Subscribe to River View Observer by Email Sustainable Jersey City (SJC) Is kicking off Jersey City’s first ever Tree Mapping Census. Our city’s tree canopy is disappearing at an alarming rate. To restore the canopy SJC is calling on you to help record existing trees, because we can’t manage what we don’t measure!
SJC will train you to become a citizen scientist, equip you with our OpenTreeMap Smartphone App and connect you with our neighborhood captains who will guide you through the treeinventory process to record GPS location of trees, tree metrics, tree health data and tree species ID photos.
New Jersey Turnpike Authority Officials, Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis The Bayonne City Council, Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise, New Jersey State Senator Sandra Cunningham, Assemblyman Charles Mainor,Jersey City Deputy Director Vivian Brady-Philips broke ground on Wednesday, March 11th for the $310 million NJ Turnpike Authority’s Interchange 14 A Improvement Project.
Jersey City is the first municipality in the state to receive this particular coating treatment
JERSEY CITY—The biking community in Jersey City marked another watershed this week, as contractors began installing a new, highly visible green surface in bike lanes on busy streets. They are the first specially colored or textured bike lanes in the city, and among the first in the state.
Work on the surfacing began last Thursday, as city bike lane contractors Statewide Striping began laying down Endurablend, a mixture including polymer, fine gravel, and green dye, in pre-striped bike lanes along Christopher Columbus Drive. The surface is being sprayed through a honeycomb-patterned stencil, forming small hex shapes divided by thin lattice lines. The color emphasizes to cyclists and drivers that the lane is for bikes only, and the gravel is for traction, while the hex pattern is designed for better wear and drainage than solid coverings, according to Statewide representatives. Continue reading Green, Textured Bike Lanes Roll Out in Jersey City→
HCCC rated in top 15% of all trade schools, colleges and universities throughout the USA for best education, value and welcome to military members, veterans and spouses
“Hudson County Community College’s inclusion on the G.I. Jobs Military Friendly Schools list was announced at the Board of Trustees’ meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 10. Pictured from left for the plaque presentation are William J. Netchert, Esq., Chair of the Board of Trustees; Nelson Vieira, Director of Admissions; Willie Malone, Enrollment Records Assistant; Dr. Paula P. Pando, Vice President for the North Hudson Center/Student Affairs; Dr. Glen Gabert, President of HCCC; and Peter Vida, Associate Dean of Enrollment Services.”
JERSEY CITY, N.J. / August 24, 2010 – Hudson County Community College has learned that the College will be named to the “Military-Friendly Schools” List. The College was chosen from 7,000 institutions of higher education across the country to be included on the list, and the official designation will be made in September. Only 15% of all of the nation’s schools of higher education make the list.