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Community Announcements

February 10, 2024

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Area drivers should expect two weeks of traffic delays due to a long-term water main replacement project being carried out along Marin Boulevard between 18th Street and Observer Highway. The Jersey City Municipal Utility Authority (JCMUS) is resuming the project on Monday, Feb.

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JERSEY CITY, NJ- Is your dog or cat missing in Jersey City? The Jersey City Division of Animal Care and Control is here to help. According to officials, the quickest and most effective way to reunite a pet with its owner is to report it to the City by calling JC Animal Care and Control at ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The intersection of John F. Kennedy Blvd. and Saint Paul’s Ave in Jersey City will have a “no turn on red sign” following action by the Hudson County Board of Commissioners.  The vote by the commissioners came after several area residents raised concerns about the traffic in ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ- Jersey City has officially honored retiring employee Inez Darleen Anderson after 30 years of service. Mayor Steven Fulop recently presented a proclamation to her celebrating her career at City Hall. Anderson joined the workforce with the City of Jersey City, Department of ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ- Jersey City's Summer Works program begin accepting applications for part-time Summer Youth Jobs beginning on January 29. Through the program, Jersey City is offering job opportunities for youth including: summer camp staff, aquatics support staff, and sports programs ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Buses No. 14 and 80S in Jersey City will be detoured due to construction between Tonnelle Avenue and JFK Boulevard, NJ Transit has announced. According to the notice, the routes, as of January 23, will operate as follows: Buses traveling toward Journal Square will travel ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ- In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, parking enforcement will be suspended and City Hall will be closed. Alternate side of the street permit parking, street cleaning, residential permit parking and metered parking are all suspended.

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — Jersey City residents, business owners, and stakeholders want to be heard. Instead of having your ideas getting lost in the fractured world of social media, share your thoughts with TAPinto Jersey City's growing local news audience. TAPinto Jersey City is the place to share ...

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PATERSON, NJ -  As the temperatures are set to plunge into the 20's over the next several nights, TAPinto is sharing these tips from the NYC Second Chance Rescue Dogs Group to help readers keep their pets safe. Keep your pets inside It is a common misconception that dogs and cats are less ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The Route 7/Wittpenn Bridge between Jersey City and Kearny will be closed entirely this weekend as testing of the lift span machinery continues, the New Jersey Department of Transportation announced.  Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Friday, January 5, until 7 p.m. Saturday, January ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ- Reminder to all PATH riders: Weekend disruptions to service in and out of the Grove Street PATH station began on January 6 and will continue for the next 19 weekends. According to the plan, for the first half of the project, Journal Square- and Newark-Penn Station-bound trains ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - While the new year will bring an increased cost for stamps and other mailing services, those that prefer to send handwritten letters instead of emails, or pay their bills by check instead of online, have until January 21 before the new prices go into effect. Beginning on January ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ -  The Hudson County Board of Commissioners recently raised concerns about a work plan by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) that will impact travel to and from the Grove Street PATH Station on weekends beginning in the new year. Despite an announcement by ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ- Parking enforcement is suspended now through January 1st for the holiday season, Jersey City has announced. Permit parking and alternate side parking for street sweeping is suspended. Street sweeping will continue but no tickets will be given now till January 2nd. In order to ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A lottery ticket worth $525,330 was sold at a Jersey City gas station, the New Jersey Lottery has announced. The ticket, purchased at Shell Service Station, 197 12th Avenue, matched all five numbers drawn for the Jersey Cash 5 game on Wednesday, December 13 The winning ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ- Jersey City’s Transportation Division has been honored with the 2023 Complete Streets Excellence and Champion Award by the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), Mayor Steven Fulop announced. The award highlights the administration's successful Vision Zero Action Plan ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Born and raised in the City of Bayonne, Maria S. Hudik has lived in the Greenville section of Jersey City for more than 70 years. Recently, the now centenarian, was feted with a birthday party and proclamation from Mayor Steven Fulop at a celebration held at Peace Care St.

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Jersey City will hold its annual Veterans Day Flag Raising on Nov. 9 at City Hall Plaza. The event, slated to begin at 10:00 a.m., will be hosted by the city Department of Health & Human Services. Although always recognized as an important day in the city’s calendar, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ- To show visible support for the LGBTQ+ community in time for National Coming Out Day, the Hudson Pride Center has recently painted two rainbow crosswalks leading to its location in Journal Square on October 9.  This is the first time the Hudson Pride Center is painting rainbow ...

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NEW JERSEY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will conduct a nationwide TEST of the Emergency Alert System (FAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA)  this afternoon, beginning at approximately 2:20 p.m. •  The WEA ...

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A Jersey City store sold a winning lottery ticket that will make the buyer $50,000 richer in Powerball prize money, the New Jersey Lottery has announced. The drawing was held on September 30.  The winning ticket was sold at J & L $.99 Cents & Up At 522 Ocean Avenue.

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PORTSMOUTH, VA- Jersey City native Melanie Arroyave, an officer stationed at Coast Guard Sector Virginia, was awarded the 2023 LATINA Style Distinguished Military Service Award during the National LATINA Symposium held in Arlington, Virginia on September 21, the United States Coast Guard has ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -  Mayor Steven Fulop and the City of Jersey City will host a 9/11 Memorial Ceremony along the Jersey City waterfront with a backdrop of the World Trade Center to pay special tribute to those lives lost in the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. The ceremony will take place at the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ- The Jersey City Municipal Council is moving to make traffic and parking changes in areas near Journal Square and Lincoln Park. The Jersey City Council introduced an ordinance at its September 8 that would prohibit right turns on red signals at the intersection of Duncan Avenue, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Just over a month since a vehicle he was traveling in was struck by an electric scooter, Mayor Steven Fulop was once again involved in a crash. At approximately 11:00 p.m. Monday, Fulop confirmed in a text to TAPinto Jersey City, the city-owned vehicle he was in was struck in ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- A Bayonne dog stolen off its owner's porch was reunited with its loved ones Wednesday evening.  Rocco, a 4-year-old Jack Russell Terrior, was taken off of the porch of his owner's Avenue E home just days ago on July 24 around 6:20 p.m. Owner Nick Scarabaggio had tied Rocco's ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -  The Progressive Pride Flag Crosswalk at Jersey City’s City Hall will get a refresh later this week. Volunteers are invited to join the Jersey City LGBTQ+ Taskforce to restore the mural on the intersection of Mercer and Grove streets. The effort, organizers say, is part of ...

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JERSEY CITY–  Members of U.S. Sen. Cory Booker's office will hold mobile office hours in Hudson County later this week to provide residents assistance regarding federal agencies and services. The mobile office hours will be held at the Five Corners Library Branch in Jersey City on Thursday, July ...

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PATERSON, NJ  -- While fireworks are often a fun part of Fourth of July celebrations, they can be scary for furry family members. According to lost pet finder PetAmberAlert, more pets go missing this time of year than any other. In fact, the site says, animal control officers around the country ...

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TRENTON, NJ - A lottery ticket purchased at Jersey City gas station will make the buyer $200,000 richer after it matched four of the five white balls and the Power Ball drawn for the Monday, June 26, drawing.   The winning ticket, purchased with the Power Play option, was bought at Quick on the ...

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