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Good News Jersey City is the place to hear the heartwarming, human interest news that can be found all over our thriving city! Sharing the stories of residents that have helped shape our communities, overcome the odds and given us hope for future Jersey City generations!

Jersey City Toy Drive Spreads Holiday Cheer at City Hall

Jersey City Toy Drive Spreads Holiday Cheer at City Hall   Holiday cheer was in the air on Friday, December 3 at Jersey City’s City Hall for the city’s 25th Annual Toy Drive, as local families received toys to kick off the holiday season early. 

Buy Nothing: The Economy of Local Gift Giving

Buy Nothing: The Economy of Local Gift Giving   Raise your hand if you have a pile of things that you absolutely intend to take for donation or sell online…but you just haven’t gotten around to it yet. Baby items, puzzles you never opened, clothes

Where to Donate & Volunteer this Thanksgiving in the Jersey City Area

Where to Donate & Volunteer this Thanksgiving in the Jersey City Area As the holiday season approaches, it’s so important to give back before we dig into our delicious meals. It’s the season of giving back and especially with everything happening around us, it is so essential to

‘Sister Cities: Discovering Common Threads’ Documentary Screening & Art Exhibition Recap 

‘Sister Cities: Discovering Common Threads’ Documentary Screening & Art Exhibition Recap    On Wednesday, October 27th, Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) hosted an art exhibition and short documentary film screening of “Sister Cities: Discovering Common Threads,” featuring participants’ work from the 2021 Jersey City Summer

Local Grassroots Highlight: Jersey City Women 

Local Grassroots Highlight: Jersey City Women    Grassroots initiatives are critical to helping drive the change needed in our community. We can learn to advocate for our needs and issues that affect our livelihoods at the local level. Today, I wanted to share the work

Jersey City Moms Making Moves

Jersey City Moms Making Moves   It’s Mother’s Day, and we’re ready to celebrate moms doing amazing things around Jersey City! We’ve highlighted just a few of our local super moms we’d like to see get a little recognition for going the extra mile for

Women’s History Month: The Flow Initiative 

Women’s History Month: The Flow Initiative    During Women’s History Month, we’re spotlighting incredible historical and current history-making women across the world as well as local women and their greatest female inspirations that empower them to make a difference every day. When one thinks of

Where to Donate in Jersey City

Where to Donate in Jersey City   ‘Tis the season of giving, but 2020 has brought a new weight to what “giving” means in a time when our community needs uplifting and support more than ever. There are lots of ways to give back this

Jersey City Aims To Tackle Racial Injustice & Health Inequities

Jersey City Aims to Tackle Racial Injustice & Health Inequities     This past week, Mayor Fulop, alongside the Human Services Department, announced that Jersey City was among the list of 25 cities across the country that would be receiving the Kresge Grant this year. The

Great Resources for Jersey City Senior Citizens

Great Resources for Jersey City Senior Citizens   It was 1988, when, through Proclamation 5847, President Ronald Reagan deemed today, August 21st, as National Senior Citizens Day. This day holds even more validity 30+ years later as older people are living longer, healthier and more