News & Announcements

April General Meeting

Friday, April 7, 2017
Please join us at our next General Meeting on Monday April 10.

March General Meeting

Saturday, March 11, 2017
Please join us at our third Harsimus Cove Association General Meeting of 2017!

Mayor Fulop Announces Hiring of New Director of City Planning

Monday, February 13, 2017
Annisia Cialone brings over 16 years of experience, including overseeing large-scale urban design & strategic master planning projects, and is an active member of local neighborhood associations.

February General Meeting

Monday, February 13, 2017
Please join us at our second Harsimus Cove Association General Meeting of 2017!

January General Meeting

Saturday, January 7, 2017
Please join us at our first Harsimus Cove Association General Meeting of 2017!

December Newsletter: DCNA Holiday Party, HCA Elections, Bioswales

Friday, December 9, 2016
The Downtown Coalition of Neighborhood Associations is hosting its Annual Holiday Party on Saturday, December 10th, from 7 to 11 PM at the Barrow Mansion. There will be festive decorations, live music, food and drink. We hope you will join us!

HCA Annual Meeting & Board Election

Saturday, November 12, 2016
November is always an important month for HCA because it’s when we elect a new Board to lead the organization in the year ahead.

October General Meeting

Thursday, October 6, 2016
October continues the deluge of fall events, both social and civic, throughout our City.

September General Meeting

Saturday, September 3, 2016
Happy Labor Day weekend to all! This weekend marks the transition of late summer into fall, and is an especially beautiful time to be outdoors in Harsimus Cove.

A Nationwide Search for the Next Director of City Planning

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
A letter from the Downtown Coalition of Neighborhood Associations, joined by community groups throughout Jersey City, to Mayor Steven Fulop asking for a proactive, nationwide search for the a Planning Director to succeed Robert Cotter.

December Newsletter

Saturday, December 5, 2015
There’s no place like Harsimus for the Holidays. It’s only a matter of time until the neighborhood becomes the setting for holiday markets, snowy scenes on brownstone-lined streets and, for the first year, snow on the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Mall.

August Newsletter

Sunday, August 2, 2015
It’s hard to believe that it’s already August, but the calendar doesn’t lie. So, with summer in full swing, it’s a good time to pause and reflect upon what’s happened in 2015 and HCA’s goals for the rest of the year.

Newark Avenue Pedestrian Mall - Ordinance Announcement

Monday, June 22, 2015
The City has closed the block of Newark Avenue between Erie and Grove to reinstate the Pedestrian Mall, in anticipation of the passing of an ordinance that would close the street to vehicle through-traffic on an ongoing basis.

Proposed expansion of the Historic Downtown Special Improvement District

Saturday, May 9, 2015
The Harsimus Cove Association has received some clarification from HDSID regarding a proposed expansion of the SID zone.

Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza Pilot Recommendations, Round 1

Thursday, September 18, 2014
Recommendations that the Harsimus Cove Association has made to the city after the first of two ordinance-mandated community meetings that took place earlier this month at the HCA's September General Meeting.

Development Review Protocol for the Harsimus Cove Association

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
We've defined a protocol for dealing with development with Harsimus Cove.

Proposed Changes to the MGM Redevelopment Plan

Saturday, September 6, 2014
The City of Jersey City Department of Buildings has proposed some ammendments to the MGM Redevelopment Plan which affects the blocks between Morgan, Grove, Marin and First Street.

Lessons Learned: New Stop Sign Rollout

Monday, April 28, 2014
Our observations on how to improve the process of installing a new stop sign.

Proposed Closing of Newark Ave Between Grove & Barrow for Pedestrian Plaza

Saturday, April 12, 2014
There are two ordinances set to go before City Council to turn Newark Avenue from Grove Street to Barrow Street and a small portion of Erie Street into a pedestrian plaza and then redirect the surrounding streets around these closures. This is set to be a pilot program, lasting one year.

April 2014 Newsletter

Saturday, April 12, 2014
The next general meeting will be held at Grace Church Van Vorst on the second Monday of the month, this coming Monday, April 14th, at 7:30pm. Our guest speaker will likely be Mike Razzoli, Director of the Department of Public Works or someone from his office to discuss the Newark Avenue closing. Yvonne Garlin, from Doors of Hope, has also been invited to speak.

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