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City gets state approval to dissolve the Parking Authority
Consolidation and restructuring of city services aims to save money and reduce duplication
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
In what is bound to reignite the controversy over the wisdom of abolishing the Jersey City Parking Authority, the city has received unanimous approval from the State Local Finance Board to undertak...
A race of their own
Kids will test their abilities on obstacle course race in May
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
When Ashley Ntansah first thought of the Urban Youth Athletic Challenge to be held at Liberty State Park in Jersey City on Saturday, May 10, he envisioned a modified version of a popular extreme sp...
A Jersey City tradition
Hamilton Park Farmer’s Market kicks off the season
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
In many ways, the Hamilton Park Farmer’s Market that opened its season again on April 16 is a field of dreams. Vendors from near and far come to sell their wares to a friendly audience. Some vendor...
A celebration of spring
Easter egg hunt brings out kids in Jersey City Heights
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The sky was blue and the sun was bright, as hundreds of kids took part in what has become an annual tradition for Jersey City Heights, the Easter Parade followed by the Easter Egg Hunt on on Saturd...
A space of their own
A new studio space for artists opens on Newark Avenue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
With the scent of fresh paint still lingering in the air of the old building at 339 Newark Ave. in Jersey City, you have to use a little imagination to see what Olga Levina and her husband Ben LoPi...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Woman’s body found off Jersey City waterfront The body of a Caucasian woman in her late 40s to early 50s was taken out of the Hudson River on the 14th Street side of the Holland Tunnel air vent nea...
Mayor releases crime stats
Man arrested in Danforth Avenue murder
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
After a weekend in which two men were shot to death in separate incidents in Jersey City, Mayor Steven Fulop issued a quarterly report on crime in the city, showing a downward trend. But some resid...
Thanks, Paul!
Learning Community Charter School honors developer at spring gala
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 13, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
When the Learning Community Charter School kicked off its sixth annual Art-Infused Spring Gala on April 4, which is hosted by the Rialto-Capital Board of Trustees each year, it followed a noble tra...
Human anatomy: horrifying and intriguing
Middle school kids learn unusual facts about the body
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Dorota Haragova of Hoboken and her classmates from Jersey City – Kyra Turner, Laiba Khan, and Malaika Syed – gave a collective shudder during their presentation on lymphatic system during the one-d...
Some music for your ears
Local bands raise money for reservoir restoration
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
The hills may not be alive with the sound of music, but April 27, Jersey City will rock as local bands come to Rock the Reservoir. The rock and blues performers are participating in a fundraiser to...

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A green building with a view
Warren at York opens for rentals
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer