Jersey City News

City drops suit against Friends of the Loews Theater

Giving new meaning to the old saying, “If you can’t beat ’em join, ’em,” Mayor Steven Fulop has announced that the city will drop its lawsuit against the Friends of the Loews Theater and...

Mayor reacts to Tonnelle Avenue crash

In a move that has already raised concerns about due process, Mayor Steven Fulop and Public Safety Director James Shea announced that four police officers were suspended without pay and two deputy chiefs reassigned...

Mrs. New Jersey vies for national title

Jeannette Josue never meant to become a model or an actress, let alone the winner of a number of pageants, including her most recent title, Mrs. New Jersey. She said her goal when going...

Big issues on council agenda

In a rare sign of independence, last Wednesday the City Council rejected a move by Mayor Steven Fulop to repeal an ordinance that helped protect mom-and-pop stores in downtown Jersey City. Although the legality of...


Jersey City schools may see cut of $8.5 million in state aid While not the drastic loss that some have predicted, Jersey City schools could see $8.5 million in state aid cut if a legislative...

What happened on Tonnelle Avenue?

In response to video that shows Jersey City police allegedly kicking and dragging someone from a fiery car crash after a long chase last weekend, the Hudson County prosecutor says the matter is being...

What are they looking for?

In the two weeks after a Navy Seal perished in a tragic parachuting accident, multiple law enforcement agencies have been involved in a search operation near the site of his fall. Remington Peters, a 27-year-old...

A victory lap

The big winners in this year’s June primary elections were not even on the ballot. Both Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis and Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop hunkered down in their respective campaign headquarters on Tuesday,...

A shoemaker’s son

Stephen Attardi Jr. is dead. He died of cancer at his second home in Thailand in January, but I only recently learned about it. Dead at 78, he left a lasting impression on me when I...

The battle begins

The newly-formed Jersey City Immigration Commission will prepare a response to a memo from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions that ordered the city to cooperate with federal immigration enforcement or lose federal dollars. At their...
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