October 2012 VVPA Newsletter

13 Oct 2012, Posted by admin in Meeting Agendas, News You Can Use


Meeting Agenda:

  • Diane Coleman- Meet City Council Candidate for Ward F for this November election!

Diane Coleman is a lifelong resident of Jersey City and President and Founder of Building an Empire, Inc. a not-for-profit organization focused on social service programs that work servicing over 7,000 residents.  Coleman formerly worked in the office of then Congressman Robert Menendez focusing on constituent services. She also served as the Executive Vice President of the Urban League of Hudson County prior to starting Building an Empire, Inc

Remember if you live to the West of Jersey Ave between Columbus and GrandStreet you are now in Ward F and will be voting in November for a representative for you on City Council.

  • Silverman–Building Neighborhoods: Plans for new building on Grove and Montgomery Street

Representatives from Silverman-Building Neighborhoods will be on hand to discuss the Proposed Majestic II Building on the corner of Grove Street and Montgomery Street. It will be a six-story structure and will contain between approximately 100 and 110 residential units. Come hear the details of this new project and voice your concerns and comments.

  • Michael Ryan–PJ Ryan’s expansion to 68 Mercer Street

PJ Ryan’s has applied and will be going in front of the Historic Preservation Commission regarding an expansion of the current PJ Ryans to neighboring
68 Mercer Street.  Their intent is to use that space for more tables and the upstairs as a meeting space.  They are looking for neighborhood comments or concerns.

What’s going on?

October 12-14th
Art Studio Tour: various locations around JC..check out link for an overview of the weekend.  Don’t forget all day events at TenMarc Buliding–430 Communipaw

Golden Door Film Festival–Films are being shown all over JC including at The Brightside Tavern, Art House Productions, the City Hall Rotunda and the Panepinto Galleries. Check out link for full schedule:  http://goldendoorfilmfestival.org/

Jcity Theater’s Regrets Only by Paul Rudnick opens this weekend and runs through
October 27th.  Tickets are available in advance at: http://jcity.brownpapertickets.com/

October 24-25th @ Liberty State Park–Haunted Terminal
Don’t miss the fun at Liberty State Park in the historic CRRNJ Terminal on October 24th and 25th for this year’s haunted adventures with a bit of history thrown in.  Hayrides and tours are available but space is limited. Tickets can be purchased by phone or at the Park Office at 200 Morris Pesin Drive, Jersey City, NJ. For more information please call (201) 915-3402.

October 27th @ Parks around the City
The Big Dig!!!! Come out to VVP and get dirty with us…you know what we mean!!
Volunteers are welcome to join us as we plant bulbs in our park–more info to come so stay tuned!

October 31st @ Van Vorst Park
Our Spoooooktacular is back–join us from 4pm on for hot cider, cookies, candy for the little ones and lots of festivites!! Come in costume! You know you want to!!


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