Jersey City News


October is breast cancer awareness month The Urban League of Hudson County and Hoboken family planning are offering free breast exams and on-site mammograms for uninsured and under-insured women. The exams will be conducted at...

The city will be watching

Jersey City has announced that it has moved into the second phase of a three-phase, multi-year program to entirely revamp the city’s public safety camera system. Over the three phases, the city plans to...

Film tax breaks may return to NJ

Film history often attributes the origin of the term “cliffhanger” to the 1914 silent film serial “The Perils of Pauline” in which the main character is depicted clinging to the Palisade cliffs near Fort...

Sailing in Jersey City

Going into the third day of an international sail boat race on in August, one of the two boats representing the United States was a mere one competition point ahead of a boat sailing...

Making a difference

Each September, Americans search for ways to commemorate the events of Sept. 11, 2001 with reverence and service. Although the Catholic War Veterans of Bayonne have been doing blood drives three times a year...

HCCC cuts ribbon on new STEM building

Hundreds of people stopped by the ribbon-cutting for the newly-opened Hudson County Community College STEM building near Journal Square on Sept. 19 to see the most recent addition to the college, a facility school...


Menendez, Booker announce $3.3M in federal funding for NJ Community Health Centers U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker announced last week $3,337,881 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...

From chromate cleanup to (someday) development

Fifteen years after setting aside his career in politics, former Sen. Robert Torricelli still looks pretty much the same. His hair has gone gray, but he still has the same bearing of someone still...

The consummate gangster

Although known best for his roles as a mobster, actor Frank Vincent got his start at a musician at St. Peter’s Prep. Vincent, a Jersey City native who lived in Bayonne for a while,...

Remembering 9/11

Each year, when people gather at the Jersey City memorial to the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, something is slightly different. Some years, it’s the weather; other years, it’s the mood....
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