Jersey City News

Fulop introduces running mates But candidates in wards he needs to win are still...

Mayor Steven Fulop announced a partial ticket of City Council running mates last week, officially kicking off what many predict could be the most wide-open municipal election since the early 1990s. The race for...

A change at the top Board of Education reorganizes

In a move that will likely have an impact in the municipal election later this year, the Jersey City Board of Education welcomed four new members and named a new president and vice president...

New chairman, possible new local police academy County freeholders reorganize, set agenda

With a number of key initiatives about to take place within his freeholder district, Anthony Vainieri of North Bergen was elected the new chairman of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders during their reorganization...

Brainstorming for Gordon Park Local residents gather to think up ideas

Leonard Gordon Park, located on the corner of Manhattan Avenue and JFK Boulevard, is one Jersey City’s oldest parks, a place with spectacular views of the Hackensack River Valley. But it is also a...

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NJCU gets tax abatement for Westside campus Taking advantage of a now-expired state law that allows colleges to work with private developers for public/private ventures, New Jersey City University attained a 30-year tax abatement from...

Crime by the numbers Fulop says most types have decreased; talks about problems and...

Progress in reducing crime in Jersey City has been steady over the last three years, said Mayor Steven Fulop last week, although there are still problem areas to be addressed. Jersey City has seen...

Don’t fall for it County register warns against deed procurement scam

It isn’t illegal for a company to offer to get your important property deed records for a jacked-up cost. But it’s a whole lot cheaper for you to just go to the county register...

Your neighbors’ resolutions Residents tell their goals for 2017

The new year is an opportunity to rethink your habits, so residents of our towns (and their dogs) stopped to chat with us last week about their goals for 2017.

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Several events slated to remember civil rights leader

At a time when many have grave doubts about the future of civil rights in America, local organizations will pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a man considered by many to be...

Ahead of her time Former Jersey City cop honored by city and county

Figuring it’s never too late to say thank you, officials from Jersey City and Hudson County celebrated the 80th birthday in December of Dorothy Bellinger, an African-American police officer who served on the west...
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