GETTING THE JOB DONE – Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise (center) visited with young people working in the Hudson County Summer Youth Employment Partnership (SYEP) this week as the program wrapped up its 11th year of service to the community. HC SYEP is a partnership between Hudson County government and the local business community to create employment opportunities for youth ages 16-21. More than 163 youth workers from across Hudson County participated this year. Zuri Hart (left) is a 21-year-old student at Montclair State and Jersey City resident. She began at 16 as a youth worker placed by HC SYEP and eventually was hired by Hudson County to serve as a program counselor. Katiria Luna (right) also from Jersey City, is a 16-year-old student at Dickinson High School in her first year with HC SYEP, she is working for the Hudson County Office of Cultural Affairs & Tourism Development.
GETTING THE JOB DONE – Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise (center) visited with young people working in the Hudson County Summer Youth Employment Partnership (SYEP) this week as the program wrapped up its 11th year of service to the community. HC SYEP is a partnership between Hudson County government and the local business community to create employment opportunities for youth ages 16-21. More than 163 youth workers from across Hudson County participated this year. Zuri Hart (left) is a 21-year-old student at Montclair State and Jersey City resident. She began at 16 as a youth worker placed by HC SYEP and eventually was hired by Hudson County to serve as a program counselor. Katiria Luna (right) also from Jersey City, is a 16-year-old student at Dickinson High School in her first year with HC SYEP, she is working for the Hudson County Office of Cultural Affairs & Tourism Development.
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NEW ANNEX DEBATED – City Council members discussed leasing space in a new annex building, with Councilman Michael Yun saying leasing would be a costly mistake
NEW ANNEX DEBATED – City Council members discussed leasing space in a new annex building, with Councilman Michael Yun saying leasing would be a costly mistake
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LIVING THE ROCK AND ROLL LIFE – A new film shot in Hudson County brings together a number of amazing women, and some music by great women’s musicians
LIVING THE ROCK AND ROLL LIFE – A new film shot in Hudson County brings together a number of amazing women, and some music by great women’s musicians
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SEASON FINALE – Lisa Fischer, Grammy-award winning singer, will headline the final concert Aug. 27 of the Summer Concerts on the Hudson 2014 series.
SEASON FINALE – Lisa Fischer, Grammy-award winning singer, will headline the final concert Aug. 27 of the Summer Concerts on the Hudson 2014 series.
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GIRL SCOUTS HELP CHARITY -- Lynn, Amanda, Kayla, Ambar, Ruchi, Tabatha, Yanaisey, Clara, Teresa, Yariela, Arlene of Girl Scout troop 12933 participated in Color Me Rad 5K Fun Run at Met Life Stadium as color bombers recently. Troop members arrived at Met Life Stadium at 6:30 am to assist with course set up and started throwing Orange Color bombs at 8:30 am to approximately 11:30 am. Although exhausted and completely covered in orange and many other colors, a good time was had by all, and the girls especially felt good in being able to assist in the cause to help the Children's Charities of NJ. If interested in joining Girl Scouts in Weehawken contact Lynn Earle: lynn_duke@msn.com meetings will begin in early September.
GIRL SCOUTS HELP CHARITY -- Lynn, Amanda, Kayla, Ambar, Ruchi, Tabatha, Yanaisey, Clara, Teresa, Yariela, Arlene of Girl Scout troop 12933 participated in Color Me Rad 5K Fun Run at Met Life Stadium as color bombers recently. Troop members arrived at Met Life Stadium at 6:30 am to assist with course set up and started throwing Orange Color bombs at 8:30 am to approximately 11:30 am. Although exhausted and completely covered in orange and many other colors, a good time was had by all, and the girls especially felt good in being able to assist in the cause to help the Children's Charities of NJ. If interested in joining Girl Scouts in Weehawken contact Lynn Earle: lynn_duke@msn.com meetings will begin in early September.
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LITTLE ONE—This little girl was too distracted by playing with a woman’s hair to watch Frozen.
LITTLE ONE—This little girl was too distracted by playing with a woman’s hair to watch Frozen.
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LAST SHOW—This adorable family came out to see the last Movies Under the Stars of 2014.
LAST SHOW—This adorable family came out to see the last Movies Under the Stars of 2014.
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PUPPET AT REST—Globe-trotting puppet Loudmouth Larry had his own camp chair, which is more than can be said for most attendees.
PUPPET AT REST—Globe-trotting puppet Loudmouth Larry had his own camp chair, which is more than can be said for most attendees.
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ICE FANS—For these kids at last night’s Movies Under the Stars, it was all Elsa all the time
ICE FANS—For these kids at last night’s Movies Under the Stars, it was all Elsa all the time
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GRUMPY GUS—This dog was not nearly as happy to be in a crowded Pier A Park as its family.
GRUMPY GUS—This dog was not nearly as happy to be in a crowded Pier A Park as its family.
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PARK CHILLING—One of the many families in attendance at the outdoor showing of Frozen organized by the city of Hoboken on Wednesday.
PARK CHILLING—One of the many families in attendance at the outdoor showing of Frozen organized by the city of Hoboken on Wednesday.
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JEAN TWINS—These kids were ready for the show to begin.
JEAN TWINS—These kids were ready for the show to begin.
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TRANSIT TEAM—Officer David Audrey, Sgt. Michael Ciriello, Capt. Andrew Keelan, Officer Toni Cruz, and Officer Eduardo Gomez of the N.J. Transit Police at the National Night Out against Crime on Aug. 5 in Hoboken.
TRANSIT TEAM—Officer David Audrey, Sgt. Michael Ciriello, Capt. Andrew Keelan, Officer Toni Cruz, and Officer Eduardo Gomez of the N.J. Transit Police at the National Night Out against Crime on Aug. 5 in Hoboken.
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DANGER ZONE?—One of the many PSE&G trucks parked around Hoboken as gas main replacement project heats up.
DANGER ZONE?—One of the many PSE&G trucks parked around Hoboken as gas main replacement project heats up.
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WARNING SIGN—A PSE&G driver was trying to enter this electrical substation on Marshall Street when he hit a parked car.
WARNING SIGN—A PSE&G driver was trying to enter this electrical substation on Marshall Street when he hit a parked car.
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