Bayonne’s Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that Hurricane Sandy recovery assistance is available from New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program. Mayor Smith said, “I urge both residents and business owners to apply for the financial assistance and environmental savings available from the New Jersey Clean Energy Program. The program offers rebates and equipment incentives that could help homes and businesses get back up and running.” Continue reading Bayonne Residents: Hurricane Recovery Assistance Available From Clean Energy Program
According to the website Lowering the Bar President George Washington has been accused by a New York Library for failing to return valuable library materials checked out during his presidency. It seems the former President took out two books on in October of 1789, one on international law and another that contained transcripts of debates in Britain’s House of Commons. The books were due back November 2, 1789. If it’s found to be true, that neither book was ever returned this would mean that , setting aside the value of the items themselves, and adjusting for inflation, Washington currently owes about $100,000 in late fees.
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(Jersey City, N.J.) – The Christ Hospital School of Radiography is now accepting applications for enrollment. The School of Radiography, located at 176 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City, offers a 24-month educational program consisting of theory and clinical education.
Students enrolled in the school acquire the skills and knowledge to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) examination to become licensed radiographers. Radiographers assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of disease and injury, and can find employment in hospitals, clinics and imaging centers.
For an application or to obtain more information about Christ Hospital’s School of Radiography, please visit the School’s page located on Christ Hospital’s website, www.christhospital.org, or call: (201) 795 – 8246.
A joint CIA and Pakistani operation led to the arrest of Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the number two leader of the Taliban. In what is generally being viewed as a major development in the War on Terror and the current NATO offensive in Afghanistan, U.S. and Pakistani forces arrested the number two Taliban leader in Karachi nearly two weeks ago. Continue reading Top Taliban Commander Captured in Pakistan
Mayor Mark A. Smith and Police Chief Robert Kubert announced that the Bayonne Police Department arrested two men on marijuana charges on January 26 after discovering them at 65 New Hook Road. The men arrested were Gordon T. Peters, 42, of Miramar, Florida, and Jason L. Peters, 21, of Miami, Florida. They were charged with possession of over 25 pounds of marijuana, and possession of marijuana within 500 feet of a public walkway. The approximate weight of the marijuana seized by the police was 595 pounds, which has an estimated street value of $2 million. Continue reading Bayonne Police Arrest Men With 595 Pounds of Marijuana
Dr. Dyson Will Appear on February 11 in the Second Installment
of the College’s 2009-2010 Lecture Series
Michael Eric Dyson, the renowned social analyst, best-selling author, ordained minister and University Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University, who is considered one of the finest thinkers in the United States, will speak at Hudson County Community College’s Lecture Series. Dr. Dyson’s appearance is scheduled for Thursday, February 11 at 6 p.m. in the Scott Ring Room of the College’s Culinary Arts Institute/Conference Center, 161 Newkirk Street in Jersey City – just two blocks from the Grove Street PATH station. Continue reading Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, One of America’s Most Inspiring and Influential Authors and Scholars,to Speak at Hudson County Community College
Hudson Restaurant Week is a bi-annual culinary celebration that promotes Hudson County as a premier dining destination in New Jersey during slow times of the year: January and July. It was created by Get Out Hudson magazine in 2005 through conversations with local restaurants. The event and magazine were created by one young female entrepreneur, Tamara Remedios.
Red Bull’s Air Race World Championship fifth race for 2010 season will be held, in partnership with NYC & Company, Jersey City, NJ and Liberty State Park, over the Hudson River on June 19 and 20.
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The Census Bureau kicked off a $300 million campaign to get people to fill out and return census forms Wednesday.
Once each decade, the U.S. Census Bureau begins the long, slow, expensive process of collecting information about the roughly 300 million U.S. residents. They’ll ask households to fill out and return census forms in order to get the pulse of the nation’s demographics. In preparation for the census data collection, the Bureau will begin a campaign to convince people to mail those forms back. Continue reading Census Bureau Begins Long, Expensive Census for the Decade