On Monday, 1/19 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day), Newport Skates will be hosting an exclusive figure skating performance by world-renowned skaters including Jessica Huot and Christian Erwin. At 3:30 pm Jessica Huot, six-time Finnish National Ice Dance champion, and Christian Erwin, three-time USA Nationals competitor, will perform a specially choreographed duet to “Feeling Good” by Michael Bublé. The duo will also perform alongside a group of figure skating champions from Ice Theatre of New York.
Newport Skates is the only outdoor, uncovered ice skating rink in Jersey City, located at 95 River Drive, Jersey City 07310. I’m sending you the info now in hopes you’ll share it with your readers and consider attending for coverage too!
The New Jersey Agricultural Society recently announced that Varsha Gireesh, a student at Jersey City Public School #17, won the statewide grand prize for first grade in the annual Farm-City Week Poster Contest.
Cailin Brodel, has become Bayonne, New Jersey’s first female fire figher in the Fire Departments 108 year History.
Firefighter Brodel was on hand today at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Bayonne New Jersey’s first new firehouse in over 40 years a 3.5 million dollar state of the art firehouse which will service and protect the Bayonne community for years to come.
Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has advised the City of Bayonne concerning the latest developments in the Bayonne Bridge construction project.
The assembly of the gantry is 90% complete. This gantry will carry the pre-cast roadway slabs to the new piers. The piers are the columns that will hold up the roadway. The crane height will start at 120 feet and then grow to 300 feet once it gets closer to the Kill Van Kull. The gantry base is at 6th Street and travels the entire length of the bridge. Sometime this fall, another crane will be in service working on the south end of Bayonne near 1st Street.
On Tuesday September 30th PFS Wealth Management Group of Bayonne expanded to their new office at 744 Broadway, Bayonne 3rd Floor. On hand to cut the ribbon was Bayonne Mayor James Davis, Vincent A. Virga, President of PFS Wealth Management, Mrs. Virga, Bayonne Councilman at Large Juan Perez and Bayonne 1st Ward Councilman Thomas Cotter
Beginning this fall, Jersey City will feature a new community chorus, “North River Sing,” the first chorus in New Jersey dedicated to American musical theatre. Conceived by Jersey City resident Liz Morrill, North River Sing will be directed by Meg Zervoulis,, currently resident music director and arranger at Paper Mill Playhouse.” The name “North River Sing” derives from an old nautical moniker for the part of the Hudson River that lies between New York City and New Jersey.
Plaza to Enhance Vibrant Downtown Commercial and Cultural Center with Expanded Outdoor Dining & Entertainment
Area Street Closures Take Effect Tuesday, August 19th
JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop and the Municipal Council announced today that street closures as part of the plan to convert a portion of Newark Avenue into a pedestrian plaza to enhance the City’s vibrant downtown commercial and cultural district will go into effect next week.
Newly elected Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis accepts check
U.S. Senator Robert Menendez visited the Bayonne Fire Department to announce a federal grant in the amount of $295,000. The funding will enable the Fire Department to purchase new turnout gear and to handle high-angle rescues at tall buildings and industrial sites. Mayor Jimmy Davis and Fire Chief Gregory Rogers joined Senator Menendez for the check presentation.