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‘How are you doing?’ Murphy tours small businesses in Bayonne, Jersey City, Hoboken

“How are you doing?” Gov. Phil Murphy asked, shaking hands with small business owners in several Hudson County towns nearly a month before the official kickoff of Small Business Saturday. Historically, the Saturday after Thanksgiving...

Cutting the ribbon on the future Bigwigs turn out to officially open countywide high...

Frank Gargiulo, superintendent of Hudson County Schools of Technology -- the group of countywide public schools in Hudson County -- looked a little embarrassed as he walked through the front doors of the new...

Jersey City saw 13 shootings in two weeks Girl killed, 2-year-old wounded, others...

Although the shooting death of a 17-year-old high school student last weekend got most of the headlines in Jersey City, in the last two weeks of October, the city was rocked by more than...

A dream come true High Tech student competes on TV's 'World of Dance’ in...

For High Tech High School sophomore Victoria Caban, competing on NBC’s TV show "World of Dance" over the summer was a dream come true. Victoria -- who lives in Jersey City and trains at New Jersey...

A shared moment Jersey City Medical Center’s Neonatal ICU hosts annual Halloween reunion party

For some kids, Halloween isn’t frightening, but a time of great joy, when they are reunited with their parents after having been separated at birth. Newborn babies who need intensive medical attention are often admitted into a...

A done deal City council agrees to fund purchase of Bayfront property

In a move that would make Jersey City its own master developer of the Bayfront property, the City Council has adopted an ordinance to bond for $170 million to cover the cost of purchase...

Artists’ Studio Tour is two days this year Local artists to showcase their work...

Over 100 local artists and eight galleries will be featured in this year’s Hoboken Artists’ Studio Tour, hosted by the city and organized by the city's Cultural Affairs Administrator Geri Fallo. The self-guided walking tour...

JERSEY CITY BRIEFS

  Teenage girl shot dead in Jersey City; another wounded Jade Saunders, 17, of Jersey City, was shot dead in the area of Brinkerhoff Street in Jersey City at about 11:30 p.m. on Oct. 26. She...

Local control of schools restored Three decades of state supervision ended on Oct. 25

After almost 30 years, the state Department of Education has returned control of the school district to local school authorities. The New Jersey Department of Education took over control of Jersey City Public Schools on...

A hot button issue Council votes to approve changes in Morris Canal Redevelopment Plan

Land in the city’s Lafayette section will finally be developed after having laid dormant and contaminated for decades. But not everybody in the neighborhood is happy about it. In fact, some residents of the neighborhood...
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