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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!

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

An Outpouring of Jersey Pride at Homegrown

An Outpouring of Jersey Pride at Homegrown   If there’s one thing we’re known for more than our bagels, beaches, and Taylor Ham in New Jersey, it’s our home state pride. The new bar HomeGrown, formerly Headroom Bar & Social, embodies that Jersey pride by

Jersey City Opens Skatepark in Bergen-Lafayette

Jersey City Opens Skatepark in Bergen-Lafayette   Years ago, Jersey City won a National design competition with the Tony Hawk Foundation (now known as The Skatepark Project) and received a grant to help build the newest, and best, skatepark in New Jersey. What set Jersey

West Side Community Fridge Offers Free Food

West Side Community Fridge Offers Free Food Aid comes in many forms during tumultuous times of need. One of our most basic and constant needs is to eat, but sometimes that’s just not something we can provide by ourselves and requires a little help from

Father’s Day: Dad’s Making a Difference

Father’s Day: Dad’s Making a Difference It’s Father’s Day, so we’re highlighting amazing dads making a difference who deserve some recognition for all that they do to bring a little more “good” to the Jersey City community.   Frank “Educational” Gilmore, Founder of the Educational

Jersey City Heroes in Action

Jersey City Heroes in Action During our April 29th Jersey City Heroes in Action Instagram livestream, we interviewed heroes from seven incredible organizations and heard all about their amazing causes benefiting our community. Each had 20 minutes to give information about what they’re doing and

Jersey City Businesses Pivot for COVID-19

Jersey City Businesses Pivot for COVID-19 With the COVID-19 crisis continuing its month-long negative effects on every industry in Jersey City with no signs of slowing, local businesses have been forced to shut their doors and do little more than hope for a swift end