News & Announcements

Newsletter - March 2012

Thursday, March 8, 2012
Our monthly newsletter with the latest news for Harsimus Cove.

Presentation of SeeClickFix: Report quality of life issues with your smart phone

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Ever see a burned-out streetlight? Pothole? Downed tree limb? Abandoned TV? Of course you have. But you were probably on your way somewhere and didn't have the time to report it ... assuming you even knew which City agency to call. Without a 311 call center in Jersey City, it can be difficult for citizens to report such issues. Luckily, there's an app for that.

Sponsoring the Harsimus Cove Association

Monday, December 12, 2011
We are inviting local businesses to partner with us by sponsoring our neighborhood organization. In exchange, Harsimus Cove Association (HCA) can place your business name on our communication vehicles. This is an affordable way to reach our hundreds of HCA members & Jersey City residents.

Newsletter - December 2011

Sunday, December 4, 2011
In this issue: - The Downtown Coalition of Neighborhood Associations Annual Holiday Party - Helping Those in Need - East District Police Department Alert - Snow Removers - Dangerous Trees - Entertainment Ordinance - Are you having trouble with heat in your building? - New Board Member Bios - Sponsors of the Month - Upcoming Events

Volunteers needed for Afternoon of Fright; DCNA City Council Candidate Forum

Thursday, October 27, 2011
It's only a few days left until our biggest event of the year, the 2nd Annual Afternoon of Fright on 4th Street. But to make it a truly successful community event, we need your help. Most of the activities are accounted for but volunteers are urgently needed with the following.

Jersey City Distributing Free Biodegradable Leaf Bags for Fall

Thursday, September 29, 2011
The Jersey City Incinerator Authority (JCIA) is distributing free biodegradable leaf bags at a number of city parks beginning this weekend, and the city will also be giving them away at two locations beginning Monday. The city urges all residents to not use plastic bags to dispose of leaves.

Statement by Mike Francisco, President, Harsimus Cove Association, to the Zoning Board on applications to demolish the Harsimus Branch Embankment

Thursday, August 25, 2011
Remarks as given at during public comment portion of the Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting on August 23, 2011.

Help The Embankment Preservation Coalition Win $25K in National Trust for Historic Preservation Challenge

Friday, June 3, 2011
The National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) has selected the Embankment Preservation Coalition from 250 entrants for its "This Place Matters" Community Challenge. One hundred projects were chosen to compete for three top prizes of $25,000, $10,000, or $5,000. You can help the Embankment Preservation Coalition win a prize by giving them your vote!

Statement by Mike Francisco President, Harsimus Cove Association, Regarding the Proposed Sale of 8 Erie Street, Jersey City, NJ

Friday, May 6, 2011
The Harsimus Cove Association wants to guarantee the highest and best use of 8 Erie Street for all of our residents. As bad as the City is in need of money, the purchase price of $4 million is hardly adequate or ‘fair market value.’ We must begin to think long-term and not throw away the opportunity to do what is right for our neighborhood—not just for today, but for the future.

The Litter Patrol: Coming to a Gutter Near You!

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
The Harsimus Cove Association is starting a new program to help keep our neighborhood tidy -- the Litter Patrol. Will you be a part of it?

Request for Designer to Provide Harsimus Cove Association with Visual Identity

Sunday, February 27, 2011
Harsimus Cove Association is looking for a pro-bono graphic designer to help us develop a new visual identity. The project can be as big or small as you choose and you preferably live within the Harsimus Cove neighborhood or within Jersey City.

Make My City 2!

Thursday, September 23, 2010
From November 15–21, Jersey City merchants invite you to put your money where your heart is.

Emergency Mass Alert System Unveiled

Friday, August 27, 2010
The City's new C3 Emergency Mass Alert System takes advantage of the latest technologies to reach residents and businesses with important messages regarding emergencies and public safety.

Make My City!

Friday, July 9, 2010
From July 18–24, Jersey City merchants invite you to put your money where your heart is.

Children and Parents Rejoice! Hamilton Park Re-opens Tomorrow!

Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Grab the kiddies and head to Hamilton Park for the official re-opening!

Embankment Action Alert May 26, 2010

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

United Water Jersey City Schedules Water Main Shutdown May 11

Monday, May 10, 2010
On Tuesday, May 11, United Water will temporarily shut down a transmission main which serves all parts of downtown Jersey City except the Newport area. The repairs, which will begin at about 9 a.m., should be completed by the evening.

SPEAKER: What is Urban Garden Design?

Monday, April 19, 2010
Have Spring Fever? Looking to get "green" for Earthday? Learn how to spruce up that green space and get ready for the summer at the April HCA meeting this Wednesday.

Board of Education Election Forums on April 13 & April 15

Monday, April 12, 2010
Care about educating the future of Jersey City? Care about rising taxes? Come meet the candidates for the Board of Education and get educated on what you can be done for the Jersey City School System!

Boil Water Advisory Issued [UPDATE: Advisory Lifted]

Thursday, April 1, 2010
Boil water still in effect as of April 1 at 7:30PM

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