Tuesday, July12th at 7:30 PM
Harbor View Health Care Center
178 Ogden Avenue
1st Floor Cafeteria
July 12th Agenda:
Police and Residence Response Center
Guest: Brianna Lawrence from the Jersey City Office Of Innovation
dues and donations help sustain the RNA. Annual dues are $10. Please
join on our website, at an RNA meeting, or make checks payable
to Riverview Neighborhood Association and mail to:
PO Box 7176
detailed updates, please join us at our monthly meeting - this Tuesday,
July 12th at 7:30 PM at the Harborview Health Center, 178 Ogden Avenue
(at Franklin St).
guest this month will be Brianna Lawrence from the Jersey City Office
Of Innovation. She will be presenting and discussing programs that can
assist small businesses and improve commercial thoroughfares such as
Palisade Ave and Central Ave. We will also provide
updates on the Gazebo rebuild project, the Riverview Park renovation,
and a possible development project on lower New York Ave/Ravine Rd, as
well as other activities in the neighborhood. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. As a reminder, we don't meet in August.
|Funding Opportunities And Other Resources For New and Existing Small Businesses In The Heights
Brianna Lawrence from the Office Of Innovation
will be discussing and reviewing funding options and other resources for
new and existing small businesses, including information portals and
loan programs aimed to help small business owners make improvements to
their retail and commercial establishments.
Here is one of the programs for existing
businesses that she will be reviewing and answering questions about at
Small Business Investors Fund Forgivable Loan
- Loan Amounts: $5,000-$10,000
- Term: 1-3 years
- Interest rate: 3%
- Application Fee: $100
- Requires collateral? No, but having it improves the applicant's chance of receiving a loan.
- Eligible Uses for Loan Funds:
- Inventory and/or supplies
- Property renovations and rehabilitation (including storefronts and interior improvements)
- Rent or other facility costs
1/3 of the Loan Principal will be forgiven as long
as business remains in operation for the duration of the loan and
employs Jersey City residents
Contact the JCEDC for further information and application instructions:
Jersey City Economic Development Corporation (please include logo)
30 Montgomery Street, 14th Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07302
Email: Florence Baron / FBaron@jcedc.org or Christine Burgess / CBurgess@jcedc.org
Development Project For 39 New York Ave
possible development project is being proposed for 39 New York
Ave/Ravine Rd. RNA was informed that Hoboken Brownstone Co will
likely be proposing a 158 unit 5 story project to the JC planning
department and Planning Board for one of the lots they own on lower New
York Ave. At the meeting, We will discuss what we know so far and
the potential impact to the Palisades Protection Overlay District.
Additionally, RNA will be forming a committee to assess these
plans and proposals. If you would like to participate in this committee
please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Next Lumberyard Show - June 24th!
Continuing our 4th season of outdoor concerts,
Live at the Lumberyard returns on Friday, July 22nd at 7PM (rain date
6/25). The Sensational Country Blues Wonders will kick off the
evening, followed by GMJ Groove, and headlining the evening is Latin
Jazz singer Rebecca Vallejo.
Local DJ Austin Hoyt will spin
between sets and video art will be projected on the garage doors. Three
food trucks will be present as well.
Season sponsors JCity Realty and The Fox & Crow,
along with funding provided by a grant from the Hudson County Cultural
Affairs Local Arts Program and support from our members - enables the
RNA and Friggin' Fabulous Productions, to present this music and art
Be sure to make Live at the Lumberyard part of your
weekend plans this summer on July 22nd, August 12th and September 2nd.
Join us at Palisade Lumber on Palisade Ave just south of Griffith St.
Visit Riverviewneighborhood.org or follow us on Facebook for the
|Riverview Park Gazebo Bid Awarded
The gazebo rebuild project bid was awarded at
the June city council meeting. The pre-construction meeting will be held
in mid July, we expect demolition and construction to begin soon after.
We'll post all notices and status updates to social media and
also include them in our "weekend update" email blasts.
|119 Bus Now 24/6 - New Schedule
NJ Transit has activated the planned service
expansion of the 119 bus to 24 hours a day from Monday to Saturday.
We encourage all Heights residents to utilize this expanded bus
service and help get the word out. Here is a link to the new Schedule:
|Heights Activities Calendar
Riverview Farmer's Market
- 10am to 3:00pm every Sunday through November.
Ogden's End Community Garden planting and volunteering:
Every Saturday from 10AM - 1PM. Location - southernmost end of Ogden
Ave (adjacent to 102 Ogden and Janet Moore Park).Email
for more info or just show up.
Backroom Broadsides Spoken Word/Poetry Series:
First Tuesday of each month from 8pm to 10pm - Fox and Crow (next event is Aug 2nd)
Live at the Lumberyard - Friday, July 22nd from 7PM -10PM -
Palisade Ave at Griffith St outdoors at Palisade Lumber.
All artists (and would be artists) take note, New Heights Art Supply
opened at 345 Central Ave in the Heights (2nd Floor). Check out their web site at
and be sure to stop by the shop.
our "Weekend Update" emails (sent every Friday morning) for all the
various events in the Heights and the offerings from our Weekend Update
|Keep up with the latest news and activities
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