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Re: The best bagel shop in North Jersey is... WONDER BAGLES
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Why would you even ask? It goes great with the kielbasa, pierogi and stuffed cabbage purchased from the Polish store on Hutton Street.


I wish there was a good polish place in JC - there are a few so so ones in Bayonne but nothing like NYC - however Wallington out west has some good places.

Posted on: 9/18 16:23
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Re: The best bagel shop in North Jersey is... WONDER BAGLES
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Haha

Ok, so to change the topic - where around here can you get challah bread?

Posted on: 9/17 20:22
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Re: The best bagel shop in North Jersey is... WONDER BAGLES
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It's a wonder that you are able to find a bagel.

Posted on: 9/17 16:17
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Re: The best bagel shop in North Jersey is... WONDER BAGLES
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Nonsense. Hoboken Bagels kicks their big fluffy, nasty ass all over town. If someone gave me a bag of Wonder bagels I'd feed them to the ducks.


They are not as dense as Murray's - they are very Jersey - puffy like a McMansion or a new SUV - I really like them! Especially when tossed almost burned!

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Posted on: 9/16 17:01
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Re: Potential wild weather September 11 - 13th
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Lucky for us - it now seems likely to be heading more toward the Carolinas.

ABC News: Florence expected to become major hurricane, risk to East Coast increasing.


https://abcnews.go.com/US/florence-exp ... reasing/story?id=57690921

Posted on: 9/8 8:36
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Re: Lost Cat in Hamilton Park
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Happy to hear this! Just wish they would keep Gus inside - outside lives are usually very short for cats - average age is just 3 years. I know there are exceptions - but they are the lucky ones.


You've said this before, and it's still nonsense. Perhaps that's for feral cats, not pets permitted outdoors. Note gus is 14! My cat is 13, and has been going outside his whole life. His buddy who passed last year was around the same age.


Anecdotal - maybe you were just lucky - or maybe traffic was less in the old days...

Posted on: 8/29 19:09
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Re: Lost Cat in Hamilton Park
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Happy to hear this! Just wish they would keep Gus inside - outside lives are usually very short for cats - average age is just 3 years. I know there are exceptions - but they are the lucky ones.

Posted on: 8/29 13:59
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Re: Please Help Prato Bakery
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They are packed all the time now! Great stuff!

https://jerseydigs.com/prato-bakery-mo ... reet-village-jersey-city/

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Posted on: 7/16 15:37
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Re: 'What is this, Russia?' Jersey City property owners fight developer
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Does every crevice of the city have to be built up as soon as possible as much as possible?

I used to live on Monmouth on the other side of Old Colony Mall. I still take my kids to P.S. 3. I go shopping at Ranch 99 and have the occasional craving for Popeyes or a donut from Dunkin Donuts. A while back I used the auto body shop to fix a banged up car for a few hundred bucks that the insurance company insisted was totalled. Point being that I've been around there and still have occasion to go there.

Sure you could spruce up those few blocks and build some townhouses or apartments, but is the city really hurting because they haven't done so yet? If the current landowners are really squatting or speculating that's one thing, but if it's just a question of waiting a couple of years, or maybe building a little smaller, then why give a developer the power of eminent domain at the expense of current owners, residents, and business owners?


I agree with you - "why give a developer the power of eminent domain at the expense of current owners, residents, and business owners?" This is another land grab.

Posted on: 7/9 18:12
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Re: Heat Advisory! and few beaches suggestions to spend some fun time with family! :)
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http://nymag.com/travel/article/state ... eball-weekend-escape.html

Staten Island or Coney Island: What’s the Better Beach Getaway?

Mary Jane Weedman

The Staten Island beaches — like South Beach, pictured here — have an undersung excellence.

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Where’s better to enjoy a baseball-and-beach mini-vacation: Staten Island or Coney Island? Comparing two spontaneous, overlooked, and excellent weekend-getaway trips that you can do with a Zipcar rental and a camping tent.

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Much of Staten Island’s eastern coast was, of course, slammed by Hurricane Sandy. But the island has since recovered and is even working to prep its beaches for a future disaster. Lynda Ricciardone, the Staten Island Parks borough commissioner, broke down the beaches’ personalities and features for us.

South Beach: If Staten has a beach-with-a-capital-B, it’s this one, probably the most crowded, and the one that many Staten Island kids grew up going to. (As did their parents and grandparents: In the ’50s, it was a bungalow-filled beach colony.) It’s the best beach for Instagrammable shots of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, and there’s a boardwalk with a bike path that overlooks the water — the promenade length from South to Midland Beach is 2.1 miles. You can rent a bike ($12 per hour) at Wheel Fun Rentals, which also offers umbrellas and chairs for $8 a day. “We get a lot of folks who don’t want to go to the crowded beaches in Brooklyn,” says Ricciardone, so there’s often lots of day-trippers sunbathing and mingling with locals. If you’re here on Wednesday, come by for fireworks and other entertainment starting at dusk.

Midland Beach: Seaview Avenue, near Father Capodanno Boulevard, is the divider between Midland and South Beach, and that’s near where you’ll find the Ocean Breeze fishing pier (for fishing tips, check out our guide to urban angling). At both beaches, there are recreation areas — bocce, horseshoes, volleyball — but Midland distinguishes itself with more parking. Of course, there’s the Sea Turtle Fountain, a water feature popular with kids, and at the south end of Midland is a barbecuing area. (You need to get a permit for groups of 20 or more, though that doesn’t mean you have a reserved space — send someone early to stake your claim.) Back to the Beach — a festival with concerts, vendors, fireworks, and the like — is at Midland Beach and will be held July 22 and 23 this year.

Cedar Grove and Great Kills Park: Unlike at South Beach, as you move farther south, you’ll need to come prepared with food, beverages, bikes, and beach umbrellas, says Ricciardone. Cedar Grove (which was made public in 2011 and had been one of the last beach colonies in New York) is a local-frequented beach: Ricciardone notes that it’s not off a main thoroughfare and has only a small parking lot and a couple of lifeguard chairs. Still, she says, “it’s a beautiful beach — it’s bucolic, the sand is beautiful. It’s a really nice getaway. But whatever you’re doing, you’re bringing in for the day” — so come with your cooler packed and umbrellas ready. “We have a comfort-station trailer there,” she adds, “but you’re not going there and riding your bike. If you’re looking to go by yourself and grab a book and sit out on a beach,” it’s perfect.

Wolfe’s Pond: This relaxed park and beach area is on the South Shore — at Cornelia and Hylan Boulevard — so it’s less crowded with down-for-the-day beach fiends, but there are barbecue and playground areas, an adult exercise area, an outdoor hockey rink, a dog run, and plenty of parking. It’s a small beach, Ricciardone acknowledges (but one with a fascinating history). “People might go to barbecue, and the beach is part of that experience. It’s probably rare that people go just for the beach, but it has beautiful views,” she says. P.S.: A few miles south of here, Kayak Staten Island provides free kayaking trips on Sundays.

Posted on: 7/5 19:54
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Re: Sweeney proposes slapping payroll tax on Jersey City businesses to fund schools
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Now that this is happening - what will happen to Downtown JC, or JC as a whole, as far as property taxes?

Posted on: 7/3 13:49
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Re: Rumba Cubana opening on Hamilton Park
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Unless the portions are tiny the prices seem incredibly inexpensive.


I hope they have fish on Fridays!

...but could it be anywhere as cheap as Rumba's?

http://rumbascafe.com

Posted on: 7/3 13:46
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Re: New racetrack idea pitched for in and around Liberty State Park
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Can these greedy jerks just stop it!

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...supporters say would help revive the state's economy but which park advocates call "obscene."

The mile-and-a-half stadium, which would include seating for over 10,000 people, would be located where a cluster of industrial properties sit east of the New Jersey Turnpike toll booth. The properties are surrounded by the park but are not owned by the state.


Posted on: 6/23 11:12
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Re: 4th of July in JC @ Exchange Place - Featuring Snoop Dog
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gang-shootout-at-new-jersey-arts-festival-kills-one-injures-22

https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-new- ... -injures-22-idUKKBN1JD0H4

Posted on: 6/17 21:25
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Re: 4th of July in JC @ Exchange Place - Featuring Snoop Dog
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It kind of was in articles like those in the Philly Inquirer

“It gets portrayed as gang members shooting gang members. Drug dealers shooting drug dealers. Black-on-black crime. That’s how it’s going to be and it’s going to die down in two or three days,” he said. “This is our Parkland. This is our Columbine. [Black communities] don’t have mass shootings in schools. They have them at clubs and gatherings.”

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/tre ... rd-forchion-20180617.html

Posted on: 6/17 16:35
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Re: 4th of July in JC @ Exchange Place - Featuring Snoop Dog
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As long as all goes well - it is just a little troubling with the Trenton news today. Gang violence is a real issue.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/17/trento ... es-1-dead-22-injured.html

Posted on: 6/17 15:03
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Re: 4th of July in JC @ Exchange Place - Featuring Snoop Dog
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...does Snoop run with the Crips or the Bloods?


As a teenager, Snoop frequently ran into trouble with the law. He was a member of the Rollin' 20 Crips gang in the Eastside area of Long Beach, although he stated in 1993 that he never joined a gang. Shortly after graduating from high school, he was arrested for possession of cocaine, and for the next three years was frequently in and out of prison (including Wayside Jail).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snoop_Dogg

https://hollywoodstreetking.com/snoop- ... ed-out-hood-by-lbc-crips/

Posted on: 6/16 19:30
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Re: Newark Ave. Fire at Moloney's Meat Market near County Court House !
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Hi - yes - but they are a few blocks east of the Fire House by Newark and third - lots of trucks and hoses and water -- they are also on 4th street toward Monmouth - again trucks ladders and hoses...

Posted on: 6/14 19:09
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Re: Newark Ave. Fire at Moloney's Meat Market near County Court House !
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I see there was a fire up Newark Ave (629 - 631 Newark Avenue -- a pair of attached three-story buildings that house a meat market and a Domino's pizza) -- But the fire trucks are also on Newark between 3rd & 4th Street - what is going on there? That is many blocks away from the other area.



Posted on: 6/14 18:45
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Re: SINATRA SWINGS AGAIN! 2018 SINATRA IDOL CONTEST, JUNE 14
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http://www.cityofjerseycity.org/sinatra.shtml

Frank Sinatra might have been born in Hoboken, but as soon as he was old enough to know better, he moved to Jersey City!

Among the highlights of Sinatra's life in Jersey City are:
The singer and Nancy Barbato of Jersey City were married here in Our Lady of Sorrows Church.

The newlyweds resided in an apartment at 137 Bergen Avenue.

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HERE THEY ARE ON NEWARK AVE.

Their first two children – Nancy and Frank Jr. – were born at Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City.

Sinatra's first stint as a radio singer was on the local station (WAAT) in Late 1936, a 15-minute show for which he earned 75 cents.

Sinatra reportedly decided on a career as a singer after seeing Bing Crosby in a movie at the Loew's Theater here. Not long after that he won a singing contest at the recently-demolished State Theater. It was from Jersey City that Sinatra commuted to the Rustic Cabin in Englewood. The rest is history.

Posted on: 6/10 15:56
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Re: Am I allowed to put up fliers informing neighbors about a felon who has moved into the neighborh
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Ask you landlord to put up real video cameras and signs. It is cheap and then everyone can see who leaves the trash a mess or who is drinking out front etc...

Posted on: 5/29 14:16
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Re: We need more liquor licenses NOW!
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Great idea!

Posted on: 5/20 20:37
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Re: JC golf course seeks to expand into Liberty State Park
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State rejects bid to expand golf course into Liberty State Park

Updated 5:12 PM; Posted 4:34 PM

By Terrence T. McDonald tmcdonald@jjournal.com

The Jersey Journal

JERSEY CITY — Luxury golf course Liberty National's bid to expand onto the Caven Point area of Liberty State Park has been rejected by state environmental officials.

The golf course's owner, Paul Fireman, wanted to lease the roughly 20-acre section of the park and move three of its holes there, but New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection official George Chidley said in a letter sent Thursday to Liberty National that the DEP will not pursue the project "at this time." The agency oversees the 1,200-acre state park.

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... lf_course_into_liber.html


GREAT!
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Posted on: 5/5 16:49
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Re: New Tax Rate is Insane!
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My mortgage company pays my taxes. Will they be the ones to get the new tax amount from the city?


My mortgage company pays my taxes too (actually they contract it out). I still received my letter in the mail the same week I saw my property listed in ASI’s spreadsheet. I haven’t shared the letter with my mortgage company because these amounts are estimates and we haven’t actually been billed at the new amounts yet. When the new bills come out, my mortgage company will get it.


Did you need to sign for these tax letters - JC sent me something - I need to pick it up and sign for it...

Posted on: 5/1 22:32
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Re: Did any property owners get a scary letter in the mail today?
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Did any property owners get a scary letter in the mail today?
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Posted on: 4/21 14:00

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Re: Doggy Door - Any recommendations on someone who can do this simple job
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I don't think I would put one in either - but they do have smart ones that work with the dog collar - but still a criminal can take it off your dog and break in.

https://www.amazon.com/product-reviews/B003SLICOO

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Re: Holi Hai at Exchange Place
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$37 million awarded to N.J. couple in Johnson & Johnson baby powder cancer suit

JOE DZIEMIANOWICZ
BILL SANDERSON
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Updated: Friday, April 6, 2018, 8:23 PM

It’s soft, powdery, sweet-smelling — and, says a New Jersey jury, deadly.

Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $37 million in the case of a man who said he got cancer from the company’s baby powder, which he believes contained talc laced with asbestos.

Banker Stephen Lanzo III was awarded $30 million in compensatory damages Thursday by a New Brunswick, N.J., jury. Lanzo’s wife, Kendra, got $7 million.

Lanzo, 46, said he used Johnson & Johnson talc-based powder products for more than 30 years.

Retired FDNY firefighter dies of 9/11-related cancer
He claimed that by inhaling dust from the products that contained cancer-causing asbestos, he contracted mesothelioma, a deadly form of cancer that affects the lining of the lungs.

The jury found J&J responsible for 70% of the damages and a division of France-based talc supplier Imerys was responsible for 30%.

Lanzo’s case was the first to go to trial in New Jersey, Johnson & Johnson’s home state. The jury sat barely a mile from J&J headquarters.

One of the company’s biggest shareholders is Woody Johnson, a pal of President Trump and the current U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom. Johnson, who owns the New York Jets, is a great-grandson of J&J founder Robert Wood Johnson.

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J&J is fighting thousands of lawsuits claiming its talc products also cause ovarian cancer.

Talc itself is not believed to be cancerous. It’s a mineral made up mainly of magnesium, silicon and oxygen.

A banker claimed that using Johnson & Johnson talc-based products for decades caused his cancer.

But talc is often mined near asbestos, which is long proven to cause mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer. Mesothelioma is almost always fatal.

Johnson & Johnson and other companies say that since the 1970s, they’ve kept asbestos out of their baby powders and other talc products.

J&J denied the lawsuit’s charges and said its products — such as Johnson’s Baby Powder — don’t contain asbestos or cause cancer.

During the trial, J&J lawyers claimed Lanzo could have contracted mesothelioma from other sources, said media reports. It noted that the house in Montclair, N.J., where he grew up once had asbestos-wrapped pipes, and that the public schools attended were also treated for asbestos.

“While we are disappointed with this decision, the jury has further deliberations to conduct in this trial and we will reserve additional comment until the case is fully completed,” Johnson & Johnson spokeswoman Carol Goodrich said in a statement.

The jury will begin a second phase of the trial to consider punitive damages on Tuesday.

J&J faces talc-related lawsuits by 6,610 plaintiffs around the country, Reuters reports.

The claims are largely based on allegations that the company failed to warn women about the risk of developing ovarian cancer by using its products for feminine hygiene.

A Los Angeles judge in October tossed a $417 million verdict for a woman who said she got ovarian cancer from J&J talc products.

http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style ... er-suit-article-1.3918915

Posted on: 4/6 21:08
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Re: Police Investigate Jersey City Stabbing (300 Block of Newark Ave Downtown)
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Can JC do something about these dangerous homeless people living in tents.

Posted on: 4/4 16:46
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