jersey city news

Planning Board tables controversial measure
Zoning rules for home sales to be revised after outcry from homeowners and realtors
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
The Planning Board has put off until March their decision on a proposal that would require sellers of property in Jersey City to get inspected before completing a sale. The plan introduced by Counc...
County agency failures led to $2 million in lost aid
Not-for profit agency most effective in county for Sandy fund distribution
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County has lost more than $2 million out of $4 million in Superstorm Sandy renter and home owner relief because agencies assigned to the task of finding people in need failed to reach out in...
Dancing on ice
Ice Theater of New York puts on a show at Newport Skates
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
More than an hour before they were slated to perform, champion figure skaters Jessica Huot, Christian Erwin and skaters from Ice Theater of New York took to the ice, weaving around public skaters w...
When should Jersey City vote?
Council approves election move referendum; delays 100 Steps naming
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Jersey City Council has agreed to put a referendum on next fall’s Nov. 3 ballot asking voters if they want to move municipal elections from May to November. Acting on a recommendation by Mayor ...
Police remember the fallen
Officers who died are honored on a walk in Liberty State Park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Barbara Boxer, U.S. senator from California, once said: “Law enforcement officers are never ‘off duty.’ They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and pla...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County Restaurant Week discounts and specials start Monday Hudson County Restaurant Week will feature great deals at local places to eat. The week-long extravaganza lasts from Jan. 26 to Feb...
New vocal group seeks singers
North River Sing Community Chorus holds its first concert Jan. 25
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 18, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents from Bayonne, Jersey City, and Hoboken will debut their talents as part of the North River Sing Community Chorus at a concert called “Wine and Cheese and Song” at 3 p.m. on Jan. 25 at St....
The ‘Power List’
The Hudson Reporter’s fourth annual rankings of Hudson County’s most influential people
by Al Sullivan, Carlo Davis, Art Schwartz, and Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writers
Jan 18, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
While many of Hudson County’s most influential people remain relevant year to year, their impact waxes and wanes. Influence can mean different things, not only political power. Artists, activists, ...
Neighbor helping neighbor
Jersey City seeks volunteers for new emergency response initiative
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Picture this: A man clutches his chest on the 10th floor of a downtown Jersey City high-rise. Although his wife immediately calls 911, and the Jersey City Medical Center EMS team has one of the fas...
Making it real
Local filmmaker creates feel-good movie with a bit of grit
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The National Guard Armory buzzed with activity on a cold day in January. Kids from around Jersey City gathered in every corner of the vast arena-sized place, putting on sports gear, before leaping ...

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BRIEFS

Not just politics as usual
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by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

On the rise
Luxury apartments, office space kept sprouting in 2014
by Carlo Davis
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