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August 12, 2020

HOBOKEN and JERSEY CITY, NJ - After years of competing programs, and a sometimes contentious relationship, Jersey City and Hoboken have finally come to an agreement to combine their bike-sharing services. The joint announcement made by Hoboken Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla and Jersey City Mayor Steve M.

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JERSEY CITY NJ - Large white egrets launch from the water side, while geese, ducks and many other birds cruise the shoreline. This is, indeed, Jersey City. Perhaps the most iconic public spaces in Jersey City – Reservoir #3 –is now reopened for self-guided recreation on Sundays, from noon until ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Residents along the west side of Jersey City got an early, and somewhat scary, start Friday after a portion of the Hudson Generating Station was demolished at about 5:40 a.m. The property is currently owned by Hilco Redevelopment Partners of Chicago which took position of the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A successful citywide program that has led to the redirection of 33,000 pounds of disposable waste from landfills to community and home gardens, as well parks, had another positive impact on Jersey City this past weekend. Through Jersey City’s composting program household waste ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Jersey City council passed a resolution Wednesday in support of the Liberty State Park Protection Act. The Act, which has been on the New Jersey Legislature’s agenda for over a year, is intended to keep the park safe from private development. The move by local lawmakers ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Jersey City Council stepped into the middle of a debate over a proposed gas power plant located in Kearny that would serve as a backup generation facility for New Jersey Transit in case of emergencies. In a resolution passed Wednesday the body called on Governor Phil Murphy to ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Liberty National Golf Course owner Paul Fireman withdrew his proposal to purchase 22 acres in the Caven Point section of Liberty State Park, saying opponents of the deal need to deal with the social injustice issues. The offer to purchase the property sparked a conflict between ...

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JERSEY CITY - Jersey City has become the first municipality on the East Coast to purchase five fully electric garbage trucks through a $2 million NJDEP grant that the city was awarded out of 150 proposals. The city also purchased four fully electric police vehicles to pilot an anticipated shift to ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Pressure is mounting to give greater say in the future of Liberty State Park to those that call the area closest to it home. Activists in Jersey City are looking to make a deal with the owner of the Liberty Golf Course to sell 22 acres of land and reinvest the money into ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Bergen Arches Preservation Commission (BAPC), a group seeking to re-imagine a now-defunct rail line running through Jersey City as public green space, has been named as a member of The High Line Network. "Our group is very excited to be a part of The High Line Network and ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - While severe weather kept them from getting together in person, local residents and political leaders joined environmentalists and climate activists for a virtual rally Monday to voice their opposition to a fracked gas power plant that NJ Transit has proposed in Kearny.  NJ ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Efforts to construct a pathway along a former railroad will get a boost if Norfolk Southern’s application to the federal Surface Transportation Board to cease rail service along the old Boonton Line between Montclair and Croxton Yards in Jersey City is approved. The rail ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Changes are underway throughout downtown in regard to bike lane reconfiguration. The city council voted on June 11 to amend parking regulations along areas that have new protective bike lanes. This includes recently added bike lanes along Washington Boulevard, Green Street and ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - In hopes of expanding opportunities for electric vehicles, the city council is expected to approve the installation of three new charging stations – one at City Hall, another at City Hall Annex, and a third at Riverview Park in the Heights. The city previously installed similar ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Journal Square Green Market in Journal Plaza got rolling on Wednesday with fresh fruit and vegetables, a wide selection of plants and flowers, and an assortment of pre-packaged treats, albeit with new precautions in effect. “We’re excited to be back in business”, said ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ -The Hudson County Improvement Authority has launched an online order form for county residents to purchase compost bins and rain barrels. Each of these items are $40 and will be delivered directly to resident’s doorsteps.  The effort is part of the HCIA’s commitment to ...

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