FAMILY FUN DAY TO EDUCATE RESIDENTS ON SUMMER MEALS, HEALTH SCREENINGS, AND OTHER ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS NOW AVAILABLE TO RESIDENTS FOR FREE
JERSEY CITY – To help celebrate the beginning of summer vacation, Wellcare Health has partnered with Jersey City to host a free Family Fun Day event this Friday, July 12th, at the Mary McLeod Bethune Life Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition to fun activities like face painting, games and giveaways, the goal of the event is to promote participation in youth summer meals, offer free health screenings, and provide access to information about other assistance programs available to Jersey City residents.
Mayor Fulop Announces the Headlining Artists for the 6th annual Fourth of July Festival & Fireworks…
Mr. Worldwide – Pitbull and Jersey City’s own Akon!
Day of Live Music and Family-Friendly Fun returns to Exchange Place Plaza with Concerts, Carnival Rides, Food Trucks and New Jersey’s Largest Fireworks Display
JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop announces Pitbull and Akon as this year’s headliners at Jersey City’s 6th annual Fourth of July Festival. As we celebrate our nation’s freedom, the full day of festivities will take place from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Exchange Place Plaza. The free festival includes live entertainment with featured musicians starting at noon on the main stage leading up to Jersey City’s own Akon and world-renowned rapper Pitbull as the main event. The grand finale will follow with New Jersey’s largest fireworks display launching from barges in the Hudson River with an unparalleled backdrop of the Manhattan skyline.
“We set the bar high last year bringing in Snoop Dogg as our headline performance, and we expect to impress, yet again, with this year’s entertainment lineup,” said Mayor Fulop. “The headline performance and fireworks conclude a day of fun for thousands of families and visitors who come from all over the tri-state area. As we show off all that Jersey City has to offer this Independence Day, I am confident this will continue to be one of the best celebrations in the nation.”
Last year, the event drew over 150,000 spectators from throughout the City and region. The daylong festival features designated zones for activities, including a carnival along Hudson Street, the “Love Beer Festival” on Columbus, and the concert stage at Exchange Place. Fun activations and additional food trucks and drinks can also be found along Montgomery Street.
The Monticello Svtreet Festival held in Jersey City on Monticello Ave. between Communipaw and Jewett Ave was held on Saturday, September 8, 2018.
The highlight of the festival was the Soul Train Challenge Jersey City was trying to break the record set according to Guinness World Records The largest Soul Train dance consists of 426 participants and was achieved by Goodyear Ballpark (USA) in Goodyear, Arizona, USA, on 4 July 2014.
Scuba Diver Roger J. Muller, Jr. Dives for Predatory Lionfish to Save the Environment
Lionfish Hunter Roger J. Muller, Jr. in the Grand Caymans
By Sally Deering
(Hoboken, NJ) Insurance agent Roger J. Muller, Jr. leads a
robust lifestyle overseeing his Hoboken-based company, Muller Insurance, and in
his spare time, streaking across the ice as Captain of the Hoboken Rockets
hockey team. Off the ice, Muller exchanges hockey pads for a wetsuit, and
instead of playing offense with a hockey stick, Muller faces his opponents with
a spear and a containment device: the only gear he needs to hunt the predatory lionfish.
Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC), a RWJBarnabas Health facility, raised the Pride flag on Tuesday, with Michael Prilutsky, President & CEO, leading the ceremony to kick-off the celebration of June as Pride Month. In addition to the flag remaining throughout the month, the hospital will illuminate the main campus facility with Pride colors at night during the month.
JCMC has received recognition as an LGBTQ Health Equality Leader by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation since 2014, for its continued effort in caring for LGBTQ patients and recognizing the contributions of its LGBTQ employees.
To be designated as an LGBTQ Health Equality Leader, the hospital had to meet four core principles, which included ensuring foundational protection for patients, visitors and staff in policies and provide cultural competency training on LGBTQ inclusion.
To create a culturally inclusive and respectful environment for all patients, Jersey City Medical Center has implemented the policy of displaying both the Legal and Preferred Name on patient wristbands. Sex at Birth, Gender Identify, Legal Name and Preferred Name remain a part of the registration data collection process and will be accessible in the patient’s permanent record.
The Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC), an RWJBarnabas Health facility, is a modern 316-bed teaching hospital located on a campus overlooking the Statue of Liberty and NY Harbor, conveniently located near major highways, PATH, bus and light rail stops on campus. A not-for-profit hospital, JCMC is a state-designated Regional Trauma Center with more than 16,000 admissions and 90,000 Emergency Department visits annually. JCMC has been redesignated the Magnet Certification for Nursing Excellence for a third consecutive time , the only medical center in Hudson, Essex or Union counties to achieve this honor, and has received the highest-grade level “A” for safety for 14 reporting periods since 2012. RWJBarnabas Health and Jersey City Medical Center, in partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey – the state’s only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center – brings a world class team of researchers and specialists to fight alongside you, providing close-to-home access to the latest treatment and clinical trials. The medical center is also a state-designated stroke center, a regional comprehensive cardiac center, a perinatal intensive care center, and a regional level 3 neonatal intensive care unit for critically ill newborns. JCMC, a provider of Advanced Life Support for Hudson County, runs 911 Medical Call Screening for Hudson County and operates one of the state’s busiest EMS systems. In addition, Jersey City Medical Center is a major provider of behavioral health services, including 24/7 psychiatric emergency/crisis screening programs.
From Friday, May 31 – Sunday, June 9, Jersey City will transform into a city-wide celebration of jazz. The fastest growing city in the state is also home to the fastest growing jazz festival in the region.
Formerly the Riverview Jazz Festival, the festival has rebranded and relocated the closing festival (June 8-9) to the historic downtown neighborhood, specifically the Newark Pedestrian Plaza near the Grove Street PATH station.
Mayor James Davis and the Bayonne Municipal Council invites you to come and enjoy The 5th Annual Bayonne Hometown Fair on Saturday June 8th, 11am until 8pm and Sunday, June 9th at 12 noon until 6 pm.The fair will take place between 21st and 25th streets. Enjoy children’s rides, games, food, entertainment, local merchants, non-profits and so much more for the entire family .
Live entertainment will consist of two stages this year below is a list of the entertainment.
A City-Wide, All-Day Celebration of Art & Culture in Jersey City
Friday, June 7th, 2019
JC Fridays Citywide, All-Day Arts & Culture Festival in Jersey City!
(Jersey City, NJ; May 1st, 2019)- June 7th, 2019, Art House Productions’ JC Fridays will be holding its seasonal festival! Featuring art events that take place in restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces in almost every neighborhood of our great city. This June is our 2nd annual ACCESS JC Fridays It focuses on inclusion and encourages participants to present work from artists with disabilities and/or work that celebrates disability in any of its many forms, including, but not limited to: impairments that are cognitive, developmental, intellectual, mental, physical, and sensory. We also encourage you to find easy and inexpensive ways to make your physical space accessible to all.
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 visual and performing 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.
Sponsors: Harrison Rand, Mayor Steven M. Fulop, Jersey City Municipal Council & Cultural Affairs, Historic Downtown SID, JCEDC*
Made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, A Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development, and by the County of Hudson, Thomas A. DeGise, Hudson County Executive, and the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders. * Supported in part by a grant from New Jersey Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism
Supporters: Jersey City Arts Council, Friends of JC Fridays: Triangle Park Community Center, Hudson Partnership
EVENTS AT ART HOUSE: Cast Iron Lofts- 262 17th Street (Coles St /Jersey Ave)
Assia Wilson owner of Greenville Jersey City’s newest boutique located at 321 Route 440 suite 3 Jersey City is excited to have the public stop by and see the women’s apparel with an array of fashion hand picked by Ms. Wilson.
Ms. Wilson said when describing her store “I wanted the store to have a warm inviting feeling almost like someone’s closet at home.”
Sayallures Boutique has affordable prices and fashion for every woman.
Ms. Wilson fondly called her store a destination location where quests to the boutique will be treated to an experience with an on hand make-up artist.
Sayallures also features men’s apparel at the rear of the boutque called Reserved Men’s Wear.
Ms. Wilson said her goal someday is to have a chain of Sayallures, she added, “I love seeing women and men always looking and feeling their best.”
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