News & Announcements

Harsimus Cove Association Asks for Second Public Hearing Regarding Pulaski Skyway Closing

Sunday, April 21, 2013
The Harsimus Cove Assocaiton was satisfied with neither the location nor the time of the public hearing regarding the closing of the Pulaski Skyway's inbound lanes for two years while the span is repaired. We wrote a letter to Assemblyman Ruben Ramos who represents the 33rd District and also sits on the Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities committee. We have asked for another hearing.

Amendment to Morgan/Grove/Marin Redevelopment Plan

Saturday, March 16, 2013
Get the background, HCA's position and the status of our efforts to be involved in the planning process.

SeeClickFix Annual Report: Statistics and Observations

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
At our general member meeting on February 11, I presented an annual report about HCA's usage of to report and manage quality of life issues in Harsimus Cove. Take a look at our stats and our observations on how it's gone so far.

Email Newsletter: February 10, 2013

Sunday, February 10, 2013
Email newsletter for February 10, 2013. If you don't currently receive our newsletter to your inbox, consider signing up.

E-Waste Left at the Curb: Report, Educate and Collect

Sunday, February 3, 2013
Not only are we reporting abandoned TVs to the City, we're also doing a bit of community education in the process.

Bike Lanes Are Coming to Harsimus Cove

Friday, January 11, 2013
Plans for city-wide bike lanes were revealed in a press conference held by Mayor Healy in December. The City's plans will eventually implement over 35 miles of bike lanes and 20 miles of shared lanes, or "sharrows." And yes, Harsimus Cove is getting some.

Harsimus Cove Association Submits "Graffiti Audit" to JCIA's Anti-Graffiti Task Force

Friday, September 28, 2012
The Harsimus Cove Association (HCA) submitted a comprehensive graffiti audit on Thursday, September 27 to the Jersey City Incinerator Authority's (JCIA) Anti-Graffiti Task Force. The report includes details for each graffiti offense including a description, a photo and any comments that have been added to the issue since it was first recorded on, a website that the HCA uses to track quality of life issues within the Harsimus Cove neighborhood.

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.

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