Jersey City News

Expecting the unexpected Politics in 2016 had some strange twists

Anyone trying to predict what might happen in politics in 2016 could not possibly have foreseen the strange and sometimes miraculous events that took place over the past year. With the aftermath of Bridgegate trailing...


Arrests of Jersey City police on alleged corruption appear imminent In a probe initiated by Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop and Public Safety Director James Shea, as many as a dozen Jersey City police officers...

Is it a mistake? Grand Street redesign could be nightmare

Reducing traffic lanes along Grand Street in Jersey City to provide dedicated bicycle paths may be a mistake, says Rev. Alexander Santora, a long time critic of similar changes recently enacted along Observer Highway...

Washington Park reborn Local association takes the lead on park upgrades

With the temperatures dipping into the teens a few days before Christmas this year, it is hard to imagine just how popular an outdoor venue Washington County Park on the Jersey City/Union City border...

Court orders city to turn over documents Emails and texts between mayor and operatives...

In a decision that may affect the upcoming mayoral election in Jersey City, Superior Court Judge Daniel D’Alessandro has ruled that Jersey City wrongfully withheld communications between Mayor Steven Fulop and political operative Tom...

Tonnelle Avenue’s future City declares decaying highway a redevelopment area

A local stretch of Route 1 & 9, Tonnelle Avenue runs along the foot of the Western Slope in Jersey City, and is among the ugliest highways in the state, a throwback to a...

Reporter on Vacation Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!

If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News, and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show...


Early holiday deadlines The Reporter’s office in Bayonne will be closed Friday, Dec. 23, Monday, Dec. 26, and also on Monday, Jan. 2. Display ad deadline for the Jan. 1 edition is Tuesday, Dec. 27...

‘Road of death’ Bike JC pushes for changes on Grand Street

Even though downtown Grand Street is four lanes wide in some places, it’s still not safe enough for bicyclists, considering the large volume of cars traveling at high speed. At least, that’s according to...

First step toward a waterfront business district Council approves Exchange Place SID over objections...

Even though the action could trigger a lawsuit, the City Council adopted an ordinance at its Dec. 14 meeting establishing a new Special Improvement District for Exchange Place. The Exchange Place SID will be funded...
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