Jersey City News

Hudson Theatre Works presents it’s annual 10 Minute Play Festival benefit

Hudson Theatre Works presents “Liasr Lira, Pants on Fire”, this years 10 Minute Play Festival benefitting Hudson Theatre Works, including new plays by John Patrick Shanley, Neil Labute, Richard Vetere, Michael Puzzo, Cynthia Babak,...

JC Council salary hike postponed

A plan that would double the salaries for city council members will not be voted on at the May 8 meeting as originally planned. Not only has the plan drawn fire from Mayor Steven Fulop,...

Jersey City man charged with alleged sexual assault

Josue Rodriguez, 60, of Jersey City, has been charged with aggravated sexual assault in connection with an alleged attack on a juvenile female victim on April 30, according to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez. The...

NJIT expands to Jersey City

Starting fall 2019, New Jersey Institute of Technology’s (NJIT) Ying Wu College of Computing (YWCC) will offer part-time and full-time graduate-level programs in data science at a location just steps from the Exchange Place...

Fulop to run in NYRR Newport Fiesta 5K

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop will take part with more than 5,000 runners in the New York Road Runners Newport Fiesta 5K on May 4. NYRR is hosting the inaugural NYRR Newport Fiesta 5K in...


Motorcyclist dies after crash with car Reginald Jackson, 50, of Jersey City, died as a result of head injuries suffered after his motorcycle collided with a car on April 19. Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said...

Making the county’s deadliest road safer

John F. Kennedy Boulevard, the 14-mile thoroughfare stretching from Bayonne’s southern point to the edge of North Bergen, is the deadliest road in Hudson County, according to the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office. On the boulevard,...

Municipal taxes to rise in Jersey City

Facing the first tax increase since 2013, the first of a series of public hearings on the $595 million 2019 municipal budget for Jersey City was held on April 24. The budget introduced by the...

School board battle rages

In the ongoing conflict between former Jersey City Superintendent of Schools Dr. Marcia Lyles and the school board that removed her earlier this year, Lyles has filed a petition with the state Department of...

County moves ahead on major projects

Closed for more than a year, Casino in the Park, a long-established event venue in Lincoln Park, may get a makeover. But it may also become a high-end public facility similar to the one in...
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