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Turning Former Inmates into Welders: Metallica Partners with HCCC

Jersey City’s own Hudson County Community College has been invited to partner once again with the Metallica Scholars Initiative. The Initiative will support the training of previously incarcerated people for careers in welding. “Metallica has shown us the transformative power of music and education,” said HCCC President Dr. Christopher Reber. “We are honored to reaffirm […]

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Board of Ed Wrestles with Labor and Costs, Bad Blood Remains

The pressing issue at Thursday night’s Board of Education meeting was labor. The board recently tabled two resolutions that would temporarily outsource certain job functions. The resolutions will be delayed until more specifics of the jobs are provided. This comes as the district renegotiates contracts with four different unions. Members of local unions voiced their […]

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Kindle Charter School to Open on Communipaw Avenue This Fall

Kindle Education Public Charter School, originally slated to open in Journal Square, will open this fall instead in Lafayette ­at 373 Communipaw Ave., the site of the nonprofit organization Team Walker. The school recently received final approval from the New Jersey Department of Education for the fall opening. This makes Kindle Education the first independent charter school to open […]

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New Science Center Exhibition Offers Simulated Marine Research and Filmmaking 

This summer, Liberty Science Center invites visitors to climb aboard OceanX, “the mostadvanced marine research and media vessel ever built” to virtually explore and conduct research on the planet’s oceans.  By viewing footage from the vessel’s “submersible,” attendees will experience being surrounded by the authentic sights and sounds of the ocean, according to Sean Brech, […]