A major shift in school populations will begin soon
New school in The Heights to accept students in the spring
by Al Sullivan
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Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In what will be a two-part process, the Jersey City Board of Education at its Feb. 14 caucus authorized moving the entire student body from aging PS 31 on Kennedy Boulevard to the new Patricia M. N...
County conflicted over immigration
DeGise defends county’s holding immigration detainees
by Al Sullivan
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Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that could put a wedge between the Board of Freeholders and the Hudson County executive, immigration activists want the county to stop doing business with federal Immigration and Customs ...
Kids make sandwiches for homeless
Lessons in food prep become a lesson in compassion
by Al Sullivan
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Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
On a cold Saturday afternoon, the windows of Bambino Chef at 213 Newark Ave. steamed up as more than two dozen kids from downtown Jersey City stood around two very long tables making sandwiches. Re...
A walk to remember
Jersey City cops host 5k walk for fallen officers
by Al Sullivan
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Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Many people may not realize that 140 police officers were killed in the line of duty nationwide in 2016. But for Police Detective Ed Dolan, that’s a statistic he can’t forget. So in order to pay tr...
McNair senior named Regeneron Science Talent Search finalist
Jackson Weaver will compete in the nation’s most prestigious Science and Math Competition
by Al Sullivan
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Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Jackson Weaver, a student at McNair Academy in Jersey City – a prestigious public magnet school – is taking a concept of physics one step further. Starting from the idea that energy within a system...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City hires new planning director Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced on Feb. 15 that the city has hired a new Planning Director, Annisia Cialone, who is both an urban planning professional with ...
Long-delayed reval to start soon
City urges residents to attend hearings to allay fears
by Al Sullivan
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Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City officials announced last week that the first city-wide revaluation of property since 1988 is set to start. Revaluations can be politically unpopular because they bring old homes up to c...
Addressing the impoverished Ward F
Fulop starts off citywide tour with report on central part of town
by Al Sullivan
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Feb 12, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In a room nearly as long as a football field, Mayor Steven Fulop kicked off a marathon series of speeches that in total are meant to serve as his State of the City address for 2017. “Although requi...
An Army veteran, a mayor, and a police standoff
Nearby incident with police raises questions about warriors who come home
by Al Sullivan
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After standing behind an armored vehicle on 57th Street for nearly 12 hours last Saturday, Feb. 5, West New York Mayor Felix Roque had a lot of time to think about the harrowing event that took pla...
Everybody’s a star
Artistic characters come out for annual Snowball
by Al Sullivan
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Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The 2017 version of Art House Productions’ annual Snow Ball was a moment to remember. Organizers said the turnout of several hundred people was larger than any previous year. At the event, Christin...