Category Archives: Our Community

The Jersey City Police Department, East District,13th Annual Children’s Christmas Party.



The Jersey City Police Department, East District, is preparing for their 13th Annual Children’s Christmas Party. The event is scheduled for Saturday, December 15, 2007, at P.S. 4 located on Bright and Grand Streets, from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Unwrapped children’s toys and donations will be accepted until December 14, 2007. Please drop off gifts at the East District, 207 7th Street, or pick-up arrangements can be made through Officer Dina Reilly at 201-547-5470, Mon-Fri, 8:00-4:00, after hours please contact Officer Frank Molina at 201-481-7673. Donations can be made by check to “East District Toy Drive.”

Thanks to the generosity of the community, last year’s event was a tremendous success. Last year “Santa” and his police officers distributed several hundred gifts to under-privileged children residing within the East District.

Your contribution is an investment in the future of our children and our community is greatly appreciative of your generosity.

If you would like to assist in any manner or if you have any questions contact the Community Relations Liaison, Officer Dina Reilly or Secondary Employment Coordinators: Officer Frank Molina and Officer Bill Loughlin at 201-547-5470.

Embankment Preservation Coalition Hosts Membership Drive & Celebration

Saturday, October 13 Resurrection School Gym (Holy Rosary complex)189 Brunswick St (at Sixth St) Noon to 4 pm.

Children’s Activities Tour of Gardens along Embankment/Displays/Music/Refreshments, see park designs and give your ideas.

An August ruling by the STB gave city, county, and state governments a second chance to acquire the Embankment on reasonable terms. The Embankment Preservation Coalition views this win as an inspiring example of citizen collaboration.

The Embankment Coalition would like those who have helped or are interested in helping to come and  celebrate!.


 Honoring The Many Who Have Helped

Between 1 and 2 pm individuals will be honored who contributed to the STB Petition, including: Governor Jon Corzine, U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Frank Lautenberg, NJ State Senator Bernard F. Kenny, Jr., NJ State Assemblyman Louis M. Manzo, Hudson County Executive Thomas A. DeGise, Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy, Council President Mariano Vega Jr. and Members of the Municipal Council, and the neighborhood associations and individual citizens who sent statements and letters of support to the STB.

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Metropolis Music-Mixing Music With Art

By Evelyn Bonilla


Music and Art are two big components of the creative process, when mixed together the too are a remarkable force. Mark Dalzell of Metropolis Music knows exactly what a great compilation the two are when mesh together.
 Dalzell co-owns Metropolis Music with his wife Christine, the store located at 240 Newark Ave in Jersey City, NJ features an amazing array of string instruments. When you enter into Metropolis Music you are confronted not only with string instruments but also a variety of instruments in all genres.

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OUR COMMUNITY-Active Organizations & web sites in Hudson County



New to our Community vist these sites…

Downtown Jersey City Watch, email:
to join: Meetings 2nd Monday of the month – Grace Church Van Vorst, 39 Erie Street

The Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association:

Post message: 

Hilltop Yahoo group: 

Powerhouse Arts District Redevelopment Concerned Residents:

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