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Municipal elections are Nov. 7 Jersey City voters will go to the polls on Nov. 7 to choose between two candidates for mayor and a wide range of candidates for City Council. There are 34...

A larger vision of Jersey City

In what many see as a hotly contested race for control of the City Council, eight candidates are seeking to fill three at-large seats. (At-large seats represent the entire city, while the other six...

Public invited to domestic violence forum

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced last week that her office and the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership are inviting the public to an “empowerment forum” titled “Women Standing Against Violence” this coming...

Council doesn’t release alleged ‘bid rig’ recording

A sharply-divided City Council has refused to release a voicemail message from 2014 that allegedly exposes an attempt to unfairly influence the hiring of a contractor by officials in Mayor Steven Fulop’s administration. The...

The old issues are new again

For those who attended the Oct. 13 forum for Ward F City Council candidates, the questions and answers may have seemed like a blast from the past. Many of the issues concerning Ward F residents...

Dentist on wheels

Don’t let the name fool you. There really isn’t a dentist named Henry. Organizers for the mobile dental office picked the name because it seemed friendly and comfortable. Henry the Dentist (HENRY) is a dental...

The NFL has enjoyed taxpayer subsidies

Dear Editor: All passed by Congress when new sports stadiums are constructed in local, county, and state locations across the nation; and I'm talking about many billions of dollars at the people's expense. Congress has justified...


Man indicted for fatal North Bergen crash A Hudson County grand jury has returned an indictment against Michael J. Hansen, 38, of North Bergen, charging him with four counts related to the deaths of Russell...

Osborne endorses Symes in Ward E race

The 2017 Ward E council election race heated up tlast week when outgoing council member Candice Osborne officially announced her support for Rebecca Symes to succeed her representing downtown Jersey City. In making the endorsement,...

A tour de force

Anybody who caught even part of the 27th Annual Jersey City Art & Studio Tour had to admit it was a success this year. Held on Oct. 14 and 15, the event featured more...
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