Jersey City News

Breaking the glass

A pioneering space engineer, a local school superintendent, and the youngest municipal clerk in New Jersey history were among the women honored in a Women’s History Month ceremony late last week. In an event held...

No new taxes again

Although Jersey City taxpayers may start singing a different tune in 2018 after the state-mandated revaluation of properties kicks in, they can breathe a sigh of relief because the 2017 municipal budget will have...

Welcoming all in the stalls

The concept of “men’s” or “women’s” rooms in any municipal-owned facility in Jersey City will soon mean something different, thanks to an executive order issued by Mayor Steven Fulop on March 23. The order...

A celebration of spring

Although a few events celebrating the Indian community’s spring festival of colors known as Holi have already taken place in Hudson County, these will likely pale in comparison to the celebration scheduled for Exchange...

How the human body works

Did you know that human beings actually have more than five senses? “Actually there are 21 senses,” said seventh grader Nash Allen, who along with other teammates from around Hudson County presented the results of...

JERSEY CITY BRIEFS

Jersey City to hold 2nd annual cleanup Mayor Steven M. Fulop has announced that Jersey City’s Department of Public Works in partnership with Keep America Beautiful will host the second annual Great Jersey City Clean Up at...

Broken window, broken trust

More than a pane of glass was shattered on Monday, March 20, when someone smashed in the front window of Hudson Pride Connection in Jersey City. Glass can be fixed, said Michael Billy, an...

A done deal

High praise clashed with warnings of doom and gloom in front of the City Council on March 22 when true believers in the tech village plans by Liberty Science Center dueled with skeptics. Both...

County plans to help immigrants

Fearing that immigrants may run out of time to renew or gain legal status under threat from policies imposed by President Donald Trump, members of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders hope to amend...

An eye-opener

The minute I step out of the high speed elevator on the 53rd floor, the old rock and roll song by the band The Who runs in my head… “I can see for miles...
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