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Jersey City to welcome foodie festival Popular Smorgasburg to operate at Harborside

Jersey City’s Harborside neighborhood will welcome Smorgasburg on Saturday, May 29, as the popular Brooklyn-founded food festival expands across the river into New Jersey this year to the delight of foodies. Smorgasburg is a weekly...

Jersey City creates a roadmap for a greener future City Council adopts Climate and...

With a unanimous vote, the city council has adopted Jersey City’s first Climate and Energy Action Plan. The plan aims to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and consists of over 50 individual actions for reducing the...

Hoboken and Jersey City launch unified bike share system Citi Bikes allow for easier...

Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla and Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop officially launched the Citi Bike bike-share system with a celebratory bike ride from Jersey City Hall to Hoboken’s Pier A. The five-year agreement for the...

Activists call for termination of Jersey City teacher Profanity-filled, racist rant leaves activists 'disgusted'

Activists are calling for the firing of a William Dickinson High School teacher after he went on a profane tirade during a virtual class about white privilege, George Floyd, and the Black Lives Matter...

Bill expands protection for former and current judges Legislation would tackle an uptick in...

Proposed legislation to provide greater protection for current and former judges by establishing an order of protection for judges experiencing harassment was advanced by the Assembly Judiciary Committee on May 12. The legislation was sponsored...

Jersey City school board adopts $814.1 million budget Average homeowners to pay an estimated...

With a 6-3 vote the Jersey City Board of Education has adopted its final $814.1 million budget for the 2021-2022 academic year. The budget represents a roughly $77.5 million increase from last year’s budget. According to...

Jersey City opens new vaccine site; offers vaccine to youth

Jersey City's newest city-run vaccination site opened May 13 at 10 a.m. at the Maureen Collier Senior Center in Ward B with 6,000 Pfizer vaccines available to residents, students, and workers in Jersey City...

County partners to provide vaccines at Lincoln Park May 13

The Hudson County Vaccine Task Force and the Hudson Regional Health Commission are partnering with The Islamic Council of Hudson County to bring a pop-up vaccination site to Lincoln Park on Thursday, May 13. The...

Jersey City man sentenced to five years following shooting

U.S. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo sentenced Jamel Armfield, 20, of Jersey City, previously convicted of three felonies, to 60 months in prison for illegally possessing a firearm and ammunition in connection with a...

Jersey city man faces charges for allegedly illegally possessing firearms

A Jersey City man made his initial court appearance on charges stemming from his arrest for allegedly illegally possessing two loaded firearms, another handgun, and ammunition, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael Honig announced. According to the...
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