A Talk With Steve Williams, CEO of WBGO

Barbara Hines, a psychologist by profession and a jazz fan by avocation, interviewed Steve Williams, the new CEO of WBGO. Based in Newark, WBGO is the only radio station dedicated to jazz in the New York City metro area

The Circus Grows in Jersey City

Andrea Honis is the founder of CircusTalk.com, an online resource and employment tool for professional circus performers worldwide and their legions of fans.

Jersey City Teen Gets Down and Dirty

Lappas’ campaign is remarkably similar to Mayor Steven Fulop’s “Stop the Drop” initiative, a program he launched in 2013 (now on hiatus due to Covid-19) to reduce litter and provide summer jobs for kids at the same time. Lappas had never heard of “Stop the Drop.” But Mayor Fulop is aware of Adopt-a-Block, according to Lappas, and likes it.

Amy Albert is There for Kids in Crisis

For Women’s History Month, the Jersey City Times shines a spotlight on Amy Albert, founder and director of Haven Adolescent Community Respite Center, a drop-in locale where Albert and her staff of social workers, counselors and volunteers teach and mentor at-risk children.  In a clapboard two-family house in Jersey City known as Haven Respite, founder […]