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Slab of history unearthed in Secaucus
Lost base of statue found on former pig farm
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
While clearing the grounds of a former pig farm on the Secaucus/Jersey City border in preparation for building two new warehouses, a worker from Hugerich construction stumbled across a huge block a...
A dream come true
Fisher Development breaks ground on first of two high rises near Liberty Harbor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
On perhaps the last chilly morning of early spring, public officials gathered at the foot of Park Avenue near Liberty Harbor to break ground on the first of two 44-story residential towers. For dev...
A lesson against lying
Not just for kids, ‘Pinocchio’ comes to new Jersey City Theater Center
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
“Pinocchio” is the well-known children’s fable in which a puppet’s nose grows longer whenever he is stressed or tells a lie. The fable will be performed locally for area residents by Puppetworks, a...
Get ready for the runway
Jersey City Fashion Week auditions start in May
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City Fashion Week is a program is designed to highlight fashion and local Jersey City businesses and to give back to the community. In preparation for the week of events this fall, Desha Jac...
Purr-fect way to help pets
Join charity run to assist animals with cancer, and enjoy ice cream
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation has announced its annual fundraiser to help families who have pets with cancer. The all-volunteer nonprofit group’s second Walk, Run & Wag 5K and Ice Cream...
Saint Dominic Academy forensics team wins third place trophy
School also holds World Language Honor Society inductions
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The nine-member forensics team from Saint Dominic Academy’s 7th and 8th grades won a third-place team trophy at the Forensics Tournament held at Hudson Catholic Regional High School in Jersey City ...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Seidler Street fire displaces about 33 people A fire that started in a wood frame house at 8 Seidler St. spread to two other structures displacing 33 people at about 1 a.m. on April 10. Firefighter...
Keeping ‘mom and pop’ alive
Jersey City proposes limiting chain stores from Downtown
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Seeking to save the mom and pop stores, Mayor Steven Fulop has proposed limiting the number of chain stores that can operate downtown. He said downtown has been tapped out and that there is a risk ...
Beyond the Waterfront
Baker Building breaks ground in Ward F
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
In what officials hope will be the first step in the spread of new development beyond the waterfront and Journal Square, community and government leaders gathered for the groundbreaking on April 7 ...
City is looking for a few good men and women
Fulop Administration launches Jersey City version of AmeriCorps Vista
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
In conjunction with the National Day of Service and the Mayor’s Day of Recognition, Mayor Steven Fulop launched a new AmeriCorps VISTA project that will promote economic opportunity and youth devel...

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Pay up!
City wants hotel tax when people rent
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer