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County conflicted over immigration DeGise defends county’s holding immigration detainees

In a move that could put a wedge between the Board of Freeholders and the Hudson County executive, immigration activists want the county to stop doing business with federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)...

Kids make sandwiches for homeless Lessons in food prep become a lesson in compassion

On a cold Saturday afternoon, the windows of Bambino Chef at 213 Newark Ave. steamed up as more than two dozen kids from downtown Jersey City stood around two very long tables making sandwiches. Rene...

A walk to remember Jersey City cops host 5k walk for fallen officers

Many people may not realize that 140 police officers were killed in the line of duty nationwide in 2016. But for Police Detective Ed Dolan, that’s a statistic he can’t forget. So in order to...

McNair senior named Regeneron Science Talent Search finalist Jackson Weaver will compete in the...

Jackson Weaver, a student at McNair Academy in Jersey City – a prestigious public magnet school – is taking a concept of physics one step further. Starting from the idea that energy within a system...

JERSEY CITY BRIEFS

Jersey City hires new planning director Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced on Feb. 15 that the city has hired a new Planning Director, Annisia Cialone, who is both an urban planning professional with over 16...

Long-delayed reval to start soon City urges residents to attend hearings to allay fears

Jersey City officials announced last week that the first city-wide revaluation of property since 1988 is set to start. Revaluations can be politically unpopular because they bring old homes up to current tax rates. City...

Addressing the impoverished Ward F Fulop starts off citywide tour with report on central...

In a room nearly as long as a football field, Mayor Steven Fulop kicked off a marathon series of speeches that in total are meant to serve as his State of the City address...

An Army veteran, a mayor, and a police standoff Nearby incident with police raises...

After standing behind an armored vehicle on 57th Street for nearly 12 hours last Saturday, Feb. 5, West New York Mayor Felix Roque had a lot of time to think about the harrowing event...

Everybody’s a star Artistic characters come out for annual Snowball

The 2017 version of Art House Productions’ annual Snow Ball was a moment to remember. Organizers said the turnout of several hundred people was larger than any previous year. At the event, Christine Goodman,...

Can’t get your birth certificate locally? Legislators will attempt to rectify situation

Gov. Christopher Christie recently gave a conditional veto to a bill that would allow birth certificates to be issued in all Hudson County municipalities, after a scandal stopped the practice years ago. But local legislators...
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