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MUSIC BROADWAY BAYONNE Friday February 17, 2017

MUSIC BROADWAY BAYONNE -FRIDAY FEB. 17th LIVE MUSIC ON BROADWAY RETURNS TO BAYONNE AREA VENUES, FEATURING TALENTED ENTERTAINERS AT NINE VENUES

Music Broadway Bayonne Friday, February 17th is  sponsored by Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis and the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone a program for the city of Bayonne that  is a wonderful way to get out, go for dinner and listen to young talented musicians play while you dine. Live Music on Broadway now in its 8th week pairs local musicians with some of Bayonne’s excellent dinner venues.

Going out to dine Friday night February 17th ?  Visit one of these fine establishments and listen to some fantastic music.

Click on their name to find out more about these fine Bayonne establishments 

MUSIC BROADWAY BAYONNE Friday February 17, 2017

Bella Sorrellas Restauant    1020 Broadway    7pm   Rob & Scott

Butero’s          184 Broadway …           7pm               Bob & Norm

KP Sarelli’s Restaurant   241 Broadway        7pm   Greg Aulden

La Guardiola  819 Broadway                        7pm   Dave Bandinelli

Mona Lisa  165 Broadway…6pm                               George Orlando 

MezCal Kitchen  482 Broadway…                      7pm   Domino Effect 

Perk Up Cafe  317 Broadway…                              6:30 Dave Watson 

The Rock 206 Broadway Bayonne…            6pm     Piano Bill & Jennie 

The Vic Tavern 107 Hobart Ave…                 4:00 pm   Dave Bandinelli

For more information call the Bayonne UEZ

Hoboken Announces Procedures Over 100 Units New Affordable Housing Constructed Soon

 

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In the near future, 115 new units of affordable housing are planned to be constructed in Hoboken and made available to the public under new procedures to ensure that housing is available to those most in need:

  • 15 affordable housing units will be included within three different projects in Hoboken, the first such units required by Hoboken’s affordable housing ordinance. The three projects are at 600 Harrison Street (5 units), 1410 Grand Street (4 units), and 721 Clinton Street (6 units).
  • 42 affordable housing units will be constructed at 7th Street and Jackson Street as part of a recently-approved redevelopment agreement.
  • 6 affordable housing units for homeless veterans will be created as part of the redevelopment of American Legion Post 107’s headquarters at 308 2nd Street.
  • 52 affordable housing units are required by the affordable housing ordinance in three recently-completed projects. The City has prevailed and is continuing in litigation to ensure that the developers provide the units as soon as possible.
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Jersey City to Hold Induction Ceremony for 31 High School Students Participating in Jersey City Youth Counsel Justice Program 

 

Goal of the Program is to Reduce Juvenile Delinquency through Peer Involvement

  Jersey City Youth Councel Justice Program Mayor Steven M. Fulop, members of the City Council, and members of the Jersey City justice community will join together with 31 high school students who are the first class of Jersey City Youth Counsel participants at their induction ceremony at City Hall. 

The Jersey City Youth Counsel (JCYC) program, is an innovative peer-based model that will train youth to hear low-level, real-life cases involving their peers to prevent future involvement in the criminal justice system.  Jersey City is the second city in the state to launch a youth court program and joins more than 1,150 youth courts operating in 49 states and the District of Columbia. 

The students, who come from 12 different high schools, have completed 45 hours of classroom training and 15 hours of mock court training, preparing them to serve as judge, jury and advocate for their peers.  Training sessions covered topics such as criminal justice, critical thinking, public speaking, consensus building and decision-making.  Guest speakers included judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, police officers, and social workers. Continue reading Jersey City to Hold Induction Ceremony for 31 High School Students Participating in Jersey City Youth Counsel Justice Program 

New Set-Aside Program is a First for Hudson County and New Jersey

The program increases opportunities for minority-, women-, and
veteran-owned or small businesses to obtain contracts and
do business with Hudson County.

set aside fund hudson county – Small business owners are the backbone of Hudson County’s economy, with data from the U.S. Census Bureau indicating that these enterprises employ more than 307,000 people.

To provide small businesses with more opportunities to successfully participate in the County’s procurement processes, the Board of Chosen Freeholders and County Executive Thomas A. DeGise adopted an ordinance establishing a Qualified Minority-, Women-, Veteran-owned Business or Small Business Set-Aside Program, which sets aside 10% of the dollar value of all the County’s goods, services and construction contracts to be utilized for qualified small businesses. The ordinance – the first of its kind for Hudson County and the first of its kind in New Jersey – went into effect on January 1st.

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Jersey City Man Sought Keyshaun Wiggins Arrest Warrant Issued In Hoboken Murder

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Keyshaun Wiggins

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has announced that an arrest warrant has been issued in connection with the January 24, 2017 murder of Adrian Rivera of Hoboken.

Keyshaun Wiggins, age 18, of Jersey City has been charged with Murder in violation of N.J.S.2C:11-3; two counts of Felony Murder in violation of N.J.S. 2C:11-3; Armed Robbery in violation of N.J.S. 2C:15-1; Armed Burglary in violation of N.J.S. 2C:18-2; Possession of a Firearm for an Unlawful Purpose in violation of N.J.S. 2C:39-4; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm in violation of N.J.S. 2C:39-5; and Hindering Apprehension in violation of N.J.S.2C:29-3.

Anyone with information as to the current whereabouts of Keyshaun Wiggins is asked to contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit at (201) 915-1345 or leave an anonymous tip on the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office official website at http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/. All information will be kept confidential. Wiggins should not be approached and he should be considered armed and dangerous.

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NJTurnpike 14A Interchange Improvement Project

NJTurnpike 14A Interchange Improvemnt ProjectThe NJ Turnpike 14A Interchange Improvement Project construction schedule for over  the next three weeks is as follows: 

 

Toll Plaza

  • East side (entering 14A): renovation of existing Toll Utility Building continues.
  • Reconstruction of Toll Lanes 11 & 12 continues.
  • During the weekend of 02/10/17, Toll Lanes 11-13 will open and Toll Lanes 8-10 will close. Please CLICK HERE for graphic.

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Art House Productions and 68 Productions present In Full Color

21 Women of Color Share Their Stories in Celebration of Women’s History Month

Art House Productions In Full Color Art House Productions’ hit show “In Full Color” is back for Women’s History Month with 20 more women of color from across the nation sharing their stories through monologues, poetry, song and dance.

“In Full Color” has four shows — Thursday, February 16th, Friday, February 17th, Saturday, February 18th at 8 PM and Sunday, February 19th at 3 PM. These performances will be at Transmission, 150 Bay St. Jersey City, NJ 07302, near the Grove Street PATH Station. Advance ticketing for General Admission is $12 and $18 at the door and $10 for Students/Seniors in advance and $12 at the door. Tickets may be purchased at http://www.arthouseproductions.org.

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MUSIC BROADWAY BAYONNE FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10, 2017

MUSIC BROADWAY BAYONNE -FRIDAY FEB. 10th LIVE MUSIC ON BROADWAY RETURNS TO BAYONNE AREA VENUES, FEATURING TALENTED ENTERTAINERS AT NINE VENUES

Music Broadway Bayonne sponsored by Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis and the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone is a wonderful way to get out, go for dinner and listen to young talented musicians play while you dine. Live Music on Broadway now in its 6th week pairs local musicians with some of Bayonne’s excellent dinner venues.

Going out to dine Friday night February 10th ?  Visit one of these fine establishments and listen to some fantastic music.

Click on their name to find out more about these fine Bayonne establishments 

Music Broadway Bayonne

 

Bella Sorrellas Restauant    1020 Broadway    7pm   Dave Watson 

Butero’s          184 Broadway …           7pm               Orville Davis 

Chances Lounge 1028 Broadway        7pm          Mike & Brian 

KP Sarelli’s Restaurant   241 Broadway        7pm   George Orlando 

La Guardiola  819 Broadway                        7pm   Piano Bill & Jennie 

Mama Rosa  795 Broadway                                 7pm Rich Casella 

MezCal Kitchen  482 Broadway…                      7pm   Greg Aulden 

Piero’s Music       942 Broadway                       5pm Paul Addie 

The Vic Tavern 107 Hobart Ave…            4:00 pm   George Orlando 

For more information call the Bayonne UEZ