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City Seeks Residents’ Input Into Renovation of Martyniak-Enright Park in Greenville

After decades of pleading and prodding from a few tireless good Samaritans, Jersey City is finally renovating Greenville’s tiny but historically significant Martyniak-Enright Park located at the corner of Pamrapo Avenue and Old Bergen Road. And through May 5, residents will have the opportunity to weigh in on the park’s potential assets and design. “Renovation […]

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Arts and Culture Fund Awards $1 Million to Artists and Organizations 

The Jersey City Arts and Culture Trust Fund announced April 28 the granting of $1 million to 88 local artists and arts organizations that the city says “expand the impact and inclusiveness of the arts in Jersey City, build community connections through art, and develop creative and economic opportunities for artists.”  Funded by a property tax […]

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New Charter School in Journal Square Selected For Federal Funding 

Kindle Education Public Charter School, a new school opening in Journal Square this fall, will receive $1.25 million from the U.S. Department of Education thanks to the Charter Schools Program of the New Jersey Public Charter Schools Association. Two charter schools in Trenton will receive funding from the same NJPCSA program as well. “The association is proud […]

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Coding Bootcamp “Campus” Opening in Jersey City

Tech Elevator, a company that offers in-person and online computer technology courses, will be opening a downtown Jersey City “campus” in January 2023 where students taking its coding bootcamps can work on group assignments and meet with the company’s career counselors.  No instructors will be at the location,  which offers open and enclosed meeting rooms, whiteboards, even […]

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JCMUA Provides Update on Replacing Lead Water Lines

The Jersey City Municipal Utilities Authority updated the City Council on Nov.  22 on its plan to replace 16,000 water lines in Jersey City that are lined with or made of lead.  In February the utility had announced plans to replace approximately 1,000 of the lines per year. That work has begun, according to JCMUA executive director Joseph […]

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A Committee Grapples with Tree Maintenance Throughout City

In what has become an annual ritual, on Monday at the monthly meeting of the Shade Tree Committee, Jersey City’s new forester, Mike DiCiancia, acknowledged that the city’s top priority for trees should be pruning and removals, not planting, something the city has failed to budget for adequately (or even specifically) for fifteen years. In […]