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Still Time to Plant Vegetables in Your Jersey City Garden

July 30, 2021

Now is the time to plan and plant vegetables for a bountiful fall harvest. Planting now extends the harvest season for greater yield without expanding the garden.

Start by looking for vacant spaces in the vegetable garden. Fill areas that were not planted this spring or replant rows of quick maturing vegetables like lettuce, spinach, radishes, and beets that have already been harvested. Expand ...

Do Not Approach Murder Suspect, Hudson County Prosecutor Warns

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has asked for the public’s help in locating the whereabouts of the suspect wanted in connection with the death of 30-year-old Felicia Stewart, who was  fatally shot on Grant Avenue off of Martin Luther King Drive in Jersey City on Tuesday.

According to Suarez, Mark Stewart, 26, has been charged with Aggravated Manslaughter, ...

Gov. Murphy Signs Landmark Universal Maternal and Infant Care Legislation 

NEWARK, NJ – In a state faced with one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the nation, Gov. Phil Murphy aims to tackle those numbers with the establishment of a universal home nurse visitation program for newborns.

Murphy signed a landmark bill (S690) on Thursday giving New Jersey one of the most comprehensive and robust home visitation programs in the country.

The ...

NJ Parkway Service Areas Renamed After Icons Sinatra, Morrison, Bon Jovi & Others Showcasing Cultural History

NEW JERSEY --  What's in a name? In New Jersey, a lot, especially for icons who are well known throughout the world.  On Tuesday, commemorated as National New Jersey Day, Governor Phil Murphy announced that nine service areas along the Garden State Parkway will be renamed after New Jersey icons and Hall of Fame Inductees 

The name ...

Jersey City Man Arrested for Attempted Murder After Hoboken Drive-By Shooting

HOBOKEN, NJ - A Jersey City man has been arrested for his alleged involvement with a drive-by shooting earlier this month in Hoboken.

On Monday, July 5, as a vehicle drove by the area of 3rd and Jackson Street, a single shot was fired in the direction of a 26 y/o male from Elizabeth, who was believed to be the intended target. That bullet went through a storefront window, narrowly missing an ...

TAPinto Jersey City's Al Sullivan joins The City Show with special guest Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop.

July 26, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop fielded a variety of questions at an hour-long event hosted by Hudson Media Group on July 21.

HMG’s Pat O’Melia welcomed Al Sullivan from TAPinto Jersey City and John Heinis of Hudson County View to the studio with the triumvirate grilling Fulop on a full range of subjects that included the recent increases in residential sewer ...

Fulop Announces Details of Rental Assistance Program. Effort to Focus on Multi-Family Homes Hardest Hit by Pandemic

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Modeled after the highly successful business relief program his Administration implement, Mayor Steven Fulop has announced the August launch of the Jersey City COVID-19 Rent Relief Program which will provide up to $10,000 in much-needed rental assistance to low-income Jersey City families who have experienced significant financial hardships due to the COVID-19 ...

Jersey City Man Arrested for Attempted Murder After Hoboken Drive-By Shooting

July 29, 2021

HOBOKEN, NJ - A Jersey City man has been arrested for his alleged involvement with a drive-by shooting earlier this month in Hoboken.

On Monday, July 5, as a vehicle drove by the area of 3rd and Jackson Street, a single shot was fired in the direction of a 26 y/o male from Elizabeth, who was believed to be the intended target. That bullet went through a storefront window, narrowly missing an ...

Jersey City Woman Dead Following Overnight Shooting

JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 30-year-old Jersey City woman was fatally shot in the early hours of Tuesday, according to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez.

In a statement, Suarez announced that members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Grant Avenue and MLK Drive just before 1:00 a.m. Responding officers found the victim – later ...

Arrest Made in Saturday Stabbing Death of Unidentified Male in Jersey City

JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 55-year-old Jersey City man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of an unidentified adult male who was found deceased in the area of Cambridge Avenue in Jersey City on Saturday.

Steven Bardsley has been charged with Murder, Possession of a Weapon (knife) for an Unlawful Purpose, and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (knife).

In a report Hudson, ...

Do Not Approach Murder Suspect, Hudson County Prosecutor Warns

July 30, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has asked for the public’s help in locating the whereabouts of the suspect wanted in connection with the death of 30-year-old Felicia Stewart, who was  fatally shot on Grant Avenue off of Martin Luther King Drive in Jersey City on Tuesday.

According to Suarez, Mark Stewart, 26, has been charged with Aggravated Manslaughter, ...

Two Arrested in Shooting Death of Jersey City Man

JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit has charged a 32-year-old man and a 21- year-old female in the shooting death of 26-year-old Raquan Bass, who was fatally shot on Grant Avenue in Jersey City on Saturday.

According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Yasir Harrison, 32, of Jersey City, was charged with Murder; Possession of a Weapon ...

Have You Seen This Man? Hudson County Prosecutor Seeks Assistance Locating Jersey City Man Wanted in Connection with Multiple Sexual Assaults of Children

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez is seeking the public’s support in locating a 42-year-old Jersey City man wanted in connection with multiple sexual assaults against children. Salomon-Lopez is described as a shorter man with a medium build and may be known by this name or another alias.  

According to a statement, Salomon-Lopez is charged with ...

With Incumbents Out Eight Candidates Set to Vie for Three Seats on Jersey City Board of Education

July 27, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Three incumbents will not be seeking reelection to the Jersey City Board of Education leaving this year’s  race wide open for newcomers.

Board President Mussab Ali and trustees Marilyn Roman and Joan Terrell Paige said they will not seek reelection.

The Education Matters slate, which usually gets the backing of the Jersey City Education Association (JCEA), ...

Is a Picture Really Worth a Thousand Words?

JERSEY CITY, NJ - An effort to develop a better understanding of what members of the Jersey City Police Department face while on duty brought what is being considered by some to be unwarranted and inaccurate attention to Ward E Councilman James Solomon courtesy of social media on Sunday. 

"Councilmember Solomon was doing his job, participating in a ride along at the invitation of the ...

Mana Contemporary Brings Hudson County Photographer's Vision into Focus

July 26, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ - If you’re looking for an edgy and hip exhibition, then Dyandre Motta’s exhibition entitled “MidNightHorrorShow” is perfect for you. Located in Mana Contemprary’s basement, in a 232 square foot space that is encapsulated by red and black graffiti, is the exhibition containing 8 photographs and 4 collages that in a few words can only be described as ...

White Eagle Hall Brings Live Music Back to Jersey City

JERSEY CITY, NJ - After being closed for more than a year, White Eagle Hall reopened on July 15, bringing live music back to Jersey City. The event was curated by JC promoter “Dancing Tony” Susco, who has previously run Groove on Grove and Harsimus Cemetery shows, and included indie-folk group viktor.digital, fronted by Victor Sveda, and a solo set by Long Neck. Pynkie as ...

Jersey City Ranks Among Top 5 Hipster Cities That Aren't Brooklyn

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Break out the beard oil and crack open a few cans of juicy IPA, Jersey City, because we've been named Number 5 on a list of "Hipster Cities" that aren't Brooklyn.

The good folks at lawn care company LawnStarter decided to go ahead and yield the top spot to Brooklyn, the undisputed mothership of American Hipsterdom. Then, using a methodology based on what ...

Teens Volunteer at Jersey City Church for New Archdiocese of Newark Service Program

July 19, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ – A group of young parishioners volunteered to assist with maintenance projects at Our Lady of Sorrows/Christ the King Church in Jersey City on July 17. Their efforts were part of “Days in the Diocese,” a new summer program presented by the Office for Youth & Young Adult Ministry of the Archdiocese of Newark that offers one-day service immersion experiences ...

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E-Waste Recycling is Easier than Ever in Hudson County

The Hudson County Improvement Authority (HCIA) is proud to offer Hudson County residents and small businesses with the opportunity to recycle their electronic waste for free at collection sites located across Hudson County.

With Drop-Off Locations throughout Hudson County in Bayonne, Harrison, Hoboken, Jersey City, Kearny, North Bergen, Secaucus, Union City and West New York, there are plenty ...

Are you preparing to return to work? NJ TRANSIT is ready for you.

NEW JERSEY — The pandemic resulted in a unique work-from-home model for many New Jersey residents, with a “new normal” evolving as infection rates decline.

While some employers may intend to keep remote work options in place, a growing trend reveals many companies transitioning back to in-person workplaces.

Roadways already show evidence of rush-hour congestion as workers ...

Hudson County Prosecutor's Office Celebrates Efforts that Provided Over 41,000 Meals Through Community Refrigerators

July 21, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ  – When COVID-19 lockdowns made meeting community members face-to-face more challenging, the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office sought alternative ways to put their community outreach program to work. 

The need for assistance did not stop during this time, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said in a statement touting their efforts to support community ...

Even with New State Law Relationship with ICE Won't End Immediately, County Official Says

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Despite the passage of a new state law that will prohibit state, local government agencies, and private detention facilities from entering into, renewing, or extending immigration detention agreements, Hudson County may need some time to finally do away with the contract that is currently in place with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), County Commissioner ...

NJ Parkway Service Areas Renamed After Icons Sinatra, Morrison, Bon Jovi & Others Showcasing Cultural History

July 30, 2021

NEW JERSEY --  What's in a name? In New Jersey, a lot, especially for icons who are well known throughout the world.  On Tuesday, commemorated as National New Jersey Day, Governor Phil Murphy announced that nine service areas along the Garden State Parkway will be renamed after New Jersey icons and Hall of Fame Inductees 

The name ...

Murphy Responds to Updated CDC Masking Guidelines

TRENTON, NJ -- Following the recent upsurge in the Delta variant of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on July 27 updated its guidance for people who have been fully vaccinated. The CDC said that while individuals can resume activities that they did prior to the pandemic to reduce the risk of being infected with the Delta variant and possibly spreading it to others, wearing a mask ...

Cunningham Backed Legislation to Provide Enhanced NJ Higher Education, Property Tax Benefits for Veterans Signed into Law

TRENTON, NJ – Under a trio of bills signed into law on Thursday by Governor Phil Murphy, New Jersey veterans and active military service members will have easier access to higher education, and expanded access to the disabled veterans’ property tax exemption. An annual grant program within the Troops to College Program will be established to ...

More Than 200 Leases Signed at The Atwater in Bergen County

July 29, 2021

The Atwater continues to capture a larger share of the Bergen County market with renters drawn to its luxury homes, ultra-convenient waterfront location and complete package of five-star amenities.

More than 200 leases have been signed at the upscale community lying on the banks of the Hackensack River in Bogota, NJ, according to its developer PCD Development. The impressive leasing volume has ...

99 Bridge to Debut Luxury Rental Living in Idyllic Suburb of Old Bridge

Developer dream team BNE Real Estate Group, LPZ and Sterling Properties are nearing completion of their newest luxury rental community, 99 Bridge, delivering a modern collection of rental  , New Jersey later this summer.

The sophisticated one- and two-bedroom residences will feature spacious floor plans, open and bright living areas, and upscale finishes and appointments.  Residents ...

Angelacares to host ultimate free giveaway

AngelaCARES continues to do all that they can to help community members thrive by providing them with essentials such as clothes (new and gently used), household items, toys, feminine products and so much more!

With the help of community members and organizations with continuous donations especially during the pandemic, AngelaCARES is shutting down the street to clear the house to give back to ...

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Oct 23, 1950 - Jan 30, 2021
Robert “Bob” W.  Betz of New Providence, NJ passed away in the early hours on ...
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Bring the Sunshine Indoors With These 4 Simple Décor Ideas

As summer approaches, everyone is eager to spend more time outside enjoying the sun. It’s also the perfect time to transition your home décor to reflect the added daylight and brightness outside. If you’re ready to bring more of the sunshine inside this season, here are four great ways to easily update your décor for a lighter and brighter feeling.

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How to Incorporate Chalk Paint Into Your Next Project

Chalk paint is all the rage for that cozy richness it gives to furniture, décor, and even walls. The matte finish adds a softness to bold colors and a thickness that covers even the most worn down surfaces.

 

Home decorating moguls love chalk paint, and now you can, too - here’s the lowdown on why, where, and how to use chalk paint for your next DIY decorating ...