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City anticipates bike-share bids
Jersey City hopes to hook up with New York City program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Earlier this year, Jersey City decided to go its own way rather than join a proposed bike-sharing program with Hoboken and Weehawken. A request for proposals for the Jersey City program was issued ...
Honoring a trail blazer
Post office named for Judge Tolentino
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
For public officials and residents of Jersey City, Shirley A. Tolentino wasn’t just another judge. She was a girl from the ‘hood who made it good. For this reason, people far and wide gathered on D...
Art for sake of the community
Goldman Sachs partners with community groups to benefit Jersey City kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Although Mya Phu is only in the eighth grade at Middle School No. 4, she already had a map of her future as she stood in the glow of sunset near the Goldman Sachs building on the Jersey City waterf...
Pearl Harbor attacks remembered
Hudson County honors two survivors during ceremony
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Some memories stay with people forever: where they were, what they did, and sometimes, how they managed to survive. Sometimes luck played a big role in helping some survive, said veterans of Pearl ...
Aftermath of Ferguson ruling
City will put cameras on some police; students protest killing
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of the Black Freedom Society (BFS) at New Jersey City University (NJCU) lay prone on the ground for four and half minutes on Dec. 1 – one minute for each hour that the body of Michael Brown...
Newport lights its Christmas tree
Community turns out for traditional opening of the holiday season
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Santa Claus arrived in a flurry of snow on Dec. 2, as friends and neighbors gathered in Newport Town Square for what has become an annual tradition to light up this portion of Jersey City. This is ...
What’s cooking?
Local culinary studio helps needy kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Last year, when Rene Safarova-Gonzalez opened the doors to Bambino Chef at 213 Newark Ave. to kids from the Jersey City Boys and Girls Club, she got the shock of her life. “These were 20 or 30 kids...
‘Getting to zero’
World AIDS Day commemorated in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Rain put a slight damper on the activities that marked Jersey City’s 27th World AIDS Day Observance in City Hall on Dec. 1, and may have reduced the gathering to the small but dedicated group who w...
Your order, please!
Minibar offers app for alcohol purchases in Hudson County
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though Lindsey Andrews and Lara Crystal, the founders of the alcohol delivery service Minibar, grew up within a few blocks of each other in Manhattan, they didn’t get to know each other until ...

past weeks news

Making his move
Local chess master gets national appointment
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

Watching for deadly enterovirus
Local experts emphasize precautions
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer