In the News: Jersey City Film Fest Party at Battello, Rappellers Raise $100k for American Cancer Society

**The American Cancer Society’s “Over the Edge” fundraiser collected over $100k for cancer research this past Saturday. The yearly fundraiser allows experienced (and inexperienced) thrill-seekers to rappel down the 34-story Harborside Plaza 5 building at Exchange Place. —

**The Jersey City International Television and Film Festival is holding its 2nd annual Summer Blockbuster Party at Battello Restaurant on Wednesday, June 24 from 6:30pm to 9pm. The event lets local filmmakers (as well as those not in the film industry) network with each other over appetizers, drinks, and movie screenings. Formed in 2013, the Jersey City International Television and Film Festival is a non-profit organization showcasing and supporting the work of indie filmmakers in Jersey City. Tickets are $40/per person and include one drink and appetizers. —JCITFF

**Downtown Yogurt’s Pineapple Dole Whip Float got a nice shout out in New York Magazine. –via Facebook

**A 29-year old Brooklyn resident has been charged with allegedly hacking another driver’s car with a machete during a road rage incident at the Holland Tunnel. —