Bayonne’s thirtieth annual Interfaith Thanksgiving service has been scheduled for Monday, November 19, at 7:00 p.m., at St. Vincent DePaul Church. The church is located at 47th Street and Avenue C. The event is sponsored by Bayonne’s Interfaith Clergy Association, and will include clergy from various religious denominations. Bishop Gregory Cook, the senior chaplain at Bayonne Medical Center, will offer the homily. Continue reading Bayonne Interfaith Thanksgiving Service Set for Monday, November 19
The City of Jersey City honored Veterans Saturday, November 10th, 2018 with its Annual Veterans Day Parade.
Jersey City’s Veterans Day Parade has grown larger each year and parade goers lined the parade route as the many contingents marched, which included Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop, a former US. Marine who saw action in the first gulf war and Councilmen Daniel Rivera and Richard Boggiano also former Marines.
Also in attendance was Jersey City Councilman Lavaro and Councilman Yun.
The parade route ended in front of Jersey City City Hall. Rich Dwyer announced the many groups marching and at the end of the parade, he announced Councilman Rivera who then announced that the Marine Corps was celebrating their 243 Anniversary and that there were several young people who would be taking the oath to enter into the Marines. Rivera read them the oath congratulated them as they began their Military careers.
See our photos of the parade
Information is available on the NJ Community College Opportunity Grant free tuition program at November 17 event on the College’s North Hudson Campus; application fee waived.
The Fall 2018 Open House at Hudson County Community College (HCCC).
Program includes: Application and Admissions Assistance, Financial Aid and Scholarships Assistance (including Community College Opportunity Grant – free tuition program for eligible individuals), Academic Programs and Students Services Fair, Quick Steps to Enrollment, and Campus Tours. The $25 application fee will be waived for those who apply at the event.
HCCC Director of Admissions Matthew Fessler will discuss the HCCC FOCUS on providing a flexible learning environment, outstanding academic programs, cost-effective education, unlimited transfer and career opportunities, and supportive student services. HCCC Dean of Enrollment Lisa Dougherty will lead a panel discussion and Q & A session.
Attendees will have the opportunity to meet faculty and staff and to explore student clubs and organizations.
Saturday, November 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
HCCC North Hudson Campus, 4800 Kennedy Boulevard in Union City, NJ – adjacent to the Hudson Bergen Light Rail Bergenline Ave.
Official Recognition of Transgender Awareness Week
The City of Jersey City
and Hudson Pride Center will officially recognize and honor Transgender Awareness Week, which occurs from November 12 – 19, leading up to Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20. Transgender Awareness Week celebrates and uplifts
the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people and addresses the challenges they face in loving and living full lives.
Hudson Pride Center, located in Jersey City, is the largest and only full-service LGBTQ+ Community Center in New Jersey. Hudson Pride
addresses social issues facing the LGBTQ+ community and advocates for change through community education and awareness, mobilizing community members through rallies, and creating safe and vibrant spaces for our members to live authentically, and celebrate
their gender identities, sexuality, and lives.
November 8, 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
City Hall Chambers
280 Grove Street
Jersey City, New Jersey 07302
Mayor Steven M. Fulop
Michael Billy, CEO, Hudson Pride Center
Elizabeth Schedl COO, Hudson Pride Center
Jennifer Love, Performance Artist and Trans-Rights Activist
Sedrick Giacobe, Trans Youth Activist
Will CONNECT MILITARY VETERANS TO SOCIAL SERVICES
Mayor Steven M. Fulop, a U.S. Marine Veteran, will help kick off the Veterans Justice Initiative, a collaboration between the Jersey City Department of Health and Human Services and the Hersey City
Municipal Court that will aim to more directly connect the City’s military service members to social services. The Initiative will offer veteran specific services to Jersey City’s veterans and seeks to expand the City’s Veteran Services
Unit, by reaching more veterans at the centrally located Courthouse. Service providers will be available for housing, health, education and employment on a regular, monthly basis for the veteran community to access.
Friday, November 2,
2018, 10 a.m.
Jersey City Municipal Court
365 Summit Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Mayor Steven M. Fulop Jake Hudnut, Chief Prosecutor, City of Jersey City
Director of Health & Human Services, City of Jersey City
Bridge Art Gallery and the Bayonne Library under the supervision of its new Librarian JP Poccaro hosted the opening of Diwali Art Exhibition 2018.
The 2018 Diwali Art Exhibit will showcase a exclusive collection of artwork from various artists.
About Diwali- A Hindu festival of lights, held in the period October to November. It is particularly associated with Lakshmi, the goddess of prosperity, and marks the beginning of the fiscal year in India.
If You Go
Bayonne Library 697 Ave. C Bayonne 07002
Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that Bayonne will hold an Italian celebration on Thursday night, November 1. The celebration will include a dinner and band music at the Villa Maria, 417 Broadway, Bayonne, from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The event is being presented by Mayor Davis and the Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation (BEOF), Bayonne’s community action agency. Mayor Davis said, “We would like to invite everyone to the second annual Italian celebration to benefit the BEOF. It promises to be a fun occasion with great food and entertainment. This event will provide a great opportunity to enjoy Italian-American culture. We look forward to seeing you there.”