Port Authority police revive 86-year-old man at PATH station

An 86-year-old Jersey City man was revived at a Pavonia/Newport Path Station on Dec. 3 by Port Authority police officers after the man was found to have no pulse.
At about 4:35 p.m., Port Authority Police Officers Marcus Credle and Leland Rogan were assigned to Heightened Security Posts at Pavonia/Newport PATH Station, when they responded to a call on platform A for a “man down,” in need of medical assistance. Upon arrival they observed a good Samaritan attempting CPR on an 86-year-old man with no pulse. They retrieved a defibrillator and proceeded to take over CPR. The defibrillator was deployed and after one shock the man regained a pulse and breathing on his own. EMS responded and transported the man to Jersey City Medical Center C.M.C. for evaluation. When departing for the hospital, EMS personnel stated he had good vital signs.

Columbia Park to hold tree lighting ceremony

Columbia Park Greenville Memorial will hold its second annual tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 9 at 7 p.m.
The park is located near Kennedy Boulevard, and Bartholdi and Winfield Avenues.
The event will include caroling, hot cocoa and pictures with Santa.

Pictures With Santa events to benefit local foster children

Hudson County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will hold two Pictures With Santa events to raise money for CASA and foster children living in Hudson County. The two events will be held on Sunday, Dec. 6 at Lulu’s at the W Hotel, 225 River St., in Hoboken and on Saturday, Dec. 12 at Battello , 502 Washington Blvd., in Jersey City, both beginning at 9:30 a.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. Food and drink will be available throughout the day at both locations.
Last year, more than 1,100 children came through the foster care system in Hudson County. CASA provides advocacy for over 200 children each year.

JCMC holds open house for EMS

EMTs, Mobile Intensive Care paramedics and nurses, EMT dispatchers and certified EMT instructors are invited to attend an open house at Jersey City Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, on Wednesday, Dec. 9 from 3 to 7 p.m. in Conference Room 5 (355 Grand Street, Jersey City).

Winter wonderland at City Hall

Mayor Steven Fulop and members of the Municipal Council in partnership with the Jersey City Project are kicking off the holiday season with the third annual Project: MARKET from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5 and Sunday, Dec. 6 surrounding City Hall. The two-day holiday market, which features dozens of local small businesses, is one of two city-supported holiday markets this year as the Fulop administration.
The heated outdoor holiday marketplace, Project: MARKET, will be located outside City Hall and close to public transportation. The event celebrates the start of the holiday shopping season by highlighting local businesses, featuring seasonal creations, and encouraging economic growth throughout the community.
The 2015 Project: Market will feature more than 50 participating small business vendors – from gourmet food vendors and food trucks to handmade artisans. There will even be a bar for adults hosted by The Hamilton Inn.
This year, Mayor Fulop also announced the first-ever “Holiday Mart @ The HUB,” a pop-up holiday shopping market at the MLK Shopping Center, located at 360 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. A partnership between the Mayor’s Office of Innovation, the Jackson Hill Main Street Management Corporation, the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency, Investors Bank, and GoLokal, the market runs weekends through Sunday, Dec. 20.
Additional information about Project: Market can be found at

Menorah lighting

Chabad of Hoboken is sponsoring their 14th annual Menorah lighting at Hoboken City Hall, 94 Washington St.
The event takes place On Monday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. There will be hot latkes, donuts, chocolate gelt, dreidels, glow in the dark Menorah necklaces, a dreidel man, dancing, and more. The event is free and all are welcome
A children’s program begins at 5 p.m. inside City Hall and features the incredible Joshua J Supershow performing his magic, stunts and comedy especially geared to children. Kosher pizza will be served to the children. Performance begins at 5 p.m. and tickets are $15 or $10 in advance.
For young Jewish professionals, a Chanukah Soiree takes place at the W Hotel – Lulu Bar on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m.
For more info, to RSVP and for a complete list of holiday events and all of your holiday needs, call 201 386 5222 or visit us on the
Chanukah at City Hall is co-sponsored by Shoprite of Hoboken.

Holiday show at Historic Landmark Loews Theater

The Annual Classic Holiday Show will be held at the Historic Landmark Loews Theater on Sunday, Dec. 20 starting at 3 p.m.
Music of the season performed by Loew’s favorites Taresa Blunda & Howard Richman accompanied by our magnificent Wonder Organ, followed by a traditional audience sing-along. And the Kennedy Dancers will delight with special holiday choreography.
At 4 p.m. after the concert there will be a showing of “A Christmas Carol” (“Scrooge”) Starring Alastair Sim. Admission for both the concert and movie is $12 for adults and $8 kids and seniors.
Before the show, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., kids will be able to visit Santa. People can bring their pets from noon to 2 p.m.

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