JERSEY CITY - The National MS Society - New Jersey Metro Chapter hosted its first-ever 'Climb to the Top' stair climbing race yesterday at Mack Cali's Harborside Plaza 5 on the Jersey City waterfront. The event helped raise funds to assist thousands of people in northern and central New Jersey affected by Multiple Sclerosis.
Open Lessons #1 panel & jam brought together DJ Prestige , Brian Coleman , Koe Rodriguez and the legendary godfather of diggin' Louis BreakBeat Lou Flores for a discussion on the preservation of vinyl & hip-hop culture at Porta Lounge in Jersey City on Sunday, March 29, 2015. DJ A.C.L. & Big Jack performed.
Open Crates members Steve Royster, Kyle Monroe , AND Andres Jimenez ready at the DJ booth at Porta. , whose vinyl collective is comprised of "beatheads" from across north Jersey who enjoy getting together to spin records.
Adel Mikhaeil, pictured in this file photo, was sentenced to 6 years in state prison for a bribing scheme involving two Hudson County sheriff's officers. Jersey City bounty hunter Adel Mikhaeil was sentenced Friday to six years in state prison for paying two Hudson County sheriff's officers to sign false documents claiming he had captured fugitives that were already caught by police.
JERSEY CITY - The Dr. Lena Edwards Academic Charter School in Jersey City was chosen to be the first recipient school in the United States to receive support for serving nutritious meals at school through Table For Two , an international organization whose mission is end world hunger and fight against childhood obesity. For the second time, students at the K-8 school were filmed Friday by TV Tokyo, a Japanese television, as part of a program about TFT's expansion in the U.S. and the schools' effort to educate its children about nutrition.
State Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean Jr. , shown in this 2010 file photo, showed up to a recent Port Authority board meeting Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean Jr. recently attended his first Port Authority board meeting, seeing for himself how the agency does its business after sponsoring a reform bill in the wake of the 2013 George Washington Bridge Lane closure scandal. Kean got to the Jersey City meeting early and planted himself unassumingly - though in the front row - of the public seating section, attracting no attention whatsoever before The Auditor recognized him sitting all by his lonesome.