Jersey City News

How cities came about

Students at the Hudson Montessori School didn’t have to look far to find examples of this year’s theme for their social studies fair. They just had to gaze out their classroom windows. In the past,...

Seeking to become super supervisors

The city held a police promotion ceremony on May 14 that established a new generation of leadership for the foreseeable future, and may have been a significant milestone in rehabilitating the Jersey City Police...

A festival of color

Exchange Place became alive with bright colors and exotic dance as the Indian American Community gathered on May 5 to celebrate Holi. Many of those who showed up painted themselves with colored dust, and danced...

JERSEY CITY BRIEFS

Sex toys will be legal in Jersey City On Wednesday, May 23, the Jersey City Council will vote on an ordinance that repeals and replaces the chapter of the Municipal Code that deals with the...

Katyn statue will be moved

Despite a lawsuit filed in Newark on May 8 in an attempt to halt plans to move a statue from Exchange Place, Mayor Steven Fulop said he believes moving the statue is the right...

Disaster averted

A sharply divided Jersey City Board of Education voted on May 7 to approve a $660 million budget for the 2018-2019 school year. The nine-member board, however, did not vote along its usual political lines,...

A tough year for cops

More than an hour before the police-escorted parade of bicycles snaked through town on May 9, law enforcement and supporters began to gather at the police memorial on Montgomery Street in Jersey City. Firefighters...

Founder of Cantigas Choir to retire

After sixteen years of bringing global music to Hoboken and Jersey City, Joan Litman, founder of Cantigas Women’s Choir, will give her final concert on May 19 at St. Matthew’s Trinity Church in Hoboken. Litman...

Getting experience

Not all of the girls from Lincoln High School who attended the opening of the mentoring program at Christ Hospital want to be a doctor or a nurse. But 10th grader Denise White does. “I...

JERSEY CITY BRIEFS

Amy DeGise will seek HCDO chair In a move that apparently hopes to capitalize on her hefty voter numbers in last year’s Board of Education election, Amy DeGise – daughter of County Executive Tom DeGise...
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