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Pedal Power on the Hudson River?

Remember that old song about a bicycle built for two? How about a cycle boat built for ten? Ready to sail out of Liberty Harbor in May is the first and only human-powered party boat...

Local chef wins Food Network competition

When Claude Lewis, executive chef at Porta, came into the first round in a Food Network competition earlier this year, he nearly balked. The competition had four chefs competing in three rounds, appetizer, main dish...

State gives JC $2 M for Grand Street redevelopment

Jersey City has been selected to receive $2,079,331 from the New Jersey Department of Transportation fiscal year 2019 municipal aid program for the Grand Street improvements project, according to a letter issued to the...

Should inmates be allowed to vote?

State Sen. Sandra Cunningham sought support from the Jersey City municipal council at the March 27 meeting for a bill she and state Sen. Ronald Rice Sr. are sponsoring that would allow New Jersey...

Going up and up in Journal Square

When Mayor Steven Fulop told the New JSQ Community Association last August that development in Journal Square was still on track, some people may have questioned it. Legal issues involving other parcels along the historic...


JCMC receives hip and knee replacement certification  Jersey City Medical Center has been recognized as a DNV GL Healthcare certified Hip & Knee Replacement Program.  The certification, based on standards set forth by DNV...

Queer Eye star to speak at HCCC April 10

Popular talk and lifestyle television host Karamo Brown will be the featured speaker at the next session of the Hudson County Community College (HCCC) Lecture Series. Best known as the culture expert on the...

Prosecutor to investigate death of 60-year-old JC man

Gregory Harvey, 60, of Jersey City was found unresponsive by Jersey City Police on April 6 inside 112 Wilkinson Ave. Shortly after 1:30 p.m., the Jersey City Police Department received a report of an...


Options for affordable housing unveiled Mayor Steven M. Fulop, along with the Jersey City Housing Authority and The Michael’s Organization, announced the official opening of Mill Creek Gardens, a 126-mixed income low-rise apartment building in...

From homeless to college

Meeting Dylan Chidick for the first time, you'd be hard pressed to see him as someone who overcame homelessness and many other challenges to achieve the remarkable feat of being accepted to 18 colleges...
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