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Jersey City adopts electric scooter laws

The Jersey City Council has unanimously adopted an ordinance which would establish electric scooter regulations in the city. The vote on Wednesday, Aug. 14, was 8-0. Councilman Richard Boggiano was absent. So far Jersey City has...

Chromium cleanup progresses on Bayonne’s western waterfront

Throughout the month of July, Honeywell International, Inc. has been continuing its cleanup of chromium, a known carcinogen, from the soil along Bayonne’s western waterfront. The company reached a settlement to remediate 100 acres of...

The countdown begins

The City Council has voted down an attempt to repeal a controversial law which established new regulations for short term rentals such as listings found on Airbnb. The Aug. 14 vote was 1 in...


On Saturday, August 17, from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m., Jersey City Medical Center at Greenville (JCMC-Greenville) will hold its 2nd Annual Backpack of Health Wellness Fair at 1825 Kennedy Boulevard, Jersey City. This family event will offer...

Jazz Italiano: Neapolitan Folk Jazz kicks off JCTC’s Voices: International Theater Festival

With its propensity for multi-genre series, Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) kicks off New Jersey’s first annual, international theater festival with Jazz Italiano, an intimate, black-box theater concert by IDR Italian Doc Remix, the internationally...

Jersey City expands CCTV camera system

Jersey City announced it has expanded its Closed Caption Television camera system, adding 58 new cameras for a total of 214 cameras citywide. These new high definition 5-megapixel cameras serve as a deterrent against crime...

United against crime

Residents and members of law enforcement gathered across the county to celebrate National Night Out Against Crime last Tuesday. The nationwide event promotes police-community partnerships and camaraderie in an effort to make communities safer. It was...

Guardians of the Gold Coast

The Jersey City Fire Department has a new weapon in its arsenal now that it has New Jersey's first three-stage pumper truck designed to combat high-rise fires. The new fire truck doubles the water pressure...

Jersey City to host veteran open house

Jersey City Mayor and Marine Corps Veteran Steven Fulop and the Office of Veterans Affairs announced a new partnership between Jersey City and American Legion Post 419 this week. To celebrate the centennial anniversary of...

Over half a billion dollars approved in new Jersey City budget

The Jersey City Council approved a nearly $599 million municipal budget in a 7-2 vote at a special council meeting on Monday, Aug. 5. Council President Rolando Lavarro and Ward E Councilman James Solomon voted...
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