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Re: Five Police Officers wounded in Jersey City shootout
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Thank you for posting that Pinky, I'm totally sobbing here thinking about his widow and those sweet sweet children. My thoughts are with them all.

Posted on: 2009/7/24 16:46
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Re: Stanger taking ur baby's pic
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You're a good parent to wonder about motives of the person and a kind person to have said yes. As a mom myself, I've been in this situation as well. One book that I found immensely helpful (enough so that I have since subsequently bought upward of 6 copies for family/friends) in discussing how to keep our children safe is this book:

Protecting the Gift: Keeping Children and Teenagers Safe (and Parents Sane) by Gavin De Becker

It's a must-read for anyone who has any interaction with children, especially parents. Gives concrete examples and sound advice for teaching our children (and ourselves) how to stay safe in the world - without overly instilling fear and using real statistics as to just how much danger (especially "stranger danger" there is).

One example of concrete advice is that De Becker maintains the old school teaching for kids of "don't talk to strangers" is misguided. Kids see their parents talking to strangers all the time. They are also prompted to talk to strangers themselves ("say hello to the nice lady") and it's confusing to them why the rules change if they are alone or lost. He advises instead teaching them to trust their instincts (and trust yours!) and if they are lost to "find a mommy" - or, if no obvious mommies are around, to "find a woman" to ask for help.

In your example, De Becker would advise that your gut was telling you something was "off" - especially when she asked that you move out of the frame. You do NOT need to be polite or nice to *anyone* when your gut tells you otherwise. This book is empowering, especially for women (who are often taught to be nice and not offend others) and I can't recommend it enough. Obviously, since I just posted a novella here in response to your post. :)

I hope this is helpful and if you get a chance to read the book you find it equally as compelling as I did.

Jen

Posted on: 2009/7/23 20:20
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Re: Cocoa Bakery & Cafe
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I *love* Cocoa's cakes. Jess is taking orders for custom cakes even before her bakery opens. We had two amazing cakes from her last fall and winter. Here's the review I submitted to Yelp:

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If you are looking for a fantastic custom cake for a special occasion, look no further. The owner was the head pastry chef at famed Nobu in Manhattan, and I'd heard through the grapevine how amazing her cakes are. While Cocoa Bakery was still under construction I asked if she would be willing to make a cake for my son's third birthday - in the shape of a large X, his initial. Since I figured that she knew cake design better than we do, I asked her to surprise us with the design.

What arrived at our house was simply amazing. A large 3-dimensional X of decadent chocolate cake with rich white cream cheese frosting, decorated with marvelous multi-colored fondant polka dots. All presented on a beautifully wrapped pastry board. It was whimsical, colorful, and simplistically elegant. We loved it.

What was the best part, though, was when we finally tasted Cocoa Bakery's creation. The party-goers (adults and kids) could not stop commenting on how fantastic it tasted. I honestly think this was the best cake we have ever eaten - moist with a deep chocolate taste balanced perfectly by the cream cheese frosting. Kids and adults loved the fondant polka dots and the little ones were able to pick out their favorite colors for their serving.

The cake was so good that when I threw a good friend a baby shower for her soon-to-be-adopted son, I knew we needed a Cocoa cake (and, well, guests who had been to my son's birthday party sealed the deal when they started asking if we'd be serving another cake from Cocoa Bakery!). Again, I asked Jess at Cocoa to surprise us with the design.

This time the cake was equally amazing with chocolate cake, buttercream filling, an amazing frosting, and beautiful edible sculptures on top reminiscent of babyhood - a rattle, a little ducky, a receiving blanket... The best part, which brought our guest-of-honor to tears, was the inscription on top with her son's names - both the name she and her husband had given him as well as the name from his birthmother written in the language of his country of origin. Jess said an assistant pastry chef at her restaurant was a native speaker and helped her write the characters perfectly. Service above and beyond, creating memories that will last a lifetime, and worth every penny.

I will most certainly be working with Cocoa Bakery & Cafe for future cakes to mark milestones in my family's and friends' lives. Right now I consider them a signature part of our celebrations. Thank you Jess and Cocoa Bakery - you are the best!

Posted on: 2009/5/3 13:14
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Re: 2009 Jersey City School Board Elections- who to vote for?
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Quote:

BrightMoment wrote:
Dear friends and neighbors,

Tomorrow (Tues, 4/21) is the Board of Education Elections. This extremely important election typically has very low turnout and winners have been decided by just a single vote in recent history. Given that the school budget is about one and a half times the size of the city budget, this election is very important not only for JC children's future, but also for our property taxes and quality of life with decent public schools. PLEASE go out and vote tomorrow.

I will be voting for a slate of three VERY QUALIFIED DADS who themselves have children in our public schools. See below for more details, but their names are Tom Wilen, Moshe Rozenblit, and Eric Goldsmith. These men are not politicians. They are experienced business leaders, current and former educators, and most importantly, parents whose own children's educational future depends on a quality public school system. Join me in initiating positive change for Jersey City's public schools simply by voting. And, if like me you agree with what you read below, vote for Tom Wilen (A1), Moshe Rozenblit (A8), and Eric Goldsmith (A10) .


Polls are open from 2pm to 9pm. VOTE VOTE VOTE!


Thanks for reading,
Jen Greely


I was just coming here to post this, BrightMoment, thank you for putting it up.

I really hope these guys make it to the BOE. I met Tom Wilen at The Embankment a few weeks back as he was waiting for his daughter to finish a class and we started casually chatting. Before I even knew his background in business, I was very impressed with his knowledge of the KPMG audit report that was done on the JCPS and specific ideas he had to begin a smart overhaul of the district financials. I've been extremely disappointed in the current Board in that they have not taken that gold mine of an audit and used it to initiate change.

Please vote today, everyone!

Posted on: 2009/4/21 13:57
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Re: Hamilton Park Renovation - Update
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poyc wrote:
does anyone know where the Farmer's Market will be moved to now that HP will be closed for the summer?


It will be on the outside of the park, exact location still being worked out but the City has signed off on it being held outside. The Farmers Mkt starts (tentative date) Wed, 6/3, from 4pm to 8pm and will run through October. The HPNA anticipates having the same fantastic vendors as last year.

Also, I noticed a couple people on here asking me for information on the renovation. I'm in the process of handing the community aspect of the project over to others in the HPNA as my family has decided to move out of JC. Stevehpna is doing a great job keeping everyone in the loop here on JClist. You can also subscribe to the HPNA mailing list (look for HPNA-JC-Public through yahoogroups) or check the blog at http://hpnajc.blogspot.com as that will be regularly updated.

Jen

Posted on: 2009/4/16 20:09
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Re: ANIMAL CONTROL dumps CATs/KiTTENS in Lincoln Park
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This is beyond awful. In addition to serious employment consequences for misconduct, AC officer John should also be fined for letting an animal off-leash in a public park. He should also reimburse JC taxpayers for the cost of animal control working overtime to try and undo these criminal actions.

Hopefully Daisy found shelter from the snow.

Posted on: 2009/3/2 14:19
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Re: Downtown: One dead in shooting on Coles Street in Jersey City this morning
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The program for tonight's vigil (click image for larger version):

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Posted on: 2009/1/30 17:32
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Re: Parikh Memorial Fund
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No problem, Pink. I understand that donations are very welcome as I was told (but have not verified) that, in addition to these unexpected funeral costs, Mr. Parikh has two daughters in college, which as we all know, is very expensive.

Posted on: 2009/1/29 20:23
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Parikh Memorial Fund
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In the aftermath of the horrific murder of Mr. Kirik Parikh at his deli on Coles Street, several community organizations have come together to establish a memorial fund to assist the Parikh family with funeral and other family expenses. For those who are interested, below are two options for donating.

1. Checks can be made out to the Parikh Memorial Fund (with acct # 381012275788 written in the memo line) and dropped off or mailed to:

Bank of America
186 Newark Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07302

2. Donations can also be submitted online via Paypal at www.paypal.com with payment directed to parikhfund@gmail.com (credit and debit cards accepted through Paypal).

Posted on: 2009/1/29 20:19
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Re: Downtown: One dead in shooting on Coles Street in Jersey City this morning
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Please note that the attached press release is revised from the one sent earlier. It is important to note that MRS. PARIKH DID NOT SUSTAIN ANY INJURIES. We had incorrect information yesterday and deeply apologize for any confusion that this may have caused. We respectfully request that any erroneous press articles generated as a result be amended immediately. Below is a copy of the amended press release, which also includes additional vigil sponsorship information.

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* A M E N D E D * P R E S S R E L E A S E



12:00 noon January 28, 2009 ? For Immediate Release



Contact: Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association

Olu Howard, President

hpnajc@gmail.com




On January 27th 2009, the Hamilton Park neighborhood of Jersey City lost a vivacious community member to a violent and senseless criminal act. Mr. Kirik Parikh was shot and killed while doing what he did almost every morning ? pouring coffee and selling newspapers at their family-run deli. The Parikh's store at the corner of 7th and Coles Street was a welcoming place for not only the residents of this quiet brownstone neighborhood, but also for the students and staff of McNair High School, located just across the street. Unfortunately, this horrific act of violence comes on the tails of the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association (HPNA) making recent complaints to local police about increased criminal activity in the area and neighbor concerns regarding safety and police responsiveness.



In the wake of this awful tragedy, the HPNA invites the entire downtown community, neighbors, businesses, students and workers to gather together at a candlelight vigil in memory of Mr. Parikh. We will gather at the Hamilton Park gazebo on Friday, January 30th at 7pm. Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy, Freeholder Eliu Rivera, and Ward E Councilman Steven Fulop are invited to speak, as well as any neighbors or friends who may have a few words to share. We will then walk to Mr. Parikh's store in remembrance of his fine character. He was a good neighbor to all of us and will be sorely missed. Fund information for donations to his family will be available at the vigil.



About the organizers: The Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association was formed in 1977 to serve the interests and needs of the citizenry of Hamilton Park, including promoting a safe neighborhood. This vigil is being coordinated and supported by many area organizations, including the Downtown JC Watch, Harsimus Cove Association, Italian Village Association, Powerhouse Arts District Neighborhood Association, Van Vorst Park Association, Historic Paulus Hook Association, and Communipaw Block Association.

Posted on: 2009/1/28 16:56
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Re: Downtown: One dead in shooting on Coles Street in Jersey City this morning
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P R E S S R E L E A S E

January 28, 2009 ? For Immediate Release

Contact: Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association
Olu Howard, President
hpnajc@gmail.com

On January 27th 2009, the Hamilton Park neighborhood of Jersey City lost a vivacious community member to a violent and senseless criminal act. Mr. Kirik Parikh was shot and killed and his wife gravely injured while doing what they did almost every morning ? pouring coffee and selling newspapers at their family-run bodega. The Parikh?s store at the corner of 7th and Coles Street was a welcoming place for not only the residents of this quiet brownstone neighborhood, but also for the students and staff of McNair High School, located just across the street. Unfortunately, this horrific act of violence comes on the tails of the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association (HPNA) making recent complaints to local police about increased criminal activity in the area and neighbor concerns regarding safety and police responsiveness.

In the wake of this awful tragedy, the HPNA invites neighbors, business owners, students and staff from McNair High School to gather together at a candlelight vigil in memory of Mr. Parikh. We will gather at the Hamilton Park gazebo on Friday, January 30th at 7pm. Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy and Ward E Councilman Steven Fulop are invited to speak, as well as any neighbors or friends who may have a few words to share. We will then walk to Mr. Parikh?s store in remembrance of his fine character. He was a good neighbor to all of us and will be sorely missed. Fund information for donations to his family will be available.

About the HPNA: The Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association, formed in 1977, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that works to effectively serve the interests and needs of the citizenry of Hamilton Park, including promoting a safe neighborhood and uniting neighbors in common causes. The HPNA holds monthly meetings that are open to the public the first Wednesday of the month. Next meeting is Wed, 2/4, at 8pm at Cordero Elementary School, 158 Erie St.

Posted on: 2009/1/28 5:59
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Re: Hamilton Park Neighborhood Assn. - Updates
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YOU'RE INVITED TO OUR NEXT COMMUNITY MEETING:

Wednesday January 7th 2008 ? 7:45 PM
NOTE LOCATION CHANGE:
1 McWilliams Place ? 2nd Floor auditorium



Meeting Agenda

7:45 - 8:15 Councilman Steven Fulop and Neighborhood Updates


Councilman Steven Fulop will be available for neighborhood updates on the Hamilton Park renovation, local initiatives, and a brief update on the 11th Street Viaduct proposal.

8:15 ? 8:30 Membership Sign-ups and 2009 Planning

Membership information, crime report update, and neighborhood concerns and comments. Let us know what's on your mind and what you would like to see happen in the Hamilton Park area in 2009. Also, January is the month to renew your HPNA membership, either at the meeting or online through our blog with Paypal: http://hpnajc.blogspot.com. Membership is only $5 per household annually - still the best deal in town!

8:30 ? 8:45 HPNA Board of Trustees Elections

All members are invited to participate in our annual board election. Nominations were taken in the fall and at our December meeting. The following members were nominated:

President: Olu Howard
VP: Sam Stoia
VP: Tom Gibbons
Treasurer: Ann Gallagher
Recording Secretary: Steve Gold
Corresponding Secretary: Jen Greely

Trustees:
Bill Benson
Debbie Davis
Aaron Dodd
Amy Ertel
Jon Gellman
Owen Henry
Bob Lehrer
Elna Mukaida
Jan Nordland


8:45 ? 9:15 Meet and Greet ? meet your neighbors and the new board!


Desserts and beverages will be served during a casual meet-and-greet for neighbors and board members to chat, network, and discuss neighborhood news. If you are new to the neighborhood or a long-time resident, start this year off by getting involved!


Announcements

Saturday, Jan. 11th 4pm? Epiphany Concert at St. Michael's Church


St. Michael's choir will be performing an Epiphany concert and all are invited to attend. Free will offerings and all donations benefit the Rev. Hugh V Fitzgerald Scholarship Fund. Concert will be at the church, 252 9th Street. For more information call Roxanne Clark at 201-653-7328.

Tuesday, Jan. 27th, 7pm ? Police Note and Captain's Meeting

Captain McDonough of the East District is now holding monthly meetings open to the public which will replace the regular crime reports from the police at neighborhood meetings. Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm at M.S. 4 (107 Bright Street).

THANK YOU to all the volunteers who helped with the Holiday party at Cordero Elementary School, including our neighbors Bill Benson, Elna Mukaida, Kirsten Greene, Olu Howard, Aaron Dodd, Robin Tew, Jan Nordland, Amy Ertel, Isabelle Bonneau and Be Lingual!

We would especially like to acknowledge the incredibly generous donation of a free concert performed by children's rock band The Fuzzy Lemons. The public school and neighborhood kids had a great time and everyone helped create a very special holiday party.


Please visit the HPNA Website and Blog at:
www.hamiltonpark.org and http://hpnajc.blogspot.com


Want to receive this newsletter and other announcements electronically?
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Posted on: 2009/1/6 22:34
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Re: Hamilton Park Neighborhood Assn. - Updates
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YOU'RE INVITED TO OUR NEXT COMMUNITY MEETING:

Wednesday December 3,?2008 ? 7:45 PM

1 McWilliams Place ? 2nd Floor auditorium

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Meeting Agenda

7:45 - 8:00 Welcome and Neighborhood Updates


Membership information, updates on local development and the Hamilton Park renovation, re-bid is now over. Construction will begin this winter. For safety, please remember to remove all GPS and GPS accessories (including mounts) from your car ? break-ins occur when these items are visible!

8:00 ? 8:20 Crime and Police Response in Hamilton Park

A disturbing incident took place on Pavonia Avenue between Coles and Monmouth where a witness observed a neighbor's car in the process of being stolen. She called the police and was refused help because it wasn't her car. She also alerted a uniformed officer stationed a block away who also refused help with the same excuse. The HPNA made a request for an investigation into the lack of response with the East District and after initial discussion, but we have not received a follow-up report. We have invited representatives from the East District to discuss this matter with the neighborhood but so far have not received a response regarding attendance. We will discuss appropriate next steps.

8:20 ? 8:30 Help Plan the HPNA Holiday Party and Christmas Tree Lighting

We need help! Check out the announcement sections on the next page for party and tree lighting details. Even if you can't volunteer, we hope to see you there!

8:30 ? 8:40 The 11th Street Elevated Offramp is Back on the Table

In May of 2007 the HPNA membership unanimously voted to oppose the NJTPA transit proposal to create an elevated exit ramp from the turnpike behind the Hamilton Park neighborhood. This "flyover" would curve behind the neighborhood (near Enos Jones/Brunswick park) and continue down 11th Street to connect in near the Newport Mall waterfront access road. We have learned that public state funding is being pursued for this project and we'd like a discussion of ideas for moving forward.

8:40 ? 8:50 HPNA Board of Trustees Nominations

It's that time of year again! Nominations for the HPNA Board of Trustees are in December, and elections will be held on Wed, January 7th. If you would like to participate more fully, please come by and nominate yourself ? or nominate an interested friend.

8:50 ? 8:55 PADNA Amicus Curiae brief

In November, the Powerhouse Arts District Neighborhood Association (PADNA) had several amicus curiae ("friend of the court") briefs filed in support of their opposition to the Toll Bros redevelopment plan changes. The Board of the HPNA voted not to file a brief, but individuals are welcome to file if they would like to do so. We will provide information on pursuing this avenue to interested residents.

8:55 ? 9:00 Community Concerns and Comments

9:00 ? 9:30 Neighborhood social time, chat with presenters

Announcements

Friday, Dec. 5th ? JC Fridays: a day of free arts events in JC


The first Friday in December is part of the quarterly JC Fridays, a day of free arts events in JC. Check out http://jcfridays.com/ for a full list of goings-on around the city, including at many local businesses.

Saturday, Dec. 6th noon to 6pm ? PADNA Artisans Holiday Market

The Powerhouse Arts District Neighborhood Association in conjunction with 919 Gallery is hosting an artisans holiday market. Come check out locally handmade eclectic gifts for your holiday shopping. Includes handcrafted soaps, jewelry, accessories, paintings, photography, and more. Event at 150 Bay Street from noon to 6pm. Check out www.padnajc.org for artist details.

Tuesday, Dec. 9th, 7pm ? Police Note and Captain's Meeting

Captain McDonough of the East District is now holding monthly meetings open to the public, which will replace the regular crime reports from the police at neighborhood meetings. Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm at M.S. 4 (107 Bright Street). Due to holidays, the November meeting was postponed to December.

Friday, Dec. 19th, 3pm to 5pm ? HPNA Holiday Party at Cordero Elementary School

Bring out the neighborhood kids to enjoy an HPNA-sponsored holiday party at our local elementary school, P.S. 37. We'll have live entertainment generously donated by the children's music band The Fuzzy Lemons?, lots of baked goodies, and even a visit from Santa Claus. Activities include a sing-a-long with the Fuzzy Lemons and craft projects for the kids. After the party, head over with us to Hamilton Park for the HPNA's annual Christmas Tree Lighting.

We desperately need volunteers to help set up and help with the party, especially as it is during a weekday. If you can donate time, please contact Jen at hpnajc@gmail.com .

Friday, Dec. 19th, 5:30pm ? Christmas Tree Lighting in Hamilton Park

Join your neighbors for a beautiful Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony in Hamilton Park. We'll have old-fashioned Christmas Caroling along with hot cider and good cheer. Lights generously donated by Hamilton Square for the Jack Swallow Memorial Christmas Tree in Hamilton Park at the corner of 8th St. and W. Hamilton Place.

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Please visit the HPNA Website and Blog at:
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Posted on: 2008/12/3 2:49
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Re: Hamilton Park Neighborhood Assn. - Updates
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YOU?RE INVITED TO OUR NEXT COMMUNITY MEETING:

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 5TH, 2008 ? 7:45 PM
LOCATION: 1 McWilliams Place ? 2nd Floor auditorium


Happy Halloween! The HPNA?s annual Halloween party in Hamilton Park was a huge success with a turnout of over 100 children and pets.

Meeting Agenda

7:45 - 8:00 Welcome and Neighborhood Updates


Membership information, updates on last month?s complaints to the Mayor?s Action Bureau and the Hamilton Park renovation. An HPNA representative will also brief the neighborhood on recent crime stats and news from the October Captain?s Meeting.

8:00 ? 8:10 New Businesses (rescheduled from October)

A few new businesses have opened in the area - come meet the people behind these businesses and put names to faces.

8:10 ? 8:50 Local Author Michael De Jong talks about all things GREEN

From re-gifting, re-cycling, to natural cleaning products for your home, our neighborhood green celebrity Michael De Jong has all of your ecotiquette answers. Michael is the author of "CLEAN: The Humble Art of Zen-Cleansing." Come hear ways of saving money and saving the planet by making your own homemade eco-friendly cleansers, or pose an ecoquestion to Michael. Have his book already? Bring your copy for a free book signing.

Michael is currently writing a companion series of "CLEAN" books dealing with such topics as the body, first aid, organization, and food, as well as posting a weekly blog on www.thedailygreen.com. "CLEAN: The Humble Art of Zen-Cleansing" can be purchased at Barnes & Noble stores across the country or online at www.amazon.com. Visit www.zencleansing.com for news about his books or check out his Mr. Green column at the Green Is Universal website: http://www.greenisuniversal.com/ask_mr_green.php

Michael De Jong lives in the Harsimus Cove neighborhood of Jersey City with his partner (Richard,) dog (Jack,) and three goldfish (Phil, Jill and Gill) all of which benefit from his natural cleaning techniques. De Jong, who cleaned apartments in New York City while working as a fine artist, began researching and inventing many of the recipes in "CLEAN" and is continually experimenting with safe, effective and eco-friendly alternatives. Raised in the mid-West by an immigrant family that valued the environment and re-cycled before it was fashionable, his quest for non-toxic solutions comes naturally to him.


8:50 ? 9:00 Community Concerns and Comments


9:00 ? 9:30 Neighborhood social time, chat with presenters

Announcements

Save the Date! Sun, 12/14 afternoon is the HPNA Holiday Party


We hope to have the annual HPNA Holiday Party at Cordero Elementary School (PS37) the afternoon of Sunday, December 14th. Please join us and help make it a wonderful celebration for our local schoolchildren. Stay tuned for final details and confirmation.

Farmer?s Market in Hamilton Park is over for the season!

Thank you to all our neighbors who helped make this season of the Hamilton Park Farmers Market a great success. Our vendors were very pleased with the weekly turnout and enthusiasm of the neighborhood and repeatedly commented on how much they enjoyed coming to Hamilton Park every Wednesday. We look forward to welcoming our vendors back next June!

Police Note and Captain?s Meeting: November 25th, 7pm

Captain McDonough of the East District is now holding monthly meetings open to the public which will replace the regular crime reports from the police at neighborhood meetings. Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm at M.S. 4 (107 Bright Street). The Jersey City Police Department?s website, http://www.njjcpd.org provides extensive information as well as preventive tips. You can reach the East District via their new email address policeeast@jcnj.org. Please note the non-emergency police number: (201) 547-5477.


Please visit the HPNA Website and Blog at:
www.hamiltonpark.org and http://hpnajc.blogspot.com

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Posted on: 2008/11/4 21:53
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HPNA Halloween Party in HP - kids and pets invited
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Posted on: 2008/10/24 21:22
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Re: Hamilton Park Neighborhood Assn. - Updates
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YOU'RE INVITED TO OUR NEXT COMMUNITY MEETING:
Wednesday September 3rd, 2008 ? 7:45 PM


NOTE LOCATION CHANGE:
1 McWilliams Place ? 2nd Floor auditorium


Meeting Agenda

7:45 - 8:15 Welcome and Neighborhood Updates


Membership information, local crime report with Captain McDonough of the East District, and news on the Hamilton Park renovation. It's finally happening?the park renovation bid was awarded to the contractors of Hamilton Square, who will be attending with a sneak peek at the final plans. Bring your ideas for a fantastic ground-breaking party with the contractors, neighborhood, and city reps to launch this final stretch of our three-plus year journey!

8:15 ? 8:50 Volunteer Locally! Special Topic: Giving Month with the HPNA

Looking for something to do? Have a few hours to help someone out? Maybe a little extra to donate to a good cause? The HPNA is sponsoring a special panel of local non-profit charities to let you know how you can volunteer or donate locally. Huge thanks to HPNA member Brigid Cahalan for organizing this meeting and bringing together representatives from the following organizations:

Liberty Humane Society
Catholic Charities
(runs housing facilities in JC including St. Lucy's shelter on 15th Street)
Dress for Success
Pavonia Branch Library/Jersey City Public Library
Grace Community Services
Breakfast Plus
(program for the homeless and hungry)
International Institute of New Jersey (services for immigrants and refugees)

8:50 ? 9:00 Community Concerns and Comments

9:00 ? 9:30 Neighborhood Social Time, chat with presenters

Announcements

Friday, September 5th, all day ? JC Fridays


Don't forget that the first Friday this month is JC Fridays, a day of free arts events in Jersey City. Check out http://www.jcfridays.com/ for event listings.

Every Wednesday, 4pm to 8pm: Farmer's Market in Hamilton Park!

The Farmers Market returned to Hamilton Park this year ? bigger and better than ever! Come support local business and help make this a market that our vendors will look forward to serving the Hamilton Park community next year.

Welcomed back is our resident soap-maker Marco of Juvia Soaps and Hoboken Farms (www.hobokenfarms.com), bringing us fresh mozzarella, stuffed chicken, crabcakes, tilapia, and steak. We have two new farmers this year ? Farmer Len from Upper Meadows Farm (www.uppermeadowsfarm.com) brings organic produce, flowers, honey, and fully organic pasture-raised meat. We also welcome Farmer Dale from Stony Hill Gardens and Farm (http://www.stonyhillgardens.com/SHFM.htm), who used to work the farmers market near the Pavonia PATH. Farmer Dale brings all kinds of fruit, greens, breads, veggies, eggs, flowers, and homemade pies.

Other new additions this year include Gulden Gourmet (http://guldengourmet.com/) with olives, pickles, and Turkish coffees, as well as Made With Love Organic Bakery
(www.madewithloveorganics.com) with organic cookies, tea breads, and scones. We anticipate having occasional special addition vendors like Jewelry by Yvonne Raley Designs, so stop by each week and see what's available. If you or a vendor you know would like to join the market, email us at hpnajc@gmail.com .

Police Report Note: Captain McDonough of the East District is now holding monthly meetings open to the public to learn in detail about crime throughout the East District. Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm at M.S. 4 (107 Bright Street). The Jersey City Police Department has a new website, www.njjcpd.org that provides extensive Department Information as well as Preventive Tips. You can reach the East District via their new email address policeeast@jcnj.org. Please note the non-emergency police number: (201) 547-5477.

Please visit the HPNA Website and Blog at:
www.hamiltonpark.org and http://hpnajc.blogspot.com


Want to receive this newsletter and other announcements electronically?

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Posted on: 2008/9/3 18:30
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Re: the two women in hamilton park
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On Monday I tried to reach out to the blonde, asking if she needed some help. She was on a bench speaking loudly (as if on a cell phone, but no phone in sight). It does seem as though she might have some mental illness as she called me a robot and accused me of trying to sabotage John McCain's security detail (or maybe she really can just read minds) before throwing a lit cigarette at me and my kids.

But anyway, I spoke then with the police officer assigned to HP as well as Officer Reilly today in the Captain's office to see if they could find out more and perhaps rally up some services. Last month we made the JCMC outreach folks that parkman referred to aware of both of these women, I will follow up to see if they have been able to make contact.

To the person who asked how to help - tonight's HPNA meeting will have a lineup of various charity organizations in the local area who can help individuals like these. The reps will be letting the community know of ways to volunteer/donate to help. With the economy I think this might become more common as the months wear on. Come if you can: 7:45pm, Wed, 9/3, 1 McWilliams Place, 2nd floor auditorium.

Posted on: 2008/9/3 18:22
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Re: Hamilton Park Renovation
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The bid was awarded a couple weeks ago to the developers of Hamilton Square. Come to tonight's HPNA meeting to get a sneak peek of the final plans. A huge groundbreaking ceremony is in the works for neighbors, contractors, city officials. I don't know of a set start date yet, but we can ask tonight. We may schedule a special community meeting (or dedicated HPNA meeting) to discuss all details related to the renovation like construction schedule, updating neighbors, etc. But if you can come tonight, you'll be as informed as anyone.

Hamilton Park Neighborhood Assoc Mtg
Wed, 9/3, 7:45pm
1 McWilliams Place (old st. francis nursing school)
2nd floor small auditorium

Hope that helps!

Posted on: 2008/9/3 18:16
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Re: Hamilton Park Neighborhood Assn. - Updates
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Celebrate the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association's Giving Month:
Wednesday, September 3rd, 7:45 pm


note location change: 1 McWilliams Place, corner of 8th street, 2nd floor auditorium


FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN HELP!
Representatives from local non-profit organizations will let you know how you can volunteer or donate locally.

Organizations will include:

Liberty Humane Society
Catholic Charities
(runs housing facilities in Jersey City including St. Lucy?s shelter on 15th Street)
Dress for Success
Pavonia Branch Library/Jersey City Public library
Grace Community Services
Breakfast Plus
(program for the homeless and hungry)
International Institute of New Jersey (services for immigrants and refugees)

Help spread the word - below is a flyer for this special meeting, please forward or print and hang in your building. Thanks!

HPNA note: Full newsletter to follow in the next couple days, I'm having computer issues. Sorry! - Jen Greely, HPNA president

Posted on: 2008/9/1 0:41
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Re: Hamilton Park Neighborhood Assn. - Updates
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You're Invited to our Next Community Meeting:

Wednesday July 2nd, 2008 ? 7:45 PM


NOTE LOCATION CHANGE:
1 McWilliams Place ? 2nd Floor auditorium


Meeting Agenda

7:45 - 8:00 Welcome and Neighborhood Updates


Membership information, updates on local development, the Hamilton Park renovation (it's officially OUT TO BID!). An HPNA representative will also brief the neighborhood on recent crime stats and news from the June Captain's Meeting.

8:00 ? 8:15 Tennis in Hamilton Park

Hashim Bennett, a downtown resident, has been appointed as the new director to run small park tennis programs (to include Pershing Field, Country Village, and Audubon Park). He is reaching out to the neighborhood to coordinate efforts in the park, especially with the renovation slated for this fall.

Mr. Bennett started a community tennis association (CTA) with the USTA to help bring more tennis into Jersey City. If you check his website (titantennisonline.net), there's plenty of info on what they do and current programs in the area. He will be looking to hear from residents in what they would like for tennis programs in Hamilton Park.

8:15 ? 8:50 Q&A with MUA regarding Pavonia Avenue Sewer Construction

Representatives from the MUA and Mayo Lynch (the contractor company doing the construction) will address concerns regarding the Pavonia Avenue sewer replacement and its impact to the community. Specifically, they will address concerns regarding parking, traffic, storm water drainage, noise, and dust level, as well as the expected impact on the West Hamilton Place bus route (Bus 126). Many have questions regarding how these impacts will be handled, when the project will be completed, and how the bus will be rerouted, etc., so come hear details and ask any questions on the project yourself.

Two additions to the agenda: the owner of Basic will present the option of having outdoor seating and former Mayor Bret Schundler will be attending to listen to neighborhood concerns and issues.

8:50 ? 9:00 Community Concerns and Comments

9:00 ? 9:30 Neighborhood Social Time, chat with presenters

Announcements

Beautiful Stoop Contest in Hamilton Park!


Clean up your stoop, plant some flowers, and your neighbors may reward you!

1st Prize - $100 gardening gift certificate
2nd Prize - $50 gardening gift certificate
3rd Prize - $25 gardening gift certificate

Gift certificates generously donated by the 14th St Garden Center

To enter the contest, contact the HPNA by July 15, 2008 with your name, street address, phone number, and email address. Email hpnajc@gmail.com or fill out a form at Walt's Liquors at the corner of 8th and Jersey. All entries must be received by July 15th. By entering you agree to have your street address listed as a participant in the contest. Voting by the neighborhood will occur during the first half of August. To get a list of participating addresses and to vote, go to hpnajc.blogspot.com after August 1st. Winners will be contacted directly and announced on the website. Good luck and happy gardening!

Every Wednesday, 4pm to 8pm: Farmer's Market in Hamilton Park!

The Farmers Market returned to Hamilton Park this year ? bigger and better than ever! Welcomed back are our resident soap-maker Marco of Juvia Soaps and Hoboken Farms (www.hobokenfarms.com), bringing us fresh mozzarella, homemade bread, stuffed chicken, crabcakes, tilapia, and steak.

We have two new farmers this year ? Farmer Len from Upper Meadows Farm (www.uppermeadowsfarm.com) brings organic produce, flowers, honey, and fully organic pasture-raised meat. We also welcome Farmer Dale from Stony Hill Gardens and Farm (http://www.stonyhillgardens.com/SHFM.htm), who used to work the farmers market near the Pavonia PATH. Farmer Dale brings strawberries, greens, breads, veggies, and homemade pies.

Other new additions this year include Gulden Gourmet (http://guldengourmet.com/) with olives, pickles, and Turkish coffees, as well as Made With Love Organic Bakery (www.madewithloveorganics.com) with organic cookies, tea breads, and scones. We anticipate having occasional special addition vendors, so stop by each week and see what's available. If you or a vendor you know would like to join the market, email us at hpnajc@gmail.com.

Please visit the HPNA Website and Blog at:
www.hamiltonpark.org and http://hpnajc.blogspot.com

Want to receive this newsletter and other announcements electronically? Join our Yahoo! Group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HPNA-JC-Public/

Posted on: 2008/7/2 18:05
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Re: Hamilton Park Neighborhood Assn. - Updates
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YOU'RE INVITED TO OUR NEXT COMMUNITY MEETING:

Wednesday June 2, 2008 ? 7:45 PM

Cordero Elementary School
On Erie between 9th Street and Pavonia Avenue

Police Report Note: Captain McDonough of the East District is now holding monthly meetings open to the public which will replace the regular crime reports from the police at neighborhood meetings. Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm at M.S. 4 (107 Bright Street). The Jersey City Police Department has a new website, www.njjcpd.org that provides extensive Department Information as well as Preventive Tips. You can reach the East District via their new email address policeeast@jcnj.org. Please note the non-emergency police number: (201) 547-5477.

A huge THANK YOU! to our neighbors who volunteered with the Spring Park Cleanup in Hamilton Park. The broken lights were taken off the gazebo and holiday tree, the brush was cleaned up, bushes pruned, and garbage removed. Special thanks to Hamilton Square for donating beautiful geraniums to volunteers as a thank you gift.

Meeting Agenda

7:45 - 8:00 Welcome and Neighborhood Updates


Membership information, updates on local development, the Hamilton Park Farmer's Market (beginning Wed, 6/4 from 4pm to 8pm) and the upcoming June Park Festival (Saturday, 6/14). An HPNA representative will also brief the neighborhood on recent crime stats and news from the May Captain's Meeting.

8:00 ? 8:45 Quality of Life Issues in Hamilton Park

Got a gripe? Want to rave? Come participate in an open discussion of what's affecting you in the Hamilton Park neighborhood. On hand to field questions and get answers will be Dave Donnelly, Director of the Mayor's Action Bureau and Special Assistant to Mayor Healy. Also invited are representatives from the Port Authority Police and the NID (Division of Neighborhood Improvement Districts). Don't let this opportunity pass by - come let your concerns or appreciation be heard!

8:45 ? 9:00 Community Comments

9:00 ? 9:30 Neighborhood Social Time, chat with presenters

Announcements

The HPNA announces a Beautify Your Stoop Contest!


Clean up your stoop, plant some flowers and your neighbors may reward you with fantastic gift certificates donated by 14th Street Garden Center. (1st Prize - $100; 2nd Prize - $50; 3rd Prize - $25).

To enter the contest, contact the HPNA by July 15, 2008 with your name, street address, phone number, and email address. Mail to 199 7th Street, JC, NJ 07302, email hpnajc@gmail.com, or stop by the HPNA table at the Hamilton Park Festival on June 14th.

All entries must be received by July 15th. By entering you agree to have your street address listed as a participant in the contest. Voting by the neighborhood will occur during the first half of August. Winners will be contacted directly and announced on the website. Good luck and happy gardening!

Wed, June 4th, 4pm to 8pm: Farmer's Market Returns to Hamilton Park!

The Farmers Market returns to Hamilton Park on June 4th! This year we have a new farmer from Upper Meadows Farm (www.uppermeadowsfarm.com) with organic produce, fruit and fully organic pasture-raised livestock. Several other vendors will be participating, including Hoboken Farms (www.hobokenfarms.com), Made With Love Organic Bakery (www.madewithloveorganics.com), and Juvia Soaps with homemade organic soaps and lotions. If you or a vendor you know would like to join the market, email us at hpnajc@gmail.com .

Sat, June 7th, Noon to 4pm: LCCS June A Palooza Spring Street Fair

Please join Learning Community Charter School for their 3rd annual street fair at the Boys & Girls Club, intersection of Grove & Grand Streets. Enjoy a fun filled family day with Crafts, Games, Food, Raffles, Flea Market, Music, Obstacle Course & Blood Drive.

Sat, June 14th, 11am to 5pm: Hamilton Park Festival

The 23rd Annual June Park Festival in Hamilton Park returns on Saturday, June 14th. We have an exciting entertainment lineup this year: The Black Hollies, All You Horseriders, NBK & Raw ElementZ (Break Dancing), The Lonesome Prairie Dogs, The Bryan Beninghove Collective, and The Nobuki Takamen Trio along with martial arts and pottery throwing demonstrations. Have stuff to sell? Fill out the vendor registration form from our blog at http://hpnajc.blogspot.com ? or just show up the morning of the festival with $25 for a space.

Posted on: 2008/6/2 22:08
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Re: Hamilton Park Neighborhood Assn. - Updates
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JCBiscuit, thanks for the nice words.

Trust me I'm totally with you on the timing issue. It still isn't out to bid yet so my thinking is let's get to that stage first, find out who will be doing the construction (it won't be the city, that's all we know) and then have a general community meeting where we can all discuss the construction timeline, concerns, etc. I can't promise that whoever wins the bid will engage all of us, but up to this point we've had great back-and-forth between the contractors/city/community so I don't see any reason that will cease.

Posted on: 2008/5/5 20:43
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Re: Hamilton Park Neighborhood Assn. - Updates
#23
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You're Invited to our Next Community Meeting:

Wednesday May 7, 2008 ? 7:45 PM

NOTE LOCATION CHANGE:
1 McWilliams Place ? 2nd Floor auditorium


Police Report Note: Captain McDonough of the East District is now holding monthly meetings open to the public which will replace the regular crime reports from the police at neighborhood meetings. Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm at M.S. 4 (107 Bright Street). The Jersey City Police Department has a new website, www.njjcpd.org that provides extensive Department Information as well as Preventive Tips. You can reach the East District via their new email address policeeast@jcnj.org. Please note the non-emergency police number: (201) 547-5477.

Meeting Agenda

7:45 - 8:00 Welcome and Neighborhood Updates


Membership information, updates on local development, the Hamilton Park renovation, and the upcoming June Park Festival (scheduled for Saturday, 6/14). An HPNA representative will also brief the neighborhood on recent crime stats and news from the April Captain?s Meeting.

8:00 ? 8:10 Discussion and Vote on Monetary Donations and Toll Bros. in PAD

The HPNA makes an annual donation to the Hamilton Park summer basketball league, buying the basketballs for the summer games ? members are invited to vote on this $300 donation. Tabled from our April meeting is an HPNA membership vote on whether to verbally support the Powerhouse Arts District Neighborhood Association in their opposition to the Toll Brothers? Amendment to the redevelopment plan. The City Council approved this amendment but PADNA is legally contesting the approval.

8:10 ? 8:50 JC Arts Presentation with Local Artist Nyugen Smith

Nyugen E. Smith is a sculptor and creates environments from found materials. His current Bundle House series, addresses the issue of global poverty caused by depleted resources, political unrest, war, and natural disasters. Nyugen is the Curator, Assistant Director and Internship Coordinator at the Lex Leonard Gallery located at 143 Christopher Columbus Dr. Downtown Jersey City.

He is pleased to have the opportunity to discuss the state of the Arts in Jersey City in the form of a multi-media presentation which focuses on cultural hubs, Arts organizations, key players and importantly...how neighborhood associations, individuals and business can actively support and foster the significant contribution to the quality of life that Arts provides us all.

8:50 ? 9:00 Community Concerns and Comments

9:00 ? 9:30 Neighborhood Social Time, chat with presenter


Announcements


Sat, May 10th, 11am to 1pm: Hamilton Park Spring Cleanup

The HPNA seeks volunteers for a spring clean up of Hamilton Park on Saturday, May 10th from 11am to 1pm. Volunteers will receive a free plant for their efforts, which could make a nice Mother's Day present. The plants are being donated by Exeter Property Management, the developers of Hamilton Square. Please e-mail Sam Stoia at sjsesq@comcast.net if you?re able to volunteer with us.

Sat, May 31st, 6:30 to 11pm: Van Vorst Park Association MeetBall Dinner Event

The 33rd annual MeetBall event is Saturday May 31st. Join us for spectacular evening of dinner and entertainment with your Downtown neighbors. Great food, courtesy of some of Jersey City?s finest restaurants, cash bar, live entertainment, a raffle & door prizes! It?s a fun way to hang out with ?old? neighbors and meet new ones! The MeetBall Dinner is the VVPA?s only fundraiser each year. Past proceeds have gone to support Camp Liberty, St. Lucy?s Shelter and Grace Seniors among many others. Also, there will be a collection of cell phones at the dinner to support the Good Deed Foundation. Ticket price: $20 in advance, $25 at the door at St. Peter?s Hall, 144 Grand Street.

Wed, June 4th, 4pm to 8pm: Farmer?s Market Returns to Hamilton Park!

The Farmers Market returns to Hamilton Park on June 4th! This year we have a new farmer from Upper Meadows Farm ( http://www.uppermeadowsfarm.com ) with organic produce, fruit and fully organic pasture-raised livestock. Several other vendors will be participating, selling soaps, flowers, organic bread and cookies, meats, pickles, olives, and more. If you or a vendor you know would like to join the market, email us at hpnajc@gmail.com .

Saturday, June 14th, 11am to 5pm: 23rd Annual Hamilton Park June Festival

We've got a fantastic entertainment lineup for the June ParkFest this year - come check out The Black Hollies, All You Horseriders, NBK & Raw ElementZ (break dancing), The Lonesome Prairie Dogs, The Bryan Beninghove Collective, and The Nobuki Takamen Trio. Download a vendor registration form through our blog at http://hpnajc.blogspot.com.

Posted on: 2008/5/5 20:23
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Re: Hamilton Park Neighborhood Assn. - Updates
#24
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Quote:

jerzeyboy wrote:
Is there a timetable for the renovation? It seems that news of this huge project has been scarce....anyone??


Sorry for the lack of updates. I'm afraid to jinx it by announcing anything since there have (obviously) been a few delays. But there's little standing in the way now. Thanks to Councilman Fulop, money was approved from City Council a couple months ago. Tonight at the Planning Board meeting the construction documents/plans were reviewed and unanimously approved.

Timetable looks like the following: Out to bid in May. A few weeks for bids to come back, then some administrative decisions on the City's end. Looks like construction will start this summer - hopefully in June after the HPNA's annual June Park Festival (6/14). We'll have a dedicated renovation table at the Park Festival, so come by and check out the plans. Once it's out to bid we can put an electronic copy of the site plan on our website for everyone to review online. But it looks soooooooo good!

Editing to add construction timetable: unfortunately, it looks like most of the park will be closed for at least a little stretch while the infrastructure (drainage, sewers, electrical) is addressed. After that hopefully the construction will be limited to the areas where specific projects are planned. The entire project should be wrapped up this winter (maybe by year-end 08) so next spring we will be in the clear with a new park.

Hope that helps,
Jen

Posted on: 2008/4/23 2:27
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Re: Alarming lead levels in the drinking water found at 6 Jersey City schools
#25
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If someone in your household is pregnant or you have young children in your home AND your home was built before 1978, you can request a free home lead test kit (for dust, not water) here:

NJ Lead Safe Program

Posted on: 2008/2/2 5:14
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Re: Who here really, really hates Comcast?
#26
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Quote:
You can also file a complaint with the state Board of Public Utilities, online here:

http://www.nj.gov/bpu/assistance/complaints/inquiry.html

In fact, I suggest that anyone with any problem with Comcast, no matter how minor, file a complaint so that there is a record of their poor service.


Thanks for the link, I'm going there now to file complaints.

Posted on: 2008/1/23 14:27
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Re: Who here really, really hates Comcast?
#27
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I have been following this thread while dealing with months and months of Comcast problems. We subscribed to their phone service, internet, and full cable lineup, bringing our monthly bill to a ridiculous amount. Lately our problems with them became daily:

For the last quarter of 2007 their internet email client was a joke - emails I thought were going out weren't, forwarding service wasn't reliable, the search feature on their web mail was disabled, and at least several times a week I had to recycle the modem, reboot computer, etc.

Our phone service was completely dead for nearly 3 weeks in December. No dial tone at all. Comcast insisted the problem was with our home phones. We tried connecting different ones, letting everything die and then recharging, nothing worked. One random day my phone rang and I suddenly had dial tone again. I called Comcast to request reimbursement for our December service - the customer service guy said sure, but he couldn't do it at that moment because (!) their computers were down. Touche'.

Cable service completely unreliable, especially pay-per-view. Fractured screens, freezing, no audio - the list goes on.

So far this January we have (1) canceled our Comcast phone service entirely and are now land-line free; (2) canceled Comcast cable service and had DirectTV satellite installed; (3) subscribed to NetFlix instead of pay-per-view; (4) currently switching my email contacts away from comcast to google's gmail; (5) am shopping around for Internet providers and hope to switch over in the next month.

Whew - it felt good to get that off my chest.

Posted on: 2008/1/23 14:20
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Re: Signs Signs, everywhere there's Signs
#28
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Quote:
Quote:

Quote:


cyclotronic wrote:
They did consult the local residents. I believe they reached out to every neighborhood association. I definitely attended one for Lincoln Park / McGinley Square where they gave a presentation and took comments...



I doubt they mentioned the placement of the signs to HPNA. We NEVER would have agreed to the placement of the signs in the path of pedestrians in a heavily trafficked sidewalk. Notice that it is directly across from the trash receptacle (the black object in the left of the frame) - so pedestrians are squeezed even more!


I'm the HPNA president this year. We were not contacted in any form before this sign was put in. Maybe if it were rotated 90 degrees so that pedestrians could walk UP to it instead of INTO it, it might work. But as placed - yeesh.

We'll be discussing this at our next mtg.

- Jen

Posted on: 2007/12/20 21:28
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Re: Live in the area of 9th St/Pavonia between Erie & Manila? New Development Plans Will Impact You!
#29
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Thanks for posting this thread. I just want to clarify that the next HPNA meeting will be on Wed, November 7 at Cordero School.

I hope that there is a good turnout at the Planning Board meeting on Tuesday, 10/23. It is important to show the Planning Board that the neighborhood is opposed to the variances that the developer is applying for. Please come support your neighbors and either sign their petition or show up next Tuesday night. Better yet - do both!

Posted on: 2007/10/16 19:03
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Re: What does it take to cut the Hamilton Park grass?
#30
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Just wanted to let you know that Rodney's office called back to say that - if the weather cooperates - he will have a crew out there cutting the grass tomorrow (Tues). If not, later this week, but it will get done.

Posted on: 2007/7/23 19:22
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