Jersey City News

Banning the bag

For five weeks, the staff at ShopRite on Marin Boulevard has been preparing the public for the city ban on single-use plastic bags. Though the ordinance was adopted in 2018, it went into effect on...

Four North Bergen residents, one Jersey City resident, arrested after Fairview homicide

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office has announced the arrest of four North Bergen men and one Jersey City man, connected to the fatal shooting of Fairview resident David Duque-Soto. The four North Bergen men, all...

Looking ahead and back

Eight public high schools in Jersey City held their commencement ceremonies over two days on June 20-21. The cap-and-gown affairs were the pinnacle of success for graduating students after four years of high school, and...

Chaos reigns on employment and training program board

Total chaos erupted behind closed doors during an executive session of the Jersey City Employment and Training Program Board (JCETP) on June 25, apparently provoked by the selection process for a new director for...

BRIEFS

Hoboken to consider acquiring southwest parkland through eminent domain In a nixle alert to the community, Mayor Ravi Bhalla said he will consider acquiring additional parkland for the Southwest Park through eminent domain if amicable...

EXCLUSIVE: Fulop challenges Bloomberg News article

Jersey City Mayor Mayor Steven Fulop and people associated with his one-time political aide Tom Bertoli are challenging conclusions raised in a Bloomberg News article published on June 28 that raises questions about possible...

Jersey City Medical Center advances robotic surgery

 Jersey City Medical Center has announced that it has the most advanced robotic-surgery system available with the acquisition of the da Vinci Xi Surgical System. Advancing the technology used in minimally invasive surgery, the robotic...

Calling all Beatles fans

'Here Comes the Sun' is a musical celebration of a decade of Beatles music. Not an impersonation act, this six-person band of multi-instrumentalists and vocalists from varied backgrounds, including Broadway, Lincoln Center, and the...

Route 495 eastbound traffic headache shifts tonight

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials have announced the right two lanes of Route 495 eastbound will be shifted onto the newly- completed outside lanes on Friday night, June 28, as the bridge...

Greenway in Jersey City advances

You can’t see the old Morris Canal in Jersey City anymore, but it's really there, running underground below parts of southern Jersey City. The Morris Canal began operations in the 1930s to transport anthracite coal...
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