Jersey City News

Abatement promise abandoned

Wearing birthday party hats and bearing sarcastic signs to protest the city’s approval of its 70th tax abatement since Mayor Steven Fulop was sworn in three years ago, demonstrators appeared before the City Council...

‘Tech village’ clears council

The City Council decided at its caucus meeting March 6 to transfer about 17 acres of city-owned property to the Jersey City Redevelopment Authority (JCRA) for a proposed new tech research and residential village...

On top of the news

The reporters, graphic artists, and advertising executives for the Hudson Reporter chain of newspapers recently won 10 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey Press Association. Members of the...


PSE&G to inspect gas meters in Jersey City Public Service Electric & Gas Company (PSE&G) will inspect natural gas meters in Jersey City to ensure the continued safety and reliability of gas services. “Customer safety is...

State of the City (part two)

New York Yankee legend Yogi Berra could have described Mayor Steven Fulop’s second 2017 State of the City address as “Déjà vu all over again” – only not quite. After delivering his first speech in...

Youth Court convenes

Students from schools throughout Jersey City were sworn in as members of the Jersey City Youth Court on Feb. 15, marking a new approach to dealing with minor crimes among kids. Youth Court is a...

It’s alright to cry

“It’s okay to cry, but you have to get over it, and get on with your life,” said New York Giants linebacker Jonathan Casillas. He talked about success and disappointment during an appearance as...

Art show at Barrow Mansion will celebrate Holi

For many Americans, anticipation of the change from winter to spring starts with Groundhog Day on Feb. 2, and continues through a series of national and cultural holidays that includes St. Patrick’s Day, until...

Making a difference globally

Legislation initiated by the New Jersey City University School of Business for dispute resolution could put the state in the forefront of settling international business disputes, says Karen DeSoto, co director of the NJCU...


‘Five Finger Discount’ comes to TV Based on Helene Stapinski’s blockbuster memoir “Five-Finger Discount: A Crooked Family History,” the long-form documentary “Five Finger Discount” airs on Channel Thirteen PBS at 9 p.m. on Monday, March...
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