October 2017
Maria Tuzzo Gazebo Dedication
Zoning Board Hearing Updates
RNA & The Statuary JCAST Event
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RNA Meeting:
Tuesday, Oct 10th at 7:30 PM

Harbor View Health Care Center
178 Ogden Avenue
1st Floor Cafeteria

Police and Residence Response Center
Neighborhood Updates

Heights Development and Riverview Park Renovation updates 

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Jersey City, NJ 07307

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Please join us on Tuesday evening, October 10th at 7:30PM for our monthly meeting at the Harborview Health Center, 178 Ogden Ave at Franklin St - 1st Floor Cafeteria. 

We don't have a guest scheduled for this meeting but we'll be presenting the plans for the upcoming Heights Artists Studio Walking Tour as part of JCAST weekend, and we'll also have an extensive amount of community updates ranging from 520 Palisade Ave, the Palisade Lumber development, 500 Palisade construction schedule, 269 New York Ave, as well as updates and discussion of the Riverview Park renovation project/plans. 

All are welcome and encouraged to attend. 
Gazebo Dedicated To Maria Tuzzo During RNA Flea Market

RNA, Maria Tuzzo's family, Mayor Fulop, Council President Lavarro and Heights residents participated in the dedication of the new gazebo as THE MARIA TUZZO VOLUNTEER PAVILION.  Thank you to all that came out as we honored Maria and her spirit of volunteerism.  The official plaque will be installed in the next few weeks.  

The Flea Market and Park Fest this year was successful and brought back the the event after an interruption last year.  We were able to raise over $2,000 in operating funds for RNA.  We thank all the vendors and shoppers that participated and spend a beautiful Saturday in the park with us.

Zoning Board hearing updates 

The new date of the 520 Palisade Ave (old firehouse) Zoning Board hearing is Monday 10/16 6:30pm at 30 Montgomery St, 14th Fl. 

We are waiting on Zoning Board hearing dates for the 511 Palisade Ave project that was presented at our last meeting.

There will also be an upcoming community meeting scheduled for the Palisade Lumber development project.  The date will be announced later this week. 

RNA is looking to expand it's development and zoning oversight committee, if you are interested in joining please email to riverviewneighborhood@gmail.com

RNA And The Statuary Team Up Again For JCAST Weekend!

RNA is excited to be sponsoring The Statuary's JCAST art and music event over the October 14th and 15th Weekend.  We will also be helping host a walking tour of artists studios and businesses with art exhibits in the Heights.  Walking tours will be at 1:00pm and 3:30pm on Sat and Sun starting at Palisade and Ferry St (see social media updates for additional details).  See the Facebook event for more details on the artists and musicians. 


Heights Votes, RNA and other Heights organizations will be hosting a final candidate forum for the Ward C city council candidates Tuesday 10/24 at 7pm.  This forum will focus on issues of greatest interest to Heights voters. We encourage all who care about our community to come out and learn more about the candidates who are running for city council.  Election Day is November 7th and the deadline to register to vote is October 16th.

Upcoming and Ongoing Events - Heights Activities Calendar

Backroom Broadsides Spoken Word/Poetry Series:
First Tuesday of each month from 8pm to 10pm, the next event is Nov 7th - Fox and Crow - Open mic (5 min limit per reader)

Ogden's End Community Garden (Volunteer any Saturday from 10AM-Noon)  All garden volunteers can just show up on Saturdays at 10:00am (South end of Ogden below Cuneo Pl or email to ogdensendgarden@gmail.com).

Ogden's End Fundraiser Wine Tasting - Sat 10/28 2pm to 5pm - Natural wine tasting at Lo-Fi Bar

Day Of The Dead Festival and Puppet Parade - Sun 10/29 1pm Riverview Park.

Riverview Farmers Market - Every Sunday May - November - 10AM-3PM at Riverview Park.  

Check our "Weekend Update" emails, sent every Friday morning, for all the events in the Heights and the offerings from our Weekend Update business sponsors.

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Kern Weissman
Riverview Neighborhood Association
Riverview Neighborhood Association, PO Box 7176, Jersey City, NJ 07307
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