Hoboken drafts plan to turn old leather factory into local artist hot spot
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – The city has drafted a plan to preserve and rehabilitate the Neumann Leathers Industrial complex to create a hub for the city’s arts community. The plan will be introduced for first readi...
Court finds Jersey City man guilty of carjacking and other charges
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – A Hudson County jury on Oct. 19 found Robert M. Warren, 23, of Clendenny Avenue in Jersey City, guilty of carjacking, armed burglary, aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a hand...
Jersey City man sentenced for trafficking endangered turtles
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JERSEY CITY – Patrick Elfers, 48, of Jersey City was sentenced on Oct. 20 to five years of probation for conspiring to traffic turtle species designated as threatened under New Jersey state law, U....
Stevens Institute of Technology’s hurricane-resilient house wins top honors in Solar Decathlon
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – A team of over 60 students and around a dozen faculty members at Steven’s Institute of Technology won top honors in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 this past week. The ...
EDITOR’S LETTER JCM
No Need to Look Both Ways
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The new pedestrian mall on Newark Avenue epitomizes what’s fresh and positive in Jersey City. Alyssa Bredin took some great pictures of the scene as folks stroll down the middle of the avenue, rela...
Sea Worthy
New City Kids get a life lesson in sailing
by Kate Rounds
Photos by Victor M. Rodriguez
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a beautiful mid-summer evening. Photographer Victor Rodriquez and I have been invited to join a group called New City Kids for a two-hour City Sail. This free school teaches kids how to sail o...
Makin’ Stuff
Jersey City Fab Lab is the go-to place for homegrown innovators
by Kate Rounds
Photos by Victor M. Rodriguez
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the last decade, the Maker culture has been percolating around the world, across the nation, and right here in our own backyard. It attracts folks who want to make things themselves but often ...
Fulla’ Beans
On location at Goya’s gargantuan distribution center
by Kate Rounds
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s hard to drive past Goya’s new headquarters on County Road and not be struck by the vastness of the structure. That’s what inspired me to request a tour, which took place on a rainy Thursday mo...
WORKING OUT WITH JCM
Colin Egan
by Al Sullivan
Photos by Terri Saulino Bish
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
For years, Colin Egan has been telling people that he doesn’t need to go to a gym to work out; he gets all the exercise he needs working around the theater. That theater is the historic Landmark Lo...
Hired Hooves
Liberty State Park recruits four-legged groundskeepers
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
OK, I don’t want to get these goats in trouble, but the first time I caught sight of them near the Interpretive Center in Liberty State Park, they were literally lying down on the job. One was even...