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Man killed, woman wounded in Jersey City shooting Kamal McCord, 19, of Jersey City, was found in a lifeless condition with an apparent gunshot wound to his torso, and a 21-year-old woman had been shot...

Council rescinds Fulop’s ban on demolition

After Mayor Steve Fulop temporarily halted demolition of old buildings in March, believing too many quaint structures in the Heights were being demolished for more monolithic designs, the City Council rescinded the ban but...

New development in Lafayette

In another sign that development is moving beyond the Jersey City waterfront, officials broke ground April 10 on a new mixed-use apartment complex in the Lafayette neighborhood at 100 Monitor St., adjacent to the...

A new beginning for Ward F

Calling it “a great day for Jersey City, and a great day for Ward F,” Councilman Jermaine Robinson was among a host of public officials who cut the ribbon on the long-anticipated City Hall...

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Jersey City resident gives birth in Uber outside Lincoln Tunnel Jersey City resident Sathya Priya Senthil gave birth to a six-pound three-ounce daughter in the backseat of an Uber car on Monday, according to media...

The world’s her oyster

It’s not every day a member of the community is accepted into all eight Ivy League schools, but that was the honor bestowed on Anna Rezk, 18, a senior at High Tech High School...

The mayor of Manhattan Avenue

Jersey City police have arrested a 68-year old man in connection with the stabbing death of former teacher and baseball coach Tony Bello, 77, who died in Pershing field on Sunday. “Charles Lowy has...

School layoffs looming

Layoffs of teachers and other personnel are inevitable if the school board cannot find a way to close the remaining $25 million gap in the 2018-2019 budget, officials said at the April 17 board...

LSC unveils new Science on a Sphere

The phase “holding the world in the palm of your hand” is often attributed to poet William Blake, a metaphor for getting everything you want. While you might not be able to get everything...

Opera in his heart

Roland Burks, a resident of downtown Jersey City for about five years, couldn’t sing when he was a kid. “I was a clarinet/sax player since age 10, and I started acting in school plays when...
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