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RNA General Membership Meeting:
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 7 PM

Location:
Harbor View Health Care Center
178 Ogden Avenue
1st Floor Cafeteria
 
Agenda:
-New Jersey Transit Executive Director Kevin Corbett will discuss bus transportation in the Heights and his agency's efforts to improve service and reliability

-RNA Committee Updates

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Membership 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:
RNA
PO Box 7176 
Jersey City, NJ 07307

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May 2019
RNA-Lo-Fi Ferry Street Fest
Vault Allure 2019
Ogden's End Community Garden
RNA Big Spring Clean Up
36-42 Waverly St Development
JC Plastic Bag Ban
Upcoming & Ongoing Events
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Greetings!
 
 
Please join us on Tuesday evening, May 14th at 7:00PM for our monthly meeting at the Harborview Health Center, 178 Ogden Ave at Franklin St - 1st Floor Cafeteria. There will be a representative from the JC Police Department on hand to listen to any concerns. NOTE EARLIER START TIME FOR THIS SPECIAL MEETING *7:00pm*

At this meeting, we will hear from New Jersey Transit Executive Director Kevin Corbett, who will discuss bus transportation in the Heights and his agency's efforts to improve service and reliability. We ask all neighbors to bring your questions and concerns! Thank you to our assemblyman, Raj Mukherji, his staff, and the hundreds of neighbors who have volunteered and signed our petition to improve bus service in the Heights. This meeting wouldn't have happened without your support.


MEMBERSHIP DUES ARE UP FOR RENEWAL!
(dues are annual based on the calendar year)

If you have done so already, please renew your $10 RNA membership for 2019 or join as a new member HERE. Members in good standing have voting rights but anyone can serve on a committee Link to the official boundaries.

You must pay your dues before or at the meeting to participate in any membership votes. 


RNA/Lo-Fi Street Festival is scheduled for Sat May 18th 
 
LO-FI and RNA have teamed up to present an all day long block party on Ferry St between Ogden & Palisade in the Heights. There will be local restaurants and food trucks to keep you sated, and beer/wine/cocktails will be available for purchase all day. Lo-Fi will be serving their delicious pizza from their backyard with access directly from/to Ferry St. The RNA table will feature info about the organization, our other events this summer and details about the Ogden's End Community Garden. DJ's will kick us off at Noon and the live music will start at about 2pm. This is a free event.


Vault Allure returns to Historic Holland Street this Summer 

RNA, in conjunction with the Statuary, Margo Parks, and Nokia Bell Labs, are bringing back the Vault Allure series to Historic Holland Street, starting on June 1, 2019. This festival incorporates art, music, dance, technology, poetry, and video to provide a vivid cultural experience to all attendees at no cost. Thank you to Nokia Bell Labs and the City of Jersey City for helping make this festival possible. Mark your calendars for all three dates so you don't miss these unique experiences. (June 1st, July 13th, August 10th). The Sat June 1st event is part of the week-long Jersey City Jazz Festival. 
 
Vault Allure 2018
Ogden's End Community Garden is Open for the 2019 Planting Season

The Garden is open 7 days a week but walk-in volunteer hours are on Saturdays from 10am to 1pm. The Garden is located at the south end of Ogden Ave below Cuneo Pl. All are welcome! 

 

RNA's Big Spring Clean Up on April 27th a big success.

Heights residents on April 27th were able to responsibly dispose or recycle unneeded household items, rubbish, batteries, e-waste, paint cans, scrap metal, clothing etc. We also filled up two bins of donations to GoodWill. 

Thank you to the City of Jersey City DPW for making this happen!



  

Meeting Alert From Our Sister Neighborhood Association to the South: Proposed Development at 36-42 Waverly St. 
 
Please attend this meeting if you live in this area or are concerned about this type of development in the 1 and 2 family R1 zone in the Heights. 


Information about Jersey City's Upcoming Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban
 


Upcoming and Ongoing Events - Heights Activities Calendar


RNA Monthly Meeting- May 14th at 7:00 pm at Alaris Health at Harborview, 178 Ogden

Backroom Broadsides Spoken Word/Poetry Series:
First Tuesday of each month from 8pm to 10pm, the next event is June 4th at Fox and Crow - Open mic (5 min limit per reader)

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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Brian Rans
Riverview Neighborhood Association
Riverview Neighborhood Association, PO Box 7176, Jersey City, NJ 07307
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