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1999 Press Releases From The City's Offices of Communications

December 21, 1999

Mayor Bret Schundler To Address Recent Disaster That Has Devastated Caracas, Venezuela

December 17, 1999

Mayor Bret Schundler to Start Legal Defense Fund for Elian Gonzalez,
The Cuban Boy Rescued Off of the Florida Coast

December 14, 1999

Ribbon-Cutting at Earl Apartments Brings Back Memories;
In Its Hotel Days, Bad Guys and Rich Guy Ducked the Law

December 13, 1999

Church Choir Concert to Highlight Tree Lighting;
Mayor Schundler to Officiate at City Hall Ritual

Mayor Schundler (center), Councilman Bettinger (in the front, to the left of the Mayor), And Rabbis At The Menorah Lighting In The Council Chambers

December 6, 1999

Nativity Scene, Menorah Now Stand Legally Outside City Hall;
Jersey City's Victory over A.C.L.U. Hailed by Mayor Schundler

December 3, 1999

Menorah Lighting Outside City Hall on Monday; To Follow 2 p.m. Ceremony in Council Chambers

November 29, 1999

Hispanic Heritage Committee to Honor Latino Leadership in the Next Millennium

November 29, 1999

For the 1999 Candlelight Concert Series

November 18, 1999

Schundler And Torricelli To Highlight "Costless" Approach To School-Type Construction

October 22, 1999

Colgate Walkway Dedication Ceremony

October 20, 1999

St. Patrick's Theater Dedication on Sunday, October 24;
90-Year Landmark Restored by Donors and Grant

October 18, 1999

Carattini To Meet The President

Mayor Schundler Instructing Class at P.S. 23 In "Teach for America Week" National Program
Jim Franchini, Rebecca Horner, Executive Director, Teach For America, And Mayor Bret Schundler (left to right)

October 15, 1999

Mayor Schundler Will Instruct Class at P.S. 23
In "Teach for America Week" National Program

October 15, 1999

Mayor Schundler to Join in Opening of 88-Acre Green Park,
$5.5 Million Addition to Liberty State Park, Friday, Oct. 15

Mayor Schundler Honoring Herbert Siperstein For His Many Years Of Community Involvement
Siperstein Paint Office Manager, John Kennedy, Mayor Bret Schundler, Herbert Siperstein, Mrs. Judy Siperstein, Their Son, Alan Siperstein, And City Clerk, Robert Byrne (left to right)

October 13, 1999

Mayor Schundler Thanks City Workers For Supporting Blood Donor Campaign

Councilman Arnold Bettinger, Rabbi Kenneth Brickman, And Temple President, Irwin Rosen, At The Celebration Of The Commemoration Of The Rabbi's Tenth Anniversary At Temple Beth-El

October 1, 1999

Mayor Schundler Blasts New York Garbage Trucks
Rumbling Through Jersey City to Burn Site in Essex

September 30, 1999

Mayor Schundler to Present Proclamations
To Columbus Parade Officials and Honorees

September 29, 1999


September 28, 1999

Jersey City To Host State-Wide Chinese Festival

September 22, 1999


Navy Officer Mark Francis, Born And Raised In Jersey City, With His Wife, Concepcion, And Sponsor, Chief Petty Officer Kevin Lanfair, At The Afloat Training Group Pacific In San Diego On The Occasion Of Mark's Promotion To Chief Petty Officer
The Pinning Ceremony Took Place On September 16, 1999

September 15, 1999


September 9, 1999

Jessie Correa Confirmed As Recreation Director

September 7, 1999

State Forces Massive Layoffs In Jersey City

August 24, 1999

St. Patrick's Theater Dedication on Sunday, Oct. 24;
90-Year Landmark Restored by Donors and Grant

August 19, 1999

Flags of India and United States Raised Together;
City Hall Event Marks 52nd Anniversary for India

August 11, 1999

Mayor Schundler to Attend Curries Woods Ground Breaking;
18 Townhouses in HOPE VI Revitalization Housing Program

August 6, 1999

Battle of Paulus Hook To Be Reenacted At Revolutionary War Site Aug. 28 - 29

August 6, 1999

Mayor Schundler to Raise Bolivia's Flag
And Stars & Stripes on City Hall Balcony

August 4, 1999

Mayor Schundler, Gov. Whitman to Address Young People;
500 in Summer Work ProgramTo Be Honored at Luncheon

August 3, 1999

City to Purchase Historic Apple Tree House From Provident Savings Bank for $450,000

July 30, 1999

Korean Artists' Work on Display at City Hall
On Monday, Aug. 2, Through Friday, Aug. 27

July 28, 1999

Hogar CREA International Meeting Tonight;
Planning 10th "Crusade of Faith and Hope"

July 23, 1999

State Aid Cuts May Force Massive Lay-Offs in Jersey City

July 23, 1999

Mayor Schundler to Dedicate "Art on the Waterfront"
Featuring Eight Modern Sculptures in Peninsula Park

July 20, 1999

Mayor Schundler to Address NJ Family Policy Council
At 'City On the Hill' Leadership Conference in Trenton

July 20, 1999

Broad Coalition Denounces School Subcontracting Ban

July 8, 1999

Mayor Schundler To Hold Press Conference Outlining City's Plans For Helping Disabled

June 30, 1999

Fourth of July Fireworks Sunday Start at 9:30 p.m.
Entertainment Begins at LSP's North End at 6 p.m.

June 30, 1999

Melba Moore Performance at NJCU on July 9 To Benefit United Negro College Fund

June 24, 1999

Mayor Schundler Proclaims July '99
'Youth Summer Job Month' in City

June 23, 1999

Mayor to Report on Anti-Crime Initiatives At Ward F "Town Hall Meeting" June 29

June 23, 1999

GMAC Mortgage To Celebrate Grand Opening;
Open House and Fair To Follow Ribbon-Cutting

June 17, 1999

Head Start Dedication Set for Friday
New Administration Office in Heights

June 16, 1999

Jersey City American Day Parade Saturday Is a Red, White and Blue Unity Celebration

June 16, 1999

'Festival of India' at Liberty State Park Saturday;
Mayor Schundler to Address Group In Afternoon

June 16, 1999

New York Financial Firm Moves to Jersey City;
Citing Benefits, Owner Expects to Expand Here

Mayor Schundler Signs Up With The Sharing Network , Organ And Tissue Donation Services. The Mayor Encourages Everyone To Become An Organ Donor, "Consider What A Beautiful, Unselfish Act It Would Be For You, Too, To Save The Lives Of Others After Your Earthly Time Is Done."

June 8, 1999

Pathmark's Multicultural Arts Festival Opens Thursday
Schundler to Issue Proclamation for 10th Annual Event

May 27, 1999

Schundler Denounces Commuter Tax Bill

May 27, 1999

Schundler Wins NJ Supreme Court Case
Decision Upholds Constitutional Powers of the Executive & Legislative Branches of Government

May 26, 1999

Schundler and Other Big City Mayors To Hold Urban Congress in Wisconsin

May 7, 1999

City to Issue Free Medical ID Cards to Seniors
Applications Will be Available Starting Friday

May 7, 1999

Mayor Schundler & House Speaker Hastert Tour Martin Luther King Drive Redevelopment Area

May 6, 1999

Information Fair for Seniors at Newport Mall Tuesday
Plus Awards to School Students for Essays and Posters

April 29, 1999

Polish Flag Raising at City Hall Monday
Observing Republic's 'Constitution Day'

April 28, 1999

"Let's Celebrate" Ground Breaking in Greenville Set for 36-Unit Garfield Heights Renewal Project

April 23, 1999

Mayor Bret Schundler to Congratulate Scholarship Recipients

April 21, 1999

Schundler Announces Results of Fund-Raising Efforts For The Children's Scholarship Fund

April 20, 1999

Mayor Bret Schundler To Host Press Conference On The Children's Scholarship Fund's Lottery

April 12, 1999

Nickelodeon's Big Helpmobile To Greet 1500 Kids in City Park On Thursday

April 7, 1999

Mayor Schundler To Participate in King Parade;
'Criminal Justice' Is Theme of Sunday's March

April 7, 1999

Mayor to Participate in Dedication of Senior Housing Building;
Ceremony at 80-unit Orchard Street Apartment Set for Friday

April 7, 1999

Mayor to Greet Grade Schoolers at City Hall Celebration;
Kids March in Tune with 'The Week of the Young Child'

April 5, 1999

U.S. Conference of Mayors to Honor City & United Water,
Presenting National Awards for Excellence in Partnership

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Of The Jersey City/United Water Partnership

April 3, 1999

Schundler Offers Advice to Incoming Education Commissioner

April 1, 1999

Mayor Schundler to Speak on Charter Schools At NJCU Panel Discussion on Thursday, Apr. 8

April 1, 1999

Mayor Schundler to Deliver Keynote Address At Latino Education Conference in Atlantic City

March 31, 1999

'Billy' Gallagher Park Dedication in Greenville
To Honor Young Man Who Ran Kids' Leagues

March 31, 1999

Club Hotel & Suites by Doubletree Wins State Award - Schundler Nominee Hailed by Business and Tourism Leaders

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March 23, 1999

Schundler Applauds Rutgers' Study on Jersey City Business Climate

March 23, 1999

Schundler To Host Italian Flag-Raising at City Hall -
Event Kicks-off Sister City Relationship With Sant' Arsenio

March 19, 1999

Mayor Schundler and Leaders of the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance To Host Press Conference Announcing Funds Raised For UNCF

March 19, 1999

A Celebration of Greece's Independence
Mayor to Hold Flag Raising at City Hall

March 16, 1999

Jersey City Swears In Thirty-Three New Police Officers

March 16, 1999

Mayor Schundler Names Four Honorary Deputy Mayors Ayad, Brennan, Brzozowski, Sheridan To Be Sworn-In

Governor Whitman, Florence Holmes, and Mayor Schundler At The "Parents As Partners" Conference
New Jersey City University, March 11

March 11, 1999

'Entrepreneur Initiative' Mayor's Topic At Christ Hospital Luncheon on Saturday

Mayor Bret Schundler (right) With Belfast-Born Actress Joy McBrinn And Mayor's Aide Gene Scanlon

March 9, 1999

The Jersey City Incinerator Authority is holding "1999 Earth Day" Poster & Essay Contest

March 9, 1999

Belfast-Born Irish Actress to Meet Mayor,
March in St. Patrick's Parade on Sunday

March 9, 1999

Mayor Schundler Commends ASPIRA, Inc. of New Jersey

March 8, 1999

Mayor Schundler To Help UNCF Raise Funds

February 26, 1999

Library's Logo Contest Winners Named;
Mayor Schundler Presents Awards To Fourteen Students

February 19, 1999

Flip Wilson
Memorial Day Celebration

February 18, 1999

Mayor Bret Schundler Wins Lawsuit Against ACLU

Jersey City Mayor Bret Schundler and Bayonne Mayor Joseph Doria Look Forward To The Battleship U.S.S. New Jersey Taking Its Rightful Place Of Pride On The Hudson County Waterfront, the Gateway to America

February 2, 1999

Truce Declared Over Battleship U.S.S. New Jersey
Jersey City and Bayonne Schedule Press Conference To Discuss Details

February 1, 1999

Mayor Schundler & JCFD Celebrate The Donation of 1,000 Smoke Detectors To Jersey City's Needy Families, Seniors

January 28, 1999

Eighth Graders To Learn From Pros at City Hall;
Students Will Accompany City Employees for 2 Hours

January 28, 1999

Korean-American Chamber Donates Clothing;
Mayor Schundler Accepts Garments for Needy

January 26, 1999

Save Latin American Organization Honors Mayor Schundler

January 26, 1999

Jersey City Receives $1,000 from MeadowlandsTo Help Teach School Kids All About Recycling

January 18, 1999

Schundler To Host Martin Luther King Events at "Hub" Project

January 11, 1999

Urban League Breaks Ground for New Headquarters

January 11, 1999

Mayor Schundler To Host Ground-Breaking Ceremony For 18 Residential Units In Historic Downtown District

January 8, 1999

Mayor to Officiate at Bel Fuse Ground-Breaking




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