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City to convey 16 acres to Science Center for school Council approves redevelopment changes...

An ordinance that helps advance plans for “SciTech Scity,” a science and technology campus at Liberty Science Center, was adopted with unanimous City Council approval at the Jan. 25 meeting, setting the stage for...

Local political protest Area activists demonstrate in Jersey City on day of Trump inaugural

A steady, heavy drizzle did not discourage the dozens of demonstrators who came out in Jersey City on Jan. 20, timing their march down Newark Avenue from Journal Square to City Hall to coincide...

Lincoln remembered Association of Jersey City will commemorate birthday on Feb. 12

Although it’s not well known, Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States, visited Jersey City three times. And on April 24, 1865, after his assassination, Lincoln’s funeral procession paused at Exchange Place, drawing...

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Lavarro makes appointments to Immigrant Affairs Commission Jersey City Council President Rolando Lavarro has announced the appointment of the first three of a nine-member Immigrant Affairs Commission (IAC), the first commission of its kind in...

Silicon Valley in Jersey City? Liberty Science Center seeks land from city to build...

Paul Hoffman, CEO of Liberty Science Center, has petitioned the City Council to donate 16 acres needed to develop a new high tech campus, something he said could generate as many as 100 high...

We’re having a party Annual Art House Snow Ball to be held on Jan....

Every city has its unique cultural event, from Mardi Gras in New Orleans to Greenwich Village’s Halloween Parade, when people get to step out of their ordinary lives and dress up. Jersey City has...

‘This is ugly’ Three murdered in apparent botched drug robbery on Fulton Avenue

On the rainy Tuesday morning after the three bodies were found in an apartment on Fulton Avenue, people hurried by as if nothing had happened. Some glanced at the crumpled yellow police tape stuffed into...

Happy birthday, Hamilton Jersey City celebrates the birth of a founding father

Knowing about Alexander Hamilton was part of growing up in Paterson. While lessons about his role as a founder of that major North Jersey city were sometimes taught in school, more significant reminders could...

Getting down to work Board of Education’s first caucus lacks drama

In the first official caucus meeting of the newly-organized Jersey City Board of Education, the members got right down to business, avoiding the petty squabbles that have plagued so many meetings over the last...

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Bus hit with bullets NJ Transit bus No. 87 carrying 25 people was struck by stray bullets on Martin Luther King Drive at about 7 p.m. on Jan. 17. The bullets shattered windows. “The bus driver was...
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