians, and individuals with unique talent; JC Fridays is one of the best times for them to share their newest projects and works. Held quarterly, thousands of residents pour out to experience these artists’ latest works and to revel in the joy art brings to the community.
Some highlights include (a complete list of events follows):
ART—6pm-10pm EONTA SPACE presents “Isabelle Garbani’s Mass Suicide.” Isabelle Garbani’s Mass Suicide, an environmental installation of consumerist by-products brought by the public to Eonta Space, and fashioned into a jungle of ropes (the most common of suicidal implements) reminds us to think long term about the wellbeing of our planet. Music by Cupkakos Moldinius. 34 Dekalb Ave (Dead End off of Van Reypen St), 201-536-1119. Barrier-free. Family-friendly. Tactile tour.