Jersey City - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Jersey City Goya Foods ending sponsorship of NYC parade after 60 years NEW YORK (AP) — Goya Foods has decided not to sponsor New York City's annual Puerto Rican Day parade, calling the move a business decision. Jersey City, New Jersey-based Goya Foods had sponsored the parade every year for its 60-year existence, including the first parade in 1958. Parade organizers say they're disappointed in the decision, which they say will jeopardize the 10... Wed, 17 May 2017 11:00:00 GMT 2017-05-17T11:00:00Z No China investor meetings this weekend for Kushner company NEW YORK (AP) — The sister of White House adviser Jared Kushner won't be attending an investor conference in China this weekend as reported after she was criticized for trying to raise money there last weekend using the lure of a U.S. visa program. Nicole Kushner Meyer, who had been representing her family's company in China, came under fire for what crit... Thu, 11 May 2017 23:27:00 GMT 2017-05-11T23:27:00Z Jared Kushner's sister woos China's 'golden visa' investors BEIJING (AP) — The sister of President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has been in China courting individual investors with a much-criticized federal visa program that provides a path toward obtaining U.S. green cards. Kushner's sister Nicole Meyer promoted One Journal Square, a Kushner Companies' development in Jersey City, at an event Sunday at ... Sun, 07 May 2017 14:06:00 GMT 2017-05-07T14:06:00Z Ex-deputy mayor to revive burlesque career for charity JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A former deputy mayor in New Jersey is resurrecting her career as a burlesque dancer for charity. Former Jersey City deputy mayor Leona Beldini will take the stage as Hope Diamond for the first time in more than 40 years. She tells The Jersey Journal ( ) she won't be dancing three months aft... Fri, 05 May 2017 13:28:00 GMT 2017-05-05T13:28:00Z Mike Tyson thanks Christie for work on prisoner re-entry JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie accepted a champion's belt from former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson on Thursday for his efforts on prisoner re-entry. "You took the punches, trust me, you deserve it," Tyson told Christie during the presentation at a conference in Jersey City where they were speakers. The Republ... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 21:36:00 GMT 2017-04-13T21:36:00Z Clock runs out on hoops power St. Anthony's in New Jersey JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A national basketball powerhouse in New Jersey is closing. St. Anthony's, the school that bears the stamp of Hall of Fame coach Bob Hurley, will shut its doors in June. Hurley and other school officials announced the expected decision Wednesday after meeting with the Archdiocese of Newark and then informing staff and faculty. ... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 23:35:00 GMT 2017-04-05T23:35:00Z Woman reunited with pet dog who disappeared 6 months ago JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman has been reunited with her beloved pet dog that skipped out of her apartment six months ago. Tanya Flowers told The Jersey Journal ( ) that she spent days handing out hundreds of fliers and contacting animal shelters after her year-old Maltese named Paris vanished last September. ... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:01:00 GMT 2017-03-15T15:01:00Z Pizza tossing brothers spin their way to internet fame JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two young New Jersey brothers have become internet sensations after a video was posted of them tossing a rubber pizza. Their father, Carmine Testa, says he has posted numerous videos over the years of 12-year-old Nicholas and 10-year-old Michael tossing the rubber dough in Carmine's Pizza Factory in Jersey City. ... Fri, 03 Mar 2017 19:07:00 GMT 2017-03-03T19:07:00Z After the turkey, some hit the shops to start holiday season NEW YORK (AP) — After enjoying the Thanksgiving turkey, some Americans hit the stores for what retailers hope will be a new tradition to start the holiday shopping season. Throngs of shoppers lined up at Macy's Herald Square in Manhattan for its evening opening, looking for deals, and Target estimated hundreds were waiting outside a store in Jersey City, New Jersey. The comp... Fri, 25 Nov 2016 02:43:00 GMT 2016-11-25T02:43:00Z