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LeFrak makes move in Horseshoe area
New development will border Hoboken near 18th Street
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Anyone riding the Hudson Bergen Light Rail from the west side of Hoboken has had to wonder about the swath of undeveloped land along 18th Street in Jersey City. This is an area once made famous as ...
City Council passes $589M budget
No tax municipal tax increase because city taps more from surplus
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City taxpayers can breathe a sigh of relief now that the City Council voted at a rare 10 a.m. meeting on July 10 to pass its $589 municipal budget for 2017. Taxpayers may sing a different tu...
Resources for refugees are scarce
Local Immigrant Commission tackles growing issue in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Cutbacks in federal funds to Jersey City and an overall lack of resources are having an impact on helping refugees in Jersey City, according to information presented by the Jersey City Immigration ...
Community Court – a new approach
City launches pilot program in the fall as justice reform initiative
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
In the first of what will be a series of neighborhood meetings, police officials, court staff and representatives of the community met at the Mary McLeod Bethune Life Center on July 6, attempting t...
A book publisher, author, and new Hudson County resident
Jason Pinter releases his political thriller novel this Monday
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Jason Pinter, a novelist and new Hoboken resident who runs a well-respected independent publishing company, released his sixth thriller novel in June, entitled The Castle. The book was partly “insp...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Kennedy Dancers seek lost cat, needs medication (reward) The Kennedy Dancers’ cat named Katy has been missing since Wednesday, July 12 at around 4 p.m. Katy the cat has been with the Kennedy Dancer...
Jersey City public schools to regain local control
State education department cites significant progress in district improvements
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
In what local officials are calling an historic moment, the New Jersey Board of Education voted unanimously on July 5 to begin the process that could restore complete control over the Jersey City s...
Ward F – as in ‘free fire zone’
Shootings leave another dead, children wounded, and questions about violent crime
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Two high profile shootings over the last two weeks in Jersey City have increased public concerns about violence in Ward F in Jersey City. On July 3, Rasasim Foster, 28, of Jersey City, was pronounc...
Oh what a Fourth!
City relocates festival amid state budget conflict
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
In a massive military-like operation, city officials relocated the annual Fourth of July Festival from Liberty State Park to Exchange Place after Gov. Christopher Christie ordered state parks and b...
Green scene
Local farmer’s markets thrive
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City and Hoboken residents who want vegetables fresh from the farm, as well as a variety of baked goods, sauces, and other delicacies, can find a local weekly farmer’s market for almost any ...

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