jersey city news

Homeless population is much bigger than officials thought
Freeholders to do independent survey, and seek solutions
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Information collected from local homeless shelters and programs shows that Hudson County’s homeless population may be much higher than what was determined in a survey conducted this past January. T...
It’s beginning to look like Christmas
Residents decorate for the holiday in style
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
City Hall has decided to go with an Elvis Presley-like “Blue Christmas” look this year and abandon the traditional outdoor holiday tree, while residents throughout the city have managed to outdo th...
Schools of the future?
Board of Education debates three-year revamp of educational approach
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Board of Education members are engaged in a debate over the future of a three-year strategic plan envisioned by the school administration for the district and implemented by a school board whose me...
A slight change
Council moves ahead with alterations for Public Works merger
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
To avoid a possible conflict, the city has named Mark Redfield, a 30-year employee of the city, to oversee the Department of Public Works (DPW) until it is merged with the Jersey City Incinerator A...
Landslide remedied
Work started to repair area near Paterson Plank Road
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Repairs are underway after a landslide took down a large chunk of the western slope of Jersey City Heights along a portion of Paterson Plank Road last January. While never a threat to the roadway t...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Reporter holiday ad deadlines, office closings Due to the Christmas holiday on Thursday, Dec. 25, and New Year’s Day the following week, advertising and editorial deadlines for the Hudson Reporter ...
City anticipates bike-share bids
Jersey City hopes to hook up with New York City program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Earlier this year, Jersey City decided to go its own way rather than join a proposed bike-sharing program with Hoboken and Weehawken. A request for proposals for the Jersey City program was issued ...
Honoring a trail blazer
Post office named for Judge Tolentino
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
For public officials and residents of Jersey City, Shirley A. Tolentino wasn’t just another judge. She was a girl from the ‘hood who made it good. For this reason, people far and wide gathered on D...
Art for sake of the community
Goldman Sachs partners with community groups to benefit Jersey City kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Although Mya Phu is only in the eighth grade at Middle School No. 4, she already had a map of her future as she stood in the glow of sunset near the Goldman Sachs building on the Jersey City waterf...
Pearl Harbor attacks remembered
Hudson County honors two survivors during ceremony
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Some memories stay with people forever: where they were, what they did, and sometimes, how they managed to survive. Sometimes luck played a big role in helping some survive, said veterans of Pearl ...

past weeks news

What’s cooking?
Local culinary studio helps needy kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

‘Getting to zero’
World AIDS Day commemorated in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

Making his move
Local chess master gets national appointment
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer