Jersey City News

Up and running

In a race that promises to be hotly contested, nine people have filed to run in the November election for four Board of Education seats. Three incumbents will defend their seats, while a fourth...

A weed grows in Secaucus

A medical marijuana dispensary is set to begin operations in Secaucus, after the state recently issued a permit for it to begin growing the plants. Harmony Foundation is on track to become New Jersey’s...

Bubbles everywhere

You could hear the kids giggling from almost a block away. Their voices shrill with delight as their small hands rose into the air to grab hold of illusive bubbles rising above them at...

Meeting community health care needs

At a time when access to healthcare seems to many people to be threatened, Metropolitan Family Health Network – which serves many of the underprivileged throughout Hudson County – will hold its annual summer...

Under new management?

Casino in the Park, a restaurant owned by Hudson County but leased to private management, will likely see its lease renewed despite reports otherwise. The restaurant inside Lincoln Park was originally developed by the owner...


Taking pride Gayborhood Jersey City and Humanity Pride Productions will host the 17th Annual Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival on Saturday, Aug. 26 from noon to 8 p.m. The festival will take place on Newark...

Suit settled against former sheriffs

Without granting any validity to the lawsuits brought against Hudson County by two former Hudson County Sheriff’s Department officers, the county has agreed on a $120,000 settlement. The settlement puts to rest allegations by...

Cops and civilians

A few minutes before the festivities were about to start at Audubon Park in Jersey City on Tuesday night, a van full of people pulled up to the curb. The man in the passenger...

Well worth the wait

Walking into the refurbished White Eagle Hall on Newark Avenue in Jersey City is like stumbling into several episodes of the classic trilogy of sci-fi films, “Back to the Future.” On one hand, you...

Eat a peach – or a pie, at least

Poets for more than a century have pontificated on spiritual inspiration from eating a peach. T.S. Elliot used the peach as a kind of narcissistic self reflection, while Allen Ginsberg reflected upon it as...
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