jersey city news

Federal probe of police continues
Jersey City restricts duties of 11 police officers
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
After more than a year of investigation that included intensive surveillance, Jersey City has placed 11 police officers on restricted duty, pending the outcome of a federal probe into allegations t...
Fulop introduces running mates
But candidates in wards he needs to win are still in the works
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Steven Fulop announced a partial ticket of City Council running mates last week, officially kicking off what many predict could be the most wide-open municipal election since the early 1990s....
A change at the top
Board of Education reorganizes
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that will likely have an impact in the municipal election later this year, the Jersey City Board of Education welcomed four new members and named a new president and vice president at its...
New chairman, possible new local police academy
County freeholders reorganize, set agenda
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
With a number of key initiatives about to take place within his freeholder district, Anthony Vainieri of North Bergen was elected the new chairman of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders during t...
Brainstorming for Gordon Park
Local residents gather to think up ideas
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Leonard Gordon Park, located on the corner of Manhattan Avenue and JFK Boulevard, is one Jersey City’s oldest parks, a place with spectacular views of the Hackensack River Valley. But it is also a ...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
NJCU gets tax abatement for Westside campus Taking advantage of a now-expired state law that allows colleges to work with private developers for public/private ventures, New Jersey City University ...
Crime by the numbers
Fulop says most types have decreased; talks about problems and solutions
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Progress in reducing crime in Jersey City has been steady over the last three years, said Mayor Steven Fulop last week, although there are still problem areas to be addressed. Jersey City has seen ...
Don’t fall for it
County register warns against deed procurement scam
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
It isn’t illegal for a company to offer to get your important property deed records for a jacked-up cost. But it’s a whole lot cheaper for you to just go to the county register and get one for just...
Your neighbors’ resolutions
Residents tell their goals for 2017
by Reporter Staff
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
The new year is an opportunity to rethink your habits, so residents of our towns (and their dogs) stopped to chat with us last week about their goals for 2017.
Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Several events slated to remember civil rights leader
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 08, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
At a time when many have grave doubts about the future of civil rights in America, local organizations will pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a man considered by many to be the leader of ...

past weeks news

Expecting the unexpected
Politics in 2016 had some strange twists
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

Is it a mistake?
Grand Street redesign could be nightmare
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

‘Road of death’
Bike JC pushes for changes on Grand Street
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

We’ll be watching you
City revamps its security camera system
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer