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June 13, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ - About an hour before the official ribbon cutting of the new playground at Audubon Park in Jersey City on Saturday Mayor Steven Fulop arrived with his two and half year-old son, Jaxon. Along with a few neighborhood kids, Jaxon made his way through the assortment of slides and ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - With a ready, set, go, Mayor Steven Fulop helped launch this year’s Jersey City Kids Bike Ride from in front of City Hall on Saturday. Established in 2020, the now annual event was designed to not just to highlight the protective bicycle lanes that the city has been ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Mayor Steven M. Fulop has accepted the 2021 Marty Epstein Advocate of the Year Award from the New Jersey Bike and Walking Coalition for bringing policy, funding, and infrastructure to accomplish Jersey City’s aggressive road safety goals. Fulop was selected for this year’s ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - In another positive sign for the local economy, NY Waterway announced the restart of its weekday rush hour service from Jersey City to Midtown Manhattan as of June 7.  The service operating from 6:30 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. and 4:10 p.m. and 7:50 p.m. from the Paulus Hook terminal, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The bike ride from Riverview/Fisk Park to City Hall Friday was more than just the start of another day at the office for Mayor Steven Fulop. Accompanied by other two wheeled enthusiasts, the trip was designed to review the connectivity of bike routes in the city and highlight ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - City officials broke ground on a new $200,000 pocket park in the Bergen-Lafayette section of the city that they say will be ready by summer.  For most people traveling down Summit Avenue from Journal Square, the existing park looked nothing like recreational space, but rather a ...

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JERSEY CITY and HOBOKEN, NJ - The bike share feud between Jersey City and Hoboken came to an amicable end on May 12, when the mayors of both cities unveiled a new unified bikeshare program with a ride from City Hall in Jersey City to Pier A in Hoboken. Although both communities have long agreed ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Embracing the need to reduce greenhouse emissions, Jersey City’s Office of Sustainability is proposing Jersey City’s first Climate and Energy Action Plan which would advance projects that not only improve residents’ quality of life but also save energy and money.  The Action ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Mayor Steven Fulop said sharrows have been installed to close gaps in the city’s bike network, connecting the existing protected bike lanes on Grove and Montgomery streets. “Sharrows are pavement markings used on streets without dedicated bikeways,” Fulop tweeted. “The markings ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - In celebration of Arbor Day last week, Jersey City planted 176 new trees, including 88 in the recently renovated Riverview Park in Jersey City Heights. “These trees will help the city streets and parks,” Mayor Steven Fulop said, adding that the variety of trees included Oak, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Mayor Steven Fulop took to twitter to solicit feedback from the community as to whether or not residents want scooters in Jersey City. “There are usually positives and negatives to most changes, so guidance is really helpful,” he said following an eScooter demonstration by a ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ  - Friends of Liberty State Park will hold a virtual awards luncheon on May 2. Set to kick off at 2:00 the event is the organization’s 15th annual and will feature awards as well as the release of an extended trailer of "The Point", a documentary on the Protection Act/Caven ...

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HOBOKEN-JERSEY CITY-BAYONNE, NJ – When large swathes of your cities were developed on land at or below sea level that had previously served as tidal wetlands for the Hudson River, flood mitigation is an ongoing concern. That’s why local administrations are continuing to seek new ways to combat the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Helping to celebrate the arrival of spring, public officials gathered with preservationists, boy scouts and others to break ground on the restoration of Reservoir No. 3 in Jersey City Heights on April 17. Located next to Pershing Field between Summit and Central Avenue, the ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Steve Lenox welcomed Norman Guerra, Executive Director, and Amanda Nesheiwat, Deputy Director of Sustainability and Community Outreach, Hudson County Improvement Authority, to TAP'ed Into Hudson this week. From soccer stadiums to high schools, golf courses to courthouses, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Mayor Steven M. Fulop is set to join with members of the Municipal Council, the Jersey City Parks Coalition, the Jersey City Reservoir Preservation Alliance, and Boy Scouts Troop 466 to break ground on critical renovations to the historic Reservoir 3 on Saturday.  Originally ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Sustainable Jersey City (SJC) has been awarded Unilever’s 2021 Change Makers & Do-Gooders Community Grant. The $10,000 grant was awarded for SJC’s project focusing on the Urban Heat Island (UHI) Effect, which is an increase in ambient temperature due to dark, heat-absorbing ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – A massive green project is inching closer towards getting a green light. Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia and members of the Township Council on Wednesday night hosted a Virtual Presentation to update the community about the status of the Essex-Hudson Greenway Project. The ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - The Hudson County Improvement Authority is celebrating efforts to keep our communities clean by inviting Hudson County students to participate in their Earth Day poetry contest. All students from kindergarten through 12th grade can submit their Earth Day poem with the theme ...

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NEW JERSEY — As you shop for your Easter flowers this year, keep the safety of your furry family members in mind, especially if you have cats in the house. Although beautiful, especially during the Easter and Spring seasons, lilies are poisonous and potentially deadly to cats. All species, and ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Berry Lane Park will soon be home to a herb garden named in n tribute to Harriet Tubman, a well-known organizer of the Underground Railroad, following a resolution approved by the the Jersey City Municipal Council on March 24. Friends of Berry Lane Park has offered to cultivate ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ- A coalition of local leaders and technical experts recently announced the launch of the Resilient Northeastern New Jersey initiative. This joint effort between the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), Jersey City, Newark, Hoboken, Bayonne, Hudson County, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A new partnership between Jersey City and Schneider Electric which will implement the city’s first Energy Savings Improvement Program (ESIP) to reduce operational costs, improve energy resiliency, and leverage energy savings to minimize cost on urgent capital infrastructure ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A $63,925 contract for pre-construction management services on the COVID-19 memorial at Skyway Park was awarded to Epic Management of Piscataway earlier this month. The firm will serve in the role of construction management to “monitor, observe, report and advise the city ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Mayor Steven M. Fulop and Via, the leader in TransitTech, announce the expansion to weekend service of New Jersey’s first publicly subsidized on-demand transit system. This week marks the one-year anniversary of the system’s launch, with the system exceeding every goal of ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Fast winds could blow around unsecured objects, knock down tree limbs and cause power outages Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service said. Northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph are anticipated to gust at up to 50 mph, the Weather Service said in a wind ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A new agreement between Jersey City and Lyft, as well as one pending approval between Hoboken and the app based rideshare service, will see the Citi Bike program vastly expanded in the two cities to include 15 new stations and 150 new bicycles, Mayor Steven Fulop has ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A new partnership between AeroFarms, the world leader in vertical farming, and the Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA) will provide free, nutritious food to residents most in need by opening two vertical farming locations within public houses sites – Curries Woods and Marion ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Another round of snowfall will bring additional accumulation to our region throughout Friday, with up to 2 inches covering the 3.5 inches that fell on Thursday. Municipal crews remain active in clearing streets, while street sweeping operations in both Hoboken and Jersey City ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for New Jersey, starting from 4:00 a.m. Thursday morning and lasting until 10:00 a.m. Friday.  The storm is expected to arrive in New Jersey early to mid-morning with areas other than the southeastern parts of ...

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