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Jersey City kids to perform at Newark PAC P.S. 23 was the only school in Jersey City, and only one of seven schools in the state of New Jersey, to receive the Disney Musicals in...

More cops, less crime City officials boast of lower statistics for 2018

Targeted enforcement, increased police numbers, new technology, and more community policing are being credited for helping to reduce Jersey City's overall crime statistics for 2018. Although the city’s use of a CompStat program to tabulate...

Real science? Elementary school students show off their projects at science fair

Vinaya Patel, a 5th grader from PS No. 16, was sitting in her father’s car listening to music when she became aware of her heart beating faster. “It seemed to be beating to the beat...

There and back again Students react to McReynolds’ book on personal redemption

Tuesday morning study hall in Dickinson High School's auditorium on Dec. 18 took on the feel of a night club, as girls danced in the aisles -- and school officials let them. A DJ from HOT...

Jersey City in 2018 Development, education, taxes, and crime were controversial

After winning reelection by a decisive margin in 2017, Mayor Steven Fulop began his second four-year term in January, setting an agenda that included enlarging the police department, increasing affordable housing, and expanding development...

A year to remember, unhappily Division and change fractured Hudson politics in 2018

Hudson County politics made history in 2018, but not in a positive way, and local events reflected some of the broader conflicts unsettling the nation. U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez fended off a well-heeled Republican challenger...

Hudson 2018: in the eye of the ICE storm Immigration was the top story...

Hudson County, like the Mexican border, was a focal point of the national conflict over federal immigration policies in 2018. Controversy over the housing of detainees in the county jail overshadowed some of the county’s...

A full agenda for next year Mayor Fulop and directors lay out plans for...

Taking his cue from a series of state of the city addresses he conducted earlier this year, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop concluded 2018 with a road trip through the city, holding a community...

Jersey City Briefs

County sheriff’s officers participate in ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ crackdown Officers from the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office are cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end...

County powerless to halt ICE arrests Local officials say federal agents have authority to...

Undocumented residents of Jersey City, Bayonne, West New York, and Union City were among 105 people in New Jersey detained by agents of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) over a five-day period in...
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