jersey city news

When Steven met Jaclyn
Mayor sent future wife a ‘little note’ to ask her to dinner
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
In a ceremony scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 23, in New Hope, Pa., Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop planned to marry Jaclyn Thompson, a local business owner. In some ways, theirs will be a...
Ground broken on $36M City Hall Annex
Government offices may be stimulus for rebirth of a blighted area
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
With a warm breeze blowing over Martin Luther King Drive on July 19, city and other officials gathered to mark what they called a historic occasion, the groundbreaking for a new City Hall Annex. Th...
Taking the plunge
Downtown JC resident, 20, rescues girls after boat capsizes near Liberty State Park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Kevin Suarez hadn’t intended to become a hero on July 12 when he heard people screaming from the waters off Ellis Island, but he leaped in to help rescue two young girls, one of whom would likely h...
Fashion Week celebrates fifth anniversary
Local fest will highlight Jersey City’s diversity, raise $ for charity
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Although it’s not scheduled to kick off until Sept. 21, organizers of Fashion Week will begin casting calls for a wide array of participants beginning July 29. This year will be something special. ...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Man shot in head near West Side Avenue in Jersey City A man was shot to death near Clinton Avenue between West Side Avenue and Kennedy Boulevard early on Thursday morning, the Hudson County Prosecu...
A ‘tidal wave’ of toddlers
Hoboken, Jersey City schools rush to accommodate increase in population of young children
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 17, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
So many families with young children are staying in Jersey City and Hoboken nowadays that in the last 15 years, the number of kids under 5 in Hoboken has nearly tripled, and in Jersey City, a 2013 ...
Body and soul
Maximum Motion offers more than just physical fitness
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Katherine Jeblick doesn’t call Maximum Motion a “gym” even though it has all the weights and exercise machines of a typical gym. For Jeblick, it is a fitness center, and not merely for the body. Wi...
A home for Jassmani, and others
Volunteers learn to advocate for neglected kids countywide
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
In July of 2010, Natasha McNight-Henderson of Jersey City was 38 years old and finalizing her first adoption — a child whose mother had died and later ended up in a cousin’s custody, a frequent occ...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Free Shakespeare in the park The Hudson Shakespeare Company returns with the second installment of its 25th annual Shakespeare in the Parks tour. They’ll perform the play Edward III written by Will...
Happy Birthday, America!
Jersey City celebrates the Fourth of July
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
An estimated 125,000 people showed up at Liberty State Park on July 4 for what might have been the city’s biggest birthday party. Although the sky was thick with clouds, rain did not come until lat...

past weeks news

A historic move
Paulus Hook Park getting ready for renovations
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

‘Trust me’
Honshu offers a very special sushi experience
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

Where to see fireworks
Village People headline free festival in JC
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter correspondent

A matter of finance
Local students get apt lessons for the future
by Al Sullivan and Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writers