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Small Business Saturday 2020 Local Gift Guide

Small Business Saturday 2020 Local Gift Guide   With Small Business Saturday coming up this weekend on the 28th, our local businesses need our support to stay open in the face of the ongoing pandemic this year more than ever before. Considering dropping the big

Jersey City Polling & Ballot Drop Box Locations for the 2020 Election

Jersey City Polling & Ballot Drop Box Locations for the 2020 Election   If you have yet to submit your vote you still have the ability to vote via submitting your mail in ballot at a designated drop box. Even though the November 3rd, 2020

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

Best Halloween Safety Tips for Jersey City Families

Best Halloween Safety Tips for Jersey City Families   Halloween safety has long been a concern for families with young kids. However, in 2020 Halloween safety reaches beyond not running into the middle of dark streets or making sure Mom checks your candy. Coronavirus has

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: History of Jersey City

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: History of Jersey City   Across this divided nation in these divisive times, many are celebrating today. But not everyone is celebrating for the same reason. While several states are celebrating the antiquated Columbus Day, a few states in the past few

Greener JC 2020 Internship Program Recap

Greener JC 2020 Internship Program Recap   Greener JC is a non-profit environmental organization committed to supporting a more sustainable future in Jersey City. Founded in 2018, Greener JC has created and supported initiatives such as a plastic and straw reduction campaigns, a reusable bag

Hope Starts Here Breast Cancer Event

Hope Starts Here Breast Cancer Event The Hope Starts Here Pink Mask Tricky Tray Party held on Thursday, October 1st was a welcomed pink ray of sunshine for those affected by breast cancer in need of a night of socially responsible fun and relaxation. The

7 Seafood Spots for Your Lobster Fix

7 Seafood Spots for Your Lobster Fix National Lobster Day is September 25th. Whether you’re looking for a Maine-style lobster roll or want to get your hands dirty with some boiled lobster, here are some local spots to indulge for National Lobster Day!   Shell

Tips for a Stress-Free Back-to-School Experience

Tips for a Stress-Free Back-to-School Experience   It’s back-to-school time for Jersey City students. While last year students were prepping their backpacks and picking out outfits, this year, it’s less about the first-day fit and more about figuring out the best way to make virtual

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