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Death Of Director Chris Englese Sends Shockwaves Through Jersey City: 'JC Was In His Blood'
Christopher Englese, an award-winning director and pillar of many communities across Jersey City, died on Monday, Nov. 13, at 44 years old.
The City of Jersey City paid homage to Chris Englese, the face of its social media channels, with a video.
"If there’s been anything on this social media channel you’ve enjoyed — be it an entertaining historical video, an important look at a lesser known part of our city, a profile on a forgotten area of our past — you need to know, Chris Englese was behind it," reads a social media post.
"Jersey City was in his blood. Chris *was* Jersey City. His cha…
10 Firefighters Injured, 19 People Displaced By Thanksgiving Blaze On Bergenline (Update)
Ten firefighters were injured and 19 people were displaced in a West New York fire on Thanksgiving, authorities said.
The blaze at a fire at 5222 Bergenline Ave., located above the Marin Pharmacy, broke out around 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said.
Footage posted to the Citizen app shows shooting through a window of a building at the corner of 53rd Street.
During suppression efforts, 10 firefighters were injured, including two seriously, Suarez said. One firefighter remains hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, the prosecutor said.