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The city will be watching
City to expand public safety street cameras in high crime locations /font>
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City has announced that it has moved into the second phase of a three-phase, multi-year program to entirely revamp the city’s public safety camera system. Over the three phases, the city pla...
Film tax breaks may return to NJ
Professionals gather in Jersey City to discuss new production tax incentives
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Film history often attributes the origin of the term “cliffhanger” to the 1914 silent film serial “The Perils of Pauline” in which the main character is depicted clinging to the Palisade cliffs nea...
Sailing in Jersey City
Manhattan Sailing club is at home on this side of the Hudson
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Going into the third day of an international sail boat race on in August, one of the two boats representing the United States was a mere one competition point ahead of a boat sailing under the New ...
Making a difference
9/11 blood drive will help victims of hurricanes
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Each September, Americans search for ways to commemorate the events of Sept. 11, 2001 with reverence and service. Although the Catholic War Veterans of Bayonne have been doing blood drives three ti...
HCCC cuts ribbon on new STEM building
New facilities will educate ‘a new generation of thinking’
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Hundreds of people stopped by the ribbon-cutting for the newly-opened Hudson County Community College STEM building near Journal Square on Sept. 19 to see the most recent addition to the college, a...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Menendez, Booker announce $3.3M in federal funding for NJ Community Health Centers U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker announced last week $3,337,881 in federal grants from the U.S. Departme...
From chromate cleanup to (someday) development
Torricelli discusses challenges in removing contamination to create new Gold Coast
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Fifteen years after setting aside his career in politics, former Sen. Robert Torricelli still looks pretty much the same. His hair has gone gray, but he still has the same bearing of someone still ...
The consummate gangster
JC native Frank Vincent, who played mobsters, dies at 78
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Although known best for his roles as a mobster, actor Frank Vincent got his start at a musician at St. Peter’s Prep. Vincent, a Jersey City native who lived in Bayonne for a while, died at age 78 o...
Remembering 9/11
People gather at waterfront to pay tribute to victims
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Each year, when people gather at the Jersey City memorial to the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, something is slightly different. Some years, it’s the weather; other years, it’...
A celebration of a great teacher
New school in JC Heights named for pre-K advocate
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
For most of the people who came out to cut the ribbon on a new elementary school in Jersey City Heights, the event became a tender tribute to the woman for whom it is being named. Patricia M. Noona...

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