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To the rescue
State provides financial help for technology startups that lose money
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Ryan Shearman and his partner, the cofounders of Fusar, a Jersey City based technology company, were living in Hoboken when they put together an idea to close a technical gap in communication for p...
City honors its champions
Big wins for Jersey City education in sports and science
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of the St. Peter’s University men’s basketball team and students from PS 28 in Jersey City Heights looked kind of out of place in the council chambers at the May 9 meeting of the City Counc...
A response to Trump deportation order
Jersey City Immigrant Affairs Committee moves city ID program forward
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Taking the first steps to discharge their new and likely significant responsibilities, the Jersey City Immigrant Affairs Commission reviewed and gave its blessing to the new city identification pro...
Riding to remember
Police Unity Tour pauses in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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 9/...
Bitcoin is here
Currency, capital, or ransom?
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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. Bitcoi...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ap...
Council punts on P.S. 26 parking restrictions
Delays eliminating more spaces in Heights until September
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
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 t...
Fire truck may have missed train signal
Crash with HBLR train on May 5 injured 15 people
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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 m...
Run for the money
Newport 10K had 1,500 runners competing for $16K in prizes
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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 Newpor...
A festival of color
This year’s Holi celebration moved to Exchange Place
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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 w...

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