CALLING ARTIST- LAST DAY ENTRIES JUNE 23, 2017

Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone CALL FOR ARTIST program an amazing opportunity for area artist to participate  with an Art Installation Program in Bayonne’s Historic Bergen Point District.

Please see ad below for more information. Deadline us June 23rd, 2017

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GIRL GROUP GROOVES

Vicki Kristina Barcelona to Perform in the Parlour at Fox & Crow

Band Returns for a Swinging Night of Tom Waits & Original Tunes

 By Sally Deering

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Terry Radigan, Amanda Homi, and Rachelle Garniez are the Vicki Kristina Barcelona band

Girl groups are a rare breed of women doing their own thing in the male-dominated music world; they create their own unique sound and groove just as cool as the boys.

Vicki Kristina Barcelona fits those stilettos perfectly – a girl group with its own style, doing music their way. The three singer/songwriter/musicians – Amanda Homi (percussion), Rachelle Garniez (accordion/guitar) and Terry Radigan (guitar) – sing original tunes they wrote and a Tom Waits’ repertoire. They perform throughout the Metropolitan area and are returning to the back parlour at Fox & Crow on Thursday, June 22 at 8 o’clock for another show.   Continue reading GIRL GROUP GROOVES

JERSEY CITY PROJECT EAT -EAT, DRINK, ENJOY, REPEAT  

 Jersey City Project EAT to Turn City Hall Plaza into Foodie Wonderland

Small Businesses Spotlighted at Weekend Food Festival

 By Sally Deering

Jersey City Project Eat
Emma Taylor of Milk Sugar Love

 Wait till you see the food vendors lined up for this year’s Jersey City Project Eats festival happening Saturday and Sunday, June 24 & 25 at City Hall Plaza. Yummy dishes for every palate – from vegan to carnivore – are guaranteed to tempt and deliver a vast array of noshables for festival-goers.

Jersey City Project Eats
Jersey City Hall Plaza

The weekend long JC Project Eats is sponsored by the City of Jersey City and the Office of Mayor Steven M. Fulop and it’s the fifth year that the annual event will turn Jersey City Hall’s sidewalk square out front into one a gastronomic extravaganza. Continue reading JERSEY CITY PROJECT EAT -EAT, DRINK, ENJOY, REPEAT  

Jersey City Drops Lawsuit Against the Friends of Loews

Mayor Fulop Announces the City is Dropping its Lawsuit Against the Friends of the Loews as Administration Works with Non-Profit on Theater’s Future

Administration Collaborating on Facility Improvements and Renovations with Work to Begin on Several Projects in Next Few Months

Jersey City Drops Law Suit against Friends of Loews

JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced today that the city of Jersey City is dropping its lawsuit against the Friends of the Loews, the non-profit organization that currently manages the historic Loews Theatre in Journal Square, as the administration and the non-profit work together toward the theater’s future.

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Cooling Centers and Water Facilities OPEN For Residents In Jersey City

Three Cooling Sites to Open; All Park Sprinklers and Pools Are Also Available for Residents

  

Jersey CIty Opens Cooling sites

JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop and the Jersey City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) announce that the City is opening three cooling sites as temperatures are expected to remain in the mid- to high 90’s. The weather forecast indicates that in addition to the high temperatures, people must be aware of increased humidity levels and poor air quality. Continue reading Cooling Centers and Water Facilities OPEN For Residents In Jersey City

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop and Director of Public Safety James Shea To Swear in 25 New Police Officers

 Fulop Administration Has Hired a Over 300 New Officers Since Taking Office in 2013

Fulop Administrations Grows Jersey City Police Department to Largest Size in Two Decades; Graduating Class Brings Department to 932 Officers

 

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  Mayor Steven M. Fulop will swear in 25 new Jersey City police officers at a graduation ceremony at City Hall on Thursday. This latest class brings the size of the department to 932 total officers, its largest size in two decades. The Fulop administration has hired over 300 officers since 2013, increasing visibility and allowing for added walking posts in areas where they are needed most.  Continuing the administration’s priority on diversity recruitment, the 25 new graduates also include thirteen Hispanic officers, three African-American officers, and two Asian officers.  And with five females now joining the department, this class marks one of the largest amounts of female officers graduating from a single class.  Another class of officers currently in the Police Academy will allow for an additional 24 officers to graduate this fall, bringing the department closer to Mayor Fulop’s goal of 950 officers.

 

    Thursday June 8th, 2017 at 11 a.m.

   Council Chambers, City Hall

 280 Grove Street, Jersey City, NJ

 

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop

Director of Public Safety James Shea

Jersey City Police Department leadership

Graduating Officers

Mayor Zimmer Recognizes 2017 Hoboken Green Businesses

 

Mayor Zimmer Recognizes 2017

Mayor Dawn Zimmer recognized the following businesses at the 6th Annual Green Fair as 2017 Hoboken Green Businesses:

• Aether Game Cafe
• Bareburger
• Basic Foods Organic Grocery
• Bwe Kafe
• Carpathian Industries LLC
• Chartier Group
• Christina Andersen Floral Design
• Devotion Yoga
• Hoby Dogy Pet Care
• Little City Books
• Local Barre
• Mint Market
• Monroe Street Movement Space
• My Conscience, My Choice LLC
• Pilsener Haus & Biergarten 
• Shipco Transport Inc.
• Simply Juiced
• Smushed Organics
• Sports Acupuncture & Family Wellness
• Sobsey’s Produce
• Stevens Institute of Technology
• The Little Grocery
• Urban Consign & Design

The Hoboken Green Team launched the Green Business Recognition Program in January 2017 to distinguish local businesses that are advancing sustainability and environmental responsibility.

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Jon D’Amore Delivers His Next Book, Deadfellas

 

Jon D’Amore Delivers His Next Book,  Deadfellas

by  Diane Lombardi-Fleming

Jon D’Amore Delivers His Next Book,  Deadfellas

Hudson County native and the author of his bestselling memoir, The Boss Always Sits In The Back, Jon D’Amore has published his long awaited sequel. Except that it’s not really a sequel. Deadfellas incorporates the best (and the worst) of the North Jersey mob with a supernatural theme, which makes for a satirical tale where everyone involved gets their just reward. Where “The Boss” was based on D’Amore’s true life events, Deadfellas stays with the Jersey mob theme, but the story is fiction. “No one would have guessed that mixing the underworld with the real underworld would result in such an entertaining combination,” D’Amore says, after receiving reviews from literary insiders and other authors fortunate enough to get advance copies. Continue reading Jon D’Amore Delivers His Next Book, Deadfellas

Mayor Davis Presents Proclamation Local Baseball Player Pitched Perfect Game

Bayonne Mayor Davis Presents Proclamation  Local Baseball Player Pitched  Perfect Game

Perfect game proclamation:  Mayor Jimmy Davis issued a proclamation honoring Anthony Klich, Jr.  for pitching a perfect game in Pony League Baseball on May 6.  Anthony and his family visited the Office of the Mayor for the presentation of the proclamation.  Pictured left to right: Anthony Klich, Sr., Anthony Klich, Jr., Kayla Klich, Marie Klich, and Mayor Davis.

 

Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that he has presented a proclamation to Anthony Klich, Jr., a Bayonne resident who pitched a perfect game in the Pony League last month.  In a perfect game, none of the batters from the opposing team ever gets on base.

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CASINO IN THE PARK JC ANNUAL DINNER FOR SNYDER HIGH STUDENTS

Casino in the park jersey city hosts party for Snyder High School Last month in May, Casino in the Park in Jersey City held its annual dinner for students at Snyder High School. 

Bernie Sweeney owner of the Casino in the Park and Shore Casino in Atlantic Highlands has been hosting and donating the Snyder High party for the past 11 plus years.  As an alumni of the school and  also an inductee into Snyder High School’s Hall of Honor since 1998 the party is Sweeney’s way of giving back to his old alma mater. 

In those 11  plus years of hosting the Snyder party which equals to around 5000 dinners,  Sweeney’s message to the young people at Snyder has always been study, work hard,  and pay it forward to others.

The event is an exciting time for Sweeney, his wife Kathleen his sons  and staff as told by  Sweeney’s  son Jay, ” For us at the Casino in the Park it is a joy to see these young people having a great time, they’re all great kids with good grades and all we ask is they go out and help others in their lives.”  He Said. “Our one message through the years go out and do something wonderful for someone else.” 

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