Jersey City News

Riding to remember

With local officials and residents waiting near the city’s statue to fallen police on Montgomery Street in Jersey City on May 9, nearly 200 people on bicycles made their way from New York City’s...

Bitcoin is here

Bitcoin is catching on. Not only are some small businesses in Hudson County accepting the crypto currency, hackers are demanding ransom in it, and residents are investing in it like capital. Bitcoin is a digital...


Man charged in Woodlawn Avenue murder Dominique Green, 23, of Jersey City, has been charged with the May 9 murder of Rasheed Raysor. Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said that on May 12 at approximately 1:40...

Council punts on P.S. 26 parking restrictions

To delay worsening a parking shortage in the area around newly-opened Public School No. 26 on Laidlaw Avenue in the Heights, the City Council decided at its May 10 meeting to wait until September...

Fire truck may have missed train signal

A preliminary finding by investigators looking into the accident May 5 when a Jersey City fire engine struck a Hudson Bergen Light Rail train, injuring 15 people, suggests the fire truck may have missed...

Run for the money

With streets still wet after a drenching rainstorm swept through the area, more than 1,500 people from inside and outside Hudson County took to the streets for the running of the 14th Annual Newport...

A festival of color

While hundreds of people from the Indian American community came out on April 29 to help celebrate the festival of color known as Holi, many who showed up and painted themselves with colored dust...


Fourth murder in Jersey City in less than two weeks Rasheed Raysor, 19, of Jersey City, was found dead of gunshot wounds on Woodland Avenue on May 9. The death was the fourth murder in...

City backs out of deals with Kushner

In what appears to be a response to an attempt by the city to find a new developer for a 90-acre site along the Hackensack River near Route 440, Kushner Companies has announced it...

A living laboratory

Jennifer Fuehrer, an eighth grade student from P.S. 28, led her small troop over dirt with exposed tree roots, through a field of waving phragmites, and over a metal bridge she and other students...
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