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JERSEY CITY 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION UPDATE: LOCATION CHANGE — EVENT HELD AT EXCHANGE PLACE

 

Mayor Fulop Announces the 4th Annual Jersey City Freedom & Fireworks Festival with the Largest Fireworks Display in the State With New York Harbor as the Backdrop for an Unparalleled Celebration of Our Nation’s Independence;

Enjoy a Full-day of Carnival Rides, Live Performances, Food, and Plenty of Family Fun, Concluded by a Premier Fireworks Display Illuminating the Hudson River

Jersey CIty 4th of July Celebration

JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop announces the return and the expansion of the one-of-a-kind Jersey City Freedom & Fireworks Festival at Exchange Place on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. with more than 150,000 expected attendees. This year’s Fourth of July family-friendly festival’s location has moved from Liberty State Park to Exchange Place due to all state parks being closed due to a budget impasse.  Continue reading JERSEY CITY 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION UPDATE: LOCATION CHANGE — EVENT HELD AT EXCHANGE PLACE

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Mayor Fulop Delivers FINAL State of the City Address Ward B Tonight Thursday March 30th

Speech Highlights Plans for 2017 that Include Formation of a new SID for West Side Avenue, and a focus on increased enforcement around sanitation

Expanded Public Safety, Economic Development and Affordable Housing on the West Side All Remain a Focus for Fulop Administration

Mayor Fulop State of the City Address to Ward B
Jersey City MayorSteven M. Fulop

Mayor Steven M. Fulop will deliver the final 2017 State of the City Address in Ward B tonight, Thursday, March 30th, at 6:30 p.m., at Casino in the Park. It is the final in a series of six speeches, one in each ward, taking the message directly to the residents to emphasize the important role each community and individual plays in the progress Jersey City is making. Continue reading Mayor Fulop Delivers FINAL State of the City Address Ward B Tonight Thursday March 30th

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Mayor Fulop to Introduce 2017 Budget With No Tax Increase

 Fourth Consecutive Year With No Municipal Tax Increase as Fulop Administration Brings Long-Term Fiscal Stability to Jersey City

Budget Includes Hiring More Police Officers and Continued Expansion of Recreational Programming, a New Municipal Park and Park Renovations Throughout the City

Mayor Fulop to Introduce 2017 Budget With No Tax Increase
Jersey City MayorSteven M. Fulop

JERSEY CITY – For the fourth year in a row, the Fulop administration will introduce a budget with no tax increase at the City Council meeting tonight and as outlined by Mayor Steven M. Fulop during his recent State of the City addresses. The 2017 budget holds taxes flat for a third consecutive year, following a 2.13 percent tax reduction in 2014, the first Fulop administration budget year.

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Jersey City Prepares Blizzard Conditions Winter Storm Stella Heads Towards Region

 Snow Team Prepares for up to 20 inches of Snow With Aggressive Snow Removal Plan

OEM Center Activated & Crews to Remain Operational Throughout Storm, DPW Deploying 64+ Pieces of Equipment and Nearly 6,000 Tons of Salt Available

 Jersey City Prepares  Blizzard ConditionsJERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop and the Office of Emergency Management, in coordination with the Department of Public Works, are preparing with an aggressive snow removal plan for blizzard conditions as Winter Storm Stella tracks toward our region, with the potential for up to 20 inches of snow.  DPW will be deploying approximately 64 crews throughout the duration of the storm.

“We have crews coming in early and will have more than 60 salt spreaders and plows and nearly 6,000 tons of salt so we can clear the roadways as quickly and efficiently as possible,” said Mayor Fulop. “This is a nor’easter with blizzard conditions and we are asking for the public’s cooperation to please stay off the roads and not park at corners, as this greatly slows down our snow removal operations.” Continue reading Jersey City Prepares Blizzard Conditions Winter Storm Stella Heads Towards Region

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Jersey City Prepares February 9th, 2017 Winter Storm

Expected to Bring up to 12 inches of Snow With Aggressive Snow Removal Plan; OEM Center Activated & Crews Remain Operational Throughout Storm

DPW to Deploy 64 Pieces of Equipment and 4,000 Tons of Salt Available

 

Jersey City Prepares for Winter Storm JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop and the Office of Emergency Management, in coordination with the Department of Public Works, are preparing for a significant winter storm February 9th, 2017 that may bring up to a foot of snow to the area with an aggressive snow removal plan, with 64 crews deploying in the overnight and throughout the duration of the storm.

 

“We have crews coming in early and will have more than 60 salt spreaders and plows and 4,000 tons of salt so we can clear the roadways quickly and efficiently,” said Mayor Fulop. “We are also asking that residents who do not need to drive to please stay off the roads and also avoid parking at corners or double parking, as this greatly slows down snow removal operations.”

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Mayor Fulop Signs Executive Order Re-Affirming Jersey City as a Sanctuary City; Drafted with Coalition of Immigration Advocates

Executive Order Provides Detailed Policy Preventing City Resources from being Used on Federal Immigration Enforcement

Mayor Fulop signs executive order Re-Affirming Jersey City Sanctuary City

JERSEY CITY – Joined today by a coalition of immigration advocates, Mayor Fulop today signed an executive order re-affirming and strengthening Jersey City’s Sanctuary City status and outlining a detailed policy on the matter for the Police Department and other city departments and agencies who work with the immigrant community.

As one of the most diverse cities in the nation, with 40 percent of the population foreign born and 75 languages spoken in the public schools, the executive order establishes a firm policy preventing city resources from being used on the enforcement of federal immigration law and will serve as a model for other cities in New Jersey and the nation.

“Jersey City has a long tradition of welcoming new immigrants to our country as the Golden Door to America and that is not going to change, despite the recent actions being taken by the President,” said Mayor Fulop. “This executive order reaffirms our Sanctuary City status and establishes a strong policy as we stand proudly and firmly with our immigrant community today and everyday.” Continue reading Mayor Fulop Signs Executive Order Re-Affirming Jersey City as a Sanctuary City; Drafted with Coalition of Immigration Advocates

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Plans for Transformative ‘SciTech Scity’ Science & Technology Campus at Liberty Science Center Advance with Council Approval

 ‘SciTech Scity’ will Establish Jersey City as the Region’s Premier Innovation Destination, Grow Jersey City’s High-Tech Sector, and Educate Next Generation of Students as Leaders in the Fields of Science and Technology

Jersey City home of Liberty Science center

 

JERSEY CITYMayor Steven M. Fulop and Liberty Science Center President and Chief Executive Officer Paul Hoffman announced today that the transformative project to create a comprehensive science and technology campus passed an important milestone with City Council approval Wednesday. SciTech Scity is an ambitious initiative for the expansion of Liberty Science Center that will establish Jersey City as a regional innovation destination.

The $280 million project known as ‘SciTech Scity,’ which will be developed by Liberty Science Center on 16-acres of city-owned property across from the institution, will feature a biotech lab, a coding lab, a technology business incubator and a K-12 STEM-focused school, as well as a scholars village with residences for visiting scientists. Continue reading Plans for Transformative ‘SciTech Scity’ Science & Technology Campus at Liberty Science Center Advance with Council Approval

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Mayor Steve Fulop Jersey City to Deliver State of the City Address

Steven F. Fulop
Jersey City Mayor Steven M. Fulop 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mayor Fulop to Deliver 2017 State of the City Address in All Six Wards; Series of Speeches Will Highlight Results of First Term and Initiatives for 2017

Mayor Steven M. Fulop will deliver the 2017 State of the City Address in a series of speeches to be held in each ward, taking the message to the residents to emphasize the important role each community and individual plays in the progress Jersey City is making.

The speech, the final of his first term in office, will highlight administration results, which have included stable taxes for three years, bringing the police department to over 900 officers for the first time in 20 years, investment in areas off the waterfront, and the creation of more affordable housing than any prior administration. Continue reading Mayor Steve Fulop Jersey City to Deliver State of the City Address

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RJO Presents the Riverview Jazz Festival 2016

RJO presents over 40 events June 3- 11 for the 4th Riverview Jazz Festival 2016

River View Jazz festival

RiverviewJazz.Org (RJO) will present the Fourth Annual Riverview Jazz Festival from June 3 – 11, 2016. All events are free to the public.

The Riverview Jazz festival week starts with an opening party on Friday June 3 at City Life in Jersey City with over 40 events planned through the week and culminating on June 11 at Riverview Fisk Park. This year’s flagship event on Saturday June 11 at Riverview Fisk Park will feature two stages, nine bands, beer provided by BuyRite, food trucks curated by Hudson Kitchen, a vintage flea market by Pacific Flea, family events, and a cobblestone artwalk produced by Riverview Neighborhood Association with artist Jeankarlos Cruz. And best yet – it’s free to the public!

The Riverview Jazz Festival is made possible in part by Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council, and the Office of Cultural Affairs, by generous support from the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development, Thomas A. DeGise, Hudson County Executive and the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and many others including Hudson Reporter, Buy Rite, Sawyer Smith Residential Brokerage, Riverview Neighborhood Association, Remco Press, Silverman, New Jersey City University, Farms in the Heights, New Heights Art Supply, ModCup, Palisade’s Liquors, Gino’s Pizzeria, Guitar Bar/Drum Den, all the venues hosting events and other individual supporters.

Ogden Ave Stage

Noon : RJO All-Stars
1:30pm : Winard Harper
3:00pm : Donny McCaslin Quartet
4:30pm : Slavic Soul Party
6:30pm : Tipica 73 Continue reading RJO Presents the Riverview Jazz Festival 2016

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