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Community Announcements

December 5, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Public officials and others concerned about the impact of the war in Ukraine gathered at the Sapthagiri/Vaibhay Indian restaurant on Dec. 1 in an effort to raise funds to help purchase an ambulance, as well as desperately needed winter gear, for those struggling in the ...

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TRENTON, NJ - A Jersey City lottery player is $3.7 million richer after purchasing a ticket that matched all six numbers drawn for the Thursday, December 1, Pick-6 with Double Play drawing. The winning ticket was sold at Borinquen Corner, 1063 West Side Ave., Jersey City. The lucky retailer will ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Jersey City Public Library will be hosting a series of literacy workshops for families in the coming weeks.  The workshops will focus on providing strategies around how to read with your child as well as creating lasting reading routines at home. The first workshop will ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ- The Jersey City Columbus Day Parade kicked off at Dickinson High School on Oct. 8 bringing out the city’s political elite as well as many happy residents, Italian or not. Columbus Day has become for Italians what St. Patrick’s Day is for Irish, allowing the one-time dominant ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The second annual Jack-O-Lantern Walking Tour around the Lincoln Park Fountain will take place rain or shine on Monday, Oct. 31 from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m.  Attendees can drop off their carved pumpkins at the fountain between 7:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. with contest winners ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Hudson County Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting and walk with Kearny Mayor Alberto Santos to raise awareness of breast cancer on Saturday, October 8, at Kearny Town Hall.  The walk, which is open to all and will start after an 11:00 a.m. ribbon cutting, is a ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Just when you thought it was safe to venture to the area of Route 440, the New Jersey Department of Transportation temporarily closed it again. At 5:35 a.m. on Oct. 4, the Jersey City officials requested that the NJDOT respond with pumps for what appeared to be an issue with a ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - John B. Frohling, 91, Jersey City passed away on Sept. 19.  A strong environmental advocate and supporter of arts, one of the least known chapters of his long life included a political stance he took in the mid-1990s that eventually led to the downfall of Hudson County ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The JC Families Harvest Festival will be held on Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. pm at Hamilton Park. The event will include fall festivities such as pumpkin decorating, an arts & crafts workshop for adults and kids with local art studio Luna De Papel, and a bouncy ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Route 440 near the border between Bayonne and  Jersey City has been reopened after nearly two weeks of being closed for repairs. On Sunday a Jersey City official announced that while one lane southbound near Kellogg Street was expected to remain closed throughout the day to ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — One of Jersey City’s most popular fall festivals — the All About Downtown Street Fair — returns Saturday and promises to be a day filled with food and fun. Over 30,000 people are expected to attend this year’s event, which will bring over 200 unique vendors, local shops, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Mayor Steven Fulop will host Jersey City’s annual  September 11th Remembrance Ceremony with family & friends beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Jersey City 9-11 Memorial (the intersection of Hudson & Grand Streets.) Fulop will join local dignitaries, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Emergency repair work on Route 440 to replace the 100+ year old sewer pipes that have partially collapsed 17 feet underground is set to begin on August 26.  The partial collapse of the sewer pipe was identified during routine inspections with construction expected to take ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A Jersey Cash 5 ticket worth $221,697 was purchased at a store in Jersey City. According to state lottery officials, the ticket — which matched all five numbers drawn in the Friday, Aug. 12 drawing — was sold at Joy Market, 356 Westside Avenue. Friday’s winning numbers were ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A laundry detergent giveaway will be held on September 10 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Berry Lane Park. The event, hosted by City Council President Joyce Watterman, is a collaboration between the City of Jersey City and Connecting Champions of Change Foundation.  Cleaning products ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — In celebration of Hudson County LGBTQIA+ Pride Month, several events are planned leading up to the Annual Hudson Pride Festival on Aug 27. Now in its 22nd year, the festival typically draws 10,000-plus people into downtown Jersey City to celebrate the diversity of the gay, ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ – Hudson County is among the 17 counties in New Jersey that will be under a heat advisory from 11 a.m. Thursday through 8 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). According to the latest forecasts, conditions may become “dangerously hot” while the advisory ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — In celebration of Hudson County LGBTQIA+ Pride Month, several events are planned throughout August in Jersey City. The festivities begin Monday, with a flag-raising ceremony on City Hall Balcony (280 Grove Street) at 12 noon. Jersey City will also host its 21st annual Pride ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Starry, Inc, an internet service provider, and the Jersey City Housing Authority have teamed up with Hudson County Community College to launch a program to combat the summer slide in youth readership and to promote literacy and broadband coverage. Officials cut the ribbon on ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — To help continue its efforts to raise awareness and promote acceptance of autism, Jersey City-based non-profit Whole Spectrum Autism is gearing up to host one of its flagship fundraising events. Scheduled for Sept. 8 from 6 to 10 p.m. at The Ashford, the 7th annual Autism ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Mayor Steven Fulop and Bike JC Ride will lead thousands of bicyclists through Jersey City during the Annual Ward Tour this Sunday.  The 15-mile ride takes bicyclists through all six of the City’s wards as a fun way to tour the neighborhoods and foster community using the City’s ...

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KERARNY, NJ - Former Governor Jim McGreevey and New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC) is extending a Special Invitation to anyone who belongs to Greek Organizations, of all ethnicities – Undergrad and Grad Chapters—Fraternal Orders of Masons, FreeMasons, Elks, Eastern Stars, Knights of Columbus, ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — To show its appreciation for Americans who have served in the military, NY Waterway is providing free ferry rides for veterans and active-duty military personnel during Fleet Week New York. In order to receive the discount, veterans and service members just need to present a ...

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TETERBORO, NJ - Residents around Teterboro Airport will see a marked increase in military air traffic ahead of Fleet Week in New York City. According to airport officials, Teterboro Airport will host a number of military aircraft that will be taking part in the annual US Navy Fleet Week events ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation (BEOF) announced that the Rapid Re-Housing Rental Assistance Program is available for homeless people and those who are at risk of becoming homeless.  The program, open to residents in Hudson County, can help with the security deposit ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ –  A thunderstorm system could bring strong winds, large hail and flooding to Hudson County starting Monday afternoon. According to the latest forecasts, Hudson County, along with much of the tri-state region, will be under a hazardous weather outlook from 1 p.m. to 9 ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Jersey City residents are invited to support the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) nationwide food drive that will take place in Jersey City and across America on Saturday. The Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive, the country's largest one-day food drive, provides ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - For Ukrainian native Iryna Bilenka, it has been a long road from her home country to America. Although she had been here before, she was unable to stay. But by sheer determination, nearly 30 years after her first setting foot in the United States, she will be sworn in as an ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — A coastal storm is expected to bring heavy rain, strong winds and flooding to Hudson County starting late Monday afternoon. According to the latest forecasts, the area will likely see 1.5 inches of rain along with winds of 25-35 miles per hour with gusts up to 50 miles per ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Mayor Steven M. Fulop and the Division of Community Development (DCD) announced that Jersey City officials will join communities across the nation in honor of National Community Development Week, April 11-15.   All this week, the City will host resource fairs at multiple ...

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