jersey city news

All in the family?
Board of Education splits over nepotism policy proposed by state group
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Board of Education members are conflicted over a new nepotism policy that would restrict board members, administrators, and others from recommending the hiring of family members or participating in...
Standing up for workers
Council introduces ordinance to set minimum hours for building service employees
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
To prevent full-time workers in some of the city’s largest buildings from being downgraded to part-time, the City Council introduced an ordinance at the April 27 meeting that would establish a mini...
They survived the streets
Three doctors talk about their struggle from the `hood to medical careers
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
“A split second decision can change the course of your life,” said Dr. Rameck Hunt. One such moment did change his life. As a young man, he had pulled out a switchblade and then realized that he wo...
Real estate summit attracts 350 professionals
Growth in North Jersey real estate, especially Jersey City, praised
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty and the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) Northern New Jersey Chapter recently hosted the first New Jersey Real Estate Summit at t...
BelovEd expands
Charter school acquires land for new middle school
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
BelovED Community Charter School has acquired a half-acre parcel of land at 535 Grand St. in Jersey City, directly across the street from its elementary schools, for its planned 40,000 square- foot...
8 Springs Studio to open in early May
Studio will offer Megaformer workout classes
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A new fitness experience is making its way to Hudson County as 8 Springs Studio prepares to open its doors at the Cast Iron Collection, the new industrial-inspired mixed-use community rising on the...
Kicking off the season!
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Pony League launched the 2016 baseball season at Pershing field on April 17
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Kalimah H. Ahmad sworn in as municipal court judge Mayor Steven M. Fulop swore in Kalimah H. Ahmad as a part-time municipal court judge at a ceremony on April 29 in the City Hall council chambers. ...
City will comply with order to perform revaluation
Fulop to petition state legislature to change reval laws
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
After meeting with tax experts earlier this month, Mayor Steven Fulop says he will comply with a state order that the city perform a revaluation of property. A revaluation forces properties to pay ...
A family practice
Brother and sister doctors open clinic hospitable to LGBT community
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
There is no sign on the Grand Street office indicating that it’s a clinic that is especially geared toward LGBT patients. Those who need to know about it find out quick enough via word of mouth. “O...

past weeks news

Play ball!
Pony League takes over Pershing Field baseball
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

Singer, orator, and more
Jersey City girl seeks musical career
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer