Mayor releases crime stats
Man arrested in Danforth Avenue murder
by Al Sullivan
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Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
After a weekend in which two men were shot to death in separate incidents in Jersey City, Mayor Steven Fulop issued a quarterly report on crime in the city, showing a downward trend. But some resid...
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Learning Community Charter School honors developer at spring gala
by Al Sullivan
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Apr 13, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
When the Learning Community Charter School kicked off its sixth annual Art-Infused Spring Gala on April 4, which is hosted by the Rialto-Capital Board of Trustees each year, it followed a noble tra...
Human anatomy: horrifying and intriguing
Middle school kids learn unusual facts about the body
by Al Sullivan
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Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Dorota Haragova of Hoboken and her classmates from Jersey City – Kyra Turner, Laiba Khan, and Malaika Syed – gave a collective shudder during their presentation on lymphatic system during the one-d...
Some music for your ears
Local bands raise money for reservoir restoration
by Al Sullivan
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Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The hills may not be alive with the sound of music, but April 27, Jersey City will rock as local bands come to Rock the Reservoir. The rock and blues performers are participating in a fundraiser to...
A green building with a view
Warren at York opens for rentals
by Al Sullivan
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Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
When the 1960s rock band The Who sang, “I can see for miles and miles and miles,” they could have been predicting the rooftop view of Warren at York – the newly constructed luxury rental that opene...
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Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City to declare state of emergency with closing of Pulaski Skyway In anticipation of the closing of the Pulaski Skyway on Saturday, Mayor Steven Fulop is planning to declare a state of emerg...
Honoring she-roes
County pays tribute to women who make a difference in the community
by Al Sullivan
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Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Hundreds of people filled the Conrad Rotunda of the historic Brennan Court House in Jersey City on March 25 to pay tribute to nearly a score of women from every corner of Hudson County in recogniti...
Caught in pre-K crossfire
Hamilton Park parents fight to keep classrooms near their neighborhood
by Al Sullivan
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Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
More than a dozen mothers of children attending public pre-school in a building at 190 Ninth St. came to a March 26 meeting to urge the City Council to take a side in an ongoing battle between the ...
A sandwich of their own
Blimpie founder talks about struggle as an entrepreneur
by Al Sullivan
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Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Fifty years ago, Tony Conza, living in Jersey City at the time, and two buddies from Hoboken High School got the idea to go into business. Like many urban kids from North Jersey, they liked going t...
How the hurricane hurt
Study reveals Superstorm Sandy’s impact on seniors and the disabled
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Even on a good day, when their lives are not overwhelmed by events that they cannot control, senior citizens and the disabled are often confronted by the threat of depression. So when disasters str...